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1942 cover USA to GB. 'North Atlantic Air Service'. PC 90 OBE 1394

1942 cover from USA to GB [30 cent RATE] endorsed 'North Atlantic Air Service' with PC 90 OBE 1394 label. From 'British Liaison Staff, c/o British Embassy, Washington'. Ref: 275-029.

Price: £10.00
1942 cover USA to MOROCCO. PC 90 label + resealing tape. CENSURA h/s.

1942 (Jan) Air Mail cover from USA to Tangier, MOROCCO with PC 90 OBE 6287 label under resealing tape tied by oval CENSURA / TANGER h/s. Also MADRID transit p/m. [[3rd. March] and TANGER m/c. to rear. [12th. March] Ref: 274-002.

Price: £100.00
1942 covers GB to 'LAC Cadet Livermore, RAF Hillside, BULAWAYO'

1942 covers [4 No.] from GB to 'LAC Cadet Livermore, RAF Hillside, BULAWAYO, Southern Rhodesia'. One to 'c/o APO No. 1345' and redirected to 'Guinea Fowl, Gwelo' with d/r. BULAWAYO / S. RHODESIA p/m. One redirected to '12(P) AFU' with d/r. RAAF BASE PO No. 4 / ENGLAND p/m. to rear. Also Southern Rhodesia 'TELEGRAM' cover with part d/r. BULAWAYO p/m. to rear. Faults. Ref: 270-082.

Price: £15.00
1942 covers INDIA to GB. RAF censor R16/7 and R16/50 h/s's

1942 (Oct) Air Mail cover from INDIA to GB with d/r. EXPERIMENTAL PO K.46 p/m. and RAF censor R16/7 h/s. From 'AC Adams, 17 Squadron RAF, India'. By the end of May 1942, the squadron had re-assembled at Calcutta and in June received aircraft again for the defence of the area. Ground attack missions began in February 1943. 1942 (Sept) Air mail cover from INDIA to GB with CALCUTTA m/c. boxed RAF censor R16/50 h/s. Also civil censor h/s. Faults. Ref: 265-005.

Price: £20.00

1942 (2nd June) Air Mail cover from CURACAO to GB with d/r. CURACAO / WILLEMSTAD p/m. and KONINKLIJKE MARINE / GEZIEN CENSUUR / ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY / PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. - Daynes NF 105. [Royal Marine: cancellation of the Dutch Naval destroyer of "Hr. Ms. van Kinsbergen"?] Also circ. GEZIEN CURACAO CENSUUR h/s. and EXAMINED BY / 6483 label. Ref: 266-083.

Price: £100.00
1942 Honour Envelope EGYPT to New Zealand. AUST BASE PO No 1 p/m.

1942 (1st. Sept) Honour Envelope from EGYPT to New Zealand with s/r. AUST BASE PO No. 1 p/m. Used during "The Battle of Alam el Halfa" took place between 30 Aug. and 5 Sept. 1942 south of El Alamein - Western Desert. Ref: 273-148.

Price: £18.00
1942 Honour Envelope IRAQ to GB. C-BASE POST OFFICE p/m. 'RAF'

1942 Air Mail Honour Envelope from IRAQ to GB with d/r. C-BASE POST OFFICE p/m. and d/r. DEPUTY CHIEF CENSORSHIP h/s. From 'FA Freeman, LAC, RAF'. Ref: 272-118.

Price: £10.00
1942 Honour Envelope SYRIA to GB. FPO 80 p/m. RAF censor

1942 Air Mail Honour Envelope SYRIA to GB [10d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 80 p/m. and RAF censor R10/511 h/s. [New recording] Also d/r. FPO 552 p/m. to rear. Folded. Ref: 262-092.

Price: £30.00
1942 illustrated Airgraph MEF to GB. 'Royal Corps Signals' censor 784 h/s.

1942 illustrated Airgraph [Royal Corps Signals] from MEF to GB with censor 784 h/s. From '24 SEC, 1 Coy, 3 APS, MEF'. [Air Formation Signals] Ref: 261-059.

