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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 New Zealand, most recent first.
GB Postal Strike 1971 to New Zealand
GB Postal Strike 1971 to New Zealand
1971 Postal Strike 'Special Courier mail from UK' label, 'New Zealand Courier'; cancelled 'Special Courier Mail, B & K Ealing Postal Office' 7 March 1971; New Zealand 4c moth stamp cancelled Auckland 19 March 1971; no b/s

Reference: S847
£15.00

USA Airmail Missent 1956
USA Airmail Missent 1956
USA Airmail Missent 1956
25c US Airmail stamp on airmail envelope from Detroit to New Zealand, 20 September 1956; violet h/s 'Missent to AMF Miami FLA.'; b/s International Airport, FLA duplex 3, 21 Sept 1956; closed tear to envelope at right, not affecting stamp or handstamp

Reference: S751
£20.00

GB to New Zealand, unclaimed, 1957GB to New Zealand, unclaimed, 1957GB to New Zealand, unclaimed, 1957
GB 4d Parliamentary Conference (SG 560), cancelled with the special conference cds (stated to be the 1st day of issue 12 September); from London to Campbell Island via New Zealand; boxed "Not Found" & re-addressed twice; Wellington NZ slogan & cds 16 Jan 1958, small boxed 32, octagonal handstamp Wellington unclaimed 20 Feb 1958; on reverse s/r cds Kilbernie Postmen's Branch 17 Jan 1948 & Returned Letter Office Wellington, 6 March 1948: a fine detailed attempt to deliver

Reference: S650
£40.00

NEW ZEALAND 1d UNIVERSAL ON CARD TO A SHIP IN CHILENEW ZEALAND 1d UNIVERSAL ON CARD TO A SHIP IN CHILE
NZ Penny Universal used alone on a PPC of the Wharves Dunedin, addressed to a ship c/o an agent in Chile, Dunedin m/c d/s 29 December 1899, transit cds Valparaiso Chile 10 February 1900, to the ship 'Loch Garne' c/o the agent Autofagusta, with arrival cds Autofagusta, Chile, 16 February 1900: very unusual & a fine 1d Universal piece

Reference: S555
£25.00

EGYPT TO TEL AVIV 1942 CENSOREDEGYPT TO TEL AVIV 1942 CENSOREDEGYPT TO TEL AVIV 1942 CENSORED
New Zealand YMCA envelope inscribed 'On Active Service' datestamped Egypt Prepaid No 87, 22 October 1942; opened & re-sealed with label 'Examined by Base Censor' & Crown circular censor h/s, overstruck with small Egyptian censor h/s; on reverse a circular cachet '87' & h/s '3176' plus Cairo 4 m/c d/s; an unusual combination

Reference: S517
£20.00

AIR RACE HOLLAND TO CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND 1953AIR RACE HOLLAND TO CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND 1953
Decorative illustrated envelope from Holland for the Christchurch Air Race 8 October 1953, franked with 5 Red Cross issues, 25c special air stamp & 5c Juliana issue (SG 769-773, 790a, 684), cancelled Eindhoven 29 September 1953 and with special cachet for the event; on reverse Christchurch arrival d/s 11 October 1953; violet h/s on front 'Retour à l'Expéditeur'

Reference: S365
£25.00

NEW ZEALAND NEW ZEALAND 'KIWI' ENVELOPE REGISTERED TO HOLLAND 1939, CENSORED
NZ 8d 'Lizard' issue (SG 586 possibly 565) on illustrated PEN FRIEND envelope to Holland, cancelled with large d/r cds Christchurch Registered 4 November 1939. Opened by the NZ Censor, sealed with tape and authorised by red s/r Censor cachet 'Passed by Censor NZ 6' on front & back; no arrival datestamp. A nice scarce item in good condition, early in the War

Reference: S228
£35.00

FIJI, 5/- KG6 PICTORIAL USED ALONE ON LONG ENVELOPE, AIRMAIL TO NEW ZEALANDFIJI, 5/- KG6 PICTORIAL USED ALONE ON LONG ENVELOPE, AIRMAIL TO NEW ZEALAND
Envelope from the Grand Pacific Hotel Suva, to Auckland New Zealand; with KG6 5/- pictorial cancelled Suva, 11 August 1949, handstamped By Air Mail. A thin box had been drawn round the stamp as if it were invalid.

Reference: S126
£20.00

PITCAIRN ISLANDS: 1947? COVER TO R.N.Z.A.F IN FIJI.PITCAIRN ISLANDS: 1947? COVER TO R.N.Z.A.F IN FIJI.
1947? cover to Fiji with a block of four x 3d stamps cancelled by a poor PITCAIRN ISLANDS POST OFFICE postmark dated 29.MAY.47?

Reference: H165
£30.00

PITCAIRN ISLAND: 1951 FIRST DAY COVER TO NEW ZEALAND.PITCAIRN ISLAND: 1951 FIRST DAY COVER TO NEW ZEALAND.
1951 first day cover to Christchurch with stamps cancelled by partial PITCAIRN ISLAND POST OFFICE dated 1.SEP.51.

Reference: H162
£60.00

PITCAIRN ISLANDS: 1947 COVER TO NEW ZEALAND.PITCAIRN ISLANDS: 1947 COVER TO NEW ZEALAND.
1947 cover to Wellington with the stamp cancelled by a partial PITCAIRN ISLAND POST OFFICE postmark dated 10.AUG.47.

Reference: H154
£15.00

PITCAIRN ISLANDS: KGVI COVER TO NEW ZEALAND.PITCAIRN ISLANDS: KGVI COVER TO NEW ZEALAND.
KGVI cover to New Zealand with stamps cancelled by partial PITCAIRN ISLANDS POST OFFICE 14.JUN.5?

Reference: H153
£12.50

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