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AUSTRALIA (B.C.O.F.) - 1946 first day cover used at No.8 AUST BASE P.O./C.AUSTRALIA (B.C.O.F.) - 1946 first day cover used at No.8 AUST BASE P.O./C.

1946 (OC.11.) cover addressed to the 4th Base Army P.O. at Middle East Land Forces marked 'On Active Service' and bearing 1d brown-purple (SG J2) and a fine block of four of the 3d purple-brown adhesive (SG J3) each overprinted B.C.O.F./JAPAN/1946 and cancelled by s/r No.8 AUST BASE P.O. - C cancels used by troops in the R.N.Barracks at Kure, Japan. The cover is marked 'First Day Of Issue' and is rare as it is in fact struck the day before issue.

£80.00
GIBRALTAR - 1982 60p GIBRALTAR - 1982 60p 'H.M.S.Rooke' adhesive in U/M with variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 478w.

1982 60p 'H.M.S.Rooke' adhesive in fine unmounted mint condition with major variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 478w.

£50.00
GIBRALTAR - 1965 4d GIBRALTAR - 1965 4d 'ITU' adhesive U/M with variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 180w.

1965 4d light emerald and yellow 'ITU' adhesive in a fine top unmounted mint marginal example showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 180w.

£30.00
BERMUDA - 1962 BERMUDA - 1962 'MISSENT TO BERMUDA' cover from Grenada to Barbados.

1962 8c rate cover addressed locally within Grenada cancelled SAUTEURS/GRENADA re-directed to Barbados but sent to Bermuda in error and struck by red boxed MISSENT TO BERMUDA instructional handstamp.

£35.00
BARBADOS - 1970 8c rate local cover with one stamp showing SURCHARGE DOUBLE.  SG 398b.BARBADOS - 1970 8c rate local cover with one stamp showing SURCHARGE DOUBLE. SG 398b.

1970 (MR.11.) cover addressed locally to St.Georges bearing the 4c black surcharge on 5c adhesive (SG type 88) cancelled ST.THOMAS but with major error SURCHARGE DOUBLE. SG 398b.

£65.00
CANADA - 1942 $10 CANADA - 1942 $10 'WAR SAVINGS STAMP' complete booklet. VD FWS 6b.

1942 (circa) $10 black on pale buff CANADA/WAR SAVINGS STAMP booklet complete containing five panes of 8 of the 25c pale pink-red war savings stamps depicting various scenes. Van Dam FWS 6b. Very scarce.

£350.00
CANADA - 1943 CANADA - 1943 'THERE ALWAYS BE AN ENGLAND' patriotic label cover used locally.

1943 (OCT.18.) cover addressed locally bearing the 3c adhesive tied by BUY VICTORY BONDS slogan strike with circular SECURITY cancel at left showing the origin town blacked out by ink ring. Bears an interesting circular red and blue on mustard WHAT WE HAVE WE HOLD patriotic label at left issued by the Government Bureau of Information and Tourist Travel in Canada.

£60.00
CANADA - 1943 CANADA - 1943 'V FOR VICTORY' and 'UNION JACK' patriotic label cover used locally.

1943 (MAR.15.) cover addressed locally bearing 2c adhesive tied by VICTORIA-FORT VICTORIA anniversary slogan strike and bearing red, white and blue 'patriotic' 'V FOR VICTORY' and 'UNION JACK/BULLDOG' labels.

£50.00
CANADA - 1942 CANADA - 1942 'V FOR VICTORY' patriotic cover used locally.

1942 (OC.15.) cover addressed locally bearing 16c blue 'special delivery-express' adhesive tied by VICTORIA/BC cds with red, white and blue 'patriotic' 'UNION JACK (BULLDOG)/ V FOR VICTORY label at left.

£50.00
CANADA - 1942 CANADA - 1942 'SAVE GASOLINE' patriotic label cover used locally.

1942 (OC.13.) local cover bearing 16c blue 'special delivery-express' adhesive tied by VICTORIA/BC cds with red, white and blue 'patriotic' 'UNION JACK' and 'PLEASE CARRY SMALL PARCELS/SAVE GASOLINE FOR V DAY' labels.

£55.00
CANADA - 1944 CANADA - 1944 'WITH GODS HELP' patriotic cover to USA.

1944 cover addressed to USA bearing 6c 'air' adhesive tied in combination with magnificent red, blue and gold WITH GODS HELP/WE SHALL NOT FAIL patriotic label by WINNIPEG/HELP THE RED CROSS slogan strike. A truly outstanding label listed by Edwards as I/120.

£55.00
CANADA - 1936 6c taxed CANADA - 1936 6c taxed 'Postage Due' cover used locally.

1936 (OC.5.)stampless cover addressed to Toronto cancelled TILLSONBURG with '6' due mark applied in black and with a strip of three of the 2c violet 'Postage Due' added and cancelled by manuscript lines.

£35.00
CANADA - 1944 3c taxed CANADA - 1944 3c taxed 'Postage Due cover used locally.

1944 (JA.10.) commercial cover addressed to USA bearing a fine strip of three of the 1c brown 'Canada Postal Note' stamps cancelled by LORETTO/ONT cds's. These revenue stamps were not accepted and the cover struck by violet boxed 8/CENTS/DUE handstamp. Interesting item.

