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France & GB mixed franking, 1915

Sowers 5, 10, 10+5, 25, 30, 35c and Mersons 40, 45, 50c, and 1fr cancelled Nieppe d/r cds; + GB KGV 4d cancelled FPO D4 plus registered label with same cancel; on long OHMS envelope; from Nieppe to Isle of Wight, 21 April 1915; 2 different censor h/s: red and violet; b/s APO B3(?), London registered & Shanklin (IoW) 24.4.15; a rare combination

Yugoslav Fiscal on Czech Parcel Card 1925

10 heller Hradcany Czech parcel card with added 2 x 20 h Eagle design, cancelled Brnenec-Brunnlitz, registered & with red label Valeur Déclarée: Budapest transit cds & Vel Becekerek bridged arrival cds; with added Yugoslav 2 d  green fiscal stamp cancelled with purple cachet: a fine scarce combination

Finland meter mark, censored to Hull, 1945

Finland meter mark

Envelope franked with meter mark SUOMI *950 FINLAND AIRMAIL”; from Helsinki to Hull, 12 March 1945; Finnish censor cachet; opened and resealed by British censor “Opened by Examiner 6214”; red cds “HELSINKI-HELSINGFORS”; some wear to envelope

Poland, card to Switzerland, forwarded and censored, 1945

Poland

50gr pictorial cancelled s/r cds TARNOW, 1 March 1945; Swiss arrival cds CELIGNY 3 September 1945; oval French “OUVERT” cachet; British shield censor cachet 117; a stamp possibly lost during forwarding; some age wear but unusual combination

France used abroad Smyrna 1865

France used abroad Smyrna 1865

10c and 40c Napoleon perforated issues; cancelled GC 5098, 26 July 1865, at Smyrna, outer wrapper only; red PD, blue h/s ‘POSTE FRANCAISE D’ALEP’ (struck as an arrival cachet rather than the usual mark of origin); no b/s; probably via the Paquebot ‘Euphrate’ which left Smyrna 16 July 1865 & arrived Alexandretta 30 July 1865

Persia registered airmail censored 1945

Persia registered airmail censored 1945

Registered air mail with violet h/s TEHERAN R No. 13702; d/r circular cachet ‘Anglo-Soviet-Persian Censorship’ plus a faint similar mark in Cyrillic; small violet circular registration (?) cachet 16; with 3 definitive stamps on reverse; faults to envelope

France 2 x 5 francs Type Sage

France 2 x 5 francs Type Sage

Type Sage 5fr mauve on pale lilac horizontal pair on part front only of official envelope, inscribed CONGRÈS INTERNATIONAUX & with large blue h/s “Ministère du Commerce des Industries/des Postes et des Télégraphs/Exposition Universelle du 1903”; cds PARIS EXPOSITION RAPP 3 August 1903 (3); RR on cover; has been sold previously for 500 euros

Spain to London 1955 resealed by Post Office

Spain to London 1955 resealed by Post Office

4 portrait stamps + 1 pictorial on registered cover, cancelled boxed d/r CERTIFICADO MURCIA 27 March 1944; label “Found opened or damaged and officially sealed”; endorsed with s/r cds LONDON EC 2 August 1955

Nigeria registered airmail 1950

Nigeria registered airmail 1950

KGVI 20 x ½d, 2 x 1/d, 1/- on 3d registered envelope; by airmail, cancelled with oval registered d/s MAIDUGUN, NIGERIA (also on reverse) 16 August 1950 & s/r cds KANO; blue-green GB Customs Inspector’s cachet; a striking 2/3d rate

Nyasaland, Salıma multi-franking 1938

Nyasaland

KGVI pictorials ½d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 9d & 1/- all cancelled d/r bridged cds, registered to Wallasey, Cheshire; b/s Blantyre registered 30 April 1938; includes scarce values