(Alsace Lorraine) 1871 (24/10) insured cover franked 1c., 4c. and two 25c. tied Illkirch-Grafenstaden cds, the 25c with network pointing downwards (Mi 7II) and 1c. and 4c. pointing upwards (Mi 1I and 3I); a fine franking, Roumet Certificate.
(Schleswig) 1920 (29.1.) registered insured cover for 25 marks bearing single franking 10m. tied Sonderburg cds, triangular reddish-orange Nachnahme label and registration label, Cottbus arrival backstamp; good condition philatelic cover.
1881 (22/2) insured cover to Schaffhausen, Switzerland franked 1880 10pf. pale red, 25pf. brown and 50pf grey-green each tied by fine strike of Danzig 1 cds, Basel transit and arrival backstamp; a couple of small tears at edges of envelope.
1897 Value Declared (100 francs) registered cover to Paris franked 30c. and 40c. tied Binh-Dinh Annan cds, straight-line CHARGE alongside with manuscript number, bottom right with French maritime Ligne N Paq. Fr. No.5 date stamp of 1 Mai, insurance handstamp on reverse, various local transits and new French maritime cancel Ligne T Paq. Fr. No.4 date stamp of 9 Mai, arrival backstamp of 25 Mai; a couple of light vertical filing creases.
1903 2a. postal stationery registration envelope to Bombay, insured for 500 rupees, additionally franked 1892-97 1r., 1902 4a. on front and 1882-90 3a. on reverse tied Simla cds. A couple of slight toes at edge of envelope, slightly cut down at left.
1944 registered insured cover for 125 rupees to Calcutta franked on reverse with India 1a. (2) and 12a. tied British Legation (Nepal) date stamps, various wax seals and arrival, front bears handstamped registration label, a list of contents added later.
1951 Indian 3a postal stationery registration envelope, size H, insured for 3,000 Rupess bearing mixed franking of Empire, Dominion and Republic issues tied by Indian Embassy (Nepal) date stamps, printed registration etiquette on front.
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; opened-out for display. 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
Perak: 1934 registered 15c. postal stationery envelope to India additionally franked 1c., 10c. and 12c. FMS tied Parit Buntar cds, front with registration handstamp with manuscript town name, Insured label with manuscript $65; some slight faults.