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1 World War I Postal History World War I Postal History 7167 Al ge ria, Ger man POWs, 1915, card from Barika & cover from Biskra, both with camp handstamps, scarce, VF $ Aus tra lia, Ger man POWs, 2 covrs from Liv er pool & Molongo camps with camp handstamps and cen sor marks, scarce, VF $ Argentina, WWI, 7 cov ers used lo cally in Bue nos Ai res, each with a French Red Cross la bel tied, a dif fi cult group, VF $ Aus tra lia, Im pe rial Forces WWI, , 4 cov - ers: 1915, 2nd In fan try Bri gade hansstamp on mar vel ous YMCA il lus trated cover to GB; 1917, AIF at BAPO T in Egypt; 1918, 2 cov ers sent through Brit ish FPOs T. 22 & T. 58, VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 1

2 World War I Postal History 7171 Aus tra lia, WWI Home Front, 1915, 2 cov ers: spec tac u lar over all pa tri otic en ve lope used to Eng land + cen sored cover to US, VF $ Aus tria, WWI Home Front, , 4 cov ers, all cen sored, one with la bel on re verse, two over all ad cov ers, VF $ Aus tria, WWI in Bosnia from Tur key, 1903 reg is - tered A.R. cover from Uskub, tur key to Sarajevo with K. und K. Milit. Post/Sarajevo boxed handstamp in blue, rare, VF $ Aus tria, WWI Seige of Przemysl, Feb ru ary 19,1915 card with Clem ent #57 handstamp and usual IX/54 cen sor mark, mild soil ing, rare, F-VF $250 2 Danbury Stamp Sales

3 World War I Postal History 7175 Aus tria, WWI Feldposts, 9 Aus trian Feldpost cards, dif fer ent units and cen sor marks, in spect, VF... $ Aus tria, WWI Pa tri otic post cards, avi a tion, 3 cards re lated to avi a tion, used from dif fer ent units, scarce, VF $ Aus tria, WWI Pa tri otic post cards, 4 pa tri otic post cards, 2 each from Aus tria and Hun gary, var i ous units, VF $ Aus tria, WWI Feldposts, 5 Feldpost cov ers, 2 franked, dif fer ent units and cen sor marks, in spect, VF.. $60 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 3

4 World War I Postal History 7179 Aus tria, WWI Feldposts, 3 items: One over printed Feldpost from Belgrad; one cover from Lubjliana & one card from Sarajevo, reg is tered, in ter est ing, VF $ Aus tria, POW Camps, Ser bian in tern ees, 1917 cover from Grossau to Com mit tee to Aid Ser bi ans, Geneva with camp mark + ci vil ian postal card to Cen tral Search Bu reau for POWs in Vi enna, cen sored, VF.... $ Aus tria, WWI Feldposts in Po land, 3 cards used from Pol ish Feldposts, un usual, VF $ Aus tria, POW Camps, Ital ian in tern ees, , 2 Red Cross cards from Malthausen & Salzburg to It aly + cover from Malthausen to Vi enna, all ap pro pri ate cen sor marks, F-VF $60 4 Danbury Stamp Sales

5 World War I Postal History 7183 Aus tria, post-wwi ARA Food Re lief, 4 items: ARA re quest card from Aus tria; 2 cov ers from Hun gary with cir cu lar handstamp about the ARA pro gram & cover from Po land with ARA cor ner card, in ter est ing lot, F-VF. $ Bel gium, WWI Sol dier s Cards, 1915, 3 dif fer ent French Fran chise cards used in Bel gium, VF $ Bel gium, WWI Courrier cover, 1915 Armee Belge S.M./Le Courrier de L Armee en ve lope with blue handstamp Ministere de la Guerre used from Le Havre to Paris, scarce, VF $ Bel gium, WWI Tem po rary PO in France, 1916, 2 cards, one pa tri otic, both with sin gle cir cle Ste Addresse/Poste Belge-Belgische Post used at tem po rary PO at Havre + fran chise card & reg is tered cover front from Le Harve Spe cial franked with Bel gian stamps to GB, scarce, VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 5

6 World War I Postal History 7189 Bel gium, WWI, US troop us age, 1921 cover to US, franked with Bel gian 50 cent. stamp tied by Van Dam A from Ant werp, VF $ Bel gium, WWI Feldposts, 7 cov ers & 2 cards (one to bacco) from var i ous Bel gian FPOs, some with unit cor - ner cards, in spect, F-VF $ Belgian Congo, WWI, 1919 cover from 3rd B.R.I. 1st Co. at Leopoldville with dou ble straightline handstamp in black Cor re spon dence Privee/Amree Belge, scarce, VF $ Bel gium, WWI Oc cu pa tion of Ger many, 1920, H&G post card 68 with Eupen over print + Ger many 1N31 to Ger many, cen tral crease, scarce uprating of in ter nal card, Fine $30 6 Danbury Stamp Sales

7 World War I Postal History 7193 Can ada, WWI en route to Eu rope, 1914 pa tri otic post card to GB writ ten aboard the SS Lapl and Look out for Ca na dian Con tin gent!. with very rare large crowned cir cle Ca na dian Over seas Ex pe di tion ary force cancel, VF $ Bolivia, WWI, 1918, 2 cov ers to the US with US cen sor tapes tied by dou ble ring pur ple Passed by Cen - sor/122", VF $ Can ada, WWI Home Front, , 4 cov ers: ma - chine can cel Ni ag ara Camp Field Post on YMCA env.; slo - gan Buy War Cer tif i cates ; cover to US with cen sor tape & lovely pa tri otic cor ner card to US, VF $ Brit ish East Af rica, WWI with Rare cen sor tape, 1916 cover from Kisimu to US with rare cen sor tape tied by cen sor s date stamps and backstamp of Mombasa + cover from I.E.F. FPO 343 with pur ple boxed Passed/by/Postal/Cen sor/daressallam, VF $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 7

8 World War I Postal History 7195 Can ada, WWI in Eu rope, 1918, 2 cov ers en dorsed Ca na dian Sol diers Let ter, one with large cir cu lar black Or derly Room/18th Re serve Bat tal ion handstamp, the other with blue oval Whipps Cross War Hos pi - tal/leytonstone, both to US, rare, F-VF $ Can ada, WWI in Eu rope, 6 items: Ger man Feldpost card used by a Ca na dian in 1919; 5 cov ers, 4 YMCA and one Sal va tion Army used from var i ous FPOs, in spect, VF $ Can ada, WWI in Si be ria, 1919 over from Si be ria with leg i ble FPO Si be rian Forces sin gle Brit ish cir cle handstamp ty ing Ca na dian stamps on Ca na dian YMCA env. to Hol land, rare, VF $ Cey lon, WWI, 1916 reg is tered cover to US from Negombo with pur ple square Cen sor/co lombo handstamp, on re verse, US la bel Sup posed Li a ble to Cus toms Duty, a bit tatty but scarce, Fine $40 8 Danbury Stamp Sales

9 World War I Postal History 7199 China, WWI to Can ada, 1918 cover from Can ton to Vic to ria BC, cen sored with tape in Can ada, ratty but at trac - tive, none the less, VG-Fine $ Den mark, 1916 card to Eng land, cap tured and de layed, 1916 Christ mas post card to pas sen ger on SS Gerda [which was later tor pe doed and sunk], dou ble line pur ple handstmp Part of Mail Cap tured/by Ger mans and De layed, re ceived in GB in Feb ru ary 1917 af ter be ing for - warded, rare, VF $ Den mark, WWI Red Cross POW Agency, 1917 cover from the Dan ish Red Cross Agency for POWs to Berlin, VF $ Cuba, Mex ico & Peru, WWI, 1918, 2 cov ers to US both cen sored with tape, one with scarce pa tri otic la bel on re verse; one cover each from Mex ico and Peru to US, cen - sored with tape + reg is tered cover from Co lom bia to US with bi sected 2 but stamps miss ing, cen sored with tape, F-VF $50 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 9

10 World War I Postal History 7205 Finland, WWI, , 3 cov ers to US, one reg is - tered, all cen sored with tape, two with hand writ ten From en emy oc cu pied ter ri tory ci vil ian cover from Swe - den to US with cen sor tape, VF $ Egypt, WWI, , 3 cov ers to US cen sored with oc tag o nal Passed/Cen sor/1" in black, 3 in blue and 15 in pur ple (also with tape), VF $ Egypt, Ger man POWs, 1918 cover from POW at Targu Jiu camp to an other POW at Sidi Bishr with red 3 line Red Cross handstamp, cen sor seal on flap, very rare POW to POW cover, VF $ France, WWI, Red Cross, 1914 cover from French Red Cross to GB, cen sored and sealed with Of fi cially Sealed (ci vil ian) la bel, sent on with Brit ish Paid ma chine can cel in red, most un usual, VF $75 10 Danbury Stamp Sales

11 World War I Postal History 7207 France, WWI, Automobile Units, 2 cards and a cover from dif fer ent Au to mo bile units, scarce, VF.... $ France, WWI, Home Front, , 3 cov ers, 2 to US, one to Hol land, all cen sored with tape and handstamps, one with CIF perfin, F-VF $ France, WWI, Avi a tion, 2 cov ers to and from Avi a - tion units with handstamps for Esc. C 9 and MF-26, rare, VF $ France, WWI, Hos pi tals, 6 items: 5 cov ers from var i ous hos pi tals in France each with dif fer ent handstamps + fran chise card to sol dier at a hos pi tal, in - spect, VF $125 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 11

12 World War I Postal History 7213 France, WWI, Pa tri otic la bels on cover, 4 cov ers, each with dif fer ent pa tri otic la bels tied, dif fi cult lot, VF.. $ France, WWI, North Af rica, 2 cov ers: one from Na val Force at Tang ier with ap pro pri ate pur ple handstamp; one reg is tered to Swit zer land from Min is try of War at Tu nis with their handstamp in red, F-VF..... $ France, WWI, Pa tri otic Let ter cards, 3 dif fer ent pa tri otic let ter cards, quite strik ing, VF $ France, WWI, Of fi cial cov ers, , 5 am bu - lance cov ers for Ex press mail from var i ous gov ern men tal de part ments with ap pro pri ate handstamps, 4 reg is tered, most unusual, F-VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

13 World War I Postal History 7215 France, WWI, Units, 11 cov ers from dif fer ent units of the French ser vices, each with its own handstamp, in - spect, VF $ France, WWI Pa tri otic cards, 2 dif fer ent pa tri otic fran chise post cards, one used from Ser bia + one handcolored post card, un used, VF $ France, WWI, Units, 5 fran chise cards and 2 cov - ers from dif fer ent units with Tresor et Postes handstamps + 2 other fran chise cards, in spect, VF $ France, Ger man POWs, , 5 items: 3 cov ers from Agde (with handstamp of Med i cal of fi cer in green), Bressuire & Trompeloup + 2 cards from Oleron & Paris, all with camp handstamps and ap pro pri ate cen sor marks, F-VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 13

14 World War I Postal History 7219 France, 1915 pa tri otic post card to Cuba, a rare des ti na tion, F-VF $ France, WWI, Aid for Ser bian POWs, 1917 cover from Or ga ni za tion to Aid Ser bian POWs (their env.) to Swiss cen tral of fice of the same org. in Geneva, cen sored in France with tape and handstamp, un usual, VF..... $ France, WWI, Red Cross, 5 dif fer ent French Red Cross cov ers with var i ous handstamps, 3 to GB, one for - warded, VF $ France, WWI, used by AEF, 2 items: in ter est ing cover mailed by sol dier through French PO, charged post - age due on ar rival in US + post card, un franked from APO 762, not taxed, VF $30 14 Danbury Stamp Sales

15 World War I Postal History 7225 France, 1918 cover from Quiberon, Al ge ria, with Ma rine Française blue handstamp, to sailor at the Amer i - can Na val Base in Lorient, rare, VF $ France, WWI, used by AEF, 1918, 5 cov ers franked with French stamps sent through AEF APOs, 4 to Paris, one to US, VF $ France, 1918 pa tri otic fran chise card sent to Egypt, cen sored and for warded to Malta, F-VF, rare. $ France, WWI, used by AEF, 1918, 3 French fran - chise cards used by US sol diers through the APO sys tem, un usual, VF $ France, WWI, 1919 Ver sailles Con fer ence, June 5, 1919 cover ad dressed to at ten dee of the Ver sailles Con fer ence sent un franked, taxed with 5, 10 & 15 cen - times post age dues stamps all tied with spe cial Ver sailles Con fer ence can cel of June 6, rare, VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 15

16 World War I Postal History 7228 France, 1927 Tenth An ni ver sary Con gress of the Amer i can Le gion in Paris, cover and 2 post cards franked with France 1927 Amer i can Le gion stamps tied by spe cial Con gress can cels (2 types) + wrap per from the Sou ve nir Num ber of the NY Her ald Tri bune about the Con - gress, a rare group, VF $ Ger many, WWI, Units, , 10 cov ers from var i ous units with var i ous cen sor mark ings, in spect, F-VF. $ French Mo rocco, Ger man Pows, cover from Ca - sa blanca to Ger many with Ca sa blanca pur ple handstamp and Tresor can cel, VF $ Ger many, Ger man POW Camps, French in tern - ees, 1914 folded let ter to Paris from Zossen camp (tear re - paired with tape) POW ac knowl edge ment card from Helmstedt to GB, both cen sored and with camp handstamps, F-VF $40 16 Danbury Stamp Sales

17 World War I Postal History 7234 Ger many, WWI, Units, Let ter cards, , 4 sol dier s let ter cards from var i ous units, one of fi cially sealed, VF $ Ger many, Grmany WWI, used by AEF, 3 cov ers: 2 with Ger man stamps sent through APO sys tem, one YMCA env. + one with US 3 Wash ing ton used and ac - cepted from Coblenz in 1921., cover faults F-VF..... $ Ger many, Ger man POW Camps, Brit ish in tern - ees, , 8 items: 5 cov ers from Doberitz, Friedrichsfeld, Giessen, Wahn &Villingen + 3 cards from Gottingen, Parchim & Soltan, all prop erly cen sored and all with GB ma chine Lon don Paid re ceiv ers, F-VF..... $ Ger many, Ger man POW Camps, Brit ish in tern - ees at Ruhleben, 4 items: 1915 POW cover from Ruhleben, cen sored with Brit ish ma chine ar rival mark;1916 Camp Mes sen ger Ser vice card with 2nd birth - day greet ings of stay at the camp; 1916 RXD Let ter with preprinted 1/2 1" green post age mark to Cap tain of the Camp tied by date mark & RXD let ter with per fo rated pur - ple star stamp ovpt. On Ser vice" tied by date mark (no year), a rare group, VF $300 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 17

18 World War I Postal History 7239 Ger many, WWI, Units, 1916, 3 cov ers, 2 with Feldpost la bels, one with Red Cross char ity la bel + sol - dier s pass, VF $ Ger many, Ger man POW Camps, Brit ish in tern - ees, 3 items: 1915 POW cover from Limberg to Scot land; 1916 card from Ger man at Mewe camp to Leip zig, Senf (stamp dealer) & 1917 let ter from Ger man at of fi cers camp at Hann. Munden to Hannover (prob a bly on duty there), F-VF $ Ger many, WWI, Na val, 3 post cards & 4 cov ers from var i ous na val units incl. Helgoland, in spect, VF... $ Ger many, WWI, Units, 2 cov ers from sol diers in Ger man units to the US, both taxed, one us ing a 10 Par - cel Post Post age Due (#JQ4) (cat a log $650), VF..... $ Ger many, WWI, Units, Pa tri otic post cards, 29 pa tri otic post cards from var i ous units with var i ous mark - ings, one hand-drawn, in spect, VF (no photo) $ Ger many, WWI, Pa tri otic post cards, 11 cards used by sol diers through the ci vil ian mail sys tem, some cen sored, VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

19 World War I Postal History 7242 Ger many, WWI, Pa tri otic post cards, 3 pa tri otic post cards pro duced by com pa nies and im ag ing their prod - ucts, all used from Feldposts, one with avi a tion theme, unusual, VF $ Ger many, WWI Occupation of Lithuania, Poland and Romania, Lith u a nia 1N1 x14 on reg is tered cover to Berlin; Po land N2 pr. to Ger many, N4 on cen sored (tape) ad cover to US, N5 ex press to Ger many, N12 x4 ex press to Ger many & Ro ma nia 3N3 + RA5 in ter nal use, var i ous cen - sor marks, a nice lot, F-VF $ Ger many, WWI Oc cu pa tion of Bel gium, 1916 reg is tered cover to Bu da pest franked with Bel gium N8, mild soil ing, F-VF $ Ger many, WWI, Avi a tion, 4 items re lated to avi a - tion: post card of Zep pe lin over head; card from Feld-Flieger-Ubteilung V.B.; two air-re lated ma chine can - cels + one for re lief efforts, VF $75 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 19

20 World War I Postal History 7248 Ger many, WWI, Pa tri otic post cards, 5 un used pa tri otic post cards, F-VF $ Ger many, WWI, Home Front, , var i ous ci - vil ian cov ers, 4 reg is tered, not cen sored + an in ter est ing 1902 re use of a Berlin pri vate post card to the US, a use ful lot, F-VF $ Ger many, WWI Cov ers to the Aid Com mit tee for Ger man Jews, 4 cov ers: two from US, one reg is tered, two from Ger many, one from oc cu pied Po land, to the Aid Com - mit tee for Ger man Jews, an or ga ni za tion that helped POWs & ci vil ians dur ing the war and ci vil ians there af ter, a scarce group., F-VF $ Ger many, WWI Oc cu pa tion of Bel gium, 7 items: 5 cov ers franked with var i ous val ues of the over printed is - sues + 2 cards used by Ger man sol diers in Bel gium, in - spect, F-VF $60 20 Danbury Stamp Sales

21 World War I Postal History 7250 Ger many, WWI, Units, , 11 items, 12 cards + 1 cover from var i ous units with var i ous mark ings, in - spect, VF $ Ger many, WWI, French Oc cu pa tion, 1919, 3 cov - ers used within Ger many, one reg is tered, cen sored by the French, two with cir cled red star, VF $ Ger many, 1917 cover from Cannstalt via Bre - men to a U Boat, for car riage to Lilong, Can ton, China, cen sored on board, very rare, VF $ Ger many, WWI, re lease of POWs, 1919, 2 items: Re leased POW card from Ger many to GB + real photo post card of free ing of POWs at Hammelberg, used from the camp within Ger many, un usual WWI ar ti facts, VF.. $60 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 21

22 World War I Postal History 7254 Ger many, 1920 Up per Silesia Pleb i scite Com - mis sion, 1920 Al lied Com mis sion cover with Up per Silesia Plebescite Com mis sion boxed pur ple handstamp, reg is tered, rare, VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, 3 French fran chise cards used through the Brit ish APO and cen sor ing sys tem, one to Ire - land, VF $ Ger man East Af rica, 1916 reg is tered cover from Muhesa to the Ger man PO at Tanga, with their seal on the re verse tied by two line red handsamp, rare, VF... $ Great Brit ain, WWI in Egypt, 4 cov ers: Brit ish Red Cross Hos pi tal at Giza; YMCA with the EEF (2) & NACB from APO SZ35, F-VF $75 22 Danbury Stamp Sales

23 World War I Postal History 7258 Great Brit ain, WWI, Home Front, 4 ci vil ian cov ers, cen sored, 3 with tapes, one with pur ple dou ble ring Cen - sored Let ter/oas, one on reg is tered for mula en ve lope to US, VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, Na val, pa tri otic post card with silk flags around a photo of Ad mi ral Beatty, writ ten on re - verse Our Com mander in Chief while we are over here, VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, Hos pi tals, 5 items: 2 cov ers and 3 post cards re lated to hos pi tals and con va les cents, one with pur ple handstamp from 2nd West ern Gen eral Hos pi tal, Man ches ter, F-VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, Red Cross, 4 Brit ish Red Cross cov ers, var i ous mark ings and units, in ter est ing lot, F-VF $75 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 23

24 World War I Postal History 7262 Great Brit ain, WWI, Ser vice Or ga ni za tions, 9 items all with dif fer ent cor ner cords: Church Army (3), Sal - va tion Army (2), Scot tish Sons of Tem per ance (cen tral fold), Scot tish Church, YMCA (2), from var i ous APOs, ap - pro pri ately cen sored, a difficult lot, F-VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, un usual us ages, 6 items:ymca with dumb Army handstamp, cen sored; 2 cer ti fied cov ers, one opened, sealed with tape and De - layed ; pa tri otic post card used in ci vil ian sys tem by sol dier with red cir cled On Ac tive Ser vice mark ing; Voter reg is - tra tion card; card from BAPO 1 to Guern sey, a most in ter - est ing group, VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, to bacco cards, 4 dif fer ent Thank You cards for to bacco, each with a dif fer ent pa tri otic de sign, VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, 1917 cover to Swe den with Brit ish cen sor tape at top, ad ver tis ing la bel for Macfarlane s steel ware on re verse, VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, Units, 4 cov ers & 2 cards from var i ous units & cen sor marks, in spect, F-VF $50 24 Danbury Stamp Sales

25 World War I Postal History 7269 Great Brit ain - Isle of Man, Ger man POWs, 1914 cover from Ger man to a POW at Wakefield, red cen sor mark on face, rare cover to a POW, VF $ Great Brit ain, WWI, used by AEF, 5 items: 3 cov - ers, one Sal va tion Army, all cen sored with tape, US 3 re - ply en ve lope & AEF Field Srvice Card, all sent by AEF mem bers through the Brit ish APO sys tem, F-VF..... $ Great Brit ain, BEF WWI in North ern Rus sia, 1919 cover from FPO P.B. 77 (Emetskoe) with PE/C 29 Brit ish cen sor in oval to GB, mild tear at up per right not af - fect ing mark ings, very rare, F-VF $ Great Brit ain - Isle of Man, Ger man POws, 1915, 2 cov ers, one franked 1d. to Lon don (Busi ness let ter from Ci vil ian POW), with black oval Douglas, IOM cen sor mark & one to US, cen sored with tape across flap, VF..... $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 25

26 World War I Postal History 7271 Greece, WWI, French Navy, 1916, Greece 10 lep - ta stamp tied by large pur ple Castelorizo Na val handstamp, tran sit through Corr. D Armees-Port Said to an other na val of fi cer, rare, VF $ Greece, WWI, Aegean Cen sor, 1918 cover from Trogir (Dalmatia) to Ath ens cen sored in Syka with rare cen sor mark on front, VF $ Greece, WWI, French Army of the Ori ent, 1917 cover franked with 1 lep ton x10 stamps, cancelled at Kozane, cen sored throught French with four dif fer ent Armee d Orient handstamps, rare, VF $ Hong Kong, Ger man POWs, cover from POW to Ger many the pur ple oval Pro vost Mar shal/hong Kong and red cen sor mark, scarce, VF $60 26 Danbury Stamp Sales

27 World War I Postal History 7275 In dia, WWI, IEF, 5 items: 3 cards used through IEF FPOs: French, Brit ish and to bacco + 2 ci vil ian cen sored cover, one reg is tered, VF $ It aly, WWI, Home Front, 2 ci vil ian cov ers to the US, cen sored with tape and handstamps, F-VF..... $ It aly, WWI, Units, 12 Ital ian fran chise cards used from var i ous units with ap pro pri ate cen sor marks, in spect, VF $ In dia, Ger man POWs, , 3 items: 1915 cover from Ahmednagar camp on camp env.; 1916 for mula card from same camp card from ci vil ian in tern at Belgaum, all with ap pro pri ate handstamps, F-VF..... $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 27

