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1918 Tanganyika - 1918 envelope, very slightly truncated at the left, sent most probably by and Indian soldier to Amani with two3c cancelled TANGA 28 JU 18. A boxed PASSED BY CENSOR TANGA is on the face of the cover, on the back is a Tanga JY 2 18 datestamp. The cover was left at the Tanga Post Office for 4 days to receive this second cancel. Unusual. 1918 Tanganyika
1918 envelope, very slightly truncated at the left, sent most probably by and Indian soldier to Amani with two3c cancelled TANGA 28 JU 18. A boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR TANGA' is on the face of the cover, on the back is a Tanga JY 2 18 datestamp. The cover was left at the Tanga Post Office for 4 days to receive this second cancel. Unusual.
£80.00
Reference: G2930

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1921 Tanganyika - 1921 picture post card (Amani mountain scene) to England with a 6c tied by an indifferent strike of the scarce ARMY TELEGRAPHS  K W A  29 III 21, struck in violet. The KWA can be clearly made out, but the rest of the cancel appears to have been overstruck by another datestamp. . This cancel was used at KILWA.  1921 Tanganyika
1921 picture post card (Amani mountain scene) to England with a 6c tied by an indifferent strike of the scarce ARMY TELEGRAPHS K W A 29 III 21, struck in violet. The KWA can be clearly made out, but the rest of the cancel appears to have been overstruck by another datestamp. . This cancel was used at KILWA.
£100.00
Reference: G2928

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1918 Tanganyika - 1918 censored envelope to a lady in the Deaconesss Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, that has a 6c stamp cancelled TANGA JY 4 18. The cover has been opened and resealed by the censor with tape and also has a boxed PASSED CENSOR 7 cachet. Voi 5 JY, Mombasa JY 6 and Cairo 22 VIII 18 transit and arrival cancels are on the back. 1918 Tanganyika
1918 censored envelope to a lady in the Deaconess's Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, that has a 6c stamp cancelled TANGA JY 4 18. The cover has been opened and resealed by the censor with tape and also has a boxed 'PASSED CENSOR 7' cachet. Voi 5 JY, Mombasa JY 6 and Cairo 22 VIII 18 transit and arrival cancels are on the back.
£75.00
Reference: G2927

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1916 Tanganyika - 1916 picture post card ( View of Hotel Moshi, Kilimanjaro) to Scotland from a soldier in the Field Postal Corps, 1st Mounted Brigade, endorsed On Active Service, with an F.P.O. NO. 71 25 MA 16. datestamp. A hexagonal OPENED BY CENSOR /  UNDER MARTIAL LAW cachet is on the card, which has a few minor edge faults. F.P.O. No 71 was most probably around Salaita at that time. After the defeat at the Battle of Salaita Hill on 12 February 1916, which was the first large-scale engagement to involve British, South African, Rhodesian and Indian troops, the allied troops withdrew, but in early March occupied the town after a further engagement. This cancel is known used there for a short period from 10th March. A scarce card from there.1916 Tanganyika
1916 picture post card ( View of Hotel Moshi, Kilimanjaro) to Scotland from a soldier in the Field Postal Corps, 1st Mounted Brigade, endorsed 'On Active Service', with an F.P.O. NO. 71 25 MA 16. datestamp. A hexagonal OPENED BY CENSOR / UNDER MARTIAL LAW cachet is on the card, which has a few minor edge faults. F.P.O. No 71 was most probably around Salaita at that time. After the defeat at the Battle of Salaita Hill on 12 February 1916, which was the first large-scale engagement to involve British, South African, Rhodesian and Indian troops, the allied troops withdrew, but in early March occupied the town after a further engagement. This cancel is known used there for a short period from 10th March. A scarce card from there.
£65.00
Reference: G2924

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1941 Papua - 1941 triple censored envelope sent registered to the U.S.A. with a 1d and 5d cancelled BWAGAOIA 24 JA 41. The cover has been opened and resealed with censor tape at the left and a violet boxed Passed By Censor V 100 applied. A further large boxed Passed By Censor handstamp is also on the front of the cover. On the back are transit and arrival cancels. As the censor tape is over a Samarai 5 FEB cancel, the cover would probably have been censored either there or at Port Moresby.  Bwagaoia is on Misima Island, about 160 miles east of Papua, New Guinea mainland. A scarce censored cover from this town.1941 Papua
1941 triple censored envelope sent registered to the U.S.A. with a 1d and 5d cancelled BWAGAOIA 24 JA 41. The cover has been opened and resealed with censor tape at the left and a violet boxed 'Passed By Censor V 100' applied. A further large boxed Passed By Censor handstamp is also on the front of the cover. On the back are transit and arrival cancels. As the censor tape is over a Samarai 5 FEB cancel, the cover would probably have been censored either there or at Port Moresby. Bwagaoia is on Misima Island, about 160 miles east of Papua, New Guinea mainland. A scarce censored cover from this town.
£120.00
Reference: K3293

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1921 Uganda - 1921 10c envelope to London cancelled HOIMA 19 MR 21. 1921 Uganda
1921 10c envelope to London cancelled HOIMA 19 MR 21.
£75.00
Reference: K3292

