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This website is designed to show interesting or colourful covers of the whole world. We try to add about 25 to 30 new items each week. Many countries are included but there is particular strength in GB, the French Group & the German Group, as well as world-wide Wartime Censorship in WW1 & WW2, Postage Dues, Mis-routed mail, Special Services and Airmails. Please note items marked with a reference number BPS-xxx are auction lots for viewing only in a Bradford postal auction, not for immediate sale.

Items in category Polar, most recent first.
Mixed franking Norway and Iceland 1966
Mixed franking Norway and Iceland 1966
Norwegian America Line Postcard of Arctic Cruise ship 2 August 1966; m/s BERGENSFJORD; red h/s 'Arctic Exploration Cruises' franked with 35 Norway map of Svalbard (SG 468) cancelled Longyearbyen 6 Aug 1966, and Iceland 10 aur horse (SG 355) cancelled Reykjavik 2 August 1966; with cachet of ship 'on cruise' 6 August 66, to Bergen; signed by master of the ship and the postmaster, attractive combination

Reference: S939
£25.00

USA RED CROSS & OPERATION DEEP FREEZE 1957USA RED CROSS & OPERATION DEEP FREEZE 1957
plain envelope marked 'Via Air Mail' with 1c Washington, 1931 2c Red Cross stamp & 3c Fort Ticondaroga pictorial, all cancelled 'Pole Station Antarctica U.S.N.' 1 March 1957, with slogan 'US Navy Operation Deep Freeze' to Beverly Hills: an unusual combination

Reference: S541
£20.00

DENMARK FIRST GERMAN NORTH POLE EXPEDITION 1966DENMARK FIRST GERMAN NORTH POLE EXPEDITION 1966DENMARK FIRST GERMAN NORTH POLE EXPEDITION 1966
Denmark 2 x 25øer brown pictorials cancelled Grønlands Postkontor København K 6 September 1966, on postcard of Peary-Land; with large German cachet for the First German North Pole Expedition, & cds of Daneborg 15 August 1966; with red handstamp 'Arktis-Expedition...mit Icelandair' and signatures of members of the expedition

Reference: S263
£20.00

USSR: 1950 RADIO HAM POSTCARD FROM SOVIET POLAR ZONEUSSR: 1950 RADIO HAM POSTCARD FROM SOVIET POLAR ZONE
1950 Radio Ham postcard.

Reference: H267
£10.00

USSR: 1951 RADIO HAM CARD FROM THE SOVIET POLAR REGION.USSR: 1951 RADIO HAM CARD FROM THE SOVIET POLAR REGION.
1951 radio ham postcard from Archangel

Reference: H266
£10.00

MAURITIUS - TAAF: 1959 MIXED FRANKING MARITIME PIECE.MAURITIUS - TAAF: 1959 MIXED FRANKING MARITIME PIECE.
1959 part of an envelope with a pair of Mauritius QEII 2 cents plate 1 stamps and a French Antarctic 50c stamp all cancelled by PORT LOUIS MAURITIUS postmarks dated 11.AP.59 and there is a MESSAGERIES MARITIMES GRENOBLE cachet and an SS GRENOBLE mark. This is not a complete cover!

Reference: H088
£12.00

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