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1943 Air Letter GB to 'Major BCA Napier, 5/41 Gordon Highlanders, 8th Army, TRIPOLI'

1943 Air Letter from GB to 'Major BCA Napier, 5/41 Gordon Highlanders, 8th Army, TRIPOLI'. Edge nick. Ref: 312-077.


Price: £6.00
1943 Air Letter GB to 'S/Ld. RW Toft RAF, 298 Wing HQ, West African Forces'

1943 (July) Air Letter from GB to 'S/Ld. RW Toft 90968, RAF, 298 Wing HQ, West African Forces'. [Squadron Leader] Ref: 309-070.


Price: £6.00
1943 Air Letter GB to 'Townsend Sgt. A, REME, c/o BPO Colombo, Ceylon'

1943 Air Letter from GB to 'Townsend Sgt. A, REME, 55 (M) W/Shop Coy, c/o BPO Colombo, Ceylon' with d/r. AVANCECE BASE POST OFFICE No. 9 receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 317-059.


Price: £6.00
1943 Air Letter TUNISIA to GB. FPO ?54 p/m. RAF censor R11/128 h/s. '37 Squadron'

1943 (May) Air Letter from TUNISIA to GB with d/r. FPO ?54 p/m. and RAF censor R11/128 h/s. From 'LAC Evans, 37 Squadron, RAF, MEF'. [No. 37 Squadron (RAF) heavy bomber squadron. Location: 30 May-15 Nov. 1943: Kairouan/ Temmar (Tunisia) Also 1946 cover with d/r. FPO 28 p/m. to GB. Same correspondence. Ref: 315-043.


Price: £10.00
1943 Air Mail cover + letter SWITZERLAND to GB. ST GALLEN p/m. Telegram receipt

1943 Air Mail cover and letter from SWITZERLAND to GB with d/r. ST GALLEN p/m. Also PC 90 OBE 6221 labels and plain tape tied with OKW roller [German] Also 1944 Telegram receipt from St. Gallen. Ref: 315-085.


Price: £15.00
1943 Air Mail cover INDIA to GB. s/r. 'CO' h/s. and boxed PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1943 Air Mail cover from INDIA to GB with s/r. 'CO' h/s. and boxed PASSED BY CENSOR / HM NAVAL OFFICE h/s. (Ceylon) Also OPENED BY CENSOR label. From 'Sub. Lt. Ebery RINVR' based at RIN Landing Craft School, Versovia, Mandapan, India. ['HAMLA' Landing Craft Wing: heavily engaged in the Burma landings] Ref: 306-052.


Price: £35.00
1943 Air Mail cover ITALY to 'POW, Fort George G Meade Camp, New York, USA'

1943 Air Mail cover from ITALY to 'POW, Fort George G Meade Camp, New York, USA' with Red Cross h/s. Faults. Ref: 314-086.


Price: £9.00
1943 Air Mail cover LEBANON to GB. FPO 552 p/m. tied BASE CENSOR label

1943 Air Mail cover from LEBANON to GB [10d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 552 p/m. and tied BASE CENSOR label. Folded. Ref: 309-091.


Price: £9.00
1943 Air Mail cover NIGERIA to GB. PASSED BY CENSOR label. PASSED PP/13

1943 (March) Air Mail cover from NIGERIA to GB [1s. 3d. RATE] with PASSED BY CENSOR label tied by PASSED PP/13 h/s. Faults. Ref: 308-098.


Price: £15.00
1943 Air Mail cover South AFRICA to Italy. Koffiefontein p/m. and censor label

1943 Air Mail cover from South AFRICA to Italy with d/r. Koffiefontein p/m. and censor label to rear. Large internment camp that held 800 South African internees, who were suspected of being pro-Nazi. Ref: 309-100.


Price: £35.00
1943 Air Mail cover UK to Canada. FPO 247 p/m. '23 Army Tank Regiment'

1943 Air Mail cover from UK to Canada endorsed 'North Atlantic Air Service' with d/r. FPO 247 p/m. and PC 90 OBE 322 label. From '23 Army Tank Regiment, Canadian Army Overseas'. Ref: 315-099.


Price: £7.00
1943 Air Mail l/s. KENYA to Italy. POSTAGE PAID p/m. 'No. 2 Italian Evacuee Camp'

1943 Air Mail l/s. from KENYA to Italy with d/r. POSTAGE PAID p/m. and boxed CENTRAL INTERNMENT CAMP MAIL h/s. From 'No. 2 Italian Evacuee Camp'. Ref: 315-075.


Price: £35.00
1943 airgraph and delivery envelope from 'HMHC "St. Andrew" to Shetlands Hospital

1943 airgraph and delivery envelope from 'HMHC "St. Andrew" to Shetlands Hospital with weak d/r. FPO p/m. and boxed censor 891 h/s. ['HMHC "St. Andrew": Hospital Carrier. On 25th. June 1943 left Scotland for Mediterranean and then ordered to leave SALERNO beaches] Addressed to 'Major CJ Fox TD RAMC, Military Hospital, Lerwick, Shetland Isles'. Ref: 307-015.


Price: £45.00
1943 airgraphs PALESTINE to GB. censored. Types PA/3 and PA/4

1943 airgraphs from PALESTINE to GB with circ. POSTAGE PAID h/s. and censored. Types PA/3 and PA/4. Ref: 309-138.


Price: £12.00
1943 circa. British Official photograph DUKW amphibious landing craft

c.1943 British Official photograph of DUKW amphibious landing craft [Duck] Used in WW2 to ferry ammunition and equipment. 200 x 150 mm. No detail to rear. Ref: 301-074.


Price: £8.00
1943 circa. British Official Photograph. 'Constructing an INGLIS Bridge MARK 111'

c.1943 British Official Photograph No. BH. 20078. 'Constructing an INGLIS Bridge MARK 111' - School of Military Engineering and the School of Signals. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Ref: 310-072.


Price: £6.00
1943 circa. cover Royal Navy to 'Skipper H May RNR, "HMT MEROR" censored

c.1943 cover from the Royal Navy to 'Skipper H May RNR, "HMT MEROR" and censored. On 3rd. Oct. 1943 HMT MEROR trawler (ex-minesweeper) was mined in the River Humber. Ty/Skipper H. J. May, RNR, [6 Nov 1942 to 3 Oct 1943] and all the crew saved. From Skipper Feeney'. [John Henry Feeney, RNR HMS Holly (T 19) MS Trawler early 1943 to 16 Sep 1943]? Faults. Ref: 311-063.


Price: £10.00
1943 circa. ps covers 'PRIVELEGE LETTER' with RAF Censor R11/825 h/s.

c.1943 ps covers one endorsed 'PRIVELEGE LETTER' with RAF Censor R11/825 h/s. [Egypt?] and POSTAGE PAID m/c. From 'Sgt. D. Lewis 568567 RAF'. [Privilege] Ref: 316-050.


Price: £10.00
1943 cover + letter 'The Buffs, RNYYY, APO 4815' RAF censor

1943 cover and letter from 'Lt TC Williams, The Buffs, RNYYY, APO 4815' to GB with RAF censor R8/277 h/s. On board Transport Ship. [From a draft of Airmen en route to INDIA. Oct. 1943.] Ref: 311-124.


Price: £9.00
1943 cover + letter LATVIA to Feldpost 26750 - Latvian Labour Service

1943 cover and letter from LATVIA to 'Feldpost 26 750' with d/r. VALMIERA / LATVIJA p/m. Reich Labour Service Detatchment 6/174. To Latvian in Labour service. Ref: 305-111.


Price: £25.00