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ST.HELENA - 1923 2d grey and slate ST.HELENA - 1923 2d grey and slate 'Badge Of Colony' fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 100c.

1923 2d grey and slate 'Badge Of Colony' adhesive in fine mint condition showing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 100c.

£115.00
PAPUA - 1962 OHMS PAPUA - 1962 OHMS 'Advice of Delivery' card bearing 3d and 1/- 'Postage Dues' used at PARCELS OFFICE

1962 use of 'A' assessment O.H.M.S. card from the Lae Post Office (P.P.C.6) bearing 1960 3d & 1/- 'Postage Dues' on reverse side (SG D8+D11) tied by PARCELS OFFICE/LAE P&NG cds dated 28.NO.62. A scarce item.

£120.00
PAPUA - 1963 OHMS PAPUA - 1963 OHMS 'Advice Of Delivery' card bearing 1/3d 'Postage Due' used at MADANG.

1963 (OC.9.) use of 'A' O.H.M.S. 'Assessment card' (P.P.C.6.) bearing 1/3d violet 'Postage Due' (SG D 12) tied by MADANG/PAPUA NEW GUINEA cds. Used to authorise delivery.

£90.00
AUSTRALIA (South Australia) - 1910 use of OHMS cover with 5d perforated AUSTRALIA (South Australia) - 1910 use of OHMS cover with 5d perforated 'SA' used at ADELAIDE.

1910 (FE.3.) use of red on cream FORMULA type O.H.M.S. pre-printed envelope for use by the Education Departments in SA (vertical central fold) bearing the 5d adhesive (SG 297) perforated 'SA' and used at ADELAIDE. A scarce official use of this stamp.

£85.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1908 1d carmine PSC uprated at the Austrian Post Office at Beirut.  H&G 19.BRITISH LEVANT - 1908 1d carmine PSC uprated at the Austrian Post Office at Beirut. H&G 19.

1908 1d carmine on buff postal stationery postcard of GB overprinted LEVANT for the Turkish sector addressed to the British Consulate in Jerusalem. (Horizontal fold). The card bears the Austrian 20 paras surcharge adhesive tied BEIRUT/OSTERR POST and with JERUSALEM/ OSTERR POST arrival cds alongside two days later. A very scarce use of this stationery at the Austrian Post Office counter in Beirut. H&G 19.

£200.00
SOUTH AFRICA - 1941 1 1/2d rate cover with SOUTH AFRICA - 1941 1 1/2d rate cover with 'V-BEAVERBROOK AIRCRAFT FUND' label applied.

1941 (8.IX.) cover addressed to Ireland bearing 1 1/2d adhesive tied alongside red on white 'V' for VICTORY perforated patriotic label overprinted BEAVERBROOK/AIRCRAFT/FUND tied by wavy lined JOHANNESBURG/B cancel and with red on cream 'U.C.8' bilingual OPENED BY CENSOR label at left. This is a rare patriotic label.

£85.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1954 stampless SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1954 stampless 'POSTAGE PAID IN CASH' cover to UK used at Salisbury.

1954 (JNE.9.) stampless cover addressed to UK cancelled by red boxed POSTAGE PAID/ IN CASH with boxed SOUTHERN/SALISBURY/RHODESIA/PAID mark alongside.

£40.00
GIBRALTAR - 1844 outer wrapper handstamped by small arc GIBRALTAR strike.GIBRALTAR - 1844 outer wrapper handstamped by small arc GIBRALTAR strike.

1844 use of outer wrapper addressed to UK rated '1/-' in manuscript and struck by small type GIBRALTAR arc handstamp in black.

£55.00
MALTA - 1960 use of MALTA - 1960 use of 'INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON' issued at VALLETTA.

1960 (FE.12.) use of 1/- MALTA blue and yellow on white 'COUPON RESPONSE INTERNATIONAL' reply coupon issued at VALLETTA/MALTA.

£35.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1950 use of 40f MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1950 use of 40f 'INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON' issued at CASABLANCA MAARIE.

1950 (31.12.) use of 40 francs MAROC blue and yellow on white 'COUPON RESPONSE INTERNATIONAL' reply coupon issued at CASABLANCA MAARIE.

£45.00
ZANZIBAR - 1908 10r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 28) printed in issued colours.ZANZIBAR - 1908 10r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 28) printed in issued colours.

1908 10r IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 28) printed in the issued colours of blue-green and brown on gummed watermarked paper. Fine and scarce.

£120.00
SARAWAK - 1937 Miri to Kuching SARAWAK - 1937 Miri to Kuching 'RAF-K6910' first flight cover.

1937 (JUN.19.) first flight 'RAF - K6910' cover addressed to Kuching bearing 1c,2c and 3c adhesives tied MIRI. A scarce internal RAF flight by this Short Singapore III aircraft. The plane developed an engine failure on its return to Kuching and never made its return flight to Singapore. KUCHING b/s dated JU.20.37.

£250.00
NORTH BORNEO - 1938 inward NORTH BORNEO - 1938 inward '1 1/2d rate' cover from UK struck UNCLAIMED.

1938 (FEB.20.) inward GB 1 1/2d brown on cream postal stationery envelope used on the 'new 1st Air Mail of 1 1/2d ordinary rate' with JESSELTON arrival b/s but undelivered and struck by black UNCLAIMED instructional h/s.

