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CEYLON - 1878 24c rate cover to UK used at PUSSELLAWA.CEYLON - 1878 24c rate cover to UK used at PUSSELLAWA.

1878 (JY.29.) cover addressed to UK bearing 24c green adhesive tied by '48' duplex with PUSSELLAWA/PAID (Proud type PD2) 'proving' cds at left.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1942 internal use of CEYLON - 1942 internal use of 'ARMY/Z1/SIGNALS' military cover to Colombo.

1942 re-use of manila envelope addressed to 'HQ Colombo' and stamped CHIEF OFFICER/MILITARY HEADQUARTERS COLOMBO and struck by scarce ARMY/Z1/SIGNALS cds with additional ARMY/YCD/SIGNALS cancel below both dated 5.III.42. A scarce military use.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1935 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET.  SG SB11.CEYLON - 1935 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET. SG SB11.

1935 Re.1.80 black on blue BOOKLET without stamps but with inter leaves and with 'J.N.57001- 2,000 (7/35)' imprint at bottom left. SG SB11.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1936 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET.  SG SB13.CEYLON - 1936 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET. SG SB13.

1936 Re.1.80 black on blue BOOKLET without stamps but containing the original inter leaves. 'J.N.58516-2,000 (10/36)' imprint at bottom left. SG SB13.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1937 RS2.70 (incomplete) BOOKLET.  SG SB16.CEYLON - 1937 RS2.70 (incomplete) BOOKLET. SG SB16.

1937 Rs.2.70 BOOKLET containing one pane of 10 of the 9c green 'Coronation' adhesive complete with interleaves. The booklet originally contained 3 panes. 'J.N.294-1,000 (6/37)' imprint at bottom left. Ex original staple. SG SB16.

£195.00
CEYLON - 1960 (circa) 15c red PSE unused.CEYLON - 1960 (circa) 15c red PSE unused.

1960 (circa) 15 red on greyish buff postal stationery envelope in fine unused condition. No so easy to find.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1963 2c on 4c U/M block of 26 with two copies having CEYLON - 1963 2c on 4c U/M block of 26 with two copies having 'MISSING 2' variety. SG 477.

1963 2c on 4c purple and red 'Kandyan Dancer' adhesive in a fine unmounted mint irregular marginal block of 26 showing the overprint MISPLACED UPWARDS TO RIGHT and with the lower two marginal examples showing the '2c OMITTED' . A fine piece. SG 477.

£185.00
CEYLON - 1894 2c dark violet stationery wrapper used at COLOMBO with RAGAMA CAMP censor h/s.  H&G 2.CEYLON - 1894 2c dark violet stationery wrapper used at COLOMBO with RAGAMA CAMP censor h/s. H&G 2.

1894 2c dark violet on buff postal stationery wrapper addressed to a prisoner of war at Ragama. The wrapper is cancelled COLOMBO and has violet oval RAGAMA CAMP/PASSED/CENSOR handstamp applied on reverse side. A scarce Boer War item. H&G 2.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1960 10c+20c aerogramme to India used at COLOMBO.  H&G 18.CEYLON - 1960 10c+20c aerogramme to India used at COLOMBO. H&G 18.

1960 10c + 20c 'composite type' postal stationery aerogramme addressed to India cancelled by COLOMBO cds dated 10.APR.60. H&G 18.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1936 CEYLON - 1936 'FORMULA' type RPSE to India from NEGOMBO with INSURED label.

1936 (NO.23.) use of FORMULA type registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed locally bearing 5c, 6c and 30c (x3) adhesives on reverse side tied NEGOMBO. Overall toned and with scarcer black on red perforated INSURED/VALEUR DECLARE label on front.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1932 CEYLON - 1932 'FORMULA' type RPSE to India from NEGOMBO with INSURED label.

1932 (JA.5.) use of FORMULA type registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed locally bearing 2c and R1 on reverse side tied NEGOMBO. Overall toned and with scarcer black on red perforated INSURED/VALEUR DECLARE label on front.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1964 CEYLON - 1964 'CYCLONE DISASTER' cover used at TRINCOMALEE BAZAAR.

1964 (DEC.22.) illustrated CYCLONE/DISASTER cover bearing 2c on 4c adhesive applied to raise funds with additional 5c added and cancelled TRINCOMALEE BAZAAR and dated DE.28.64 indicating when postal mail recovered. Complete with information cut out.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1937 20c CEYLON - 1937 20c 'Coronation' use on 'S.S.OTRANTO' maritime cover to USA.

1937 cover addressed to USA bearing 'Coronation' 20c adhesive tied by PAQUEBOT handstamp with crested ORIENT LINE OF ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS/S.S.OTRANTO maritime strike at lower left and struck by PORT TAUFIO cancel dated OC.9.37.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1920 6c rate postcard use to Czechoslovakia.CEYLON - 1920 6c rate postcard use to Czechoslovakia.

