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[20532]  PALESTINE - EGYPT ..REGISTERED CENSORED USED IN SYRIA..  1919 (Jan 1)
[20532]  PALESTINE - EGYPT ..REGISTERED CENSORED USED IN SYRIA..  1919 (Jan 1)
[20532] PALESTINE - EGYPT ..REGISTERED CENSORED USED IN SYRIA.. 1919 (Jan 1) Banque Imperiale Ottomane envelope /registered to B.P. 1079 Cairo bearing Palestine E.E.F. 2p Olive tied bi-lingual Alep cds & with neat framed U.P.U. above framed R with ink 273 inserted between plus black circular Passed By Censor / No 10 & plain white resealing label tied violet oval Ouvert /953 violet oval Ouvert /Par Autorite Militaire with on reverse flap sealed by black circular vernacular hand stamp partly overlaid by circular smudged Passed By Censor alongside Port Said (26 Jan) transit cds. .............................................................................................. A lovely item... British Military authorities permitted civilians in Syria to use Palestine E.E.F. stamps from 22 Sep 1918 until 23 Feb 1922 yet they seem to be elusive despite possible use for over 3 years.
US$325
[20443]  GB - USA...WW1 REGISTERED with DIVIDED CIRCLE HAND STAMP & SEALED with WAX CENSOR SEAL...  
1917 (Nov 1)
[20443]  GB - USA...WW1 REGISTERED with DIVIDED CIRCLE HAND STAMP & SEALED with WAX CENSOR SEAL...  
1917 (Nov 1)
[20443] GB - USA...WW1 REGISTERED with DIVIDED CIRCLE HAND STAMP & SEALED with WAX CENSOR SEAL... 1917 (Nov 1) The Capital & Counties Bank Ltd. crested envelope registered to Philadelphia & bearing GV 2 x 1½d tied oval Registered /Threadneedle St date stamp & with London EC 99 Registration label No 599 + Opened By/Censor/3459 label tied by black 90% oblong P.C. (10 x 6mm) censors wax seal & on reverse flaps sealed with The Central & Counties Bank Ltd wax seal tied by violet segmented divided circle 20/2 hand stamp & with partial Philadelphia (25 Nov) arrival cds. ............................................................................................... This Censors Wax seal that measures differently at 10 x 6mm to the extremities of the box to any of the handful recorded by the CCSG as at 2014.
US$200
[20436]  G B - SWITZERLAND… WW1 REGISTERED & with WAX SEAL CENSORSHIP..  1918 (Sep 5)
[20436]  G B - SWITZERLAND… WW1 REGISTERED & with WAX SEAL CENSORSHIP..  1918 (Sep 5)
[20436] G B - SWITZERLAND… WW1 REGISTERED & with WAX SEAL CENSORSHIP.. 1918 (Sep 5) Printed Forwarded by Messrs. A. Ruffer & Sons, London Registered envelope to Bank de Depots et de Credit, Geneva bearing GV ½d & 4d tied smudged oval datestamp & with matching Registration label No 170 with violet London E.C. 219 handstamp inserted above & withOpened By /Censor / 1473 label tied front & back dark red War Office /Postal Censor (CCSG WS 1) wax seal & with on reverse smdged oval (5 Sep) despatch datestamp & Geneva 11 (16 Sep) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ As at 2000 the CCSG record 18 WS 1 wax seals although more certainly have survived
US$80
[20324]  G B - SWITZERlAND… WW1 REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSORSHIP..  1918 (Aug 28)
[20324]  G B - SWITZERlAND… WW1 REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSORSHIP..  1918 (Aug 28)
[20324] G B - SWITZERlAND… WW1 REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSORSHIP.. 1918 (Aug 28) London County Westminster & Parr's Bank Ltd printed envelope registered to Banque de St. Gall bearing GV 2½ & 2d tied oval Registered /Threadneedle St. B. O. E.C.. datestamp & with matching Registration label No 819 & partial Wax Seal of Bank plus Opened By /Censor / 5093 label tied red War Office /Postal Censor (CCSG WS 1) wax seal & on reverse St Gallen (3 Sep) arrival cds. ............................................................................................... Scarce as at 2000 the CCSG record 18 WS 1 wax seals although more certainly have survived
US$70
[20336]  GB - IRAQ… WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED with WAR PERMIT label...   1944 (Sep 18)
[20336]  GB - IRAQ… WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED with WAR PERMIT label...   1944 (Sep 18)
[20336] GB - IRAQ… WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED with WAR PERMIT label... 1944 (Sep 18) Plain envelope registered to J.M. Shoret esq., c/o The Eastern Bank Ltd., Amarah bearing GV1 light colours 2½d & 3d tied smudgy oval Northgate /R.O. W.1 datestamp & with R /London W. 74 /No 1200 label partly over red on white War Office /Permit No C16 label with losenge Crown /Passed /Per 34 label & violet oval Passed By British Philatelic Assn. handstamp with Worsall 18/9/44 manuscript signature inserted. Violet double rimmed Anglo-Soviet-Persian /1 / Censorship handstamp & red on white Arabic script censor label tied on reverse circular Anglo-Sviet-Persian /10 /Censorship with a series of Despatch,, transit & arrival datestamps. ........................................................................... Visually attractive
US$100
[20258]  FRANCE - IRAQ……WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL VIA LEBANON …  1939 (Nov 24)
[20258]  FRANCE - IRAQ……WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL VIA LEBANON …  1939 (Nov 24)
[20258] FRANCE - IRAQ……WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL VIA LEBANON … 1939 (Nov 24) Air France printed airmail envelope to Baghdad bearing Peace 1.25f red & Carcassonne 5f tied Nice cds & Controle Postal Militaire label tied red oval Ouvert / L.O. /Par L'Autorite Militaire applied in Beirut, Lebanon & on reverse Beyrouth (2 Dec) slogan transit & Baghdad (9 Dec) arrival cds.
