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Re-Directed mail and South Africa - Mike White - Worldwide Postal History. Censored and Military Mail.
[16281]  SOUTH AFRICA-FRANCE [EAST AFRICA WW1-MISSENT]  1916(Feb 9)
[16281]  SOUTH AFRICA-FRANCE [EAST AFRICA WW1-MISSENT]  1916(Feb 9)
[16281] SOUTH AFRICA-FRANCE [EAST AFRICA WW1-MISSENT] 1916(Feb 9) Plain env to Pte soldier 10th Battn Royal Fusiliers BEF & Missent to East Africa bearing 1d tied Middleburg/Transvaal & w/3 line N.E./Postal Censor/Mombasa h/s in violet. Forwarded w/manu France & B.E.F. underlined in red ink [Unusual]
US$250
[16657]  GERMANY-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR/ HOSPITAL]  1900(Aug 8)
[16657]  GERMANY-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR/ HOSPITAL]  1900(Aug 8)
[16657] GERMANY-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR/ HOSPITAL] 1900(Aug 8) Plain env to Civil Surgeon, Attached Heidelberg Hospital SA & forwarded to No 2 General Hospital Pretoria & then again to Sidwell Road Exeter bearing Bavaria 20pf tied Partenkirchen d/s & w/on rev Durban/Natal [20 Sep] + Johannesburg/ZAR [4 Oct] + Heidelberg [5 Oct] + Johannesberg/ZAR [date ???] transit d/s & Exeter [5 Jan 01] arrival d/s............ [150 days in transit]
US$150
[16658]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA [BOER WAR-COGH-REDIRECTED MAIL-HOSPITAL]  1900(Jun 22)
[16658]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA [BOER WAR-COGH-REDIRECTED MAIL-HOSPITAL]  1900(Jun 22)
[16658] GB-SOUTH AFRICA [BOER WAR-COGH-REDIRECTED MAIL-HOSPITAL] 1900(Jun 22) Plain env (one side flap on reverse gone) to Civil Surgeon E.B. Jones, South African Field Force & redirected many times including manu c/o PM No 2 General Hosp., Not 2 Gen. Pretoria, Not for Norvals Pont, c/o P M Base Cape Town before finally finding him at 1 Staty. Hospital Charleston bearing GB pair 1d tied Maida Hill/2 d/s & w/on reverse Norvals Pont [29 Jul] transit d/s........Interesting item
US$80
[11545]  SOUTH AFRICA-GB-FRANCE-GB [WW1-REGISTERED-REDIRECTED]  1918(Apr 5)
[11545]  SOUTH AFRICA-GB-FRANCE-GB [WW1-REGISTERED-REDIRECTED]  1918(Apr 5)
[11545] SOUTH AFRICA-GB-FRANCE-GB [WW1-REGISTERED-REDIRECTED] 1918(Apr 5) Plain env registered to Pte G. G. McKenzie No 6666, K Coy, South African Scots., BEF sent to France & returned w/manu C/O S.A. Records, 15 Victoria St. London 27/5/18 scribbled through & directed to Fulham Military Hospital & again to Lyon House, Brentford bearing GV definitive 4d & 1d tied Boksburg d/s & w/framed R Boksburg/No h/s in black w/manu 498 in blue crayon below w/on rev oval registered/London [13 May] + FPO 15W [15 May] + APO R9 [15 May] + oval Registered Paddington [29 May] + oval Registered SWDO [29 May] + oval Registered Hammersmith [30 & 31 May] transit d/s & Brentford [1 Jun] arrival d/s
US$100
[6005] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 20)
[6005] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 20)
[6005] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 20) Plain env to Lieut. Harvey Pirie, 10th Battery Royal Field Artillery, Field Force SA & redirected many times including manu Not 5 Gen. Hosp., No 1 Gen. Hosp Wymberg, Civil Hospl. Kimberley & w/Kimberley, Army Base/PO Capetown & Vryberg d/s before finally returning bearing 1d tied Aberdeen d/s......[92 days in transit Interesting]
US$150
[6004]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 17)
[6004]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 17)
[6004] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 17) Plain env to Private. Harvey Pirie, 6th Regt (Scottish) Imperial Yeomanry SAFF & redirected many times including manu 28th Battery RFA, No 1 Gen. Hosp. & w/Kimberley, Army Base/PO Capetown & Wynberg d/s before finally being returned to Elgin Scotland bearing 1d canc. Edinburgh d/s ................ [114 days in transit Interesting ]
US$130
[11408]  BOER WAR-INDIA [INDIAN CONTINGENT]  1902(Nov 1)
[11408]  BOER WAR-INDIA [INDIAN CONTINGENT]  1902(Nov 1)
[11408] BOER WAR-INDIA [INDIAN CONTINGENT] 1902(Nov 1) Heynes, Mathew & Co./Wholesale Chemists printed envelope bearing C.O.G.H. 1d tied Cape Town d/s to Lieut 2nd Gordon Highlanders SAFF & forwarded to Sailkok India with manuxcript "Not in Sailkot" & returned to S.Africa with Undelivered for Reason Stated / Return to Sender at / Address Shown on Cover / From R.L.O., Cape Town h/s in violet & on reverse many datestamps in an attempt to trace & incuding Returned L.O. / Cape Town in violet & D.L.O. Bombay/ 27 Fe 03 h/s in black
US$550
[11407]  INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA [INDIAN CONTINGENT BOER WAR]  1902(Sep 9)
[11407]  INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA [INDIAN CONTINGENT BOER WAR]  1902(Sep 9)
[11407] INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA [INDIAN CONTINGENT BOER WAR] 1902(Sep 9) incoming envelope bearing India 1a tied Poona d/s to Lieut 1st Bombay Lancers & forwarded to 17 Bn. Impl. Yeomanry, much re-directed & with many manuscript annotations including Indian Details Elandsfontein, Stellenbosch on reverse many many date stamps in an effort to deliver the letter.
