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Dahomey (Benin) 1900 (31 Dec) 10c. postal stationery card to Porto Novo cancelled Cotonou Dahomey cds with another strike at left, at bottom right straight-line APRES LE DEPART handstamp, arrival cd at base. With New Years message.

Dahomey

Covers and stamps / Dahomey / Instructional Handstamps / Late Mail / Postal Stationery

(Benin) 1900 (31 Dec) 10c. postal stationery card to Porto Novo cancelled Cotonou Dahomey cds with another strike at left, at bottom right straight-line APRES LE DEPART handstamp, arrival cd at base. With New Years message.

£65

Egypt (British Post Offices) 1874 part of cover to London franked vertical pair of Great Britain 4d., plate 13, CH-DH, cancelled ‘B01’ obliterators, to left a good strike of the rare ‘POSTED AFTER CLOSING’

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Great Britain Used Abroad / Instructional Handstamps

(British Post Offices) 1874 part of cover to London franked vertical pair of Great Britain 4d., plate 13, CH-DH, cancelled ‘B01’ obliterators, to left a good strike of the rare ‘POSTED AFTER CLOSING’

£55

German Colonies (East Africa) 1912 photographic hunting postcard franked 4h. tied Iringa DOA cds, to Horde, Germany where straight-line ‘In Horde nicht ermittelt’ handstamp applied and signed, Hordel? added in same pencil as possible alternative; unusual.German Colonies (East Africa) 1912 photographic hunting postcard franked 4h. tied Iringa DOA cds, to Horde, Germany where straight-line ‘In Horde nicht ermittelt’ handstamp applied and signed, Hordel? added in same pencil as possible alternative; unusual.

German Colonies

Covers and stamps / Germany / German East Africa / Instructional Handstamps

(East Africa) 1912 photographic hunting postcard franked 4h. tied Iringa DOA cds, to Horde, Germany where straight-line ‘In Horde nicht ermittelt’ handstamp applied and signed, Hordel? added in same pencil as possible alternative; unusual.

£45

Germany (Post Offices in Turkish Empire) 1916 German 5pf postal stationery card with “Feld” added to printed ‘Postkarte’  to Bad Homburg cancelled Konstantinopel Feldpost Mil. Miss. cds, two line red handstamp stating  ‘Do Not Send Food to Turkey’

Germany

Covers and stamps / Turkey / Levant / German Post Offices / Instructional Handstamps

(Post Offices in Turkish Empire) 1916 German 5pf postal stationery card with “Feld” added to printed ‘Postkarte’ to Bad Homburg cancelled Konstantinopel Feldpost Mil. Miss. cds, two line red handstamp stating ‘Do Not Send Food to Turkey’

£40

Germany (Submarine Mail) 1917 (17 Jan) cover from Stuttgart to Boston, USA, endorsed”Tauchbootsbrief” with 20pf. Germania, three-line Zuruck handstamp, Bremen 1/ T.B./ D.O.R. cds; some slight toningGermany (Submarine Mail) 1917 (17 Jan) cover from Stuttgart to Boston, USA, endorsed”Tauchbootsbrief” with 20pf. Germania, three-line Zuruck handstamp, Bremen 1/ T.B./ D.O.R. cds; some slight toning

Germany

Covers and stamps / Germany / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

(Submarine Mail) 1917 (17 Jan) cover from Stuttgart to Boston, USA, endorsed”Tauchbootsbrief” with 20pf. Germania, three-line Zuruck handstamp, Bremen 1/ T.B./ D.O.R. cds; some slight toning

£95

German Colonies (Togo) 1890 (8/4) cover to Lagos bearing Germany 20pf. forerunner tied Klein-Popo cds, Lagos W. Africa arrival cds, re-addressed to St Gallen, Switzerland with red FORWARD handstamp, Liverpool transit, reverse with Accra transit and arrival cds; fine early cover, Ex Sacher.German Colonies (Togo) 1890 (8/4) cover to Lagos bearing Germany 20pf. forerunner tied Klein-Popo cds, Lagos W. Africa arrival cds, re-addressed to St Gallen, Switzerland with red FORWARD handstamp, Liverpool transit, reverse with Accra transit and arrival cds; fine early cover, Ex Sacher.

German Colonies

Covers and stamps / German Colonies / Nigeria / Switzerland Incoming Mail / Lagos / Redirected mail / Instructional Handstamps

(Togo) 1890 (8/4) cover to Lagos bearing Germany 20pf. forerunner tied Klein-Popo cds, Lagos W. Africa arrival cds, re-addressed to St Gallen, Switzerland with red FORWARD handstamp, Liverpool transit, reverse with Accra transit and arrival cds; fine early cover, Ex Sacher.

