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|ST.VINCENT - 1924 5d rate registered cover to UK used at COLONAIRE.|
1924 (DE.19.) registered cover addressed to UK (part of address excised in black ink) bearing 2d and 3d adhesives each tied by COLONARIE/ST.VINCENT cds's with additional strike alongside. Some odd tone spots but with black on cream SAINT VINCENT/R. label below and scarce straight lined REGISTERED h/s.
|BAHRAIN/PAKISTAN - 1953 inward underpaid 1 1/2as green PSE from Pakistan to the Manama Postmaster.|
1953 (NO.19.) use of inward 1 1/2as green on cream postal stationery envelope of Pakistan (light vertical fold) cancelled by MURREE d/r cancel and being underpaid having sexagonal 'T/CTS' tax mark applied at left with '36' added in manuscript. Addressed to Sheik Muruddin the Postmaster at Manama.
|CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE used locally from BALPITIYA (spelling error). H&G 46.|
1915 5c red-violet on cream postal stationery envelope (size a) addressed locally to Colombo (lightly overall toned and slightly reduced at right edge from opening) bearing additional 1c brown and tied by BALAPITIYA cds dated DE.7.28 but with spelling error MISSING SECOND A in date stamp - (Balpitiya). H&G 46.
|PAPUA - 1931 2d rate 'missionary' cover used locally from SAMARAI.ED.|
1931 (AU.3.) cover addressed to the 'Mamba River Anglican Mission' in New Guinea bearing 1/2d and 1 1/2d adhesives tied SAMARAI E.D./PAPUA. Light vertical fold at left and a few edge tone spots. A nice internal Anglican missionary use.
|ORANGE RIVER COLONY - 1902 'Soldiers' letter to Cape used at FIELD PO.44 at Heilbron.|
1902 (JU.27.) soldiers cover addressed to Cape Colony bearing GB Edward VII 1d red adhesive tied by FIELD P.O.44/S.AFRICA used by troops stationed at Heilbron and with ARMY POST OFFICE/BLOEMFONTEIN transit b/s.
|AUSTRALIA - 1947 'B.C.O.F.' multi franked registered cover used at BOFU.|
1947 (DE.4.) registered cover addressed to Australia bearing 1/2d, 1d, 3d and 6d adhesives overprinted B.C.O.F./JAPAN/1946 (SG J1-J4) tied by A.F.P.O. 28/R.A.A.F-JAPAN cds's with rare R6/R/AF PO/BOFU registered label below. Australian troops in Japan.
|BURMA - 1933 first flight cover to UK.|
1933 (OC.2.) illustrated 'Imperial Airways and Indian Transcontinental Airways' first flight cover addressed to UK bearing Indian 2a6p and 2a and 4a 'air' adhesives tied by RANGOON/USE THE AIR MAIL slogan strike. Special violet commemoration cachet on reverse side.
|INDIA (Cochin) - 1948 4p green PSC registered locally and uprated. H&G 22.|
1948 4 pies green on cream postal stationery postcard registered locally in native script and bearing additional 13a and ONE ANNA red on 1a9p violet complete with a ON COCHIN SERVICE delivery sheet still attached to reverse by tape. H&G 22.
|SOMALILAND - 1945 'O.A.S.' stampless military cover to UK with ORDERLEY ROOM h/s.|
1945 (JAN.23.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'O.A.S.' and cancelled by s/r HARGEISA cds and with violet ringed 12th BATTALION/ORDERELY ROOM h/s at left. A little crumpling at edges but a nice military use.
|TANGANYIKA - 1931 inward 'Imperial Airways' first flight cover to UK with UNDELIVERED handstamp.|
1931 (DE.7) incoming illustrated Imperial Airways first flight cover from UK with MBEYA 18.DE.31 arrival b/s & scarce violet boxed UNDELIVERED FOR REASONS STATED/ RETURN TO SENDER instructional h/s on front.
|TANGANYIKA - 1931 inward first flight cover from UK with UNDELIVERED and NOT CALLED h/s's.|
1931 (FEB.23.) inward first flight cover from UK with MWANZA arrival b/s dated 10.MR.1931 but undelivered and struck by violet boxed NON RECLAME/NOT CALLED and UNDELIVERED FOR REASONS STATED/RETURN TO SENDER instructional handstamps.
|BELGIUM - 1866 six IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS of a unadopted design.|
1866-69 range of six un-denominated IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS of King Leopold II printed in pale purple, green, brown, grey, blue and pale pink all on thick ungummed paper with wide margins. Noted as having been the 3rd 'Delpierre' proposed design which was not accepted. Some very slight edge tone marks otherwise a scarce and unusual array.
