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1939 (11th. Sept) cover FRANCE to GB. tied Controle Postal Militaire label

1939 (11th. Sept) cover from FRANCE to GB with Controle Postal Militaire label tied by d/r. Controle Postal h/s. Ref: 287-071.

Price: £15.00
1939 (21st. Sept) cover GREECE to GB. tied CONTROLE DU CHANGE label

1939 (21st. Sept) cover from GREECE to GB with d/r. PATRAS p/m. and tied CONTROLE DU CHANGE label to rear. Ref: 303-099.

Price: £9.00
1939 (26th. Sept) cover with FELDPOST p/m. From Feldpost number 08771

1939 (26th. Sept) cover with FELDPOST p/m. to 'battalion II/VIII'. From Feldpost number 08771. Number blacked out in postmark. Ref: 301-146.

Price: £9.00
1939 (Dec) PC GERMANY. WEIMER p/m. Czech in Buchenwald Concentration Camp

1939 (Dec) PC [Type Po2a] from GERMANY with d/r. WEIMER p/m. and censor 'Gepruft / Block 47' h/s. [Type C9 and C16] From Czech POW in Buchenwald Concentration Camp. [Type Nos. from Lordahl's German Concentration Camps 1933-45] Ref: 303-105.

Price: £70.00
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: 302-147.

Price: £25.00
1939 (Oct) cover + letter GB to FRANCE. redirected Controle Postal Militaire label

1939 (Oct) cover and letter from GB to FRANCE and redirected with tied Controle Postal Militaire label. Roughly opened. Ref: 298-050.

Price: £10.00
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: 294-133.

Price: £85.00
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: 302-155.

Price: £20.00

1939 (Dec.) Air Mail cover from GIBRALTAR to GB [7d. RATE] with PASSED BY CENSOR / NCSO h/s. in red to rear. From 'R.B.G. Francis. Lt. Cmdr RN'. [N.C.S.O: Naval Control of Shipping Officer] Creased. Ref: 303-119.

Price: £65.00
1939 cover UGANDA toi Switzerland. KAMPALA p/m. N/185 OPENED BY CENSOR

1939 cover from UGANDA to Switzerland. KAMPALA p/m. with N/185 OPENED BY CENSOR label. East Africa. Ref: 301-034.

Price: £9.00

1939 PC from FRANCE to 'Marseille' with DINARD m/c. and d/r. BASE AERIENNE ANNEXE DE DINARD h/s. French Air Force Base. Ref: 302-003.

Price: £15.00

1939 (Nov) 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. [1d. RATE adhesive] Ref: 289-083.

Price: £75.00
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 SEGBWEMA h/s. Commercial. Part flap missing. Ref: 303-106.

Price: £18.00
1939-45 'Royal Navy' Honour Envelope to GB. PC 90 OBE 1544 label. [BERMUDA]

1939-45 'Royal Navy' Honour Envelope with RFHMS m/c. to GB with PC 90 OBE 1544 label. [BERMUDA] From 'H Cole'. Ref: 294-080.

Price: £15.00
1939-45 Air Letter CEYLON to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. 'HMS Mayina'

1939-45 Air Letter from CEYLON to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and weak boxed PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. From 'HMS Mayina - a holding transit camp/shore base just outside of Coloumbo, Ceylon. To have been used as a base for the  build up of to the invasion of Japan, But was never used due to the dropping of the Atomic bombs. Used for the repatriation home of troops. Ref: 287-044.

Price: £12.00
1939-45 cover 'No. 5 Unit. COLME' to GB. CENSORED / AT SEA h/s.

1939-45 cover from 'No. 5 Unit. COLME' to GB with RFHMS m/c. and CENSORED / AT SEA h/s. [Daynes N1060] Probably troopship. From 'Cpl. Rigby AH, 'No. 5 Unit. COLME, c/o OC Mobilisation Ctre., Henlow Beds'. Ref: 294-113.

Price: £15.00
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: 297-121.

Price: £20.00
1939-45 cover NEW ZEALAND to Australia. boxed PASSED CENSOR h/s.

1939-45 cover from NEW ZEALAND to Australia [3d. RATE] with HMS / SHIPS h/s. and boxed PAQUEBOT h/s. Also Royal Navy boxed PASSED / CENSOR h/s. - Daynes N.950. Ref: 288-043.

Price: £25.00
1939-45 cover Royal Navy OPENED BY CENSOR 545762 label

1939-45 Air Mail cover to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. & Royal Navy OPENED BY CENSOR / 545762 label - Daynes RNL 430 - Black on Buff. Naval. From 'C Lawrence, Dis. a. R53583'. Ref: 287-109.

Price: £18.00
1939-45 OHMS cover 'Camp 47 RM' Italian POW photo + glass slides

1939-45 OHMS cover regarding 'T 71570 - Cap. Magg - Army, Antonio Scalise' Italian POW in 'Camp 47 RM' with photo and 2 small glass slides. Ref: 289-058.

Price: £20.00