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Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.

Australia

Covers and stamps / Australian States / Great Britain / Redirected mail / Transatlantic Mail / Combination covers

(Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.

£115

Great Britain (Advertising Stationery) 1873 Half Penny pink card with printed red and black advert on reverse for GRANT’S MORELLA CHERRY BRANDY, used from Maidstone to Strand; some slight toning, early item.   Great Britain (Advertising Stationery) 1873 Half Penny pink card with printed red and black advert on reverse for GRANT’S MORELLA CHERRY BRANDY, used from Maidstone to Strand; some slight toning, early item.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain / Alchohol / Advertising stationery

(Advertising Stationery) 1873 Half Penny pink card with printed red and black advert on reverse for GRANT’S MORELLA CHERRY BRANDY, used from Maidstone to Strand; some slight toning, early item.

£55

Germany (British Army Post Office) 1923 (23 AP) registered airmail cover to Glasgow granked KGV ½d. and 6d. tied Army Post Office S. 40 datestamps, further strike repeated on reverse together with violet oval British Rhine M.L./ Patrol Flotilla, Registered London transit; scarce cover but ½d. stamp damaged.Germany (British Army Post Office) 1923 (23 AP) registered airmail cover to Glasgow granked KGV ½d. and 6d. tied Army Post Office S. 40 datestamps, further strike repeated on reverse together with violet oval British Rhine M.L./ Patrol Flotilla, Registered London transit; scarce cover but ½d. stamp damaged.

Germany

Covers and stamps / Germany / Great Britain / Military

(British Army Post Office) 1923 (23 AP) registered airmail cover to Glasgow granked KGV ½d. and 6d. tied Army Post Office S. 40 datestamps, further strike repeated on reverse together with violet oval British Rhine M.L./ Patrol Flotilla, Registered London transit; scarce cover but ½d. stamp damaged.

£75

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1918 (20 AUG) stampless envelope  endorsed “On active service”  countersigned below line at left, bearing oval-framed violet X25 censor, framed ‘RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIPS/NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED’ which has been overstruck with multi faceted London V date stamps; envelope opened on three sides, no cancels on reverse.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1918 (20 AUG) stampless envelope endorsed “On active service” countersigned below line at left, bearing oval-framed violet X25 censor, framed ‘RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIPS/NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED’ which has been overstruck with multi faceted London V date stamps; envelope opened on three sides, no cancels on reverse.

£75

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1918 picture postcard to England from British soldier, censored with violet oval-framed X15 handstamp, the censor presumably responsible for erasing the cyrillic inscription on face of card. Red London Paid slogan arrival cancel of OCT 13.Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1918 picture postcard to England from British soldier, censored with violet oval-framed X15 handstamp, the censor presumably responsible for erasing the cyrillic inscription on face of card. Red London Paid slogan arrival cancel of OCT 13.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1918 picture postcard to England from British soldier, censored with violet oval-framed X15 handstamp, the censor presumably responsible for erasing the cyrillic inscription on face of card. Red London Paid slogan arrival cancel of OCT 13.

£75

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (14 JY) censored stampless “On Active Service” envelope to London cancelled by Field Post Office P.B. 14 cds of Sadllier-Jackson’s 238 Brigade in the Drvina Force, overstruck by signature of Officer,  blue Passed By Censor No. 60 R crown handstamp; good condition.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (14 JY) censored stampless “On Active Service” envelope to London cancelled by Field Post Office P.B. 14 cds of Sadllier-Jackson’s 238 Brigade in the Drvina Force, overstruck by signature of Officer, blue Passed By Censor No. 60 R crown handstamp; good condition.

£145

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (22 JA) stampless “On Active Service” cover to Burntisland, Fife, Scotland cancelled by Field Post Office P.B.44, then assigned to Bakharitza, overstruck with censor, envelope signed by officer/ censor in corner,  P.S. Hughes, part of Archangel Garrison. A few pin holes top left and without backflap. A scarce F.P.O.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (22 JA) stampless “On Active Service” cover to Burntisland, Fife, Scotland cancelled by Field Post Office P.B.44, then assigned to Bakharitza, overstruck with censor, envelope signed by officer/ censor in corner, P.S. Hughes, part of Archangel Garrison. A few pin holes top left and without backflap. A scarce F.P.O.

