Lot Number: 114

(Brazil) LATI, Brazil-Germany, censored blue/grey 'Via Condor-Lufhtansa' cover franked 5400R, very fine later blue/white 'Via Condor Lati' etiquette, also German censor marks on front.

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Date: 1941, Aug 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Brazil

Description: LATI, Brazil-Germany, censored blue/grey 'Via Condor-Lufhtansa' cover franked 5400R, very fine later blue/white 'Via Condor Lati' etiquette, also German censor marks on front.
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Lot Number: 111

(Brazil) Brazil to Vichy France, bs Villefranche-de-Rouergue 18/10, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover franked 5400R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, also canceled French 30c postage due, fine strike violet framed "Por Aviao/via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, sealed Italian black/white 'Verificato per censur' and tied my Italian censor mark. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean. This cover was correctly rated 5400R, so the 30c postage due is unusual. Significant bottom edge tear.

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Date: 1940, Sep 19
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Vichy France, bs Villefranche-de-Rouergue 18/10, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover franked 5400R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, also canceled French 30c postage due, fine strike violet framed "Por Aviao/via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, sealed Italian black/white 'Verificato per censur' and tied my Italian censor mark. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean. This cover was correctly rated 5400R, so the 30c postage due is unusual. Significant bottom edge tear.
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Lot Number: 110

(Brazil) Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover double rated 10,800r, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, fine blue/white three line "Via LATI" service etiquette, sealed German black/white OKW censor tape. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean.

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Date: 1940, Apr 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover double rated 10,800r, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, fine blue/white three line "Via LATI" service etiquette, sealed German black/white OKW censor tape. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean.
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Lot Number: 112

(Brazil) Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII printed company airmail cover, San Antonio to Westfalia, franked 5400R, canc San Antonio/Correo Aereo, 10/2/41 cds, attractive three lline blue/white "Por Via Aerea/Por Avion/Via LATI" gull wing etiquette, sealed sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, code e Frankfurt. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41).

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Date: 1941, Feb 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII printed company airmail cover, San Antonio to Westfalia, franked 5400R, canc San Antonio/Correo Aereo, 10/2/41 cds, attractive three lline blue/white "Por Via Aerea/Por Avion/Via LATI" gull wing etiquette, sealed sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, code e Frankfurt. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41).
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Lot Number: 113

(Brazil) Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII pale grey/light blue/dark blue LATI publicity envelope, 147x 86mm, central white imprint Gulls Wing and inscribed "Via LATI" and "LATI Linhas Aereas Transcontinentaes Italianas S.A.", Sao Paulo to Koln, franked 5400R, canc Correos Aereo/Sao Paulo ?/7/41cds, blue German "Ad" in circle censor mark on front indicating cover examined in Munich but not opened, also 15 in circle additional German censor mark. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41).

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Date: 1941, Jul 01
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII pale grey/light blue/dark blue LATI publicity envelope, 147x 86mm, central white imprint Gulls Wing and inscribed "Via LATI" and "LATI Linhas Aereas Transcontinentaes Italianas S.A.", Sao Paulo to Koln, franked 5400R, canc Correos Aereo/Sao Paulo ?/7/41cds, blue German "Ad" in circle censor mark on front indicating cover examined in Munich but not opened, also 15 in circle additional German censor mark. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41).
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Lot Number: 102

(Bolivia) Bolivia to Portugal, flown by LATI, scarce uncensored WWII registered (hs) airmail cover, Cochabamba to Lisbon, bs Lisboa 8.1.41, franked verso 14B5, canc large purple framed 'Correos de Bolivia/Cochabamba' dated hs, grey/blue 'Per Via Aerea' envelope with outline of plane, typed 'Via Condor-Lati'. Correctly rated for LATI to Europe - Beith's cover was franked 14B 10c (see page 25). Carried by LAB Condor to Rio, by LATI all the way to Seville, then air shuttle to Lisbon. No Bermuda censor and franking confirms not flown by PAA.  Nice item.

