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1881 Gibraltar - 1881 cover to London with a ½d and pair 1ds tied by GIBRALTAR FE 7 81 A26 duplex cancels. A London FE 11 81 arrival cancel is on the back. 1881 Gibraltar
1881 cover to London with a ½d and pair 1d's tied by GIBRALTAR FE 7 81 'A26' duplex cancels. A London FE 11 81 arrival cancel is on the back.
£185.00
Reference: K3389

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1894 Bermuda - 1903 1d postal card to Turks Islands cancelled by a HAMILTON 1 JU 18 94 duplex canceller. A Turks Islands JU 23 94 arrival cancel is on the front of the card. An uncommon destination.1894 Bermuda
1903 1d postal card to Turks Islands cancelled by a HAMILTON '1' JU 18 94 duplex canceller. A Turks Islands JU 23 94 arrival cancel is on the front of the card. An uncommon destination.
£50.00
Reference: K3388

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1903 Bermuda - 1903 1d postal card to St.Thomas, B.W.I. cancelled HAMILTON MR 23 1903. A St Thomas 11.4.1903. arrival cancel is on the front of the card, on the back a New York MR 25 transit cancel. An uncommon destination.1903 Bermuda
1903 1d postal card to St.Thomas, B.W.I. cancelled HAMILTON MR 23 1903. A St Thomas 11.4.1903. arrival cancel is on the front of the card, on the back a New York MR 25 transit cancel. An uncommon destination.
£35.00
Reference: K3387

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1879 Gibraltar - 1879 outer wrapper to Madrid with two G.B. 1ds, Plate 222, paying a double rate, tied by GIBRALTAR A26 duplex cancels, dated NO 3 79. A Madrid NO 6 79 arrival datestamp is on the back.1879 Gibraltar
1879 outer wrapper to Madrid with two G.B. 1d's, Plate 222, paying a double rate, tied by GIBRALTAR A26 duplex cancels, dated NO 3 79. A Madrid NO 6 79 arrival datestamp is on the back.
£195.00
Reference: K3386

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1910 Bechuanaland -  1910 picture post card (Police camp, Mafeking) to England with an ED VII 1d cancelled LOBATSI B.P. MY 29 10. 1910 Bechuanaland
1910 picture post card (Police camp, Mafeking) to England with an ED VII 1d cancelled LOBATSI B.P. MY 29 10.
£28.00
Reference: K3385

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1916 Tanganyika -  1916 picture post card (The Fort at Dar Es Salaam) to Bloemfontein, endorsed On Active Service with an F.P.O. No. 304, 29 AU 16. datestamp. Between the end of July 1916 and the end of May 1917, F.P.O.304 was based at TANGA. 1916 Tanganyika
1916 picture post card (The Fort at Dar Es Salaam) to Bloemfontein, endorsed 'On Active Service' with an F.P.O. No. 304, 29 AU 16. datestamp. Between the end of July 1916 and the end of May 1917, F.P.O.304 was based at TANGA.
£50.00
Reference: G2998

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1922 Gambia -  1922 De La Rue sample proof pair of the 4/- value in red, imperforate on gummed unwatermarked paper. These have both been overprinted SPECIMEN. The issue colour of the 4/- was in brown. A rare proof from this issue. 1922 Gambia
1922 De La Rue sample proof pair of the 4/- value in red, imperforate on gummed unwatermarked paper. These have both been overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. The issue colour of the 4/- was in brown. A rare proof from this issue.
£400.00
Reference: G2997

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1873 Mauritius - 1873 folded letter to Marseille, France, with a pair of 6d and a 4d paying the rate for a double weight letter, (it was 8d per ½ oz) cancelled by B53 cancels with a MAURITIUS FE 7 73 datestamp on the back. An indistinct red Suez French Paquebot 11 FE 73 is on the front of the letter.1873 Mauritius
1873 folded letter to Marseille, France, with a pair of 6d and a 4d paying the rate for a double weight letter, (it was 8d per ½ oz) cancelled by B53 cancels with a MAURITIUS FE 7 73 datestamp on the back. An indistinct red Suez French Paquebot 11 FE 73 is on the front of the letter.
£150.00
Reference: G2995

