(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.
(Arab Kingdom) 1920 (23.4.) commercial cover to Bale, Switzerland franked pair 5m. on 5pa. overprinted Turkish fiscal tied single bilingual Halep cds, without backstamps.
(Belarus) Undated envelope without flap from the Military HQ in Minsk whose cachet appears on reverse with 10k. blue to Geneva, cancelled by pen cross and LAUSANNE GARE/ EXPEDITION handstamp; slight envelope faults, unusual.
(Corsica) Undated, early 1800s cover to Switzerland addressed to an Officer of the Swiss Guard of the French King, endorsed “Par Antibes/ Turin et Milan”, CORTE despatch handstamp and various manuscript accountancy.
(Far Eastern Republic) 1923 (14 6) registered cover to Switzerland with red ‘Charge’ label but no evidence that any money was sent, franked 1923 Soviet issue 1k. on 100r. block of ten plus 5k. on 10r, pair tied by Vladivostok cds, good margins throughout, Zurich arrival backstamp, a fine franking.
(Heligoland) 1884 10pf postal stationery card to Zurich, Switzerland with despatch cds top right overstruck Swiss Ambulant cds, arrival cancel bottom left. With message.
(Japanese Occupation Nanking and Shanghai) 1945 envelope addressed to a Mme Jeanete Neiditsch, Missionstr, Basel, Switzerland franked on reverse by four $200 on $5 Purple Mountains, Nanking each tied by single Shanghai cds, return address of HICEM company. Fine and scarce overseas destination of these stamps.
(Maritime) 1899 Finnish picture postcard to Chaux-De-Fonds, Switzerland bearing mixed franking Russia 3k. cancelled framed ‘Fran RYSSLAND’ and Finland 1k. cancelled Stockholm cds, arrival cancels at base. A fine and scarce combination.
(Ottoman Empire) 1911 commercial printed envelope unsealed and sent at printed matter rate to Richtersweil, Switzerland ,franked two 5pa. (one defective) tied by bilingual Haleb (Stuk-Ul-Habil), arrival backstamp; light vertical filing crease, a rare postmark on cover.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1898 (30 Abr) 3c. card to Pully, Switzerland cancelled by violet octagonal date stamp, Guatemala 1 handstamp to left, arrival cancels bottom left, reverse with circular blue image of Fishing with net, full message.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1901 (May 21) 3c. card to Bern, Switzerland cancelled by violet octagonal Quezaltenango date stamp, Guatemala transit to left, arrival cds below this, reverse with part blue image of the City.
(Picture Stationery) 1891 (30.V.) 5pf. card to Burgdorf, Switzerland additionally franked 5pf. of same design, tied Sohland (Rothstein) cds. Image entitled ‘Gruss vom Rothstein’ showing Restaurant, 454 meter above Baltic Sea; some slight tones.
(Postage Due) 1879 (DE 30) cover from Portarlington, Ireland to Lausanne insufficiently franked at 2½d. rate, probably should have been double rate, the double deficiency paid by 1878 Type I, 50c. Postage Due; light vertical crease clear of stamps.
(Postal Stationery) 1916 1d. envelope to Herisau, Switzerland uprated with horizontal strip of three ½d. tied Akropong cds, Dodowa transit cds to left showing inverted year, Accra transit backstamp that has been overlaid with the censor tape which is itself cancelled with arrival cds.
(Russia Japanese War) 1904 cover from Swiss Military Observer, Colonel Fritz Goetsch, Japanese 1st Army HQ, Manchuria, to Switzerland franked 10s. , reverse with Yokohama transit and arrival cds.
(Togo) 1890 (8/4) cover to Lagos bearing Germany 20pf. forerunner tied Klein-Popo cds, Lagos W. Africa arrival cds, re-addressed to St Gallen, Switzerland with red FORWARD handstamp, Liverpool transit, reverse with Accra transit and arrival cds; fine early cover, Ex Sacher.
(Turkey) 1895 (18 X) 20pa postal stationery card written from Adrinopel and addressed to Switzerland cancelled en route in Bulgaria with bilingual Tzaribad tpo, Oerlikon arrival cds at left. Good condition.
1841 entire to Vevey, Switzerland cancelled on reverse French language, unframed St. Petersbourg circular handstamp, FRANCO/ AUS RUSSLAND transit applied in Berlin whose cds is on reverse, arrival backstamp. An extremely rare St Petersburg postmark, not recorded in Dobin. Baillie & Peel 1F, the three examples they record are all to Bordeaux. A rarity.
1852 small entire to St. Gallen, Switzerland, franked 40c. cut into at top with three other large margins showings parts of adjoining stamps, tied grille cancel, Paris despatch cds at right, reverse with Basel entry cds and arrival cds.
1862 1d. Nestle Price Current private postal stationery wrapper to Basle, Switzerland, cancelled barred diamond ‘36’ of London, endorsed “pr Calais” and red circular-framed ‘PP’ and Angl. Amb Calais B French entry cds, red crayon “05” arrival charge, reverse with Basel cds.