(Balearics) Undated (ca. 1800) Napoleonic entire headed “Liberte” and “Egalite” to Marseille from Palma with circular-framed MA/LLOR/CA handstamp. Wafer seal on reverse.
(British Occupation – Incoming Mail) 1794 (4th Sept) entire from London addressed to Lord Sinclair, 15th Regiment bearing two-line TOOTING/3 handstamp and “Paid 1d” London Penny Post, total postage of “2/-“ (a double rate for London to Martinique via Falmouth). The letter concerns application for Leave for Lord Sinclair’s Regiment suggesting he apply to Charles Grey, the officer commanding the expedition that had captured Martinique. Fine and rare.
(British Occupation – Napoleonic War) 1812 (1 July) entire to London bearing framed MARTINIQUE handstamp of British Packet Agent, manuscript “2/2” charge (1/3d. packet rate West Indies to Falmouth pus 1/- to London less 1d rebate). Reverse with manuscript “not known at the Spanish Ambassadors/ not Spanish Consul” and re-addressed to Upper Berkley St, Portman Sq. From the Third British Occupation 1809-14.
(British Occupation) 1811 (18th April) entire to Philadelphia endorsed "Via Baltimore" and with accounting at top, entire headed as written from St. Pierre, without postal markings and sent during period of British Blockade and Occupation during Napoleonic Wars; fine and clean.
(French Napoleonic Occupation) 1800 (29 March) entire from Charles Louis Balzac (a member of the Commission des Sciences et Arts) addressed to an architect in Rosetta, inviting him to take part in a voyage to ‘Saide’, charged “4” decimes with a very fine strike of the rare upper-and-lower-case ‘Alexandrie’ (recorded only July 1799 to Oct 1800). Very rare cancel on private mail. Minor filing creasing and slight toning. Ex John Firebrace Cavendish 2001 and illustrated in his book “19th Ce. Wars”, p.17
(Napoleonic Mail) 1793 entire to Paris, datelined as “in camp near Valenciennes”, bearing red straight-line ARMEE DES ARDENNES, rated “7” decimes, Paris ‘4’ in circle on reverse; slightly worn.
(Napoleonic Mail) 1794 (June 9th) part printed entire ‘Armee Des Alpes 2nd Division’ from Chambery to General of Brigade Piston in Briancon, struck with two-line ‘Gal. Comdt. La 2nd division/ De L’armee des Alpes’ in black
(Napoleonic Mail) 1794 entire to village near Perpignan with 33/ MONTPELLIER despatch, reverse with three-line DEBOURSE/ ARMEE DES/ PYRENNES ORIEN...; a fair strike of a scarce cancel.
(Napoleonic Mail) 1795 entire with printed heading “Le Gouvernment Provisoire De La France Est Revolutionnarie Jusqu’a La Paix” from Fontenay to Paris, bearing two-line red ‘3e DIV./ ARMEE DE L’OUEST’; very fine.
(Napoleonic Mail) 1799 outer letter sheet to “General Laroche” commanding 5th Division at Strasbourg bearing two-line ‘3e D.on/ ARM. DU DANUBE. Rated “5” decimes; fine and clean condition.
(Napoleonic Mail) 1810 entire to Paris with black two-line unclear Directeur ... de la guerre, fine ‘No.3 DEB/ ARM DE PORTUGAL’, this handstamp repeated on reverse together with black ‘DEB. Bau .../ ARM. DE PORTUGAL’, a fine and rare cover
(Napoleonic Mail) 1812 entire to Steyr, Austria, bearing red three-line handstamp ‘P.P./ TRIESTE/ ILLYRIE’; filing crease at top, otherwise fine and clean condition.
(Napoleonic Mail) 1812 long entire to Hotel de L’Europe, Paris bearing straight-line ‘ARM D’ITALIE’ handstamp, manuscript rate, reverse with red arrival cds; fine, neat example.
(Napoleonic Mail) Undated 1800s entire with page partly excised but with printed heading remaining, front bearing two-line’ Ire DIV./ ARMESS DE LA MOSELLE’; a couple of slight stains otherwise fine.
(Napoleonic Mail) Undated entire from Ollioulles bearing two-line 2e DIV./ ARMEE D’ITAL handstamp; fresh condition.
(Napoleonic Mail) Undated outer letter sheet to Chambery bearing red two-line Don E. HOLLANDE/ TROUPES Faises handstamp, at left a curious notation asking the postman in Chambery for rapid delivery.
(Napoleonic Mail) Undated outer letter sheet, part printed on front bearing good strike in red 3e DIV./ ARMEE DE L’OUEST, manuscript “4”; good clear strike.
(Napoleonic Mail) Undated part printed entire to Paris bearing straight-line ARM. DES CTes DE BREST at top and at left italic handstamp of General in charge; light vertical bend.
(Napoleonic War) 1811 envelope to French Military Administration at Salamanca, bearing two-line italic handstamp ”Directeur ... de la guerre”, reddish brown two-line DEB. Bau BEDENTAIRE/ ARM. DE PORTUGAL, reverse with two-line No.2 DEB./ARM. DE PORTUGAL. A fine and rare double Deborsement cover.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1913 5pf. private Centenary card with Denkmal in background and in front, image of Napoleon being given a beating, used with Leipzig Denkmal illustrated roller cancel, used to Dillingen, Saar; some slight corner bumps.