An envelope franked with two single C8A SG37 1856 (Nov) 1d Reds Plate 42...
An 1842 cover franked with an SG8 B1 1d Red-brown Plate 23 (DL) fine...
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King Edward VII to King George VI
KGV First Aerial UK Post 1911 Red-brown illustrated Postcard sent by Wareham Smith, Associated Newspapers Ltd/Daily Mail and signed by him. Wareham is the founder of the ‘Ideal Home Exhibition’. Card sent 9th Sept bearing KGV ½d tied by die 1 London, corner crease, otherwise fine and scarce
KEVII Registered Envelope (stampless) which has a fine cds from Newmarket, having been sent from Loughborough to Brinkley, it also has a Peterborough-Ely Sorting Carriage Railway cds. This latter mark is SG c£35.00 and only used between 1908 and 1912. The cover being sent 20 AU 1910.
A Lone Star Film Corp envelope sent from Los Angeles Feb 21 1917, to London with “Damaged By Immersion in Sea Water” in violet and London Paid (?) Salvaged Mail from the SS Norwegian - sunk off the coast of Cork by Germany Mine during World War I - nice Salvaged Mail cover.
Registered cover New Zealand to Germany recovered from the SS TAHITI in 1930. Most salvaged mail was treated in America. This registered cover was treated in London with a cachet reading DAMAGED BY/SEA WATER and scarce thus. Comes with some private photos from an earlier voyage.
Gold Coast envelope franked with King George VI 1/2d tied Kumasi cds with a scarce Gold Coast Spitfires Fund 1d Green Roulette patriotic label also tied, with Passed By Censor 8 Gold Coast sent to Oxford. Note: some damage along top, as expected. Rare example tied.
WWII 1940 India 1a Stationery envelope uprated with KGVI 13a’s sent from Lonavla to Thomas Cook Forwarding agent Indiawhich has then been directed to Alresford, Hants. Interesting cover. Thomas Cook known to be used for Undercover addresses during WWII.