(Anatolia) 1901 20pa. postal stationery card to Grosskarben, Germany with negative seal of Nigde, arrival cancel bottom left, reverse with transit; card irregularly cut at top.
(Eastern Anatolia) 1921 envelope to Istanbul franked Ministry of Finance 5 piastre rose overprinted Ottoman Posts 1337 and tied Malatya native date stamp, at centre good strike of blue negative Malatya censor, arrival backstamps; a couple of slight stains and torn backflap, good clear cancels.
(Greek Occupation) 1921 envelope franked on reverse 1914 20pa red (10) tied by Brousse 2 bilingual cds, Greek censor cachet at top; two vertical filing creases and some slight perf toning.
(Incoming Mail) 1907 (29 Aug) printed envelope to Constantinople franked Romania 25b. tied by Buzeu cds, Constanta-Alexandria ship transit cancel of same date, though cover would have departed on the Smyrna run, reverse with further despatch plus arrival cds of the Austrian Offices; light central vertical filing crease
(Internee Mail) 1943 (15.2.) stampless free envelope addressed to Occupied France via the Red Cross bearing red framed ‘SERVICES/ des belligerant internes’, Beyoglu Istanbul despatch, double-ring crescent moon and star circular handstamp, violet Marine Francaise/ Service A La Mer ‘anchor’ illustrated handstamp, German Ab civil censorship. Senders details on reverse as from French Sailor from Minesweeper. Fine condition.
(Internee Mail) 1943 (4.3.) stampless envelope addressed to “Ministere de la Marine” France bearing red framed ‘SERVICES/ des belligerant internes’, Beyoglu Istanbul despatch, double-ring crecent moon and star circular handstamp, violet Marine Francaise/ Service A La Mer ‘anchor’ illustrated handstamp, German censorship front and back. A fine quality example.
(Local Post) 1866 envelope front mounted on black card ‘Liannos’ 20 paras tied by oval bilingual PERA date stamp. Very fresh with good clear cancel.
(Maritime Mail) 1854 (27 Feb) entire from Constantinople to Brousse handstamped blue oval *C.O.* CONSTANTINOPLE/ P.P.; a fair strike of a difficult cancel.
(Maritime Mail) 1910s picture postcard of Naples to England, written between Rhodes and Naples and franked Great Britain 1 1/2d. tied fine strike of framed bilingual PAQUEBOT
(Ottoman Empire - Greece) 1912 20pa. postal stationery card to Sophia, Bulgaria cancelled bilingual VODINA cds, not found and showing manuscript notations “parti” and “Retur”.
(Ottoman Empire - Syria) 1907 20 paras postal stationery card to Modling, Austria cancelled bilingual Hamidie (Damas) cds, arrival cancel on front. Good clean example.
(Ottoman Empire) 1914 unaddressed envelope franked with four contemporary values that is each tied by commemorative date stamp for the Opening of Parliament. Fine quality cancels.
(Ottoman) 1905 cover to Jerusalem franked 20pa. tied bilingual Gaza despatch cds, some slight toning, a scarce despatch cancel.
(Ottoman) 1907 flower postcard to London franked 20pa. tied bilingual Gaza date stamp, redirected twice within London, scarce despatch cancel
(Ottoman) 1916 10p. postal stationery card to Leipzig, uprated 20pa. which is tied by bilingual TIBERIADE date stamp, top left with censor cachet; fine condition with full message
(Ottoman) 1916 20pa postal stationery envelope to Berlin uprated overprinted 10pa. and 20pa. tied by two Med-Charem bilingual cds, censor handstamps on front, red scallop censor label on reverse.
(Ottoman) 1916 20pa postal stationery envelope to Vienna uprated pair 10pa. tied by two Med-Charem bilingual cds, censored on arrival, Beyrouth transit backstamps.
(Ottoman) Small piece bearing 1909 5pa. and 10pa. with local overprints applied at Jaffa for accession of Sultan Mehmed Resads tied by bilingual Jaffa date stamp of first day of issue, bilingual Beyrouth cds to left; some slight tones on 10pa, Sorani signature.
(Prisoner of War) 1922 stampless envelope from Turkish P.O.W. in Kioutahia to Constantinople, censored Aix Malatos with tape across backflap. Ex. Schaffer
(Turkey) 1895 (18 X) 20pa postal stationery card written from Adrinopel and addressed to Switzerland cancelled en route in Bulgaria with bilingual Tzaribad tpo, Oerlikon arrival cds at left. Good condition.