£125

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (22 JA) ‘Evening Express Tobacco Fund Cardiff stampless reply card to Penarth with fine strike of Field Post Office P.B.66, located at Obozerskaya;fine and scarce.Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (22 JA) ‘Evening Express Tobacco Fund Cardiff stampless reply card to Penarth with fine strike of Field Post Office P.B.66, located at Obozerskaya;fine and scarce.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Military / Tobacco

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (22 JA) ‘Evening Express Tobacco Fund Cardiff stampless reply card to Penarth with fine strike of Field Post Office P.B.66, located at Obozerskaya;fine and scarce.

£125

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (23 JA) picture postcard endorsed “o.a.s.” and cancelled Field Post Office PB.44 located at Bakharitza which is overstruck with violet oval-framed X25 censor.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (23 JA) picture postcard endorsed “o.a.s.” and cancelled Field Post Office PB.44 located at Bakharitza which is overstruck with violet oval-framed X25 censor.

£75

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (28 JU) stampless cover to Hampstead, London redirected to St Louis Institution, Tours, France cancelled by Field Post Office P.B. 77, then at Emetskoe, London cancel of Jul 14 and Tours arrival backstamp of 16th. Small violet circular censor No. 65 R and OPENED BY CENSOR P.W. 214 censor tape. A rare F.P.O.Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (28 JU) stampless cover to Hampstead, London redirected to St Louis Institution, Tours, France cancelled by Field Post Office P.B. 77, then at Emetskoe, London cancel of Jul 14 and Tours arrival backstamp of 16th. Small violet circular censor No. 65 R and OPENED BY CENSOR P.W. 214 censor tape. A rare F.P.O.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (28 JU) stampless cover to Hampstead, London redirected to St Louis Institution, Tours, France cancelled by Field Post Office P.B. 77, then at Emetskoe, London cancel of Jul 14 and Tours arrival backstamp of 16th. Small violet circular censor No. 65 R and OPENED BY CENSOR P.W. 214 censor tape. A rare F.P.O.

£95

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (6 AU) stampless “O.A.S.” to Inverness, Scotland cancelled Field Post Office P.B. 66, used at Obozerskaya, violet censor handstamp No. 27 R overstriking Officer/censors signature; some slight staining.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (6 AU) stampless “O.A.S.” to Inverness, Scotland cancelled Field Post Office P.B. 66, used at Obozerskaya, violet censor handstamp No. 27 R overstriking Officer/censors signature; some slight staining.

£125

Russia (British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (JU 26) censored stampless cover to England with Field Post Office P.B.55 cds, then at Beresnik, black (No.28) and red (No. 708) censor cachets, the latter tying tape OPENED BY/BASE CENSOR NO. 16; some slight faults to edges of envelope.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Great Britain / Censored mail / Military

(British Forces Intervention in North Russia) 1919 (JU 26) censored stampless cover to England with Field Post Office P.B.55 cds, then at Beresnik, black (No.28) and red (No. 708) censor cachets, the latter tying tape OPENED BY/BASE CENSOR NO. 16; some slight faults to edges of envelope.

£125

Great Britain (Crimean War) 1855 stampless ‘On Her Majesty’s Service’ envelope with embossed back flap to England, endorsed “via Marseille”, POST OFFICE BRITISH ARMY A cds of Constantinople. The cover has been charged “6” in spite of the heading.Great Britain (Crimean War) 1855 stampless ‘On Her Majesty’s Service’ envelope with embossed back flap to England, endorsed “via Marseille”, POST OFFICE BRITISH ARMY A cds of Constantinople. The cover has been charged “6” in spite of the heading.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Constantinople / Great Britain / Military

(Crimean War) 1855 stampless ‘On Her Majesty’s Service’ envelope with embossed back flap to England, endorsed “via Marseille”, POST OFFICE BRITISH ARMY A cds of Constantinople. The cover has been charged “6” in spite of the heading.

£175

German Colonies (East Africa) 1906 incoming uprated Great Britain King Edward VII ½d. postal stationery envelope from Manchester to German Post Office at Mahenge, with Dar-es-Salaam transit of 29/5 and arrival of 29/6.German Colonies (East Africa) 1906 incoming uprated Great Britain King Edward VII ½d. postal stationery envelope from Manchester to German Post Office at Mahenge, with Dar-es-Salaam transit of 29/5 and arrival of 29/6.

German Colonies

Covers and stamps / German East Africa / Great Britain / Postal Stationery

(East Africa) 1906 incoming uprated Great Britain King Edward VII ½d. postal stationery envelope from Manchester to German Post Office at Mahenge, with Dar-es-Salaam transit of 29/5 and arrival of 29/6.

