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PAPUA - 1935 registered first day cover to UK of the PAPUA - 1935 registered first day cover to UK of the 'Silver Jubilee' series at PORT MORESBY.

1935 (JY.9) registered cover to UK marked 'First Day of Issue' & bearing the Silver Jubilee series set of four (SG 150-53) tied by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds's.

£28.00
NYASALAND - 1905 1d rate postcard to UK used at CHINDE/BCA.NYASALAND - 1905 1d rate postcard to UK used at CHINDE/BCA.

1905 (JY.1.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Native Women Dance' and bearing BEA 1d adhesive tied by s/r CHINDE/B.C.A. cds.

£80.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1942 SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1942 'OAS' stampless 'PASSED CENSOR/A B./No.4' cover to UK used at GUINEA FOWL.

1942 (JUL.20.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' cancelled by GUINEA FOWL/S.RHODESIA cds with violet crowned oval OFFICIAL FREE/AIR TRAINING GROUP h/s and struck by violet PASSED/CENSOR/A B./No.4 h/s. Complete with original contents.

£50.00
MALTA - 1942 stampless OAS MALTA - 1942 stampless OAS 'No.65/PASSED BY CENSOR' cover to UK.

1942 (FE.27.) use of stampless cover to UK marked 'On Active Service' cancelled by VALLETTA/ MALTA cds and with black on white ARMY FORM W.3424/OPENED/BY/CENSOR label at left and struck by green triangular crown No.65/PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

£40.00
JAMAICA - 1916 WWI inward censored cover from Jamaican troops stationed in Egypt.JAMAICA - 1916 WWI inward censored cover from Jamaican troops stationed in Egypt.

1916 inward stampless cover sent from FIELD POST OFFICE/F.2 with triangular PASSED BY CENSOR/No.3591 h/s applied and with KINGSTON/JAMAICA roller arrival b/s dated JAN.11.17. A scarce use by Jamaican Forces stationed at Abbasia in Egypt during WW1.

£65.00
INDIA (Gwalior) - 1934 9p green uprated PSC to USA used at MANDSAU. H&G 18.INDIA (Gwalior) - 1934 9p green uprated PSC to USA used at MANDSAU. H&G 18.

1934 9 pies green postal stationery postcard of India overprinted GWALIOR and addressed to USA. Bears additional 3ps and 1/2a adhesives tied MANDSAU. Apparently underpaid as a US 'postage due' 2c stamp applied on arrival. H&G 18.

£45.00
AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1894 1/2d brown PSC used locally at NANNINE/W.A.  H&G 6.AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1894 1/2d brown PSC used locally at NANNINE/W.A. H&G 6.

1894 1/2d brown on thick white card postal stationery postcard addressed to Perth cancelled by scarce s/r NANNINE/W.A. cds dated JU.26.9. H&G 6.

£150.00
AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1894 1d brown uprated PSC used locally at CUE/W.A.  H&G 6.AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1894 1d brown uprated PSC used locally at CUE/W.A. H&G 6.

1894 1/2d brown on thick white card postal stationery postcard addressed to Victoria bearing additional 1d 'swan' adhesive and tied by s/r CUE/W.A. cds dated OC.17.96. H&G 6.

£85.00
AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1894 1/2d brown PSC used locally at HAY STREET/EAST PERTH. H&G 6.AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1894 1/2d brown PSC used locally at HAY STREET/EAST PERTH. H&G 6.

1894 1/2d brown on cream postal stationery postcard addressed locally and cancelled by scarce s/r HAY STREET/EAST PERTH cds dated FE.1.99. H&G 6.

£100.00
AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1879 1d blue uprated PSC to UK used at BRIDGETOWN/W.A.  H&G 2.AUSTRALIA (Western Australia) - 1879 1d blue uprated PSC to UK used at BRIDGETOWN/W.A. H&G 2.

1879 1d blue on cream postal stationery postcard (thick) addressed to UK bearing additional 1/2d swan tied by BRIDGETOWN/W.A. cds dated OC.10.99 struck in blue ink. SHIP MAIL ROOM transit b/s. H&G 2.

£85.00
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - 1938 (JY.30.) use of BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - 1938 (JY.30.) use of 'GV' 1 1/2d+2d cancelled by rare ANAGADA cds.

1938 (JY.30.) use of 'GV' 1 1/2d and 2d adhesives joined on part piece by near complete d/r ANAGADA cds. A very rare cancel genuinely used.

£60.00
BECHUANALAND - 1940 use of 1d pair at BECHUANALAND - 1940 use of 1d pair at 'S.A.R. & H/099' railway strike of Francistown.

1940 (22.6.) use of 'KGVI' 1d pair (SG 119) by near complete strike of the scarce violet boxed S.A.R. & H/ 099 railway strike of Francistown.

£40.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 OHMS cover to UK struck by red CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 OHMS cover to UK struck by red 'OFFICIAL PAID/CAYMAN ISLANDS' cds.

1935 (AU.27.) use of long OHMS manilla cover registered to UK and cancelled by scarce red d/r OFFICIAL PAID/CAYMAN ISLANDS cds. KINGSTON/JAMAICA transit b/s.

