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BRITISH GUIANA - 1929 inward first flight cover from USA struck BRITISH GUIANA - 1929 inward first flight cover from USA struck 'NON RECLAME/NOT CALLED FOR'.

1929 inward cacheted 'San Juan-Paramaribo' first flight cover from USA to Georgetown with FOREIGN SECTION/BRITISH GUIANA arrival b/s dated 23.SP.29 but undelivered and struck on the front by rare oval NON RECLAME/NOT CALLED FOR instructional mark in violet ink. Proud type II5.

£185.00
BURMA - 1935 cover to UK with Indian BURMA - 1935 cover to UK with Indian 'Silver Jubilee' stamps used at RANGOON.

1935 (SEP.14.) cover addressed to UK bearing Indian 1/2a and 3 1/2a (x2) 'Silver Jubilee' adhesives tied by RANGOON/SORTING cds's.

£40.00
ST.LUCIA - 1918 2d ultramarine RPSE (size G) uprated to USA.  H&G 3a.ST.LUCIA - 1918 2d ultramarine RPSE (size G) uprated to USA. H&G 3a.

1918 2d ultramaine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) with varation showing 'Thos.De La Rue & Co.' under flap addressed to USA and bearing additional 2d adhesive tied CASTRIES/ST.LUCIA and dated 2.AP.21. Unpriced by H&G. H&G 3a.

£55.00
ST.LUCIA - 1923 3d dark blue RPSE (size G) uprated to USA.  H&G 4.ST.LUCIA - 1923 3d dark blue RPSE (size G) uprated to USA. H&G 4.

1923 3d dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to USA bearing additional 2d adhesive tied CASTRIES/ST.LUCIA and dated 12.NO.27. H&G 4.

£45.00
ST.LUCIA - 1923 3d dark blue RPSE (size H) uprated to UK.  H&G 4a.ST.LUCIA - 1923 3d dark blue RPSE (size H) uprated to UK. H&G 4a.

1923 3d dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to UK and bearing two examples of the 2 1/2d adhesive tied CASTRIES/ST.LUCIA. H&G 4a.

£50.00
AUSTRALIA - 1942 AUSTRALIA - 1942 'PASPRESS' censor cover to UK.

1942 (FE.23.) cover addressed to UK bearing 2 1/2d adhesive tied by weak NSW cds and with manilla strip at left over stuck with scarce black on white PASPRESS censor label applied at Sydney. Little type PL-2a.

£85.00
AUSTRALIA - 1943 AUSTRALIA - 1943 'PASPRESS' censor cover to USA.

1943 (JUL.17.) use of commercial TRUCK AND BUS/TRANSPORTATION envelope addressed to USA bearing 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d adhesives tied by SYDNEY/NSW. AUST barred strike and with scarce black on green PASPRESS censor label applied at left. Little type PL-2b. In use for just 5 months.

£120.00
CANADA - 1973 CANADA - 1973 'FORCES AIR LETTER' cto'd by ICCS AIR SERVICE/SAIGON-VIETNAM h/s.

1973 (JUL.18.) use of red on pale greyish 'FORCES/AIR LETTER POUR MILITAIRES' air letter (43-74-078 8-68) addressed to Major R.K. Maloot of the Canadian Ben Cat Team and cancelled by large d/r ICCS AIR SERVICES - SAIGON/VIETNAM cancel. CTO'd without message.

£30.00
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1906 1d rate postcard use to USA cancelled by CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - 1906 1d rate postcard use to USA cancelled by 'C crown C' roller strike.

1906 (JUN.27.) use of postcard addressed to USA depicting 'The Castle-Main Entrance' in Cape Town bearing 1d adhesive tied by scarce crowned 'C crown C' barred strike of Cape Town. Lessing type 1.

£75.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1919 4 1/2d rate registered cover to USA used at BODDENTOWN.CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1919 4 1/2d rate registered cover to USA used at BODDENTOWN.

1919 (OCT. ) registered 'Montgomery Ward & Co' commercial cover to USA bearing 1/4d pair alongside 1d and 3d adhesives tied by d/r BODDENTOWN/GRAND CAYMAN cds with black rubber boxed R/GRAND GAYMAN/R h/s at left.

£120.00
K.U.T. - 1934 65c rate cover to Canada used at NAIROBI struck PAR AVION/JUSQUK.U.T. - 1934 65c rate cover to Canada used at NAIROBI struck PAR AVION/JUSQU'A LONDON.

1934 (MR.15.) cover addressed to Canada bearing 15c and 50c adhesives tied NAIROBI/KENYA and struck at bottom left by violet two lined PAR AVION/JUSQU'A LONDON h/s.

£45.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1910 1d rate postcard use to UK used at BPO MAZAGAN.MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1910 1d rate postcard use to UK used at BPO MAZAGAN.