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Date: 1940, Dec 28
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Bolivia

Description: Bolivia to Portugal, flown by LATI, scarce uncensored WWII registered (hs) airmail cover, Cochabamba to Lisbon, bs Lisboa 8.1.41, franked verso 14B5, canc large purple framed 'Correos de Bolivia/Cochabamba' dated hs, grey/blue 'Per Via Aerea' envelope with outline of plane, typed 'Via Condor-Lati'. Correctly rated for LATI to Europe - Beith's cover was franked 14B 10c (see page 25). Carried by LAB Condor to Rio, by LATI all the way to Seville, then air shuttle to Lisbon. No Bermuda censor and franking confirms not flown by PAA. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 158

(China) Censored WWII airmail cover, Shanghai to Penang, 12/4 arrival ds verso, franked 50c Sun yat Sen, canc Shanghai cds, dark blue/white airmail etiquette, 'Per Air Mail' and 'First Flight Cover' hand stamps, red chop lower rh corner and on flap, sealed brown tape with violet Singapor/Penang 'Passed By/Censor 230/ "A"'censor mark. Interesting.

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Date: 1941, Apr 10
Est. price: £40.00
Category: China

Description: Censored WWII airmail cover, Shanghai to Penang, 12/4 arrival ds verso, franked 50c Sun yat Sen, canc Shanghai cds, dark blue/white airmail etiquette, 'Per Air Mail' and 'First Flight Cover' hand stamps, red chop lower rh corner and on flap, sealed brown tape with violet Singapor/Penang 'Passed By/Censor 230/ "A"'censor mark. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 197

(French Indian Settlements) Early WWII uncensored pre Armistice airmail from French India to France, registered (hs) airmail etiquette cover, Pondicherry to Marseilles, bs 7/6/40, franked 1936 International Exhibition Paris 50c, canc 'Inde Francais/27.4.1940/Pondicherry' cds, fine strike red framed "Delai de Garde/Expire/a Representer' hs ( Extension Time for Safekeeping has Expired), faint black boxed 'Return to Sender' hs. French rule continued until 31 October 1954. Scarce WWII airmail.

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Date: 1940, Apr 27
Est. price: £40.00
Category: French Indian Settlements

Description: Early WWII uncensored pre Armistice airmail from French India to France, registered (hs) airmail etiquette cover, Pondicherry to Marseilles, bs 7/6/40, franked 1936 International Exhibition Paris 50c, canc 'Inde Francais/27.4.1940/Pondicherry' cds, fine strike red framed "Delai de Garde/Expire/a Representer' hs ( Extension Time for Safekeeping has Expired), faint black boxed 'Return to Sender' hs. French rule continued until 31 October 1954. Scarce WWII airmail.
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Lot Number: 227

(GB External) The Red Cross Postal Message Scheme. Cover send to Geneva from London, franked 5d, ms ' Red Cross Postal Message Scheme' and 'Air Mail', opened by censor and dealt with in accordance with the March 1941 Post Office Notice. Under arrangements made by the British Red Cross Society and The Order of St John brief messages could be sent by relatives to persons residing in Enemy Territory. The messages we're limited to 20 words and had to relate to only to family matters.

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Date: 1942, Sep 18
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: The Red Cross Postal Message Scheme. Cover send to Geneva from London, franked 5d, ms ' Red Cross Postal Message Scheme' and 'Air Mail', opened by censor and dealt with in accordance with the March 1941 Post Office Notice. Under arrangements made by the British Red Cross Society and The Order of St John brief messages could be sent by relatives to persons residing in Enemy Territory. The messages we're limited to 20 words and had to relate to only to family matters.
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Lot Number: 260

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, Wolverhampton to Dunmurry, Northern Ireland, WWII censored cover franked 3d air mail and 2 1/2d inland postage twopence Halfpenny cancelled Wolverhampton cds, nice strike  of the Wolverhampton emergency air mail cachet which was used  by the Wolverhampton head post office when all their air mail labels had been sold out.

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Date: 1942, Dec 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, Wolverhampton to Dunmurry, Northern Ireland, WWII censored cover franked 3d air mail and 2 1/2d inland postage twopence Halfpenny cancelled Wolverhampton cds, nice strike of the Wolverhampton emergency air mail cachet which was used by the Wolverhampton head post office when all their air mail labels had been sold out.
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Lot Number: 230

(GB Internal) Stamp Collecting Aerial souvenir card (facsimile of Mulready envelope) flown by Hugh Vallency from Marquise to Lympne, verso APO S.20 (France) dispatch cds and violet '7029' censor cachet. Scarce, Newall 18.07.

