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1944 cover South AFRICA to 's.s. Josiah Nelson Cushing, 90 Broad St, New York, USA'

1944 (Nov) cover from South AFRICA to 's.s. Josiah Nelson Cushing, 90 Broad St, New York, USA' - Undercover address: forwarding agents for Canadian Steamship Co. and redirected to 'American Hawaiian' who operated her. "S/S Josiah Nelson Cushing". [Liberty ship launched May 1943] Also tied censor labels and NEW YORK m/c. to rear dated 9th. Feb. 1945. Ref: 317-074.


Price: £100.00
1944 cover South AFRICA to Germany with bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1944 cover from South AFRICA to Germany with bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and oval INTERNERINGSKAMP / BAVIAANSPOORT h/s. Tied South Africa UC8 label and German Geoffnet censor label over. Ref: 318-071.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover SUDAN with US APO 608 p/m. Commanding Officer, Wadi Seidna

1944 cover from SUDAN to 'Public Works Dept.' with US APO 608 p/m. with d/r. FPO 718 transit p/m. [10th. July] and KHARTOOM receipt m/c. [11th. July] From 'Commanding Officer, Wadi Seidna AES'. Ref: 322-129.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover TANGANIKA to USA with PC 90 OBE O/ label

1944 (Jan) cover from TANGANIKA, East Africa to USA with d/r. DARESALAAM p/m. and PC 90 OBE O/ label [Imprint: 20r-M742 8-43] tied by oct. PASSED O/7 h/s. [Northern RHODESIA] Also EXAMINED BY 7442 tape. Ref: 310-134.


Price: £45.00
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 cover USA to 'P/o Shrimpton, Peter. RAF' redirected. FORT KNOX p/m.

1944 cover from USA to 'P/o Shrimpton, Peter. RAF' and redirected to 'RAF Station Clyffe Pypard' with s/r. FORT KNOX p/m. From 'British Consulate General, New Orleans'. Ref: 321-098.


Price: £9.00
1944 cover USA to Red Cross. Camp Bowie, Texas. boxed Censored h/s.

1944 cover from USA to Red Cross with Washington m/c. and boxed Censored War Department h/s. From Camp Bowie, Texas. Folded. Ref: 319-102.


Price: £9.00
1944 covers + letters 'LAC Vaughan, c/o 141 Wing, RAF, c/o GPO Lewes, Sussex'

1944 covers and letters re: LAC Vaughan'. One dated 18th. Aug. 1944 to 'c/o 141 Wing, Royal Air Force, c/o GPO Lewes, Sussex' with d/r. AEAF / CP HQ receipt p/m. [Allied Expeditionary Air Force / Command Post Headquarters] One from 'RAF, APO England' dated 12th. July 1944 with RAF censor R7/305 h/s. [Normandy Invasion, June 1944] NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 309-162.


Price: £12.00
1944 covers South AFRICA to 'China Inland Mission, London'. CAPE TOWN m/c.

1944 covers from South AFRICA to 'China Inland Mission, London' with CAPE TOWN m/c. Not censored. Ref: 315-105.


Price: £6.00
1944 Feldpost l/s. GREECE to Italy. Feldpost 17021. censored

1944 Feldpost l/s. from Salonica, GREECE to Italy with d/r. dumb p/m. and censored. From Feldpost 17021: Field Railway Operating Traffic Detatchment 3. Italain soldier. NB: Faults. Ref: 319-159.


Price: £15.00
1944 HM Forces 'Concession Gift Form' [Army Form W5192] censored

1944 'HM Forces Overseas Duty Free Concession for Gift sent to UK' [Army Form W5192] with shield censor 2709 h/s. Ref: 319-092.


Price: £9.00
1944 Honour Envelope GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO 475 p/m. PASSED CENSOR h/s.

1944 (Jan) Air Mail Honour Envelope from GIBRALTAR to GB with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and poor boxed PASSED / CENSOR h/s. to rear. Ref: 311-144.


Price: £9.00
1944 illustrated 'V' mail + envelope ALGERIA to USA censored

1944 illustrated Christmas Greetings 'V' mail and delivery envelope from ALGERIA [North AFRICA] to USA and censor 13804. From 'APO 600'. Ref: 316-122.


Price: £8.00
1944 Italian Identification Card. Camp 404 - Ivy Bridge, Devon. Great Britain

1944 (March) Italian Identification Card. From Camp 404 - Ivy Bridge, Devon. Great Britain. Ref: 312-109.


Price: £9.00
1944 l/s. AUSTRALIA to 'New Caledonia'. tied 3 OBC label. CENSURE ALLIEE 3 h/s.

1944 (Jan) l/s. from AUSTRALIA to 'New Caledonia' [4d. RATE] with tied 3 OBC label and d/r. CENSURE ALLIEE 3 h/s. Also d/r. NOUMEA receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 312-012.


Price: £45.00
1944 Letter Card INDIA to GB. Experimental PO MS-8 p/m. 'RNAS Cochin'

1944 (July) Air Mail Letter Card from INDIA to GB [4 Anna RATE] with d/r. Experimental PO MS-8 p/m. and tomb censor h/s. From 'J Leach. Naval Airman, RNAS Cochin'. Located: Willington Island. Also tied PC 90 OBE label. Royal Naval Air Service. Ref: 311-136.


Price: £9.00
1944 Letter Card INDIA to GB. No. 16 ADVANCE BASE POST OFFICE p/m.

1944 (July) Letter Card from INDIA to GB with d/r. No. 16 ADVANCE BASE POST OFFICE p/m. and censored. From 'Captain PD Hunt'. Ref: 321-048.


Price: £6.00
1944 Letter Cards ZULULAND to GB. DURBAN m/c. RAF Detachment, St. Lucia,

1944 (June/Aug.) Letter Cards from ZULULAND to GB with d/r. DURBAN m/c. and boxed RAF Detachment, St. Lucia, Zululand h/s. From 'Bardsley, Mtubatuba, Zululand, S. Africa'. In Nov. Bardsley with 262 Squadron. [No. 262 Squadron reached Durban on 5 Nov. 1942, and moved into its main base at Congella one week later. The first Catalina flying boat arrived on 21 Feb. 1943, and patrols over the Indian Ocean began on 26 Feb. The seaways around Durban became increasingly full of shipping, to such an extent that it began to interfere with operations. The flying boats were moved to Langebaan and St. Lucia (Zululand), then in November 1944 into Lake Umsingazi] South Africa. Folded. Ref: 314-058.


Price: £30.00
1944 lettersheet signed by 'Marshall RH' DFC. Late of 44 Squadron

1944 lettersheet to Old Reptonian Society and signed by Flying Officer 'Marshall RH' Honours: DFC Oct. 1943. Late of 44 Squadron. RAF. Details of Service: Bomber Command. Royal Air Force: For details see A Bedfordshire Bomb Aimer written by David H. Marshall about his brother, Flight Lieutenant Raymond Howitt Marshall, DFC (1918-1981) Ref: 312-117.


Price: £15.00
1944 Official photograph 'American Troops move on the double through CARENTAN'

1944 (July) Official photograph No. EA. 26400.XL FRANCE. 'American Troops move on the double through CARENTAN. First French City to fall to the invaders'. [German forces withdrew 12th. June] Full typed details to rear. 200 x 100 mm. Ref: 312-070.


Price: £15.00