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[19919]  CEYLON - BELGIAN CONGO…WW2 EAST AFRIAN FORCES...  1944 (Apr 12)
[19919]  CEYLON - BELGIAN CONGO…WW2 EAST AFRIAN FORCES...  1944 (Apr 12)
[19919] CEYLON - BELGIAN CONGO…WW2 EAST AFRIAN FORCES... 1944 (Apr 12)Plain stampless envelope to A. Oskamp Esq., Stanleyville, Congo Belge from J.B. Glenny (he was RASC Capt.) cancelled EA APO 58 located Base P.O. Colombo & with violet triangular Field Censor/62 & circular Unit Censor/X 452, black circular Deputy Chief Field/Censor & on back Base Army Post Office/4 (20 May) cds Egypt/Postage Prepaid /It Pays to Lend (20 May) date stamp + small size Censure/Congo Belge label tied Stanleyville (5 Jul) arrival cds ......Scarce
US$130
[19902]  MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON)
[19902]  MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON)
[19902]  MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON)
[19902] MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON) - GB … 1962 RAF FIRE SERVICE on GAN ... 1962 (Sep 22) Printed Forces Air letter to Family Favourites, BBC London from 255833 SAC Pether DG, Fire Service, Royal Air Force, Gan, BFPO 180 bearing QE2 Wilding 3d tied FPO 146 cds
US$50
[18990]  SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON….BOER WAR POW MOUNT LAVINIA….  1901 (Dec 29)
[18990]  SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON….BOER WAR POW MOUNT LAVINIA….  1901 (Dec 29)
[18990] SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON….BOER WAR POW MOUNT LAVINIA…. 1901 (Dec 29) Plain envelope to Boer POW at Diyatalawa forwarded to Mount Lavinia Camp bearing Transvaal 1d tied Pretoria cds & with black triangular Passed /Press /Censor /Pretoria hand stamp & on reverse Durban /Natal + Diyatalawa (26 Jan 02) transit cds
US$170
[17939]  CEYLON - GB...WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL..  1944 (Dec 24)
[17939]  CEYLON - GB...WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL..  1944 (Dec 24)
[17939] CEYLON - GB...WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL.. 1944 (Dec 24) Airmail envelope registered toPolegate, Sussex bearing GV1 Elephants 50c + Plucking Tea 20c + Coconut Palms 5c tied belted F.P.O. B cds & with R 188 registration label with FPO B inserted & with Indian triangle Passed /Censor /170 + circular Unit Censor /X279 hand stamps in violet alongside manuscript 188 24/12 /44 & on back partial 9 Advance Base Post Office (?? Dec day is unclear) transit cds + Polegate /Sussex (5 Jan 45) arrival cds .........Few insiignificant wrinkles to scarcer registered mail from this office
US$200
[17938]  CEYLON - USA...WW2 TRANS-AFRICA AIRMAIL with OAT..  1944 (Sep 12)
[17938]  CEYLON - USA...WW2 TRANS-AFRICA AIRMAIL with OAT..  1944 (Sep 12)
[17938] CEYLON - USA...WW2 TRANS-AFRICA AIRMAIL with OAT.. 1944 (Sep 12) Airmail envelope to Gosple Publishing House, Springfield , MO from Assemby of God, Jaffna endorsed All Air Service -Ceylon-Lagos-USA bearing GV1 2 Rupee + pair 30c tied Jaffna cds & with Opened By /Examiner / L 254 label & with oval O.A.T. hand stamp in violet .........Scarcer airmail routing via West Africa with OAT marking
US$270
[17619]  CEYLON - CHINA....1921 BRITISH POST OFFICE...  1920 (Dec 31)
