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|NATAL - 1912 OHMS 'South African Railways' cover with Transvaal 1d 'Inter-Provincial' use.|
1912 (NOV.16.) use of 'South African Railways/OHMS' envelope addressed to Hermmansburg bearing Transvaal 1d red adhesive tied GREYTOWN/NATAL. A scarcer 'Inter-Provincial' use by officials. HERMANNSBURG/NATAL arrival b/s.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1964 OHMS local cto'd cover with 'Postage Due' mixed franking at VICTORIA FALLS.|
1964 (APR.16.) use of (Item B.5-163683 HB) O.H.M.S. envelope addressed locally (light vertical and horizontal bends not affecting stamps) bearing Southern Rhodesia 2d agate 'Postage Due' (SG D3) tied alongside Federation 1d and 4d 'Postage Dues' (SG D1 and D3) tied by VICTORIA FALLS/S.R. cds's. An unusual 'mixed' cto'd official use of these dues on cover as postage.
|NIGERIA (Biafra) - 1969 'SAVE BIAFRA' overprinted series unmounted mint.|
1969 '2nd Anniversary of Independence' set of four in unmounted mint condition overprinted in red SAVE/BIAFRA/ 9th JAN 1970 and each surcharged in red for charity funds. This series was released by the French Agency in Biafra.
|NIGERIA (Biafra) - 1969 'Visit Of Pope' series of four mint unmounted.|
1969 'Visit Of Pope' set of four in fine unmounted mint condition overprinted by the French Agency CHRISTMAS 1969. Although not catalogued some of these stamps are known genuinely used and are noted in the SG footnote accordingly.
|CEYLON - 1902 7c rate censored cover to Cape used during Boer War from Diyatawala Prisoner Camp.|
1902 (JA.7.) cover addressed to Cape Town bearing 2c (x2) and 3c adhesives tied DIYATAWALYA and with large PASSED CENSOR/CAPE TOWN strike applied. Black on cream boxed OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW label applied across the top edge and cancelled CLAREMONT/CGH and with blue circular CENSOR/PRISONER OF WAR strike on front. A scarce Boer War use from Diyatawala Prisoner Camp.
|SOUTH AFRICA - 1912 'Deed Of Transfer' document with REVENUE adhesives attached.|
1912 original 'Deed Of Transfer' document bearing Cape Of Good Hope 5/- and 10/- together with Orange River Colony £1 REVENUE adhesives on the front (each perfined) cancelled by 5/NATAL boxed cancels dated 25.JUL.12 plus South Africa 1/- and 1/6d REVENUES on reverse used as endorsements to the document cancelled REVENUE and dated 7.9.33.
|NORTHERN RHODESIA - 1938 4d blue RPSE to South Africa used at KITWE.|
1938 4d blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to Johannesburg in South Africa and bearing additional 2d adhesive tied KITWE/NORTHERN RHODESIA and dated 19.II.44. Unlisted by H&G on the cream paper.
|MAURITIUS - 1946 underpaid 'T' tax cover to USA.|
1946 (AU.5.) cover addressed to USA bearing 2c and 5c (x2) all trimmed at top edge from opening and cancelled by GENERAL POST OFFICE/MAURITIUS cds. Struck by violet oval MILITARY HEADQUARTERS/MAURITIUS h/s at lower left and being underpaid having inverted triangle type 'T' tax mark applied.
|ST.LUCIA - 1926 1/2d 'Printed Paper Rate' internal cover used at VIEUX FORT.|
1926 (AU.3.) cover addressed locally to Castries sent at the paper rate fee with 1/2d green cancelled by weak VIEUX FORT/ST.LUCIA cds with stronger strike at lower left. Light vertical fold and with CASTRIES arrival b/s.
|SOUTH WEST AFRICA (German) - 1910 four coloured franking cover to Germany used at OKAHANDJA.|
1910 (3.3.) cover addressed to Germany bearing 20pfg, 30pfg, 40pfg and 50pfg 'yacht' adhesives of 'Deutsch Sudwest Afrika' cancelled by OKAHANDJA cds's. The cover has heavy vertical and horizontal folds (not affecting adhesives) and punch hole at lower left. Faults but still a nice four coloured franking.
