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Malta (Village Postmark) Small 1910s local mourning envelope franked on reverse ½d. tied Melleha cds.
Malta

(Village Postmark) Small 1910s local mourning envelope franked on reverse ½d. tied Melleha cds.

£95
Australia (Western) 1897 cover to United States franked irregular block of five 1d. tied by Kalgoorlie cds, reverse with Grand Rapids arrival cds. Kalgoorlie was founded in 1893 during the Coolgardie gold rush.
Australia

(Western) 1897 cover to United States franked irregular block of five 1d. tied by Kalgoorlie cds, reverse with Grand Rapids arrival cds. Kalgoorlie was founded in 1893 during the Coolgardie gold rush.

£65
Australia (Western) 1901 OHMS registered cover Perth to England franked with 5d Swan tied ‘R’ handstamp, various violet Officil handstamps and London transit, arrival backstamp. The stamp used was not necessary. The envelope has had the ‘HER’ replaced by handstamped ‘HIS’ at top.
Australia

(Western) 1901 OHMS registered cover Perth to England franked with 5d Swan tied ‘R’ handstamp, various violet Officil handstamps and London transit, arrival backstamp. The stamp used was not necessary. The envelope has had the ‘HER’ replaced by handstamped ‘HIS’ at top.

£495
Australia (Western) 1902 ‘Avis De Reception’ large part reinforced form franked 2½d. tied by two R handstamps from Perth to Kalangadoo, South Australia; a scarce item
Australia

(Western) 1902 ‘Avis De Reception’ large part reinforced form franked 2½d. tied by two R handstamps from Perth to Kalangadoo, South Australia; a scarce item

£215
Australia (Western) 1906 registered cover to New Zealand franked ‘swans’ 1d. (2), 2d. and 3d. each cancelled by framed R handstamp, reverse with Sydney transit and Dunedin arrival cds, without despatch cds.
Australia

(Western) 1906 registered cover to New Zealand franked ‘swans’ 1d. (2), 2d. and 3d. each cancelled by framed R handstamp, reverse with Sydney transit and Dunedin arrival cds, without despatch cds.

£85
Kuwait 11943 registered censored cover to Switzerland, franked 3a. and 6a. airmails tied Kuwait Persian Gulf cds, black Bombay and violet English censorship cachets on front, reverse with German censor tape and arrival cds. Ex. Kiddle.
Kuwait 11943 registered censored cover to Switzerland, franked 3a. and 6a. airmails tied Kuwait Persian Gulf cds, black Bombay and violet English censorship cachets on front, reverse with German censor tape and arrival cds. Ex. Kiddle.
Kuwait

11943 registered censored cover to Switzerland, franked 3a. and 6a. airmails tied Kuwait Persian Gulf cds, black Bombay and violet English censorship cachets on front, reverse with German censor tape and arrival cds. Ex. Kiddle.

£345
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail) 1698 complete letter sent from Smyrna to Livorno endorsed "Conn Livorno/Galera Che.D.V.". Letter was disinfected through baking. Rare early disinfection.
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail)

1698 complete letter sent from Smyrna to Livorno endorsed "Conn Livorno/Galera Che.D.V.". Letter was disinfected through baking. Rare early disinfection.

£275
LATVIA 1743 entire to WINDAU, without postal markings but with manuscript "Franco"; small tear at base otherwise fine and early item.
LATVIA

1743 entire to WINDAU, without postal markings but with manuscript "Franco"; small tear at base otherwise fine and early item.

£225
ST KITTS 1762 commercial (copy) entire to Madeira, without postal markings, concerning the shipment of wines and flour; a very early item from the island.
ST KITTS

1762 commercial (copy) entire to Madeira, without postal markings, concerning the shipment of wines and flour; a very early item from the island.

£295
ST KITTS 1763 entire to Madeira re wine imports, sent care of Thomas Newton at New York; good early letter.
ST KITTS

1763 entire to Madeira re wine imports, sent care of Thomas Newton at New York; good early letter.

£245
LATVIA 1767 cover to PERNAU from a Lieutenant at Tillickshoff and bearing clear framed RIGA handstamp; fine early cover.
LATVIA

1767 cover to PERNAU from a Lieutenant at Tillickshoff and bearing clear framed 'RIGA' handstamp; fine early cover.

£295
MALTA 1767 entire to Marseilles struck with a very fine example  of the rare two-line "MARSEILLE/DE MALTE", manuscript "10" rate marking; fine and clean.
MALTA

1767 entire to Marseilles struck with a very fine example of the rare two-line "MARSEILLE/DE MALTE", manuscript "10" rate marking; fine and clean.

£535
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
Grenada 1772 outer letter sheet to a Mr Alexander Gordon at Jamaica Coffee House, London, bearing two-line DEAL/ SHIP LRE, Bishops arrival on reverse; fine and clean condition.
Grenada

1772 outer letter sheet to a Mr Alexander Gordon at Jamaica Coffee House, London, bearing two-line DEAL/ SHIP LRE, Bishops arrival on reverse; fine and clean condition.

£125
LATVIA 1775 entire to NARVA bearing small framed RIGA despatch handstamp; fine condition early cover.
LATVIA

1775 entire to NARVA bearing small framed 'RIGA' despatch handstamp; fine condition early cover.

£265
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
LATVIA 1779 entire to RIGA bearing good example of small circle crown/MITTAU handstamp; good quality early item.
LATVIA

1779 entire to RIGA bearing good example of small circle 'crown/MITTAU' handstamp; good quality early item.

£375
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