£55.00
NIGERIA - 1944 OFFICIAL PAID cigarette card to USA with NIGERIA - 1944 OFFICIAL PAID cigarette card to USA with 'RAF/CENSOR/209' strike used in Nigeria.

1944 use of illustrated 'We're all lit up/Let battle commence' CIGARETTE DONOR card addressed to USA cancelled by red wavy lined OFFICIAL/PAID cancel and with violet boxed winged R.A.F./CENSOR/209 used by air troops stationed in Nigeria. Red crowned PASSED/ P.176 applied below. These cigarette thank you cards are rare from Nigeria.

£100.00
BERMUDA - 1940 USA to France cover held at Bermuda and struck SERVICE SUSPENDED.BERMUDA - 1940 USA to France cover held at Bermuda and struck SERVICE SUSPENDED.

1940 (DEC.10.) cover from USA addressed to France with black on cream P.C.90/OPENED BY/ EXAMINER 1084 label at left. Struck in blue RETOUR A L'ENVOYEUR/RELATIONS POSTAGES/ INTEROMPUES and sent via Bermuda with scarce RETURN TO SENDER/SERVICE SUSPENDED handstamp applied in magenta. The reverse marked 'Opened for Inspection' in manuscript.

£200.00
BARBADOS - 1920 3/- green and bright violet fine mint. BPA certificate.  SG 200a.BARBADOS - 1920 3/- green and bright violet fine mint. BPA certificate. SG 200a.

1920 3/- green and bright violet in fine mint condition complete with BPA certificate. SG 200a.

£185.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1923 use of BRITISH LEVANT - 1923 use of 'GB' un-overprinted 2d + 5/- on piece at BPO SMYRNA. SG Z285+294.

1921 (JU.6.) use of GB un-overprinted 2d and 5/- rose carmine 'seahorse' on linen parcel piece cancelled by REGISTERED/SMYRNA cancel. SG Z285+Z294.

£120.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1914 2d orange U/M MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1914 2d orange U/M 'R 21 (I)' corner block of six. SG 45.

1914 2d orange (die I) fine unmounted mint corner marginal 'R 21 (I)' block of six. SG 45.

£50.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1917 25c on 2 1/2d blue U/M MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1917 25c on 2 1/2d blue U/M 'V 23 (I)' corner block of six. SG 195

1917 25c on 2 1/2d blue fine unmounted mint corner marginal 'V 23 (I)' block of six. SG 195.

£20.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 5c on 1/2d U/M MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 5c on 1/2d U/M 'Y 36' corner block of four from PLATE 42. SG 216.

1935 5c on 1/2d green in a fine unmounted mint 'Y 36' corner block of six showing PLATE 42 in margin. SG 216.

£15.00
MALAYA (Trengganu) - 1928 15c ultramarine RPSE (size H2) unused.  H&G 2a.MALAYA (Trengganu) - 1928 15c ultramarine RPSE (size H2) unused. H&G 2a.

1928 15c ultramaine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) in unused condition with just a few light hints of tone marks. H&G 2a.

£55.00
MALAYA (Selangor) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused.  H&G 1b.MALAYA (Selangor) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused. H&G 1b.

1936 15c dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) in unused condition with just a few light hints of tone marks. H&G 1b.

£45.00
MALAYA (Perak) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused.  H&G 1b.MALAYA (Perak) - 1936 15c dark blue RPSE (size H2) unused. H&G 1b.

1936 15c dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) in unused condition with just a few light hints of tone marks. H&G 1b.

£45.00
AUSTRALIA (New South Wales) - 1882 2/6d rate cover to UK used at SYDNEY.AUSTRALIA (New South Wales) - 1882 2/6d rate cover to UK used at SYDNEY.

1882 (AU.18.) use of long envelope addressed to Scotland (central fold) marked 'Per Chimborazo' and bearing 6d bright mauve tied in combination with three examples of the 8d yellow (SG 218) by SYDNEY/E cds's. A scarce 2/6d rate cover.

£150.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1900 1/2d (SG Z256) on cover to UK used at BPO/SMYRNA.BRITISH LEVANT - 1900 1/2d (SG Z256) on cover to UK used at BPO/SMYRNA.

1900 (MY.3.) cover addressed to UK bearing GB un-overprinted 1/2d vermilion (SG Z256) tied by BRITISH POST OFFICE/SMYRNA cds.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m fine mint with MALMIME variety.  SG 78a.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m fine mint with MALMIME variety. SG 78a.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in fine mint condition showing the MALMIME variety on Row 5/1. SG 78a.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with MISSING DOT variety.  SG 78/78b.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with MISSING DOT variety. SG 78/78b.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in a fine mint marginal pair showing the MISSING DOT from Row 8/6. SG 78/78b.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint with SHORT MIM variety.  SG 78c.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint with SHORT MIM variety. SG 78c.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in fine mint (hinge remains) showing the SHORT MIM variety from Row 3/1. SG 78c.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with BROKEN LAM variety.  SG 78/78d.SUDAN - 1940 5m on 10m mint pair with BROKEN LAM variety. SG 78/78d.

1940 5m on 10m carmine and black surcharged adhesive in a fine mint pair showing the BROKEN LAM variety from Row 6/2. SG 78/78d.