1920 (JY.21.) use of picture postcard addressed to Czechoslovakia bearing 3c green tied on the picture side with 2c 'War Stamp' and 'One Cent' on 5c surcharge by COLOMBO/3 cds. A nice use to an unusual destination.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c rate censored postcard use to Holland used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1915 6c rate censored postcard use to Holland used at COLOMBO.

1915 (AP.3.) use of picture postcard addressed to Holland depicting ' Tea Estate Showing Little Railway Line' and bearing 2c orange strip of three tied by COLOMBO roller strike with violet boxed CENSOR/COLOMBO handstamp applied below. A scarce censoring of a postcard.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1872 2c light brown mint with INVERTED WATERMARK.  SG 121w.CEYLON - 1872 2c light brown mint with INVERTED WATERMARK. SG 121w.

1872-80 2c light brown adhesive in fine mint condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 121w.

£125.00
CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE uprated to UK used at NUWARA ELIYA.  H&G 48.CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE uprated to UK used at NUWARA ELIYA. H&G 48.

1915 5c red-violet on buff wove paper (smooth outside/rough inside-size e) addressed to UK (ex reverse flap) bearing additional 2c orange and ONE CENT black surcharge on 5c pair tied by NUWARA ELIYA cds dated 23. FE.17. H&G 48.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1931 first flight cover from Neboda to Java. Only 14 covers flown.CEYLON - 1931 first flight cover from Neboda to Java. Only 14 covers flown.

1931 (MR.14.) first flight cover to Batavia , Java in the Dutch East Indies. Bears 5c (x3) and 25c adhesives tied by NEBODA s/r cds dated 12.MR.31 and annotated at left 'Per 1st Dispatch Air Service/Ceylon-Java/14th March 1931'. Black on deep blue BY AIR MAIL label at left and with MEDAN and BATAVIA arrival b/s's. Exceedingly rare with only 14 covers flown.

£850.00
CEYLON - 1909 5c blue PSE to India used at KURUNEGALA.  H&G 37a.CEYLON - 1909 5c blue PSE to India used at KURUNEGALA. H&G 37a.

1909 5c blue on buff laid postal stationery envelope (size e) addressed to Bangalore in India and cancelled by KURUNEGALA cds dated JN.22.10. Proud type D4. H&G 37a.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1942 20c rate CEYLON - 1942 20c rate 'INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.8' censor cover to India.

1942 (20.JLY.) cover addressed to India bearing 'KGV' 5c block of four tied by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.9 cds used by troops stationed in Colombo with black triangular PASSED BY/H/ CENSOR h/s applied and triangular PASSED BY UNIT/CENSOR/ C77 strike.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1902 7c rate censored cover to Cape used during Boer War from Diyatawala Prisoner Camp.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.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1920 mixed CEYLON - 1920 mixed 'War Stamp' overprint combination cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1920 (JUL.18.) cover addressed to UK bearing 2c and 3c 'War Stamp' adhesives alongside 'One Cent' on 5c purple and 6c (SG 309) tied by COLOMBO roller strike.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1899 5c rate postcard use to Germany used at SLAVE ISLAND.CEYLON - 1899 5c rate postcard use to Germany used at SLAVE ISLAND.

1899 (JU.19.) use of picture postcard addressed to Germany depicting 'Kandyan Lady and Native Children' bearing 5c lilac adhesive tied by SLAVE ISLAND cds. A scarce early use of a postcard in Ceylon.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1947 stampless CEYLON - 1947 stampless 'OAS' cover to UK used at RAF POST OFFICE/CEYLON/8.

1947 (JAN.16.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' cancelled by RAF POST OFFICE/CEYLON/8 d/r cds which was allocated to Koggala. This would have been carried by a Short Sunderland is complete with a picture of this flying boat plane.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1905 5c TELEGRAPHS stamp used at JAFFNA.CEYLON - 1905 5c TELEGRAPHS stamp used at JAFFNA.

1905 5c brown and green TELEGRAPH unsevered adhesive cancelled by JAFFNA cds on sideways watermarked paper. SG T165.

£3.00
CEYLON - 1905 5c,10c and 25c TELEGRAPH stamps used.CEYLON - 1905 5c,10c and 25c TELEGRAPH stamps used.

1905 5c, 10c and 25c TELEGRAPH stamps on sideways watermarked paper. Un-severed and used. SG T165,166 and 169.

£9.00
CEYLON - 1950 use of FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope to UK at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1950 use of FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope to UK at COLOMBO.

1950 use of dark blue on cream FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to UK and bearing 50c adhesive tied by COLOMBO REGISTERED cds.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at COLOMBO.

1929 (OC.16.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Kandy Perahera, Ceylon' and bearing 6c adhesive tied by COLOMBO wavy line strike.

£8.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.

1929 (DE.23.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Rickshaw and Bullock Hackery, Colombo, Ceylon' bearing 6c adhesive tied by KANDY cds.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.

