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Falkland Islands (Postal Stationery) 1913 1d. red on blue letter card very fine unused.
Falkland Islands

(Postal Stationery) 1913 1d. red on blue letter card very fine unused.

£65
Canada (Prince Edward Island) 1872 (March) cover from Charlottetown to London, franked at the 8c. rate to pay for the faster Cunard service via New York by 1872 1c. brown-orange (2) and 3c. rose (2) tied by barred and dotted obliterator, London arrival. Slight faults including creasing but a unique and important cover. Any cover to the UK with the 1872 cents issueis very rare, but this is the only recorded example of the 8c. rate. RPS Cert (1984), Ex Brassler.
Canada

(Prince Edward Island) 1872 (March) cover from Charlottetown to London, franked at the 8c. rate to pay for the faster 'Cunard' service via New York by 1872 1c. brown-orange (2) and 3c. rose (2) tied by 'barred and dotted' obliterator, London arrival. Slight faults including creasing but a unique and important cover. Any cover to the UK with the 1872 'cents' issueis very rare, but this is the only recorded example of the 8c. rate. RPS Cert (1984), Ex Brassler.

£1295
Hong Kong (Prisoner of War) 1915 1c. postal stationery card to Shanghai cancelled with double-ring cds, to left faint triangular Prisoner of War cachet and PASSED BY CENSOR handstamp below, repeated on reverse. Printed Christmas New Year greeting.
Hong Kong (Prisoner of War) 1915 1c. postal stationery card to Shanghai cancelled with double-ring cds, to left faint triangular Prisoner of War cachet and PASSED BY CENSOR handstamp below, repeated on reverse. Printed Christmas New Year greeting.
Hong Kong

(Prisoner of War) 1915 1c. postal stationery card to Shanghai cancelled with double-ring cds, to left faint triangular Prisoner of War cachet and PASSED BY CENSOR handstamp below, repeated on reverse. Printed Christmas New Year greeting.

£375
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1888 2d. envelope, size G,  to Birmingham uprated three 2½d. cancelled Registered oval date stamps, London transit at base, reverse with arrival cds just tying image; envelope opened-out for display
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1888 2d. envelope, size G, to Birmingham uprated three 2½d. cancelled Registered oval date stamps, London transit at base, reverse with arrival cds just tying image; envelope opened-out for display

£55
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1893 20c. envelope, size G, to Amsterdam uprated three 25c. cancelled Registered oval date stamps,arrival backstamp.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1893 20c. envelope, size G, to Amsterdam uprated three 25c. cancelled Registered oval date stamps,arrival backstamp.

£55
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1894 20c envelope, size F,  to Boston, USA uprated with 50c. cancelled Registered oval date stamps, London transit to right, reverse with New York transit and arrival tying the stamp image
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1894 20c envelope, size F,  to Boston, USA uprated with 50c. cancelled Registered oval date stamps, London transit to right, reverse with New York transit and arrival tying the stamp image
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1894 20c envelope, size F, to Boston, USA uprated with 50c. cancelled Registered oval date stamps, London transit to right, reverse with New York transit and arrival tying the stamp image

£75
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1897 20c. envelope, size H,  to Gentbugge, Belgium uprated two 50c. tied registered cancels, Belgian registration label on front, arrival backstamps; central vertical fold.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1897 20c. envelope, size H, to Gentbugge, Belgium uprated two 50c. tied registered cancels, Belgian registration label on front, arrival backstamps; central vertical fold.

£85
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1898 2d. envelope, size G,  to Clinton, Iowa, USA uprated ½d., 1d. (2) and 2½d. tied registered cancels, London transit at right arrival backstamp.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1898 2d. envelope, size G, to Clinton, Iowa, USA uprated ½d., 1d. (2) and 2½d. tied registered cancels, London transit at right arrival backstamp.

£55
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1898 2d. envelope, size H,  to Minneapolis, USA uprated ½d. and 1s. tied registered cancels, red London transit on front, arrival backstamp; some tone spotting
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1898 2d. envelope, size H, to Minneapolis, USA uprated ½d. and 1s. tied registered cancels, red London transit on front, arrival backstamp; some tone spotting

£95
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1899 2d. envelope, size G, to Berlin uprated 4d., 6d. and 1s. tied registered cancels, arrival backstamp; fine and attractive.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1899 2d. envelope, size G, to Berlin uprated 4d., 6d. and 1s. tied registered cancels, arrival backstamp; fine and attractive.

