Showing items in category British East Africa, newest first
|1902 British East Africa|
1902 registered double weight envelope to France bearing a 7½ Annas paying the double rate at 2½ Annas per ½ ounce and 2½ Annas registration, tied by a FOREIGN REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT / MOMBASA / 27 DE 02 datestamp with a further strike alongside. On the back are Aden JA 5 03 and Epernay 17.1.03. transit and arrival cancels. A scarce commercial usage of this 7½ Anna stamp.
|1918 British East Africa|
1918 censored envelope to Switzerland franked with a pair of 6c and a 3c, cancelled WILHELMSTAL 16 MY 18. On the back is an 'OPENED BY CENSOR / UNDER / MARTIAL LAW.' label that has been tied by a 'Passed Censor, C. T. Dsm.' handstamp, with a similar strike on the front of the cover.
|1905 British East Africa|
1905 1 Anna post card to Norway cancelled LAMU 15 AP 1905. An Aden AP 22 transit c.d.s. is on the front of the card. An uncommon destination!
|1908 German East Africa|
1908 home made newspaper wrapper to Germany endorsed 'Drucksache' with a 2½ heller cancelled KOROGWE 15.1.08. A Tanga transit cancel of the same date is on the back.
|1899 German East Africa|
1899 registered post card to Germany bearing a 20pf and a 5pf cancelled TABORA 27.10.99. A Dar-Es-Salaam 24.11.99 transit and Wiesbaden 16.12.99. arrival cancels are on the front of the card. A four week transit time between Tabora and Dar-Es-Salaam seems a long time and one wonders if it was delayed by flooding in the country?
|1901 German East Africa|
1901 picture post card to RIGA, LATVIA, bearing a 5 pesa stamp cancelled MUHESA 2.4.01. A Tanga 27.4. transit and Riga arrival cancels are on the card. Muhesa is an uncommon cancel.
1911 envelope to England bearing a 6c cancelled by a very fine strike of the rare CHANIA BRIDGE , E A P, NO 30 11 datestamp. A Nairobi 1 DE 11 datestamp is on the reverse. Extremely fine, ex Rossiter and Chantry.
1907 envelope to London bearing, on the reverse, a 1A stamp cancelled by a very fine strike of the scarce NIMULI 11. 4. 07 datestamp. A Mombasa 21 JY and London AU 9 07 transit and arrival datestamps are also on the reverse of the cover. Nimuli is a small town in the far north of Uganda, in an area now considered part of Southern Sudan. A very fine strike of the NIMULI canceller.