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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) 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
Martinique 1787 (5 Nov) entire to Bordeaux prepaid at 20 sols, under 1oz. rate by Paquebot royal from French colonies, bearing rare LA MARTINIQUE handstamp used only between 1787-88. Endorsed on reverse "Par La Jeune Marianne Cape Labrouche, Q.D.C."
Martinique 1787 (5 Nov) entire to Bordeaux prepaid at 20 sols, under 1oz. rate by Paquebot royal from French colonies, bearing rare LA MARTINIQUE handstamp used only between 1787-88. Endorsed on reverse "Par La Jeune Marianne Cape Labrouche, Q.D.C."
Martinique

1787 (5 Nov) entire to Bordeaux prepaid at 20 sols, under 1oz. rate by Paquebot royal from French colonies, bearing rare LA MARTINIQUE handstamp used only between 1787-88. Endorsed on reverse "Par La Jeune Marianne Cape Labrouche, Q.D.C."

£565
Bahamas 1794 outer letter sheet from Nassau to London with manuscript "5" rating, two-line DEAL/SHIP LETTER handstamp, reverse with arrival cancel over join. Light vertical filing crease, generally clean condition for such an early example.
Bahamas

1794 outer letter sheet from Nassau to London with manuscript "5" rating, two-line DEAL/SHIP LETTER handstamp, reverse with arrival cancel over join. Light vertical filing crease, generally clean condition for such an early example.

£245
GIBRALTAR 1815 outer letter sheet to London showing ships endorsement at bottom left, manuscript rate marking top right that has been amended and overstruck with red crown handstamp and a new rate applied at left; at bottom right stepped PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LETTER handstamp, arrival backstamp; some slight water staining.
GIBRALTAR

1815 outer letter sheet to London showing ship's endorsement at bottom left, manuscript rate marking top right that has been amended and overstruck with red 'crown' handstamp and a new rate applied at left; at bottom right stepped 'PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LETTER' handstamp, arrival backstamp; some slight water staining.

£75
Jamaica 1818 entire from Kingston to Covington endorsed "P.Ship Glasgow to Greenock". The letter was sent using the services of the Commercial Rooms at Kingston and bears two impressions of the handstamp KINGSTON*JAMAICA (This cancel different from one recorded in Foster). Also bearing Greenock Ship Letter framed handstamp and receiving cancel.
Jamaica

1818 entire from Kingston to Covington endorsed "P.Ship Glasgow to Greenock". The letter was sent using the services of the Commercial Rooms at Kingston and bears two impressions of the handstamp 'KINGSTON*JAMAICA' (This cancel different from one recorded in Foster). Also bearing Greenock Ship Letter framed handstamp and receiving cancel.

£795
Cape of Good Hope 1826 entire addressed to Amsterdam bearing manuscript rate markings and stepped Weymouth Ship Letter handstamp, forwarded through London by "Baring Brothers". The reverse of entire suggests that the entire was forwarded from Amsterdam to Batavia,Netherland Indies.
Cape of Good Hope

1826 entire addressed to Amsterdam bearing manuscript rate markings and stepped Weymouth Ship Letter handstamp, forwarded through London by "Baring Brothers". The reverse of entire suggests that the entire was forwarded from Amsterdam to Batavia,Netherland Indies.

£275
Portuguese Colonies (Cape Verde Islands) 1838 entire to Lisbon, datelined “Ca Ver 1r da Praia/ 10 dec 1838”. On arrival it was marked ‘CORo. MARITIMO’, ‘80’ reis charge and framed datestamp on reverse. Fine and scarce.
Portuguese Colonies (Cape Verde Islands) 1838 entire to Lisbon, datelined “Ca Ver 1r da Praia/ 10 dec 1838”. On arrival it was marked ‘CORo. MARITIMO’, ‘80’ reis charge and framed datestamp on reverse. Fine and scarce.
Portuguese Colonies (Cape Verde Islands)

1838 entire to Lisbon, datelined “Ca Ver 1r da Praia/ 10 dec 1838”. On arrival it was marked ‘CORo. MARITIMO’, ‘80’ reis charge and framed datestamp on reverse. Fine and scarce.

