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CEYLON - 1939 20c rate CEYLON - 1939 20c rate 'H/OPENED BY CENSOR' cover to Australia used at COLOMBO.

1939 (NOV.3.) cover addressed to Australia bearing 20c adhesive tied by COLOMBO/TRADE FOLLOWS/THE PHONE slogan strike with scarce black on buff crested H/OPENED BY CENSOR label at left. Morenweiser type 2I H. A scarce early censor use.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1903 5c brownish black on blue postal stationery letter card used at PADDURUPPU.  H&G 5.CEYLON - 1903 5c brownish black on blue postal stationery letter card used at PADDURUPPU. H&G 5.

1903 5c brownish black on blue postal stationery letter card addressed locally and cancelled by PADDURUPPU cds dated 16.III.07. Messy glue marks on reverse side. H&G 5.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in bright pink with Sismondo certificate.CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in bright pink with Sismondo certificate.

1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in bright pink on thin glazed card (H&G type 83). Complete with Sismondo certificate.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1915 3c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in bright red.CEYLON - 1915 3c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in bright red.

1915 3c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in bright red on thin glazed card (H&G type 83).

£90.00
CEYLON - 1915 5c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in plum from a dirty plate.CEYLON - 1915 5c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in plum from a dirty plate.

1915 5c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in plum on thin glazed card (H&G type 83) printed from a dirty plate.

£90.00
1915 9c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in
dull blue on thin g1915 9c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in dull blue on thin g

1915 9c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in dull blue on thin glazed card (H&G type 83).

£90.00
CEYLON - 1942 50c rate CEYLON - 1942 50c rate 'POST OFFICE/MARITIME MAIL' censored 'OAS' cover to UK.

1942 (SEP.23.) cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' bearing 5c violet block of ten on reverse side tied by red POST OFFICE/MARITIME MAIL cancels with BASE POST OFFICE/No.9 cds on front with PASSED BY/5 IND FD/CENSOR/UNIT strike and violet triangular PASSED BY UNIT/639/CENSOR strike.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c deep carmine rose PSE uprated with 3c grey to UK with CEYLON - 1915 6c deep carmine rose PSE uprated with 3c grey to UK with 'DRINK CEYLON TEA' h/s.

1915 6c deep carmine rose postal stationery envelope (size d) on white batonne lined paper with Government Press embossed imprint under flap addressed to UK and bearing additional 3c grey adhesive with violet boxed DRINK CEYLON TEA/THE WORLDS BEST h/s at left.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1937 CEYLON - 1937 'Coronation' 6c+9c with GB 1 1/2d with S.S.CITY OF LONDON maritime h/s.

1937 cover addressed to USA bearing 6c and 9c 'Coronation' adhesives tied with GB 1 1/2d 'Coronation' issue tied in transit by LONDON F.S. and LONDON roller strikes with seven lined S.S.CITY OF LONDON maritime h/s applied at lower left in violet.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1938 CEYLON - 1938 'Coronation' registered cover to UK with POSTED OUT OF COURSE h/s.

1938 (MR.3.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing the 1937 'Coronation' trio tied by COLOMBO/4 cds's. Struck at bottom by boxed POSTED OUT/OF COURSE handstamp and with LONDON registered label applied on arrival. Back stamped with 1 1/2d new postage rate cachet.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1944 photographic censored air graph to UK from RAF Ceylon.CEYLON - 1944 photographic censored air graph to UK from RAF Ceylon.

1944 (25.11.) use of photo-graphic air graph to UK sent from RAF Ceylon and with RAF CENSOR/ 480 applied.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1944 photographic censored air graph to UK from RAF Ceylon.CEYLON - 1944 photographic censored air graph to UK from RAF Ceylon.

1944 (20.10.) use of photo-graphic air graph to UK sent from RAF Ceylon and with RAF CENSOR/ 484 applied.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1944 photographic air graph to UK from RAF Ceylon.CEYLON - 1944 photographic air graph to UK from RAF Ceylon.

1944 (15.10.) use of photo-graphic air graph to UK sent from RAF Ceylon.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1893 5c violet postal stationery letter card mint with SPECIMEN applied diagonally. H&G 1.CEYLON - 1893 5c violet postal stationery letter card mint with SPECIMEN applied diagonally. H&G 1.

