(Barbuda) 1924 (JU 16) registered cover to Manchester bearing single franking 1922 1s black/emerald tied by Barbuda B.W.I. cds, reddish pink registration handstamp, oval-framed R and St John’s transit backstamp, a coupe of vertical creases at right
(Barbuda) 1925 registered cover to Banbury, England franked seven ‘BARBUDA’ overprinted Leeward Island 3d. tied cds, red registration bottom left, reverse with St John’s Antigua transit and Registered Plymouth transits.
(Barbuda) 1936 registered cover to England franked by three 1935 Silver Jubilee values tied Barbuda B.V.I. cds of MR 30 without year, reverse with St Johns transit. Registration label bottom left, the earliest recorded date for this, good condition.
(Leeward Islands) 1895 On Her Majesty’s Service registered cover to New York franked Leeward Islands 4d. and 6d. tied by good strike of cds with another strike alongside, reverse with various New York cancels; no vertical creasing.
(Leeward Islands) 1902 On His Majesty’s Service registered cover to Boston, USA bearing single franking 7d tied by good strike of cds with another strike alongside, reverse with New York transit and arrival date stamps; vertical filing crease at left of envelope otherwise fine and fresh.
1837 13th May entire from the Parkam Lodge Estate to England, endorsed at base per barque “Ann Gales” with full bill of landing, manuscript rate and fine framed INDIA LETTER/PORTSMOUTH struck in error. One of the two known such errors from this correspondence, the only ones known from anywhere in the West Indies. Very fine.
1867 (DE 12) cover to Cambridge franked horizontal pair 6d. green cancelled by very fine ‘A02’ obliterator, London transit below, reverse with dispatch cds and arrival cancel of DE 30; fine and attractive.
1890 ‘Percival’ re-addressed ‘Burridge’ cover to Basseterre with provisional use of Antigua Queen Victoria 1d. rose (SG 26) tied by ‘A12’ numeral with St. Kitts index c cds of MR 27; fine and scarce.
1895 registered ‘Myerscough’ cover to London franked front and back with fourteen 1/2d. Including a plate marginal tied Antigua cds, arrival cancel on front; envelope damaged at bottom right, opened-out for display.
1896 registered cover to USA bearing three value franking of 1/2d., 1d. and 6d. tied by clear small cds, oval-framed R handstamp at left, New York transit on reverse
1898 (AP 13) registered 2d stationery envelope to Scotland bearing single franking Five shillings tied small cds, reverse with Birmingham transit and Montrose arrival cds. The stamp a little faded, rare on any type of cover.
1901 registered cover to New York franked 1/2d. (2) and 2 1/2d. (2) tied by small cds, arrival backstamps.
1902 (AU 11) local cover franked ‘One Penny’ on 7d. tied neat cds of first day of issue; fine condition
1902 De La Rue Master Die Proof for the Badge vignette, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed BEFORE/ HARDENING in black and dated ’19 FEB 03’ in blue. Fine and scarce.
1904 (OC 29) registered ‘Kinze’ cover to Germany bearing single franking Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee overprinted 5s tied St John’s cds, reverse with London transit and arrival cds. A rare stamp in good colour.
1914 registered cover to Cincinnati, Ohio franked Leeward Islands 1907-11 3d. and 6d. together with Antigua 1903-07 2s.6d. and 1913 5s. with St John’s despatch cds, reverse with New York transit and arrival cancels; the 5s. a rare stamp even on philatelic mail.
1926 (JA 11) ‘On His Majesty’s Service’ registered envelope to Georgetown, British Guiana franked with pair Leeward Islands 3d. purple/yellow tied by single cds, reddish violet registration handstamp bottom left with blue manuscript number, reverse with transits of St John’s Antigua (JA 13) and two Barbados (19 Jan) plus arrival cds (24 JA).
1926 (JY 6) registered cover to USA franked with unoverprinted Leeward Islands 1/2d. pair, 1d. and 6d. tied by two Barbuda B.W.I. cds, fine red registration handstamp at left, reverse with St John’s and New York transits and Saginaw, Mich. arrival cds; fine condition.
1932 (JY 4) underfranked envelope to Castries, St. Lucia bearing ½d. Tercentenary tied fine Barbuda B.W.I. cds with another strike below, on arrival two 1d. black/blue Postage Dues applied and tied single Castries cds; some slight glue staining around postage dues and a couple of light tone on Antigua stamp.
1933 (AU 21) underfranked ‘Panton’ envelope to Georgetown, Cayman Islands bearing 1d. Tercentenary tied fine Barbuda B.W.I. cds, circular framed ‘T’ to left and 1d Centenary applied and tied Georgetown cds of SE 20, reverse with St Johns Antigua transit and further Georgetown cds; fine clean condition.