US$550
[17744]  SOUTH AFRICA - USA...BOER WAR TRANSVAAL USA CONSULAR SERVICE TAXED & TAX DELETED...  1900 (Oct 2)
[17744]  SOUTH AFRICA - USA...BOER WAR TRANSVAAL USA CONSULAR SERVICE TAXED & TAX DELETED...  1900 (Oct 2)
[17744] SOUTH AFRICA - USA...BOER WAR TRANSVAAL USA CONSULAR SERVICE TAXED & TAX DELETED... 1900 (Oct 2) Consular Service U.S.A. printed envelope toSurbiton & forwarded to West Kensington bearing Transvaal 2˝d overprinted V.R.I. tied Pretoria /Transvaal cds & with oval Consulate of the United States of America to the S.A.R. /Johannesburg hand stamp & with manuscript J.G. Coolidge, U.S. Vice Consul. Six sided T tax hand stamp obscured by Surbiton B.O. /Kingston upon Thames (26 Nov) cds with below 5d I.S. / B hand stamp deleted in blue crayon & with on back thimble Kingston upon Thames (25 Nov) + Paddington /4 (26 Nov) transit cds ........light vertical crease does not detract
US$500
[15020]  BRAZIL - SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 REGISTERED CENSORED..  1941 (Oct 18)
[15020]  BRAZIL - SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 REGISTERED CENSORED..  1941 (Oct 18)
[15020] BRAZIL - SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 REGISTERED CENSORED.. 1941 (Oct 18) Plain envelope with vertical crease registered to Capetown & redirected locally on arrival bearing 2 x 1000r + 400r + 200r + 100r making 2700r tied Rio Calao/Sau Paulo cds & with manuscript 6185 /Registrada & with red on white Bi-lingual UC8 (Small) /Opened By /Censor label tied Capetown (24 Nov) cds
US$70
[15121]  SOUTH AFRICA - FRANCE…1904 TRANSVAAL REDIRECTED & TAXED…  1904 (Jan 23)
[15121]  SOUTH AFRICA - FRANCE…1904 TRANSVAAL REDIRECTED & TAXED…  1904 (Jan 23)
[15121] SOUTH AFRICA - FRANCE…1904 TRANSVAAL REDIRECTED & TAXED… 1904 (Jan 23) Plain envelope to Cotes Du Nord & redirected to Morbihan bearing Transvaal 1d tied Corolina cds & with octagional T/15/Centimes hand stamp in black plus French Postage Due 15c tied Morbihan (17 Feb) cds & on reverse Cotes Du Nord (16 Feb) transit + & Morbihan (17 Feb) arrival cds
US$50
[16974]  AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [TASMANIA to STANDARD BANK WELL TRAVELLED ITEM]  1902(Jun 14)
[16974]  AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [TASMANIA to STANDARD BANK WELL TRAVELLED ITEM]  1902(Jun 14)
[16974] AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [TASMANIA to STANDARD BANK WELL TRAVELLED ITEM] 1902(Jun 14)Plain envelope (Worn & with 50mm vertical tear, not affecting stamp) to Capt. H Scott Harden, c/o Standard Bank of South Africa, Cape Town forwarded to Colesberg COGH back to Cape Town & then to London bearing Tasman's Arch 2˝d tied Hobart/Tasmania thimble d/s & with Cape Town [13 & 14 Aug] + 2 x Colesberg/C.G.H.[19 Aug] square circle + Cape Town [21 & 23 Aug] transit d/s & London [13 Sep] arrival d/s to face on reverse showing travels.....................Despite faults an interesting item
US$200
[14245]  KENYA/EAST AFRICA-SOUTH AFRICA [HOSPITAL SHIP "AMRA
[14245]  KENYA/EAST AFRICA-SOUTH AFRICA [HOSPITAL SHIP "AMRA
[14245] KENYA/EAST AFRICA-SOUTH AFRICA [HOSPITAL SHIP "AMRA'] 1943(Sep) stampless env to Major J. Hack, Hospital Ship "Amra" APO Durban, forwarded several times in manu & finally catching him at 102 (NE) S.A. Gen. Hosp canc EA APO 89 d/s [18 Sep]& w/framed Passed By Military Censor/E.A./No 1/68 h/s, Egypt EPP 70 d/s[18 Oct], Unframed Returned to Union of S.A. h/s & APO-U-MPK d/s [29 Oct] [HMHS "Amra" had 475 beds a medical staff of 101 & crew of 177]
