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Air Force

Air Force mail including the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and the Royal Air Force (RAF) incorporating RAF censor handstamps together with wartime airmails and their rates and routes.
At the end of WW1 the Royal Engineers and RAF pioneered International Air Mail Services by setting up airmail routes between Folkestone and Cologne in Germany serving the British Army on the Rhine.

 

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1945 cover CEYLON to GB. RAF POST 3 p/m. RAF censor R17/489 h/s.

1945 Air Mail cover from CEYLON to GB with d/r. RAFPOST CEYLON 39 p/m. [Kandy; HQ Air Command S E Asia] and RAF censor R17/489 h/s. Also PC 90 OBE label tied by tri. FIELD CENSOR 174 h/s. [India] From 'S/L WE Sandbach' and self censored. [Squadron Leader RAF] Ref: 310-118.


Price: £9.00
1945 cover GUADALCANAL to New Zealand. RNZAF / NZ APO C p/m.

1945 'Patriotic' cover from GUADALCANAL to New Zealand with circ. (RNZAF) / NZ APO C p/m. and boxed CENSORED h/s. signed by 'E Fancy F/O'. NZ. New Zealand Air Force. Ref: 310-141.


Price: £9.00
1946 (April) cover 'BLA' to Isle of Wight. FPO 870 p/m. RAF crest to flap

1946 (April) cover from 'BLA' to Isle of Wight with d/r. FPO 870 p/m. and RAF crest to flap [Royal Air Force - British Liberation Army in Belgium] Ref: 304-079.


Price: £9.00
1946 PPC [The Red Van] INDIA to GB. RAFPOST 9 SOUTH EAST ASIA p/m.

1946 PPC [The Red Van] from INDIA to GB with d/r. RAFPOST 9 SOUTH EAST ASIA p/m. From 'Sgt. G Sheppard RAF'. Ref: 311-075.


Price: £9.00
1959-66 reused covers with different RAF Re-Directed labels. One to RAF Aden.

1959-66 reused covers with different RAF Re-Directed labels. One to 'BFPO 69' - RAF Aden. Ref: 308-023.


Price: £9.00
1963 OHMS cover LIBYA to GB. FPO 86 p/m. RAF El Adem, BFPO 56

1963 Air Mail OHMS cover from LIBYA to GB with s/r. FPO 86 p/m. and RAF El Adem, BFPO 56 h/s. Guerrilla War. Ref: 308-123.


Price: £9.00
1942 Air Mail cover GB to 'Pilot Office Robert Russell, RAF, USA' redirected to Canada

1942 (Oct)Air Mail cover from GB to 'Pilot Office Robert Russell, RAF, USA' and redirected to 'No. 31 PD, Moncton, NB, Canada' with PC 90 OBE 3617 label and ALBANY transit m/c. to rear. Ref: 310-007.


Price: £8.00
1944 circa. Air Mail cover IRAQ to GB. FPO p/m. RAF Censor R11/479 h/s.

c.1944 Air Mail cover from IRAQ to GB [10d. RATE] with poor d/r. FPO p/m. and RAF Censor R11/479 h/s. Ref: 315-098.


Price: £8.00
1944-45 Registered Letters 'BLA' to GB. FPO 762 + 764 p/m's. RAF Censors R7/107 + 383

1944-45 Registered Letters from the 'BLA' to GB with d/r. FPO 762 and 764 p/m's. with oval RAF Censors R7/107 and 383 h/s's. Ref: 316-061.


Price: £8.00
1945 (Sept) cover HOLLAND to GB. FPO 432 p/m. censor R7/410 h/s. '2 TAF'

1945 (9th. Sept) cover from HOLLAND to GB with d/r. FPO 432 p/m. and censor R7/410 h/s. From '2 TAF'. Ref: [2TAF Second Tactical Air Force. ie RAF] 315-001.


Price: £8.00
1945 cover 'BLA' to GB. FPO 432 p/m. RAF censor R7/410 h/s.

1945 (Aug) cover from 'BLA' to GB with d/. FPO 432 p/m. and RAF censor R7/410 h/s. Canadian Forces, Northern Europe. From 'Cpl. Mellor KM, RAF'. Ref: 315-159.


Price: £8.00
1942-44 Honour Envelopes EGYPT to GB. RAF censors R11/79 and 246

1942-44 Honour Envelopes from EGYPT to GB with s/r. EPP p/m. and RAF censors R11/79 and R11/246 h/s's. Ref: 313-127.


Price: £6.00
1943 Air Letter GB to 'S/Ld. RW Toft RAF, 298 Wing HQ, West African Forces'

1943 (July) Air Letter from GB to 'S/Ld. RW Toft 90968, RAF, 298 Wing HQ, West African Forces'. [Squadron Leader] Ref: 309-070.


Price: £6.00
1944 cover + letter GB to 'RAF Station Newtownards, Co. Down, N. Ireland'

1944 cover and letter from Manchester to '2204762 ACI O'Brien V, RAF Station Newtownards, Co. Down, N. Ireland' with two PC 90 labels. Ref: 311-043.


Price: £6.00
1945 cover DENMARK to 'Cpl. Kraul, M. Royal Air Force, Sunningdale, England'

1945 (Sept) cover from DENMARK to 'Cpl. Kraul, M. Royal Air Force, Sunningdale, England' with ESBJERG slogan m/c. and tied Danmark Udlandspostkontrolle label. NB: Folded and worn. Ref: 306-086.


Price: £6.00
1981 uprated Registered Letter GERMANY to GB. FPO p/m. 'RAF Wildenrath, BFPO 42'

1981 (April) uprated 'Forces Overseas' Registered Letter from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO p/m. From 'RAF Wildenrath, BFPO 42'. Ref: 316-034.


Price: £6.00
1944 PPC [Bristol BLENHEIM IV] bomber with GLOUCESTER m/c.

1944 PPC [Bristol BLENHEIM IV] bomber with GLOUCESTER m/c. Ref: 304-067.


Price: £5.00
1945 ps Forces Letter GB to 'AC2 HOOD K., Royal Air Force, South East Asia Air Forces'

1945 (May) postal stationary Forces Letter from GB to 'AC2 HOOD K., Section K, 5 Base Signals Unit, Royal Air Force, South East Asia Air Forces'. [RAF. SEAAF] Ref: 316-027.


Price: £5.00