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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 Spain & Colonies, most recent first.
Spain to New York 1944 censored twice
Spain to New York 1944 censored twice
Spain to New York 1944 censored twice
4 x 1pts, 2 x 40c Franco portraits + 2 pts pictorial cancelled with hexagonal Correo Aereo d/s 25 June 1944, Madrid; Spanish censor tape 'Censura Gubernativa Madrid' and British censor 'Examined by 6793' transparent sealing tape; red h/s 'Escrito en Espanol'

Reference: S820
£25.00

Spanish Civil War to France 1938rnSpanish Civil War to France 1938rn
7 stamps, portraits and pictorials, to make a rate of 2p.85c on airmail envelope from Madrid to Anglet, France, 26 July 1938; cancelled SUCURSAL 4 MADRID; with Spanish censor's tape; on reverse hexagon d/s 'CORREO AEREO MADRID' 26 July 1937; unclear French TPO 31 July 1938; with h/s '28' and m/s '7 gr'; (note address possibly a bordello?)

Reference: S788
£25.00

GB to Spain c1940 censoredGB to Spain c1940 censored
GB KGVI 2 x d and 2d (dark colours) (SG 462 and 465) on envelope, uncancelled, from London to the Danish Legation in Madrid; censor's tape inscribed "Opened by Examiner 978"; b/s Madrid, date unclear, but ties the tape

Reference: S707
£18.00

Spanish Civil War, 1937Spanish Civil War, 1937Spanish Civil War, 1937
11 definitive values and 2 pictorials (S Cruz de Teneriffe SG 1, 1a & 2-7 + National State SG 869, 875, 905 + Canary Isles Air Service Label) on plain envelope from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Santa Cruz de La Parma, all cancelled with boxed type registration d/s 'CERTIFICADA Sta CRUZ DE TENERIFE'; 9 of the stamps are overprinted 'Viva España 18 Julio 1936'; red censor h/s "Censura Militar Santa Cruz de Tenerife"; b/s 24 October 07 (error for 37) and Las Palma 27 October 37; a spectacular array and a scarce franking

Reference: S689
£75.00

Spanish Civil War, San Sebastian, 1938 
Spanish Civil War, San Sebastian, 1938
Spain 50c Isabel the Catholic definitive; VF strike in violet of large Civil War censor cachet "Govierno Militar de Guipuzcoa San Sebastian, Censura Militar de Correos Jelasura; to Denton, Manchester 14 June 1938; no b/s

Reference: S674
£20.00

Southampton Ship Letter 1904 on 10c Spain on postcard of Las PalmasSouthampton Ship Letter 1904 on 10c Spain on postcard of Las Palmas
15 April 1904 Spain Young King's Head issue 10c rose cancelled with V fine Southampton Ship Letter s/r cds, on Spanish picture postcard of banana trees in Las Palmas, to Leominster

Reference: S577
£25.00

SPAIN, DECORATIVE ENVELOPE FROM SEVILLE TO BARNET 1947SPAIN, DECORATIVE ENVELOPE FROM SEVILLE TO BARNET 1947SPAIN, DECORATIVE ENVELOPE FROM SEVILLE TO BARNET 1947
envelope fully illustrated on reverse with b/w design inscribed 'Visitad Sevilla'; franked on the front with 2 x 1ptas Juan de la Cierva & Autogiro airmail stamps + 50c Franco, cancelled with hexagon airmail d/s of Seville; small faults & marks which look worse on the scan than in reality

Reference: S505
£15.00

SPANISH STAMPS USED IN TANGIER 1948SPANISH STAMPS USED IN TANGIER 1948
1pta + 50c Juan de la Cierva & Autogiro airmail stamps on envelope with MS 'Avion', cancelled with hexagon datestamp Correo Aereo Tanger 17 December 1948, to Barnet, Herts; opened slightly roughly, no b/s

Reference: S504
£15.00

SPANISH STAMPS USED IN TANGIER 1946SPANISH STAMPS USED IN TANGIER 1946
2ptas + 25c Juan de la Cierva & Autogiro airmail pictorials, with MS 'Por Avion', cancelled with large hexagon datestamp Correo Aereo Tanger 25 September 1946, to Barnet, Herts; b/s Madrid hexagon d/s the same day; neat commercial cover

Reference: S503
£15.00

SPAIN CENSORED ENVELOPE TO ENGLAND 1942SPAIN CENSORED ENVELOPE TO ENGLAND 1942
Spain 4 x 50c Airmail pictorial & 25c Franco definitive, cancelled Correo Aereo Seville hexagon d/s 1 February 1942, to Blackpool; boxed Seville censor handstamp in blue; British PC90 Censor tape 'Opened by Examiner 346'; on airmail envelope, small faults especially to the flap

Reference: S441
£18.00

SPAIN CENSORED ENVELOPE TO GERMANY 1940SPAIN CENSORED ENVELOPE TO GERMANY 1940SPAIN CENSORED ENVELOPE TO GERMANY 1940
30c & 40c Franco definitives + 2 airmail pictorials, cancelled with hexagon d/s Correo Aereo Madrid; to Düsseldorf 3 August 1949; on reverse German Wehrmacht censor tape 'Geöffnet' tied with another similar 'Eagle' cachet; plus on front 2 small boxed censor handstamps in red 4133 & 5208

Reference: S440
£18.00

SPAIN, ENVELOPE TO CAIRO WITH STAMP EXHIBITION PUBLICITYSPAIN, ENVELOPE TO CAIRO WITH STAMP EXHIBITION PUBLICITYSPAIN, ENVELOPE TO CAIRO WITH STAMP EXHIBITION PUBLICITY
Spanish 10c, 15c, 50c definitives cancelled with Barcelona roller datestamp; Egyptian Arabic Inspector's mark (censor?)' on reverse a large publicity label for the Internatiional Stamp Exhibition San Sebastian 1948

Reference: S425
£12.50

ISLE OF MAN LETTER TO CADIZ 1857ISLE OF MAN LETTER TO CADIZ 1857ISLE OF MAN LETTER TO CADIZ 1857
A shipping docket from Port St Mary to Cadiz, Spain, marked within 'per Steamer "Britannia" James Master to London'; no British or Spanish postal markings; early IOM maritime mail

Reference: S269
£15.00

RUSSIA: 1900 POSTAL STATIONERY TO HMS DUKE OF EDINBURGH ON ROUTE TO SPAIN.RUSSIA: 1900 POSTAL STATIONERY TO HMS DUKE OF EDINBURGH ON ROUTE TO SPAIN.
1900 - 4 kopek postcard cancelled by a numeral postmark and a S.PETERBURG postmark dated 29.IX.1900. It is addressed to the Russian Consul in Vigo to await the arrival of HMS Duke of Edinburgh

Reference: H269
£15.00

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