£45.00
NATAL - 1878 6d rate cover to UK used at GPO/NATAL.NATAL - 1878 6d rate cover to UK used at GPO/NATAL.

1878 (12.7.) cover addressed to UK marked 'Per H.M.S. Natal' in manuscript and bearing 6d violet chalon head adhesive tied by '1' duplex with GPO/NATAL cds below.

£85.00
NATAL - 1879 1d (x2) and 6d NATAL - 1879 1d (x2) and 6d 'POSTAGE' on cover to USA with No.4/P.O./NATAL cds.

1879 cover to USA bearing 1d dull rose pair (SG 66) one with corner fault tied in combination with 6d violet (SG 83) ovpt'd POSTAGE by black '4' duplex of Umhlali with the rare (Hart type L1) NO./4/P.O./NATAL cds below. Backstamped by DURBAN/NATAL (Hart type K1) dated 14.4.9. New York arrival PAID ALL cancel. A rare early cover.

£180.00
NATAL - 1870  3d bright blue in fine mint. SG 61.
NATAL - 1870 3d bright blue in fine mint. SG 61.

1870-73 3d bright blue in fine mint condition. SG 61.

£35.00
PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.

1930 (circa) red, green and gold on cream unused TELEGRAM form. Attractive item.

£50.00
PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.PALESTINE - 1930 (circa) coloured TELEGRAM form unused.

1930 (circa) red, blue and gold on cream unused TELEGRAM form. Attractive item.

£50.00
PALESTINE - 1940 15 mils AIRGRAPH unused.PALESTINE - 1940 15 mils AIRGRAPH unused.

1940 (circa) 15m 'PALESTINE/POSTAGE PAID/AIRGRAPH SERVICE form in fine unused condition and completely unfolded.

£120.00
PALESTINE - 1944 40 mils AIRGRAPH unused.
PALESTINE - 1944 40 mils AIRGRAPH unused.

1944 40 mils 'PALESTINE/POSTAGE PAID/AIRGRAPH SERVICE' form in fine unused condition. Folded and with 'G.P.P. 17713-500,000-6.7.44' imprint on reverse side. Fine and scarce.

£120.00
PALESTINE - 1944 PALESTINE - 1944 'MM/PP' AIRGRAPH unused.

1944 (PT 273A) original full sized AIRGRAPH SERVICE sheet headed 'M N' and 'P P' for use in Palestine in unused condition. GPP.17712-200,000-6.7.44 imprint on reverse with diamond P T T P mark. Fine and scarce.

£150.00
MALAYA (Selangor) - 1947 10c BMA local cover use with MALAYA (Selangor) - 1947 10c BMA local cover use with 'C.S./NOT 142/OPENED BY CENSOR' h/s.

1947 use of commercial cover addressed locally to Penang bearing 'KGVI' 10c BMA adhesive on reverse flap tied by indistinct KUALA LUMPUR cds and stuck on front by scarce boxed C.S./NOT 142/ OPENED BY CENSOR handstamp. Used during the Communist strikes following the British authorities attempted to form a Malaya Union after the war.

£80.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1830 OHMS outer wrapper to Graaf Reinet struck POST OFFICE/CAPE TOWN/GENERAL.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1830 OHMS outer wrapper to Graaf Reinet struck POST OFFICE/CAPE TOWN/GENERAL.

1830 (JA.22.) stampless outer wrapper addressed locally to Graaf Reinet and marked 'On H.M. Service' and rated '1/-' in manuscript. Struck by boxed TO PAY handstamp and with crowned POST OFFICE/CAPE TOWN/GENERAL h/s applied in black. In 1827 an act of Parliament made the prepayment of postage optional hence it was necessary to differentiate with new handstamps between unpaid and paid mails.

£65.00
ADEN - 1879 1 1/2a blue Indian PSC uprated to UK used at ADEN.  H&G 2.ADEN - 1879 1 1/2a blue Indian PSC uprated to UK used at ADEN. H&G 2.

1879 1 1/2a blue on cream postal stationery postcard of India (H&G 2) addressed to UK and bearing additional Indian 1/2a green adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancels dated NO.7.89 and with octagonal REUNION A MARSEILLE/LV.No.1 strike at left.

£185.00
ADEN - 1885 1 1/4a + 1 1/4a brown Indian PSRC uprated to Switzerland used at ADEN.  H&G 5.ADEN - 1885 1 1/4a + 1 1/4a brown Indian PSRC uprated to Switzerland used at ADEN. H&G 5.

1885-91 1/4a + 1/4a red-brown on buff (folded type) postal stationery reply postcard addressed to Switzerland (genuine use with long message) bearing additional Indian 9p adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancels dated NO.6.95 with AARBERG arrival. The return section is intact and unused but the reverse side has a bad thin at right edge. The reply section is fine and is rare so used. H&G 5.

£185.00
ADEN - 1879 1 1/4a brown Indian PSC uprated to Germany used at ADEN.  H&G 1.ADEN - 1879 1 1/4a brown Indian PSC uprated to Germany used at ADEN. H&G 1.

1891 use of Indian 1/4a brown 'East India' postal stationery postcard (H&G 1) addressed to Germany bearing 2 1/2 annas black surcharge on 4 1/2a yellow green adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancel with LIGNE IV/PAQ.FR.No.7 maritime strike at left. A scarce stamp uprating this early stationery in Aden.