£645
EGYPT 1845 Entire bearing the despatch cds of the French Post Office at Alexandria and addressed to Livorno, Italy. Routed via Malta where disinfected by slitting and where the cachet PURIFIE AU LAZARET/MALTE was applied. Obverse also bears arrival maritime handstamp LIVORNO * VIA DI MARE C. Rated 21 crazie.
EGYPT

1845 Entire bearing the despatch cds of the French Post Office at Alexandria and addressed to Livorno, Italy. Routed via Malta where disinfected by slitting and where the cachet 'PURIFIE AU LAZARET/MALTE' was applied. Obverse also bears arrival maritime handstamp 'LIVORNO * VIA DI MARE C'. Rated 21 crazie.

£65
Ceylon 1849 entire to Aberdeen, Scotland, endorsed "Via Southampton", reverse with Kandy Steamer Letter date stamp, transit and arrival cancels.
Ceylon 1849 entire to Aberdeen, Scotland, endorsed "Via Southampton", reverse with Kandy Steamer Letter date stamp, transit and arrival cancels.
Ceylon

1849 entire to Aberdeen, Scotland, endorsed "Via Southampton", reverse with Kandy Steamer Letter date stamp, transit and arrival cancels.

£50
GIBRALTAR 1854 entire to Genova, Italy bearing three-line GIBRALTAR/9 MR 1854/SHIP LETTER handstamp and manuscript "4", red VIA/DI MARI/(E) arrival maritime handstamp and 15cmi charge, red arrival backstamp; good clear strikes.
GIBRALTAR

1854 entire to Genova, Italy bearing three-line 'GIBRALTAR/9 MR 1854/SHIP LETTER' handstamp and manuscript "4", red 'VIA/DI MARI/(E)' arrival maritime handstamp and '15cmi' charge, red arrival backstamp; good clear strikes.

£175
GIBRALTAR 1855 outer letter sheet to London bearing large blue 6 indicating the sixpence rate was unpaid, reverse with three-line GIBRALTAR/3 NO 1855/SHIP LETTER overstruck with framed Liverpool Ship five-line date stamp, red arrival backstamp; ex Osborn.
GIBRALTAR 1855 outer letter sheet to London bearing large blue 6 indicating the sixpence rate was unpaid, reverse with three-line GIBRALTAR/3 NO 1855/SHIP LETTER overstruck with framed Liverpool Ship five-line date stamp, red arrival backstamp; ex Osborn.
GIBRALTAR

1855 outer letter sheet to London bearing large blue '6' indicating the sixpence rate was unpaid, reverse with three-line 'GIBRALTAR/3 NO 1855/SHIP LETTER' overstruck with framed Liverpool Ship five-line date stamp, red arrival backstamp; ex Osborn.

£135
Burma 1857 mourning entire to Calcutta cancelled on reverse by fine example of framed KEDGEREE/POST OFFICE/SHIP LETTER handstamp, arrival cds to left; slight ageing to entire, a good example of this cancel.
Burma 1857 mourning entire to Calcutta cancelled on reverse by fine example of framed KEDGEREE/POST OFFICE/SHIP LETTER handstamp, arrival cds to left; slight ageing to entire, a good example of this cancel.
Burma

1857 mourning entire to Calcutta cancelled on reverse by fine example of framed KEDGEREE/POST OFFICE/SHIP LETTER handstamp, arrival cds to left; slight ageing to entire, a good example of this cancel.