28 World War I Postal History 7279 It aly, WWI, Units, 4 items:card from Vet er i nary Corps (rare); pa tri otic post card used from 39th Div.; cover to GB from 21st Div. & Busta Speciale Brevettate Automobilisti en ve lope used from 8th Div. and taxed on ar - rival, a most in ter est ing group, VF $ It aly, WWI in Egypt, 3 cards used from var i ous units, all to Egypt, one for warded, one with Ital ian Red Cross char ity seal, all with Egypian wavy line cen sor mark, among oth ers, VF $ It aly, WWI, Pa tri otic post cards, 9 pa tri otic post - cards used from var i ous units with var i ous cen sor marks., in spect, VF $ It aly, Ger man POWs, Cover from Alessandria camp to US with Ital ian Red Cross handstamp and camp cen sor in red, VF $30 28 Danbury Stamp Sales

29 World War I Postal History 7285 Ja pan, Ger man POWs, , 4 items: 1915 post card from POW at Hakuyama + cover and 2 cards from POWs at Ninoshima, all with approrpiate camp and cen sor handstmps, a rare group, VF $ It aly, WWI, used by AEF, 6 items: 4 cov ers used by AEF sol diers through the Ital ian ci vil ian PO sytem incl one avi a tion + 2 cov ers from the Amer i can Red Cross, lovely group, VF $ Ja pan, WWI, 1916 cover from To kyo to Lon don Via Si be ria with blue dou ble straightline Part of a Mail Cap tured/by Ger mans and De layed, rare, VF $ Ja maica, WWI, 4 cov ers: pa tri otic with spe cial Ja - maica Red Cross with plane, over printed Ja maica in red, to GB; reg is tered cover with B4 of MR6 and an other with MR9 + reg is tered cover from Turks & Caicos to St. Thomas with B4 of MR3, F-VF $75 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 29

30 World War I Postal History 7289 Malta, Ger man POWs, 2 items: 1915 card with woodblock im age of Fort Clements Camp and camp handstamp card, writ ten in Arabic, to Rome, with black POW cen sor mark (very late use), VF $ Ja pan, WWI, 2 cov ers: ci vil ian cover to Can ada with blue Ca na dian straightline Cen sored + com mer cial cover from the US to Ja pan, cen sored with tape and re - turned Un known, VF $ Malta, Ger man POWs, 1915 cover from Ger many to a POW at Verdalla Bar racks, rare cover to a POW, VF. $ Ja pan, WWI Red Cross POW Agency, 1918 cover from Jap a nese Red Cross to In ter na tional HQ in Geneva for POW af fairs with rare Jap a nese Red Cross la bel on re - verse, cen sored with tape in tran sit in Can ada cover from US to the same Agency in Geneva, cen sored with tape in France, VF $ Malta, WWI, Brit ish YMCA card used from APO SZ 7 (Malta) + St. John Am bu lance As so ci a tion, Malta Cen ter pa tri otic post card used by ci vil ian to Lt. in MEF, cen sored, VF $75 30 Danbury Stamp Sales

31 World War I Postal History 7292 Neth er lands, POW cov ers, 1915, 3 items: POW cover from Groningen Camp (on The Mis sions to Sea men env.) to GB with large 4-line black POW handstamp; cover from Harderwijk to Noordwijk with smaller 4-line pur ple POW handstamp & of fi cial cover from Hoofdexpeditie Veldpost with pur ple In tern ees Bu reau handstamp, VF.. $ New Zea land, WWI, 1915 New Zea land Ad vanced Base APO let ter card used from Egypt + Auckland Pro vin - cial Pa tri otic & War Re lief As so ci a tion env. with the or ga ni - za tion s red handstamp, VF $ Neth er lands & Netherland In dies, WWI, 8 items: 2 Veldpost cov ers & 2 cards, var i ous units and cen sor marks + 2 ci vil ian cov ers cen sored with tape, one reg is - tered to GB + 2 ci vil ian cov ers to US, cen sored with tape, VF $ Phil ip pines, WWI Patriotics, 1919 over all flag from Ma nila to Douglas Fair banks + PO pen alty en ve lope used lo cally with 1920 Vic tory/car ni val &/Ex po si tion flag cancel, VF $75 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 31

32 World War I Postal History 7298 Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1915 cover from Ekaterinaslav to Dan ish Red Cross of fice for POWs, pur ple boxed cen sor on re verse, VF $ Portugal and Portuguese India, WWI, 1917 Por - tu gal ci vil ian cover to US with large blue oval cen sor mark + Por tu guese In dia ci vil ian cover to In dia with In dian cen - sor tape, VF $ Rus sia, 1915 Rus sian Vol un teer Fleet, Arch an - gel, to New York, cover with the Fleet cor ner card, franked with block of 4 10 k. stamps on re verse, with Rus - sian pur ple boxed cen sor to Im pe rial Con sul Gen eral for Rus sia in New York, mild edge stain ing, rare, F-VF... $ Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1915 post - card from Berdichev to Dan ish Red Cross: G.M. Leider asks if they have been able to find his brother, Abram Leib, a mem ber of the 8th Co. of the 19th Kostroma Reg. and pre sumed POW, pur ple oval Petrograd cen sor, rare + tatty card writ ten in Yid dish from Odessa with KuK feldpost handstamp, an odd item, VF $75 32 Danbury Stamp Sales

33 World War I Postal History 7302 Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1916 cover from Mos cow to Dan ish Red Cross with pur ple Mos cow cen sor on face, flap closed with Army cen sor tape, VF.. $ Rus sia, Ger man POWs in Si be ria, , 5 POW cards from Si be rian POW camps, with ap pro pri ate camp and cen sor marks, in spect, F-VF $ Rus sia, WWI, 1916 reg is tered cover to US franked with B5 (2) & B7 (4) with pur ple civil cen sor mark on face, un usual, F-VF $ Rus sia, Hun gar ian POWs, card from Rus sian camp sent by Hun gar ian + a post card from Hun gar ian Feldpost show ing the Trans por ta tion of Rus sian POWs, in ter est ing pair, VF $ Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1916 cover froma Jew in Shadryuski via Ekaterinberg to Dan ish Red Cross seek ing help in lo cat ing a fam ily mem ber, pur ple Army cen sor mark, rare, VF $75 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 33

34 World War I Postal History 7305 Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1916 reg is - tered cover from Odessa So ci ety for Aid to Jew ish War Suf fer ers (their cor ner card) to Dan ish Red Cross, pur ple boxed Odessa cen sor on re verse, rare, VF $ Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1917 reg is - tered cover from Mos cow to the Mos cow Com mit tee for Pris on ers of War in Co pen ha gen, cen sored in Rus sia, rare, VF $ Rus sia, WWI, So ci ety of Friends, 1917 cover on So ci ety of Friends War Vic tims Re lief Ex pe di tion env. to US, cen sored in Rus sia and US, Rus sian handstamps and tapes of both coun tries, a rare item, VF $ Rus sia, WWI, from Dan ish Le ga tion, 1917 from Dan ish Le ga tion, Petrograd (their cor ner card + seal on re - verse) to Co pen ha gen, not cen sored, dip lo matic, creases at right not af fect ing, F-VF $40 34 Danbury Stamp Sales

35 World War I Postal History 7309 Rus sia, 1918 Paquebot cover from Vladivostok via Ja pan to sailor on the USS South Da kota at Can ton, a truly re mark able cover (YMCA env.) from Lt. Will Oppernd in Vladivostok, franked with a block of 25 Rus - sian 1 ko pek sav ings stamps, cancelled at Tsuruga, Ja pan on 8/30/18 as a Paquebot cover, to Rich ard An der son aboard the USS South Da kota at Can ton, small piece miss ing from up per right cor ner that does not de tract from this show piece cover., F-VF $ Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1918 cover from Mozyr, Minsk re gion, to Dan ish Red Cross with red Army cen sor marks on re verse, VF $ Rus sia, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1918 cover from Bobrinck Minsk (Belarus) to Dan ish Red Cross with 4 dif fer ent handstamps in clud ing cen sor marks, VF.... $ Rus sia, late use of POW cards, 1925, 3 POW cards, re used for other pur poses due to pa per short ages, each with lo cal cen sors & franked with 14 kop stamp & 6 kop rev e nue, rare, F-VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 35

36 World War I Postal History 7315 Spain, WWI, 3 cov ers, one reg is tered, to US, all with US cen sor tapes and marks, one with Montenegro Red Cross la bel on re verse, VF $ South Af rica, WWI, , 3 ci vil ian cov ers to US, 2 with cenosor tapes (scarce types), all with cen sor marks on face, VF $ Swit zer land, WWI POW Camps, Ci vil ian in tern - ees, , 7 cards: 4 from ci vil ian in tern ees in Swit zer - land at Buochs, Davos, Lauterbrunnen & Wilderswil + card from French civil in ternee in the Al sace to IRC, Geneva + 2 cards sent to Swit zer land through the Ser bian Red Cross, un usual group, VF $ South Af rica, Ger man POWs, 2 cov ers from Pietermaritzberg camp to Ger many with ap pro pri ate camp and cen sor marks, one tatty at top not af fect ing marks, F-VF $60 36 Danbury Stamp Sales

37 World War I Postal History 7319 Thai land, WWI, 1915 cover from Lam poon to the US via Ran goon with large pur ple Passed by Cen - sor/ran goon on face, scarce, VF $ Swit zer land, WWI, 1915, 2 cov ers: to Bel gium from the In ter na tional Womens Or ga ni za tion for Miss ing Per sons, re turned inadmissable + Feldpost cover from Fest.-Mitr./Kompagnie 2", VF $ Trinidad, Ger man POWs, 1916 cover from St. James s Mil i tary Camp to US, hand writ ten and handstamped cen sor ing, VF $ Swit zer land, WWI to Dan ish Red Cross, 1916 cover from Aid Com mit tee for Jew ish POWs in Geneva (their cor ner card) to Dan ish Red Cross POW agency, VF. $50 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 37

38 World War I Postal History 7323 United States, 1916 cover from US to Swit zer - land, for warded to Bel gium, cen sored by French and re - turned by the Ger mans be cause it was writ ten in a for bid den lan guage (handsamp on re verse), a strik ing cover, VF $ Turkey, WWI, 2 cov ers: from Amer i can Col lege for Girls, Con stan ti no ple to US with black cen sor handstamp and red of fi cial seals + reg is tered cover from Smyrna to US, black Turk ish cen sor mark, cen sored by Brit ish in 1916 (tapes) with pur ple boxed Re leased by the/brit ish Mil i tary Au thor i ties, de liv ered in 1919, for warded within US [piece of up per left cor ner miss ing not affecting markings], F-VF $ United States, 1915, cen sored cover to France, 5 postal en tire(418) tied by 1915 New York ma chine can - cel on cover to Paris France, with French cen sor tape at left, pur ple Opened by mil i tary au thor ity at left, two handstamps, VF $ United States, A large group of Ephem era re - lated to the AEF in WWI, in cludes Na val menus, Ham - mock res er va tions, ARC cards, clip pings, poster stamps, etc. some tape stain ing, mixed con di tion, must inspect.. $ Danbury Stamp Sales

39 World War I Postal History 7325 United States, AEF Amer i can Red Cross, 4 cov - ers: 3 dif fer ent ARC env. + pen alty env. from Army San i ta - tion School APO 714 to Paris, VF $ United States, AEF Amer i can Red Cross Hos pi - tals in Eu rope, Van Dam B141.3 Am bu lance Americaine handstamp on their cor ner card, sent through the Brit ish APO S.7, to GB, cen sored, for warded, a fab u lous usage, VF $ United States, AEF Amer i can Red Cross Hos pi - tals in Eu rope, 2 cov ers with pur ple dou ble ring handstamp of Amer i can Red Cross Mil i tary Hos pi tal No. 1 at Neuilly sur Seine, both from mem bers of the Amer i can Am bu lance, to Paris, VF $ United States, AEF Amer i can Red Cross Hos pi - tals in Eu rope, 2 cov ers with dou ble straightline pur ple handstamp Amer i can Red Cross Mil i tary/hos pi tal No. 1" at Neuilly sur Seine + one with typed re turn ad dress, sent through French postal sys tem to Paris., VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 39

40 World War I Postal History 7329 United States, AEF Amer i can Red Cross Hos pi - tals in Eu rope, pur ple dou ble cir cle handstamp of the Am - bu lance de Hopital Americaine de Paris on their cor ner card to GB throught Brit ish APO S.5, VF $ United States, AEF Avi a tion in WWI, : 3 cov ers & a post card: flag can cel Avi a tion Branch New port News; card from 166th Squad ron, Kelly Field, San An to - nio; pa tri otic env. from Na val Air Sta tion, Pensacola + cover from 484 Aero Sqdn at APO 728, a dif fi cult group, F-VF $ United States, AEF Ar rival Cards, 7 cards, var i - ously cen sored, 2 YMCA, 4 ARC, one in tran sit, VF... $ United States, AEF Blue En ve lopes, group of 4 Blue en ve lopes, one used through French postal sys tem, nice lot in better than usual con di tion, VF $75 40 Danbury Stamp Sales

41 World War I Postal History 7333 United States, AEF Christ mas Greet ings, 1918, 6 Christ mas Greet ing cards: 3 from K of C (2 diff.), 2 diff. from ARC and one from Fort Dix, NJ, a lovely lot, VF.. $ United States, AEF Easter Greet ings, 1919, 2 dif - fer ent K of C Easter Greet ing cards used from APO 775, scarce, VF $ United States, AEF Christ mas Greet ings, 1918, 3 cov ers with en closed Christ mas cards sent from APO 755 and 927 (2), one YMCA env., VF $ United States, AEF Em bar ka tion Mark ings, 5 cov ers: 2 Townsend Ea gle flag can cels (one on K of C env.) + 3 dif fer ent Hoboken, NJ handstamps, VF..... $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 41

42 World War I Postal History 7337 United States, AEF Fran chise Mark ings, An un - listed dou ble cir cle F.M. for the F.A. School of In struc tion used from APO 718 in 1918 to an ad dress in France and for warded within France., VF $ United States, AEF Knights of Co lum bus sta tio - nery, 3 dif fer ent K of C cor ner cards: A2001 APO No. 15 (scarce), MPES APO 722 and 729, VF $ United States, AEF I am Well Cards, 2 dif fer ent type of Field Ser vice cards in di cat ing the sender s state of health, VF $ United States, AEF Ma rines in WWI, 1919, Ma - rine fran chise mark ing (Van Dam p. 142) from 113th Co. USMC, 3rd Pro. Regt., scarce, VF $50 42 Danbury Stamp Sales

43 World War I Postal History 7341 United States, AEF Ma rines in WWI with In dian Head La bel, sent from APO 710, 5 Reg. USMC with In dian Head la bel on face and Ger man poster stamp on re verse, VF $ United States, AEF Ma rines in WWI, in Cuba, 2 cov ers with per sonal cen sor hand stamp of Bert Pearson, sent by mem ber of 94th Co., 7th Reg., VF $ United States, AEF Ma rines in WWI, in Cuba, 1918, 3 cov ers & post card from 7th Reg i ment, USMC with Van Dam A2000 type can cel of the reg i ment, one with unit cor ner card, VF $ United States, AEF Ma rines in WWI, in Eu rope, , 3 cov ers from 5th Reg USMC with var i ous can - cels, one YMCA env. and one with Van Dam F222, F-VF.. $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 43

44 World War I Postal History 7345 United States, AEF Ma rines in WWI, in Haiti, post card (cen tral crease) sent 9/3/24 from Field Hos pi tal in Port au Prince with Van Dam A1000 type rub ber stamp. can cel, F-VF $ United States, AEF Masonic cov ers, 2 cov ers with Masonic cor ner cards. Masonic cov ers are very scarce., VF $ United States, AEF Ma rines in WWI, in US, , 4 cov ers: from Paris Is land on YMCA env.; 2 from Quantico, one on YMCA env. + one from Bks. Det., USMC, Portsmouth, VA on War Camp Com mu nity Ser vice env., F-VF $ United States, AEF Mother s Day Let ters, 1919: K of C card & 2 YMCA env. all spe cially pre pared for Mother s Day, two used from APO 754, 770, scarce, VF. $75 44 Danbury Stamp Sales

45 World War I Postal History 7349 United States, AEF Nurse s Mail, cover sent from APO 944 (Ant werp) with Van Dam A Bridge can - cel, VF $ United States, AEF Safe Re turn Cards, Jew ish Wel fare Board, 2 cards one of which was used by a non-jew, VF $ United States, AEF Saf Re turn Card, Na val, A re - mark able hand-made woodblock card used from the USS Antigone May 1919, VF $ United States, AEF Safe Re turn Cards, Knights of Columbus, 4 K of C cards: 3 with de signs by the car - toon ist Briggs + one sent from USS LorraineI, lovely group, VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 45

46 World War I Postal History 7355 United States, AEF self-cen sored by Ma jor Gen - eral Menoher, on War De part ment pen alty en ve lope with A2011 can cel, March 11, Gen eral of fi cer mail is rare., VF $ United States, AEF Safe Re turn Cards, YMCA, 5 cards of 4 dif fer ent types incl a post card of the Statue of Lib erty and one with a pre-printed mes sage, one Na val, VF $ United States, AEF Sta tioned at Cards, 4 cards no ti fy ing ad dressee of sender s lo ca tion: 3 preprinted AEF cards and one YMCA, VF $ United States, AEF Sal va tion Army cov ers, 2 cov ers and a card sup plied by the Sal va tion Army, a dif fi - cult group, VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

47 World War I Postal History 7357 United States, AEF Van Dam A1000 Rub ber Stamps, No. 4, year date miss ing on Sig nal Corps en ve - lope, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A1000 Rub ber Stamps, Un listed type sim i lar to A1111 for APO 745 in red., VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A1000 Rub ber Stamps, No. 7 on ARC en ve lope & one with no #on post - card from France, both Of fi cers Mail, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A1000 Rub ber Stamps, Nos. 1, 2 & 7, 2 on YMCA en ve lopes, fine strikes, F-VF $50 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 47

48 World War I Postal History 7361 United States, AEF Van Dam A2000 Steel Die with Bar rel, No. 11 on pa tri otic env. & No. 13 on YMCA env. with F302 mark ing, two dif fi cult num bers, VF.... $ United States, AEF Van Dam A2000 Steel Die with Bar rel, 9 cov ers incl. No 2 & 9 (tatty), 3 with out #, 2 MPES, A2012 var., etc., in spect, F-VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A2000 Steel Die with Bar rel, No. 8 on pa tri otic env. slightly cut down at left, not af fect ing mark ings, a rare num ber, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A2000 Steel Die with Bar rel, A2101 (APO 752) franked with 1, 2, 3, 5 Washingtons and 10, 12 Frank lins to NY with con tents, treated as spe cial de liv ery, un usual us age, some loss at UR not af fect ing stamps or mark ings., F-VF $75 48 Danbury Stamp Sales

49 World War I Postal History 7365 United States, AEF Van Dam A2000 Steel Die with Bar rel, Nos. 1, 2, 3, 9 & 10, fine strikes, 2 YMCA & 1 pa tri otic en velop, one with F222 mark ing, F-VF..... $ United States, AEF Van Dam A4000 Dou ble Ring, 5 cov ers with var i ous types of this can cel incl. A4021, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A3000 Sin gle Ring, MPES 714 on Tank Corps pa tri otic env. + PES 909 on YMCA env. (A3110), VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A5000 Ger man Bridge Type, APO 734 (franked with 3 Vic tory is sue), 761, 770, 927 (2), 4 YMCA env. & one for Cap tain Ripley of the Air Ser vice, VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 49

50 World War I Postal History 7369 United States, AEF Van Dam A6000 Flag Can - cels, 7 cov ers: A6001, A6002, A6011 (APO 701, 705 (2) & 717). [The last 4 are Amer i can Postal Ma chine Co. Type 24 flag can cels and are scarcer than Van Dam in di cates.] + an un listed flag can cel type, sim i lar to A6001 but with a dif - fer ent in di cium, 2 YMCA env., VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A7000 Ma chine Mark ings, A7201 (2), En list To day., one dated 11/18/20, first month of use, scarce, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A7000 Ma chine Mark ings, A7302 Ad dress Mail. on YMCA env., rare, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A7000 Ma chine Mark ings, 8 cov ers: A7001 (APO 727 (2)) & CPO; A7002 (APOs 702, 713 (2)); A7301 (2), 5 YMCA & 3 K of C env., F-VF $60 50 Danbury Stamp Sales

51 World War I Postal History 7373 United States, AEF Van Dam A8000 Provisionals, 6 cov ers: A8004 (APO 773), A8011 (APO 773 (2 diff.), A8101 (APO 772), A8102 (APO 771, un listed) & A8202 (APO 713A), 3 YMCA env., a dif fi cult group ing, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A9000 In struc - tional Mark ings, 2 cov ers: par tial strike of A9102 on face of ARC cover and 2 full strikes on the re verse, used from APO 712, franked with 10 Frank lin + A9111 type on of fi - cer s cover to France, franked with 5-2 Washingtons, VF. $ United States, AEF Van Dam A9000 In struc - tional Mark ings, A9102, reg is tered re turn re ceipt cover from APO 705, franked with 4 & 6 Washingtons, a rare mark, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A8000 Provisionals, Un listed dou ble straightline type for APO un listed sin gle straightline for APO 748, bnoth in black, VF $75 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 51

52 World War I Postal History 7377 United States, AEF Van Dam A9000 In struc - tional Mark ings, A dou ble cir cle reg is try cancle boxed Reg is tered handstamp from APO 726 to Paris franked with 10 Frank lin, a rare mark ing, VF... $ United States, AEF Van Dam Mis cel la neous Mark ings, 6 cov ers: 3 Port of em bar ka tions handstamps (Townsend in pur ple and black + Hamlen) + Chap lain s fran chise mark ing + Van Dam F301 + civil cen sor straightline Cen sored to Can ada, an in ter est ing group, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam A9000 Instuctional Mark ings, A920 APO 11 used 10/13/17 on YMCA env. to US, sl. chip ping, rare, F-VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam Mis cel la neous Mark ings, 2 cov ers with dif fer ent multi-line pur ple for - ward ing handstamps, one marked Miss ing., VF... $ Danbury Stamp Sales

53 World War I Postal History 7381 United States, AEF Van Dam Mis cel la neous Mark ings, A mar vel ous cover with 5 dif fer ent for ward ing mark ings as well as a Chelsea Ter mi nal re ceiver, sl. wrin - kling, rare, VF $ United States, AEF WWI Cen sor ship La bels, cover with Van Dam Cen sor La bel E.1b tied by Townsend ea gle flag can cel, rare, VF $ United States, AEF Van Dam Mis cel la neous Mark ings, boxed dou ble straightline De ceased. on cover from NY to Lon don with GB cen sor tape., VF... $ United States, AEF WWI Cen sor ship La bels, 1918 Salvantion Army cover from APO 703 sealed with Base Cen sor la bel unlised in Van Dam, rare, VF..... $ United States, AEF WWI Na val use of Bal lot En - ve lope, 1918 Sol diers Bal lot en ve lope with 6 Wash ing - ton tied by US NAvy rub ber stamp, cen sored, VF.... $ United States, AEF WWI Cen sor ship Handstamps, 1918, cover and two cards, cen sored with Van Dam 2.2a, 2.2c and un re corded 2.2 type with 2.3g, ex - cel lent lot, VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 53

54 World War I Postal History 7389 United States, AEF WWI Stars & Stripes Pub li - ca tion, 1918 cover with Stars and Stripes im print used from APO 902 (wa ter stained at right not af fect ing mark - ings) wrap per from Paris, F-VF $ United States, AEF Pris oner of War in Ger many, let ter only, cen sored in Stuttgart, from pa tient at Reservelazarett III, to par ents in the U.S., en dorsed by hand Amer i can Pris oner of War, re quest ing they use reg - is tered mail through the Red Cross, in ter est ing item, VF. $ United States, AEF WWI Sol diers Bal lot En ve - lope, 1918, large sized sol diers Bal lot en ve lope, pair of 3 Washingtons tied by Van Dam A4000 type, VF $ United States, AEF WWI Unit Pub li ca tions, 1919, cover with The Bar rage/put over by the 18th F.A./A.E.F. used from APO two dif fer ent cov ers for The Long Range Sniper/the news pa per of the/66th F.A. Bri gade/a.e.f., rare items, VF $ United States, AEF YMCA cov ers, 28 cov ers with car i ous YMCA cor ner cards and a wide va ri ety of can cel la - tions and cen sor s marks, in spect, mixed con di tion, F-VF (no photo) $ Danbury Stamp Sales

