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CEYLON - 1942 CEYLON - 1942 'OAS' 20c rate cover to India used by Indian troops.

1942 (SEP.2.) cover addressed to India marked 'On Active Service' bearing 20c adhesive tied INDIAN No.9 army cancel with green 'diamond' PASSED BY/5/IND.FD/CENSOR strike applied in green ink. Indian troops stationed in Ceylon.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1935 registered cover to UK with CEYLON - 1935 registered cover to UK with 'Silver Jubilee' set used at LINDULA.

1935 (NO.25.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing the 'Silver Jubilee' set (SG 379-82) tied by individual LINDULA cds's.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1935 50c CEYLON - 1935 50c 'Silver Jubilee' use cover to UK used at DOLOSBAGE.

1935 (27.JL.) cover addressed to UK bearing 50c 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive (SG 382) tied by s/r DOLOSBAGE cds (Proud type D4).

£55.00
CEYLON - 1935 6c (x2) CEYLON - 1935 6c (x2) 'Silver Jubilee' cover to UK used at PERADENIYA.

1935 (10.SE.) cover addressed to UK bearing 6c 'Silver Jubilee' (x2) adhesives (SG 379) tied by s/r PERADENIYA cds. (Proud type D7).

£35.00
CEYLON - 1883 20c on 64c surcharge adhesive use on cover to UK with COLOMBO/PAID cds.CEYLON - 1883 20c on 64c surcharge adhesive use on cover to UK with COLOMBO/PAID cds.

1883 (JU.14) cover to UK (slight ageing around edges) with 1882 20c on 64c red-brown surcharge adhesive (SG 143) tied by 'A' duplex with superb COLOMBO/PAID cds alongside.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1882 (MY.18) cover to Scotland (opened on two sides) bearing 4c & 16c adhesives (SG 123+126) tied by COLOMBO/1 cds. Lovely POLMONT STATION arrival b/s.

£60.00
CEYLON - 1884 24c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1884 24c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1844 (JY.9) cover addressed to UK bearing 24c green (SG 127) tied by barred duplex with COLOMBO cds alongside.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1940 1r rate censored cover to Belgium with INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR h/s.CEYLON - 1940 1r rate censored cover to Belgium with INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR h/s.

1940 (APR.1.) cover addressed to Belgium (opened on 2 sides) bearing 1r adhesive tied COLOMBO but struck below by INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR/.AIR SERVICE handstamp in black and with scarce black on salmon/buff H/OPENED BY CENSOR label at left. Morenweiser type 2H.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1913 10c pink on cream PSE (size G) unused.  H&G 15a.CEYLON - 1913 10c pink on cream PSE (size G) unused. H&G 15a.

1913 10c pink on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) unused. Small grease mark on flap edge. H&G 15a.

£32.00
CEYLON - 1919 CEYLON - 1919 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' form used at COLOMBO.

1919 (FE.12) use of 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS/TELEGRAM' form addressed locally & cancelled by C.T.O./COLOMBO cds with violet PASSED/COLOMBO/CENSOR h/s. TELEGRAM/TO OPEN, CUT HTIS SIDE label at top similarly cancelled. A scarce piece of stationery.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1914 CEYLON - 1914 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' form used at COLOMBO.

1914 (MR.8) black on pink use of CEYLON TELEGRAPHS form used locally & cancelled by CTO/COLOMBO cds. A few folds otherwise a fine & scarce piece of official stationery.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1917 CEYLON - 1917 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' form used at COLUMBO.

1917 (AP.25) use of CEYLON TELEGRAPHS form addressed locally & cancelled by C.T.O./ COLOMBO cds with TELEGRAM/TO OPEN, CUT THIS EDGE label similarly cancelled.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1920 3c green PSC to Germany uprated with 6c adhesive at PETTAH.  H&G 55.CEYLON - 1920 3c green PSC to Germany uprated with 6c adhesive at PETTAH. H&G 55.

