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Spain (Balearics) 1819 (31 Oct) entire with printed ‘REGIO/ Consolato Generale/ Di S.M.Sarda/ in Mahone’ to Torino, Italy with straight-line MENORCA handstamp and, at top an interweaved SG (Sanita Genoa – in use 1819-20). Fine and scarce.Spain (Balearics) 1819 (31 Oct) entire with printed ‘REGIO/ Consolato Generale/ Di S.M.Sarda/ in Mahone’ to Torino, Italy with straight-line MENORCA handstamp and, at top an interweaved SG (Sanita Genoa – in use 1819-20). Fine and scarce.

Spain

Covers and stamps / Italy incoming mail / Spain / Consular Mail / Disinfected mail

(Balearics) 1819 (31 Oct) entire with printed ‘REGIO/ Consolato Generale/ Di S.M.Sarda/ in Mahone’ to Torino, Italy with straight-line MENORCA handstamp and, at top an interweaved SG (Sanita Genoa – in use 1819-20). Fine and scarce.

£295

Martinique (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.Martinique (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.

Martinique

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Consular Mail / Napoleonic

(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.

£1750

Spain (British Post Office) 1842 entire to Porto and 1847 to London displaying both types of B.C./ CADIZ cancels of British Consular Service.Spain (British Post Office) 1842 entire to Porto and 1847 to London displaying both types of B.C./ CADIZ cancels of British Consular Service.

Spain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Spain / Consular Mail

(British Post Office) 1842 entire to Porto and 1847 to London displaying both types of B.C./ CADIZ cancels of British Consular Service.

£65

Russia (Disinfected Mail) 1852 entire addressed locally to the Sardinian Consul at Odessa where disinfected by slitting and rastel punching at quarantine station, oval dated handstamp on reverse ‘Cleaned in the Odessa/..../....’ , a good strike for this.Russia (Disinfected Mail) 1852 entire addressed locally to the Sardinian Consul at Odessa where disinfected by slitting and rastel punching at quarantine station, oval dated handstamp on reverse ‘Cleaned in the Odessa/..../....’ , a good strike for this.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Consular Mail / Disinfected mail / Odessa

(Disinfected Mail) 1852 entire addressed locally to the Sardinian Consul at Odessa where disinfected by slitting and rastel punching at quarantine station, oval dated handstamp on reverse ‘Cleaned in the Odessa/..../....’ , a good strike for this.

£255

China (Kewkiang Local Post) 1895 ‘On Her Britannic Majesty’s Servive’ cover to H.M’s Consulate General at Shanghai franked at quadruple 4c rate with ½c. black/pink pair and two ½c. red/yellow in two singles and a pair of 1c. black, tied vilet double framed oval Kewkiang Local Post 7 Apr 95, reverse with faint Shanghai Local Post cds. Horizontal creasing at top affecting two stamps. The only known cover bearing the double framed oval dater of Kewkiang, used between March and April of 1895.China (Kewkiang Local Post) 1895 ‘On Her Britannic Majesty’s Servive’ cover to H.M’s Consulate General at Shanghai franked at quadruple 4c rate with ½c. black/pink pair and two ½c. red/yellow in two singles and a pair of 1c. black, tied vilet double framed oval Kewkiang Local Post 7 Apr 95, reverse with faint Shanghai Local Post cds. Horizontal creasing at top affecting two stamps. The only known cover bearing the double framed oval dater of Kewkiang, used between March and April of 1895.

China

Covers and stamps / China / Local Posts / Consular Mail

(Kewkiang Local Post) 1895 ‘On Her Britannic Majesty’s Servive’ cover to H.M’s Consulate General at Shanghai franked at quadruple 4c rate with ½c. black/pink pair and two ½c. red/yellow in two singles and a pair of 1c. black, tied vilet double framed oval Kewkiang Local Post 7 Apr 95, reverse with faint Shanghai Local Post cds. Horizontal creasing at top affecting two stamps. The only known cover bearing the double framed oval dater of Kewkiang, used between March and April of 1895.

£4350

Transvaal (Picture Postal Stationery) 1898 (31.12.) ½ Penny green card  with blue unidentified image (but believed to be the premises of the German Consulate in Pretoria) used within Pretoria with New Year message.Transvaal (Picture Postal Stationery) 1898 (31.12.) ½ Penny green card  with blue unidentified image (but believed to be the premises of the German Consulate in Pretoria) used within Pretoria with New Year message.

Transvaal

Covers and stamps / Transvaal / Picture Stationery / Consular Mail

(Picture Postal Stationery) 1898 (31.12.) ½ Penny green card with blue unidentified image (but believed to be the premises of the German Consulate in Pretoria) used within Pretoria with New Year message.

