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CEYLON - 1913 5c brown-violet PSE uprated officially with 1c in unused condition.  H&G 41.CEYLON - 1913 5c brown-violet PSE uprated officially with 1c in unused condition. H&G 41.

1913 5c brown-violet on thick buff laid straw paper with rough insides and smooth outside with embossed GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE CEYLON imprint under flap with 1c brown adhesive officially added in unused condition. A scarce piece of stationery. H&G 41.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1944 CEYLON - 1944 'Cargills Ltd' baggage label use to UK from COLOMBO.

1944 use of 'Cargills Limited Colombo' baggage label addressed to UK bearing 2c,6c,10c,30c and R1 adhesives on reverse side tied by COLOMBO/POST OFFICE cds dated 1.JL.44.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1888 3c on 5c blue PSE used locally at GALLE.  H&G 21.CEYLON - 1888 3c on 5c blue PSE used locally at GALLE. H&G 21.

1888-91 3c black on 5c blue on buff postal stationery postcard addressed locally in script and cancelled by GALLE cds dated JU.18.94. H&G 21.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1885 3c violet (spiked) PSC used locally used at HATTON.  H&G 16.CEYLON - 1885 3c violet (spiked) PSC used locally used at HATTON. H&G 16.

1885 3c violet on buff postal stationery postcard addressed locally (spiked) cancelled by 10' duplex with HATTON cds alongside dated DE.16.89. H&G 16.

£22.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c on 3c violet PSC used locally at HAVELOCK TOWN.  H&G 27.CEYLON - 1893 2c on 3c violet PSC used locally at HAVELOCK TOWN. H&G 27.

1893 2c on 3c violet on buff postal stationery postacrd addressed to Colombo and cancelled by s/r HAVELOCK TOWN cds dated 12.JL.11. H&G 27.

£22.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c blue PCS used locally at COL PETTY.  H&G 30a.CEYLON - 1893 2c blue PCS used locally at COL PETTY. H&G 30a.

1893/94 2c blue on white postal stationery postcard without period after side addressed locally and cancelled by COL PETTY s/r cds dated AP.13.96. H&G 30a.

£22.00
CEYLON - 1886 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at TALAWAKA.  H&G 34.CEYLON - 1886 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at TALAWAKA. H&G 34.

1896 2c yellow-olive on cream postal stationery postcard addressed locally cancelled by s/r TALAWAKA cds dated APR.2.03. H&G 34.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1896 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at SLAVE ISLAND.  H&G 34.CEYLON - 1896 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at SLAVE ISLAND. H&G 34.

1896 2c yellow olive on cream postal stationery postcard addressed locally and cancelled by SLAVE ISLAND cds dated 2.FE.98. H&G 34.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1950 first flight cover to Australia by Air Ceylon.CEYLON - 1950 first flight cover to Australia by Air Ceylon.

1950 use of long pre-printed 'Inaugural Flight-Colombo-Singapore-Australia' first flight cover of Air Ceylon addressed to Melbourne and bearing five examples of the KGVI 15c brown Victory adhesive tied in combination with '1947 - C.N.A.P.T.' label by special black boxed FIRST SCHEDULED FLIGHT/COLOMBO-AUSTRALIA-AIR CEYLON' handstamps dated 23rd January 1950.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1944 CEYLON - 1944 'FREE XMAS MAIL-GREETINGS AIR MAIL' (ship) 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 - 1945 use of illustrated CEYLON - 1945 use of illustrated 'Xmas Greetings' air letter to UK.

1945 use of illustrated 'Christmas Greetings' air mail letter addressed to UK. Very heavy fold on back and rather aged at edges. Scarce but with faults.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1944 use of CEYLON - 1944 use of 'Blue Triangle' air letter censored to UK.

1944 (APR.27.) use of dark blue on blue-grey FORMULA 'blue triangle' type air mail letter addressed to UK with I.A.F.F.-1083 (triangle) imprint and pre-printed on reverse flap FOR USE OF H.M.FORCES ONLY bearing 20c adhesive tied IND.ADVANCE BASE cds with circular UNIT CENSOR h/s applied and triangular FIELD/CENSOR/169 marking. Part of interior text crossed through by censor. Marked 'On Active Service'.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1940 CEYLON - 1940 'OPENED BY CENSOR/G' censor cover to UK.

1940 (JU.9.) cover addressed to UK bearing R1 adhesive tied by d/r COLOMBO/FOREIGN cds with black on pinkish buff crested OPENED BY CENSOR /G censor label at left. Unlisted with 'G' coding.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1940 CEYLON - 1940 'OPENED BY CENSOR/H' censor cover to Holland.

1940 (FE.28.) use of OHMS envelope addressed to Holland bearing 20c adhesive tied COLOMBO/4 with violet REGISTRAR GENERAL h/s applied at lower left. Black on buff crested H/OPENED CENSOR label applied at left. Morenweiser type 2H.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1939 CEYLON - 1939 'OPENED BY CENSOR/J' censor cover to UK.