£950

South Africa (Transvaal) 1897 (16 Jun) cover to Netherland Indies franked 1896-97 ½d. and vertical pair 1d. tied Pretoria cds which is repeated on reverse, Padang square circles of 8/8 and Weltevreden of 12/8, the cover being returned with framed VERTROKKEN/ PARTI handstamp and redirected to Netherlands with oval blue handstamp on front, reverse with Marseille transit and arrival cds of 26 Oct.South Africa (Transvaal) 1897 (16 Jun) cover to Netherland Indies franked 1896-97 ½d. and vertical pair 1d. tied Pretoria cds which is repeated on reverse, Padang square circles of 8/8 and Weltevreden of 12/8, the cover being returned with framed VERTROKKEN/ PARTI handstamp and redirected to Netherlands with oval blue handstamp on front, reverse with Marseille transit and arrival cds of 26 Oct.

South Africa

Covers and stamps / Netherland East Indies / Transvaal / Instructional Handstamps

(Transvaal) 1897 (16 Jun) cover to Netherland Indies franked 1896-97 ½d. and vertical pair 1d. tied Pretoria cds which is repeated on reverse, Padang square circles of 8/8 and Weltevreden of 12/8, the cover being returned with framed VERTROKKEN/ PARTI handstamp and redirected to Netherlands with oval blue handstamp on front, reverse with Marseille transit and arrival cds of 26 Oct.

£95

Gibraltar 1865 (FE 28) cover to Reading, underfranked with Great Britain 1862-64 6d. tied A26 obliterator. Underfranked with fine example of Insufficiently Prepaid handstamp, manuscript “Deficient postage 6d/ fine 6d” and ‘1/-‘ handstamp at right. The Insufficient handstamp had just been delivered to the Gibraltar Post Office in January 1865.Gibraltar 1865 (FE 28) cover to Reading, underfranked with Great Britain 1862-64 6d. tied A26 obliterator. Underfranked with fine example of Insufficiently Prepaid handstamp, manuscript “Deficient postage 6d/ fine 6d” and ‘1/-‘ handstamp at right. The Insufficient handstamp had just been delivered to the Gibraltar Post Office in January 1865.

Gibraltar

Covers and stamps / Gibraltar / Great Britain Used Abroad / Instructional Handstamps / Insufficiently franked

1865 (FE 28) cover to Reading, underfranked with Great Britain 1862-64 6d. tied A26 obliterator. Underfranked with fine example of Insufficiently Prepaid handstamp, manuscript “Deficient postage 6d/ fine 6d” and ‘1/-‘ handstamp at right. The Insufficient handstamp had just been delivered to the Gibraltar Post Office in January 1865.

£675

Bahamas 1871 cover to Helena, Mont., USA bearing 1863-77 perf 12½ 4d. dull rose tied by clear‘A05’ numeral obliterator, reverse with Panama transit of British Post Office (NO 11), front with N.Y. Steamship 3 transit (NO 19), arrival cds at left (Dec 13), framed ‘ADVERTISED’ and ‘UNCLAIMED’ and straight-line NOT FOUND, reverse with blue DEAD LETTER OFFICE Feb 14Bahamas 1871 cover to Helena, Mont., USA bearing 1863-77 perf 12½ 4d. dull rose tied by clear‘A05’ numeral obliterator, reverse with Panama transit of British Post Office (NO 11), front with N.Y. Steamship 3 transit (NO 19), arrival cds at left (Dec 13), framed ‘ADVERTISED’ and ‘UNCLAIMED’ and straight-line NOT FOUND, reverse with blue DEAD LETTER OFFICE Feb 14

Bahamas

Covers and stamps / Bahamas / USA / Instructional Handstamps / Maritime

1871 cover to Helena, Mont., USA bearing 1863-77 perf 12½ 4d. dull rose tied by clear‘A05’ numeral obliterator, reverse with Panama transit of British Post Office (NO 11), front with N.Y. Steamship 3 transit (NO 19), arrival cds at left (Dec 13), framed ‘ADVERTISED’ and ‘UNCLAIMED’ and straight-line NOT FOUND, reverse with blue DEAD LETTER OFFICE Feb 14

£365

Russia  1873 Stampless registered envelope from Elgonskov to Leipzig, postage paid in cash - annotation at the back side. Front shows Prussian RECOMANDIRT and Russia  1873 Stampless registered envelope from Elgonskov to Leipzig, postage paid in cash - annotation at the back side. Front shows Prussian RECOMANDIRT and

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / European Transits / Instructional Handstamps / Registered mail

1873 Stampless registered envelope from Elgonskov to Leipzig, postage paid in cash - annotation at the back side. Front shows Prussian RECOMANDIRT and "AUS RUSSLAN / FRANCO - TOUT" handstamp. Nice and attractive cover

£75

Jamaica 1877 formula stationery card used within Kingston bearing red Jamaica Paid One Penny cds overstruck Kingston cds,  small black framed ‘ADVERTISED’ top centre, less clear red straight-line handstamp and framed Returned/ Letter Branch date stamp of 15.AU.77 (The first day of use as noted in Proud).

