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|SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1946 'TULAGI/TAX 1d' strike on registered 'Victory' cover to Fiji.|
1946 (OC.15.) registered cover addressed to Fiji bearing the 'Victory' pair (SG 73+74) tied by TULAGI first day cancel but being underpaid having scarce TULAGI/TAX 1d/BRITISH SOLOMON IDS cancel applied below.
|TOBAGO - 1892 2d grey RPSE to UK uprated with 2 1/2d adhesive pair. H&G 1.|
1892 2d grey on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to UK (few odd tone spots on reverse) and bearing additional 2 1/2d ultramarine (x2) adhesives (SG 16b) tied by TOBAGO cds dated DE.23.96 with inverted 'A' code slug. H&G 1.
|SUDAN - 1939 inward 'SUDAN/17/CENSORSHIP' cover from Egypt.|
1939 inward registered cover from Egypt with REGISTERED SHELLAL-HALFA T.P.O. b/s dated. 26.SP.39 and with KHARTOUM NORTH arrival cds dated 27.SEP.39. Green SUDAN/17/CENSORSHIP label attached to top (Little type 1) tied by violet triangular PASSED/CENSORSHIP/17/SUDAN h/s. A nice early censor cover.
|GAMBIA - 1921 1d rate use of picture postcard to Switzerland used at MACARTHY ISLAND.|
1921 (FE.10.) use of picture postcard addressed to Switzerland depicting 'Factorie T.W.C. Bathurst' bearing 'GV' 1d red adhesive on picture side tied by lovely neat MACARTHY ISLAND/GAMBIA cds. BATHURST transit b/s struck two days later. It is unusual to have transit marks from Bathurst on Gambian covers.
|GAMBIA - 1924 3d + 1 1/2d dark blue RPSE (size H) to UK used at TPO No.2/RIVER GAMBIA. H&G 5b.|
1924 3d + 1 1/2d dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to UK bearing additional 1/2d and 1d 'Elephant and Palm' adhesives tied by T.P.O.No.2/RIVER GAMBIA cds with rare blue on white R/T.P.O. II/(Gambia)/No. registered label at left. A superb and very rare use of this stationery on the TPO river system. H&G 5b.
|GAMBIA - 1924 3d + 1 1/2d dark blue RPSE (size H) to UK used at TPO/RIVER GAMBIA. H&G 5b.|
1924 3d+1 1/2d dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to UK (fold at left side) cancelled by T.P.O./RIVER GAMBIA cds dated 29.DE.26 and with light but rare R/T.P.O.No.1/No. black rubber h/s at left. REGISTERED/LIVERPOOL arrival below. A very rare use of this stationery on the TPO river system. H&G 5b.
|GAMBIA - 1924 3d+1 1/2d dark blue RPSE (size H) to UK used at BASSE. H&G 5b|
1924 3d + 1 1/2d dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to UK cancelled by BASSE/GAMBIA cds dated 13.JA.28 with rare black boxed R/BASSE/No. registered h/s at left. (Opened on two sides and with wax seal removed from flap). REGISTERED/PLYMOUTH arrival. One of only three known registered uses from Basse. Exceedingly rare piece of stationery so used. H&G 5b.
|GOLD COAST - 1941 censored '1d SPITFIRE FUND' cover addressed to UK.|
1941 (NOV.22) cover to UK bearing 1 1/2d adhesive tied by AKUSE/GOLD COAST cds. Red hexagonal PASSED BY CENSOR/6/GOLD COAST strike applied to front with red manuscript cross at left. The reverse bears a copy of the blue on cream perforated GOLD COAST 1d SPITFIRES FUND patriotic label (corner pulled at bottom right).
|GOLD COAST - 1895 2 1/2d rate cover to France used at AKUSE with 'blue' cancel.|
1895 (JA.19) cover to France (a little water stained at edge) bearing 2 1/2d (SG 14) tied by s/r AKUSE cds in 'blue' with further strike at left. Red PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR.PACKET transit strike on front. Although with minor faults such coloured cancels are most certainly rare to find on cover.
