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1944 Air Mail POW l/s. from Stalag VIII A, Germany to NEW ZEALAND

1944 Air Mail POW lettersheet from Stalag VIII A, Germany to NEW ZEALAND [40pf RATE] endorsed 'Luftpost bis Nordamerica'. From 'NH Atkinson'. mss : "The Commission from the Swiss Legation in Berlin came, listened & one or two things have been fixed up." Ref: 321-161.


Price: £30.00
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: 321-092.


Price: £9.00
1944 AM Air Letter 'AUSPO, London' to AUSTRALIA

1944 Air Mail Air Letter from 'AUSPO, London' to AUSTRALIA with BRIGHTON m/c. and oval STATION POST OFFICE RAF BRIGHTON SUSSEX h/s. AUSPO dealt liberated POW's from European Camps. From 'AUS. 35395 Sgt. P. Grey'. Folded. Ref: 321-148.


Price: £15.00
1944 Armed Forces Air Letter GB to USA. 'FL Apperley GS, RCAF, Overseas'

1944 Armed Forces Air Letter from GB to USA with d/r. FPO p/m. and redirected with ADVISE YOUR COMPLETE MILITARY ADDRESS h/s. From 'FL Apperley GS, RCAF, Overseas'. Ref: 321-049.


Price: £8.00
1944 circa. cover MALTA to 'Lt. Col. J Margarol Groves, CO Troops, Haifa-Egypt'

c.1944 cover from MALTA to 'Lt. Col. J Margarol Groves, CO Troops, Haifa-Egypt' [CO: Commanding Officer] with OBE DD/31 label tied by d/r. FPO p/m. Ref: 321-096.


Price: £25.00
1944 cover ITALY to 'American POW Campo N 8' [OGDEN] repatriated

1944 cover from ITALY to 'American POW Campo N 8' [OGDEN in mss.] and censored. Repatriated h/s. to rear. Ref: 321-134.


Price: £8.00
1944 cover USA to 'P/o Shrimpton, Peter. RAF' redirected. FORT KNOX p/m.

1944 cover from USA to 'P/o Shrimpton, Peter. RAF' and redirected to 'RAF Station Clyffe Pypard' with s/r. FORT KNOX p/m. From 'British Consulate General, New Orleans'. Ref: 321-098.


Price: £9.00
1944 Letter Card INDIA to GB. No. 16 ADVANCE BASE POST OFFICE p/m.

1944 (July) Letter Card from INDIA to GB with d/r. No. 16 ADVANCE BASE POST OFFICE p/m. and censored. From 'Captain PD Hunt'. Ref: 321-048.


Price: £6.00
1944 POW PC South AFRICA to 'Italian Evacuee Camp No. 1B, Kenia'

1944 POW PC [POW 10] from Italian POW in South AFRICA to 'Italian Evacuee Camp No. 1B, Kenia' [Kenya, East Africa] and censored. [Camp to Camp] Folded. Ref: 321-120.


Price: £18.00
1944 PPC [Bristol BLENHEIM IV] bomber with GLOUCESTER m/c.

1944 PPC [Bristol BLENHEIM IV] bomber with GLOUCESTER m/c. Ref: 321-108.


Price: £5.00
1944 uprated ps PC GERMANY to France. DAF Gemeinschafts Lager Seeblick Barak

1944 uprated ps PC GERMANY to France with d/r. Friederichshafen p/m. From DAF Gemeinschafts Lager Seeblick Barak. Friederichshafen' [Labour Camp] with s/r. Censor Ae' h/s. Ref: 321-124.


Price: £18.00
1944-45 covers ITALY to 'N.A.T.O.U.S.A, PWE, Oran, Algeria'. censored

1944-45 covers from ITALY to 'N.A.T.O.U.S.A, PWE, Oran, Algeria'. One with part oval US Censor h/s. and the other A.C.S h/s. - Allied Censor Service. [NATOUSA: North African Theater of Operations, United States Army] Ref: 321-113.


Price: £9.00
1945 'Identity Card. Under Sixteen years' JERSEY. 'MA Dobell'

1945 National Registration 'Identity Card. Under Sixteen years' from JERSEY with s/r. NATIONAL REGISTRATION OFFICE p/m. For 'Marguerite A Dobell'. Channel Islands. Ref: 321-170.


Price: £20.00
1945 (Dec) cover + letter KOREA to USA. US ARMY 970 p/m.

1945 (Dec) cover and letter from Pusan, KOREA to USA with US ARMY 970 p/m. re: Sabotage and Crime - about American soldiers robbing Korean civilians, and acts of sabotage suspected to have been committed by Koreans, as unrest and violence in Pusan began to escalate: "We are having a minor crime wave here in Pusan, caused by the G.I.'s. At night there are some G.I.'s going around robbing the Koreans, and holding up Geisha houses. So now we are having a 10 PM bed check every night to try to stop this trouble. We also had another fire this week, and the army officials still call it sabotage. Who knows, our building might be next." The letter was written by Pfc. Edward J. Mauer of the 382nd Station Hospital, which arrived on Okinawa in early August 1945 and established field operations shortly before the Japanese surrender. The 382nd later moved to Pusan, where there was a considerable amount of unrest and violence in late 1945 and early 1946. Ref: 321-153.


Price: £35.00
1945 cover Australian Navy. PACIFIC to Australia. PASSED FREE m/c. 'SED + M2384'

1945 cover Australian Navy from the PACIFIC to Australia with PASSED FREE m/c. From 'SED + M2384'. Faults. Ref: 321-074.


Price: £15.00
1945 cover INDIA to 'NP 1738, c/o BFMO, England'. NAVAL PARTY

1945 (Dec) cover INDIA to 'NP 1738, c/o BFMO, Reading, England'. 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: 321-141.


Price: £9.00
1945 Letter Card LIBYA to GB. FPO 656 p/m. 'J. Barbour, c/o RNO, Navy House, Tripoli'

1945 (May) Letter Card from LIBYA to GB with d/r. FPO 656 p/m. and censor 4383 h/s. From 'J. Barbour, c/o RNO, Navy House, Tripoli'. NB: Faults. Ref: 321-050.


Price: £9.00
1945 POW PC BELGIUM to Germany. P/W 2228 / CAMP h/s. Terlanen/ Overijse

1945 (Oct) POW PC from BELGIUM to Germany with s/r. P/W 2228 / CAMP h/s. - located Terlanen/ Overijse, Belgium. From 'Pionier Alfred JANVSKI, POW Camp 4, via Munster, c/o BAOR'. Ref: 321-030.


Price: £20.00
1945 ps cover JAPAN to USA. US PS APO 710 p/m. censored. Ryukyu islands

1945 (Aug) ps cover from JAPAN to USA with US PS APO 710 p/m. and censored. Located Ryukyu islands: chain of Japanese islands. Ref: 321-081.


Price: £10.00
1945 Registered Letter ITALY to S. Africa. FPO 746 p/m. RAF censor

1945 (Feb) uprated Registered Letter from ITALY to South Africa with d/r. FPO 746 p/m. and RAF censor R15/3 h/s. [Dates Recorded: 25/9/44 to 5/12/44] Also d/r. APO-U-MPK 29A transit p/m. From 'Sgt McEwan. EW, SAAF'. South African Air Force. Late usage. Ref: 321-146.


Price: £30.00