Airmail Collector Reference Database - Netherlands East Indies

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Weltevreden to Bandoeing regular service flight, bs large circular Bandoeing/8.8.23/Vliegpost arrival ds, plain cover franked 1922 12 1/2c on 22 1/2c orange, canc large circular Weltevredin/8.8.23/Vliegpost cds, ms 'Vliegpost, black boxed "A 20" hs.

Netherlands East Indies, 1923, Aug 8
KNILM, Weltevreden to Bandoeing regular service flight, bs large circular Bandoeing/8.8.23/Vliegpost arrival ds, plain cover franked 1922 12 1/2c on 22 1/2c orange, canc large circular Weltevredin/8.8.23/Vliegpost cds, ms 'Vliegpost, black boxed "A 20" hs.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KLM route proving flight, 2nd series, Soerabaja-Medan, 15/1 arrival ds on front, souvenir black/white S.I.P.P. card  franked 14 1/2c, Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Netherlands East Indies, 1930, Jan 13
KLM route proving flight, 2nd series, Soerabaja-Medan, 15/1 arrival ds on front, souvenir black/white S.I.P.P. card franked 14 1/2c, Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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(Netherlands East Indies) Bandoeing internal flight on pale blue/cream 5c PSC canc Bandoeing cds, printed red cachet "Ned Indie-Hollande/Per/Luchtpost/10-12-Dagen".

Netherlands East Indies, 1931, Apr 4
Bandoeing internal flight on pale blue/cream 5c PSC canc Bandoeing cds, printed red cachet "Ned Indie-Hollande/Per/Luchtpost/10-12-Dagen".

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(Netherlands East Indies) Batavia to  Sydney, bs 18/5, carried on Java-Australia Test Flight, Swedish Consulate cover with logo on flap, franked NEI  15c stamp canc Batavia cds, and the special  1G blue/bown Java-Australia stamp canc special black 'Abel Tasman/Batavia Centrum/9 Mei 1931' cachet, dark blue/white AV5 airmaikl etiquette. Image.

Netherlands East Indies, 1931, Apr 27
Batavia to Sydney, bs 18/5, carried on Java-Australia Test Flight, Swedish Consulate cover with logo on flap, franked NEI 15c stamp canc Batavia cds, and the special 1G blue/bown Java-Australia stamp canc special black 'Abel Tasman/Batavia Centrum/9 Mei 1931' cachet, dark blue/white AV5 airmaikl etiquette. Image.

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(Netherlands East Indies) Experimental flight NEI to Australia, Poerwakata to Melbourne, bs 19/5, via Batavia 7/5, registered 9label) cover franked 35c Netherland stamps, diamond "Abel Tasman" cachet tying special first flight stamp, typed 'Java-Australia', KLM. Image.

Netherlands East Indies, 1931, May 7
Experimental flight NEI to Australia, Poerwakata to Melbourne, bs 19/5, via Batavia 7/5, registered 9label) cover franked 35c Netherland stamps, diamond "Abel Tasman" cachet tying special first flight stamp, typed 'Java-Australia', KLM. Image.

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(Netherlands East Indies) Experimental flight NEI to Australia, Tjireungas to Sydney, bs 18/5, via Batavia 7/5, registered 9label) cover franked 5c Netherland stamps, diamond "Abel Tasman" cachet tying special first flight stamp, typed 'Java-Australia', KLM. Uncommon origin.

Netherlands East Indies, 1931, May 7
Experimental flight NEI to Australia, Tjireungas to Sydney, bs 18/5, via Batavia 7/5, registered 9label) cover franked 5c Netherland stamps, diamond "Abel Tasman" cachet tying special first flight stamp, typed 'Java-Australia', KLM. Uncommon origin.

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(Netherlands East Indies) Sumatra to Switzerland, early printed commercial flown cover Medan to La Tour de PeiLZ, bs 16/8, franked 65c, bilngual airmail etiquette. Uncommon origin/destination.

Netherlands East Indies, 1933, Aug 09
Sumatra to Switzerland, early printed commercial flown cover Medan to La Tour de PeiLZ, bs 16/8, franked 65c, bilngual airmail etiquette. Uncommon origin/destination.

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(Netherlands East Indies) Special New Year flight Batavia to Amsterdam, bs 30/12, franked 12 1/2c canc Soebang cds, and special Pelikan stamp canc Batavia Centrum, printed souvenir cover.

