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1943-44 Air Mail 'Royal Australian Navy' Honour envelope [Daynes AUS N1 Flap on side]

1943-44 Air Mail 'Royal Australian Navy' Honour envelope [Daynes AUS N1: Flap on side] to NSW with GV1 definitive 3d brown tied by circ. p/m. Also plain resealing label with '6692' in pencil. Ref: 311-118.


Price: £25.00
1943-44 Air Mail 'Royal Australian Navy' Honour envelope [Daynes AUS N1: Flap on side]

1943-44 Air Mail 'Royal Australian Navy' Honour envelope AS 1324 [Daynes AUS N1: Flap on side] AUSTRALIA to Victoria [3d. RATE] with poor NAVY PO No. 1 p/m. [Located Darwin] Imprint: St 3856. Ref: 313-128.


Price: £25.00
1944 'ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY' Honour envelope Dutch New Guinea to Australia

1944 (Aug) 'ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY' Air Mail Honour envelope from Dutch New Guinea to Australia with s/r. AUST. ARMY PO 197 p/m. [Advanced Allied Force HQ] and HMS SHIPS h/s. Designated 'AS 1324' with flap to side. Ref: 307-085.


Price: £45.00
1944 (April) cover ALGERIA to Egypt. 'Cruiser SUFFREN'. POSTE NAVALE p/m.

1944 (April) cover from ALGERIA to Egypt with s/r. POSTE NAVALE p/m. and censored. From 'Cruiser SUFFREN'. [Suffren, disarmed and interned in Egypt by the British on 22 June 1940. Rejoined the Allies and rearmed on 30 May 1943] Ref: 312-027.


Price: £25.00
1944 (Aug) Air Mail cover GUAM to USA. 'USS Elmore'. censored

1944 (Aug) Air Mail cover from GUAM to USA with US NAVY m/c. and d/r. PASSED BY / NAVAL CENSOR h/s. From 'USS Elmore, APA-42' - a Bayfield-class attack transport, US Navy. Elmore landed troops in the assault on Guam 21st. July 1944 and remained to embark casualties whom she carried to Eniwetok. Ref: 312-132.


Price: £9.00
1944 (Aug) cover 'HMS KILCHATTAN' to USA. tomb censor h/s.

1944 (Aug) cover from 'HMS KILCHATTAN' to USA with oval dumb p/m. and Royal Navy tomb censor h/s. From 'AF Rodmell'. [Second half 1944 to early 1945 : convoy escort duties off WEST AFRICA] Corner missing. Ref: 311-166.


Price: £10.00
1944 (Aug) cover 'USS DOWNES' to USA. US NAVY p/m. censored

1944 (Aug) cover from 'USS DOWNES' to USA with US NAVY p/m. and censored. USS Downes was a Mahan-class destroyer in the United States Navy. In July 1944 Downes began convoy duty from Eniwetok to Saipan in support of the Marianas Islands operation, then patrolled off Tinian during its invasion. She gave fire support at Marpi Point, Tinian, and bombarded Aguijan Island. Ref: 313-122.


Price: £9.00
1944 (Jan) PPC from GB to 'USS D.L. Dix, USA'. Crown PASSED P.131 h/s.

1944 (Jan) PPC from GB to 'USS D.L. Dix, USA' with FALMOUTH m/c. and Crown PASSED P.131 h/s. [USS Dorothea L. Dix: transport ship of the United States Navy. Between 29 December 1943 and 10 March 1944 she carried troops on two voyages from New York to Gourock Bay and Liverpool.] Ref: 311-087.


Price: £9.00
1944 (Nov) Air Letter 'ss "Nieuw Holland" to Australia. PC 90 OBE 488 tape

1944 (Nov) Air Mail Letter from 'ss "Nieuw Holland" to Australia [6d. RATE] with PC 90 OBE 488 tape. Dutch troop transport ship in British service: ss New Holland - Royal Paketvaart Maatschappij (KPM): From July to Nov. 1944, New Holland operated a ferry service between Southampton and the French coast to transfer troops. Repaired. Ref: 312-003.


Price: £25.00
1944 Air Letters 'HMS COLOMBO' to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. tomb censor

1944 [Feb. March and July] Air Letters from 'HMS COLOMBO' to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and tomb censor h/s. [Feb: Mediterranean convoy defence. March: Joined US Navy escort for Convoy UGS36 with ships of 37th. July: Mediterranean convoy defence in continuation. Nominated for support of planned landing in South of France with HM Cruiser CALEDON as part of Task Force 88 under US Navy command (Operation DRAGOON)] From 'Fred Rand'? Ref: 311-165.


Price: £15.00
1944 Airgraph from 'TB Dawkins, 571 LCA Flotilla, c/o GPO London'

1944 (March) Airgraph from 'TB Dawkins, 571 LCA Flotilla, c/o GPO London' with tomb censor h/s. [Landing Craft Assault (LCA). Prince Leopold carried seven LCA of 504 LCA Flotilla consisting of LCAs 570, 1045, 571, 550, 568 622 and 623. Sailed with Convoy O1 to OMAHA BEACH. June 1944] Ref: 304-043.


