(Alaouites) 1926 (4.4.) cover to Beirut franked Syria 0f50 block of four overprinted ALAOUITES displaying two different settings cancelled Lattaquie cds, arrival backstamp.
(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.
(Ottoman Empire - Syria) 1907 20 paras postal stationery card to Modling, Austria cancelled bilingual Hamidie (Damas) cds, arrival cancel on front. Good clean example.
(Ottoman Empire) 1847 folded flimsy cover addressed to Vice Consul of Sardinia from Alexandrette with Alep blue-green negative seal; fine appearance.
(Ottoman Empire) 1901 Lebanese picture postcard of ‘Palais de Betddin’ to Lyon, franked two 10pa. yellow-green tied by negative seal of SAM-HAMA-SEYYARGIGI DAMAS HAMA tpo (RRR); small teat at side not detracting.
(Ottoman Empire) 1911 (14/9) picture postcard of Alep addressed to Pera franked 1909 10pa. green (2) tied by DAMAS – BEYROUTH 3 TPO cds (RRR), some toning around stamp perfs
(Ottoman Empire) 1911 20pa. postal stationery card cancelled at Rakka with two strikes of bilingual cds; small tear at base of card, fresh condition.
(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.
(Ottoman Empire) 1912 envelope addressed in Arabic franked 1908 1pi. tied by violet bilingual Tire cds, transit backstamp and arrival cds. Some erosion to envelope.
(Ottoman Empire) 1918 picture postcard of Damas to Lausanne franked 10para ‘Off to the Front’ and 20para Post Office tied by Damas bilingual date stamp, to right Beyrouth transit, reverse with Stamboul Depart cancels and censor cachets front and back.
(Syria) 1857 stampless entire to Marseille with two-line handstamp POSTE FRANCAISE/ D'ALEP, Alexandrette Syrie cds bottom left, red framed maritime handstamp and rated '10' decimes on arrival, reverse with arrival cds
(Syria) 1871 entire to Marseille franked 1863-71 Laureated Napoleon 80c. tied ‘5091’ gross chiffres with Lattaquie cds in association, framed PD and red maritime handstamp, reverse with Smyrne transit and arrival cds.
(Syria) 1872 part entire to Marseille, ship endorsement top left, franked pair Laureated Napoleon 40c. tied '5079' large numeral lozenges, Alexandrette cds below, framed PD and red framed maritime handstamp, reverse with Smyrne transit and arrival cds
1865 outer letter sheet to Beirut franked 1865 2pi. blue and rose tied by illegible triangle of dots and faint PORT LATAKIE cds with a clearer strike below, Latackia dateline, fragile condition with some splitting, scarce and attractive, signed A.Bolaffi.
1865-67 10pa rose and blue top marginal block of four cancelled PORT LATAKIA blue-green cds, a few minor discolouration marks on front and some paper on reverse, various expertising handstamps including Diena and Bolaffi.
1872 outer letter sheet to Alexandrie ( refolded to show backstamps) franked 1872-90 5r. blue with light blue unclear cancel, Lattakia cds in blue on reverse; with some faults.
1891 (10 Nov) mourning cover to Bruxelles bearing single franking franked France Sage 25c. tied by Tripoli Syrie, reverse with Marseille transit and arrival cds.
1921 (13.10.) airmail cover from Halep to Alexandrette franked AVION overprinted 1pi. on 20c. Sower pair and Merson 5pi. on 1f. and 10pi. on 2f. tied bilingual HALEP 3 cds; some toning around perfs as usual and light vertical crease at right clear of stamps, slightly reduced at base.
1922 (11.5.) registered cover to Marseille from a member of the French Military Mission, surcharged pair 40c. Merson overprinted ‘O.M.F./Syrie/2 Piastres’ tied by bilingual Alexandrette. Reverse also showing label for Colonial Exhibition at Marseille.
1924 (5.2.) AR registered cover to Paris franked at base with ‘millesime’ pair 2,50pi. on 50c. tied bilingual Babtoma (Damas) cds, top left with framed ‘AR’ handstamp with manuscript registration number alongside, arrival backstamp; fine and scarce.