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GIBRALTAR (Maritime). 1899 wrapper to Naples franked Hungarian 10k and dropped off at Gibraltar. Cancelled barred A26 with date stamp on reverse. Obverse also bears straight-line Paquebot and Tengeren handstamps.
GIBRALTAR

(Maritime). 1899 wrapper to Naples franked Hungarian 10k and dropped off at Gibraltar. Cancelled barred 'A26' with date stamp on reverse. Obverse also bears straight-line 'Paquebot' and 'Tengeren' handstamps.

£115
GIBRALTAR (Picture Stationery) 1938 King George VI 2d postal stationery letter card with fine illustration on reverse, diagonally overprinted SPECIMEN; very fine unused.
GIBRALTAR (Picture Stationery) 1938 King George VI 2d postal stationery letter card with fine illustration on reverse, diagonally overprinted SPECIMEN; very fine unused.
GIBRALTAR

(Picture Stationery) 1938 King George VI 2d postal stationery letter card with fine illustration on reverse, diagonally overprinted SPECIMEN; very fine unused.

£155
FALKLAND ISLANDS (Postal Stationery) - 1913 letter card, extremely fine, unused.
FALKLAND ISLANDS

(Postal Stationery) - 1913 letter card, extremely fine, unused.

£55
GIBRALTAR (Soldiers Letter) 1874 (JA 19) cover to England franked Great Britain 1d red, LB, pl.167, tied A26 duplex with senders details at top and, at bottom, signature and details of Royal Engineers Officer, Dorking arrival backstamp; some slight faults and staining.
GIBRALTAR

(Soldier's Letter) 1874 (JA 19) cover to England franked Great Britain 1d red, LB, pl.167, tied 'A26' duplex with sender's details at top and, at bottom, signature and details of Royal Engineers Officer, Dorking arrival backstamp; some slight faults and staining.

£125
GREECE 1767 folded entire from Smyrne, forwarded at Salonique by "Tavernier" (recorded by Rowe in 1767 only), held for three weeks and then sent to Naples where disinfected, a  yellow cursive SALONICO applied in transit at Rome by the Neapolitan Post Office; a rare item.
GREECE

1767 folded entire from Smyrne, forwarded at Salonique by "Tavernier" (recorded by Rowe in 1767 only), held for three weeks and then sent to Naples where disinfected, a yellow cursive 'SALONICO' applied in transit at Rome by the Neapolitan Post Office; a rare item.

£935
POLAND 1768 Entire sent from Warsaw to Verviers (Belgium) showing variety of manuscript rates, as well as a very scarce “Franz Martens / Lepizig” forwarding agent’s mark
POLAND 1768 Entire sent from Warsaw to Verviers (Belgium) showing variety of manuscript rates, as well as a very scarce “Franz Martens / Lepizig” forwarding agent’s mark
POLAND

1768 Entire sent from Warsaw to Verviers (Belgium) showing variety of manuscript rates, as well as a very scarce “Franz Martens / Lepizig” forwarding agent’s mark

£115
LATVIA 1777 outer letter sheet sent to Pernau-Estonia, bearing boxed RIGA handstamp which was in usage between 1767 to 1778
LATVIA

1777 outer letter sheet sent to Pernau-Estonia, bearing boxed RIGA handstamp which was in usage between 1767 to 1778

£265
Russia  1780 Entire to Amsterdam bearing fine strike of straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. Fine condition with long letter
Russia  1780 Entire to Amsterdam bearing fine strike of straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. Fine condition with long letter
Russia

1780 Entire to Amsterdam bearing fine strike of straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. Fine condition with long letter

£325
Russia  1780 Entire to Herrnhut, Germany bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. various manuscript rate markings. Fine and clean condition of this scarce cancel.
Russia  1780 Entire to Herrnhut, Germany bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. various manuscript rate markings. Fine and clean condition of this scarce cancel.
Russia

1780 Entire to Herrnhut, Germany bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. various manuscript rate markings. Fine and clean condition of this scarce cancel.

£355
RUSSIA  1784 Entire to Bozen with clear strike of “ST.PETERSBOVRG” handstamp with higher position “RG” (Dobin 0.01v subtype)
RUSSIA  1784 Entire to Bozen with clear strike of “ST.PETERSBOVRG” handstamp with higher position “RG” (Dobin 0.01v subtype)
RUSSIA

1784 Entire to Bozen with clear strike of “ST.PETERSBOVRG” handstamp with higher position “RG” (Dobin 0.01v subtype)

£125
Martinique 1787 (5 Nov) entire to Bordeaux prepaid at 20 sols, under 1oz. rate by Paquebot royal from French colonies, bearing rare LA MARTINIQUE handstamp used only between 1787-88. Endorsed on reverse "Par La Jeune Marianne Cape Labrouche, Q.D.C."
Martinique 1787 (5 Nov) entire to Bordeaux prepaid at 20 sols, under 1oz. rate by Paquebot royal from French colonies, bearing rare LA MARTINIQUE handstamp used only between 1787-88. Endorsed on reverse "Par La Jeune Marianne Cape Labrouche, Q.D.C."
Martinique

1787 (5 Nov) entire to Bordeaux prepaid at 20 sols, under 1oz. rate by Paquebot royal from French colonies, bearing rare LA MARTINIQUE handstamp used only between 1787-88. Endorsed on reverse "Par La Jeune Marianne Cape Labrouche, Q.D.C."

