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Japan 1909 Registered Cover to Switzerland via Tokyo
envelope bearing 2 sen Yellow Green SG137, 8 sen Olive SG143, and 10 sen Blue SG144 tied by native datestamp with adjacent KARASHI registered label routed via Tokio with instructional handstamp via Siberia & Thun arrival on reverse. Scarce franking. (pt)
Japan 1903 Destination Mail to Egypt via Hong Kong & Ceylon
Picture Postcard of Yokohama, bearing 1 sen Brown (4) SG134, tied by Violet KOBE CDS routed via Hong Kong and Ceylon with Hawamdia & Suez arrival. Very attractive. (pt)
Japan 1930 envelope to Marseille, France via Siberia
cover bearing 6 sen Carmine SG242, and 4 sen Orange SG252, tied by YOKOHAMA datestamp in Violet, with Marseille arrival. Good franking. (pt)
Japan Yokohama1905 PSC 4c Brown Italy
addressed to Italy, Postal Stationery Card cancelled by Yokohama Imperial Naval Review 1905 commemorative cancel, with Italian arrival on front. Very fine quality. (pt)
Japan 1937 Picture Postcard to France + Military Cachet
PPC of View of Tenmangu Shrine at Dazaifu, Hakata and its Visinity, written from Foukouoka on Board the French Navy Ship Lamotte-Picquet with "Forces Naval Extreme-Orient / Franchise Militaire". Very fine. (pt)
Japan 1900 Cover to France, Tokyo CDS, Angers arrival
envelope bearing 2 sen Rose SG114, and 8 sen Violet SG119 tied by native datestamp with adjacent TOKYO CDS, and Angers arrival on reverse. (pt)
Japan 1901 PPC of Temple to French Consulate Hong Kong
Picture Postcard of Iyeyasu Temple, Nikko, bearing Koban 4 sen Bistre SG118 tied by Yokohama CDS with Hong Kong arrival datestamp. Very fine. (pt)
Japan 1919 Military Mail Picture Postcard to France
PPC of The Yasukunj Shrine, Kudan, Tokyo, cancelled ty military cachet Mission Francaise d'Aeronautique au Japan Le Chef de Mission in Violet. Scarce. (pt)
Japan 1895 Envelope to France bearing Koban 10 sen
Orange-Brown SG120, tied by Yokohama CDS with adjacent Paris Etranger arrival cachet in Blue. (pt)
Japan 1907 PPC of Lady in Kimono, to France via Siberia
Picture Postcard bearing 4 sen Rosine SG140 tied by YOKOHAMA JAPAN CDS handstamp ed by bilingual via Siberia in Violet. Nice transit cachet. (pt)
Japan 1907 PPC + 4 sen SG140 to France via Seattle USA
Picture Postcard of Sea Shore Honmoku at Yokohama, bearing 4 sen Rosine SG140 tied by YOKOHAMA JAPAN CDS handstamp ed via Seattle in violet, unusual transit routing. (pt)
Japan 1911 destination mail PPC to Egypt via Yokohama
Picture Postcard of Kitanotenmangu, Kyoto, bearing 1 sen Brown SG134, and 3 sen Rosine SG139, tied by KIOTO CDS, routed via Yokohama with Port Taufio and Luqsor arrival. Nice item. (pt)
Japan 1903 Picture Postcard to France bearing 4 sen
Rosine SG140 tied by Yokohama datestamp in Violet with French transit and arrival. PPC of 3 Lady-Dancers in Kimono, attractive item. (pt)
Japan 1907 PSC 1 sen Blue Upgraded to Germany
Postal Stationery Card with 4 Sen Rosine SG140, tied by native circular, with CASSEL arrival. (pt)
Japan 1916 POW (Prisoners of War Mail) to Germany
Picture Postcard of Iron Bridge the River Chikugo Kurume, cancelled by native datestamp with Red Censor Cachet & Tokyo datestamp, attractive. (pt)
Japan 1900 Cover to Tokyo + 3 sen tied Yokohama CDS
envelope bearing 3 sen Maroon SG138, with Tokyo arrival & Universal Postal Union Tokyo commemorative cachet. (pt)
Japan 1902 PPC of flowers Italian Naval Ship
