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1942 cover NEWFOUNDLAND to USA. 'US Naval Operating Base, Argentia'

1942 cover from NEWFOUNDLAND to USA with circ. ARGENTIA p/m. and PC 90 OBE DC/39 label. From 'US Naval Operating Base, Argentia, Newfoundland'. Ref: 310-085.


Price: £18.00
1942 Honour Envelope EGYPT to New Zealand. AUST BASE PO No 1 p/m.

1942 (1st. Sept) Honour Envelope from EGYPT to New Zealand with s/r. AUST BASE PO No. 1 p/m. Used during "The Battle of Alam el Halfa" took place between 30 Aug. and 5 Sept. 1942 south of El Alamein - Western Desert. Ref: 309-159.


Price: £18.00
1943 (April) Falklands TELEGRAM (Decode) regarding: Circular No. 48 . SECRET

1943 (April) Falklands TELEGRAM (Decode) regarding: Circular No. 48 . SECRET. 'General Recyphering Tables No. 32'. From His Excellency the Governor with d/r. FOLIO h/s. 215 x 170 mm. Ref: 320-110.


Price: £18.00
1943 Letter Card LEBANON to GB. Indian FPO 88 p/m. censor 4991

1943 (Nov) Air Mail Letter Card from LEBANON to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 88 p/m. and censor 4991 h/s. Located Sidon. From '509 Infantry Brigade Coy, RASC, MEF'. Ref: 315-154.


Price: £18.00
1944 POW PC South AFRICA to 'Italian Evacuee Camp No. 1B, Kenia'

1944 POW PC [POW 10] from Italian POW in South AFRICA to 'Italian Evacuee Camp No. 1B, Kenia' [Kenya, East Africa] and censored. [Camp to Camp] Folded. Ref: 321-120.


Price: £18.00
1944 uprated ps PC GERMANY to France. DAF Gemeinschafts Lager Seeblick Barak

1944 uprated ps PC GERMANY to France with d/r. Friederichshafen p/m. From DAF Gemeinschafts Lager Seeblick Barak. Friederichshafen' [Labour Camp] with s/r. Censor Ae' h/s. Ref: 321-124.


Price: £18.00
1939 (Sept) cover Netherland Indies. PASSED CENSOR MADURA h/s

1939 (Sept) cover from Netherland Indies to India with circ. SOERABAJA p/m. and tri. PASSED CENSOR 1 MADURA h/s. From 'Java, Dutch East Indies'. Also BOMBAY receipt p/m. Ref: 319-161.


Price: £20.00
1939-45 'USO' cover JAMAICA to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. censor 5643 h/s.

1939-45 (April) 'USO' cover from JAMAICA to GB [2d. RATE] with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and censor 5643 h/s. Also part OHMS label to rear with censor 5643 h/s. [USO: United Services Organization] Ref: 322-080.


Price: £20.00
1939-45 cover DAHOMEY to Switzerland with tied 'Geoffnet' label

1939-45 Air mail cover from DAHOMEY [French West Africa] to Switzerland with d/r. DAHOMEY p/m. and tied CONTROLE POSTAL label. Also tied German 'Geoffnet' label to rear (Code b). Ref: 314-119.


Price: £20.00
1940 Air Mail cover HOLLAND to USA. 'Capt. Kelly, American Legation'

1940 (March) Air Mail cover from HOLLAND to USA with d/r. GRAVENHAGE p/m. and boxed 5 GRAM h/s. From 'Capt. Kelly, American Legation, The Hague'. [Capt. Kelly was U.S. Naval Attache. Letter carried by KLM to Lisbon, and Panam via Lisbon to The States. KLM were the only European airline with a contract with Pan American to serve their Lisbon terminal, which was only in place for a very short time before the invasion of France and the Benelux countries by Nazi Germany on 10th May 1940] Ref: 319-136.