|ST.KITTS - 1942 3d rate 'PASSED BY CENSOR/3' cover to USA struck in 'violet'. Scarce in this colour.|
1942 (MR.5.) cover addressed to USA bearing a fine block of six of the 1/2d green adhesive tied by ST.KITTS cds tied at left with manilla censor strip and struck on the front by a very fine strike of the crowned ST.KITTS/PASSED BY CENSOR 3 h/s struck in 'violet' ink. Miller type CH2a.
|IRAQ - 1937 3a+1 1/2a blue RPSE of India used at INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.7 in Iraq. H&G 8.|
1937 3a + 1 1/2a blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope of India (size b) addressed to UK and bearing additional Indian 3as (x3) adhesives tied by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.7 cancels dated 5.OCT.43. Blue on mustard 'R 54' registered label below handstamped IND.SEC. BASE 7. Violet crowned circular PASSED BY CENSOR/No.2273 censor at left. Indian troops stationed in Baghdad in Iraq. H&G 8.
|MADAGASCAR - 1945 British 'ZB/4' censor cover to USA used at NOSSI BE.|
1945 (JUN.29..) cover addressed to USA bearing French Madagascar adhesives cancelled by NOSSI BE cds's and with black on white P.C.90/OPENED BY/EXAMINER ZB/4 censor label at left. (Little type BLvb) tied on the front and reverse by the French G/1. Boxed censor handstamp (Little FHVII). The ZB/4 strip had a very short use.
|MADAGASCAR - 1943 British 'OPENED BY CENSOR' cover to South Africa used at TAMATAVE.|
1943 (MAR.17.) cover addressed to South Africa bearing French Madagascar adhesives overprinted FRANC/LIBRE and cancelled TAMATAVE with rare black on white OPENED BY/BRITISH CENSORSHIP label (Little type BL1) tied on the reverse side by violet PASSED BY/CENSOR/252-11 h/s.
|MADAGASCAR - 1943 British 'ZB/1' censored cover to USA from TANANARIVE.|
1943 (26.11.) cover addressed to USA bearing 50c/65c (x4) and 50c/90c (x2) adhesives tied TANANARIVE RP/MADAGASCAR passing through the British censors with black on cream P.C.90/OPENED BY/EXAMINER ZB/1 censor label at left tied by French boxed G/9 h/s. (Miller type FHVII).
|CANADA - 1931 use of 2c green PSE sent on first flight from Fort McMurray to Athabasca.|
1931 (FE.23.) first flight cover use of 2c green postal stationery envelope addressed to Edmonton cancelled by FORT McMURRAY cds and with blue FIRST FLIGHT/FORT McMURRAY TO/ATHABASCA cachet at left and with black COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS LIMITED label on reverse side tied by blue rubber USE AIR MAIL h/s. 873 covers were flown.
|CANADA - 1931 use of 2c orange PSE sent on first flight from Athabasca to Edmonton.|
1931 (FE.23.) first flight use of 2c orange postal stationery envelope addressed to Edmonton cancelled ATHABASCA and with blue octagonal FIRST FLIGHT/ATHABASCA/TO/EDMONTON cachet at left and with black COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS label on reverse flap tied by blue USE AIR MAIL rubber h/s. 969 covers were flown.
|CANADA - 1931 first flight cover from Peace River to Edmonton.|
1931 (FE.12.) first flight cover addressed to Walkrville bearing a fine 1c orange adhesive pair from the scarcer 'coil' issue with perf 8 x IMPERF (SG 286) tied by PEACE RIVER cds with green FIRST FLIGHT/PEACE RIVER TO/EDMONTON cachet at left and with black COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS LIMITED label on reverse side tied by violet boxed USE AIR MAIL rubber h/s. Only 531 covers flown by pilot W.R.May.
|CANADA - 1930 first flight cover from Edmonton to Peace River.|
1930 (DE.6.) first flight cover addressed to Alberta bearing 5c 'air' adhesive tied by EDMONTON cds with violet octagonal FIRST FLIGHT/EDMONTON/TO/PEACE RIVER cachet at left and with black COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS LTD label on reverse flap tied by violet USE AIR MAIL rubber boxed h/s. 724 covers were flown by pilot W.R.May.