[17619]  CEYLON - CHINA....1921 BRITISH POST OFFICE...  1920 (Dec 31)
[17619] CEYLON - CHINA....1921 BRITISH POST OFFICE... 1920 (Dec 31) Black & white picture postcard entitled "Baillie Street, Colombo" to Chue Chow Honan bearing GV1 6c tied partial Colombo cds & with Shanghai Br. P.O. /A (23 Jan 21) cds + boxed B.P.O. To C.P.O. /Shanghai /23 Jan 21 /Time 17 transit handstamp
US$350
[17558]  CEYLON - GB.....WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL...  1942 (Dec 23)
[17558]  CEYLON - GB.....WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL...  1942 (Dec 23)
[17558] CEYLON - GB.....WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL... 1942 (Dec 23) Plain envelope by airmail to Lichfield bearing GV1 15c + 25c + 10c tied Indian FPO 74 cds located at Trincomalee & with circular Unit Censor /X 88/ India + triangular Field / Censor /60 /India h/s both in violet & Army Form W. 3424 /Opened /By / Censor label with imprint 891/PMEO/3/3.000.000 - 5/41
US$70
[17010]  CEYLON-GB..WW2 AIRMAIL with MILITARY CENSOR..  1940(Apr 11)
[17010]  CEYLON-GB..WW2 AIRMAIL with MILITARY CENSOR..  1940(Apr 11)
[17010] CEYLON-GB..WW2 AIRMAIL with MILITARY CENSOR.. 1940(Apr 11) Plain envelope by airmail to Hastings bearing multiple GV1 adhesives 2c + 3c + 10c + 15c + 20c + 50c making correct 1r rate tied Colombo d/s & w/diamond Passed/By/Military Censor h/s in red
US$130
[17026]  CEYLON-GB..WW2 SINGLE 1 RUPEE AIRMAIL with RAF CENSOR  1940(Apr 22)
[17026]  CEYLON-GB..WW2 SINGLE 1 RUPEE AIRMAIL with RAF CENSOR  1940(Apr 22)
[17026] CEYLON-GB..WW2 SINGLE 1 RUPEE AIRMAIL with RAF CENSOR 1940(Apr 22) Plain envelope by airmail to Southsea, Hants bearing GV1 1r tied Lindula d/s & with circular Passed By /RAF /Censor /No 88 h/s [Type R1]in red
US$170
[16944]  CEYLON-INDIA...WW2 CENSORED STATIONARY..  1944(Jan 4)
[16944]  CEYLON-INDIA...WW2 CENSORED STATIONARY..  1944(Jan 4)
[16944] CEYLON-INDIA...WW2 CENSORED STATIONARY.. 1944(Jan 4) Ceylon GV1 6c printed Stationary envelope to Cochin uprated with on reverse GV1 Tapping Rubber pair 2c cancelled Valvettiturai d/s & with black on white Opened BY/Examiner L -165 label tied on reverse by boxed Cochin [14 Jan] arrival d/s
US$170
[13116]  PHILIPPINE Is-CEYLON...US FORCES to O.S.S. AGENT in CEYLON..   1944/5 Airmail envelope to Capt Rentse, Det 404 HQ, Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia serving with O.S.S. from Capt Mogensen U.S.A.P. Y 37, APO 75 located Philippines until Feb 1945 bearing USA Transport 6c tied 4 bars mute h/s................ O.S.S.(Office Strategic Services)
[13116]  PHILIPPINE Is-CEYLON...US FORCES to O.S.S. AGENT in CEYLON..   1944/5 Airmail envelope to Capt Rentse, Det 404 HQ, Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia serving with O.S.S. from Capt Mogensen U.S.A.P. Y 37, APO 75 located Philippines until Feb 1945 bearing USA Transport 6c tied 4 bars mute h/s................ O.S.S.(Office Strategic Services)
[13116] PHILIPPINE Is-CEYLON...US FORCES to O.S.S. AGENT in CEYLON.. 1944/5 Airmail envelope to Capt Rentse, Det 404 HQ, Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia serving with O.S.S. from Capt Mogensen U.S.A.P. Y 37, APO 75 located Philippines until Feb 1945 bearing USA Transport 6c tied 4 bars mute h/s................ O.S.S.(Office Strategic Services) was a secret USA Government organisation that used agents to penetrate enemy occupied territory & gather intelligence etc. Capt Rentse was a Dutch officer serving with O.S.S