£50.00
CANADA - 1943 6c taxed local CANADA - 1943 6c taxed local 'Postage Due' cover.

1943 (MAR.27.) stampless cover addressed locally to Sudbury cancelled by TORONTO/SAFETY/ CONVENTION/TORONTO/APRIL 12-13 advertisement slogan strike. Being under paid the cover is struck by violet boxed '6/CENTS/DUE' h/s with 1c (x4) and 2c violet postage dues added at left.

£35.00
CANADA - 1940 local underpaid tax cover with scarce 2c CANADA - 1940 local underpaid tax cover with scarce 2c 'Postage Due' BI-SECTED to pay 1c.

1940 (JAN.12.) cover addressed LOCALLY IN Nova Scotia but re-directed bearing 1c adhesive pair tied ANNA POLLIS ROYAL. Blue boxed TAX/1/CENT handstamp applied with 2c 'postage due' added but BI-SECTED to make the 1c charge and struck by GRANVILLE FERRY/N.S. cds dated JAN.13.40. Unusual and scarce use of this bi-sected postage due.

£120.00
CANADA - 1944 CANADA - 1944 'Postage Free-Christmas 1944' ARMED FORCES AIR LETTER used to USA.

1944 dark blue on blue ARMED FORCES AIR LETTER addressed to USA with red POSTAGE FREE/ CHRISTMAS ISSUE 1944 overprint applied and cancelled by 1 CANADAIAN/A.B.P.O. roller strike dated 16.DEC.44. Kessler type 103 - Format M-C. Very scarce item.

£225.00
CANADA - 1944 censored PRISPONER OF WAR postcard addressed to Germany.CANADA - 1944 censored PRISPONER OF WAR postcard addressed to Germany.

1944 (OC.4.) use of pale bluish cream PRISONER OF WAR MAIL-FREE postcard addressed to Germany cancelled by P.O.W. cancel. Written by a German inmate at internment camp 133 in Ottawa.

£45.00
CANADA - 1943 PRISONER OF WAR letter sheet to Germany.CANADA - 1943 PRISONER OF WAR letter sheet to Germany.

1943 use of PRISONER OF WAR MAIL letter sheet addressed to Germany bearing 10c and 20c adhesives tied by BASE APO/CANADA cds with EXAMINED BY CENSOR…. h/s below with 'DB 79' inserted in manuscript. Violet circular 'Ab' and green 'VII' marks applied on arrival. Written by a German inmate at Internment camp 133 at Ottawa.

£55.00
CANADA - 1942 PRISONER OF WAR postcard to Germany with rare CANADA RED CROSS label attached.CANADA - 1942 PRISONER OF WAR postcard to Germany with rare CANADA RED CROSS label attached.

1942 (JUN.1) use of pre-printed PRISONER OF WAR postcard cancelled by magenta RED CROSS/OTTAWA CANADA cds with red two lined WITH COMPLIMENTS OF/THE CANADIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY strike and bearing rare red,white and blue perforated CANADIAN RED/ CROSS SOCIETY perforated label at lower left. Scarce item.

£120.00
CANADA - 1942 censored PRISONER OF WAR letter sheet to Germany.CANADA - 1942 censored PRISONER OF WAR letter sheet to Germany.

1942 (OCT.7.) use of PRISONER OF WAR MAIL letter sheet addressed to Germany bearing 10c and 20c adhesives tied by BASE APO/CANADA cds with EXAMINED BY CENSOR…. h/s below with 'DB 550' inserted in manuscript. Part of the message has been officially deleted by the censor and with red 'swastica' arrival rollar strike applied on arrival. Written by a German inmate at Camp 21 in Ottawa.

£55.00
CANADA - 1942 PRISONER OF WAR postcard addressed to Germany.CANADA - 1942 PRISONER OF WAR postcard addressed to Germany.

1942 (JAN.2.) use of PRISONER OF WAR MAIL (Form I.O.20) postcard addressed to Germany (file hole at top) bearing 10c and 20c adhesives tied by BASE A.P.O./CANADA rollar strikes and with blue circular 'Ab' censor applied on arrival. A nice Base PO Ottawa card used by internee.

£40.00
CANADA - 1942 censored PRISONER OF WAR letter sheet to Germany.CANADA - 1942 censored PRISONER OF WAR letter sheet to Germany.

1942 (NOV.27.) use of PRISONER OF WAR/FREE letter sheet (Form I.O.17) addressed to Germany and bearing 10c and 20c adhesives tied by BASE A.P.O./CANADA cds withviolet two lined BY AIR MAIL/PAR AVION strike at left and struck by black EXAMINED BY CENSOR…. h/s with 'DB 19' initials inserted. Violet circular 'Ab' strike applied on arrival. An unusual 'stamped' use of this 'Free' letter sheet by German internee.

£45.00
TRANSVAAL - 1900 (circa) use of 1d rate cover to CapeTown cancelled by believed forged TRANSVAAL - 1900 (circa) use of 1d rate cover to CapeTown cancelled by believed forged '16' cancel.