1910 (FE.15.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Festreiten in Mazagan' (native horses riding competition) bearing 10c on 1d adhesive tied by s/r BPO/MAZAGAN cds with GIBRALTAR transit b/s.

£45.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1927 7d rate registered cover to Finland used at INSIZA STATION.SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1927 7d rate registered cover to Finland used at INSIZA STATION.

1927 (MAY.13.) cover addressed to Finland (scarce) bearing 1d, 2d and 4d 'admiral' adhesives tied INSIZA STATION with black on pink 'R/S.RHODESIA' registered label at left with 'Insiza' inserted in manuscript. HELSINKI arrival b/s.

£55.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1934 1/8d rate SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1934 1/8d rate 'Imperial/Qantas' first flight cover to Australia.

1934 (DEC.5.) use of illustrated 'Imperial Airways and Qantas Airways' first flight cover to Australia bearing 2d 'falls' and 1/6d adhesives tied SALISBURY/S.RHODESIA. A scarcer intermediate stage.

£85.00
RHODESIA - 1899 1d brick red illustrated PSC to UK used at VICTORIA FALLS.  H&G 11a.RHODESIA - 1899 1d brick red illustrated PSC to UK used at VICTORIA FALLS. H&G 11a.

1899 1d brick red on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to UK depicting an illustration of Victoria Falls-View From North Bank' on reverse cancelled by neat d/r VICTORIA FALLS/ S.RHODESIA cds dated 28.SEP.08 with BULAWAYO STATION and BULAWAYO transit cds's. H&G 11a.

£225.00
BRUNEI - 1942 25c slate purple BRUNEI - 1942 25c slate purple 'Japanese Government' overprinted fine mint block of nine. SG J14.

1942 25c slate-purple fine mint block of nine (3x3) overprinted 'Imperial Japanese Government' in violet used during the Japanese Occupation of Brunei. A lovely multiple of this stamp with light overall toned gum arabic glue. SG J14.

£185.00
NIGER COAST - 1898 underpaid NIGER COAST - 1898 underpaid 'POST OFFICE/BURUTU' h/s'd cover to UK.

1898 (OCT.30.) stampless cover addressed to UK cancelled by violet boxed THE ROYAL NIGER COMPANY/CHARTERED & LIMITED/POST OFFICE/BURUTU h/s (SG type 6) with sexagonal 'T' tax mark applied and '10 IC' strike alongside. LIVERPOOL/BR.PACKET b/s and GUERNSEY arrival.

£225.00
NIGERIA - 1937 Experimental NIGERIA - 1937 Experimental 'TEST' flight cover to Gold Coast.

1937 (AU.12.) cover addressed to 'Elder Dempster Line Limited' at Accra in Gold Coast marked EXPERIMENTAL/PER FIRST INTER COLONIAL AIR MAIL/LAGOS - ACCRA' and bearing 6d adhesive tied LAGOS. This experimental flight took place on the 13th August arriving the same day at Accra. No official/domestic mails were carried as these were only 'test' letters between company offices to ascertain the speed of delivery. Scarce.

£85.00
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1906 2d rate PER ROYAL MAIL PACKET cover with FORWARDED/J.N.HARRIMANS b/s.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - 1906 2d rate PER ROYAL MAIL PACKET cover with FORWARDED/J.N.HARRIMANS b/s.

1906 (AU.7.) cover addressed to UK struck by blue 'PR ROYAL MAIL PACKET' h/s at top bearing 2d 'Landing Of Columbus' adhesive tied GPO PORT OF SPAIN/TRINIDAD and with violet cog wheeled FORWARDED BY/J.N.HARRIMANS/TRINIDAD h/s on reverse flap. A few light tone spots.

£50.00
HONG KONG - 1913 4c rate cover from HONG KONG - 1913 4c rate cover from 'HMS MINOTAUR' used at LIU KUNG TAU.

1913 (JU.4.) cover addressed to UK marked 'Via Siberia' and bearing 4c red adhesive tied LIU KUNG TAU and complete with the original letter written on 'HMS MINOTAUR/China' headed paper.

£85.00
GAMBIA - 1948 1/- rate to USA struck INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID FOR/AIR TRANSMISSION.GAMBIA - 1948 1/- rate to USA struck INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID FOR/AIR TRANSMISSION.

1948 (DEC.14.) cover addressed to UK and bearing 6d adhesive (x2) tied BATHURST/GAMBIA and struck below by rare black boxed INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID FOR/AIR MAIL TRANSMISSION. Proud type I24.

£150.00
ANTIGUA - 1903 2d ultramarine RPSE uprated to UK.  H&G 1.ANTIGUA - 1903 2d ultramarine RPSE uprated to UK. H&G 1.

1903 2d ultramarine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to UK bearing additional 1d adhesive tied by part ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds dated MY.29.07 and with blue R/BRISTOL/No.108 registered label applied on arrival with BRISTOL JU.15.07 cds. H&G 1.