US$100
[13113]  AUSTRALIA-CEYLON... 1944 OFFICE of STRATEGIC SERVICES...  1944(Nov 9)
[13113]  AUSTRALIA-CEYLON... 1944 OFFICE of STRATEGIC SERVICES...  1944(Nov 9)
[13113] AUSTRALIA-CEYLON... 1944 OFFICE of STRATEGIC SERVICES... 1944(Nov 9) Plain envelope to Capt Rentse, Advanced HQ, S.E. Asia Command with manuscript 404 Det in Blue crayon bearing Queen Elizabeth 1˝d tied Sydney machine d/s & with red on white 2 / Opened By Censor label ............... .S.S.(Office Strategic Services) was a secret USA government organisation that used agents to penerate enemy occupied territory & gather intelligence etc. Capt Rentse was a Dutch officer serving with O.S.S
US$100
[18740]  CEYLON - NEW ZEALAND…N.Z. FORCES via AUSTRALIA & TRANS TASMAN AIRMAIL..  WW2 (Sep 10 & probably 1943)
[18740]  CEYLON - NEW ZEALAND…N.Z. FORCES via AUSTRALIA & TRANS TASMAN AIRMAIL..  WW2 (Sep 10 & probably 1943)
[18740] CEYLON - NEW ZEALAND…N.Z. FORCES via AUSTRALIA & TRANS TASMAN AIRMAIL.. WW2 (Sep 10 & probably 1943) Plain envelope to Wellington from P.O. R/Mech McNaught, N.Z. 3315 c/o Fleet Mail Office, Colombo bearing Australia GV1 pair & single definitive 3d tied oval 10 Bars mute canceller with alongside red framed Per Australian Inland/& Trans-Tasman Air Mail & with red on white 3 Opened By Censor label & on reverse blue framed Passed By Censor /Date Signature of Officer /Naval establishment /No 13 hand stamp ............Scarce & attractive item of mail from NZ sailor serving with Royal Navy in Ceylon
US$230
[18739]  CEYLON - NEW ZEALAND…N.Z. FORCES via AUSTRALIA & TRANS TASMAN AIRMAIL..  1943 (Aug 8)
[18739]  CEYLON - NEW ZEALAND…N.Z. FORCES via AUSTRALIA & TRANS TASMAN AIRMAIL..  1943 (Aug 8)
[18739] CEYLON - NEW ZEALAND…N.Z. FORCES via AUSTRALIA & TRANS TASMAN AIRMAIL.. 1943 (Aug 8) Plain envelope to Wellington from Ldg R/Mech McNaught, R.N.Z.N. 3315 c/o Fleet Mail Office, Colombo bearing Australia Platypus 9d tied oval 10 Bars mute canceller with alongside red framed Per Australian Inland/& Trans-Tasman Air Mail with below blue Passed By Censor /Date Signature of Officer /Naval establishment /No 9 hand stamps ............Scarce item of mail from NZ sailor serving with Royal Navy in Ceylon
US$230
[13578]  CEYLON-GB..PATRIOTIC AIRMAIL via HORSE SHOE ROUTE..  1942 (Feb 11)
[13578]  CEYLON-GB..PATRIOTIC AIRMAIL via HORSE SHOE ROUTE..  1942 (Feb 11)
[13578] CEYLON-GB..PATRIOTIC AIRMAIL via HORSE SHOE ROUTE.. 1942 (Feb 11)Plain envelope via airmail to London endorsed Air Mail. Via Durban with Colombo 1r meter cancel & with 10c War Purposes Contribution Fund patriotic label with large V Overprint in red & with 32/Opened By/Censor label with red crayon L/ in front of 32 (CCSG 5L)
US$130
[11555]  CEYLON-GB...CIVIL UNREST..  1915 (Jun 9)
[11555]  CEYLON-GB...CIVIL UNREST..  1915 (Jun 9)