Price: £12.00
1942 Letter Card IRAQ to GB. Indian FPO 101 p/m. RAF censor R11/765

1942 (Nov) Air Mail Letter Card from IRAQ [Persia] to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 101 p/m. and RAF censor R11/765 h/s. [From 31/9/42 to 3/4/43. Ind. Persia Abadan. 5152 Sqn. RAF Regiment (16/1/43)] From 'LAC French, 5152 Squadron, PIAFORCES'. Ref: 272-117.

Price: £20.00
1942 Newspaper wrapper GIBRALTAR to GB. PASSED / CENSOR h/s.

1942 (June) Newspaper wrapper from GIBRALTAR to GB [1d. RATE] with d/r. GIBRALTAR p/m. and oval PASSED / CENSOR h/s. in purple. From 'JA Giraldi, GPO Staff, Gibraltar'. NB: Part of rear missing. Ref: 258-056.

Price: £60.00
1942 OHMS Parcel label to 'Gerf. KUHNIS, Karl' (No. 78 PW Camp)

1942 OHMS Parcel label to 'Gerf. KUHNIS, Karl' (No. 78 PW Camp) High Garrett Camp, Braintree, Essex. Imprint: Wt. 57696/4908. NB: Folded. Ref: 274-012.

Price: £9.00
1942 PC GB to East Africa redirected to 'HMS KIPANGA'. EA APO 84 p/m.

1942 Air Mail PC from GB to 'LAC Dunsby. ER', East Africa [3d. RATE] and redirected to 'HMS KIPANGA' [British Naval Base] with d/r. EA APO 84 p/m. Also s/l. NOT KNOWN IN FMO KILINDINI h/s. Kenya. Faults. Ref: 265-106.

Price: £20.00
1942 PC Internment Camp, JAMAICA, BWI to USA. PASSED D/5 h/s.

1942 (Nov) PC Internment Camp, JAMAICA, BWI to USA with Crown PASSED D/5 h/s. and oval INTERNMENT & P of W Camp / JAMAICA h/s. 'From : No. 41'. POW. BWI - British West Indies. Ref: 254-072.

Price: £40.00
1942 POW 'Capture' PC. Italian soldier captured 'Bardia 5.1.41' LIBYA

1942 POW 'Capture' PC. Italian soldier captured 'Bardia 5.1.41' LIBYA. The Battle of Bardia was fought over three days between 3 and 5 Jan. 1941, as part of Operation Compass, the first military operation of the Western Desert Campaign of WW2. From 'Raffaele Berroni. Div. Cirene, Regt. Liguria 157th Bn 3rd Coy. Comando'. Repatriated on 4.4.42. Ref: 272-073.

Price: £25.00
1942 POW cover India to GERMANY redirected to 'Oflag IVE'

1942 POW cover from India to GERMANY with d/r. HAZARA p/m. Redirected to 'Oflag IVE' with censor h/s's. Prisoner of War. NB: Opens out. Ref: 260-057.

Price: £35.00
1942 POW l/s. ALGERIA to Italy. Oran

1942 POW l/s. from ALGERIA to Italy. Located 'Oran'. Ref: 270-059.

Price: £6.00
1942 POW l/s. AUSTRALIA to Italy. No. 7 Prisoner of War Camp, NSW

1942 POW l/s. from AUSTRALIA to Italy with PAID slogan m/c. and tied 2 OBC label. Also No. 7 Prisoner of War Camp, NSW, Australia h/s. Located Hay. Ref: 268-030.

Price: £30.00
1942 POW l/s. AUSTRALIA to Italy. tied 2 OBC label. Camp No. 8

1942 (Sept) POW l/s. from AUSTRALIA to Italy with tied 2 OBC label and receipt p/m. to rear. Also Camp No. 8 h/s. From 'Campo 8, Eastern Command, c/o District Censor, 45 Reservior St, SYDNEY'. Located: Hay. Ref: 268-031.

Price: £30.00
1942 POW l/s. EGYPT to Italy. 'Camp 306, MEF' Geneifa. censored

1942 POW l/s. from EGYPT to Italy and censored. From 'Camp 306, MEF' - Geneifa. Ref: 272-070.

Price: £10.00