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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 Meter Marks, most recent first.
GB Meter mark and Slogan 1986
GB Meter mark and Slogan 1986
d/r cds Worcester 17 Meter mark and slogan to Droitwich 14 May 1986, with red slogan 'Look After Yourself Quit Smoking' plus large boxed red h/s "Franking Me with an Incorrect Date has made it Appear that I have Arrived Late, date posted 15 May"; no b/s, unusual

Reference: S944
£15.00

India Registered Airmail with Meter Mark, to Jersey
India Registered Airmail with Meter Mark, to Jersey
India Registered Airmail with Meter Mark, to Jersey
Registered Airmail franked with 02.45 rupees meter mark plus 5p and 10p definitives to make a 2.60 rate; cancelled with unclear s/r cds; from Calcutta to St Helier, Jersey on 28 April 1972; endorsed 'Enclosing Documents'; on reverse fine Calcutta Bank seal

Reference: S813
£16.00

GB UPU COMMEMORATIVE ENVELOPE WITH METER MARK 1950GB UPU COMMEMORATIVE ENVELOPE WITH METER MARK 1950
Illustrated 75th Anniversary of UPU 1874-1949 Envelope, franked with a London WC2 2d Meter Mark 23 May 1950, to Cairo, with Egyptian inspector's mark (Censor?; unusual combination

Reference: S432
£15.00

CZECHOSLOVAKIA METER MARK 1948CZECHOSLOVAKIA METER MARK 1948CZECHOSLOVAKIA METER MARK 1948
Praha 1 star-shaped meter mark on envelope with bilingual Airmail etiquette, to St Louis USA 9 April 1948: on reverse a neat grey-blue 'Sokol' publicity label XI 1948 sealing the flap

Reference: S313
£15.00

CZECHOSLOVAKIA METER MARK 1928CZECHOSLOVAKIA METER MARK 1928
Official Bank envelope franked with Francotyp machine type 1, 30 October 1928, from Prague to Portrush, Ireland; a fine clear example of this earler mark, no backstamp (ex CWE Coles collection)

Reference: S312
£20.00

MEXICO REGISTERED WINDOW ENVELOPE WITH METER MARK, CENSORED 1944 MEXICO REGISTERED WINDOW ENVELOPE WITH METER MARK, CENSORED 1944 MEXICO REGISTERED WINDOW ENVELOPE WITH METER MARK, CENSORED 1944
a commercial window envelope franked with a meter mark 042c Mexico DF, registered, with etiquette, marked in handstamp 'Spanish Correspondence' to USA; with US Censor's sealing strip, sealed front & back with a circular violet 'Examined' cachet: and on reverse 2 large red registration seals, cancelled with large circular cachets; US arrival d/s at Saint Louis Mo & Fort Wayne, Ind, having been forwarded; a spectacular combination

Reference: S262
£25.00

GB - DEVON: 1961 PHILATELIC COVER WITH LUNDY MILLENARY ISSUE.GB - DEVON: 1961 PHILATELIC COVER WITH LUNDY MILLENARY ISSUE.
1961 cover with an ILFRACOMBE DEVON 3d paid meter mark dated 28.VIII.61 and the Lundy Millenary Issue cancelled by LUNDY MILLENARY 30.AUG.61

Reference: H220
£20.00

LIECHTENSTEIN: 1934 COVER TO BRITISH GUIANA WITH HASLAR METER MARK.LIECHTENSTEIN: 1934 COVER TO BRITISH GUIANA WITH HASLAR METER MARK.
1934 cover to Georgetown with a 00.30 VADUZ Haslar type 2 meter mark dated 22.VI.34. (ex C W E Coles collection). Some surface age marks but a scarce destination from this country of origin!

Reference: H201
£25.00

FRANCE: 1963 UNDERPAID AIRMAIL COVER TO MALAYA.FRANCE: 1963 UNDERPAID AIRMAIL COVER TO MALAYA.FRANCE: 1963 UNDERPAID AIRMAIL COVER TO MALAYA.
1963 airmail cover to Kuala Lumpur with a MARSEILLE shipping line meter mark dated 17.12.63. On the reverse there is a SG D17a and SG D21a Malayan Postal Union postage due stamps cancelled by a poor KUALA LUMPUR postmark dated 23.DEC.1963. Roughly opened!

Reference: H184
£40.00

SWITZERLAND, EARLY METER MARK 1924SWITZERLAND, EARLY METER MARK 1924
Official Bank envelope franked with meter mark in red, Zurich to Zurich, 26 September 1924, stated to be Haslar Machine with curved Licence No,(P10P): fine clear strikes,very scarce at this date, (ex C.W.E.Coles collection). Reference:

Reference: S109
£30.00

SWEDEN, EARLY METER MARK 1926SWEDEN, EARLY METER MARK 1926
Envelope franked with meter mark in red, Stockholm to London 18 December 1926, stated to be Universal Midget Model, Type 1, small frank (25 ore: sent to Universl Postal Frankers Ltd. clear strikes,very scarce at this date, (ex C.W.E.Coles collection). some age wear to corners of envelope.

Reference: S108
£30.00

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