|BURMA - 1946 9ps PSC cancelled by special commemoration THANBYUZAYAT cancel. H&G 8.|
1946 9ps dark green on buff postal stationery postcard addressed locally (no message) and cancelled by THANBYUZAYAT COMMEMORATION STRIKE DATED 18th December 1948 Thanbyuzayat was the terminus on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and this strike (only used on this day) was used to commemorate the workers who died in its construction. RANGOON CANTONMENT arrival cds at left. H&G 8.
|TRANSJORDAN - 1925 registered cover to UK cancelled by rare violet AMMAN negative seal. |
1925 registered cover to UK bearing 'East Of The Jordan' (two lined) 1m,2m,4m and 5m overprints (SG 143,44,46 and 47) tied by late use of the scarce former Arab Kingdom negative seal struck in violet ink inscribed POST & TELEGRAPH OFFICE AMMAN (Proud type D1) with scarce AMMAN b/s (Proud type D8) struck in violet (only in use for 1 year) and with scarce HAIFA-KAHTARA/T.P.O. SOUTH transit b/s dated 1.DEC.25. Very scarce.
|EGYPT - 1941 FPO/190 censor cover to India.|
1941 (MR.13.) cover addressed to India bearing 'GB' 3d (x2) tied by FIELD POST OFFICE/190 cds with scarce PC.22/OPENED BY/CENSOR label at left edge with '7299/PMEAF/10-43' imprint tied by violet diamond shaped 'D' censor strike. British troops located at Cairo GHQ.
|MONTSERRAT - 1903 'surcharge' franking on registered cover to Germany.|
1903 (AP.22.) registered cover addressed to Germany bearing 'QV' ONE PENNY surcharges on 4d, 6d and 7d values (SG 17-19) with the 1d on 7d showing very faint 'ONE' together with 'Edw VII' 1/2d and 1d adhesives all tied by individual MONTSERRAT cds's.
|SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1937 registered 'Coronation' fdc using the rare GIZO 'temporary' label.|
1937 'Coronation' registered first day cover addressed to UK bearing the trio (SG 57-59) tied by GIZO/BRITISH SOLOMON IDS cds's with rare black on white perforated BRIT.SOLOMON ISLANDS/GIZO/R.No registered 'temporary' label at lower left.
|PAPUA - 1935 registered 1d 'OS' combination cover to NZ with 3d pictorial pair.|
1935 (AP.3.) registered cover addressed to New Zealand bearing pictorial 3d pair tied in combination with 1d 'lakatoi' perforated 'OS' (SG 047) by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds's. A scarce genuine use of this official stamp.
|SIERRA LEONE - 1939 2d rate PASSED BY CENSOR/7 cover to UK used at LUNSAR.|
1939 (NO.29) cover addressed to UK bearing 2d adhesive tied by part LUNSAR cds with PORT LOKKO and FREETOWN transit b/s's with black on cream OPENED BY CENSOR label at right (Little type 1) and handstamped on front by violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR 7 strike.
|SIERRA LEONE - 1939 2d rate PASSED BY CENSOR/10 cover to South Africa used at PUJEHUN.|
1939 (NO.17.) cover addressed to Durban bearing 1d pair tied by rather weak PUJEHUN cds's with violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR 10 h/s at left (Martin type 2) and with FREETOWN transit b/s dated the following day.
|IRELAND - 1941 1 1/2d rate censored postcard to UK used at CO.OCHAN/DONEGAL.|
1941 (31.VII.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Through the tweleve pins of Connemara' bearing 1/2d and 1d adhesives tied CO.OCHAN/DONEGAL and with red crowned octagonal PASSED/ P.68 censor strike applied.
|PALESTINE - 1938 inward under paid POSTAGE DUE cover.|
1938 inward underpaid cover from Canada struck by violet circular 'T/30' handstamp with three lined PLEASE ADVISE YOUR CORRESPONDENTS THAT/THE LETTER RATE FROM CANADA IS SIX CENTS/PER HALF OUNCE….and additionally struck on arrival by violet boxed TO PAY/MILS h/s. with '12' inserted in manuscript. 4m green and 8 mils red POSTAGE DUES added (SG D14+D16) tied by JERUSALEM cds dated 10.NO.38.
|PALESTINE - 1938 under paid POSTAGE DUE cover applied at MOUNT CARMEL.|
1938 (OC.28.) cover addressed to Haifa (some light tone spots) bearing 3m adhesive tied by PETAH TIQVA cds and being under paid having boxed TO PAY/MILS h/s applied with blue '4' inserted in manuscript and with 4 mils green 'Postage Due' added below and tied by MOUNT CARMEL cds dated 30.OC.38. Scarce.