1900 (circa) use of cover addressed to Cape Town (light horizontal central fold) bearing a fine example of the 1d orange-red (imperforate) 'Otto' adhesive overprinted V.R./TRANSVAAL (in capitals) and just tied by superb central '16' concentric circle strike allocated to Marabas Stad. Believed to be a forged strike.

£250.00
TRANSVAAL - 1878 (circa) 2d rate cover to UK.TRANSVAAL - 1878 (circa) 2d rate cover to UK.

1878 (circa) cover addressed to UK bearing 1d pale red-brown adhesive pair (imperf at right edge) cancelled by untied concentric circle '1' cancels. The cover has been glued along top edge.

£65.00
TRANSVAAL - 1904 1/2d green PSC used locally with rare JOHANNESBURG TRANSVAAL - 1904 1/2d green PSC used locally with rare JOHANNESBURG 'skeleton' cds. H&G 11.

1904 (JY.5.) use of 1/2d green postal stationery postcard (H&G 11) addressed locally and with pre-printed 'Durban Breweries' message on reverse cancelled by superb clear JOHANNESBURG temporary 'skeleton' cancel. A lovely item.

£80.00
MAURITIUS - 1902 6c purple and carmine on red fine mint with INVERTED WATERMARK.  SG 146w.MAURITIUS - 1902 6c purple and carmine on red fine mint with INVERTED WATERMARK. SG 146w.

1902 6c purple and carmine on red in very fine mint condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 146w.

£25.00
BRITISH GUIANA - 1960 6c green air letter unused with major variety MISSING BLACK.  H&G 14a.BRITISH GUIANA - 1960 6c green air letter unused with major variety MISSING BLACK. H&G 14a.

1960 6c green on light blue postal stationery air letter in fin eunused condition with a further example showing the major variety BLACK PRINT COMPLETELY MISSING. Very scarce. H&G 14a.

£200.00
BRITISH GUIANA - 1960 12c air letter unused with DRAMATIC UPWARDS SHIFT OF VIGNETTE.  H&G 13.BRITISH GUIANA - 1960 12c air letter unused with DRAMATIC UPWARDS SHIFT OF VIGNETTE. H&G 13.

1960 12c light brown and black postal stationery air letter in fine unused condition showing the major variety DRAMATIC BLACK CENTRE MISPLACEMENT. H&G 13.

£55.00
BERMUDA - 1913 1/4d brown postal stationery wrapper used locally from HAMILTON. H&G 5.BERMUDA - 1913 1/4d brown postal stationery wrapper used locally from HAMILTON. H&G 5.

1913 1/4d brown on buff postal stationery wrapper addressed locally to Watford Island and cancelled HAMILTON/BERMUDA and dated 11.SEP.34. Watford Island is in the Parish of Sandys. H&G 5.

£65.00
EGYPT - 1921 use of local TELEGRAM complete with telegraph form used at CAIRO.EGYPT - 1921 use of local TELEGRAM complete with telegraph form used at CAIRO.

1921 (APR.7.) blue on cream 'The Eastern Telegraph Company Limited' TELEGRAM envelope addressed locally bearing 5m adhesive tied CAIRO. Complete with the original red on cream TELEGRAM. (2 items).

£120.00
MAURITIUS - 1937 20c MAURITIUS - 1937 20c 'Coronation' adhesive mint with LINE THROUGH SWORD variety. SG 251a.

1937 20c bright blue 'Coronation' adhesive in mounted mint condition showing the variety LINE THROUGH SWORD. Row 2/2. SG 251a.

£55.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1944 3d deep blue SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1944 3d deep blue 'Active Service' air letter to Kenya. H&G 5.

1944 3d deep ultramarine on coarse buff paper postal stationery ACTIVE SERVICE/LETTER CARD addressed to Kenya written by a 'Major MacIlwains at Marandellas' with NANYUKI/KENYA arrival b/s dated 22.DE.46. H&G 5.

£120.00
SOUTH WEST AFRICA (German) - 1897 20pfg rate cover to Germany used at SWAKOPMUND.SOUTH WEST AFRICA (German) - 1897 20pfg rate cover to Germany used at SWAKOPMUND.

1897 (1/8.) commercial cover addressed to Germany bearing German 20pfg ultramarine adhesive overprinted DEUTSCH/SUIDWEST-AFRIKA diagonally in black (SG GSWA 4) tied by SWAKOPMUND cds.

£65.00
BAHRAIN - 1957 multi franked cover to Saudi Arabia with BAHRAIN - 1957 multi franked cover to Saudi Arabia with 'Scout Jamboree' issue usage.

1957 (AU.17.) cover addressed to Saudi Arabia bearing 1np and 3np adhesives tied alongside 15np and 25np 'Scout Jamboree' commemoratives and tied AWALI/BAHRAIN. A nice genuine use of these commems on cover.

£40.00
BERMUDA - 1916 inward BERMUDA - 1916 inward 'P.C./BERMUDA' censored WWI stampless postcard from Bermuda soldier.

1916 inward censored stampless use of postcard from FIELD POST OFFICE/62 addressed to Pembroke in Bermuda. On arrival additional violet circular P.C./BERMUDA censor strike applied. A scarce inward WW1 card from the small number of Bermudian soldiers serving in France in World War 1.