|CANADA - 1927 first flight cover to The Pas used from WINNIPEG.|
1927 (DEC.6.) first flight cover addressed to Gold Lake bearing 2c adhesive tied by WINNIPEG/MAIL EARLY roller strike with WESTERN CANADIAN AIRWAYS LIMITED label at left tied by violet 'maple leaf' INTO THE PAS/MINING AREA commemoration h/s and green circular COLD LAKE strike dated DEC.23.1927. VIA AIR MAIL h/s applied and THE PAS arrival b/s. Only 31 flown.
|CANADA - 1928 first flight cover to Winnipeg used from ROLLING PORTAGE.|
1928 (JUN.04.) first flight cover addressed to Winnipeg bearing 2c adhesive tied by ROLLING PORTAGE cds with WESTERN CANADA AIRWAYS label at left similarly cancelled. Violet 'diamond' GOLD PINES FAVOURABLE LINK commemoration cachet at left and violet circular JUN.4.1928 cachet. GOLD PINES b/s. 259 flown.
|CANADA - 1929 first flight cover to Alberta used from EDMONTON.|
1929 (MAY.20.) first flight cover addressed to Alberta bearing 2c 'Confederation' adhesive tied by EDMONTON - CORRECT ADDRESS slogan strike with blue octagonal FIRST FLIGHT/AIR MAIL/EDMONTON/TO/GRANDE PRAIRIE cachet at left and with black COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS LIMITED label on reverse tied by USE AIR MAIL rubber h/s. 700 covers were flown.
|CANADA - 1929 first flight cover to Wrigley used from FORT GOOD HOPE.|
1929 (JUL.1.) first flight cover addressed to Wrigley bearing 2c adhesive tied by duplex cancel with FORT GOOD HOPE cds alongside. Magenta 'Via Air Mail' h/s applied with large blue octagonal WESTERN CANADA AIRWAYS LIMITED/AIR MAIL/FIRST FLIGHT/FT McMURRAY to AKLAVIK/JUNE 29th 1929 strike. Western Canada Airways label on reverse with manuscript signature and WRIGLEY arrival cds.
|CANADA - 1929 first flight cover to Edmonton from GRANDE PRAIRIE.|
1929 (MY.21.) first flight cover addressed to Edmonton bearing 2c adhesives tied by GRANDE PRAIRIE/ALTA cds with blue octagonal FIRST FLIGHT/AIRMAIL/GRANDE PRAIRIE/TO EDMONTON cachet at left and with black COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS LIMITED label on revers flap tied by roller EDMONTON strike. 700 covers were flown.
|SEYCHELLES - 1960 15c rate postcard use to UK cancelled by special HOLIDAY ISLANDS handstamp.|
1960 (JU.14.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Port Glaud' (top right corner missing) bearing QEII 15c adhesive tied by the black boxed SEYCHELLES/THE INDIAN OCEAN HOLIDAY/ISLES handstamp (Proud type H6). Used for just 5 months.
|NORTHERN RHODESIA - 1950 (circa) se-tenant 'PUBLICITY' label strip of six. |
1950 (circa) strip of six publicity labels depicting 'African Village Life, European Farm, Kafue National Park, Ndola Commercial centre, Mining and Industry and Victoria Falls'. The strip is unmounted but two stamps have horizontal bends. Se-tenant strips are however scarce to find.
|CYPRUS - 1941 'PASSED BY CENSOR/25/CYPRUS' cover to Palestine used at FAMAGUSTA.|
1941 (AUG.15.) cover addressed to Palestine bearing 1/2p and 1 1/2p adhesives tied by FAMAGUSTA/ CYPRUS cds with black on cream crested OPENED BY CENSOR label at left and struck on the front by red circular PASSED CENSOR/25/CYPRUS h/s.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1934 inward NOT CLAIMED cover from UK.|
1934 inward cover from UK with BULAWAYO/S.RHODESIA cds dated 24.AUG.34 but the letter was not delivered and struck on front by black boxed ADDRESSEE INSUFFICIENT h/s and red boxed NON RECLAIME/NOT CLAIMED strike. Struck on reverse by RETURNED LETTER BRANCH/SALISBURY cds's. Some manila tape on reverse applied by Postal Clerk.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1933 1d rate postcard use to Umtali used at POSTE RESTANTE/BULAWAYO.|
1933 use of black & white picture postcard depicting 'Swimming Baths, Bulawayo' addressed locally & bearing 1d (SG 16) tied to picture side by very fine d/r POSTE RESTANTE/BULAWAYO.S.R. cds dated 10.JUN.1933.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1931 4d dark blue RPSE
(size H2) to UK used at REGISTERED/BULAWAYO. H&G 2a.|
1931 4d dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) addressed to UK and bearing additional 2d 'falls' adhesive tied by REGISTERED/BULAWAYO cds dated 11.AUG.32 A scarce size. H&G 2a.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1931 1/2d green PSC to Germany used at GWELO. H&G 3.|
1931 1/2d yellowish green on light cream card postal stationery postcard addressed to Germany (genuine use/long message) bearing additional 1d adhesive making up the 1 1/2d overseas rate & tied by d/r GWELO/S.RHODESIA cds dated 10.NOV.36. H&G 3.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1930 inward NOT CLAIMED cover from South Africa.|
1930 (JUN.26.) inward cover from South Africa with BULAWAYO/S.RHODESIA cds dated 8.JUL.1930. The cover was not delivered and was struck by RETURNED LETTER BRANCH/GPO SALISBURY cancel with POSTE RESTANTE cds alongside and struck on the front by black boxed NON RELAME/NOT CLAIMED instructional h/s.
