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EAST AFRICA & UGANDA - Postal History

3114063  1915 (Sep 22) cover to Christiania, Norway with KGV 3c x3 plus 6c tied Limuru datestamp, green on white 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW' label (mild staining) handstamped with '344916' file number in black and tied on reverse by Mombasa (Sep 25) transit datestamp, Kristiania arrival backstamps, some edge faults. Hightly unusual destination for period.
Lot 1497:1915 (Sep 22) cover to Christiania, Norway with KGV 3c x3 plus 6c tied Limuru datestamp, green on white 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW' label (mild staining) handstamped with '344916' file number in black and tied on reverse by Mombasa (Sep 25) transit datestamp, Kristiania arrival backstamps, some edge faults. Hightly unusual destination for period.
130.00

EAST AFRICA & UGANDA - Military - World War I Period

3114055  1915 (May 28) cover to Chicago with KGV 6c x2 & 3c tied by Limuru datestamp, black on buff 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW.' label (small defects) tied to reverse by partial Mombasa datestamp, Montgomery Ward arrival datestamp on face, minor blemishes.
Lot 1498:1915 (May 28) cover to Chicago with KGV 6c x2 & 3c tied by Limuru datestamp, black on buff 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW.' label (small defects) tied to reverse by partial Mombasa datestamp, Montgomery Ward arrival datestamp on face, minor blemishes.
95.00

GOLD COAST - Postal History

3113927  1941 (Sep 3) United States Line Company printed cover to "Radio Operator, SS Cold Harbor" (New York) with 3d KGVI tied by Takoradi Wharf datestamp with perforated 1d Gold Coast Spitfires Fund label alongside, Gold Coast black on buff censor tape and 'PASSED BY CENSOR/8' handstamp in red. Fine item.
Lot 1656:1941 (Sep 3) United States Line Company printed cover to "Radio Operator, SS Cold Harbor" (New York) with 3d KGVI tied by Takoradi Wharf datestamp with perforated 1d Gold Coast Spitfires Fund label alongside, Gold Coast black on buff censor tape and 'PASSED BY CENSOR/8' handstamp in red. Fine item.
240.00

SIERRA LEONE

2584257 Ω 1897 Fiscal Stamps Overprinted 2½d on 1/- dull lilac SG #66b. MNG with usual water stains, Cat £425 as water-stained.
Lot 2111:1897 Fiscal Stamps Overprinted 2½d on 1/- dull lilac SG #66b. MNG with usual water stains, Cat £425 as water-stained.
70.00

SIERRA LEONE - Postal History

2618772  1899 (Apr 1) registered cover to England franked with 1884 QV ½d SG #27 (rare on cover) & ½d on 1½d pale violet SG #39 irregular block of 5 and 1896-97 ½d SG #41 tied by individual strikes of Freetown cds, backstamps Liverpool and Manchester. Attractive tri-colour franking.
Lot 2112 [1 of 2]:1899 (Apr 1) registered cover to England franked with 1884 QV ½d SG #27 (rare on cover) & ½d on 1½d pale violet SG #39 irregular block of 5 and 1896-97 ½d SG #41 tied by individual strikes of Freetown cds, backstamps Liverpool and Manchester. Attractive tri-colour franking. Lot 2112 [2 of 2]:1899 (Apr 1) registered cover to England franked with 1884 QV ½d SG #27 (rare on cover) & ½d on 1½d pale violet SG #39 irregular block of 5 and 1896-97 ½d SG #41 tied by individual strikes of Freetown cds, backstamps Liverpool and Manchester. Attractive tri-colour franking.
360.00
3114060  1918 (Dec 3) black & white PPC (showing Freetown street scene with rail tracks) to Yverdon, Switzerland bearing 1d KGV tied by part Segbwema datestamp, Freetown (Dec 4) transit datestamp alongside, unframed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' handstamp in black.
Lot 2113:1918 (Dec 3) black & white PPC (showing Freetown street scene with rail tracks) to Yverdon, Switzerland bearing 1d KGV tied by part Segbwema datestamp, Freetown (Dec 4) transit datestamp alongside, unframed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' handstamp in black.
120.00

TANZANIA - Postal History

2611350  1981 Metal Tag registered airmail from TANGA to tea importers in USA with 1981 Nat Parks 1/-, 10/- pair & 20/-. Unusual item.
Lot 2145 [1 of 2]:1981 Metal Tag registered airmail from TANGA to tea importers in USA with 1981 Nat Parks 1/-, 10/- pair & 20/-. Unusual item. Lot 2145 [2 of 2]:1981 Metal Tag registered airmail from TANGA to tea importers in USA with 1981 Nat Parks 1/-, 10/- pair & 20/-. Unusual item.
48.00

TOGO (British) - Postal History

3127377  1916 (Sep 29) PPC (Government Station, Kpandu) with Overprinted Gold Coast 1d KGV tied to view side by Lome '29/9/16' datestamp, addressed to Switzerland.
Lot 2152:1916 (Sep 29) PPC (Government Station, Kpandu) with Overprinted Gold Coast 1d KGV tied to view side by Lome '29/9/16' datestamp, addressed to Switzerland.
70.00
   
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