[11555] CEYLON-GB...CIVIL UNREST.. 1915 (Jun 9) Crested 2/6th Battalion Devonshire Regt env to Cheriton Bishop, Nr Exeter bearing 6c tied Colombo d/s & w/on rev Exeter [9 Jul] transit d/s.........................Civil unrest erupted during May/June 1915 due to religious friction between Indian Moors & Buddhists coupled to high prices & war shortages which resulted in regular troops being augmented by various Ceylonese volunteer units and a small detachment of 2/6th Devonshire Regt who where stationed in India...Rare item
US$950
[18868]  SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON…BOER WAR CEYLON CONTINNGENT…  1900 (Dec 22)
[18868]  SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON…BOER WAR CEYLON CONTINNGENT…  1900 (Dec 22)
[18868]  SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON…BOER WAR CEYLON CONTINNGENT…  1900 (Dec 22)
[18868] SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON…BOER WAR CEYLON CONTINNGENT… 1900 (Dec 22) GB 1d Letter card to Agarapatana from Trooper W.J.R. Hamilton, Ceylon Mounted Infantry written from Reitfontein & cancelled Army P.O. 54 /S. Africa located at Bloemfontein & with on reverse Durban /Natal (2 Jan) + Colombo (21 Jan 01) transit + Agarapatana (1 Feb) arrival cds............The ceylonese contingent was small & Very little mail is known........Fine & Rare
US$1600
[16109]  CEYLON - GB...NAVAL ISSUE AMLC…  1944 (Feb 20)
[16109]  CEYLON - GB...NAVAL ISSUE AMLC…  1944 (Feb 20)
[16109] CEYLON - GB...NAVAL ISSUE AMLC… 1944 (Feb 20) Air Mail Letter Card Overprinted Naval Issue Imprint I.A.F.F. -1083.....N.P.-3289/2/G651 of 24-9-43-15,00,000 to Gloucester datelined from Sig. J. Lewis P/JX 211982 c/o R.N.B. Colombo bearing GB 3d tied Post Office /Maritime/Mail & with red boxed Passed By Censor/……/Date & Signature of Officer/Naval Establishment /No 10 with manuscript initials inserted..................These Naval issue AMLC are difficult
US$150
[16028]  CEYLON - USA...WW2 CENSORED with "K" label…  1939 (Nov 29)
[16028]  CEYLON - USA...WW2 CENSORED with "K" label…  1939 (Nov 29)
[16028] CEYLON - USA...WW2 CENSORED with "K" label… 1939 (Nov 29) Plain envelope to Postan, Mass. bearing Plucking Tea 20c tied Colombo/Christmas Mails/Please Post Early slogan & with black on buff Arms K /Opened By Censor label…..This is CCSG 2K & extends the reported date of useage
US$130
[19025]  CEYLON - GB …WW2 THE BLACK CAT DIVISION RETURNING from BURMA.…  1945 (Dec 13)
[19025]  CEYLON - GB …WW2 THE BLACK CAT DIVISION RETURNING from BURMA.…  1945 (Dec 13)
[19025]  CEYLON - GB …WW2 THE BLACK CAT DIVISION RETURNING from BURMA.…  1945 (Dec 13)
[19025]  CEYLON - GB …WW2 THE BLACK CAT DIVISION RETURNING from BURMA.…  1945 (Dec 13)
[19025] CEYLON - GB …WW2 THE BLACK CAT DIVISION RETURNING from BURMA.… 1945 (Dec 13) Plain stampless envelope together with letter endorsed "On Active Service" to Leicester cancelled Post Office /Maritime Mail with letter datelined Gnr/Surveyor 1116108 J.R.V. Taylor, R.H.Q. 129th Field Regt. R.A. S.E.A.C. & written from Troopship off Colombo by a returning soldier serving in Burma with the 17th Inf. Div. nicknamed The Black Cat Division who had the distinction of being constantly in combat throughout the 3 year Burma campaign........ It is believed this was written aboard troopship S.S. Devonshire that sailed from Rangoon 10 Dec 1945 via Colombo & Suez arriving Liverpool 5 Jan 1946
US$130
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