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1944 (Sept.) POW l/s. 'Interniertenpost' GERMANY to GB with d/r. BIBERACH p/m.

1944 (Sept.) POW l/s. 'Interniertenpost' from GERMANY to GB with d/r. BIBERACH p/m. and censors. From 'Nicol Spence 534' Lager Biberach - Civilian Internee. mss .. "It is two years today that we left Jersey … Old Ferrers has gone to the diplomat's camp". [Channel Islander deported to internment camp in 1942 and 1943] Ref: 308-056.


Price: £35.00
1944 Air Letter 'BNAF' to South Africa. EPP 31 p/m. [Egypt] RAF censor R15/21

1944 (Nov) Air Letter from 'BNAF' to South Africa with s/r. EPP 31 p/m. [Egypt] and RAF censor R15/21 h/s. Self censored from 'L. Loram, 28 Squadron SAAF, BNAF'. [South African Air Force]. mss .. "this one (letter) is being written 4,700 feet above the immaculate blue Mediterranean". From June 1943 the Dakotas were concentrated at the squadron's new base at Maison Blanche, Algiers, from where it operated passenger and cargo routes across the Mediterranean. Excellent content. NB: Faults. Ref: 310-114.


Price: £9.00
1944 Air Letter GB to 'Air Cadet Atkinson, RAF Thornhill, S. Rhodesia'

1944 (April) ps Air Letter from GB to 'Air Cadet Atkinson, c/o Officers' Mess 22 SFTS, RAF Thornhill, S. Rhodesia'. Flying Officer A J Atkinson was killed in a Flying accident whilst training as an RAF pilot at 22 Service Flying Training School Thornhill in 1944. He was the son of Mr & Mrs R V Atkinson of Cheltenham, with RV Atkinson being a Director of the Gloster Aircraft Company. Ref: 313-123.


Price: £15.00
1944 Air Letter ITALY to GB. FPO 242 p/m. RAF censor R15/423 h/s. '335 Wing'

1944 (Oct) Air Letter from ITALY to GB with d/r. FPO 242 p/m. and RAF censor R15/423 h/s. From 'LAC Dicksee. HQ 335 Wing'. Located Biferno. [Dates recorded: 04/11/1944 & 22/11/44] Ref: 318-098.


Price: £12.00
1944 Air Letter LIBYA to S. Africa. FPO 33 p/m. RAF censor R12/306 h/s.

1944 (20th. Oct) Air Letter from LIBYA to South Africa with d/r. FPO 33 p/m. and RAF censor R12/306 h/s. From 'G. McLeod, 44 Sqn SAAF'. [Transport Squadron] mss... "not too pleasant seeing a chap burn in an a/c not 25 yards from you. Hugh Wallace has been killed up here already" Ref: 321-019.


Price: £25.00
1944 Air Letters 'HMS COLOMBO' to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. tomb censor

1944 [Feb. March and July] Air Letters from 'HMS COLOMBO' to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and tomb censor h/s. [Feb: Mediterranean convoy defence. March: Joined US Navy escort for Convoy UGS36 with ships of 37th. July: Mediterranean convoy defence in continuation. Nominated for support of planned landing in South of France with HM Cruiser CALEDON as part of Task Force 88 under US Navy command (Operation DRAGOON)] From 'Fred Rand'? Ref: 311-165.


Price: £15.00
1944 Air Letters from ITALY to GB. FPO 751 p/m. and tomb censor h/s.

1944 Air Letters from ITALY to GB with d/r. FPO 751 p/m. and tomb censor h/s. and self censored by 'D. MacLaren'. The other with d/r. BAPO 15 p/m. From 'AF HQ'. Faults. Ref: 318-077.


Price: £10.00
1944 Air Mail cover + letter SWITZERLAND to GB with d/r. ST GALLEN p/m

1944 Air Mail cover and letter from SWITZERLAND to GB with d/r. ST GALLEN p/m. Also PC 90 OBE 990 labels and tied Geoffnet label to rear. Letter with chemical wash. From 'St. Gallen'. Ref: 312-090.


Price: £10.00
1944 Air Mail cover ADEN to GB. ADEN p/m. RAF censor R11/89 h/s.

1944 (July) Air Mail cover from ADEN to GB [9 Anna RATE] with d/r. ADEN p/m. and RAF censor R11/89 h/s. [Known used 27/1/43 to 7/9/44. RAF Khormaksar] Ref: 312-140.


