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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 Malya 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 - 1926 2c on 3c slate grey mint with OVERPRINT DOUBLE.  SG 361a.CEYLON - 1926 2c on 3c slate grey mint with OVERPRINT DOUBLE. SG 361a.

1926 2c on 3c slate grey in a fine mint top marginal example showing pillars (light toned overall gum) and showing the major variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. SG 361a.

£55.00
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 - 1934 multi franked cover to Sweden used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1934 multi franked cover to Sweden used at COLOMBO.

1934 (FE.10.) cover addressed to Sweden bearing 3c (x2), 6c, 9c and 20c strip of three tied COLOMBO PAQUEBOT.

£35.00
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
CEYLON - 1972 10c black PSC used locally.CEYLON - 1972 10c black PSC used locally.

1972 10c black on grey white postal stationery postcard addressed locally and cancelled by native script cds cds dated 22.1.75.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1966 30c blue air letter to India with INSUFFICIENTLY PRE-PAID h/s.  H&G 23.CEYLON - 1966 30c blue air letter to India with INSUFFICIENTLY PRE-PAID h/s. H&G 23.

1966 30c blue on grey postal stationery aeorgramme address to India cancelled by COLOMBO cds dated 5.MCH.68 and struck at lower left by INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR/……AIR SERVICE handstamp in black. H&G 23.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1965 5c black underpaid PSC to USA used at NAWALAITIYA and with CEYLON - 1965 5c black underpaid PSC to USA used at NAWALAITIYA and with 'T/CENTS' applied. H&G 83.

1965 5c black on grey white postal stationery postcard addressed to USA cancelled by NAWALAITIYA cds dated 18.11.69. Underpaid with both circular 'T/CENTS' tax mark in black and red applied. H&G 83.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1965 5c black PSC used locally at MALWANA.  H&G 83.CEYLON - 1965 5c black PSC used locally at MALWANA. H&G 83.

1965 5c black on grey white postal stationery postcard addressed locally and cancelled by MALWANA cds dated 5.AU.70. H&G 83.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1956 3c green PSC uprated to USA used at WANDURAMBA.  H&G 77.CEYLON - 1956 3c green PSC uprated to USA used at WANDURAMBA. H&G 77.

1956 3c green on white postal stationery postcard addressed to USA bearing additional 4c and 5c adhesives tied WANDURAMBA cds dated 11.OCT.60. H&G 77.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1915 12c orange PSE to UK used at ANURASHAPURA.  H&G 64.CEYLON - 1915 12c orange PSE to UK used at ANURASHAPURA. H&G 64.

1915 12c orange on thick buff wove straw paper being smooth on outside and rough inside addressed to Stanley Gibbons in UK cancelled by ANURASHAPURA cds dated MY.10.24. Very scarce. H&G 64.

£200.00
CEYLON - 1962 30c grey blue postal stationery aerogramme used.  H&G 20.CEYLON - 1962 30c grey blue postal stationery aerogramme used. H&G 20.

1962 30c grey blue on grey postal stationery aerogramme addressed to India. H&G 20.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1941 25c rate CEYLON - 1941 25c rate 'V' for victory CENSOR/6 cover to USA used at COLOMBO/FOREIGN.

1941 (DEC.23.) use of small sized OHMS envelope addressed to USA bearing 25c adhesive tied by COLOMBO/FOREIGN cds with violet 'V' for Victory PASSED/CENSOR/6 handstamp below.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1962 10c carmine PSC unused.  H&G 81.CEYLON - 1962 10c carmine PSC unused. H&G 81.

1962 10c carmine on white postal stationery postcard with bilingual heading and marked CEYLON/POSTCARD/(TO INDIA) in English in fine unused condition. H&G 81.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1964 5c black PSC unused.  H&G 82.CEYLON - 1964 5c black PSC unused. H&G 82.

1964 5c black on cream postal stationery postcard in unused condition (some light marks) issued in commemoration of Anagarika Dharmapala. H&G 82.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1937 CEYLON - 1937 'Coronation' FDC used at NUWARA ELIYA with POST OFFICE/EXPRESS label applied.