1893 5c violet on cream postal stationery letter card in fine unused condition handstamped SPECIMEN diagonally in black. H&G 1.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1913 5c brown-violet PSE used locally at NUWARA ELIYA.  H&G 40.CEYLON - 1913 5c brown-violet PSE used locally at NUWARA ELIYA. H&G 40.

1913 5c brown violet on thick buff postal stationery envelope (size e) printed on laid straw paper with rough inside and having embossed 'Government Printing Office, Ceylon' imprint under flap. Addressed to Galle and cancelled by NUWARA ELIYA cds dated 3.DE.18. H&G 40.

£60.00
CEYLON - 1940 (circa) CEYLON - 1940 (circa) 'honour' envelope to UK with 2c tied POST OFFICE/MARITIME MAIL.

1940 (circa) use of (S 1324) black on buff honour envelope addressed to UK bearing 2c adhesive tied by red POST OFFICE/MARITIME MAIL cancel.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1972 CEYLON - 1972 'CEYLON FOR QUALITY TEA' unused aerogramme with MISSING STAMP IMPRESSION.

1972 red on light blue postal stationery aerogramme in fine unused condition with red CEYLON FOR QUALITY TEAS illustration at lower left but with major error MISSING STAMP IMPRESSION.

£200.00
CEYLON - 1972 80c CEYLON - 1972 80c 'CEYLON FOR QUALITY TEAS' unused aerogramme. H&G 28.

1972 80c red on light blue postal stationery aerogramme in fine unused condition with red CEYLON FOR QUALITY TEAS illustration at lower left. The 80c issue is very scarce. H&G 28.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1896 2c+2c yellow-olive PSRC to Colombo PRIVATELY PRINTED for CEYLON - 1896 2c+2c yellow-olive PSRC to Colombo PRIVATELY PRINTED for 'H.W. Cave'. H&G 35

1896 2c+2c yellow olive on cream postal stationery reply postcard with both sections having a pre-printed reverse side for use by 'H.W.Cave'. The outward card is struck with REPLY in red and with the annexed card having REPLY deleted with red bar. The reply card being used on the forwarding section to Colombo being cancelled by 'A' barred duplex with COLOMBO cds alongside dated SP.29. A very rare privately pre-printed use of this stationery card. H&G 35.

£150.00
CEYLON - 1921 10c sage green mint DIE 1/DIE 2 gutter marginal mint pair.  SG 346c.CEYLON - 1921 10c sage green mint DIE 1/DIE 2 gutter marginal mint pair. SG 346c.

1921-22 10c sage green in a fine mint vertical gutter marginal pair showing the DIE 1 and DIE II issues se-tenant. SG 346c.

£300.00
CEYLON - 1966 10c blue PSE used locally at TELLIPALLAI.CEYLON - 1966 10c blue PSE used locally at TELLIPALLAI.

1966 (circa) 10c blue on buff postal stationery envelope addressed locally and cancelled by TELLIPALLAI cds dated 11.NOV.66.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1923 24c rate CEYLON - 1923 24c rate 'baggage' label registered to USA used at COLOMBO.

1923 use of 'baggage' label used for sending tea registered to USA bearing 3c green block of eight each 'perfined' for security and cancelled COLOMBO REGISTERED cds's.

£95.00
CEYLON - 1950 use of red on cream CEYLON - 1950 use of red on cream 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' telegram form to Pakistan.

1950 (DEC.25.) 'Christmas Day' use of red on cream CEYLON TELEGRAPHS telegram form sent to Karachi with black circular 'A' (Advice) handstamp applied.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1937 Re1.80 incomplete BOOKLET.  SG SB15.CEYLON - 1937 Re1.80 incomplete BOOKLET. SG SB15.

1937 Re1.80 black on blue CEYLON POST OFFICE booklet with 'J.N.351-2,000 (7/37)' imprint. Contains a block of four of the 6c 'Coronation' adhesive from a remaining pane. Interleaves and air mail labels intact. Only 2,000 booklets originally printed. SG SB15.

£195.00
CEYLON - 1945 use of ON ACTIVE SERVICE cigarette acknowledgement postcard censored to Australia.CEYLON - 1945 use of ON ACTIVE SERVICE cigarette acknowledgement postcard censored to Australia.

