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|SOUTH AFRICA - 1963 trio of differing 'FORMULA' RPSE's with 5c 'Postage Due' added.|
1963 use of three differing FORMULA postal stationery envelopes all addressed to Johannesburg and being underpaid with 5c 'Postage Dues' added on arrival. Two have differing POSTED OUT OF COURSE handstamps applied. A nice trio.
|SOUTH AFRICA - 1962 underpaid cover to Johannesburg with 1c and 2c 'Postage Dues' added.|
1962 (22.IX.) cover addressed to Johannesburg bearing 1c adhesive tied PEDDIE and being underpaid having black circular 'T/3c' tax mark applied with 1c and 2c 'Postage Dues' added (SG D59+D62) tied JOHANNESBURG.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1937 1d red PSE uprated to Johannesburg and used on the ROYAL TOUR. H&G 5.|
1937 1d red on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to Johannesburg bearing additional 1d 'Royal Visit' adhesive and cancelled by the special crested ROYAL TOUR/SOUTHERN RHODESIA oval cancel. H&G 5.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1943 stampless 'AB/No.7' censor cover to Johannesburg used at INDUNA.|
1943 (JAN.26.) stampless cover addressed to South Africa marked 'On Active Service' and cancelled by INDUNA cds with violet oval RHODESIAN/AIR TRAINING GROUP cachet at lower left. Crea/exceedingly light greenish censor label at left handstamped by violet OPENED BY CENSOR strike and tied by sexagonal PASSED/CENSOR/AB./No.7 h/s.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1944 'AB/No.6' censor cover to UK used at GUINEA FOWL.|
1944 (OC.18.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1 1/2d pair and 1/- adhesive tied by GUINEA FOWL cds with light green censor label at left handstamped OPENED BY CENSOR in violet and tied by sexagonal PASSED/CENSOR/AB./No.6 h/s.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1943 censor cover to USA used at GATOOMA.|
1943 (JUN.23.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d strip of three tied by GATOOMA/S.RHODESIA cds with red on cream P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER label at left with J.48695-H.6923-D366- 40,000L-20.5.43 imprint (Little type III b) with red crown octagonal PASSED/ DE/20 h/s on front. (Little type VA). Scarce.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1945 censor cover to USA used at CRAIGMORE.|
1945 (FEB.5.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d and 2d 'falls' adhesives tied by CRAIGMORE cds with red on cream OPENED BY EXAMINER/ DE/…. censor label at left (with P.C.90 and imprint at top and three dots and line cut away) tied by octagonal crowned PASSED/ DE/18 censor h/s struck in violet applied to front. (Little type VA).
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1941 censor cover to USA used at AVONDALE.|
1941 (DEC.9.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1/2d (x2) and 1d (x2) tied AVONDALE/S.RHODESIA with white blank type censor strip at right struck OPENED BY CENSOR h/s in red (Little type 1D) with red triangular PASSED BY/CENSOR/S.RHODESIA/1 h/s at left.
|SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1943 stampless 'AB/No.1' censor cover to UK used at CRANBORNE.|
1943 (OCT.20.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' cancelled by CRANBORNE/S.RHODESIA cds with white censor label at left handstamped by violet OPENED BY CENSOR h/s and tied by violet octagonal PASSED/CENSOR/A B./No.1 strike.
|BECHUANALAND - 1889 1/2d red-brown postal stationery wrapper used at VRYBURG. H&G 7.|
1889-93 1/2d red-brown on buff postal stationery wrapper pre-printed J.F.Van Straaten' address and cancelled by VRYBURG/B.B. squared circle cancel dated AU.29.95. A scarce item with this pre-printed address which is mentioned in the Bechuanaland stationery handbook by Thy and Inglefield-Watson. (WR7b). H&G 7.
|NYASALAND - 1937 'Coronation' FDC to Natal used at NAMWERA.|
1937 (MAY.12.) first day cover addressed to Natal in South Africa bearing the 'Coronation' trio (SG 127-29) tied by NAMWERA cds's. Proud type D2. Some tone staining around the perforation edges due to gum but a scarcer cancel from this sub office under Fort Johnston.
|B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1942 MEF set on unaddressed cover used at GHINDA with 2d 'Cairo' round stop.|
1942 (2.4.) unaddressed cover bearing the 'MEF' dark coloured series (SG M1,3,4+5 - 14mm issues) but with the 2d orange being the scarce Cairo printing (SG M7a) with round stops 13 1/2mm all tied by individual GHINDA/ERITREA cds's.
|B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1942 MEF set on FDC with 'Cairo' 1d+2d 'round stops' used at GHINDA.|
1942 (2.3.) unaddressed first day cover on pre-printed 'Federazione Del Fasci Di Combattimento Dell Eritrea' cover bearing the 1942 'MEF' dark colour adhesives (SG M3-5) of the 14mm setting together with the scarce Cairo 'ROUND STOP' 1d and 2d adhesives of the 13 1/2mm setting (SG M6a and M7a) tied by individual GHINDA/ERITREA cds's.
|AUSTRALIA - 1941 3d rate cover to USA with 3/NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR strike applied.|
1941 (MR.1.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d and 2d adhesives tied by GLEN IRIS S.E.6/VIC cds and struck by scarce violet 3/NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR h/s on front with 1d 'Lady Gowrie Red Cross Appeal' label on reverse flap sold to raise funds for the sick and wounded.
