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1940 Report from 'HMS Queen of Bermuda' re: William Becker German POW

1940 (April) typed 8 page Report by Lieut. AW Motts RNR of 'HMS Queen of Bermuda' re: William Becker German POW taken off Spanish ship El 'Cuidad De Sevilla'. Real name is 'Willi Mertes'. Includes details of German vessels given by POW of ships at Las Palmas and Tenerife. [Passenger ship Queen of Bermuda requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an Armed Merchant Cruiser. Nov. 39 - March 42: South Atlantic Station: on patrol to Montevideo arriving 11 April 1940] Spy. Faults. Ref: 314-140.


Price: £35.00
1940 Telegram + envelope MALAYA with PARIT BUNTAR receipt p/m.

1940 (May) Telegram and envelope from Kallal, MALAYA with d/r. PARIT BUNTAR receipt p/m. [Kerian district, NW of Perak] Telegraphs Department. NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 314-092.


Price: £15.00
1941 (Aug) Air Mail Honour Envelope EGYPT to India. Indian FPO 19 p/m. censored

1941 (Aug) Air Mail Honour Envelope from EGYPT to India with d/r. Indian FPO 19 p/m. and censored. Writing to rear. Ref: 314-038.


Price: £7.00
1941 (Nov) Air Mail Honour envelope SUDAN to India with Indian FPO 12 p/m.

1941 (Nov) Air Mail Honour envelope from SUDAN to India with circ. Indian FPO 12 p/m. and tri. censor 2873 h/s. From 'Wright' with d/r. MAZGOAN receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 314-037.


Price: £25.00
1941 (Sept) cover MALAYA to Australia. FPO SP 501 p/m. RAF censor R8/74 h/s.

1941 (Sept) Air Mail cover from MALAYA to Australia with d/r. FPO SP 501 p/m. and RAF censor R8/74 h/s. [Dates Recorded: 6/1/41 to 22/11/41] Ref: 314-009.


Price: £25.00
1941 cover ANGOLA to USA. Examined by Censor No..... label

1941 cover from ANGOLA to USA with d/r. MOSSAMEDES p/m. and tied Examined by Censor No..... label with tri. PASSED BY CENSOR 5 h/s. over [Northern Rhodesia] Corner missing. Ref: 314-097.


Price: £25.00
1941 cover SWITZERLAND to GB. 'A. Przeworski' - Polish Pilot interned at Thurgau

1941 Air Mail cover from SWITZERLAND to 'Thomas Glinski, Ambasade de Pologne', GB with d/r. THURGAU p/m. Also PC 90 OBE 1331 label and Geoffnet - Militar Zensur label to rear. From 'Plt. A. Przeworski' - Polish Pilot interned at Thurgau. Folded. Ref: 314-027.


Price: £35.00
1941 cover TRINADAD to GB. PORT OF SPAIN p/m. '74 RNAS Piarco, Trinidad'

1941 cover from TRINADAD to GB with d/r. PORT OF SPAIN p/m. From '74 RNAS Piarco, Trinidad'. Royal Naval Air Station. British West Indies. [749 Squadron - Observer Training Squadron, part of No.1 Observer School. Formed here on 01.01.41. Equipped with Supermarine Walrus, Grumman Goose, and Avro Anson] Corner missing. Ref: 314-004.


Price: £6.00
1941 cover USA to 'BARM, Washington'. US Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif.' h/s.

1941 (Nov) Air Mail cover from USA to 'BARM, Washington' with s/l. US Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif.' h/s. [BARM: Block Acceptance Reporting Mechanism] Ref: 314-032.


Price: £6.00
1941 cover ZANZIBAR to USA with KENYA OPENED BY CENSOR 341 label

1941 cover from ZANZIBAR to USA with poor d/r. ZANZIBAR p/m. and OPENED BY CENSOR 341 label tied by circ. MOMBASSA / KENYA transit p/m. Ref: 314-120.