55 World War I Postal History 7394 United States, US Navy in World War I, Chris tian Sci ence cover, Chris tian Sci ence cor ner card [very rare] with un usual black cen sor mark, a re mark able cover, VF. $ United States, US Navy in World War I, 1918, 5 cov ers, 3 YMCA env., one from Amer i can Em bassy, Ma - drid, var i ous cen sor mark ings, VF $ United States, US Navy in World War I, Con stan - tinople, 1919, USS Scor pion Amer i can Na val Forces in Asia Mi nor, VF $ United States, US Navy in World War I, Bei rut, Syria, 1919, USS North Carolina with Sailor s Let ter fran - chise mark ing and pri vate cen sor s hand stamp, rare, VF. $ United States, US Navy in World War I, Gi bral tar, 1917, USS Bir ming ham, black pri vate cen sor s handstamp, VF $40 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 55

56 World War I Postal History 7397 United States, US Navy in World War I, the Home Front, , 7 cov ers, 5 flag types (Navy Yard/Sta tion; Great Lakes/Re ceiv ing Ship (2); U.S./Re ceiv ing/ship (2); steel die with bar rel Pel ham Na val Sta. Pro ba tion Camp in re turn ad dress on K of C env. & The Navy Club, Waukegan, IL cor ner card, VF $ United States, US Navy in World War I, North Sea, 1918, USS Aroostook (mine-layer) with black straightline cen sor; USS New York on for eign Ser vice blue boxed cen sor; USS Texas (3: post card, cover and Re turn Re ceipt for reg is tered ar ti cle; USS Utah, oval cen - sor, a dif fi cult group, VF $ United States, US Navy in World War I, U.S. At - lan tic Pa trol Forces, 4 cov ers all with blue dou ble ring can cel of the USAPF, VF $ United States, US Navy in World War I, in US wa - ters, : Hingham [MA] U.S. Na val Train ing Cen ter, on YMCA env.; Squad ron 2 Pa trol Force N.Y., some chip - ping, rarely seen, F-VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

57 World War I Postal History 7401 United States, US Navy in World War I, 1917, USS Rhode Is land (3 cov ers with can cels in black, blue and pur ple); USS Wis con sin on YMCA env., all with na val cen sors, VF $ United States, US Navy in World War I, un usual cen sor mark ings, 3 cov ers with rarely seen na val cen sor mark ings, one to Paris and one to a sailor aboard the USS Texas, VF $ United States, US Navy in World War I, U.S. wa - ters, 1917, reg is tered cover from USS Al a bama with blue oc ta gon blind can cel and the ship s reg is try mark on the re - verse, rare, VF $ United States, WWI Pa tri otic Handstamps, 1917, 5 cov ers with handstamps urg ing the pur chase of Lib erty Bonds, incl. one on in com ing cover from Haita and one in French on cover to France., VF $60 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 57

58 World War I Postal History 7405 United States, WWI Pa tri otic Ma chine Slo gans, , 2 cov ers with slo gan about the 2nd Lib erty Loan (one with appropriatre pa tri otic la bel ap plied to front) + 5 re gard ing the 3rd Lib erty Loan (one YMCA & 2 ad covers), VF $ United States, WWI Pa tri otic Pa tri otic Cov ers, , 8 cov ers & 2 post cards with pa tri otic im ages or cor ner cards, in spect, VF $ United States, WWI Pa tri otic Ma chine Slo gans, 4 cov ers, two re gard ing food and two oth ers re gard ing Lib - erty Loans, VF $ United States, WWI Pa tri otic Post cards, 3 dif fer - ent pa tri otic post cards urg ing the pur chase of Libery bonds, VF $60 58 Danbury Stamp Sales

59 World War I Postal History 7409 United States, WWI Ser vice Sus pended, Re - turned to Sender, Feb ru ary 9, 1917: pair of cov ers sent from NY to Ger many, one backstamped Wash ing ton DC June 11, both with dou ble line pur ple Mail ser vice sus - pended/to coun try ad dressed. and point ing fin ger handstamp, of fi cial seals at top, re ceived back June 12, franked with 5 Wash ing ton (Sc. 466), in ter est ing pair, F-VF $ United States, AEF Amer i can Red Cross sta tio - nery, 4 cov ers & 3 cards:us De bar ka tion Hos pi tal NY (3), US Gen eral Hos pi tal Nos. 1, 28 & 28 + ARC Can teen Ser - vice, Baton Rouge $ United States, AEF in Si be ria, 1919 du plex can cel with black boxed cen sor mark not listed in Van Dam on Red Cross cover, VF $ United States, Ger man POWs, 1919, 3 items: cover from POW Bar racks, Oglethorpe, GA; post card from POW Bar racks, McPherson, GA + cover from Ger man POW aboard SS Prinz Eitel Friedrich mailed from Phil a del - phia Navy Yard Sta., VF $60 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 59

60 World War I Postal History 7413 United States, AEF in Si be ria, 1919 Si be ria du - plex can cel with worn Van Dam C-1 cen sor mark in black, on War De part ment pen alty en ve lope, VF $ United States, AEF in Si be ria, 1918 Si be ria rub - ber handstamp with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in pur ple, some stain ing on face not af fect ing mark ings, Fine $ United States, AEF in Si be ria, 1918 Si be ria rub - ber handstamp with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in black, VF.. $ United States, AEF in Si be ria, ephem era, 2 pic - ture post cards of Vladivostok, one Greet ings from the AEF + 2 page let ter writ ten on YMCA sta tio nery (no cover), VF $ United States, AEF in Si be ria, 1919 Si be ria du - plex with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in black, with con tents on YMCA sta tio nery, torn in open ing at top, Fine $ Danbury Stamp Sales

61 World War I Postal History 7418 United States, AEF in Si be ria, Shang hai du plex, 1918, Oc to ber 2, Shang hai, China du plex on YMCA env. torn in open ing at top not af fect ing the mark with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in pur ple. These can cels are of ex traor di nary rarity., Fine $ United States, AEF WWI in North ern Rus sia, 1918 cover from with In tel li gence handstamp (Van Dam p.192) sent through Rus sian postal sys tem, also with boxed Postal Cen sor to GB, very rare, VF $ United States, AEF in Si be ria, Shang hai du plex, 1918, Oc to ber 5, Shang hai, China du plex with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in pur ple re in forced with tape at top and bot tom not af fect ing the mark. These can cels are of ex traor di nary rarity., Fine $ United States, AEF WWI in North ern Rus sia, 2 cov ers, same corrrespondence from Arch an gel, without postmarks, one with con tents dated 10/8/18, be fore the ar rival of the Brit ish cancellers, one with PE/C 13 cen sor in oval, the other with two line Ex am ined by L 2, both Brit ish (see Van Dam p. 192), each cvoer has a dif fer ent Brit ish cen sor la bel, a very rare pair, F-VF $1, United States, AEF WWI in North ern Rus sia, 1919 cover through Brit ish FPO 55 (Berensniki) and PE/C 8 Brit ish cen sor in oval, piece miss ing from front not af fect - ing mark ings, a very rare or i gin, VF $350 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 61

62 World War I Postal History 7425 United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, cen sored in tran sit from Ukraine to the U.S., Jan u ary 18, 1921, cover from Sambor, W. Ukraine to NY, cen sored in tran sit with pur ple Van Dam C-7, one of the rar est of the marks, VF. $ United States, AEF WWI in North ern Rus sia, 1919, 2 cov ers from 339th In fan try at Arch an gel, sent through Brit ish FPO P.B. 2, cen sored with Brit ish pur ple or black X5" in oval, one torn in open ing at right not af fect ing mark ings, F-VF $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Rub ber Handstamp, No vem ber 1, 1918 rub ber handstamp with Van Dam C-1 pur ple cen sor mark and Braswell pri vate cen sor handstamp (Van Dam p. 217), VF $ United States, AEF WWI in North ern Rus sia, , 2 cov ers from Arch an gel through Brit ish APO P.B. 2 with Brit ish PE/C 2 & PE/C 3 Brit ish cen sors in ovals, both 339 Inf. Reg., one YMCA env., one a bit tatty, F-VF. $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Rub ber Handstamp, Nobember 21, 1918 rub ber handstamp with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in pur ple, VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

63 World War I Postal History 7428 United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Rub ber Handstamp, Oc to ber 25, 1918, a week af ter in tro duc tion, rub ber handstamp on MCA env. with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in black, VF $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, 2 cov ers, one YMCA, the other ARC Com mis sion to Si be ria, with Van Dam C-1 cen sor marks in red and blue, VF $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Rub ber Handstamp on Sol diers Bal lot, Oc to ber 21, 1918, 3 days af ter in tro duc tion of the rub ber handstamp, on Sol - diers Bal lot en ve lope with Van Dam C-1 cen sor in black, franked with pair of Washingtons for tri ple weight, mld cor ner chip ping, very rare, F-VF $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, 1919 on ARC Com mis sion to Si be ria env. with let ter & photo of some chil dren res cued from Petrograd, with Van Dam C-5 cen sor mark, mar vel - lous piece, VF $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 63

64 World War I Postal History 7432 United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, cov ers with Van Dam C-1 cen sor mark in back + a tatty one on YMCA env., F-VF $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, 1919, 2 cov ers with Van Dam C-10 cen sor marks, one with Vic tory stamp, VF..... $ United States, WWI Mil i tary Bases in the U.S., 56 cov ers from var i ous Camps around the coun try, many with cor ner cards, some patriotics, post cards, etc, a fas ci nat ing group wor thy of close in spec tion, mixed con di tion, F-VF (no photo) $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, 1919, 2 cov ers, one each with Van Dam C-2 and C-3 cen sor marks, in dis tinct strikes, one on Jap a nese dec o ra tive en ve lope (chipped at top), F-VF. $ United States, 1919, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, 1919, cover with Van Dam C-7 cen sor mark, ex cel lent strikes, VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

65 World War I Postal History 7437 United States, 1919, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, 1919, ARC cover with Van Dam C-11 cen sor mark in green, well struck, VF $ United States, WWI 1919 Ver sailles Con fer ence, 1919 cover with Amer i can Com mis sion/to Ne go ti ate Peace cor ner card used from APO 975 (Van Dam A4201), sent by an of fi cer, rare, VF $ United States, 1919, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, 1919 cover, self-cen sored with no handstamp, from 27th In fan try Ex change to Ma nila, Phil ip pines, a very rare des ti na tion, F-VF $ United States, WWI 1919 Ver sailles Con fer ence, 1919 cover with Amer i can Com mis sion/to Ne go ti ate Peace cor ner card used from Wash ing ton DC with ad di - tional pur ple handstamp at lower left, rare, VF $ United States, AEF WWI in Si be ria, Steel Handstamp, Killer No. 1, , 4 cov ers with Van Dam C-11 cen sor marks, faint strikes, F-VF $300 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 65

66 World War II Postal History World War II Postal History 7446 United States, 1941 Mid way Is land Gooney Bird Cover, two 10 (C7) tied by 1941 Sep 16 Sixth Bat tal ion Fleet Ma rine Forces handstamp with full color gooney bird ca chet on cover to Worces ter MA, VF $ Guam, APO Cov ers, 26 cov ers, , 19 writ - ten up on pages, nice group for the spe cial ist to re search, gen er ally F-VF $ North ern Mariana Is lands, APO Cov ers, eight cov ers, 1944 to 1945, each on page with write up, gen er - ally F-VF $ United States, , WW2 Anti War Pro pa - ganda Cov ers, 30+ cov ers, with la bels or printed ca chets against war or pro church, most are tied to the cover, in - cludes For Wilkie Pres i dent la bel tied by Nov ma - chine can cel, in ter est ing lot that should prove prof it able, gen er ally F-VF (no photo) $ United States, Cen sored Cov ers, 30+ cov ers, mostly will dif fer ent cen sor mark ing or tape, no - ticed a few better APO s, one with OXs ap plied, please re - view, gen er ally F-VF (no photo) $ United States, , APO Cover Ac cu mu - la tion, 100+ cov ers, better in cludes APO 75 franked with Jap a nese stamps, 1946 Jul 1 Atomic Bomb Test cover, APO 210, 309, 339, 361 and 959, could use some fur ther re search, gen er ally F-VF $ United States, WW2 Pa tri otic Cover Col lec tion, 90+ cov ers, , better in cludes Dec US de - clares war, Oct US in vades Phil ip pines, Sept VJ Day, and 18 cov ers with car toons of Hit ler, Mus - so lini and/or Hirohito, ex cel lent start to this pop u lar area, please re view, gen er ally F-VF (no photo) $ Danbury Stamp Sales

67 World War II Postal History 7449 United States, 1941, cen sored cover to Vichy France, 30 (C24) tied by 1941 Man ches ter VT du plex on cover to Vichy Allier France with pur ple Via Air Mail straight line, cen sor tape at left, Ger man cen sor tape on re - verse, F-VF $ United States, WWII, Re turn to Sender Ser vice Suspended, win dow cover to France with three dif fer ent handstamps in di cat ing re turn to sender, oc cu pied zone., VF $ United States, WWII, Re turn to Sender Ser vice Suspended, cover to France with red Ger man cen sor and black boxed Re turn to Sender handstamp, VF..... $ United States, WWII, Re turn to Sender Ser vice Suspended, De cem ber 5, 1941 cover to Ja pan with cen - sor tape and la bel Re turned/to sender/by cen sor in green (rare) and two pur ple Re turned to Sender/Ser vice sus - pended handstamps, piece miss ing from up per right ocrnner not af fect ing ap pear ance, F-VF $ United States, WWII cov ers, a mixed group of 18 cov ers from WWII in clud ing an Ab sent Voter s Re turn En - ve lope, in spect, VF $50 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 67

68 World Airmail Postal History World Airmail Postal History 7454 Al ba nia, 1926 & 1962 com mer cial air cov ers, 1926 in ter nal flight Tirana to Valona reg is tered taxe percue Tirana to Ger many with Mair A5 (4*) etiqeutte., VF $ Colombia, , 3 com mer cial SCADTA cov - ers from Ger many, De cem ber 16, 1932 with Mair B6a (5*) et i quette; June 3, 1933 me ter franked with Mair B14b (5*) et i quette; March 14, 1934, me ter franked with Mair B14b (cover re paired w. tape)., F-VF $ Colombia, , 2 Ger man com mer cial SCADTA cov ers, May 31, 1930 cover with Sc. 368, 382 & Sc. 383 to Ec ua dor with Mair B8a (5*) et i quette + Sep tem - ber 24, 1932 with Sc ar rival Oc to ber 14., VF. $ Den mark & Col o nies, 1920, 2 com mer cial cov - ers to Ger many, June 24 cover to Aus tria and July 24 post card to Ger many (Sc C1), both with tied Mair B1 (5*) et i quettes, VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

69 World Airmail Postal History 7460 France, 1909 French Avi a tion Meets, Au gust 22-29, Reims with hex ag o nal can cel; Oc to ber 7-21, Port Avi a tion, Paris, one with hex ag o nal can cel and an other with both the hex ag o nal and the cir cu lar cancels., VF.. $ Den mark & Col o nies, 1924, April 23, First Flight Copenhagen to London, with C1 + C3 x2, Mul ler 28, VF. $ Finland, 1924, 2 Night Flight cov ers, one a First Flight, May 15, 1930, first night flight, to Ger many + July 1, 1930 night flight to Stock holm, both with Mair A2a (4*) et i - quettes, VF $ France, 1919 At tempted Paris to Aus tra lia Flight post cards, Oc to ber 14-No vem ber 30, 2 real photo post - cards of Poulet and his me chanic, one pre par ing to leave, the other in Karachi. Thw at tempt was aban doned in Ran - goon. Scarce., VF $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 69

70 World Airmail Postal History 7462 France, 1920 com mer cial cover from Toulouse to Mo rocco, April 20, ar riv ing Ra bat April 23, flight left April 22, with Mair A1 (6*) et i quette, rare on cover. Both stamps have let ters GC in sel vage. Strik ing cover., F-VF. $ France, 1922 Bourges Avi a tion Meet\, June 4-6, spe cial card with 25 semi-of fi cial stamp tied to used card + full set of 5 semi-of fi cial stamps, VF $ France, 1920, two com mer cial cov ers Morroco to France, both cov ers are prop erly franked, both have a Mair A1 (6*) et i quette ap plied, rare on cover., Fine.... $ France, 1923 Roig Mis sion First Flight, May 3-23, sur vey flight to es tab lish an air route from Ca sa - blanca to Dakar.(Mul ler 1), VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

71 World Airmail Postal History 7466 France, 1925, First Flight Paris to Malmo, Swe - den, May 15 Paris to Malmo (Mul ler 126) and May 27, first re turn flight Malmo to Paris (Mul ler 27), on spe cial cards, signed by the pi lot., VF $ France, 1929, First Flight France to Madegascar by Farman Air lines, De cem ber 13, reg is tered cover, re - turned, with spe cial Farman Pro mo tional la bel tied (Mul ler 249), VF $ France, 1928 First Flight Aeropostale Paris to Montevideo, Feb ru ary 29, in au gu ral flight of the Aeropostale South At lan tic route (Miller 180), VF..... $ France, 1929, First Flight Mar seille to Bei rut via Air Un ion/lignes d Orient, June 6 with ap pro pri ate handstamps, signed by Winckler, the pi lot (Mul ler 219), VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 71

72 World Airmail Postal History 7470 France, 1929 Paris to Lon don with GB GV ½d. in ad di tion to French frank ing, No vem ber 8, franked 2F50 with added GB stamp, per haps for some sort of in ter nal car riage but, more likely, phil a telic., VF $ France, 1930 First All-Air Aeropostale South At - lan tic Flight, May 10, flown by Mermoz with nav i ga tor Jean Dabry, signed by him (Mul ler 260), VF $ France, com mer cial CGA cov ers, 3 cov - ers: 1929 Brazil to Ger many w/ boxed pur ple CGA handstamp; 2 from Ar gen tina, 1 reg is tered, on CGA sta tio - nery., VF $ France, 1930 First Flight Bel grade to Vi enna by CIDNA, March 31, one spe cial CIDNA card show ing routes across Eu rope (Mul ler 18), VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

73 World Airmail Postal History 7474 France, 1930 First Re turn Flight by Aeropostale from Argentina, June 6, Ar gen tina reg is tered to Eng land and France (Mul ler 94). This first re turn was un suc cess ful as an all-air route and the cov ers were car ried by the old air-sea-air route., F-VF $ France, Air Ori ent ephem era, 5 Air Ori ent com pany en ve lopes (4 dif fer ent), 4 used from Indochina, one from France., VF $ France, 1930 Paris to New York Flight by Costes and Bellonte, first non-stop East-West cross ing of the North At lan tic. 2 post cards, one in color + 2 US cov ers cel - e brat ing the pi lots., VF $ France, 1931 Dji bouti to France First Flight, De - cem ber 3, reg is tered cover So mali Coast to Mar seilles with spe cial vi gnette tied (Mul ler 7), VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 73

74 World Airmail Postal History 7480 France, 1933 First Flight Mar seille to Lon don, Mul ler 141, fil ing hole up per left not af fect ing frank ing or mark ings., F-VF $ France, 1931, First Flight Mar seille to Sai gon by Air Ori ent, Jan u ary 17, reg is tered cover with Mair B25 (4*) et i quette tied, ad dressed to Karachi (Mul ler 280), VF.. $ France, c Air France ephem era, Book let con tain ing 4 blocks of 4, each show ing a dif fer ent im age. Scarce., VF-XF $ France, 1932 Mulhouse Aerophilatelic Ex hi bi - tion, Oc to ber 29-No vem ber 6, spe cial flight, Mulhouse to Strasbourg, bi-di rec tional + full sheet of 4 spe cial vi gnettes with ad ver tis ing labels, VF $ Danbury Stamp Sales

75 World Airmail Postal History 7482 Ger many, 1938 Ger man Tele graph Form for use in Zep pe lin, used from Frank furt Au gust 12, 1938, mild crease at top, F-VF $ Great Brit ain, 1922 Test Cover for Lon don-paris route, No vem ber 11, Test Let ter No. 8 from Paris to Lon - don by or di nary mail. Pho to copy of the No. 7 slip for com - pan ion air mail cover shows air mail was quicker. Rare item., VF $ Post World War II, Ger many, 1948 Ger man Air - mail Over seas, From May 1 to Oc to ber 18, 1948, all for - eign air mail re quired the use of a spe cial air mail la bel. They are very rare tied on cover. This ex am ple is an early one, May 15. (Michel CV 400), VF $ Greece, 1926, Sep tem ber 29, Ath ens to Brin di si, A re mark able in ter nal air cover with large pur ple boxed handstamp in di cat ing the 5 drachma air fee was pre paid in cash, flown by A.E.I., scarce., VF $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 75

76 World Airmail Postal History 7488 Greece, 1932, May 2, First Flight Thessalonika to Paris, Mul ler 110, quite scarce., VF $ Greece, 1926, No vem ber 4, Ath ens to Lon don with full set Sc. C1-4, Flown from Ath ens to Brin di si thence by sur face to Lon don, a lovely cover franked with per haps the most beau ti ful air mail stamps ever is sued., F-VF. Scott C $ Greece, 1932, No vem ber 8, First Flight Ath ens to Bahrein, Mul ler 125, with pur ple round handstamp, quite scarce., VF $ Greece, 1929, No vem ber 28, First Flight Ath ens to Cairo, First dis patch wherein the flight was com pleted in one day. Im pe rial pro mo tional la bel tied. Scarce., VF.. $ Danbury Stamp Sales

77 World Airmail Postal History 7490 Greece, 1933, No vem ber 2, Ath ens to Salonika, FDC, with Mair B1b (5*) et i quette tied on FDC., VF-XF. Scott C $ It aly & Col o nies, 1930 pho tos of Ital ian South At - lan tic cross ing, 5 pho tos from Min is try of Air De fense. 4 show ing pic tures taken from the planes, one of ar rival of the Ital ian fly ers. Ex cel lent collateral., XF $ It aly & Col o nies, 1937, April 19, First Flight of DO-18 on South At lan tic DLH route, Trieste to Frank furt thence to Brazil y SLDH DO-18, with Mair B5 (5*) ap plied. Scarce., VF $ It aly & Col o nies, Pro mo tional items for S.A. Aero Espresso Italiana, 2 leaf lets with dif fer ent im ages of Is tan bul sched ule & air bag gage la bel. Dif fi cult to find material., VF $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 77

78 World Airmail Postal History 7494 Lat via, 1933 (Jan. 3) registed air mail cover from Riga to Braunschweig, Ger many, franked with CB9a-13a and with Mair C45 (5*) et i quette. These air semipostals were is sued to raise money for wounded Lat - vian avi a tors. Scarce, VF $ Neth er lands, , 5 cover Neth er lands to Swe den, 1 cover each from the 2nd, 3rd & 4th flights to Swe den orig i nat ing in Lon don com mer cial cov ers on same route. At trac tive lot, VF $ Neth er lands, , 3 early com mer cial cov - ers, Oc to ber 9, 1920, July 6, 1921 & Sep tem ber 27, 1921 all to GB, var i ously and prop erly franked, 1 with tied Mair B1 (5*) et i quette. Nice lot of early cov ers., F-VF..... $ Neth er lands, , Ex per i men tal flights to DEI, Sep tem ber 13, 1928 cover and card car ried on First ex per i men tal flight (2) + Oc to ber car ried on Fifth flight, prop erly franked., VF $75 78 Danbury Stamp Sales