£145

German States (Hamburg) 1822 (15 Oct) entire (with two messages, earlier dated 3/8) to Porto, Portugal  bearing a fine example of the rare cursive framed Hamburg Paid, routed via London transit backstamps, obverse with Lisboa transit and manuscript accountancy. Only a few of these handstamps recorded.

German States

Covers and stamps / Great Britain / German States

(Hamburg) 1822 (15 Oct) entire (with two messages, earlier dated 3/8) to Porto, Portugal bearing a fine example of the rare cursive framed Hamburg Paid, routed via London transit backstamps, obverse with Lisboa transit and manuscript accountancy. Only a few of these handstamps recorded.

£685

Great Britain (Jersey) 1865 entire from St Helier to a bank at St Brieux, Cotes du Nord France franked 1862-64 4d., MF tied by fine large numeral lozenge ‘3734’, to left with red framed PD  and octagonal ANGL. B.M. St Malo date stamp, reverse with arrival cds.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Channel Islands / French Maritime / Great Britain / Maritime

(Jersey) 1865 entire from St Helier to a bank at St Brieux, Cotes du Nord France franked 1862-64 4d., MF tied by fine large numeral lozenge ‘3734’, to left with red framed PD and octagonal ANGL. B.M. St Malo date stamp, reverse with arrival cds.

£175

Great Britain (Picture Stationery - Hotel) 1902 ½d. green Queen Victoria stationery card uprated  ½d.  King Edward VII with image on front of Midland Grand Hotel, London, used to Dresden, Germany.Great Britain (Picture Stationery - Hotel) 1902 ½d. green Queen Victoria stationery card uprated  ½d.  King Edward VII with image on front of Midland Grand Hotel, London, used to Dresden, Germany.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain / Hotel / Picture Stationery

(Picture Stationery - Hotel) 1902 ½d. green Queen Victoria stationery card uprated ½d. King Edward VII with image on front of Midland Grand Hotel, London, used to Dresden, Germany.

£85

Great Britain (Scotland) 1835 Missent to Falmouth Packet: Entire addressed to Pickering, Canada, endorsed “By Liverpool and New York” but forwarded in error to Falmouth where framed ‘Mifsent to/FALMOUTH’ applied and returned to Liverpool, at New York ‘SHIP’ and ‘FORWARDED’  handstamps added plus cds, reverse with red Upper Canada and Haddington date stamps, two green Queenston cds on front, manuscript “2/5 ½“ charge at right; fine and unusual.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Canada / Great Britain / Maritime / Missent Mail / Scotland / Transatlantic Mail

(Scotland) 1835 Missent to Falmouth Packet: Entire addressed to Pickering, Canada, endorsed “By Liverpool and New York” but forwarded in error to Falmouth where framed ‘Mifsent to/FALMOUTH’ applied and returned to Liverpool, at New York ‘SHIP’ and ‘FORWARDED’ handstamps added plus cds, reverse with red Upper Canada and Haddington date stamps, two green Queenston cds on front, manuscript “2/5 ½“ charge at right; fine and unusual.

£415

Hong Kong (Treaty Ports) 1917 incoming mourning cover to HongKong Shanghai Bank branch at Foochow, China, underfranked 1d. KGV from North Finchley with hexagonal framed T/30 handstamp, no charge apparently being collected, reverse with very clear Shanghai Br. P.O transit and on front British Post Office Foochow arrival.Hong Kong (Treaty Ports) 1917 incoming mourning cover to HongKong Shanghai Bank branch at Foochow, China, underfranked 1d. KGV from North Finchley with hexagonal framed T/30 handstamp, no charge apparently being collected, reverse with very clear Shanghai Br. P.O transit and on front British Post Office Foochow arrival.

Hong Kong

Covers and stamps / China / Hong Kong / Great Britain / Postage dues / Mourning

(Treaty Ports) 1917 incoming mourning cover to HongKong Shanghai Bank branch at Foochow, China, underfranked 1d. KGV from North Finchley with hexagonal framed T/30 handstamp, no charge apparently being collected, reverse with very clear Shanghai Br. P.O transit and on front British Post Office Foochow arrival.

£85

Belgium 1782 London to Cognac entire concerning deliveries of Brandy to Dunkirk and Ostend, bearing a fine example in blue of ‘D’A/ B’ (D’Angleterre par Bruxelles) handstamp.

Belgium

Covers and stamps / Belgium / Great Britain / European Transits / Pre stamp

1782 London to Cognac entire concerning deliveries of Brandy to Dunkirk and Ostend, bearing a fine example in blue of ‘D’A/ B’ (D’Angleterre par Bruxelles) handstamp.

£375