£95

Spain (Spanish Civil War) 1937 (14.1.) ‘Legacion Del Japon/ Madrid’ envelope to Consulate of Japan, Cape Town, carried outside of the mails to St Jean de Luz because of disruptions caused by the War, there franked with French adhesives tied St Jean de Lux Basses Pyrennie. Reverse with fine wax seal Legation Du Japon Madrid. Without arrival, some toning.Spain (Spanish Civil War) 1937 (14.1.) ‘Legacion Del Japon/ Madrid’ envelope to Consulate of Japan, Cape Town, carried outside of the mails to St Jean de Luz because of disruptions caused by the War, there franked with French adhesives tied St Jean de Lux Basses Pyrennie. Reverse with fine wax seal Legation Du Japon Madrid. Without arrival, some toning.

Spain

Covers and stamps / Japan / Spain / France / Consular Mail / Disrupted Mail

(Spanish Civil War) 1937 (14.1.) ‘Legacion Del Japon/ Madrid’ envelope to Consulate of Japan, Cape Town, carried outside of the mails to St Jean de Luz because of disruptions caused by the War, there franked with French adhesives tied St Jean de Lux Basses Pyrennie. Reverse with fine wax seal Legation Du Japon Madrid. Without arrival, some toning.

£185

Hong Kong (Treaty Ports) 1886 incoming envelope from United States to its consulate at Foochow, franked 5c grey-brown  that appears not to have been cancelled though there is some discolouration at top right, faint blue Hampton cds alongside, fine black ‘25/T’ charge handstamp applied at Foochow, reverse with San Francisco transit, Hong Kong transit (MR 4) and Foochowfoo arrival (MR 11); fine and scarce.Hong Kong (Treaty Ports) 1886 incoming envelope from United States to its consulate at Foochow, franked 5c grey-brown  that appears not to have been cancelled though there is some discolouration at top right, faint blue Hampton cds alongside, fine black ‘25/T’ charge handstamp applied at Foochow, reverse with San Francisco transit, Hong Kong transit (MR 4) and Foochowfoo arrival (MR 11); fine and scarce.

Hong Kong

Covers and stamps / China / Hong Kong / USA / Consular Mail / Postage dues

(Treaty Ports) 1886 incoming envelope from United States to its consulate at Foochow, franked 5c grey-brown that appears not to have been cancelled though there is some discolouration at top right, faint blue Hampton cds alongside, fine black ‘25/T’ charge handstamp applied at Foochow, reverse with San Francisco transit, Hong Kong transit (MR 4) and Foochowfoo arrival (MR 11); fine and scarce.

£595

Russia (Used in Persia) 1916 (14 Nov) registered cover from the Russian Consular Post in Tabriz to Switzerland, franked on reverse with 10k. in irregular block of five dark blue tied by double circle despatch cds, Petrograd censorship, arrival backstamp of 2.1.17; fine clean condition.Russia (Used in Persia) 1916 (14 Nov) registered cover from the Russian Consular Post in Tabriz to Switzerland, franked on reverse with 10k. in irregular block of five dark blue tied by double circle despatch cds, Petrograd censorship, arrival backstamp of 2.1.17; fine clean condition.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Persia / Russia / Censored mail / Consular Mail / Registered mail

(Used in Persia) 1916 (14 Nov) registered cover from the Russian Consular Post in Tabriz to Switzerland, franked on reverse with 10k. in irregular block of five dark blue tied by double circle despatch cds, Petrograd censorship, arrival backstamp of 2.1.17; fine clean condition.

£695

Monaco 1794 entire to Genoese Consul at Marseille, written from Genova bearing two-line 85/ MONACO handstamp at top; fine and clean condition

Monaco

Covers and stamps / Italy / Monaco / Consular Mail

1794 entire to Genoese Consul at Marseille, written from Genova bearing two-line 85/ MONACO handstamp at top; fine and clean condition

£195

Spain 1810 (SE 11) entire to Dublin, Ireland that has been handed into British Consulate at Cadiz after the mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where green CADIZ/ SE 11/ 1810/F date stamp was applied, manuscript “2/-“ rate applied for mail to Falmouth and then overland to London and thence to destination. The envelope with some spotting, a good clear strike of this scarce cancel.Spain 1810 (SE 11) entire to Dublin, Ireland that has been handed into British Consulate at Cadiz after the mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where green CADIZ/ SE 11/ 1810/F date stamp was applied, manuscript “2/-“ rate applied for mail to Falmouth and then overland to London and thence to destination. The envelope with some spotting, a good clear strike of this scarce cancel.

Spain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Ireland incoming mail / Spain / Consular Mail

1810 (SE 11) entire to Dublin, Ireland that has been handed into British Consulate at Cadiz after the mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where green CADIZ/ SE 11/ 1810/F date stamp was applied, manuscript “2/-“ rate applied for mail to Falmouth and then overland to London and thence to destination. The envelope with some spotting, a good clear strike of this scarce cancel.

