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1940 Air Mail cover SARAWAK to GB. PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s.

1940 Air Mail cover from SARAWAK to GB [55 cent RATE] endorsed 'Via S'pore' to rear with s/r. KUTCHING p/m. and boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. [Morenweiser type: 1B] NB: Folded. Ref: 314-128.


Price: £40.00
1940 Air Mail cover USA to 'Julius SOFER, Germany'. tied Geoffnet label. PRAG receipt

1940 Air Mail 'Clipper' cover from USA to 'Julius SOFER, Germany' with tied Geoffnet label and d/r. PRAG receipt p/m. [Jewish History: His connections to the American branch of the Waldes Company helped him to obtain affidavits and visas for the Polks and other members of their family. In 1938, Julius Sofer transferred to the export department of Waldes in PRAGUE and then immigrated to Cuba in 1941] Ref: 305-021.


Price: £12.00
1940 Air Mail cover USA to Italy. 'via Lisbon, Portugal. Trans-Atlantic Route'

1940 Air Mail cover and letter from USA to Italy endorsed 'via Lisbon, Portugal. Trans-Atlantic Route' with tied BZ / Certificato per censura label. Ref: 301-115.


Price: £12.00
1940 Air Mail cover ZANZIBAR to GB. Opened by Censor label in red

1940 (Oct) Air Mail cover from ZANZIBAR to GB [1s. 25c. RATE] with d/r. ZANZIBAR p/m. and Opened by Censor label in red. [Type I] Receipt date '9 Nov. 1940'. Ref: 311-161.


Price: £45.00
1940 British Official Photograph No. P. 179. 'First picture of the new COVENATER'

1940 British Official Photograph No. P. 179. 'First picture of the new COVENATER cruiser tank, described as an "armoured greyhound". Full typed details to rear. 200 x 100 mm. Ref: 301-072.


Price: £10.00
1940 circa. covers SWITZERLAND to France. Camp Militaire d'interement / Islikion / Siusse h/s.

c.1940 covers from SWITZERLAND to France with d/r. Camp Militaire d'interement / Islikion / Siusse h/s. One with tied Censura militare and Geoffnet labels to rear. From 'Manceaux, Jean. 34th Bie 12th groupe, 402 Rgt de DCA. Camp dInterement de GUNDETSWIL canton de Zurich. [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. NB: Opens out. Ref: 316-015.


Price: £15.00
1940 circa. ps cover [1d. Green] AUSTRALIA. Australian Defence Canteens

c.1940 ps cover [1d. Green] AUSTRALIA with NSW m/c. Postal Stationery - Wartime printed 'AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE CANTEENS' over map. Ref: 301-021.


Price: £15.00
1940 cover + letter British GUIANA to GB. 'Officially opened and resealed' label

1940 cover and letter from British GUIANA to GB [4d. RATE] with 'Officially opened and resealed' label [BY CENSOR missing] tied by PASSED BY / CENSOR. h/s. Ref: 314-008.


Price: £35.00
1940 cover + letter CZECHOSLOVAKIA to 'Vera Pifflova, Petschek' endorsed 'Feldpost'

1940 cover and letter from CZECHOSLOVAKIA to 'Vera Pifflova, Petschek' endorsed 'Feldpost' with s/r. PILSEN p/m. 'Vera Pifflova' - collaborator that was shot at the end of the war. She worked for the Gestapo. From 'Walter Brandstadter', QEQ 206'. Includes picture of Walter and his sweetheart. Opening edge fault. Ref: 316-091.


Price: £20.00
1940 cover FRANCE to 'Caporal Martin, 23rd. R.I.F., Internee militaire a Genensee

1940 (June) cover from FRANCE to 'Caporal Victor Martin, 23rd. R.I.F., Internee militaire a Genensee canton de Laucerne, Switzerland' with Censura militare label. [Battle of France: 10 May 1940 25 Jun 1940: 23rd Fortress Infantry Regiment - 23e Rgiment d'Infanterie de Forteresse (RIF) Unit was stationed in the Soufflenheim sub-sector and experienced bombardments beginning 14 May, with direct assault finally beginning 13 June.] 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. Folded. Ref: 316-014.


