Lot Number: 496

(Singapore) F/F FAM 14, Singapore to San Francisco, 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, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.
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Lot Number: 355

(India) India uncensored WWII registered airmail cover, 22x11cm, Bombay to Johannesburg via the Horseshoe Route, franked 2R + 27 annas, fine strike black boxed 'Not Opened By Censor' hs. Image.

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Date: 1940, Nov 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: India uncensored WWII registered airmail cover, 22x11cm, Bombay to Johannesburg via the Horseshoe Route, franked 2R + 27 annas, fine strike black boxed 'Not Opened By Censor' hs. Image.
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Lot Number: 356

(India) India censored WWII registered airmail cover, 22x11cm, Bombay to Johannesburg via the Horseshoe Route, high  1R + 2R x3  sealed India censor tape tied by Bombay censor mark, large violet 'Free /VRY/1' and red straight line 'Written in English' hs's. Image.

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Date: 1941, Oct 10
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: India censored WWII registered airmail cover, 22x11cm, Bombay to Johannesburg via the Horseshoe Route, high 1R + 2R x3 sealed India censor tape tied by Bombay censor mark, large violet 'Free /VRY/1' and red straight line 'Written in English' hs's. Image.
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Lot Number: 320

(Gold Coast) Aeromaritime, early World War II uncensored registered (label) airmail to England, Takoradi to Scotland, bs 4/10, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for the new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Takoradi cds, ms "Per French Air Mail",

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Date: 1939, Nov 11
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Aeromaritime, early World War II uncensored registered (label) airmail to England, Takoradi to Scotland, bs 4/10, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for the new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Takoradi cds, ms "Per French Air Mail",
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Lot Number: 321

(Gold Coast) Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.

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Date: 1939, Nov 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.
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Lot Number: 316

(Germany) LATI ,Germany to Paraguay from Germany,  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: Germany

Description: LATI ,Germany to Paraguay from Germany, 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: 207

(France) WWII censored airmail Paris to Alexandria, via Cairo 3/6, franked 2F50 postage and 5F air, canc Paris cds, censored in Egypt., flown Air France to Athens, then Imperial Airways to Alexandria. Image.

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Date: 1940, May 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: France

Description: WWII censored airmail Paris to Alexandria, via Cairo 3/6, franked 2F50 postage and 5F air, canc Paris cds, censored in Egypt., flown Air France to Athens, then Imperial Airways to Alexandria. Image.
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Lot Number: 206

(France) Early World War II censored LATI commercial air cover to Germany, Baade & Baade airmail corner cover, franked 5400R canc Porto Alegre cds, printed "Via (ms) LATI" typed endorsement ", Maubeuge double circle Period 1 "Controle Postal Militaire/Admission WN", sealed Brazil brown/black S.P Censura censor tape with coat of arms, tied by violet Brazil two line "5 Censura/****** Do Sul censor mark verso, blue two line "Retour/A L'Envoyeur" hs on front. Intended for carriage by LATI but was sent, instead, via Transatlantic Clipper to France  where it was censored at Maubeuge on the French-Belgian border, and then returned to sender. Upon the French declaration of war against Germany on 3/9/39 Air France ceased all flights to Germany. So, on reaching Maubeuge, this cover could go no further and was returned to Brazil.  For this reason  Maubeuge mail is much sought after.

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Date: 1939, Sep 16
Est. price: £45.00
Category: France

Description: Early World War II censored LATI commercial air cover to Germany, Baade & Baade airmail corner cover, franked 5400R canc Porto Alegre cds, printed "Via (ms) LATI" typed endorsement ", Maubeuge double circle Period 1 "Controle Postal Militaire/Admission WN", sealed Brazil brown/black S.P Censura censor tape with coat of arms, tied by violet Brazil two line "5 Censura/****** Do Sul censor mark verso, blue two line "Retour/A L'Envoyeur" hs on front. Intended for carriage by LATI but was sent, instead, via Transatlantic Clipper to France where it was censored at Maubeuge on the French-Belgian border, and then returned to sender. Upon the French declaration of war against Germany on 3/9/39 Air France ceased all flights to Germany. So, on reaching Maubeuge, this cover could go no further and was returned to Brazil. For this reason Maubeuge mail is much sought after.
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Lot Number: 188

(Cuba) World War II North Atlantic service, dual censored registered cover, Havana to Bohemia-Moravia, via Miami 16/9 and Lisbon, correctly rated 55c, sealed British censor 1608, also brown German censor tape tied by red censor mark. Non invasve top lh corner nibble, otherwise fine. See image.

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Date: 1941, Jul 7
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Cuba

Description: World War II North Atlantic service, dual censored registered cover, Havana to Bohemia-Moravia, via Miami 16/9 and Lisbon, correctly rated 55c, sealed British censor 1608, also brown German censor tape tied by red censor mark. Non invasve top lh corner nibble, otherwise fine. See image.
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Lot Number: 174

(Chile) WWII, Panagra Hand Stamp, Santiago to Ohio, b/s, via Miami 17/4 and Clevelan 18/4, censored registered (label) airmail cover franked 8.60P, violet  "Via Panagra" hs, sealed US EB #2222 (Miami) censor tape.

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Date: 1942, Apr 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Chile

Description: WWII, Panagra Hand Stamp, Santiago to Ohio, b/s, via Miami 17/4 and Clevelan 18/4, censored registered (label) airmail cover franked 8.60P, violet "Via Panagra" hs, sealed US EB #2222 (Miami) censor tape.
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Lot Number: 123

(Brazil) World War II censored airmail cover, Rio de Janeiro to Germany, no arrival ds, dark blue/pale blue general purpose publicity envelope with styalises waves, franked 5400R, sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark.

