lot # 1962 - worldwide collections/lots worldwide
1868/1946: Exhibition collection" Basle Missionary Letter Mail" on 135 album pages showing correspondence between the missionary stations from and to the Headquarters in Basle with mail from Gold Coast and Cameroon in West Africa and India, China and Netherlands Indies in Asia; including mail between the various Missionary stations and their Trading Company. This carefully written-up collection formed following the different Missionaries during their period of services in overseas, shown by post and parcel cards, covers and some airmail usages; including 1894 Swiss 25 Rp. stationery envelope and 1880 uprated 5 Rp. postcard (2) to Moolky (East India), 1880 post card for a book order from Mangalore (Nov. 15) to Leipzig, WW I P.O.W. correspondence cards, Württemberg 1878 10 Pf. stationery envelope uprated with 10 Pf. + 30 Pf. from Ludwigsburg (15.3.) to Hong Kong, 1906 envelope franked with China coiling dragons to Basle, 1911/12 5 Rp. newspaper wrappers to Lokong and Kaying (2) South China, 1868 India 1/2 a. stationery envelope mailed within India from Udipi station to Mangalore, 1898 1 a. stationery from Mangalore (India) to Abetiti (Gold Coast), supplemented by picture postcards and five money receipts from Accra, Gold Coast. A fine gold medal awarded collection (Swiss level II, 2019) formed with much knowledge and research, viewing recommended.