SA Centenary in the UK (and the world), 09.08.1965. William Booth / open air cahcet. This cover is postmarked with Relevant London E1 PM. According to FDC dealer Brian Reeves, the cat value is at £375. The Salvation Army was formed at Whitechapel London E1. This CDS is the rarest FDC for this issue by a long way. NB! Reference cover – not in my collection!!
SA Centenary on the Isle of Man 15 February 1983. This cachet with the Salvation Army Red Shield badge was issued by D.E. Wood Cover. Limited edition, I have not seen this before, only a similar without the badge. Single 12p stamp with the Founder, William Booth.
Evangelical free churces info sheet. The SA stamps depict the Stockholm VII Band. Issued 11 April 1978 and postmarked PX Stockholm. The sheet provide info about the issued of the set of stamps. Note: No stamp attached – just picture
Three post office sourvenir covers with community welfare Australia 1980 stamp set including the Salvation Army stamp. First day cancel. Kangaroo, Koala and Kookaburra. Local postmark: Burwood, likely a local connoisseur. Unlisted cachet in the SA FDC catalogue. Although the souvenir covers are common, these covers with FD cancel are likely very rare, as I’ve only seen one of these before with the SA stamp.
Info sheet about Commissioner Mr. & Mrs Cottrill’s visit to Southern Africa in 1981. Stamp: RSA flower 5c. The sheet is SIGNED by the commissioners, the territorial commanders and the local chief secretary. Commisioner WS Cottrill was the Chief of the Staff of the world-wide SA at the time. He was born in South Africa where his parents were SA missionaries. He completed his formal education in New Zealand before WWII and left NZ for the Army’s International Training College (London) in 1937. In 1940 he married Captain Kathleen Ward. See more info about the commisioners on the backside
Milwaukee Philatelic center multistamped cover, with WW I veterans, Red Cross and the Salvation Army stamp of 1965. Issued 26 Aug 1965 (not FDC). A very pictorial and nice cover.
Salvation Army world centennial in 1965. Handpainted cachet picturing Jesus. Made by the renown cachet artist Herman Maul. He signed his cachet with “handdrawn” and year of issue (on the backside). I’ve seen this cachet only once on Ebay. Likely a very rare cover. Sold for $73 on July 2022. NB! Reference cover – not in my collection.
Salvation community Welfare – Antigua, issued 10.03.1988. Coat of arms cachet with SA minisheet picturing General Burrows. This coat of arms cover is actually unlisted in the SA FDC catalogue, I’ve not seen it before on Ebay, althoug this is the official PO cachet (Coat of Arms)
Salvation Army Centenary Canada in 1982. Unlisted cachet in the SA FDC catalogue. Official cachet from the Salvation Army Ottawa corps – with an added picture of the Ottawa Parliament. Not seen before, must be very rare!
First Flight cover TARAKAN – [Eerste Tarakanvlucht – van Batavia naar Tarakan]. Postmark: Batavia / Tarakan, 11 January 1937 (not FDC). Franked with the Salvation Army child welfare set – issued a month earlier (December 1936). Very pictorial and rare First Flight cover – estimated value £25+
Issued 15 February 1983. Color maxicard of Douglas Corps, General William Booth and Lt. Colonel Bridson. Reference maxicards, not in my collection!! Extremely rare, not seen on Ebay!!
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+