1945 (MAY.28.) use of illustrated 'Cigarette' ON ACTIVE SERVICE acknowledgement postcard addressed to Australia cancelled written at 'RAF Ceylon' and with violet RAF/CENSOR/470 h/s on front.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1941 Rs1.00 meter mark cover to UK with 10c CEYLON - 1941 Rs1.00 meter mark cover to UK with 10c 'FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY' patriotic label.

1941 (14.X.) stampless cover addressed to UK cancelled by Rs1.00 red COLOMBO meter mark strike bearing 10c blue and yellow on white perforated FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY patriotic label tied COLOMBO.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1942 0.15c red meter mark censored cover to South Africa with 10c patriotic label applied.CEYLON - 1942 0.15c red meter mark censored cover to South Africa with 10c patriotic label applied.

1942 (22.VIII.) stampless cover addressed to South Africa cancelled by 0.15c red COLOMBO meter mark strike bearing 10c blue and yellow on white perforated FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY patriotic label overprinted with red 'V' for victory tied under OPENED BY/EXAMINER/ L/43 censor label and cancelled COLOMBO.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1941 0.25c red meter mark censored cover to USA with 10c patriotic label applied.CEYLON - 1941 0.25c red meter mark censored cover to USA with 10c patriotic label applied.

1941 (28.VI.) stampless cover addressed to USA cancelled by 0.25c red COLOMBO meter mark strike bearing 10c blue and yellow on white perforated FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY patriotic label tied under 37/OPENED BY/CENSOR label and cancelled COLOMBO.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c dark carmine PSE to Slave Island used at ILAVALAT.  H&G 52.CEYLON - 1915 6c dark carmine PSE to Slave Island used at ILAVALAT. H&G 52.

1915 6c dark carmine on buff woved straw paper (size d) with embossed GOVERNMENT PRESS CEYLON imprint under flap addressed locally to Slave Island and cancelled by ILAVALAT cds dated 27.JL.38. H&G 52.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1940 20c rate censored cover to Canada showing scarce CEYLON - 1940 20c rate censored cover to Canada showing scarce 'K' label.

1940 (MAR.28.) cover addressed to Canada (slightly longer than usual and with water stain at lower edge) bearing 20c adhesive tied by COLOMBO/TRADE FOLLOW/THE PHONE slogan strike with black on cream OPENED BY/CENSOR/ K label at left edge. Little type 3K.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1903 5c blue PSE used locally at MARADANA.  H&G 33a.CEYLON - 1903 5c blue PSE used locally at MARADANA. H&G 33a.

1903-05 5c blue on cream postal stationery envelope with 'Government Printing Office, Ceylon' embossed imprint under flap addressed locally and cancelled by MARADANA cds dated OC.23.06. H&G 33a.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1956 3c green PSC unused (fault). H&G 77CEYLON - 1956 3c green PSC unused (fault). H&G 77

1956 3c green on cream postal stationery postcard (some slight water staining) in unused condition. H&G 77.

£5.00
CEYLON - 1965 5c black PSC unused.CEYLON - 1965 5c black PSC unused.

1965 5c black on greyish cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1969 10c blue PSE used locally.CEYLON - 1969 10c blue PSE used locally.

1969 10c blue on buff postal stationery envelope addressed locally and cancelled by COLOMBO-GROW MORE FOOD slogan strike dated 28.NOV.69.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1972 10c black PSC unused.CEYLON - 1972 10c black PSC unused.

1972 10c black on greyish cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1979 (circa) 10c black PSC unused.CEYLON - 1979 (circa) 10c black PSC unused.

1979 (circa) 10c black on greyish cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition.

£8.00
CEYLON - 1980 (circa) 10c black PSC unused.CEYLON - 1980 (circa) 10c black PSC unused.

1980 (circa) 10c black on greyish cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition.

£5.00
CEYLON - 1985 (circa) 35c green PSC used locally.CEYLON - 1985 (circa) 35c green PSC used locally.

1985 (circa) 35c green on greyish cream 'lion' postal stationery postcard addressed locally cancelled by 27.2.85 cds.

£5.00
CEYLON - 1985 (circa) 50c green PSC used locally.CEYLON - 1985 (circa) 50c green PSC used locally.

1985 (circa) 50c green on greyish cream 'lion' postal stationery postcard addressed locally cancelled by 13.7.89 cds.

