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[12864]  CHINA-PORTUGAL [COMMUNIST CONQUEST & INFLATION PERIOD]  1947(Apr 9)
[12864]  CHINA-PORTUGAL [COMMUNIST CONQUEST & INFLATION PERIOD]  1947(Apr 9)
[12864] CHINA-PORTUGAL [COMMUNIST CONQUEST & INFLATION PERIOD] 1947(Apr 9) Plain envelope to Lisbon bearing Chiang Kai-shek $20 + National Assembly Ho. Nanking $20 + Douglas DC4 plane $27 + Sun Yat-sen 2 x $250 on $5 + $20 on 2c + $500 on 3c + $20 making $1107 rate tied Tsingtao d/s & on reverse Correios/Lisboa roller machine [20 May] arrival d/s.................. [International surface rate of $1100 lasted from 1 Mar-13 Oct 47]...........................….[After Japan’s surrender in August 1945 a race ensued between Nationalists & Communists to seize control of the former Japanese Occupied areas until the Communist victory after the decisive battle of Hwai-Hai in January 1949. During this period Inflation of the Nationalist currency increased until the introduction in May 1949 of the Silver Yuan]
US$130
[11074]  BELGIUM-PORTUGAL-GB [WW2 OFFICE DU COLIS ALIMENTAIRE UNDERCOVER MAIL]  1943(Apr 2)
[11074]  BELGIUM-PORTUGAL-GB [WW2 OFFICE DU COLIS ALIMENTAIRE UNDERCOVER MAIL]  1943(Apr 2)
[11074] BELGIUM-PORTUGAL-GB [WW2 OFFICE DU COLIS ALIMENTAIRE UNDERCOVER MAIL] 1943(Apr 2) Dr. A. Oetker, Brussels pictorial advertising Recapten voor dezen tyd printed 50c Stationary postcard to O.C.A. Lisbon & forwarded to 24 Edward Road, East Barnet, Herts with various manuscript annotations uprated with additional 1f tied Gent slogan d/s & with circular Wehrmacht /Eagle censor h/s in violet together with boxed 6019 & 5404 censor h/s in red plus Lisbon [15 Apr] + & Putney [5 May] transit d/s .................. [The O.C.A. in Lisbon acted as the undercover address for mail to be forwarded via the Belgian Embassy at 103 Eaton Sq. ]
US$170
[12294]  PORTUGAL-BELGIUM [UNDERCOVER MAIL ?]  1941(Feb 16)
[12294]  PORTUGAL-BELGIUM [UNDERCOVER MAIL ?]  1941(Feb 16)
[12294] PORTUGAL-BELGIUM [UNDERCOVER MAIL ?] 1941(Feb 16) Plain envelope to Anna Van Lendt, Antwerp from Lej Altlauer, Poste Restante, Lisbonne bearing Sir Rowland Hill 1$75 tied Lisbon d/s & with on reverse Obercommando der Wehrmacht / .. d .. label tied circular Eagle swastika h/s in blue & on face boxed 3120 & 5195 h/s in red............. [Examiners 3120 & 5195 of the German Berlin censors office are known to have examined some Thomas Cook Box 506 mail]
US$170
[14908]  BELGIUM-PORTUGAL [UNDERCOVER MAIL]  1943(May 3)
[14908]  BELGIUM-PORTUGAL [UNDERCOVER MAIL]  1943(May 3)
[14908] BELGIUM-PORTUGAL [UNDERCOVER MAIL] 1943(May 3) Post card to O.C.A. Rue du Loreto, Lisbonne from J. Vander Steen, Ganshoren bearing pair 50c tied Bruxelles d/s & censored by circular Wehrmacht censor h/s & with manuscript Van Der Steen Fernand in red crayon, unframed 13 Maio 1943 transit h/s in violet & 26 May 1943 arrival h/s in black...........O.C.A. was Office du Colis Alimentaire at Rue du Loreto 10 in Lisbon used for forwarding mail to Belgian Embassy at 103 Eaton Sq. London
US$100
[14496]  HUNGARY-GB [UNDERCOVER MAIL THOMAS COOK BOX 506]  1943(May)
[14496]  HUNGARY-GB [UNDERCOVER MAIL THOMAS COOK BOX 506]  1943(May)
[14496] HUNGARY-GB [UNDERCOVER MAIL THOMAS COOK BOX 506] 1943(May) envelope to P.O. Box 506, Lissabon bearing Hungary 2 x 20f + 8f + 2f tied Nagyozakiest ? d/s & with Hungarian Felbontva label tied circular Censor h/s in black. Lisbon (22 May) transit d/s & with PC90 Opened By /Examiner 3402 label with GB 2˝d perfin TC tied London [30 Jun] d/s with Yellow label affixed & tied oval Thomas Cook (30 Jun) h/s for delivery to Edinburgh
US$650
[0534] PORTUGAL-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED] 1945(Jan 26)