1920 3c green on greyish white postal stationery postcard addressed to Germany bearing additional 6c adhesive tied by PETTAH cds dated 20.MR.22. Black 'T' tax mark applied below with '30c'inserted in blue manuscript. H&G 55.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c dark carmine PSE addressed to UK uprated with 6c at HATTON.  H&G 53.CEYLON - 1915 6c dark carmine PSE addressed to UK uprated with 6c at HATTON. H&G 53.

1915 6c dark carmine on buff woved paper with rough inside (size G) addressed to UK and bearing additional 6c adhesive tied HATTON and dated DE.22.21. H&G 53.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c deep rose PSE uprated to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1915 6c deep rose PSE uprated to UK used at COLOMBO.

1915 6c deep rose on white postal stationery envelope (size g) addressed to UK (two folds) bearing additional 20c (x2) 'Coronation' adhesives on front and 2c (x2) 'Pictorial' issues on reverse flap tied by COLOMBO cds's dated 3.AU.33. Government Printing Office albino impressed imprint under flap.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1942 CEYLON - 1942 'FORMULA' RPSE to India used at NEGOMBO with 'AR' marking.

1942 (MY.5.) use of FORMULA type registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to India (some slight faults) bearing 10c and 25c 'pictorial' adhesives tied to the reverse side by NEGOME cds and struck on the front by black boxed 'A.R.' (Avis Reception) handstamp/ PASSED/DHQ/5 censor mark applied on arrival.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1932 use of black ON/H.M./S card uprated to USA from COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1932 use of black ON/H.M./S card uprated to USA from COLOMBO.

1932 (MY.25.) use of black on cream ON/H.M./S. official service postal stationery postcard with pre-printed reverse for 'Colombo Observatory' use addressed to USA and bearing additional 2c and 10c adhesives (for external sending) tied COLOMBO/FOREIGN.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1960 10+20 dark blue postal stationery air letter unused. H&G 18.CEYLON - 1960 10+20 dark blue postal stationery air letter unused. H&G 18.

1960 10 and 20 dark blue on dark grey paper postal stationery aerogramme in fine unused condition. H&G 18.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1921 1r purple and pale yellow mint DIE 1/DIE 2 gutter pair.  SG 345b.CEYLON - 1921 1r purple and pale yellow mint DIE 1/DIE 2 gutter pair. SG 345b.

1921-22 1r purple and pale yellow in a fine mint vertical gutter marginal pair showing the DIE 1 and DIE II issues se-tenant. Tragically the top stamp has come away and is re-inforced with a stamp hinge. SG 354b.

£45.00
1913 Ceylon telegraphs receipt form used at JAFFNA.1913 Ceylon telegraphs receipt form used at JAFFNA.

1913 (FEB.6) 'A.R./CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' receipt for inland or foreign telegram cancelled by JAFFNA cds at left.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1915 Ceylon telegram form used at JAFFNA.CEYLON - 1915 Ceylon telegram form used at JAFFNA.

1915 (MA.3) use of 'C.1.' CEYLON TELEGRAPHS form used locally & cancelled by JAFFNA cds.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1922 Ceylon telegram form used at JAFFNA.CEYLON - 1922 Ceylon telegram form used at JAFFNA.

1922 (FE.22.) CEYLON TELEGRAPHS form (P.O.-B-112 F4) used locally and cancelled at JAFFNA. Small piece of top edge missing from opening tag.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1936 first flight cover to UK used at BOGAWANTALAWA.CEYLON - 1936 first flight cover to UK used at BOGAWANTALAWA.

1936 (DE.23.) first flight cover addressed to UK marked 'First Flight Airmail/Colombo-Madras- London' bearing 50c adhesive tied by s/r BOGAWANTALAWA cds.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1915 registered censor cover to Switzerland used at KANDY.CEYLON - 1915 registered censor cover to Switzerland used at KANDY.