£125.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1933 2 1/2d CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1933 2 1/2d 'Centenary' adhesive on OHMS cover to USA.

1933 (AP.12.) use of small O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to USA bearing the 2 1/2d blue 'Centenary' adhesive tied GEORGETOWN/CAYMAN ISLANDS. These Centenary issues are not easy to find on cover having a limited use.

£40.00
GIBRALTAR - 1891 5 pesetas lilac and red GIBRALTAR - 1891 5 pesetas lilac and red 'STAMP DUTY' pair tied to piece.

1891 5 pesetas lilac and red STAMP DUTY adhesive pair (Barefoot 6) tied to piece by large official court cancel.

£55.00
MALAYA (Penang) - 1891 inward 2c PSC from Ceylon to PANGKOR ISLAND struck INCONNU/NOT KNOWN.MALAYA (Penang) - 1891 inward 2c PSC from Ceylon to PANGKOR ISLAND struck INCONNU/NOT KNOWN.

1891 inward use of 2c postal stationery postcard from Ceylon with s/r PENANG arrival strike dated MY.3.91 and rare 'italic' PANGKOR arrival (Proud type D3). The card was not delivered and struck by scarce black boxed INCONNU/NOT KNOWN instructional strike.

£165.00
TOGO - 1917 10c orange and red unused postal stationery letter card.  H&G 1.TOGO - 1917 10c orange and red unused postal stationery letter card. H&G 1.

1917 10c Orange and carmine on light buff postal stationery letter card of Dahomey overprinted TOGO in fine unused condition. H&G 1.

£85.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1920 1/2d dull yellow green FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1920 1/2d dull yellow green 'War Stamp' mint with BROKEN M variety. SG 70c.

1920 1/2d dull yellowish green on thick paper 'War Stamp' in a fine mint right hand marginal example showing the BROKEN M variety from stamp 42 in the 5th May 1920 printing. SG 70c.

£25.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1920 1/- brown FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1920 1/- brown 'War Stamp' mint with BROKEN M variety. SG 72b.

1920 1/- brown on thick greyish paper fine mint 'War Stamp' showing the BROKEN M variety from Stamp 42 of the 5th May 1920 printing. SG 72b.

£35.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1/2d deep olive green FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1/2d deep olive green 'War Stamp' mint sheet of 60. SG 70b.

1918 1/2d deep olive green 'War Stamp' (comb perf) in a fine mint complete sheet of 60 showing the WIDE SPACING on Row 3/3 and the DEFECTIVE W on Row 10/1. Some minor perf splitting. A scarce format. SG 70b.

£60.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1/2d deep olive green FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1/2d deep olive green 'War Stamp' mint sheet of 60. SG 70b.

1918 1/2d deep olive green 'War Stamp' (comb perf) in a fine mint complete sheet of 60 showing the WIDE SPACING on Row 3/3 and WITHOUT the DEFECTIVE W on Row 10/1. A scarce format. SG 70b.

£60.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1d orange vermilion (comb perf) FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1d orange vermilion (comb perf) 'War Stamp' mint sheet of 60. SG 71c.

1918 1d orange vermilion 'War Stamp' (comb perf) in a fine mint complete sheet of 60 showing the WIDE SPACING on Row 3/3 and the DEFECTIVE W on Row 10/1. A scarce format. SG 71c.

£60.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1d vermilion (line perf) FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1d vermilion (line perf) 'War Stamp' mint sheet of 60. SG 71.

1918 1d vermilion 'War Stamp' (line perf) in a fine mint complete sheet of 60 showing the WIDE SPACING on Row 3/3 and WITHOUT the DEFECTIVE W on Row 10/1. A scarce format. SG 71.

£150.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1/- pale bistre brown FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1918 1/- pale bistre brown 'War Stamp' mint sheet of 60. SG 72a.

1918 1/- pale bistre brown 'War Stamp' (comb perf) in a fine mint complete sheet of 60 showing the WIDE SPACING on Row 3/3 and without the DEFECTIVE W on Row 10/1. A scarce format. SG 72a.

£300.00
MAURITIUS - 1925 10c red uprated PSE registered to Germany. H&G 42.MAURITIUS - 1925 10c red uprated PSE registered to Germany. H&G 42.

1925 10c red on cream postal stationery envelope registered to Germany bearing additional 4c (x3), 6c and 12c adhesives added and tied GENERAL POST OFFICE/MAURITIUS and dated 11.JA.29. H&G 42.

£55.00
MALAYA (Penang) - 1937 2c green PSC of Straits Settlements used locally from PENANG. H&G 36.MALAYA (Penang) - 1937 2c green PSC of Straits Settlements used locally from PENANG. H&G 36.

1937 2c green on buff postal stationery postcard of Straits Settlements (H&G 36) addressed to Kedah and bearing additional 1c black (x2-one with fault) tied by light PENANG cds and with ALOR STAR/KEDAH arrival at left dated 8.MY.1941.

£55.00
GOLD COAST - 1947 GOLD COAST - 1947 'TOO LATE' cover to France used at SECONDI.

