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British Empire and Foreign Countries continued...

Minns: B.E.A. Post Offices 1896 to 1904 continued...
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241 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kilindini: 1898 (Oct.) apparent double weight envelope to India bearing 'small Queen' 21/2a. tied by indistinct squared circle with handstruck "T", both in blue-black, circular "OVERLAND POSTAGE/DUE/A/5" alongside, backstamped Mombasa Oct. 17, Zanzibar Oct. 19, Sea Post Office B (S.S. "Clyde"), Kharian and Malka (Gujarat) Nov. 15 arrival c.d.s's, flap missing, a little creased and stained but scarce. Ex Dunstan. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
242 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kilindini: 1898 (Nov. 9) B.E.A. 1a. reply card outward half to India cancelled by fine squared circle with transit and Nainital (Uttarakhand) Nov. 20 arrival c.d.s's, also postcard of Kilindini Harbour used 1902 from Nairobi to London (one adhesive replaced). (2 items) (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
243 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kilindini: 1899 (Sept. 20) envelope to Berlin endorsed "per S/S/ "General" underpaid by 'small Queen' 1a. tied by squared circle with handstruck "T" and blue pencil "20" (pfennings) to pay at left, backstamped Mombasa Sept. 21, Zanzibar Sept. 25 and Oct. 17 arrival c.d.s's. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £180-200

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
244 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kilindini: 1900 (Jan. 26) cover to Leipzig franked 'small Queen' 21/2a. pair cancelled single circle fleuron c.d.s's, (May 19) to Leipzig franked 1/2a., 1a. (2) and (Sept. 7) to Gujarat franked 1a., both with hatched circle cancellations, the former from the 'Von Schwarz' correspondence originating from the East African Mission at Taveta. (3 covers) (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
245 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kilindini: 1901 (Mar. 8) registered cover to India, franked 'small Queen' 5a. tied by fine hatched circle with registration handstamp and scarce violet "AR" (avis de r̩ception) in circle, backstamped Mombasa Mar. 9, Sea Post Office C (S.S. "Persia") and Lalamusa (Gujarat) Apr. 2 arrival c.d.s's on reverse. Ex Flood. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £300-350

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
246 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kismayu (Jubaland): 1901 (Jan. 28) official envelope registered to England franked by 'small Queen' 1a. (3) tied by fine strikes of hatched circle with registration handstamp and red Mar. 4 London transit, backstamped Mombasa Feb. 4 and Stamford Mar. 4 arrival, scarce. Ex Rossiter. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £350-400

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
247 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kismayu (Jubaland): The Ogaden Punitive Expedition, O.H.M.S. (deleted)envelope to Hampshire, endorsed "On service no stamps available", believed to be from Capt. H.W. Millais of the Hampshire Regt. at Mfundu, a new military post on the Juba River and carried by runner to Kismayu with fine strike of "KISMAYU/13 MY 1901/E.A. PROTECTORATE" hatched circle and charged despite endorsement with unframed "T" and large "2D./I.S./D", carried on the S.S. "Goa" with Aden May 27 transit, framed N.P.B. June 10 receiving datestamp in red and next day Winchester arrival, folded twice (consistent with being carried by cleft stick). Ex Rossiter. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £600-800

