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India

1891 | India (DR17405)

India. (Hazara Field Force - Black Mountain Expedition). 1891. Indian postal stationery envelope 'half anna' green cancelled by Rawalpindi squared circle ' April 25 91', addressed to 'Lieut. P.R. Hodgins, Royal Artillery, No 9, M.B.R.A. (Mountain Brigade Royal Artillery) HAZARA FIELD FORCE.'
Very fine item of incoming mail to the Hazara Field Force.

See Black Mountain Expedition/ British Battles.

£175.00
Great Britain

1867 | Great Britain (DR17404)

Great Britain. (France). 1867. Registered and Charged envelope addressed to France bearing SG 94, 4d vermilion pair (plate 8) tied by Swansea/ 763 duplex, routed via London with double oval 'Registered/ P D/ London' date stamp in red on face with hand-struck 'CHARGE' and framed accountancy on reverse with 'Postes Calais/ Paris' wax seals in red (2), French entry cachet and Nantes arrival on reverse. Beautiful item of Charged mail to France with very scarce double circle Registered. Exhibition item.
Grosvenor Lot 1736 sale 29/11/2016.

£375.00
Great Britain

1872 | Great Britain (DR17403)

Great Britain. (France). 1872. Registered and Charged envelope addressed to France bearing SG 122, 6d pale chestnut (plate 11) tied by '761' numeral with adjacent oval 'Registered/ Sunderland', routed via London with oval 'Registered/ London' and circular 'PD', with hand-struck 'CHARGE' and framed accountancy on reverse with 'Postes Calais/ Paris' wax seals in red (2), French entry cachet and Nantes arrival on reverse. Nice item of Charged mail to France.

£150.00
Seychelles

1895 | Seychelles (DR17402)

Seychelles. (Mauritius). 1895. Seychelles postal stationery 15c blue cancelled by Seychelles/ 1 date stamp '17th Jy 95', addressed to 'Bank of Mauritius, Mauritius', endorsed 'via Messenger Maritimes' with arrival 'Jy 27' on reverse. Very fine item from Anse Royale.

£95.00
Seychelles

1955 | Seychelles (DR17401)

Seychelles. (Great Britain). 1955. Registered Air Mail envelope addressed to England bearing SG 177, 15c yellow-green and SG 178, 18c crimson tied by Victoria/ Seychelles date stamp, underpaid, endorsed 'T/ 52c' in blue crayon and bearing Great Britain postage due SG D50, 3d violet tied by oval Registered/ London receiver with hand-struck '3 1/2d/ I.S./ C.' on face.

£40.00
Ireland

1883 | Ireland (DR17400)

Ireland. (Great Britain used in Ireland). 1883. Great Britain postal stationery envelope 'two pence' blue upgraded with SG 165, 1/2d green and SG 172, 1d lilac tied by Navan/ 348 duplex addressed to Colchester with London/ Registered transit. Very fine.

£95.00
Ireland

1871 | Ireland (DR17399)

Ireland. (Great Britain used in Ireland). 1871. Registered and Charged envelope addressed to France bearing SG 108, 6 violet (plate 8) tied by '186' in diamond with adjacent 'Dublin/ Registered' routed via London with oval 'Registered/ London' and hand-struck circular 'PD' with hand-struck 'Charge' and framed accountancy on reverse with 'Postes Calais/ Paris' wax seals in red (2), French entry cachet and Nantes arrival on reverse. Charged mail from Ireland is rarely seen. A lovely item.

£195.00
Great Britain

1875 | Great Britain (DR17398)

Great Britain. (France). 1875. Envelope addressed to France bearing SG 143, 3d rose (plate 17) tied by Cardiff date stamp with circular 'PD', French entry cachet and Nantes arrival on reverse. Lovely item.

£175.00
Great Britain

1865 | Great Britain (DR17397)

Great Britain. 1865. Envelope addressed to France bearing Great Britain SG 43, 1d rose-red and SG 92, 3d rose (plate 4) tied by Cardiff/ 162 duplex with French entry cachet and Nantes arrival on reverse. Scarce plate on cover Cat 450 GBP. Very attractive cover.

