(British Occupation) 1915 (31.3) ‘Sofort zu offnen’ (Open Immediately) printed envelope that has been amended in manuscript to “O.H.M.S.” stampless registered envelope to St Jouan des Guerets, France, with blue manuscript lines and R , two strikes of framed ‘T.’ Handstamps, Duala (Kamerun) a cds at top left, Registered Plymouth transit backstamp with registration label applied to front, arrival backstamp; a rare occupation cover.
(British Occupation) 1919 (5.9) registered cover to Berne, Switzerland franked C.E.F. ½d., 1d. and 2d. surcharges together with Nigeria 1d. tied Buea Kamerun cds, handstamped registration label, reverse with Victoria Cameroons cds, Liverpool transit and arrival cds.; fine and fresh condition.
(French Post Offices) 1900 (28 Fevr) registered cover to Reunion franked 1894-95 4a on 40c. vertical strip of three, 10a on 1f pair and single and 50a. on 5f. tied double-ring cds, reverse with unclear octagonal French maritime date stamp and Reunion St Denis arrival cds. Fine condition cover with scarce 50a.
(German Post Offices) 1890 (11/10) envelope to Wilhelmhaven, Germany franked with two Germany20pf, each with top gutter margin tied by two Zanzibar/ Kaiserl Deutsche/ Postagentur date stamps, repeated at top. Reverse of envelope with illustrations and arrival cds of 3.11. Some slight tones, a rare cover from this German Postal Agency, operative between August 1890 and July 1891.
(Marianen) 1899-1900 stationery cards with 5pf watermark 99C, 5pf + 5pf reply card with 999 control, both sold at Berlin Post Office, 1900 10pf without watermark but tiny pin holes and 1899 10pf + 10pf reply card, control 399; fresh unused.
(New Guinea) 1907 picture postcard Gruss Aus Yap to Germany bearing combination franking Karolinen 5pf. and Deutsch Neu Guinea 5pf each tied Simpsonhafen Deutsche Neu Guinea cds, arrival at left; some slight staining.