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1943 cover MALTA to 'RFA Reliant' redirected to 'c/o Cable Ship, Mombasa'

1943 (Jan) cover from MALTA to 'A. Rhodes, RFA Reliant, GPO Malta' and redirected to 'c/o Cable Ship, Mombasa' with d/r. COSPICUA p/m. and part EXAMINER label with DD/1088 h/s. Also CAIRO transit m/c. and Egyptian Censor h/s. Creased. Ref: 309-060.


Price: £25.00
1943 cover Royal Navy to Algeria. PC 90 OBE 1256 label 'X B' in mss

1943 cover from Royal Navy to Algeria with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and tomb censor. Also PC 90 OBE 1256 label with 'X B' in mss. Free French. Ref: 309-150.


Price: £25.00
1943 Honour Envelope GOLD COAST to GB. FPO 106 p/m. RAF censor R11/91

1943 Honour Envelope from the GOLD COAST to GB with d/r. FPO 106 p/m. and RAF censor R11/91 h/s. [Dates recorded: 21/10/42 to 24/11/43. FPO 106. Gold Coast, RAF Takoradi] Part flap missing. Ref: 316-077.


Price: £25.00
1943 POW l/s. Isle of Man to Belgium. censored 'Camp X, Peel

1943 Prisoner of War lettersheet from the Isle of Man to BELGIUM with PC 90 OBE 6772 label. From 'Camp X, Peel'. Faults. Ref: 309-160.


Price: £25.00
1943 POW l/s. UGANDA to Italy. 'Evacuee Mail'. 'Internment Camp No. 6 Uganda

1943 (June) POW l/s. from UGANDA to Italy endorsed 'Evacuee Mail' with boxed P/W EAST AFRICA 224 h/s. From 'Internment Camp No. 6 Uganda, c/o PW Censorship Section, EA Command, Nairobi'. Faults. Ref: 315-119.


Price: £25.00
1943 POW l/s. USA to Italy. 'Folgore Paracadutisti, POW 211, Washington'

1943 POW l/s. from USA to Italy and censored. From 'Folgore Paracadutisti, POW 211, Washington'. The Paratroopers Brigade "Folgore" is an airborne brigade of the Italian Army. Its core units are three battalions of paratroopers (paracadutisti). The Folgore specializes in parachute operations. [The name Folgore is Italian for lightning] Ref: 321-133.


Price: £25.00
1943 POW l/s. [EAF (POW) 1] KENYA to Italy. POW / EAC p/m. "POW Special Mail for Italy"

1943 POW l/s. [Imprint: EAF (POW) 1] from KENYA to Italy endorsed "POW Special Mail for Italy" with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and boxed censor 028 h/s. From 'Camp 356 (A)' Eldoret. East Africa. Ref: 317-091.


Price: £25.00
1943 POW PC + l/s. KENYA to Germany. POW / EAC p/m. and censored. 'Camp 352'

1943 POW PC and l/s. from KENYA to Germany with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and censored. From 'Camp 352' - Naivasha. East Africa. Ref: 308-048.


Price: £25.00
1943 POW PC GERMANY to GB. Ilag VII, Laufen censored

1944 Prisoner of War [POW] lettersheet from Germany to GB with oval Ilag VII gepruft h/s. From 'Sidney M Proudly, 468' LAUFEN-OBB. Deported from the Channel Islands. Civilian Internment Camp. Folded. Ref: 310-110.


Price: £25.00
1943 ps cover GB to PALESTINE redirected to Dar es Salam, German Colony

1943 ps cover from GB to St. Georges Cathederal, Jerusalem, PALESTINE and redirected to Dar-es-Salam, German Colony [East Africa] with "Mission Hospital" in mss. From 'The Archbishop of York'. [Cyril Forster Garbett GCVO PC was an Anglican bishop. He was the Archbishop of York from 1942] Corner folded. Ref: 322-147.


Price: £25.00
1943-44 Air Mail 'Royal Australian Navy' Honour envelope [Daynes AUS N1: Flap on side]

1943-44 Air Mail 'Royal Australian Navy' Honour envelope AS 1324 [Daynes AUS N1: Flap on side] AUSTRALIA to Victoria [3d. RATE] with poor NAVY PO No. 1 p/m. [Located Darwin] Imprint: St 3856. Ref: 313-128.