Netherlands East Indies, 1933, Dec 26
Special New Year flight Batavia to Amsterdam, bs 30/12, franked 12 1/2c canc Soebang cds, and special Pelikan stamp canc Batavia Centrum, printed souvenir cover.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KLM special Pelikaan New Year flight Batavia to Amsterdam, bs 31/12, plain cover franked 12 1/2c canc Pemalbang cds, and special Pelikaan stamp canc Pelikaan/27.12.33/Bandoeng.

Netherlands East Indies, 1933, Dec 26
KLM special Pelikaan New Year flight Batavia to Amsterdam, bs 31/12, plain cover franked 12 1/2c canc Pemalbang cds, and special Pelikaan stamp canc Pelikaan/27.12.33/Bandoeng.

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Netherlands East Indies, 1934, Jan 3
KLM return flight 'Postjager', Bandoeng to Amsterdam, 11/1 arrival ds on front, 5c PSC canc Kedir cds and additional 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp canc Postjager/Batavia Centrum cds.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KLM return flight 'Postjager', Bandoeng to Amsterdam, 11/1 arrival ds on front, franked 5c canc Batavia cds, additional 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp canc Postjager/Batavia Centrum cds.

Netherlands East Indies, 1934, Jan 3
KLM return flight 'Postjager', Bandoeng to Amsterdam, 11/1 arrival ds on front, franked 5c canc Batavia cds, additional 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp canc Postjager/Batavia Centrum cds.

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Netherlands East Indies, 1935, May 07
KNILM 1st return Makassar-Soerbaja, bs, red circular "Eerste Vlught/Java-Makassar (ms) Retour" flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM F/F Balkipan to Tarakan, violet rectangular and circ cachets tying KLM etiq, b/s 9/1.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Jan 09
KNILM F/F Balkipan to Tarakan, violet rectangular and circ cachets tying KLM etiq, b/s 9/1.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM F/F Batavia to Tarakan, bs 9/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Jan 9
KNILM F/F Batavia to Tarakan, bs 9/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM F/F Soerabaja to Tarakan to Balkipan, bs 9/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Jan 9
KNILM F/F Soerabaja to Tarakan to Balkipan, bs 9/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM F/F Tarakan to Banjermasin, bs 11/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Jan 11
KNILM F/F Tarakan to Banjermasin, bs 11/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM F/F Tarakan to Balkipan, bs 11/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Jan 11
KNILM F/F Tarakan to Balkipan, bs 11/1, imprint etiquette airmail cover, franked 22 1/2c, violet cicular flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM F/F Takaran to Batavia, b/s11/1, violet cachet front and verso, plain cover.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Jan 11
KNILM F/F Takaran to Batavia, b/s11/1, violet cachet front and verso, plain cover.

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Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Jun 16
KLM first "No Air Fee" and also Douglas DC3 flight, Batavia to Amsterdam, flight cachet, no b/s, attractive grey/red/blue printed souvenir cover, small closed tear bottom rh corner, barely visible.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM F/F regular service bs 27/9, Soerbaja to Makassar, attractive printed souvenir envelope,franked 10c and 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp, large oval violet flight cachet.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Sep 28
KNILM F/F regular service bs 27/9, Soerbaja to Makassar, attractive printed souvenir envelope,franked 10c and 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp, large oval violet flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KLM 500th flight Holland-DEI, Batavia to Amsterdam, 2/12/arrival ds on front, cream/orange edge souvenir cover, franked 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp canc Batavia Centrum cds.

Netherlands East Indies, 1937, Nov 26
KLM 500th flight Holland-DEI, Batavia to Amsterdam, 2/12/arrival ds on front, cream/orange edge souvenir cover, franked 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp canc Batavia Centrum cds.

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(Netherlands East Indies) Den Pasar to Entebbe, Uganda, bs 29/3, via Alexandria 26/3, printed Bali Hotel, Den Pasar imprint airmail etiquette cover franked 85c, violet framed 'From Cairo/By British Airmail' Au dela DEI instructional hs. Departed Bandoeng 22/3 on KLM return flight 551, and from Alexandria on flight KS39 on flying boat 'Canopus'. Great routing.

Netherlands East Indies, 1938, Mar 20
Den Pasar to Entebbe, Uganda, bs 29/3, via Alexandria 26/3, printed Bali Hotel, Den Pasar imprint airmail etiquette cover franked 85c, violet framed 'From Cairo/By British Airmail' Au dela DEI instructional hs. Departed Bandoeng 22/3 on KLM return flight 551, and from Alexandria on flight KS39 on flying boat 'Canopus'. Great routing.