1937 (MY.12.) local first day cover use of the 'Coronation' trio (SG 383-85) each tied by s/r NUWARA ELIYA cds's with red on white POST OFFICE/EXPRESS/DELIVERY label at left similarly cancelled.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green on cream PSC unused.  H&G 56.
CEYLON - 1921 3c dark green on cream PSC unused. H&G 56.

1921 3c dark green on cream postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition. H&G 56.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1944 (circa) CEYLON - 1944 (circa) 'RAF CENSOR/W19' cover to UK with EXPRESS label applied.

1944 (circa) cover addressed to UK bearing 15c,20c,25c,30c and 50c adhesives each tied by 'CO' barred circular duplex for Columbo and with white on red bilingual POST OFFICE/EXPRESS/ DELIVERY label applied. Black RAF/CENSOR/W19 h/s at bottom edge.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1908 6c carmine-rose PSE to UK used at MADULKELE.  H&G 26.CEYLON - 1908 6c carmine-rose PSE to UK used at MADULKELE. H&G 26.

1908 6c carmine rose on cream woved paper postal stationery envelope (size e) with embossed 'Governemnt Printing Office, Ceylon' under reverse flap addressed to UK and cancelled by part MADULKELE cds. H&G 36.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1908 6c carmine-rose PSE unused.  H&G 26.CEYLON - 1908 6c carmine-rose PSE unused. H&G 26.

1908 6c carmine rose on cream woved paper postal stationery envelope (size e) with embossed 'Governemnt Printing Office, Ceylon' under reverse flap in fine unused condition. H&G 36.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1942 20c rate CEYLON - 1942 20c rate 'CENSOR UNIT J' cover to India.

1942 (JY.16.) cover addressed to India bearing 5c (x4) adhesives tied by INDIAN SEC. BASE CENSOR No.9 cds and with black on white ARMY FORM W.3424/OPENED/BY/CENSOR label at left and struck by diamond type PASSED BY/5.IND.FD/CENSOR/UNIT/J strike on front on black.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1878 24c rate cover to UK used at PUSSELLAWA.CEYLON - 1878 24c rate cover to UK used at PUSSELLAWA.

1878 (JY.29.) cover addressed to UK bearing 24c green adhesive tied by '48' duplex with PUSSELLAWA/PAID (Proud type PD2) 'proving' cds at left.

£80.00
CEYLON - 1942 internal use of CEYLON - 1942 internal use of 'ARMY/Z1/SIGNALS' military cover to Colombo.

1942 re-use of manila envelope addressed to 'HQ Colombo' and stamped CHIEF OFFICER/MILITARY HEADQUARTERS COLOMBO and struck by scarce ARMY/Z1/SIGNALS cds with additional ARMY/YCD/SIGNALS cancel below both dated 5.III.42. A scarce military use.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1935 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET.  SG SB11.CEYLON - 1935 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET. SG SB11.

1935 Re.1.80 black on blue BOOKLET without stamps but with inter leaves and with 'J.N.57001- 2,000 (7/35)' imprint at bottom left. SG SB11.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1936 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET.  SG SB13.CEYLON - 1936 Re1.80 black on blue (incomplete) BOOKLET. SG SB13.

1936 Re.1.80 black on blue BOOKLET without stamps but containing the original inter leaves. 'J.N.58516-2,000 (10/36)' imprint at bottom left. SG SB13.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1937 RS2.70 (incomplete) BOOKLET.  SG SB16.CEYLON - 1937 RS2.70 (incomplete) BOOKLET. SG SB16.

1937 Rs.2.70 BOOKLET containing one pane of 10 of the 9c green 'Coronation' adhesive complete with interleaves. The booklet originally contained 3 panes. 'J.N.294-1,000 (6/37)' imprint at bottom left. Ex original staple. SG SB16.

£195.00
CEYLON - 1960 (circa) 15c red PSE unused.CEYLON - 1960 (circa) 15c red PSE unused.

1960 (circa) 15 red on greyish buff postal stationery envelope in fine unused condition. No so easy to find.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1963 2c on 4c U/M block of 26 with two copies having CEYLON - 1963 2c on 4c U/M block of 26 with two copies having 'MISSING 2' variety. SG 477.

