(Togo) 1908 German 2pf + 3pf postal stationery reply card to Eisfeld, Germany additionally franked Yacht 3pf. (3) each individually tied by rare KPANDU (TOGO) cds, arrival cancel at base, reverse with no message just Agome Palime Togo transit cds. Fine and unusual.
(Togo) c1890 5pf postal stationery card uprated 5pf. to Hamburg, each tied by framed ‘AUS/ WESTAFRIKA’ handstamps, short message headed “Lome, Togogebiet. 12.12.-“; some slight ageing at left edge not detracting unduly.
(West Africa – Gold Coast) 1888 (26/5) cat illustrated cover to Frankfurt bearing framed Aus/ West – Africa/ mit/ Hamburger Dampfer handstamp tying a 20pf., reverse with Verviers Coln tpo and arrival cancels, front with manuscript Quittah, den 26/5 88; fine and scarce.
(West Africa – Gold Coast) 1890 (23/6) cover to Berlin bearing framed AUS/ WESTAFRIKA handstamp, franked on arrival at Hamburg with 20pf. tied cds, the envelope endorsed at top “Accra 22.5.90”, arrival backstamp with company address at Accra.
1900 (29/5) reply postal stationery card without print figures, used from Wickede to Tanger, Morocco with arrival cds on outward card and reply card, the reply section with Tanger (Marocco) Deutsche Post despatch and arrival cds, both outward and reply with full message; fine condition.
1904 (May 18) registered cover to Budapest franked 10c. and 20c. tied oval Choutsun oval bilingual date stamp with registration handstamp in same ink alongside, additionally franked for overseas postage with Kiautschou 30pf. pair tied Tsingtau Kiautschou cds whose registration label appears at base, reverse with blue Kiaochow cds and arrival cds. A fine and very rare combination from Choutsun. M Jaschke-Lantelme Certificate.
circa 1900 cover from Bombay to Regional Judge at Tanga, German East Africa franked 2a. violet and three 2½a blue cancelled Apollo Bandar cds with registration handstamp to left, reverse with blue scallop seal of German Consulate and arrival cds; vertical filing crease clear of stamps.
Incoming cover from London on DE 23/ 79 franked wing marginal 6d. gray, addressed to Dunedin and endorsed “Till called for”, arrival backstamp of 24 FE 80, UNCLAIMED straight-line handstamp and cds of same colour dated 9 JU and sent to Dead Letter Office at Wellington arriving JU 19 80. Some creasing at top affecting the stamp but still attractive.