(Malacca - Portuguese Mail) 1611 (12 Jan) entire letter written in Portuguese from the Holy House of Mia (Misericordia), Malacca to the same order in Portugal and showing on reverse red wax seal, the entire with the signatures of the members of the brotherhood. Believed to be the earliest known cover from Malacca.
(Togo) 1899 (10/5) picture postcard of Lome Post Office to Mission Factory, Akkra, Gold Coast redirected to Akusa franked ‘TOGO’ overprinted 10pf. tied Lome Togogebiet cds, Quittah transit of MY, Accra arrival of MY 15, redirected with new Accra cds of MY 16 and final Akuse arrival of MY 18. The postcard is handstamped in blue ‘Norddeutsche Mission/ Station Lome’; fine condition.