1963 2c on 4c purple and red 'Kandyan Dancer' adhesive in a fine unmounted mint irregular marginal block of 26 showing the overprint MISPLACED UPWARDS TO RIGHT and with the lower two marginal examples showing the '2c OMITTED' . A fine piece. SG 477.

£185.00
CEYLON - 1960 10c+20c aerogramme to India used at COLOMBO.  H&G 18.CEYLON - 1960 10c+20c aerogramme to India used at COLOMBO. H&G 18.

1960 10c + 20c 'composite type' postal stationery aerogramme addressed to India cancelled by COLOMBO cds dated 10.APR.60. H&G 18.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1936 CEYLON - 1936 'FORMULA' type RPSE to India from NEGOMBO with INSURED label.

1936 (NO.23.) use of FORMULA type registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed locally bearing 5c, 6c and 30c (x3) adhesives on reverse side tied NEGOMBO. Overall toned and with scarcer black on red perforated INSURED/VALEUR DECLARE label on front.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1932 CEYLON - 1932 'FORMULA' type RPSE to India from NEGOMBO with INSURED label.

1932 (JA.5.) use of FORMULA type registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed locally bearing 2c and R1 on reverse side tied NEGOMBO. Overall toned and with scarcer black on red perforated INSURED/VALEUR DECLARE label on front.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1964 CEYLON - 1964 'CYCLONE DISASTER' cover used at TRINCOMALEE BAZAAR.

1964 (DEC.22.) illustrated CYCLONE/DISASTER cover bearing 2c on 4c adhesive applied to raise funds with additional 5c added and cancelled TRINCOMALEE BAZAAR and dated DE.28.64 indicating when postal mail recovered. Complete with information cut out.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1937 20c CEYLON - 1937 20c 'Coronation' use on 'S.S.OTRANTO' maritime cover to USA.

1937 cover addressed to USA bearing 'Coronation' 20c adhesive tied by PAQUEBOT handstamp with crested ORIENT LINE OF ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS/S.S.OTRANTO maritime strike at lower left and struck by PORT TAUFIO cancel dated OC.9.37.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1920 6c rate postcard use to Czechoslovakia.CEYLON - 1920 6c rate postcard use to Czechoslovakia.

1920 (JY.21.) use of picture postcard addressed to Czechoslovakia bearing 3c green tied on the picture side with 2c 'War Stamp' and 'One Cent' on 5c surcharge by COLOMBO/3 cds. A nice use to an unusual destination.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1915 6c rate censored postcard use to Holland used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1915 6c rate censored postcard use to Holland used at COLOMBO.

1915 (AP.3.) use of picture postcard addressed to Holland depicting ' Tea Estate Showing Little Railway Line' and bearing 2c orange strip of three tied by COLOMBO roller strike with violet boxed CENSOR/COLOMBO handstamp applied below. A scarce censoring of a postcard.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1872 2c light brown mint with INVERTED WATERMARK.  SG 121w.CEYLON - 1872 2c light brown mint with INVERTED WATERMARK. SG 121w.

1872-80 2c light brown adhesive in fine mint condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. SG 121w.

£125.00
CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE uprated to UK used at NUWARA ELIYA.  H&G 48.CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE uprated to UK used at NUWARA ELIYA. H&G 48.

1915 5c red-violet on buff wove paper (smooth outside/rough inside-size e) addressed to UK (ex reverse flap) bearing additional 2c orange and ONE CENT black surcharge on 5c pair tied by NUWARA ELIYA cds dated 23. FE.17. H&G 48.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1931 first flight cover from Neboda to Java. Only 14 covers flown.CEYLON - 1931 first flight cover from Neboda to Java. Only 14 covers flown.

1931 (MR.14.) first flight cover to Batavia , Java in the Dutch East Indies. Bears 5c (x3) and 25c adhesives tied by NEBODA s/r cds dated 12.MR.31 and annotated at left 'Per 1st Dispatch Air Service/Ceylon-Java/14th March 1931'. Black on deep blue BY AIR MAIL label at left and with MEDAN and BATAVIA arrival b/s's. Exceedingly rare with only 14 covers flown.

