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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 Telegram/Telegraph, most recent first.
Turkey telegram 1933
Turkey telegram 1933
Turkey telegram 1933
Folded intact telegram form (for a birthday) sealed with white on red label 'Telegraf'; from Istanbul to London, 26 September 1933; d/r bilingual cds Stanbul; h/s 'via Eastern'; complete, good condition

Reference: S893
£15.00

OHMS envelope to Cologne, 1949
OHMS envelope to Cologne, 1949
OHMS telegram envelope sealed with with OHMS label cancelled bridged d/r cds Koln–Lindenthal 2 31 Jan 1949, & with circular cachet 'By Civilian Post, Free of Charge (Porto Frei)....'

Reference: S885
£15.00

Hungary, military mail 1916
Hungary, military mail 1916
Unfranked envelope,'en franchise' for military use, from Tabori to Graz, 16 February 1916; decorative d/r bridged cds TABORIA POSTA HIVATAL 41; vf strike of military cachet with coat of arms 'K.u.K. RESERVE TELEGRAPHEN-BAN-ABTEILUNG' in violet

Reference: S817
£20.00

GB Postal Telegraph Card c1900GB Postal Telegraph Card c1900GB Postal Telegraph Card c1900
Postal card for the creation of a telgram via a postbox, rather than at a Telegraph Office: for transmission of a message of not more than twenty words, unused; scarce and not often seen

Reference: S705
£20.00

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

SWITZERLAND OFFICIAL CARD WITH TELEGRAPH OFFICE CACHET 1881SWITZERLAND OFFICIAL CARD WITH TELEGRAPH OFFICE CACHET 1881
Swiss 'Carte-correspondance officielle' with VF octagon datestamp 'Telegraphenbureau Zofingen' 11 October 1881, bridged d/s of Zofingen and Baden. MS on reverse 'Telegr. Bur. Zofingen.'; some age faults and a closed tear but a scarce datestamp

Reference: S286
£15.00

AUSTRIA: 1965 REGISTERED EXPRESS AIRMAIL COVER TO FRANCE.AUSTRIA: 1965 REGISTERED EXPRESS AIRMAIL COVER TO FRANCE.
1965 cover from Vienna to Paris with 70g + 3s + 10s buildings issue cancelled by TELEGRAPHEN ZENTRAL STATION WIEN postmarks dated 22.III.65 with also Registered and Express Special Delivery labels and a boxed "SPATLINGSSENDUNG" (Late Fee Sending) cachet. A scarce combination

Reference: H003
£15.00

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