1929 (DE.27.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'View from Lady Hortons Walk, Kandy' bearing 6c adhesive tied by KANDY cds.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.

1929 (DEC.27.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Temple Elephants after bath, Kandy, Ceylon' bearing 6c adhesive tied by KANDY cds.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1925 6c purple PSC unused. H&G 61.CEYLON - 1925 6c purple PSC unused. H&G 61.

1925 6c purple on white 'For Use To British Countries' postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition with additional 6c adhesive added officially. Light shadow at the top edge on reverse side. H&G 61.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1890 3c red and 3c purple mint overprinted POSTAL COMMISSION.CEYLON - 1890 3c red and 3c purple mint overprinted POSTAL COMMISSION.

1890 3c black on red and 3c black on purple adhesives each overprinted POSTAL COMMISSION. Both a mint with gum but are heavily toned and with hinge remnant.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1938 (circa) 3c green CEYLON - 1938 (circa) 3c green 'KGVI' postal stationery wrapper used at NEGOMBO. Unlisted by H&G.

1938 (circa) 3c green on buff 'KGVI' postal stationery wrapper addressed to India cancelled by s/r NEGOMBO and dated 7.FE.45 with NATTARASANKOTAI arrival b/s. Unlisted by H&G and very scarce.

£350.00
CEYLON - 1960 (circa) CEYLON - 1960 (circa) 'CNAPT' complete BOOKLET of 'TB' labels.

1960 (circa) blue & bright pink on white 'CNAPT' label BOOKLET complete with 2 original panes of 10 of the Re.1. SUPPORT THE FIGHT AGAINST TB labels. Unusual & scarce.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c green PSC (spiked) used locally at NEGOMBO.  H&G 56.CEYLON - 1921 3c green PSC (spiked) used locally at NEGOMBO. H&G 56.

1921 3c dark green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed locally (spike holed) and cancelled by NEGOMBO cds dated FE.11.25. H&G 56.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE used locally from BALPITIYA (spelling error).  H&G 46.CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE used locally from BALPITIYA (spelling error). H&G 46.

1915 5c red-violet on cream postal stationery envelope (size a) addressed locally to Colombo (lightly overall toned and slightly reduced at right edge from opening) bearing additional 1c brown and tied by BALAPITIYA cds dated DE.7.28 but with spelling error MISSING SECOND A in date stamp - (Balpitiya). H&G 46.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1919 3c CEYLON - 1919 3c 'War Stamp' use on local cover at COLOMBO.

1919 (APR.2.) cover addressed locally bearing the 3c green overprinted 'War Stamp' (SG 331) tied by COLOMBO roller strike.

£18.00
CEYLON - 1919 3c CEYLON - 1919 3c 'War Stamp' combination cover to UK.

1919 (NO.30.) cover addressed to UK bearing 5c magenta tied in combination with 'ONE CENT' on 5c (SG 337c) and 3c 'War Stamp' (SG 332). Some edge creasing and horizontal fold at base.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1919 4c olive-yellow PSC to India used at RATNAPURA.  H&G 52.CEYLON - 1919 4c olive-yellow PSC to India used at RATNAPURA. H&G 52.

1919 4c olive-yellow on greyish white postal stationery postcard addressed to India (spike holed) cancelled by weak s/r RATNAPURA cds dated DE.23.19. H&G 52.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1950CEYLON - 1950's (circa) green 'ORDINARY' revenue block of six for rice tax duty.

1950's (circa) dark green on greenish grey 'ORDINARY' local revenue adhesive which we understand to have been used for a rice tax. The stamp is in a block of six numbered '52/48/44' on the top row and '51/47/43' on the bottom row. The lower left hand stamp just cancelled at its edge by a violet revenue strike. Unusual and not seen before.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1916 6c carmine-rose PSE used locally at NEGOMBO.CEYLON - 1916 6c carmine-rose PSE used locally at NEGOMBO.

1915 6c carmine rose on cream postal stationery envelope (size E) with smooth paper inside and showing batonne lines addressed locally (opened roughly at right and slightly reduced and minor faults) cancelled by NEGOMBO cds dated 18.MY.34.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC uprated to India from COLOMBO.  H&G 49.CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC uprated to India from COLOMBO. H&G 49.

1913 2c yellow olive on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India with additional 2c adhesive added and cancelled by COLOMBO roller strike dated 18.NO.18. H&G 49.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC to India used at COLOMBO.  H&G 49.CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC to India used at COLOMBO. H&G 49.

1913 2c yellow olive on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India cancelled by COLOMBO roller strike dated 8.MY.16. H&G 49.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1937 50c rate cover addressed to UK used at GOVINNA.CEYLON - 1937 50c rate cover addressed to UK used at GOVINNA.

1937 (SE.27.) cover addressed to UK bearing GV 5c plus 9c 'Coronation' (x5) adhesive tied by GOVINNA cds.

£18.00
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.

£65.00
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.

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