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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
Gibraltar  1872 (JU 7) cover to New York franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, LB, plate 12 and 1s. green, LK, plate 5, cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London and New York Paid date stamps below, rated “4” and with Brooklyn arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.
Gibraltar

1872 (JU 7) cover to New York franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, LB, plate 12 and 1s. green, LK, plate 5, cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London and New York Paid date stamps below, rated “4” and with Brooklyn arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.

£425
Canada (Newfoundland) 1858 entire datelined “Petites” to France bearing accountancy handstamp ‘2f62c’, rating handstamps on front as well as French entry cds, reverse with framed SHIP LETTER/ HALIFAX N.S. datestamp, red London transit and internal French cancels; fine and clean condition.
Canada (Newfoundland) 1858 entire datelined “Petites” to France bearing accountancy handstamp ‘2f62c’, rating handstamps on front as well as French entry cds, reverse with framed SHIP LETTER/ HALIFAX N.S. datestamp, red London transit and internal French cancels; fine and clean condition.
Canada

(Newfoundland) 1858 entire datelined “Petites” to France bearing accountancy handstamp ‘2f62c’, rating handstamps on front as well as French entry cds, reverse with framed SHIP LETTER/ HALIFAX N.S. datestamp, red London transit and internal French cancels; fine and clean condition.

£635
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
Malta 1848 entire from Zante to Boston, United States endorsed “Via Marseilles” without any clear indication of despatch except for commercial chop top right, addressed care of forwarding agents in London whose blue ornate handstamp appears at base, red PAID date stamp of London and red ‘29’ US accountancy.
Malta 1848 entire from Zante to Boston, United States endorsed “Via Marseilles” without any clear indication of despatch except for commercial chop top right, addressed care of forwarding agents in London whose blue ornate handstamp appears at base, red PAID date stamp of London and red ‘29’ US accountancy.
Malta

1848 entire from Zante to Boston, United States endorsed “Via Marseilles” without any clear indication of despatch except for commercial chop top right, addressed care of forwarding agents in London whose blue ornate handstamp appears at base, red PAID date stamp of London and red ‘29’ US accountancy.

£345
Canada 1859 (April 18) cover to England franked pair 10d. Jacques Cartier tied by two bar obliterators with crown framed Legislative Assembly/ April 18/ 1859/Canada handstamp, London transit. The left-hand stamp with four fine margins and that on the right with three goood margins; a fine and attractive double weight cover
Canada 1859 (April 18) cover to England franked pair 10d. Jacques Cartier tied by two bar obliterators with crown framed Legislative Assembly/ April 18/ 1859/Canada handstamp, London transit. The left-hand stamp with four fine margins and that on the right with three goood margins; a fine and attractive double weight cover
Canada

1859 (April 18) cover to England franked pair 10d. 'Jacques Cartier' tied by two bar obliterators with crown framed 'Legislative Assembly/ April 18/ 1859/Canada' handstamp, London transit. The left-hand stamp with four fine margins and that on the right with three goood margins; a fine and attractive double weight cover

£4850
Aden 1859 cover to “Passenger Overland/ Post Office. Aden”, red Boston Paid cds, carried by British Packet at 39c rate on cunard “Niagura”. At top manuscript endorsement “N J Kindman’s complis/ Aden May 23rd 1859” for forwarding out of mails to Penang, a manuscript arrival endorsement on reverse.
Aden 1859 cover to “Passenger Overland/ Post Office. Aden”, red Boston Paid cds, carried by British Packet at 39c rate on cunard “Niagura”. At top manuscript endorsement “N J Kindman’s complis/ Aden May 23rd 1859” for forwarding out of mails to Penang, a manuscript arrival endorsement on reverse.
Aden

1859 cover to “Passenger Overland/ Post Office. Aden”, red Boston Paid cds, carried by British Packet at 39c rate on cunard “Niagura”. At top manuscript endorsement “N J Kindman’s complis/ Aden May 23rd 1859” for forwarding out of mails to Penang, a manuscript arrival endorsement on reverse.

£375
Brazil 1864 entire from Rio de Janeiro to Stockholm, Sweden, carried by RMS Magdelena, routed via England and Hamburg, various manuscript rate markings on the front, backstamped with blurred Rio De Janeiro double arc cds of the British Post Office, plus London, Hamburg and Stockholm date stamps.
Brazil 1864 entire from Rio de Janeiro to Stockholm, Sweden, carried by RMS Magdelena, routed via England and Hamburg, various manuscript rate markings on the front, backstamped with blurred Rio De Janeiro double arc cds of the British Post Office, plus London, Hamburg and Stockholm date stamps.
Brazil

1864 entire from Rio de Janeiro to Stockholm, Sweden, carried by RMS Magdelena, routed via England and Hamburg, various manuscript rate markings on the front, backstamped with blurred Rio De Janeiro double arc cds of the British Post Office, plus London, Hamburg and Stockholm date stamps.