79 World Airmail Postal History 7498 Neth er lands, 1932 Pro mo tional la bels for KLM, Blocks of 4 of the 5 dif fer ent pro mo tional la bels + full sheet of 20 of one. Strik ing graphics and hard to find in mul ti ples, VF-XF $ Neth er lands, 1934, Oc to ber 10-No vem ber 15, MacRobertson Air Race, 2 cov ers, one to Syd ney, the other to Neth er lands East In dies with post card of the plane. Also 2 re turn cov ers car ried by the Uiver, one reg - is tered to Bel fast. Well-writ ten up on pages., VF..... $ Neth er lands, 1933, De cem ber 9-22, Prov ing Flight to Neth er lands East In dies, 4 cov ers on the prov - ing flight by Postjager, varous dates, one signed by pi lot, an other by pi lot and crew on spe cial post cards + is sued set of tri an gu lar stamps. In ter est ing group, VF $ Neth er lands, 1934, June 1, First Flight Am ster - dam-hull, 2 cov ers, one signed by Pi lot I. Smirnoff, with dif fer ent handstamps + route map with sched ule., VF.. $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 79

80 World Airmail Postal History 7502 Neth er lands, 1934, De cem ber 14, Prov ing Flight to Neth er lands West In dies, 2 cov ers car ried by the Snip on this prov ing flight + 2 post cards of plane and crew., VF $ Nor way, 1936 & 1939 First Flight cov ers, July 7, 1935, First Flight Tromso to Oslo, Mair A6 (4*) et i quette; June 1, 1939, first flight Oslo to Am ster dam, Mair A7b (4*) et i quette, Mul ler 46A & 70, VF $ Neth er lands East In dies, 1931, May 11, First Flight, Neth er lands East In dies to Aus tra lia, Flown on the Abel Tas man, prop erly franked ad dressed to the Con sul Gen eral of the Neth er lands at Syd ney. Sent un der cover from Darien, China (re turn ad dress on re verse). Scarce., VF $ Par a guay, 1932, First South Amer i can Flight of LZ127, ap pro pri ately franked reg is tered cover to Bel gium, backstamped March 29., VF. Sieger $ Danbury Stamp Sales

81 World Airmail Postal History 7506 Par a guay, 1934, Fifth South Amer i can Flight of LZ127, with Mair A2 (6*) et i quette to Ger many with proper frank ing and mark ings, VF. Sieger $ Swe den, 5 Night flight cov ers + Bromma Aero - drome Open ing, May 30, 1929, First reg u lar night Flight Stock holm to Lon don (Mu. 61); June 19 us age of the ser - vice; July 17 use to Ven ice; a cover and a post card sent May 5, 1930 on In au gu ral Night Ser vice to Stettin; May 23, 1936, open ing of the Bromma (Stock holm) Aero drome, reg is tered to Fin land (Mu.139). most in ter est ing lot., VF. $ Swe den, 1926, 2 ABA cov ers, one Fiist Flight, May 9, 1926 first Flight Stock holm to Stettin on post card with spe cial ca chet and Mair A1a (5*) + Sep tem ber 4, 1926 com mer cial cover to Lon don + ABA air bag gage la bel. nice group, VF $ Swe den, 5 Ex per i men tal Night Flights, Stock - holm to Lon don, one cover each of the First, Sec ond, Third and Fourth Ex per i men tal Night Flights, prop erly franked and en dorsed. One has rare pro mo tional la bel tied. A fifth cover is a reg is tered Swiss ac cep tance for the First Lon don to Stock holm Night Flight. A rare group, VF (no photo) $ Swe den, 1930s real photo post cards of ABA planes, 3 photo post cards: Sondermanland, Bromma Air port & the :Fly ing Post Of fice" on pages, one used., VF. $75 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 81

82 World Airmail Postal History 7511 Swit zer land, , 3 bi lin gual avi a tion ma - chine slo gans, 3 dif fer ent French/Ger man slo gans pro - mot ing the use of air mail, ne taxed with pair J49. Useful., VF $ United States, 1928 Latin Amer ica Good will Tour Honduras, post marked Jan , the day he left Tegucialpa, fly ing at high al ti tudes (8,000-11,000) to avoid Sandino and his men, AAMC L201, VF $ United States, 1919 Roessler Winged Let ter, 6 (C1) tied by 1919 New ark NJ du plex with vi o let Air Mail Ser vice East ern Ter mi nus New ark NJ handstamp on Roessler il lus trated cover with Via Air plane la bel to Asbury Park NJ, re duced at right, F-VF $ United States, 1928 Latin Amer i can Good will Tour, San Sal va dor, posted dur ing visit Jan and again when he re turned to St Louis Feb 13, AAMC L200, VF $ United States, 1927 Latin Amer ica Good will Gua te mala, pre pared dur ing his visit and psotmarked the day he left with dawn take off to Belize, Amer i can Con sul - ate Dec , stamps post marked Dec 30, AAMC L198 var, VF $ United States, 1928 Latin Amer i can Good will Tour Nic a ra gua, on US postal Sta tio nery with dou ble over print, sent as a greet ing, post marked in Managua four days af ter he left for Costa Rica, AAMC L202, F-VF... $ Danbury Stamp Sales

83 World Airmail Postal History 7519 United States, 1928 post card to Ger many by spe cial CAM 9 flight, spe cial post card com mem o rat ing visit of Bre men crew to Mil wau kee with 4-line handstamp Send via/spe cial Flight/Milw. Chgo. C.A.M. 9/Sun., May 13, 1928" ar rival post mark Berlin May 24., F-VF. Scott C8. $ United States, 1928 Latin Amer i can Good will Tour Ven e zuela, three cov ers, first mailed from Maracay the day he ar rived Jan , the other two with the spe - cial can cel in Ca ra cas, both cancelled Jan 30, one with cen tral crease, AAMC L211(3), F-VF $ United States, 1928 First Ex per i men tal Air plane Mo tor cy cle Cou rier Ser vice C.A.M. #1, 14 (565), 15 (E13) plate num ber sin gle and 10 (E12) tied by 1928 Boston Mass GPO Air mail handstamps on cover to Holyoke MA, pur ple ca chet on re verse, re duced at left, light toning, F-VF $ United States, 1933 North At lan tic Sur vey Green land To Reyk ja vik, en ve lope franked with Dan ish stamps, two line pur ple Lindbergh ca chet and Co pen ha - gen re ceiv ing post mark 24 Aug 1933, ad dressed to A. Petersen, be lieved to be the ra dio op er a tor for the ex pe di - tion, cen tral crease, AAMC L102A, F-VF $2,000 One Of Eight Covers Carried. Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 83

84 Philatelic Literature 7521 United States, 1933, 50 Chi cago Zep pe lin (C18), 50 (x4) tied by Oct New York ma chine can - cel, lower right stamp with small faults on Roessler cover with ap pro pri ate ca chets and backstamp, F-VF. Scott $ $ Yu go sla via, 1930, March 31, FF Zemun to Graz, Mul ler 18a, 2 First Flight cov ers prop erly franked with tri an - gu lar post marks, one with Mair A6 (5*), one with Mair A7 (5*) et i quette. 181 cov ers car ried., VF $ United States, 1933, 50 Chi cago Zep pe lin (C18), tied by 1933 Oct 23 Mi ami FL ma chine can cel to New ark NJ, with Cen tury Of Prog ress ca chet, F-VF. Scott $ $50 Philatelic Literature 7524 Caspary Brit ish Col o nies Col lec tion, Bound cat - a logs (Harmer s Sales 5, 9, 12, 15) in a sin gle wa ter dam - aged Vol ume, all pages seperated with the minumum of faults, with prices re al ized. (no photo) $ Caspary For eign Coun tries Col lec tion, Bound cat a logs (Harmer s Sales 4, 7, 11, 13, 14 and 16) in a sin - gle Very Fine Vol ume with prices re al ized. (no photo).. $ The Caspary United States Col lec tion, bound cat a logs (Harmer s Sales 1, 2, 3, 6, 8 and 10) in one vol - ume, il lus trated with prices re al ized, com plete run of Caspary s US Harmer s auc tions, ex cel lent con di tion, Very Fine ex am ple of one of the fin est US col lec tions ever as sem bled (no photo) $ Dale and Lichtenstein Brit ish North Amer ica Col lec tion, Bound cat a logs (Harmer s Sales 2, 5, 7, 10 and 11) in a sin gle Very Fine Vol ume with prices re al ized. (no photo) $ Danbury Stamp Sales

85 7528 A Se lect Col lec tion Of Large Dragon Stamps Cov ers & Post marks, com piled by Di rec tor ate Gen eral Of Posts Re pub lic Of China, dust jacket, in Eng lish and Chi nese, 133 pages, il lus trated with color pho tos, dj has a few tears, con tents very fine, F-VF (no photo) $ Ed ward L. Wil lard, The United States Two Cent Red Brown of , both vol umes, like new con di - tion wth dust cov ers,very Fine ex am ples of these use ful tomes (no photo) $ Rare Col lec tions Of Chi nese Stamps Kept By China Na tional Post age Stamp Mu seum, com piled by Cul tural Rel ics Pub lish ing House, in cludes slipcases, gold em bossed silk cov ers, in Eng lish & Chi nese, Vol pages, Vol pages, il lus trated with color pho tos, VF-XF (no photo) $ Benjamin Y K Hwa, The Il lus trated Cov ers Post - cards Let ter cards Re mit tance Cer tif i cates Of Rev e nue Sur charges, two vol umes, with slipcase, Vol pages, Vol pages, in Eng lish & Chi nese, il lus trated with color pho tos, sev eral fly speck stains on edge of vol umes, oth er wise, VF (no photo) $ Charles W Dougan, The Shang hai Postal Sys tem, pub lished by the Amer i can Phil a telic So ci ety, 214 pages, in Eng lish, il lus trated with black and white pho tos, VF (no photo) $ Postage Stamp Catalogue Republic Of China , with plas tic dust jacket, in Chi nese, il lus trated with color pho tos, 527 pages, VF (no photo) $ Postage Stamp Catalogue Republic Of China , with plas tic dust jacket, in Chi nese, il lus trated with color pho tos, 527 pages, split on spine of dj, F-VF (no photo) $ Postage Stamp Catalogue Republic Of China , with plas tic dust jacket, in Chi nese, il lus trated with color pho tos, 423 pages, F-VF (no photo) $ Prize Se lec tions from the Rocpex Tai pei 81, 709 pages, in Eng lish and Chi nese, with dust jacket, il lus trated with color pho tos, dj has small tear, F-VF (no photo)... $ Rare Col lec tions Of Chi nese Stamps Kept By China Na tional Post age Stamp Mu seum, pub lished by Cul tural Rel ics Pub lish ing House, 247 pages, in Eng lish & Chi nese, with slip cover and plas tic dust jacket, il lus trated with color pho tos, VF (no photo) $ Don ald R Al ex an der, Postal Sta tio nery Of Tai wan, Re pub lic Of China, pub lished by The China Stamp So ci - ety, 37 pages, in Eng lish, il lus trated with black & white pho tos, with price guide in pocket in back cover, VF (no photo) $ The Rev e nue Sur charges China 1897 Vol 1 & 2, pub lished by the Di rec tor ate Gen eral Of Posts Min is try Of Com mu ni ca tions, Re pub lic Of China, in cludes slipcases, in Eng lish & Chi nese, Vol pages in cludes in dex, Vol pages, il lus trated with color pho tos, Vol 2 has scat - tered stain ing on edge of pages only, oth er wise, VF-XF (no photo) $200 The Boer War The Boer War Jameson s Raid Forerunner 7540 The Late Cri sis in Jo han nes burg, pri vate pic to - rial of the Aus tra lian Bri gade on the back of Transvaal 1d postal card used to Ger many with 11 April, 1896 post mark, Marklissa ar rival datestamp, fresh and Ex tremely Fine; a se ries of bor der in ci dents be gan in 1895, aris ing from fric - tions be tween the Brit ish Col o nists in the Cape and Na tal and the Boer Re pub lics of Transvaal and Or ange Free State, the most no to ri ous of these was the Jameson Raid of 1896, the leader of the raid (an at tempted coup d Etat) was Leander Starr Jameson (Ad min is tra tor of Rho de sia and dis ci ple of Cecil Rhodes), the raid failed and the lead - ers were tried in Lon don re ceiv ing light sentances, further inflaming Boer sentiments $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 85

86 The Boer Invasion of Natal and the Cape Colony The Boer War 7541 P,K, New Cas tle. / 1 Nov 1899, clear vi o let two-line Boer occuplation handstamp ty ing 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 217) to cover to Krugersdorf, 4 Nov. ar rival backstamp, cover with light soil ing and harm less ver ti cal pocket fold, Fine and scarce; this form of datestamp in not re corded by Rich $ PK / New Cas tle / 6 Maart 1900, bold vi o let three-line Boer oc cu pa tion pro vi sional datestamps struck four times on Transvaal ½d to 1 / - val ues (S.G , ) on cover to Hol land, Pre to ria, Am ster dam and Amersfoort backstamps, por tion of flap miss ing, Very Fine and striking $ PK / New Cas tle / 22.Jan 1900, per fectly struck three-line pro vi sional Boer oc cu pa tion handstamp ty ing 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 217) to cover to Jo han nes burg, 23rd Jan. ar rival backstamp, Very Fine and at trac tive.. $ Boer Siege of Ladysmith, Great Brit ain 1d Vic to ria en tire to In dia en dorsed No stamps ob tain able and cancelled Ladysmith / Na tal / Ja 15, 1900", held un til af ter siege was lifted and canceleld Durban / Na tal / 3 Mr, 1900", var i ous In dian backstamps, roughly opened re sult - ing in piece and most of flap miss ing; the ci vil ian post of fice con tin ued to op er ate, but mail out of town was held un til af - ter the siege was re lieved on 28th Feb; this cover is ad - dressed to Ma jor Kincaid Smith, a friend of Winston Chur chill and a par tic i pant in the Jameson Raid, Smith was tried in Lon don and acquitted for his involvement.. $ PK / New Cas tle / 10.Feb 1900, bold vi o let three-line Boer oc cu pa tion post mark on cover to Pre to ria backstamped 13 Feb., franked with Na tal 1d rose (S.G. 99) which was not ac cepted and 2d post age due charged on ar rival, opened for dis play, Fine and in ter est ing usage.. $ Danbury Stamp Sales

87 The Boer War 7546 Ladysmith Seige Post Of fice / Feb. 21th 1900, blue straightline gar ri son postal ser vice dou ble er ror datestamp show ing Seige for Siege and 21th for 21st" ty ing 1d Rose (S.G. 99) to lo cal cover, open ing tears at top and post mark af fected by tape stain, still one of only two or three items known with both errors $ Mail Ser vice Sus pended, un com mon twice struck vi o let boxed handstamp on cover to Jo han nes burg franked by Great Brit ain 2½d Vic to ria tied by Lon don / Sp 29, 99" squared cir cle post mark, ma genta Re turned Let - ter Of fice Cape town / Ja 19, 00" backstamp, stained spots on re verse, oth er wise Very Fine; the Boers in vaded Cape Col ony and Na tal 11 Oct. 1899, mail to the Boer Re pub lics from Eng land was halted upon the outbreak of hostilities.. $ Ladysmith Siege Post Of fice / Feb. 28th 1900, clear blue straightline gar ri son postal ser vice datestamp and ci vil ian c.d.s. cancelling the in di cia of 1d rose postal card ad dressed within the city, Very Fine $ Mail Ser vice Sus pended, vi o let boxed handstamp on cover to Pre to ria franked by Great Brit ain 2½d Vic to ria tied by Lon don / Sp 29, 99" squared cir cle datestamp, ma - genta Re turned Let ter Of fice Cape town / Ja 22, 00" backstamp, light ver ti cal pocket fold, Very Fine $ Boer Siege of Ladysmith spe cial il lus trated postal card, used with strong strike of blue straightline Ladysmith Siege Post Of fice / Feb. 28th gar ri son postal ser vice datestamp and ci vil ian c.d.s. post marked on the last day of siege, re paired tear at top right, oth er wise Very Fine; the only re corded ex am ple of this card; this mim eo graphed card shows Boers at Cesar s Camp (dated 6 Jan.) and de fend ers, re fers to at tack by Boer Gen - eral Joubert s troops on 5-6 January $ Mail Ser vice Sus pended, vi o let boxed handstamp on cover to Jo han nes burg franked by Great Brit ain 2½d Vic to ria tied by Lon don / Oc 2, 99" squared cir cle datestamp, ma genta Re turned Let ter Of fice Cape town / Ja 19, 00" backstamp and Cape town postal in spec tor s 1" in cir cle handstamp, Extremely Fine $250 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 87

88 The Boer War 7552 Mail Ser vice Sus pended, boxed vi o let handstamp on cover to Jo han nes burg franked by Great Brit ain 2½d Vic to ria tied by Lon don / De 30, 99" squared cir cle, margenta Re turned Let ter Of fice Cape town / Ap 10, 00" backstamp as well as 1" in cir cle Cape town postal in spec - tor s handstamp, Extremely Fine $ Mil i tary mail through re stored ci vil ian postal sys tem, cover from Ladysmith mailed March 1900 to Eng - land and en dorsed No stamps ob tain able, post age due mark ings overstruck and re duced from 10c to 5c in tran sit, but con sid ered paid on ar rival with red Lon don / Paid / 1 Ap 00" post mark, faults but in ter est ing and desirable... $ Mail Ser vice Sus pended, beau ti fully struck boxed vi o let handstamp on cover to Pre to ria franked with Great Brit ain 2½d Vic to ria tied by Lon don / Sp 29, 99" squared cir cle, ma genta Re turned Let ter Of fice Capetwon / Ja 21, 00" backstamp as well as red 2" Cape town postal in spec - tor s handstamp, triv ial open ing tear at top, Very Fine and choice $ Mil i tary mail through re stored ci vil ian postal sys tem, sol dier s cover en dorsed Na tal Field Forces Ladysmith Na tal and franked with 1d rose (S.G. 99) tied by en hanced Ladysmith c.d.s. to Eng land, Pietermartzburg / Mr 9, 00" tran sit backstamp, faults but scarce $ Mail Ser vice Sus pended, boxed vi o let handstamp on cover to Jo han nes burg franked by Great Brit ain 2½d Vic to ria tied by Lon don / Ja 1, 00" du plex, ma genta Re - turned Let ter Of fice Cape town / Ap 10, 00" backstamp and red 3" Cape town postal in spec tor s handstamp, open ing tear at top left and light ver ti cal pocket fold, Fine..... $ Veld-Post / G.F. Fleischer / 16 Dec / Duitsch &: Johannesburg / Commandos, vi o let Boer fieldpost reg i men tal post mas ter s datestamp on cover to Jo han nes burg franked by 1d Rose-red and green (S.G. 217) tied by Hoofdlager (Head quar ters) c.d.s. the same day, 20 Dec. ar rival backstamp, Ex tremely Fine and choice; signed AD (Diena) $ Danbury Stamp Sales

89 The Boer War 7558 Veld-Post / G.F. Fleischer, / 18 Jan / Duitsch &: Johannesburg / Commandos, bold vi o let datestamp on cover to Jo han nes burg, franked by 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 217) with Hoofdlager (Head - quar ters) datestamp on re verse, 24 Jan. ar rival backstamp, cover torn in half and re paired; the Hoofdlager was lo cated near Ladysmith dur ing this time $ Veld-Post, Z.A.R. / -2 Apr / Ingogo, clear vi - o let oval Boer fieldpost datestamp ty ing 1d Rose-red and green (S.G. 217) to tele gram en ve lope sent from Boer camp at Ingogo to a War Cor re spon dent at the Hoofdlager (Head quar ters) at Ladysmith, nei ther backstamped nor cen sored, ver ti cal pocket fold, Very Fine and choice;only a few ex am ples of the Ingogo fieldpost can cel are recorded $250 The British Counterattack 7559 Fieldpost to Boer Pris oner at Ladysmith, cover post marked Roodepoort / 8 Feb 00" sent to a cap tive of the Brit ish and backstamped Jo han nes burg the same day, as no ex changes of mail were made, it waited un til the end of the siege, when it was picked up by the com mander of the re lief force of Brit ish Cav alry, note S.A.R." in the ad - dress in di cat ing that the Boers thought their oc cu pa tion per ma nent and Ladysmith part of Transvaal, cover faulty as one would ex pect; ac com pa nied by the orig i nal en clo - sure and note within which cover was en closed stat ing Let ter picked up by J.F. Brown Murdock just out side Ladysmith, Feb ru ary, 1900; the only such item known in this period $ Veld-Post, Z.A.R. / 7 Apr / Dannhauser, ma genta oval pro vi sional datestamp on cover to Standerfan en dorsed Velddienst, backstamped, cover re stored by be ing af fixed to card $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 89

90 The Boer War 7562 Boer pro vi sional can cels, group of six items com - prised of par tial Charles town on 6d, Elandslaagte ty ing 2d and 3d to piece, Hattingspruit ty ing 1d to piece, Hattingspruit Veld-Post on ½d and 1d hor i zon tal pairs and Ingagane ty ing 1d to piece, Very Fine to Ex tremely Fine strikes $ Of fi cial tele gram from oc cu pied ter ri tory, sent 27 Nov., 1899 from K / K (Kap Kolonie) to Pre to ria, with squared cir cle re ceipt datestamp, mes sage con cerns pris - on ers in a com man deered ho tel, Very Fine $ Dundee / Na tal / Mr 12, 00, cap tured datestamp tyining Or ange Free State 1d pur ple (S.G. 68) to sou ve nir cover on the only known date re corded by Rich and Pirie (Transvaal is sues are prevelent used from Na tal, O.F.S. stamps are sel dom en coun tered), also in cludes Van Reenan / Na tal / 6 Ju 00" cap tured datestamp ty ing Transvaal ½d green (S.G. 216) to piece, this be ing the lat - est known us age; Very Fine $ Siege of Schweizer Reinecke, cover with pre-printed ad dress franked with two ½d green and 1d car - mine handstamped Be sieged (S.G. 5-6) and tied by clear Schweizer Reinecke, Z.A.R. / 10 Sep 00" post marks, cover with light age spot ting and hor i zon tal fold at base, oth er wise Very Fine and rare; one of about ten such sou - ve nir cov ers known, all with Sep tem ber dates; Brit ish forces oc cu py ing this town were be sieged by Boer troops flee ing the Brit ish at tacks on Pre to ria, the siege lasted from 1 Aug to 9 Jan $2, Danbury Stamp Sales

91 The Boer War 7566 Re cov ered From En emy / at Vrede, O.R.C., ma - genta straightline handstamp on 10pf Ger many postal card sent 2 May, 1900 to Ladybrand, O.F.S., backstamped at Vrede 18 June where it was seized by the Brit ish, and fi - nally backstamped at Ladybrand on 5 Nov., 4 ½ months later, card creases as is to be ex pected, Very Fine strike.. $ Stopped by Cen sor, boxed handstamp on cover to Pre to ria en dorsed velddienst and cancelled at the Hoofdlager (Head quar ters) 28 May, 1900, backstamped at Pre to ria the next day, the seized by the Brit ish; ei ther re - leased or re cap tures as it is backstamped at Lourenco Marques on 14th Au gust, Very Fine and unusual..... $ Of fi cial Proc la ma tion Postal Card, printed by the Staatsdrukkerij te veld (State Print ing Of fice in the field) on a small press aboard the cap i tal train at Machadodorp as an emer gency is sue of the Gov ern ment Ga zette de - clar ing the cap i tal at Machadodorp on the re verse of Transvaal ½d postal card uprated with ½d ad he sive and fa vor cancelled with Machadodorp, Z.A.R. / 7 Jun 00" post mark, ver ti cal crease at right through the in di cia and stamp, oth er wise Very Fine; one of only a few used ex am - ples re corded; af ter the fall of Pre to ria on 5 June, 1900 the Transvaal Re pub lic tried to main tain au thor ity over the un - oc cu pied ter ri tory with its cap i tal on a train, by 7 June it was parked at Machadodorp, un til 14 Au gust when it moved to Barberton, then Nelsprui on 30 Au gust, on 12 Sept. President Krueger fled to Lourenco Marques $ d Machadodorp Postal Card, used to Machadodorp with Barberton, Z.A.R. / 13 Sep 00" datestamp, card creases, Fine us age; the mes sage, from Boer Com mando chief at Barberton (then still in Boer hands) reads: Dear Bresler, The Kha kis will be in Town in a few hours. I can see them tak ing up po si tions. Its a case of hands up. Good bye. This card was printed by the Staatsdrukkerij te velde at Machadodorp as a pro vi sional is sue of postal sta tio nery, nearly all ex am ples were seized by the Brit ish and fa vor cancelled on 20 Au gust, 1900, this is the only re corded postally used example $ Near Ma deira / Oct. 23rd 1899, date line on en clo - sure writ ten on board ship and cover franked with Cape of Good Hope 1d car mine (S.G. 59a) tied by Cape Col ony / Ocean Post Of fice / Oc 25, 00" datestamp to Rich mond, Sur rey, open ing tears, Fine us age; let ter was writ ten by Lt. Fred Rob erts (son of Field Mar shal Lord Rob erts), who was later killed at Colenso and re ceived the Vic to ria Cross post hu mously for his bravery $180 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 91