£5.00
CEYLON - 1959 6c black postal stationery letter sheet unused PRINTED IN BLACK.  H&G 1.CEYLON - 1959 6c black postal stationery letter sheet unused PRINTED IN BLACK. H&G 1.

1959 6c Black on cream postal stationery letter sheet in fine unused condition. Unlisted in black by Higgins and Gage. These letter sheets are very scarce. H&G 1.

£95.00
CEYLON - 1955 CEYLON - 1955 'O.H.M.S.' aerogramme to UK used at PERADENIYA with COLOMBO OFFICIAL PAID h/s.

1955 dark blue on light blue O.H.M.S./AEROGRAMME/AIRLETTER sheet addressed to UK cancelled PERADENIYA and dated 30.JA.57. Red COLOMBO OFFICIAL PAID strike at lower left dated the following day. Used by the Agriculture Department. Kessler 201 but unlisted by H&G.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1953 dark blue on blue CEYLON - 1953 dark blue on blue 'O.H.M.S.' aerogramme in fine unused condition.

1953 dark blue on blue FORMULA type 'Aerogramme/Air letter' in unused condition (light surface creases) pre-printed O.H.M.S. and with 'General 259 (11/53) Govt Press Ceylon' imprint on reverse. A most elusive piece of OHMS stationery. Unlisted by H&G.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c blue PSC unused struck SPECIMEN in red.  Very scarce. H&G 30a.CEYLON - 1893 2c blue PSC unused struck SPECIMEN in red. Very scarce. H&G 30a.

1893 2c blue on cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition struck SPECIMEN diagonally in red on stamp. Very scarce. H&G 30a.

£200.00
CEYLON - 1908 6c rose PSE addressed to UK used at COLOMBO.  H&G 36.CEYLON - 1908 6c rose PSE addressed to UK used at COLOMBO. H&G 36.

1908 6c rose on cream wove paper postal stationery envelope addressed to UK cancelled COLOMBO and dated MR.17.10. H&G 36.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1943 50c rate FPO/No.74 CEYLON - 1943 50c rate FPO/No.74 'PASSED BY CENSOR G' cover to South Africa.

1943 (AU.1.) cover addressed to South Africa bearing 5c (x10) on reverse flap cancelled by F.P.O./No.74 cancels. Violet triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/C117/CENSOR h/s on front with PASSED BY/5 IND/CENSOR/UNIT/G strike.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1939 3c green PSC uprated to Switzerland.  H&G 70.CEYLON - 1939 3c green PSC uprated to Switzerland. H&G 70.

1939 3c green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to Switzerland bearing additional 4c and 5c adhesives tied COLOMBO and dated 30.AU.50. H&G 70.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1944 CEYLON - 1944 'FREE X'MAS MAIL-GREETINGS AIR MAIL' censored letter card to UK.

1944 (circa) dark blue GREETINGS/AIR MAIL LETTER CARD (I.A.F.F.-1083 Naval Personnel) sheet with illustration of 'ship' on front and 'Greetings' on inside addressed to UK marked from HMS Redpole which was stationed outside Colombo and handstamped in dark red FREE/ X'MAS/MAIL and with 'M.I.P.-3289-2-A-G 1671-22-9-44-7,50,000' imprint on flap edge. Struck on the front by violet tomb stone type FROM H.M.SHIP/PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. A very rare use of this 'X'Mas' free stationery used in Ceylon. Kessler type 66.

£200.00
CEYLON - 1927 2r green and red used with DOUBLE CENTRE.  SG 364.CEYLON - 1927 2r green and red used with DOUBLE CENTRE. SG 364.

1927 2r green and carmine cancelled by neat part REGISTERED cds of 1930 showing the variety CENTRE DOUBLED. SG 364.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1885 10c on 2c violet PSC unused.  H&G 11.CEYLON - 1885 10c on 2c violet PSC unused. H&G 11.

1885 10c black on 2c violet on buff postal stationery postcard overprinted at top in black 'Union Postale Universelle, Ceylon (Ceylan) in fine unused condition. H&G 11.

£100.00
CEYLON - 1885 10c on 2c violet PSC registered to Germany.  H&G 11.CEYLON - 1885 10c on 2c violet PSC registered to Germany. H&G 11.