Price: £15.00
1940 cover FRANCE to 'Mr Alexander, Oflag VIII D, Germany'. Tittmoning Castle

1940 POW cover from FRANCE to 'Mr Alexander, Oflag VIII D, Germany' [Tittmoning Castle] with d/r. Censor 8 h/s. Ref: 301-025.


Price: £6.00
1940 cover FRANCE to Switzerland. 'Camp militaire d'internment Rothenhausen'

1940 cover from FRANCE to Switzerland with s/r. TARN p/m. and d/r. 'Camp militaire d'internment Rothenhausen' h/s. Redirected to 'Hopital de Fraennfeld' with boxed censor 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] Ref: 301-148.


Price: £20.00
1940 cover JAMAICA to Canal Zone. OPENED BY / CENSOR label taxed

1940 cover from JAMAICA to Canal Zone with circ. RICHMOND p/m. and OPENED BY / CENSOR label. Also s/r. '14' censor h/s. and tri. tax h/s. Trimmed. Ref: 306-123.


Price: £15.00
1940 cover New ZEALAND to India. PASSED CENSOR 3 MADURA h/s.

1940 cover from New ZEALAND to India with tri. PASSED CENSOR 3 MADURA h/s. and d/r. DELHI receipt p/m. Ref: 315-152.


Price: £15.00
1940 cover PALESTINE to GB 'Jacir House, Detention Bks, Bethlehem'

1940 Air Mail cover from PALESTINE to GB with s/r. JERUSALEM p/m. From 'A Wilson (B'C 1510) Jacir House, Detention Bks, Bethlehem'. - Jacir Palace was taken over by the British, who used it as a prison in the 1940's. Not censored. From Guard? Faults. Ref: 312-129.


Price: £35.00
1940 cover PALESTINE to GB. FPO 164 p/m. tied AFW 3312 label

1940 cover from PALESTINE to GB with d/r. FPO 164 p/m. and boxed PASSED BY CENSOR No. 1645 h/s. Also AFW 3312 EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label tied by tri. 4 EXAMINER h/s. Folded. Ref: 307-128.


Price: £10.00
1940 cover PERAK to India. SELMA / FMS p/m. 6 line CENSORSHIP REGULATIONS h/s.

1940 cover from PERAK [Malaya] to India with d/r. SELMA / FMS p/m. and 6 line 'CENSORSHIP REGULATIONS' h/s. Also PASSED / FOR /TRANMISSION h/s. to front. Trimmed. Ref: 306-031.


Price: £50.00
1940 cover South AFRICA to Germany. INTERNERINGSKAMP / BAVIAANSPOORT h/s

1940 cover from South AFRICA to Germany with bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and oval INTERNERINGSKAMP / BAVIAANSPOORT h/s. South Africa UC8 label and German Geoffnet censor label over British PC 90 OBE 4979 label. Ref: 306-088.


Price: £35.00
1940 cover TRINADAD to USA. OPENED BY CENSOR h/s.

1940 cover from TRINADAD to USA with PORT OF SPAIN slogan m/c. and plain resealing label tied by s/l. OPENED BY CENSOR h/s. Also weak d/r. PASSED BY POSTAL CENSOR 11 h/s. to rear. Ref: 309-113.


Price: £9.00
1940 cover TUNISIA to 'Cote D'Ivoire'. censored. Depot D'Infanterie

1940 Air Mail cover from TUNISIA to 'Cote D'Ivoire' with s/r. LA GOULETE p/m. and censored. From '4th Campagnie, 10th RTS, Depot D'Infanterie, Colonial Tunis'. Soiled. Ref: 309-135.


Price: £15.00