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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
1944 British Official Photograph. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaale

1944 (Nov) British Official Photograph No. B. 11796.XL. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaal. View of Willemstad Harbour and German equipment. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Netherlands. Ref: 312-067.


Price: £20.00
1944 Canadian Military Photograph No. 27951-N. 'Canadians in ITALY' - ORTONA

1944 (Jan) Canadian Military Photograph No. 27951-N. 'Canadians in ITALY' - ORTONA devastation. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Also smaller photo showing villagers clearing bomb damaged vehicles. Ref: 318-105.


Price: £12.00
1944 circa. Air Mail cover IRAQ to GB. FPO p/m. RAF Censor R11/479 h/s.

c.1944 Air Mail cover from IRAQ to GB [10d. RATE] with poor d/r. FPO p/m. and RAF Censor R11/479 h/s. Ref: 315-098.


Price: £8.00
1944 circa. British Official photograph. N. Ireland' Training with the "SOSPAN FACH"

c.1944 British Official photograph No. BH. 7131. 'With the Welch Regt. in Northern Ireland'. Training with the "SOSPAN FACH" (Little Saucepan) Full typed details to hear. 150 x 100 mm. Ref: 319-103.


Price: £10.00
1944 circa. cover ITALY to 'SA APC, UDF MEF'. APO-U-MPK 11 p/m.

c.1944 cover from ITALY to 'L/cpl. HM Jackson, SA APC, UDF MEF' [South African Army Pay Corps] with d/r. APO-U-MPK 11 p/m. Inter Unit mail. Ref: 317-096.


Price: £8.00
1944 circa. cover MALTA to 'Lt. Col. J Margarol Groves, CO Troops, Haifa-Egypt'

c.1944 cover from MALTA to 'Lt. Col. J Margarol Groves, CO Troops, Haifa-Egypt' [CO: Commanding Officer] with OBE DD/31 label tied by d/r. FPO p/m. Ref: 321-096.


Price: £25.00
1944 circa. cover MAURITANIA to 'Box 236, London'. Undercover address

c.1944 (Sept) Air Mail cover from MAURITANIA to 'Lieutenant Gabriel, "Epervier", Box 236, London' - Undercover address for Free French Air Force with tied censor label. [French Destroyer "Epervier": 9th. Nov 1942 ran aground off Oran, Algeria after being damaged by gunfire from the British light cruiser HMS Aurora.] Roughly opened. Ref: 313-148.


Price: £45.00
1944 circa. cover to 'Shoreham by Sea' and redirected. RAF censor R7/473 h/s.

c.1944 cover to 'Shoreham by Sea' and redirected with POSTAGE PAID m/c. and RAF censor R7/473 h/s. From '2146766 LACW Manley DA, RAF'. [LACW: Leading Aircraftwoman] Ref: 309-065.


Price: £15.00
1944 circa. Honour Envelope MALTA to GB. No. 41 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. PAID m/c

ci. 1944 Honour Envelope from MALTA to GB with tri. No. 41 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and PAID m/c. to rear. Folded. Ref: 309-073.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover + letter 'BLA' to GB. FPO 856 m/c. and censored 'QAIMN S/R'

1944 cover and 'NAAFI' letter from the 'BLA' to GB with FPO 856 m/c. and censored. From 'Sister B. Schafield, QAIMN S/R, 74th. Gen. Hospital, BLA'. [Queen Alexander Imperial Military Nursing Service] Ref: 316-047.


Price: £15.00
1944 cover + letter 'HM LST 369' to "Armament Section, 1655 Flight, RAF Wyton,

1944 (Dec) cover and letter from 'HM LST 369' to "Armament Section, 1655 Flight, RAF Wyton, Hunts with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and PC 90 OBE 2144 label. [Commissioned into the Royal Navy as HM LST-369, 29 November 1944, at Rosneath. Tank Landing Ship] Roughly opened. Ref: 315-033.


Price: £12.00
1944 cover + letter GB to 'RAF Station Newtownards, Co. Down, N. Ireland'

1944 cover and letter from Manchester to '2204762 ACI O'Brien V, RAF Station Newtownards, Co. Down, N. Ireland' with two PC 90 labels. Ref: 311-043.


Price: £6.00
1944 cover ALGERIA to Egypt. 'electrician chasseur 85, D.L., Casablanca navale'

1944 cover from ALGERIA to Egypt with s/r. POSTE NAVAL p/m. From 'Briote Andre, electrician chasseur 85, D.L., Casablanca navale' with tied censor label. French Navy. [March 1, 1944 the " Hunter 85 " newly delivered by the Americans. Its mission is to monitor the entrance to the channel off Casablanca and escort the convoys that use it. Mostly to do almost daily exercises with bombing plane] Ref: 315-005.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover AUSTRIA to Italy. FELDPOST p/m. Fp 45542E censored

1944 cover from AUSTRIA to Italy with s/r. FELDPOST p/m. From Fp 45542E - POW Construction and Labour Battalion 18. Located Salzburg. Also censor m/c. Riemer D-40 of Munich. Ref: 308-115.


Price: £12.00
1944 cover CONGO BELGE to 'Leopoldville' POSTE MILITAIRE No. 101

1944 (Feb) cover from CONGO BELGE to 'Camp Militaire, Leopoldville' with boxed POSTE MILITAIRE No. 101 / CONGO BELGE p/m. and censor No. 6438 h/s. Also s/l. CENSURE CONGO BELGE h/s. and s/r. LEOPOLDVILLE receipt p/m. Belgian Congo. NB: Damaged opening edge. Ref: 320-139.


Price: £30.00
1944 cover EGYPT to USA. American Legation via Air Pouch

1944 cover from EGYPT to USA with s/r. DC p/m. on Egyptain adhesives. From 'American Legation, Cairo, Dept. of Stats Air Pouch' with Pouch JOSEPH E JACOBS Councelor of Legation h/s. Ref: 319-117.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover FRANCE to GB. CZECHOSLOVAK FIELD POST p/m. censor 12736 h/s.

1944 (Dec) cover from FRANCE to GB with d/r. CSPP / CZECHOSLOVAK FIELD POST p/m. and shield censor 12736 h/s. - Artillery Unit - No. 1 Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade. Ref: 311-083.


Price: £9.00
1944 cover from American POW in Dulag Luft , Germany to USA

1944 (May) Air Mail cover from American POW in Dulag Luft, Germany to USA with boxed Camp censor h/s. From 'Ltn. Matthew L Dillard'. Soil. Camp located Wetzlar-Klosterwald. At this time with only 150 max. POW's. POW's only kept for 2 weeks in Interogation Camps like these. 94th Bomb Group, Lost on April 18th 1944 with 2nd Lt. Matthew L. Dillard-crew. Aircraft crashed at Vietznitz. Soiled. Ref: 313-149.


Price: £100.00
1944 cover from ESTONIA - GERMAN Naval Flak Detatchment

1944 (Sept) cover from ESTONIA endorsed 'Feldpost' with d/r. dumb p/m. and s/r. Fp No. M 50519 h/s. = 4th Company, 1st. Naval Flak Detatchment (Shipboard anti-aircraft artillery) Location: Danzig. Endorsed to rear 'Feldpost 38764C' = In Sept. 1944 the 563rd. Grenidier Div. was moved by sea from Danzig to Tallinn ESTONIA. Ref: 310-132.


Price: £10.00