(e) Channel Isles

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Jersey identity card 1941

Official identity card (occupation of Jersey) with photo of Basil Clarence Lebrun (born 23 July 1923); WW2 security card; has been folded but a rare wartime survivor; with oval control datestamp, 27 January 1941

Reference: 1104
Channel Islands Return to Sender 1952

2 x 1d Channel Isles issue (SG CI) cancelled by 7 bar m/c d/r; from London to Surrey 12 May 1952; boxed h/s "RETURN TO SENDER ADDRESSS INSUFFICIENT 1.S"; stamp recancelled with postman's triangle cachet S.E 1; large blue crayon 'PTO' (for return address); on reverse small s/r cds London 12 May 1952

Reference: 1074
India Registered Airmail 1962

2 rupees on registered airmail cancelled with unclear cds and then crossed out with 2 x 4 bars; plus added small definitives, 2 x 0.20 & 0.10, cancelled with unclear d/r cds; endorsed with small h/s 'Enclosing Documents'; on reverse fine cachet of the Chartered Bank

Reference: 814
India Registered Airmail with Meter Mark

Registered Airmail franked with 02.45 rupees meter mark plus 5p and 10p definitives to make a 2.60 rate; cancelled with unclear s/r cds; from Calcutta to St Helier, Jersey on 28 April 1972; endorsed 'Enclosing Documents'; on reverse fine Calcutta Bank seal

Reference: 813
Iles Chausey 1959

France Europa Issue 20fr, 35fr on envelope to Sidcup, Kent, cancelled Granville, Manche s/r cds; with 3 different Iles Chausey cachets (Newport C25, C26, C28, scarce on single cover); with diamond postal inspector's mark; ex Newport & Whitney collections: no b/s;

Reference: 677
Herm Island

8 dbls Herm Island local canclled Herm Island s/r cds 13 July 1965 in violet, and 3d Guernsey regional cancelled Guernsey m/c d/s 14 July 1965; to London; on PPC of Herm; arrival b/s Maida Hill 17 July 1965

Reference: 658
Herm Island Bisect 1957

QE2 2d on PPC of Herm Island, with Herm local 1 dble green bisected and neatly cancelled Herm Island s/r cds in violet 18 October 1957; to Guernsey with slogan d/s the same day

Reference: 657
Sark Europa Issue

Guernsey/Sark Europa issue 4d, 8d, 1/-, 1/3, 3/- on special 1st day of 1st issue blue envelope, cancelled "Commodore Shipping Co/Guernsey-Sark" 17 September 1962; with illustrative map and text on reverse, attractive Sark item

Reference: 638
Lundy Coronation Issue

7 Lundy small pictorials overprinted "Coronation 2-6-1953" on BPA-PTS Coronation envelope; Lundy to Barnstaple 2 June 1953; cancelled same day "Lundy-Coronation-God Save the Queen"

Reference: 639
Postcard from Sark to Scotland

GB KE VII 1/2d on PPC of Creux Harbour, Sark, to Forsinard, Sutherland, Scotland, 2 July 1906; fine s/r cds of Sark with d/r arrival d/s Forsinard 693; from a Sark hotel to a hotel in Forsinard, an attractive item

Reference: 619
CHANNEL ISLANDS WW2 PIGEONGRAM FOR HERM

A small telegram form inscribed on the address side "1/- Pigeon Post Stamp" & on the reverse "MESSAGE By Herm Island Pigeon Post" with MS No '209', alleged to be produced during the German Occupation of WW2, unusual and seldom seen, unused: hinged to a small descriptive card but the hinges can be easily removed

Reference: 551
ITALY LETTER BY EXPRESS TO THE CHANNEL ISLES 1971

envelope franked with 2 x 50 lire Cellini commemoratives, 25 & 5 lire Coin of Syracuse & 150 lire Express stamp, cancelled San Lorenzo 27 July 1971 to Guernsey; with red 'Expresso (Exprès)' label; to a café in St Peter Port: nice useage

Reference: 494
CHANNEL ISLES VICTORY ISSUE 1946

GB Victory Issue (SG 491-2) on plain postcard, dated in the Channel Isles first day of issue, with Guernsey machine d/s 11 June 1946; (ordinary FDC cat £65+)

Reference: 235
GB - DEVON: 1961 PHILATELIC COVER WITH LUNDY MILLENARY ISSUE.

1961 cover with an ILFRACOMBE DEVON 3d paid meter mark dated 28.VIII.61 and the Lundy Millenary Issue cancelled by LUNDY MILLENARY 30.AUG.61

Reference: 220H
LUNDY ISLAND: 1953 ILLUSTRATED CORONATION FIRST DAY COVER.

1953 first day cover with overprinted stamps cancelled by partial special postmarks dated 2.JUNE.1953.

Reference: 199H