(1936 Berlin Olympics) 1936 (1.8.) Rhein-Main special zeppelin flight with four Olympic stamps and a 50pf Zeppelin with toning around perfs, at left very fine strike of rare red Olympiafahrt cachet.
(1936 Berlin Olympics) 1936 (1.VII.) printed envelope from Estonian Olympic Committee to the Sailing committee of the Organising Committee at Kiel with fine commemorative franking tied Tallinn Eesti cds; fine and scarce.
(1936 Berlin) 1936 (16.8.) 15+10pf illustrated postal stationery card to Vaduz, Liechtenstein with ‘Bell’ Stadium cancel, arrival cancel to left where redirected to Dresden with Exhibition arrival cancel to left, reverse with fine strike of Olympia Postwertzeichen Austellung red meter mail proof strike.
(Advertising Stationery) 1910s 5pf Germania envelope with illustrated advert for Umbrellas on front and Stomach Relief at left, reverse with adverts including Painless Dentistry, Private Detectives, Pottery, Butter, illustrated Slippers, Printers, Car Repairs; fine unused
(Advertising Stationery) 1930s 8pf. Ebert with fine illustrated camera card for Photo-Porst of Nurnberg; very fine unused.
(Air Transits) 1941 (9.4.) cover to New York franked S.Y.S. 5c., 50c., $2 (2) and $5 (3) tied by Shanghai cds, fine blue-green AIR-TRANSIT 6 double ring handstamp, ‘OPENED BY CENSOR/ HONG KONG’ tape applied at left tied on reverse with small framed ‘26’, a blue-green ‘70’ appears at right; a fine example.
(Air Transits) 1941 (9.9.) cover to Dallas, Texas franked New York S.Y.S. $1, $2 and $5 tied by Shanghai cds, fine blue-violet AIR TRANSIT 6 double ring handstamp, ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape applied at left, tied on reverse with small framed ‘31’, whilst at right there is a ‘64’ both in ink of Air Transit h/s; some glue staining around stamps.
(Airmail) 1912 Leipzig Margareten Volksfestes card used within Leipzig bearing 50pf grey-blue tied framed Durch Flugpost 18/5 12; very fine condition.
(Airmail) 1934 (2.2.) registered cover to Montevideo, Uruguay endorsed “Mit deutscher Luftpost nach Sudamerika”, the franking including 1 RM Zeppelin and Wagner 40 + 35pf. tied Berlin C date stamps, red smudged air cachet, arrival backstamps.
(Airmail) 1940 (17.6.) registered cover to Lisbon franked $3 rate ($2 Air, 50c. postage and 50c registration) for airmail via India and Egypt. The cover was held in China until August and then sent to Hong Kong where the two-line ‘Diverted by air via U.S.A. owing/ to suspension of Air France Service’ added, reverse with Honolulu transit of Sept 6, New York transit Sept 10 and then to Bermuda where censored, arriving in Lisbon on Set 19th. A fine diverted WW2 airmail cover.
(Amoy Local Post) 1896 rice paper wrapper bearing red straight-line ‘TO PAY’ with ½c. black overprint Postage Due tied Local Post Office Amoy cds; fine condition.
(Bavaria - Picture Stationery) 1901 5pf. ’15. Mittelfrankisches Bundesschiessen in Lauf’, used from Lauf to Hamburg; top right corner crease, generally good used condition.
(Bavaria Picture Stationery) 1910s 3pf double stationery card bearing images of two Trains, the reverse of one with text entitled (translated) “The Locomotives of the former Palatinate Railways”; fine unused.
(Berlin Olympics) 1936 (31.7.) registered cover to Schona at 54pf rate with stamps tied Hellendorf cds at left with framed Olympic Torch Relay 1936 handstamp, below this double oval date stamp and below this just the Olympic Rings with date of 31.7.36 within those rings, a rarer cancel. Light vertical filing crease, arrival backstamps.
(Berlin Olympics) 1936 (4.8.) 6+4pfg picture postal stationery card for Olympic Sailing at Kiel from 4th August, with special circular vignette for Kiel Navy with illustrated date stamp for Kiel Sailing; with message, unusual composition.
(Bremen transit mail) 1817 entire from Leeds, England to Bolzano, Italy, endorsed "via Hambrg" but instead routed via Bremen with straight-line E.P.B. handstamp, red desptach date stamp and red manuscript rates on front; light horizontal filing crease at top, a scarce routing handstamp.
(British Post Offices) 1928 (13 AP) registered cover to England franked Great Britain 1½d. and 3d. tied Army Post Office 1 cds, fine handstamped registration label at left, reverse with further despatch, Liverpool and Gosport registered cancels; fine registered item.
(British Military Offices) 1937 (30 Aug) cover to England franked Great Britain 1½d. cancelled by Field Post Office No.1 cds, then based at Tientsin. The envelope is endorsed at top left “Posted on mannouvers1937/ Field Post Office No 1/ Headquarters 1st Division/ Youngshung” (Yangtsun). Fine condition and unusual usage of tne Coronation stamp.
(British Post Offices in China) 1918 (MR 25) company envelope to London franked strip of five 2c. tied Shanghai Br. P.O. /1 cds; light horizontal filing crease
(British Post Offices) 1925 (14 OC) envelope to Philadelphia, USA franked Great Britain KGV ½d. and 1924 British Empire Exhibition set of two each tied by British Post Office Mogador cds, reverse with transits British Post Office Casablanca (15 OC)and Tangier (16 OC); fine condition.