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1942 PPC BAHAMAS to GB. 'BY AIR MAIL / UNITED STATES ONLY' h/s. censored

1942 PPC from BAHAMAS to GB [4d. RATE] with NASSAU m/c. and boxed 'BY AIR MAIL / UNITED STATES ONLY' h/s. Also Crown PASSED P.146 h/s. and s/r. PASSED US CENSOR h/s. Ref: 309-013.


Price: £35.00
1942 PPC EGYPT to Eire. MARITIME MAIL m/c. narrow tomb censor. '7th. BN RM'

1942 PPC from EGYPT to Eire with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and narrow tomb censor h/s. From 'Lt. Lesley Watkinson, 7th. BN RM' [Royal Marine]. Ref: 309-074.


Price: £15.00
1942 PPC NETHERLANDS to Belgium. SIMPELVELD p/m. German censor code 'C'

1942 PPC from the NETHERLANDS to Belgium with d/r. SIMPELVELD p/m. and German censor code 'C'. Cologne. Ref:320-101.


Price: £12.00
1942 ps PC with DEAL m/c. to 'RNBT, Rochester'. ROYAL NAVAL BENEVOLANT TRUST

1942 ps PC with DEAL m/c. to 'RNBT, Rochester' [ROYAL NAVAL BENEVOLANT TRUST] with RNTB h/s. to rear. Ref: 308-062.


Price: £4.00
1942 real photo CANADA: 'C Flight. RAF Course 46. 33 EFTS. CARON, SASK.

1942 real photo CANADA: 'C Flight. RAF Course 46. 33 EFTS. CARON, SASK' - Saskatchewan [The Station hosted No. 33 Elementary Flying Training Schools (EFTS). The school was opened by the Royal Air Force on 5 Jan. 1942. The Aero Club of BC took over operation of the School 25 May 1942 and the school was closed 14 Jan. 1944. RCAF Aerodrome - Caron, Saskatchewan. [160 x 120 mm.] Photo by 'HS "BERT" Bridgeman, c/o 18 EFTS, Caron'.Ref: 321-110.


Price: £10.00
1942 Red Cross letter + photo re: 'Denis Solivon, ERA, HMS "DUNEDIN" sunk 24/11/41

1942 Red Cross letter and photo regarding 'Denis Solivon, ERA, HMS "DUNEDIN". [HMS Dunedin was patrolling between Brazil and Africa when she was sunk on the 24th. Nov. 1941. Two torpedoes from the German submarine U-124 hit her and she sank rapidly. Only four officers and 63 men survived out of the Dunedin’s crew of 486 officers and men] mss .. "...the likeness in photograph gave her must now be abandoned" - football team from Stalag VIII B. Re: 314-028.


Price: £45.00
1942 Red Cross Message Form ITALY to ERITREA. PASSED BY 11 CENSOR

1942 Red Cross Message Form from ITALY to ERITREA with Red Cross cachets and s/r. PASSED BY 11 CENSOR / PASSATO PER CENSURA h/s. Folded. Ref: 318-110.


Price: £35.00
1942 Registered Air Mail cover FRANCE to USA. PC 90 OBE 3701 IC label [Bermuda]

1942 Registered Air Mail cover from FRANCE to USA [20 Frank RATE] with PC 90 OBE 3701 IC label [Bermuda transit] Ref: 308-104.


Price: £20.00
1942 Registered cover KENYA to GB. 'V' Air Mail h/s. MOMBASSA p/m.

1942 Registered cover from KENYA to GB [1s. 60c RATE] with 'V' Air Mail h/s. and d/r. MOMBASSA p/m. Ref: 321-115.


Price: £9.00
1942 TELEGRAM + envelope 'Overseas' to GB. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 2427 h/s.

1942 TELEGRAM and delivery envelope from 'Overseas' to GB with octagonal PASSED BY CENSOR No. 2427 h/s. - Daynes GBC 2 - WW1 censor h/s. NB: There is an error on one of the date stamps. Flap missing. Ref: 308-016.


Price: £30.00
1942 US Official photograph. FRANCE US Air Force heavies blast Nazi Aircraft Works

1942 (13th. May) US Official photograph [US. 68. XL] FRANCE: US Air Force heavies blast Nazi Aircraft Works at MEAULTE, France. US Eighth Air Force. 300 x 250 mm. Full typed details to rear. Ref: 313-101.


Price: £9.00
1942-42 USSR Official photograph. Soviet Winter Offensive. NW Stalingrad: Red Army

1942-42 USSR Official photograph. [RUS. 4143. XL] Soviet Winter Offensive. NW Stalingrad: Red Army firing at Germans. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Ref: 313-097.


Price: £8.00
1942-43 Air Mail l/s's and cover from/to 'Captain TCM TABERER, DSO, POW, Italy'

1942-43 Air Mail l/s's and cover [4 No.] from/to 'Captain TCM TABERER, DSO, South African POW, Italy' with tied censor labels. [2 lira 50 cents. RATE] Captain TABERER, T C M. Service Number 201496. Died 07/07/1943. Aged 45. 107 Coy. South African Reserve Mechanical Transport. Served with the Hampshire Regt. and gained his DSO in France 1918. Includes 1942 Vatican message sheet etc. and earlier letters. One refers to him being found not guilty at Court Martial, was "honorably acquitted". Flap missing. Ref: 319-080.


Price: £150.00
1942-43 Air Mail POW l/s. and PC from INDIA to Germany and censored.

1942-43 Air Mail POW l/s. and PC from INDIA to Germany and censored. One with PRISONER OF WAR CAMP 24 - 8 Annas meter mark. [Postmark applied by meter machine] The other a printed postcard. From 'No. 24 Camp, POW', Dehra Dun' Internment Camp. Ref: 315-056.


Price: £45.00
1942-43 British Official Photographs. 'German and Italian prisioners from North Africa'

1942-43 British Official Photographs Nos. A. 12773 and A. 12775. 'German and Italian prisoners arrive in Britain from North Africa'. On board Steam Drifter "HONEY DEW" R.N. 136. [Royal Navy] Full typed details to rear. 150 x 100 mm. Ref: 308-039.


Price: £15.00
1942-44 'US Army M-8 Light Tank with 75mm howitzer' photograph No. NYP. 12884

1942-44 'US Army M-8 Light Tank with 75mm howitzer'. Official photograph No. NYP. 12884. [Howitzer Motor Carriage M8] Full typed details to rear. 250 x 20 mm. Also real photo of another Tank 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 313-153.


Price: £12.00
1942-44 Air mail covers + letters SWITZERLAND to GB. St. Gallen p/m.

1942-44 Air mail covers and letters from SWITZERLAND to GB with d/r. St. Gallen p/m. and censor labels. Ref: 317-077.


Price: £15.00
1942-44 cover 'Motor Launce 161' to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c.

1942-44 cover 'Motor Launce 161' to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and '90623' h/s. to rear. Royal Navy. From 'StoII I.Cohen'. Ref: 313-029.


Price: £10.00
1942-44 cover USA to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. 'RAF Delegation, Washington'

1942-44 'Forces Mail' cover from USA to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. From 'S/Ldr. L. Hutchinson 109528. RAF Delegation, Washington'. Ref: 318-039.


Price: £6.00
1942-44 Honour Envelopes EGYPT to GB. RAF censors R11/79 and 246

1942-44 Honour Envelopes from EGYPT to GB with s/r. EPP p/m. and RAF censors R11/79 and R11/246 h/s's. Ref: 313-127.


Price: £6.00