US$40
[20106]  SOUTH AFRICA - USA..WW1 DOUBLE CENSORED..  1917 (Jan 12)
[20106]  SOUTH AFRICA - USA..WW1 DOUBLE CENSORED..  1917 (Jan 12)
[20106] SOUTH AFRICA - USA..WW1 DOUBLE CENSORED.. 1917 (Jan 12) The Standard Bank of South Africa pre printed envelope to New York bearing GV 4d & 1d tied obscured by censor label Pietermaritzburg cds & with blue circular Passed Censor /C.1 hand stamp, intercepted in GB & with Opened By /Censor /841 label & on reverse violet oval cachet of Standard Bank Pietermaritzburg with flap closed with red wax seal. ................................................................................................ Nice double rate & double censored item
US$40
]19918]  GREAT BRITAIN ..1942 GREATER SECURITY DUE to IMPEDING DIEPPE DOOMED RAID....   1942 (Jul 17)
]19918]  GREAT BRITAIN ..1942 GREATER SECURITY DUE to IMPEDING DIEPPE DOOMED RAID....   1942 (Jul 17)
]19918] GREAT BRITAIN ..1942 GREATER SECURITY DUE to IMPEDING DIEPPE DOOMED RAID.... 1942 (Jul 17) Plain envelope to National Provincial bank, London bearing GV1 definitive 2½d tied Seaview /Isle of Wight cds & with PC90 Opened By /Examiner 321 label. ............................................................................................... Censorship was increased due to the impeding Dieppe Raid that took place 9 Aug 1942 with 5,100 Canadian plus 1,000 British Commando & US Rangers that was doomed to failure with insufficient tactical intelligence & inadequate planning for assault or evacuation. The Commando once ashore had some success but the Canadians fighting from an impossible position without heavy support from the sea suffered terrible losses with 75% killed, Wounded or taken POW within 6 hours
US$50
[19315]  GREECE - FRANCE…WW1 BRITISH CENSORSHIP on SYRA REGISTERED MAIL…  1917 (Dec 30)
[19315]  GREECE - FRANCE…WW1 BRITISH CENSORSHIP on SYRA REGISTERED MAIL…  1917 (Dec 30)
[19315] GREECE - FRANCE…WW1 BRITISH CENSORSHIP on SYRA REGISTERED MAIL… 1917 (Dec 30) Babque D' Athens pre printed envelope registered to Societe Generale, Paris bearing Pair & Sinle 25 lepta tied vernacular Syros cds & with matching Registration label No 839 & with Opened By /Censor 5 label tied black framed Passed Aegean /Postal /Censor with Tigers Head at top ........... British censorship was implemented at Syra in December 1916 & under the control of Captain C. Mackenzie RM who was Head of British Intelligence in the Aegean with 3 censors drafted in from Egypt
US$230
[18949]  INDIA - HOLLAND… WW2 CENSORED at RAWALPINDI ..  1940 (Apr 4)
[18949]  INDIA - HOLLAND… WW2 CENSORED at RAWALPINDI ..  1940 (Apr 4)
[18949] INDIA - HOLLAND… WW2 CENSORED at RAWALPINDI .. 1940 (Apr 4) Llyods Bank Limited, Rawalpindi printed envelope to N.V. Polak & Schwarz, Zaandam bearing India GV1 Dak Camel 3a6p tied Rawalpindi cds & with scarce red on white Arms /Opened By Censor (CCSG 6A6) label tied violet triangular Passed /Censor/ 3 /Rawalpindi (CCSG 1J) hand stamp ......................... Both label & hand stamp are not recorded used by the CCSG as at 2011 after May & April 1940 respectively
US$70
[18826]  SPAIN - HOLLAND…WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL …  1941 (May 24)
[18826]  SPAIN - HOLLAND…WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL …  1941 (May 24)