92 The Boer War 7571 Sol dier s mail through ci vil ian post of fices, cover to Cal cutta, In dia franked by Cape of Good Hope 1d car mine (S.G. 59a) tied by Green Point (Camp), C.G.H. / 21 Fe 00" c.d.s., Durban, Na tal tran sit and Cal cutta ar rival backstamps, Very Fine; with orig i nal three page en clo sure writ ten by a mem ber of the Black Watch" to his fa ther men tion ing the im mi nent col lapse of the Or ange Free State and the relief of Kimberly $ Field Post Of fice / 1, dou ble cir cle datestamp from the first dis tri bu tion with large nu meral dated 29 De 99" on cover to Scot land, en dorsed On Ac tive Ser vice Stamps not Ob tain able" but still rated 1d due in er ror, cover re - duced at bit at left with por tion of side flap miss ing, Fine; from the Staff Ad vanced De pot lo cated at De Aar.... $ Pre to ria, Z.A.R. / 7 Jun 00, beau ti fully struck cap - tured datestamp used two days af ter the Brit ish oc cu pa tion on cover to Eng land, en dorsed No stamps avail able and sent via the Base Of fice then lo cated at Senekal, O.R.C., red Lon don Paid en try c.d.s. and ar rival backstamp, some age spot ting, otherwise Fine $ Sub sid iary Base and Field Post Of fice Can cels, group of stamps com prised of Sub sid iary Base Of fice can cel #2 of May, 1901 (then at Aliwal, C.C.), #4 of 24 May 1901 (then at Braamfontein, Transvaal) and #8 of 13 Aug 1901 (then at Warm Baths, Transvaal) and Field Post Of - fice (first dis tri bu tion) #2 of 12 Jan 1900 (Modder River, C.C.), #6 of 6 April 1900 (Dewesdorp, O.R.C.), #14 of 3 Feb (Rensburg, C.C.) and #33 of 11 April 1900 (Ka - ree Sid ing, O.R.C.), var i ous ad he sives mostly on small piece, Fine or better strikes $ Danbury Stamp Sales

93 The Boer War 7575 Field Post Of fice No. 1", 26 May 1900 datestamp ty ing Na tal 1d rose (S.G. 99) to formular cover to Lon don, Pietermartinzburg tran sit backstamp, Very Fine; used from the Ad vanced De pot at Kroonstad $ Field Post Of fice No. 17", 27 June 1900 datestamps ty ing Transvaal ½d-3d V.R.I." over prints. (S.G ) and Great Brit ain ½d (2) and 1d Vic to ria to cover to Eng land, Very Fine and col or ful frank ing; a sou ve - nir cover mailed shortly af ter the re lease of the Brit ish oc - cu pa tion over prints, as these were not yet valid on mail abroad the Brit ish frank ing ac tu ally car ried the letter to England $ Field Post Of fice No. 16", 21 July 1901 datestamp tiying Great Brit ain 1d mauve to cover to Dub - lin, Ire land, H &: K Packet / Au 24 01" backstamp, Very Fine $ Field Post Of fice No. 17", 7 Jan datestamp ty ing Great Brit ain 1d mauve to cover from Baden-Powell to New Zea land, posted at Modderfontein and cancelled with their pro vi sional straightline handstamp and manu - script. date and sent through the F.P.O. at Jo han nes burg with their backstamp of the same day, Christchurch ar rival backstamp, Very Fine; with orig i nal en clo sure in Baden-Powell s hand and signed by him date lined at Zuurfontein on 5 Jan., also ac com pa nied by cig a rette card with his photo; Baden-Powell soon left South Af rica and went on to found the Boy Scouts $1, Field Post Of fice No. 17", 5 Nov 1900 datestamp on il lus trated cover to Volksrust, fresh and Very Fine; in ter - nal Transvaal us ages are far scarcer than mail to Eng land. $250 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 93

94 The Boer War 7580 Field Post Of fice No. 20", 12 June 1900 datestamp ty ing Great Brit ain 1d mauve to mourn ing cover to In dia re di rected to Eng land, Very Fine; used from Heilbron near New cas tle on the last day there $ Field Post Of fice No. 25", 9 June 1900 datestamp ty ing Na tal 1d car mine (S.G. 99a) to let ter card to Ascot, Eng land, date lined Near New cas tle" with con - tents de scrib ing the bat tle of Botha s Pass; ac com pa nied by a sec ond let ter card from the same cor re spon dence sent 14 July via ci vil ian mail from New cas tle af ter re cap - ture; Very Fine and interesting duo $ Field Post Of fice No. 26", July 1902 datestamp ty ing Great Brit ain 1d mauve and Na tal 1d car mine to cover to Eng land, posted at the Sta tion ary Of fice at Barberton, Transvaal, Na tal stamp creased prior to use, Fine; the dual frank ing was not nec es sary $ Field Post Of fice No. 23", 29 May 1902 datestamp on 1d pink Vic to ria en tire sent from Transvaal to Eng land two days be fore the Peace was signed, Ex - tremely Fine $ Field Post Of fice No. 38", 1 De cem ber 1900 datestamp on cover to Wales en dorsed on ac tive ser vice / no stamps", des patched via the Ad vance De pot at Kroonstad, Or ange River Col ony, red Lon don Paid en try c.d.s., Very Fine; with orig i nal enclosure $ Danbury Stamp Sales

95 The Boer War 7585 Field Post Of fice No. 41", two cov ers from the same cor re spon dence to Scot land, first with 20 Au gust 1901 datestamp from a mem ber of the Im pe rial Yeo manry and posted from the F.P.O. at the Sta tion ary Of fice at Standerton, the sec ond a very scarce 25 Oct reg is - tered en tire ad di tion ally franked by 1d mauve and with Na tal Field Force / Standerton" backstamp, first with bit of cor ner missing, Fine duo $ Field Post Of fice No. 48", 25 No vem ber 1901 datestamp ty ing G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Eng land; posted at A.P.O. #96 which was lo cated at Pietersburg, Transvaal from 3 March 1902 to late Feb ru ary 1902, Very Fine $ Field Post Of fice No. 43", 15 May 1902 datestamp on stampless cover to Eng land en dorsed From no / On Ac tive Ser vice", at this time the can cel was used at A.P.O. #4, at tached to Methuen s Force at Vryburg un til mid-july 1902, mended open ing tears at top cen ter, Fine usage $ Field Post Of fice No. 42", 21 De cem ber 1901 datestamp on 1d pink Vic to ria en tire to Devon, posted at F.P.O. #1 at Bloemfontein, O.R.C. (of fice and can cel num - bers rarely matched), Very Fine $ Field Post Of fice No. 50", 22 May 1901 datestamp ties G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Queensland, this can cel was used at Pre to ria from 19 May to 14 June, 1901, Very Fine $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 95

96 The Boer War 7590 Field Post Of fice No. 50", 27 May 1901 datestamp ties Transvaal 1d overprint d V.R.I." to cover to Scot land, Very Fine; this num ber was used by A.P.O. #75 from April to early Au gust 1901 while at tached to the Ad - vanced De pot $ Field Post Of fice, 9 Au gust 1900 sin gle cir cle datestamp with no num ber ty ing G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Eng land with orig i nal en clo sure, Very Fine; this can cel was as signed to the Ad vanced De pot at Bloemfontein from 1 May through 21 Oc to ber, $ Army P.O. 45 / S. Af rica, 30 April 1901 sin gle cir cle datestamp ties O.F.S. 1 / - Brown overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 110) to cover to Eng land, posted at Winburg, Or ange River Col ony, Very Fine $ Field P.O. No. 1", 15 Sep tem ber 1901 sin gle cir - cle datestamp ty ing pair Transvaal ½d Green overprint d V.R.I." (S.G. 226) to cover to Lon don, left flap miss ing, oth er wise Very Fine; this can cel was as signed to T.P.O. East #2 from 9 Sept $ Army P.O. 55 / S. Af rica, 25 No vem ber 1900 sin gle cir cle datestamp on Great Brit ain 1d Vic to ria let ter card to Scot land, posted at A.P.O. #75 an Ad vanced De pot in Transvaal, Fine; with mes sage stat ing the sender has not yet been taken pris oner and that we here have the usual pe ri od i cal alarm of Boers three miles out but they never come to anything $ Field P.O. No. 8", 7 May 1901 sin gle cir cle datestamp tyies G.B. 1d mauve to cover ad dressed to Ladybrand, O.R.C., Very Fine and scarce in ter nal us age; this can cel was used for the Mid land T.P.O $ Danbury Stamp Sales

97 The Boer War 7596 Army Post Of fice / Na tal Field Force / Standerton, 18 Feb ru ary 1901 oc tag o nal datestamp ty ing G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Kimberly, Cape Col ony, 25 Feb. ar rival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce in ter nal usage. $ rmy Post Of fice / South Af rica / 3 M B A (3rd Mil i - tary Branch), 3 July 1900 vi o let bal loon-style datestamp ties pair G.B. ½d ver mil ion to cover to Lon don, Very Fine; this post mark was used in Na tal from April to Sep tem ber, $ Army Post Of fice / Na tal Field Force / Standerton, 25 Oc to ber 1901 oc tag o nal datestamp ty ing G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Scot land, tiny piece out at top, oth er wise Very Fine $ Field Post Of fice / Brit ish Army, S. Af rica, 11 Oct vi o let bal loon-style datestamp on stampless cover to Lon don en dorsed On Ac tive Ser vice / no stamps avail - able, red Lon don Paid en try c.d.s., some ton ing, oth er - wise Very Fine; this post mark with no name or num ber was used by A.P.O. #76 in Platrand, Transvaal $ Army Post Of fice / Volksrust, Au gust 1900 vi o let bal loon-style datestamp ties G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Durban, 17 Aug. backstamp and cen sor seal, cover creases, Fine us age $ Army Post Of fice / Bloemfontein / C, 10 May 1902 datestamp on stampless cover to Lon don, red Lon don Paid ar rival post mark, cover with pa per ad he sions on re - verse, Fine; the sender was a mem ber of Driscoll s Scouts at tached to Lt. Col. West ern s column $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 97

98 The Boer War 7602 Army Post Of fice / Cape Town / B, 11 No vem ber 1901 datestamps tie pair G.B. ½d blue-green to cover to Eng land, posted with Deelfontein, C.G.H. / No 11" c.d.s. and ma genta tri an gu lar cen sor handstamp, left stamp with small piece miss ing, Very Fine usage $ Army Post Of fice / Standerton / A, bold 27 No - vem ber 1901 datestamp on G.B. 2d Reg is tra tion en tire to Worces ter, C.C. ad di tion ally franked by 1d mauve, ci vil ian cen sored at Standerton with tri an gu lar and oval handstamps, Very Fine; reg is tered in ter nal sol dier s mail in quite uncommon $ Army Post Of fice / Harri smith / A, 25 Oc to ber 1901 datestamp ties G.B. 1d mauve to The Bud get Let ter Card to Lon don, Very Fine $ Army Post Of fice / Standerton / A, 18 De cem ber 1901 datestamp ty ing G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Ladyhand, O.R.C., Elandsfontein and Bloemfontein A.P.O. tran sit backstamps, triv ial tear at top cen ter, Fine intra-mil i tary usage $ Army Post Of fice / Springfontein / B, clear 2 Feb - ru ary 1902 datestamp on On His Maj esty s Ser vice mourn ing cover to Lon don, rated 1d due upon ar rival, pa - per ad he sions on re verse, oth er wise Very Fine; from a mem ber of Driscoll s Scouts, the unit that cap tured Boer Gen eral Botha on 31 Jan., a few days earlier $ Army Post Of fice / Volksrust / A, 2 July 1902 datestamps on G.B. 2d Reg is tra tion en tire franked with 1d Ed ward VII to Scot land, tri an gu lar cen sor handstamp, soil - ing, Fine and scarce reg is tered sol dier s mail; sent af ter the Peace and only eight days be fore the A.P.O. at Volksrust closed $ Danbury Stamp Sales

99 The Boer War 7608 Army Tele graphs, two strikes of par tial un dated handstamp tie O.F.S. 1d pur ple with V.R.I. over print (S.G. 113) to cover sent to pris oner of war at the Green Point camp near Cape town, vi o let Cen sor / Pris on ers of War ca chet, fresh and Ex tremely Fine $ In bound mail from Lon don to a sol dier in South Af rica, sent 6 Jan and af ter much wan der ing fi nally reached the re cip i ent on 30 Sept. with New cas tle backstamp, nu mer ous en dorse ments, post marks and backstamps on both sides, con di tion as is to be ex pected, a won der ful conversation piece $ Im pe rial Mil i tary Rail ways, bold vi o let handstamped ca chet at top of cover to Eng land franked by pair of Transvaal 1d car mine and green overprint d E.R.I. and tied by Pre to ria / Transvaal / 28 Apr 01" post mark, ver ti cal pocket fold and a cou ple tears at top, Very Fine us - age; among the scarc est Boer War items, with this form of ca chet not re corded by Rich; though some Army Post Of - fices were lo cated aboard trains, the mil i tary rail ways had no post marks of their own, not even at their base or sup ply de pots, and had to rely on the civilian postal system... $ Inbound registered cover, sent from Eng land 19 May 1900 with 3d Vic to ria to a trooper, of fi cially sealed in route, with only backstamp of Cape town on 13 Aug. de - spite hav ing been for warded three times, cover edge wear, Fine usage $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 99

100 The Boer War 7612 In bound cover to a sol dier in hos pi tal in Na tal, sent from Lon don 1 Aug. 1900, F.P.O. #3 tran sit backstamp, for warded via R.A.M.C. com mand in Aldershot, Eng land to Ire land ar riv ing 5 Oct, Very Fine.. $ First Canadian Contingent, cover to Can ada posted through the Base Of fice in Cape town (iden ti fi able by as ter isk in can cel), en dorsed by sender but charged post age due in Eng land with T sub se quently overstruck by For eign Branch can cel and re ceived red Lon don Paid tran sit, 5 April Brad ford, On tario ar rival backstamp, open - ing faults but a scarce us age; two sep a rate Ca na dian con - tin gents were sent, the first was only a to ken force of 44 of fi cers and 995 men arriving 30 Nov $ Not to be Found, ma genta boxed handstamp on back of in bound cover sent 14 Feb to a mem ber of the Liv er pool Reg i ment, nu mer ous en dorse ments and can cels of both mil i tary (Bloemfontein and Pre to ria) and ci - vil ian (Cape town, De Aar, Kimberly, Modder River and Mafeking) posts, opened for ex hi bi tion, Fine and interesting $ Ca na dian Con tin gent / South Af rica. / May , bold ma genta handstamp on cover to Eng land with no other mark ings ap plied in South Af rica, red Lon don Paid en try c.d.s., Very Fine; much scarcer used to Eng - land; sent from a mem ber of Strathcona s Horse which served un der Gen eral Bull er in Natal $ Danbury Stamp Sales

101 The Boer War 7616 Canadian Contingent / South Africa, par tial ma - genta handstamp on pa tri otic Mafeking s Re lieved card franked by Transvaal 1d car mine and green overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 227) and O.F.S. ½d Or ange overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 112) tied by F.P.O. #30 datestamps, sent to Ham il ton and for warded to Nova Sco tia, Ex tremely Fine. $ Canadian Contingent cover to England, sent from a mem ber of Strathcona s Horse to Shef field, pro - cessed with A.P.O. #55 sin gle cir cle datestamp, which was used by A.P.O. #75 at the Ad vanced De pot in Pre to - ria, red Lon don Paid ar rival post mark. and Shef field backstamp, Very Fine; a scarce des ti na tion for Ca na dian contingent mail $ Canadian Contingent covers to England, pair of cov ers from a mem ber of Strathcona s Horse to Shef - field, sent 7th and 16th Au gust, 1901 with oc tag o nal Army Post Of fice / Na tal Field Force / Standerton datestamps, the for mer be ing the first day of use for this can cel, red Lon - don Paid en try and Shef field ar rival can cels, cov ers with edge faults from rough open ing but a scarce des ti na tion from this con tin gent; at this time Strathcona s Horse was at tached to Sir Redvers Bull er s forces in eastern Transvaal $ Queensland In fan try Bri gade, cover ad dressed to Queensland en dorsed On ac tive ser vice / no stamps avail able and post marked with dou ble cir cle F.P.O. #1 29 Dec datestamp (first distibution) used at the Ad - vanced De pot at De Aar, rated 1d due on ar rival, Bris bane 29 Jan. and Dalby 30 Jan. backstamps, cover with mended tears at bot tom cen ter, oth er wise Very Fine and scarce $600 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 101

102 The Boer War 7620 Queensland In fan try Bri gade, cover franked by strip of five C.G.H. 1d car mine (S.G. 59a) and pro cessed at the Base Of fice at Cape town with five strikes of their 21 March 1900 datestamp, ad dressed to Syd ney, N.S.W. and backstamped on ar rival 19 April, Ex tremely Fine; in the ab - sence of spe cific en dorse ments sol dier s mail ad dressed to Queensland or else where in Aus tra lia is con sid ered to come from a member of the Q.I.B $ Queensland In fan try Bri gade, cover en dorsed from a mem ber of 5th Q.I.B. to Bris bane, Queensland, post marked by oc tag o nal Army Post Of fice / Na tal Field Force / Volksrust / Dec 16, 1901" datestamp, rated 1d" due on ar rival in er ror and struck out, for warded to Lyt ton, ap pro pri ate backstamps, Very Fine and scarce $ Queensland In fan try Bri gade, cover franked with Na tal 1d car mine (S.G. 99a) tied by clear oc tag o nal Army Post Of fice / Na tal Field Force / Wakkerstroom / Dec 9, 1901" datestamp to Dalby, Queensland, en dorsed by a mem ber of the 5th Q.I.B.", apropriate backstamps, Very Fine; ear lier than any re corded by Proud $ Queensland In fan try Bri gade, cover en dorsed by a mem ber of the 5th Q.I.B. to Dalby, Queensland, post - marked by clear oc tag o nal Army Post Of fice / Na tal Field Force / Volksrust / Nov 29, 1901" datestamp, Durban and Dalby backstamps, rated due in er ror and crossed-out in red pen cil, Very Fine and scarce $ Queensland In fan try Bri gade, cover to Dalby, Queensland franked by Great Brit ain 1d mauve tied by oc - tag o nal Army Post Of fice / Na tal Field Force / Wakkerstroom / Dec 30, 1901" datestamp, en dorsed from a mem ber of the 5th Q.I.B.", ap pro pri ate backstamps, Very Fine and scarce $ Danbury Stamp Sales

103 The Boer War 7625 New Zealand Contingent, cover to Can ter bury, New Zea land en dorsed On Ac tive Ser vice / South Af rica and No Stamps Avail able, en tered the ci vil ian mails with New cas tle / Na tal / Ja 11, 1902" c.d.s. and rated 1d due, Durban, Auckland and Temuka tran sit backstamps, Very Fine; mail from New Zea land troops is rarely encountered. $1, Indian Volunteer Contingent, cover to Lon don en dorsed by W.K. Brown, a mem ber of Lawsden s Horse, 19 June 1900 F.P.O. can cel and red Lon don Paid re ceiver, Very Fine and very rare; few troops from In dia served in the war and their mail is ex tremely elu sive, so much so in fact that Rich failed to men tion them... $1, Indian Volunteer Contingent, cover to Lon don from the same cor re spon dent as the pre vi ous lot en dorsed From / W.K. Brown / Lawsden s Horse / In dian Vol Con tin - gent / S. Af ri can Field Force, han dled by the Army postal sys tem with 12 Au gust 1900 A.P.O. #55 datestamp, bit of flap miss ing, Very Fine; few troops from In dia served in the war and their mail is very rare $1, New Zealand Contingent, cover to Cape town en - dorsed from a trooper in the N.Z.M.R. at Klerksdorp and franked by Great Britian 1d Ed ward VII tied by 28 May 1902 F.P.O. #10 can cel, cen sored on des patch at Krerksdorp and again at Cape town upon ar rival, Very Fine and rare; mail from the New Zea land Mounted Ri fles is al - most never seen $1, Forces in Zululand, cover to Eng land en dorsed On Ac tive Ser vice Zululand, post marked with Eshowe / Prov ince of Zululand / My 26, 1900" datestamp, Durban and A.P.O. #1 tran sit backstamps and red Lon don Paid" en try c.d.s., triv ial open ing tears at top, Very Fine and rare; though Zululand saw lit tle ac tion, its lo ca tion ad join ing east ern Transvaal and Por tu guese East Af rica caused it to be fortified $1,200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 103

104 The Boer War Censorship Seals and Handstamps 7630 Rho de sian Field Forces cor re spon dence to Mafeking un der siege, three cov ers to the Mayor of Mafeking while un der siege mailed 21 Feb., 16 May and 24 May, routed via the Res i dent Com mis sioner at or near Gaberones, Bechuanaland, where Rho de sians un der Plumer were based, cov ers show sin gle, dou ble and tri ple the 4d ci vil ian rate franked by Rho de sia 4d ul tra ma rine and claret (S.G. 70) tied by Bulawayo datestamps, lat ter two a bit roughly opened at top, oth er wise Fine-Very Fine. $ Passed Cen sor / Cape town, dou ble cir cle handstamp ap plied on ar rival to cover franked by 1d rose-red and green overprint d E.R.I. (S.G. 239) tied by Krokodile Poort / 18 Jun 02" datestamp, also with a vi o let tri an gu lar cen sor and Passed Press Cen sor / Pre to ria" in tri an gle ty ing the stamp, Very Fine $ Rho de sian Field Force, cover to Bulawayo from a trooper in the field coun ter signed by his com mand ing of fi - cer, franked with 1d rose (S.G. 77) pay ing the sol dier s rate, cancelled when pro cessed in Bulawayo on 13 May 1900 and backstamped the sale day, Very Fine and quite scarce; Rho de sian troops were used to re take and de fend the Bulawayo-Mafeking rail road through Bechuanaland, to lift the Boer siege of Fort Tuli, and to de fend Bulawayo from ex pected attacks $ Geopened Onder de Krijgswet (Opened Un der Mar tial Law), green straightline handstamp ty ing pair Na tal 1d car mine used along with pair ½d Dull-green (S.G. 97a, 99a) and pay ing the tri ple rate on cover to Pre to ria, also show ing pro vi sional use of Of fi cially Sealed la bel as a cen sor seal, mar tial law mark ing re peated on re verse ty ing the seal, post marked at Point / Na tal / Oc 10, 99" the day be fore the Boer in va sion and siezed by the Boers, backstamped at Pre to ria on 13th Oct., some stain ing at top, Very Fine us age;the only re corded use of the straightline mar tial law handstamp; men tioned by Snowden &: Hepworth $1, Danbury Stamp Sales

