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FORDSBURG M.O.O. (Money Order Office), Transvaal postal history (illustrated Putzel handbook)
1902 cover to the Mead Cycle Company, Chicago with "E.R.I." ovp'd 1d and pair KE7 1d tied FORDSBURG M.O.O. d/rings dated 24 APR 02. Illustrated Putzel Volume 3 Page 142 with illustration supplied by Peter Hutterer. Some soiling around adhesives.

2nd Battalion Kings Royal Rifles, Indian Contingent, Natal Field Force postal history
1900 cover from "1108 Sgt. Alfred Haigh, 2nd Batt. Kings R(oyal) Rifles, Indian Contingent, Natal Field Force" dated by sender with "22-4-00" to Mr. F. Norman, Peckham, London mailed with GB QV 1d lilac pmk'd P.O.A. 43 (at Darnell) with MY 19 00 arrival backstamp, vertical crease and opened irregularly at right.

ST. VINCENT used GIBRALTAR postal history
1889 use of the St. Vincent QV 1d UPU Post Card ovp'd "GIBRALTAR" headed "Government House August 12 1889" to Munich, Germany with design pmk'd "A26" duplex dated B/AU 14 89.
Sterling issues ovp'd in CENTIMOS were introduced 1st August 1889. This duplex not listed in the Parmenter/Gordon handbook as handbook only covers cancellations used on GB stamps up to the end of 1885 when the use of GB stamps in Gibraltar officially ceased. The earliest strikes of this duplex are currently thought to be MY 6 1886 and MY 24 1886.

MALTA to ITALY chisel slit due cholera outbreak
1883 cover to Reggio de Calabria (Southern Italy) with two pair plus single Great Britain QV d pale green (SG.Z90) tied Malta "A25" duplex dated B/DE 6 83 showing single chisel slit on address panel, reverse 8 12 80 arrival, cover opened at both base and right edges.
Chisel slits were applied due to a cholera outbreak in Southern Italy. Covers with such chisel slits have been noted on Malta outgoing entires for JY 4, JY 8, JY 29, AU 5, AU 12, NO 24, DE 6 1883.

STEWART TOWN via DRY HARBOUR to FALMOUTH, Jamaica postal history
1884 use of QV 1d blue Post Card pmk'd STEWART TOWN A/JY 29 84 locally to Samuel Delisser at Falmouth showing DRY HARBOUR cds and FALMOUTH sqc both dated JY 30 84, some faults.

JAMAICA postal history
1863 cover marked per "Str. Saladin" to Detroit, Michigan with pale colour QV 4d brown-orange Pine wmk (SG.4) pmk'd Kingston "A01" and STEAMPSHIP 10 applied at New York, backstamped C/DE 1 63.
Reverse pencil marked "Ex Turner 2/19/49 DR".

ABOKOBI postmark/cancel, Gold Coast postal history
(T.5) in red ink on cover to Wurttemberg, Germany with QV 2d tied red ABOKOBI dated sideways down C/MY 3 94, some staining.

CANTERBURY MONTEGO BAY skeleton postmark, Jamaica postal history
(D1) dated */28 JA 58 tying QE2 1d on local cover to Mandeville.

BORADA skeleton postmark, Gold Coast postal history
(T.12c, D2) dated 5 JU 45 tying KG6 4d to Milwaukee Junction, Oregon with P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 00/535 label, sent from the Seventh-Day-Adventist Mission, Kute - Borado & Hohoe, Trans-Volta.

Dropped "O" in "ONE" variety, DOMINICA postal history
1917 cover with "Estate of Jno J. Tavernier, Wholesale & Retail Provisions Dealer" sender's address marked "per S.S. Chignecto" to Wholesale Fish Merchants, Jones Wharf, Halifax, Nova Scotia with "ONE HALFPENNY" (dropped "0" variety) WAR TAX, 1d View pmk'd Roseau JA 1 17, no backstamps.