£65.00
TANGANYIKA - 1917 inward TANGANYIKA - 1917 inward 'PRISONER OF WAR' cover from Egypt struck PASSED CENSOR/C/E.A.

1917 (DE.11.) stampless cover addressed to Amani in Tanga District of Tanganyika headed 'Prisoner Of War' and struck by black two lined FROM/PRISONER OF WAR h/s and with black boxed FREE h/s applied. Sent from an inmate of the Maadi camp at Cairo in Egypt. CAIRO and PORT SAID b/s's with ADEN and MOMBASA transit strikes with weak TANGA arrival. The front then handstamped by scarce violet circular PASSED CENSOR/C/ E.A. h/s. A scarce piece of inward censored POW mail.

£265.00
TANGANYIKA - 1915 stampless TANGANYIKA - 1915 stampless 'FPO/No.302' postcard use to UK.

1916 (29.11.) use of stampless postcard addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' depicting a 'Leopard' cancelled by F.P.O./No.302 from troops stationed at Moshi and with additional I.E.F. -B- FPO No.302/POSTAGE FREE strike applied in violet.

£45.00
TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless 'FPO/No.343' postcard use to UK.

1916 (NOV.9.) use of stampless postcard addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' depicting 'Kambini' and cancelled by FPO/No.343 cds used in the Kilwa area.

£40.00
TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless 'FPO/No.303' censored cover to UK.

1916 (JU.21.) stampless cover addressed to India cancelled by F.P.O.No.303 on reverse from troops stationed at Tanga with additional I.E.F. - B- FPO No.303/POSTAGE FREE h/s applied in black on front. Violet crowned boxed PASSED BY/No.3095/CENSOR strike applied by British troops.

£40.00
TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless 'FPO/No.306' censored cover to UK.

1916 (DE.25.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' and written in soldiers pen cancelled F.P.O./No.306 on reverse from troops stationed at Morogoro with violet rubber boxed PASSED BY/POSTAL CENSOR/DAR ES SALAAM h/s on front.

£45.00
TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless TANGANYIKA - 1916 stampless 'FPO/No.72' censored cover to UK.

1916 (OCT.15.) stampless cover addressed to UK with large part F.P.O./No.72 b/s from troops stationed at Morogoro and with red boxed PASSED BY/No.3301/CENSOR crown h/s on front.

£35.00
BIAFRA - 1968 5/- BIAFRA - 1968 5/- '1st Anniversary' U/M with variety INDIGO MISSING. SG 20a.

1968 5/- '1st Anniv of Independence' adhesive in unmounted mint condition showing the variety INDIGO MISSING (from banknote). Complete with normal for comparison. SG 20a.

£90.00
BIAFRA - 1968 5/- BIAFRA - 1968 5/- '1st Anniversary' U/M with variety MISSING RED. SG 20b.

1968 5/- '1st Anniv of Independence' adhesive in unmounted mint condition showing the variety RED MISSING (from flag). Complete with normal for comparison. SG 20b.

£90.00
BIAFRA - 1968 2/6d on 5/- BIAFRA - 1968 2/6d on 5/- 'Help Biafran Children' with SURCHARGE INVERTED.

1968 2/6d on 5/- 'HELP BIAFRAN CHILDREN' overprint in unmounted mint condition with variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Ex SG 25a but now classed as a non issued stamp.

£50.00
BIAFRA - 1968 2d on 4d BIAFRA - 1968 2d on 4d 'Help Biafran Children' U/M with SURCHARGE INVERTED.

1968 2d on 4d 'HELP BIAFRAN CHILDREN' overprint in unmounted mint condition with variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Ex SG 22a but now classed as a non issued stamp.

£50.00
BIAFRA - 1968 2/6d on 10/- BIAFRA - 1968 2/6d on 10/- 'Help Biafran Children' U/M with SURCHARGE DOUBLE.

1968 2/6d on 10/- 'HELP BIAFRAN CHILDREN' overprint in unmounted mint condition with variety SURCHARGE DOUBLED. Ex SG 26a but now classed as a non issued stamp.

£65.00
BIAFRA - 1968 2/6d on 10/- BIAFRA - 1968 2/6d on 10/- 'Help Biafran Children' U/M with MISSING GREEN.

1968 2/6d on 10/- 'HELP BIAFRAN CHILDREN' overprint in unmounted mint condition with variety GREEN MISSING (from flag). Ex SG 26 but now classed as a non issued stamp but very elusive on the SG 21a issued stamp.

£75.00
BARBADOS - 1856 (1d) rated entire to Trinidad.BARBADOS - 1856 (1d) rated entire to Trinidad.

1856 (DE.07.) entire addressed to Trinidad bearing (1d) blue imperforate adhesive tied by '1' duplex. Rated '4' in manuscript and with BARBADOS double arc b/s and TRINIDAD arrival.

£250.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1939 Illustrated commercial underpaid cover to USA.SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1939 Illustrated commercial underpaid cover to USA.

