(Accountancy) 1869 cover from Roma to St Nicolas, Belgium bearing manuscript charge at centre together with despatch cds, to right blue 4 E. PONT. 4/St Michel applied in transit at Paris together with scarce accountancy handstamp ‘F/25’, reverse with France Midi Belgian entry tpo and arrival cds; some slight ageing.
(Accountancy) 1872 (24 Oct) outer letter sheet to Landskrona, Sweden bearing single franking 40c. tied ‘12’ numeral with Anvers cds to left, framed ‘P.D.’ below, at left red accountancy handstamp ‘wfr. 1½’, arrival backstamp.
(Advertising Stationery) 1891 5c. postal stationery card with advert on reverse for ‘Hotel Du Grand Laboureur, Anvers’ uprated with 5c of same design to London tied Anvers (Station) cds. The image depicting a street scene in front of Hotel with people, horse drawn carts and two ‘penny-farthing’ bicycles.
(Advertising Stationery) 1892 10c. postal stationery card with advert on reverse for ‘Grand Hotel Pauwels-D’Hondt, Blankenberghe’ used to Enge, Switzerland, despatch and arrival cancels, small surface scrape to right of illustration.
(Advertising Stationery) 1898 5c. postal stationery card with advert on reverse for ‘Hotel St Antoine’ depicting the Hotel and street scene before it with horse drawn trams and carts, with a message to his mother from Anvers to Blankenberghe; good condition
(Picture Stationery) 1910 5c card with colour illustration of ‘Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles’, addressed to England with violet Exhibition label tied blue handstamp, very fine Exhibition machine cancel tying stamp image.
1786 entire from Faro to Gand, Belgium sent via the Spanish Postal Agent in Cadiz and struck with the straight-line PORTUGAL handstamp, manuscript "13" rate mark. An early example of this rare marking and believed to be the only recorded example on a letter written outside of Lisbon.
1875 (MY 24) cover to Mons, Belgium bearing 2d. rose and 1/- brown both cancelled by superb ‘A42’ and showing equally fine despatch alongside (Proud D2 and te earliest recorded), “1/1” manuscript rating, London Paid of 14 JU, reverse with Kingston (MY 4), ANGLETERRE/OUEST entry (14.6) and Mons Station (14.6.) backstamps; a most attractive franking.
1882 (JUN 7) ‘Executive Mansion/ Monrovia’ printed envelope addressed to the President of the Royal Geographic Society of Antwerp, Belgium, bearing single franking 8c cancelled by six bar cancel with Monrovia cds in association, arrival backstamp, a few trivial tone spots and sealed tear at top left, still very fine to a rare destination. Ex. Fosdyke Ray.
1891 registered cover to Belgium, franked with 1d, 2d (pair) and 6d tied with framed 'PRETORIA' registered handstamps, reverse with Cape Town registered transit date stamp and BRUSSELS arrival, re-addressed upon arrival with postman's manuscript explanation on the reverse.