(Puerto Rico) 1918 registered envelope to La Romana, Dominican Republic, franked U.S. 1c. and 12c. tied by unclear black Mayaguez date stamp, reverse with two violet cds of Set 27 one that has been overlaid by censor tape, maybe kept by censor as next backstamp is from La Romana date Oct 2 1918, front with blue m/s “no reclamado”, various registration handstamps and final return Mayauezcds of Abr 15 1920. A repair was made to the envelope at La Romana with the paper used tied by light blue-green handstamp, on return violet three-line ‘Received in bad condition at Dead Letter Office, San Juan, Porto Rico’.
(Spanish Civil War) 1937 (14.1.) ‘Legacion Del Japon/ Madrid’ envelope to Consulate of Japan, Cape Town, carried outside of the mails to St Jean de Luz because of disruptions caused by the War, there franked with French adhesives tied St Jean de Lux Basses Pyrennie. Reverse with fine wax seal Legation Du Japon Madrid. Without arrival, some toning.