£850.00
CEYLON - 1909 5c blue PSE to India used at KURUNEGALA.  H&G 37a.CEYLON - 1909 5c blue PSE to India used at KURUNEGALA. H&G 37a.

1909 5c blue on buff laid postal stationery envelope (size e) addressed to Bangalore in India and cancelled by KURUNEGALA cds dated JN.22.10. Proud type D4. H&G 37a.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1942 20c rate CEYLON - 1942 20c rate 'INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.8' censor cover to India.

1942 (20.JLY.) cover addressed to India bearing 'KGV' 5c block of four tied by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.9 cds used by troops stationed in Colombo with black triangular PASSED BY/H/ CENSOR h/s applied and triangular PASSED BY UNIT/CENSOR/ C77 strike.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1902 7c rate censored cover to Cape used during Boer War from Diyatawala Prisoner Camp.CEYLON - 1902 7c rate censored cover to Cape used during Boer War from Diyatawala Prisoner Camp.

1902 (JA.7.) cover addressed to Cape Town bearing 2c (x2) and 3c adhesives tied DIYATAWALYA and with large PASSED CENSOR/CAPE TOWN strike applied. Black on cream boxed OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW label applied across the top edge and cancelled CLAREMONT/CGH and with blue circular CENSOR/PRISONER OF WAR strike on front. A scarce Boer War use from Diyatawala Prisoner Camp.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1920 mixed CEYLON - 1920 mixed 'War Stamp' overprint combination cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1920 (JUL.18.) cover addressed to UK bearing 2c and 3c 'War Stamp' adhesives alongside 'One Cent' on 5c purple and 6c (SG 309) tied by COLOMBO roller strike.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1899 5c rate postcard use to Germany used at SLAVE ISLAND.CEYLON - 1899 5c rate postcard use to Germany used at SLAVE ISLAND.

1899 (JU.19.) use of picture postcard addressed to Germany depicting 'Kandyan Lady and Native Children' bearing 5c lilac adhesive tied by SLAVE ISLAND cds. A scarce early use of a postcard in Ceylon.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1947 stampless CEYLON - 1947 stampless 'OAS' cover to UK used at RAF POST OFFICE/CEYLON/8.

1947 (JAN.16.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' cancelled by RAF POST OFFICE/CEYLON/8 d/r cds which was allocated to Koggala. This would have been carried by a Short Sunderland is complete with a picture of this flying boat plane.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1950 use of FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope to UK at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1950 use of FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope to UK at COLOMBO.

1950 use of dark blue on cream FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to UK and bearing 50c adhesive tied by COLOMBO REGISTERED cds.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at COLOMBO.

1929 (OC.16.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Kandy Perahera, Ceylon' and bearing 6c adhesive tied by COLOMBO wavy line strike.

£8.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.

1929 (DE.23.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Rickshaw and Bullock Hackery, Colombo, Ceylon' bearing 6c adhesive tied by KANDY cds.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.

1929 (DE.27.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'View from Lady Hortons Walk, Kandy' bearing 6c adhesive tied by KANDY cds.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.CEYLON - 1929 6c rate postcard use to USA used at KANDY.

1929 (DEC.27.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Temple Elephants after bath, Kandy, Ceylon' bearing 6c adhesive tied by KANDY cds.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1925 6c purple PSC unused. H&G 61.CEYLON - 1925 6c purple PSC unused. H&G 61.

1925 6c purple on white 'For Use To British Countries' postal stationery postcard in fine unused condition with additional 6c adhesive added officially. Light shadow at the top edge on reverse side. H&G 61.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1890 3c red and 3c purple mint overprinted POSTAL COMMISSION.CEYLON - 1890 3c red and 3c purple mint overprinted POSTAL COMMISSION.

1890 3c black on red and 3c black on purple adhesives each overprinted POSTAL COMMISSION. Both a mint with gum but are heavily toned and with hinge remnant.

£10.00
CEYLON - 1938 (circa) 3c green CEYLON - 1938 (circa) 3c green 'KGVI' postal stationery wrapper used at NEGOMBO. Unlisted by H&G.