£120.00
ST.VINCENT - 1930 1d rate cover to UK used at STUBBS.ST.VINCENT - 1930 1d rate cover to UK used at STUBBS.

1930 (OC.16.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d green marginal pair tied by s/r STUBBS cds's. A scarce village use.

£135.00
TONGA - 1935 (circa) TIN CAN MAIL cover with rare TONGA - 1935 (circa) TIN CAN MAIL cover with rare 'SHOW YOUR APPROVAL OF THE NEW SERVICE' label.

1935 (circa) use of 'U.S.S. Co.' monogrammed flap manila envelope addressed locally to W.G.Quensell (Postmaster) and sent stampless bearing a host of the different coloured TIN CAN mail cachets on the front and reverse sides. The cover is marked 'Per Monowai' which was a ship of the Union Stamp Ship Company that called at Tonga in 1935 during its summer cruise. Some edge faults but a significent important cover as it bears the very scarce dark blue on blue SHOW YOUR APPROVAL/ OF THE NEW SERVICE/USE THE AIR MAIL label on reverse tied by one of the cachets.

£285.00
ZANZIBAR - 1918 20c on 12c surcharged RPSE (size J) fine unused.  H&G 7a.ZANZIBAR - 1918 20c on 12c surcharged RPSE (size J) fine unused. H&G 7a.

1918 20c red surcharge on 12c dark violet on ceam registered postal stationery envelope (size J) in fine unused condition. A scarce envelope. H&G 7a.

£80.00
TRANSVAAL - 1902 2 1/2d grey PSE of GB registered, censored and uprated at MACHADODORP. TRANSVAAL - 1902 2 1/2d grey PSE of GB registered, censored and uprated at MACHADODORP.

1902 (FE.1.) use of 'GB' unoverprinted 2 1/2d light grey-blue on cream postal stationery envelope registered to UK bearing 1/2d on 2d E.R.I. adhesive (x10) plus 1d E.R.I. (fault) tied by various MACHADODORP cds's and with violet triangular PASSED/CENSOR/PRETORIA h/s. H&G 11.

£85.00
TRANSVAAL - 1902 TRANSVAAL - 1902 'FPO/19' cover to UK bearing 'GB' un-overprinted QV 1/2d green pair.

1902 (JA.21.) cover addressed to UK (central fold) bearing GB 'QV' 1/2d blue-green adhesive pair tied by FIELD POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY S.AFRICA/19 cds's. A scarcer use of these adhesives at Rietfontein near Pretoria during the Boer War.

£45.00
TRANSVAAL - 1900 1d carmine PSC to Germany used at PRETORIA and with PASSED PRESS CENSOR h/s.TRANSVAAL - 1900 1d carmine PSC to Germany used at PRETORIA and with PASSED PRESS CENSOR h/s.

1900 1d Carmine & green on buff postal stationery postcard addressed to Germany & cancelled by PRETORIA cds dated 10.JAN.02 with triangular PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR/PRETORIA h/s at right. H&G 10.

£25.00
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1909 use of Exchange Bill bearing embossed general duty adhesives.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1909 use of Exchange Bill bearing embossed general duty adhesives.

1909 (JUN.8.) Exchange Bill to 'Wilsons Of Glasgow and Trinidad Limited' bearing GB 2/- FOREIGN BILL adhesive and grey TWO SHILLINGS 'General Duty' embossed stamp of GB overprinted TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (Barefoot 6) tied by red TRINIDAD & TOBAGO/STAMP DUTY seal.

£35.00
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1909 use of Exchange Bill bearing embossed general duty adhesives.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1909 use of Exchange Bill bearing embossed general duty adhesives.

1909 (JAN.27.) Exchange Bill to 'Wilsons Of Glasgow and Trinidad Limited' bearing GB 3d FOREIGN BILL adhesive and grey SIX PENCE 'General Duty' embossed stamp of GB overprinted TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (Barefoot 4) tied by red TRINIDAD & TOBAGO/STAMP DUTY seal.

£35.00
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1909 use of Exchange Bill bearing embossed general duty adhesives.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1909 use of Exchange Bill bearing embossed general duty adhesives.

1909 (FEB.22.) Exchange Bill to 'Wilsons Of Glasgow and Trinidad Limited' bearing GB 4/- FOREIGN BILL adhesive and grey ONE SHILLING and THREE SHILLINGS 'General Duty' embossed stamp of GB overprinted TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (Barefoot 4) tied by red TRINIDAD & TOBAGO/STAMP DUTY seal.

£40.00
K.U.T. - 1943 use of illustrated K.U.T. - 1943 use of illustrated 'XMAS GREETINGS' air letter censored to UK from APO 81.

1943 (8.XII.) use of illustrated 'JAMBO' coloured 'XMAS GREETINGS/BY AIR MAIL' letter sheet addressed to UK bearing 5c and 20c adhesives tied by d/r E.A./APO 81 and with violet boxed crested R.A.F./CENSOR 74 h/s at lower left. Inside depicts 'Greetings from/Jambo/East Africa'.

£85.00
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1894 5/- maroon mint pair. SG 113.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1894 5/- maroon mint pair. SG 113.