£75.00
Gold Coast

1890 | Gold Coast (DR17396)

Gold Coast. 1890. Registered envelope addressed to London bearing SG 13, 2d grey and SG 16, 4d mauve tied by Saltpond/ C date stamp 'Mr 24 90', endorsed 'Registered', with oval 'Registered/ Liverpool and London receiver '22nd Ap.' on face. Lovely item.

£175.00
Gold Coast

1901 | Gold Coast (DR17395)

Gold Coast. 1901. Multi view picture post card of 'Ada' addressed to Germany bearing SG 26, 1/2d green and mauve (pair) tied by bar obliterator with adjacent Adda/ Gold Coast date stamp 'Fe 12 01', routed via Accra with 'Paid/ Liverpool/ Br. Packet' in red and Reutligen receiver. Very fine.

£125.00
Japan

1923 | Japan (DR17394)

Japan. (Post cards). 1923. Photographic post card's of 'The Great "Kanto" Earthquake' destroying Tokyo and Yokohama 1st September 1923.' A lovely group of seven cards.

£120.00
India

1919 | India (DR17393)

India. (Afghanistan - North West Frontier). Circa 1919. A selection of raider photographs from the North West Frontier. A gruesome selection in fine unused condition. Difficult assembly to find.

£125.00
Nigeria

1910 | Nigeria (DR17392)

Nigeria. (Postcards). Circa 1910. Mint post card of 'The Annexation of the Territory of the King of Aldo, Lagos'
Very fine historic card

£25.00
Japan

1922 | Japan (DR17391)

Japan. (Post-Cards). 1922. Picture post card of 'Bentien-dori at Yokohama' addressed to Holland bearing SG 174, 6s brown tied by vernacular cancel and Rotterdam arrival. Nice card,, old street scene of Yokohama with fur shop, silver and gold smiths and kimono silk store.

£25.00
Ceylon

1901 | Ceylon (DR17390)

Ceylon. (Post-Cards). Circa 1901. Picture post card of 'Street scene, Colombo' published by "Plate @ Co, Colombo.' Nice card.

£20.00
Hong Kong

1905 | Hong Kong (DR17389)

Hong Kong. (Post-cards). Circa 1905. Mint picture post card of 'Straits Settlements and Hong Kong currency coins. Nice card published by "Walter Erhard, Waiblingen, Stuttgart."

£20.00
Colombia

1908 | Colombia (DR17388)

Colombia. (Hamburg - American Packet). 1908. Envelope headed 'R.E. Echeverria & Co, Barranquilla' addressed to New York bearing Colombia Yvert 188, 5c blue tied by oval 'Hamburg-American Line/ Atlas Service/ Posted on High Seas/ S.S. Albingia' in violet. Very fine.

£25.00
Haiti

1908 | Haiti (DR17387)

Haiti. (Hamburg - American Packet). 1908. Envelope written from Aux Cayes, Haiti addressed to New York bearing Haiti Yvert 120, 10c orange tied by oval 'Hamburg-American Line/ Atlas Service/ Posted on High Seas/ S.S. Albingia' in violet, endorsed 'per s/s/ "Albingia". Very fine.

£25.00
Nicaragua

1894 | Nicaragua (DR17386)

Nicaragua. (Advice of Receipt Mail). 1894. Registered and Advice of Receipt envelope addressed to New York bearing Nicaragua Yvert 63, 10c grey and Yvert 64, 20c claret tied by Leon date stamp 'Jul 29 1894' with framed 'R/ Recommandee/ Gram/ Leon' and circular 'A/R/ Leon' on face, routed via Corinto with boxed 'R/ Corinto/ No/ Gram' in carmine and oval transit on reverse. Very fine.