1939 (18.12.) underpaid illustrated 'W.Ross-Arms & Ammunition Dealer' cover addressed to USA bearing 1d pair tied by BULAWAYO - WINTER IN RHODESIA SUNSHINE slogan strike depicting bicycle on front and gun on reverse. US 2c 'Postage Due' (x2) added on arrival. A most attractive illustrated envelope.

£50.00
BIAFRA - 1968 11/- rate BIAFRA - 1968 11/- rate 'CARRIED BY DC-7/RED CROSS PLANE' unaddressed cover cancelled UMUAHIA.

1968 (NO.22.) un-addressed cover bearing 1/- and 10/- adhesives (SG 18+21) tied UMUAHIA and cacheted at bottom left with red boxed CARRIED BY DC-7/RED CROSS PLANE. Prepared but never used.

£50.00
BIAFRA - 1968 4d BIAFRA - 1968 4d 'CARRIED BY DC-7/RED CROSS PLANE' (prepared unaddressed) cover cancelled UMUAHIA.

1968 (NO.22.) un-addressed cover bearing 4d adhesive (SG 17) tied UMUAHIA and cacheted at bottom left with red boxed CARRIED BY DC-7/RED CROSS PLANE. Prepared but never used.

£50.00
ADEN - 1967 65f on 1.25c surcharge U/M overprinted ADEN - 1967 65f on 1.25c surcharge U/M overprinted 'HELSINKI 1952' error in BLACK. SG 72.

KATHIRI STATE OF SEIYUN - 1967 65f on 1.25c 'SOUTH ARABIA' overprint surcharge in orange in two fine unmounted mint examples both additionally overprinted HELSINKI 1952 for the Olympic Games issue with one as issued in red the other the variety in black. SG 72.

£20.00
ADEN - 1967 10f on 15c surcharge U/M with ADEN - 1967 10f on 15c surcharge U/M with 'ALAN SHEPPARD' overprint error in BLACK. SG 117.

KATHIRI STATE OF SEIYUN - 1967 10f on 15c 'SOUTH ARABIA' overprint surcharge in orange in two fine unmounted mint examples both additionally overprinted ALAN SHEPPARD JR for the American Space issue with one as issued in red the other the variety in black. SG 117.

£20.00
ADEN - 1967 20f on 35c surcharge U/M with ADEN - 1967 20f on 35c surcharge U/M with 'VIRGIL GRISSON' overprint error in BLACK. SG 118.

KATHIRI STATE OF SEIYUN - 1967 20f on 35c 'SOUTH ARABIA' overprint surcharge in orange in two fine unmounted mint examples both additionally overprinted VIRGIL GRISSOM for the American Space issue with one as issued in red the other the variety in black. SG 118.

£20.00
ADEN - 1967 35f on 70c surcharge U/M overprinted ADEN - 1967 35f on 70c surcharge U/M overprinted 'JOHN GLENN' but error in BLACK. SG 119.

KATHIRI STATE OF SEIYUN - 1967 35f on 70c 'SOUTH ARABIA' overprint surcharge in orange in two fine unmounted mint examples both additionally overprinted JOHN GLENN JR for the American Space issue with one as issued in red the other the variety in black. SG 119.

£20.00
SAMOA - 1938 1/2d rate LOOSE LETTER ship mail to USA.SAMOA - 1938 1/2d rate LOOSE LETTER ship mail to USA.

1938 cover addressed to USA bearing 1/2d 'hut' adhesive (uncancelled) with LOOSE LETTER strike alongside and faint oval 'N.Z.G.S./MAUI POMARE' maritime h/s at lower left and struck LYTTELTON/NZ in transit dated 25.OCT.38.

£45.00
SEYCHELLES - 1901 SIX CENTS on 8c carmine PSE to Mauritius.  H&G 5.SEYCHELLES - 1901 SIX CENTS on 8c carmine PSE to Mauritius. H&G 5.

1901 SIX CENTS black on 8c carmine on cream surcharged postal stationery envelope (size a) addressed to Rose Hill in Mauritius and cancelled by SEYCHELLES cds dated FE.12.01. A nice early use of this envelope with in period. H&G 5.

£85.00
SWAZILAND - 1932 1/2d (x2) + 1d South African adhesive cover to Pretoria used at MBABANE.SWAZILAND - 1932 1/2d (x2) + 1d South African adhesive cover to Pretoria used at MBABANE.

1932 (DEC.31.) cover addressed to Pretoria bearing South Africa 1/2d pair and 1d single tied MBABANE/SWAZILAND being used on the last day these stamps were valid.

£40.00
TRANSVAAL - 1903 2 1/2d VRI + 4d E.R.I. registered dual reign cover to Germany.TRANSVAAL - 1903 2 1/2d VRI + 4d E.R.I. registered dual reign cover to Germany.