1947 (JAN.2.) cover addressed to France bearing 2d and 4d (block of four) 'victory' adhesives tied SECONDI/GOLD COAST and struck at top left by scarce TOO LATE handstamp in black.

£135.00
GOLD COAST - 1947 use of GOLD COAST - 1947 use of 'SECURITY-THINK' air letter to USA used at KETA.

1947 (JAN.17.) use of blue on grey 'SECURITY/THINK BEFORE YOU WRITE' air letter (IAFF-1083) addressed to USA and bearing 4d 'Victory' adhesive tied KETA/GOLD COAST. Mark in red 'Insufficiently Prepaid' in manuscript and struck by 'T' tax mark.

£45.00
GOLD COAST - 1948 GOLD COAST - 1948 'blue cross' (Army Form) air letter use to USA.

1948 use of dark blue on greyish (Army Form W3077a) 'Blue Cross' FORMULA posal stationery air letter addressed to USA bearing 3d adhesive (x2) crossed through by manuscript. Scarce.

£45.00
GOLD COAST - 1954 6d air letter SPECIMEN.  H&G 4.GOLD COAST - 1954 6d air letter SPECIMEN. H&G 4.

1954 6d orange and black on blue paper (white overlay) postal stationery air letter in unused condition on 'Imperial Air Mail/F' watermarked paper and struck SPECIMEN in red with small official '92' numbering on inside edge. The stamp additionally perforated SPECIMEN in arc. H&G 4.

£90.00
GOLD COAST - 1955 6d air letter SPECIMEN.  H&G 6.GOLD COAST - 1955 6d air letter SPECIMEN. H&G 6.

1955 6d orange and black on blue postal stationery air letter in fine unused condition on 'Imperial Air Mail/I' watermarked paper and struck SPECIMEN in red with small official '246' numbering on inside edge. The stamp additionally perforated SPECIMEN in arc. H&G 6.

£90.00
ST.VINCENT - 1911 multi franked registered cover to Germany used at KINGSTOWN.ST.VINCENT - 1911 multi franked registered cover to Germany used at KINGSTOWN.

1911 (MR.2.) registered cover addressed to Germany bearing 'QV' 1/2d green, 4d yellow and 'FIVE PENCE' on deep lake adhesives tied alongside 3d 'arms' adhesive and tied by individual KINGSTOWN/ST.VINCENT cds's. An attractive late franking of these stamps.

£150.00
ST.VINCENT - 1892 2 1/2d on 1d grey blue ST.VINCENT - 1892 2 1/2d on 1d grey blue 'mourning' cover to UK used at KINGSTOWN.

1892 (DE.30.) 'mourning' cover addressed to UK bearing 2 1/2d surcharge on 1d grey blue adhesive tied by KINGSTOWN/ST.VINCENT cds.

£85.00
NIGER COAST - 1897 2d lake fine mint with REVERSED WATERMARK.  SG 68x.NIGER COAST - 1897 2d lake fine mint with REVERSED WATERMARK. SG 68x.

1897 2d lake in fine mint condition showing ther edge two bars of the watermark plate and with variety WATERMARK REVERSED. SG 68x.

£90.00
NEW GUINEA - 1931 2d rate cover to USA cancelled LOOSE SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY.NEW GUINEA - 1931 2d rate cover to USA cancelled LOOSE SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY.

1931 (AP.23.) cover addressed to USA bearing 2d 'huts' adhesive tied by scarce single ringed LOOSE SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY cds.

£150.00
GOLD COAST - 1938 6d rate cover to UK used at BIBIANI.GOLD COAST - 1938 6d rate cover to UK used at BIBIANI.

1938 cover addressed to UK bearing 6d adhesive tied by BIBIANI/G.C. cds (Proud type D1) with DUNKWA and KUMASI transit b/s's.

£40.00
EGYPT - 1939 3m brown PSC uprated with 2c DIAGONALLY BI-SECTED making up the 4m rate.EGYPT - 1939 3m brown PSC uprated with 2c DIAGONALLY BI-SECTED making up the 4m rate.

1939 3m brown postal stationery postcard addressed locally and bearing a 2m adhesive DIAGONALLY BI-SECTED and tied alongside by CAIRO cds. A genuine use with message of this bi-sected stamp making up the 4m local rate. Unusual item. H&G 36.

£165.00
NEW HEBRIDES - 1909 6d rate registered cover to USA used at VILA/NEW HEBRIDES.NEW HEBRIDES - 1909 6d rate registered cover to USA used at VILA/NEW HEBRIDES.

1909 (AP.10.) registered cover addressed to USA bearing 1d and 5d adhesives tied by s/r VILA/NEW HEBRIDES cds.

£180.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1924 4d ultramarine RPSE (size H2) unused.  H&G 1a.SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1924 4d ultramarine RPSE (size H2) unused. H&G 1a.

1924 4d ultramarine on cream registered 'Admiral' postal stationery envelope (size H2) in fine unused condition. An elusive size. H&G 1a.

£65.00
ST.VINCENT - 1941 2d rate inter-island PAQUEBOT cover to Grenada.ST.VINCENT - 1941 2d rate inter-island PAQUEBOT cover to Grenada.

