(Anjouan) 1895 (25 Mai) 10c. ‘Sultanat d’Anjouan’ postal stationery card to London cancelled blue octagonal ANJOUAN COL. FRANC., repeated at left and overstruck with D’Zaoudzi Mayotte transit, Marseille A La Reunion maritime date stamp, annotated “ViaLa Reunion/ et Seychelles”. Some toning, Ex. Grabowski.
(Postal Stationery) 1902 (AP 23) 18c on 30c registered stationery envelope to Paris uprated on reverse four 2c. and four 4c., paying the double foreign letter rate to Paris plus 12c registration, reverse with Mombasa transit of 29 AP, endorsed at top “via Zanzibar” in apparent different script, at bottom left Deutsche Seepost Ost Afrikanische Hauptlinie with uncertain code letter; some staining on front not detracting from good German maritime commercial cover.
(Postal Stationery) Two 6c. on 8c. size A envelopes, 1904 uprated used to France paying correct 15c foreign rate, La Reunion a Marseilles maritime cancel, plus 1902 envelope of same size to Mauritius paying 6c Imperial Penny Post, cancelled Seychelles cds showing inverted ‘A’; first envelope some staining
1896 (FE 12) 30c. postal stationery envelope to Bonn, Germany and redirected from there to Napoli, stamp image tied by unclear cds repeated at centre, French maritime Paq. Fr. No.4 cds and Bonn redirection (2.3.), reverse with Bonn and Napoli arrivals.
1903 ‘SIX CENTS’ on 8c. stationery envelope sent registered to Eureka Springs, Ark., USA additioanlly franked by 1893 3c. dull purple and orange pair on front and further vertical strio of three and plate number pair on reverse, tied index B cds, St Louis transit backstamp; fine and clean condition.
1913 (JU 11) registered ‘Kiderlen’ cover franked 1906 Wmk Mult Crown CA 6c and 12c vertical strips of three plus 1912-16 3c green (2) tied by six codeless cds, German Railway registration label at centre, reverse with Strassburg (Els) – Stuttgart Zug 668 transit and arrival cds