(Iles De Los – French Guinea) 1865 entire to Bordeaux endorsed “voie anglaise” and sent via Sierra Leone (cancel on reverse) with “1” manuscript for 1d. due to colony, via London where accountancy handstamp applied, French charge ‘10’ decimes and internal cancels on reverse; horizontal filing crease. Ex Sacher.
1890 (NO 10) 3 Halfpenny stationery card written from Cape Mount, Liberia but posted across the border at Sulijah whose unclear red cancel ties the stamp image, Freetown transit at left and Berlin arrivals of 10/12. Fine cross border card, using the faster mail service.
1895 registered cover to London franked 1d.(2) and 2 1/2d.tied numeral obliterators, 'R' handstamp, Freetown cds, Registered Liverpool and London cancels all on front,nothing on reverse. The 2 1/2d. stamp has some surface damage that occurred before application to envelope.
1921 (NO 5) 2d. postal stationery registration envelope, size F to Huddersfield additionally franked 2d. greyish-slate tied by fine Kambia cds, adjacent registration handstamp with Kambia and number added by hand, further despatch cds on reverse tying stamp image. A rare cancel.
1929 Sierra Leone 1/2d. postal stationery card registered to Germany and used from Buchanan, Liberia franked 1928 3c. Palms and 10c Official tied cds, further cancels of Deutsche Seepost/ Linie/ Hamburg/ Westafrika/ XXXI, registration handstamp and red manuscript number plus arrival cds.