(Picture Postal Stationery) Late 1890s 1 Penny carmine and green card entitled Greetings from Pretoria with image The Post Office. This view is in fact, shown on another postcard as being not of Pretoria, but is of the Royal Hotel in Church Street, Potchefstroom. Fine unused
1890. 13 November, return receipt with certificate of posting, from St Petersburg to Ekaterinburg, bearing 7kop blue (1889 issue) tied by small double circle St Petersburg cds. At the top manuscript notation about 1,000R sent with this letter to the same recipient at Ekaterinburg. Reverse shows Ekaterinburg 25.11 despatch and St Petersburg arrival 6 Dez. 1890
1920 Large size registered cover sent from Constantinople top Warsaw, franked with 3x50f+1,50M+2x2,50M Issues for Southern Poland (Austrian Currency) all tied by Polish P.O. at Constantinople cds, alongside boxed registration cachet “KONSTANTYNOPOL”, arrival Warsaw on reverse.
1942 two censored cover sent from Corfu to Athens both franked with Italian Occupation for Ionian Islands stamps in combination with Greek 1934 Charity stamps. Censor cachets and labels.
Insured cover used to send 300 roubles to Vindava, franked on reverse 3k, 4k (strip of 3 & single) & 50k Arms issue, cancelled in violet “NO 4 FIELD POST OFFICE / PRIAMUR DISTRICT 18 IX 1905”. Wax seals with same inscription. Blue cachet of 2nd NERCHINSK COSSACK REGIMENT. Blue-lined registration label reads “RESERVE FIELD POST OFFICE No 4” with NINGUTA added by hand. Received VINDAVA, Courland Province (Baltic States) 22 X 1905. This cover established the location of No4 FPO at Ninguta, Manchuria. Illustrated K.Adler “British Journal of Russian Philately” 16 (1954), page 471. Ex Dr. Casey