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1942 Air Mail covers USA to 'P/O Robert Russell, RAF No. 31 Posting Depot, RCAF'

1942 Air Mail covers from USA to 'P/O Robert Russell, RAF No. 31 Posting Depot, RCAF Moncton, CANADA'
with ALBANY and CAMDEN p/m's. Ref: 310-057.


Price: £20.00
1942 Air Mail Honour Envelope EGYPT to USA. EPP 84 p/m. 22 Mills RATE

1942 Air Mail Honour Envelope from EGYPT to USA [22 Mills RATE] with s/r. EPP 84 p/m. and censored. Honour Envelopes to USA were not subject to the Army concessionary rate. Required to pay full postage. CAIRO transit m/c. to rear. [20th. June] Includes extract from the NY Times 10-25-42 inside. Ref: 312-107.


Price: £10.00
1942 circa cover FIJI to New ZEALAND. SERVICE CENSOR 30 h/s 'Air Force'

c.1942 cover from FIJI to New ZEALAND with s/r. NZEF FPO h/s. and tri. SERVICE CENSOR No. 30 h/s. From 'ACI Nicholls NZ 412986 - NZ Air Force. Edge tear. Ref: 310-151.


Price: £25.00
1942 circa. 'Greetings from SUDAN' card. Native Police mounted on camels

1942 circa. 'Greetings from SUDAN' card. Native Police mounted on camels. Used as scouts and guards at RAF Base Wadi Seidna. Message to rear with surface fault. Ref: 313-010.


Price: £10.00
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 circa. cover TRINIDAD to GB. RFHMS m/c. PC 90 OBE 971 label

c.1942 cover from TRINIDAD to GB with RFHMS m/c. and PC 90 OBE 971 label. Cover bagged at Trinidad Naval Base. Treated in London as mail from HM Ships. Faults to rear. Ref: 315-151.


Price: £20.00
1942 circa. USSR Official photograph. RUS. 4334. 'Soviet tanks leave their ambush'

c.1942 USSR Official photograph. RUS. 4334. 'The Germans have suddenly decided to "probe" Soviet positions. Soviet tanks leave their ambush'. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Ref: 310-073.


Price: £8.00
1942 comercial letter from HUNGARY. German SS in HUNGARY

1942 comercial letter from HUNGARY. (Gyor). German SS in HUNGARY with 'KONTROLE SS-Freiwillingen Division "PRINCE EUGENE" censor h/s. Ref: 313-109.


Price: £15.00
Market price: £25.00 save 40%
1942 cover + letter GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO 475 p/m. RAF censor R4/158 h/s.

1942 Air Mail cover and letter from GIBRALTAR to GB with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and RAF censor R4/158 h/s. From 'Cpl. McGuire JG, RAF New Camp, Gibraltar'. Faults. Ref: 312-084.


Price: £12.00
1942 cover + letter "HMS GLENGYLE" to GB. RFHMS p/m. tomb censor

1942 (June) cover and letter from "HMS GLENGYLE" to GB with RFHMS p/m. tomb censor h/s. HMS Glengyle: in May 1941 , she and the Cameronia evacuated 6,000 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders as part of the evacuation of Crete. On 8 June, Glengyle was operating with the cruisers HMS Phoebe, HMAS Perth and HMS Calcutta at the start of the Syria-Lebanon Campaign. Ref: 307-107.


Price: £30.00
1942 cover + letter 'HMS Erebus, Durban' to South Africa. PAQUBOT p/m.

1942 cover and letter from 'HMS Erebus, Durban' to South Africa with d/r. PAQUBOT p/m. and Royal Navy Tomb censor h/s. From 'Les L Broad'. Self censored. Opening edge tear. Ref: 313-083.


Price: £12.00
1942 cover + letter FRANCE to 'Ecole navale, Toulon'. AVISO "CHAMOIS"

1942 (Sept) cover and letter from FRANCE to 'Ecole navale, Toulon' with TOULON m/c. From AVISO "CHAMOIS". Free French Navy. Ref: 312-051.


Price: £15.00
1942 cover + letter GERMANY to Air Signals Detatchment, NORWAY

1942 cover and letter from GERMANY to 'Feldpost 12790' - 3rd Company, Air Signals Detatchment, then Regiment 55 in NORWAY. Ref: 309-130.


Price: £9.00
1942 cover ALGERIA to GB. LAGHOUAT / ALGER p/m. 'Leading Steward'

1942 cover from ALGERIA to GB with s/r. LAGHOUAT / ALGER p/m. and d/r. D'INTERNMENT DES / MILITAIRES BRITANIQUE h/s. and PC 90 OBE 7759 label. From 'Leading Steward A Walker, Camp des Internes Britanniques' - British sailor. The Vichy French ran LAGHOUAT POW Camp in the Saharah Desert. It was notorious for poor conditions, the men were given very little food or water. Ref: 309-154.


Price: £85.00
1942 cover ALGERIA to GB. LAGHOUAT / ALGER p/m. British Airman POW

1942 cover from ALGERIA to GB with s/r. LAGHOUAT / ALGER p/m. and circ. Camp cachet h/s. Also PC 90 OBE 3001 label. From 'Sgt. Marshall Hardy, Camp des Internes Britanniques' - British Airman. [Aircrew from 202 Squadron: Shot down by two Vichy French Curtiss fighters 40 miles off Casablanca. Survived for 5 hours and picked up by submarine. POW from Sept. 1940 to Nov. 1942] The Vichy French ran LAGHOUAT POW Camp in the Saharah Desert. It was notorious for poor conditions, the men were given very little food or water. Faults. Ref: 313-085.


Price: £100.00
1942 cover CHAD (Central AFRICA) to GB with censor labels

1942 Forces cover from CHAD (Central AFRICA) to GB with d/r. LARGEAU / AEF p/m. and tied CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label. Also PC 90 OBE 407 label and d/r. FORT LAMY / CHAD transit p/m. Ref: 309-132.


Price: £40.00
1942 cover CHILE to 'Miss G. P. Mongard (WAAF), c/o River Plate House, London'

1942 (5th. Aug.) cover from CHILE to 'Miss G. P. Mongard (WAAF), c/o River Plate House, London' and redirected to 'Hut 3, Rudloe Manor, BOX, Wilts': Sensitive Military Installation. Important Military Nerve centre. RAF Fighter Group HQ (RAF BOX). [River Plate House: Undercover address - South American Volunteers with British Forces] Women's Auxiliary Air Force: Aircraftwoman 2nd Class (ACW2). Also PC 90 OBE 1652 label. Ref: 306-029.


Price: £100.00
1942 cover CZECHOSLOVAK FIELD POST to 'PO Box 226, London' Undercover address

1942 (July) cover with circ. CZECHOSLOVAK FIELD POST to 'PO Box 226, London' - Undercover address for Czech Army. Ref: 304-057.


Price: £20.00
1942 cover DAHOMEY to Togo. COTONOU p/m. CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label

1942 cover from DAHOMEY to Togo with d/r. COTONOU p/m. and tied CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label. Also d/r. LOME / TOGO receipt p/m. and circ. 'A1' censor h/s. West Africa. Ref: 304-143.


Price: £15.00
1942 cover DAHOMEY to Togo. tied CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label

1942 cover from DAHOMEY to Togo with d/r. COTONOU p/m. and tied CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label. Also d/r. LOME / TOGO receipt p/m. and circ. 'A3' censor h/s. to rear. West Africa. Ref: 304-116.


Price: £18.00