Your basket
0 items
£0.00
View basket
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 Revenues, most recent first.
Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1939 
Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1939 
Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1939
Parcel card cancelled with d/r bridged cds JLMENAU 15 April 1939, VILLARCH 19 April small label Villach 2 and unclear light red boxed h/s; blue crayon m/s charge mark; on reverse Yugoslavia Revenue stamps 2 x 2dinar + 2 x 2marks cancelled Zagreb, with inspector˘s cachets

Reference: S923
£25.00

Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1937 
Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1937 
Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1937
German parcel card cancelled with red oval d/s 'Leverkusen 1.G WERK Gebühr Bezahlt'; blue crayon charge mark; cds Munich 26 Nov 1937 and unclear cds 28 Nov; on reverse Yugoslavia revenues 2 x 2 mks with Slavonic cancellations '...Magazin', & 5 dinars orange cancelled Zagreb 2 3 December 1937, nice combination

Reference: S922
£25.00

GB OHMS envelope 1902
GB OHMS envelope 1902
OHMS large envelope with 4 x QV 1d lilac overprinted I.R. Official, uncancelled; intended for Barnstaple c 1902, but possibly never posted (or sent by courier?)

Reference: S851
£21.00

Transvaal Revenues 1987
Transvaal Revenues 1987
Large part document franked with 6d, 2 x 1/-, 2 x 2/6 revenue stamps cancelled with large oval d/r 'SPECIALE LANDDROST KANTOOR JOHANNESBURG" with similar large red cachet alongside; very scarce combination; spectacular

Reference: S676
£35.00

Lithuanian passport with consular stamps, 1928
Lithuanian passport with consular stamps, 1928
Lithuanian passport with consular stamps, 1928
Passport No 1093 issued with photo i.d. (female), 2 very fine coloured 5 litu fiscal stamps cancelled with violet cachet of the Lithuanian Consulate, with other revenue stamps on 3 pages and 2 more on visas page, dated 19 October 1928; very unusual and seldom seen

Reference: S646
£50.00

Lithuanian Passport with consular stamp, 1928
Lithuanian Passport with consular stamp, 1928
Lithuanian Passport with consular stamp, 1928
Passport No. 1409 issued with photo i.d. (male). Lovely coloured 10 litu fiscal stamp cancelled with violet cachet of the Lithuanian Consulate, with other revenue stamps on 3 other pages and 5 more on the visas page, dated 18 December 1928: very unusual and seldom seen

Reference: S645
£50.00

INDIA MIXED FRANKING WITH TRAVANCORE REVENUE STAMP 1935INDIA MIXED FRANKING WITH TRAVANCORE REVENUE STAMP 1935
India KGV 9 pies deep green on buff PS card (with faults) with added 1 anna red Government of Travancore revenue stamp, cancelled with oval cachet `'Darragh, Smail & Co', from Allerppey to Coonoor; used as a receipt for a cheque payment from The Peninsular Rubber & Tea Estates;despite faults an unusual and attractive card

Reference: S528
£15.00

PALESTINE PUBLICITY LEAFLET WITH EEF STAMP USED AS A REVENUE STAMPPALESTINE PUBLICITY LEAFLET WITH EEF STAMP USED AS A REVENUE STAMPPALESTINE PUBLICITY LEAFLET WITH EEF STAMP USED AS A REVENUE STAMP
Decorative advertising flyer for Zion Hall Jerusalem, August c1934, including 'Tolstoi, a Drama in 5 parts' & publicity for a shop selling perfumes, hats, shoes etc., in English, Hebrew, Arabic, French; franked with Palestine 4 mills red (SG 8) overprinted 'O.P.D.A.½ mill.' (Ottoman Public Debt Administration); crease where folded but a rare & spectacular use

Reference: S480
£50.00

SWITZERLAND FISCALS ON PASSPORT VISA 1947-8SWITZERLAND FISCALS ON PASSPORT VISA 1947-8SWITZERLAND FISCALS ON PASSPORT VISA 1947-8
Italian Switzerland; on front of passport page (numbered 5 & 6) 3 large Italian 50 lire red revenue stamps 'Concessioni Governative atti Amministrativi' cancelled s/r 'Questura di Sondrio' & cachet 'Commissariato di Confine Campocologno'; on reverse a further 50 lire + 100 lire 'Atti Esteri Passaporti'; dated 15.8.47 & 14.8.48; pages from a passport used as visas; colourful & unusual

Reference: S422
£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

KENYA KGVI HIGHER VALUES USED ON A VISA TO PAY FEES, 1941KENYA KGVI HIGHER VALUES USED ON A VISA TO PAY FEES, 1941
KUT KGVI pictorail issues 5/-, 2/-, 1/- affixed to a visa page torn from a passport, cancelled with a large oval cachet 'British Passport Control / Colony & Protectorate of Kenya' in violet, with MS date 8 September 1941; on reverse are visa handstamps of November 1936 & June 1939. The values used are the early printings with the scarcer perforations: the 5/- had a corner fault when used. A rare survival of such a useage

Reference: S229
£50.00

US BANK CHEQUE FOR 100 DOLLARS FRANKED WITH 2C REVENUE STAMP 1864.US BANK CHEQUE FOR 100 DOLLARS FRANKED WITH 2C REVENUE STAMP 1864.
US 2c purple-brown Inter Rev Bank Check Revenue stamp on Bank of New-York cheque for 100 dollars dated 25 October 1864, signed, clean & unfolded

Reference: S148
£15.00

 1