£150.00
AUSTRALIA - 1938 inward cover from USA with NOT KNOWN BY/POSTMEN BALLARAT h/s applied.AUSTRALIA - 1938 inward cover from USA with NOT KNOWN BY/POSTMEN BALLARAT h/s applied.

1938 inward cover from USA cancelled on arrival by BALLARAT/VIC cds with scarce black boxed NOT KNOWN BY/POSTMEN BALLARAT instructional h/s applied with violet (pointing finger type) RETURN TO SENDER applied below.

£50.00
AUSTRALIA - 1936 1d rate local cover with UNCLAIMED AT/COLAC h/s applied and DEAD LETTER label.AUSTRALIA - 1936 1d rate local cover with UNCLAIMED AT/COLAC h/s applied and DEAD LETTER label.

1936 (FE.26.) local cover bearing 1d green 'head' tied by CAMPERDOWN/VIC cds with COLAC arrival cds but undelivered and struck by black boxed UNCLAIMED AT/COLAC h/s with (finger pointing type) RETURN TO SENDER h/s. The reverse side bears an official RETURN TO SENDER label tied DEAD LETTER OFFICE/MELBOURNE.

£55.00
AUSTRALIA - 1928 inward cover from USA with UNCLAIMED/TOOWONG h/s applied.AUSTRALIA - 1928 inward cover from USA with UNCLAIMED/TOOWONG h/s applied.

1936 inward cover from USA with NORTH MELBOURNE/VIC arrival cds dated 28.MR.36 but undelivered and redirected with TOOWONG/QUEENSLAND cds dated 1.MAY.36. Again the cover was not delivered and received a fine strike of the two lined UNCLAIMED/TOOWONG instructional h/s. DEAD LETTER OFFICE/BRISBANE b/s dated 8.MY.36 and struck by violet boxed UNDELIEVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER h/s.

£45.00
BRITISH LEVANT - 1920 1d rate postcard use to Belgium used at BRITISH APO/CONSTANTINOPLE.BRITISH LEVANT - 1920 1d rate postcard use to Belgium used at BRITISH APO/CONSTANTINOPLE.

1920 (AP.1.) use of picture postcard addressed to Belgium depicting Arab workers bearing GB unoverprinted 1d (fault) tied by BRITISH APO/CONSTANTINOPLE cds. SG Z177.

£30.00
MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1962 2 1/2d rate postcard use to UK from FPO/146 at Maldive Islands.MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1962 2 1/2d rate postcard use to UK from FPO/146 at Maldive Islands.

1962 (OC.6.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting evening beach scene endorsed in manuscript 'GAN Maldive Islands' and bearing GB 2 1/2d adhesive tied FIELD POST OFFICE/ 146. A scarce use of this FPO 146 h/s at Maldive Islands.

£50.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at STEYNSDORP with military law label and censor h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at STEYNSDORP with military law label and censor h/s.

1902 (FE.25.) cover addressed to UK (small edge faults and a some tone spots on reverse) bearing 1d adhesive tied by squared STEYNSDORP/7 cancel with black on white crested E.R./ OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW censor seal at left tied by violet triangular PASSED/PRESS/ CENSOR strike with the addition of magenta boxed (extended lines) PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR strike in centre.

£40.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1d rate military cover used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/KIMBERLEY h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1d rate military cover used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/KIMBERLEY h/s.

1902 (JU.27.) military cover addressed to UK bearing 1d adhesive tied by light KIMBERLEY cds with unusual double ringed PASSED PRESS CENSOR h/s applied with curved KIMBERLEY inserted in centre. Some age faults to edge and light grease type mark.

£45.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1/2d local cover used at LOVEDALE with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/ALICE h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1/2d local cover used at LOVEDALE with PASSED PRESS CENSOR/ALICE h/s.

1902 (MY.27.) cover addressed locally to Stutterheim (a little light tone spotting) bearing 1/2d adhesive tied by LOVEDALE cds with violet triangular PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR/ALICE h/s below. A nice Boer War use.

£35.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate 'Telegraph Office' HOPE TOWN cover with PASSED CENSOR h/s.

1902 (FE.22) cover to Ireland from Major Farrell bearing 1d (SG58) tied by the scarce telegraphic office HOPE TOWN/T.O. (Telegraph Office) cds with violet triangular PASSED CENSOR/HOPE TOWN censor h/s at left. Military covers to Ireland being elusive.

£60.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 3d rate cover to UK used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED CENSOR/W.ELTON h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 3d rate cover to UK used at KIMBERLEY with PASSED CENSOR/W.ELTON h/s.

1902 (MR.17) cover to UK bearing 3d (SG 62) tied KIMBERLEY with d/r PASSED CENSOR/ W.ELTON/MAJOR/KIMBERLEY h/s at left.

£35.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at UMTALI with PASSED PRESS/CAPE TOWN h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at UMTALI with PASSED PRESS/CAPE TOWN h/s.

1902 (MY.7) cover to UK (central fold) bearing 1d adhesive tied UMTAL & with black circular PASSED PRESS/CAPE/TOWN/CENSOR h/s at left.

