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1944 cover GB to '64th. (Brit) General Hospital, MEF'. redirected FPO 755 p/m.

1944 cover GB to 'K Ward, 64th. (Brit) General Hospital, MEF' and redirected with d/r. FPO 755 p/m. [Italy] Also boxed BELIEVED RETURNED TO / UNITED KINGDOM. PRESENT / ADDRESS UNKNOWN. RETURN / TO SENDER h/s. with tied OFFICIALLY SEALED IN THE / ARMY POST OFFICE label. Ref: 319-089.


Price: £8.00
1944 cover GB to USA. ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY HEADQUARTERS h/s.

1944 (Dec) cover from GB to USA with poor s/r. (London) p/m. and boxed ROYAL NETHERLAND / NAVY HEADQUARTERS / PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. [Daynes NF 101] Also PC 90 OBE 6274 tape. Edge nick. Ref: 317-123.


Price: £45.00
1944 cover GERMANY to POW Camp, Camp Perry, USA. tied censor labels

1944 (Nov) cover from GERMANY to 'Karl Eberhardt', POW Camp, Camp Perry, USA with tied censor labels and d/r. APOLDA p/m. From Apolda, Adolf-Hitler Str. [Camp located on the shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio near Port Clinton.] Ref: 318-104.


Price: £12.00
1944 cover INDIA to 'Bombay'. RAF POST 5 / SE ASIA p/m. RAF censor R17/211

1944 (Nov) cover from INDIA to 'Bombay' with d/r. RAF POST 5 / SE ASIA p/m. and RAF censor R17/211 h/s. Also PC 90 OBE label tied by SPECIAL 88 CENSORSHIP h/s. From '158146 Major JJ Arns'. Ref: 320-104.


Price: £12.00
1944 cover ITALY to 'American POW Campo N 8' [OGDEN] repatriated

1944 cover from ITALY to 'American POW Campo N 8' [OGDEN in mss.] and censored. Repatriated h/s. to rear. Ref: 321-134.


Price: £8.00
1944 cover ITALY to Feldpost 02462 - POW Transit Camp 161, Russia

1944 cover from ITALY to Feldpost 02462 - POW Transit Camp 161, Russia, Eastern Front. Trimmed opening edge. Ref: 308-116.


Price: £9.00
1944 cover ITALY to USA. 'Ogden Internment Camp, UTAH' censored

1944 Air Mail cover from ITALY to USA with tied EXAMINED BY label. To 'Sergente Serra Luigi, Ogden Internment Camp, UTAH'. Italian POW. Ref: 310-108.


Price: £9.00
1944 cover KENYA to New Zealand. NAIROBI p/m. NOT OPENED BY CENSOR

1944 cover from KENYA to New Zealand [30 cent RATE] with s/r. NAIROBI p/m. with boxed NOT OPENED BY / CENSOR h/s. [code C 9: Bombay, INDIA] East Africa. Creased. Ref: 316-105.


Price: £15.00
1944 cover MARIANA Is. to USA. 'USS Houston F Div'. NAVAL CENSOR h/s.

1944 (12th. June) cover from MARIANA Islands to USA with US NAVY p/m. and d/r. PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR h/s. From 'USS Houston F Div'. USS Houston (CL-81), a Cleveland-class light cruiser, was the third vessel in the United States Navy. Houston screened carrier strike units which pounded the Mariana Islands on 12–13 June and the Bonin Islands on 15–16 June. Ref: 314-100.


Price: £10.00
1944 cover SENEGAL to USA with APO 622 p/m. censored

1944 cover from SENEGAL [West AFRICA] to USA with US APO 622 p/m. [Dakar] and boxed PASSED BY ARMY EXAMINER h/s. Ref: 309-131.


Price: £15.00
1944 cover SICILY to 'No. 4 Internment Camp, Southern Rhodesia' censored

1944 (Dec) Air Mail cover from SICILY to 'No. 4 Internment Camp, Southern Rhodesia' [GATOOMA] and "Osp. Guelo" in mss. [Hospital?] Also censored - PASSED DE/25 h/s. and CAIRO transit m/c. to rear. Corner nick. Ref: 316-128.


Price: £45.00
1944 cover South AFRICA to 's.s. Josiah Nelson Cushing, 90 Broad St, New York, USA'

1944 (Nov) cover from South AFRICA to 's.s. Josiah Nelson Cushing, 90 Broad St, New York, USA' - Undercover address: forwarding agents for Canadian Steamship Co. and redirected to 'American Hawaiian' who operated her. "S/S Josiah Nelson Cushing". [Liberty ship launched May 1943] Also tied censor labels and NEW YORK m/c. to rear dated 9th. Feb. 1945. Ref: 317-074.


Price: £100.00
1944 cover South AFRICA to Germany with bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1944 cover from South AFRICA to Germany with bi-lingual PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and oval INTERNERINGSKAMP / BAVIAANSPOORT h/s. Tied South Africa UC8 label and German Geoffnet censor label over. Ref: 318-071.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover SUDAN with US APO 608 p/m. Commanding Officer, Wadi Seidna

1944 cover from SUDAN to 'Public Works Dept.' with US APO 608 p/m. with d/r. FPO 718 transit p/m. [10th. July] and KHARTOOM receipt m/c. [11th. July] From 'Commanding Officer, Wadi Seidna AES'. Ref: 322-129.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover TANGANIKA to USA with PC 90 OBE O/ label

1944 (Jan) cover from TANGANIKA, East Africa to USA with d/r. DARESALAAM p/m. and PC 90 OBE O/ label [Imprint: 20r-M742 8-43] tied by oct. PASSED O/7 h/s. [Northern RHODESIA] Also EXAMINED BY 7442 tape. Ref: 310-134.


Price: £45.00
1944 cover to 'WR Tilley, 3 Mess , c/o BFMO, BERMUDA'. tomb censor

1944 (Aug) cover to 'WR Tilley, 3 Mess , c/o BFMO, BERMUDA' and redirected to "Tortola" [British Virgin Islands] with Royal Navy tomb censor h/s. From 'D Sands Sto.'. Ref: 308-148.


Price: £20.00
1944 cover USA to 'P/o Shrimpton, Peter. RAF' redirected. FORT KNOX p/m.

1944 cover from USA to 'P/o Shrimpton, Peter. RAF' and redirected to 'RAF Station Clyffe Pypard' with s/r. FORT KNOX p/m. From 'British Consulate General, New Orleans'. Ref: 321-098.


Price: £9.00
1944 cover USA to Red Cross. Camp Bowie, Texas. boxed Censored h/s.

1944 cover from USA to Red Cross with Washington m/c. and boxed Censored War Department h/s. From Camp Bowie, Texas. Folded. Ref: 319-102.


Price: £9.00
1944 covers + letters 'LAC Vaughan, c/o 141 Wing, RAF, c/o GPO Lewes, Sussex'

1944 covers and letters re: LAC Vaughan'. One dated 18th. Aug. 1944 to 'c/o 141 Wing, Royal Air Force, c/o GPO Lewes, Sussex' with d/r. AEAF / CP HQ receipt p/m. [Allied Expeditionary Air Force / Command Post Headquarters] One from 'RAF, APO England' dated 12th. July 1944 with RAF censor R7/305 h/s. [Normandy Invasion, June 1944] NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 309-162.


Price: £12.00
1944 covers South AFRICA to 'China Inland Mission, London'. CAPE TOWN m/c.

1944 covers from South AFRICA to 'China Inland Mission, London' with CAPE TOWN m/c. Not censored. Ref: 315-105.


Price: £6.00