Jamaica

Covers and stamps / Jamaica / Returned mail / Postal Stationery / Instructional Handstamps / Formula stationery

1877 formula stationery card used within Kingston bearing red Jamaica Paid One Penny cds overstruck Kingston cds, small black framed ‘ADVERTISED’ top centre, less clear red straight-line handstamp and framed Returned/ Letter Branch date stamp of 15.AU.77 (The first day of use as noted in Proud).

£85

Canada 1891 1c advertising card for a soluble pill from Montreal with very fine two-line RETURNED FOR/ BETTER DIRECTION handstamp,  manuscript “Miss-sent to” alongside a Thessalon date stamp Canada 1891 1c advertising card for a soluble pill from Montreal with very fine two-line RETURNED FOR/ BETTER DIRECTION handstamp,  manuscript “Miss-sent to” alongside a Thessalon date stamp

Canada

Covers and stamps / Canada / Advertising Covers / Missent Mail / Medical / Instructional Handstamps

1891 1c advertising card for a soluble pill from Montreal with very fine two-line RETURNED FOR/ BETTER DIRECTION handstamp, manuscript “Miss-sent to” alongside a Thessalon date stamp

£75

Egypt 1891 3m. on 5m. postal stationery card with a range of instructional hand stamps and cancellations of Samanoud including three negative handstamps and a Samanoud Caisse cds, Registration and T handstamps, AR and Return cancels. Very fine and unusual.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Returned mail / Negative Seals / Advice of Receipt / Instructional Handstamps

1891 3m. on 5m. postal stationery card with a range of instructional hand stamps and cancellations of Samanoud including three negative handstamps and a Samanoud Caisse cds, Registration and T handstamps, AR and Return cancels. Very fine and unusual.

£175

Tunisia 1892 folded printed matter with complete wrapper to Boston, franked 1c. strip of three and a 2c. tied Tunis cds with single circle UNCLAIMED handstamp stamp and on reverse triangular DEAD LETRTER OFFICE handstamp with USA in the corners.Tunisia 1892 folded printed matter with complete wrapper to Boston, franked 1c. strip of three and a 2c. tied Tunis cds with single circle UNCLAIMED handstamp stamp and on reverse triangular DEAD LETRTER OFFICE handstamp with USA in the corners.

Tunisia

Covers and stamps / Tunisia / Instructional Handstamps

1892 folded printed matter with complete wrapper to Boston, franked 1c. strip of three and a 2c. tied Tunis cds with single circle UNCLAIMED handstamp stamp and on reverse triangular DEAD LETRTER OFFICE handstamp with USA in the corners.

£125

Honduras 1894 (Abr 2) cover to Bruxelles, Belgium franked 1893 5c. and 40c. tied by violet circular negative ‘star’ in violet and 40c. additionally by red London cds (of return journey), oval Republique de Honduras/ Bureau/ Postal D’Exchange/ PUERTO CORTEZ dated cachet, undelivered with a fine range of instructional handstamps ‘retour a l’auteur’, ‘REBUT’ on front and on reverse framed ‘PARTI/ Vertrokken’ and manuscript “Parti sans laisser l’addresse/ Le factuer” and signed by him, Bruxelles 1 and 5 cancels of 22 Avril, Bruxelles 1 new despatch of 24th, New York cancels of outward journey, red ‘3’ handstamp applied on arrival back.Honduras 1894 (Abr 2) cover to Bruxelles, Belgium franked 1893 5c. and 40c. tied by violet circular negative ‘star’ in violet and 40c. additionally by red London cds (of return journey), oval Republique de Honduras/ Bureau/ Postal D’Exchange/ PUERTO CORTEZ dated cachet, undelivered with a fine range of instructional handstamps ‘retour a l’auteur’, ‘REBUT’ on front and on reverse framed ‘PARTI/ Vertrokken’ and manuscript “Parti sans laisser l’addresse/ Le factuer” and signed by him, Bruxelles 1 and 5 cancels of 22 Avril, Bruxelles 1 new despatch of 24th, New York cancels of outward journey, red ‘3’ handstamp applied on arrival back.