1885 10c black on 2c violet on buff postal stationery postcard overprinted at top in black 'Union Postale Universelle, Ceylon (Ceylan) registered to Germany & cancelled by COLOMBO/ REGISTERED cds dated DE.10.00. A very scarce card especially being registered. H&G 11.

£350.00
CEYLON - 1961 use of CEYLON - 1961 use of 'CEYLON/CONSULAR' adhesive on Pakistan Passport page with Ceylon Visa.

1961 (AUG.16.) use of passport page showing visa visit to Ceylon and bearing the blue and yellow CEYLON/CONSULAR adhesive (Barefoot type 1) cancelled by violet CEYLON HIGH COMMISSION/ PAKISTAN h/s. This consular label is rarely seen.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1937 inward cover from UK with CEYLON - 1937 inward cover from UK with 'DOWN INDO CEYLON TPO' b/s.

1937 inward 'Thomas Cook and Sons' cover from UK with scarce DOWN INDO CEYLON TPO b/s dated 13.JA.37.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1944 (circa) use of ROYAL NAVY concessionary envelope to UK.CEYLON - 1944 (circa) use of ROYAL NAVY concessionary envelope to UK.

1944 (circa) use of black on buff ROYAL NAVY concession envelope addressed to UK (folded creases) bearing 20c adhesive tied in combination with GB 3d violet adhesive pair tied by red POST OFFICE/MARITIME MAIL cancellation.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1930 (circa) 20c rate PAQUEBOT cover to USA.CEYLON - 1930 (circa) 20c rate PAQUEBOT cover to USA.

1930 (circa) 'Dollar Steamship Line' pre-printed cover aaddressed to USA bearing 20c blue adhesive tied by straight lined PAQUEBOT handstamp in black with violet boxed S.S.NALDERA maritime backstamp.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1860 1d rate local cover with BADULLA/POST PAID b/s.CEYLON - 1860 1d rate local cover with BADULLA/POST PAID b/s.

1860 cover addressed locally and marked 'Stamped' bearing 1d blue imperforate adhesive tied by grilled barred cancel with rare BADULLA/POST PAID h/s on reverse side showing origin with mauscript dating in centre. Ex. Hackmey.

£500.00
CEYLON - 1866 10d rate cover to UK.CEYLON - 1866 10d rate cover to UK.

1866 (OC.21.) cover addressed to UK marked 'Via Marseilles' and bearing 10d vermilion adhesive (SG 58) tied by grilled bars and with red GALLE/PAID cancel below. Red LONDON/PAID cds applied on arrival.

£265.00
CEYLON - 1859 1/- yellow PSE unused.  H&G 8.CEYLON - 1859 1/- yellow PSE unused. H&G 8.

1859 1/- yellow on cream (type 1) postal stationery envelope in fine unused condition. H&G 8.

£150.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c green postal stationery wrapper used locally.  H&G 15.CEYLON - 1921 3c green postal stationery wrapper used locally. H&G 15.

1921 3c green on buff postal stationery wrapper addressed locally to Matale cancelled by the circular barred 'CO' printed matter cancellator of Colombo. (Proud type PM3). KAIKAWALA b/s dated JU.24.23. An elusive stationery item. H&G 15.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in slate.CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in slate.

1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in slate on thin glazed card. (H&G type 83). Fine & scarce.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in lilac.CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in lilac.

1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in lilac on thin glazed card. (H&G type 83). Fine & scarce.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in yellow.CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in yellow.

1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in yellow on thin glazed card. (H&G type 83). Fine & scarce.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in pink.CEYLON - 1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in pink.

1915 2c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in pink on thin glazed card. (H&G type 83). Fine & scarce.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in slate.CEYLON - 1915 6c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for postal stationery printed in slate.

1915 6c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in slate on thin glazed card. (H&G type 83). Fine & scarce.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c on 3c PSC unused with red SPECIMEN h/s applied diagonally.  H&G 27.CEYLON - 1893 2c on 3c PSC unused with red SPECIMEN h/s applied diagonally. H&G 27.

1893 2c black on 3c violet postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition struck by red SPECIMEN h/s diagonally across stamp. Scarce. H&G 27.

£75.00
CEYLON - 1885 5c black on 4c grey PSE uprated to Germany used at HAMBANTOLLA.  H&G 20c.CEYLON - 1885 5c black on 4c grey PSE uprated to Germany used at HAMBANTOLLA. H&G 20c.