Price: £25.00
1943-44 ps Letter Cards S. AFRICA to 'B Squadron, Staffordshire Yeomanry, MEF'

1943-44 ps Letter Cards [4 No.] from South AFRICA to 'Trooper C. Bassett, B Squadron, Staffordshire Yeomanry, MEF'. One with 1943 'KERSMIS' label tied by d/r. BASE POST OFFICE No. 11 p/m. Also airgraph and envelope from S. Africa to Trooper Bassett. Mixed condition. Ref: 315-042.


Price: £25.00
1944 (1st. Nov) HOLLAND. Official photograph. British landings on WALCHEREN

1944 (1st. Nov) HOLLAND. Official photograph No. BU.1246.XL. British landings on WALCHEREN. First landing on Flushing - some of the assault troops. 200 x 150 mm. Typed details to rear. Ref: 314-070.


Price: £25.00
1944 (April) cover ALGERIA to Egypt. 'Cruiser SUFFREN'. POSTE NAVALE p/m.

1944 (April) cover from ALGERIA to Egypt with s/r. POSTE NAVALE p/m. and censored. From 'Cruiser SUFFREN'. [Suffren, disarmed and interned in Egypt by the British on 22 June 1940. Rejoined the Allies and rearmed on 30 May 1943] Ref: 312-027.


Price: £25.00
1944 (Nov) Air Letter 'ss "Nieuw Holland" to Australia. PC 90 OBE 488 tape

1944 (Nov) Air Mail Letter from 'ss "Nieuw Holland" to Australia [6d. RATE] with PC 90 OBE 488 tape. Dutch troop transport ship in British service: ss New Holland - Royal Paketvaart Maatschappij (KPM): From July to Nov. 1944, New Holland operated a ferry service between Southampton and the French coast to transfer troops. Repaired. Ref: 312-003.


Price: £25.00
1944 (Nov) Air Letter GOLD COAST to GB. FPO 10(6) p/m. RAF censor R11/114

1944 (Nov) Air Letter from the GOLD COAST to GB with d/r. FPO 10(6) p/m. and RAF censor R11/114 h/s. [Dates recorded: 1/2/44 to 3/1/45] From Cpl. McMahon, Royal Air Force, Takoradi, West Africa Forces'. Ref: 320-045.


Price: £25.00
1944 (Nov) Air Letter GOLD COAST to GB. FPO 106 p/m. RAF censor R11/114

1944 (Nov) Air Letter from the GOLD COAST to GB with d/r. FPO 106 p/m. and RAF censor R11/114 h/s. [Dates recorded: 1/2/44 to 3/1/45] From Cpl. McMahon, Royal Air Force, Takoradi, West Africa Forces'. Ref: 319-018.


Price: £25.00
1944 Air Letter LIBYA to S. Africa. FPO 33 p/m. RAF censor R12/306 h/s.

1944 (20th. Oct) Air Letter from LIBYA to South Africa with d/r. FPO 33 p/m. and RAF censor R12/306 h/s. From 'G. McLeod, 44 Sqn SAAF'. [Transport Squadron] mss... "not too pleasant seeing a chap burn in an a/c not 25 yards from you. Hugh Wallace has been killed up here already" Ref: 321-019.


Price: £25.00
1944 British Official photograph 'ITALY: British Sappers find new enemy MINE

1944 British Official photograph No. BNA. 19817.XL 'ITALY: British Sappers find new enemy MINE. "glass mine". Picture shows:- Corporal Williams of Cymar Porth, Rhindda Valley and Sapper Pagett of Harbourne, Birmingham 7, inspecting one of the new mines. 8th. Army on Route 9 a few miles North of CESENA. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 313-068.


Price: £25.00
1944 British Official Photograph No. B. 11790.XL. HOLLAND Hallamshire Battalion

1944 (Nov) British Official Photograph No. B. 11790. XL. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaal. 6-pdr anti-tank gun of the 4th Hallamshires, 49th Division, guarding the road to Willemstad, 8 Nov. 1944. Creator Wilkes (Sergeant) No. 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Netherlands. Ref: 314-067.


Price: £25.00