(Sinkiang Russian Post Offices Kuldja Post Office) 1918 (24.5) registered insured cover to Tientsin franked at 950k (inclusive of insurance for 500 roubles in banknotes enclosed) cancelled by Kuldja P.O. datestamps (Tchillinghirian Type 7), endorsed “Par Harbin” but delayed and interrupted by the Russian Revolution and arriving at Changchun I.J.P.O. on 18 Oct, some 5 months later, transferring to Tientsin I.J.P.O. on 20.10 and then to Russian Post Office on 21.10. for eventual delivery. A very fine item travelling through two different Foreign Post Offices.
(Slovenia) 1942 parcel card to LUBIANA franked Yugoslavia 25p. that has been overlaid with Hitler Mussolini 1L.25 pair with further pair below tied 'TREBNJE' cds, reverse with pair 40c. postage dues ties LUBIANA cds.
(South West Africa) 1905 violet lithographed Christmas card, stampless to Magdeburg with violet military cachet for Railways battalion, Luderitzbucht cds top right and arrival bottom left.
(Suriname) 1846 (16 Oct) entire to Schiedam annotated “Per Kapitan/ A. Hendriks/ D.G.G.” (Whom God Guide), rated ‘60’c, bearing red oval ZEE BRIEF * Den Helder * date stamp on arrival in Holland, arrival backstamp.
(Suriname) 1923 parcel card to New York franked 1915-33 25c. red violet and 1923 50c and 1g. tied two Paramaribo cds; slight bottom right corner creasing.
(Tasmania) 1900 2d. stationery letter card with picture on reverse entitled ‘Entrance Island, Macquarie Harbour’ and showing the Lighthouse, fine unused with stamp image bright colour.
(Tasmania) 1900 2d. stationery letter card with picture on reverse entitled ‘Entrance Island, Macquarie Harbour’ and showing the Lighthouse, the front bears dark blue unusual SPECIMEN; a few slight tones.
(Tunisia) 1870 registered cover to Genova franked with two 40c. tied 235 numeral cancels with Tunisi Poste Italiane cds, framed registration at top, arrival backstamp; fine neat and attractive registered cover.
(Tunisia) 1875 outer letter sheet to Napoli franked Estero overprinted 40c. tied 235 numeral cancel with Tunisi Poste Italiane cds alongside and showing straight-line maritime Coi Postali Italiani handstamp, transit and arrival backstamps.
(Tunisia) 1876 cover to Genova franked Estero overprinted 30c. tied unclear numeral cancel with Tunisi Poste Italiane cds alongside and partial strike of straight-line maritime Coi Postali Italiani, transit and arrival backstamps.
(Tunisia) 1883 cover to Malta franked ‘Estero’ overprinted 50c. violet cancelled with unclear lozenge, alongside Tripoli Di Berberia Poste Ital. Cds, arrival backstamp. Various signatures and Dienna Certificate. Fine and scarce.
(Ukraine) 1913 (1.12.) insured part printed envelope for 13r20k franked by Romanov 35k pair tied by Kiev cds repeated at left, red Cyrillic insured label and green registration label, arrival backstamp; some slight wear at edges of envelope.
(Used Abroad – Puerto Rico) 1872 (26 Set) outer letter sheet to Cadiz bearing pair 1867-80 10d. red-brown, LK-LL, cancelled by a full clear ‘C61’ obliterator of San Juan, in combination with Spanish Antilles 25c blue pair (l/h stamp with small fault at base) cancelled by Colonial Grill, cds top left. A fine cover with Philatelic Foundation (1970, 1984) and Sismondo (2005) certificates. Ex. Grant Glasco 1969 and Klempka. Fine and very rare.
1745 incoming entire to Venezia from Constantinople with fine negative handstamp, very clean condition.
1747 and 1788 entires to Marseille and Carpentras each with straight-line ROME handstamp of the French Offices. Fine condition pair.
1765 (15.10.) entire from Rome to Malta which was handed over to the Napoleonic Post Offices in Rome and sent via Naples, small straight-line Roma applied, without any other postal markings, fine condition. Ex. Vollmeier.
1768 thick entire with wine order to Madeira, date-lined as written from St Eustatia, carried privately without postal cancels; entire with faults with the right hand panel detached from the rest of entire; a rare early item.
1774 incoming entire from Palermo, Sicily endorsed “Siracusa/ per Malta” to a Pioroio Fournier. A fine early entire.
1794 entire to Genoese Consul at Marseille, written from Genova bearing two-line 85/ MONACO handstamp at top; fine and clean condition
1803 entire from Firenze to Pienza bearing on reverse ornate-framed 'SOLDI 2.8.' handstamp in red; fine and clean condition.