US$450
[16545]  KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV]  1940(Aug 14)
[16545]  KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV]  1940(Aug 14)
[16545] KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV] 1940(Aug 14) OHMS large size [44cm x 115cm] env originally registered to Officer Commanding, EA Pay (Office) Nairobi w/blue on white R/Mombasa/6354 registration label & boxed Postal Frank/L. Shoolman/Government Coast Agent/Mombasa h/s in violet & w/circular APS EAF [14 Aug] arrival d/s. Previous address deleted in blue crayon & envelope then severed & reduced to 22cm x 15cm for re-use utilising OHMS Economy labels to Regimental Paymaster, C.O Southern Brigade, Lagos, Nigeria bearing KUT 50c tied APO-U-MPK/2 d/s [14 Aug] despatch d/s & w/Lagos/Nigeria [27 Sep] arrival d/s................... [Paper was scarce thus the mutilation & re-use of a large envelope on the day of arrival & with nice use of South African APO-U-MPK/2 that only arrived in East Africa on 23 May 1940]
US$100
[19213]  GERMANY - SOUTH AFRICA…RED X POW PARCEL LABLE forwarded to S.W.A ...  1916 Red Cross Affaire de Prisonnier de Guerre Enthalt keine schriftlichen Mitteilungen parcel label to POW 1790 Philippe Baumann, Camp 3, Bar 8 Fort Napier, Pietermaritzsburg & with violet unframed Stopped By Censor all deleted in blue crayon & red ink "Not Known" & forwarded to Luderitzsbucht SWA with violet framed tri languague Prisoner of War & with on reverse unframed Passed By Censor alongside framed tri languague Prisoner of War & blue crayon c/o Postal Ass., Lohmann, Luderitzbucht with on face Pietersmaritzsburg (1 Dec)
[19213]  GERMANY - SOUTH AFRICA…RED X POW PARCEL LABLE forwarded to S.W.A ...  1916 Red Cross Affaire de Prisonnier de Guerre Enthalt keine schriftlichen Mitteilungen parcel label to POW 1790 Philippe Baumann, Camp 3, Bar 8 Fort Napier, Pietermaritzsburg & with violet unframed Stopped By Censor all deleted in blue crayon & red ink "Not Known" & forwarded to Luderitzsbucht SWA with violet framed tri languague Prisoner of War & with on reverse unframed Passed By Censor alongside framed tri languague Prisoner of War & blue crayon c/o Postal Ass., Lohmann, Luderitzbucht with on face Pietersmaritzsburg (1 Dec)
[19213] GERMANY - SOUTH AFRICA…RED X POW PARCEL LABLE forwarded to S.W.A ... 1916 Red Cross Affaire de Prisonnier de Guerre Enthalt keine schriftlichen Mitteilungen parcel label to POW 1790 Philippe Baumann, Camp 3, Bar 8 Fort Napier, Pietermaritzsburg & with violet unframed Stopped By Censor all deleted in blue crayon & red ink "Not Known" & forwarded to Luderitzsbucht SWA with violet framed tri languague Prisoner of War & with on reverse unframed Passed By Censor alongside framed tri languague Prisoner of War & blue crayon c/o Postal Ass., Lohmann, Luderitzbucht with on face Pietersmaritzsburg (1 Dec) + Swakopmund /SWA (8 Jan 17) transit cds alongside pencil "Released" & violet unframed Passed By Censor ............Scarce Red X parcel label on large part of outer wrapper
US$250
[18316]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND…WW1 REDIRECTED POW MAIL…  1917 (Jun 6)
[18316]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND…WW1 REDIRECTED POW MAIL…  1917 (Jun 6)