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1901 Boer War - 1901 cover to Harrismith, Orange River Colony, with a Natal 1d cancelled LADYSMITH 1 OC 1901. A PRISONER OF WAR / PASSED CENSOR / LADYSMITH handstamp is on the front of the cover, on the back is a Harrismith 2 OC 01 arrival c.d.s. The Ladysmith P.O.W. Camp was known as Tin Town and was one of the prisons that held Rebel prisoners. Many of these were Natal Burghers who the British did not know whether they were traitors or Prisoners of War. As Natal was a British Colony, many Afrikaaners who went from there to fight for the Boers were regarded as traitors and tried as such. John Bland, the sender of this letter, was interred in Ladysmith for a number of months before being moved. 1901 Boer War
1901 cover to Harrismith, Orange River Colony, with a Natal 1d cancelled LADYSMITH 1 OC 1901. A 'PRISONER OF WAR / PASSED CENSOR / LADYSMITH' handstamp is on the front of the cover, on the back is a Harrismith 2 OC 01 arrival c.d.s. The Ladysmith P.O.W. Camp was known as 'Tin Town' and was one of the prisons that held 'Rebel' prisoners. Many of these were Natal Burghers who the British did not know whether they were 'traitors' or Prisoners of War. As Natal was a British Colony, many Afrikaaners who went from there to fight for the Boers were regarded as traitors and tried as such. John Bland, the sender of this letter, was interred in Ladysmith for a number of months before being moved.
£95.00
Reference: K3291

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1905 Cape of Good Hope -  1905 picture post card (photo of two men at the Bushmans River) to Ceylon with a d cancelled TOOTABI FE 18 05. A Colombo MR 22 05 arrival cancel is on the card. Tootabi was a Telegraph Office in the Alexandria district of the Eastern Cape, 100 miles north east of Port Elizabeth near Grahamstown. An uncommon cancel. 1905 Cape of Good Hope
1905 picture post card (photo of two men at the Bushmans River) to Ceylon with a d cancelled TOOTABI FE 18 05. A Colombo MR 22 05 arrival cancel is on the card. Tootabi was a Telegraph Office in the Alexandria district of the Eastern Cape, 100 miles north east of Port Elizabeth near Grahamstown. An uncommon cancel.
£65.00
Reference: K3290

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1914 India used Abroad - MOHAMMERAH.  1914 envelope sent registered to Germany with a 2a6p and pair of 1a cancelled MOHAMMERAH 20 JU 14. A Bremen 12.7.14. arrival c.d.s. is on the back of the cover.1914 India used Abroad
MOHAMMERAH. 1914 envelope sent registered to Germany with a 2a6p and pair of 1a cancelled MOHAMMERAH 20 JU 14. A Bremen 12.7.14. arrival c.d.s. is on the back of the cover.
£120.00
Reference: K3289

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1794 Jamaica / Great Britain - 1794 (24 July) entire from Kingston to Edinburgh with two 1/1, (both crossed out), a 2 and a 2/3 charge marks on the face. A fine strike of the horseshoe FALMOUTH SHIP LRE is on the front of the entire, on the back is a smudged Bishop mark. 1794 Jamaica / Great Britain
1794 (24 July) entire from Kingston to Edinburgh with two '1/1', (both crossed out), a '2' and a '2/3' charge marks on the face. A fine strike of the horseshoe FALMOUTH SHIP LRE is on the front of the entire, on the back is a smudged Bishop mark.
£250.00
Reference: K3288

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1953 Nyasaland - 1953 envelope to the USA from the Seventh-day Adventists Malamulo Mission Hospital at Makwasa with a pair of 1ds cancelled at LUCHENZA 3 AU 53, this being the nearest town where the letter could enter the postal system some 25 miles away.  1953 Nyasaland
1953 envelope to the USA from the Seventh-day Adventists Malamulo Mission Hospital at Makwasa with a pair of 1d's cancelled at LUCHENZA 3 AU 53, this being the nearest town where the letter could enter the postal system some 25 miles away.
£28.00
Reference: K3286

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1919 Togo - 1919 envelope to Burton on Trent, England with a pair of 1ds cancelled STATION PALIME 10.6.19. On the back are Lome 11.6 and Accra JUN 18 19 transit cancels.1919 Togo
1919 envelope to Burton on Trent, England with a pair of 1d's cancelled STATION PALIME 10.6.19. On the back are Lome 11.6 and Accra JUN 18 19 transit cancels.
£95.00
Reference: K3285

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1919 Tanganyika - 1919 inter bank cover to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, but redirected on arrival to Redhouse, with three 1c and a 6c cancelled by the very scarce DARESSALAAM 5 APR 19 datestamp that was only in use from 17 March to 8 April 1919. (Proud D1) A Port Elizabeth 17 APR 19 arrival c.d.s. is on the face of the cover. 1919 Tanganyika
1919 inter bank cover to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, but redirected on arrival to Redhouse, with three 1c and a 6c cancelled by the very scarce DARESSALAAM 5 APR 19 datestamp that was only in use from 17 March to 8 April 1919. (Proud D1) A Port Elizabeth 17 APR 19 arrival c.d.s. is on the face of the cover.
£125.00
Reference: G2919

