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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. H&G 1.

£35.00
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.  H&G 30a.CEYLON - 1893 2c blue PSC unused struck SPECIMEN in red. H&G 30a.

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

£45.00
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.

£35.00
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.

£30.00
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.

£150.00
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 violert 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.

£85.00
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.

£120.00
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.

£120.00
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.

£120.00
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.

£120.00
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.

£120.00
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.

£40.00
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.

£20.00
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.

£55.00
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.

£55.00
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.

£65.00
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.

£30.00
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.

£35.00
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.

£30.00
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
CEYLON - 1885 5c on 6c blue PSC unused.  H&G 9.CEYLON - 1885 5c on 6c blue PSC unused. H&G 9.

1885 5 cents black on 6c blue on cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition. H&G 9.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1915 12c orange PSE to USA uprated at COLOMBO.  H&G 65.CEYLON - 1915 12c orange PSE to USA uprated at COLOMBO. H&G 65.

1915 12c orange on buff jute paper with smooth outside and rough inside postal stationery envelope registered to USA and bearing additional 2c and 6c adhesives tied by COLOMBO roller strike dated 21.MAR.23. H&G 65.

£185.00
CEYLON - 1848 use of outer wrapper to UK struck COLOMBO/STEAMER LETTER.CEYLON - 1848 use of outer wrapper to UK struck COLOMBO/STEAMER LETTER.

1848 (OC.16.) stampless outer wrapper addressed to UK struck on reverse by a fine strike of the COLOMBO/STEAMER LETTER handstamp.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1909 cover to Australia with CEYLON - 1909 cover to Australia with 'GB' 1d tied COLOMBO and PAQUBOT strike alongside.

1909 (JY.21.) cover addressed to Australia bearing 'GB' 1d adhesive tied COLOMBO with black PAQUEBOT cds struck alongside. A scarce use of this GB stamp in Ceylon.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1909 2c dark violet postal stationery wrapper (creased) uprated to Holland.  H&G 8.CEYLON - 1909 2c dark violet postal stationery wrapper (creased) uprated to Holland. H&G 8.

1909 2c dark violet postal stationery wrapper addressed to Holland with additional 2c adhesive added and tied GALLE and dated AU.27.04. H&G 8.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1932 first flight cover to UK.CEYLON - 1932 first flight cover to UK.

1932 (OC.15.) flight cover addressed to Francis Field bearing 9c, 15c (x2) and 30c adhesives tied COLOMBO/2 with black on bright dark blue BY AIR MAIL label at left. GB 1/2d green applied on arrival and cancelled SUTTON COLDFIELD. BCM/AIRFIELD monogram h/s on reverse side.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1957 issued 50c blue and yellow on white INTERNATION REPLY COUPON.CEYLON - 1957 issued 50c blue and yellow on white INTERNATION REPLY COUPON.

1957 (AU.30.) use of 50c blue and yellow on white INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON issued at GPO/COLOMBO but uncashed.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1937 registered CEYLON - 1937 registered 'Coronation' cover to UK used at UDA PUSSELLAWA.

1937 (MY.13.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing the 'Coronation' trio (SG 383-85) tied by UDA PUSSELLAWA cds's. Likely to have been first day of use at Uda.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1935 9c rate CEYLON - 1935 9c rate 'Silver Jubilee' cover use to UK used at HALIELA.

1935 (AU.15.) cover addressed to UK and then re-directed bearing 9c 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive (SG 380) tied by s/r HALIELA cds. Proud type D3.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1914 CEYLON - 1914 'POST FREE/P.C./PRISONER OF WAR' censored cover to Germany.

1914 (DEC.31.) stampless cover (a little tatty) addressed to Germany struck by magenta POST FREE/ P.C./PRISONER OF WAR circular h/s with violet boxed COLOMBO/CENSOR strike at left. A scarce Prisoner Of War cover from the Diyatawala Camp.

£350.00
CEYLON - 1945 inward stampless cover from Malaya with AMOUNT TO PAY and AMOUNT TO BE COLLECTED h/sCEYLON - 1945 inward stampless cover from Malaya with AMOUNT TO PAY and AMOUNT TO BE COLLECTED h/s's

1945 (12.12.) inward stampless unpaid cover from Penang in Malaya struck by invreted triangular 'T' tax mark. COLOMBO/FOREIGN arrival b/s with black boxed AMOUNT TO BE/COLLECTED…. and AMOUNT TO PAY/Rs instructional handstamps applied to the front. Proud typesI19 and I20.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1907 6c rate postcard use to UK used at WATTEBAMA with RAILWAY POST OFFICE cds.CEYLON - 1907 6c rate postcard use to UK used at WATTEBAMA with RAILWAY POST OFFICE cds.