Price: £20.00
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 Registered cover MAURITIUS to GB oval PASSED BY CENSOR

1940 Registered cover from MAURITIUS to GB with s/r. PORT LOUIS CENTRE p/m. and oval PASSED BY CENSOR / MAURITIUS h/s. Ref: 319-108.


Price: £20.00
1940-41 letters [11 No.] SCOTLAND. 'HMS Nelson', 'Bute', 'Gourock', 'Dunoon'

1940-41 letters only [11 No.] from SCOTLAND incl. 'HMS Nelson', 'Island of Bute, Near Rothesay', 'Gourock', 'Aberdeen', 'Sandbank' and 'Dunoon'. Also small photo and cover with OBAN m/c. mss .. "ss Chloris, c/o Port Bannaiyne Post Office, Island of Bute". Includes pencil drawing of ship. From 'Kim Ball'. Merchant Marine. Ref: 311-099.


Price: £20.00
1941 (Jan) cover ICELAND to GB. FPO 304 p/m. tri. censor No. 2073 h/s.

1941 (Jan) cover from ICELAND to GB with d/r. FPO 304 p/m. and tri. censor No. 2073 h/s. Located: Akureyri. Ref: 317-063.


Price: £20.00
1941 cover GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO 475 p/m. PASSED CENSOR 28 GIB. h/s.

1941 (July) Air Mail cover from GIBRALTAR to GB with d/r. FPO 475 p/m. and tri. PASSED CENSOR 28 GIB. h/s. [Type F1: Military Censor] Ref: 316-100.


Price: £20.00
1941 cover MALAYA to GB. FPO SP.501 p/m. RAF censor R8/6 h/s.

1941 (Aug.) cover from MALAYA to GB with d/r. FPO SP.501 p/m. and RAF censor R8/6 h/s. [Dates Recorded: 21/1/41 to 21/10/41] Royal Air Force. Ref: 317-122.


Price: £20.00
1941 cover MALAYA to GB. SINGAPORE p/m. RAF censor R8/31 h/s.

1941 (Jan) Air Mail cover from MALAYA to GB [55 cent RATE] with d/r. SINGAPORE p/m. and RAF censor R8/31 h/s. Civilain postmark. From 'PA Sowman. F/Lt'. [Dates Recorded: 10/1/41 to 4/1/42. RAF Seletar - two covers recorded] Ref: 318-135.


Price: £20.00
1941 letters ss "Norman Prince" at Trinidad, British Guiana and St. Christopher BWI

1941 (March-Dec) letters only [6 No.] from ss "Norman Prince" at Trinidad, British Guiana and St. Christopher BWI. Merchant Marine on Convoy duty. mss .. "address c/o Harries, Curtis Campbell, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana". [29 May 1942 German submarine U-156 sank Norman Prince [British Steam merchant] 60 miles west of Saint Lucia. Caribbean. Master: William Richards Harries. Merchant Navy] Also 1943 letter from 'Rob Ball' at Port of Spain, Trinidad'. [9 No. total] Ref: 311-101.


Price: £20.00
1941 POW 'Casualties' card. Italian soldier captured 'Bardia 5.1.41' LIBYA.

1941 POW 'Casualties' card. Italian soldier captured 'Bardia 5.1.41' LIBYA. The Battle of Bardia was fought over three days between 3 and 5 Jan. 1941, as part of Operation Compass, the first military operation of the Western Desert Campaign of WW2. Internment: 'Quassassin'. Regarding 'Augusto BARTOLINI, Unit: Com. 30th. Settore GAF'. Repatriated to Italy Jan. 1947. Edge tear. Ref: 315-113.


Price: £20.00
1941 Registered cover AFGHANISTAN to USA censored

1941 Registered cover from AFGHANISTAN to USA with d/r. KABOUL p/m. and OPENED BY CENSOR label tied by tri. PASSED BY CENSOR H 2 h/s. Peshawar. 3 months transit. Ref: 322-135.


Price: £20.00