1894 5/- maroon adhesive in a fine mint horizontal pair. An under-rated stamp and scarce in a multiple. SG 113.

£80.00
K.U.T. - 1916 use of K.U.T. - 1916 use of 'OAS' cover to S.Rhodesia struck by 'N.E.POSTAL CENSOR/MOMBASA' h/s.

1916 use of stampless cover addressed to Salisbury in Southern Rhodesia marked 'On Active Service' and struck on the front by three lined N.E./POSTAL CENSOR/MOMBASA h/s in green (Hoffman type 10) with FPO No.24 b/s (Nairobi) and SALISBURY/S.RHODESIA wavy lined arrival dated 29.2.16. Opened roughly at top edge but complete with original contents.

£65.00
INDIA - 1939 1a red PSE uprated to USA censored from TANAKPUR and struck TOO LATE.INDIA - 1939 1a red PSE uprated to USA censored from TANAKPUR and struck TOO LATE.

1939 1a red on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to USA bearing 3ps (x2) and 1a (x2) adhesives tied by TANAKPUR cds'sd with red on white OPENED BY CENSOR/1C crested label at right tied by triangular PASSED BY/CENSOR/C 12 h/s and struck by black boxed TOO LATE handstamp.

£55.00
HONG KONG - 1902 10c rate cover to Italy used at VICTORIA.HONG KONG - 1902 10c rate cover to Italy used at VICTORIA.

1902 (MR.19.) cover addressed to Italy bearing 'QV' 10c ultramarine adhesive tied by VICTORIA/HONG KONG cds.

£85.00
BURMA - 1919 use of Indian 1/2a green PSE uprated to USA at RANGOON.BURMA - 1919 use of Indian 1/2a green PSE uprated to USA at RANGOON.

1919 (MAY.2.) use of Indian 1/2a green 'GV' postal stationery envelope addressed to USA bearing Indian 1a adhesive pair on reverse flap and cancelled by RANGOON GPO/SORTING cds's.

£30.00
SOUTH AFRICA - 1942 inward SOUTH AFRICA - 1942 inward 'OAS' stampless censored cover with RECEIVED FROM/H.M.SHIPS cds.

1942 stamples 'On Active Service' inward cover to Air Force House in Pretoria cancelled by s/r RECEIVED FROM/H.M.SHIPS cds dated 2.FE.42 and struck at lower left by blue 'tomb' stone type FROM H.M.SHIP/PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. P.C.90/OPENED BY/EXAMINER 2583 censor label at right with '51-2103 G & F Ltd' imprint at top. Its origin is uncertain.

£45.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1942 (circa) inward SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1942 (circa) inward 'PASSED DE/19' censored cover from Mozambique.

1942 (circa - date unclear) inward cover from Mozambique to Salisbury with red octagonal crowned PASSED/ DE/19 censor handstamp applied on front on arrival.

£35.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1943 3d rate meter mark stampless SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1943 3d rate meter mark stampless 'DE/19' censored cover to USA.

1943 (30.III.) stampless cover addressed to USA cancelled by red SALISBURY/3d meter mark with red on cream P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER censor label at left with J.48689-H.6505- D.9820-20,000L.-24.2.43 imprint at top (Little type IIIKb - but not recorded with this imprint). A scarce unrecorded censor item.

£80.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1943 3d rate meter mark stampless SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1943 3d rate meter mark stampless 'DE/16' censored cover to USA.

1943 (12.IV.) use of stampless cover addressed to USA cancelled by red SALISBURY 3d meter mark with blank censor strip at left tied by red crown octagonal PASSED/ DE/16 h/s on front. (Little type VA). The blank labels are rare.

£65.00
GOLD COAST - 1908 use of internal GOLD COAST - 1908 use of internal 'Free' stampless cover to Sekondi sent from VICTORIABORG.

1908 (JUL.22.) stampless cover addressed locally to Sekondi marked 'Free' and cancelled by d/r VICTORIABORG/GOLD COAST cds. The envelope was sent from Government House and is pre-printed to that effect on reverse side. Complete with original contents. 'T' tax mark applied to reverse side but no tax applied. A scarce internal official 'Free' cover.

£85.00
SUDAN - 1921 2 1/2pi olive brown uprated RPSE to UK used at FPO/174.  H&G 7/8.SUDAN - 1921 2 1/2pi olive brown uprated RPSE to UK used at FPO/174. H&G 7/8.

1921 2 1/2pi olive brown on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to UK bearing additional 5m and 2pi adhesives tied by FIELD POST OFFICE/174 cds's dated 23.OC.40 with 5m 'Army Service' stamp below but uncancelled. Violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR/No.1001 crowned h/s at left. Sent from the 2nd Bn. West Yorkshire Regt stationed at Khartoum. H&G 7/8.

£75.00
ST.VINCENT - 1938 2 1/2d black and blue in a fine mint complete sheet of 60.  SG 153a.ST.VINCENT - 1938 2 1/2d black and blue in a fine mint complete sheet of 60. SG 153a.

1938-47 2 1/2d Blue black & blue green 'KGVI' adhesive in a fine BRADBURY WILKINSON & CO LD. NEW MALDEN.SURREY. ENGLAND mint imprint pane of 60. SG 153a.

