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CEYLON - Postal History
1935 commercial surface rate cover to Scotland with 9c jubilee tied by a fine strike of the scarce 'USE THE/[flying boat]/AIRMAIL' slogan cancel (Proud #M8/10; recorded for 13 months only), opened a bit roughly at left.
No longer available
1935 Silver Jubilee 2½d SG 114 upper-right corner block Imperforate Horizontally, allover discolouration caused by the full unmounted o.g. A striking piece. Absent from the Fitzpatrick and Boulangier collections.
1937 cover to England at 1/7½d per ½-ounce rate overpaid with KGV 6d & 1/- plus Coronation 2d cancelled at Navua, at Suva apparently discovered to be overweight so additional KGV 5d & 1/- plus Coronation 2d added, minor overall soiling & slightly reduced at left. [An extraordinary item that suggests the sender was well known at the GPO where he may have maintained an account for such situations]
Naililili: brass 'NAILILILI' two good strikes on Victory pair on 1946 Thompson cover to Sydney, another strike used in a makeshift registration cachet, Suva transit b/s.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS
1937 Coronation sets tied to Ross covers by '.../LITTLE MAKIN/...' undated cancels, boxed Tarawa registration h/s, a few tiny tonespots. Promotional opportunity! (Qty 11)