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[20061]  NEW CALEDONIA - SOLOMON Is …WW2 U.S. FORCES COMBINATION MILITARY & CIVIL CENSORSHIP…  1943 (Mar 20)
[20061]  NEW CALEDONIA - SOLOMON Is …WW2 U.S. FORCES COMBINATION MILITARY & CIVIL CENSORSHIP…  1943 (Mar 20)
[20061] NEW CALEDONIA - SOLOMON Is …WW2 U.S. FORCES COMBINATION MILITARY & CIVIL CENSORSHIP… 1943 (Mar 20) Plain envelope to 033399 Capt. Gleason, APO 709 located Guadalcanal, Solomon Is. group bearing Cagou bird 2.5f tied Noumea /Nouvelle Caledonie cds & with alongside U.S. Army Postal Service (24 Mar) date stamp plus red on white Opened By U.S. Censor label, violet circular Passed by U.S. Base 1436 Army Examiner & Censure Alliee /10 /Nouvelle Caledonie hand stamps. ............................................................................................... Interesting island to island combination of duel civil & military censorship..
US$150
[18775]  IRELAND - AUSTRALIA…DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL & OAT…  1944 (Dec 6)
[18775]  IRELAND - AUSTRALIA…DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL & OAT…  1944 (Dec 6)
[18775] IRELAND - AUSTRALIA…DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL & OAT… 1944 (Dec 6) Plain envelope with vertical crease by airmail to Rev. Cahill, Rockhampton & forwarded to him QX 25695 Chaplain Cahill, 25th Inf. Battalion which had been deployed to New Guinea in early 1944 bearing 1/- & 3d tied Ceanannus Mor cds (Kells) & with black on pink SP 1 /An Scrudoir D'Oscaii /42 label with on opposite side PC90 continuous Crowns /Opened By /Examiner /9443 label + red oval O.A.T. partly overlaid by Rockhamppton /Qld. Aust (19 Feb) transit cds ................... By the time this envelope left Rockhampton in early 1945 the 25th were involved in the Bourgainville Campaign in action at Pearl Ridge & Slater's Knoll against the Japanese where Cpl. Reg Rattey was awarded a Victoria Cross for heroic action
US$250
[17491]  SOLOMON ISLANDS-NEW ZEALAND...WW2 FIJIAN COMMANDO
[17491]  SOLOMON ISLANDS-NEW ZEALAND...WW2 FIJIAN COMMANDO
[17491] SOLOMON ISLANDS-NEW ZEALAND...WW2 FIJIAN COMMANDO'S on GUADALCANAL.. 1943 (Aug 16) National Patriotic Fund Board New Zealand stampless envelope to Auckland from 17620 2nd Lieut. P.E. Holmes cancelled R.N.Z.A.F. /C /N.Z.A.P.O. cds by Fijian Commando unit & with triangular Service Censor / F11 h/s in violet .......In 1942 the Fijian Military Force was formed , largely led by New Zealand Officers & Senior NCO's & unit censorship was introduced based on the NZ style but prefixed F to signify a Fijian unit & these were used in both Fiji & the Soloman islands... rare use from small & ferocious unit .. See ; http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2IP-Comm-t1-body1-d12.html & http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Paci-_N88374.html...ex Startup.
US$500
[17290]  NEW ZEALAND..1944 2nd NZEF 150 FORWARDED to 2nd CON. FIJI GUERILLAS…..  1944 (Jan 10)
[17290]  NEW ZEALAND..1944 2nd NZEF 150 FORWARDED to 2nd CON. FIJI GUERILLAS…..  1944 (Jan 10)
[17290] NEW ZEALAND..1944 2nd NZEF 150 FORWARDED to 2nd CON. FIJI GUERILLAS….. 1944 (Jan 10) Envelope (small piece back flap gone) to 64788 Sgt Raethel, 2 C.F.G., 2nd N.Z.E.F., NZ APO 150 Overseas bearing 2d tied Matamata slogan roller d/s with 2 x Not N.Z.A.P.O. 150 h/s in violet & forwarded with manuscript "Att 2 Con. Fiji Guerillas" NZAPO 250 & on back N.Z.E.F. /N.Z.A.P.O. 150 (19 Jan) transit cds ...........A stunning item to this little known and very fierce fighting force....See : nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2IP-Comm-t1-body1-d12.html & http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Paci-_N88374.html
US$500
[16930]  SOUTH AFRICA-SOLOMON Is..WW2 CENSORED with BANTAMS to NZ Forces..  1943(Sep 3)
[16930]  SOUTH AFRICA-SOLOMON Is..WW2 CENSORED with BANTAMS to NZ Forces..  1943(Sep 3)
[16930] SOUTH AFRICA-SOLOMON Is..WW2 CENSORED with BANTAMS to NZ Forces.. 1943(Sep 3) Plain envelope to 620076 Sgt A. E. Marback, 207 L.A.A. Battery, 29 L.A.A. Regt., 2nd N.Z.E.F, NZ APO 150 Overseas bearing Bantam ˝d & 1˝d tied Durban machine d/s & with red on white Bi-lingual U.C. 8 (Small)/Opened by Censor label tied Arms C h/s in violet & with on reverse circular Chief/Post Office/6 Oct 42/N.Z,E.F. h/s in black ...................................... 207 L..A.A. Regt NZ served on New Caledonia from shortly after the formation in August 42 until leaving in the later months of 1943 for Guadalcanal where the unit engaged the Japanese at the battle of Vella Lavella in the Solomons group between 15 Aug - 9 Oct 43......This cover dated 3 Sept would possibly have arrived during the battle or cetainly shortly afterwards......Great cover http://www.riv.co.nz/rnza/rf/2nzefip/29laa.htm
US$800
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[18457] USA…WW2 NAVY MTB BASE 7 in PACIFIC WATERS… 1943 - 44 Group of 4 USA 6c airmail stationary envelopes all with original letters to Long Beach CA from son at MTB Base No. 7, c/o Fleet Post Office, San Francisco all cancelled various styles US Navy date stamps between 3 Nov 1943 - 21 Feb 1944 & all with circular Passed By Naval Censor hand stamps 3 in blue & last 21 Feb 1944 in black ................MTB Base No. 7 is allocated to Samoa but from Aug 1943 - May 1944 was on the move advancing through Guadalcanal to New Britain during operation Cartwheel
US$40
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