1941 inter-island cover addressed to Grenada bearing 1/2d and 1 1/2d adhesives each individually struck by PAQUEBOT handstamps in black with ST.GEORGES arrival b/s dated 20.MAR.41.

£50.00
MONTSERRAT - 1930 delayed first flight cover to USA sent via St.Kitts.MONTSERRAT - 1930 delayed first flight cover to USA sent via St.Kitts.

1930 (JU.20.) first flight cover addressed to USA via St.Kitts bearing 1/2d and 1/- adhesives tied MONTSERRAT with violet boxed FIRST AIR MAIL/MONTSERRAT handstamp at left. The flight was delayed due to bad weather and finally taken on HMS Dorest with ST.KITTS arrival b/s dated FE.23.31. Only 251 covers were flown.

£85.00
GRENADA - 1861 1d IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in rose-red.GRENADA - 1861 1d IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in rose-red.

1861 1d (SG type 1) chalon head IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF printed in rose-red on ungummed woved paper.

£120.00
GOLD COAST - 1910 2 1/2d rate cover to Germany used at KETA.GOLD COAST - 1910 2 1/2d rate cover to Germany used at KETA.

1910 (MAR.12.) cover addressed to Germany bearing 1/2d and 2d adhesives tied by crowned KETA/GOLD COAST cds.

£35.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1952 1/3d rate FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1952 1/3d rate 'First Direct Flying Service' illustrated cover to UK.

1952 'FIRST DIRECT FLYING BOAT SERVICE' pre-printed cover addressed to UK marked First Day Cover' and bearing 1/3d adhesive tied by PORT STANLEY/FIRST OVERSEAS AIRMAIL cancel.

£35.00
BURMA - 1948 BURMA - 1948 'Rangoon to Mergui' first flight illustrated cover.

1948 (JAN.22.) illustrated 'Inauguration Of First Air Mail Service Rangoon-Mergui' first flight cover bearing 1a blue (x3) tied RANGOON/SORTING and with MERGUI arrival b/s.

£35.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1941 2c NORTH BORNEO - 1941 2c 'War Tax' PASSED FOR TRANSMISSION/8/NORTH BORNEO cover to UK.

1941 (JUN.7) cover to UK bearing 8c (SG 308) tied in combination with the 1941 2c 'War Tax' adhesive (SG 319) by JESSELTON/NORTH BORNEO cds with violet triangular PASSED FOR TRANSMISSION/8/NORTH BORNEO censor marking. A fine & scarce cover with the 'War Tax' stamps being very elusive on cover.

£280.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1941 1c NORTH BORNEO - 1941 1c 'War Tax' PASSED FOR TRANSMISSION/20/NORTH BORNEO cover to UK.

1941 cover addressed to UK (two small paper tabs adhered over the addresse and first line of address) bearing 4c pair tied in combination with 1c 'War tax' pair (SG 318) by light SANDAKAN cds. Struck at lower left by oval PRINCIPAL MEDICAL OFFICER/B.N.G. h/s and struck by scarce red triangular PASSED FOR/TRANSMISSION/NORTH BORNEO/20 h/s. A scarce censored use of these war stamps.

£300.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1940 8c rate NORTH BORNEO - 1940 8c rate 'PASSED FOR TRANSMISSION/30/NORTH BORNEO' cover to UK.

1940 (OCT.14.) cover addressed to UK bearing 8c adhesive tied by SANDAKAN/NORTH BORNEO cds with black triangular PASSED FOR/TRANSMISSION/NORTH BORNEO/30 censor mark applied.

£180.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1940 8c rate NORTH BORNEO - 1940 8c rate 'PASSED FOR TRANSMISSION/21/NORTH BORNEO cover to UK.

1940 (NOV.11.) cover addressed to UK bearing 8c adhesive tied SANDAKAN/NORTH BORNEO with black triangular PASSED FOR/TRANSMISSION/NORTH BORNEO/21 h/s applied. (Morenweiser type 2).

£180.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1939 NORTH BORNEO - 1939 'PASSED BY CENSOR/8' cover to UK used at BEAUMONT.

1939 (DEC.5.) cover addressed to UK (some creasing at top edge from opening) bearing 1c and 3c adhesives pairs tied to reverse flap by BEAUMONT/NORTH BORNEO cds's with JESSELTON transit and struck on front by very fine boxed PASSED BY/8/CENSOR/NORTH BORNEO h/s applied in bluish-black. (Little type 1A).

£180.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1940 NORTH BORNEO - 1940 'PASSED BY CENSOR/7' cover to UK used at JESSELTON.

1940 (MAY.8.) cover addressed to UK (two ironed out folds) bearing 1c,2c,3c,4c,6c and 8c adhesives tied by JESSELTON/NORTH BORNEO cds's with scarce black boxed PASSED BY/7/CENSOR/NORTH BORNEO h/s. Additional 10c, 12c and 15c adhesives on reverse flap.

£180.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1940 8c rate NORTH BORNEO - 1940 8c rate 'PASSED BY CENSOR/18' cover to UK used at SANDAKAN.

1940 (JUN.24.) cover addressed to UK bearing 8c adhesive tied SANDAKAN/NORTH BRONEO with black boxed PASSED BY/18/CENSOR/NORTH BORNEO h/s applied. (Moreweiser type 1).