[18826] SPAIN - HOLLAND…WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL … 1941 (May 24) Plain envelope by registered airmail to Amsterdam endorsed "Via Italie und Deutschland" from Bank of Spain bearing El Sid Campeador 10c + Franco 50c + 40c + 1940 Anti TB 10c + Le sanctuaire de N.D. 40 + 10c making 150c rate tied Certificado /Alicante stamp & with manuscript R-100 & Plain brown re-sealing label tied violet framed Dieccion General de Seguridad /Valencia /Censurad & with Geoffnet /Obercommando de Wehtmacht .. d . . label toed violet circullar Eagle Swastika hand stamp with on face red 5270 + 2311 within frames German examiners numbers ...................... Interesting item of airmail routed via Italy & Germany
US$150
[18825]  SPAIN …1937 CIVIL WAR LAS PALMAS LOCAL MAIL …  1937 (Aug 3)
[18825]  SPAIN …1937 CIVIL WAR LAS PALMAS LOCAL MAIL …  1937 (Aug 3)
[18825] SPAIN …1937 CIVIL WAR LAS PALMAS LOCAL MAIL … 1937 (Aug 3) Atlantic Hotel, Las Palmas printed envelope used locally to Bank of british West Africa bearing Conception Arenal 15c & Las Palmas Arms 5c tied Las Palmas dived circle & with Plain brown re-sealing label tied violet unframed Censura Militar /Las Palmas hand stamp....
US$80
[18524]  PALESTINE - EGYPT…WW1 REGISTERED CAMP COMMANDANT HCS PALESTINE L of C…  1918 (May 15)
[18524]  PALESTINE - EGYPT…WW1 REGISTERED CAMP COMMANDANT HCS PALESTINE L of C…  1918 (May 15)
[18524] PALESTINE - EGYPT…WW1 REGISTERED CAMP COMMANDANT HCS PALESTINE L of C… 1918 (May 15) O.H.M.S. printed envelope with OHMS deleted registered to Anglo-Egyptian Bank, Alexandria bearing GB GV 2d tied skeleton Army Post Office SZ 18 cds located Ramleh & with blank R/51 registration label tied by date stamp & below violet oval Camp Commandant /HCS Palestine L of C hand stamp & on reverse Base Army Post Office/Z (16 May) + civil Alexandria (17 May) transit & Alexandria/Delivery (17 May) arrival cds
US$200
[18463]  PALESTINE - KENYA…1949 TRANS-JORDAN OVERPRINTS REGISTERED CENSORED AV2 …  1949 (Nov 18)
[18463]  PALESTINE - KENYA…1949 TRANS-JORDAN OVERPRINTS REGISTERED CENSORED AV2 …  1949 (Nov 18)
[18463] PALESTINE - KENYA…1949 TRANS-JORDAN OVERPRINTS REGISTERED CENSORED AV2 … 1949 (Nov 18) Plain envelope registered to Barclay's Bank, Nairobi endorsed "Via Trans Jordan" bearing Trans-Jordan 2 x 15m + 2 x 5m + pair 20m & single 50m making 130m rate & all bi-lingually overprinted Palestine & tied Ramallah cds with matching R /Ramallah /4688 registration label tied by black unframed A.V. 2 with partial boxed 20 Nov 1949 & circular double rimmed Arabic Censor hand stamps both these in violet & on reverse Ramalla (18 Nov) + Jerusalem (18 Nov) + Amman (20 Nov) + Nairobi (27 Nov) cds ............untidy looking with some marks unclear but real commercial use to unusual destination
US$350
[18429]  TURKEY - CZECHOSLOVAKIA ....WW1 DOUBLE CENSORED in TURKEY & ROUMANIA ..   1916 (Jun 20)
[18429]  TURKEY - CZECHOSLOVAKIA ....WW1 DOUBLE CENSORED in TURKEY & ROUMANIA ..   1916 (Jun 20)
[18429] TURKEY - CZECHOSLOVAKIA ....WW1 DOUBLE CENSORED in TURKEY & ROUMANIA .. 1916 (Jun 20) Banque Imperiale, Ottomane printed envelope registered to Prague bearing strip 3 x 10 para & single 2 Piastre with Star & Crescent overrprint tied Galata cds & with boxed U.P.U. /R. hand stamp with 538 inserted & with blue boxed Turkish vernacular Censor & red boxed Unerpruft /Feluluizagalva /Temesvar hand stamp & on reverse white on red Turkish wafer sealing flap alongside Stamboul /Depart (20 Jun) transit cds .............Temesvar now Timisoara in Roumania
US$250
[17778]  KENYA - ANTIGUA...WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL BANK MAIL...  1945 (Apr 7)