[0534] PORTUGAL-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED] 1945(Jan 26)
[0534] PORTUGAL-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED] 1945(Jan 26) Foto-Bazar, Antonio Jose Leite envelope by airmail to Palo Alto CA bearing $5 tied C.T.T/Anora Do Heroismo cds & with red on brown Pela Censura Militar label with unframed Terceira h/s in blue & tied oval C.M.T. / GC / Censurado / 18 h/s in red with on opposite side transparent US Examined B y /8299 tape & unframed Violet line with black dot h/s used to determine if mail is priviledged or not
US$100
[17706]  AZORES - FRANCE...1910 PORTUEGESE COLONIES...  1910 (May 20)
[17706]  AZORES - FRANCE...1910 PORTUEGESE COLONIES...  1910 (May 20)
[17706] AZORES - FRANCE...1910 PORTUEGESE COLONIES... 1910 (May 20) Black & white picture postcard entitled "Capote. Costume ---Faya!" to Hyeres Var bearing Azores 20c tied Horta (28 May) & with Lisboa Central (5 Jun) transit & Hyeres /VAR (11 Jun) arrival cds ......14mm vertical tear at central bottom & diagonal crease through stamp otherwise fine & attractive
US$25
[14909]  BELGIUM-PORTUGAL...UNDERCOVER MAIL..  1943(Apr 14)
[14909]  BELGIUM-PORTUGAL...UNDERCOVER MAIL..  1943(Apr 14)
[14909] BELGIUM-PORTUGAL...UNDERCOVER MAIL.. 1943(Apr 14) Post card to O.C.A. Rue du Loreto, Lisbonne from J. Vander Steen, Ganshoren bearing pair 50c tied Bruxelles datestamp & censored by circular Wehrmacht censor handstamp & with manuscript Van Der Steen Fernand in red crayon + Lisboa Central (25 Apr) & unframed 26 Abr 1943 transit datestamps + 11 May 1943 arrival handstamp in black...........O.C.A. was Office du Colis Alimentaire at Rue du Loreto 10 in Lisbon used for forwarding mail to Belgian Embassy at 103 Eaton Sq. London
US$100
[18198]  FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1917 (Dec 4)
[18198]  FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1917 (Dec 4)
[18198] FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT.. 1917 (Dec 4) Coloured stampless picture postcard entitled "In the Moonlight" to Lisbon from Portuguese soldier cancelled C.E.P. / S.P.C. 12 cds & with red arched Censurado /No. 29 & partial black circular Censura /No hand stamps ..................Portugal remained neutral until 9 March 1916 when Germany declared war due to the Portuguese seizing on 24 Feb 16 thirty six German & Austro-Hungarian merchant ships at anchor in Lisbon...The Portuguese sent 2 Divisions to France the first troops arriving 2 Feb 17 & going to the front lines on 11 May 17...The 1st Division was withdrawn from France on 6 April 1918 leaving the 2nd Division who remained & took part in the Victory march at Wars end....The period of use being relatively short Feb 1917 to Nov 1918...
US$70
[18203]  FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1918 (Feb 5)
[18203]  FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1918 (Feb 5)
[18203] FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT.. 1918 (Feb 5) Coloured stampless picture postcard entitled "The Reconciliation" to Lisbon from Portuguese soldier cancelled large part C.E.P. / S.P.C. 15 cds & with violet arched Censurado /No. 29 & partial black circular Censura /No. hand stamps ..................Portugal remained neutral until 9 March 1916 when Germany declared war due to the Portuguese seizing on 24 Feb 16 thirty six German & Austro-Hungarian merchant ships at anchor in Lisbon...The Portuguese sent 2 Divisions to France the first troops arriving 2 Feb 17 & going to the front lines on 11 May 17...The 1st Division was withdrawn from France on 6 April 1918 leaving the 2nd Division who remained & took part in the Victory march at Wars end....The period of use being relatively short Feb 1917 to Nov 1918...
