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]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 2˝d 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 ˝d & 1˝d 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 1˝d 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
[16377]  EGYPT-AUSTRIA….WW1 FORWARDED BY BRITISH CENSOR..  1914(Nov 10)
[16377]  EGYPT-AUSTRIA….WW1 FORWARDED BY BRITISH CENSOR..  1914(Nov 10)
[16377] EGYPT-AUSTRIA….WW1 FORWARDED BY BRITISH CENSOR.. 1914(Nov 10) U.P.U. National Bank of Egypt (Cairo Office) printed postcard to Vienna bearing 2m tied Cairo/E [12 Nov] d/s & w/boxed Forwarded By/British Censor h/s in violet ...........Presumably the British Censors had authority under certain circumstances to allow the passage of mail to belligerent nations.... extraordinary item..
US$400
[16751]  ETHIOPIA…..WW2 BRITISH OCCUPATION FORCES INTERNMENT CAMP…  1942(Dec 14)
[16751]  ETHIOPIA…..WW2 BRITISH OCCUPATION FORCES INTERNMENT CAMP…  1942(Dec 14)
[16751] ETHIOPIA…..WW2 BRITISH OCCUPATION FORCES INTERNMENT CAMP… 1942(Dec 14) Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial & Oversea) Addis Ababa printed env to Capt. B.C. Shea, c/o O.E.T.A Evacuation, Dire Dawa bearing Haile Selassie 10c tied Addis Abeba d/s & w/on rev Dire Daoua [16 Oct] transit d/s + EA APO 62 [16 Dec] arrival d/s ... [Not a great deal is known about Italians taken POW during the Eritrea/Ethiopian campaign. They were initially placed into various camps in British & Italian Somaliland, Eritrea & Ethiopia however generally overcrowding, poor conditions & sanitation necessitated careful handling with many being moved to other theatres such as Egypt etc. Mail connected to these Camps is seldom encounted]
US$350
[16461]  AUSTRALIA-USA….WW1 with MELBOURNE CENSOR..  1918(Aug 23)
[16461]  AUSTRALIA-USA….WW1 with MELBOURNE CENSOR..  1918(Aug 23)
[16461] AUSTRALIA-USA….WW1 with MELBOURNE CENSOR.. 1918(Aug 23) English Scottish & Australian Bank Ltd albino crested env to Philadelphia bearing 2˝d Roo tied Ship Mail Room/Melbourne d/s & w/unframed 3 line Passed By Censor/2/3rd Military District h/s in violet [Humphreys M8]
US$200
[14234]  AUSTRALIA-SINGAPORE...SERVICE SUSPENDED..  1942 (Jan 23)
[14234]  AUSTRALIA-SINGAPORE...SERVICE SUSPENDED..  1942 (Jan 23)
[14234] AUSTRALIA-SINGAPORE...SERVICE SUSPENDED.. 1942 (Jan 23) National Bank of Australia env to Singapore fnkd 2˝d on 2d tied Sydney d/s [23 Jan] & w/red on white 2 Opened By Censor label tied boxed 2 Passed By Censor 1143 h/s & w/small unframed Service Suspended /Return To Sender h/s & Pointing finger Return To Sender h/s & boxed Received h/s for 26 Mar & w/on rev circ Dead Letter Office/Sydney d/s
US$270
[10667]  NED. EAST INDIES…1940 CENSORED INTERNAL MAIL to GERMAN INTERNEE…  1940(Aug 16)
[10667]  NED. EAST INDIES…1940 CENSORED INTERNAL MAIL to GERMAN INTERNEE…  1940(Aug 16)
[10667] NED. EAST INDIES…1940 CENSORED INTERNAL MAIL to GERMAN INTERNEE… 1940(Aug 16) The National Cash Register Company, Dayton Ohio printed env to Batavia Centrum, Java & forwarded c/o Commandant Central Internment Kamp, Bloc D . Alas Vallee, Atjeh Sumatra bearing 10c tied Batavia d/s & w/black on brown Censuur Batavia label tied unframed Gecensureer/4 h/s in red..............After Germany invaded Holland Iin May 1940 all German civilians in the N.E.I. were rounded up and Interned, the Japanese later released them........mail is scarce
US$250
[10657]  CHINA-GB...MANCHURIA KIRIN & HEILUNGKIANG BANK MAIL by REGISTERED  1928(May 2)
[10657]  CHINA-GB...MANCHURIA KIRIN & HEILUNGKIANG BANK MAIL by REGISTERED  1928(May 2)
[10657] CHINA-GB...MANCHURIA KIRIN & HEILUNGKIANG BANK MAIL by REGISTERED 1928(May 2)The Far Eastern Bank (Dalbank) printed pre-addressed env registered via Siberia to Bank for Russian Trade Ltd, London EC2 bearing 2nd Peking printing of Junk 6c & Reaper 20c both Overprinted for use in the North Eastern Provinces of Kirin & Heilungkiang as well as Liaoning the 3rd province of Manchuria (SG 8 &15) tied Harbin d/s & w/red on white generic Registration label No 18507 w/boxed Harbin h/s inserted & w/on reverse circular cyrillic vernacular Russian h/s in violet & hooded Registered/London EC/58 [14 May]arrival d/s in red.................These are scarce adhesives commercially used
US$200
[19463]  PALESTINE - EGYPT .. WW2 REGISTERED & DOUBLE CENSORED…  1942 (Feb 16)
[19463]  PALESTINE - EGYPT .. WW2 REGISTERED & DOUBLE CENSORED…  1942 (Feb 16)
[19463] PALESTINE - EGYPT .. WW2 REGISTERED & DOUBLE CENSORED… 1942 (Feb 16) The Palestine Discount Bank Ltd, Tel Aviv printed envelope registered to Bank of Athens, Port Said bearing Dome of the Rock pair 15m tied oval Registered /Tel Aviv & with R /Tel Aviv 9 /No 0530 registration label & with violet 6 sided Palestine /Passed By / Censor /T 3 & black circular bi-lingual 50 /Censorship hand stamp applied in Egypt & with on reverse Port Said /R.1 (21 Feb) arrival cds
US$50
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