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Date: 1940, Nov 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Brazil

Description: World War II censored airmail cover, Rio de Janeiro to Germany, no arrival ds, dark blue/pale blue general purpose publicity envelope with styalises waves, franked 5400R, sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark.
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Lot Number: 119

(Brazil) Rio de Janeiro to Milan, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, fine strike violet framed diubke line "Via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

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Date: 1940, Jun 6
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Rio de Janeiro to Milan, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, fine strike violet framed diubke line "Via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.
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Lot Number: 120

(Brazil) Brazil to Switzerland, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, canc Sao Paulo cds, fine strike violet framed "Via Condor-LATI" directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

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Date: 1940, Sep 12
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Switzerland, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, canc Sao Paulo cds, fine strike violet framed "Via Condor-LATI" directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.
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Lot Number: 121

(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: 118

(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: 124

(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: 68

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet  diamond '2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/922' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs, also slip from censor re absent enclosure, see Image. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

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Date: 1941, Oct 7
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet diamond '2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/922' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs, also slip from censor re absent enclosure, see Image. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.
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Lot Number: 65

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet  two line 'Passed By Censor/S.109' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

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Date: 1941, Apr 24
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet two line 'Passed By Censor/S.109' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.
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Lot Number: 67

(Australia) Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. franked 4 x1/- Lyre bird, correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, violet diamond Australia 1103 censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1941, Oct 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. franked 4 x1/- Lyre bird, correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, violet diamond Australia 1103 censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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Lot Number: 66

(Australia) Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, sealed red/white OBC Australia censor tape tied by two line 'Passed By Censor/S83' censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1941, Jun 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, sealed red/white OBC Australia censor tape tied by two line 'Passed By Censor/S83' censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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Lot Number: 69

(Australia) US Army AirTransport Command & A.T.C., wartime letter from Australian Military Forces, Field Post Office 068, Madang, New Guinea to Victoria, cover franked 3d Australia stamp with a picture, hand drawn by the sender, framed "Australian Military Forces/Passed by Censor/1455" hs.

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Date: 1944, Oct 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: US Army AirTransport Command & A.T.C., wartime letter from Australian Military Forces, Field Post Office 068, Madang, New Guinea to Victoria, cover franked 3d Australia stamp with a picture, hand drawn by the sender, framed "Australian Military Forces/Passed by Censor/1455" hs.
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Lot Number: 34

(Argentina) World War II uncensored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Portugal, bs Lisbon 28/12, dark green/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "(Por Condor) -LATI".  Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI. LATI mail to Portugal is uncommon.

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Date: 1940, Dec 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Argentina

Description: World War II uncensored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Portugal, bs Lisbon 28/12, dark green/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "(Por Condor) -LATI". Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI. LATI mail to Portugal is uncommon.
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Lot Number: 35

(Argentina) World War II censored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Holland, no arrival ds, dark blue/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "Por Condor-LATI", sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark. Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI.

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Date: 1941, Feb 14
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Argentina

Description: World War II censored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Holland, no arrival ds, dark blue/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "Por Condor-LATI", sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark. Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI.
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Lot Number: 455

(Philippines) Doubled censored wartime airmail,  Manila to London, airmail cover franked 1P 12c, violet 'Via Clipper' hs, typed 'Via Clipper/from Manila to USA/Via Sea Mail /from USA to England'. sealed brown likely US censor tap overlaid by GB PC90 OBE 686 censor tape, Flown to San Francisco by Pan Am FAM14 and US internal air service to New York, then sea to England. Image.

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Date: 1941, Nov 17
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Philippines

Description: Doubled censored wartime airmail, Manila to London, airmail cover franked 1P 12c, violet 'Via Clipper' hs, typed 'Via Clipper/from Manila to USA/Via Sea Mail /from USA to England'. sealed brown likely US censor tap overlaid by GB PC90 OBE 686 censor tape, Flown to San Francisco by Pan Am FAM14 and US internal air service to New York, then sea to England. Image.
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Lot Number: 9

(Collections) French Africa, 1926-47 miscellany of 17 attractive flown covers from Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, French Soudan, Dahomey, Cameroon, and French Somalia with lovely frankings, an impossible-to-miss red-bordered envelope (closed top edge tear), a scarce 1926 registered Latecoere company cover, and an obsolete 1935 Air Orient cover sent from Henri Truc to Franc Muller. Flight destinations to the US, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Holland, Germany and Chad, instructional, directional, and Marseille's jusqua's hand stamps, and censored covers from Cameroon and Dahomey. A few covers have minor flap damage and faint folds so on line inspection is recommended. Life size front and back images of  every cover in the collection will be found on the web site. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.

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Est. price: £75.00
Category: Collections

Description: French Africa, 1926-47 miscellany of 17 attractive flown covers from Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, French Soudan, Dahomey, Cameroon, and French Somalia with lovely frankings, an impossible-to-miss red-bordered envelope (closed top edge tear), a scarce 1926 registered Latecoere company cover, and an obsolete 1935 Air Orient cover sent from Henri Truc to Franc Muller. Flight destinations to the US, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Holland, Germany and Chad, instructional, directional, and Marseille's jusqua's hand stamps, and censored covers from Cameroon and Dahomey. A few covers have minor flap damage and faint folds so on line inspection is recommended. Life size front and back images of every cover in the collection will be found on the web site. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.
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