US$70
[18206]  FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1917 (Dec 26)
[18206]  FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1917 (Dec 26)
[18206] FRANCE - PORTUGAL…WW1 PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT.. 1917 (Dec 26) Coloured stampless picture postcard entitled "Lecomte du Nouy" to Lisbon from Portuguese soldier cancelled C.E.P. / S.P.C. 12 cds & with violet arched Censurado /No. 29 & black circular Censura /No 12 hand stamps plus Lisbon (4 Jan 1918) arrival date stamp ..................Portugal remained neutral until 9 March 1916 when Germany declared war due to the Portuguese seizing on 24 Feb 16 thirty six German & Austro-Hungarian merchant ships at anchor in Lisbon...The Portuguese sent 2 Divisions to France the first troops arriving 2 Feb 17 & going to the front lines on 11 May 17...The 1st Division was withdrawn from France on 6 April 1918 leaving the 2nd Division who remained & took part in the Victory march at Wars end....The period of use being relatively short Feb 1917 to Nov 1918...
US$80
[15058]  PORTUGAL - CHINA…. WW2 TRANSIT CENSORED in BERMUDA…  1940 (Dec 31)
[15058]  PORTUGAL - CHINA…. WW2 TRANSIT CENSORED in BERMUDA…  1940 (Dec 31)
[15058] PORTUGAL - CHINA…. WW2 TRANSIT CENSORED in BERMUDA… 1940 (Dec 31) Plain envelope to Jewish enclave in Shanghai bearing 1.75e tied Lisbon date stamp & Intercepted by British in Bermuda with PC 90 Opened By/Examiner 4333 label (Type CL5-ID) tied by Shanghai (8 Feb 1941) slogan date stamp & on reverse by Shanghai (9 Feb 41) vernacular arrival cds......Examiner 4333 is known to have been in Bermuda 16.10.40 - 13.04.41 & Flynn records 7 items opened by 4333 & but only 2 items sent to China neither of which are from Portugal...
US$800
[18207]  PORTUGAL - FRANCE…WW1 TO PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1917 (Jul 28)
[18207]  PORTUGAL - FRANCE…WW1 TO PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT..  1917 (Jul 28)
[18207] PORTUGAL - FRANCE…WW1 TO PORTUGUESE FORCES on WESTERN FRONT.. 1917 (Jul 28) Plain stampless envelope worn & with other faults to Portuguese soldier No 464, 4th Company 3rd Infantry cancelled poor cds & with manuscript T for Tax that has been ignored & with blue boxed Censura /28 Jun 1917 /No. 14 hand stamp & on reverse C.E.P. / S.P.C. 7 (4 Aug) arrival cds .....Despite faults a fairly early item of ingoing mail .............Portugal remained neutral until 9 March 1916 when Germany declared war due to the Portuguese seizing on 24 Feb 16 thirty six German & Austro-Hungarian merchant ships at anchor in Lisbon...The Portuguese sent 2 Divisions to France the first troops arriving 2 Feb 17 & going to the front lines on 11 May 17...The 1st Division was withdrawn from France on 6 April 1918 leaving the 2nd Division who remained & took part in the Victory march at Wars....The period of use being relatively short Feb 1917 to Nov 1918...
US$70
[16867]  PORTUGUESE COLS...AZORES - GERMANY….WW1 CIVIL INTERNEE via RED CROSS…  1916 (Oct 24)
[16867]  PORTUGUESE COLS...AZORES - GERMANY….WW1 CIVIL INTERNEE via RED CROSS…  1916 (Oct 24)
[16867] PORTUGUESE COLS...AZORES - GERMANY….WW1 CIVIL INTERNEE via RED CROSS… 1916 (Oct 24) Portuguese Red Cross Porte Franco printed Stationary card to Aschaffenburg from German Internee at Angra do Heroismo cancelled in transit Geneva 1 (20 Nov) machine date stamp & with unframed Franc de Port above Delegacao /Da Comissio de Prisionneiros /Angra Do Heroismo together with unframed Comite International de la Croix Rouge /Geneva /Agence de Prisonniers de Guerre hand stamps all three in red plus violet Commission Portugaise des Prisonniere de Guerre /Lisbonne hand stamp & scarce red arched oval Deposito /Concentrados /Alemaes hand stamp & with further strike on reverse................This last marking is very scarce
US$600