1939 (OC.11.) cover addressed to UK bearing 20c strip of five tied by TRINCOMALEE cds with black on buff crested J/ OPENED BY CENSOR label at left. Moreweiser type 2J.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1939 CEYLON - 1939 'OPENED BY CENSOR/K' censor cover to Canada.

1939 (NOV.7.) cover addressed to Canada bearing 20c 'pictorial' adhesive tied by COLOMBO/ TRADE FOLLOWS/THE PHONE slogan strike with scarce black on buff crested K/OPENED BY CENSOR label at left. (Moreweiser type 2K).

£85.00
CEYLON - 1922 1r46c black on white incomplete BOOKLET.CEYLON - 1922 1r46c black on white incomplete BOOKLET.

1922 1r 46c black on white 'Ceylon Post Office' BOOKLET containing 1 pane of 6, part panes of 4 and 5 of the 6c violet adhesive showing the 'Colombo Jewellery Store' advertisement on back cover. The panes have come away from the staple with the pane of six stuck to inter leave. The booklet originally having 24 6c stamps in four panes of six. Faults but very rare as this booklet is not listed with white cover and the advertisement is only listed on the orange version. Complete with inter leaves. SG SB6b.

£385.00
CEYLON - 1943 use of insured CEYLON - 1943 use of insured 'baggage' label used at KANDY.

1943 (OC.5.) registered use of long 'National Bank Of India Ltd' baggage label addressed to Colombo bearing 5c and R1 adhesives tied KANDY/REGISTERED and with black on dark red INSURED label applied marked 'Insured For Rs50 rupee fifty'.

£95.00
CEYLON - 1943 use of insured CEYLON - 1943 use of insured 'baggage' label used at KANDY.

1943 (NO.1.) registered use of long 'National Bank Of India Ltd' baggage label addressed to Colombo bearing 5c, 50c amnd R1 adhesives tied by s/r KANDY cds and with black on dark red INSURED label applied marked 'Insured For Rupee one hundred Rs100'.

£95.00
CEYLON - 1942 stampless CEYLON - 1942 stampless 'OAS' censored cover to Australia used at E.A./APO 61.

1942 (28.XII.) stampless cover addressed to Australia marked 'On Active Service' and cancelled by E.A./APO 61 which was then stationed at Anuradhapura in Ceylon with violet UNIT CENSOR circular strike and violet triangular FIELD CENSOR INDIA 60 h/s applied. Black on white ARMY FORM W.3424/OPENED BY CENSOR label at left.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1939 20c rate CEYLON - 1939 20c rate 'OPENED BY CENSOR/K' cover to USA used at VADDUKODDAI.

1939 (DE.4.) cover addressed to USA bearing 2c, 3c and 15c adhesives tied by s/r VADDUKODDAI cds with scarce crested black on buff OPENED BY CENSOR/K label at left. Little type 3K.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c blue PSC to Kandy used at PETTAH.  H&G 30a.CEYLON - 1893 2c blue PSC to Kandy used at PETTAH. H&G 30a.

1893 2c blue on white postal stationery postcard addressed locally to Kandy (few edge creases at bottom) cancelled by PETTAH cds dated AP.24.96. Colombo transit and Kandy arrival. H&G 30a.

£22.00
CEYLON - 1943 1r45c rate insured CEYLON - 1943 1r45c rate insured 'baggage' label registered to Colombo used at KANDY.

1943 (NO.17.) use of 'baggage' label registered to Colombo and bearing 'KGVI' 15c (x3) and 1r adhesives tied KANDY and with black on red INSURED label applied. A rare registered and unusual insured label use with COLOMBO/REGISTERED arrival cds.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at VEYANGODA.  H&G 56.CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at VEYANGODA. H&G 56.

1921 3c dark green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India cancelled by VEYANGODA cds dated JA.25.24. H&G 56.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at TANGALLA.  H&G 56.CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at TANGALLA. H&G 56.

1921 3c dark green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India cancelled by TANGALLA cds dated MY.7.23. H&G 56.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at NEBODA.  H&G 56.CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at NEBODA. H&G 56.

1921 3c dark green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India cancelled by NEBODA cds dated MR.1.25. H&G 56.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at AMBALANGODA.  H&G 56.CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green PSC to India used at AMBALANGODA. H&G 56.

1921 3c dark green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India cancelled by AMBALANGODA cds dated NO.21.23. H&G 56.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at KEGALLA. H&G 49.CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at KEGALLA. H&G 49.

1913 2c yellow olive on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India (Tamil 26.5 mm + 35.5mm) cancelled by KEGALLA cds dated JL.11.28. H&G 49.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1907 2c olive yellow PSC used locally at WELIGAMA.  H&G 45.CEYLON - 1907 2c olive yellow PSC used locally at WELIGAMA. H&G 45.

