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Greece 1862 stampless entire from Paris to Athens bearing despatch cds that has been overstruck with four colour Large Hermes Head franking of 2l., 10l., 40l. and 80l. tied by ‘1’ numeral lozenges, Athens backstamp. Fault at top of 10l. and other values with incomplete margins, still fresh and attractive.
Greece

1862 stampless entire from Paris to Athens bearing despatch cds that has been overstruck with four colour Large Hermes Head franking of 2l., 10l., 40l. and 80l. tied by ‘1’ numeral lozenges, Athens backstamp. Fault at top of 10l. and other values with incomplete margins, still fresh and attractive.

£165
British Levant 1864 entire to London underfranked 6d., DF, tied C obliterator with bluish-black unframed cursive INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID handstamp alongside, London Paid cds at top right, British Post Office Constantinople cds on reverse in same colour as instructional handstamp; two light filing creases, slightly affecting adhesive
British Levant 1864 entire to London underfranked 6d., DF, tied C obliterator with bluish-black unframed cursive INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID handstamp alongside, London Paid cds at top right, British Post Office Constantinople cds on reverse in same colour as instructional handstamp; two light filing creases, slightly affecting adhesive
British Levant

1864 entire to London underfranked 6d., DF, tied 'C' obliterator with bluish-black unframed cursive INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID handstamp alongside, London Paid cds at top right, British Post Office Constantinople cds on reverse in same colour as instructional handstamp; two light filing creases, slightly affecting adhesive

£285
ITALY 1870 wrapper put into the British post at Buenos Ayres, addressed to Naples. On reverse LONDON transit with their accountancy mark GB/1F60c on the obverse alongside the subsequent French handstamp F.56. Rated 10 decimes on arrival and 1L postage due affixed.
ITALY 1870 wrapper put into the British post at Buenos Ayres, addressed to Naples. On reverse LONDON transit with their accountancy mark GB/1F60c on the obverse alongside the subsequent French handstamp F.56. Rated 10 decimes on arrival and 1L postage due affixed.
ITALY

1870 wrapper put into the British post at Buenos Ayres, addressed to Naples. On reverse LONDON transit with their accountancy mark 'GB/1F60c' on the obverse alongside the subsequent French handstamp 'F.56'. Rated 10 decimes on arrival and 1L postage due affixed.

£270
Gibraltar 1873 (AU 7) outer letter sheet to Genova franked Great Britain 2d., FI, plate 14, tied A26 duplexe, endorsed “pr St Tyrian”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp creased and 2d. with ageing around perfs.
Gibraltar

1873 (AU 7) outer letter sheet to Genova franked Great Britain 2d., FI, plate 14, tied A26 duplexe, endorsed “pr St Tyrian”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp creased and 2d. with ageing around perfs.

£95
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
Gibraltar 1875 (FE 9) outer letter sheet to Genova franked two Great Britain 1d. red, QF and RG, both plate 159, tied A26 duplexes, endorsed “pr St Trinidad”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp damaged.
Gibraltar

1875 (FE 9) outer letter sheet to Genova franked two Great Britain 1d. red, QF and RG, both plate 159, tied A26 duplexes, endorsed “pr St Trinidad”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp damaged.

£85
Bahamas 1876 Royal Victoria Hotel, Nassau printed illustrated envelope to New York franked 4d. chalon tied cds, straight-line Due 3 handstamp alongside. The envelope slightly reduced at side but still a fine early advertising cover
Bahamas 1876 Royal Victoria Hotel, Nassau printed illustrated envelope to New York franked 4d. chalon tied cds, straight-line Due 3 handstamp alongside. The envelope slightly reduced at side but still a fine early advertising cover
Bahamas

1876 'Royal Victoria Hotel, Nassau' printed illustrated envelope to New York franked 4d. 'chalon' tied cds, straight-line 'Due 3' handstamp alongside. The envelope slightly reduced at side but still a fine early advertising cover

£535
Nigeria 1878 cover without provenance to Chester, England, unfranked  and bearing red ‘T’ handstamp, manuscript charge at top left, reverse with Liverpool Br Packet cds
Nigeria 1878 cover without provenance to Chester, England, unfranked  and bearing red ‘T’ handstamp, manuscript charge at top left, reverse with Liverpool Br Packet cds
Nigeria

1878 cover without provenance to Chester, England, unfranked and bearing red ‘T’ handstamp, manuscript charge at top left, reverse with Liverpool Br Packet cds

£125
GIBRALTAR 1883 cover to Dover bearing single franking GB 2˝d, FJ, pl.23, tied duplex. A heavier double rate cover so T applied and a type 2 ship 2 applied in error, this being over-struck with a barred oval. The 5 handstamp was applied in Dover; some slight toning and stamp perfs damaged as overlapping envelope.
GIBRALTAR

1883 cover to Dover bearing single franking GB 2˝d, FJ, pl.23, tied duplex. A heavier double rate cover so 'T' applied and a 'type 2' ship '2' applied in error, this being over-struck with a barred oval. The '5' handstamp was applied in Dover; some slight toning and stamp perfs damaged as overlapping envelope.

£135
Cyprus 1886 incoming cover from Liverpool to Larnaca, underfranked with a fine charge handstamp 4 C.P., Larnaca arrival backstamp. A previously unrecorded handstamp.
Cyprus

1886 incoming cover from Liverpool to Larnaca, underfranked with a fine charge handstamp '4 C.P.', Larnaca arrival backstamp. A previously unrecorded handstamp.