£175.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1939 8c rate NORTH BORNEO - 1939 8c rate 'PASSED BY CENSOR 28' cover to UK used at LADAD DATU.

1939 (NOV.14.) cover addressed to UK bearing 8c adhesive tied by LADAD DATU/NORTH BORNEO cds with scarce violet boxed PASSED BY/28/CENSOR/NORTH BORNEO h/s at left (Little type 1A). SANDAKAN transit b/s.

£180.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1939 early NORTH BORNEO - 1939 early 'PASSED BY CENSOR 29' cover to UK used at LADAD DATU.

1939 (NO.16.) cover addressed to UK (a little tatty at top from opening) bearing 20c strip of three tied by LAHAD DATU/NORTH BORNEO cds's with violet VIA IMPERIAL h/s applied at left below air mail sticker. Struck by scarce black boxed PASSED BY/29/CENSOR/NORTH BORNEO h/s and with JESSELTON transit b/s.

£200.00
NEWFOUNDLAND - 1929 4c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF pair on ungummed cream paper.
NEWFOUNDLAND - 1929 4c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF pair on ungummed cream paper.

1929 4c re-engraved (SG type 91) IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF pair in reddish purple on ungummed cream paper.

£120.00
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - 1912 (circa) RPS reprinted 12c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black.PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - 1912 (circa) RPS reprinted 12c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black.

1912 (circa) Royal Philatelic Society of London reprinted 12c (SG type 13) IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black on thin glazed card.

£45.00
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - 1912 (circa) RPS reprinted 3c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black.PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - 1912 (circa) RPS reprinted 3c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black.

1912 (circa) Royal Philatelic Society of London reprinted 3c (SG type 10) IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black on thin glazed card.

£45.00
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - 1912 (circa) RPS reprinted 2d IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black.PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - 1912 (circa) RPS reprinted 2d IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black.

1912 (circa) Royal Philatelic Society of London reprinted 2d (SG type 1) IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in black on thin glazed card.

£45.00
RHODESIA (Zimbabwe) - 1980 5c reddish violet RHODESIA (Zimbabwe) - 1980 5c reddish violet 'Postage Due' IMPERFORATE pair. SG D25a.

1980 5c bright reddish violet IMPERFORATE vertical pair on gummed paper. SG D25a.

£75.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1912 10c on 1d rate use of postcard to UK used at TETUAN.MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1912 10c on 1d rate use of postcard to UK used at TETUAN.

1912 (OC.15.) use of postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Tetuan-Una Calle Dei Barrio Moro' bearing the Downey head 10c on 1d scarlet adhesive tied BRITISH POST OFFICE/TETUAN. TANGIER transit cds below.

£50.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1912 5c on 1/2d (x2) tied to piece by MARRAKESH/(MELLAH)MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1912 5c on 1/2d (x2) tied to piece by MARRAKESH/(MELLAH)' cds. A scarce strike.

1912 (DE.31.) use of two 5c on 1/2d green 'Downey Head' adhesives tied to piece by complete MARRAKESH (MELLAH) cds's. A very elusive strike as this office was only opened for 2 years.

£120.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1898 10c carmine PSC to Germany used at RABAT.  H&G 8.MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1898 10c carmine PSC to Germany used at RABAT. H&G 8.

1898 10c carmine on buff postal stationery postcard (type I) addressed to Germany with full message on reverse cancelled by 'A 26' duplex with s/r RABAT cds alongside dated OC.31.99. GIBRALTAR transit and WIESSENBURG arrival cancels. A scarce early use at Rabat. Only three 10c stationery cards have been recorded used at Rabat by Dr Clough to 1898. H&G 8.

£150.00
SOUTH AFRICA - 1914 2 1/2d rate censored cover to USA with CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s applied on reverse.SOUTH AFRICA - 1914 2 1/2d rate censored cover to USA with CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s applied on reverse.

1914 (NO.2.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1/2d and 1d pair tied by ASHTON d/r cds's with red on cream OPENED BY CENSOR tape across the top and struck on the reverse side by scarce blue oval CENSOR/CAPETOWN handstamp dated 7.NOV.1914.

£50.00
MALAYA (Penang) - 1945 MALAYA (Penang) - 1945 'BUTTERWORTH/P.W.' cover to USA (one stamp missing).

1945 (30.11.) cover addressed to USA bearing 8c and 10c block of four cancelled by scarce BUTTERWORTH/ P.W. cds (Proud type K). Unfortunately one stamp is missing from below the 10c block.

£35.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 5c on 1/2d green MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 5c on 1/2d green 'Silver Jubilee' mint block of 9 with GHOST 5 variety.

1935 5c on 1/2d green 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive in a fine mint block of nine showing the GHOST 5 IN CENTIMES variety from Row 4/6. This is constant and is scarce. SG 212.

£75.00
BRITISH HONDURAS - 1855 BRITISH HONDURAS - 1855 '6' rated stampless cover to UK struck by double arc BELIZE h/s on reverse.

1855 (OC.17.) stampless cover addressed to UK rated '6' on front and with BELIZE double arc backstamp.