1938 (circa) 3c green on buff 'KGVI' postal stationery wrapper addressed to India cancelled by s/r NEGOMBO and dated 7.FE.45 with NATTARASANKOTAI arrival b/s. Unlisted by H&G and very scarce.

£350.00
CEYLON - 1960 (circa) CEYLON - 1960 (circa) 'CNAPT' complete BOOKLET of 'TB' labels.

1960 (circa) blue & bright pink on white 'CNAPT' label BOOKLET complete with 2 original panes of 10 of the Re.1. SUPPORT THE FIGHT AGAINST TB labels. Unusual & scarce.

£55.00
CEYLON - 1921 3c green PSC (spiked) used locally at NEGOMBO.  H&G 56.CEYLON - 1921 3c green PSC (spiked) used locally at NEGOMBO. H&G 56.

1921 3c dark green on cream postal stationery postcard addressed locally (spike holed) and cancelled by NEGOMBO cds dated FE.11.25. H&G 56.

£30.00
CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE used locally from BALPITIYA (spelling error).  H&G 46.CEYLON - 1915 5c red-violet PSE used locally from BALPITIYA (spelling error). H&G 46.

1915 5c red-violet on cream postal stationery envelope (size a) addressed locally to Colombo (lightly overall toned and slightly reduced at right edge from opening) bearing additional 1c brown and tied by BALAPITIYA cds dated DE.7.28 but with spelling error MISSING SECOND A in date stamp - (Balpitiya). H&G 46.

£40.00
CEYLON - 1919 3c CEYLON - 1919 3c 'War Stamp' use on local cover at COLOMBO.

1919 (APR.2.) cover addressed locally bearing the 3c green overprinted 'War Stamp' (SG 331) tied by COLOMBO roller strike.

£18.00
CEYLON - 1919 3c CEYLON - 1919 3c 'War Stamp' combination cover to UK.

1919 (NO.30.) cover addressed to UK bearing 5c magenta tied in combination with 'ONE CENT' on 5c (SG 337c) and 3c 'War Stamp' (SG 332). Some edge creasing and horizontal fold at base.

£15.00
CEYLON - 1919 4c olive-yellow PSC to India used at RATNAPURA.  H&G 52.CEYLON - 1919 4c olive-yellow PSC to India used at RATNAPURA. H&G 52.

1919 4c olive-yellow on greyish white postal stationery postcard addressed to India (spike holed) cancelled by weak s/r RATNAPURA cds dated DE.23.19. H&G 52.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1950CEYLON - 1950's (circa) green 'ORDINARY' revenue block of six for rice coupon stamp.

1950's (circa) dark green on greenish grey 'ORDINARY' local revenue adhesive which we understand to have been used as a rice coupon. The stamp is in a block of six numbered '52/48/44' on the top row and '51/47/43' on the bottom row. The lower left hand stamp just cancelled at its edge by a violet revenue strike. Unusual and not seen before.

£85.00
CEYLON - 1916 6c carmine-rose PSE used locally at NEGOMBO.CEYLON - 1916 6c carmine-rose PSE used locally at NEGOMBO.

1915 6c carmine rose on cream postal stationery envelope (size E) with smooth paper inside and showing batonne lines addressed locally (opened roughly at right and slightly reduced and minor faults) cancelled by NEGOMBO cds dated 18.MY.34.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC uprated to India from COLOMBO.  H&G 49.CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC uprated to India from COLOMBO. H&G 49.

1913 2c yellow olive on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India with additional 2c adhesive added and cancelled by COLOMBO roller strike dated 18.NO.18. H&G 49.

£25.00
CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC to India used at COLOMBO.  H&G 49.CEYLON - 1913 2c yellow olive PSC to India used at COLOMBO. H&G 49.

1913 2c yellow olive on cream postal stationery postcard addressed to India cancelled by COLOMBO roller strike dated 8.MY.16. H&G 49.

£20.00
CEYLON - 1937 50c rate cover addressed to UK used at GOVINNA.CEYLON - 1937 50c rate cover addressed to UK used at GOVINNA.

