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Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.
Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.
Australia

(Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.

£115
Jamaica 1844 entire cover from Berwick to James Hume at the Baptist Missionary, Mount Hermon. The letter was rated at 1/2d plus 4d. local rate and displays a faint strike of the Duncans cds, Kingston cds on reverse. The letter redirected and is endorsed "Per Tree Bottom Post Office". Central vertical filing crease.
Jamaica

1844 entire cover from Berwick to James Hume at the Baptist Missionary, Mount Hermon. The letter was rated at 1/2d plus 4d. local rate and displays a faint strike of the Duncans cds, Kingston cds on reverse. The letter redirected and is endorsed "Per Tree Bottom Post Office". Central vertical filing crease.

£55
CHINA (Incoming Mail) 1880 cover from Arundel, England, franked pair 2½d addressed to Shanghai. Reverse Hong Kong transit (JA 20) and SHANGHAE index A cds of British Post Offices, re-directed back to England with Hong Kong transit, London transit and final arrival cds; some toning, a well travelled cover.
CHINA (Incoming Mail)

1880 cover from Arundel, England, franked pair 2½d addressed to Shanghai. Reverse 'Hong Kong' transit (JA 20) and 'SHANGHAE' index A cds of British Post Offices, re-directed back to England with Hong Kong transit, London transit and final arrival cds; some toning, a well travelled cover.

£385
Russia  1883, uprated 5kop stationery envelope with 2x1kop (1866 issue-horizontally laid paper) tied by Moscow cds, posted to Riga and redirected to Libava. Reverse shows TPO 85 serial 3 of Riga Muravyevo railway line, dated 14 January 1883. Earliest known date of this railway line by Kiryushkin-Robinson is 17 November 1883.
Russia  1883, uprated 5kop stationery envelope with 2x1kop (1866 issue-horizontally laid paper) tied by Moscow cds, posted to Riga and redirected to Libava. Reverse shows TPO 85 serial 3 of Riga Muravyevo railway line, dated 14 January 1883. Earliest known date of this railway line by Kiryushkin-Robinson is 17 November 1883.
Russia

1883, uprated 5kop stationery envelope with 2x1kop (1866 issue-horizontally laid paper) tied by Moscow cds, posted to Riga and redirected to Libava. Reverse shows TPO 85 serial 3 of Riga Muravyevo railway line, dated 14 January 1883. Earliest known date of this railway line by Kiryushkin-Robinson is 17 November 1883.

£230
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
BULGARIA 1896 5st. "Baptism of Prince Boris" postal stationery card, up-rated 5st., 10st. & 15st., tied by bilingual CHUMLA date stamp and registered to Vaucouleurs, France. Re-directed to Le Thillot and Ligny En Barrois.
BULGARIA

1896 5st. "Baptism of Prince Boris" postal stationery card, up-rated 5st., 10st. & 15st., tied by bilingual CHUMLA date stamp and registered to Vaucouleurs, France. Re-directed to Le Thillot and Ligny En Barrois.

£75
LIBERIA 1901 picture post card of Kamerun to Germany franked 1c. & 2c. tied oval DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESAFRIKA/XXI date stamp. Much re-directed on arrival in Germany with extra piece of paper affixed to card to allow for this; some slight damage to front of card.
LIBERIA

1901 picture post card of Kamerun to Germany franked 1c. & 2c. tied oval 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESAFRIKA/XXI' date stamp. Much re-directed on arrival in Germany with extra piece of paper affixed to card to allow for this; some slight damage to front of card.

£55
LIBERIA 1907 10c. registered postal stationery envelope to Germany with image tied by oval DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA/31/7.07/XIII date stamp, re-directed from Bremen to Hannover.
LIBERIA

1907 10c. registered postal stationery envelope to Germany with image tied by oval 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA/31/7.07/XIII' date stamp, re-directed from Bremen to Hannover.

