Showing items in category Ceylon, sorted by newest listed first.
|CEYLON - 1896 5c ON/SERVICE adhesive use on local OHMS cover.|
1896 (JA.31.) use of O.H.M.S. envelope (slightly reduced at right edge from rough opening) addressed locally and struck by violet boxed FREE/C.P.LAYARD/ATTORNEY GENERAL frank. The 'free' was crossed through and a 5c dull purple adhesive added overprinted ON/SERVICE (SG 013) tied by COLOMBO COURT cds. COLOMBO arrival b/s.
|CEYLON - 1919 1/5c (X6) 'War Stamp' franked cover sent locally from COLOMBO.|
1919 (circa) local cover addressed to the 'Rice Distribution Department' at Colombo bearing a fine strip of six of the 1c/5c bright magenta adhesive overprinted 'War Stamp' and cancelled by COLOMBO roller strike dated DEC.15.
|CEYLON - 1945 'OAS' stampless cover to UK used at FPO/No.161.|
1945 (FEB.9.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active service' and cancelled by FPO/No.161 cds used by troops stationed in Kandy, Ceylon. Two file puch holes at left edge and struck by violet triangular FIELD/CENSOR/65 h/s and circular UNIT CENSOR/X 152 strike which is counter signed by the Lieutenant.
|CEYLON - 1942 (circa) use of censored FORMULA AIR MAIL/LETTER CARD by troops in Ceylon.|
1942 (circa) use of dark blue on blue FORMULA type AIR MAIL/LETTER CARD addressed to UK bearing GV 5c violet block of four cancelled by unclear cancel with violet 'diamond' type PASSED BY/5/IND.FD/CENSOR/UNIT/G h/s and with triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/CENSOR strike alongside. Indian troops stationed in Ceylon.
|CEYLON - 1939 censor cover to South Africa with rare 'G' coded label.|
1939 (DEC.1.) cover addressed to South Adrica bearing 20c adhesive tied by CHRISTMAS MAILS/ COLOMBO slogan strike and with scarce black on white OPENED BY/CENSOR/G label at left edge. Morenweiser type 3K. A scarce early censor cover and unrecorded with 'G' coding.
|CEYLON - 1942 Indian military censored cover to UK.|
1942 (SEP.16.) cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' but bearing 25c adhesive pair tied by INDIAN SECTION OFFICE No.9 cds's with violet 'diamond' type PASSED BY/5 IND.FD/ CENSOR/UNIT/G h/s and with triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/CENSOR/C170 strike alongside. Indian troops stationed in Ceylon.
|CEYLON - 1941 cover to India with PASSED/BY/MILITARY CENSOR h/s.|
1941 (MR.15.) use of O.H.M.S. envelope (134x109mm) addressed to the 'Embarkation Commandant of Army Headquarters at Madras in India' bearing 6c adhesive pair tied COLOMBO/FOREIGN cds with scarce red PASSED/BY/MILITARY CENSOR handstamp at left and signed at lower left by the Lieutenant. FORT SAINT GEORGE b/s.
|CEYLON - 1941 meter mark cover to UK with WAR PURPOSERS CONTRIBUTION (V-for victory) label.|
1941 (17.XII.) use of pre-printed commercial cover addressed to UK cancelled by red COLOMBO- 015 Cts/POSTAGE/CEYLON/REVENUE meter marking with HELP FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY/ WAR PURPOSES CONTRIBUTION/10 CENTS perforated label at lower left overprinted 'V' for victory in red and cancelled by COLOMBO d/r cds.
|CEYLON - 1941 meter mark cover to South Africa with WAR PURPOSES CONTRIBUTION label.|
1941 (20.VI.) stampless cover addressed to South Africa cancelled by red COLOMBO - 0.15 POSTAGE REVENUE meter mark handstamp with blue and yellow on white perforated 10c WAR PURPOSES CONTRIBUTION/HELP FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY patriotic label at lower left tied by COLOMBO/4 cds.