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1896 registered envelope to London franked with six 48c stamps cancelled SEYCHELLES OC 27 96. A London 27 NO 96 arrival cancel is on the front of the cover. Philatelic but very unusual.
1888 envelope to Sir Henry Barkly, London, the ex Governor of Mauritius, the backflap with the blue insignia of the Government House, Seychelles, franked with a pair of Mauritius16c cancelled by barred B64 cancellers with a SEYCHELLES 10 AP 88 datestamp alongside. A London AP 27 88 arrival c.d.s. is on the back. A fine and scarce double rate cover. 2014 B.P.A. Certificate.
|1938 Seychelles / South Africa|
1938 envelope to the U.S.A. Bearing a Seychelles 50c tied by the East London boxed 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp. An EAST LONDON 2 VII 38 datestamp is alongside. A violet M. V. CITY OF NEW YORK / SEA POST / AMERICAN SOUTH AFRICAN LINE, Inc. handstamp is also on the front of the cover. Uncommon.
1942 censored envelope to Johannesburg, South Africa, bearing an 18c cancelled VICTORIA JY 8 42. A violet "PASSED BY CENSOR, Seychelles, No. 2" handstamp is on the front of the cover. Fine.
1903 6c on 8c postal stationery envelope to England cancelled Praslin Bay St. Anne DE 4 03. Also on the front of the envelope is a Seychelles DE 7 03 transit canceller, applied at Victoria. Fine and uncommon.
1942 censored envelope to Johannesburg, South Africa, bearing an 18c cancelled Victoria JY 8 42. A violet 'Passed by Censor, Seychelles No.2'¯ handstamp is on the front of the envelope. Fine.
1938 20c Registered Envelope, size 'F'¯ (H&G C4) to England, uprated with a 9c and 6c, all cancelled VICTORIA AP 13 38. A 'Treasury Seychelles'¯ wax seal is on the front of the envelope. Fine.
1866 Mauritius 6c postal card to England endorsed 'via Mauritius, Natal and the Cape'¯ with two indistinct Seychelles cancels on the stamp. On the reverse is a PORT LOUIS JA 8 86 transit datestamp. The card is written from MaheĀ¢, Seychelles, 1 Jan 86, and the writer says that the 'English mail may be in tomorrow'¯ and also goes on to talk about his life on the island. A very rare routing, the normal route would be via Suez and Marseille. A few minor edge faults, but a rare item. B.P.A. Cert
1888 envelope to London bearing a Mauritius 16c cancelled by the 'B64' barred oval obliterator of the Seychelles with a 17 JA 88 datestamp beneath. A London FE 3 88 arrival cancel is on the back. A fine Mauritius used in the Seychelles cover from a well known correspondence. B.P.A. Cert