£8.00
ST.HELENA - 1936 2d ST.HELENA - 1936 2d 'Badge Of Colony' rate cover to UK.

1936 (MY.11.) cover addressed to UK bearing 2d 'badge of colony' adhesive (SG 100) tied by ST.HELENA cds.

£45.00
ST.HELENA - 1923 1 1/2d rose-red PLATE 1 corner mint pair with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 99c.ST.HELENA - 1923 1 1/2d rose-red PLATE 1 corner mint pair with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 99c.

1923 1 1/2d rose-red in a fine mint corner marginal PLATE 1 pair showing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 99c.

£80.00
PAPUA - 1919 1d/4d surcharge and 4d adhesives on cover to USA used at PORT MORESBY.PAPUA - 1919 1d/4d surcharge and 4d adhesives on cover to USA used at PORT MORESBY.

1919 (SEP.6.) cover addressed to USA bearing monochrome 4d adhesive tied in combination with ONE PENNY on 4d surcharge (SG 88+109) by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds's. The surcharge stamps are scarce used on cover. Sent at the 5d rate.

£85.00
PALESTINE - 1944 13m rate PALESTINE - 1944 13m rate 'KK/22' censored postcard use to Russia struck RETOUR/PARTI.

1944 (OC.5.) use of 'blank' type postcard addressed to Russia (scarce) bearing 13m adhesive tied by HAIFA cds. The card is struck by sexagonal PALESTINE/PASSED BY/CENSOR/No. H 57 h/s (Little type 2B2) but with additional crowned PASSED/ KK/22 strike alongside (Little type 3a) in violet. Various Russian arrival marks but the card could not be delivered and was returned and struck by black boxed RETOUR/PARTI instructional strike.

£65.00
PALESTINE - 1932 13 mils ochre on cream RPSE (size G) uprated to UK used at JERUSALEM.  H&G 5.PALESTINE - 1932 13 mils ochre on cream RPSE (size G) uprated to UK used at JERUSALEM. H&G 5.

1932 13 mils ochre on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to UK bearing additional 5m and 13m adhesives tied by light oval REGISTERED/ JERUSALEM cancel dated 28.SP.35. H&G 5.

£55.00
ST.HELENA - 1923 2d grey and slate ST.HELENA - 1923 2d grey and slate 'Badge Of Colony' fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 100c.

1923 2d grey and slate 'Badge Of Colony' adhesive in fine mint condition showing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 100c.

£115.00
PAPUA - 1962 OHMS PAPUA - 1962 OHMS 'Advice of Delivery' card bearing 3d and 1/- 'Postage Dues' used at PARCELS OFFICE

1962 use of 'A' assessment O.H.M.S. card from the Lae Post Office (P.P.C.6) bearing 1960 3d & 1/- 'Postage Dues' on reverse side (SG D8+D11) tied by PARCELS OFFICE/LAE P&NG cds dated 28.NO.62. A scarce item.

£120.00
PAPUA - 1963 OHMS PAPUA - 1963 OHMS 'Advice Of Delivery' card bearing 1/3d 'Postage Due' used at MADANG.

1963 (OC.9.) use of 'A' O.H.M.S. 'Assessment card' (P.P.C.6.) bearing 1/3d violet 'Postage Due' (SG D 12) tied by MADANG/PAPUA NEW GUINEA cds. Used to authorise delivery.

£90.00
AUSTRALIA (South Australia) - 1910 use of OHMS cover with 5d perforated AUSTRALIA (South Australia) - 1910 use of OHMS cover with 5d perforated 'SA' used at ADELAIDE.

1910 (FE.3.) use of red on cream FORMULA type O.H.M.S. pre-printed envelope for use by the Education Departments in SA (vertical central fold) bearing the 5d adhesive (SG 297) perforated 'SA' and used at ADELAIDE. A scarce official use of this stamp.

£85.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1908 1d carmine PSC uprated at the Austrian Post Office at Beirut.  H&G 19.BRITISH LEVANT - 1908 1d carmine PSC uprated at the Austrian Post Office at Beirut. H&G 19.

1908 1d carmine on buff postal stationery postcard of GB overprinted LEVANT for the Turkish sector addressed to the British Consulate in Jerusalem. (Horizontal fold). The card bears the Austrian 20 paras surcharge adhesive tied BEIRUT/OSTERR POST and with JERUSALEM/ OSTERR POST arrival cds alongside two days later. A very scarce use of this stationery at the Austrian Post Office counter in Beirut. H&G 19.

£200.00
SOUTH AFRICA - 1941 1 1/2d rate cover with SOUTH AFRICA - 1941 1 1/2d rate cover with 'V-BEAVERBROOK AIRCRAFT FUND' label applied.

1941 (8.IX.) cover addressed to Ireland bearing 1 1/2d adhesive tied alongside red on white 'V' for VICTORY perforated patriotic label overprinted BEAVERBROOK/AIRCRAFT/FUND tied by wavy lined JOHANNESBURG/B cancel and with red on cream 'U.C.8' bilingual OPENED BY CENSOR label at left. This is a rare patriotic label.

