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1942-45 Air Mail cover PAPUA, NG to Australia. HM AUSTRALIAN SHIPS h/s. censors

1942-45 Air Mail cover from PAPUA, NG to Australia with NAVAL / SERVICE canc. 3d. adhesive and HM AUSTRALIAN SHIPS h/s. Also Royal Navy tomb censor with 2 OBC label tied by diamond h/s. Sydney. Ref: 306-036.


Price: £25.00
1942-45 cover Royal Navy to 'HMS VECTIS, Cowes, Isle of Wight' redirected

1942-45 cover from the Royal Navy to 'Third Officer GS Rose, WRNS, HMS VECTIS, Cowes, Isle of Wight' and redirected with tomb censor to rear. [HMS Vectis: a shore establishment at Cowes Castle, Isle of Wight] Ref: 311-067.


Price: £15.00
1942-45 Royal Navy Honour Envelope to Australia with tied 3 ObC label

1942-45 Royal Navy Honour Envelope to Australia with PASSED FREE / OF POSTAGE h/s. and 3 ObC label [Smith 3-8a] tied by diamond Censor 158 h/s. Used by Australian Navy. Ref: 312-147.


Price: £9.00
1942-46 'POW 10' PC's [5 No.] South AFRICA to Italy with different imprint Nos.

1942-46 'POW 10' PC's [5 No.] from South AFRICA to Italy with different imprint Nos. All censored and one with d/r. Philippolis p/m. Ref: 312-100.


Price: £25.00
1943 'Cable & Wireless' Telegram OVERSEAS to GB. PASSED BY CENSOR No. T5 h/s.

1943 'Cable & Wireless' Telegram from OVERSEAS to GB with octagonal PASSED BY CENSOR No. T5 h/s. Ref: NB: Faults. 315-025.


Price: £8.00
1943 'GPO GREETINGS' envelope to 'RAOC, Chart Lane' redirected to 'c/o APO Canterbury'

1943 'GPO GREETINGS' envelope to 'RAOC, Chart Lane' redirected to 'Try 159 Pioneer Coy, c/o APO Canterbury' with ASHFORD and CANTERBURY p/m's. Roughly opened. Ref: 317-030.


Price: £9.00
1943 'View Letter Card' KENYA to GB. EA APO 83 p/m. RAF censor R11/74 h/s.

1943 'View Letter Card' from KENYA to GB with d/r. EA APO 83 p/m. and RAF censor R11/74 h/s. - HQ 246 Wing, Mombasa. East Africa. Six pictures inside. Ref: 310-012.


Price: £25.00
1943 'YMCA' cover + letter 'MEF' to New Zealand. MPO / KW p/m. '2nd NZEF'

1943 'YMCA' cover and letter from 'MEF' to New Zealand with s/r. MPO / KW p/m. and weak censor h/s. From 'Dvr. A. Buckley, 1 NZ Sup. Coy., 2nd NZEF, MEF'. YMCA NEW ZEALAND. NATIONAL PATRIOTIC FUND BOARD. ON ACTIVE SERVICE notepaper. Ref: 320-027.


Price: £12.00
1943 (1st. April) letter only MV "Daphnella". Merchant Marine on Convoy

1943 (1st. April) letter only MV "Daphnella, c/o Anglo Saxon Pet. Co., London". mss .. "write to ... c/o Captain GE Divine, Messrs Fox, Falmouth". From 'Kim Ball'. Merchant Marine on Convoy. Ref: 311-100.


Price: £9.00
1943 (April) 'Official photographs ITALY - La Spezia bomb damage by RAF

1943 (April) 'Official' photographs ITALY - La Spezia bomb damage by RAF Bomber Command (Reconnaissance 19.4.43) Photograph Nos. C. 3511 and 3512 with typed details to rear. 300 x 250 mm. Ref: 311-172.


Price: £10.00
1943 (April) Air Letter GB to 'Captain AR Thor RA, 12th. AAGOR, Malta'.

1943 (April) Air Letter from GB to 'Captain AR Thor RA, 12th. AAGOR, Malta'. [Anti Aircraft Gun Operations Room] From 'AA Thor, BRCS Ambulance Unit, CRS Park Hall Camp, Oswestry, Shropshire'. Ref: 310-051.


Price: £10.00
1943 (April) Falklands TELEGRAM (Decode) regarding: Circular No. 48 . SECRET

1943 (April) Falklands TELEGRAM (Decode) regarding: Circular No. 48 . SECRET. 'General Recyphering Tables No. 32'. From His Excellency the Governor with d/r. FOLIO h/s. 215 x 170 mm. Ref: 320-110.


Price: £18.00
1943 (Aug) Letter Card 'HMS Pathfinder' to GB censored with Mess Bills

1943 (Aug) Letter Card 'HMS Pathfinder' to GB with poor (FPO) 185 p/m. and tomb censor h/s. Also with 3 Mess Bills and another letter. From 'Midn. AP Barter'. Located Bizerte [Tunisia] Aug. 1943. Ref: 312-008.


Price: £15.00
1943 (Aug) Official USSR photograph 'Soviet outpost on the LENINGRAD Front'

1943 (Aug) RUSSIA. Official USSR photograph 'Soviet outpost on the LENINGRAD Front'. No. 4398.XL. Typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 312-102.


Price: £9.00
1943 (Dec) POW l/s. Southern RHODESIA to Italy. Crown PASSED DE/30 h/s.

1943 (Dec) POW l/s. from Southern RHODESIA to Italy with Crown PASSED DE/30 h/s. From. Camp No. 5 - Fort Victoria. Internment Camp. Ref: 319-084.


Price: £35.00
1943 (Feb) Booklet of 'Postage Stamps issued by The Vatican City State'

1943 (Feb) Booklet of 'Postage Stamps issued by The Vatican City State' 14 pages. All 14 adhesives canc. with d/r. CITIA del VATICANO / POSTE p/m. [Postage stamps issued by the Vatican City State : in commemoration of the fourth centenary of the opening of the Sacred Council of Trent (1545-1945)] Ref: 306-087.


Price: £10.00
1943 (Feb) cover AUSTRALIA to GB with tied 3 OBC label. 'Cowra Military Camp'

1943 (Feb) cover from AUSTRALIA to GB [1d. RATE] with tied 3 OBC label and boxed CONCESSION POSTAL RATE h/s. From 'Chaplin the Rev. HH Perrottel, Cowra Military Camp, NSW'. [Cowra was purpose-built to house prisoners of war, mostly Italians, brought to Australia from overseas. The Cowra Military Training Camp for the Australian Imperial Force housed 80,000 to 100,000 soldiers between 1940 and 1947] Ref: 307-012.


Price: £30.00
1943 (June) cover SPAIN to Switzerland. Spanish Blue Division POW, Russia

1943 (June) Air Mail cover from SPAIN to Switzerland and censored. Regarding Spanish Blue Division soldier taken POW in Russia. 372 members of the Blue Division, they were taken prisoner by the victorious Red Army. Ref: 310-100.


Price: £85.00
1943 (June) POW PC ALGERIA to Italy and censored. Depot: 'Boghar'

1943 (June) POW PC from ALGERIA to Italy and censored. From Depot: 'Boghar'. [a town and commune in Mda Province] Ref: 319-081.


Price: £6.00
1943 (June) Registered Letter GB to 'Sgt. JF Clayton P/JX, HMS Hydragea'

1943 (June) Registered Letter from GB to 'Sgt. JF Clayton P/JX 262997, HMS Hydrangea, c/o GPO London'. Ref: 312-010.


Price: £15.00