£35.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at ENDEBOSCH with PASSED CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1902 1d rate cover used at ENDEBOSCH with PASSED CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s.

1902 (AP.1) cover to S Africa bearing 1d (SG 58) tied ENDEBOSCH with d/r PASSED CENSOR/CAPETOWN h/s at left.

£35.00
CYRENAICA EMIRATE - 1950 30m rate cover to Germany used at BENGHAZI/CYRENAICA.CYRENAICA EMIRATE - 1950 30m rate cover to Germany used at BENGHAZI/CYRENAICA.

1950 (1.1.) cover to Germany bearing the 10m and 20m 'mounted warrior' adhesives tied by BENGHAZI/CYRENAICA cds.

£125.00
GAMBIA - 1905 2 1/2d bright blue used with DENTED FRAME variety.  SG 60b.GAMBIA - 1905 2 1/2d bright blue used with DENTED FRAME variety. SG 60b.

1905 2 1/2d bright blue adhesive in fine used condition showing the DENTED FRAME variety from Row 1/6 of the left pane. SG 60b.

£125.00
GREAT BRITAIN - 1912 1 1/2d red brown U/M pair with MISSING CROWN IN WATERMARK.  SG 362.GREAT BRITAIN - 1912 1 1/2d red brown U/M pair with MISSING CROWN IN WATERMARK. SG 362.

1912 1 1/2d red-brown 'simple cypher' corner marginal unmounted mint pair with one stamp showing the MISSING CROWN IN WATERMARK. GB Spec N18za. SG 362.

£45.00
INDIA - 1915 1/4a grey PSC overprinted I.E.F. unused.  H&G 7.INDIA - 1915 1/4a grey PSC overprinted I.E.F. unused. H&G 7.

1915 1/4a grey on buff postal stationery postcard on India in fine unused condition overprinted I.E.F. in black for use by the Indian Expeditionary Forces. H&G 7.

£35.00
INDIA - 1950 TELEGRAM use to Pakistan with INDIA - 1950 TELEGRAM use to Pakistan with 'NATIONAL SAVINGS CERTIFICATES' illustration.

1950 (MAR.3.) use of illustrated 'Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department' TELEGRAM sent to Karachi in Pakistan with SAVE SAFELY FOR THE FUTURE/NATIONAL SAVINGS CERTIFICATES illustration on reverse and bearing KGVI 2r (x2) and 5r adhesives cancelled TAJ MAHAL/BOMBAY/TEL.

£40.00
ZANZIBAR - 1918 20c red on 12c dark violet RPSE unused.  H&G 7.ZANZIBAR - 1918 20c red on 12c dark violet RPSE unused. H&G 7.

1918 20c red on 12c dark violet registered postal stationery envelope (size F) in fine unused condition. H&G 7.

£50.00
MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1923 registered multi franked cover to Italy.MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1923 registered multi franked cover to Italy.

1923 (15.XI.) registered cover addressed to Italy bearing 2m, 3m, 5m pairs and 10m strip of three (SG 7-10) tied by d/r MALDIVE ISLANDS cds's and with scarce 'R' in square h/s at left. A scarce early registered cover to an unusual destination with these stamps being especially elusive.

£250.00
MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1933 8m rate cover to India.MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1933 8m rate cover to India.

1933 (23.VIII.) cover addressed to India (roughly opened at right side) bearing the 2c grey adhesive in a fine marginal block of four on reverse flap struck by central MALDIVE ISLANDS cds but tied at right corner by VANKNER/DEL/KATHIAWAR arrival cds. Scarce.

£165.00
MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1936 8m rate cover to Ceylon.MALDIVE ISLANDS - 1936 8m rate cover to Ceylon.

1936 (2.11.) cover addressed to Ceylon bearing 2m and 6m adhesives tied to reverse flap by MALDIVE ISLANDS cds and with COLOMBO/FOREIGN arrival on front.

£85.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1856 8d rate cover to UK from the Zuidberg Convict Station.CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1856 8d rate cover to UK from the Zuidberg Convict Station.

1856 (APR.28.) 'mourning' cover (ex reverse flap) addressed to Scotland bearing two examples of the 4d deep blue 'triangle' adhesive (SG 6) tied by barred duplex's (one with corner fault). Red 'arc' CAPETOWN transit b/s and CAPETOWN/CAPE OF GOOD HOPE strike. Sent from the Zuidberg Convict Station and complete with original contents. A scarce double rate cover.

£325.00
BAHAWALPUR - 1954 registered combination cover to Switzerland used at BAGHDAD UL JADID.BAHAWALPUR - 1954 registered combination cover to Switzerland used at BAGHDAD UL JADID.

1954 (MAY.22.) registered cover addressed to Switzerland bearing 9p 'UPU' adhesive (SG 028) overprinted for SERVICE with red 'Sarkark' handstamp and tied alongside Pakistan 3ps (x3), 6ps, 9ps, 1 1/2as definitives and 1 1/2as 'Anniversary' (SG 52) by BAGHDAD UL JADID cds's. R-157 blank registered label at lower left struck by straight lined BAGHDAD UL JADID h/s. The Pakistan adhesives were required for mail leaving Bahawalpur.

£325.00
BAHAWALPUR - 1950 local combination cover with SERVICE 9p usage at BAGHDAD UL JADID.BAHAWALPUR - 1950 local combination cover with SERVICE 9p usage at BAGHDAD UL JADID.

