(Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.
(Alsace Lorraine) 1871 (18/Oct) folded invoice to Metz bearing mixed franking pair 20c. with upwards network and France 'Laureated Napoleon' 40c. tied 1386 large numeral with Elbeuf cds in association, framed P.P., the 20c. pair only tied by French cancels and bu two blue crayon lines, next day arrival backstamps.
(British Occupation) 1919 (2. NO) registered cover to Berne, Switzerland franked C.E.F. ½d., 1d. and 2d. surcharges together with Nigeria 1d. tied Victoria Cameroons cds, handstamped registration label, reverse with further despatch cancel, Liverpool transit and arrival cds.; fine and fresh condition.
(British Postal Agencies Eastern Arabia combination cover) 1953 (15 MR) registered inter bank envelope to England franked Kuwait 1a. on 1d. light blue and Postal Agencies 3a. on 3d. and pair 4a. on 4d. cancelled with single cds, no backstamps, good condition.
(Chinese Expeditionary Forces) 1901 (20 AP) cover to Tongku bearing combination franking of India C.E.F. 3p. tied F.P.O. No.20 date stamps, these cancels also tying China 5c. on ½c. B.R.A. (British Railway Administration) which is cancelled by violet undated Railway Post Office Tientsin , reverse with F.P.O. No.4 cds. Very fine condition.
(Corfu) 1942 pair of censored covers to Athens franked ‘ISOLE JONIE’ overprinted postage issues in combination with Greek Postal Staff Anti-tuberculosis 10 lepta, one cover with five such values and a 10c. Isole Jonie, the other with 50 on 10 lepta together with Isole Jonie 20c. and 30c.
(German Post Offices) 1898 colour picture postcard of Shnaghai to Munich franked 1c. Coiling Dragon tied Pa Kua handstamp with Shanghai Local Post index E cds on front, additionally franked 10c 45 degree overprint tied Shanghai cds, arrival cds bottom left. The 1c is additionally tied two-line HOTEL DES COLONIES/SHANGHAI; fine condition
(German Post Offices) 1900 (30 Avr) cover to Oppeln franked Local Post ‘Mazagan – Marakech’ tied J. Brudo Marakech Maroc date stamps, additionally franked German Post Offices 3c. on 3pf. (2), 5c. on 5pf. (2) and 10c. on 10pf. tied Mazagan Deutsche Post cds, arrival backstamp, some water staining on envelope.
(German Post Offices) 1900 (30 Avr) cover to Oppeln, Germany franked Local Post ‘Mazagan – Marakech’ tied J. Brudo Marakech Maroc date stamps, additionally franked German Post Offices 3c. on 3pf. (2), 5c. on 5pf. (2) and 10c. on 10pf. tied Mazagan Deutsche Post cds, arrival backstamp; fine condition.
(Jammu and Kashmir) 1887 cover to Stradbally, Ireland franked India 1862-90 4a6p in combination with Jammu and Kashmir 1a. dull green both cancelled by ‘L’ obliterators, reverse with Kashmir cds, Bombay transit and part arrival partly lost with backflap.
(Kuwait combination cover) 1948 unclearly dated inter bank registered cover to Bombay franked Bahrain 6a. on 6d. definitive in combination with Kuwait 1949 London Olympics 3d. tied single large cds, straight-line BAHRAIN registration handstamp with manuscript number above, arrival backstamp. Fine and unusual usage of Olympic stamp.
(Local Post) 1898 cover to Berlin bearing French Post Office 25c on 25c. (for overseas postage) and Mazagan to Marakech 10c. cancelled J. Brudo Marakech date stamp, the French Offices stamp cancelled Mazagan on 11 Mai, further Local Post cds on reverse, Tanger transit and Berlin arrival. Some trivial toning not detracting from mixed franking cover from German Ambassador, shortly before the German Post Office.
(Local Post) 1900 cover to Tanger bearing French Post Office 10c on 10c. and Mazagan to Marakech 10c. ‘Hunting Gazelle’ cancelled J. Brudo Marakech date stamp repeated below, the French Offices stamp cancelled Mazagan, further Local Post cds on reverse together with fine violet bilingual military cachet. Fine and rare.
(Moroccan Local Post) 1897 (1 Fev) cover to Tanger franked Tetouan A Chechouan 10c. Local issue plus Gibraltar 10c., the former tied Chechouan Maroc cds and the latter Tetuan (Morocco) duplex of 3 FE, reverse with Tetouan, Maroc of 2 Fev., twi index C Tangier arrival cancels; a fine and very rare local post cover.
(Moroccan Local Posts) 1897 (6 Giu) cover to British Post Office, Tangier franked Marakesh a Mazagan 10c. tied violet Marrakesh cds, reverse with Mazagan cds (8 Giu) of Local Post and where put into the British Offices with pair of 5c. applied cancelled ‘A26’ obliterator, Mazagan Morocco cds alongside of 10 JU and Tangier backstamp of 15 JU. A little tone spotting of scant significance to this rare combination cover.
(New Guinea) 1907 picture postcard Gruss Aus Yap to Germany bearing combination franking Karolinen 5pf. and Deutsch Neu Guinea 5pf each tied Simpsonhafen Deutsche Neu Guinea cds, arrival at left; some slight staining.
(Russian Post Offices) 1903 (25 May) combination cover with two China Coiling Dragons tied Liu Kung Tao double ring cds and two Russian Post Offices 10k. tied cyrillic Chefoo cancels (26 V), reverse with Chinese bilingual Chefoo cds (26 May), Andover arrival of Ju 19. The reverse inscribed Argonaut within banner and hanging Golden Fleece above.
(Southern & Niger Coast) 1903 (17 SE) registered cover to Switzerland bearing mixed franking of Niger Coast 1897-98 watermarked ½d. and 1d. together with Southern Nigeria 1901-02 ½d. and 1d. and 1903-04 ½d. and 2d. each tied by oval Registered Old Calabar date stamps. Niger Coast stamps were legitimately used during stamp shortages in Southern Nigeria from 1902 to 1907
(Uganda) 1898 (28 NO) cover to Birmingham bearing combination franking British East Africa 2 ½a. together with 1a. and 3a. Uganda Protectorate Typeset issues (SG 55 and 57) all tied by two good early strikes of Kampala cds