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1942 cover South AFRICA to 'SWA' with oval INTERNMENT CAMP /ANDALUSIA h/s.

1942 cover from South AFRICA to 'SWA' with oval INTERNMENT CAMP /ANDALUSIA h/s. and bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. From 'Internment Lager Andalusia, 1271/40, c/o Censors Office Bloemfontein'. Ref: 314-109.


Price: £20.00
1942 covers INDIA to GB. RAF censor R16/7 and R16/50 h/s's

1942 (8th. Oct) Air Mail cover from INDIA to GB with d/r. EXPERIMENTAL PO K.46 p/m. and RAF censor R16/7 h/s. From 'AC Adams, 17 Squadron RAF, India'. By the end of May 1942, the squadron had re-assembled at Calcutta and in June received aircraft again for the defence of the area. Ground attack missions began in February 1943. 1942 (Sept) Air mail cover from INDIA to GB with CALCUTTA m/c. boxed RAF censor R16/50 h/s. Also civil censor h/s. Faults. Ref: 319-140.


Price: £20.00
1942 covers PALESTINE to Australia. AUST BASE P.O / No. 4 p/m. censor No. 147

1942 covers [One Air Mail. 9d. RATE] from PALESTINE to Australia with s/r. AUST BASE P.O / No. 4 p/m. and censor No. 147 h/s. Self censored by 'Guy Harriott'. Recommended For Decoration CAIRO. May 30th. 1941. Magnificent reporting on Middle East and Albanian Front when he was attached to the Greek Army. [Feb 1941] In a dispatch Kenneth Slessor Official War Correspondent, describes an incident in which Guy Harriott, special war correspondent of "The Advertiser" distinguished himself in the Tepeiena- Klisura sector during the Greek campaign. Harriott was mentioned in dispatches from Greek General Headquarters. Wanting to get copy back from the line, he took messages to the artillery after three Greek runners had been killed in endeavors to deliver it. As a result, the artillery went into action and held up an Italian attack. Harriott has been recommended for a decoration by Greek Headquarters for "personal courage under fire." Awarded Greek Cross of Distinguished Merit. [The writer Guy Harriott was a War Correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald reporting from the Middle East & Greece area & later the far East, he survived a ship wreck after hitting a mine & sinking in 8 minutes whilst travelling from Tobruck to Alexandria. For deeds in Albania he was mentioned in dispatches, was awarded the Greek Cross of Distinguished Service, he later became the Editor of the paper & was made an OBE. He died aged 66 after a distinguished career ] Faults. Ref: 318-072.


Price: £20.00
1942 POW l/s. KENYA to Italy. POW / EAC p/m. 'POW Camp 358, East Africa'

1942 POW l/s. from KENYA to Italy with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and boxed P/W EAST AFRICA 004 h/s. From 'POW Camp 358, East Africa'. Located: Makindu. Ref: 315-072.


Price: £20.00
1942 POW l/s. KENYA to Italy. POW / EAC p/m. boxed P/W MIDDLE EAST 043 h/s

1942 (Dec) POW l/s. from KENYA [East Africa] to Italy with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and boxed P/W MIDDLE EAST 043 h/s. From 'C.P 2nd. Echelon, EA Command' [SA Forces] Ref: 317-084.


Price: £20.00
1942 POW PC 'PM 82 P' to 'Camp 309, Egypt' bi-lingual censor h/s.

1942 POW PC from 'PM 82 P' to 'Camp 309, Egypt' [Ismailia] with bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR / DEUR DIE SENSOR GOEDGEKEUR h/s. - censored South AFRICA. [Piedmont Infantry Division, Posta Militare 82 P] Ref: 315-112.


Price: £20.00
1942 Registered Air Mail cover FRANCE to USA. PC 90 OBE 3701 IC label [Bermuda]

1942 Registered Air Mail cover from FRANCE to USA [20 Frank RATE] with PC 90 OBE 3701 IC label [Bermuda transit] Ref: 308-104.


Price: £20.00
1943 cover AUSTRALIA to GB. tied 6/1 OPENED BY CENSOR label

1943 (29th. Sept) cover from AUSTRALIA to GB with LAUNCESTON / TAS AUST m/c. and tied 6/1 OPENED BY CENSOR label. From 'Tasmania'. Soil. Ref: 319-131.


