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Ceylon  (Postal Stationery) 1857/59 4d. dull pink envelope with type I  of colourless embossing on backflap; good unused.
Ceylon

(Postal Stationery) 1857/59 4d. dull pink envelope with type I of colourless embossing on backflap; good unused.

£55
Ceylon  (Postal Stationery) 1857/59 8d. dark brown envelope with type I  of colourless embossing on backflap; good unused.
Ceylon

(Postal Stationery) 1857/59 8d. dark brown envelope with type I of colourless embossing on backflap; good unused.

£95
Australia  (South) 1890s OHMS formula registration envelope from Education Department additionally franked pair O.S. overprinted 2˝d. 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 2˝d. 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
Tanganiyka (British Occupation of German East Africa) 1919 3c. postal stationery card, uprated 3c. to Germany with unclear despatch cds, Tanga transit alongside, senders address as Wuga, near Wilhelmstal, straight-line OPENED BY CENSOR at centre. The message starts “We are sorry that we got no letter from you for many days, so I write again in English…”
Tanganiyka

(British Occupation of German East Africa) 1919 3c. postal stationery card, uprated 3c. to Germany with unclear despatch cds, Tanga transit alongside, senders address as Wuga, near Wilhelmstal, straight-line OPENED BY CENSOR at centre. The message starts “We are sorry that we got no letter from you for many days, so I write again in English…”

£125
RHODESIA (British South Africa Company) 1903 ˝d postal stationery card, up-rated ˝d Arms, tied VICTORIA/MASHONALAND date stamp, to Hamburg, Germany, with BULAWAYO transit at left; some slight toning.
RHODESIA

(British South Africa Company) 1903 ˝d postal stationery card, up-rated ˝d Arms, tied 'VICTORIA/MASHONALAND' date stamp, to Hamburg, Germany, with BULAWAYO transit at left; some slight toning.

£45
Barbados (Crown Circle) 1893 stampless cover bearing fine strike Paid At Barbados crown circle with cds at right; small wormhole bottom left, otherwise fine.
Barbados

(Crown Circle) 1893 stampless cover bearing fine strike Paid At Barbados crown circle with cds at right; small wormhole bottom left, otherwise fine.

£85
Aden (Forwarding Agents – Transatlantic Mail) 1859 cover to “Passenger Overland/ Post Office. Aden”, red Boston Paid cds, carried by British Packet at 39c rate on cunard “Niagura”. At top manuscript endorsement “N J Kindman’s complis/ Aden May 23rd 1859” for forwarding out of mails to Penang, a manuscript arrival endorsement on reverse.
Aden (Forwarding Agents – Transatlantic Mail) 1859 cover to “Passenger Overland/ Post Office. Aden”, red Boston Paid cds, carried by British Packet at 39c rate on cunard “Niagura”. At top manuscript endorsement “N J Kindman’s complis/ Aden May 23rd 1859” for forwarding out of mails to Penang, a manuscript arrival endorsement on reverse.
Aden

(Forwarding Agents – Transatlantic Mail) 1859 cover to “Passenger Overland/ Post Office. Aden”, red Boston Paid cds, carried by British Packet at 39c rate on cunard “Niagura”. At top manuscript endorsement “N J Kindman’s complis/ Aden May 23rd 1859” for forwarding out of mails to Penang, a manuscript arrival endorsement on reverse.

£375
Aden (Maritime Mail) 1868 cover franked Great Britain 1867-80 6d. lilac, plate 6, watermark spray tied by reasonably clear ‘B03’ obliterator, red London Paid cds at left. Endorsed at side “rec’d Aug 14th 68/ from Aden/ July 25th 68”. With RPSL Cert (1995)
Aden

(Maritime Mail) 1868 cover franked Great Britain 1867-80 6d. lilac, plate 6, watermark spray tied by reasonably clear ‘B03’ obliterator, red London Paid cds at left. Endorsed at side “rec’d Aug 14th 68/ from Aden/ July 25th 68”. With RPSL Cert (1995)

£495
Russia (Maritime Mail) 1906 10k stationery letter card to Bad Nauheim, Germany cancelled by double ring PAQUEBOT HULL cds, arrival backstamp. The card is written from Hango, the Swedish name for port town of Hanko, Finland. Also with small piece bearing strip of four 2k. with similar cancel.
Russia (Maritime Mail) 1906 10k stationery letter card to Bad Nauheim, Germany cancelled by double ring PAQUEBOT HULL cds, arrival backstamp. The card is written from Hango, the Swedish name for port town of Hanko, Finland. Also with small piece bearing strip of four 2k. with similar cancel.
Russia

(Maritime Mail) 1906 10k stationery letter card to Bad Nauheim, Germany cancelled by double ring PAQUEBOT HULL cds, arrival backstamp. The card is written from Hango, the Swedish name for port town of Hanko, Finland. Also with small piece bearing strip of four 2k. with similar cancel.