Price: £30.00
1941 covers and letter 'Sigm. Shackell, 11th. Indian Div. Signals, MALAYA' to GB

1941 covers and letter from 'Sigm. Shackell, 11th. Indian Div. Signals, MALAYA' to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 36 p/m. and tri. censor 3155 h/s. [located KEDAH, Sungai Petani. Northern part of Malaysia. After the Japanese invasion of Thailand, with the landings at Singora and Patani on 8 Dec. 1941, they attacked toward NW Malaya. To help delay the Japanese, three columns were dispatched from Malaya. In front of the 11th Indian Division, two columns were sent out. The Battle of Singapore 31 Jan. – 15 Feb. ended with the capture of 9th and 11th Indian Divisions and the 12th, 44th and 45th brigades and 55,000 Indian servicemen were made POW] Only Nov. cover has letter enclosed. Ref: 314-115.


Price: £45.00
1941 PC GERMANY to POW, Camp 321 Middle East redirected to Canada and Australia

1941 PC from GERMANY to POW 'Wilhelm Schell', Camp 321 Middle East and redirected to Canada and Australia. Circ. German censor and boxed P/W MIDDLE EAST 164 h/s. Also BASE APO / CANADA m/c. and s/r. CANADA INT. OP / 26 CENSORED h/s to rear with diamond 3 PASSED BY CENSOR 273 h/s. of Australia. NB: Filing holes. Ref: 314-039.


Price: £30.00
1941 POW PC from INDIA to Italy and censored. From No. 8 P.W. Camp

1941 POW PC from INDIA to Italy and censored. From No. 8 P.W. Camp - Bangalore. Ref: 314-064.


Price: £7.00
1941 PPC EGYPT to GB with EPP 4 p/m. RAF censor R9/40 h/s.

1941 (Nov. 14th) PPC from EGYPT to GB with circ. EPP 4 p/m. and RAF censor R9/40 h/s. From 'AC/ Popplewell, 148 Squad. RAF, Egypt'. Operating 'Vickers Wellington' an active bomber squadron. In March 1941 it moved to Kabrit in Egypt. From here it supported the 8th Army during its battles for control of the North African Desert, operating from a number of desert landing grounds. [Recorded: 15/11/41 to 28/1/42. 148 Sqn. at RAF Kabrit] Ref: 314-133.


Price: £9.00
1941 uprated ps PC East AFRICA to GB. EA APO 2 p/m. censor No. 400

1941 uprated Air Mail ps PC from East AFRICA to GB with d/r. EA / APO 2 p/m. and PASSED BY MILITARY CENSOR / No. 400 h/s. From 'Pte. C (Cyril) Booker, EA L of C, No. 2 Coy, APS, East Africa Forces'. Postal stationary. Ref: 314-122.


Price: £25.00
1942 circa. 'Royal Navy' Honour Envelope to GB. Redirected to 'HM TB Z8'

c.1942 'Royal Navy' Honour Envelope to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and PC 90 OBE 4649 label. Also boxed PASSED BY / P No. 5784 / NAVAL CENSOR h/s. [Daynes N 420] Redirected to 'HM TB Z.8'. Motor Torpedo Boat. Ref: 314-074.


Price: £15.00
1942 cover GB to 'SS Barduan' redirected to 'SS Empire Kamal'

1942 (Nov) cover from GB to 'SS Barduan' and redirected to 'SS Empire Kamal' with boxed CAPETOWN / RELEASED BY CENSOR h/s. and PC 90 OBE 1494 label. EMPIRE KAMAL - Convoy number: HX 205. Destination: HALIFAX 30/08/42. Ref: 314-130.


Price: £20.00
1942 cover GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO 475 p/m. RAF censor R6/143 h/s.

1942 (3rd. Oct) cover from GIBRALTAR to GB with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and RAF censor R6/143 h/s. Earlier recording. [Dates Recorded: 12/11/42 to 24/11/43] Ref: 314-011.


Price: £9.00
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: 314-109.


Price: £20.00
1942 printed Red Cross PC [MOD. 10] ITALY regarding POW in India to 'P.M. 220 T'

1942 (Nov) printed Red Cross PC [MOD. 10] from ITALY regarding POW in India to 'P.M. 220 T'. Ref: 314-047.


Price: £10.00