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1943 'Koala' POW PC AUSTRALIA to Germany. No. 13 POW Group, Murchison

1943 YMCA 'Koala' POW PC from AUSTRALIA to Germany with Air Mail h/s. Also Australian and German censor h/s's. From No. 13 POW Group, Murchison. Description in German. NB: Adhesive missing. Ref: 268-029.


Price: £35.00
1943 'Message Form' SEYCHELLES to 'HQ Coast Sub Area, HQ EA Command'

1943 Telegraph 'Message Form' from SEYCHELLES to 'HQ Coast Sub Area, HQ EA Command'. mss .. "Captain MAY due release ... recommend Lt. EUDEN to replace". Army Form C 2136 (Large) Ref: 254-132.


Price: £25.00
1943 'Notification of Capture' PC to Italy. Camp 308 POW, Egypt

1943 'Notification of Capture' PC [AF W.3054] from Red Cross to Italy with weak boxed h/s. Regarding 'Mario Curti' in Camp 308 POW, Egypt. Located: Mustafa Barracks, Alexandria. Ref: 269-037.


Price: £12.00
1943 'RAF Priviledge Envelope' IRAQ to GB. FPO 171 p/m. RAF censor

1943 Air Mail 'RAF Priviledge Envelope' from IRAQ to GB [10d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 171 p/m. and RAF censor R11/162 h/s. - known No. 134 MU. Ref: 255-039.


Price: £30.00
1943 (Feb) cover + letter 'RAF Chicksands, Shefford' to Bletchley

1943 (Feb) cover and letter from 'RAF Chicksands, Shefford' to Bletchley with HITCHEN m/c. [RAF Chicksands:- RAF took over operations and established a signal intelligence collection (SIGINT) unit there, known as a Y Station. The site operated as a SIGINT collection site throughout the Second World War, intercepting German traffic and passing the resulting material to the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park] Ref: 268-017.


Price: £35.00
1943 (Jan) cover + Letter SIERRA LEONE to GB. OFFICIAL PAID m/c. RAF censor

1943 (Jan) Air Mail cover and Letter from SIERRA LEONE to GB with OFFICIAL PAID m/c. and RAF censor R11/40 h/s. [ERD] From 'Pilot Officer BM Smith, 270 Squadron RAF, West African Forces' using Consolidated Catalina flying boat. It flew sorties into the mid-Atlantic on anti-submarine patrols, sinking a U-boat in January 1943. Ref: 257-144.


Price: £35.00
1943 (July) Red Cross cover from EGYPT to CYPRUS. censored

1943 (July) Red Cross cover from EGYPT to CYPRUS with CAIRO m/c. and censored. Also s/r. NICOSIA / CYPRUS receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 261-042.


Price: £15.00
1943 (July) Telegram: German occupation of SERBIA to Betscherek

1943 (July) Telegram: German occupation of SERBIA to Betscherek, Petrovgrad with cachet of Local Authority, DEUTSCHE ELEMER. Ref: 268-134.


Price: £15.00
Market price: £20.00 save 25%
1943 (June) POW l/s. USA to Italy. 'Camp Hereford, Texas'. censored

1943 (June) POW l/s. from USA to Italy with NEW YORK m/c. and censored. From 'Camp Hereford, Texas'. NB: Faults. Ref: 270-055.


Price: £8.00
1943 (March) cover AUSTRALIA 'RAAF / CONCESSION POSTAL RATE'

1943 (March) cover from AUSTRALIA with boxed 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE / CONCESSION POSTAL RATE' h/s. Also s/r. PETERBOROUGH receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 267-044.


Price: £20.00
1943 (May) Air Mail POW l/s. UGANDA to Italy endorsed 'Evacuee Mail'

1943 (May) Air Mail POW l/s. from UGANDA to Italy endorsed 'Evacuee Mail' with d/r. POSTAGE PAID p/m. and boxed P/W EAST AFRICA 130 h/s. Also oval INTERNMENT CAMP No. 6 UGANDA h/s. c/o PW Censorship Section, EA Command, Nairobi. Edge soil. Ref: 266-025.


Price: £45.00
1943 (Oct) cover FALKLAND Islands to GB. OFFICIAL PAID. censor 4428

1943 (Oct) cover from the FALKLAND Islands to GB with OFFICIAL PAID m/c. and circ. censor 4428 h/s. Known correspondance from 'Pte. Robinson, A Coy, 11th West Yorkshire Regt.'. NB: Flap missing. Ref: 264-112.


Price: £90.00
1943 adapted illustrated Airgraphs 'BNAF' to GB censored

1943 adapted illustrated Christmas Airgraphs from the 'BNAF' to GB and censored. Also standard airgraph for comparison. Ref: 267-115.


Price: £9.00
1943 Air Letter GB to 'Lt Cdr RC Pocock RNR, Naval Party 911'

1943 (Oct) Air Letter from GB to 'Lt Cdr RC Pocock RNR, Naval Party 911' with PC 90 OBE 9341 tape. [No. 911: Fixed A/S Defences AZORES called ALACRITY 08.10.43 to 02.11.43] Operation Alacrity - British US bases in the Azores to protect their convoys in the vast black hole of the mid-Atlantic known as the Azores Gap. In 1943 they devised a plan to set up air bases on the Azores Islands. Ref: 261-020.


Price: £20.00
1943 Air Mail cover BRAZIL to GB. PC 90 OBE 1492 IC label BERMUDA

1943 'PANAIR' Air Mail cover from BRAZIL to GB endorsed 'Via Africa' with PC 90 OBE 1492 IC label of BERMUDA. Also ABERTA PELA CENSURA label of Brazil. Ref: 272-005.


Price: £25.00
1943 Air Mail cover ERITREA to 'Supreme Court, CYPRUS'. IFPO 90 p/m

1943 (April) Air Mail cover from ERITREA to 'GC Griffith Williams, Supreme Court, CYPRUS' [Chief Justice] with d/r. Indian FPO 90 p/m. and censor 2177 h/s. Also EGYPT transit m/c. and s/r. NICOSIA receipt p/m. Ref: 266-002.


Price: £25.00
1943 Air Mail cover GIBRALTAR to GB with A6025 label

1943 Air Mail cover from GIBRALTAR to GB [6d. RATE] with d/r. GIBRALTAR p/m. and A6025 label. Ref: 272-098.


Price: £9.00
1943 Air Mail cover TANGANIKA to S. Africa. Royal Navy tomb censor

1943 Air Mail cover from TANGANIKA to S. Africa with d/r. TANGA p/m. and Royal Navy tomb censor signed by 'D Sullioan. 14/12'. Ref: 258-109.


Price: £20.00
1943 Air Mail POW l/s. POLAND to New Zealand Tax due censored

1943 Air Mail Prisoner of War lettersheet from Stalag VIII B, POLAND to New Zealand with boxed Taxe due h/s. Also Camp censor and America EXAMINED BY 10035 label. From 'Pte William H Holland'. Ref: 267-097.


Price: £30.00
Market price: £35.00 save 14%
1943 airgraph + envelope CANADA to Australia. RAAF, Wireless School

1943 airgraph and delivery envelope from CANADA to Australia with EXAMINED BY CENSOR h/s. From 'LAC Easther, RAAF, # 2Wireless School, Canada' [Royal Australian Air Force] with RCAF Headquarters, Ottawa in mss. [Royal Canadian Air Force] Ref: 263-020.


Price: £20.00