Kurzbeschreibung / Short description
Egypt-Persia via Bombay
with scarce H/S Boxed SET SEA P O in violet
Deutsch-Ostafrika / German East Africa
1907 Picture postcard franked with 4H, apparently written in Kissenji, mailed from Usumbura 14-9-07, underpaid to Basel and taxed accordingly (23.11.07)
N.B. Post office Kissenji was not opened until Dec 20, 1911
to Belgian Consul in CALCUTTA
full of character
Incoming Mail to Morocco
1918 South Africa OUR DAY Motive Red Cross
EGYPT to INDIA
India half anna P.S. overprinted I.E.F., cancelled "F.P.O. 315" (at Maktau [on railway between VOI and Taveta])
TELEGRAM DAR-ES-SALAAM to AMANI
(Civil telegram sent from F.P.O.337 - Dar-Es-Salaam)
DAR-ES-SALAAM to WILHELMSTAL
(Censor's cachet used as canceller)
Mail from a Canadian to Montreal and with 2c applied free by the Canadian P.O. free on arrival to show postage paid - censored in manuscript -
Top picture post card showing Exchange Buildings, Nairobi (B.E.A.): From Nairobi via MOMBASA to TRANSVAAL '001086'. This numbering device is believed to have been used by a censor.
Bottom cover: "EREE" Error in postage free cachet.
Top cover: TANGA - AMANI ('OPENED BY CENSOR UNDER MARTIAL LAW" Label)
Bottom cover: Commercial Bank Mail TABORA (G.E.A.) - KISUMI B.E.A.
Nice pair - commercial usage
Top cover: POW Mail MOROGORO to DRESDEN (Germany) (Censor's cachet used as canceller)
Bottom cover: Printed envelope of "A. Pfüller, Pflanzung Ruvuberg, Station Bagalla, D.O.A.", bearing KG V 2a6p, cancelled "PASSED CENSOR. C.T.Dsm. = DAR-ES-SALAAM" to Dresden, Germany.
Pair of cards from Dar-Es-Salaam to CAPE - different censor cachets
(For full description see enlarged exhibition page)
Pair of covers from TABORA to Kampala, Uganda -
East Africa Military Mail
From Dadoma via Nairobi
to KIAMBU -
alongside violet "RELEASED BASE CENSOR"
TANGA to AMANI
Label "Opened by Censor under Martial Law" on reverse - opened by Postal Censor TANGA
Asmara (Eritrea) to Nairobi (Censored Military Mail)
Commercial usage internally in East Africa
OAS Envelope bearing
KG VI 1a + 8a, canc. FPO 88,
26 April 1943, ERITREA (MASSAWA) passing FPO 90, 27 April 43, in ERITREA ASMARA
Censored Airmail to England
In this combination uncommon.