£485
Nigeria 1858 entire from Lagos  to Genova, Italy bearing framed PACKET LETTER handstamp, framed G.B./ 1f60c accountancy, Angl Amb. Calais French entry cds and ‘10’ decimes rating handstamp, reverse with London and Paris transits and red framed Genoa arrival; light filing crease otherwise fine and unusual.
Nigeria 1858 entire from Lagos  to Genova, Italy bearing framed PACKET LETTER handstamp, framed G.B./ 1f60c accountancy, Angl Amb. Calais French entry cds and ‘10’ decimes rating handstamp, reverse with London and Paris transits and red framed Genoa arrival; light filing crease otherwise fine and unusual.
Nigeria

1858 entire from Lagos to Genova, Italy bearing framed PACKET LETTER handstamp, framed G.B./ 1f60c accountancy, Angl Amb. Calais French entry cds and ‘10’ decimes rating handstamp, reverse with London and Paris transits and red framed Genoa arrival; light filing crease otherwise fine and unusual.

£495
Bermuda 1862 cover to England franked Great Britain 1d., plate 48 cancelled by ‘A94’ obliterator of Cunard mailboat, endorsed from seaman on HMS Hero and counter signed by commanding officer, Helminster arrival cds on front. Stamp affected by vertical crease, RPS,L certificate.
Bermuda 1862 cover to England franked Great Britain 1d., plate 48 cancelled by ‘A94’ obliterator of Cunard mailboat, endorsed from seaman on HMS Hero and counter signed by commanding officer, Helminster arrival cds on front. Stamp affected by vertical crease, RPS,L certificate.
Bermuda

1862 cover to England franked Great Britain 1d., plate 48 cancelled by ‘A94’ obliterator of Cunard mailboat, endorsed from seaman on HMS Hero and counter signed by commanding officer, Helminster arrival cds on front. Stamp affected by vertical crease, RPS,L certificate.

£565
AUSTRIAN LEVANT 1862 entire to Constantinople bearing straight-line FRANCO and LLOYD AGENZIE SMIRNE date stamp in same colour ink, reverse with blue arrival cds.
AUSTRIAN LEVANT 1862 entire to Constantinople bearing straight-line FRANCO and LLOYD AGENZIE SMIRNE date stamp in same colour ink, reverse with blue arrival cds.
AUSTRIAN LEVANT

1862 entire to Constantinople bearing straight-line 'FRANCO' and 'LLOYD AGENZIE SMIRNE' date stamp in same colour ink, reverse with blue arrival cds.

£295
FRENCH LEVANT: (Lebanon) 1864 outer letter sheet to LYON, endorsed on inside flap as written from LE VIREY, franked perf Napoleon 10c. and 40c. tied 5082 large numeral lozenges, BEYROUTH cds below, framed PD and red framed maritime handstamp; reverse with MARSEILLE entry and arrival cds.
FRENCH LEVANT: (Lebanon)

1864 outer letter sheet to LYON, endorsed on inside flap as written from LE VIREY, franked perf Napoleon 10c. and 40c. tied '5082' large numeral lozenges, BEYROUTH cds below, framed 'PD' and red framed maritime handstamp; reverse with MARSEILLE entry and arrival cds.

£165
Italy 1864 pair of entires both franked 15c., the first 13 Ago from Messina to Trapani cancelled by Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani keyhole date stamp with a fine strike alongside, the second of 6 Set from Siracusa to Genova cancelled Malta-Palermo Piroscafi Post Italiani. A fine pair of covers showing both directions of this scarce maritime date stamp.
Italy 1864 pair of entires both franked 15c., the first 13 Ago from Messina to Trapani cancelled by Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani keyhole date stamp with a fine strike alongside, the second of 6 Set from Siracusa to Genova cancelled Malta-Palermo Piroscafi Post Italiani. A fine pair of covers showing both directions of this scarce maritime date stamp.
Italy

1864 pair of entires both franked 15c., the first 13 Ago from Messina to Trapani cancelled by Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani keyhole date stamp with a fine strike alongside, the second of 6 Set from Siracusa to Genova cancelled Malta-Palermo Piroscafi Post Italiani. A fine pair of covers showing both directions of this scarce maritime date stamp.

£1295