£175
Canada 1864 registered cover to Glasgow, endorsed "Per Royal Mail Route" and bearing straight-line REGISTERED and framed POST OFFICE/ VICTORIA VANCOUVER handtsamp, franked United States 24c. tied target handstamp and by New York Registered date stamp,San Francisco transit cds bottom left, cursive (crown) Registered and London Paid cds arrival backstamp; some faults to envelope but still an attractive example of rare registered mail.
Canada 1864 registered cover to Glasgow, endorsed "Per Royal Mail Route" and bearing straight-line REGISTERED and framed POST OFFICE/ VICTORIA VANCOUVER handtsamp, franked United States 24c. tied target handstamp and by New York Registered date stamp,San Francisco transit cds bottom left, cursive (crown) Registered and London Paid cds arrival backstamp; some faults to envelope but still an attractive example of rare registered mail.
Canada

1864 registered cover to Glasgow, endorsed "Per Royal Mail Route" and bearing straight-line REGISTERED and framed POST OFFICE/ VICTORIA VANCOUVER handtsamp, franked United States 24c. tied target handstamp and by New York Registered date stamp,San Francisco transit cds bottom left, cursive (crown) Registered and London Paid cds arrival backstamp; some faults to envelope but still an attractive example of rare registered mail.

£2350
Gibraltar 1871 (FE 25) cover to Philadelphia franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, MA, plate 12 and 1s. green, CB, plate 4, neatly cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London, rated “4” and with arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.
Gibraltar

1871 (FE 25) cover to Philadelphia franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, MA, plate 12 and 1s. green, CB, plate 4, neatly cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London, rated “4” and with arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.

£425
British Honduras 1891 registered cover to Glasgow, Scotland, franked 6c. on 10c. on 4d. surcharge inverted and similar black surcharge, also inverted, cancelled with oval of bars with Belize cds to left and red R in oval handstamp, reverse with Belfast transit and arrival cds, BPA certificate. Fine and rare double variety cover.
British Honduras 1891 registered cover to Glasgow, Scotland, franked 6c. on 10c. on 4d. surcharge inverted and similar black surcharge, also inverted, cancelled with oval of bars with Belize cds to left and red R in oval handstamp, reverse with Belfast transit and arrival cds, BPA certificate. Fine and rare double variety cover.
British Honduras

1891 registered cover to Glasgow, Scotland, franked 6c. on 10c. on 4d. surcharge inverted and similar black surcharge, also inverted, cancelled with oval of bars with Belize cds to left and red R in oval handstamp, reverse with Belfast transit and arrival cds, BPA certificate. Fine and rare double variety cover.

£1950
Malta 1906 registered cover to Boston, USA bearing mixed reign issues tied Maltese Cross datestamps, reverse with London transit and arrival cds; good condition.
Malta

1906 registered cover to Boston, USA bearing mixed reign issues tied Maltese Cross datestamps, reverse with London transit and arrival cds; good condition.

£60
Malaya India used in Singapore: 1860s printed envelope to Haverhill, Mass., USA bearing four colour franking tied by a little unclear B/172 cancels, red London transit below, 5 N.York Am Pkt date stamp and cursive 16 cents accountancy,the reverse bearing good example of double oval FORWARDED BY BOUSTEAD & Co. and Singapore date stamp;tiny piece of backflap missing, fine and rare.
Malaya India used in Singapore: 1860s printed envelope to Haverhill, Mass., USA bearing four colour franking tied by a little unclear B/172 cancels, red London transit below, 5 N.York Am Pkt date stamp and cursive 16 cents accountancy,the reverse bearing good example of double oval FORWARDED BY BOUSTEAD & Co. and Singapore date stamp;tiny piece of backflap missing, fine and rare.
Malaya

India used in Singapore: 1860s printed envelope to Haverhill, Mass., USA bearing four colour franking tied by a little unclear 'B/172' cancels, red London transit below, '5 N.York Am Pkt date stamp and cursive '16 cents' accountancy,the reverse bearing good example of double oval 'FORWARDED BY BOUSTEAD & Co.' and Singapore date stamp;tiny piece of backflap missing, fine and rare.

£3750
Canada Two entires from the Bishop of Quebec, both to London, the first from 1800, redirected on arrival, the second from 1802, a duplicate entire. The first with virtually full red wax seal, Ship Letter Quebec oval ‘crown’ handstamps.
Canada Two entires from the Bishop of Quebec, both to London, the first from 1800, redirected on arrival, the second from 1802, a duplicate entire. The first with virtually full red wax seal, Ship Letter Quebec oval ‘crown’ handstamps.
Canada Two entires from the Bishop of Quebec, both to London, the first from 1800, redirected on arrival, the second from 1802, a duplicate entire. The first with virtually full red wax seal, Ship Letter Quebec oval ‘crown’ handstamps.
Canada Two entires from the Bishop of Quebec, both to London, the first from 1800, redirected on arrival, the second from 1802, a duplicate entire. The first with virtually full red wax seal, Ship Letter Quebec oval ‘crown’ handstamps.
Canada

Two entires from the Bishop of Quebec, both to London, the first from 1800, redirected on arrival, the second from 1802, a duplicate entire. The first with virtually full red wax seal, Ship Letter Quebec oval ‘crown’ handstamps.

£945
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