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1942-44 covers PALESTINE. FPO 121 + 154 p/m. RAF censors

1942 cover from PALESTINE to Tiberias with d/r. FPO 121 p/m. with RAF censor R10/887 h/s. Flap missing. 1944 Air Mail cover from PALESTINE to GB with d/r. FPO 154 p/m. and RAF censor R12/123 h/s. - RAF Gaza. Ref: 261-125.


Price: £9.00
1943 'Armate' PC GREECE to Italy. Feldpost 56220 censor 'Ad' h/s.

1943 'Armate' PC from GREECE to Italy. From Feldpost 56220 - Staff, Fortress Inf. Regt. 966 and s/r. censor 'Ad' h/s. Italian Volunteer. NB: Folded. Ref: 242-141.


Price: £35.00
1943 'Feldpost' cover to CROATIA with 'AS' censor. Feldpost 59922

1943 'Feldpost' cover to Semlin, CROATIA with s/r. FELDPOST p/m. and circ. 'AS' SS censor h/s. From Feldpost 59922. Waffen SS Assembly Camp II, Croatia. Location probably Zagreb. Ref: 255-115.


Price: £45.00
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 '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 (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 (Oct) Honour Envelope 'MEF' to GB. 3d. adhesives with 'MEF' o/p.

1943 (Oct) Honour Envelope from 'MEF' to GB with s/r. p/m. canc. 4 x 3d. adhesives with 'MEF' o/p. Also censor 2177 h/s. Faults. Ref: 261-010.


Price: £10.00
1943 adapted illustrated Airgraph 'BNAF' to GB censored

1943 adapted illustrated Christmas Airgraph from the 'BNAF' to GB and censored. Also standard airgraph for comparison. Ref: 246-039.


Price: £10.00
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 ADEN to 'TSS "Empire Trophy", IRAN' with 'AV2' in mss

1943 Air Mail cover from ADEN to 'TSS "Empire Trophy", (Tanker) IRAN' [19 1/4 Anna RATE] with d/r. ADEN p/m. and part PC 90 OBE F/ 109 label. Also d/r. Egypt CENSORSHIP h/s. and 'AV2' in mss. with d/r. ABADAN and BASRA receipt p/m. to rear. [AV2 Markings: Use in an open bag to alert postal authorities that an AV2 form was enclosed] Ref: 253-099.


Price: £50.00
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: 250-033.


Price: £12.00
1943 Air Mail cover INDIA to GB. 'No. 62 (GR) SQUADRON' h/s. RAF

1943 Air Mail cover from INDIA to GB with d/r. TEMPORARY PO / P-11 p/m. and boxed 'No. 62 (GR) SQUADRON' h/s. used as censor. From 'WA Clark, RAF'. In 1942 No. 62 Squadron was re-equipped with the Lockheed Hudson and it moved to Sumatra, then Burma and then India. Part flap missing. Ref: 251-058.


Price: £35.00
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: 246-009.


Price: £35.00
1943 Airgraph + envelope CEYLON to GB with RAF censor

1943 (Dec) Airgraph and delivery envelope from CEYLON to GB with RAF censor R18/W3 h/s. From 'Sect. B, RAF Ceylon'. Ref: 258-014.


Price: £9.00
1943 airgraph ERITREA to GB. Asmara. censored

1943 airgraph from ERITREA to GB with circ. 11 Censorship Dept h/s. From 'Asmara'. Egypt printing. Ref: 255-027.


Price: £25.00
1943 airgraph GB to 'LAC Chew, 8 Squad. RAF, ADEN, S. Arabia' redirected

1943 airgraph GB to 'LAC Chew, 8 Squad. RAF, ADEN, S. Arabia' and redirected to "Little" Aden. Folded. Ref: 259-073.


Price: £6.00
1943 Airgraph South AFRICA to GB. Italian POW Camp Zonderwater.

1943 Airgraph from South AFRICA to GB. From Italian Prisoner of War Camp Zonderwater. Union of South Africa. Messages from Italian POW's to be included in BBC Broadcasts to Italy. Ref: 259-099.


Price: £30.00
1943 Airgraph to Egypt. Redirected to 'Isle of Wight' RAF RETURN TO SENDER

1943 Airgraph from GB to EGYPT and redirected to 'Cpl. RVD Phillips, Isle of Wight' with Royal Air Force / RETURN TO SENDER h/s. Ref: 255-038.


Price: £20.00