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1941-45 cover AUSTRALIA No. 2 Camp Tatura to 'Jewish Welfare Society'

1941-45 cover from AUSTRALIA No. 2 Camp Tatura to 'Jewish Welfare Society' with 3 Opened by Censor label tied by diamond 3 PASSED BY CENSOR 143 h/s. From 'Georg Moses'. Ref: 301-147.


Price: £30.00
1942 'EXPRES' cover BELGIUM to 'lager 8, Leipzig, Germany' censored

1942 'EXPRES' cover from BELGIUM to 'lager 8, Leipzig, Germany' with s/r. ANTWERP p/m. and tied Geoffnet censor label. Also d/r. LEIPZIG receipt p/m. [Stalag IV-G was a POW Camp for NCOs and enlisted men, not in the usual sense, but a series of "Work Camps" throughout Saxony, administered from Oschatz, situated between Leipzig and Dresden.] Ref: 304-147.


Price: £15.00
1942 'Official' photograph USA: New Amerian Anti-Tank Weapon - BAZOOKA

1942 'Official' photograph USA: New Amerian Anti-Tank Weapon - BAZOOKA. Full typed details to rear. 250 x 200 mm. Ref: 311-171.


Price: £8.00
1942 'OHMS' Identity Card [Form CR 3] AUSTRALIA. Townsville m/c.

1942 'OHMS' Identity Card [Form CR 3] AUSTRALIA with Townsville m/c. for 'Donald Shaw'. Civilian Registration ('British subjects') 'You may need it under national emergency conditions for important purposes....You must carry this identity card with you whenever away from your home. The card must be shown, at any time on demand, to any person authorized by law to see it.' Corner crease. Ref: 310-125.


Price: £9.00
1942 'Xmas' Letter Card LEBANON to GB. FPO 552 p/m. censor 2145

1942 (Oct) 'Xmas Greetings' Letter Card from LEBANON to GB with d/r. FPO 552 p/m. and censor 2145 h/s. From 'Lt. CE Powell, HQ CM Police, MEF'. Ref: 307-116.


Price: £12.00
1942 (17th. Sept) cover from GB to 'Gunner Batt DJ, Royal Artillery, APO 1515'

1942 (17th. Sept) cover from GB to 'Gunner Batt DJ, Royal Artillery, APO 1515' with boxed IT IS REGRETTED THAT / THIS ITEM COULD NOT BE / DELIVERED AT THE / ADDRESS STATED h/s. [POW Singapore?] Faults. Ref: 301-055.


Price: £9.00
1942 (19th. Feb) cover 'Abyssinian Campaign' to GB. FPO 5? p/m. censor 1152

1942 (19th. Feb) cover from the 'Abyssinian Campaign' to GB with d/r. FPO 5? p/m. and censor 1152 h/s. Endorsed '19th. Feb. 43. Abyssinian Campaign' to rear. [The East African Campaign (also known as the Abyssinian Campaign) 10 June 1940 9 Nov. 1943] NB: Folded and soiled to rear. Ref: 301-011.


Price: £15.00
1942 (April) cover GB to 'H. Foreshaw ERA, HMS Whitehaven' (Minesweeper)

1942 (April) cover from GB to 'H. Foreshaw ERA, HMS Whitehaven' (Minesweeper) At Gibraltar in March 1942. Ref: 311-023.


Price: £10.00
1942 (April) photograph [RUS. 1495] RUSSIA'S War of Liberation. Heavy Gun

1942 (April) photograph [RUS. 1495] RUSSIA'S War of Liberation. Heavy Gun at the firing line. 250 x 200 mm. Typed details to rear. Ref: 313-098.


Price: £9.00
1942 (Aug) Telegram EGYPT to 'QMTGL, IRAQ' with CAIRO p/m.

1942 (Aug) Telegram from EGYPT to 'Captain FE Richmond-Coggan, QMTGL, IRAQ' with d/r. CAIRO p/m. and d/r. PTB / GHQ ME receipt p/m. Ref: 308-082.


Price: £10.00
1942 (Dec) 'Cable and Wireless' TELEGRAM + delivery envelope. PBC T.7 h/s.

1942 (Dec) 'Cable and Wireless' TELEGRAM and delivery envelope with octagonal PASSED BY CENSOR T.7 h/s. - Daynes GHTC1 [Only recorded without number] Ref: 306-002.


Price: £25.00
1942 (Dec) Air Mail cover ADEN to GB. ADEN p/m. RAF censor R11/22 h/s.

1942 (Dec) Air Mail cover from ADEN to GB [14 Anna RATE] with ADEN p/m. and RAF censor R11/22 h/s. [Dates recorded: 23/9/42 to 3/2/43] From 'Cpl. Butcher RAF'. Ref: 305-104.


Price: £15.00
1942 (Dec) cover FALKLAND Islands to GB. RFHMS m/c. censor 4428 h/s.

1942 (Dec) cover from the FALKLAND Islands to GB with RFHMS m/c. and circ. censor 4428 h/s. Known correspondance from 'Pte. Robinson, A Coy, 11th West Yorkshire Regt.'. NB: Flap missing. Ref: 303-103.


Price: £50.00
1942 (Feb) cover and letter from FINLAND with KENTTAPOSTI / KONTDRIN 2 m/c.

1942 (Feb) cover and letter from FINLAND with KENTTAPOSTI / KONTDRIN 2 m/c. Ref: 303-065.


Price: £6.00
1942 (Feb) Official Photograph No. RUS. 1123 'The Soviet Baltic Fleet in action'

1942 (Feb) Official Photograph No. RUS. 1123 'The Soviet Baltic Fleet in action' - Russian minesweeper which destroyed 20 antennae mines during a single sweep. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 308-073.


Price: £10.00
1942 (July) cover SANDOWN / IOW m/c. censored. 'Training for Dieppe Raid'

1942 (24th. July) cover with SANDOWN / ISLE OF WIGHT m/c. and censor Crown PASSED P.209 h/s. mss .. 'Mail Ex. IOW Training for Dieppe Raid' in pencil. [Dieppe Raid: Allied attack on the Nazi-occupied French port: 19 Aug. 1942] Ref: 311-085


Price: £25.00
1942 (July) US Official Picture 'Japanese Transport off ALASKA bombed and sunk'

1942 (July) US Official Picture No. U.S.4. XL. 'Japanese Transport off ALASKA bombed and sunk by US Army Aircraft'. Japanese War Vessel in the Aleutian Islands. Full typed details to rear.150 x 100 mm. Also larger photograph showing vessel being bombed. 200 x 14 mm. Ref: 301-073.


Price: £15.00
1942 (March) cover and letter GERMANY to 'Feldpostnummer 12790' - NORWAY

1942 (March) cover and letter from GERMANY to 'Feldpostnummer 12790' - NORWAY. Ref: 307-013.


Price: £20.00
1942 (Nov) cover AUSTRALIA to GB. tied 5. Opened by Censor label

1942 (Nov) cover from AUSTRALIA to GB with PERTH m/c. and '5. Opened by Censor.' label [Smith: 5-7] tied by boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR 1 h/s. [Smith: 5-11] Ref: 313-111.


Price: £15.00
1942 (Sept) cover and long letter GB to Iceland. PC 90 OBE 4268 label.

1942 (Sept) cover and long letter from GB to Iceland with LONDON m/c. and PC 90 OBE 4268 label. From 'St. Bartholomew's Hospital. Refers to STORI BOTNI - 'Stori Botn, Saurbr, Borgarfjrur, Iceland. Ref: 311-024.


Price: £8.00