[16233]  HUNGARY-PORTUGAL-GB [UNDERCOVER MAIL-BOX 506-DOUBLE CENSORED]  1941(Nov 17)
[16233]  HUNGARY-PORTUGAL-GB [UNDERCOVER MAIL-BOX 506-DOUBLE CENSORED]  1941(Nov 17)
[16233] HUNGARY-PORTUGAL-GB [UNDERCOVER MAIL-BOX 506-DOUBLE CENSORED] 1941(Nov 17) Plain envelope with light vertical crease to Mr Ben Sutcliffe, c/o Post Box 506 Lisbon bearing 50f tied Budapest d/s & w/on rev blue on buff Az 1939. evi IL. tc (Arms) 152 §-an alapulo/H.M. rendelet alapjan felbontva label tied smudged d/s & overlaid by Lisbon [20 Dec] transit d/s & w/PC90 Opened By/Examiner 5,843 label
US$200
[18662]  PORTUGAL - SWITZERLAND…CENSORED in BERLIN…  1942 (Oct 1)
[18662]  PORTUGAL - SWITZERLAND…CENSORED in BERLIN…  1942 (Oct 1)
[18662] PORTUGAL - SWITZERLAND…CENSORED in BERLIN… 1942 (Oct 1) Bernardino Correa, Lda. Printed flimsy light weight airmail envelope to Zurich endorsed "Par Avion a Barcelona de la par Chemin de fer via Geneva" (By Air to Barcelona & by rail via Geneva) bearing pair 1$75 tied octagonal Correio Aereo/Lisboa date stamp & with Geoffnet /Obercommando der Wehrmacht . . b . . label tied red circular Obercommando der Wehrmacht /T /Eagle Swastika hand stamp applied Berlin
US$40
[19413]  PORTUGAL - USA…WW2 CENSORED DIPLOMATIC MAIL…  1944 (Sep 6)
[19413]  PORTUGAL - USA…WW2 CENSORED DIPLOMATIC MAIL…  1944 (Sep 6)
[19413] PORTUGAL - USA…WW2 CENSORED DIPLOMATIC MAIL… 1944 (Sep 6) printed airmail envelope to Messrs. Atlantic Shipping Agency Inc., New York from Brizard Roma & Co. Ltd., Vila Nova de Gaia bearing 1s75 + 2s + pair 2s50 tied Washington D.C. 23 datestamp on arrival & with framed Approved For Transmission /By Pouch + AM-M /from /F C hand stamps together with transparent Examined By tape .......Clearly both companies involved in the war effort & thus allowed Diplomatic Pouch priviliges
US$40
[12292]  FRANCE-PORTUGAL..WW2 THOMAS COOK PO BOX 506 UNDERCOVER MAIL..  1942(Jun 25)
[12292]  FRANCE-PORTUGAL..WW2 THOMAS COOK PO BOX 506 UNDERCOVER MAIL..  1942(Jun 25)
[12292] FRANCE-PORTUGAL..WW2 THOMAS COOK PO BOX 506 UNDERCOVER MAIL.. 1942(Jun 25) Plain env to Mr Davis PO Box 506 Lisbon bearing Petain 4f tied Loire d/s & w/PC90 Opened By/Examiner 3494 label & w/pencil manu “Delayed/Insuficiently/Addressed" & w/on rev Lisbon [3 Jul] transit d/s so presumably it was the final address instruction that was insufficiently addressed!
US$200
[16294]  FRANCE-PORTUGAL…THOMAS COOK BOX 506 MULTIPLE CENSORSHIP..  1941 (Mar 18)
[16294]  FRANCE-PORTUGAL…THOMAS COOK BOX 506 MULTIPLE CENSORSHIP..  1941 (Mar 18)
[16294] FRANCE-PORTUGAL…THOMAS COOK BOX 506 MULTIPLE CENSORSHIP.. 1941 (Mar 18) Plain envelope to Postbox 506 Lisbon bearing France 2.50f tied St Porquier cds & opened & resealed on 3 sides with along top blue chemical streak test with pink numeral both tied by Plain white label & on left PC90 Opened By /Examiner 1561 label & on opposite side black on brown multiple crowns label used for special censorship attention with on reverse Lisbon [10 Apr]transit date stamp ...................... Clearly something aroused the Censors interest
US$330
[17643]  GERMANY - PORTUGAL....WW2 POW to FREE POLISH FORCES UNDERCOVER ADDRESS...  1944 (Oct 10)
[17643]  GERMANY - PORTUGAL....WW2 POW to FREE POLISH FORCES UNDERCOVER ADDRESS...  1944 (Oct 10)
[17643] GERMANY - PORTUGAL....WW2 POW to FREE POLISH FORCES UNDERCOVER ADDRESS... 1944 (Oct 10) Kriegsgefangenenpost printed POW stampless card to Rua Sivia Carvalha, Lisbon (Undercover address used by Free Polish Forces)from POW in Oflag V11 A located Murnau cancelled Mute (12 Oct) cds & with boxed Oflag V11 A /12 /Gepruft h/s in violet + Lisbon Central (29 Nov) transit cds & various manuscript annotations + P /90 in red crayon .....Scarce & dangerous mail for the writer if found out, to Polish Free Forces undercover address in Lisbon
US$150
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