(Accountancy) 1817 incoming entire fr0m Bremen to London with straight-line despatch handstamp, on arrival unframed 'OZ at 6s/8d per Oz' handstamp applied, F.P.O. arrival backstamp.
(Alsace Lorraine) 1871 (18/Oct) folded invoice to Metz bearing mixed franking pair 20c. with upwards network and France 'Laureated Napoleon' 40c. tied 1386 large numeral with Elbeuf cds in association, framed P.P., the 20c. pair only tied by French cancels and bu two blue crayon lines, next day arrival backstamps.
(Alsace Lorraine) 1871 (24/10) insured cover franked 1c., 4c. and two 25c. tied Illkirch-Grafenstaden cds, the 25c with network pointing downwards (Mi 7II) and 1c. and 4c. pointing upwards (Mi 1I and 3I); a fine franking, Roumet Certificate.
(Baden) late 1860s entire franked 1862 perf 10 1k and 3k cancelled with four-ring ‘19’ numerals, two Bruchsal cds below, at left oval framed Bruchsal/ Postabl/ Odenheim handstamp; vertical and horizontal filing creases.
(Bavaria -Forwarding Agents) 1798 entire with invoice from Gera to Moersburg bearing forwarding agents details of A.P. Heinlein at Nurnberg on side panel, front bearing cursive V.NURNBERG handstamp
(Bavaria) 1911 (9 Aug) parcel card from Munich to Switzerland franked vertical strip of three type I 80pf. (Mi. 85I), tied Muenchen cds; good condition.
(Bremen transit mail) 1817 entire from Leeds, England to Bolzano, Italy, endorsed "via Hambrg" but instead routed via Bremen with straight-line E.P.B. handstamp, red desptach date stamp and red manuscript rates on front; light horizontal filing crease at top, a scarce routing handstamp.
(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.
(Brunswick) 1864 (23/6) cover bearing single franking 1Sgr with close to good margins, tied ‘5’ numeral with diamond of bars, framed BODENBURG date stamp, reverse with Hildesheim cds and three-line Hannover/Cassel both in blue, Cassel transit and arrival cds. Staining from wax seal apparent from front.
(Brunswick) late 1860s cover franked with 1867 pair and block of three ½ Ggr tied by fine clear ‘36’ numerals, framed two-line Salder date stamp, reverse with framed Helmstedt and double-ring Wolfenbuttel date stamp; fine clean condition with Brettl BPP handstamp.
(Hamburg - Prussia) 1859 (2/4) entire to Pesth, Hungary bearing single franking right-hand marginal 1857 3 Sgr orange-yellow tied bt very fine Hamburg Bahnhof double-ring date stamp, arrival backstamp of 4/4; fine and attractive.
(Hamburg Post Offices) 1841 entire to Carlsbad redirected to “Poste Restante” Prag bearing two-line DANEMARCK/ PAR HAMBOURG, reverse with framed T.T./ HAMBURG three-line date stamp plus two-line Carlsbad and circular Prag date stamps; good example.
(Hamburg) 1823 entire to Portugal bearing framed Hamburg Paid cursive framed handstamp of the British Post Office and stated to be the last recorded date of use, oval-framed Lisboa arrival and manuscript 280 reis charge, reverse with London FPO transit; fine and rare
(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.
(Hannover – Thurn Taxis) 1806 long entire to France bering very fine red straight-line PAYS D’HANNOVRE R4 and straight-line BASSE-SAXE; a fine cover during the French Occupation.
(Heligoland) 1884 10pf postal stationery card to Zurich, Switzerland with despatch cds top right overstruck Swiss Ambulant cds, arrival cancel bottom left. With message.
(Lubeck) 1863 1Sch red-orange postal stationery envelope sent on 19/2 1865 to Manchester, England additionally franked 1863 2Sch. and 4Sch. tied by three Luebeck double-ring cds, blue “Wfr 2 ¾” manuscript accountancy, red P.D. handstamp and Paid London transit, arrival backstamp. An extremely fine example of 7Sgr rate to England, Ebel and Engel BPP handstamps on reverse and Volker Mehlmann certificate.
(Lubeck) 1864 4Sch postal stationery envelope sent on 29/10 1866 to Manchester, England additionally franked 1863 1Sch. and 2Sch. tied by three Luebeck double-ring cds, blue “Wfr 2 ¾” manuscript accountancy, red P.D. handstamp and Paid London transits, arrival backstamp and local tpo; very fine and rare, M Brettl Certificate.
(Lubeck) 1866 entire from Copenhagen, Denmark to Bordeaux bearing despatch cds at left, stamped framed P.38 handstamp overstruck with red French entry PRusse Forbach, reverse with fine accountancy 1 1/2 a.P. applied at Lubeck in association with three line tpo LUBECK/ (date)/ LAUENBURG, Paris transit and Paris A Bordeaux tpo; horizontal filing crease.
(North German Confederation) 1871 3Kr rose on Prussia 1Kr. green stationery envelope with Hildburghausen cds; good condition.