1885-88 'five cents' black (reading downwards) on 4c grey on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to Germany and bearing additional 5c lilac vertical pair tied by HAMBANTOLLA cds dated MR.30.94 and with part red PAQ.FR.No.5 French maritime boat strike at top edge. A scarce use. H&G 20c.

£145.00
CEYLON - 1885 5c black on 4c grey PSE unused. H&G 20c.CEYLON - 1885 5c black on 4c grey PSE unused. H&G 20c.

1885-88 'five cents' black (reading downwards) on 4c grey on cream postal stationery envelope in fine unused condition. Reverse flap just stuck at tip. H&G 20c.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1938 first flight CEYLON - 1938 first flight 'Imperial Airways' cover to UK.

1938 (21.2.) first flight cover addressed to UK bearing 20c adhesive tied by COLOMBO cds and marked 'By First Flight Per Imperial Airways'.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1939 CEYLON - 1939 'OPENED BY CENSOR/J' 20c red meter cover to Denmark from COLOMBO.

1939 (7.XII.) stampless cover addressed to Denmark cancelled by red 20 CENTS meter mark with COLOMBO cancel at left and bearing the scarce black on buff crested OPENED BY CENSOR/J label at left edge. Morenweiser type 2J.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1888 CEYLON - 1888 'THREE' in black on 10c brown PSC registered to Germany. H&G 22.

1888 'THREE' in black surcharge on 10c brown on buff postal stationery postcard registered to Germany (short message on reverse) cancelled by 'A' duplex with COLOMBO/REGISTERED cds at left dated NO.27.95. A scarce registered use of this stationery. H&G 22.

£75.00
CEYLON - 1885 3c red-violet PSC uprated officially for the 5c rate unused.  H&G 26a.CEYLON - 1885 3c red-violet PSC uprated officially for the 5c rate unused. H&G 26a.

1885 3c red violet on buff postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition with the addition of the 'TWO' in black on 4c adhesive officially added at left to uprate the stationery to the new 5c rate. H&G 26a.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1888 3c on 5c blue PSC uprated and registered to Montenegro.  H&G 20.CEYLON - 1888 3c on 5c blue PSC uprated and registered to Montenegro. H&G 20.

1888 3c black on 5c blue postal stationery postcard addressed to Otto Bickel in Cattaro, Montenegro bearing additional 3c (x4) adhesives and cancelled by 'A' duplex with red COLOMBO/REGISTERED cds applied dated DE.22.94. A scarce registered use of this stationery. H&G 20.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1885 10c on 6c blue PSC registered to Germany.  H&G 12.CEYLON - 1885 10c on 6c blue PSC registered to Germany. H&G 12.

1885 10c black on 6c blue postal stationery postcard (blunt top right corner) registered to Germany (short message) cancelled by 'A' duplex with COLOMBO/REGISTERED cds alongside dated FE.6.96. A scarce registered use of this stationery. H&G 12.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1901 KAIS DEUTSCHE MARINE SCHIFFSPOST/No.29 maritime postcard use to Germany from Colombo.CEYLON - 1901 KAIS DEUTSCHE MARINE SCHIFFSPOST/No.29 maritime postcard use to Germany from Colombo.

1901 (28.5.) use of unstamped picture postcard addressed to Germany depicting three scenes 'Galle Face Hotel/Harbour/Ceylon Elephant' cancelled by KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE/SCHIFFSPOST/No.29 maritime cancel. A scarce use at Ceylon by the Andalusia.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1903 5c brownish black uprated postal stationery letter card to Germany.  H&G 5.CEYLON - 1903 5c brownish black uprated postal stationery letter card to Germany. H&G 5.

1903 5c brownish black on blue postal stationery lettercard addressed to Germany with genuine message inside bearing additional 5c adhesive pair tied COLOMBO and dated JA.24.09. H&G 5.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1924 CEYLON - 1924 'LATE FEE PAID' cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1924 (AP.1.) cover addressed to UK bearing 6c and 10c adhesives tied COLOMBO with additional 1c pair applied at left similarly struck and with violet LATE FEE PAID instructional handstamp alongside.

£150.00
CEYLON - 1916 15c rate CEYLON - 1916 15c rate 'OPENED BY THE CENSOR' cover to USA used at MOUNT LAVINIA.