Price: £9.00
1944 Air Mail cover BERMUDA to 'HMS Conway, North Wales'. 2/- Keyplate

1944 Air Mail cover [3s. 6d. RATE] from BERMUDA to 'Cadet RO Walters, RNR, HMS Conway, North Wales' [Royal Navy Shore Base] with HAMILTON p/m. canc. 2/- Key plate. From 'VO Walters, Pembroke West, Bermuda'. Ref: 317-120.


Price: £45.00
1944 Air Mail cover GB to 'Alec G Mehors, HMS "DERG" Frigate. 2s. 6d. Rate

1944 (Feb) Air Mail cover and letter [2s. 6d. Rate] from GB to 'Alec G Mehors, HMS "DERG" - Frigate Commissioned 10th. Jun 1943 . NB: Faults. Ref: 318-026.


Price: £9.00
1944 Air Mail Honour Envelope + letter GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO 475 p/m.

1944 (Dec) Air Mail Honour Envelope and letter from GIBRALTAR to GB with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and censored. From 'RSM R. Brown DCM, 30 Dorset Regt., Gibraltar'. [Regimental Sergeant Major. Distinguished Conduct Medal] Ref: 317-020.


Price: £15.00
1944 Air Mail Honour Envelope AUSTRALIA with AUST. FPO 190 p/m. - Darwin

1944 Air Mail Honour Envelope from AUSTRALIA with s/r. AUST. FPO 190 p/m. - Darwin, Northern Territories. Also tied Opened by Censor label [Blue on white] Ref: 322-118.


Price: £9.00
1944 Air Mail l/s. from POW in KENYA to Italy with d/r. POSTAGE PAID / SI.30 h/s.

1944 Air Mail l/s. from POW in KENYA to Italy with d/r. POSTAGE PAID / SI.30 h/s. and boxed censored P/W MIDDLE EAST 010 h/s. Also German censor h/s. to rear. From 'POW Camp No. 365 - Londiani. East Africa. Ref: 315-106.


Price: £45.00
1944 Air Mail POW cover GERMANY to 'POW Camp Mackall, New York, USA'

1944 Air Mail POW cover from GERMANY to 'POW Camp Mackall, New York, USA' with tied censor labels. [Prisoners from Field Marshal Rommel's Afrika Korps, captured in Tunisia in May 1943, arrived at Camp Mackall and other camps in the spring of 1944] Ref: 319-075.


Price: £15.00
1944 Air Mail POW l/s. from Stalag VIII A, Germany to NEW ZEALAND

1944 Air Mail POW lettersheet from Stalag VIII A, Germany to NEW ZEALAND [40pf RATE] endorsed 'Luftpost bis Nordamerica'. From 'NH Atkinson'. mss : "The Commission from the Swiss Legation in Berlin came, listened & one or two things have been fixed up." Ref: 321-161.


Price: £30.00
1944 airgraph + delivery envelope 'MEF' to New Zealand. '2nd. NZEF'

1944 airgraph and delivery envelope from 'MEF' to New Zealand with s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. From 'Tpr. R Halliday, B Sqd., 19th Armd. Regt., 2nd. NZEF, MEF'. Printed 'NEW ZEALAND POST OFFICE' envelope. Faults. Ref: 309-058.


Price: £15.00
1944 Airgraph + envelope 'RAAF Auspo, London' to AUSTRALIA

1944 Airgraph and delivery envelope from 'RAAF Auspo, London' to 'Group 660, RAAF, Nelsons Bay, NSW, AUSTRALIA' with RAF censor R11/370 h/s. [NOT RECORDED] AUSPO dealt liberated POW's from European Camps. Ref: 320-141.


Price: £12.00
1944 Airgraph from 'TB Dawkins, 571 LCA Flotilla, c/o GPO London'

1944 (March) Airgraph from 'TB Dawkins, 571 LCA Flotilla, c/o GPO London' with tomb censor h/s. [Landing Craft Assault (LCA). Prince Leopold carried seven LCA of 504 LCA Flotilla consisting of LCAs 570, 1045, 571, 550, 568 622 and 623. Sailed with Convoy O1 to OMAHA BEACH. June 1944] Ref: 321-092.


Price: £9.00
1944 AM Air Letter 'AUSPO, London' to AUSTRALIA

1944 Air Mail Air Letter from 'AUSPO, London' to AUSTRALIA with BRIGHTON m/c. and oval STATION POST OFFICE RAF BRIGHTON SUSSEX h/s. AUSPO dealt liberated POW's from European Camps. From 'AUS. 35395 Sgt. P. Grey'. Folded. Ref: 321-148.


Price: £15.00