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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 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 Armed Forces Air Letter GB to Canada. FPO 10 p/m. '2/L DM Lunan, RCAF'

1944 Armed Forces Air Letter from GB to Canada with d/r. FPO 10 p/m. From '2/L DM Lunan, RCAF, c/o HQ 20 Lincoln Inn Fields, London'. [Headquarters of the Royal Canadian Air Force Overseas, Dec. 1941 - July 1946] NB: Tear. Ref: 317-042.


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: 320-109.


Price: £20.00
1944 British Official photograph 'ITALY: British Sappers find new enemy MINE

1944 British Official photograph No. BNA. 19817.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: £25.00
1944 British Official Photograph No. B. 11790.XL. HOLLAND Hallamshire Battalion

1944 (Nov) British Official Photograph No. B. 11790. XL. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaal. 6-pdr anti-tank gun of the 4th Hallamshires, 49th Division, guarding the road to Willemstad, 8 Nov. 1944. Creator Wilkes (Sergeant) No. 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Netherlands. Ref: 314-067.


Price: £25.00
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 Canadian Military Photograph No. 27951-N. 'Canadians in ITALY' - ORTONA

1944 (Jan) Canadian Military Photograph No. 27951-N. 'Canadians in ITALY' - ORTONA devastation. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Also smaller photo showing villagers clearing bomb damaged vehicles. Ref: 318-105.


Price: £12.00
1944 circa. Air Mail cover IRAQ to GB. FPO p/m. RAF Censor R11/479 h/s.

c.1944 Air Mail cover from IRAQ to GB [10d. RATE] with poor d/r. FPO p/m. and RAF Censor R11/479 h/s. Ref: 315-098.


Price: £8.00
1944 circa. British Official photograph. N. Ireland' Training with the "SOSPAN FACH"

c.1944 British Official photograph No. BH. 7131. 'With the Welch Regt. in Northern Ireland'. Training with the "SOSPAN FACH" (Little Saucepan) Full typed details to hear. 150 x 100 mm. Ref: 319-103.


Price: £10.00
1944 circa. cover ITALY to 'SA APC, UDF MEF'. APO-U-MPK 11 p/m.

c.1944 cover from ITALY to 'L/cpl. HM Jackson, SA APC, UDF MEF' [South African Army Pay Corps] with d/r. APO-U-MPK 11 p/m. Inter Unit mail. Ref: 317-096.


Price: £8.00
1944 circa. cover MAURITANIA to 'Box 236, London'. Undercover address

c.1944 (Sept) Air Mail cover from MAURITANIA to 'Lieutenant Gabriel, "Epervier", Box 236, London' - Undercover address for Free French Air Force with tied censor label. [French Destroyer "Epervier": 9th. Nov 1942 ran aground off Oran, Algeria after being damaged by gunfire from the British light cruiser HMS Aurora.] Roughly opened. Ref: 313-148.


Price: £45.00
1944 circa. cover SWITZERLAND to GB. Camp d'Internement Militaire, ST. PETERZELL

c.1944 Air Mail cover from SWITZERLAND to GB with PC 90 OBE 1998 label and Geoffnet roller on resealing tape. From L/Cpl. D.W. Cross, Camp d'Internement Militaire, ST. PETERZELL, St. Gallen, SUISSE. Folded. Ref: 307-065.


Price: £35.00
1944 circa. cover SWITZERLAND. Camp militaire d'internment / Suisse h/s. 'Chexery'

c.1944 covers from SWITZERLAND. One with d/r. Camp militaire d'internment / Suisse h/s. from 'Chexery' using YMCA envelope. [Allied soldiers were interned in Switzerland who fled combat, the Swiss government had to keep these soldiers interned until the end of the hostilities] Internment Camp. Faults. Ref: 315-010.


Price: £8.00
1944 circa. cover to 'Shoreham by Sea' and redirected. RAF censor R7/473 h/s.

c.1944 cover to 'Shoreham by Sea' and redirected with POSTAGE PAID m/c. and RAF censor R7/473 h/s. From '2146766 LACW Manley DA, RAF'. [LACW: Leading Aircraftwoman] Ref: 309-065.


Price: £15.00
1944 circa. covers SWITZERLAND, 'Durrenroth, Military Internee Camp to 'Feldpost 5104'

c.1944 covers from SWITZERLAND, 'Durrenroth, Military Internee Camp to 'Feldpost 5104' with d/r. Camp militaire d'internment / Suisse h/s. [Allied soldiers were interned in Switzerland who fled combat, the Swiss government had to keep these soldiers interned until the end of the hostilities] Internment Camp. Faults. Ref: 315-008.


Price: £15.00
1944 circa. Honour Envelope MALTA to GB. No. 41 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. PAID m/c

ci. 1944 Honour Envelope from MALTA to GB with tri. No. 41 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and PAID m/c. to rear. Folded. Ref: 309-073.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover + letter 'BLA' to GB. FPO 856 m/c. and censored 'QAIMN S/R'

1944 cover and 'NAAFI' letter from the 'BLA' to GB with FPO 856 m/c. and censored. From 'Sister B. Schafield, QAIMN S/R, 74th. Gen. Hospital, BLA'. [Queen Alexander Imperial Military Nursing Service] Ref: 316-047.


Price: £15.00
1944 cover + letter 'HM LST 369' to "Armament Section, 1655 Flight, RAF Wyton,

1944 (Dec) cover and letter from 'HM LST 369' to "Armament Section, 1655 Flight, RAF Wyton, Hunts with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and PC 90 OBE 2144 label. [Commissioned into the Royal Navy as HM LST-369, 29 November 1944, at Rosneath. Tank Landing Ship] Roughly opened. Ref: 315-033.


Price: £12.00