£40.00
United States

1890 | United States (DR17385)

United States. (Train Mail) - Germany). 1890. German postal stationery envelope 10pf red upgraded with Yvert 47, 10pf red tied by Chemnitz date stamp '16th July' addressed to Indiana, endorsed 'per S.S. "Nounamus" from Southampton', routed via New York '27/7', with oval 'The Bates/ Received/ Jul 28 1890' in violet with Indianapolis arrival 'Jul 29' and forwarded to Chicago with circular 'Mail Delayed/ Train Late/ Chi. City, Chi & Cinc./ Due/ F Mail' on reverse dated 'Jul 30.'

£50.00
Greece

1916 | Greece (DR17384)

Greece. (French Detachment in Greece). 1916. Picture post card of 'Mivlahana Mosque, Salonique' addressed to France endorsed 'F.M.' , cancelled by Tresor et Postes/ 501 date stamp '13/6' with circular '81st Regiment D' Artillerie Lourde. 3rd Groupe/ 3rd Section de Munitions' in violet with Seine arrival '20/6'. Scarce item from the French Detachment of Heavy Artillery, Ammunitions Section.

£175.00
Greece

1915 | Greece (DR17383)

Greece. (French Detachment in Greece). 1915. Stamp-less envelope addressed to France cancelled by Tresor et Postes/ 198 double ring '23rd Mars' with circular '6th Regiment de Chasseurs d' Afrique/ Escadrone F/ Le Captain Commandant' in violet on face with Alpes arrival '6/4' on reverse. Scarce item from the French Base on Moudros (198). Very fine.

£225.00
Greece

1941 | Greece (DR17382)

Greece. (Italian Occupation of Corfu & Paxos). 1941. (Argostoli Issue). Mythological series of Greece, overprinted "Italia Occupazione Militaire/ Italiane Isole/ Cefalonia e Itaca" set of horizontal or vertical pairs, no hinge and signed with hand-stamp guarantees. (Argostoli today is a town and former municipality on the island of Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece). Sassone 11 to 23. Cat 4,580 euros.
Sold for $1,150 in Cherrystone Auctions.

£495.00
Greece

1941 | Greece (DR17381)

Greece. (Italian Occupation of Corfu & Paxos). 1941. SG 3, 10l red and brown and light blue "TIPY" instead of "TYPI" variety. A no hinge stamp, signed by expert. Only 779 printed. Sassone 20a. (Cat 4,000 euro).
Sold for $900 in Cherrystone Auctions.

£395.00
Greece

1917 | Greece (DR17380)

Greece. (French Detachment in Greece). 1917. Picture post card of 'The Areopagus, Athens' addressed to France cancelled by circular 'Tresor et Postes/ 198' double ring with military cachet 'Cie Teritoriale du Genie D' Etapes/ Le Captaine Commandant' in violet. Very fine item from the Engineer Base on Moudros.

£175.00
Greece

1913 | Greece (DR17379)

Greece. (Samos). 1913. Evacuation Commemorative SG 15 to SG 19 very fine mint. Signed. A scarce set.

£150.00
Greece

1921 | Greece (DR17378)

Greece. (Greco - Turkish War). 1921. Envelope addressed to France bearing Turkey Yvery 175, 20pa carmine, Yvert 620, 1pi green and Yvert 621, 3p blue (2) tied by bilingual Banderma/ 2 date stamp, routed via Stamboul with double ring 'Greek Army Censor/ Unit One' in violet on reverse. Scarce item from the Greco-Turkish Campaign 1919/22.

£150.00
Greece

1916 | Greece (DR17377)

Greece. (French Detachment in Greece). 1916. Stamp-less wrapper endorsed 'F.M.' addressed to France cancelled by Tresor et Postes/ 502' date stamp with 'Parc D' Artillerie de L' Armee D'Orient' and Orleans receiver on reverse.

£150.00
Greece

1941 | Greece (DR17376)

Greece. (Italian Occupation of Corfu and Paxos). 1941. Air Post set fine used. SG 22 to SG 32. Only 62 complete sets issued. Cat GBP 1800, (Sassone 4,900) euro.

