(German Post Offices) 1902 5pf Kiautschou postal stationery card in combination with 10pf Germania cancelled oval Tsingtau – Weihsien Bahnpost Zug 2 date stamps, arrival cds bottom left. Mansfeld handstamp bottom right.
(German Post Offices) 1902 5pf postal stationery card pencil addressed to Berlin bearing fine strike of oval Tsingtau – Weihsien Bahnpost Zug 1, arrival cds bottom left.
(Orange Free State) 1900 (MY 28) registered cover to Grahamstown franked British Occupation V.R.I. overprinted ½d. on ½d. (6), 1d. on 1d. (2) 2 ½d. on 3d., 6d. on 6d. blue and 1s on 1s tied Bloemfontein cds. Reverse with Midland Down and Midland T.P.O. Up cds and arrival cds; small piece bottom flap missing not detracting from generally good appearance.
(Ottoman Empire) 1901 Lebanese picture postcard of ‘Palais de Betddin’ to Lyon, franked two 10pa. yellow-green tied by negative seal of SAM-HAMA-SEYYARGIGI DAMAS HAMA tpo (RRR); small teat at side not detracting.
(Ottoman Empire) 1911 (14/9) picture postcard of Alep addressed to Pera franked 1909 10pa. green (2) tied by DAMAS – BEYROUTH 3 TPO cds (RRR), some toning around stamp perfs
(Turkey) 1895 (18 X) 20pa postal stationery card written from Adrinopel and addressed to Switzerland cancelled en route in Bulgaria with bilingual Tzaribad tpo, Oerlikon arrival cds at left. Good condition.
1857 (25-2) outer letter sheet to Paris franked 1856-58 25r. with good large margins cancelled ‘1’ in horizontal bars with framed Lisboa date stamp to left, French rate handstamp and entry cds, reverse with Pyrennes A Paris tpo and arrival cds.
1863 (9/4) outer letter sheet to Bilbao, Spain franked 1856-57 Oscar 2sk. and horizontal strip of three 8sk. tied Aalesund cds, to left black Norwege Quievrain Amb tpo, red framed P.P. and ‘4R.’ local charge, reverse with Sandosund and Paris transits. Horizontal filing crease affecting middle 8sk. from strip
1867 (6 Aout) entire to Narbonne, France bearing sigle-franking ‘Sitting Helvetia’ 30c. blue tied St Croix cds with another strike alongside, unframed P.D, Suisse Amb. Marseille E tpo at right, reverse with Swiss tpo’s, Geneva transit and arrival cds.
1869 (May 13) cover to France bearing single franking 1866 Lincoln tied by mute cancel with Newark N.J. cds in association, red New York Paid 12 cds, red framed PD and good strike of red French octagonal maritime Etats Unis Paq.Fr. H. No.2, reverse with French top’s and arrival cds.
1873 entire to Rauenberg, Germany, endorsed "pr Steamer Boyne" and with blue manuscript rate plus handstamped '11d', reverse with dispatch cds of British Post Office, London transit, Vervier/Coeln tpo and arrival cancel.
1876 (31 Oct) folded invoice to Metz franked 1871-75 Ceres 15c. in combination with 1876-77 Sage 25c. blue tied by Bordeaux A Paris tpo cds, reverse with Paris A Avricourt tpo and arrival cds.
1876 (JA 14) cover to Ashburton franked two pairs ½d., DX-EX and FX-GX, plate 11, tied Charring Cross ‘CX 81’ duplex, one pair paying the late fee, the front also showing framed diamond ‘L.& E./ TPO’ handstamp of London to Exeter line; some slight defects to stamps.
1893 10p. postal stationery card to a lawyer at Salonique with Nish despatch cds and good strike of the scarce t.p.o. AMB. Zibeftche – Salonique, forwarding agents cachet bottom left; fine item with good clear cancels.
1898 (15 Juil) 25c. postal stationery envelope, 146 x 112mm, used to Melbourne, Australia tied double ring Papeete Taiti cds with another clear cds alongside, reverse with fine strike M.O. & S.B St. Kilda Ry Stn of AU 6.
1900 registered envelope to Vienna, Austria, franked 500r Newspaper stamp surcharged ‘700 1898 700’ and cancelled Sao Paolo date stamp, German TPO registration etiquette for Verviers-Coln, reverse with Rio de Janeiro transit and arrival cds.
1901 (20.XII.) 3m. postal stationery card to LANDAU, Germany, cancelled 'ASSOUAN' cds, 'AMB BENI SOUEF CAIRE' TPO and arrival cancels at left; reverse with handstamped violet image with New Year's greeting.
1905 incoming cover from England to a PO Box at Johannesburg bearing 1d. KEVII tied Par.Station.R.S.O./ Cornwall cds, framed INCONNU/ UNKNOWN handstamp on front, reverse with Transvaal T.P.O. European Mail date stamp of 21 Sep, Reposted cds of 19.OCT and 27.OCT plus RETURNED LETTER OFFICE JOHANNESBURG cds of 6 Nov; some slight tone spotting.
1906 (9 Dec) cover to Paris, endorsed “Via Lome” bearing single franking 1899-1905 10c. cancelled by multi-faceted Paouignan A Cotonou date stamp, reverse with Ouidah Dahomey transit and Grand Popo transit; envelope opened on two sides