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AUSTRIA (Maritime) 1868 unfranked entire to Genova from Constantinople, routed via Trieste where the three-line handstamp LETTERE ARRIVATE/COL VAPORE/DAL LEVANTE was applied. Rated 7 decimes on arrival. On reverse UDINE-VERONA TPO and MILAN STAZ transit cds.
AUSTRIA (Maritime)

1868 unfranked entire to Genova from Constantinople, routed via Trieste where the three-line handstamp 'LETTERE ARRIVATE/COL VAPORE/DAL LEVANTE' was applied. Rated 7 decimes on arrival. On reverse 'UDINE-VERONA' TPO and 'MILAN STAZ' transit cds.

£115
FRENCH LEVANT: (Lebanon) 1870 outer letter sheet annotated on inside flap as from AIN MACHERAH to LYON franked 4c. Laureated Napoleon tied 5082 large numeral lozenge with BEYROUTH cds below, framed PD and framed red maritime handstamp; MARSEILLE entry and arrival backstamps.
FRENCH LEVANT: (Lebanon)

1870 outer letter sheet annotated on inside flap as from AIN MACHERAH to LYON franked 4c. Laureated Napoleon tied '5082' large numeral lozenge with BEYROUTH cds below, framed 'PD' and framed red maritime handstamp; MARSEILLE entry and arrival backstamps.

£215
Gibraltar 1873 (24th Oct) entire to Genova annotated to be carried by the “Liguria”, this ship had left Buenos Aires  on Sept 15th and passed through Gibraltar. The cover has been prepaid in Gibraltar by ˝d. and 1d. Great Britain that remained uncancelled and not considered valid by the Italian Post Office  who applied a 40c postage due charge. Fine and unusual.
Gibraltar 1873 (24th Oct) entire to Genova annotated to be carried by the “Liguria”, this ship had left Buenos Aires  on Sept 15th and passed through Gibraltar. The cover has been prepaid in Gibraltar by ˝d. and 1d. Great Britain that remained uncancelled and not considered valid by the Italian Post Office  who applied a 40c postage due charge. Fine and unusual.
Gibraltar

1873 (24th Oct) entire to Genova annotated to be carried by the “Liguria”, this ship had left Buenos Aires on Sept 15th and passed through Gibraltar. The cover has been prepaid in Gibraltar by ˝d. and 1d. Great Britain that remained uncancelled and not considered valid by the Italian Post Office who applied a 40c postage due charge. Fine and unusual.

£425
Argentina 1873 stampless outer letter sheet to Genova bearing Buenos Aires company handstamp, rate handstamp 10 and framed F.*56 acountancy, somewhat unclear French octagonal maritime Buenos Aires date stamp, reverse with Paris transit and upon arrival 1L. Postage due applied and tied cds; fine condition.
Argentina 1873 stampless outer letter sheet to Genova bearing Buenos Aires company handstamp, rate handstamp 10 and framed F.*56 acountancy, somewhat unclear French octagonal maritime Buenos Aires date stamp, reverse with Paris transit and upon arrival 1L. Postage due applied and tied cds; fine condition.
Argentina

1873 stampless outer letter sheet to Genova bearing Buenos Aires company handstamp, rate handstamp '10' and framed 'F.*56' acountancy, somewhat unclear French octagonal maritime Buenos Aires date stamp, reverse with Paris transit and upon arrival 1L. Postage due applied and tied cds; fine condition.

£125
Switzerland 1876 (30 VIII) 25c. postal stationery envelope uprated 50c. from Basel to Yokohama, Japan, endorsed “Via Brindisi” whose transit cds of 2 Set appears on reverse together with Hong – Kong Marine Sorter/ Singapore to Hong Kong double-ring cds of OC 19, this appears to be an inverted ‘9’ in the date as there is an arrival cds of the Hong Kong office. Fine and very rare.
Switzerland 1876 (30 VIII) 25c. postal stationery envelope uprated 50c. from Basel to Yokohama, Japan, endorsed “Via Brindisi” whose transit cds of 2 Set appears on reverse together with Hong – Kong Marine Sorter/ Singapore to Hong Kong double-ring cds of OC 19, this appears to be an inverted ‘9’ in the date as there is an arrival cds of the Hong Kong office. Fine and very rare.
Switzerland

1876 (30 VIII) 25c. postal stationery envelope uprated 50c. from Basel to Yokohama, Japan, endorsed “Via Brindisi” whose transit cds of 2 Set appears on reverse together with Hong – Kong Marine Sorter/ Singapore to Hong Kong double-ring cds of OC 19, this appears to be an inverted ‘9’ in the date as there is an arrival cds of the Hong Kong office. Fine and very rare.