£85.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1954 stampless SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1954 stampless 'POSTAGE PAID IN CASH' cover to UK used at Salisbury.

1954 (JNE.9.) stampless cover addressed to UK cancelled by red boxed POSTAGE PAID/ IN CASH with boxed SOUTHERN/SALISBURY/RHODESIA/PAID mark alongside.

£40.00
GIBRALTAR - 1844 outer wrapper handstamped by small arc GIBRALTAR strike.GIBRALTAR - 1844 outer wrapper handstamped by small arc GIBRALTAR strike.

1844 use of outer wrapper addressed to UK rated '1/-' in manuscript and struck by small type GIBRALTAR arc handstamp in black.

£55.00
MALTA - 1960 use of MALTA - 1960 use of 'INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON' issued at VALLETTA.

1960 (FE.12.) use of 1/- MALTA blue and yellow on white 'COUPON RESPONSE INTERNATIONAL' reply coupon issued at VALLETTA/MALTA.

£35.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1950 use of 40f MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1950 use of 40f 'INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON' issued at CASABLANCA MAARIE.

1950 (31.12.) use of 40 francs MAROC blue and yellow on white 'COUPON RESPONSE INTERNATIONAL' reply coupon issued at CASABLANCA MAARIE.

£45.00
ZANZIBAR - 1908 10r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 28) printed in issued colours.ZANZIBAR - 1908 10r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 28) printed in issued colours.

1908 10r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 28) printed in the issued colours of blue-green and brown on gummed watermarked paper. Fine and scarce.

£120.00
SARAWAK - 1937 Miri to Kuching SARAWAK - 1937 Miri to Kuching 'RAF-K6910' first flight cover.

1937 (JUN.19.) first flight 'RAF - K6910' cover addressed to Kuching bearing 1c,2c and 3c adhesives tied MIRI. A scarce internal RAF flight by this Short Singapore III aircraft. The plane developed an engine failure on its return to Kuching and never made its return flight to Singapore. KUCHING b/s dated JU.20.37.

£250.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1938 inward NORTH BORNEO - 1938 inward '1 1/2d rate' cover from UK struck UNCLAIMED.

1938 (FEB.20.) inward GB 1 1/2d brown on cream postal stationery envelope used on the 'new 1st Air Mail of 1 1/2d ordinary rate' with JESSELTON arrival b/s but undelivered and struck by black UNCLAIMED instructional h/s.

£55.00
NIGERIA - 1944 OFFICIAL PAID cigarette card to USA with NIGERIA - 1944 OFFICIAL PAID cigarette card to USA with 'RAF/CENSOR/209' strike used in Nigeria.

1944 use of illustrated 'We're all lit up/Let battle commence' CIGARETTE DONOR card addressed to USA cancelled by red wavy lined OFFICIAL/PAID cancel and with violet boxed winged R.A.F./CENSOR/209 used by air troops stationed in Nigeria. Red crowned PASSED/ P.176 applied below. These cigarette thank you cards are rare from Nigeria.

£100.00
BERMUDA - 1940 USA to France cover held at Bermuda and struck SERVICE SUSPENDED.BERMUDA - 1940 USA to France cover held at Bermuda and struck SERVICE SUSPENDED.

1940 (DEC.10.) cover from USA addressed to France with black on cream P.C.90/OPENED BY/ EXAMINER 1084 label at left. Struck in blue RETOUR A L'ENVOYEUR/RELATIONS POSTAGES/ INTEROMPUES and sent via Bermuda with scarce RETURN TO SENDER/SERVICE SUSPENDED handstamp applied in magenta. The reverse marked 'Opened for Inspection' in manuscript.

£200.00
BARBADOS - 1920 3/- green and bright violet fine mint. BPA certificate.  SG 200a.BARBADOS - 1920 3/- green and bright violet fine mint. BPA certificate. SG 200a.

1920 3/- green and bright violet in fine mint condition complete with BPA certificate. SG 200a.

£185.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1923 use of BRITISH LEVANT - 1923 use of 'GB' un-overprinted 2d + 5/- on piece at BPO SMYRNA. SG Z285+294.

1921 (JU.6.) use of GB un-overprinted 2d and 5/- rose carmine 'seahorse' on linen parcel piece cancelled by REGISTERED/SMYRNA cancel. SG Z285+Z294.

£120.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1914 2d orange U/M MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1914 2d orange U/M 'R 21 (I)' corner block of six. SG 45.

1914 2d orange (die I) fine unmounted mint corner marginal 'R 21 (I)' block of six. SG 45.

£50.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1917 25c on 2 1/2d blue U/M MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1917 25c on 2 1/2d blue U/M 'V 23 (I)' corner block of six. SG 195

1917 25c on 2 1/2d blue fine unmounted mint corner marginal 'V 23 (I)' block of six. SG 195.

£20.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 5c on 1/2d U/M MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 5c on 1/2d U/M 'Y 36' corner block of four from PLATE 42. SG 216.

1935 5c on 1/2d green in a fine unmounted mint 'Y 36' corner block of six showing PLATE 42 in margin. SG 216.