Picture Postcard sent on Italian Naval Ship to Italy, bearing 1/2 sen Grey SG133, tied by NAGASAKI CDS, postmarked "R. NAVE PUGLIA". (pt)
Japan 1937 Picture Postcard + Military cachet to France
PPC of The Views of Ertion Volcano Aso, to France, written from FOUKOUOKA on board the French Navy Ship Lamotte-Picquet with Military Cachet Forces Naval Extreme-Orient / Franchise Militaire. Very fine. (pt)
Japan 1910 Picture Postcard Yokohama France
PPC of View of Mt. Fuji, with stamps removed in transit, Taxed 15 centimes and scarce Japanese tax marking due-sen addressed to France. (pt)
Japan 1923 Picture Postcard Atami to Switzerland via USA
PPC of Atami Meisho, bearing 8 sen Grey SG175 tied by native datestamp routed via the United States. Good stamp on card. (pt)
Japan 1899 Registered Instructional Envelope
Cover addressed to France bearing 5 sen Blue SG115, and 15 sen Violet SG121, tied by native datestamp with registered YOKOHAMA label and native instructional in Violet with Paris Chargements arrival. Nice combination. (pt)
Japan 1926 Registered Envelope to Paris via Siberia
cover bearing 6 sen Brown SG174, and 20 sen Blue SG212, tied by TOKIO CDS with matching registered label routed via Siberia. Very fine combination. (pt)
Japan 1903 Picture Postcard to Hong Kong + SG140
4 sen Rosine tied by SANNOMIYA KOBE CDS in Violet with adjacent Hong Kong arrival, very fine PPC of Bund of Settlede Kobe. (pt)
Japan 1932 Paquebot Cover to France written on Board
the General Metzinger at Yokohama bearing 10 sen Blue SG243, tied by Yokohama datestamp with handstamp PAQUEBOT GENERAL METZINGER in Violet. (pt)
Japan 1901 PPC to the French Consulate in Hong Kong
Picture Postcard of Pier of Yokohama, bearing Koban 4 sen Bistre SG118, tied by YOKOHAMA CDS with Hong Kong arrival datestamp, very fine. (pt)
Japan 1903 Picture Postcard to Shanghai, China + 2 sen
PPC of 2 Ladies in Kimono, bearing 1 1/2 sen Pale Blue SG135 tied by native datestamp routed via Yokohama with arrival cancel of the Japanese Post Office Shanghai. (pt)
Japan 1917 Military Mail Picture Postcard to France
cancelled by military cachet Croix Rouge Japonaise Hostial Benevol No. 4 Bis in Blue, superb & rare. (pt)
Japan 1904 Picture Postcard to France bearing SG140
4 sen Rosine tied by SANNOMIYA KOBE CDS with French receiver. (pt)
Japan 1921 Return of the Crown Prince SG208-209 U/M
in superb unmounted mint condition. (pt)
Japan 1901 Postal Stationery Envelope 1 1/2 sen Red upgraded
with 1 1/2 sen Violet SG136, tied by native circular addressed locally. (pt)
Japan Chinese PO's 1912 PPC to Shanghai, Dairen IJPO
Picture Postcard bearing 1 1/2 sen Violet SG136, tied by DAIREN I.J.P.O. datestamp in Violet, very fine card. (pt)
Japan 1905 Picture Postcard to Austria
PPC with 1/2 sen Grey (PAIR) SG133, 1 sen Brown SG134, and 2 sen Yellow Green SG137, tied by NAGASAKI datestamp with Nieder Ullefdorf arrival. (pt)
Japanese PO's in China 1905 PPC to SWATOW (IJPO)
Picture Postcard bearing 1 sen Pale Brown SG3 tied by Swatow I.J.P.O. datestamp, scarce. (pt)
Japan Chinese PO's 1928 PPC to Germany Dairen IJPO
Picture Postcard bearing Japan 6 sen Brown SG174 tied by DAIREN / I.J.P.O. in Violet. (pt)
Japan 1906 Picture Postcard to France Tongku IJPO
bearing Japanese Post Office in China 1 sen Pale Brown SG3, tied by TONGKU I.J.P.O. datestamp. Very Fine. (pt)
Japan 1902 Commercial Usage 2 sen
Olive Stationery, Postal Stationery Envelope addressed to the French Consulate Yokohama cancelled by Universal Postal Union Tokyo commemorative datestamp. Scarce commercial usage on stationery. (pt)