1916 (MAY.17.) cover addressed to USA bearing 5c (x3) tied by barred MOUNT LAVINIA cds with stamp selvage paper at top edge used as a censor strip and struck by violet s/l OPENED BY THE CENSOR handstamp with additional violet boxed CENSOR/COLOMBO strike at lower left.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1916 15c rate CEYLON - 1916 15c rate 'OPENED BY THE CENSOR' cover to USA.

1916 (AUG.18.) cover addressed to USA bearing 15c adhesive tied by barred COLOMBO roller strike with stamp selvage paper at top edge used as a censor strip and struck by violet s/l OPENED BY THE CENSOR handstamp with additional violet boxed CENSOR/COLOMBO strike at lower left.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1947 CEYLON - 1947 'INSURED' registered 'AR' cover to India used at COLOMBO.

1947 (1.VIII.) registered cover addressed to India bearing 50c and 1r adhesives on reverse side tied by COLOMBO REGISTERED cds's. Marked in manuscript 'Insured Rs 50/-' and with scarce black on deep red INSURED/VALEUR DECLAREE label applied and struck by black boxed 'A.R.' (Avis Reception) h/s. The cover could not be delivered and has violet boxed INCONNU/(NOT KNOWN) strike with boxed D.L.O./MADRAS b/s. Red on buff UNCLAIMED/LETTER label applied struck by boxed DEAD LETTER OFFICE/MADRAS h/s.

£125.00
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
CEYLON - 1925 3c grey PSC unused handstamped SPECIMEN. H&G 60a.CEYLON - 1925 3c grey PSC unused handstamped SPECIMEN. H&G 60a.

1925 3c grey on cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition handstamped SPECIMEN in black of the 2nd printing with the longer fourth line of text. H&G 60a.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1905 6c rate use of postcard to UK struck by GALLE FACE HOTEL strike.CEYLON - 1905 6c rate use of postcard to UK struck by GALLE FACE HOTEL strike.

1905 (DE.5) B+W picture postcard depicting 'Colombo, Breaking water during South West Monsoon' addressed to UK bearing 6c adhesive tied COLOMBO and with fine violet boxed GALLE FACE HOTEL/COLOMBO, Ceylon h/s.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1905 6c rate use of postcard to UK struck by GALLE FACE HOTEL strike.CEYLON - 1905 6c rate use of postcard to UK struck by GALLE FACE HOTEL strike.

1905 (FE.13) use of picture p'card to Scotland depicting 'Galle Face, Ceylon' & bearing 6c adhesive tied by COLOMBO cds overstruck by large violet boxed GALLE FACE HOTEL/ COLOMBO/CEYLON h/s.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1939 CEYLON - 1939 'PASSED CENSOR/K/COLOMBO' use of meter marked postcard to USA.

1939 (19.IX.) use of Egyptian picture postcard addressed to USA cancelled by COLOMBO meter mark in red and struck below by scarce circular PASSED CENSOR/K/COLOMBO h/s in violet (Morenweiser type 1).

£80.00
CEYLON - 1933 9c rate cover to UK with CEYLON - 1933 9c rate cover to UK with 'ARE YOU A BROADCAST LISTENER' slogan strike.

1933 (DEC.19.) cover addressed to UK bearing a 9c adhesive tied by ARE YOU A BROADCAST LISTENER/LICENSE Rs 10/- PER ANNUM slogan cancel on Colombo.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c purple CEYLON - 1918 1c on 5c purple 'War Stamp' mint with INVERTED AND REVERSED WATERMARK. SG 337by.

1918 1c on 5c purple 'War Stamp' in fine mint condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED AND REVERSED. SG 337by.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1918 2c orange CEYLON - 1918 2c orange 'War Stamp' U/M pair with DOUBLE OVERPRINT. SG 330b.

1918 2c orange 'War Stamp' in a fine unmounted mint right hand vertical pair showing the major variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. SG 330b.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1918 2c orange CEYLON - 1918 2c orange 'War Stamp' mint with DOUBLE OVERPRINT. SG 330b.

1918 2c orange 'War Stamp' in fine mint condition showing the major variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. SG 330b.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1918 2c orange CEYLON - 1918 2c orange 'War Stamp' mint with INVERTED OVERPRINT. SG 330a.