105 The Boer War 7634 Pro vi sional use of Of fi cially Sealed la bel as a cen sor seal, cover mailed from Eng land with 2½d Vic to ria 23 Sept be fore the out break of the war and cen sored on ar rival in Jo han nes burg P.O., backstamped on 12 Oct., the sec ond day of the war, some stain ing, Fine and rare us - age; at this stage the backstamps were not used to tie the seals $ Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink seal on cover to Pre to ria franked by 50r blue Lourenco Marques tied by 10 Dec c.d.s., backstamped Pre to ria Dec. 12th and with a dif fer ent style of c.d.s. ap plied the next day to tie the seal, harm less ver ti cal pocket fold, Very Fine $ Pro vi sional use of Opened for In spec tion seal as a cen sor seal, cover mailed from Eng land with 2½d Vic to ria on 23 Sept be fore the out break of hos til i ties and cen sored on ar rival in the Jo han nes burg P.O., backstamped on ar rival on 12 Oct., the sec ond day of the war, Very Fine; ini tially the Boers of Transvaal made do with what ever seals were avail able to re seal en ve lopes that had been censored $ Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink seal on en emy cover from Na tal franked by pair 1d car mine (S.G. 99a) tied by 23 Dec c.d.s., Laurenco Marques tran sit and Pre - to ria 3rd Jan. backstamps, with dif fer ent style c.d.s. ty ing la bel, cover with piece miss ing at top cen ter, Fine.... $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 105

106 The Boer War 7638 Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink la bel on cover from Am ster dam mailed 1 Jan to Jo han nes burg, Pre to ria tran sit and Jo han nes burg re ceiver nei ther ty ing seal as was cus tom ary, Very Fine $ Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink seal on cover franked by Lourenco Marques 50r blue tied by their 10 Dec c.d.s., Pre to ria tran sit, Jo han nes burg tran sit ty - ing the la bel and Brakpan re ceiver, Very Fine $ Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink seal on cover to Volksrust franked by two ½d green (S.G. 216) tied by 14 Feb Jo han nes burg c.d.s., seal tied by Pre to ria 15th Feb. tran sit and 17th Feb. re ceiver, Fine $ Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink seals on eight cov ers franked by sin gles or pairs of Transvaal 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 217), all sent to the Na tal Bank at Volksrust be tween 3rd and 24th Feb., plus 11 April, 1900, all but the last backstamped and most with seals tied, some stain ing mainly from wax seals, Fine-Very Fine.. $ Danbury Stamp Sales

107 The Boer War 7642 Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink cen sor seals on two cov ers to Lourenco Marques, one franked by a sin gle and the other by strip of four and sin gle of Transvaal 1d Rose-red and green (S.G. 217), sealed tied by 18 April and 18 March 1900 Pre to ria datestamps, Lourenco Marques backstamps, Fine-Very Fine $ Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink seal on cover from Eng land 6 April 1900 to Lourenco Marques, for - warded to Jo han nes burg and cen sored there, 7 May Lourenco Marques, 10 May Pre to ria and 11 May Jo han - nes burg backstamps, seal shows top frame bro ken va ri - ety, Fine $ Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pink cen sor seals on four cov ers sent April or May 1900 to Hol land or Ger many (3), franked by Transvaal is sues in clud ing one dou ble rate, one en dorsed via Laurenco Marques &: Na - ples, Fine-Very Fine $ Brit ish use of Boer cen sor seal, pink seal on cover franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by 9 April 1901 F.P.O. #8 datestamp used at Middelburg to Krugersdorp, cen - sored on ar rival with vi o let oval ca chet and re sealed with what came to hand: the Boer la bel, Fine and un usual us - age eleven months af ter the fall of Jo han nes burg; only a few sim i lar us ages are recorded $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 107

108 The Boer War 7646 Postmeester Generaal / Oranje Vry Staat, clear strike of seal ap plied as ev i dence of cen sor ship to cover to Hol land franked by two O.F.S. 1d pur ple and ½d Or ange (S.G. 68, 85) tied by bold Bloemfontein, O.F.S. / 21 Fe 00" datestamps, Pre to ria tran sit and Delft ar rival backstamps, cover with skill fully re paired tears, Very Fine ap pear ance; very few items are known show ing use of the Post mas ter Gen eral s seal on mail to for eign des ti na tions, in fact none were recorded by Rich $ Un cen sored Ci vil ian Mail Abroad, dou ble rate cover to Hol land franked by two Transvaal ½d green and four 1d rose-red and green (S.G ) tied by Volksrust, Z.A.R. / 26 Mei 00" datestamps a few days be - fore the fall of Jo han nes burg and Pre to ria, Pre to ria, Lourenco Marques and Amersfoort backstamps, bot tom flap miss ing, Very Fine; dur ing the pe riod be fore the fall of the Boer Re pub lics to the Brit ish, mail to Eu rope had to be routed via Lourenco Marques and nearly all was censored. $ Postmeester Generaal / Oranje Vry Staat, mostly clear vi o let seal on pic ture post card to Ger many franked with two O.F.S. 1d pur ple and ½d or ange (S.G. 68, 85) tied by Bloemfontein, O.F.S. / 14 De, 99" datestamps, Pre to ria and Essen tran sits, card with light splat ter stains, Fine and rare us age to a for eign des ti na tion; it is likely that Transvaal re quired mail trans mit ting its ter ri tory to have been cen sored at place of origin $ V. (Arms) R. / Opened Un der Mar tial Law, two cov ers with cen sor seals show ing large and small arms, large arms on news pa per wrapped made from a cover and franked by pair O.F.S. ½d or ange overprint d V.R.I. and tied by Au gust 1900 Bloemfontain c.d.s. to Durban, small arms on cover franked with 100r Lourenco Marques to Port Eliz a beth with The Cas tle Mail Pack ets Co. Ltd / Delagoa Bay Agency for warder s ca chet, lat ter re duced at base, Fine us ages; Rich re cords only one type of this seal... $ Danbury Stamp Sales

109 The Boer War 7650 V. (Arms) R. / Opened Un der Mar tial Law, two cov ers with la bels show ing large and small arms, large arms franked by C.G.H. 1d car mine (S.G. 69) tied by G.P.O. Cape town / Cape Col ony / 1 Feb 00" datestamp to Jo han nes burg and for warded back to Cape town, small arms franked with Lourenco Marques 100r blue tied by 3 Jan. 01 c.d.s. to Durban, Very Fine; Rich re cords only one type of this seal $ V. (Arms) R. / Opened Un der Mar tial Law, cen sor seal on cover franked with G.B. 1d mauve tied by 10 Aug F.P.O. #8 post mark show ing post ing at Standerton, Transvaal to Durban, Na tal, 13 Aug. ar rival backstamp, Fine usage $ V. (Arms) R. / Opened Un der Mar tial Law, cen sor seal on cover to Delagoa Bay franked by C.G.H. ½d green and two 1d car mine (S.G. 58, 59a) tied by Cape town / Cape Col ony / 8 Jun 00" c.d.s., Durban and Lourenco Marques backstamps, Very Fine $ V. (Arms) R. / Opened Un der Mar tial Law, cen sor seal on cover franked by Na tal 1d car mine (S.G. 99a) tied by 6 Sept F.P.O. #18 post mark then used from A.P.O. #31 at New cas tle, Na tal to Durban where it was cen sored; Pietermartinzburg tran sit and Durban reveiving backstamps, ad dressee s name cut out, Very Fine.... $ V. (Arms) R. / Opened Un der Mar tial Law, cen sor la bel on cover to Durban franked by pair Lourenco Marques 50r blue tied by Au gust 1900 datestamp, Durban backstamp, Very Fine $ E. (Arms) R. / Opened Un der Mar tial Law, pair of cov ers to Harri smith, O.R.C., one sent April 1901 from Cato Ridge, Na tal with 1d car mine (S.G. 99a), the other 21 June 1901 from Wellington, Cape Col ony with 1d car mine (S.G. 69), for mer with some soil ing, Fine-Very Fine... $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 109

110 The Boer War 7656 Opened Un der Mar tial Law, Rich Ty. 8 im per fo - rate seal on cover posted from Ger many 16 Sept to Cape town with their 10th Oct. ar rival datestamp, Very Fine and rare $1, Cen sored by both sides, cover posted at Durban 18 Jan 1900 with 2½d bright blue (S.G. 113) to Lourenco Marques, cen sored by the Brit ish be fore de par ture and by the Boers in tran sit, cover with horiz. crease through the ad he sive, oth er wise Very Fine; Lourenco Marques, a Por - tu guese col ony be tween Transvaal and the sea, was the main route for mail and goods to the Boers dur ing the war. $ Cen sored by both sides, cover franked by Transvaal 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 217) tied by Rustenburg, Z.A.R. / 27 Oct. 00" c.d.s. and en dorsed open for in spec tion", cen sored at Pre to ria on 30th Oct. by the Boers and sent via Durban, Na tal where it re ceived vi o - let boxed Stopped by Cen sor / Re turn to Sender handstamp and had V. (Arms) R. / Of fi cially Sealed In The la bel ap plied (for lack of any other at this early date in the war) and tied by Re turned Let ter Of fice / Na tal / 31 3, 00" datestamp, manu script. no ta tion states it was fi nally de liv ered at the end of March, 1902; no other sim i lar usage has been recorded $ Passed Press / Cen sor / 24 Feb / Aberdeen, clear ma genta dou ble oval handstamp on cover to Klipplaat, C.G.H., cover edge tears and stamp creased prior to use, Very Fine strike $ Cen sored by both sides, cover to pris oner of was at Green Point, C.C. franked with two O.F.S. 1d pur ple and ½d or ange (S.G. 68, 85) tied by Kroonstad, O.F.S. / 30 Ap 00" datestamps, en dorsed Via Delagoa Bay", Pre to ria and Durban tran sit backstamps, cen sor seals of both sides and vi o let dou ble cir cle Cen sor / Pris oner of War handstamp, Very Fine $ Danbury Stamp Sales

111 The Boer War 7661 Passed Press / Cen sor / Barberton, vi o let tri an - gu lar handstamp and match ing cen sor s per sonal ca chet on cover to Lon don franked by Transvaal 1d rose-red and green overprint d E.R.I. (S.G. 239) tied by Barberton / 24 Apr 02" datestamp, also cen sored in route at Pre to ria with their tri an gu lar handstamp, fresh and Extremely Fine.. $ P.B.C., vi o let cen sor handstamp ap plied at Bloemfontein to mourn ing cover to pris oner of war on St. Hel ena, franked by Great Brit ain 1d mauve tied by 28 Jan F.P.O. datestamp and an other cen sor handstamp and Ed ward VII cen sor seal, Very Fine, Bloembontein tran sit backstamp, Very Fine; a won der ful and most un - com mon usage $ Cen sored / A.C. Bloemfontein Dist., vi o let two-line straightline handstamp ap plied in tran sit to back of cover to pris oner of war at Green Point, C.C., franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 113) tied by Brandford, O.R.C. / Oc 16, 00" c.d.s., also Cen sor / Pris - oner of War" handstamp, two mount ing stains on re verse, oth er wise Fine $ Passed / Press Cen sor / 30 Nov. 1901, ma genta oval handstamp pre sum ably ap plied at Beau fort to cover to Cape town franked by C.G.H. 1d car mine (S.G. 59a) tied by Beau fort West / No 30, 01" squared cir cle, Rich Ty. 8 cen sor seal tied by vi o let tri an gu lar Cape town cen sor handstamp, Extremely Fine $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 111

112 The Boer War 7665 Passed Press Cen sor / 20 / 2 / 1901, red manu - script cen sor mark ing and en dorse ment on cover to a pris - oner of war at Dead Wood Camp, St. Hel ena, pro vi sional vi o let Christiana / 20 Feb. 01" datestamp and vi o let Cen - sor / Pris oner of War" ca chet, a bit re duced at right, Fine; a fas ci nat ing usage $ Passed Cen sor / Durban, tri an gu lar handstamp on Na tal 1d Vic to ria postal card to Swit zer land cancelled by Ingwavuma / My 11, 1902" datestamp, Melmoth / Zululand / My 18, 02" tran sit backstamp and Geneva ar - rival post marks, Very Fine $ Passed Cen sor / Cape town, dou ble cir cle handstamp ap plied on ar rival to C.G.H. 1d Vic to ria en tire cancelled Dutywa / No 27, 01 / PTO, Very Fine..... $ Passed Cen sor, Edenburg, O.R.C., clear vi o let straightline handstamp on cover to Durban franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 113) tied by Edenburg, O.R.C. / My 21, 02" datestamp, Bloemfontein tran sit backstamp where large P.B.C." was ap plied in red, Ex tremely Fine $ Passed Cen sor / Diyatalawa, vi o let dou ble oval ap plied on ar rival to cover ad dressed to Boer P.O.W. Hut 36, Cey lon, also cen sored in Durban where large E. (Arms) R. seal was ap plied, opened for dis play, Very Fine. $ Passed By Cen sor / Hei del berg / 13 Oct. 1900, well-struck large dou ble oval handstamp on in bound 5c postal card from Am ster dam, Very Fine $ Danbury Stamp Sales

113 The Boer War 7671 Passed Press Cen sor / Jo han nes burg, oval handstamp on dou ble rate Ger man con sular mail cover to Durban, Very Fine $ Passed By Cen sor / Jo han nes burg / 7 Feb / C.C. Newland, Capt., large oval handstamp ty ing cen sor seal to cover to Ger many franked by Transvaal 2½d dull blue and green overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 229) tied by 1 Feb. c.d.s., 7 Feb. backstamp also ties the la bel, Very Fine; why the cover sat in Jo han nes burg for a week is not known $ Passed Press Cen sor / Jo han nes burg / 7 Dec. 1900, early cen sor ca chet ties cen sor la bel to cover to Ger - many franked by Transvaal 2½d dull blue and green overprint d V.R.I., light ton ing, oth er wise Very Fine... $ Passed By Cen sor / Jo han nes burg / 16 Mar / C.C. Newland, Capt., clear large oval ca chet ty ing cen sor seal to cover to Ger many overfranked by strip of three Transvaal 1d rose-red and green overprint d V.R.I., re duced a bit at right, oth er wise Very Fine $ Passed Press Cen sor / Jo han nes burg, oval handstamp ap plied on ar rival to reg is tered cover orig i nat - ing in Mafeking, franked by Bechuanaland Protectorate1d and pair of 2d Vic to ria which were not ac cepted as post - age, also cen sored with ge neric vi o let tri an gu lar ca chet in tran sit, tear at top and about half of back miss ing, Fine and interesting usage $ Passed By Cen sor, / Jo han nes burg / 11 Jun / V. Fer gu son, Capt., large vi o let handstamp ty ing cen sor seal to cover to Ger many franked by Transvaal ½d green overprint d V.R.I. and pair 1d rose-red and green overprint d E.R.I. (S.G. 226, 239) tied by Hei del berg / 29 May 01" datestamps, Very Fine $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 113

114 The Boer War 7677 Passed By Cen sor, / Jo han nes burg / 11 Jun / V. Fer gu son, Capt., beau ti fully struck large vi o let handstamp ty ing cen sor seal to cover to Ger many franked by Transvaal ½d green overprint d V.R.I. and pair 1d Rose-red and green over print s E.R.I. (S.G. 226, 239) tied by Jo han nes burg datestamp, with orig i nal en clo sure, Extremely Fine $ Passed Press / Cen sor / W.E. / Kimberly, vi o let tri an gu lar handstamp on cover to Eng land franked by pair C.G.H. 1d car mine (S.G. 69) tied by Bea cons field, C.G.H. / Au 19, 01" squared cir cle, Very Fine $ Passed Press / Cen sor / Jo han nes burg, oval handstamp on South ern Life As so ci a tion cover, Passed Cen sor / Cape town dou ble cir cle ca chet ap plied upon ar - rival, Very Fine and attractive $ Passed Press / Cen sor / W.E. / Kimberly, tri an gu - lar ca chet on cover to Cape town franked by C.G.H. 1d car - mine (S.G. 69) tied by Bea cons field / No 19, 01" squared cir cle, cen sored again at Cape town with type set seal tied by dou ble cir cle and vi o let tri an gu lar cen sor ca chets, open ing tears at top, otherwise Very Fine $ Kaalfontein, vi o let tri an gu lar cen sor handstamp on cover to Eng land franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by 18 Nov F.P.O. #45 datestamp from a mem ber of the 4th Rail - way Pi o neer Reg i ment, Com man dants ca chet on back, ver ti cal pocket fold and open ing tear at left, Fine and scarce $ Passed Press Cen sor, vi o let straightline handstamp ty ing cen sor seal to cover to Port Eliz a beth franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 113) tied by two strikes of Kroonstad / 20 Fe, 01" datestamp, Bloemfontein tran sit and Port Eliz a beth re ceiver, Very Fine $ Danbury Stamp Sales

115 The Boer War 7683 ( ) Passed Press Cen sor, / Klerksdorp / Date / 14 Aug 1901, vi o let circlular handstamp ini tialed in pen cil on cover front only to Durban franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by F.P.O. #16 datestamp, Fine us age $ Passed Cen sor / Kroonstad, large dou ble oval handstamp on cover to Port Eliz a beth franked by 1d mauve tied by Kroonstad / 24 Feb, 02" c.d.s., Very Fine; the sender, a mem ber of the 2nd Seaforth High land ers, was given the D.S.O. by Lord Rob erts and was com - mended by Lord Kitchener for his des patches $ Passed Press Cen sor / Klerksdorp / Date 13 Nov 1901, cir cu lar handstamp ini tialed in pen cil on cover ad - dressed to a Boer pris oner of war on St. Hel ena, franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by A.P.O. Braamfontein can cel ap - plied the day af ter the cen sor, Very Fine $ Res i dent Mag is trate s Of fice / Ladybrand, O.R.C., vi o let oval of fi cial ca chet used as a pro vi sional cen sor s mark with Passed Cen sor and ini tials added by hand on cover to Wales franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 113), Ladybrand, O.R.C. / Ja 21, 01" c.d.s., Very Fine $ Passed / R. B. / Cen sor, bold three-line handstamp on reg is tered cover to Lon don with ad di tional H.P.Y. ini - tials handstamp (known used at Bloemfontein), franked with O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. and pair C.G.H. 2½d blue sur charged Or ange River Col ony tied by clear Kroonstad My 10" datestamps, 1901 Lon don reg is try backstamp, Very Fine and handsome $ Passed Cen sor, / Ladybrand, vi o let oval handstamp ini tialed and dated 27 / 9 / 01" on cover to Can - ada franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I" (S,G, 113), cen sored again and Bloemfontein with N P R ini - tials handstamp and tran sit backstamp, stamp stained, oth er wise Very Fine $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 115

116 The Boer War Boer Internment Camp Mails 7689 Passed By Cen sor / 22 Aug / Potchefstroom, beau ti fully struck vi o let oval handstamp on Transvaal 1d rose red and green postal card overprint d V.R.I. ad di tion ally franked with S.G. 226, 238 and 243, sent to Eng land with ad di tional Jo han nes burg cen sor, Very Fine and colorful $ Bur gher Camp, / Bal moral / 16 Oct. 1902, vi o let oval ca chet with Cen sored and ini tials added by hand on O.H.M.S. cover with Bur ger Camps De part ment im print to P.O.W. at Pre to ria, re di rected first to Tin Town (Ladysmith, Na tal) then to var i ous camps in In dia in clud ing Ahmednagar, Trichinopoly and Bellary, other cen sor and due mark ings plus eigh teen backstamps, opened for dis - play, Very Fine and strik ing; the Brit ish forces in terned the wives and chil dren of Boer troops, this iron i cally helped pro long the war be cause as Gen eral Botha im plied men could fight more steadily know ing their wives and chil dren were safe in British hands $ Passed Press Cen sor / Pre to ria, three dif fer ent tri an gu lar handstamps, in vi o let and ma genta on Transvaal 1d postal cards to Ger many (lat ter with out the word Press ) and in black on cover to Lon don, Very Fine group $ Bur gher Camp, / Bal moral / 20 Sep. 1901, vi o let oval ca chet with Cen sored and ini tials added by hand to cover sent via Pre to ria to Tin Town (Ladysmith, Na tal) and for warded to In dian P.O.W. camps at Ahmednagar, Bellary and Trichinopoly, three other cen sors and var i ous backstamps, flap miss ing, Very Fine $ Danbury Stamp Sales

117 The Boer War 7693 Bur ger Camp, / Middleburg. / 27 Mar. 1902, clear vi o let oval handstamp on re verse of cover franked by C G H 1d car mine (S.G. 69) ad dressed to a camp res i dent, re - di rected through the town post of fice af ter cen sor ship with Middleburg / Transvaal / 3 Apr 02" datestamp and sec ond strike of Bur ger Camp ca chet the day be fore ty ing cen sor seal made from post age stamp sheet sel vage, cen sored again at Pre to ria, stamp dam aged, otherwise Very Fine. $ Passed Press / Cen sor, tri an gu lar cen sor handstamp with in te gral ini tials used at Zastron on cover to Boer P.O.W. in Cey lon franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 113) tied by Zastron, O.R.C. / Au 5 01" c.d.s., Cal cutta and Co lombo tran sits and straightline Maldirige" ap plied on ar rival, Very Fine $ Passed Press / Cen sor / Bur ger Camp / Standerton, vi o let straightline ca chet on mourn ing cover to Pre to ria franked by Transvaal 1d rose-red and green overprint d E.R.I. (S.G. 239) tied by Standerton / 16 Nov 1901" c.d.s., Pre to ria backstamp and their cen sor ca chet also ty ing the ad he sive, open ing tear and stains at lower left, Fine strike $ Boer Ref u gee Camp in Por tu gal, cover franked by five Transvaal ½d Green overprint d E.R.I. (S.G. 238) tied by Jo han nes burg datestamps and cen sored by large vi o let oval Passed By Cen sor / Jo han nes burg / V. Fer gu - son, Capt. / 14 Aug 1901" ty ing cen sor seal, one stamp ap - par ently miss ing, oth er wise Very Fine; a small con tin gent of Boers who had es caped via Lourenco Marques set tled in Por tu gal and very few items of mail are known to them.. $ Res i dent Mag is trate s Of fice / Winburg, vi o let oval ca chet with pen cil ini tial used as cen sor on cover franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. and tied by Winburg / Oc 16,00" c.d.s. to cover to pris oner of war at Simons Town, C.C., Bloemfontein tran sit and Cen sor / Pris oner of War" ca chet ap plied on ar rival, ver ti cal fold clear of stamp, Very Fine $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 117

118 P.O.W. Camps The Boer War 7698 Waterval Krygsgevancefs / Com man dant van de Wacht / 25 Apr. 1900, vi o let oval ca chet on cover from a Pri vate on Boer hands at the Waterval Mil i tary Prison at Pre to ria to Eng land, ca chet ini tialed by com mander and Pre to ria and Tiverton backstamps, ver ti cal pocket fold, Very Fine and rare strike $ Belle vue Camp, cover to P.O.W. with Cen sor / Pris oner of War handstamp and Belle vue / Oc 24" ar rival backstamp, some age spot ting, Fine us age $ Gezien, / Postcensor / Pre to ria / Z.A.R., or nate vi - o let handstamp on cover to Eng land en dorsed From Lt Short / Pris oner of War / Pre to ria and franked with Transvaal 2½d Dull blue and green tied by Pre to ria / 19 Mei 00" datestamp, Horsham backstamp, Very Fine and rare; this handstamp in un re corded by Rich $ Belle vue Camp, cover franked with O.F.S. 1d pur - ple overprint d V.R.I. tied by Thaba Nchu / Oc 25, 00" c.d.s., Bloembontein tran sit and Cen sor / Pris oner of War" handstamp ap plied on ar rival, Fine $ Danbury Stamp Sales