£175
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1900 2d. envelope, size F,  to Leipzig Germany uprated with 4d. cancelled Registered oval date stamps, London transit tying image at base, reverse with arrival cds.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1900 2d. envelope, size F, to Leipzig Germany uprated with 4d. cancelled Registered oval date stamps, London transit tying image at base, reverse with arrival cds.

£75
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1911 2d. envelope, size H,  to Vienna uprated two 2d. tied registered cancels, Registered Plymouth transit on front and London transit on reverse, fine unfolded envelope.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1911 2d. envelope, size H, to Vienna uprated two 2d. tied registered cancels, Registered Plymouth transit on front and London transit on reverse, fine unfolded envelope.

£55
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1913 2d. envelope, size H,  to Jessnitz, Germany uprated 2s  tied registered cancel, arrival backstamp; fine unfolded envelope with high value stamp.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1913 2d. envelope, size H, to Jessnitz, Germany uprated 2s tied registered cancel, arrival backstamp; fine unfolded envelope with high value stamp.

£145
Gibraltar (Registered Stationery) 1913 2d. envelope, size H,  to Jessnitz, Germany uprated 4s  tied registered cancel, arrival backstamp; fine unfolded envelope with high value stamp.
Gibraltar

(Registered Stationery) 1913 2d. envelope, size H, to Jessnitz, Germany uprated 4s tied registered cancel, arrival backstamp; fine unfolded envelope with high value stamp.

£175
BRITISH OCCUPATION FORMER ITALIAN COLONIES (Rhodes) 1946 (29.8.) registered cover bearing short set to 2/6d. tied Italian Rodi Egeo cds, Rhodes Dodecanese handstamped registration label.
BRITISH OCCUPATION FORMER ITALIAN COLONIES

(Rhodes) 1946 (29.8.) registered cover bearing short set to 2/6d. tied Italian Rodi Egeo cds, Rhodes Dodecanese handstamped registration label.

£75
Bahamas (Ship Letter) 1864 incoming cover from Habana, Cuba franked 1r. with bar cancel and cds above and bearing fine example of the very rare SHIP-LETTER/ NASSAU cds, with manuscript “Unclaimed” and handstamped ‘ADVERTISED’; trivial corner fault to envelope, otherwise fine and attractive example
Bahamas (Ship Letter) 1864 incoming cover from Habana, Cuba franked 1r. with bar cancel and cds above and bearing fine example of the very rare SHIP-LETTER/ NASSAU cds, with manuscript “Unclaimed” and handstamped ‘ADVERTISED’; trivial corner fault to envelope, otherwise fine and attractive example
Bahamas

(Ship Letter) 1864 incoming cover from Habana, Cuba franked 1r. with bar cancel and cds above and bearing fine example of the very rare SHIP-LETTER/ NASSAU cds, with manuscript “Unclaimed” and handstamped ‘ADVERTISED’; trivial corner fault to envelope, otherwise fine and attractive example

£2250
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
Malta (Soldiers Letter) 1882 envelope FRONT ONLY to London franked Great Britain 1d. lilac tied A25 duplex, the envelope part printed for 3 Bn. Kings Roayl Rifles.
Malta

(Soldier's Letter) 1882 envelope FRONT ONLY to London franked Great Britain 1d. lilac tied A25 duplex, the envelope part printed for '3 Bn. King's Roayl Rifles'.

£55
Gibraltar (Soldiers Letter) 1876 (NO 20) cover to Mere, Wilts endorsed and countersigned, bearing Great Britain 1d., plate 172, cancelled A26 obliterator with Gibraltar cds alongside. The letter was written by Prt. Thomas Welch No.1215 of 69th Foot Regiment.
Gibraltar

(Soldiers Letter) 1876 (NO 20) cover to Mere, Wilts endorsed and countersigned, bearing Great Britain 1d., plate 172, cancelled A26 obliterator with Gibraltar cds alongside. The letter was written by Prt. Thomas Welch No.1215 of 69th Foot Regiment.

£325
Australia (South – Picture Stationery) 1900s 1d. black stationery card with illustration of ‘Poultry Farm’ fine unused.
Australia

(South – Picture Stationery) 1900s 1d. black stationery card with illustration of ‘Poultry Farm’ fine unused.

£95