(Benin) 1892 stampless military cover to France endorsed “Corps expeditionnaire du Dahomey” and cancelled CORRESPce MILITAIRE PORTO-NOVO BENIN, reverse with maritime Établissements Du Benin Ligne M No.2, Marseille A Lyon Special tpo and some transits and arrival cds; some toning.
(Benin) 1898 (5 Juil) Value Declared for 600 francs on Golfe De Benin 15c. postal stationery envelope to Besancon additionally franked Golfe de Benin 2c., 20c. and 75c. in combination with Benin 1c. and 2c. all tied Porto Novo Dahomey cds, straight-line CHARGE at left and octagonal maritime date stamp at base, reverse with framed segmented handstamp, arrival cds and five red wx seals. A rare franking made up of 50c. postage, 25c. registration and 40c. insurance. Ex. Grabowski.
(Benin) 1902 (22 Oct) cover to Paris franked 15c. tied multi faceted Telegraphie Militaire/ Poste No.6/ Benin with another clearer cancel alongside, bottom left octagonal Loango A Bordeaux L.L.No.3 maritime date stamp, Cotonou transit and arrival backstamps.