£15.00
MALAYA (Trengganu) - 1928 15c ultramarine RPSE (size H2) unused.  H&G 2a.MALAYA (Trengganu) - 1928 15c ultramarine RPSE (size H2) unused. H&G 2a.

1928 15c ultramaine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) in unused condition with just a few light hints of tone marks. H&G 2a.

£55.00
MALAYA (Selangor) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused.  H&G 1b.MALAYA (Selangor) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused. H&G 1b.

1936 15c dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) in unused condition with just a few light hints of tone marks. H&G 1b.

£45.00
MALAYA (Perak) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused.  H&G 1b.MALAYA (Perak) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused. H&G 1b.

1936 15c dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) in unused condition with just a few light hints of tone marks. H&G 1b.

£45.00
AUSTRALIA (New South Wales) - 1882 2/6d rate cover to UK used at SYDNEY.AUSTRALIA (New South Wales) - 1882 2/6d rate cover to UK used at SYDNEY.

1882 (AU.18.) use of long envelope addressed to Scotland (central fold) marked 'Per Chimborazo' and bearing 6d bright mauve tied in combination with three examples of the 8d yellow (SG 218) by SYDNEY/E cds's. A scarce 2/6d rate cover.

£150.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1900 1/2d (SG Z256) on cover to UK used at BPO/SMYRNA.BRITISH LEVANT - 1900 1/2d (SG Z256) on cover to UK used at BPO/SMYRNA.

1900 (MY.3.) cover addressed to UK bearing GB un-overprinted 1/2d vermilion (SG Z256) tied by BRITISH POST OFFICE/SMYRNA cds.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m fine mint with MALMIME variety.  SG 78a.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m fine mint with MALMIME variety. SG 78a.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in fine mint condition showing the MALMIME variety on Row 5/1. SG 78a.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with MISSING DOT variety.  SG 78/78b.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with MISSING DOT variety. SG 78/78b.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in a fine mint marginal pair showing the MISSING DOT from Row 8/6. SG 78/78b.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint with SHORT MIM variety.  SG 78c.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint with SHORT MIM variety. SG 78c.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in fine mint (hinge remains) showing the SHORT MIM variety from Row 3/1. SG 78c.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with BROKEN LAM variety.  SG 78/78d.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with BROKEN LAM variety. SG 78/78d.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in a fine mint pair showing the BROKEN LAM variety from Row 6/2. SG 78/78d.

£45.00
NATAL - 1878 6d rate cover to UK used at GPO/NATAL.NATAL - 1878 6d rate cover to UK used at GPO/NATAL.

1878 (12.7.) cover addressed to UK marked 'Per H.M.S. Natal' in manuscript and bearing 6d violet chalon head adhesive tied by '1' duplex with GPO/NATAL cds below.

£85.00
NATAL - 1879 1d (x2) and 6d NATAL - 1879 1d (x2) and 6d 'POSTAGE' on cover to USA with No.4/P.O./NATAL cds.

1879 cover to USA bearing 1d dull rose pair (SG 66) one with corner fault tied in combination with 6d violet (SG 83) ovpt'd POSTAGE by black '4' duplex of Umhlali with the rare (Hart type L1) NO./4/P.O./NATAL cds below. Backstamped by DURBAN/NATAL (Hart type K1) dated 14.4.9. New York arrival PAID ALL cancel. A rare early cover.

£180.00
NATAL - 1870  3d bright blue in fine mint. SG 61.
NATAL - 1870 3d bright blue in fine mint. SG 61.

1870-73 3d bright blue in fine mint condition. SG 61.

£35.00
PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.

1930 (circa) red, green and gold on cream unused TELEGRAM form. Attractive item.

£50.00
PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.

1930 (circa) red, blue and gold on cream unused TELEGRAM form. Attractive item.

£50.00
PALESTINE - 1940 15 mils AIRGRAPH unused.PALESTINE - 1940 15 mils AIRGRAPH unused.

1940 (circa) 15m 'PALESTINE/POSTAGE PAID/AIRGRAPH SERVICE form in fine unused condition and completely unfolded.

£120.00
PALESTINE - 1944 40 mils AIRGRAPH unused.
PALESTINE - 1944 40 mils AIRGRAPH unused.

1944 40 mils 'PALESTINE/POSTAGE PAID/AIRGRAPH SERVICE' form in fine unused condition. Folded and with 'G.P.P. 17713-500,000-6.7.44' imprint on reverse side. Fine and scarce.

£120.00
PALESTINE - 1944 PALESTINE - 1944 'MM/PP' AIRGRAPH unused.

1944 (PT 273A) original full sized AIRGRAPH SERVICE sheet headed 'M N' and 'P P' for use in Palestine in unused condition. GPP.17712-200,000-6.7.44 imprint on reverse with diamond P T T P mark. Fine and scarce.

£150.00
MALAYA (Selangor) - 1947 10c BMA local cover use with MALAYA (Selangor) - 1947 10c BMA local cover use with 'C.S./NOT 142/OPENED BY CENSOR' h/s.

1947 use of commercial cover addressed locally to Penang bearing 'KGVI' 10c BMA adhesive on reverse flap tied by indistinct KUALA LUMPUR cds and stuck on front by scarce boxed C.S./NOT 142/ OPENED BY CENSOR handstamp. Used during the Communist strikes following the British authorities attempted to form a Malaya Union after the war.