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Netherlands East Indies, 1938, Jul 3
KLM F/F Java to Australia, Batavia to Sydney, bs 5/7, attractive cream/brown souvenir cover, franked 25c, large violet triangular flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KLM F/F Java to Australia, Batavia to Sydney, bs 5/7, blue/white/grey souvenir airmail cover, franked franked 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp canc Batavia Centrum cds, large violet triangular flight cachet.

Netherlands East Indies, 1938, Jul 03
KLM F/F Java to Australia, Batavia to Sydney, bs 5/7, blue/white/grey souvenir airmail cover, franked franked 30c triangular blue/white special air stamp canc Batavia Centrum cds, large violet triangular flight cachet.

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(Netherlands East Indies) N.E.I. to United States, Malang to Chicago, bs 20/6, via New York 19/6, registered (label) cover franked 1G 5c, canc Malang cds. Flown by KLM to Amsterdam, then by sea to New York.

Netherlands East Indies, 1939, Jun 6
N.E.I. to United States, Malang to Chicago, bs 20/6, via New York 19/6, registered (label) cover franked 1G 5c, canc Malang cds. Flown by KLM to Amsterdam, then by sea to New York.

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(Netherlands East Indies) Netherlands (Occupied)  to Brazil, flown by LATI, rare censored WWII imprint etiquette airmail cover, Gravenhage to Sao Paulo bs 17/7/40, franked 117.50c canc Gravenhage 5/7/40  cds, ms '5g', sealed German black/white OKW censor tape, no code. No data currently available on LATI rates to Brazil, but the 117.50c franking on this cover is likely to be the correct rate at 20c less than that for Netherlands-Argentina. Note the equivalent Pan Am rate was only 45c, see Boyle p253. Flown DLH/Ala Littoria to Rome, LATI all the way to Rio de Janero, then Rio de Janero de Janero-Sao Paulo by train, thus avoiding British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Jul 5
Netherlands (Occupied) to Brazil, flown by LATI, rare censored WWII imprint etiquette airmail cover, Gravenhage to Sao Paulo bs 17/7/40, franked 117.50c canc Gravenhage 5/7/40 cds, ms '5g', sealed German black/white OKW censor tape, no code. No data currently available on LATI rates to Brazil, but the 117.50c franking on this cover is likely to be the correct rate at 20c less than that for Netherlands-Argentina. Note the equivalent Pan Am rate was only 45c, see Boyle p253. Flown DLH/Ala Littoria to Rome, LATI all the way to Rio de Janero, then Rio de Janero de Janero-Sao Paulo by train, thus avoiding British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service.

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(Netherlands East Indies) High frank dual censored registered (label) WWII Javasche Bank airmail etiquette cover NEI to Australia, bs Sydney, bs 24/7, franked 65c canc Soerbaja cds, sealed NEI B&W 'Door Censuur Geopend' censor tape and Australian red/cream 'Opened By Censor' tape tied by blue 'Passed By Censor/S,30' censor mark, also well preserved 'KAS' bank seal verso.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Jul 15
High frank dual censored registered (label) WWII Javasche Bank airmail etiquette cover NEI to Australia, bs Sydney, bs 24/7, franked 65c canc Soerbaja cds, sealed NEI B&W 'Door Censuur Geopend' censor tape and Australian red/cream 'Opened By Censor' tape tied by blue 'Passed By Censor/S,30' censor mark, also well preserved 'KAS' bank seal verso.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari, bs 23/8,franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Aug 20
KNILM, F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari, bs 23/8,franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Batavia to Bandon/Neira, bs 22/8, carried on the F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari service, franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Aug 20
KNILM, Batavia to Bandon/Neira, bs 22/8, carried on the F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari service, franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Batavia to Amboina, bs 22/8, carried on the F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari service, franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Aug 20
KNILM, Batavia to Amboina, bs 22/8, carried on the F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari service, franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Banda/Neira to Batavia, bs 26/8, carried on the F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari service, franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Aug 23
KNILM, Banda/Neira to Batavia, bs 26/8, carried on the F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari service, franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Aug 24
KNILM, Ambon to Batavia, no arrival ds, carried on the F/F of the Batavia-Mankowari service, franked 17 1/2c, purple triangular flight cachet, red/white blue "Groote Oost" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) World War II censored Kuta Beach Hotel, Bali air cover to England, Watford 11 Oct 1940 arrival ds, franked G1.85 canc. Denpasar cds, ms 'By KNILM', sealed brown "Censur Batavia" NEI censor tape, tie by red two line 'Gecensureerd/4 D*D censor mark fron and verso, KNILM to Manila, Pan Am to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York,  FAM 18 to Lisbon, KLM/BOAC to England. This "two ocean" mail wassuspended after Pearl Harbour on Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Sep 3
World War II censored Kuta Beach Hotel, Bali air cover to England, Watford 11 Oct 1940 arrival ds, franked G1.85 canc. Denpasar cds, ms 'By KNILM', sealed brown "Censur Batavia" NEI censor tape, tie by red two line 'Gecensureerd/4 D*D censor mark fron and verso, KNILM to Manila, Pan Am to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, FAM 18 to Lisbon, KLM/BOAC to England. This "two ocean" mail wassuspended after Pearl Harbour on Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