£565
Russia  1789 outer letter sheet to Riga bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. Fine and clean condition of this scarce cancel
Russia  1789 outer letter sheet to Riga bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. Fine and clean condition of this scarce cancel
Russia

1789 outer letter sheet to Riga bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOVRG handstamp. Fine and clean condition of this scarce cancel

£275
GIBRALTAR 1791 outer letter sheet to Murtley, Scotland, sent overland and bearing red two-line ANDALUCIA/VAXA transit, rated "4/9d" on arrival, arrival backstamps; some slight faults but rare item.
GIBRALTAR

1791 outer letter sheet to Murtley, Scotland, sent overland and bearing red two-line 'ANDALUCIA/VAXA' transit, rated "4/9d" on arrival, arrival backstamps; some slight faults but rare item.

£225
RUSSIA  1792 Entire to Hodimont (Belgium) showing “S.PETERSBOVRG” handstamp length 40mm (Dobin 0.01v)  - Exceptional quality
RUSSIA  1792 Entire to Hodimont (Belgium) showing “S.PETERSBOVRG” handstamp length 40mm (Dobin 0.01v)  - Exceptional quality
RUSSIA

1792 Entire to Hodimont (Belgium) showing “S.PETERSBOVRG” handstamp length 40mm (Dobin 0.01v) - Exceptional quality

£245
Guadeloupe 1794 (23rd April) outer letter sheet to “Salopian Coffee House”, London bearing cursive ‘PORTS/ MOUTH’ incoming handstamp, arrival backstamp. This occupation during the Napoleonic War lasted for 6 months only, this item a few days after invasion.
Guadeloupe

1794 (23rd April) outer letter sheet to “Salopian Coffee House”, London bearing cursive ‘PORTS/ MOUTH’ incoming handstamp, arrival backstamp. This occupation during the Napoleonic War lasted for 6 months only, this item a few days after invasion.

£375
RUSSIA  1795 Entire sent to Erfurth (Germany) bearing “ST.PETERSBOVRG” straight line handstamp with lowered ST (Dobin 0.01a) – Very late usage of this type
RUSSIA  1795 Entire sent to Erfurth (Germany) bearing “ST.PETERSBOVRG” straight line handstamp with lowered ST (Dobin 0.01a) – Very late usage of this type
RUSSIA

1795 Entire sent to Erfurth (Germany) bearing “ST.PETERSBOVRG” straight line handstamp with lowered ST (Dobin 0.01a) – Very late usage of this type

£175
Jamaica 1800 entire from Westmoreland Jamaica privately carried to London and posted there to Madeira but not prepaid (compulsory for mail to Madeira at this date) so endorsed "Returned for 1/8 Postage, Enquire Mr Gordon, Percy Street". Forwarded with two ringed Foreign Office cds front and back, that on the front crossed out as having the wrong code in centre.
Jamaica 1800 entire from Westmoreland Jamaica privately carried to London and posted there to Madeira but not prepaid (compulsory for mail to Madeira at this date) so endorsed "Returned for 1/8 Postage, Enquire Mr Gordon, Percy Street". Forwarded with two ringed Foreign Office cds front and back, that on the front crossed out as having the wrong code in centre.
Jamaica

1800 entire from Westmoreland Jamaica privately carried to London and posted there to Madeira but not prepaid (compulsory for mail to Madeira at this date) so endorsed "Returned for 1/8 Postage, Enquire Mr Gordon, Percy Street". Forwarded with two ringed Foreign Office cds front and back, that on the front crossed out as having the wrong code in centre.

£175
 Bahamas 1801 entire to Madeira bearing manuscript rating and double oval-framed Paid London crown handstamp, without other cancels but endorsed on arrival by recipient as sent from Nassau Near Providence on 10th June and received 1st Sept. The letter headed "Nassau" discusses the loss of wine delivery that went via Martinique
 Bahamas 1801 entire to Madeira bearing manuscript rating and double oval-framed Paid London crown handstamp, without other cancels but endorsed on arrival by recipient as sent from Nassau Near Providence on 10th June and received 1st Sept. The letter headed "Nassau" discusses the loss of wine delivery that went via Martinique
Bahamas

1801 entire to Madeira bearing manuscript rating and double oval-framed Paid London crown handstamp, without other cancels but endorsed on arrival by recipient as sent from Nassau Near Providence on 10th June and received 1st Sept. The letter headed "Nassau" discusses the loss of wine delivery that went via Martinique

£225
ALBANIA 1806 entire from Dobrota bearing fine oval-framed CATTARO handstamp; straight-line arrival backstamp.
ALBANIA

1806 entire from Dobrota bearing fine oval-framed 'CATTARO' handstamp; straight-line arrival backstamp.

£125
Russia  1807 entire to Riga bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOURG handstamp that usually shows the point after ST. at base as opposed to half way up. Good example of this scarce cancel
Russia  1807 entire to Riga bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOURG handstamp that usually shows the point after ST. at base as opposed to half way up. Good example of this scarce cancel
Russia

1807 entire to Riga bearing straight line ST.PETERSBOURG handstamp that usually shows the point after ST. at base as opposed to half way up. Good example of this scarce cancel

£195
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