£80.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1830 OHMS outer wrapper to Graaf Reinet struck POST OFFICE/CAPE TOWN/GENERAL.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1830 OHMS outer wrapper to Graaf Reinet struck POST OFFICE/CAPE TOWN/GENERAL.

1830 (JA.22.) stampless outer wrapper addressed locally to Graaf Reinet and marked 'On H.M. Service' and rated '1/-' in manuscript. Struck by boxed TO PAY handstamp and with crowned POST OFFICE/CAPE TOWN/GENERAL h/s applied in black. In 1827 an act of Parliament made the prepayment of postage optional hence it was necessary to differentiate with new handstamps between unpaid and paid mails.

£65.00
ADEN - 1879 1 1/2a blue Indian PSC uprated to UK used at ADEN.  H&G 2.ADEN - 1879 1 1/2a blue Indian PSC uprated to UK used at ADEN. H&G 2.

1879 1 1/2a blue on cream postal stationery postcard of India (H&G 2) addressed to UK and bearing additional Indian 1/2a green adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancels dated NO.7.89 and with octagonal REUNION A MARSEILLE/LV.No.1 strike at left.

£185.00
ADEN - 1885 1 1/4a + 1 1/4a brown Indian PSRC uprated to Switzerland used at ADEN.  H&G 5.ADEN - 1885 1 1/4a + 1 1/4a brown Indian PSRC uprated to Switzerland used at ADEN. H&G 5.

1885-91 1/4a + 1/4a red-brown on buff (folded type) postal stationery reply postcard addressed to Switzerland (genuine use with long message) bearing additional Indian 9p adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancels dated NO.6.95 with AARBERG arrival. The return section is intact and unused but the reverse side has a bad thin at right edge. The reply section is fine and is rare so used. H&G 5.

£185.00
ADEN - 1879 1 1/4a brown Indian PSC uprated to Germany used at ADEN.  H&G 1.ADEN - 1879 1 1/4a brown Indian PSC uprated to Germany used at ADEN. H&G 1.

1891 use of Indian 1/4a brown 'East India' postal stationery postcard (H&G 1) addressed to Germany bearing 2 1/2 annas black surcharge on 4 1/2a yellow green adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancel with LIGNE IV/PAQ.FR.No.7 maritime strike at left. A scarce stamp uprating this early stationery in Aden.

£150.00
AUSTRALIA - 1938 inward cover from USA with NOT KNOWN BY/POSTMEN BALLARAT h/s applied.AUSTRALIA - 1938 inward cover from USA with NOT KNOWN BY/POSTMEN BALLARAT h/s applied.

1938 inward cover from USA cancelled on arrival by BALLARAT/VIC cds with scarce black boxed NOT KNOWN BY/POSTMEN BALLARAT instructional h/s applied with violet (pointing finger type) RETURN TO SENDER applied below.

£50.00
AUSTRALIA - 1936 1d rate local cover with UNCLAIMED AT/COLAC h/s applied and DEAD LETTER label.AUSTRALIA - 1936 1d rate local cover with UNCLAIMED AT/COLAC h/s applied and DEAD LETTER label.

1936 (FE.26.) local cover bearing 1d green 'head' tied by CAMPERDOWN/VIC cds with COLAC arrival cds but undelivered and struck by black boxed UNCLAIMED AT/COLAC h/s with (finger pointing type) RETURN TO SENDER h/s. The reverse side bears an official RETURN TO SENDER label tied DEAD LETTER OFFICE/MELBOURNE.

£55.00
AUSTRALIA - 1928 inward cover from USA with UNCLAIMED/TOOWONG h/s applied.AUSTRALIA - 1928 inward cover from USA with UNCLAIMED/TOOWONG h/s applied.

1936 inward cover from USA with NORTH MELBOURNE/VIC arrival cds dated 28.MR.36 but undelivered and redirected with TOOWONG/QUEENSLAND cds dated 1.MAY.36. Again the cover was not delivered and received a fine strike of the two lined UNCLAIMED/TOOWONG instructional h/s. DEAD LETTER OFFICE/BRISBANE b/s dated 8.MY.36 and struck by violet boxed UNDELIEVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER h/s.

£45.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1920 1d rate postcard use to Belgium used at BRITISH APO/CONSTANTINOPLE.BRITISH LEVANT - 1920 1d rate postcard use to Belgium used at BRITISH APO/CONSTANTINOPLE.

1920 (AP.1.) use of picture postcard addressed to Belgium depicting Arab workers bearing GB unoverprinted 1d (fault) tied by BRITISH APO/CONSTANTINOPLE cds. SG Z177.

£30.00
MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1962 2 1/2d rate postcard use to UK from FPO/146 at Maldive Islands.MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1962 2 1/2d rate postcard use to UK from FPO/146 at Maldive Islands.

1962 (OC.6.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting boats at beach endorsed in manuscript 'GAN Maldive Islands' and bearing GB 2 1/2d adhesive tied FIELD POST OFFICE/ 146. A scarce use of this FPO 146 h/s at Maldive Islands.