1950 (FEB.15.) cover addressed locally bearing the 9p 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive (SG 41) tied alongside 9p 'UPU' overprinted for SERVICE use with red 'Sarkark' handstamp (SG 028) and with the additional use of a Pakistan 2 1/2as adhesive all tied by BAGHDAD UL JADID cds's.

£250.00
CEYLON - 1951 5c rate cover addressed locally used at ROZEL/TELEGRAPHS.CEYLON - 1951 5c rate cover addressed locally used at ROZEL/TELEGRAPHS.

1951 (AU.2.) cover addressed locally to Colombo (central fold) bearing 5c green tied by ROZEL/TELEGRAPHS cds.

£35.00
CYPRUS - 1909 10p+1/2p adhesives on postcard to UK used at NIKOSIA.CYPRUS - 1909 10p+1/2p adhesives on postcard to UK used at NIKOSIA.

1909 (AP.30.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'La Citadelle St.Hilarion' bearing 10p and 1/2p adhesives tied by squared circle NIKOSIA/CYPRUS cancel.

£35.00
CYPRUS - 1914 30 para rate postcard use to UK used at FAMAGUSTA.CYPRUS - 1914 30 para rate postcard use to UK used at FAMAGUSTA.

1914 (MAY.13.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK bearing 30 paras adhesive (SG 76) tied by d/r FAMAGUSTA/CYPRUS cds.

£45.00
CYPRUS - 1933 1p rate postcard use to UK used at KYRENIA.CYPRUS - 1933 1p rate postcard use to UK used at KYRENIA.

1933 use of black and white picture postcard adressed to UK bearing 1p (SG 106) tied by KYRENIA/CYPRUS cds dated 5.AU.33.

£50.00
BERMUDA - 1939 2/- rate FAM Route 18 first flight cover to UK on the Southern Route from HAMILTON.BERMUDA - 1939 2/- rate FAM Route 18 first flight cover to UK on the Southern Route from HAMILTON.

1939 (JUN.9.) first flight cover addressed to UK bearing 2/- 'key plate' tied HAMILTON/BERMUDA enscribed 'By Air Mail/Trans Atlantic Service' in manuscript. Taken on the FAM Route 18 Southern Route. Fine and scarce.

£250.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 6d rate registered cover to UK used at LITTLE CAYMAN/GRAND CAYMAN.CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 6d rate registered cover to UK used at LITTLE CAYMAN/GRAND CAYMAN.

1935 (NO.27.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d, 2 1/2d and 3d 'pictorial' adhesives (SG 97,102+102) tied by LITTLE CAYMAN/CAYMAN ISLANDS cds's.

£120.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 2d rate CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 2d rate 'sea mail' cover to UK used at BODDENTOWN/GRAND CAYMAN.

1935 (AU.14.) use of cover to UK bearing the 1/2d and 1 1/2d 'pictorial' adhesives (SG 97+99) tied by BODDENTOWN/GRAND CAYMAN cds's.

£90.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 2 1/2d CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1935 2 1/2d 'Silver Jubilee' PLATE 2B block of four on cover to Canada.

1935 (NO.12.) registered cover addressed to Canada bearing a fine block of four of the 2 1/2d 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive (SG 109) showing the Vignette PLATE 2B in lower margin cancelled by CAYMAN BRAC/CAYMAN ISLANDS cds's.

£45.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1936 1/- rate registered cover to UK used at GEORGETOWN.CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1936 1/- rate registered cover to UK used at GEORGETOWN.

1936 (SE.14.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing the 1/- 'pictorial' adhesive (SG 104) tied by GEORGETOWN/CAYMAN BRAC cds. Jamaica transit b/s.

£30.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1937 multi franked registered cover to UK used at WEST BAY/GRAND CAYMAN.CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1937 multi franked registered cover to UK used at WEST BAY/GRAND CAYMAN.

1937 (DE.28.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing 1/4d-2d 'pictorial' adhesives tied by WEST BAY/GRAND CAYMAN cds's.

£90.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1938 9d commercial rate cover to USA used at WEST BAY/GRAND CAYMAN.CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1938 9d commercial rate cover to USA used at WEST BAY/GRAND CAYMAN.

1938 (AP.19.) commercial long cover addressed to USA from the General Merchants 'William Farrington' at West Bay bearing 1 vertical strip of three of the 3d 'pictorial' adhesive (SG 102) paying the 9d rate for the 1st ounze to USA cancelled by WEST BAY/GRAND CAYMAN cds. A scarce commercial use from West Bay.

£150.00
ADEN - 1953 30c dark blue RPSE (size H) uprated to UK and used at CRATER/ADEN.  H&G 3a.ADEN - 1953 30c dark blue RPSE (size H) uprated to UK and used at CRATER/ADEN. H&G 3a.

1953 30c dark blue on cream 'QEII' registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to Germany and re-directed to UK bearing additional 10c,15c,25c,50c and 75c adhesives tied by s/r CRATER/ADEN cds. Complete with original contents. H&G 3a.

£50.00
TOGO (French) - 1918 multi franked registered cover to UK used at PORTO SEGURO.TOGO (French) - 1918 multi franked registered cover to UK used at PORTO SEGURO.