119 The Boer War 7704 Cen sor / Pris oner of War / Green / Point, clear vi - o let ca chet on cover to Aberdeen franked by C.G.H. 1d car mine (S.G. 59a) tied by Green Point / 23 Ja, 00" datestamp, no ta tion Camp closed" and ad dressee in di - cate this may have been a Bur ger or Ref u gee Camp, light age spots, oth er wise Very Fine $ Ref u gee mail to pris on ers of war, three cov ers post marked in Oct at the Boer ref u gee camp at Vereeniging to Belle vue Camp, two franked with Transvaal 1d rose-red and green overprint d V.R.I. and the third posted with unoverprinted stamp, which was not ac cepted and charged 2d post age due, which was treated com pas sion ately and not col lected, each with Jo han nes - burg tran sit and Cen sor / Pris oner of War handstamp ap - plied upon ar rival, Fine-Very Fine $ Cen sor / Pris oner of War / Green / Point, vi o let ca chet on cover to Paarl franked by C.G.H. 1d car mine (S.G. 59a) tied by Green Point / 23 Ja 01" post mark, pen - cil note Camp closed", Very Fine; this cen sor handstamp with Green Point is sel dom en coun tered $ Green Point, Cape town, cover franked with C.G.H. 1d car mine (S.G. 59a) tied by sin gle cir cle Green Point, C.G.H. / 23 Ju, 00" c.d.s. to Bloemfontein from a pris oner of war, vi o let Cen sor / Pris oner of War" handstamp, hor i zon tal fold, Very Fine $ Cen sor, Pris oner of War / L Hay man / Lt. Col., large boxed handstamp on in bound cover to pris oner of war at Green Point Camp, Cape town franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 113) tied by Brandfort, O.R.C. / Sp 6, 01" c.d.s., Bloemfontein backstamp, Very Fine and rare;this handstamp is un re corded by Rich... $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 119

120 The Boer War 7707 Staff Of fi cer Pris oner-of-war / Ladysmith / 9 Mar. 1901, clear vi o let oval handstamp on mouring cover to pris oner of war at Diyatalawa Camp, Cey lon, franked by Na tal 1d car mine (S.G. 99a) tied by Ladysmith, Na tal / 9 Mr, 1901" c.d.s., vi o let tri an gu lar cen sor ap plied in Cey lon, Durban and Co lombo tran sits, Very Fine; the camp at Na - tal was called Tin Town" due to the sheet metal roofs and very few P.O.W. items are known from this camp, in fact the Staff Of fi cer handstamp is unrecorded by Rich... $ Dead wood Camp, St. Hel ena, reg is tered pic ture post card to Jo han nes burg show ing Boer pris on ers be ing led through the streets of James town, St. Hel ena and bear ing vi o let Cen sor / Pris oner of War ca chet with ini - tials EW of E. Walton, who served at Dead wood from June, 1900 to May, 1902, franked with St. Hel ena ½d and 2½d Vic to ria (S.G. 36, 40) tied by grids, St. Hel ena / De 6, 1900" c.d.s. and reg is try post mark., Jo han nes burg 27 Dec. re ceiver, ½d dam aged from place ment at cover edge, oth er wise Very Fine and rare registered P.O.W. usage $ Dead wood Camp, St. Hel ena, cover to France with vi o let Cen sor / Pris oner of War ca chet with the ini - tials EW of E. Walton, who served at Dead wood from June 1900 to May 1902, franked by St. Hel ena 2½d on 6d ul tra ma rine (S.G. 40) tied by grid, with match ing St. Hel - ena / No 24, 1900" c.d.s., Paris backstamp, Very Fine and scarce, es pe cially to France $ Dead Wood Camp, straightline ca chet on the re - verse of a cover to an other P.O.W. in Cey lon with vi o let Cen sor / Pris oner of War handstamp with ini tials FWA of F.W. Al ex an der, chief cen sor at Dead wood from April, 1900 to March, 1902, franked by strip of three 1d car mine (S.G. 47) tied by grids, with match ing St. Hel ena / 6 Mr, 1901" c.d.s., cen sor seal, cover opened for dis play and with small hole, oth er wise Fine and desirable $ Danbury Stamp Sales

121 The Boer War 7711 Dead wood Camp, St. Hel ena, in bound Transvaal 4d reg is tered en tire overprint d E.R.I. uprated with 2d Brown and green overprint d V.R.I. tied by Potchefstroom, Transvaal / No 14, 01" c.d.s. and cen - sored only on de par ture with vi o let oval Passed By Cen - sor / Potchefstroon / 14 Nov. 1901" handstamp on re verse, Jo han nes burg and Cape town tran sits, Extremely Fine.. $ Broadbottom Camp, St. Hel ena, in bound cover franked by O.F.S. 1d pur ple overprint d V.R.I. (S.G. 113) tied by Bloemfontein / Jy 22, 01" c.d.s., handstamped cen sor ini tials NPR" ap plied at Bloemfontein and vi o let Cen sor / Pris oner of War ap plied on ar rival, flap miss ing, Very Fine $ St. Hel ena Camp Not Spec i fied, in bound cover from the United States franked by 5c blue tied by Danville, Pa. / Oct 17, 1900" du plex to Boer Gen eral Piet Cronje, St. Hel ena / No 13, 1900" ar rival post mark. and vi o let Cen sor / Pris oner of War handstamp, open ing tear at top and stained at left, Fine and rare us age; Gen eral Cronje was al - lowed to live out side the camps un der mil i tary guard, first at Kent Cot tage near High Knoll Fort and then at Long - wood, where Na po leon had lived and died $ Pris oner of War / Cen sor / Broadbottom Camp, ½d Vic to ria (S.G. 36, 38, 48), St. Hel ena / 17 Au, 1901" c.d.s. and Lon don reg is try tran sit, card with re paired tear, Fine ap pear ing and rare reg is tered us age from a P.O.W. $450 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 121

122 Tristan da Cunha Pre-Stamp Cachets Tristan da Cunha 7715 Tristan da Cunha / South At lan tic Ty. II ca chet (SG C2), mostly clear strike on cover to Lon don, en tered the mails with bold Port Eliz a beth / 3 May 26" (South Af - rica) backstamp and T" and oc tag o nal T / 20c due handstamps, ar rived in Lon don with N / 2d in cir cle and 2d ag ate post age due (S.G. D13) tied by 25 May c.d.s., with orig i nal en clo sure date lined Feb ru ary 14, 1926 from Mrs. Henry Green, Very Fine; this cover was car ried on board the Nor we gian barque Asalea de part ing 17 April for Durban and was one of only two ships call ing on Tristan in SG 425 (671 $) $ Tristan da Cunha Ty. III ca chet (SG C3), bold wa - tery strike on cover to the widow of Rev. Henry Rog ers at West min ster, Very Fine. SG 275 (434 $) $ Tristan da Cunha / South At lan tic Ty. II ca chet (SG C2), mostly clear strike on cover to Lon don, en tered the mails with bold Port Eliz a beth / 3 May 26" (South Af - rica) backstamp and T" and oc tag o nal T / 20c due handstamps, ar rived in Lon don with N / 2d in cir cle and 2d ag ate post age due (S.G. D13) tied by 25 May c.d.s., with orig i nal en clo sure date lined Feb ru ary 14, 1926 from Mrs. Henry Green, Very Fine; this cover was car ried on board the Nor we gian barque Asalea de part ing 17 April for Durban and was one of only two ships call ing on Tristan in SG 425 (671 $) $ Tristan da Cunha / South At lan tic vi o let Ty. II ca - chet (SG C2), fully struck ca chet on buff cover to Lon don, ar rived in Lon don with Lon don, F.B. / 14 MR 27 / Paquetbot post mark and large 1½d / F.B. due handstamp, af ter which ½d em er ald and 1d Car mine post - age dues were af fixed (S.G. D10-11) and tied by Lon don / 15 MR 27" c.d.s., cover also shows a cross in cir cle handstamp on re verse in di cat ing in spec tion of Tristan mail for un au tho rized over prints, Very Fine; this cover was car - ried on board the R.M.S. Asturias" de part ing Tristan 15 Feb ru ary, 1927, a pic ture post card of which is included. SG 425 (671 $) $ Danbury Stamp Sales

123 Tristan da Cunha 7719 Tristan da Cunha / South At lan tic Ty. II ca chet (SG C2), nearly com plete strike on grey cover to West min - ster for warded to Leicester, Eng land, en tered the mails with Bue nos Ai res ma chine backstamp and ar rive in Eng - land with Lon don / My 4, 1927" backstamp, opened on three sides for ex hi bi tion, Very Fine; this cover was car ried on board the S.S. Suveric" de part ing Tristan on 27 March, SG 425 (671 $) $ Tristan da Cunha / South At lan tic Ty. II ca chet (SG C2), par tial strike on circa 1930 un franked cover to Lon don, en tered the mails in South Af rica with boxed Paquebot and T / 2d handstamp, the lat ter hav ing been oblit er ated upon ar rival in Lon don, Fine us age. SG 425 (671 $) $ Tristan da Cunha Ty. III ca chet (SG C3), per fectly struck ca chet ty ing hor i zon tal pair of Great Brit ain George V 1d car mine to a pre-ad dressed re turn en ve lope pro vided by a char i ta ble par cel sender from Dub lin, Ire land, en tered the mails with Lon don / Paquetbot / 26 Ju, 29" post mark, cover with nor mal ver ti cal file fold and some age spot ting, Very Fine us age, with orig i nal en clo sure date lined March 5, 1929 from Maria Green men tion ing We have had a very poor crop of po ta toes this year the worst ever know." This cover was car ried on board the S.S. Halesius de part ing Tristan 15 May, SG 275 (434 $) $ Tristan da Cunha Ty. Va ca chet (SG C7), lightly struck ty ing George V 1 / ½d brown to cover to Liv er pool, with sec ond strike re peated at left, Pooley s manu script no ta tion at left, light file fold at cen ter, Very Fine; one of only six known cov ers with the Ty. Va ca chet, most of which are Halesius mail; this cover was car ried on board the S.S. Tymeric de part ing Tristan on 12 Feb ru ary, SG 6,500 (10,270 $) $2,000 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 123

124 Tristan da Cunha 7723 Tristan / da / Cunha manu script in di ca tion of or i - gin, on home made is land ers cover to Rev. Pooley in Liv - er pool, de parted 19 Feb ru ary 1934 on board the R.M.S. Atlantis and en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 24 Feb 34" datestamp and oc tag o nal T / 20c" due, ar rived in Eng land with bold 2d / 458" due handstamp and for warded to Holbrook with 2d post age due tied by their c.d.s., Very Fine; Rev. Par tridge had left Tristan for good in May 1933, again tak ing the Ty. V ca chet with him, his re place ment, Rev. H. Wilde, ar rived on the Atlantis" bring ing the ca chet with him, cov ers pre pared prior to the ships ar rival usu ally have manu script in di ca - tions of or i gin, as they were bagged up prior to the arrival of the cachet $ Tristan da Cunha Ty. VIII ca chet (SG C10), clear strike on is land ers cover to Eng land, ini tially rated 1½d due in South Af rica but treated com pas sion ately on ar rival, dock eted Feb 1948" on re verse con sis tent with H.M.S.A.S. Cape Hope" mail de part ing Tristan 11 Jan u - ary 1948, Very Fine. SG 85 (134 $) $ Tristan da Cunha / Set tle ment of / Ed in burgh / South At lan tic vi o let boxed Ty. X ca chet (SG C12), nice clear strike on fresh cover to Eng land, en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 22.II.50" c.d.s., T" in oval and 1½d due handstamps, but treated com pas sion ately on ar rival, Ex tremely Fine; this cover was car ried on board the M.V. Pequena de part ing Tristan 15 Feb ru ary, SG 55 (87 $) $ Tristan da Cunha blue Ty. V ca chet (SG C6), on cover to Cape Town, South Af rica, where it en tered the mails with oval T / 1c due handstamp and 1d post age due tied by Cape Town / 11 Jan 36" c.d.s., plus two of fi cial seals at top, cover with ver ti cal file fold, Fine us age; this cover was car ried on board the S.S. Au di tor" which called at Tristan on 7 Jan u ary, 1936 and was one of only two ships to visit the is land all year. SG 350 (553 $)..... $ Danbury Stamp Sales

125 Tristan da Cunha Outgoing Ship Mail 7727 Tristan da Cunha / South At lan tic Ty. II ca chet (SG C2), mostly clear strike on cover to Lon don, en tered the mails with Port Eliz a beth (So. Af rica) 3 May 26 (backstamp) and black T and oc tag o nal T / 20c due handstamps, un paid post age not col lected on ar rival in Lon don as there are no ad di tional Lon don due mark ings, cover usual bit of postal wear, Fine and scarce; with orig i - nal en clo sure let ter from F. (Fran ces) B. Lavarello dated April 12, 1926 giv ing news of a new baby and the visit by the ship s cap tain and chief en gi neer; this cover was car - ried on the Nor we gian barque Asalea which de parted for Durban on 17 April (af ter a three day stay) and was one of just two ships visiting the island in $ S.S. Ta coma Maru Mail, reg is tered Weston cover to Lon don franked by four 1d Ed ward VII postal sta - tio nery cut squares tied by two strikes of Ty. III ca chet (S.G. C3), de parted Tristan 1 April, 1922 and en tered the mails with Rio de Ja neiro / 9.IV.22" backstamp, en dorsed Reg is tered at top left and crossed-out as no such ser vice was avail able from Tristan, opened for dis play, Very Fine. SG C3; 275 (434 $) $200 Stamps Is sues com plete (SG 1-67), mounted on ex hibit pages, o.g., hinged, VF sets (no photo). SG 350 (553 $) $ and /6 Book lets (SG SB2-3), one of for mer sta pled at left, plus a proof of the book let cover, and four of the lat ter, two of which bear St. Hel ena / Ap 11, 60" post marks on the front and one with first day can cel on the in side front cover, Very Fine (no photo). SG 175 (276 $). $ S.S. Norbrock Mail, cover to Dub lin, Ire land with Ty. II ca chet (S.G. C2), de parted Tristan 11 Sep tem ber, 1923 and en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquetbot / 19 Sep 23" datestamp, no post age due charges as sessed or paid, open ing tear through Cape town post mark., oth er - wise Fine; the Norbrock" was one of five ships call ing in 1923 while none at all called in SG C2; 425 (671 $). $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 125

126 Tristan da Cunha 7734 S.S. Em press of France Mail, cover to Tiverton, Devonshire with Ty. III ca chet (S.G. C3), rated 1½d due upon ar rival, with ½d and 1d post age dues tied by Tiverton / 20 Mr 28" c.d.s., Fine. SG C3; 275 (434 $). $ S.S. Ramon de Larrinaga Mail, cover to Lon don with Ty. II ca chet, de parted Tristan 4 Feb ru ary, 1925 and en tered the mails with Durban / 13 Feb 25" backstamp, ar - rived in Lon don with 4d / with.c." handstamp and 9 May c.d.s. ty ing 4d post age due, cover opened for dis play and with mended edge faults, Fine; ac com pa nied by photo of the Larrinaga. SG C2; 425 (671 $) $ S.S. Au thor Mail, cover to Lon don with Ty. II ca - chet, de parted Tristan 15 March, 1928 and ar rived with Lon don / Apr 20, 1928 / Paquebot ma chine post mark., 1½d / F.B. handstamps and ½d and 1d post age dues ap - plied, with orig i nal en clo sure men tion ing a good crop of po ta toes - un usual news from Tristan, cover a bit roughlt opened with a piece out at top cen ter, Fine usage. SG C2. $ R.M.S. Em press of France Mail, clear Ty. II ca - chet ties ½d and 1½d George V to cover to Eng land, de - parted Tristan 26 Feb ru ary, 1928 and en dorsed as hav ing been Re ceived / March 20 / 1928", Ex tremely Fine. SG C2; 425 (671 $) $ S.S. Baron Tweedmouth Mail, por tion of par cel wrap ping to Eng land with Ty. II ca chet, de parted Tristan 28 Oc to ber, 1928 and ar rived with 3d post age due tied by Thongbridge / 20 De 28" c.d.s., Fine and rare us age, be - ing one of two par cel wrap pings known; par cels from Tristan usu ally con tained is lander s hand i crafts sent in ex - change for such out side lux u ries" as tea, cof fee, to bacco or fish hooks sent by char i ta ble souls in England. SG C2.. $ Danbury Stamp Sales

127 Tristan da Cunha 7737 S.S. Halesius Mail, cover to Devon with Ty. II ca - chet, de parted Tristan 14 May, 1929 and re ceived with Lon don / Paquebot / 26 Ju, 29" datestamp and 1½d / F.B." due handstamp, but only 1d was col lected at Ax min - ster, postal in spec tors mark ing on re verse, opened for dis - play, Very Fine. SG C2; 425 (671 $) $ R.M.S. Carinthia Mail, cover to New York franked by pair 1½d George V tied by bold Ty. V ca chet, ship at tempted to call on 27 April, 1933, but the weather pre vented this, an other at tempt was to have been made in late May, how ever the cover did not reach Tristan un til 1934, prob a bly on the Atlantis, Very Fine; ac com pa nied by il lus trated let ter head en clo sure date lined May 26th, 1933"; mail on board the Carinthia" to Tristan com prised 1,455 lbs. of let ters and 1,861 lbs. of par cels and was nearly a year in transit! SG C $ S.S. Tymeric Mail, cover to the widow of the for - mer mis sion ary Rev. Bar row in Eng land with beau ti fully struck Ty. V ca chet in blue, treated com pas sion ately and de liv ered free of charge, Ex tremely Fine. SG C $ Sail ing Ship Ponape Mail, cover with choice blue Ty. V ca chet to Eng land, de parted Tristan mid 1934 and en tered the mails with bold Sin ga pore / 24 Se, 1934" backstamp and T / cen times" handstamp rated 45" due and 1½d / I.S. / M" upon ar rival in Lon don, Very Fine; of the five ships call ing at Tristan in 1934 only the date of the Atlantis can be es tab lished pre cisely, mail car ried by the oth ers can be dis tin guished by re ceiv ing can cels or manu - script. no ta tions, the Sin ga pore backstamp has been con - sid ered by most spe cial ists to in di cate car riage by the Ponape. SG C $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 127

128 Tristan da Cunha 7741 S.S. Em press of Aus tra lia Mail, cover to South Af rica with Ty. V ca chet, de parted Tristan 22 March, 1935 and ar rived Cape town 13 April, the cover was first rated 3d due, but when its place of or i gin was rec og nized it was re-rated cor rectly at 1½d, ½d and 1d post age dues tied by Cape town 13 April and 13 May datestamps, cover open ing tear at lower right, still a Very Fine and de sir able usage. SG C $ S.S. Harmala Mail, is lander s cover to Eng land franked by 1½d Ju bi lee tied by clear Ty. V ca chet dated " above the ca chet by Rev. Wilde on the day he pro cessed it nearly seven months be fore it left the is land, de parted 11 Au gust, 1936 and dock eted on re verse Re - ceived 15 / 9 / 36", some ad dress ink slight wa ter af fected, still Very Fine $ S.S. Syl via de Larrinaga Mail, buff cover to Man ches ter franked with ½d and 1d George V photo gra - vure tied by blue Ty. V ca chet, ca chet re peated at left and dated " in pen cil by Rev. Wilde, rep re sent ing the day he pro cessed the mail; de parted Tristan 28 De cem - ber, 1935, dropped at Durban and car ried on board the Bal moral Cas tle" to Eng land ar riv ing 27 Jan u ary, 1936 and en dorsed as re ceived on re verse the next day, Very Fine; with orig i nal en clo sure date lined April 21, 1935 from Henry Green, then 70 years old, who writes Mr. Wilde are a very nice man he are a grate friend of mine. SG C6.. $ Bar quen tine Cap Pilar Mail, cover to Eng land franked by ½d and 1d Ed ward VIII tied by two strikes of Ty. V ca chet, de parted Tristan 31 Jan u ary, 1937 and dock eted as hav ing been re ceived 1 April 1937, Ex tremely Fine; the Cap Pilar was the last sail ing ship the carry the Royal Mail flag $ Danbury Stamp Sales

129 Tristan da Cunha 7745 H.M.S. Carlisle Mail, is lander s pic ture post card to Eng land with Ty. V ca chet, de parted Tristan 28 Feb ru - ary, 1937 and ar rived with Lon don / Paquebot / 30 Mr 37" datestamp and mis-rated 1½d / F.B." due, cor rectly paid on ar rival with 1d post age due tied by Devon c.d.s, Very Fine; mes sage re fers to Rev. Wilde s im mi nent de par ture. SG C $ H.M.S. Milford Mail, cover to Eng land franked by 1½d George VI tied by bold vi o let Ty. VII ca chet with " date added by Rev. Wilde, de parted 28 March, 1938, backstamped in Lon don on 22nd and 23rd of April, stamp with crease and cover with open ing tears, Fine us - age; ac com pa nied by photo of the ship. SG C $ Train ing Ship Suomen Joutsen Mail, cover to Guern sey franked with 1½d Cor o na tion tied by bold Ty. V ca chet, this Finn ish sail ing ship de parted 2 Feb ru ary, 1930 and shows vi o let ship s datestamp on re verse, en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 16 Feb 38" datestamp, Very Fine. SG C $ M.V. Innesmoor Mail, is lander s cover to Man - ches ter franked by 1½d George VI tied by Ty. VII ca chet, de parted Tristan 7 June, 1930 and dock eted Re ceived July 19, 1938" on re verse, cover age spot ting, Fine us age; with orig i nal en clo sure date lined May 1, 1938 from Sam Swain, then the old est man on the is land at 81, re quest ing to bacco, and ac com pa nied by a photo of him with a smoke. SG C $200 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 129

130 Tristan da Cunha 7749 S.S. Clunebark Mail, is lander s cover to Ax min - ster, Devon bear ing two strikes of Ty. VII ca chet, de parted 8 Sep tem ber, 1938 and dropped at Durban for on ward trans mis sion, ar rived in Eng land with 1½d / I.S.G. due handstamp and paid at des ti na tion with ½d and 1d post - age dues tied by 10 Dec. Ax min ster datestamps, Very Fine. SG C $ A.M.C. Carnarvon Cas tle Mail, cover to Folkstone with Tristan / da / Cunha manu script in di ca tion of or i gin, de parted Tristan 15 No vem ber, 1940 and en - tered the mails with mute South Af ri can Paquebot handstamp (date and Cape town ex cised), no ev i dence of cen sor ship and treated com pas sion ately with no post - age due charged, some age spot ting, Fine and scarce; with orig i nal en clo sure date lined Oct. 27, 1940 and dock - eted Re ceived early in December, 1941" $ S.S. Vice roy of In dia Mail, pas sen ger s cover to Eng land with Ty. VII ca chet, de parted Tristan 12 Feb ru ary, 1939 and dropped at Cape Town re ceiv ing the bi lin gual paquebot ma chine can cel (the only known ex am ple on Tristan mail) and rated T / 15c due, ar rived in Eng land with 1½d / I.S.N. due handstamp and paid at des ti na tion with ½d and 1d post age dues, Ex tremely Fine; with orig i nal en clo sure on ship s let ter head and pic ture post card of the ship $ S.S. Dunottar Cas tle Mail, cover to Folkstone franked by 1½d George VI tied by Ty. VII ca chet, de parted Tristan 5 April, 1942 and en tered the mails with mute South Af ri can Paquebot handstamp ( Cape town and date ex cised) and cen sor la bel, Very Fine; with orig i nal two page en clo sure date lined April 1942 and docked as be ing re ceived June 3, 1942 from is lander Agnes Rog ers who pre dicts Hit ler will not win be cause he does not be lieve in God and men tions first sight ing of an air plane and now over 200 peo ple on our island. SG C $ Danbury Stamp Sales