Price: £9.00
1944 cover GB to 'Navy 134 FPO, San Francisco'. redirected to '3964' Leyte

1944 (Nov) Air Mail cover from GB to 'John A Clarke, Transhipment Mail Office, Navy 134 FPO, San Francisco' [Brisbane, Australia] and redirected to "3964" - Tacloban, Leyte, Philippine Islands. [Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign: 22 Oct. 1944 - 21 Dec. 1944] US Navy. NB: Creased. Ref: 310-126.


Price: £9.00
1944 cover MARIANA Is. to USA. 'USS Houston F Div'. NAVAL CENSOR h/s.

1944 (12th. June) cover from MARIANA Islands to USA with US NAVY p/m. and d/r. PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR h/s. From 'USS Houston F Div'. USS Houston (CL-81), a Cleveland-class light cruiser, was the third vessel in the United States Navy. Houston screened carrier strike units which pounded the Mariana Islands on 12–13 June and the Bonin Islands on 15–16 June. Ref: 314-100.


Price: £10.00
1944 cover MOROCCO to 'FS Roselys, c/o GPO London' Free French Navy

1944 (May) cover from MOROCCO to 'FS Roselys, c/o GPO London' Free French Navy with Controle censor label and s/r. 'X3' h/s. [Roselys (formerly HMS Sundew) was one of the nine Flower-class corvettes lent by the Royal Navy to the Free French Naval Forces. One of nine Free French escort vessels which supported the Normandy landings on and after 6 June 1944] Ref: 307-103.


Price: £45.00
1944 cover to 'WR Tilley, 3 Mess , c/o BFMO, BERMUDA'. tomb censor

1944 (Aug) cover to 'WR Tilley, 3 Mess , c/o BFMO, BERMUDA' and redirected to "Tortola" [British Virgin Islands] with Royal Navy tomb censor h/s. From 'D Sands Sto.'. Ref: 308-148.


Price: £20.00
1944 PPC [HMS "HOOD" Flagship] with LANCASTER m/c. Sunk 1941

1944 PPC [HMS "HOOD" Flagship] with LANCASTER m/c. Sunk 1941. Ref: 303-034.


Price: £6.00
1944-45 Air Letter + covers Eastern Task Force. Motor Launch 201

1944-45 Air Letter and covers from Motor Launch 201 - 13th. ML Flotilla. Eastern Task Force. From (Jeff) "JH Luck RNVR, HMML 201". 1944 (Dec) Air letter with oval HMNL 201 cachet and tomb censor h/s. Also 1945 (March) cover from India 'On leave' with d/r. NAINI TAL p/m. [Himalayas] and 1945 (April) cover with d/r. BRITISH FLEET MAIL 37 p/m. [India] Ref: 310-107.


Price: £45.00
1945 (Dec) cover from 'Naval Party 1738, c/o FMO, Reading' to GB.

1945 (Dec) cover from 'Naval Party 1738, c/o FMO, Reading' to GB with d/r. BRITISH FLEET MAIL p/m. Naval Party 1738 - ROYAL KATHERINE 01.09.45 – 04.46. [HMS Royal Katherine was the Headquarters Flag Officer Western Germany between 1945 and 1946] Ref: 310-123.


Price: £9.00
1945 (May) cover 'HMS COFER' to USA. US NAVY p/m. censored

1945 (May) Air Mail cover from 'HMS COFER' to USA with US NAVY p/m. and censored. USS Cofer, a Buckley-class destroyer escort of the United States Navy. On 2 May 1945 as the group swept the straits to prepare for motor torpedo boat operations off Cape Djoeata, concealed shore batteries sank YMS-481. According to the Final Muster Roll from the YMS-481, Cofer destroyed the batteries and rescued 18 survivors of YMS-481. [The Battle of Tarakan was the first stage in the BORNEO campaign of 1945. [1 May – 21 June 1945] Djoeata was located on Tarakan's NW coast. (Tarakan Island, Netherlands East Indies)] Ref: 313-121.


Price: £45.00
1945 (Nov) cover GB to 'HMS "Formidable", c/o GPO London' Australia

1945 (Nov) cover from GB to 'HMS "Formidable", c/o GPO London' [Australia] with 'Received 7/12/45' to rear. HMS Formidable assigned to the British Pacific Fleet (BPF) in 1945 where she played a supporting role during the Battle of Okinawa and later attacked targets in the Japanese Home Islands. The ship then loaded elements of the 7th Australian Div. and their equipment at Tarakan Island, Borneo, and picked up more Australians at Morotai; she arrived at Sydney on 6 Dec. 1945. Vice-Admiral Vian addressed the ship's crew on 27 Dec. before she departed the following day with 800 naval personnel embarked for passage home. Ref: 314-108.


Price: £12.00