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1893 Orange Free State - 1893 cover to Port Elizabeth with a pair of 1ds cancelled SENEKAL 21 MY 93. A Port Elizabeth MY 24 93 arrival cancel is on the back. 1893 Orange Free State
1893 cover to Port Elizabeth with a pair of 1d's cancelled SENEKAL 21 MY 93. A Port Elizabeth MY 24 93 arrival cancel is on the back.
£70.00
Reference: G2994

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1892 Orange Free State - 1892 mourning envelope to Graaf Reinet with a pair of 1d on 3d cancelled BLOEMFONTEIN 20 AU 92. Port Elizabeth AU 22 transit and Graaf Reinet 23 AUG 92 arrival cancels are on the back. 1892 Orange Free State
1892 mourning envelope to Graaf Reinet with a pair of 1d on 3d cancelled BLOEMFONTEIN 20 AU 92. Port Elizabeth AU 22 transit and Graaf Reinet 23 AUG 92 arrival cancels are on the back.
£95.00
Reference: G2993

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1902 Morocco Agencies - 1902 picture post card (Market Place, Mazagan) to London, with a 10c cancelled MAZAGAN 21 OC 02. Tangier 24 OC transit and London OC 28 02 arrival cancels are on the card. 1902 Morocco Agencies
1902 picture post card (Market Place, Mazagan) to London, with a 10c cancelled MAZAGAN 21 OC 02. Tangier 24 OC transit and London OC 28 02 arrival cancels are on the card.
£95.00
Reference: K3383

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1915 South West Africa -  1915 censored picture post card, endorsed On Active Service written on 15 May but only entering the post on 22 MAY where it received the circular dumb canceller 5. This was in use at Swakopmund. 1915 South West Africa
1915 censored picture post card, endorsed 'On Active Service' written on 15 May but only entering the post on 22 MAY where it received the circular 'dumb' canceller '5'. This was in use at Swakopmund.
£55.00
Reference: G2996

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1915 South West Africa - 1915 censored cover used internally to Windhuk with a South African Kings Head 1d tied by a boxed 13 canceller dated 21 AUG 15. This numeral cancel was known used at Swakopmund between January and mid April 1915, but after that there are no records as to where it went. By August 1915 Germany had surrendered the colony (July 9) and this cancel was probably with troops in the interior of the country. It is believed the only cover with this cancel  known after its use in Swakopmund in April 1915. A rare cover.  1915 South West Africa
1915 censored cover used internally to Windhuk with a South African Kings Head 1d tied by a boxed '13' canceller dated 21 AUG 15. This numeral cancel was known used at Swakopmund between January and mid April 1915, but after that there are no records as to where it went. By August 1915 Germany had surrendered the colony (July 9) and this cancel was probably with troops in the interior of the country. It is believed the only cover with this cancel known after its' use in Swakopmund in April 1915. A rare cover.
£325.00
Reference: K3382

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1918 Tanganyika / Portuguese East Africa. - 1918 envelope from Mold, Wales, to Lt. Goddard, R.A.M.C. Military Labour Bureau, Dar Es Salaam, but on arrival forwarded to him at the Amunition Column, Pamforce and endorsed at the lower left corner C/O O.C. No. 2C Slat Hosp, Porto Amelia. PAMFORCE was an abbreviation for Port Amelia Force. This force landed at Porto Amelia in northern Portuguese East Africa with the intention of cutting off Von Lettow, who was being forced south and into the Portuguese territory. A very rare incoming cover to a member of PAMFORCE.1918 Tanganyika / Portuguese East Africa.
1918 envelope from Mold, Wales, to Lt. Goddard, R.A.M.C. Military Labour Bureau, Dar Es Salaam, but on arrival forwarded to him at the 'Amunition Column, Pamforce' and endorsed at the lower left corner 'C/O O.C. No. 2C Slat Hosp, Porto Amelia.' PAMFORCE was an abbreviation for Port Amelia Force. This force landed at Porto Amelia in northern Portuguese East Africa with the intention of cutting off Von Lettow, who was being forced south and into the Portuguese territory. A very rare incoming cover to a member of PAMFORCE.
£395.00
Reference: K3381