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1921 Tanganyika - 1921 envelope to England with a 6c and 3c cancelled by the rare large barred undated SONGEA canceller (Proud D1) the SNG clearly visible on this canceller. On the back of the cover is a good strike of the rare ARMY TELEGRAPHS  KL  12 1 21 canceller of KILOSA (Proud D3 value x 150) and a Daressalaam 14 JA 21 datestamp. An exceptionally rare cover in many respects.1921 Tanganyika - 1921 envelope to England with a 6c and 3c cancelled by the rare large barred undated SONGEA canceller (Proud D1) the SNG clearly visible on this canceller. On the back of the cover is a good strike of the rare ARMY TELEGRAPHS  KL  12 1 21 canceller of KILOSA (Proud D3 value x 150) and a Daressalaam 14 JA 21 datestamp. An exceptionally rare cover in many respects.1921 Tanganyika
1921 envelope to England with a 6c and 3c cancelled by the rare large barred undated SONGEA canceller (Proud D1) the SNG clearly visible on this canceller. On the back of the cover is a good strike of the rare ARMY TELEGRAPHS KL 12 1 21 canceller of KILOSA (Proud D3 value x 150) and a Daressalaam 14 JA 21 datestamp. An exceptionally rare cover in many respects.
£375.00
Reference: G2922

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1920 Tanganyika - 1920 post card (St Ottilien Benedictine Mission Station) to Germany with a 6c cancelled DARESSALAAM 13 MR 1920. (Proud D2, but with time 12 PM in, which he doesnt list) A straight line OPENED BY CENSOR (Hoffman Type 32) cachet is on the face of the card. 1920 Tanganyika
1920 post card (St Ottilien Benedictine Mission Station) to Germany with a 6c cancelled DARESSALAAM 13 MR 1920. (Proud D2, but with 'time' 12 PM in, which he doesn't list) A straight line 'OPENED BY CENSOR' (Hoffman Type 32) cachet is on the face of the card.
£90.00
Reference: G2920

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1918 Tanganyika - 1918 6c postal card, overprinted G.E.A. to Germany with a 3c and 6c added, overpaying the foreign post card rate. The 15c rate was for foreign letters, postcards being only 6c. The stamps have been cancelled MOSHI JA 18 17.  Across the front of the card is a red two line PASSED CENSOR, / C.T. Dann, Hoffman censor type 25. 1918 Tanganyika
1918 6c postal card, overprinted G.E.A. to Germany with a 3c and 6c added, overpaying the foreign post card rate. The 15c rate was for foreign letters, postcards being only 6c. The stamps have been cancelled MOSHI JA 18 17. Across the front of the card is a red two line 'PASSED CENSOR, / C.T. Dann', Hoffman censor type 25.
£95.00
Reference: G2918

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1919 Tanganyika - 1919 inter bank envelope to New York with a strip of three 1c and a 12c paying the 15c foreign rate cancelled MWANZA 3 FE 19. Kisumu 7 FE and Mombasa 11 FE 19 transit datestamps are on the back. This MWANZA canceller with the time code (5 PM) is Proud D1, rated by him at value x 50. A fine example of this scarce canceller. 1919 Tanganyika
1919 inter bank envelope to New York with a strip of three 1c and a 12c paying the 15c foreign rate cancelled MWANZA 3 FE 19. Kisumu 7 FE and Mombasa 11 FE 19 transit datestamps are on the back. This MWANZA canceller with the time code (5 PM) is Proud D1, rated by him at value x 50. A fine example of this scarce canceller.
£120.00
Reference: G2910

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1916 Tanganyika - 1916 stampless envelope to Ireland, endorsed On Active Service with an A.P.O. No. 337  25 SEP 16 datestamp on the back. This was in use at KILOSA . On the front of the cover is an octagonal OPENED BY CENSOR UNDER MARTIAL LAW handstamp. This is only known on military mail from March to October 1916 and was at Base Office B. An uncommon item.1916 Tanganyika
1916 stampless envelope to Ireland, endorsed 'On Active Service' with an A.P.O. No. 337 25 SEP 16 datestamp on the back. This was in use at KILOSA . On the front of the cover is an octagonal OPENED BY CENSOR UNDER MARTIAL LAW handstamp. This is only known on military mail from March to October 1916 and was at Base Office 'B'. An uncommon item.
£70.00
Reference: G2923

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1910 St. Helena -  1914 picture post card (Las Palmas) to England with a 1d, deep red shade, cancelled ST. HELENA MR 23 10.  1910 St. Helena
1914 picture post card (Las Palmas) to England with a 1d, deep red shade, cancelled ST. HELENA MR 23 10.
£28.00
Reference: K3284

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1914 St. Helena - 1914 picture post card (Napoleons Tomb) to Belgium, with a 1d cancelled ST. HELENA MY 4 14.1914 St. Helena
1914 picture post card (Napoleon's Tomb) to Belgium, with a 1d cancelled ST. HELENA MY 4 14.
£28.00
Reference: K3283

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