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1939 (17th. Aug) comic PPC [Tank Corps] with WILTS m/c.

1939 (17th. Aug) comic PPC [Tank Corps Territorial Training Camp] with WILTS m/c. Ref: 256-097.

Price: £15.00
1939 (28th Aug) Air Mail cover ALGERIA to 'Cote d'Ivoire'. censored

1939 (28th Aug) Air Mail cover ALGERIA to 'Cote d'Ivoire' with s/r. ROVIGO p/m. and censor h/s's. Very early censorship. NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 255-097.

Price: £25.00
1939 (Aug) Air Mail cover PHILIPPINES to GB. censored Singapore

1939 (24th. Aug) Air Mail cover from the PHILIPPINES to GB with s/r. MANILA p/m. and boxed PASSED BY 10 CENSOR h/s. [Singapore] 28th Sept 1939. Ref: 265-068.

Price: £65.00
1939 (Aug) OHMS cover AG 12 WAR OFFICE to 'Major N Leith-Hay-Clark'

1939 (Aug) OHMS cover with oval AG 12 WAR OFFICE h/s. to 'Major N Leith-Hay-Clark'. [The Democratic Party was formed in 1942, during the Second World War by Major Norman Leith-Hay-Clark] Ref:264-145.

Price: £10.00
1939 (Feb) cover and soldiers letter SPAIN Civil War. censored

1939 (Feb) cover and soldiers letter from SPAIN to Gijon with weak boxed CENSURA MILITAR / ESTAFETA No. 25 h/s. From Pte. in 'Division Fleches Verdes , 9th Group del 100/17, 10th Bateria, Estafeta No. 25'. Letter headed 'Saludo a Franco. Viva Cristo Reg'. [The Flechas Verdes Division was a division of the Spanish Army and means "Green Arrows". It was created when the Flechas Azules Mixed Brigade was expanded into two division-sized units: the Flechas Verdes and Flechas Azules Divisions. The Flechas Verdes Division served in the Catalonia Offensive, the final offensive of the Spanish Civil War. Italians from the Corpo Truppe Volontarie served in these mixed Italo-Spanish Flechas (Arrows) units where the Italians provided the officers and technical personnel, while the Spanish served in the rank-and-file] Ref: 265-031.

Price: £35.00
1939 (Oct) Registered Letter JERSEY to '129th Regiment d'Infant'

1939 (Oct) uprated Registered Letter from JERSEY, Channel Islands to '129th Regiment d'Infant, 21 Compagnie, Le Havre, FRANCE' with tied CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label. Also circ. LE HAVRE receipt p/m. Ref: 253-118.

Price: £120.00
1939 (Sept) cover GB to 'General Johr', Yugoslavia and redirected

1939 (20th. Sept) cover from GB to 'General Fohr', Yugoslavia and redirected to Switzerland with d/r. GENEVA receipt p/m. Not censored. Ref: 256-128.

Price: £10.00
1939 (Sept) cover Netherland Indies. PASSED CENSOR MADURA h/s

1939 (Sept) cover from Netherland Indies to India with circ. SOERABAJA p/m. and tri. PASSED CENSOR 1 MADURA h/s. From 'Java, Dutch East Indies'. Also BOMBAY receipt p/m. Ref: 265-060.

Price: £30.00
1939 (Sept-Nov) covers + letters GERMANY with FELDPOST p/m's

1939 (Sept-Nov) covers and letters from GERMANY with s/r. FELDPOST p/m's. From Feldpost Nos. 28855, 37625 and 36831. Ref: 265-059.

Price: £12.00
1939 cover INDIA to Malaya. PASSED CENSOR 2 NEGAPATAM h/s.

1939 cover from INDIA to Malaya with d/r. NACHANDUPATTI p/m. and tri. PASSED CENSOR 2 NEGAPATAM h/s. Opening edge fault. Ref: 262-051.

Price: £15.00
1939 cover IRAN to '20th Mountain Battery, Kohat, NWFP, India'

1939 (Feb) Air Mail cover from IRAN to '20th Mountain Battery, Kohat, Royal Artillery, NWFP, India' with boxed KARACHI CANCELLED h/s. and d/r. KOHAT p/m. [NWF] From 'ERBS Kipurth, MIS'. Folded. Ref: 259-009.

Price: £30.00
1939 cover TUNISIA to Ivory Coast redirected. Censored

1939 Air Mail cover from TUNISIA to Ivory Coast and redirected to 'Abidjan' with s/r. D/0 censor h/s. Also d/r. CONTROLE POSTAL / Commission D h/s. and d/r. SASSANDRA / COTE D'IVORIE p/m. Edge nick. Ref: 249-043.

Price: £25.00

1939 PPC [Real photo: Rapid Transit] from BERMUDA to GB with HAMILTON slogan m/c. and s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / 12 / BERMUDA h/s. Also s/r. 'T' tax mark. Ref: 248-038.

Price: £250.00
1939 Registered cover GREECE to GB with PC 66 OBC 71 label

1939 Registered cover from GREECE to GB with Thessaloniki label and PC 66 OPENED BY / CENSOR / 71 label. [Special Fund of Hydraulic Works of Macedonia] NB: Corner missing to one adhesive. Ref: 260-087.

Price: £12.00
1939 Registered Letter SIERRA LEONE to GB. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1939 (4th Oct) uprated Registered Letter from SIERRA LEONE to GB [3d. + 2d.] with s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and boxed FREETOWN h/s. Ref: 252-138.

Price: £25.00
1939-40 covers CANADA. DUNDURN and SHILO MILITARY CAMP p/m's

1939 cover from CANADA to GB with s/r. DUNDURN MILITARY CAMP / FPO / SASK p/m. 1940 cover CANADA to USA with s/r. SHILO MILITARY CAMP / FPO / MAN p/m. Philatelic. Ref: 264-016.

Price: £9.00
1939-45 Air Letter 'RFA "Pearleaf" to GB. PASSED BY CENSOR label

1939-45 Air Letter 'RFA "Pearleaf" to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and PASSED BY CENSOR label - Daynes RNL 410. From '2nd. Engineer Officer. JW Stewart'. Ref: 248-137.

Price: £25.00
1939-45 cover 'Box 149'. UNDERCOVER addess Royal Marine

WW2 cover endorsed 'On Active Service' with MARITIME MAIL p/m. & plain resealing tape tied by tomb censor. From Royal Marine - 'Box 149, c/o Fleet Mail Office, Sheerness'. UNDERCOVER addess. Roughly opened. Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 250-001.

Price: £40.00

WW2 Air Mail cover from CURACOA to USA with d/r. ALGEMEEN MILITAIR COMMANDANT / OAZ CURACAO h/s. & tri. NIET GEOPEND DOOR CENSUUR h/s. Ref: 250-009.

Price: £35.00
1939-45 cover DAHOMEY to Switzerland with tied 'Geoffnet' label

1939-45 Air mail cover from DAHOMEY [French West Africa] to Switzerland with d/r. DAHOMEY p/m. and tied CONTROLE POSTAL label. Also tied German 'Geoffnet' label to rear (Code b). Ref: 257-018.

Price: £35.00