£75
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
Australia (New South Wales) 1851 entire from Sydney to Drayton, Darling Downs franked 2d. with good to large margins tied barred numeral, reverse with Sydney date stamp. The front of entire endorsed “Overland Mail”  Most mail to Moreton Bay District came by coastal ships and not overland.
Australia

(New South Wales) 1851 entire from Sydney to Drayton, Darling Downs franked 2d. with good to large margins tied barred numeral, reverse with Sydney date stamp. The front of entire endorsed “Overland Mail” Most mail to Moreton Bay District came by coastal ships and not overland.

£225
Australia (New South Wales) 1853 local outer letter sheet to Casino bearing single franking, four-margined  2d. blue cancelled with unclear obliterator, reverse with unframed Tabulam and Grafton date stamps. Some slight ageing and toning.
Australia (New South Wales) 1853 local outer letter sheet to Casino bearing single franking, four-margined  2d. blue cancelled with unclear obliterator, reverse with unframed Tabulam and Grafton date stamps. Some slight ageing and toning.
Australia

(New South Wales) 1853 local outer letter sheet to Casino bearing single franking, four-margined 2d. blue cancelled with unclear obliterator, reverse with unframed Tabulam and Grafton date stamps. Some slight ageing and toning.

£75
Australia (New South Wales) 1862 cover to Scotland franked 1860-72 perforate 6d. and 1s. cancelled NSW handstamps, redirected on arrival to Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland with Stirling cds on front, reverse with Sydney dispatch cds and final arrival cds.
Australia

(New South Wales) 1862 cover to Scotland franked 1860-72 perforate 6d. and 1s. cancelled NSW handstamps, redirected on arrival to Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland with Stirling cds on front, reverse with Sydney dispatch cds and final arrival cds.

£145
Australia (New South Wales) 1863 large outer letter sheet to Dublin, Ireland franked three 2d. and three 6d. with ‘365’ numeral cancels, reverse with Jerilderie despatch, Sydney transit, Kingstown arrival.
Australia

(New South Wales) 1863 large outer letter sheet to Dublin, Ireland franked three 2d. and three 6d. with ‘365’ numeral cancels, reverse with Jerilderie despatch, Sydney transit, Kingstown arrival.

£235
Australia (New South Wales) 1868 cover to England franked 1860-72 1d. and 2d. (3) plus later 1862-69 2d., tied ‘364’ numeral cancels, reverse with various transits and front with Baldock arrival cds; an unusual mixed franking
Australia

(New South Wales) 1868 cover to England franked 1860-72 1d. and 2d. (3) plus later 1862-69 2d., tied ‘364’ numeral cancels, reverse with various transits and front with Baldock arrival cds; an unusual mixed franking

£245
Australia (New South Wales) 1868 cover to England franked 2d. (2) and 6d., the tqo stamps at top cancelled by oval framed NSW handstamps and the 2d. stamps additionally by Sydney cds, Redhill arrival backstamp. Some slight faults to the envelope.
Australia

(New South Wales) 1868 cover to England franked 2d. (2) and 6d., the tqo stamps at top cancelled by oval framed NSW handstamps and the 2d. stamps additionally by Sydney cds, Redhill arrival backstamp. Some slight faults to the envelope.

£75
Australia (New South Wales) 1886 cover to Germany franked irregular block of three ‘Nine Pence’ on 10d., perf 11,  cancelled NSW Sydney duplexes, arrival backstamp. Envelope with handstamped endorsement ‘via Naples by Orient Line S/S’. Stamp at left with fault at base.
Australia

(New South Wales) 1886 cover to Germany franked irregular block of three ‘Nine Pence’ on 10d., perf 11, cancelled NSW Sydney duplexes, arrival backstamp. Envelope with handstamped endorsement ‘via Naples by Orient Line S/S’. Stamp at left with fault at base.

£145
Australia (New South Wales) 1892 registered cover to Hartford, Conn., USA franked 1d., 2 1/2d., 3d. and 9d. on 10d. tied The Exchange 134 numeral duple, reverse with Sydney transit and arrival cds.
Australia

(New South Wales) 1892 registered cover to Hartford, Conn., USA franked 1d., 2 1/2d., 3d. and 9d. on 10d. tied The Exchange '134' numeral duple, reverse with Sydney transit and arrival cds.

£95
Australia (New South Wales) 1896 long multi franked cover to New Zealand, the franking including surcharges and strip of three 8d. Lyrebird, Auckland arrival backstamp
Australia

(New South Wales) 1896 long multi franked cover to New Zealand, the franking including surcharges and strip of three 8d. Lyrebird, Auckland arrival backstamp

£275
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