£795
ITALY: (Maritime) 1878 10c. Official postal stationery card authorised for public use sent from NAPLES to Reggio in Calabria by sea and landed at Messina, Sicily, where struck with a boxed PIROSCAFI/POSTALI handstamp with the third line missing (only recorded used at Messina). Then taken across the Messina Straits to Reggio on the mainland.
ITALY: (Maritime)

1878 10c. Official postal stationery card authorised for public use sent from NAPLES to Reggio in Calabria by sea and landed at Messina, Sicily, where struck with a boxed 'PIROSCAFI/POSTALI' handstamp with the third line missing (only recorded used at Messina). Then taken across the Messina Straits to Reggio on the mainland.

£145
Montenegro 1883 entire from Pedasto to Constantinople bearing two-line Cattaro/ Col Vapori handstamp and accountancy ‘-.30/ 3.-‘ handstamp which is repeated in manuscript alongside, reverse with Ragusa and Trieste date stamps and arrival cds.
Montenegro 1883 entire from Pedasto to Constantinople bearing two-line Cattaro/ Col Vapori handstamp and accountancy ‘-.30/ 3.-‘ handstamp which is repeated in manuscript alongside, reverse with Ragusa and Trieste date stamps and arrival cds.
Montenegro

1883 entire from Pedasto to Constantinople bearing two-line Cattaro/ Col Vapori handstamp and accountancy ‘-.30/ 3.-‘ handstamp which is repeated in manuscript alongside, reverse with Ragusa and Trieste date stamps and arrival cds.

£795
Great Britain 1886 1 1/2d. postal stationery card to Bridye Town, Post Office, Barbados cancelled Bristol 134 duplex. Redirected on arrival bearing Barbados Ship Letter, red Ship Letter London and Hallatrow arrival cds, arriving without any extra charge.175
Great Britain

1886 1 1/2d. postal stationery card to Bridye Town, Post Office, Barbados cancelled 'Bristol 134' duplex. Redirected on arrival bearing 'Barbados Ship Letter', red Ship Letter London and Hallatrow arrival cds, arriving without any extra charge.175

£175
Aden 1886 cover to Bombay franked on reverse India 1a. 6p. horizontal strip of four  tied Aden square circles, envelope endorsed “pr Ravena”, reverse with SEA POST OFFICE index A cds and Bombay arrival.
Aden

1886 cover to Bombay franked on reverse India 1a. 6p. horizontal strip of four tied Aden square circles, envelope endorsed “pr Ravena”, reverse with SEA POST OFFICE index A cds and Bombay arrival.

£115
AUSTRIA (Maritime) 1890 2k postal stationery card to Vienna cancelled LLOYD UNGARICO/LXI date stamp (this type not recorded by Tchil.) of the ship "Thetis"; arrival cancels.
AUSTRIA (Maritime)

1890 2k postal stationery card to Vienna cancelled 'LLOYD UNGARICO/LXI' date stamp (this type not recorded by Tchil.) of the ship "Thetis"; arrival cancels.

£175
FINLAND 1891 10p. postal stationery card to Cairo, Egypt with unclear ABO depatch cds; Swedish maritime transit to left and arrival cds below. A scarce destination.
FINLAND

1891 10p. postal stationery card to Cairo, Egypt with unclear ABO depatch cds; Swedish maritime transit to left and arrival cds below. A scarce destination.

£95
Gambia 1892 Penny Halfpenny postal stationery card to Belgium cancelled Bathurst cds, Paid London Br Packet transit at left, Bruxelles arrival cds and postmans handstamp; full message on reverse.
Gambia

1892 'Penny Halfpenny' postal stationery card to Belgium cancelled Bathurst cds, Paid London Br Packet transit at left, Bruxelles arrival cds and postmans handstamp; full message on reverse.

£65
LIBERIA 1894 10c. postal stationery envelope to Germany cancelled by oval DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE HAMBURG WESTAFRIKA XXII date stamp.
LIBERIA

1894 10c. postal stationery envelope to Germany cancelled by oval 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE HAMBURG WESTAFRIKA XXII' date stamp.