|BASUTOLAND - 1933 postcard (unsent) with S.African 1/2d block of 4 cancelled ROMA MISSION.|
1933 (NO.17.) use of postcard depicting 'A view Of Morija' bearing South African 1/2d 'Springbok' block of four centrally cancelled by ROMA MISSION/S.AFRICA cds of Basutoland. The card was obviously written in haste as the sender forgot to address it. Hence the card was never sent.
|BASUTOLAND - 1932 use of South African 1/2d PSC uprated locally from TETATEYANENG. H&G 11.|
1932 (FEB.12.) use of South African 1/2d 'springbok' postal stationery postcard addressed locally and bearing additional 1/2d adhesive tied by TETATEYANENG/BASUTOLAND cds. Small spike hole as is normally associated with 'Sesuto Book Depot' mail. H&G 11.
|BASUTOLAND - 1920 (circa) 4d South Africa adhesive cancelled by LERIBE parcel strike.|
1920 (circa) use of South African 4d head adhesive tied to piece by complete straight lined LERIBE handstamp in violet black ink. This strike being a parcel post handstamp and is listed by Proud as PP2 in his handbook. Not easy to find.
|BR.VIRGIN ISLANDS - 1888 4d violet on 1/- surcharge adhesive mint with LONG TAILED S variety. SG 42|
1888 4d violet surcharge on 1/- black and rose carmine adhesive in mint mounted condition (blunt top right perforation) printed on white paper and showing the LONG TAILED S variety from Row 3/1. SG 42dc.
|GOLD COAST - 1953 4d brown on cream RPSE uprated to UK from TAKORADI MARKET CIRCLE. H&G 13.|
1953 4d brown on cream 'QEII' registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to UK bearing additional 1d, 2d and 1/- adhesives tied by TAKORADI MARKET CIRCLE/REGISTERED cds. (Proud type R2). H&G 13.
|RHODESIA - 1918 'PASSED CENSOR' cover to USA used at MOUNT SELINDA.|
1918 (MY.4.) cover addressed to USA (central bend) bearing 2 1/2d adhesive tied by MOUNT SELINDA/RHODESIA cds and struck by blue circular PASSED CENSOR/ 10/99 handstamp. Sent from the 'American Board Mission' at Mount Selinda and with black on white OPENED BY/ CENSOR/1915 on arrival.
|PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1958 'Last Day' flight of the Qantas service to Buin.|
1958 stampless cover addressed to Buin marked 'O.C.S.' (ex reverse flap) and marked 'Flight Coupons UB1/RAB' in manuscript and with special QANTAS/AUSTRALIA'S OVERSEAS AIRLINE air mail label at left. This cover is addressed to 'Purser - RB Service' containing the flight coupons of this last flight. This final flight was capained by K.A.Montagu.
|PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary 'Catalina' flight cover to Teopasino.|
1957 cover addressed to Teopasina and struck by violet METHODIST MISSION/KEKESU handstamp. Bears Papua 3 1/2d adhesive tied RABAUL and is marked 'By Catalina to Teopasina' in manuscript. This being a fortnightly schedule flight. A nice missionary usage.
|PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary 'Catalina' flight cover to Sohana.|
1957 cover addressed to Teopasina and struck by violet METHODIST MISSION/KEKESU handstamp. Bears Papua 4d on 2 1/2d surcharge adhesive tied RABAUL and is marked 'By Catalina to Teopasina' in manuscript. This being a fortnightly schedule flight. A nice missionary usage.
|PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary 'Catalina' flight cover to Teop Island.|
1957 'OHMS' cover addressed to Teopasina and struck by violet METHODIST MISSION/KEKESU handstamp. Bears Papua 1/2d and 3 1/2d adhesives tied RABAUL and is marked 'By Catalina to Teopasina' in manuscript. This being a fortnightly schedule flight. A nice missionary usage.
|INDIA - 1935 first flight ROCKET MAIL from Dhakuria.|
1935 (FEB.27.) ROCKET FIRING TEST/AT DHAKURIA cover addressed to Calcutta bearing 9p green tied PARK STREET/CALCUTTA with special black on pink Calcutta Press commemoration vignette at right tied by violet 'rocket' handstamp. Signed by Stephen Smith on the front. Only 130 flown.
|INDIA - 1934 first flight ROCKET MAIL cover from Saugor Island.|
1934 (DEC.16) first night firing 'Rocket Mail' envelope addressed to Sangos Island bearing 9p green tied PARK STREET/CALCUTTA with speical violet boxed LIGHTHOUSE/SAUGOR ISLAND/16-12-1934 h/s and magenta s/l BY ROCKET MAIL strike. Only 150 items sent. Scarce.
|INDIA - 1923 2a to R1 'AGREEMENT' revenues in blocks of four struck CANCELLED.|
1923 2a to R1 green 'Government of India' AGREEMENT official adhesives (Barefoot 1-7) each in mint blocks of four (brown gum) and each struck by violet CANCELLED rubber handstamps. Some minor (light) paper adhesion in a few places but a scarce set as such in multiples. (7 blocks).
|ADEN - 1953 30c dark blue RPSE to USA used at CRATER. H&G 3.|
1953 30c dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to UK with additional 50c and 5/- adhesives on reverse side along with 1/- on R1 and 1/25c 'Revised Consitution' adhesive all tied by CRATER/ADEN cds's dated 5.MR.60. A scarcer mixed franking. H&G 3.