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Date: 1918, Dec 10
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Stamp Collecting Aerial souvenir card (facsimile of Mulready envelope) flown by Hugh Vallency from Marquise to Lympne, verso APO S.20 (France) dispatch cds and violet '7029' censor cachet. Scarce, Newall 18.07.
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Lot Number: 482

(Spain Majorca) Censored Spanish Civil War airmail, Palma Majorca to Germany, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1P35 (foreign letter rate 50c, air fee to Rome 75c, unemployment tax 10c), canc Palma de Mallorca cds, red "Par Avion Jusqu'a Roma" applied in Palma, violet two line "Censura Militar/Palma de Mallorca" censor mark, black trilingual Franco slogan hs. Carried on the  Ala Littoria Cadiz-Mellila-Mallorca-Rome airmail route serving Nationalist areas of Spain.  Nice item.

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Date: 1938, Jan 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Spain Majorca

Description: Censored Spanish Civil War airmail, Palma Majorca to Germany, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1P35 (foreign letter rate 50c, air fee to Rome 75c, unemployment tax 10c), canc Palma de Mallorca cds, red "Par Avion Jusqu'a Roma" applied in Palma, violet two line "Censura Militar/Palma de Mallorca" censor mark, black trilingual Franco slogan hs. Carried on the Ala Littoria Cadiz-Mellila-Mallorca-Rome airmail route serving Nationalist areas of Spain. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 483

(Spain Majorca) Censored Spanish Civil War airmail, Palma Majorca to London, no arrival ds, commercial corner plain cover franked 1P35 (foreign letter rate 50c, air fee to Rome 75c, unemployment tax 10c), canc Palma de Mallorca cds, fine strike uncommon purple "Par Avion Jusqu'a Roma" applied in Palma, purple two line "Censura Militar/Palma de Mallorca" censor mark, typed "Por Avion Hasta Italia" instruction.  Great Britain had no official postal relationship with the Nationalist (Franco) government and, hence, with Palma de Mallorca. But those in the know used the  Italian Ala Littoria seaplane Cadiz-Mellila-Mallorca-Rome airmail route serving Nationalist areas of Spain.

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Date: 1938, Feb 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Spain Majorca

Description: Censored Spanish Civil War airmail, Palma Majorca to London, no arrival ds, commercial corner plain cover franked 1P35 (foreign letter rate 50c, air fee to Rome 75c, unemployment tax 10c), canc Palma de Mallorca cds, fine strike uncommon purple "Par Avion Jusqu'a Roma" applied in Palma, purple two line "Censura Militar/Palma de Mallorca" censor mark, typed "Por Avion Hasta Italia" instruction. Great Britain had no official postal relationship with the Nationalist (Franco) government and, hence, with Palma de Mallorca. But those in the know used the Italian Ala Littoria seaplane Cadiz-Mellila-Mallorca-Rome airmail route serving Nationalist areas of Spain.
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Lot Number: 481

(Spain Majorca) Censored Spanish Civil War airmail, Palma Majorca to Berlin, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1P35 (foreign letter rate 50c, air fee to Rome 75c, unemployment tax 10c), canc Palma de Mallorca cds,  fine strike red uncommon "Par Avion Jusqu'a Roma" applied in Palma, violet two line "Censura Militar/Palma de Mallorca" censor mark. Ms sender's direction "Hasta Roma/par avion Italia" - for carriage by  the  Ala Littoria Cadiz-Mellila-Mallorca-Rome airmail route serving Nationalist areas of Spain.

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Date: 1937, Nov 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Spain Majorca

Description: Censored Spanish Civil War airmail, Palma Majorca to Berlin, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1P35 (foreign letter rate 50c, air fee to Rome 75c, unemployment tax 10c), canc Palma de Mallorca cds, fine strike red uncommon "Par Avion Jusqu'a Roma" applied in Palma, violet two line "Censura Militar/Palma de Mallorca" censor mark. Ms sender's direction "Hasta Roma/par avion Italia" - for carriage by the Ala Littoria Cadiz-Mellila-Mallorca-Rome airmail route serving Nationalist areas of Spain.
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Lot Number: 478

(Spain) LATI , last or penultimate East-West flight, Cambados to Buenos Aires, no arrival date stamp, via Madrid 10/12, censored registered (hs) grey imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 7P 40c (corner damage), violet framed 'Por Avion' hs, German censor mark verso. Ironed vertical and horizontal crease. The last LATI  E-W flight left on 19 December - and the one before that on 13 December.

