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1941 Air Mail cover EGYPT to GB with 'OPENED BUT UNCENSORED' o/p. on label

1941 (30th. March) Air Mail cover from EGYPT to GB with blue/white Egyptian resealing label with red
overprint 'OPENED BUT UNCENSORED'. [Reference: Specimen on file DEFE 1/227 of the National Archives and signed by the Officer in Charge on 18 March 1941] Rare. Faults. Ref: 306-051


Price: £250.00
1941 Air Mail cover GB to 'DP Crane, c/o RN Office, Basra, IRAQ'

1941 (Nov) Air Mail cover GB to 'DP Crane, c/o RN Office, Basra, IRAQ' [Royal Navy] and returned with RFHMS m/c. and boxed UNCLAIMED / IN RN BARRACKS / PORTSMOUTH h/s. Also RE-DIRECTED LETTER / HMS 'Victory' h/s. with Sept. 1942 receipt p/m. to rear. NB: Faults. Ref: 309-116.


Price: £18.00
1941 Air Mail cover GB to USA. FPO 215 p/m. PC 90 OBE 4260 label

1941 (Jan) Air Mail cover from GB to USA [1s. 3d. RATE] endorsed 'North Atlantic' with d/r. FPO 215 p/m. and PC 90 OBE 4260 label. Ref: 310-083.


Price: £6.00
1941 Air Mail cover MALAYA to Australia. AUST FIELD PO No. 18 p/m.

1941 Air Mail cover from MALAYA to Australia with s/r. AUST FIELD PO No. 18 p/m. and boxed PASSED BY CENSOR No. 297 h/s. From 'Pte. EH Hambly, HQ Coy.2/18 Batt., AIF, Malaya'. Ref: 310-121.


Price: £30.00
1941 Air Mail cover MALAYA to Australia. tri. PASSED FOR TRANMISSION 110

1941 (Nov) Air Mail cover from MALAYA to Australia. with tri. PASSED FOR TRANMISSION 110 h/s. and tied 2 OBC label. Opening edge nick. Ref: 308-084.


Price: £9.00
1941 Air Mail cover SENEGAL to France [2F. 50c. RATE] endorsed 'FM'

1941 Air Mail cover from SENEGAL to France [2F. 50c. RATE] endorsed 'FM' with d/r. DAKAR / SENEGAL p/m. and tied CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label. Ex. Forces with Military cachet. Ref: 313-112.


Price: £25.00
1941 Air Mail cover South AFRICA to Germany. oval INTERNMENT CAMP / ANDALUSIA

1941 Air Mail cover from South AFRICA to Germany with oval INTERNMENT CAMP / ANDALUSIA h/s. Also UC8 OBC label to rear. From 'Intern Lager Andalusia'. POW. Ref: 316-071.


Price: £35.00
1941 Air Mail cover SYRIA to Australia. AIF FPO No. 23 p/m.

1941 Air Mail cover from SYRIA to Australia with s/r. AIF FPO No. 23 p/m. and tri. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 2272. From 'HQ Coy Transport, 2/2/Batn'. Ref: 310-133.


Price: £12.00
1941 Air Mail cover USA to Germany. tied Geoffnet label. Major of Leipzig h/s

1941 (4th. Sept) Air Mail cover USA to Germany with tied Geoffnet label [code e] to rear. Also boxed The Major of Leipzig receipt h/s. (22nd. Sept) Ref: 317-157.


Price: £6.00
1941 Air Mail Honour Envelope EGYPT to New Zealand. NZ FPO 1 p/m

1941 Air Mail Honour Envelope from EGYPT to New Zealand [40 Mills RATE] with s/r. NZ FPO 1 p/m. [NZ HQ Maade Camp] and boxed 356 censor h/s. Redirected to 'Ward I'. Opening tear. Ref: 311-113.