1907 2c olive yellow on greyish white postal stationery postcard with lion replacing crown addressed locally and cancelled by WELIGAMA cds dated DE.23.08. H&G 45.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1907 2c olive yellow PSC used locally at RAKWANA.  H&G 45.CEYLON - 1907 2c olive yellow PSC used locally at RAKWANA. H&G 45.

1907 2c olive yellow on greyish white postal stationery postcard with lion replacing crown addressed locally and cancelled by RAKWANA cds dated JY.7.08. H&G 45.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1907 2c olive yellow PSC used locally at BALANGODA. H&G 45.CEYLON - 1907 2c olive yellow PSC used locally at BALANGODA. H&G 45.

1907 2c olive yellow on greyish white postal stationery postcard with lion replacing crown addressed locally and cancelled by BALANGODA cds dated DE.9.08. H&G 45.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1903 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at PERADENIYA.  H&G 38.CEYLON - 1903 2c yellow olive PSC used locally at PERADENIYA. H&G 38.

1903 2c yellow olive postal stationery postcard addressed locally cancelled by PERADENIYA cds dated MR.2.04. H&G 38.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1901 use of postcard to Germany used on the CEYLON - 1901 use of postcard to Germany used on the 'Pisa' cancelled SCHIFFPOST No.13.

1901 (9.9.) use of stampless picture postcard addressed to Germany depicting two scenes of Ceylon cancelled by KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE/SCHIFFPOST No.13 maritime cancel. A scarce use at Ceylon by the German ship Pisa'.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1912 50c black and scarlet fine mint with WATERMARK INVERTED.  SG 314a.CEYLON - 1912 50c black and scarlet fine mint with WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 314a.

1912 50c black and scarlet in very fine mint condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 314a.

£18.00
CEYLON - 1925 3c grey PSC unused handstamped SPECIMEN in black.  H&G 60a.CEYLON - 1925 3c grey PSC unused handstamped SPECIMEN in black. H&G 60a.

1925 3c grey on cream postal stationery postcard in unused condition handstamped SPECIMEN in black. H&G 60a

£35.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c+2c blue PSRC unused struck SPECIMEN.  H&G 29.CEYLON - 1893 2c+2c blue PSRC unused struck SPECIMEN. H&G 29.

1893 2c+2c blue on cream postal stationery reply postcard unused each side with SPECIMEN applied diagonally in black. H&G 29.

£150.00
CEYLON - 1893 1893 2c blue PSC unused struck SPECIMEN.  H&G 30.CEYLON - 1893 1893 2c blue PSC unused struck SPECIMEN. H&G 30.

1893 2c blue on cream postal stationery postcard with 'stop after side' in unused condition with SPECIMEN applied diagonally in black. H&G 30.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1896 2c yellow olive PSC unused struck SPECIMEN.  H&G 34.CEYLON - 1896 2c yellow olive PSC unused struck SPECIMEN. H&G 34.

1896 2c yellow olive on white postal stationery postcard in unused condition with SPECIMEN applied diagonally in black. H&G 34.

£150.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c dark green PSE unused struck SPECIMEN.  H&G 29a.CEYLON - 1893 2c dark green PSE unused struck SPECIMEN. H&G 29a.

1893 2c dark green on light green postal stationery envelope unused with SPECIMEN applied diagonally in black showing the 'Millington' embossed imprint under flap. H&G 29a.

£75.00
CEYLON - 1895 5c blue PSE unused struck SPECIMEN.  H&G 30.CEYLON - 1895 5c blue PSE unused struck SPECIMEN. H&G 30.

1895 5c blue on cream postal stationery envelope in unused condition with SPECIMEN applied diagonally in black. H&G 30.

£75.00
CEYLON - 1893 2c on 3c violet PSC unused struck SPECIMEN.  H&G 27.CEYLON - 1893 2c on 3c violet PSC unused struck SPECIMEN. 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 - 1937 use of CEYLON - 1937 use of 'baggage label' to New Zealand used at COLOMBO.

1937 (JA.23.) use of pre-printed 'Baggage' label to Auckland in New Zealand from the Harrisons & Eastern Tea Exporters in Colombo bearing GV 9c and 15c 'pictorial' adhesives on reverse side cancelled COLOMBO/4. Very scarce.

£95.00
CEYLON - 1894 5c brownish black unused postal stationery letter card.  H&G 2.CEYLON - 1894 5c brownish black unused postal stationery letter card. H&G 2.

1894 5c brownish black on blue postal stationery letter card in fine unused condition. H&G 2.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1915 5c deep pink PSE (size a) unused handstamped SPECIMEN.  H&G 46.CEYLON - 1915 5c deep pink PSE (size a) unused handstamped SPECIMEN. H&G 46.

1915 5c red-violet on cream postal stationery envelope (size a) on cream laid batonne ribbed paper with embossed GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE CEYLON under flap in unused condition and handstamped SPECIMEN in black. H&G 46.

£75.00
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
CEYLON - 1915 9c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in
dull blue CEYLON - 1915 9c IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL for the postal stationery envelopes printed in dull blue

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 - 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 - 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