1869 (Sep 1) entire from Cuidad Bolivar, Venezuela to Philadelphia with fine red Cuidad Bolivar Paid cds of British Post Office, routed via Trinidad where 1d. lake (SG 69) added and tied D22 obliterator with N.Y. Steamship 10 (Sep 21) alongside. Reverse with Trinidad transit of SP 5, St Thomas transit of SP 13 and arrival cds of Sep 21. Fine and rare, Exhibition piece. R.P.S.L Cert 2001.
1881 (1 AP) uprated 1d. postal stationery card to manager ‘Colonial Bank’, Trinidad, uprated ½d. tied London ‘5’ duplex, two Trinidad double arc arrivals of AP 20. The card with part printed message from The West India and Panama Telegraph Company, Limited.
1882 (SP 27) registered cover to Colchester franked 1863-80 perf 14 6d. bright yellow-green vertical pair and 1879-82 HALFPENNY lilac tied six neat cds, another below, oval –framed R handstamp, straight-line REGISTERED and a very early private registered red label, the pair of 6d tied London transit, repeated despatch cds on reverse, the envelope bearing printed Coat of Arms on backflap.