£600.00
Greece

1941 | Greece (DR17375)

Greece. (Italian Occupation of Corfu and Paxos). 1941. George 11 and Constantine stamps of Greece, overprinted 'Italia Occupazione Militaire/ Italiane Isole/ Cefalonia e Itaca', horizontal pairs, overprint reading upwards, no hinge, signed with hand-stamp guarantees SG 7, 1d green, SG 8, 1d 50 green, SG 13, 8d deep blue and SG 17, 30d orange-red. Cat GBP 1750.

£500.00
Greece

1915 | Greece (DR17374)

Greece. (Samos). 1915. Vathy Hospital Fund. Fine mint set SG 32 to SG 36, 25l red. Scarce mint set. Signed.

£550.00
Greece

1919 | Greece (DR17373)

Greece. (Greek Occupation of Smyrne). 1919. Y vert 1 to 7 and Postage Due Yvert 1 and Yvert 2. Superb mint.

£900.00
Rhodesia

1939 | Rhodesia (DR17372)

Rhodesia. (Northern). 1939. Envelope written from the 'Catholic Mission, Cilai, Northern Rhodesia addressed to Holland bearing SG 29, 1 1/2d carmine (2) tied by Luwingu double ring with 'Examined by/ Censor/ Censor No 9' censor tape tied by triangular 'Passed Censor/ 6' hand-stamp in blue, routed via England with 'Opened by Censor/ 95' label. Nice item.

£95.00
Rhodesia

1940 | Rhodesia (DR17371)

Rhodesia. (Northern). 1940. Envelope addressed to Switzerland bearing Northern Rhodesia SG 34, 3d ultramarine tied by Mongu Lealui double ring '9th May 40' with 'Examined By/ Censor No' tied by triangular 'Passed By Censor/ 8' hand-stamp. Very fine.

£60.00
Korea

1904 | Korea (DR17370)

Korea. (Russian Army Occupation). 1904. Picture post card of 'Japanese Torpedo Floilla in the Stormy Night' bearing Korea 'Falcon' SG 50, 2m grey tied by Kieng-Hung/ Coree double ring '12th Mars 04' with adjacent second strike.
Nice item from the Russian Occupation in March 1904, only a few 'souvenir' postcards are known dated '12th March'.
After the war Japan established a Postal Agency on March 31st 1906.
Ex Mizuhara.

£125.00
Korea

1900 | Korea (DR17369)

Japan. (Japanese Post Office in Korea). Circa 1900. 'Koban' and 'Chrysanthemum' used in Fusan with telegraphic date stamp.

£75.00
Korea

1905 | Korea (DR17368)

Korea. (Postcards). Circa 1905. Mint picture post card of 'Harbour of Chenmlopo'. Nice ethnic scene.

£30.00
Korea

1904 | Korea (DR17367)

Korea. (Russian Army Occupation). 1904. Picture post card of 'General Kuropattkin' bearing Korea 'Falcon' SG 50, 2m grey tied by Kieng-Hung/ Coree double ring '12th Mars 04' with adjacent second strike.
Nice item from the Russian Occupation in March 1904, only a few 'souvenir' postcards are known from Kieng-Hung dated '12th March.'
After the war Japan established a Postal Agency on March 31st, 1906.
Ex Mizuhara.

£125.00
China

1910 | China (DR17366)

China. (French Indo-China). Circa 1910. Stamp-less picture post card of 'Chinaman selling fruits under the tree, Hong Kong' addressed to Tonkin cancelled by 'Tonghing China/ Post Moncay Ton' in red with Chinese inscription 'Tong-Hing Chemin de Huyen-do'. Very scarce cancel applied on the Moncay/ Pakhoi border.
See Desrousseaux page 139, livre 5. Ex Jean Marc Sitarik

£350.00
China

1945 | China (DR17365)