|RHODESIA - 1899 1d red 'illustrated' PSC to UK used at BULAWAYO. H&G 11b.|
1899 1d brick red on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to UK with official picture view on reverse side depicting 'Victoria Falls-The Zambesi above the falls' (small motor launch) cancelled by BULAWAYO/RHODESIA cds dated 10.JUN.05. Most of these view cards were used in Northern Rhodesia this example being used close to the earliest known date of May 18th 05. H&G 11a.
|K.U.T. - 1939 use of early censored missionary cover to Switzerland used at SONGEA.|
1939 (NOV.13.) cover from the Benedictine Mission at Ilinga (Matumb) addressed to Switzerland bearing 15c adhesive pair tied by SONGEA cds with rare black on green OPENED BY CENSOR label at left (Little type II d) with violet boxed PASSED No.3/BY CENSOR h/s alongside.
|K.U.T. - 1951 50c rate registered local cover used at KILAMANJARO TPO (Down).|
1951 (FE.17.) registered cover addressed to Daressalaam bearing KUT 50c adhesive tied by d/r KILAMANJARO TPO/D (Down) cds (Proud type D2) with blue on white 'blank' registered label at left with manuscript 'KTPO' applied.
|TOGO - 1915 4 1/2d rate cover to Dahomey used at LOME sent via French sector.|
1915 (9.1.) registered cover addressed to Dahomey bearing Gold Coast (un-overprinted) 1/2d, 1d and 3d adhesive tied by LOME/TOGO cds's with ANECHO/TOGO transit b/s dated 11/1 struck in 'blue' ink having transitted via the French sector and with GRAND POPO/DAHOMEY arrival.
|TOGO (French) - 1917 50c rate registered cover to Switzerland used at ANECHO.|
1917 (7.12.) registered cover addressed to Switzerland bearing 10c (x2) and 30c 'Dahomey' adhesives overprinted 'Togo' and cancelled by ANECHO/TOGO cds's. Black on white 'R/No.42.' blank type registered label at bottom with 'Anecho' inserted in manuscript.
|TOGO (French) - 1917 5c PSE (fault) addressed to France used at ANECHO. H&G 1.|
1917 5c yellow-green and green on cream postal stationery envelope of Dahomey addressed to France (tear at bottom edge) cancelled by ANECHO/TOGO cds and dated 1.18.17. A scarce use of this stationery issued for the occupying French military forces. H&G 1.
|NEW ZEALAND - 1867 6d 'chalon head' cover addressed to UK used at DUNEDIN.|
1867 (AU.2.) cover addressed to UK (edge tear repaired at top) bearing 6d brown 'chalon' head adhesive addressed to Uk and sent via Panama cancelled by 'O' duplex with DUNEDIN/NZ cds alongside and red LONDON/PAID arrival on front. 6d standard rate for letters up to 1/2oz. (Ex Joseph Hackmey).
|GAMBIA - 1912 2d ultramarine RPSE (size G) to Austria uprated with 2 1/2d adhesive. H&G 2a.|
1912 2d ultramarine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to Austria bearing additional 2 1/2d adhesive tied by REGISTERED/GPO GAMBIA cancel dated 7.NO.12. A nice early use of this stationery. H&G 2a.