1915 (NO.8.) registered cover to Switzerland (light staining on front) bearing 5c pair and 15c adhesives tied by KANDY REGISTERED cds with violet boxed CENSOR/9 NOV.1915/ COLOMBO h/s applied.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1963 10c carmine PSC used locally from NAMUNUKULA.  H&G 81.CEYLON - 1963 10c carmine PSC used locally from NAMUNUKULA. H&G 81.

1963 10c carmine on white postal stationery postcard addressed locally in native script and cancelled NAMUNUKULA cds. H&G 81.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1958 10c blue on buff uprated PSE to UK cancelled COLOMBO/FOREIGN. CEYLON - 1958 10c blue on buff uprated PSE to UK cancelled COLOMBO/FOREIGN.

1958 (JA.3.) use of 10c blue on buff postal stationery envelope addressed to UK cancelled by COLOMBO/FOREIGN cds.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1957 40C red on blue postal stationery AEROGRAMME used at COLOMBO.  H&G 13.CEYLON - 1957 40C red on blue postal stationery AEROGRAMME used at COLOMBO. H&G 13.

1957 (MY.23.) use of 40c red on light blue postal stationery aerogramme addressed to UK and cancelled by COLOMBO/2 cds. A genuine use with two lined instruction on reverse side. H&G 13.

£12.00
CEYLON - 1941 censor cover to India.CEYLON - 1941 censor cover to India.

1941 cover addressed to India with black on white OPENED BY/EXAMINER/ L/696 censor label at left.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1918 2c orange WAR STAMP mint pair with DOUBLE OVERPRINT.  SG 330d.CEYLON - 1918 2c orange WAR STAMP mint pair with DOUBLE OVERPRINT. SG 330d.

1918-19 2c brown-orange adhesive in a fine mint horizontal pair with brown gum showing the variety WAR STAMP DOUBLE. SG 330d.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1893 TEN CENTS on 15c pink RPSE (size H) h/sCEYLON - 1893 TEN CENTS on 15c pink RPSE (size H) h/s'd SPECIMEN in red.

1893 TEN CENTS in black on 15c pink on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H) handstamped SPECIMEN in red on flap. (Flap is partially stuck down). H&G 10d/e.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1960 CEYLON - 1960 'OHMS' aerogramme to USA cancelled COLOMBO OFFICIAL PAID.

1960 dark blue on blue 'OFFICIAL' aerogramme addressed to USA (genuine use) cancelled by COLOMBO OFFICIAL PAID cds in red dated 8.AP.67. Abbreviated in Sinhalese. Scarce use. Kessler 203.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1966 CEYLON - 1966 'OHMS' aerorgramme to USA used at COLOMBO.

1966 (3.6.) use of dark blue on blye O.H.M.S. aerogramme addressed to USA (genuine use) with Sinhalese abbreviation and cancelled by COLOMBO cds and part red CEYLON/0.060cts meter mark strike at left edge. A scarce item.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1913 6c PSE uprated to USA.  H&G 52.CEYLON - 1913 6c PSE uprated to USA. H&G 52.

1915 6c carmine on buff postal stationery envelope (size d) addressed to USA bearing additional 2c pair and 10c 'pictorial' adhesives tied by 23.NO.35 cds. H&G 52.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 4 (8) block of six. SG 337.CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 4 (8) block of six. SG 337.

1918 1c on 5c bright magenta adhesive in fine unmounted mint PLATE 4 corner block of six with overprint PLATE 8 in margin. SG 337.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 4 (5) block of six. SG 337.CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 4 (5) block of six. SG 337.

1918 1c on 5c bright magenta adhesive in fine unmounted mint PLATE 4 corner block of six with overprint PLATE 5 in margin. SG 337.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 3 (5) block of eight.  SG 337.CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 3 (5) block of eight. SG 337.

1918 1c on 5c bright magenta adhesive in fine unmounted mint PLATE 3 corner block of eight with overprint PLATE 5 in margin. SG 337.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 2 (8) block of six.  SG 337.CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 2 (8) block of six. SG 337.

1918 1c on 5c bright magenta adhesive in fine unmounted mint PLATE 2 corner block of six with overprint PLATE 8 in margin. SG 337.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 1 (5) block of six.  SG 337.CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c mint PLATE 1 (5) block of six. SG 337.