1903 (SEP.5.) registered cover to Germany bearing 2 1/2d 'VRI' alongside 4d 'ERI' adhesive tied by REGISTERED/JOHANNESBURG cancels. A nice dual reign use.

£35.00
TONGA - 1926 2d rate cover to Australia cancelled VAVAU in TONGA - 1926 2d rate cover to Australia cancelled VAVAU in 'violet' ink.

1926 cover addressed to Australia bearing 2d adhesive tied by VAVAU/TONGA cds struck in 'violet' ink.

£95.00
TONGA - 1930 (circa) 2d rate cover to New Zealand cancelled by violet NIUAFOOU barred strike.TONGA - 1930 (circa) 2d rate cover to New Zealand cancelled by violet NIUAFOOU barred strike.

1930 circa cover to New Zealand with 'S.U.S & Co Union Jack monogram on reverse. Bears 2d (SG 58) adhesive tied by violet lined NIUAFOOU h/s. (R. Lowe type C8).

£75.00
TONGA - 1945 2 1/2d TONGA - 1945 2 1/2d 'OHMS' cover use to New Zealand.

1945 (FE.20.) O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to New Zealand bearing 2 1/2d adhesive tied by NUKUALOFA/TONGA cds and struck at the lower left by violet crowned BALIMIA cachet of the Prime Minister. Scarce.

£85.00
TONGA - 1951 4d rate cover to UK used at NIUATOBUTABU and struck in TONGA - 1951 4d rate cover to UK used at NIUATOBUTABU and struck in 'violet' ink.

1951 (APR.11) cover to UK bearing 1d & 3d tied by two strikes of the scarce NIUATOBUTABU/ TONGA cds's struck in violet. VAVAU & NUKUALOFA transit b/s's. A scarcer use from this outer island.

£80.00
EGYPT - 1858 stampless entire to France cancelled ALEXANDRIE/EGYPT and with PAQUEBOTS h/s.EGYPT - 1858 stampless entire to France cancelled ALEXANDRIE/EGYPT and with PAQUEBOTS h/s.

1858 (MARS.5.) entire addressed to France cancelled by ALEXANDRIE/EGYPT cds in black with red boxed PAQUEBOTS h/s at left.

£65.00
EGYPT - 1916 inward EGYPT - 1916 inward 'WW1' cover from South Africa struck NOT B.E.F. and UNABLE TO TRACE.

1916 inward 1d rate cover from East London in South Africa to a member of the armed forces. The cover could not be delivered and is struck by large NOT B.E.F. and struck by boxed UNABLE TO TRACE/RETURN TO SENDER strikes. RETURNED L.O./CAPETOWN b/s.

£45.00
MAURITIUS - 1935 12c MAURITIUS - 1935 12c 'Silver Jubilee' cover to UK used at PORT LOUIS CENTRE.

1935 (AU.6.) cover addressed to UK bearing 12c 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive (SG 246) tied by s/r PORT LOUIS CENTRE/MAURITIUS cds.

£25.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1890 (circa) MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1890 (circa) 'Sultans Post' stampless cover struck with MARRAKECH intaglio.

1890 (circa) stampless cover addressed locally in Arabic (ex reverse flap) struck by scarce black MARRAKECH 'Sultans Post' intaglio handstamp.

£85.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1935 'Spanish Zone' 10c + 25c 'Silver Jubilee' First Day Cover used at TANGIER.

1935 (MY.6.) cover addressed to USA bearing 'Spanish' zone 10c on 1d and 25c on 2 1/2d 'Silver Jubilee' adhesives (SG 161+163) tied by BPO/TANGIER cds's used on the first day of issue. Typed label on reverse 'Note: These stamps were first placed on sale in Morocco on 8th May 1935' and tied by the postmaster by crested BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER h/s. Only one sheet of each value was specially flown to Morocco for the first day and it is stated that only covers bearing these labels were genuinely used on that day.

£120.00
NEW ZEALAND - 1907 1d rate NEW ZEALAND - 1907 1d rate 'POSTED AT EXHIBITION TOWER' postcard use.

1907 (MR.1.) use of picture postcard addressed locally depicting 'NZ International Exhibition - No.9 Wonderland from water chute' bearing 1d 'universal' adhesive tied EXHIBITION/CHRISTCHURCH and with magenta d/r POSTED AT EXHIBITION TOWER h/s at left.

£45.00
NEW ZEALAND - 1914 1d NEW ZEALAND - 1914 1d 'Auckland Exhibition' adhesive on local postcard tied EXHIBITION/AUCKLAND.

1914 (FE.14.) use of picture postcard addressed locally depicting 'Auckland Exhibition' hall bearing the 1d 'universal' overprinted AUCKLAND/EXHIBITION/1913 adhesive (SG 413) tied EXHIBITION/AUCKLAND.

£80.00
NEW GUINEA - 1939 use of 1d and 1 1/2d NEW GUINEA - 1939 use of 1d and 1 1/2d 'OS' stamps on cover to Australia used at RABAUL.

