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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 GIBRALTAR to S. Africa. RAF censor R11/480 h/s.

1944 (30th. Oct) Air Letter from GIBRALTAR to South Africa with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and RAF censor R11/480 h/s. From 'JG. Roberts, SAAF'. [South African Air Force] From '22 Sqn, SAAF'. Operating Lockheed Venturas in Gibraltar No.22 Squadron flew anti-submarine patrols in the Western Mediterranean. mss .. "Newsreel .. came out of Holland .. stand against overwhelming odds .. brother in law of mine .. from the screen". [Dates Recorded: 11/7/44 to 8/12/44] Ref: 314-098.


Price: £40.00
1944 Air Letter GIBRALTAR to S. Africa. RAF censor R11/480 h/s. '22 Sdn, SAAF'

1944 Air Letter from GIBRALTAR to S. Africa [3d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and RAF censor R11/480 h/s. [Dates Recorded: 11/7/44 to 8/12/44. Only four recordings of R11/480 from Gibraltar] From 'A/Cxe. JG Roberts, '22 Sqn, SAAF'. Operating Lockheed Venturas in Gibraltar. No.22 Squadron flew anti-submarine patrols in the Western Mediterranean. Ref: 313-055.


Price: £35.00
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: 301-054.


Price: £12.00
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: 301-013.


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 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: 305-085.


Price: £9.00
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: 302-008.


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: 304-135.


Price: £30.00
1944 Air Mail POW l/s. KENYA to Italy. POW EAC p/m. Camp 361 - Namanga

1944 Air Mail POW l/s. from KENYA to Italy with d/r. POW EAC p/m. Camp 361 - Namanga, Kenya, East Africa. Ref: 307-088.


Price: £15.00
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: 303-120.


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: 304-043.


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: 304-119.


Price: £15.00
1944 AM Letter Card CEYLON. "RAF Stn. CHINA BAY"

1944 Air Mail Letter Card from CEYLON to GB with d/r. poor RAF POST / COLOMBO p/m. & RAF censor R17/465 h/s. From "RAF Stn. CHINA BAY" - Flying Boat Base. Faults. Ref: 308-158.


Price: £15.00
1944 AM Letter Card INDIA to 'US Army APO 350' censored

1944 Air Mail Letter Card [4 Anna RATE] from INDIA to 'Capt. Herbert WELTCHEK MC, US Army ETO, APO 350' with PC 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER label. & censors. From 'No. 9 Battery, Madrass Wing, AATC, MEHGAON, India Command'. mss .. "Battery Commander". Also d/r. HOME POSTAL CENTRE RE 3 receipt p/m. Little worn. Ref: 309-110.


Price: £9.00
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: 303-074.


Price: £20.00