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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 Scouting, most recent first.
Hungary Scout Jamboree 1933Hungary Scout Jamboree 1933
16f illustrated airmail PS card for the Scout Jamboree Gödöllö, franked with 10f, 20f, 40f Jamboree issue + 6f portrait (SG 544, 563, 565, 567), cancelled with special d/r GÖDÖLLÖ IV JAMBOREEE, also with illustrated Scout h/s Legipostajarai BUDAPEST, & transit bridged d/r cds MÁTYÁSFÖLD REPÜLÖTÉR 17 August; no b/s; folding crease down the card.

Reference: S722
£45.00

Netherlands Indies World Scout Jamboree 1937 Airmail envelopeNetherlands Indies World Scout Jamboree 1937 Airmail envelope
Ned Indies World Jamboree issue 7c & 12c (SG 380-81) on fine illustrated airmail envelope with First Flight imprint for the Douglas DC3 Indies to Holland flight, neatly cancelled Bandoeng 15 June 1937 & special oval cachet 16 June + d/r Amsterdam Central Station arrival cds 21 June, fine clean combination of cachets, attractive Scouting cover

Reference: S561
£25.00

FIRST FLIGHT DUTCH EAST INDIES TO HOLLAND 1937FIRST FLIGHT DUTCH EAST INDIES TO HOLLAND 1937
Decorative airmail envelope for the first three times per week flight fom Dutch Indies to Holland, franked with 7c pictorial issue & 12c Scout Jamboree (SG342, 381) 23 October 1937 Soerabaja to Eindhoven; no backstamps

Reference: s364
£15.00

DUTCH EAST INDIES FIRST FLIGHT TO ROTTERDAM & WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE 1937DUTCH EAST INDIES FIRST FLIGHT TO ROTTERDAM & WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE 1937
Decorative First Flight envelope 'Indie - Nederland' by DC3, franked with 7c & 12c Jamboree stamps (SG 380-81) cancelled Soerabaja, with imprinted cachet of the World Scout Jamboree, and handstampoed with the oval first flight cachet; to Rotterdam 15 June 1937; a colourful combination of aviation & scouting themes

Reference: S354
£25.00

CANADA METER MARK WITH RED CROSS MOTIF 1952CANADA METER MARK WITH RED CROSS MOTIF 1952CANADA METER MARK WITH RED CROSS MOTIF 1952
Mexican picture postcard with Canada bi-lingual 2 cents meter mark and illustrated slogan 'Help the Red Cross' Ottawa 31 March 1952; text refers to Scout camps

Reference: S310
£12.50

LIECHTENSTEIN, SCOTTISH SCOUTS MEETING 1963LIECHTENSTEIN, SCOTTISH SCOUTS MEETING 1963
Liechtenstein pictorials (SG 380, 381) in pairs with marginal text, on envelope from Schann 5 August 1963 to Scarborough; with poster stamp of the 'First Glasgow Group Boy Scouts Liechtenstein Camp 1963', with similar Liechtenstein commemorative cancellation: also with similar cachet on the reverse & one for the Feldkirch Austria Camp 1963

Reference: S287
£20.00

SOMALILAND SCOUTS FORCES ENVELOPE, FROM BERBERA TO WESTON-SUPER-MARE 1948 SOMALILAND SCOUTS FORCES ENVELOPE, FROM BERBERA TO WESTON-SUPER-MARE 1948
2 annas + 1/2 anna sheep pictorial definitives on envelope endorsed 'Forces Air Mail' cancelled Berbera, with faint 'HQ Somaliland Scouts' dated cachet: on reverse the same in MS, logo of the Scouts and a British Postal Inspector's diamond mark. Despite some repairs from when the stamps were originally cut from the envelope and then replaced, an unusual, scarce piece.

Reference: S166
£15.00

GB-BUCKS: 1957 REGISTERED SCOUT JUBILEE JAMBOREE FIRST DAY COVER.GB-BUCKS: 1957 REGISTERED SCOUT JUBILEE JAMBOREE FIRST DAY COVER.
1957 registered first day cover with the stamps cancelled by HUGHENDEN RD HIGH WYCOMBE BUCKS postmarks dated 1.AU.57.

Reference: H097
£10.00

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