£55
Gibraltar 1896 (NO 4) Orient Line R.M.S. "Orizaba" printed envelope to Kidlington College, Oxford franked GB 2 1/2d. tied by A26 duplex, straight-line PAQUEBOT alongside, arrival backstamp;some toning.
Gibraltar 1896 (NO 4) Orient Line R.M.S. "Orizaba" printed envelope to Kidlington College, Oxford franked GB 2 1/2d. tied by A26 duplex, straight-line PAQUEBOT alongside, arrival backstamp;some toning.
Gibraltar

1896 (NO 4) 'Orient Line R.M.S. "Orizaba" printed envelope to Kidlington College, Oxford franked GB 2 1/2d. tied by 'A26' duplex, straight-line PAQUEBOT alongside, arrival backstamp;some toning.

£70
Zanzibar 1896 2 ˝a stationery envelope registered to Poshciavo, Switzerland and additionally franked 1r. blue, 2r. green and 3r. dull purple each cancelled by thimble cds, reverse with Aden transit and arrival cds. The front also shows blue manuscript registration of Indian Sea Post Office; fine and attractive.
Zanzibar 1896 2 ˝a stationery envelope registered to Poshciavo, Switzerland and additionally franked 1r. blue, 2r. green and 3r. dull purple each cancelled by thimble cds, reverse with Aden transit and arrival cds. The front also shows blue manuscript registration of Indian Sea Post Office; fine and attractive.
Zanzibar

1896 2 ˝a stationery envelope registered to Poshciavo, Switzerland and additionally franked 1r. blue, 2r. green and 3r. dull purple each cancelled by thimble cds, reverse with Aden transit and arrival cds. The front also shows blue manuscript registration of Indian Sea Post Office; fine and attractive.

£245
DANISH WEST INDIES 1896 2c postal stationery envelope to Germany cancelled ST THOMAS cds, French maritime cds to left; generally good and clean.
DANISH WEST INDIES

1896 2c postal stationery envelope to Germany cancelled 'ST THOMAS' cds, French maritime cds to left; generally good and clean.

£95
Aden 1896 ‘Grand Hotel de l’Univers’ cover to Cairo franked India 2a., 2a.6p., 6a. and 8a. tied ‘B’ handstamps, ‘R’ in circular handstamp and blue manuscript registration number of India Seapost, reverse with unframed Aden Reg date stamp, Suez and Caire cds.
Aden

1896 ‘Grand Hotel de l’Univers’ cover to Cairo franked India 2a., 2a.6p., 6a. and 8a. tied ‘B’ handstamps, ‘R’ in circular handstamp and blue manuscript registration number of India Seapost, reverse with unframed Aden Reg date stamp, Suez and Caire cds.

£365
Barbados 1899 chromo-litho postcard to Germany franked Germany 5pf. tied MSP No. 12 cds, arrival cancel bottom right. On this date of 10th Jan the S.M.S. Moltke I was at Havana, Cuba. Some slight aging on front of card.
Barbados 1899 chromo-litho postcard to Germany franked Germany 5pf. tied MSP No. 12 cds, arrival cancel bottom right. On this date of 10th Jan the S.M.S. Moltke I was at Havana, Cuba. Some slight aging on front of card.
Barbados

1899 chromo-litho postcard to Germany franked Germany 5pf. tied MSP No. 12 cds, arrival cancel bottom right. On this date of 10th Jan the S.M.S. Moltke I was at Havana, Cuba. Some slight aging on front of card.

£85
Egypt 1899 German Norddeutscher Lloyd postcard to Singapore posted “near Suez”on the steamer ‘S.S. Bayern’ framed with Germany 10pf. tied Deutsche Seepost Ost Asiatische Hauptlinie cds, passed to Egyptian P.O. with Suez cds, Colombo transit and Penang to Singapore marine sorter, repeated on front.
Egypt 1899 German Norddeutscher Lloyd postcard to Singapore posted “near Suez”on the steamer ‘S.S. Bayern’ framed with Germany 10pf. tied Deutsche Seepost Ost Asiatische Hauptlinie cds, passed to Egyptian P.O. with Suez cds, Colombo transit and Penang to Singapore marine sorter, repeated on front.
Egypt

1899 German Norddeutscher Lloyd postcard to Singapore posted “near Suez”on the steamer ‘S.S. Bayern’ framed with Germany 10pf. tied Deutsche Seepost Ost Asiatische Hauptlinie cds, passed to Egyptian P.O. with Suez cds, Colombo transit and Penang to Singapore marine sorter, repeated on front.

£65
LIBERIA 1900 colour picture post card Factory on the Kamerun River to Germany with stamps each tied by oval DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA/XIX date stamps; arrival cds bottom left.
LIBERIA

1900 colour picture post card 'Factory on the Kamerun River' to Germany with stamps each tied by oval 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA/XIX' date stamps; arrival cds bottom left.

£55