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1943 cover ICELAND to '7th. Air Formation Signals, London' redirected to 'HMS Dundonald'

1943 cover from ICELAND to 'L/Cpl. Slack N, 7th. Air Formation Signals, London' with US APO p/m. and censored. Redirected to 'HMS Dundonald, Truan (Troon) Ayreshire' with WHETSTONE m/c. to rear. HMS Dundonald function - holding and training base for RN Beach Commandos and holding base for Combined Operations personnel. NB: Folded and creased. Ref: 320-098.


Price: £25.00
1943 cover LEBANON to 'FFF, SP 2120, MEF'. Postes Aux Armees FFL / BCM 4 receipt p/m.

1943 cover from LEBANON to 'FFF, SP 2120, MEF' with s/r. BEYROUTH p/m. and d/r. Postes Aux Armees FFL / BCM 4 receipt p/m. to rear. Also tied CONTROLE label. Folded and faults. Ref: 310-050.


Price: £10.00
1943 cover MALTA to 'RFA Reliant' redirected to 'c/o Cable Ship, Mombasa'

1943 (Jan) cover from MALTA to 'A. Rhodes, RFA Reliant, GPO Malta' and redirected to 'c/o Cable Ship, Mombasa' with d/r. COSPICUA p/m. and part EXAMINER label with DD/1088 h/s. Also CAIRO transit m/c. and Egyptian Censor h/s. Creased. Ref: 309-060.


Price: £25.00
1943 cover New CALEDONIA to 'Noumea' censored

1943 (Oct) cover from New CALEDONIA to 'Noumea' with d/r. NOUVELLE CALEDONIE 6 h/s. Ref: 313-117.


Price: £12.00
1943 cover NEW GUINEA to GB. AFPO / No. 201 p/m. tied 3 ObC label. 'Port Moresby'

1943 cover from NEW GUINEA to GB with s/r. AFPO / No. 201 p/m. and tied 3 ObC label. [Melbourne, Victoria, South Australia.] From 'c/o ANG NW, Port Moresby, Australian New Guinea'. [Papua New Guinea] Smudged oval OAT h/s. in black?? Ref: 316-079.


Price: £45.00
1943 cover NYASALAND to Canada with tied PC 90 OBE Q/ label

1943 cover from NYASALAND to Canada [2d. RATE] with PC 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER Q/ label tied by PASSED Q/4 h/s. Folded and creased. Ref: 320-137.


Price: £12.00
1943 cover PERSIA to GB. IFPO 105 p/m. RAF censor R11/10 h/s.

1943 (8th. Nov) cover from PERSIA [Iran] to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 105 p/m. and RAF censor R11/10 h/s. Sultanbad. Dates Recorded: 8/11/43 and 21/12/43. Ref: 319-112.


Price: £10.00
1943 cover Royal Navy to 'Gordon Barracks, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen' censored

1943 cover Royal Navy with MARITIME MAIL m/c. to 'Pt. Swailes GF, Gordon Barracks, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen' with tomb censor h/s. Ref: 321-091.


Price: £6.00
1943 cover Royal Navy to Algeria. PC 90 OBE 1256 label 'X B' in mss

1943 cover from Royal Navy to Algeria with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and tomb censor. Also PC 90 OBE 1256 label with 'X B' in mss. Free French. Ref: 309-150.


Price: £25.00
1943 cover SIDCUP to RN Barracks. redirected to 'HMS DAEDALUS, c/o GPO London'

1943 (Dec) cover from SIDCUP to RN Barracks with UNCLAIMED / PORTSMOUTH h/s. Redirected to 'HMS DAEDALUS, c/o GPO London'. [Royal Naval Air Station Lee-on-Solent (HMS Daedalus) was one of the primary shore airfields of the Fleet Air Arm] Ref: 316-082.


Price: £15.00
1943 cover USA to 'Fleet Mail No. 323, Mess 12, c/o British Fleet Mail Office'

1943 Air Mail cover from USA to 'Fleet Mail No. 323, Mess 12, c/o British Fleet Mail Office, New York'. Ref: 311-073.


Price: £6.00
1943 cover USA to 'Waldron A/C/2, RAF, c/o GPO London'. PHILADELPHIA m/c.

1943 cover USA to 'Waldron A/C/2, RAF, c/o GPO London'. PHILADELPHIA / BUY WAR SAVINGS BONDS slogan m/c. Also PC 90 OBE 4402 label with Imprint. Ref: 321-099.


Price: £9.00
1943 cover USA with Bâtiment de Ligne Richelieu p/m. Battleship of French Navy

1943 cover USA with Bâtiment de Ligne Richelieu p/m. and d/r. CENSURE FRANCAISE "RICHLIEU" h/s. Battleship of French Navy. The Richelieu was a battleship of the French Navy. Modernized in the United States in 1943.


Price: £15.00
1943 cover VENEZUELIA to GB redirected to 'Gallowgate Camp, Richmond, Yorks'

1943 Air Mail cover from VENEZUELIA to GB and redirected with EPPING p/m. to '2 Platoon, D Coy, Gallowgate Camp, Richmond, Yorks' with US EXAMINED BY / 4328 label and PC 90 OBE 1033 tape. [Venezuela was officially neutral for most of the war, it secretly supported the Allies. South American Volunteers] Ref: 310-081.


Price: £15.00
1943 covers (damaged) + letters CURACAO to GB. censored. 'Kim Ball'

1943 covers (damaged: stamps cut out) and letters from CURACAO, DWI to GB with censor labels. From 'Kim Ball, Curazao'. Merchant Marine - on Convoy duty. [Sept. and Oct. 1943] Ref: 310-094.


Price: £9.00
1943 covers + letters CURACAO and GOLD COAST to GB. censored 'Robert D Ball'

1943 covers and letters from CURACAO and GOLD COAST to GB with censor labels. Merchant Marine - on Convoy duty. One Registered from 'Robert D Ball, c/o C.P.I.M, Curacao'. The other from Takoradi, Gold Coast. NB: Stamps cut out and dates don't tally. Ref: 310-095.


Price: £10.00
1943 covers GB to Portugal. different OBE labels tied LISBOA slogan receipt m/c

1943 covers from GB to Portugal with different PC 90 OBE labels and tied by LISBOA slogan receipt m/c. Ref: 309-049.


Price: £6.00
1943 covers GB to Pte. JJ Surtees, APO 4330'. REPORTED POW h/s.

1943 covers from GB to Pte. JJ Surtees, 16th Batt DLI, APO 4330. British North Africa Forces' with boxed ADDRESSEE IS REPORTED POW h/s. Also d/r. FPO 285 p/m. to rear [MEF] Ref: 309-151.


Price: £15.00
1943 covers GB to USA. 'US Naval Air Station'. redirected to '846 Squadron'

1943 Air Mail covers from GB to USA [1s. 3d. RATE] with PC 90 OBE labels. One to Rhode Island and the other Brunswick.- 'US Naval Air Station'. One redirected to '846 Squadron' in mss. 846 squadron officially formed at Quonset Point, USA in April 1943 as a torpedo bomber reconnaissance Avenger squadron, and subsequently embarked on HMS Ravager in July 1943 to the UK. Faults. Ref: 316-133.


Price: £12.00
1943 Falklands TELEGRAM regarding 'General Recyphering Tables

1943 (June) Falklands TELEGRAM (Decode) regarding: Circular No. 50. SECRET. 'General Recyphering Tables No. 34'. From His Excellency the Governor with d/r. FOLIO h/s. 215 x 170 mm. Ref: 317-113.


Price: £15.00