1877 (6 Avril) small cover to Leamington, Warwick, England franked General Colony issues Ceres 10c. brown on rose (2) and 30c. (3, vertical pair and single) tied by Nlle Caledonie Noumea cds, red octagonal transit Paq An. V. Suez Marseille 1, reverse with Marseille A Paris tpo and Leamington arrival of JY 4; fine and attractive.
1893 (28 Juin) registered cover to Sandarna, Sweden bearing mixed issue franking 1892 10c. and 15c. with diagonal overprints and 1892 Group Type 10c. and 15c. tied by two Nouvelle Caledonie Moindou (showing inverte month in cancel), reverse with Noumea transit and Napoli transit and Swedish cancel at top.
1897 (21 June) incoming unfranked opened-out envelope from Caulnes, Cotes du Nord via Paris addressed to a prisoner at “Ile desPins”taxed on arrival with 50c. Postage Due tied arrival cds with Noumea cds alongside. The prison was closed at this date and envelope bears blue manuscript “Ferme”. Fine and scarce with Roumet certificate (2012). Ex. Grabowski.
1908 (28 Nov) registered cover to New Hebrides bearing mixed issus franking of 1892 30c. strip of four, 1903 50th Anniversary of French Annexation 30c. and 1905-07 40c. pair, tied seven Port-Vila Nelles Hebrides cds, ‘R’ octagonal handstamp, without backstamps; fine and attractive.