1918 1c on 5c bright magenta adhesive in fine unmounted mint PLATE 1 corner block of six with overprint PLATE 5 in margin. SG 337.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c PLATE 4 (5) CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c PLATE 4 (5) 'War Stamp' mint block of six. SG 335.

1918 1c on 5c purple adhesive in fine unmounted mint PLATE 4 corner block of six overprinted WAR STAMP and with overprint PLATE 5 in margin. SG 335.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1895 1r12c dull rose ON SERVICE adhesive unused with major DOCTOR BLADE flaw.  SG 017b.CEYLON - 1895 1r12c dull rose ON SERVICE adhesive unused with major DOCTOR BLADE flaw. SG 017b.

1895 1r12c dull rose adhesive without gum showing the watermark upright and overprinted ON/SERVICE in black with huge vertical printing flaw through the A of Postage and running to the bottom of the stamp. Possibly printers waste having no gum. SG 017b.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1939 3c green PSC uprated and censored to USA.  H&G 70.CEYLON - 1939 3c green PSC uprated and censored to USA. H&G 70.

1939 3c green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to USA bearing additional 3c and 6c adhesives tied GALLE and struck by black crowned octagonal PASSED/ L/6 censor mark with '42' added in manuscript after 'L/6'. H&G 70.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1900 2c ON/SERVICE adhesive use on OHMS
local railway acknowledgement postcard.CEYLON - 1900 2c ON/SERVICE adhesive use on OHMS local railway acknowledgement postcard.

1900 (JY.18.) use of O.H.M.S. postcard for use by 'Ceylon Government Railways' addressed locally and bearing 2c green (SG 011) overprinted ON/SERVICE and tied COLOMBO.

£75.00
CEYLON - 1896 5c ON/SERVICE adhesive use on local OHMS cover.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.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1951 local VISIT THE COLOMBO EXHIBITION slogan cover.CEYLON - 1951 local VISIT THE COLOMBO EXHIBITION slogan cover.

1951 (DE.13.) cover addressed locally to Dickoya bearing a very late use of the 5c bright magenta 'War/Stamp' (SG 334) tied by COLOMBO-VISIT/THE COLOMBO EXHIBITION/FEBRUARY 1952 slogan strike.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1925 3c PSC uprated to Belgium used from NUWARA ELIYA.   H&G 60a.CEYLON - 1925 3c PSC uprated to Belgium used from NUWARA ELIYA. H&G 60a.

1925 3c grey on cream postal stationery postcard with fouth line having longer text addressed to Belgium and bearing additional 3c and 6c adhesives tied by NUWARA ELIYA cds dated FE.6.32. H&G 60a.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1919 1/5c (X6) 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.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1945 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.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1942 (circa) use of censored FORMULA AIR MAIL/LETTER CARD by troops in Ceylon.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.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1922 3c green in a fine unmounted mint block of four.  SG 339a.CEYLON - 1922 3c green in a fine unmounted mint block of four. SG 339a.

1922 3c green in a fine unmounted mint gutter marginal block of four showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 339a.

£60.00
CEYLON - 1939 censor cover to South Africa with rare 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.

£150.00
CEYLON - 1942 Indian military censored cover to UK.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.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1936 MONEY ORDER form pre-printed for use at DIKOYA.CEYLON - 1936 MONEY ORDER form pre-printed for use at DIKOYA.

1936 use of tatty CERTIFICATE OF ISSUE OF A MONEY ORDER FORM pre-printed for use at DIKOYA and cancelled by DIKOYA/M.O.& S.B. cds dated 1.FE.36. Faults but scarce.

£75.00
CEYLON - 1897 use of RECEIPT for MONEY ORDER used at JAVARPET/KISTNA/BO.CEYLON - 1897 use of RECEIPT for MONEY ORDER used at JAVARPET/KISTNA/BO.