|BASUTOLAND - 1937 4d red RPSE to UK uprated and used at MASERU. H&G 2b.|
1937 4d red on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) with the type 3 imprint under flap addressed to UK and bearing additional 2d 'Coronation' with 'KGVI' 1d and 1/- adhesives tied by MASERU cds's dated 7.DEC.53 H&G 2b.
|SOUTH WEST AFRICA (German) - 1912 5pfg green PSC used locally and cancelled KARIBIB. H&G 19.|
1912-16 5pfg Green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed locally to Windhoek (genuine use) & cancelled by fine KARIBIB cds dated 9.8.14. A scarer use by German resident just after the outbreak of the First World War. H&G 19.
|SWAZILAND - 1953 use of unaccepted South African 6d air letter to UK with Swaziland 6d added.|
1953 (NO.26.) use of South African postal stationery air letter (H&G 15) of the 'Suid Afrika' issue of blue on greenish white with blue overlay on front addressed to UK and as the stationery was not acceptable in Swaziland bearing 6d adhesive tied by light STEGI/SWAZILAND cds. Unusual use of this South African stationery in Swaziland.
|SWAZILAND - 1948 6d air letter to UK used at STEGI. H&G 7.|
1948 6d ultramarine on light blue (blue inlay) postal stationery air letter of 'Suid Afrika' overprinted SWAZILAND in red and addressed to UK and cancelled by STEGI/SWAZILAND cds dated 16.VI.48. A scarce genuine use of this air letter. H&G 7.
|SWAZILAND - 1949 6d air letter to UK used at STEGI. H&G 8.|
1949 6d ultramaine on white (blue inlay) postal stationery air letter of 'South Africa' overprinted SWAZILAND in red and with 'By Air Mail' logo addressed to UK and cancelled by STEGI/SWAZILAND cds dated 12.III.51. A scarce genuine use. H&G 8.
|SWAZILAND - 1953 6d air letter to UK used at STEGI. |
1953 6d ultramarine on greenish white postal stationery air letter of 'Suid Afrika' overprinted SWAZILAND in red addressed to UK and cancelled by light STEGI/SWAZILAND cds dated 6.NO.53. A scarce genuine use and unlisted on this paper shade by H&G preceding the issue date listed for H&G 15. Noted by Molen in his handbook on Swaziland. This must be a very difficult item so used as it was superceded the following year and few genuine used examples could exist.
|GILBERT AND ELLICE IS - 1909 'NZ' 1d rate postcard use to Ireland from FANNING ISLAND.|
1909 (AU.23.) use of picture postcard addressed to Ireland (genuine use) depicting 'The Greig Homestead English Harbour, Fanning Island' bearing New Zealand 1d universal adhesive tied by d/r FANNING ISLAND cds (Proud type D1). A fine and scarce early use from here.
|ST.KITTS - 1923 OHMS cover registered to USA with 2d and 3d 'Tercentenary' stamps.|
1923 use of manila O.H.M.S. envelope (135x105mm) addressed to USA bearing the 1923 Tercentenary 2d & 3d adhesives (SG 51+53 latter with small fault) tied by ST.KITTS cds dated AP.28.23. 'R' h/s at left & with black two lined POSTMASTER/ST.KITTS strike. Scarce stamps used on cover.
|COCOS ISLAND - 1955 first flight cover to New Hebrides with AERIAL SERVICE h/s applied.|
1955 (NO.23) use of special illustrated 'Cocos Keeling Island/Qantas/First Australian Stamp Issue' envelope addressed to New Hebrides bearing Australian 1/- adhesive tied COCOS ISLAND & with special INAUGURATION OF DOMESTIC POSTAL SERVICES violet triangular cachet at left & additionally struck by rare violet boxed AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY h/s.
|MALTA - 1883 1d brown 'GB' PSC used to Constantinople. H&G 10.|
1883 1d brown on cream 'UPU-Great Britain & Ireland' postal stationery postcard of GB addressed to Constantinople and cancelled by 'A 25' duplex with MALTA cds alongside dated JA.18.83. Red BPO/CONSTANTINOPLE arrival cds on front dated JA.30.83. H&G 10.