OAT & AV2 and South Africa - Mike White - Worldwide Postal History. Censored and Military Mail.
| SOUTH AFRICA-USA...AIRMAIL VIA UK & with OAT… 1944(Dec 19) Plain env to New York from Gerstel Agencies, Indent Agents, Port Elizabeth endorsed "Airmail via United Kingdom" bearing 2/6 tied Port Elizabeth d/s & wPC90 continuous Crowns/Opened By/Examiner/1855 label & w/oval O.A.T. h/s in red ....................From 12 June 1944 to end of the war airmail via the UK only to the USA at 2/6 per oz was accepted but no air mail labels were to be used & the covers had to be endorsed "Airmail via United Kingdom" Mail was flown Durban-Egypt-Gibraltar to UK & then either via Portugal or Canada]
| SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND... WW2 RED CROSS O.A.T. 1945 (Sep 15) Bi-lingual S.A. Red Cross Society, P.O. Box 8726, Johannesburg printed envelope by airmail to International Red Cross, Geneva bearing South African War Economy half size Bantams Pair 3d & 2 x 6d tied Johannesburg datestamp & with red on white bi-lingual UC8 (Small) Opened By Censor label with pencil 127 & tied violet Arms B & with red worn oval O.A.T. hand stamp