1918 2c orange 'War Stamp' in fine mint condition showing the major variety OVERPRINT INVERTED. SG 330a.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1929 5c on 6c carmine postal stationery letter card unused.  H&G 14.CEYLON - 1929 5c on 6c carmine postal stationery letter card unused. H&G 14.

1929 5c black surcharge on 6c carmine on greenish grey postal stationery letter card in fine unused condition. H&G 14.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1939 GB 1d rate postcard use cancelled COLOMBO PAQUEBOT with COLOMBO/G censor mark.CEYLON - 1939 GB 1d rate postcard use cancelled COLOMBO PAQUEBOT with COLOMBO/G censor mark.

1939 (DE.9.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Steamer Point, Aden' bearing GB 1d adhesive tied COLOMBO PAQUEBOT with scarce violet double ringed PASSED CENSOR/G/COLUMBO h/s at left. Little type 1.

£100.00
CEYLON - 1944 40c rate registered cover to India used at NEGOMBO with CEYLON - 1944 40c rate registered cover to India used at NEGOMBO with 'A.R.' h/s applied.

1944 (AU.21.) registered cover addressed to India bearing 20c (x2) on reverse flap cancelled NEGOMBO with black boxed 'A.R.' (Avis Reception) instructional h/s on front.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1901 use of CEYLON - 1901 use of 'baggage label' used at COLOMBO.

1901 (JU.26.) use of pre-printed 'Grand Oriental Hotel Colombo, Ceylon' baggage label addressed to UK bearing 2c,3c,4c adhesives in vertical pairs, plus 6c single and 15c strip of three tied by hooded CEYLON COLOMBO cancels. One other stamp seems to have fallen off otherwise a fine and unusual piece.

£165.00
CEYLON - 1914 use of CEYLON - 1914 use of 'baggage label' used at COLOMBO.

1914 (6.XI.) use of baggage label registered to UK bearing 3c, 6c and 19c adhesives each tied by circular COLOMBO/REGISTERED cds's. Some creasing as would be expected from its passage.

£110.00
CEYLON - 1940 20c rate CEYLON - 1940 20c rate 'OPENED BY CENSOR/J' cover to Belgium used at NUWARA ELIYA.

1940 (JA.30.) cover addressed to Belgium bearing 20c adhesive tied by NUWARA ELIYA cds with black on buff OPENED BY CENSOR/J censor label at left edge. Morenweiser type 2J.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1944 5c rose PSC (fold) to India used at ROZELLE/TELEGRAPHS.  H&G 74.CEYLON - 1944 5c rose PSC (fold) to India used at ROZELLE/TELEGRAPHS. H&G 74.

1944 5c rose on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India (heavy central fold) cancelled by scarce ROZELLE/TELEGRAPHS cds dated 28.AP.47. H&G 74.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1944 (circa) use of CEYLON - 1944 (circa) use of 'ROYAL NAVY' service envelope cancelled MARITIME MAIL in red.

1944 (circa) black on manila ROYAL NAVY service envelope addressed to UK bearing 50c adhesive (small piece of reverse flap missing) tied by red MARITIME/MAIL-POST OFFICE cancel.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1937 registered CEYLON - 1937 registered 'FORMULA' PSE to India with INSURED label applied.

1937 (DE.13.) use of FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to India bearing GV 30c (x3) and KGVI 6c 'Coronation' adhesives on reverse tied by COLOMBO/REGISTERED cds's. The front has scarce black on deep red INSURED label affixed.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1903 2c violet postal stationery wrapper unused.  H&G 5.CEYLON - 1903 2c violet postal stationery wrapper unused. H&G 5.

1903 2c violet on buff postal stationery wrapper in unused condition but with some creases and edge faults. H&G 5.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1903 5c olive yellow postal stationery wrapper unused.  H&G 6.CEYLON - 1903 5c olive yellow postal stationery wrapper unused. H&G 6.

1903 5c olive-yellow on buff postal stationery wrapper in unused condition but with some creases and edge faults. H&G 6.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1903 6c red postal stationery wrapper unused.  H&G 7.CEYLON - 1903 6c red postal stationery wrapper unused. H&G 7.

1903 6c red on buff postal stationery wrapper in unused condition but with some creasing and edge faults. H&G 7.

£35.00