Honduras

Covers and stamps / Belgium / Honduras / Instructional Handstamps / Returned mail

1894 (Abr 2) cover to Bruxelles, Belgium franked 1893 5c. and 40c. tied by violet circular negative ‘star’ in violet and 40c. additionally by red London cds (of return journey), oval Republique de Honduras/ Bureau/ Postal D’Exchange/ PUERTO CORTEZ dated cachet, undelivered with a fine range of instructional handstamps ‘retour a l’auteur’, ‘REBUT’ on front and on reverse framed ‘PARTI/ Vertrokken’ and manuscript “Parti sans laisser l’addresse/ Le factuer” and signed by him, Bruxelles 1 and 5 cancels of 22 Avril, Bruxelles 1 new despatch of 24th, New York cancels of outward journey, red ‘3’ handstamp applied on arrival back.

£65

INDIA (USED ABROAD) 1895 (DE 31) cover from BUSHIRE to Cairo franked on reverse by India 1892-96 2a.6p. yellow-green tied by fine large part strike of type Z16 (

INDIA (USED ABROAD)

Covers and stamps / India / Squared circles / Instructional Handstamps

1895 (DE 31) cover from BUSHIRE to Cairo franked on reverse by India 1892-96 2a.6p. yellow-green tied by fine large part strike of type Z16 ("C14") "BUSHIRE" squared circle (still clearly showing "E" complete) with two strikes of boxed "TOO LATE" above (applied at the Bushire P.O.). Bold "SUEZ" (27 1 96) and "CAIRE" (28 1 96) transit and arrival cds alongside. Some cover creases but desirable with the "TOO LATE" marking.

£235

Jamaica 1897 printed ½d stationery card of Institute of Jamaica used within Kingston showing fine half circle TOO LATE handstamp at left; fine condition.

Jamaica

Covers and stamps / Jamaica / Postal Stationery / Late Mail / Instructional Handstamps

1897 printed ½d stationery card of Institute of Jamaica used within Kingston showing fine half circle TOO LATE handstamp at left; fine condition.

£65

New Zealand 1898 cover to Auckland franked strip of three 1d. cancelled by framed LOOSE LETTER handstamp - provenance not indicated, arrival backstamp.

New Zealand

Covers and stamps / New Zealand / Instructional Handstamps

1898 cover to Auckland franked strip of three 1d. cancelled by framed LOOSE LETTER handstamp - provenance not indicated, arrival backstamp.

£95

Mauritius 1901 3 on 4 cents on 2c. postal stationery newspaper wrapper cancelled cds and addressed to Bordeaux, black two-line Retour/ a LEnvoyeur at base, reverse with straight-line INCONNU a RAPPEL B handstamp plus another example with index C.Mauritius 1901 3 on 4 cents on 2c. postal stationery newspaper wrapper cancelled cds and addressed to Bordeaux, black two-line Retour/ a LEnvoyeur at base, reverse with straight-line INCONNU a RAPPEL B handstamp plus another example with index C.

Mauritius

Covers and stamps / Mauritius / Returned mail / Postal Stationery / Instructional Handstamps / Wrapper

1901 '3' on '4 cents' on 2c. postal stationery newspaper wrapper cancelled cds and addressed to Bordeaux, black two-line Retour/ a L'Envoyeur at base, reverse with straight-line INCONNU a RAPPEL B handstamp plus another example with index 'C'.

£45

Germany 1902 (31/3) 5pf ‘1900’ stationery card uprated 5pf. to Hong Kong cancelled Deutsch-Nettkow cds with two Victoria Hong Kong cancels, the card bears an endorsement that the addressee was travelling to Adelaide, Australia and Pretoria, Transvaal, Adelaide cds bottom left overstruck by bold Pretoria cds, repeated at right, Return Letter Office Johannesburg cds, returned and redirected to Clettwitz with final arrival of 30/12 02. Various instructional handstamps, not all clear.

Germany

Covers and stamps / Australia / Germany / Hong Kong / Transvaal / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

1902 (31/3) 5pf ‘1900’ stationery card uprated 5pf. to Hong Kong cancelled Deutsch-Nettkow cds with two Victoria Hong Kong cancels, the card bears an endorsement that the addressee was travelling to Adelaide, Australia and Pretoria, Transvaal, Adelaide cds bottom left overstruck by bold Pretoria cds, repeated at right, Return Letter Office Johannesburg cds, returned and redirected to Clettwitz with final arrival of 30/12 02. Various instructional handstamps, not all clear.

£295