£180.00
BRITISH HONDURAS - 1960 cover from UK to Bermuda with BRITISH HONDURAS - 1960 cover from UK to Bermuda with 'MISSENT TO BRITISH HONDURAS' h/s applied.

1960 cover addressed to Bermuda from UK but struck on-route by scarce black straight lined MISSENT TO BRITISH HONDURAS instructional h/s with BELIZE wavy lined cancel on reverse side dated 5.DEC.1960.

£55.00
AUSTRALIA - 1930 stampless AUSTRALIA - 1930 stampless 'PAID AT RENMARK' cover to USA.

1930 (APR.9.) stampless commercial cover addressed to USA with scarce red INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID MATTER b/s (reverse lightly toned) but clearly cancelled on front by scarce PAID AT RENMARK/S.A. The postage being pre-paid in cash at the Post Office.

£60.00
INDIA - 1942 INDIA - 1942 'SERVICE DESTINATION SUSPENDED' cover to Malaya.

1942 cover addressed to Malaya bearing 3a6p blue tied by JUBBULPORE boxed strike (opened on two sides and with small tear at top edge) struck by part triangular PASSED BY CENSOR strike. The cover was not delivered due to the war and was struck by black two lined SERVICE TO DESTINATION SUSPENDED/RETURN TO SENDER h/s with various b/s' including boxed D.L.O./NAGPUR.

£65.00
MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1944 8c rate censored cover to India.MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1944 8c rate censored cover to India.

1944 (5.XII.) cover addressed to India bearing 3c and 5c adhesives on reverse flap cancelled by MALDIVE ISLANDS cds with black on white OPENED BY/EXAMINER/ L/30 censor label at right and with additional OPENED BY EXAMINER label applied on arrival tied by octagonal crowned PASSED / DHC/21 h/s.

£150.00
BRITISH HONDURAS - 1971 range of 13 covers to UK from differing Post Offices.BRITISH HONDURAS - 1971 range of 13 covers to UK from differing Post Offices.

1971 range of 13 10c rate philatelic covers self addressed to UK sent from different Post Offices. BAKING POT, BELIZE CITY, BURRELL BOOM, COROZAL TOWN, INDEPENDENCE, MONKEY RIVER, ORANGE WALK TOWN, POMONA, SAN IGNACIO, SAN PEDRO, PUNTA GORDA SAN ESTEVAN and STANN CREEK.

£45.00
BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1961 10np on 1 1/2d green U/M PALTE 15 block of nine.  SG 83.BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1961 10np on 1 1/2d green U/M PALTE 15 block of nine. SG 83.

1961 10np on 1 1/2d green in a fine unmounted mint cornner block of nine showing PLATE 15 in left margin. SG 83.

£30.00
BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1960 20np on 3d deep lilac U/M PLATE 37 block of eight.  SG 86.BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1960 20np on 3d deep lilac U/M PLATE 37 block of eight. SG 86.

1960 20np on 3d deep lilac in a fine unmounted mint corner block of eight showing PLATE 37 in left margin. SG 86.

£25.00
BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1961 30np on 4 1/2d chestnut U/M PLATE 7 block of eight.  SG 87.BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1961 30np on 4 1/2d chestnut U/M PLATE 7 block of eight. SG 87.

1961 30np on 4 1/2d chestnut in a fine unmounted mint corner block of 8 showing PLATE 7 in left margin. SG 87.

£40.00
BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1960 40np on 6d dep claret U/M PLATE 2 block of six.  SG 88.BR.P.O.IN E.A. - 1960 40np on 6d dep claret U/M PLATE 2 block of six. SG 88.

1960 40np on 6d deep claret in a fine unmounted mint corner block of six showing PLATE 2 in left margin. SG 88.

£40.00
BAHAWALPUR - 1951 cover to Pakistan bearing Pakistan SERVICE stamp used at BAGHDADUL JADID. BAHAWALPUR - 1951 cover to Pakistan bearing Pakistan SERVICE stamp used at BAGHDADUL JADID.

1951 use of (120x96mm) 'ON HIS HIGHNESS (Bahawalpur State)' envelope addressed to Lahore and with WAZIR-AZAM/BAHAWALPUR crest on reverse flap and countersigned on front. Pakistan 1 1/2a "SERVICE" adhesive tied to reverse by wavy lined type BAGHDADUL JADID cancel to pay postage outside the state. LAHORE GPO arrival cds dated 13.AUG.51. A rare piece of official stationery mail.

£350.00
SEYCHELLES - 1943 multi franked registered SEYCHELLES - 1943 multi franked registered 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No.2' cover to UK.

1943 (AP.16.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing 6c (x2), 15c (x2), 18c (x2) and 75c (x2) tied by VICTORIA/SEYCHELLES cds with PASSED BY CENSOR/SEYCHELLES NO.2 handstamp below in black ink.

£80.00
BARBADOS - 1920 3/- green and bright violet fine mint.  SG 200a.BARBADOS - 1920 3/- green and bright violet fine mint. SG 200a.

1920 3/- green and bright violet in fine mint condition (light overall toned gum as per normal with this shade) and with the characteristic poor centering. SG 200a.

£165.00