Aftermath wreck of Rennie steamer "Waldensian", Natal postal history
1866 piece with QV 6d Chalon pmk'd Pietermaritzburg JAN xx 1863, taken by the "L'Imperatice Eugenie" from Durban on JA 11 1863 as far as Port Elizabeth, the mails then taken overland to Cape Town, showing the PAID/DEVONPORT/CAPE PACKET/28 FE 63 arrival and portion red crayon "4".
The Waldensian" sailing from Durban was wrecked en route to Cape Town on 13 October 1862, the saved mail taken overland from Somerset West to Cape Town.

Great Britain (Hereford College flap) to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history:
1875 cover, with enclosed letter, to Miss Helen Ayliffe, Grahamstown with pair GB QV 6d Plate 14 tied Manchester "498" duplex dated FE 4 1875 showing CAPE TOWN MR 5 75 transit, reverse with Grahams Town MR 9 75 arrival, fine intact printed blue HEREFORD COLLEGE flap.

Great Britain to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history:
1875 covers, both with enclosed letter, to Miss Helen Ayliffe, Grahamstown marked "per R.M.S. via Plymouth NOV 25 1875" and "DE 5 1875" each with GB QV 1/- Plate 12 tied Manchester "498" duplex dated NO 25 1875 and DE 5 75 and both showing CAPE TOWN N/JA 1 76 transit, reverse of each with Grahams Town JA 5 76 arrival.
The former was posted too late for the sailing specified and has small red handstruck circled cross on the address panel.

Great Britain to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history:
1875 cover, with enclosed letter, to Miss Helen Ayliffe, Grahamstown with GB QV 1/- Plate 12 tied Manchester "498" duplex dated DE 25 1875 showing CAPE TOWN D/JA 29 76 transit, reverse with Grahams Town FE 2 76 arrival.
Carried by the "American" on her record breaking voyage to Cape Town.

Great Britain to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history:
1876 cover, with enclosed letter, to Miss Helen Ayliffe, Grahamstown with pair GB QV 6d Plate 15 tied Manchester "498" duplex dated JU 24 1876 showing CAPE TOWN B/JY 22 76 transit, reverse with Grahams Town JY xx 76 arrival.

Great Britain to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history:
1876 cover, with enclosed letter, marked per Steamer "Anglian" to Miss Helen Ayliffe, Grahamstown with GB QV 1/- Plate 9 tied Manchester "498" duplex dated SP 27 1876 showing CAPE TOWN G/OC 25 7(6) transit and purple "3" accountancy, reverse with Plymouth cds and Cape Packet Plymouth cds both dated SP 28 76 and Grahams Town OC 30 76 arrival, front soiled and creased.

PAID-ONLY TO ENGLAND, Malta postal history (Ex Lloyd-Lowles, Camillery)
1869 wrapper with blue P. ERYNAUD & CO, MALTA sender's cachet marked "via Marseilles by French Steamer" to New York, USA (the recipient's name cut out) with GB QV 6d Plate 8 pmk'd B/MALTA/AP 7 69 "A25" duplex with 2-line "PAID-ONLY/TO ENGLAND" with blue crayon "8 cts" changed "13" in black, New York APR 27 alongside address panel with red London NN/AP 13 69 transit on reverse. Ex LLOYD-LOWLES, CAMILLERY.

TEMPORARY B.O., INDIA used BURMA postal history
1909 use of India KE7 a PSE to Sir George Scott, Tannggyi, Burma with design pmk'd TEMPORARY B.O. cds dated B/30 AU 09, reverse with fine THAZU 4 SE 09 arrival clear of flap.

MALTA postal history
1874 entire with printed G. SEGOND E FRATELLO letterhead to New York with GB QV 4d Plate 13, 6d Plate 13 (10d rate via Italy) pmk'd A/MALTA DE 23 74 showing London 29 DE 74 transit and red crayon "2", reverse New York JAN 12 arrival.

URUGUAY to NEW CALEDONIA postal history
1907 use of Uruguay 2c blue illustrated (Hospital Italiano) UPU Post Card to Noumea, Nouvelle Caledonie pmk'd CIUDAD NUEVA AL SUD, MONTEVIDEO A/17 AGO 1907, purple ROBERTO STIRLING sender's cachet and his signature on reverse, some toning.
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