1918 (1.7.) registered (Wilson) cover addressed to UK bearing 2c, 4c (x2), 5c and 10c 'Dahomey' adhesives overprinted TOGO/OCCUPATION/FRANCO/ANGLAISE and each cancelled by PORTO SEGURO/TOGO cds's.

£75.00
GIBRALTAR - 1940 5d rate GIBRALTAR - 1940 5d rate 'PBC 2378' cover to UK censored by the Military Government Secretary.

1940 (AUG.5.) long envelope addressed to UK bearing 2d and 3d adhesives tied by THE TRAVEL KEY/GIBRALTAR 25 slogan strike struck by rare octagonal PASSED BY CENSOR/No.2378 crown strike in violet (Little type H4) with CONTROLLER GOVERNMENT HOUSE h/s above duely signed in manuscript. A rare censored use by the military secretary.

£225.00
BAHAWALPUR - 1949 registered combination cover addressed to Switzerland used at BAGHDAD UL JADID.BAHAWALPUR - 1949 registered combination cover addressed to Switzerland used at BAGHDAD UL JADID.

1949 (AUG.25.) registered cover addressed to Switzerland bearing a fine block of four of the 1/2a 'jubilee' adhesive (SG 40) paying the internal postage tied in combination with Pakistan 2 1/2a and 3 1/2a adhesives paying the rate onwards to Switzerland. Cancelled by d/r BAGHDAD-UL-JADID cds's. A very scarce combination external mail cover.

£350.00
BAHAWALPUR - 1950 registered combination cover to Switzerland used at BAGHDAD UL JADID.BAHAWALPUR - 1950 registered combination cover to Switzerland used at BAGHDAD UL JADID.

1950 (FEB.8.) registered cover addressed to Switzerland bearing 9p 'jubilee' and 2 1/2a 'UPU' adhesives (SG 41+46) paying the internal postage tied in combination with Pakistan 4a,8a and 10a adhesives paying the rate onwards to Switzerland. Cancelled by d/r BAGHDAD-UL-JADID cds's. A very scarce combination external mail cover.

£350.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1935 SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1935 'Bulawayo to Umtali' first flight cover flown by RANA.

1935 (OCT.2.) 'Rhodesia & Nyasaland Airways Ltd (RANA)' winged illustrated first flight cover addressed to Umtali bearing 1d and 3d 'Silver Jubilee' adhesives tied BULAWAYO and struck by violet FIRST AIR MAIL/BETWEEN/BULAWAYO/AND/UMTALI h/s. UMTALI arrival b/s of the following day.

£120.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1935 SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1935 'Umtali to Salisbury' first flight cover flown by RANA. Only 15 flown.

1935 (OCT.5.) 'Rhodesia & Nyasaland Airways Ltd (RANA)' winged illustrated first flight cover addressed to Salisbury bearing 1d and 3d 'Silver Jubilee' adhesives tied UMTALI and struck by violet FIRST AIR MAIL/BETWEEN/UMTALI/AND/SALISBURY h/s. SALISBURY arrival b/s. Very scarce with only 15 covers flown.

£275.00
RHODESIA - 1903 4d rate cover to UK used at LIVINGSTONE/N.W.RHODESIA.RHODESIA - 1903 4d rate cover to UK used at LIVINGSTONE/N.W.RHODESIA.

1903 (FE.14.) cover addressed to UK bearing 2d brown 'arms' adhesives tied LIVINGSTONE/ N.W.RHODESIA.

£45.00
TRANSVAAL - 1906 local TRANSVAAL - 1906 local 'UNCLAIMED - UNDELIVERED' 1d rate cover to P.O.Belfast.

1906 (FE.17.) local cover to P.O.Belfast bearing 'ERI' 1d adhesive tied PRETORIA and with BELFAST/TVL arrival below. The cover was not delivered and is marked in red manuscript 'Gone Away/No Address' and has been handstamped by black NON-RECLAME/UNCLAIMED h/s and violet UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/TO BE RETURNED TO ADDRESS SHOWN ON COVER strike. Small file hole at lower left.

£65.00
CANADA - 1900 inward Boer War CANADA - 1900 inward Boer War 'OAS' stampless cover struck CANADIAN CONTINGENT/SOUTH AFRICA.

1900 use of stampless inward cover addressed to Ontario marked ON ACTIVE SERVICE and cancelled by light FIELD POST OFFICE cds used during the Boer War. The cover is truck by scarce violet oval CANADIAN CONTINGENT/SOUTH AFRICA handstamp dated OCT.10.1900.

£350.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1907 5c on 1/2d rate postcard use to France used at BPO/CASABLANCA.MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1907 5c on 1/2d rate postcard use to France used at BPO/CASABLANCA.

1907 (NO.22.) use of picture postcard addressed to France depicting 'Casablanca-Au Camp Des Tirailleurs' bearing 5c on 1/2d adhesive (corner fault) tied by s/r BRITISH POST OFFICE/ CASABLANCA cds.

£35.00
CAPE OF GOD HOPE - 1896 5/- brown-orange (SG 68) struck PARCELS/PORT ELIZABETH.CAPE OF GOD HOPE - 1896 5/- brown-orange (SG 68) struck PARCELS/PORT ELIZABETH.

