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1943 (Aug) Official USSR photograph 'Soviet outpost on the LENINGRAD Front'

1943 (Aug) RUSSIA. Official USSR photograph 'Soviet outpost on the LENINGRAD Front'. No. 4398.XL. Typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 312-102.


Price: £9.00
1943 Air Mail cover ITALY to 'POW, Fort George G Meade Camp, New York, USA'

1943 Air Mail cover from ITALY to 'POW, Fort George G Meade Camp, New York, USA' with Red Cross h/s. Faults. Ref: 314-086.


Price: £9.00
1943 Air Mail cover LEBANON to GB. FPO 552 p/m. tied BASE CENSOR label

1943 Air Mail cover from LEBANON to GB [10d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 552 p/m. and tied BASE CENSOR label. Folded. Ref: 309-091.


Price: £9.00
1943 cover + letter 'The Buffs, RNYYY, APO 4815' RAF censor

1943 cover and letter from 'Lt TC Williams, The Buffs, RNYYY, APO 4815' to GB with RAF censor R8/277 h/s. On board Transport Ship. [From a draft of Airmen en route to INDIA. Oct. 1943.] Ref: 311-124.


Price: £9.00
1943 cover FRANCE to 'Wohulager ME Esslingen-Mettingen, Wurtenberg, Germany'

1943 cover from FRANCE to 'Wohulager ME Esslingen-Mettingen, Wurtenberg, Germany'. Slave Labour Camp. Ref: 317-028.


Price: £9.00
1943 cover USA to 'Waldron A/C/2, RAF, c/o GPO London'. PHILADELPHIA m/c.

1943 cover USA to 'Waldron A/C/2, RAF, c/o GPO London'. PHILADELPHIA / BUY WAR SAVINGS BONDS slogan m/c. Also PC 90 OBE 4402 label with Imprint. Ref: 321-099.


Price: £9.00
1943 covers (damaged) + letters CURACAO to GB. censored. 'Kim Ball'

1943 covers (damaged: stamps cut out) and letters from CURACAO, DWI to GB with censor labels. From 'Kim Ball, Curazao'. Merchant Marine - on Convoy duty. [Sept. and Oct. 1943] Ref: 310-094.


Price: £9.00
1943 Honour Envelope GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO 475 p/m. boxed 'PASSED / CENSOR' h/s.

1943 Honour Envelope from GIBRALTAR to GB with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and boxed 'PASSED / CENSOR' h/s. From 'E Wearden, H Coy, Kings, Gibraltar'. Ref: 319-044.


Price: £9.00
1943 Honour Envelope IRAQ to India. Indian FPO 57 p/m. censored

1943 Air Mail Honour Envelope from IRAQ to 'Camouflage Officer', India with d/r. Indian FPO 57 p/m. and 2162 censor h/s. Also OBC label tied by d/r. FIELD CENSOR h/s. Ref: 313-129.


Price: £9.00
1943 Italian Identity Card. Camp: 78th. Sta. Hosp, APO 763. TUNISIA

1943 (Dec) Italian Identity Card for 'Di Corato Vito' at POW Camp: 78th. Sta. Hosp, APO 763 - TUNISIA. Ref: 311-119.


Price: £9.00
1943 POW l/s. INDIA to Italy. censored. No. 14 PW Camp - Bairagarh / Bhopal

1943 POW l/s. from INDIA to Italy and censored. From No. 14 PW Camp - located Bairagarh / Bhopal. Ref: 316-017.


Price: £9.00
1943 POW l/s. Middle East to Italy. 222 POW Camp h/s. P/W MIDDLE EAST 197 h/s.

1943 POW l/s. from the Middle East to Italy with s/l. 222 POW Camp h/s. and boxed P/W MIDDLE EAST 197 h/s. Ref: 316-075.


Price: £9.00
1943 POW l/s. [I.A.F. Z-2241] INDIA to Italy censored. From No. 7 P.W. Camp

1943 POW l/s. [I.A.F. Z-2241] from INDIA to Italy and censored. From No. 7 P.W. Camp - Bangalore. Ref: 314-063.


Price: £9.00
1943 POW PC USA to Italy. NEW YORK m/c. 'Co. 8 Camp ATTERBURY'

1943 POW PC from USA to Italy with NEW YORK m/c. and s/r. US CENSORSHIP h/s. Also German m/c. censor h/s. From 'Co. 8 Camp ATTERBURY'. Ref: 317-121.


Price: £9.00
1943 PPC redirected to 'WRNS, HMS Cabbala' with 4d. Postage Due

1943 PPC redirected to 'WRNS, HMS Cabbala' with 4d. Postage Due. Training establishment for WRNS W/T operators, at Lowton near Warrington. [Women's Royal Naval Service] Ref: 312-133.


Price: £9.00
1944 (Aug) Air Mail cover GUAM to USA. 'USS Elmore'. censored

1944 (Aug) Air Mail cover from GUAM to USA with US NAVY m/c. and d/r. PASSED BY / NAVAL CENSOR h/s. From 'USS Elmore, APA-42' - a Bayfield-class attack transport, US Navy. Elmore landed troops in the assault on Guam 21st. July 1944 and remained to embark casualties whom she carried to Eniwetok. Ref: 312-132.


Price: £9.00
1944 (Aug) cover 'USS DOWNES' to USA. US NAVY p/m. censored

1944 (Aug) cover from 'USS DOWNES' to USA with US NAVY p/m. and censored. USS Downes was a Mahan-class destroyer in the United States Navy. In July 1944 Downes began convoy duty from Eniwetok to Saipan in support of the Marianas Islands operation, then patrolled off Tinian during its invasion. She gave fire support at Marpi Point, Tinian, and bombarded Aguijan Island. Ref: 313-122.


Price: £9.00
1944 (Jan) PPC from GB to 'USS D.L. Dix, USA'. Crown PASSED P.131 h/s.

1944 (Jan) PPC from GB to 'USS D.L. Dix, USA' with FALMOUTH m/c. and Crown PASSED P.131 h/s. [USS Dorothea L. Dix: transport ship of the United States Navy. Between 29 December 1943 and 10 March 1944 she carried troops on two voyages from New York to Gourock Bay and Liverpool.] Ref: 311-087.


Price: £9.00
1944 (Oct) PPC IRELAND to '382 Wireless Unit, Royal Air Force, BLA'

1944 (Oct) PPC from IRELAND [Eire] to 'Sgt. Goldner, 382 Wireless Unit, Royal Air Force, BLA' [Brussels, BELGIUM] and censored. Ref: 321-127.


Price: £9.00
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