Price: £20.00
1943-44 POW l/s's to/from Camp 352, NAIVASHA, East Africa to Italy

1943-44 POW l/s's to/from Camp 352, NAIVASHA, Kenya, East Africa to Italy with d/r. EA POW p/m. One with s/r. 'Ag' German censor h/s. Ref: 315-162.


Price: £20.00
1944 (July) Air Mail cover MAURITIUS to GB. [85 cent RATE] PC 90 OBE EE/23 label

1944 (July) Air Mail cover from MAURITIUS to GB. [85 cent RATE] with PC 90 OBE EE/23 label. Folded. REf: 314-040.


Price: £20.00
1944 British Official Photograph 'Battle HQ of N.F.S.' National Fire Service

1944 British Official Photograph No. Q. 486. 'Battle HQ of N.F.S.' National Fire Service [Switchboard operators in action at the NFS London Region headquarters. According to the original caption "This switchboard is the nerve center through which the operations officer receives reports of fires and the progress of raiding and through which he issues his orders to the areas where the fire battle is being fought". Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 320-109.


Price: £20.00
1944 British Official Photograph. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaale

1944 (Nov) British Official Photograph No. B. 11796.XL. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaal. View of Willemstad Harbour and German equipment. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Netherlands. Ref: 312-067.


Price: £20.00
1944 cover to 'WR Tilley, 3 Mess , c/o BFMO, BERMUDA'. tomb censor

1944 (Aug) cover to 'WR Tilley, 3 Mess , c/o BFMO, BERMUDA' and redirected to "Tortola" [British Virgin Islands] with Royal Navy tomb censor h/s. From 'D Sands Sto.'. Ref: 308-148.


Price: £20.00
1944 Official photograph 'ITALY: British Sappers find new enemy MINE. "glass mine"

1944 British Official photograph No. BNA. 19812.XL 'ITALY: British Sappers find new enemy MINE. "glass mine". Picture shows:- Corporal Williams of Cymar Porth, Rhindda Valley and Sapper Pagett of Harbourne, Birmingham 7, inspecting one of the new mines. 8th. Army on Route 9 a few miles North of CESENA. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 313-068.


Price: £20.00
1944 PC's Northern ITALY to Czechoslovakia 'Feldpost 39191 C'

1944 PPC and PC from Northern ITALY to CZECHOSLOVAKIA with Feldpost h/s. and circ. 11b h/s. From 'Feldpost 39191 C' - VIth. Battalion, 42nd. Company. Czech Police, Czech Government Army in Northern ITALY. Ref: 319-118.


Price: £20.00
1944 PPC [Children of the League of Nations Greece] censored

1944 (15th. April) PPC [Children of the League of Nations Greece] with HASTINGS m/c. and shield censor 3666 h/s. - pre 'D' Day security. Ref: 310-135.


Price: £20.00
1944 Tobacco Fund PC EGYPT to Peru. RAF + Egypt + USA censors

1944 Tobacco Fund PC from EGYPT to Peru, South America with EGYPT EPP m/c. and RAF censor R11/2 and d/r. Egypt censor. Also circ. US CENSORSHIP h/s. Ref: 315-140.


Price: £20.00
1945 'Identity Card. Under Sixteen years' JERSEY. 'MA Dobell'

1945 National Registration 'Identity Card. Under Sixteen years' from JERSEY with s/r. NATIONAL REGISTRATION OFFICE p/m. For 'Marguerite A Dobell'. Channel Islands. Ref: 321-170.


Price: £20.00
1945 (May) Registered cover CONGO to USA with s/r. BRAZZAVILLE AEF p/m.

1945 (May) Registered cover from the CONGO to USA with s/r. BRAZZAVILLE AEF p/m. and EXAMINED BY 30612 label. Also 'Received open at / Censorship Station' h/s. Includes AEF 5f+20f Mutual Air and Red Cross Funds adhesive. Ref: 317-085.


Price: £20.00
1945 cover 'Official Mail' CROISEUR "GLOIRE" to Paris. MARINE FRANCAISE h/s.

1945 (7th. June) cover 'Official Mail' from CROISEUR "GLOIRE" to Paris endorsed 'FM' with d/r. MARINE FRANCAISE h/s. [Until the end of the war, it provided fire support against ground targets to Allied forces on the Italian and French coasts] Ref: 311-053.


Price: £20.00