(East Africa) 1891 (3/12) 1889 forerunner 10pf postal stationery envelope additionally franked 1880 10pf. to Berlin cancelled by fine Lamu Ostafrika datestamps, arrival backstamp of 24/2; a couple of light tones on reverse. A rare Lamu Island cover.
(East Africa) 1898 3 Pesa on 5pf ‘Gruss aus Kilwa’ picture stationery card used to Berlin and uprated with 2 Pesa on 3pf. and 3 Pesa on 5pf. tied Langenburg cds of 4/11 98, Kilwa transit 2/12 and Dar-es-Salaam transit 11/12, arrival cancel at left of 11/1/99. The 3Pesa on 5pf stamp slightly proud of card with slight damage and some edge wear to front of card.
(East Africa) 1898 5 Pesa on 10pf ‘Gruss aus Dar-es-Salam’ picture stationery card used to Berlin with Iringa/ Deutsch-/ Ost-Afrika cds of 24/5 98, with Dar-Es-Salaam transit at bottom left overstruck with arrival cds. First Day of use of Iringa postmark.
(East Africa) 1898 forerunner 10pf stationery card to Berlin datelined on reverse Kismani II.VIII.1898, cancelled Tanga cds of 26/8. The card has been heavily folded at bottom left prior to the Berlin arrival cancel which is now in two halves.
(East Africa) 1901 3 pesa stationery card to Germany cancelled Langenburg D-OA cds (22/4), Dar-es-Salaam transit (29/4), insufficiently addressed and not found with blue manuscript “Zuruck 21/5”, German cancels at bottom right for arrival and despatch of card and at left Dar-es-Salaam cds of 19/6.
(East Africa) 1912 photographic hunting postcard franked 4h. tied Iringa DOA cds, to Horde, Germany where straight-line ‘In Horde nicht ermittelt’ handstamp applied and signed, Hordel? added in same pencil as possible alternative; unusual.
(East Africa) 1914 (2.11.) registered cover to Amani bearing single franking watermarked 30h. tied Taveta Deutsche Feldpost cds, to left a registered label with manuscript Taveta/ Deutsche Feldpost, reverse with arrival cds of 16th. Fine condition.