[18316] SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND…WW1 REDIRECTED POW MAIL… 1917 (Jun 6) Prisoner of War printed envelope to Hotel Victoria , Zurich & forwarded to Luzen & then again to Pontresina from M.G. Elkan, No 3384 Camp 2 Barrack 6 cancelled Pietermarizburg cds & with red boxed tri-lingual Prisoner of War plus unframed Passed By Censor hand stamps & with Zurich /Fil Bahnhof (27 Jul) + Luzern (27 Jul) transit plus on reverse Zurich (26 Jul) machine + Zurich /Eildienst & Facher (27 Jul) + Luzern (27 Jul) transit + Pontresina (28 Jul) arrival date stamps
US$130
[18885]  SOUTH AFRICA... WW1 C.O.G.H. to NATAL POW MAIL…  1916 (Feb 9)
[18885]  SOUTH AFRICA... WW1 C.O.G.H. to NATAL POW MAIL…  1916 (Feb 9)
[18885] SOUTH AFRICA... WW1 C.O.G.H. to NATAL POW MAIL… 1916 (Feb 9) South Africa GV ˝d Wrapper to G. Lutleg, Saltpan, Bloemfontein & forwarded in manuscript to Maritzburg POW, Natal cancelled Adelaide/South Africa cds & with violet unframed Passed By Censor + Not Camp 4. + black Not Camp II hand stamps ……………Attractive item
US$280
[16465]  SOUTH AFRICA..BOER WAR NURSES MAIL GONE - NO ADDRESS...  1901(Nov 2)
[16465]  SOUTH AFRICA..BOER WAR NURSES MAIL GONE - NO ADDRESS...  1901(Nov 2)
[16465] SOUTH AFRICA..BOER WAR NURSES MAIL GONE - NO ADDRESS... 1901(Nov 2) Plain envelope to Miss Calverley, Army Nursing Sister c/o PMO Pretoria bearing C.O.G.H. 1d tied unclear cds & with red ink "To England via SS Orcano 24/7/01 & with violet unframed "Not At Schools" & red boxed "Gone- No Address & black triangular Passed Press Censor/Pretoria & on reverse unframed ARMY POS/P.O.C. with blue crayon initials inserted + partial Army Post Office /Capetown (6 Nov) + Pretoria/1 (6 Nov) + rare single ring Army Base /P.O.Capetown (15 Nov) + red Returned Letter Office/Capetown (2 Dec) cds.....Very attractive & scarce item
US$300
[16823]  SOUTH AFRICA..BOER WAR-REGISTERED POW MAIL TRANSVAAL to C.O.G.H.  1901(Jan 28)
[16823]  SOUTH AFRICA..BOER WAR-REGISTERED POW MAIL TRANSVAAL to C.O.G.H.  1901(Jan 28)
[16823] SOUTH AFRICA..BOER WAR-REGISTERED POW MAIL TRANSVAAL to C.O.G.H. 1901(Jan 28) Plain red env registered to J.G. Landman, Prisoner of War, Belle Vue Camp, Simon's Town & forwarded w/manu “Castle” [Prison Ship?] bearing Transvaal 2d & 3d Ovptd VRI tied Potchefstroom/Transvaal d/s & w/manu R 404 deleted & replaced w/manu Registered No 281. circular Censor Prisoner of War h/s in violet & on rev unframed Passed By Censor h/s in black & Johannesburg [30 Jan] + partial Simon's Town date unreadable d/s + oval Registered Letter Office/Capetown [6 Feb] & on face Hooded circle Simons Town [6 Feb] transit d/s.
US$300
[18309]  SOUTH AFRICA…BOER WAR TRANSVAAL to C.O.G.H. POW MAIL…  1901 (Sep 15)
[18309]  SOUTH AFRICA…BOER WAR TRANSVAAL to C.O.G.H. POW MAIL…  1901 (Sep 15)
[18309] SOUTH AFRICA…BOER WAR TRANSVAAL to C.O.G.H. POW MAIL… 1901 (Sep 15) Plain envelope to Transvaal Tent No 3, Green Point, Cape Town & forwarded in manuscript to "City of Vienna" bearing Transvaal 1d tied Pretoria /Transvaal cds & with black triangular Passed /Press /Censor /Pretoria & superb red circular Censor /Prisoner of War /Green Point hand stamps ………S.S. City of Vienna was used 1899-1902 durng the Boer war as a ttransport vessel.
US$150
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