(Advertising Stationery) 1898 5c. postal stationery card with advert on reverse for ‘Hotel St Antoine’ depicting the Hotel and street scene before it with horse drawn trams and carts, with a message to his mother from Anvers to Blankenberghe; good condition
(Advertising Stationery) 1901 1c. postal card uprated 1c. Pan American Exposition to Bremen cancelled by New York machine cancel, fine illustration of Beer Hall and Restaurant Scheffel Hall, 3rd Ave, New York depicting Monks drinking at a table.
(Advertising Stationery) 1910s 5pf Germania envelope with illustrated advert for Umbrellas on front and Stomach Relief at left, reverse with adverts including Painless Dentistry, Private Detectives, Pottery, Butter, illustrated Slippers, Printers, Car Repairs; fine unused
(Advertising Stationery) 1917 1c. envelope of ‘Ajax Fire Engine Works’ with fine red image of machine in use, addressed to ‘The North German Lloyd of Bremen, Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies’, New York despatch and arrival backstamps; heavy central vertical filing crease.
(Advertising Stationery) Late 1870s 1/2d.brown postal stationery card with fine illustrated advertisement for ‘Fancy Stained Wood & Veneered’ in Bethnal Green, London, used to Lubeck with uprating stamp carefully removed; unusual overseas usage.
(Air Transits) 1941 (9.4.) cover to New York franked S.Y.S. 5c., 50c., $2 (2) and $5 (3) tied by Shanghai cds, fine blue-green AIR-TRANSIT 6 double ring handstamp, ‘OPENED BY CENSOR/ HONG KONG’ tape applied at left tied on reverse with small framed ‘26’, a blue-green ‘70’ appears at right; a fine example.
(Air Transits) 1941 (9.9.) cover to Dallas, Texas franked New York S.Y.S. $1, $2 and $5 tied by Shanghai cds, fine blue-violet AIR TRANSIT 6 double ring handstamp, ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape applied at left, tied on reverse with small framed ‘31’, whilst at right there is a ‘64’ both in ink of Air Transit h/s; some glue staining around stamps.
(Airmail) 1911 internal registered cover franked 3p., 2a. and 8a. tied by single illustrated FIRST AERIAL POST/ U.P. Exhibition Allahabad cds, fine legible registration handstamp bottom left, manuscript registration number “9”. Fine and attractive.