1897 (SE.20.) use of tatty RECEIPT from the Branch Postmaster for a 25as money order cancelled by s/r JAVARPET/KISTNA/B.O. cds

£25.00
CEYLON - 1894 ON POSTAL SERVICE/ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form used at KARAIKUDI.CEYLON - 1894 ON POSTAL SERVICE/ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form used at KARAIKUDI.

1894 (AP.8.) use of tatty ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form for posting delivery receipt cancelled by s/r KARAIKUDI cds.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1944 censored cover to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1944 censored cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1944 (NO.1.) cover addressed to UK bearing R1 adhesive tied by COLOMBO cds with black on cream OPENED BY/EXAMINER/ L/148 censor label at left. (Morenweisser type 7A1).

£20.00
CEYLON - 1944 R1 rate censored cover to UK.CEYLON - 1944 R1 rate censored cover to UK.

1944 (AU.17.) cover addressed to UK bearing R1 adhesive tied COLOMBO with black on cream OPENED BY/EXAMINER/ L/979 censor label at left. (Morenweisser type 7A1). Censor L/979 being unrecorded.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1945 R1 rate censored cover to UK.CEYLON - 1945 R1 rate censored cover to UK.

1945 (AP.2.) cover addressed to UK bearing R1 adhesive tied CEYLON with black on cream OPENED BY/EXAMINER/ L/23 censor label at left. (Moreweiseer type 7A1). Censor L/23 being unrecorded.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1941 censor cover to USA.CEYLON - 1941 censor cover to USA.

1941 (JU.4.) cover addressed to USA bearing 2c,6c and 15c adhesives tied by COLOMBO cds with black on cream 30/OPENED BY/CENSOR label at left. Morenweisser type 5.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1941 cover to India with PASSED/BY/MILITARY CENSOR h/s.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.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1928 5r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF.CEYLON - 1928 5r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF.

1928 5r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black on gummed paper of the frame & value tablets. SG type 57.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1920 3c green PSC used locally at NORWOOD.  H&G 55.CEYLON - 1920 3c green PSC used locally at NORWOOD. H&G 55.

1920 3c green on greyish white postal stationery postcard addressed locally cancelled by s/r NORWOOD cds dated SP.4.22. H&G 55.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1941 meter mark cover to UK with WAR PURPOSERS CONTRIBUTION (V-for victory) label.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.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1941 meter mark cover to South Africa with WAR PURPOSES CONTRIBUTION label.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.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1907 6c carmine rose PSE uprated to France and used at KANDY. H&G 35.CEYLON - 1907 6c carmine rose PSE uprated to France and used at KANDY. H&G 35.

1907 6c carmine rose on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to France and bearing additional 5c pair tied KANDY and dated MR.29.10. H&G 35.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1919 4c olive yellow PSC used locally from MARADANA.  H&G 52.CEYLON - 1919 4c olive yellow PSC used locally from MARADANA. H&G 52.

1919 4c olive yellow on greyish white postal stationery postcard addressed locally and cancelled by MARADANA cds dated AP.9.19. H&G 52.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1906 2c olive yellow on white PSC to Galle used at YATIYANTOTA.  H&G 43.CEYLON - 1906 2c olive yellow on white PSC to Galle used at YATIYANTOTA. H&G 43.

1906 2c olive yellow on grey-white postal stationery postcard addressed locally to Galle (some light tone marks on reverse) cancelled by very fine YATIYANTOTA cds dated DE.7.09. H&G 43.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1925 3c grey PSC uprated to UK and used at VALVETTITURAI.  H&G 60.CEYLON - 1925 3c grey PSC uprated to UK and used at VALVETTITURAI. H&G 60.

1925 3c grey on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to UK bearing additional 1c and 2c adhesives tied by VALVETTITURAI cds dated MY.5.31. H&G 60.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1956 Rs0.85ct COLOMBO meter mark cover to UK.CEYLON - 1956 Rs0.85ct COLOMBO meter mark cover to UK.

