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1936 Tunis postal card

Parcel card with Tunis CP (colis postaux) label 8567, franked with parcel post stamps 5 x 2fr, 20c, 2 x 5c (SG P44, P46, P52) for 10fr 30c total rate, + 10c quittances fiscal stamp; superb Regence de Tunis cachet; 2 Marseille transit h/s; blue crayon m/s mark (4758?) and red ink '3.92'; Marseille PLM boxed railway d/s 26 Oct 1936; with some faults but a spectacular and rare item

Reference: 1090
Austria National Insurance book

Small folded booklet "Landesverband Niederösterreich" with 14 June 1919 on front page; National Insurance monthly stamps applied and dated for the years 1926 to 1931; clean and well preserved, not often seen

Reference: 1032
Card to a US Revenue Cutter

GB KE7 1d red cancelled Cardiff m/c d/s 3 May 1906, to US Revenue Cutter 'Perry', Astoria, Oregon; forwarded with cds and cachet 'Forwarded Astoria Oregon 5 June 1906'; to Seattle

Reference: 1028
Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1939

Parcel card cancelled with d/r bridged cds JLMENAU 15 April 1939, VILLARCH 19 April small label Villach 2 and unclear light red boxed h/s; blue crayon m/s charge mark; on reverse Yugoslavia Revenue stamps 2 x 2dinar + 2 x 2marks cancelled Zagreb, with inspector¢s cachets

Reference: 923
Yugoslavia Parcel Card 1937

German parcel card cancelled with red oval d/s 'Leverkusen 1.G WERK Gebühr Bezahlt'; blue crayon charge mark; cds Munich 26 Nov 1937 and unclear cds 28 Nov; on reverse Yugoslavia revenues 2 x 2 mks with Slavonic cancellations '...Magazin', & 5 dinars orange cancelled Zagreb 2 3 December 1937, nice combination

Reference: 922
GB OHMS envelope 1902

OHMS large envelope with 4 x QV 1d lilac overprinted I.R. Official, uncancelled; intended for Barnstaple c 1902, but possibly never posted (or sent by courier?)

Reference: 851
Transvaal Revenues 1987

Large part document franked with 6d, 2 x 1/-, 2 x 2/6 revenue stamps cancelled with large oval d/r 'SPECIALE LANDDROST KANTOOR JOHANNESBURG" with similar large red cachet alongside; very scarce combination; spectacular

Reference: 676
Lithuanian passport with consular stamps

Passport No 1093 issued with photo i.d. (female), 2 very fine coloured 5 litu fiscal stamps cancelled with violet cachet of the Lithuanian Consulate, with other revenue stamps on 3 pages and 2 more on visas page, dated 19 October 1928; very unusual and seldom seen

Reference: 646
Lithuanian Passport with consular stamp

Passport No. 1409 issued with photo i.d. (male). Lovely coloured 10 litu fiscal stamp cancelled with violet cachet of the Lithuanian Consulate, with other revenue stamps on 3 other pages and 5 more on the visas page, dated 18 December 1928: very unusual and seldom seen

Reference: 645
INDIA MIXED FRANKING WITH TRAVANCORE REVENUE STAMP 1935

India KGV 9 pies deep green on buff PS card (with faults) with added 1 anna red Government of Travancore revenue stamp, cancelled with oval cachet `'Darragh, Smail & Co', from Allerppey to Coonoor; used as a receipt for a cheque payment from The Peninsular Rubber & Tea Estates;despite faults an unusual and attractive card

Reference: 528
PALESTINE PUBLICITY LEAFLET WITH EEF STAMP USED AS A REVENUE STAMP

Decorative advertising flyer for Zion Hall Jerusalem, August c1934, including 'Tolstoi, a Drama in 5 parts' & publicity for a shop selling perfumes, hats, shoes etc., in English, Hebrew, Arabic, French; franked with Palestine 4 mills red (SG 8) overprinted 'O.P.D.A.½ mill.' (Ottoman Public Debt Administration); crease where folded but a rare & spectacular use

Reference: 480
SWITZERLAND FISCALS ON PASSPORT VISA 1947-8

Italian Switzerland; on front of passport page (numbered 5 & 6) 3 large Italian 50 lire red revenue stamps 'Concessioni Governative atti Amministrativi' cancelled s/r 'Questura di Sondrio' & cachet 'Commissariato di Confine Campocologno'; on reverse a further 50 lire + 100 lire 'Atti Esteri Passaporti'; dated 15.8.47 & 14.8.48; pages from a passport used as visas; colourful & unusual

Reference: 422
BILL OF EXCHANGE FROM ADELAIDE TO YORKSHIRE 1870

6d violet & red Foreign Bill revenue stamp on reverse of £30 bill of exchange from Adelaide, Australia to Halifax, Yorkshire, 10 October 1870; small faults to document, stamp fine and very scarce use thus

Reference: 298
KENYA KGVI HIGHER VALUES USED ON A VISA TO PAY FEES

KUT KGVI pictorail issues 5/-, 2/-, 1/- affixed to a visa page torn from a passport, cancelled with a large oval cachet 'British Passport Control / Colony & Protectorate of Kenya' in violet, with MS date 8 September 1941; on reverse are visa handstamps of November 1936 & June 1939. The values used are the early printings with the scarcer perforations: the 5/- had a corner fault when used. A rare survival of such a useage

Reference: 229
US BANK CHEQUE FOR 100 DOLLARS FRANKED WITH 2C REVENUE STAMP 1864.

US 2c purple-brown Inter Rev Bank Check Revenue stamp on Bank of New-York cheque for 100 dollars dated 25 October 1864, signed, clean & unfolded

Reference: 148