(Brunswick) 1860 (3 Marz) registered outer letter sheet to Newton Abbot, England bearing double-ring Braunschweig date stamp, red circular framed ‘P’ and cursive (Crown)/ REGISTERED handstamp, Prussia/ (crown)/ Registered and London Paid cancels, arrival backstamp of MR 5.
(Hamburg) 1858 (29/7) registered stampless outer letter sheet from Copenhagen to London from the Danish Offices, Hamburg Paid cds of German P.O. applied the following day and on arrival a superb strike of the very rare red Hamburg/ (crown)/ Registered handstamp. There was no example in the Martin Willcocks Collection and this is much finer than the example in V Sussex.
1858 (1 Dec) registered CHARGE cover to London franked 1853 imperf Napoleon 80c (four close to large margins) tied by petits chiffres ‘2164’, Morlaix cds in association, framed ‘Apres/ Le/ Depart’ and scarce ‘crown’ FRANCE REGISTERED in red, London Paid cds bottom right, reverse with three surviving wax seals and two French transits; some slight ink erosion not unduly detracting.
1864 registered cover to Glasgow, endorsed "Per Royal Mail Route" and bearing straight-line REGISTERED and framed POST OFFICE/ VICTORIA VANCOUVER handtsamp, franked United States 24c. tied target handstamp and by New York Registered date stamp,San Francisco transit cds bottom left, cursive (crown) Registered and London Paid cds arrival backstamp; some faults to envelope but still an attractive example of rare registered mail.
1869 25k. postal stationery envelope, uprated 10k. and registered to Bradford, England, stamp and printed image tied Wien despatch cds, red framed RCMDT handstamp and unframed P.D., in transit at London oval-framed 'Registered London/ From/ Prussia date stamp and cursice '(crown)/ REGISTERED' handstamp, arrival backstamp. Crease and other faults but still a good example of this highly catalogued stationery envelope used. Ferchenbauer Certificate.