1956 (25.VII.) stampless cover addressed to UK struck by red Rs0.85Cts/CEYLON/POSTAGE REVENUE meter mark used at COLOMBO.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1942 CEYLON - 1942 'OAS' cover to UK with 'Indian 5th FD' censor mark.

1942 (JLY.7.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' cancelled by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.9 wavy lined strike on reverse side used by the Indian troops stationed at Colombo. (Proud type M1). Black PASSED BY/5 IND FD/CENSOR/UNIT/G strike and triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/CENSOR/C161 strike applied in 'red' ink.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1940 (circa) use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross envelope to UK by RAF.CEYLON - 1940 (circa) use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross envelope to UK by RAF.

1940's use of black on white (A.F.W.3078) ACTIVE SERVICE-GREEN ENVELOPE addressed to UK (small piece of reverse flap missing) bearing 50c adhesive tied by RAF POST cancel with violet crested RAF/CENSOR/465 h/s at lower left. RAF uses are scarcer.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1942 use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope to UK with scarce CEYLON - 1942 use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope to UK with scarce 'J' strike.

1942 use of green on buff (AF-3078) ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope addressed to UK and cancelled by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE/DELY cds dated 5.OC.42 and with black triangular PASSED BY UNIT CENSOR/C135 h/s and violet PASSED BY BASE CENSOR UNIT/J strike. At left is black on white ARMY FORM W.3424/OPENED/BY/CENSOR label with 891/PMEO/3/3.000.000-5/41 label.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1940 (circa) use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope to UK.CEYLON - 1940 (circa) use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope to UK.

1940's use of green on yellowish buff (AFW-3078) ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope addressed to UK and bearing 50c adhesive tied by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE/DELY cds with black boxed PASSED BY h/s at left and black triangular PASSED BY UNIT CENSOR mark.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1942 cover to UK censored by CEYLON - 1942 cover to UK censored by '5th India FD' unit censor mark.

1942 cover addressed to UK bearing 50c adhesive tied by light INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE/DELY cds with violet PASSED BY/5 IND.FD/CENSOR/UNIT/G strike and black triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/ CENSOR/C 158 strike at left. Complete with the original contents.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1933 local cover with late use of 1c/5c CEYLON - 1933 local cover with late use of 1c/5c 'War Stamp' (x5) used at COLOMBO.

1933 (JA.4.) cover addressed locally to Neboda bearing a fine strip of six of the 1918 1c on 5c purple 'War Stamp' (SG 337) adhesive tied by COLOMBO cds. A late use of this stamp.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1928 DOWN INDO CEYLON TPO cover to India. CEYLON - 1928 DOWN INDO CEYLON TPO cover to India.

1928 (MR.11.) cover addressed to India (opened on two sides and brittle with faults) bearing 5c violet adhesive tied by DOWN INDO CEYLON TPO cancel. (Proud type D6).

£18.00
CEYLON - 1912 15c ultramarine in fine mint condition with INVERTED WATERMARK.  SG 311aw.CEYLON - 1912 15c ultramarine in fine mint condition with INVERTED WATERMARK. SG 311aw.

1912-23 15c ultramarine in fine mint condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 311aw.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1912 6c fine mint with SIDEWAYS WATERMARK variety.  SG 306a.CEYLON - 1912 6c fine mint with SIDEWAYS WATERMARK variety. SG 306a.

1912-25 6c carmine in fine mint condition showing the SIDEWAYS WATERMARK variety (crown to right from back). SG 306a.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1895 5c PSE used locally from PUNDALU OYA with TOO LATE handstamp.  H&G 30.CEYLON - 1895 5c PSE used locally from PUNDALU OYA with TOO LATE handstamp. H&G 30.

1895 5c blue on cream postal stationery envelope addressed locally to Colombo cancelled by PUNDALU OYA cds dated FE.3.97 and struck at lower left by black boxed TOO LATE h/s. H&G 30.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1919 3c blue green fine mint with INVERTED WATERMARK.  SG 302w.CEYLON - 1919 3c blue green fine mint with INVERTED WATERMARK. SG 302w.