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Date: 1941, Dec 8
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Spain

Description: LATI , last or penultimate East-West flight, Cambados to Buenos Aires, no arrival date stamp, via Madrid 10/12, censored registered (hs) grey imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 7P 40c (corner damage), violet framed 'Por Avion' hs, German censor mark verso. Ironed vertical and horizontal crease. The last LATI E-W flight left on 19 December - and the one before that on 13 December.
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Lot Number: 441

(Singapore) F/F FAM 14, Singapore to San Francisco, via Manila, Guam, Wake and Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F FAM 14, Singapore to San Francisco, via Manila, Guam, Wake and Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.
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Lot Number: 428

(Sierra Leone) BOAC, censored WWII airmail cover and original enclosure, Freetown to Dartmouth, Jun 30 arrival postmark on front, correctly rated 1/3d, ms 'By Air Mail', Sierra Leone violet octagonal mark with crown and censor number, remarkable fast 13 day transit for wartime. On 16/4/44 BOAC took over from RAF Transport Command for the operation of the UK-Lagos service. The enclosure, which must be read, mentions not only the 6d civilian air letter scheme, but also the new 1/3 airmail stamp for Sierra Leone. Scarce item.

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Date: 1944, Jun 22
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: BOAC, censored WWII airmail cover and original enclosure, Freetown to Dartmouth, Jun 30 arrival postmark on front, correctly rated 1/3d, ms 'By Air Mail', Sierra Leone violet octagonal mark with crown and censor number, remarkable fast 13 day transit for wartime. On 16/4/44 BOAC took over from RAF Transport Command for the operation of the UK-Lagos service. The enclosure, which must be read, mentions not only the 6d civilian air letter scheme, but also the new 1/3 airmail stamp for Sierra Leone. Scarce item.
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Lot Number: 427

(Sierra Leone) Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Freetown to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 23 Feb receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, sealed by black/white Sierra Leone censor tape, also framed violet  Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, blue/pale blue airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1940, Feb 10
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Freetown to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 23 Feb receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, sealed by black/white Sierra Leone censor tape, also framed violet Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, blue/pale blue airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 426

(Sierra Leone) Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Magburaka to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 20 Nov receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, violet  straight line Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, black/pale blue 'Par Avion/Dakar a Toulouse' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1939, Nov 7
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Magburaka to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 20 Nov receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, violet straight line Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, black/pale blue 'Par Avion/Dakar a Toulouse' airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 409

(Paraguay) Inward to Paraguay from Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII airmail etiquette cover, Groesfeld to Asuncion, bs 30/4/41, franked 175rpf, canc Groesfeld 1/4/41 cds, ms "5g", sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, no code, also additional German censor marks, boxes with numbers on front. Correctly rated for 5g Germany to Paraguay by LATI, 150 rpf/5g air fee + 25rpf/20g surface (see Beith p39).  Flown DLH/Ala Littoria to Rome, Rome to Rio de Janero by LATI, then likely Pan Am to Asuncion, thus avoiding the British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service.

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Date: 1941, Apr 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Paraguay

Description: Inward to Paraguay from Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII airmail etiquette cover, Groesfeld to Asuncion, bs 30/4/41, franked 175rpf, canc Groesfeld 1/4/41 cds, ms "5g", sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, no code, also additional German censor marks, boxes with numbers on front. Correctly rated for 5g Germany to Paraguay by LATI, 150 rpf/5g air fee + 25rpf/20g surface (see Beith p39). Flown DLH/Ala Littoria to Rome, Rome to Rio de Janero by LATI, then likely Pan Am to Asuncion, thus avoiding the British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service.
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Lot Number: 391

(Northern Rhodesia) Northern Rhodesia to  Australia, early censored WWII  airmail Lusaka to Queensland via Darwin 21/1 and Brisbane 23/1, registered 4d PSE with additional 1/3d canc Lusaka 6 Jan 40 cds, airmail etiquette, Lusaka registration label. Wartime airmail out of Northern Rhodesia is difficult to find.