1937 (SE.27.) cover addressed to UK bearing GV 5c plus 9c 'Coronation' (x5) adhesive tied by GOVINNA cds.

£18.00
CEYLON - 1942 CEYLON - 1942 'OAS' 20c rate cover to India used by Indian troops.

1942 (SEP.2.) cover addressed to India marked 'On Active Service' bearing 20c adhesive tied INDIAN No.9 army cancel with green 'diamond' PASSED BY/5/IND.FD/CENSOR strike applied in green ink. Indian troops stationed in Ceylon.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1935 registered cover to UK with CEYLON - 1935 registered cover to UK with 'Silver Jubilee' set used at LINDULA.

1935 (NO.25.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing the 'Silver Jubilee' set (SG 379-82) tied by individual LINDULA cds's.

£50.00
CEYLON - 1935 50c CEYLON - 1935 50c 'Silver Jubilee' use cover to UK used at DOLOSBAGE.

1935 (27.JL.) cover addressed to UK bearing 50c 'Silver Jubilee' adhesive (SG 382) tied by s/r DOLOSBAGE cds (Proud type D4).

£55.00
CEYLON - 1935 6c (x2) CEYLON - 1935 6c (x2) 'Silver Jubilee' cover to UK used at PERADENIYA.

1935 (10.SE.) cover addressed to UK bearing 6c 'Silver Jubilee' (x2) adhesives (SG 379) tied by s/r PERADENIYA cds. (Proud type D7).

£35.00
CEYLON - 1883 20c on 64c surcharge adhesive use on cover to UK with COLOMBO/PAID cds.CEYLON - 1883 20c on 64c surcharge adhesive use on cover to UK with COLOMBO/PAID cds.

1883 (JU.14) cover to UK (slight ageing around edges) with 1882 20c on 64c red-brown surcharge adhesive (SG 143) tied by 'A' duplex with superb COLOMBO/PAID cds alongside.

£90.00
CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1882 20c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1882 (MY.18) cover to Scotland (opened on two sides) bearing 4c & 16c adhesives (SG 123+126) tied by COLOMBO/1 cds. Lovely POLMONT STATION arrival b/s.

£60.00
CEYLON - 1884 24c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.CEYLON - 1884 24c rate cover to UK used at COLOMBO.

1844 (JY.9) cover addressed to UK bearing 24c green (SG 127) tied by barred duplex with COLOMBO cds alongside.

£65.00
CEYLON - 1940 1r rate censored cover to Belgium with INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR h/s.CEYLON - 1940 1r rate censored cover to Belgium with INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR h/s.

1940 (APR.1.) cover addressed to Belgium (opened on 2 sides) bearing 1r adhesive tied COLOMBO but struck below by INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR/…….AIR SERVICE handstamp in black and with scarce black on salmon/buff H/OPENED BY CENSOR label at left. Morenweiser type 2H.

£120.00
CEYLON - 1913 10c pink on cream PSE (size G) unused.  H&G 15a.CEYLON - 1913 10c pink on cream PSE (size G) unused. H&G 15a.

1913 10c pink on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) unused. Small grease mark on flap edge. H&G 15a.

£32.00
CEYLON - 1919 CEYLON - 1919 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' form used at COLOMBO.

1919 (FE.12) use of 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS/TELEGRAM' form addressed locally & cancelled by C.T.O./COLOMBO cds with violet PASSED/COLOMBO/CENSOR h/s. TELEGRAM/TO OPEN, CUT HTIS SIDE label at top similarly cancelled. A scarce piece of stationery.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1914 CEYLON - 1914 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' form used at COLOMBO.

1914 (MR.8) black on pink use of CEYLON TELEGRAPHS form used locally & cancelled by CTO/COLOMBO cds. A few folds otherwise a fine & scarce piece of official stationery.

£35.00
CEYLON - 1917 CEYLON - 1917 'CEYLON TELEGRAPHS' form used at COLUMBO.

1917 (AP.25) use of CEYLON TELEGRAPHS form addressed locally & cancelled by C.T.O./ COLOMBO cds with TELEGRAM/TO OPEN, CUT THIS EDGE label similarly cancelled.

£45.00