1919 3c blue-green in very fine mint condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 302w.

£18.00
CEYLON - 1961 30c on 20c red COMMONWEALTH REPLY COUPON used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1961 30c on 20c red COMMONWEALTH REPLY COUPON used at COLOMBO.

1961 (JL.25.) use of red on crea. 20/CENTS OF A RUPEE 'Commonwealth Reply Coupon' cancelled by GPO/COLOMBO cds and with the '20' crossed out by three red bars and '30' applied.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1912 1c brown mint (brown gum) with INVERTED WATERMARK.  SG 301w.CEYLON - 1912 1c brown mint (brown gum) with INVERTED WATERMARK. SG 301w.

1912 1c brown 'MCA watermark' adhesive in fine mint condition (brown gum) with variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 301w.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1830 OHMS (front) with rare COLOMBO/POST FREE handstamp.CEYLON - 1830 OHMS (front) with rare COLOMBO/POST FREE handstamp.

1830 (JUN.26.) pre-printed ON HIS MAJESTYS SERVICE/GENERAL POST OFFICE front addressed to the Government at Kurunigale and struck by rare black crowned COLOMBO/ POST FREE h/s (Proud type OPD4-with curved crown edges). A front only but a rare strike.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1942 INDIAN FPO/74 cover to UK with No.5 INDIAN CENSOR UNIT handstamp.CEYLON - 1942 INDIAN FPO/74 cover to UK with No.5 INDIAN CENSOR UNIT handstamp.

1942 (JAN.23.) cover addressed to UK bearing 2c,3c,10c, 15c, 20c pair and 30c 'pictorial' adhesives tied by F.P.O./No.74 cds with green oval No.5 INDIAN FIELD CENSOR UNIT h/s at lower left.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1944 use of CEYLON - 1944 use of 'Blue Triangle' air letter censored to UK.

1944 (APR.27.) use of dark blue on blue-grey FORMULA 'blue triangle' type air mail letter addressed to UK with I.A.F.F.-1083 (triangle) imprint and pre-printed on reverse flap FOR USE OF H.M.FORCES ONLY bearing 20c adhesive tied IND.ADVANCE BASE cds with circular UNIT CENSOR h/s applied and triangular FIELD/CENSOR/169 marking. Part of interiot text crossed through by censor. Marked 'On Active Service'.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1941 PASSED BY MILITARY censor cover to UK.CEYLON - 1941 PASSED BY MILITARY censor cover to UK.

1941 (OC.24.) cover addressed to UK bearing R1 'pictorial' adhesive tied COLOMBO/FOREIGN and struck at left by diamond type PASSED/BY/MILITARY CENSOR h/s.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1915 postcard to UK from COLUMBO with CENSOR/COLOMBO violet boxed strike.CEYLON - 1915 postcard to UK from COLUMBO with CENSOR/COLOMBO violet boxed strike.

1915 (OC.4.) picture postcard addressed to Holland depicting 'Buddhist Temple Peradeniya, Kandy' bearing 6c adhesive tied by COLOMBO cds with violet boxed CENSOR/4 OCT 1915/COLOMBO handstamp below.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1943 censored CEYLON - 1943 censored 'OAS' postcard to UK with violet RAF BASE PO cancel.

1943 (FEB.6.) use of stampless postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Hindu Temple, Colombo' marked BY SEA MAIL-ON ACTIVE SERVICE and struck by violet RAF BASE P.O./CEYLON cancel with violet crested RAF/CENSOR/W 25 h/s alongside.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1903 6c brown PSE to UK used at HAPUTALE.  H&G 34.CEYLON - 1903 6c brown PSE to UK used at HAPUTALE. H&G 34.

1903 6c dark brown on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to UK (roughly opened at bottom edge with small tears) marked 'By First Mail' and cancelled by HAPUTALE cds dated JA.25.05. H&G 34.

£18.00
CEYLON - 1920 (circa) DISABLED CEYLON MENS FUND mint label.CEYLON - 1920 (circa) DISABLED CEYLON MENS FUND mint label.