1939 (3.2.) cover addressed to Australia bearing 1d green (no date) adhesive (SG 177) tied alongside a further example overprinted 'OS' and two 1 1/2d claret adhesives similarly overprinted 'OS'. (SG O42 and O43) tied RABAUL/NEW GUINEA. A very scarce use of these scarce official stamps on cover.

£150.00
RHODESIA - 1910-13 1/2d RHODESIA - 1910-13 1/2d 'double head' cancelled BALLABALLA.

1910-13 1/2d green 'double head' adhesive with very fine BALLABALLA/S.RHODESIA s/r cds applied and dated FE.20.11. This being the Proud type D6 state showing the very distinctive slanted 'LL' variation. A difficult strike to find so finely used.

£65.00
ST.HELENA - 1923 2d grey and slate fine mint PLATE 1 pair with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 100c.ST.HELENA - 1923 2d grey and slate fine mint PLATE 1 pair with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 100c.

1923 2d grey and slate in a fine mint PLATE 1 corner marginal pair showing the CLEFT ROCK variety on Row 5/1. Light gum arabic toned overall gum. SG 100c.

£120.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1/2d grey and black fine mint pair with TORN FLAG variety.  SG 97b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1/2d grey and black fine mint pair with TORN FLAG variety. SG 97b.

1922-37 1/2d grey and black fine mint pair with one stamp showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 97b.

£225.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1d grey and green fine mint with TORN FLAG variety.  SG 98b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1d grey and green fine mint with TORN FLAG variety. SG 98b.

1922-37 1d grey and green in fine mint condition showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 98b.

£200.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1 1/2d rose-red fine mint with TORN FLAG variety. SG 99b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1 1/2d rose-red fine mint with TORN FLAG variety. SG 99b.

1922-37 1 1/2d rose-red in fine mint condition showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 99b.

£80.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1 1/2d rose red fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 99c.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1 1/2d rose red fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 99c.

1922-37 1 1/2d rose-red in fine mint condition showing the CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 99c.

£70.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 2d grey and slate fine mint pair with TORN FLAG variety.  SG 100b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 2d grey and slate fine mint pair with TORN FLAG variety. SG 100b.

1922-37 2d grey and slate in a fine mint pair showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 100b.

£275.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 3d bright blue fine mint with TORN FLAG variety.  SG 101b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 3d bright blue fine mint with TORN FLAG variety. SG 101b.

1922-37 3d bright blue in fine mint condition showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 101b.

£115.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 3d bright blue fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 101c.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 3d bright blue fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 101c.

1922-37 3d bright blue in fine mint condition showing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 101c.

£90.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 5d green and deep carmine fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 103c.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 5d green and deep carmine fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 103c.

1922-37 5d green and deep carmine in fine mint condition showing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 103c.

£200.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 6d grey and bright purple fine mint with TORN FLAG variety.  SG 104b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 6d grey and bright purple fine mint with TORN FLAG variety. SG 104b.

1922-37 6d grey and bright purple in fine mint condition showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 104b.

£250.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 6d grey and bright violet fine mint pair with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 104c.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 6d grey and bright violet fine mint pair with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 104c.

1922-37 6d grey and bright purple in a fine mint PLATE 1 corner marginal pair showing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 104c.

£225.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 8d grey and bright violet fine mint with TORN FLAG variety.  SG 105b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 8d grey and bright violet fine mint with TORN FLAG variety. SG 105b.

1922-37 8d grey and bright violet in fine mint condition showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 105b.

£165.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 8d grey and bright violet fine mint pair with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 105c.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 8d grey and bright violet fine mint pair with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 105c.

1922-37 8d grey and bright violet in a fine mint PLATE 1 corner marginal pair sowing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 105c.

£150.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1/- grey and brown fine mint with TORN FLAG variety.  SG 106b.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1/- grey and brown fine mint with TORN FLAG variety. SG 106b.

1922-37 1/- grey and brown in fine mint condition showing the TORN FLAG variety from Row 4/6. SG 106b.

£385.00
ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1/- grey and brown fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety.  SG 106c.ST.HELENA - 1922-37 1/- grey and brown fine mint with CLEFT ROCK variety. SG 106c.

1922-37 1/- grey and brown in fine mint condition showing the CLEFT ROCK variety from Row 5/1. SG 106c.

£285.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1935 SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1935 'Umtali to Salisbury' first flight cover. Only 15 flown.

1935 (OCT.5.) first flight cover addressed to Estcourt in Natal bearing 1d and 3d 'Silver Jubilee' adhesives tied UMTALI/S.RHODESIA and marked '1st flight - Umtali to Salisbury' in manuscript. ESTCOURT arrival b/s. A very rare flight of which only 15 covers were flown.