£175

Great Britain 1826 entire from London to Boston with, on revere five-line forwarders details Received and Forwarded By/ Your obedient servant/ ROBERT R. HUNTER/ Consul U.S.A./ cowes on Isle of Wight, front bears cursive framed SHIP/6; fine and scarce

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain / Consular Mail / Formula stationery / Transatlantic Mail

1826 entire from London to Boston with, on revere five-line forwarders details 'Received and Forwarded By/ Your obedient servant/ ROBERT R. HUNTER/ Consul U.S.A./ cowes' on Isle of Wight, front bears cursive framed SHIP/6; fine and scarce

£575

Malta 1836 entire to Sardinian Consul at Alexandria, Egypt bearing fine straight-line MALTA POST OFFICE handstamp, without backstamps, slight damage above cancel.

Malta

Covers and stamps / Malta / Consular Mail

1836 entire to Sardinian Consul at Alexandria, Egypt bearing fine straight-line MALTA POST OFFICE handstamp, without backstamps, slight damage above cancel.

£245

United States 1861 (Oct 9) cover addressed “Care of Consul of U.S America, Havre” franked with 5c brown-yellow and 10c. unclear cork cancels and Williamsburgh cds, paying the ¼ oz rate, 3c credit to France handstamp as carried on American liner “Fulton”. This was her last voyage before being withdrawn because of the Civil War.United States 1861 (Oct 9) cover addressed “Care of Consul of U.S America, Havre” franked with 5c brown-yellow and 10c. unclear cork cancels and Williamsburgh cds, paying the ¼ oz rate, 3c credit to France handstamp as carried on American liner “Fulton”. This was her last voyage before being withdrawn because of the Civil War.

United States

Covers and stamps / USA / Consular Mail

1861 (Oct 9) cover addressed “Care of Consul of U.S America, Havre” franked with 5c brown-yellow and 10c. unclear cork cancels and Williamsburgh cds, paying the ¼ oz rate, 3c credit to France handstamp as carried on American liner “Fulton”. This was her last voyage before being withdrawn because of the Civil War.

£385

Salvador 1884 (27 Dice) envelope to Consul at Naples, bearing a fine printed ‘Ministerio De Relaciones Exteriores’ backflap, franked 1879-89 1c. and 10c. Volcano cancelled by solitary negative cork ‘star’, red despatch cds to left, Italian transit and arrival backstamps; light central filing crease and envelope slightly reduced at top affecting printed sealSalvador 1884 (27 Dice) envelope to Consul at Naples, bearing a fine printed ‘Ministerio De Relaciones Exteriores’ backflap, franked 1879-89 1c. and 10c. Volcano cancelled by solitary negative cork ‘star’, red despatch cds to left, Italian transit and arrival backstamps; light central filing crease and envelope slightly reduced at top affecting printed seal

Salvador

Covers and stamps / Salvador / Consular Mail / Volcano

1884 (27 Dice) envelope to Consul at Naples, bearing a fine printed ‘Ministerio De Relaciones Exteriores’ backflap, franked 1879-89 1c. and 10c. Volcano cancelled by solitary negative cork ‘star’, red despatch cds to left, Italian transit and arrival backstamps; light central filing crease and envelope slightly reduced at top affecting printed seal

£225

Dominican Republic 1890 (17 Oct) envelope from the Swedish Consulate at Santo Domingo to the Foreign Minister, Stockholm, Sweden, endorsed “pr vapor Ingles/ via Jamaica” and franked 1885-91 10c. Arms (2) tied single blue despatch cds, JAMAICA/TRANSIT handstamo below, reverse with Kingstn (OC19) and London (NO 6) transits, also showing  the handstamp of Consulate in blue.Dominican Republic 1890 (17 Oct) envelope from the Swedish Consulate at Santo Domingo to the Foreign Minister, Stockholm, Sweden, endorsed “pr vapor Ingles/ via Jamaica” and franked 1885-91 10c. Arms (2) tied single blue despatch cds, JAMAICA/TRANSIT handstamo below, reverse with Kingstn (OC19) and London (NO 6) transits, also showing  the handstamp of Consulate in blue.

Dominican Republic

Covers and stamps / Dominican Republic / Jamaica / Sweden Incoming Mail / Consular Mail

1890 (17 Oct) envelope from the Swedish Consulate at Santo Domingo to the Foreign Minister, Stockholm, Sweden, endorsed “pr vapor Ingles/ via Jamaica” and franked 1885-91 10c. Arms (2) tied single blue despatch cds, JAMAICA/TRANSIT handstamo below, reverse with Kingstn (OC19) and London (NO 6) transits, also showing the handstamp of Consulate in blue.