£165
ITALY: (Levant) 1908 registered cover to Austro-Hungarian Consulte PHILIPPOPOLI, Bulgaria franked 20 Para 20 on 10c. and 30 PARA on 15c. tied CONSTANTINOPOLI II cds, arrival backstamp and then re-directed back to German Consulate at Constantinople with despatch cds at top and arrival backstamp of the Austrian Post Office.
ITALY: (Levant)

1908 registered cover to Austro-Hungarian Consulte PHILIPPOPOLI, Bulgaria franked 20 Para 20 on 10c. and 30 PARA on 15c. tied 'CONSTANTINOPOLI II' cds, arrival backstamp and then re-directed back to German Consulate at Constantinople with despatch cds at top and arrival backstamp of the Austrian Post Office.

£145
Hong Kong 1910 incoming cover from Great Britain franked 1d. KEVII addressed “c/o Mssrs Thom Cook & Son” who have forwarded envelope to Yokohama, Japan, a fly sheet dated 5/5 attached to front reading”…excess of postage was paid by/ Thos Cook & Son…”, manuscript charge marks appearing on front, reverse with Victoria cancels and Japanese cancels together with Cook Hong Kong framed date stamp, also with two further rice paper fly sheets applied to front by Japanese post office.
Hong Kong 1910 incoming cover from Great Britain franked 1d. KEVII addressed “c/o Mssrs Thom Cook & Son” who have forwarded envelope to Yokohama, Japan, a fly sheet dated 5/5 attached to front reading”…excess of postage was paid by/ Thos Cook & Son…”, manuscript charge marks appearing on front, reverse with Victoria cancels and Japanese cancels together with Cook Hong Kong framed date stamp, also with two further rice paper fly sheets applied to front by Japanese post office.
Hong Kong

1910 incoming cover from Great Britain franked 1d. KEVII addressed “c/o Mssrs Thom Cook & Son” who have forwarded envelope to Yokohama, Japan, a fly sheet dated 5/5 attached to front reading”…excess of postage was paid by/ Thos Cook & Son…”, manuscript charge marks appearing on front, reverse with Victoria cancels and Japanese cancels together with Cook Hong Kong framed date stamp, also with two further rice paper fly sheets applied to front by Japanese post office.

£115
British Levant 1920 registered cover, an Ottoman 20pa stationery envelope used, to Perth, Western Australia, franked unoverprinted Great Britain 2d and 2½d. tied British P.O. Constantinople date stamp, redirected from Perth to United States. Envelope opened out for display.
British Levant 1920 registered cover, an Ottoman 20pa stationery envelope used, to Perth, Western Australia, franked unoverprinted Great Britain 2d and 2½d. tied British P.O. Constantinople date stamp, redirected from Perth to United States. Envelope opened out for display.
British Levant

1920 registered cover, an Ottoman 20pa stationery envelope used, to Perth, Western Australia, franked unoverprinted Great Britain 2d and 2½d. tied British P.O. Constantinople date stamp, redirected from Perth to United States. Envelope opened out for display.

£265
Russia - Civil War 1923. FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC - Vladivostok issue, Blagoveschensk registered cover to Switzerland franked on reverse  with 1k/100R perf block of six, 1k/100R imperf pair and block of four, 2k/70R imperf block of four, 5k/10R imperf pair and in addition Chita issue 10kop. All cancelled by Blagoveschensk despatch cds. Zurich transit and Tegna arrival alongside. Correct franking of 40kop for registered mail abroad. Rare and decorative cover
Russia - Civil War 1923. FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC - Vladivostok issue, Blagoveschensk registered cover to Switzerland franked on reverse  with 1k/100R perf block of six, 1k/100R imperf pair and block of four, 2k/70R imperf block of four, 5k/10R imperf pair and in addition Chita issue 10kop. All cancelled by Blagoveschensk despatch cds. Zurich transit and Tegna arrival alongside. Correct franking of 40kop for registered mail abroad. Rare and decorative cover
Russia - Civil War

