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1942 cover LEBANON to Egypt. FPO 80 p/m + RAF censor R10/987

1942 (31st. Aug) cover from LEBANON to 'British Red cross, POW Bureau, Egypt' with d/r. FPO 80 p/m. and RAF censor R10/987. [Dates Recorded 31/8/42 to 15/10/42. From 74 OTU at RAF Rayak (Lebanon). FPO 80 NOT in Syria.] Ref: 285-081.

Price: £9.00
1942 cover MADAGASCAR to GB. FPO 596 p/m. censor 3267 h/s.

1942 cover from MADAGASCAR to GB with d/r. FPO 596 p/m. and censor 3267 h/s. Also OFFICIAL PAID m/c. Flap torn. Ref: 272-128.

Price: £30.00
1942 cover New ZEALAND to Red Cross, Switzerland. 3 censor labels

1942 (Nov) cover from New Zealand to Red Cross, Switzerland with Examined by 5961, Opened by Censor New Zealand and Geoffnet label. [code x] Also s/l. COUPON-REPONSE h/s. Ref: 284-101.

Price: £12.00
1942 cover NOVA-GOA to India with tied PC 90 OBE label

1942 (Oct) cover from NOVA-GOA to India with tied PC 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER label. Ref: 277-106.

Price: £12.00
1942 cover PALESTINE to Iraq. FPO 154 p/m. RAF censor R11/5 h/s.

1942 (21st. Oct) cover from PALESTINE to Iraq [3d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 154 p/m. and RAF censor R11/5 h/s. Also boxed NOT EXAMINED IRAQ CENSORSHIP h/s. and d/r. INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No. 7 receipt p/m. (26th. Oct) Ref: 281-060.

Price: £15.00
1942 cover PAPUA to Australia. FPO 38 p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR 662

1942 (Aug) Air Mail cover from PAPUA to Australia with s/r. FPO 38 p/m. and boxed AUSTRALIAN / MILITARY FORCES / PASSED BY CENSOR / 662 h/s. [3d. RATE] Mixed Franking. Ref: 282-086.

Price: £40.00
1942 cover S. RHODESIA to Germany. Baviaanspoort Internment Camp

1942 cover from S. RHODESIA to Germany endorsed 'Postage Free'. From 'Baviaanspoort Internment Camp, c/o Salisbury House' with PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and oval PRETORIA INTERNERINGSKAMP / OFFICIEEL VRY h/s. under UC8 label. Also German s/r. 'Ab' censor h/s. Corner soil. Ref: 281-050.

Price: £35.00
1942 cover South AFRICA to 'SWA' with oval INTERNMENT CAMP /ANDALUSIA h/s.

1942 cover from South AFRICA to 'SWA' with oval INTERNMENT CAMP /ANDALUSIA h/s. and bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. From 'Internment Lager Andalusia, 1271/40, c/o Censors Office Bloemfontein'. Ref: 279-057.

Price: £30.00

1942 cover from South AFRICA to 'SWA' with oval INTERNMENT CAMP /ANDALUSIA h/s. and bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR / DEUR DIE SENSOR GOEDGEKEUR h/s. From 'Internment Lager Andalusia, 662/40, c/o Censors Office Bloemfontein'. Also d/r. KEETMANSHOOP receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 280-026.

Price: £35.00
1942 cover SWAZILAND to USA. BREMERSDORP p/m. UC 8 censor label

1942 cover from SWAZILAND to USA with d/r. BREMERSDORP p/m. and South African UC 8 censor label. From 'Dr. D. Hgud, OBE'. Ref: 278-034.

Price: £35.00
1942 cover UKRAINE to 'Vera Pifflova' Collaborator . Feldpost 14446D

1942 cover from UKRAINE to 'Vera Pifflova, Pecky' [Czechoslovakia] with s/r. FELDPOST p/m. 'Vera Pifflova' - collaborator that was shot at the end of the war. She worked for the Gestapo. From 'Walter Brandstadter', Feldpost 14446D - 7th. Co., Inf. Regt. 514 in 294th. Inf. Div. - XVII Army Corps - 6th Army - Army Group South. Location: east of KHARKOV, Eastern Front. Includes picture of Walter and his sweetheart. Opening edge fault. Ref: 287-143.

Price: £25.00
1942 cover USA to Argentina. RETURNED TO SENDER BY CENSOR label

1942 (9th. Jan.) cover from USA to Argentina with RETURNED TO SENDER BY CENSOR label and insert slip 'FORM OC-64'. Also NEW YORK m/c. to rear [2nd. Feb] Ref: 274-090.

Price: £50.00
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 FRANCE to GB. PC 90 OBE 478 label + "Controle" label

1942 covers from FRANCE to GB. One with PC 90 OBE 478 label and "Controle" label, the other with PC 90 OBE 478 label. Ref: 285-033.

Price: £10.00
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 (8th. 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: 284-142.

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: 286-086.

Price: £75.00
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 GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO 475 p/m. PC 90 OBE A/6023 label.

1942 (June) Air Mail Honour Envelope from GIBRALTAR to GB [6d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and PC 90 OBE A/6023 label. Imprint: 43829 WP Ltd. From 'James Grant'. Ref: 281-009.

Price: £15.00