(Football and Cricket) 1901 (12 May) cover to “Stowe House, Nr Kidderminster, England” franked Great Britain 1d. lilac tied Army Post Office/ Barberton/ South Africa cds. Contains two letters of 7.V. (some splitting) and 14.5. both with many references to Riding, Football and Cricket.
1936 (13 AU) ‘Cricket Bat’ illustrated advertising cover to a Sports and Games manufacturer in London sent by airmail with single franking 50c. tied appropriate cds, at centre two-line DAMAGED BY/ SEA WATER cachet. The flying Boat developed engine trouble between Alexandria and Brindisi and crashed sinking quickly. 38 bags of mail were recovered, dried and forwarded, scarce with stamp still attached and a very rare Cricket related cover.