1896 5/- brown orange cancelled by PARCELS/PORT ELIZABETH cds dated 21.DE.00. SG 68.

£15.00
SOUTH AFRICA - 1938 SOUTH AFRICA - 1938 'TELE COMMUNICATIONS UNION' booklet given to delegates at the CAIRO congress.

1938 'UPU-Congress' Official green leather folder with gold cresting printed for distribution at the Cairo meeting containing the 1927 series to 10/- (SG 34-39) in horizontal mint pairs together with additional 1/2d to 6d, 1933 Voortrekker Memorial Fund stamps and Coronation plus South West Africa 1931 set to 20/- (SG 74-85) and Coronation set in pairs. The stamps alone cat in excess of 750. A very scarce official booklet issued by the Postmaster General at Pretoria. Rarely seen or offered.

£575.00
SUDAN - 1908 4m rate postcard use to UK used at NUMBER SIX SUDAN.SUDAN - 1908 4m rate postcard use to UK used at NUMBER SIX SUDAN.

1908 (23.1.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Cairo Soliman Pasha' (statue) bearing 4m adhesive tied by rare NUMBER SIX SUDAN cds (Proud type D2).

£225.00
SUDAN - 1910 4m rate postcard use to USA used at SHELLAL-HALFA/TPO.SUDAN - 1910 4m rate postcard use to USA used at SHELLAL-HALFA/TPO.

1910 use of black & white picture postcard depicting Assuan Reservoir Dam addressed to USA bearing 4m adhesives (SG22) tied to picture side by superb SHELAL-HALFA/T.P.O./ No.1/S cds daetd 3.NO.10. (Stagg type 204).

£35.00
SUDAN - 1911 4m rate postcard use to Germany used at MELUT.SUDAN - 1911 4m rate postcard use to Germany used at MELUT.

1911 (5.11.) use of picture postcard addressed to Germany depicting 'Talodi Station' and bearing 4m adhesive tied by scarce MELUT cds (Proud type D3).

£100.00
SUDAN - 1913 1m SUDAN - 1913 1m 'O.S.G.S.' official on postcard to Germany used at KHARTOUM.

1913 (MAY.10) use of coloured picture postcard addressed to Germany bearing 1m O.S.G.S. ovpt adhesive (SG 05) tied to picture side by KHARTOUM cds.

£45.00
SUDAN - 1937 8m rate postcard use to UK from 1st BN BLACK WATCH Bn.SUDAN - 1937 8m rate postcard use to UK from 1st BN BLACK WATCH Bn.

1937 (JAN.29) use of picture postcard addressed to UK bearing 3m & 5m adhesive tied KHARTOUM NORTH and partly overstruck by large violet oval BATTALLION ORDERLY ROOM/1st BN THE BLACK WATCH BN cachet.

£40.00
RHODESIA - 1904 1/2d green postal stationery wrapper uprated to UK from GATOOMA.  H&G 1.RHODESIA - 1904 1/2d green postal stationery wrapper uprated to UK from GATOOMA. H&G 1.

1904 1/2d green on buff postal stationery wrapper addressed to UK bearing additional 1/2d 'Admiral' adhesive tied by GATOOMA/S.RHODESIA cds dated 21.MY.14. H&G 1.

£125.00
BECHUANALAND - 1934 1/- rate cover to Pretoria taken on the ROYAL TOUR train.BECHUANALAND - 1934 1/- rate cover to Pretoria taken on the ROYAL TOUR train.

1934 (20.III.) cover addressed to Pretoria bearing the 1/- (SG 105) tied by the special crested ROYAL TOUR H.R.H.PRINCE GEORGE cancel.

£85.00
ANTIGUA - 1921 2d grey fine used with SHIFTED DE-COUPAGE variety.  SG 70.ANTIGUA - 1921 2d grey fine used with SHIFTED DE-COUPAGE variety. SG 70.

1921-29 2d grey adhesive in fine used condition showing the SHIFTED DE-COUPAGE variety. Complete with xerox'd article relating. SG 70.

£85.00
ST.HELENA - 1902 4 1/2d rate registered cover to Holland.ST.HELENA - 1902 4 1/2d rate registered cover to Holland.

1902 (AP.4.) registered cover addressed to Holland (addressed faded somewhat and lightly soiled) bearing a fine pair of the 'QV' TWO PENCE on 6d yellow (SG 39) together with Edward VII 1/2d green (SG 53) tied by ST.HELENA cds. Oval REGISTERED/ST.HELENA h/s applied with '82' inserted in blue crayon and with red oval REGISTERED/LONDON arrival. The cover was sent by 'A.Grats-Deadwood Camp-Tent 70' and is annotated as such on reverse side. Faults but a scarce franking from the Boer War campaign.

£200.00
PAPUA - 1934 first flight cover to Brisbane from PORT MORESBY and pilot signed.PAPUA - 1934 first flight cover to Brisbane from PORT MORESBY and pilot signed.

1934 (APR.12.) first flight cover addressed to Brisbane in Australia bearing 3d 'Air Mail' adhesive tied by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds and signed by the pilot of the Westland Widgeon III, VH-UGI aircraft. BRISBANE arrival b/s. The cover is affected by some light tone spotting but with only 62 covers originally sent of which 40 were signed this is not an easy cover to find.

£200.00