1907 (NO.16.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK bearing 2c (x3) tied WATTEBAMA with scarcer RAILWAY POST OFFICE cds below of the following day.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1934 20c rate CEYLON - 1934 20c rate 'S.S.RESOLUTE' maritime cover to USA.

1934 cover addressed to USA bearing 20c adhesive tied COLOMBO/GREETING TELEGRAM roller strike and struck at left by AROUND THE WORLD.CRUISE S.S.RESOLUTE maritime handstamp.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1884 24c rate cover to Ireland cancelled NUWARA ELLIA/PAID.CEYLON - 1884 24c rate cover to Ireland cancelled NUWARA ELLIA/PAID.

1884 (MR.17.) cover addressed to Ireland bearing 24c green adhesive tied by NUWARA ELLIA/ PAID cds. A scarce strike. Proud type PD5.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1882 (MY.6.) cover addressed to UK bearing 4c and 16c adhesives handstamped by commercial security handstamp to stop theft cancelled by duplex cancels and s/r COLOMBO/H cancels.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1882 (JU.24.) 'mourning' cover addressed to UK (repaired tear on front from opening) bearing 4c and 16c adhesives handstamped by commercial security handstamp to stop theft and cancelled by duplex cancels and s/r COLOMBO/N cancels.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c dark rose PSE registered to UK cancelled REGISTERED/KANDY.
CEYLON - 1915 6c dark rose PSE registered to UK cancelled REGISTERED/KANDY.

1915 6c dark rose (size e) postal stationery envelope with smooth surface inside and out registered to UK and bearing additional 2c, 3c and 6c (x3) tied by KANDY REGISTERED cds's dated 18.SE.34.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1926 9c rate CEYLON - 1926 9c rate 'Easter Pension' envelope to Canada used at COLOMBO.

1926 (NO.17.) 'Eastern Pensions Society-Colombo' cover addressed to Canada bearing 3c grey (x3) tied COLOMBO.

£8.00
CEYLON - 1926 5c on 6c bright violet used with SURCHARGE DOUBLE.  SG 362.CEYLON - 1926 5c on 6c bright violet used with SURCHARGE DOUBLE. SG 362.

1926 5c on 6c bright violet neatly cancelled in 1927 and showing the unlisted variety SURCHARGE DOUBLED. SG 362.

£75.00
CEYLON - 1963 FORMULA CEYLON - 1963 FORMULA 'Express' air letter to Pakistan cancelled by COLOMBO meter mark

1963 use of dark blue on blue FORMULA air letter addressed to Pakistan cancelled by '0105' red meter mark of Colombo which ties a red on white POST OFFICE/EXPRESS/DELIVERY label with GRAND PASS cds below. The air letter is private printed for use by 'Jafferjee Brothers of Colombo'.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1931 use of TELEGRAM form complete with original envelope at CTO/COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1931 use of TELEGRAM form complete with original envelope at CTO/COLOMBO.

1931 (SE.10.) use of 'Post Office B112) CEYLON TELEGRAPHS form cancelled C.T.O./COLOMBA and complete with original envelope.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1943 CEYLON - 1943 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' form handstamped URGENT.

1943 (JU.25.) red on buff CEYLON TELEGRAPHS telegram form handstamped URGENT and issued at COLOMBO/TELEGRAPHS.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1948 TELEGRAM form used at KULIYAPITIYA.CEYLON - 1948 TELEGRAM form used at KULIYAPITIYA.

1948 (AP.11.) use of black on greyish buff (J.N.A. 72870) CEYLON TELEGRAPHS/TELEGRAM form cancelled by s/r KULIYAPITIYA cds.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1915 3c rate censored postcard to Holland used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1915 3c rate censored postcard to Holland used at COLOMBO.

1915 (DE.19.) use of picture postcard addressed to Holland depicting 'Tamil Lady-Ceylon' and bearing 3c green adhesive tied COLOMBO with violet boxed CENSOR/20 DEC 1915/COLOMBO strike below.

£40.00