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1942 Honour Envelope EGYPT to New Zealand. AUST BASE PO No 1 p/m.

1942 (1st. Sept) Honour Envelope from EGYPT to New Zealand with s/r. AUST BASE PO No. 1 p/m. Used during "The Battle of Alam el Halfa" took place between 30 Aug. and 5 Sept. 1942 south of El Alamein - Western Desert. Ref: 309-159.


Price: £18.00
1942 Honour Envelope PALESTINE to GB. FPO 550 p/m. RAF censor R11/42

1942 (9th. Nov) Honour Envelope from PALESTINE to GB with d/r. FPO 550 p/m. and RAF censor R11/42 h/s. Boxed RECEIVED h/s. to rear [Mar. 24th. 1943] Ref: 312-146.


Price: £9.00
1942 Honour Envelope SYRIA to GB. FPO 80 p/m. RAF censor

1942 Air Mail Honour Envelope SYRIA to GB [10d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 80 p/m. and RAF censor R10/511 h/s. [New recording] Also d/r. FPO 552 p/m. to rear. Folded. Ref: 301-086.


Price: £25.00
1942 Letter Card 'MEF' to GB. FPO p/m. censor 1667 h/s. '12th. Royal Lancers'

1942 Letter Card from 'MEF' to GB with d/r. FPO p/m. and censor 1667 h/s. From 'L/C WS REID, 'C' Squadron, 12th. Royal Lancers, MEF'. [Second Battle of El Alamein in October 1942] Ref: 304-065.


Price: £9.00
1942 Letter Card EGYPT to GB. EPP p/m. tomb censor 'HMS Centurion'

1942 Letter Card from EGYPT to GB with d/r. EPP p/m. and tomb censor. From 'HMS Centurion'. [Between 1942 and 1944 Centurion was stationed off Suez as an anti-aircraft ship and to give pause to Regia Marina action in the areathe Italians thought that her false wooden 13.5-inch guns were real and kept their super dreadnoughts away] Ref: 302-125.


Price: £9.00
1942 Letter Card IRAQ to GB. Indian FPO 101 p/m. RAF censor R11/765

1942 (Nov) Air Mail Letter Card from IRAQ [Persia] to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 101 p/m. and RAF censor R11/765 h/s. [From 31/9/42 to 3/4/43. Ind. Persia Abadan. 5152 Sqn. RAF Regiment (16/1/43)] From 'LAC French, 5152 Squadron, PIAFORCES'. Ref: 308-142.


Price: £15.00
1942 Official photograph EGYPT. The "PRIEST" self-propelled gun-howitzer

1942 British Official photograph [BM. 20666. XL] EGYPT. The "PRIEST" self-propelled gun-howitzer. New 8th. Army weapon which beat the German 88mm gun. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Ref: 313-100.


Price: £8.00
1942 PC Internment Camp, JAMAICA, BWI to USA. PASSED D/5 h/s.

1942 (Nov) PC Internment Camp, JAMAICA, BWI to USA with Crown PASSED D/5 h/s. and oval INTERNMENT & P of W Camp / JAMAICA h/s. 'From : No. 41'. POW. BWI - British West Indies. Ref: 312-122.


Price: £30.00
1942 POW l/s. GB to ITALY censored. No. 36 POW CAM P / GREAT BRITAIN h/s.

1942 POW l/s. from GB to ITALY and censored with No. 36 POW CAM P / GREAT BRITAIN h/s. - Hartwell Dog Track Camp, Hartwell, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Ref: 301-056.


Price: £9.00
1942 POW l/s. GB to Italy. No. 73 Camp POW h/s. - North Cave Camp, Brough

1942 POW l/s. from GB to Italy with oval No. 73 Camp POW h/s. - ? North Cave Satellite Camp, Brough, Yorkshire. Great Britain. Censored. Soiled. Ref: 302-131.


