(British Post Office) 1880 (AU 25) opened-out envelope to Havre franked Great Britain 1870 1½d. and 1880 1d Venetian Red vertical strips of 6 and 3 plus a single, two stamps missing from the front top right (would originally have been a block of 12), cancelled by C59 obliterators, fine red JACMEL PAID, Calais entry cds at left, reverse with London transit and arrival cds. Envelope opened out for display, a most unusual franking.
(British Post Offices) 1877 (AP 25) entire to Genova, Italy franked 1870 1½d., plate 3, SG and 1873-80 1s., plate 12, FK cancelled with ‘C61’ obliterator, cds in association below, all overstruck with red London PAID cds, reverse with Genova arrival cds.
(Puerto Rico) 1876 (FE 25) entire to Bastia, Corsica, redirected within France, franked Line Engraved 1½d. and 2d. together with 1867-80 10d., plate 1, EA, the 1d. cancelled by ‘C85’ obliterators, Mayaguez Porto Rico Paid cds of British Post Office below, internal French cancels; slight faults to envelope.
1879 (10 JU) 1d. pink stationery envelope to Hamburg, endorsed “Via Ostend” and uprated 1870 1½d., JE, plate 3, tied by two Manchester ‘498’ duplex, arrival backstamp; a couple of pinhole towards base otherwise fine.
1880 (MR 23) 1d. pink stationery envelope on pale blue paper stock, to Copenhagen, Denmark additionally franked 1870 1½d., JE (damaged bottom right corner) and 1873-80 2½d. , plate 16 tied St Austell ‘670’ duplex, arrival backstamp. Senders backflap details removed.