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£125
Australia  (South) 1890s OHMS formula registration envelope from Education Department additionally franked pair O.S. overprinted 2½d. cancelled by single unclear square circle; vertical filing crease at left.
Australia

(South) 1890s OHMS formula registration envelope from Education Department additionally franked pair O.S. overprinted 2½d. cancelled by single unclear square circle; vertical filing crease at left.

£75
Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.
Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.
Australia

(Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.

£115
Gibraltar  1872 (JU 7) cover to New York franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, LB, plate 12 and 1s. green, LK, plate 5, cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London and New York Paid date stamps below, rated “4” and with Brooklyn arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.
Gibraltar

1872 (JU 7) cover to New York franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, LB, plate 12 and 1s. green, LK, plate 5, cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London and New York Paid date stamps below, rated “4” and with Brooklyn arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.

£425
Malta  1935 (MY 6) registered cover to England franked 6d. Silver Jubilee, showing ‘extra flagstaff’ variety used on first day of issue; good condition.
Malta

1935 (MY 6) registered cover to England franked 6d. Silver Jubilee, showing ‘extra flagstaff’ variety used on first day of issue; good condition.

£150
India (Abyssinia Field Force) 1868 mourning cover to a Colonel Macintire/ Commanding Royal Artillery/ Bangalore, endorsed Via Bombay and franked India Four Annas cancelled by F.F. in bars, reverse with fine Filed Force Post Office Abyssinia, hexagonal Bombay transit and Bangalore, small tear in backflap, a scarce cover.
India (Abyssinia Field Force) 1868 mourning cover to a Colonel Macintire/ Commanding Royal Artillery/ Bangalore, endorsed Via Bombay and franked India Four Annas cancelled by F.F. in bars, reverse with fine Filed Force Post Office Abyssinia, hexagonal Bombay transit and Bangalore, small tear in backflap, a scarce cover.
India

(Abyssinia Field Force) 1868 mourning cover to a Colonel Macintire/ Commanding Royal Artillery/ Bangalore, endorsed Via Bombay and franked India Four Annas cancelled by F.F. in bars, reverse with fine Filed Force Post Office Abyssinia, hexagonal Bombay transit and Bangalore, small tear in backflap, a scarce cover.

£3450
Italy (Accountancy) 1869 cover from Roma to St Nicolas, Belgium bearing manuscript charge at centre together with despatch cds, to right blue 4 E. PONT. 4/St Michel applied in transit at Paris together with scarce accountancy handstamp ‘F/25’, reverse with France Midi Belgian entry tpo and arrival cds; some slight ageing.
Italy (Accountancy) 1869 cover from Roma to St Nicolas, Belgium bearing manuscript charge at centre together with despatch cds, to right blue 4 E. PONT. 4/St Michel applied in transit at Paris together with scarce accountancy handstamp ‘F/25’, reverse with France Midi Belgian entry tpo and arrival cds; some slight ageing.
Italy

(Accountancy) 1869 cover from Roma to St Nicolas, Belgium bearing manuscript charge at centre together with despatch cds, to right blue 4 E. PONT. 4/St Michel applied in transit at Paris together with scarce accountancy handstamp ‘F/25’, reverse with France Midi Belgian entry tpo and arrival cds; some slight ageing.

£165
France (Accountancy) 1871 stampless cover to Belgrade, Serbia bearing Paris despatch and fine strike of circular framed ‘F./28’, reverse with Vienna transit and arrival cancel.
France

(Accountancy) 1871 stampless cover to Belgrade, Serbia bearing Paris despatch and fine strike of circular framed ‘F./28’, reverse with Vienna transit and arrival cancel.

£175
Belgium (Accountancy) 1872 (24 Oct) outer letter sheet to Landskrona, Sweden bearing single franking 40c. tied ‘12’ numeral with Anvers cds to left, framed ‘P.D.’ below, at left red accountancy handstamp ‘wfr. 1½’, arrival backstamp.
Belgium

(Accountancy) 1872 (24 Oct) outer letter sheet to Landskrona, Sweden bearing single franking 40c. tied ‘12’ numeral with Anvers cds to left, framed ‘P.D.’ below, at left red accountancy handstamp ‘wfr. 1½’, arrival backstamp.

£125
Egypt (Accountancy) 1874 incoming unfranked commercial entire to Cairo from Malta whose cds appears top right, towards bottom left is very fine example of the rare ‘3½‘ accountancy handstamp, reverse with transit of Poste Egiziane Alessandria and arrival cds.
Egypt (Accountancy) 1874 incoming unfranked commercial entire to Cairo from Malta whose cds appears top right, towards bottom left is very fine example of the rare ‘3½‘ accountancy handstamp, reverse with transit of Poste Egiziane Alessandria and arrival cds.
Egypt

(Accountancy) 1874 incoming unfranked commercial entire to Cairo from Malta whose cds appears top right, towards bottom left is very fine example of the rare ‘3½‘ accountancy handstamp, reverse with transit of Poste Egiziane Alessandria and arrival cds.

£875
Hungary (Administration of Romania) 1878 registered envelope to the village of Tovada, near Padua, Italy, franked 20ft with further 10ft on reverse, tie by boxed Arad date stamp, reverse with Campo Sampiero transit and arrival cds.
Hungary (Administration of Romania) 1878 registered envelope to the village of Tovada, near Padua, Italy, franked 20ft with further 10ft on reverse, tie by boxed Arad date stamp, reverse with Campo Sampiero transit and arrival cds.
Hungary

(Administration of Romania) 1878 registered envelope to the village of Tovada, near Padua, Italy, franked 20ft with further 10ft on reverse, tie by boxed Arad date stamp, reverse with Campo Sampiero transit and arrival cds.