[17778]  KENYA - ANTIGUA...WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL BANK MAIL...  1945 (Apr 7)
[17778] KENYA - ANTIGUA...WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL BANK MAIL... 1945 (Apr 7) Barclay's Bank Dominion Colonial and Overseas crested pre addressed envelope by airmail to Barclays Bank, St. Johns bearing KUT 3/- + 20c + 5c + South Africa 1/- Overprinted 70c KUT making 3sh 95c rate tied Nairobi /Kenya cds & with US transparent Examined By /7390 tape & with on backpartial violet Bar device asking if privileged mail or not (Mayo Type M device) + Lagos /Nigeria (16 Apr) transit machine date stamp + St. Johns /Antigua (27 Jul) arrival cds ..................An interesting use between branches of Barclays Bank by Trans Africa airmail to an unusual destination
US$200
[17703]  MALAYA - HAWAII...WW2 PERAK REGISTERED via HONG KONG....  1941 (Oct 3)
[17703]  MALAYA - HAWAII...WW2 PERAK REGISTERED via HONG KONG....  1941 (Oct 3)
[17703] MALAYA - HAWAII...WW2 PERAK REGISTERED via HONG KONG.... 1941 (Oct 3) The Chartered Bank of Taiping, India, Australia & China printed envelope registered to National Bank of Honolulu bearing Perak 6 x 5c tied Taiping /F.M.S. cds with matching Taiping 1 Registration label No 5070 boxed Not Opened /By /Censor h/s in violet applied at Hong Kong with on back Taiping /F.M.S. (3 Oct) despatch + Registered/Singapore (4 Oct) + GPO Hong Kong (15 Oct) transit & Honolulu Hawaii/registered (23 Nov) arrival cds
US$150
[16929]  SOUTH AFRICA-SOUTH WEST AFRICA...WW2 CENSORED & with BANTAMS..  1943(May 10)
[16929]  SOUTH AFRICA-SOUTH WEST AFRICA...WW2 CENSORED & with BANTAMS..  1943(May 10)
[16929] SOUTH AFRICA-SOUTH WEST AFRICA...WW2 CENSORED & with BANTAMS.. 1943(May 10) Plain envelope to Barclays Bank, Otjiwarongo bearing Bantam ½d & 1½d tied Rustenburg machine d/s & with red on white Bi-lingual U.C. 8 (Small)/Opened by Censor label tied Arms H h/s in violet
US$250
[16878]  MALAYA-HAWAII...WW2 CENSORED SINGAPORE & HONG KONG..  1940(May 3)
[16878]  MALAYA-HAWAII...WW2 CENSORED SINGAPORE & HONG KONG..  1940(May 3)
[16878] MALAYA-HAWAII...WW2 CENSORED SINGAPORE & HONG KONG.. 1940(May 3) Hong Kong & Shanghai (Singapore) Banking Corporation printed envelope to Bishop National Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu bearing GV1 Straits Settlements 8c & 4c tied Singapore d/s & with triangular Passed For/Transmission/1/Singapore h/s in violet together with triangular Passed/Censor/17/Hong Kong h/s in violet & on reverse partial Victoria [14 May] transit d/s .................Unusual destination
US$300
[16800]  SOUTH AFRICA-HONG KONG..WW2 SERVICE SUSPENDED & SENT LONDON with 6 MONTH DELAY..  1941(Nov 17)
[16800]  SOUTH AFRICA-HONG KONG..WW2 SERVICE SUSPENDED & SENT LONDON with 6 MONTH DELAY..  1941(Nov 17)
[16800] SOUTH AFRICA-HONG KONG..WW2 SERVICE SUSPENDED & SENT LONDON with 6 MONTH DELAY.. 1941(Nov 17) The Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd imprinted env to Bank of Canton Ltd, Hong Kong bearing 1½d tied Johannesburg machine d/s & with 2 line bi-lingual Mail Service Suspended h/s in violet & w/on reverse another bi-lingual Mail Service Suspended h/s together w/oval Standard Bank of S.A. Ltd/17 Nov 1941/???wtown. Transvaal h/s in violet & strangely boxed LLoyds Bank Ltd, 80 Gracechurch St, E.C. 8/-7 May 1942/Inward Mail h/s in violet
US$250
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