131 Tristan da Cunha 7753 H.M.S.A.S. Na tal Mail, cover to George, Cape Prov ince with clear strike of Ty. VII ca chet, de parted 5 April, 1947 and backstamped George / 15 Apr 47", not treated com pas sion ately with 4d post age due charged, Ex tremely Fine post war use of the Ty. VII ca chet. SG C9.. $ H.M.S.A.S. Transvaal Mail, is lander s cover to Eng land with both Ty. VIII and Ty. X ca chets, de parted 30 Jan u ary, 1949 and en tered the mails with Cape town / 2.II.49" datestamp, treated com pas sion ately with no charges as sessed, Very Fine. SG C10, C $ M.V. Pequena Mail, il lus trated cover for The Tristan Ven ture, 1948" to New South Wales with 1d pen - guin la bel af fixed, clear Ty. X ca chet at up per right and Ty. VIII ca chet il le gally ty ing the la bel, de parted Tristan 7 March, 1948 and en tered the mails with Cape town / 15 Mar 48" backstamp, ar rive in Aus tra lia nearly six month later with Cobar / N.S.W. / 28 Au 48" datestamp also ty ing the la bel, opened for dis play, Very Fine; one of a mere three known ex am ples of the spe cial Tristan Ven ture sta - tio nery; ac com pa nied by the orig i nal il lus trated en clo sure, be ing an in ter est ing let ter from the cap tain of the Pequena" Leslie Pettit datelined February 6th. SG C10, C $ M.V. Pequena Mail, cover to Eng land show ing lat est known use of Ty. VIII ca chet, de parted Tristan on the sec ond 1949 visit 15 April and en tered the mails at Cape - town with T and 1½d due handstamps, paid at des ti na - tion with ½d and 1d post age dues tied by vi o let Milford Ha ven / 18 May 1949" datestamp, fresh and Ex tremely Fine; the Pequena" made reg u lar trips from South Amer - ica to Cape town, it called at Tristan in 1948, four times in 1949, six times in 1950 and five times in 1951, only seven other ships vis its are re corded in those years. SG C10. $150 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 131

132 Tristan da Cunha 7757 M.V. Pequena Mail, is lander s cover to Man - ches ter with Ty. X ca chet, be ing from the ships third 1949 visit, de part ing 7th Oc to ber, en tered the mails with Cape - town / 14.X.49" datestamp and rated T" and 1d due, 1d post age due added and tied by Man ches ter Oct. 31st post - mark, cover with ver ti cal pocket fold and flap miss ing, Fine usage. SG C $ M.V. Red bank Mail, is land ers cover to South Af - rica with Ty. IX ca chet dated 15 June 1950, de parted 20 June, 1950 and en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 26.VI.50" datestamp, with 2d due charged on ar rival and an other 2d charged for for ward ing, flap miss - ing, Very Fine. SG C $ S.S. Caronia Mail, pas sen gers cover to New York with clear Ty. X ca chet (S.G. C12), en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 4.II.50" datestamp and rated 1½d" and T / 10c due, New York due ar rival post marks where pair of precancelled 2c post age due were ap plied, Very Fine; ac com pa nied by pic ture post card of the Caronia, the first cruise ship to call at Tristan in eleven years. SG C $ M.V. Isolda Mail, air mail cover to Eng land franked with strip of four 1½d Gold Mine stamps and bear - ing a Ty. IX ca chet dated , ex act date of sec ond 1951 visit not re corded but en tered the mails with Cape - town / Paquebot / 31.X.51" datestamps ty ing the ad he - sives, Very Fine. SG C $ M.V. Pequena Mail, cover to Bournemouth franked with 2 ½d Vic tory and show ing Ty. X ca chet, de - parted on the first 1950 visit 15th Feb ru ary and en tered the mails with Cape town / 22.II.50" datestamp ty ing the ad he - sive, fresh and Ex tremely Fine; the lat est known us age of the Ty. X cachet $ Cruiser Jeanne D Arc Mail, air mail cover franked by ½d, 1d, 1½d and 3d George VI tied by Tristan da Cunha / 12 Fe 53" datestamps and bear ing beau ti fully struck ma genta ship s ca chet, Very Fine and rare; though there is no re cord of any ship call ing at Tristan in 1953, there are a num ber of cov ers cancelled early Feb ru ary 1953 con sis tent with a ship call in the period $ Danbury Stamp Sales

133 Tristan da Cunha 7763 M.V. Tjispana Mail, is land ers cover to Eng land franked with ½d to 1½d sec ond definitives tied by Tristan da Cunha / 18 Ap 55" datestamps, de parted April, 1955, Very Fine $ H.M.S. Puma Mail, first re set tle ment sur vey mem ber s cover to Calshot camp in Eng land with Ty. XII and Ty. XIII ca chets as well as large ma genta oval Com - mand ing Of fi cer / H.M.S. Puma"3 Oct 1962" ship s ca chet from the first sur vey, treated comassionately hence no Cape town or due mark ings, cover with mended open ing tear into one ca chet and flap miss ing, Fine and rare us age; in Sep tem ber 1962 seven is land ers plus Co lo nial Of fice rep re sen ta tive Gerry Stapleford ar rived to pre pare the is - land for re turn of the islanders then in England $ H.M.S. Burghead Bay Mail, is land ers cover to Eng land franked with 3d tied by Tristan da Cunha / Mr 17" datestamp with out year slug, de parted 6 May, 1958, Very Fine and scarce; the Tristan canceler with nar row spac ing be tween N" and D was left aboard the H.M.S. Burghead Bay when it called 20 Jan u ary, 1958 and had to leave sud - denly due to bad weather, it had the only year date slug, the wide-spaced canceler with out year date had to be used un til the Burghead Bay re turned on 6 May, only about 25 cov ers are known show ing the use of the canceler with out year date $ H.M.S. Tristania Mail, sec ond re set tle ment sur - vey crew mem bers cover to Calshot camp in Eng land with Ty. XII and Ty. XIII ca chets, de parted 11 De cem ber 1962, ar rived Cape town 18 De cem ber and en dorsed re ceived 3 Feb ru ary, 1963 by head man Willie Repetto who dis trib - uted the mail at Calshot, Very Fine; no Cape town mark ings as is lander s mail was shipped in one parcel under cover. $ M.V. Tegelberg Mail, reg is tered cover to Aus tra - lia franked with six dif fer ent 3rd is sue val ues tied by 8 May datestamps, de parted 11 Sep tem ber, 1960 and backstamped 13th and 14th Oc to ber, reg is try ettiquette on re verse, with orig i nal en clo sure from the ad min is tra tor giv - ing postal rates, Very Fine $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 133

134 Tristan da Cunha 7768 H.M.S. Puma Mail, third sur vey cover with Ty. XII and XIII ca chets to U.S.A., de parted 16 Feb ru ary 1963 and ar rived in Bue nos Ai res where upon it was for warded to Lon don where it re ceived the Post Of fice / Mar i time Mail ma chine post mark, en dorsed re ceived 3 / 22 / 63" on re - verse, Very Fine $ S.S. Clan Macmillan Mail, cover de part ing Dec. 13, 1919 to St. Helier, Jer sey, Chan nel Is. franked with 1d George V tied by vi o let Ty. II ca chet, ar rived with Lon don / F.S. 55 / 30 Ja, 20" c.d.s. and straightline Paquebot" handstamp, re verse with Clan Macmillan / Dec " ships ca chet, ver ti cal pocket fold and opened for dis play, Fine. SG C2; 425 (671 $) $ M.V. Boissevain Mail, fifth and last sur vey is - land ers cover to Calshot camp in Eng land with Ty. XII ca - chet, writ ten while en route with ship s ca chet at bot tom left, en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 14.IV.63" datestamp and charged post age due, how ever this was re scinded on ar rival in Eng land, Very Fine; ca chet Ty. XII was used alone since this was not a sur vey members cover $ H.M.S. Dub lin Mail, is land ers cover to Dorset, Eng land with clear Ty. III ca chet, de parted 24 March 1923 and en tered the mails with Durban / 26 Mar 23" datestamp and Paquebot" and due handstamps, ar rived in Eng land with 1½d / F.B. handstamp and ½d and 1d Post age Dues ap plied on re verse, opened for dis play and harm less ver ti - cal pocket fold, Very Fine. SG C3; 275 (434 $)..... $ M.V. Boissevain Mail, cover to Ger many franked with 6d Re set tle ment de fin i tive tied by Tristan da Cunha / 12 Apr 63" first day of is sue post mark, de parted 10 April, 1963, ad di tional Bra zil ian frank ing tied by ship s ca - chets, Very Fine; one of the very few cov ers pre pared with the new stamps to leave with the ship $ R.M.S. Em press of France Mail, Great Brit ain 1½d paid re ply postal card cancelled by beau ti fully struck Tristan da Cunha / South At lan tic Ty. II ca chet, mes sage side dated May / 27" and writ ten by Rev. R.A.C. Pooley, the res i dent mis sion ary, it had to wait un til 26 Feb ru ary, 1928 for on ward trans mis sion as the Em press of France" was the first ship to call for eleven months, re port edly tak - ing away only 54 let ters and three pack ages, Very Fine. SG C2; 425 (671 $) $ Danbury Stamp Sales

135 Tristan da Cunha 7774 S.S. Duch ess of Atholl Mail, is land ers cover to Devon bear ing twice struck Ty. II ca chet, de parted 29 Feb - ru ary 1929 and ar rive with Lon don F.S. / Mr 8, 1929" ma - chine can cel ty ing 1½d 1924 Wembely, Very Fine us age; in Jan u ary 1929, the Lon don postal au thor i ties de creed that mail from Tristan, paid or un paid, was to be charged 1½d in land let ter rate; ac com pa nied by a pic ture post card of the ship. SG C $ S.S. Franconia Mail, is land ers cover to Eng land bear ing a bold vi o let Ty. V ca chet, de parted March 1931 and en tered the mails with Lon don / F.S. 72 / 24 Ap, 31" datestamp and 1½d / F.B." due handstamp, postal in - spec tor s mark on re verse as the hunt for il le gal Tristan over prints con tin ued, opened for dis play, Very Fine; ad - dressed to the widow of the for mer res i dent mis sion ary who had left in SG C $ S.S. Halesius Mail, cover to New York show ing mostly clear Tristan de Cunha / South At lan tic Ty. II ca - chet, de parted 14 May 1929 and en tered the mails with Lon don / Paquebot / 26 Ju 29" en try datestamp, not rated post age due by the of fice of or i gin or tran sit and no charge was as sessed at des ti na tion, Very Fine. SG C2; 425 (671 $) $ S.S. Carinthia and Sail ing Ship Ponape Mail, George V 1d postal card cancelled by bold Ty. V ca - chet, the card s mes sage in di cates it was posted on board the Carinthia dur ing its abor tive call on 27 April 1933, the Tristan mail was then dropped at Cape town, reached Tristan on the Atlantis in Feb ru ary 1934 and was car ried off by the Ponape, / it does not show the Sin ga pore backstamp as it was fully pre paid and ar rived in Eng land in Oc to ber, 1934, cor ner crease, oth er wise Fine and scarce. SG C $ S.S. Tymeric Mail, is land ers la dies cover de - part ing 12 Feb ru ary 1930 to Rev. Pooley in Eng land bear - ing a well-struck blue Ty. V ca chet, treated com pas sion ately with no post age due charges, Very Fine. SG C $80 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 135

136 Tristan da Cunha 7779 R.M.S. Atlantis Mail, cover to Scot land bear ing vi o let Ty. V ca chet and match ing oval ships ca chet ap - plied on the date of de par ture (19 Feb. 1934), franked by George V 1½d tied by Paquebot / Posted at Sea ma chine can cel, Very Fine; the Ty. V ca chet re turned to Tristan on the Atlantis, some cov ers may have been pre pared on board, re ceiv ing the Ty. V ca chet be fore the handstamp was taken ashore. SG C $ Un iden ti fied Ship Mail, cover to Umtata, Cape Prov ince franked by South Af rica 4d and 6d George V tied by Ty. V ca chet, pos si bly car ried by a French ship call ing in No vem ber, 1934 or a whaler some time later, en tered the mails with Durban / 28 Dec 34" datestamp and flown to Umtata, manu script. Durban / Re ceived un reg is tered" no - ta tion, Very Fine. SG C $ Sail ing Ship Ponape Mail, is land ers cover with clear vi o let Ty. V ca chet to Cape town from Fran ces Repetto with orig i nal en clo sure date lined March 22 giv ing the pop u la tion on Tristan as 160, the larg est pop u la tion ever been, en tered the mails with par tial Sin ga pore / 24 Sp 1934" backstamp and post age due handstamps, treated com pas sion ately in Lon don with due charges oblit - er ated, Very Fine. SG C $ Un known Ship Mail, cover to U.S.A. with clear Ty. V ca chet, which, while not backstamped can be dated from the orig i nal en clo sure which men tions the vis its of the Em - press of Aus tra lia on the 23rd of the pre vi ous month (March) and the Dutch Samerine (21st March), de parted Tristan 20 April 1935, Very Fine. SG C $ Danbury Stamp Sales

137 Tristan da Cunha 7783 S.S. Syl via de Larrinaga and S.S. Harmala Mails, cover franked by South Af rica 2 ½d Par lia ment (creased prior to use) tied by Jo han nes burg / 14 Dec 35" c.d.s. and flown to Cape town, then car ried on the Larrinaga" which called at Tristan on 28 De cem ber 1935, re turned to sender via the S.S. Harmala which de parted 11 Au gust 1936, eight months later and backstamped at Jo han nes burg on 24th Au gust, clear Ty. V ca chet also ties the stamp, Very Fine; this cover ev i dently missed the only other ship in the pe riod, the S.S. Au di tor, which called 7 Jan SG C $ S.S. Harmala Mail, cover pre pared by the ad - dressee, sent to Tristan where it re ceived a Ty. V ca chet, de parted 11 Au gust 1936 and ar rived back in Sur rey with ½d and 1d post age dues tied by Ep som / 15 Se 36" datestamps, cover also bears a large straightline Tristan da Cunha" ca chet be lieved to have been ap plied by the ad - dressee, fresh and Ex tremely Fine; Crabb men tions on page 222 that this un of fi cial ca chet had, like a sim i lar handstamp with stars at ei ther end, been ap plied at Durban, but it is known on a Cutress cover car ried on the Ponape which did not call at Durban $ S.S. Au di tor and S.S. Harmala Mails, post card franked by left mar gin ver ti cal pair ½d George V Sil ver Ju bi lee tied by twice struck Ty. V ca chet, car ried from Eng - land to Durban on the Warwick Cas tle, then via the S.S. Au di tor, reach ing Tristan on 7 Jan u ary 1936, the left Tristan on Harmala 11 Au gust 1936; en dorsed on re - verse Re ceived back in Sep tem ber 1936", Very Fine.. $ H.M.S. Carlisle Visit, spe cial cover to St. Hel ena with choice strike of Ty. V ca chet, en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 8 Mar 37" c.d.s. and 1d" due, light St. Hel ena / Mr 14, 37" ar rival datestamp, Ex tremely Fine; the Carlisle," a Brit ish war ship, called at Tristan on 28 Feb ru ary 1937, a to tal of 500 spe cial en ve lopes were pre - pared for the use of of fi cers and crew, each cover was signed by the Mail Of fi cer and mail was dropped both at Cape town and London $100 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 137

138 Tristan da Cunha 7787 Train ing Ship Suomen Joutsen Mail, cover to Eng land franked with set of Ed ward VIII ½d to 2 ½d tied by three strikes of vi o let Ty. V ca chet and sin gle strike of Ty. VII ca chet, en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 16 Feb 38" c.d.s., de parted 2 Feb ru ary 1938 with vi o let ships ca chet on re verse, Very Fine $ S.S. Clunebark Mail, is land ers cover to Hull bear ing Ty. VII ca chet, de parted 8 Sep tem ber 1938 and dropped at Durban for on ward trans mis sion, ar rived in Eng land with 1½d / F.S. due handstamp, ½d and 1d (dam aged prior to use) post age dues af fixed and tied by Hull, York shire / 10 Oc 38" datestamps, Very Fine.... $ M.V. Innesmoor Mail, un com mon us age to the Neth er lands with clear strike of Ty. VII ca chet, de parted 7 June 1938 to Eng land, then for warded to Hol land ar riv ing with 25c post age due tied by Rot ter dam / 20.VII.1938" c.d.s., for warded within Hol land with pair of 10c post age dues tied by Vlissingen c.d.s., age spot ting mostly on re - verse, Fine usage $ S.S. Franconia Mail, spe cial World Cruise pic - ture post card franked by 1d George VI tied by Ty. VII ca - chet from a sur prise visit on 1 Feb ru ary 1939, ad dressed to U.S.A. with no post age due charged, Ex tremely Fine; ac - com pa nied by a pic ture post card of the Franconia... $ Danbury Stamp Sales

139 Tristan da Cunha 7791 S.S. Vice roy of In dia Mail, in bound cover from the Neth er lands with ca chet de pict ing the is land, en - dorsed via Lon don and fur ther with S.S. Vice roy of In dia at base and no ta tion by ship s clerk on re verse states cover was re ceived at Bom bay and gives the 11 Feb ru ary 1939 date of the ships call at Tristan, Bom bay backstamp, Very Fine; the sender was Jan Brander, au thor of the book Tristan " $ H.M.S.A.S. Na tal Mail, is land ers cover to George, C.P. bear ing clear vi o let Ty. VIII ca chet, de parted Tristan 6 April 1947 and rated 1½d due on ar rival in South Af rica but treated com pas sion ately at des ti na tion, Very Fine; with orig i nal two page en clo sure from Su san Glass, who had been on Tristan dur ing the war and men - tions dif fi cult conditions. SG C $ S.S. Carinthia Mail, cover to Cape town franked with pair ½d Spring bok tied by bold Ty. V ca chet, de parted 5 March 1939 and ar rived in Cape town, where the use of the Tristan ca chet on the South Af ri can frank ing was con - sid ered il le gal, thus a pair of 1d Dromedaris was ap plied as post age dues and tied by datestamps, Very Fine; ac com - pa nied by a pic ture post card of the Carinthia $ H.M.S.A.S. Good Hope Mail, is lander s cover to Derby, Eng land with Ty. VIII ca chet, de parted 11 Jan u ary 1948 and orig i nally rated 1½d due in South Af rica, treated com pas sion ately on ar rival with no post age due charged, dock eted on re verse Feb 1948", Very Fine. SG C $80 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 139

140 Tristan da Cunha 7795 H.M.S.A.S. Transvaal Mail, post card show ing both the Ty. VIII and Ty. X ca chets to South Af rica, de - parted 30 Jan u ary 1949 and en tered the mails with Cape - town / 2.II, 1949" ma chine can cel, ca chet datestamp of the Transvaal s" com mand ing of fi cer on re verse, Very Fine and rare; this is the first re corded ship to call since the Pequena in March 1948; only a dozen items are re corded with the com bi na tion use of Ty. VIII and Ty. X ca chets. SG C10, C $ M.V. Pequena Mail, cover to Eng land from the fourth 1950 visit de part ing 28 Sep tem ber and show ing a vi o let oval Ty. X ca chet dated 22 Sep tem ber, rated 2d due on ar rival in Eng land where two pairs of ½d post age due were ap plied, Very Fine $ M.V. Pequena Mail, cover to Eng land from the first 1950 visit de part ing 15 Feb ru ary and bear ing a well-struck Ty. X ca chet, franked with South Af rica ½d and 1d George VI Cor o na tion tied by Cape town / Paquebot / 22 Feb 50" c.d.s., Very Fine; the lat est known use of the Ty. X ca chet. SG C $ M.V. Pequena Mail, cover to South Af rica from the first 1951 visit de part ing 5 Feb ru ary show ing the Ty. X ca chet dated on the same day, rated 2d due on ar rival with post age due stamp ap plied and cancelled at destinationon 14 March, flap miss ing and no ta tions on back, Fine usage. $ Danbury Stamp Sales

141 Tristan da Cunha 7799 M.V. Pequena Mail, cover to Eng land from the sec ond 1951 visit de part ing 11 April, en dorsed no stamps avail able and clear Ty. X ca chet dated 20 March, rated 2d due upon ar rival in South Af rica, but no charges col lected for trans mis sion or for ward ing to Scot land, Fine..... $ M.V. Pequena Mail, cover from the fourth 1951 visit de part ing 27 No vem ber and show ing the vi o let oval Ty. X ca chet dated 23 Oc to ber, as sessed 2d due at Cape - town, but uprated to 2 ½d due on ar rival in Eng land where ½d and 2d post age due were ap plied, Very Fine..... $ M.V. Pequena Mail, is land ers cover to South Af - rica from the third 1951 visit de part ing 20 May and show ing the Ty. X ca chet dated 19 May, en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 30.V.51" c.d.s. and T / 2d" due charged and paid at des ti na tion, flap miss ing, oth er wise Very Fine $ M.V. Pequena mail, cover to Eng land show ing clear vi o let Ty. X ca chet franked by 1d and 2½d Chan nel Is. Lib er a tion, en tered the mails with two strikes of Cape - town / Paquebot / 27.XII.51" datestamps ty ing the stamps, Ex tremely Fine; the lat est known date of us age of the Ty. X ca chet. SG C $ M.V. Isolda Mail, air mail cover to Eng land from the sec ond visit late in 1951 (ex act date not re corded) show ing the vi o let oval Ty. X ca chet dated 23 Oc to ber, South Af ri can frank ing tied by two strikes of Cape town / Paquebot / 31.X.51" c.d.s., Very Fine $ Pos si bly French Cruiser Jeanne D Arc Mail, aero gramme to Scot land franked by 6d George VI tied by Tristan da Cunha / 3 Fe, 53" c.d.s., Ex tremely Fine; a num ber of cov ers are seen dated early Feb ru ary 1953, though no ship is re corded call ing at all that year!.... $60 Danbury Stamp Sales Sale Closing Feb. 29, 2012 at 11:59PM EST 141

142 Tristan da Cunha 7805 M.S. Ruys Mail, is land ers first day cover to a daugh ter in Eng land franked by ½d, 2 ½d, 3d and 4d definatives, the Ruys called in Jan u ary 1954 and was one of only two ships to do so that year $ M.V. Tjispana Mail, is land ers cover to Eng land franked by ½d, 1d and 1½d definitives tied by Tristan da Cunha / 18 Ap, 55" datestamps, Very Fine $ S.S. Caronia Mail, is land ers cover to Cape town franked by 3d definative tied by Tristan da Cunha / Fe 4" datestamp with out year slug, de parted 8 Feb ru ary 1958, flap miss ing, oth er wise Very Fine; the Tristan canceller with nar row spac ing be tween N" and D was left aboard the H.M.S. Burghead Bay when it called on 20 Jan u ary 1958 and had to leave sud denly due to bad weather, it had the only year date slug, the wide spaced canceller, with out year date, had to be used un til the Burghead Bay re - turned on May 6th, only about 25 cov ers are known show - ing the use of the datestamp without year date $ H.M.S. Puma Mail, un usual ex am ple of first Re - set tle ment Sur vey mail, first cancelled on board the Puma on 2 Oc to ber 1962, then trans ferred to the M.V. Boissevain with their 3rd Oc to ber ca chet, franked and post marked in Rio de Ja neiro, Brazil on Oc to ber 9th, sent reg is tered air mail to Den mark and struck with both the Ty. XII and Ty. XIII ca chets, Very Fine and unique usage (no photo) $ M.V. Boissevain Mail, cover to Eng land from the fifth (and last) Re set tle ment Sur vey writ ten while en route back to Tristan and taken away 10 April 1963, en tered the mails with Cape town / Paquebot / 14.IV.63" c.d.s. and charged post age due, which was re scinded on ar rival in Eng land, ships ca chet at lower right and Ty. XII ca chet used alone, since this was not a Sur vey mem bers cover, open ing tear mainly on re verse, Fine and rare us age (no photo) $ Un re corded Ship Mail, cover in suf fi ciently franked at Tristan by 1d de fin i tive tied by Tristan da Cunha / 10 My, 55" c.d.s. to Gilbert and Ellice Is lands, Beru Aug. 4th re - ceiver and for warded to Lon don, Tarawa Aug. 10th tran sit backstamp, var i ous due handstamps and 4d post age to ap plied on ar rival in Lon don; Ex tremely Fine and a wonderful usage $ Danbury Stamp Sales