Salvation Army world centennial, handpainted Lassie/flag by Herman Maul.
Noted as a RARE FDC in the SA FDC catalogue! Handpainted from the time of issue, made by a well-known cachet painter (HR Maul) and noted in the Mellone FDC catalogue as no 22 for this issue. Seen only a couple of times on Ebay. Estimated value $30+
Christmas 2011 – Scarborough Citadel 130th Anniversary w/ miniature sheet, issued 08.11.2011 (First day of issues for the sheet). Postmark: Crest – Scarborough Citadel Corps 130th Anniversary logo on Scarborough Citadel special sachet (Bradbury design). Note: Extremely rare, stated to be only 10 Miniature Sheets issued with this cachet design. Estimated value: £95 (Brian Reeve) – sold for £160 on an UK stamp auction. NB! Reference cover – not in my collection.
Salvation Army centenary in Norway, 18 February 1988. Standard postmark (Oslo) on nice and unlisted FDC, made by Fritz Neve, a Danish FDC designer. The cachet has the Norwegian crown lion symbol. Not seen before, likely very rare!!
Belgium – Multistamped w/ Salvation Army stamp, dated 22.01.90 (not FDC). Registered cover, locally postmarked in Nameche. Privat letter, multistamped with the Salvation Army Christmas stamp picturing a baryton playing Salvationist. Stanley Gibbons 3005.
Lufthansa First Flight cover Santiago, Chile to Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Postmark: Special first flight logo – Santiago de Chile. Lufthansa cachet Erstflug LH 503 – Boeing 747 SL – Sent to Frankfurt, Germany. Stamps: Single Savlation Army 70th anniversary (SG 814)
This cover & postmark commemorated the 60 years anniversary for the airship “Italia’s” stopover in Vadsø on its way to the North Pole. Date: 05.05.1988 (not FDC). Postmarked with a special commemorative PM in Vadsø. Cachet: ltalia airship, with Salvation Army SG 1035 stamp. Rare cover
Danmarketing – first day cover club – issued this business cover 16.02.89 (FDC). The postmark is the official PM for this issue. Danmarketing has also issued other FDCs, for example of the Salvation Army stamp in 1967. Remark: Unlisted cover in the Salvation Army FDC catalogue – not seen before.
Artopages sheet with Mounted FDC, mint Plate Blocks, Singles and HANDPAINTED tinting. Note by seller: IT APPEARS THESE WERE COLLECTED BY HELEN BEGLEY OF SAINT LOUIS. NOT SEEN OR RARELY SEEN. GREAT ARTWORK! I Believe the painting was done by the collector and not by the company so MAY BE ONE OF A KIND BECAUSE OF THE HANDPAINTING!
Nicely franked Jamaica Airmal cover. Sent to Germany 15 Sept 1965 (Not FDC). Postmarked Kingston. A private airmail cover with combo scout & Salvation Army stamps (SG 242 – 243) commemorating the birth of the International Salvation Army. Nice cover.