(Sudan Campaign) 1885 20pa outward section of stationery reply card to England cancelled with Souakin cds with a better strike below, Suez transit backstamp, some mounting stains and adhesions but a fine card from British military expedition in Sudan with an interesting message “Everybody is on tenterhooks and great arguments going on as to how we should fight the enemy this time. Some say squares others line formations”.
1900 4m pale carmine postal stationery card datelined on reverse “Government Postal Boat Semineh, Nubia”, posted in Korosko with Beni Souef - Caire tpo, addressed to Guernsey with small part arrival backstamp. An interesting message detailing author’s travels down the Nile to Khartoum. Light corner crease. A rare item.
1900 5m postal stationery envelope to S.S. Tewfik, Halfa-Tewfikieh uprated with 2p. and 5p. tied Dongola cds, Egypte registration handstamp bottom left, reverse with Wadi Halfa S.P.S. transit and arrival cds; some slight toning, good quality cancels.
1915 5m ‘Arab Postman’ postal stationery envelope to Tynan, Co. Armagh, Ireland cancelled by good strike of Myolo cds, reverse with Khartoum transit and Tynan R.S.O. cds. Enclosed is lengthy two page letter written by a senior officer at Yambio. A fine, very scarce item without any censorship.
1916 5m ‘Arab Postman’ cover to Tynan, Co. Armagh, Ireland cancelled Myolo cds with a clear strike alongside, reverse with Khartoum transit and Tynan R.S.O. cds. Enclosed is lengthy two page letter written by a senior officer at Yambio. A fine, very scarce item without any censorship.