St. Helena, 2 x Deutsches Reich 5 Pf. auf Ansichtskarte an...mehr St. Helena, 2 x Deutsches Reich 5 Pf. auf Ansichtskarte an den deutschen Kriegsgefangenen Adolf Merkel im "Cottage Villow" auf St. Helena, Stempel Wittmar (Kr. Wolfenbüttel) 31.5.02, viol. Dreieck-Zensurstempel Passed by Censor / St. Helena / Head Office, Bedarf
1901 British National Antarctic Expedition post card with pictures of...mehr 1901 British National Antarctic Expedition post card with pictures of the’ Main Deck of the Discovery’ with an expedition cancel ‘ANTARCTIC / EXPDN / 1901 / S.S. DISCOVERY’ on the front. The card was posted in CAPE TOWN (7 OCT 01) and addressed to England. Cape Town was a short stop on the way to New Zealand where supplies were replenished. A scarce card from this expedition.
1926 Imperial Airways Survey Flight post card to London, produced by...mehr 1926 Imperial Airways Survey Flight post card to London, produced by “Flight” magazine with their red vignette unusually applied to the front of the card (instead of the reverse as was usual). This was tied by an oval "BY SPECIAL AIR MAIL / 16-1-25 / LONDON / CAPE TOWN" cachet. A Kings Head 2d stamp has been cancelled CAPE TOWN 19 FEB 26. Cobham’s signature is on the back of the card. A very fine example of this card, posted 2 days after Cobham had arrived in Cape Town from his flight from London and 7 days before he flew back to London..
1914 picture post card (Wagon Drift, Orange River) with a Kings Head...mehr 1914 picture post card (Wagon Drift, Orange River) with a Kings Head ½d cancelled by a superb strike of the previously unrecorded violet boxed 'POSTAGE FREE / BASE 3A / PASSED BY / CENSOR'. A boxed Base 3 cachet was in use at Uppington prior to the invasion of South West Africa in late 1914, but nothing is known where this BASE 3A was used. The base of the card has fish moth damage, but still an exceptionally fine strike of this very rare canceller.
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