£95
India (Airmail) 1911 internal registered cover franked 3p., 2a. and 8a. tied by single illustrated FIRST AERIAL POST/ U.P. Exhibition Allahabad cds, fine legible registration handstamp bottom left, manuscript registration number “9”.  Fine and attractive.
India (Airmail) 1911 internal registered cover franked 3p., 2a. and 8a. tied by single illustrated FIRST AERIAL POST/ U.P. Exhibition Allahabad cds, fine legible registration handstamp bottom left, manuscript registration number “9”.  Fine and attractive.
India

(Airmail) 1911 internal registered cover franked 3p., 2a. and 8a. tied by single illustrated FIRST AERIAL POST/ U.P. Exhibition Allahabad cds, fine legible registration handstamp bottom left, manuscript registration number “9”. Fine and attractive.

£645
Germany (Airmail) 1912 (12.6.) Official picture card of the Royal Family to Coln franked 5pf Germania dn 10pf air vignette, both tied fine and scarce Offenbach (Main) date stamps.
Germany (Airmail) 1912 (12.6.) Official picture card of the Royal Family to Coln franked 5pf Germania dn 10pf air vignette, both tied fine and scarce Offenbach (Main) date stamps.
Germany

(Airmail) 1912 (12.6.) Official picture card of the Royal Family to Coln franked 5pf Germania dn 10pf air vignette, both tied fine and scarce Offenbach (Main) date stamps.

£60
Germany (Airmail) 1929 (16.10.) cover to Munster with single franking 2Mk. tied by On Board cds, red oval Bucuresti date stamp of same date, red framed Graf Zeppelin cachet; small tear at top of envelope.
Germany

(Airmail) 1929 (16.10.) cover to Munster with single franking 2Mk. tied by On Board cds, red oval Bucuresti date stamp of same date, red framed Graf Zeppelin cachet; small tear at top of envelope.

£50
Germany (Airmail) 1930 (23.9.) zeppelin cover addressed to United States franked 2Rm South American Flight Zeppelin tied Friedrichshafen (Bodensee), green triangular cachet for Ostseefahrt., reverse with Stockholm backstamp of following day. A couple of tone spots and water staining at base.
Germany

(Airmail) 1930 (23.9.) zeppelin cover addressed to United States franked 2Rm South American Flight Zeppelin tied Friedrichshafen (Bodensee), green triangular cachet for Ostseefahrt., reverse with Stockholm backstamp of following day. A couple of tone spots and water staining at base.

£55
Germany (Airmail) 1931 (2.7.) registered company insured (10.45 Rmk) cover to Nienburg bearing single franking 1 RM tied by two Hamburg cds, arrival backstamp.
Germany (Airmail) 1931 (2.7.) registered company insured (10.45 Rmk) cover to Nienburg bearing single franking 1 RM tied by two Hamburg cds, arrival backstamp.
Germany

(Airmail) 1931 (2.7.) registered company insured (10.45 Rmk) cover to Nienburg bearing single franking 1 RM tied by two Hamburg cds, arrival backstamp.

£55
Germany (Airmail) 1934 (2.2.) registered cover to Montevideo, Uruguay endorsed “Mit deutscher Luftpost nach Sudamerika”, the franking including 1 RM Zeppelin and Wagner 40 + 35pf. tied Berlin C date stamps, red smudged air cachet, arrival backstamps.
Germany (Airmail) 1934 (2.2.) registered cover to Montevideo, Uruguay endorsed “Mit deutscher Luftpost nach Sudamerika”, the franking including 1 RM Zeppelin and Wagner 40 + 35pf. tied Berlin C date stamps, red smudged air cachet, arrival backstamps.
Germany

(Airmail) 1934 (2.2.) registered cover to Montevideo, Uruguay endorsed “Mit deutscher Luftpost nach Sudamerika”, the franking including 1 RM Zeppelin and Wagner 40 + 35pf. tied Berlin C date stamps, red smudged air cachet, arrival backstamps.

£195
Germany (Allenstein) 1920 (22.5) insured cover for 60 mark franked 10pf. and two 1m. tied Allenstein 1 cds, Kiel arrival backstamp of 24.5.; wax seals removed from reverse.
Germany

(Allenstein) 1920 (22.5) insured cover for 60 mark franked 10pf. and two 1m. tied Allenstein 1 cds, Kiel arrival backstamp of 24.5.; wax seals removed from reverse.

£45
Saint Kitts-Nevis (Anguilla) 1932 (27 JU) cover to Castries, St. Lucia, underfranked with ½d. ‘Columbus’ tied very fine Anguilla Valley cds, St Kitts transit of 29 JU, black ‘T’ handstamp at top and 2d. black/yellow Postage Due applied cancelled by Castries cds. The name of addressee excised from envelope, otherwise fine.
Saint Kitts-Nevis

(Anguilla) 1932 (27 JU) cover to Castries, St. Lucia, underfranked with ½d. ‘Columbus’ tied very fine Anguilla Valley cds, St Kitts transit of 29 JU, black ‘T’ handstamp at top and 2d. black/yellow Postage Due applied cancelled by Castries cds. The name of addressee excised from envelope, otherwise fine.

£75
Egypt (Austrian Post Office) 1861 entire to Constantinople written in french bearing blue Alexandrien cds and straight-line FRANCO handstamp, arrival backstamp; fine clean example.
Egypt (Austrian Post Office) 1861 entire to Constantinople written in french bearing blue Alexandrien cds and straight-line FRANCO handstamp, arrival backstamp; fine clean example.
Egypt

(Austrian Post Office) 1861 entire to Constantinople written in french bearing blue Alexandrien cds and straight-line FRANCO handstamp, arrival backstamp; fine clean example.

£85
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