Condemned & Detained mail and South Africa - Mike White - Worldwide Postal History. Censored and Military Mail.
| SOUTH AFRICA-FRANCE...WW1 DETAINED MAIL… 1918(Feb 15) Black & white picture postcard entitled "Arrival of mailboat at Durban" to Troyes-Aube bearing on picture side South Africa ˝d tied Verumlam/Natal cds with on back black boxed To Pay handstamp deleted in blue crayon alongsiide violet unframed Detained & circular Passed By Censor/16 over 99 h/s in same light violet ink & alongside another violet circular Passed By Censor/C 14 handstamp & on face faint Paris (22 Jan 1919) arrival cds
| SOUTH AFRICA - FRANCE…WW1 DETAINED BY CENSOR.. 1918 (Feb 13) Postcard entitled "Mail Boat leaving Durban" to Petit-Quevilly bearing on picture side South Africa ˝d tied Verulam/Natal (15 Feb) cds & on message side violet unframed Detained plus circular Passed Censor /16/99 hand stamp black boxed To Pay deleted in blue crayon & Petit-Quevilly (23 Jan 1919) arrival cds.......... Interesting item detained by the Cape Town censors & released almost one year later
| SOUTH AFRICA - NETHERLANDS...WW1 REGISTERED CENSORED POSTCARD DETAINED BY CENSOR… 1917 (Apr 16) Coloured postcard entitled "Cape Town, Botany Bay & Queens Hotel, Sea Point" registered to Belgian soldier, The Hague & redirected on arrival bearing GV 2˝d & on picture side scarcer Opening of Union Parliament 2˝d (SG 1) both tied Cape Town cds & with black framed R /Cape Town /No with 205 inserted in thick pencil above red unframed Detained by Censor alongside circular Passed Censor /C.3. hand stamps. Gravenhage (11 Nov 18) S.Gravenhage ((11 Feb 19) transit & Deurne (13 Feb 19) arrival cds ………..Detained almost 2 years with Registered Censored postcards being rare