China. (French Indo- China). 1945. Registered envelope addressed to 'The Bank Franco-Chinese, Hanoi' bearing Indo-China SG 292, 15c purple and SG 294, 30c yellow-brown tied by Thanh-Hou/ Annam date stamp '23rd April 45' with matching registration label. Rare item posted during the period of return to French Control after the Japanese Occupation. Scarce item, internal mail was only allowed Bank to Bank.
Ex Jean Marc Sitarik

£225.00
Liberia

1905 | Liberia (DR17364)

Liberia. (Postcards). 1905. Picture post card of 'Natives and Canoes' addressed to Holland (stamp removed) with Brazzaville/ Moyen Congo transit '6th Sept 05'. Nice card published by "C. Woermann."

£30.00
Liberia

1904 | Liberia (DR17363)

Liberia. (Bolivia). 1904. Bolivian postal stationery 2c blue picture post card upgraded with Yvert 60, 2c carmine (2) tied by Cochabamba violet date stamp addressed to 'Cape Mount, Liberia, West Africa', endorsed 'via Tupiza and Argentina' with Liverpool transit 'Ap 2 04' and Monrovia arrival '1st May.' Very scarce item of incoming mail to Liberia.

£275.00
Ethiopia

1910 | Ethiopia (DR17362)

Ethiopia. (Postcards). Circa 1910. Mint post card of 'Les derniers moments d'un lepereux a Harar (Abyssinia).

£40.00
Cyprus

1942 | Cyprus (DR17361)

Cyprus. (Palestine). 1942. Air Mail envelope addressed to Cyprus bearing Palestine SG 108, 15p ultramarine tied by Tel Aviv date stamp '6th Feb 42' with Palestine censor and Cyprus 'Opened by Censor' label with circular 'Passed Censor Cyprus/ 36' on face with Larnaca arrival '19th Feb' on reverse.

£55.00
French Colonies

1910 | French Colonies (DR17360)

French Colonies. (Cote Des Somalis - Postcards). Circa 1910. Picture post card of 'Devant un Cafe Arabe'. Nice card.

£20.00
Turkey

1914 | Turkey (DR17359)

Turkey. (Postcards). 1914. Picture post card of 'Marche de Moutons/ A Sultan Bayavid' addressed to France bearing Yvert 182, 20p red tied by bilingual Pera date stamp with Seine arrival. Nice card.

£20.00
Algeria

1903 | Algeria (DR17358)

France. (Algeria - Postcards). 1903. Picture post card of Marche Kbyle, Algeria' addressed to Holland bearing France 'Type Blanc' Yvert 111, 5c green tied by Alger double ring with Amsterdam arrival. Nice card.

£20.00
Morocco

1908 | Morocco (DR17357)

French Morocco. (Postcards). 1908. Picture post card of 'Joueurs de Dominos' written from Taza, French Maroc. Nice card published by "Collection Ideaie P.S.'

£20.00
France

1904 | France (DR17356)

France. (Algeria - Postcards). 1904. Picture post card of 'Negres au Cafe Maure' (blacks in Moorish coffee house) addressed to Holland bearing France 'Type Blanc' Yvert 111, 5c green tied by Morris Constantine double ring with Amsterdam arrival.

£20.00

Philatelic News & Information

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Blog Post 1

21st Aug 2018

No Exhibitions for the last 18 months our last show was Singapore 2019 but we hope to be on the road soon. looking forward to meeting everyone again in 2022.

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Blog Post 2

30th Jul 2018

Cambodia. A wonderful new collection and Paul Bulternman Dutch East Indies from this great philatelist.

This month September 2021 we shall start to upload this very nice Cambodia collection. Some items are ex Dickie Dowler and a few from a well known California collector with a few from the famous Desrousseaux collection sold in Paris 2011.
The last great collection sold at auction was Bjorn Wallberg perhaps twenty years ago in David Feldman, Geneva. In his introduction David noted that for every 100 French Indo-China items the ratio to Cambodia was 'ten per cent' and Laos 'one in a hundred'.


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