Price: £6.00
1941 airgraph GB to 'Group Detch Movement Control, CYPRUS, MEF'

1941 (Nov) airgraph from GB to 'Spr H Shields, 4th Docks. Group Detch Movement Control, CYPRUS, MEF' Ref: 309-139.


Price: £20.00
1941 cover + letter AFRICA to Germany. Feldpost 05638

1941 cover and letter from AFRICA to Germany with s/r. FELDPOST p/m. From Feldpost 05638 - Machine Gun Battalion 2 in the 15th Panzer Division. Ref: 308-133.


Price: £10.00
1941 cover + letter GIBRALTAR to GB. WW1 censor h/s. British stamps

1941 (Feb) cover and letter from GIBRALTAR to GB, redirected [2 1/2d. RATE: British stamps] with d/r. LIVERPOOL p/m. and old WW1 censor mark - PASSED BY CENSOR No. 2378. Also d/r. ASSISTANT MILITARY SECRETARY / GIBRALTAR h/s. 6 page letter on Government House notepaper. Signed by 'Peter' RA Forbes' - 1940-41 A.D.C. to the Governor of Gibraltar, Sir Clive Liddell. Flap torn. Ref: 301-132.


Price: £60.00
1941 cover + letter RHODES to Italy. POSTA MILITARE 550 E

1941 cover and letter from RHODES to Italy with d/r. dumb p/m. and Verificato per censura label. Also boxed '3' h/s. From '10 Reggimento fantera "Regia", 1 Battaglione 2 Compagnia'. Ref: 301-095.


Price: £15.00
1941 cover + letter S. RHODESIA to 'Lieut PB Neave RAOC, MEF'. Reported Missing

1941 Air Mail cover and letter from Southern RHODESIA to 'Lieut PB Neave RAOC, MEF' with "Reported Missing ex. Crete" in mss. with Col. COME No. 4 Base Ordnance Workshops MEF h/s. NB: Creased and tear. Ref: 310-071.


Price: £30.00
1941 cover ADEN to India. KHORMASKAR p/m. RAF censor R9/72 h/s. Punjab Regt.

1941 (June) cover ADEN to India with d/r. KHORMASKAR p/m. and RAF censor R9/72 h/s. [Dates Recorded: 20/5/41 to 30/6/41] Also OBC label tied by tri. PASSED BY CENSOR C 40 h/s. Punjab Regt. with the RAF? Ref: 306-075.


Price: £25.00
1941 cover and typed Bulletin No. 11 from VENEZUELA to GB. PC 90 OBE label

1941 (July) cover and 4 page typed Bulletin No. 11, dated 6th. July from VENEZUELA to GB with PC 90 OBE 5762 label. Excellent content based on Official telegrams. NB: Cover torn to rear. Ref: 310-088.


Price: £25.00
1941 cover ANGOLA to USA. Examined by Censor No..... label

1941 cover from ANGOLA to USA with d/r. MOSSAMEDES p/m. and tied Examined by Censor No..... label with tri. PASSED BY CENSOR 5 h/s. over [Northern Rhodesia] Corner missing. Ref: 314-097.


Price: £25.00
1941 cover AUSTRALIA to 'Cypus, S. Africa' redirected. Mixed franking

1941 [11 OCT] cover from AUSTRALIA to 'Cypus, S. Africa' and redirected with South Africa 1/2d. Postage Revenue with 'DOUANE' o/p. [Customs] Also small OPENED BY CENSOR label tied by s/r. NICOSIA p/m. [15 DEC] with d/r. PASSED BY CENSOR 4 CYPRUS h/s. Ref: 308-145.


Price: £50.00
1941 cover AUSTRIA to 'SS Rottenfuhrer Hansmann, Germany'

1941 (April) cover from AUSTRIA to 'SS Rottenfuhrer Hansmann Franz, Germany'. Corporal in SS. [Rottenfhrer (Section Leader) was a Nazi Party paramilitary rank ] Ref: 301-082.


Price: £15.00