1923. FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC - Vladivostok issue, Blagoveschensk registered cover to Switzerland franked on reverse with 1k/100R perf block of six, 1k/100R imperf pair and block of four, 2k/70R imperf block of four, 5k/10R imperf pair and in addition Chita issue 10kop. All cancelled by Blagoveschensk despatch cds. Zurich transit and Tegna arrival alongside. Correct franking of 40kop for registered mail abroad. Rare and decorative cover

£375
RUSSIA - KAZAKHSTAN 1925 registered cover to Germany redirected, franked on reverse with 40kop (Typo no WMK perf 14) tied by rare AK-MECHET cds
RUSSIA - KAZAKHSTAN 1925 registered cover to Germany redirected, franked on reverse with 40kop (Typo no WMK perf 14) tied by rare AK-MECHET cds
RUSSIA - KAZAKHSTAN

1925 registered cover to Germany redirected, franked on reverse with 40kop (Typo no WMK perf 14) tied by rare AK-MECHET cds

£95
North Borneo 1932 (Mar 20) United States postal stationery envelope from Pittsburg to Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, forwarded as instructed (in manuscript top left) to North Borneo, with large framed Rhodesian instructional handstamp and hand illustrated handstamp and two framd OVER handstamps, reverse with Salisbury cancel of 28 Apr, Bandojermasin transit of 9.6. and Jesselton B.N.B. cds of 22 JUN, red oval DEAD LETTER OFFICE/ SINGAPORE handstamp, two U.S. Dead Letter Office cancels of Aug 16 and Nov 5; unusual item.
North Borneo 1932 (Mar 20) United States postal stationery envelope from Pittsburg to Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, forwarded as instructed (in manuscript top left) to North Borneo, with large framed Rhodesian instructional handstamp and hand illustrated handstamp and two framd OVER handstamps, reverse with Salisbury cancel of 28 Apr, Bandojermasin transit of 9.6. and Jesselton B.N.B. cds of 22 JUN, red oval DEAD LETTER OFFICE/ SINGAPORE handstamp, two U.S. Dead Letter Office cancels of Aug 16 and Nov 5; unusual item.
North Borneo

1932 (Mar 20) United States postal stationery envelope from Pittsburg to Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, forwarded as instructed (in manuscript top left) to North Borneo, with large framed Rhodesian instructional handstamp and hand illustrated handstamp and two framd OVER handstamps, reverse with Salisbury cancel of 28 Apr, Bandojermasin transit of 9.6. and Jesselton B.N.B. cds of 22 JUN, red oval DEAD LETTER OFFICE/ SINGAPORE handstamp, two U.S. Dead Letter Office cancels of Aug 16 and Nov 5; unusual item.

£295
Bahrain 1940 censored airmail cover to United States, redirected there, franked ½a., 1a, 2a. (2) and 1r. tied Bahrain Persian Gulf cds, censor tape at left (lifted off stamps but still there). US Missent handstamp on front and various backstamps.
Bahrain 1940 censored airmail cover to United States, redirected there, franked ½a., 1a, 2a. (2) and 1r. tied Bahrain Persian Gulf cds, censor tape at left (lifted off stamps but still there). US Missent handstamp on front and various backstamps.
Bahrain

1940 censored airmail cover to United States, redirected there, franked ½a., 1a, 2a. (2) and 1r. tied Bahrain Persian Gulf cds, censor tape at left (lifted off stamps but still there). US Missent handstamp on front and various backstamps.

£155
JORDAN: (Palestine) 1952 formula registration stationery envelope to England bearing multi-franking tied JERUSALEM cds, re-directed on arrival with arrival backstamps.
JORDAN: (Palestine)

1952 formula registration stationery envelope to England bearing multi-franking tied 'JERUSALEM' cds, re-directed on arrival with arrival backstamps.

£65
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