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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 (e) Channel Isles, most recent first.
India Registered Airmail 1962, to Jersey
India Registered Airmail 1962, to Jersey
India Registered Airmail 1962, to Jersey
2 rupees on registered airmail cancelled with unclear cds and then crossed out with 2 x 4 bars; plus added small definitives, 2 x 0.20 & 0.10, cancelled with unclear d/r cds; endorsed with small h/s 'Enclosing Documents'; on reverse fine cachet of the Chartered Bank

Reference: S814
£20.00

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 2½d PS Envelope from Brindisi, via Paquebot 1895
GB 2½d PS Envelope from Brindisi, via Paquebot 1895
GB 2½d PS envelope cancelled with fine Brindisi squared circle d/s, 29 October 1895, to Guernsey; h/s PAQUEBOTS; b/s Guernsey 31 October 1895

Reference: S750
£50.00

Iles Chausey 1959
Iles Chausey 1959
France Europa Issue 20fr, 35fr on envelope to Sidcup, Kent, cancelled Granville, Manche s/r cds; with 3 different Iles Chausey cachets (Newport C25, C26, C28, scarce on single cover); with diamond postal inspector's mark; ex Newport & Whitney collections: no b/s;

Reference: S677
£30.00

Internee in Holland 1918, to GuernseyInternee in Holland 1918, to GuernseyInternee in Holland 1918, to Guernsey
Internee in Holland, Postcard to Guernsey 27 August 1918; d/r bridged cds SCHEVENINGEN 5, h/s PORTOFREI FRANC DE PORT (?) MILITAIRES ETRANGERS INTERNÉS DANS LES PAYS BAS; faint h/s London FS Paid in red; m/s "Des Services Des Prisonnier de Guerre"; on a postcard of 'The Little Fisherman'; unusual and interesting

Reference: S660
£25.00

Herm Island, 1965Herm Island, 1965
8 dbls Herm Island local canclled Herm Island s/r cds 13 July 1965 in violet, and 3d Guernsey regional cancelled Guernsey m/c d/s 14 July 1965; to London; on PPC of Herm; arrival b/s Maida Hill 17 July 1965

Reference: S658
£15.00

Herm Island 1967Herm Island 1967
3d Guernsey regional (SG 7) with faint Guernsey slogan d/s and 8 dbls Herm EUROPA local stamp with VF Herm Island cancellation in blue 30 June 1967, to Watford, on PPC of Shell Beach, Herm Island, no b/s

Reference: S659
£15.00

Herm Island Bisect 1957Herm Island Bisect 1957
QE2 2d on PPC of Herm Island, with Herm local 1 dble green bisected and neatly cancelled Herm Island s/r cds in violet 18 October 1957; to Guernsey with slogan d/s the same day

Reference: S657
£15.00

Lundy Coronation Issue, 1953
Lundy Coronation Issue, 1953
7 Lundy small pictorials overprinted "Coronation 2-6-1953" on BPA-PTS Coronation envelope; Lundy to Barnstaple 2 June 1953; cancelled same day "Lundy-Coronation-God Save the Queen"

Reference: S639
£20.00

Sark Europa Issue, 1962
Sark Europa Issue, 1962
Sark Europa Issue, 1962
Guernsey/Sark Europa issue 4d, 8d, 1/-, 1/3, 3/- on special 1st day of 1st issue blue envelope, cancelled "Commodore Shipping Co/Guernsey-Sark" 17 September 1962; with illustrative map and text on reverse, attractive Sark item

Reference: S638
£20.00

Postcard from Sark to Scotland, 1906
Postcard from Sark to Scotland, 1906
Postcard from Sark to Scotland, 1906
GB KE VII 1/2d on PPC of Creux Harbour, Sark, to Forsinard, Sutherland, Scotland, 2 July 1906; fine s/r cds of Sark with d/r arrival d/s Forsinard 693; from a Sark hotel to a hotel in Forsinard, an attractive item

Reference: S619
£15.00

CHANNEL ISLANDS WW2 PIGEONGRAM FOR HERMCHANNEL ISLANDS WW2 PIGEONGRAM FOR HERMCHANNEL ISLANDS WW2 PIGEONGRAM FOR HERM
A small telegram form inscribed on the address side "1/- Pigeon Post Stamp" & on the reverse "MESSAGE By Herm Island Pigeon Post" with MS No '209', alleged to be produced during the German Occupation of WW2, unusual and seldom seen, unused: hinged to a small descriptive card but the hinges can be easily removed

Reference: S551
£35.00

ITALY LETTER BY EXPRESS TO THE CHANNEL ISLES 1971ITALY LETTER BY EXPRESS TO THE CHANNEL ISLES 1971
envelope franked with 2 x 50 lire Cellini commemoratives, 25 & 5 lire Coin of Syracuse & 150 lire Express stamp, cancelled San Lorenzo 27 July 1971 to Guernsey; with red 'Expresso (Exprès)' label; to a café in St Peter Port: nice useage

Reference: S494
£15.00

CHANNEL ISLES VICTORY ISSUE 1946CHANNEL ISLES VICTORY ISSUE 1946
GB Victory Issue (SG 491-2) on plain postcard, dated in the Channel Isles first day of issue, with Guernsey machine d/s 11 June 1946; (ordinary FDC cat £65+)

Reference: S235
£20.00

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

LUNDY ISLAND: 1953 ILLUSTRATED CORONATION FIRST DAY COVER.LUNDY ISLAND: 1953 ILLUSTRATED CORONATION FIRST DAY COVER.
1953 first day cover with overprinted stamps cancelled by partial special postmarks dated 2.JUNE.1953.

Reference: H199
£20.00

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