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1916 British East Africa / Nyasaland - 1916 censored picture post card (Sea Wall, Beira) to South Africa, endorsed “On Active Service” cancelled BRITISH CONCESSION CHINDE 21. 11. 16. The card has a red square Passed By Censor No. 3317 and a pencil (censor?) signature. The writer says “On our way to a new part of E. Africa, Writing this on the Zambezi River. New address 5th S.A. Infantry, Nyasaland Contingent, Field Post Office, Zomba”. An interesting and historical card. 1916 British East Africa / Nyasaland
1916 censored picture post card (Sea Wall, Beira) to South Africa, endorsed “On Active Service” cancelled BRITISH CONCESSION CHINDE 21. 11. 16. The card has a red square Passed By Censor No. 3317 and a pencil (censor?) signature. The writer says “On our way to a new part of E. Africa, Writing this on the Zambezi River. New address 5th S.A. Infantry, Nyasaland Contingent, Field Post Office, Zomba”. An interesting and historical card.
£395.00
Reference: K3380

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1918 Tanganyika / Portuguese Eat Africa - 1918 picture post card (Bombay) to Pretoria, South Africa, endorsed “On Active Service” with an F.P.O. No. 345 27 NO 18 I.E.F. datestamp. This canceller was very briefly at QUELIMANE at that time, having been in Beira prior to that (From 27 August 1918). A very rare card from a South African serviceman with the British forces, and Indian Post Offices in Portuguese East Africa are exceptionally rare.1918 Tanganyika / Portuguese Eat Africa
1918 picture post card (Bombay) to Pretoria, South Africa, endorsed “On Active Service” with an F.P.O. No. 345 27 NO 18 I.E.F. datestamp. This canceller was very briefly at QUELIMANE at that time, having been in Beira prior to that (From 27 August 1918). A very rare card from a South African serviceman with the British forces, and Indian Post Offices in Portuguese East Africa are exceptionally rare.
£675.00
Reference: K3379

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1904 Basutoland - 1904 envelope registered to Dublin, Ireland, with a pair and strip of three 1ds, correctly paying the 5d registered rate, cancelled TEYATEYANENG JU 14 04 (the year above the date) Cape Town 18 JU and London 2 JY 04 transit cancels are on the back. 1904 Basutoland
1904 envelope registered to Dublin, Ireland, with a pair and strip of three 1d's, correctly paying the 5d registered rate, cancelled TEYATEYANENG JU 14 04 (the year above the date) Cape Town 18 JU and London 2 JY 04 transit cancels are on the back.
£275.00
Reference: K3378

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1862 Bermuda - 1862 envelope to London, endorsed “Pr S. S. Cleopatra” with a red ST. GEORGES BERMUDA PAID FE 18 1862 datestamp on the front. A manuscript 6 is on the cover, denoting the amount paid. On the back are Plymouth Ship Letter MR 6 and London MR 7 62 transit and arrival cancels. 1862 Bermuda
1862 envelope to London, endorsed “Pr S. S. Cleopatra” with a red ST. GEORGES BERMUDA PAID FE 18 1862 datestamp on the front. A manuscript '6' is on the cover, denoting the amount paid. On the back are Plymouth Ship Letter MR 6 and London MR 7 62 transit and arrival cancels.
£975.00
Reference: K3377

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1949 British Guiana - 1949 cover sent air mail to Scotland with U.P.U. 4c, 12c and 24c tied by ENMORE 6 DE 49 datestamps. Enmore is a small town on the coast south east of Georgetown. 1949 British Guiana
1949 cover sent air mail to Scotland with U.P.U. 4c, 12c and 24c tied by ENMORE 6 DE 49 datestamps. Enmore is a small town on the coast south east of Georgetown.
£38.00
Reference: K3376

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1949 Swaziland - 1949 South African 4d Registered Letter with additional franking of a U.P.U. 6d and 1½d, cancelled MBABANE 7 XI 49. A GRAHAMSTOWN R. LAND. P. SECTION 9 XI 49 (Putzel No. 59) transit cancel is on the back. 1949 Swaziland
1949 South African 4d Registered Letter with additional franking of a U.P.U. 6d and 1½d, cancelled MBABANE 7 XI 49. A GRAHAMSTOWN R. LAND. P. SECTION 9 XI 49 (Putzel No. 59) transit cancel is on the back.
£38.00
Reference: K3375

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