£350.00
BIAFRA - 1969 use of (part) Nigerian 9d postal stationery wrapper at UYO during Biafran War.BIAFRA - 1969 use of (part) Nigerian 9d postal stationery wrapper at UYO during Biafran War.

1969 (17.DE.) use of Nigerian 9d red on blue postal stationery wrapper addressed to Rev Perker at the Whitchapel Mission in London. Written by Evangelist C.J.Educk and cancelled by s/r UYO cds applied in Biafra during the war. Many early covers being dated 1969 or 19 for 1967. The use of Nigerian stationery use in Biafra is most elusive. This example has unfortunately lost its adjoining text page. Front and reverse sides only remaining. Never the less a scarce item.

£120.00
EGYPT - 1934 15m plum RPSE uprated to France used at ISMAILIA PARCELS.  H&G 5.EGYPT - 1934 15m plum RPSE uprated to France used at ISMAILIA PARCELS. H&G 5.

1934 15m plum on cream registered postal stationery envelope addressed to France bearing additional 5m and 20m adhesives tied ISMAILA/PARCELS and dated 24.AP.39 with SURVEY OF EGYPT imprint under flap. H&G 5.

£85.00
EGYPT - 1929 15m dark navy blue RPSE (Survey Of Egypt imprint) uprated to USA.  H&G 4b.EGYPT - 1929 15m dark navy blue RPSE (Survey Of Egypt imprint) uprated to USA. H&G 4b.

1929 15m dark navy blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope addressed to USA bearing additional 5m and 20m adhesives tied ALEXANDRIA/R.13 dated in 1934 and on the scarce variation showing SURVEY OF EGYPT imprint under flap. H&G 4b.

£85.00
BURMA - 1887 use of 1/2a green PSE of India uprated at MOULMEIN.BURMA - 1887 use of 1/2a green PSE of India uprated at MOULMEIN.

1887 (APR.7.) use of Indian 1/2a green postal stationery envelope registered to India bearing Indian 1/2a and 2a adhesives on reverse tied by barred duplex's with thimble MOULMEIN cds alongside and struck on front by fine boxed R/MOULMEIN registered handstamp.

£85.00
BURMA - 1913 use of Indian BURMA - 1913 use of Indian 'QV' 1a blue PSC used at MAYMYO.

1913 (NOV.18.) use of Indian 'QV' 1a blue on buff postal stationery postcard addressed to UK cancelled by MAYMYO cds of Burma.

£45.00
BURMA - 1926 1/2a green PSC of India used at THANATPIN.BURMA - 1926 1/2a green PSC of India used at THANATPIN.

1926 (DEC.16.) use of Indian 1/2a green postal stationery postcard (H&G 30 - blunt bottom left corner) addressed in local script and cancelled by fine THANATPIN cds.

£40.00
BURMA - 1926 1a rate cover to India used at KYAWZAN PALLATUR.BURMA - 1926 1a rate cover to India used at KYAWZAN PALLATUR.

1926 (FEB.2.) cover addressed to India bearing Indian 1a brown adhesive tied KYAWZAN. PALLATUR arrival b/s.

£25.00
BURMA - 1942 1a brown BURMA - 1942 1a brown 'Japanese Occupation' PSE used at MOULMEIN. H&G 3.

1942 1a red brown on cream postal stationery envelope of India handstamped with black rubber peacock handstamp for use by the Burmese Independence Army addressed in local script and cancelled by MOULMEIN cds dated 10.AUG.42. Scarce item used. H&G 3.

£85.00
BURMA - 1943 1c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 15) vertical pair in orange.BURMA - 1943 1c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 15) vertical pair in orange.

1943 1c IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 15) 'farmer' vertical pair printed in orange on cream paper.

£65.00
BURMA - 1943 1a BURMA - 1943 1a 'Japanese Occupation' PSE to Kalaw. H&G 13.

1943 1a red brown on cream postal stationery envelope of India handstamped with red cross with re-value square handstamp alongside addressed locally and cancelled by local script cds. H&G 13.

£65.00
BURMA - 1943 1a BURMA - 1943 1a 'Japanese Occupation' overprinted PSE used at RANGOON. H&G 13.

1943 1a red brown on cream postal stationery envelope of India handstamped with red cross with re-value square handstamp alongside addressed locally and cancelled by RANGOON cds. H&G 13.

£65.00
BURMA - 1946 stampless BURMA - 1946 stampless 'Forces Mail' cover used at KYAUKME.

1946 (MR.5.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'Forces Mail' (some spotting on front) cancelled by KYAUKME cancel on reverse flap.

£35.00
SIERRA LEONE - 1941 SIERRA LEONE - 1941 'RECEIVED FROM SHIP' censored cover to UK.

1941 (20.1.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d, 1d and 1 1/2d adhesives tied by two RECEIVED FROM/SHIP rubber cancels wih 'tomb stone' type FROM HMS SHIP/PASSED BY CENSOR h/s below in blue. Unusual item.