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
248 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kismayu (Jubaland): 1901 (Sept. 3) cover registered to Italy with 41/2a. single franking tied by very fine hatched circle with registration handstamp and octagonal "LA REUNION A MARSEILLE/27/SEPT/01/LV No. 2" of the S.S. "Yangtse", backstamped Mombasa Sept. 19, Zanzibar Sept. 25, Brindisi Oct. 11 and next day Naples arrival. Ex Chantry. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
249 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kiu: 1901 (Feb. 9) envelope from Indian railway worker addressed to India franked 'small Queen' 1a. tie by fine squared circle, code B, backstamped Mombasa Feb. 11 and Dina (Jhelum) May 6 arrival, a little creased and soiled. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
250 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Kiu: 1901 (June 2) envelope from Indian railway worker addressed to India franked 'small Queen' 1a. tie by fine squared circle, code B with Kala June 21 arrival (slightly foreshortened at left), 1902 cover from Mombasa addressed to Machakos Rd. Station with Kiu receiving squared circle (scarce without code) on reverse, this being the nearest P.O. open at this time. Ex Pennycuick and Dunstan respectively. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
251 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Lamu: 1896 incoming Denhardt printed envelope with "LAMU/A/AU 11/96" receiving c.d.s., registered from Jlmenau, Germany franked Reichpost 10pf., 20pf. and 50pf. with "via Neapel and Zanzibar" label, Clemens Denhardt personal fancy paper seal and cachets. Bothe handstamp on reverse. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
252 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Lamu: 1897 (Sept. 12) B.E.A. 'small Queen' 2a. registered envelope to Bombay with added 21/2a. showing inverted "S" in "ANNAS" (S.G. 68b), fine single circle c.d.s. cancellations and Sea Post Office C Sept. 20 c.d.s. of S.S. "Peninsula". Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
253 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Lamu: Interesting selection of 'small Queen' frankings, six covers variously addressed from 1898 to 1904, the first with single circle c.d.s. cancellations, the others with hatched circles, comprising registered envelope size J (in the hand of Richard Tiede) sent 1898 to Hamburg with added 1a., 41/2a. (2) and 1902 to Berlin with adhesive removed, 1900 registered to Bombay franked 1a. (3), 1901 and 1904 registered to Zeitz, Germany, the first double rate with 1a. (3), 2a. (2), the second with 1/2a., 1a. (4) and 1903 chromo-litho greetings postcard to Bulawayo franked 1a. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
254 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Lamu: 1898, B.E.A. 'small Queen' 1a. stationery card to Norway, endorsed from P.O. Lamu May 22 and carried on the S.S. "Goa" but uncancelled until arrival in Aden with May 28 squared circle, large framed "PAQUEBOT" (State 1, unbroken frame) alongside, Kristiania June 15 arrival at left, very fine. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
255 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Machakos: 1897 (Feb. 3) "On India" "ONE ANNA" on 11/2a. stationery card, blue overprint, with added 'small Queen' 1/2a. used to London (ex Rossiter), cancelled by squared circle code B, addressed from Lake Naivasha by C.M.S. missionary Miss Kate Timpson, vertical fold, B.E.A. 1a. stationery card (ex Dunstan) to Edinburgh cancelled code A squared circle, written by Col. Robert Stordy, Uganda Transport Service veterinary officer, 1903 (Aug. 10) cover to Barnsley franked 1a. cancelled hatched circle. (3 items) (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
256 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Machakos: 1901 (Nov. 25) envelope to Leipzig from the 'Von Schwarz' correspondence originating from the East African Mission at Taveta, registered to Leipzig at 7a. rate franked 'small Queen' 1a., 3a. (2), Mombasa transit and arrival backstamps. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £180-200

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
257 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Machakos: 1903 (Oct.) envelope endorsed sent by missionary GÌ_nther Sauberlich at Mulango addressed to Germany "via Neapel" franked 'small Queen' 2a. and 21/2a. tied by hatched circle unusually with day date amended in ms. from "19" to "21" with further correctly dated strike and registration handstamp at left, transit and Erlangen Nov. 15 arrival backstamps. Evangelical Lutheran missionary GÌ_nther Albin Sauberlich (1846-1964) had first arrived in East Africa, in 1888, working in missions at Jumba and amongst the Wakamba at Ikutha. After a year's vacation in Germany Sauberlich returned with his new wife in 1897 and in June 1899 undertook the trip into the interior to establish a station in Mulango where they stayed, with one year's break for vacation, until 1912 but were unable to return after a second break, due to the outbreak of war. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
258 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Makindu: 1900 (Sept. 12) double rate cover to Leipzig from the 'Von Schwarz' correspondence originating from the East African Mission at Taveta, franked 'small Queen' 5a. tied by one of two fine hatched circle cancellations, backstamped Mombasa Sept. 14 and Oct. 15 arrival, cover slightly trimmed at foot, also 1902 incoming New Zealand "ONE/PENNY" on 11/2s. lettercard addressed to A.E Stobbs with Sept. 8 receiving c.d.s. Albert Edward Stobbs (1879-1958) was stationmaster at Makindu, having moved from Nairobi. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
259 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Makindu: 1901 (Feb. 20) envelope registered to Leipzig from the 'Von Schwarz' correspondence originating from the East African Mission at Taveta, franked at 7a. double rate by 'small Queen' 2a., 5a. with very fine hatched circle cancellations and registration handstamp, carried on the S.S. "Canara", backstamped Mombasa Feb. 22, Aden Reg. Mar. 5, cover slightly trimmed at top. Ex Rossiter. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
260 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Mombasa: 1896 (Oct. 10) B.E.A. 1a. stationery card cancelled squared circle addressed to Great Yarmouth written and signed by Miss Kate Pickthall, member of the C.M.S. staff at Freretown Mission shortly after her arrival, 1897 (Dec. 20) 1/2a. card with added 1/2a. to London, c.d.s. cancellation, written and signed by Rev. Douglas Hooper at Jilore Mission on Nov. 20, also 1905 (Nov. 12) 1a. stationery card (faults) to Aden signed by C.M.S. accountant John Bailey and picture postcard of Freretown Church used to Paris. (4 items) (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.

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