£1595
Bechuanaland 1895 ˝d. postal stationery wrapper to Montenegro cancelled Mafeking cds, blue manuscript “T” and octagonal-framed ‘T/ 15c’ charge handstamp, Cetinje arrival backstamp.
Bechuanaland

1895 ˝d. postal stationery wrapper to Montenegro cancelled Mafeking cds, blue manuscript “T” and octagonal-framed ‘T/ 15c’ charge handstamp, Cetinje arrival backstamp.

£75
Guatemala 1896 2c. on 5c. postal stationery envelope to Guatemala city cancelled by octagonal Chicacao date stamp, underfranked with manuscript framed "T 8cts" and at bottom framed T and 8 handstamps; envelope reduced at right.
Guatemala

1896 2c. on 5c. postal stationery envelope to Guatemala city cancelled by octagonal Chicacao date stamp, underfranked with manuscript framed "T 8cts" and at bottom framed 'T' and '8' handstamps; envelope reduced at right.

£75
SUDAN 1896 stampless cover to England endorsed "No stamps available" with Wadi-Halfa despatch cds, framed T handstamp and 2˝dD/F.B. charge applied at London, reverse with Caire transit cds; without back flap, scarce.
SUDAN

1896 stampless cover to England endorsed "No stamps available" with 'Wadi-Halfa' despatch cds, framed 'T' handstamp and '2˝dD/F.B.' charge applied at London, reverse with 'Caire' transit cds; without back flap, scarce.

£325
BULGARIA 1896 Unfranked cover posted from Varna to Shumen, taxed on arrival by imperforated 30st/50st 1895 surcharged postage due issue. Very rare commercial usage of this imperforated stamp.
BULGARIA

1896 Unfranked cover posted from Varna to Shumen, taxed on arrival by imperforated 30st/50st 1895 surcharged postage due issue. Very rare commercial usage of this imperforated stamp.

£395
GIBRALTAR 1897 cover to Manchester franked 20c and bisected 10c, tied by A26 obliterator, the bisect being unauthorised a T handstamp was applied and upon arrival in England a 1d/F.B./C/ handstamp charge raised, reverse with London and Manchester cds.
GIBRALTAR 1897 cover to Manchester franked 20c and bisected 10c, tied by A26 obliterator, the bisect being unauthorised a T handstamp was applied and upon arrival in England a 1d/F.B./C/ handstamp charge raised, reverse with London and Manchester cds.
GIBRALTAR

1897 cover to Manchester franked 20c and bisected 10c, tied by 'A26' obliterator, the bisect being unauthorised a 'T' handstamp was applied and upon arrival in England a '1d/F.B./C/' handstamp charge raised, reverse with London and Manchester cds.

£495
Egypt 1897 undefranked cover to Sudan bearing 1m. on reverse tied Caire cds, Ouerga and Luxor cds on front together with framed T handstamp. With a fine array of backstamps.
Egypt 1897 undefranked cover to Sudan bearing 1m. on reverse tied Caire cds, Ouerga and Luxor cds on front together with framed T handstamp. With a fine array of backstamps.
Egypt

1897 undefranked cover to Sudan bearing 1m. on reverse tied Caire cds, Ouerga and Luxor cds on front together with framed 'T' handstamp. With a fine array of backstamps.

£125
Malaya 1899 incoming stampless cover from Karaikudi, India via Negapatam bearing on reverse these cancels, 8 charge handstamp and Singapore cds, the front with framed Postage Due handstamp on despatch and T on arrival. Some faults to envelope.
Malaya 1899 incoming stampless cover from Karaikudi, India via Negapatam bearing on reverse these cancels, 8 charge handstamp and Singapore cds, the front with framed Postage Due handstamp on despatch and T on arrival. Some faults to envelope.
Malaya

1899 incoming stampless cover from Karaikudi, India via Negapatam bearing on reverse these cancels, '8' charge handstamp and Singapore cds, the front with framed Postage Due handstamp on despatch and 'T' on arrival. Some faults to envelope.

£65
SUDAN 1899/1901 Postage Due DLR Die Proof in black on white glazed card. "GUNBOAT ZAFIR" vignette used on dues 1901-48 (SG D5/8)
SUDAN

1899/1901 Postage Due DLR Die Proof in black on white glazed card. "GUNBOAT ZAFIR" vignette used on dues 1901-48 (SG D5/8)

£435
Barbados 1900 ˝d. stationery card underfranked from Battery Rock to United States bearing Barbados despatch cds, framed ‘T’ handstamp top left, COLLECT/POSTAGE 2 CENTS handstamp with a pre cancelled 2c. postage due applied, New York transit and Beverly Mass flag machine cancel.
Barbados

1900 ˝d. stationery card underfranked from Battery Rock to United States bearing Barbados despatch cds, framed ‘T’ handstamp top left, COLLECT/POSTAGE 2 CENTS handstamp with a pre cancelled 2c. postage due applied, New York transit and Beverly Mass flag machine cancel.

£75
GOLD COAST 1903 ˝d postal stationery card to London with OBUASSI despatch cds, under-franked with irregular framed T handstamp, Sekondi transit, London arrival and 1d/F.B. handstamp applied.
GOLD COAST

1903 ˝d postal stationery card to London with 'OBUASSI' despatch cds, under-franked with irregular framed 'T' handstamp, 'Sekondi' transit, London arrival and '1d/F.B.' handstamp applied.

£145