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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 (h) Yorkshire, most recent first.
Switzerland to Yorkshire 1943, censored
Switzerland to Yorkshire 1943, censored
Switzerland to Yorkshire 1943, censored
Swiss small pictorials 2 x 10c + 30c on airmail envelope from Le Sépey, Switzerland to Harrogate, 12 March 1943; m/s in blue crayon 389; opened and censored by the Germans with 'Geöffnet' label tied by swastikas; British censor's tape 'Opened by Examiner 7545'; no b/s

Reference: S892
£20.00

GB ENTIRE FROM LONDON TO KNARESBOROUGH 1767GB ENTIRE FROM LONDON TO KNARESBOROUGH 1767GB ENTIRE FROM LONDON TO KNARESBOROUGH 1767
A single sheet entire with neatly written text, MS rate 1/2d (?), London to Knaresborough, Yorkshire, 3 December 1767; on reverse a London Bioshop Mark 3/DE in black; clean item

Reference: S371
£12.00

BILL OF EXCHANGE FROM ADELAIDE TO YORKSHIRE 1870BILL OF EXCHANGE FROM ADELAIDE TO YORKSHIRE 1870BILL OF EXCHANGE FROM ADELAIDE TO YORKSHIRE 1870
6d violet & red Foreign Bill revenue stamp on reverse of 30 bill of exchange from Adelaide, Australia to Halifax, Yorkshire, 10 October 1870; small faults to document, stamp fine and very scarce use thus

Reference: S298
£25.00

INDIAN ARMY IN EGYPT 1915 TO LEEDSINDIAN ARMY IN EGYPT 1915 TO LEEDS
Indian FPO No 29 on PPC of Ismaila, MS 'On Active Service'; large circular purple cachet 'Passed by Censor Indian Expeditionary Force 97' with no other Censor's markings, to Kirkgate Leeds

Reference: S285
£15.00

SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 1955 SET FDCSWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 1955 SET FDC
Switzerland 1955 Pro Juventute complete set (SG J 157-161) on illustrated cover (De Rochemont)cancelled with Bern special FDC cachet, to Sheffield, fine clean cover

Reference: S282
£20.00

GREAT BRITAIN - SCOTLAND, EDINBURGH PENNY POST OFFICE STAFFORD STREET 1847GREAT BRITAIN - SCOTLAND, EDINBURGH PENNY POST OFFICE STAFFORD STREET 1847GREAT BRITAIN - SCOTLAND, EDINBURGH PENNY POST OFFICE STAFFORD STREET 1847
1d red imperf cancelled 131 on folded outer to Halifax, Yorkshire 14 November 1847; on reverse 2 strikes of an undated circle datestamp Stafford Street, with red transit datestamp and blue Halifax arrival the next day; a scarce cover

Reference: S250
£25.00

GB KEVIII 1d FDC, MIXED FRANKING WITH KG5 1/2dGB KEVIII 1d FDC, MIXED FRANKING WITH KG5 1/2d
FDC of the King Edward VIII 1d red (cat 180) on an envelope with mixed franking of KGV 1/2d green, Halifax, Yorkshire to Bournemouth 14 September 1936, scarce combination.

Reference: S170
£25.00

GERMANY: 1920 COVER TO ENGLAND USING A TURNED ENVELOPE.GERMANY: 1920 COVER TO ENGLAND USING A TURNED ENVELOPE.
1920 cover to Sheffield with the stamps cancelled by partial FRANKENBERG (SACHSEN) postmarks dated 13.3.20.

Reference: H291
£12.00

RUSSIA: 1904 UP-RATED POSTAL STATIONERY TO ENGLAND.RUSSIA: 1904 UP-RATED POSTAL STATIONERY TO ENGLAND.RUSSIA: 1904 UP-RATED POSTAL STATIONERY TO ENGLAND.
1904 - 3 kopek postcard with additional stamp sent to Sheffield. It is cancelled with partial NOVOKIEVSK postmarks dated 16.OCT.1904 and there is an official cachet.

Reference: H263
£10.00

GB - YORKS: 1855 DOUBLE RATE PENNY RED LETTER SHEET WITH FLAP.GB - YORKS: 1855 DOUBLE RATE PENNY RED LETTER SHEET WITH FLAP.GB - YORKS: 1855 DOUBLE RATE PENNY RED LETTER SHEET WITH FLAP.
1855 letter sheet to London with stamps on blued paper (perf. 16) cancelled by "107" duplex marks. On the reverse a partial BRADFORD-YORKS postmark dated 7.FE.1855 and a poor London datestamp.

Reference: H118
£15.00

GB - YORKS: 1855 PENNY RED ENTIRE TO LONDON.GB - YORKS: 1855 PENNY RED ENTIRE TO LONDON.GB - YORKS: 1855 PENNY RED ENTIRE TO LONDON.
1855 entire with a "107" duplex cancelling the stamp on blued paper (perf. 16)and a partial BRADFORD-YORKS postmark dated 19.JA.1855 and a partial London datestamp dated 20.JA.1855.

Reference: H115
£10.00

GB: 1926 COVER WITH GIBRALTAR PAQUEBOT POSTMARK.GB: 1926 COVER WITH GIBRALTAR PAQUEBOT POSTMARK.
1926 cover to Harrogate with the stamps cancelled by a partial GIBRALTAR PAQUEBOT postmark dated 23.MR.26.

Reference: H095
£15.00

GB-YORKS: 1839 ENTIRE WITH A SCARCE SKIPTON POSTMARK.GB-YORKS: 1839 ENTIRE WITH A SCARCE SKIPTON POSTMARK.
1839 entire letter to Driffield with a manuscript "2/-" rate mark and a partial SKIPTON undated mileage mark with the mileage removed (Willcocks No.2730).

Reference: H078
£24.00

GB-YORKS: 1948 REGISTERED SILVER WEDDING FIRST DAY COVER.GB-YORKS: 1948 REGISTERED SILVER WEDDING FIRST DAY COVER.
1948 Royal Silver Wedding issue cancelled by partial REGISTERED HARROGATE YKS postmarks dated 26.AP.48.

Reference: H031
£60.00

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