Lot 336British Offices in Haiti, 1876 Port Au Prince, Haiti to Gera, Germany. Cover franked with Great Britain 1864 1d red + 1870 ½d rose + 1873-80 1sh green tied by barred numeral "E53" cancels with British Post Office "Port Au Prince" cds at left, part strike of violet Port Au Prince merchants hand-stamp in lower left, cover with small corner fault at top left & small part of flap missing, Very Fine and rare.
Scott No. 33+58+64 Estimate $300 - 400.
This franking of one shilling 2½ pence represents a combination rate of one shilling per half ounce letter rate from Haiti to G.B. with 2½ pence half ounce UPU letter rate from G.B. to Germany.
Lot 337British Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1871 Constantinople to London. Folded cover franked with Great Britain 2d blue + 4d orange tied by oval "C" handstamps with red London arrival cds alongside, backstamped with two strikes of "British Post Office Constantinople" in blue green, one of July 12 & one of July 14, franking pays the 6d per half ounce letter rate via Belgium, which was the normal routing from 25-Jul-1870 - 25-Nov-1872, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 30+43 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 338British Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1871Cairo, Egypt to New York, N.Y. Cover franked with Great Britain 4d + 6d cancelled by "BO1" barred oval with "Cairo" cds at left & red New York Paid All arrival cds, sealed cover tears at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 43+51 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 339British Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1873 Smyrna, Turkey to New York, N.Y. Attractive cover franked with 1867-80 10d (wing margin, pulled perf) by bold barred numeral "F87" cancel with "Smyrna A My 2 73" cds at left, markings include red "London" transit & red "New York Paid All" cds, flap missing & small thin strip added at top of cover, Very Fine and attractive, a Fantastic cover & usage!!!
Scott No. 53 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 340British Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1874, Cover from Smyrna to United States. Attractive ladies cover to Massachusetts franked with Great Britain 1d red + 6d (plate 13) tied by "F87" barred oval & red London transit with red Boston transit alongside, cover with minor cover wear at top right, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 341British Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1884, Cover to United States. Franked with Great Britain 2½d tied by "C" in barred oval with red "British Post Office Constantinople" cds on cover to Texas, backstamped New York transit & Galveston arrival.
Estimate $100 - 150.