£50.00
MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1962 2 1/2d rate postcard use to UK from FPO/146 at Maldive Islands.MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1962 2 1/2d rate postcard use to UK from FPO/146 at Maldive Islands.

1962 (OC.6.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting evening beach scene endorsed in manuscript 'GAN Maldive Islands' and bearing GB 2 1/2d adhesive tied FIELD POST OFFICE/ 146. A scarce use of this FPO 146 h/s at Maldive Islands.

£50.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at STEYNSDORP with military law label and censor h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at STEYNSDORP with military law label and censor h/s.

1902 (FE.25.) cover addressed to UK (small edge faults and a some tone spots on reverse) bearing 1d adhesive tied by squared STEYNSDORP/7 cancel with black on white crested E.R./ OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW censor seal at left tied by violet triangular PASSED/PRESS/ CENSOR strike with the addition of magenta boxed (extended lines) PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR strike in centre.

£40.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1d rate military cover used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/KIMBERLEY h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1d rate military cover used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/KIMBERLEY h/s.

1902 (JU.27.) military cover addressed to UK bearing 1d adhesive tied by light KIMBERLEY cds with unusual double ringed PASSED PRESS CENSOR h/s applied with curved KIMBERLEY inserted in centre. Some age faults to edge and light grease type mark.

£45.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1/2d local cover used at LOVEDALE with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/ALICE h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1/2d local cover used at LOVEDALE with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/ALICE h/s.

1902 (MY.27.) cover addressed locally to Stutterheim (a little light tone spotting) bearing 1/2d adhesive tied by LOVEDALE cds with violet triangular PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR/ALICE h/s below. A nice Boer War use.

£35.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate 'Telegraph Office' HOPE TOWN cover with PASSED CENSOR h/s.

1902 (FE.22) cover to Ireland from Major Farrell bearing 1d (SG58) tied by the scarce telegraphic office HOPE TOWN/T.O. (Telegraph Office) cds with violet triangular PASSED CENSOR/HOPE TOWN censor h/s at left. Military covers to Ireland being elusive.

£60.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 3d rate cover to UK used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED CENSOR/W.ELTON h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 3d rate cover to UK used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED CENSOR/W.ELTON h/s.

1902 (MR.17) cover to UK bearing 3d (SG 62) tied KIMBERLEY with d/r PASSED CENSOR/ W.ELTON/MAJOR/KIMBERLEY h/s at left.

£35.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at UMTALI with PASSED PRESS/CAPE TOWN h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at UMTALI with PASSED PRESS/CAPE TOWN h/s.

1902 (MY.7) cover to UK (central fold) bearing 1d adhesive tied UMTAL & with black circular PASSED PRESS/CAPE/TOWN/CENSOR h/s at left.

£35.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at ENDEBOSCH with PASSED CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at ENDEBOSCH with PASSED CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s.

1902 (AP.1) cover to S Africa bearing 1d (SG 58) tied ENDEBOSCH with d/r PASSED CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s at left.

£35.00
CYRENAICA EMIRATE - 1950 30m rate cover to Germany used at BENGHAZI/CYRENAICA.CYRENAICA EMIRATE - 1950 30m rate cover to Germany used at BENGHAZI/CYRENAICA.

1950 (1.1.) cover to Germany bearing the 10m and 20m 'mounted warrior' adhesives tied by BENGHAZI/CYRENAICA cds.

£125.00
GAMBIA - 1905 2 1/2d bright blue used with DENTED FRAME variety.  SG 60b.GAMBIA - 1905 2 1/2d bright blue used with DENTED FRAME variety. SG 60b.

1905 2 1/2d bright blue adhesive in fine used condition showing the DENTED FRAME variety from Row 1/6 of the left pane. SG 60b.

£125.00
GREAT BRITAIN - 1912 1 1/2d red brown U/M pair with MISSING CROWN IN WATERMARK.  SG 362.GREAT BRITAIN - 1912 1 1/2d red brown U/M pair with MISSING CROWN IN WATERMARK. SG 362.

1912 1 1/2d red-brown 'simple cypher' corner marginal unmounted mint pair with one stamp showing the MISSING CROWN IN WATERMARK. GB Spec N18za. SG 362.

£45.00
INDIA - 1915 1/4a grey PSC overprinted I.E.F. unused.  H&G 7.INDIA - 1915 1/4a grey PSC overprinted I.E.F. unused. H&G 7.

1915 1/4a grey on buff postal stationery postcard on India in fine unused condition overprinted I.E.F. in black for use by the Indian Expeditionary Forces. H&G 7.

£35.00
INDIA - 1950 TELEGRAM use to Pakistan with INDIA - 1950 TELEGRAM use to Pakistan with 'NATIONAL SAVINGS CERTIFICATES' illustration.

1950 (MAR.3.) use of illustrated 'Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department' TELEGRAM sent to Karachi in Pakistan with SAVE SAFELY FOR THE FUTURE/NATIONAL SAVINGS CERTIFICATES illustration on reverse and bearing KGVI 2r (x2) and 5r adhesives cancelled TAJ MAHAL/BOMBAY/TEL.

£40.00