1920 (circa) multi coloured DISABLED CEYLON MENS FUND label depicting 'King George V' in military uniform. Perforated and on gummed paper but with some paper adhesion left from the interpanes in the booklet.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1938 CEYLON - 1938 'Tatas' experimental test flight cover for the stage 2 Empire Scheme.

1938 (22.1.) first flight cover addressed to UK bearing GV 50c adhesive tied NEBODA and dated 20.JA.38 and endorsed 'Via Messrs Tata's/Experimental Flight/About 22.1.38. Unlisted and a scarce experimental forerunner 'test flight' prior to the stage 2 flights under the British Empire Scheme on 21st of the following month and the opening of Ratmalana airport.

£150.00
CEYLON - 1938 inward first flight cover.CEYLON - 1938 inward first flight cover.

1938 (FE.22.) inward first flight cover to Neboda in Ceylon marked 'Via Air Mail Inauguration/ About 23.2.38.'

£35.00
CEYLON - 1942 cover to UK used at F.P.O.74 having rare FIELD CENSOR label in green on cream.CEYLON - 1942 cover to UK used at F.P.O.74 having rare FIELD CENSOR label in green on cream.

1942 (FE.1.) cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' and bearing 2c (x2), 6c and 10c 'pictorial' adhesives tied by F.P.O./No.74 cds used by troops with green on cream OPENED BY/ FIELD CENSOR label at left tied by green oval No.5 INDIAN FIELD CENSOR UNIT h/s.

£180.00
CEYLON - 1950 (circa) C.N.A.P.T. FLAG DAY label for Tuberculosis prevention.CEYLON - 1950 (circa) C.N.A.P.T. FLAG DAY label for Tuberculosis prevention.

1950 (circa) red and blue on white 'C.N.A.P.T.' label used to promote Tuberculosis prevention on flag day.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1941 censored cover to USA.CEYLON - 1941 censored cover to USA.

1941 (JUL.26.) cover addressed to USA bearing 2c and 3c adhesives tied COLOMBO/6 with violet boxed PASSED/CENSOR/6/COLOMBO handstamp below.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1912 6c rate postcard to UK used at KOSLANDA.
CEYLON - 1912 6c rate postcard to UK used at KOSLANDA.
CEYLON - 1912 6c rate postcard to UK used at KOSLANDA.

1912 (DE.11) use of picture postcard to UK depicting 'Colombo Harbour & shipping' & bearing 6c adhesive tied by d/r KOSLANDA cds.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1907 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1907 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1907 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.

1907 (27.10) use of picture postcard to UK depicting 'Mount Road, Madras' & bearing 3c green pair cancelled by light COLOMBO cds & blue straight lined COLOMBO h/s.

£18.00
CEYLON - 1906 6c rate postcard to UK used at TALAWAKELE.
CEYLON - 1906 6c rate postcard to UK used at TALAWAKELE.
CEYLON - 1906 6c rate postcard to UK used at TALAWAKELE.

1906 (NO.15) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Elephant at work, Ceylon' & bearing 6c adhesive tied by d/r TALAWAKELE cds.

£22.00
CEYLON - 1906 6c rate postcard addressed to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1906 6c rate postcard addressed to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1906 6c rate postcard addressed to UK used at COLOMBO.

1906 (AU.14) use of picture p'card addressed to UK depicting 'Galle Road, Colombia' & bearing 6c adhesive tied by d/r DIYATALAWA cds.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1901 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1901 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1901 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.

1901 (MY.26.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Sea Shore-Mount Lavinia' (A.W.Plate series No.90) bearing 'QV' 6c adhesive tied COLOMBO. A nice early card.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1901 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1901 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.
CEYLON - 1901 6c rate postcard to UK used at COLOMBO.

1901 (MY.26.) use of picture postcard addressed toUK depicting 'Colombo Harbour - (A.W.Plate series No.40) bearing 'QV' 6c adhesive tied COLOMBO. A nice early postcard.

£30.00