Price: £10.00
1942 POW lettersheet AUSTRALIA to Italy. '3 Opened by Censor' label. MYRTLEFORD

1942 POW lettersheet from AUSTRALIA to Italy with tied '3 Opened by Censor' label and boxed No. 5 PW GROUP Myrtleford AUSTRALIA h/s. Also tied CENSURA label. Prisoner of War. Ref: 311-034.


Price: £40.00
1942 PPC BAHAMAS to GB. 'BY AIR MAIL / UNITED STATES ONLY' h/s. censored

1942 PPC from BAHAMAS to GB [4d. RATE] with NASSAU m/c. and boxed 'BY AIR MAIL / UNITED STATES ONLY' h/s. Also Crown PASSED P.146 h/s. and s/r. PASSED US CENSOR h/s. Ref: 309-013.


Price: £35.00
1942 PPC EGYPT to Eire. MARITIME MAIL m/c. narrow tomb censor. '7th. BN RM'

1942 PPC from EGYPT to Eire with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and narrow tomb censor h/s. From 'Lt. Lesley Watkinson, 7th. BN RM' [Royal Marine]. Ref: 309-074.


Price: £15.00
1942 PPC from Racial German Camp at Furth, Bavaria to Stien

1942 PPC from Racial German Camp at Furth, Bavaria to Stien [now Kamnik in Slovenia] with Volksdeutsches Lager Forth / nr Erlangen h/s. Written in Slovenian. Ref: 305-109.


Price: £45.00
1942 PPC NETHERLANDS to Belgium. SIMPELVELD p/m. German censor code 'C'

1942 PPC from the NETHERLANDS to Belgium with d/r. SIMPELVELD p/m. and German censor code 'C'. Cologne. Ref: 303-059.


Price: £12.00
1942 ps PC with DEAL m/c. to 'RNBT, Rochester'. ROYAL NAVAL BENEVOLANT TRUST

1942 ps PC with DEAL m/c. to 'RNBT, Rochester' [ROYAL NAVAL BENEVOLANT TRUST] with RNTB h/s. to rear. Ref: 308-062.


Price: £4.00
1942 PsyWar Leaflet F.59. Lami de Monsieur Pierre Laval /

1942 PsyWar Leaflet F.59. Lami de Monsieur Pierre Laval / ..et maintenant le zigoto rclame la Corse. [The friend of Mr. Pierre Laval ... / .. and now the zigoto claims Corsica] Ref: 305-073.


Price: £15.00
1942 RAF Privilege Envelope + letter. RAF Stn. Sumburgh, Shetlands

1942 RAF Privilege Envelope [Honour] and letter with FPO 676 m/c. and RAF censor R4/15 h/s. From 'LAC England, RAF Station, Sumburgh, Shetlands'. [Dates Recorded: 11/2/42 to 1/9/42] Ref: 305-122.


Price: £10.00
1942 real photo CANADA: 'C Flight. RAF Course 46. 33 EFTS. CARON, SASK.

1942 real photo CANADA: 'C Flight. RAF Course 46. 33 EFTS. CARON, SASK' - Saskatchewan [The Station hosted No. 33 Elementary Flying Training Schools (EFTS). The school was opened by the Royal Air Force on 5 Jan. 1942. The Aero Club of BC took over operation of the School 25 May 1942 and the school was closed 14 Jan. 1944. RCAF Aerodrome - Caron, Saskatchewan. [160 x 120 mm.] Photo by 'HS "BERT" Bridgeman, c/o 18 EFTS, Caron'.Ref: 304-069.


Price: £10.00
1942 Red Cross letter + photo re: 'Denis Solivon, ERA, HMS "DUNEDIN" sunk 24/11/41

1942 Red Cross letter and photo regarding 'Denis Solivon, ERA, HMS "DUNEDIN". [HMS Dunedin was patrolling between Brazil and Africa when she was sunk on the 24th. Nov. 1941. Two torpedoes from the German submarine U-124 hit her and she sank rapidly. Only four officers and 63 men survived out of the Dunedins crew of 486 officers and men] mss .. "...the likeness in photograph gave her must now be abandoned" - football team from Stalag VIII B. Re: 314-028.


Price: £45.00