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Date: 1940, Jan 6
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Northern Rhodesia

Description: Northern Rhodesia to Australia, early censored WWII airmail Lusaka to Queensland via Darwin 21/1 and Brisbane 23/1, registered 4d PSE with additional 1/3d canc Lusaka 6 Jan 40 cds, airmail etiquette, Lusaka registration label. Wartime airmail out of Northern Rhodesia is difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 376

(Newfoundland) Superb WWII dual censored cover, Newfoundland to Australia, airmail cover franked $1.26 canc St. John's cds and 'Newfoundland/10 Jul/1943/Air Mail' cds sealed Newfoundland DC/22 censor label (used from April 1942 to April 1945) and Australia red/white civilian OBC 3 state of VIctoria censor tape, also violet diamond Victoria censor hand stamp. At this time there was no service across the Pacific. The most likely route being down to Miami, then Pan Am south Atlantic service to West Africa, then across the Sahara to Khartoum to joint the Horseshoe service which, in 1943, went only as far as Calcutta, from where it was sent to Australia by sea.

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Date: 1943, Jul 10
Est. price: £185.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: Superb WWII dual censored cover, Newfoundland to Australia, airmail cover franked $1.26 canc St. John's cds and 'Newfoundland/10 Jul/1943/Air Mail' cds sealed Newfoundland DC/22 censor label (used from April 1942 to April 1945) and Australia red/white civilian OBC 3 state of VIctoria censor tape, also violet diamond Victoria censor hand stamp. At this time there was no service across the Pacific. The most likely route being down to Miami, then Pan Am south Atlantic service to West Africa, then across the Sahara to Khartoum to joint the Horseshoe service which, in 1943, went only as far as Calcutta, from where it was sent to Australia by sea.
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Lot Number: 366

(New Zealand) World War II censored two ocean sea/air cover to England, correctly franked 3/6d for sea to Panama, air to Miami and New York, air by Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon (see Boyle p877), and onward to UK. Pale grey airmail etiquette cover, postmarked Auckland machine cancel, sealed black/white New Zealand censor tape tied by purple circular NZ/5 censor mark.

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Date: 1942, Nov 16
Est. price: £20.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: World War II censored two ocean sea/air cover to England, correctly franked 3/6d for sea to Panama, air to Miami and New York, air by Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon (see Boyle p877), and onward to UK. Pale grey airmail etiquette cover, postmarked Auckland machine cancel, sealed black/white New Zealand censor tape tied by purple circular NZ/5 censor mark.
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Lot Number: 365

(New Zealand) Air all the way two ocean airmail from New Zealand to England, World War II censored  Trans-Pacific airmail, NZ to Scotland, no arrival ds, plain imprint etiquette cover franked 5/9d, canc Dunedin cds, airmail etiquette, ms "Via Pacific Air Mail", sealed B&W NZ censor tape, tied by purple NZ censor mark. Correctly rated for air across the Pacific, air across the US and air across the Atlantic, see Boyle p877.

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Date: 1941, Oct 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Air all the way two ocean airmail from New Zealand to England, World War II censored Trans-Pacific airmail, NZ to Scotland, no arrival ds, plain imprint etiquette cover franked 5/9d, canc Dunedin cds, airmail etiquette, ms "Via Pacific Air Mail", sealed B&W NZ censor tape, tied by purple NZ censor mark. Correctly rated for air across the Pacific, air across the US and air across the Atlantic, see Boyle p877.
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Lot Number: 270

(Gold Coast) Early WWII censored air cover posted in Takoradi on May 14, 1940 to Holland, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/6d, ms 'S.S Lucita', hand stamp verso 'Dispatched/ 14th May 1940/ Ed Lines LTM/Takoradi'  in a timestamp, sealed GB PC90 OBC 2409 censor tape. This cover reached London, where the airmail etiquette was cancelled with  two red bar Jusqu'a.  A violet framed "No Service/Return to Sender" hand stamp was also applied due to suspension of the onward airmail service to Holland on May 15, 1949 following the surrender of the Dutch to the invading Germans. A nice WWI item.

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Date: 1940, May 14
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Early WWII censored air cover posted in Takoradi on May 14, 1940 to Holland, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/6d, ms 'S.S Lucita', hand stamp verso 'Dispatched/ 14th May 1940/ Ed Lines LTM/Takoradi' in a timestamp, sealed GB PC90 OBC 2409 censor tape. This cover reached London, where the airmail etiquette was cancelled with two red bar Jusqu'a. A violet framed "No Service/Return to Sender" hand stamp was also applied due to suspension of the onward airmail service to Holland on May 15, 1949 following the surrender of the Dutch to the invading Germans. A nice WWI item.
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