(Football and Cricket) 1901 (12 May) cover to “Stowe House, Nr Kidderminster, England” franked Great Britain 1d. lilac tied Army Post Office/ Barberton/ South Africa cds. Contains two letters of 7.V. (some splitting) and 14.5. both with many references to Riding, Football and Cricket.
(Postal Stationery) 1902 (AP 23) 18c on 30c registered stationery envelope to Paris uprated on reverse four 2c. and four 4c., paying the double foreign letter rate to Paris plus 12c registration, reverse with Mombasa transit of 29 AP, endorsed at top “via Zanzibar” in apparent different script, at bottom left Deutsche Seepost Ost Afrikanische Hauptlinie with uncertain code letter; some staining on front not detracting from good German maritime commercial cover.
(Soldier’s Letter) 1882 soldier’s concessionary rate cover to Plymouth bearing 16 dots 1d. lilac tied ‘A26’ duplex, envelope correctly endorsed at the top from Private Martin Sweney on “S.S Draceo” at Gibraltar and countersigned by his Commanding Officer; tear at top of envelope with small part of backflap missing.
1889 registered cover to Munich bearing Great Britain overprinted 1d., 3d., 4d. and 6d. pair together with Natal overprinted ½d. (with stop after Zululand, SG 12) all tied by four double-ring cds, arrival backstamp. Very fine and attractive franking.
1894 'Three Half Pence' overprinted Cape of Good Hope stationery card to Germany, uprated with 1d. lilac tied Vryburg square circle, Hannover arrival cds at left; some slight staining not detracting from this scarce card.
1894 (SP 11) registered cover to Luton franked British Protectorate/ Oil Rivers 1892-94 Great Britain oveprinted Jubilee 2d. together with 1d. lilac, both diagonal bisects, plus 1894 1d. and 2d. tied by three square circle Bonny date stamps. A fine, rare double bisect cover.
1897 (30 Nov) registered cover to London franked Great Britain two pairs of 1d. lilac and Jubilee ½d. and 2d. tied by two violet framed BURUTU in sans-serif capitals, oval framed Registered Liverpool below stamps and arrival backstamp; fine cover ex Glassco.