Japan 1920 Reg Env to the French Brigade at Hadong Tonkin
registered cover bearing 1 sen orange (2) SG168, 1 1/2 sen blue SG169, 2 sen green SG170, 4 sen red SG172, 5 sen violet SG173, and 6 sen brown SG174, tied by KOBE datestamp with matching registered label sent on French PAQUEBOT with Yokohama to Marseille No.8 octagonal datestamp and HAI-PHONG arrival on reverse. Scarce destination and multi-coloured franking. (pt)
Japan 1897 Cover to France instructional
envelope bearing 1 sen green SG113, 2 sen rose SG114, 2 sen red SG126, and 5 sen blue SG130, tied by KOBE CDS, handstruck instructional "TOO LATE" applied in black, mailed on the SS Emperor of China with Paris receiving CDS. A colourful franking item with rare instructional cachet. (pt)
Japan 1898 Postal Stationery Card 1 sen blue Upgraded
with Koban 1 sen green SG113 and 2 sen rose SG114, tied by KOBE CDS addressed to Germany with HAMBURG arrival. (pt)
Japanese Post Offices in China 1907 PPC to Switzerland
Picture Postcard of Fijiyama from tagonourn, bearing 4 sen rosine SG9 tied by Shanghai I.J.P.O. datestamp routed via Hong Kong with Shaux-de-Fonds arrival. Very fine. (pt)
Japan 1907 PPC to China routed via Kobe, Re-directed
Picture Postcard of View of Onuma, bearing 1 1/2 sen violet SG136 tied by HAKODATE datestamp, to TANGKU and PEITAIHO with handstruck postman's chop, re-directed to Shanghai with Chinese Post Office and Local Post Office arrival. Nice routing. (pt)
Japan 1920 Picture Postcard to Switzerland via Siberia
PPC of Decoration of Boy's Festival Day, bearing 6 sen red SG242, cancelled by handstruck straight line Chinese Instructional "From Steamer's Letter Box" routed via Siberia. A scarce postmark on Japanese mail. (pt)
Japan 1905 Registered Cover, Tokyo to Berlin Germany
envelope bearing 10 sen Blue SG144, and 20 sen Orange SG146, tied by native circular with Tokyo CDS and registered label with Boxed instructional in Red and Coln arrival datestamp on reverse. (pt)
Japan 1897 Postal Stationery Card 2 sen olive Upgraded
with Koban 1 sen green SG113 tied by TSUKYI native datestamp in red, addressed to England UNDERPAID, routed via Tokio with TOKIO TAX handstamp and Imperial Japanese Post Office Tokio CDS sent on the S.S. Coptic with 1/2 TO PAY handstamp and ABINGDON arrival, very fine item. (pt)
Japan 1893 Envelope to Belgium, routed via Denmark
bearing Koban 2 sen rose SG114, tied by native circular with TOKIO datestamp. Nice item paying the printed matter rate. Scarce. (pt)
Japan 1931 Indian PPC to Switzerland, Sea Post + 6 sen
Picture Postcard of Lake of Colombo, India, bearing 6 sen red SG242, tied by ASAMA-MARU I.J. Sea Post datestamp in violet, Superb quality item. (pt)
Japan 1934 Picture Postcard to Switzerland - SEAPOST
PPC of N.Y.K. Line M.S. "Tatsuta Maru" bearing 6 sen red SG242, tied by TATSUTA, MARU Sea Post NIPPON datestamp in violet, very fine quality. (pt)
Japan 1903 Envelope to Algeria North Africa via Seattle
cover bearing 2 sen yellow green SG137, tied by native datestamp, with handstruck instructional in red, routed via Seattle, USA, UNDERPAID with TAX 20 ctms handstamp and Constantine, Algeria arrival on reverse, a very fine item of destination mail. (pt)
Japan 1912 Registered Envelope to France via Siberia
Cover bearing 20 sen orange SG146, tied by native Tokio datestamp with Tokio CDS and matching registered label with native instructional label, routed via Siberia with French arrival, an attractive item. (pt)