(Postal Stationery) 1916 1d. envelope to Herisau, Switzerland uprated with horizontal strip of three ½d. tied Akropong cds, Dodowa transit cds to left showing inverted year, Accra transit backstamp that has been overlaid with the censor tape which is itself cancelled with arrival cds.
(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.
1861 (JU 13) blue envelope to Cordes, France, endorsed “Par voie Anglaise” and at top manuscript “1s 4.” rate and bearing unframed Cape-Coast-Castle Paid date stamp in red, red London transit, Calais entry cds and arrival backstamp; fine condition, Ex Sacher.
1869 Officer’s Letter to Dublin, Ireland franked with Great Britain 1858-79 1d red, plate 71, HA-HB, IA-IB, GA and GB tied by six ‘466’ obliterators applied at Liverpool, endorsed “No 15/ Officers Letter/ HMS Jaseur”, Liverpool Paid cds, part of reverse of envelope missing but still showing note “send me some stamps/ mine are all gone”. Despite the fault a fine looking, rare item, ex Sacher.
1890 cover to Switzerland, franked 4d tied unclear numeral handstamp, 'ACCRA' date stamp in association, 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET' transit, reverse with arrival cancels; small surface faults in Accra cancel otherwise good condition.
1891 stampless envelope ex Government House to London, endorsed “pr Amber Via Gibraltar” and initialled in the corner “W.B.G.” of W.B Griffith, the Governor. On arrival in London with good strike of Official Paid London E.C. cds. Faults to the periphery of the envelope, a rare Official cover.
1899 underfranked cover to New York bearing single franking 1d. tied ‘556’ obliterators with Cape Coast cds in association, black ‘T’ handstamp and blue “3d” charge raised, reverse has 10c. Postage due applied and cancelled with Brooklyn handstamp; reverse of envelope affected by toning from another, fine from front.
1900 2d registered postal stationery envelope up-rated pair ½d, the stamps cancelled by unclear framed handstamps (Proud type KD4). 'Accra' cds at left, 'Liverpool' transit date stamp tying printed stamp image and 'Wolverhampton' cancel below this, reverse with two different company handstamps for woollen manufacturer.