£95

Dominican Republic 1894 (5 Mar) registered AR cover to Boizenburg, Germany franked 1885-91 5c. and 20c. (one 5c. added without cancel) tied by barred ’M’ with CORREOS MONTE CRISTY date stamp in association showing inverted ‘5’ in date, blue ‘Avis De Reception’ label at left, New York registration etiquette over stamps, reverse with New York transits and arrival plus large red-violet ‘J. Stafelfel Monte Cristy Kaiserl. Deutscher Consular Agent.’; small tear at side and small paper adhesion on back. Ex KrugDominican Republic 1894 (5 Mar) registered AR cover to Boizenburg, Germany franked 1885-91 5c. and 20c. (one 5c. added without cancel) tied by barred ’M’ with CORREOS MONTE CRISTY date stamp in association showing inverted ‘5’ in date, blue ‘Avis De Reception’ label at left, New York registration etiquette over stamps, reverse with New York transits and arrival plus large red-violet ‘J. Stafelfel Monte Cristy Kaiserl. Deutscher Consular Agent.’; small tear at side and small paper adhesion on back. Ex Krug

Dominican Republic

Covers and stamps / Dominican Republic / Advice of Receipt / Consular Mail / Registered mail

1894 (5 Mar) registered AR cover to Boizenburg, Germany franked 1885-91 5c. and 20c. (one 5c. added without cancel) tied by barred ’M’ with CORREOS MONTE CRISTY date stamp in association showing inverted ‘5’ in date, blue ‘Avis De Reception’ label at left, New York registration etiquette over stamps, reverse with New York transits and arrival plus large red-violet ‘J. Stafelfel Monte Cristy Kaiserl. Deutscher Consular Agent.’; small tear at side and small paper adhesion on back. Ex Krug

£235

Uruguay 1897 (6 Set) cover to Cassel, Germany, franked 1895-96 ‘Ceres’ 10c. marginal pair tied by two Montevideo cds, annotated “Por vapor “Clyde” via Lisboa”, arrival backstamp with blue scallop label for German Consulate in Uruguay; vertical filing crease clear of stamps and label.Uruguay 1897 (6 Set) cover to Cassel, Germany, franked 1895-96 ‘Ceres’ 10c. marginal pair tied by two Montevideo cds, annotated “Por vapor “Clyde” via Lisboa”, arrival backstamp with blue scallop label for German Consulate in Uruguay; vertical filing crease clear of stamps and label.

Uruguay

Covers and stamps / Uruguay / Consular Mail

1897 (6 Set) cover to Cassel, Germany, franked 1895-96 ‘Ceres’ 10c. marginal pair tied by two Montevideo cds, annotated “Por vapor “Clyde” via Lisboa”, arrival backstamp with blue scallop label for German Consulate in Uruguay; vertical filing crease clear of stamps and label.

£55

Guatemala 1897 Central American Exhibition 2c. postal stationery envelope used to Belgium, uprated 2c. and 6c. of same design tied by violet cork handstamps and unclear octagonal despatch, reverse with Dison transit and arrival cds plus violet cachet Legation De Belgique Centre-Amerique.Guatemala 1897 Central American Exhibition 2c. postal stationery envelope used to Belgium, uprated 2c. and 6c. of same design tied by violet cork handstamps and unclear octagonal despatch, reverse with Dison transit and arrival cds plus violet cachet Legation De Belgique Centre-Amerique.

Guatemala

Covers and stamps / Guatemala / Consular Mail / Exhibitions / Railways / Ships

1897 Central American Exhibition 2c. postal stationery envelope used to Belgium, uprated 2c. and 6c. of same design tied by violet cork handstamps and unclear octagonal despatch, reverse with Dison transit and arrival cds plus violet cachet 'Legation De Belgique Centre-Amerique'.

£65

Paraguay 1899 (16 Dic) ‘Ministerio de Guerra y Marina’ printed envelope to the Paraguayan Consul at Buenos Aires, sent registered AR and franked 1891-93 small black OFICIAL overprinted 15c. (vertical pair) and 50c. tied Asuncion cds, registration label to right with ‘AR’ handstamp over ‘R’, arrival backstamp.

Paraguay

Covers and stamps / Paraguay / Advice of Receipt / Consular Mail / Official Mail

1899 (16 Dic) ‘Ministerio de Guerra y Marina’ printed envelope to the Paraguayan Consul at Buenos Aires, sent registered AR and franked 1891-93 small black OFICIAL overprinted 15c. (vertical pair) and 50c. tied Asuncion cds, registration label to right with ‘AR’ handstamp over ‘R’, arrival backstamp.

£115