£65.00
MAURITIUS - 1938 5c violet PSE registered and censored uprated use at MAHEBOURG. H&G 46.MAURITIUS - 1938 5c violet PSE registered and censored uprated use at MAHEBOURG. H&G 46.

1938 5c violet on cream postal stationery envelope (central value tablet) registered to UK bearing additional 2c, 5c and 10c (x2) tied MAHEBOURG/MAURITIUS and dated 14.NO.41. Black on white OPENED BY/CENSOR label at left rdge. A rare censored use of this stationery envelope at MAHENBOURG. H&G 46.

£285.00
INDIA - 1932 1a3p purple PSE uprated to UK used at DRIBH ROAD.  H&G 14.INDIA - 1932 1a3p purple PSE uprated to UK used at DRIBH ROAD. H&G 14.

1932 1a3p purple on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to UK (central fold) bearing additional 1a3p adhesive tied DRIBH ROAD and dated 23.DEC.36. Marked 'Per British Packet Only' in red manuscript. H&G 14.

£30.00
GRENADA - 1943 3 1/2d rate GRENADA - 1943 3 1/2d rate 'SS/2' censored cover to USA.

1943 (14.MY.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d and 2 1/2d adhesives tied GPO GREANDADA and with black on cream P.C.90/OPENED BY/EXAMINER SS/2 censor label at left. Miller type L1.

£50.00
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - 1941 3d rate BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - 1941 3d rate 'PASSED BY CENSOR/V Is' cover used at ROAD TOWN.

1941 (MR.11.) cover addressed to USA bearing 3d orange adhesive tied ROAD TOWN/TORTOLA and struck on reverse flap by rare three lines 'PASSED/BY CENSOR/ V Is' handstamp in violet.

£250.00
ADEN - 1867 4a green SERVICE adhesive pair of India used at ADEN.  SG Z220.ADEN - 1867 4a green SERVICE adhesive pair of India used at ADEN. SG Z220.

1867-73 4a green Indian pair (SG O29) each overprinted SERVICE and cancelled by squared circle ADEN cancels dated MY.14.89. A scarce use of these official stamps in Aden. SG Z220.

£45.00
LABUAN - 1892 6c bright green mint pair handstamped SPECIMEN in black.LABUAN - 1892 6c bright green mint pair handstamped SPECIMEN in black.

1892-93 6c bright green (SG type 1) perf 14 issue with no watermark fine mint pair (one with small tone spot) but each handstamped by rubber SPECIMEN handstamp in black applied diagonally upwards.

£45.00
MAURITIUS - 1934 inward underpaid cover from Reunion with 6c,10c and 20c MAURITIUS - 1934 inward underpaid cover from Reunion with 6c,10c and 20c 'Postage Dues' applied.

1934 inward underpaid cover from Reunion with GENERAL POST OFFICE/MAURITIUS arrival b/s dated 5.AU.34 and with 6c, 10c and 20c 'Postage Dues' added (SG D3-5) each with postmasters initials applied in manuscript. Fine and scarce.

£225.00
MAURITIUS - 1935 20c (x4) MAURITIUS - 1935 20c (x4) 'Silver Jubilee' on local FDC used at BLACK RIVER.

1935 (MY.6.) cover addressed locally bearing the 20c 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive in a fine block of four (SG 247) tied by superb s/r BLACK RIVER/MAURITIUS cds's used on the first day of issue. Scarce from Black River.

£45.00
BERMUDA - 1910 1d (SG type 14) PRINTERS TRIAL in indigo handstamped SPECIMEN in red.BERMUDA - 1910 1d (SG type 14) PRINTERS TRIAL in indigo handstamped SPECIMEN in red.

1910-25 1d (SG type 14) 'ship' type PRINTERS TRIAL printed in indigo on cream perforated unwatermarked paper from Plate II and handstamped SPECIMEN.

£225.00
GIBRALTAR - 1912 1 dull purple ands black on red in very fine mint condition.  SG 85.GIBRALTAR - 1912 1 dull purple ands black on red in very fine mint condition. SG 85.

1912 1 dull purple and black on red in very fine fresh mint condition with exceptional colour. SG 85.

£120.00
K.U.T. - 1948 20c rate local cover used at MWADUI MINE.K.U.T. - 1948 20c rate local cover used at MWADUI MINE.

1948 (OC.1.) cover addressed to Mwadui bearing 20c adhesive and tied by scarcer s/r MWADUI MINE cds. Owned by the Williamson Diamond Mine this was a first day use.

£40.00
BAHRAIN - 1948 1/2a on 1/2d pale green fine mint CYLINDER 146 marginal block of six.  SG 51.BAHRAIN - 1948 1/2a on 1/2d pale green fine mint CYLINDER 146 marginal block of six. SG 51.

1948 1/2a on 1/2d pale green in a fine mint corner block of six showing CYLINDER 146 in margin. SG 51.

£45.00