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Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Oct 01
KNILM Makassar-Gorontalo, b/s, carried on inaugural Makassar-Amboina service, printed souvenir air cover, large official flight cachet front and verso. Faint ironed vertical crease, otherwise fine.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Batavia to Menado, bs 1/10, carried on the F/F of the Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 194" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Oct 1
KNILM, Batavia to Menado, bs 1/10, carried on the F/F of the Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 194" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Batavia to Gorontalo, bs 1/10, carried on the F/F of the Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Oct 1
KNILM, Batavia to Gorontalo, bs 1/10, carried on the F/F of the Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Batavia to Ternate, bs 1/10, carried on the F/F of the Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Oct 1
KNILM, Batavia to Ternate, bs 1/10, carried on the F/F of the Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Ternate-Makasser (7/10) -Batavia (8/10), carried on the return flight of the first Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Oct 2
KNILM, Ternate-Makasser (7/10) -Batavia (8/10), carried on the return flight of the first Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Mendano-Makasser (7/10) -Batavia (8/10), carried on the return flight of the first Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Oct 2
KNILM, Mendano-Makasser (7/10) -Batavia (8/10), carried on the return flight of the first Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) KNILM, Gorontalo-Makasser (7/10) -Batavia (8/10), carried on the return flight of the first Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Oct 2
KNILM, Gorontalo-Makasser (7/10) -Batavia (8/10), carried on the return flight of the first Java-Makasser-Minhassa-Amboina service, franked 17 1/2c, large purple circular flight cachet, red/white blue "Octber 1940" souvenir cover. Scarce.

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(Netherlands East Indies) World War II censored  printed Ned-Ind.Ruid Kruis (Red Cross) grey imprint etiquette air cover to Geneva, franked 35c canc Batavia Centrum cds, sealed NEI black/brown Door Censur Geopend censor tape, tied NEI Red Cross hs's front and verso.

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Dec 22
World War II censored printed Ned-Ind.Ruid Kruis (Red Cross) grey imprint etiquette air cover to Geneva, franked 35c canc Batavia Centrum cds, sealed NEI black/brown Door Censur Geopend censor tape, tied NEI Red Cross hs's front and verso.

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(Netherlands East Indies) World War II censored  printed Ned-Ind.Ruid Kruis (Red Cross) yellow/red cover to Geneva, franked 35c, canc Medan cds,  also fine strike 'CDT-Internkamp/28.12.40/Koetatjane' cds (Commander Internment Camp Koetatjane), ms 'Luchtpos ', red NEI Red Cross hs's front and verso. The camp  Koetajane, near Medan, was where the Dutch interned some 1000+ German male POW's who where working in the Dutch East Indies,

Netherlands East Indies, 1940, Dec 28
World War II censored printed Ned-Ind.Ruid Kruis (Red Cross) yellow/red cover to Geneva, franked 35c, canc Medan cds, also fine strike 'CDT-Internkamp/28.12.40/Koetatjane' cds (Commander Internment Camp Koetatjane), ms 'Luchtpos ', red NEI Red Cross hs's front and verso. The camp Koetajane, near Medan, was where the Dutch interned some 1000+ German male POW's who where working in the Dutch East Indies,

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(Netherlands East Indies) WWII heavily dual censored cover flown by air 'All the Way' from Batavia to England, no arrival ds, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1G85 canc Batavia/10.5.41 cds, sealed black/brown 'Door Censuur Geopend/Di Boeka Oleh Censurr' NEI censor tape tied by black 'Censuur' in circle on front and red 'DEV/24' in circle NEI censor marks front and verso, also red 'Ec.C' censor mark, and resealed with B&W GB PC90 OBE 2216 censor tape. Also, and importantly, a small violet "KNILM/ Trans *****8/PAA to USA and onward transmission" hs, and fine strike larger violet "KNILM to Manila/P.A.A. to U.S.A. & onward air transmission" hs. Carried by KNILM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air service to New ork, Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon, and European air service to England. A well documented WWII item in fine condition.

Netherlands East Indies, 1941, May 10
WWII heavily dual censored cover flown by air 'All the Way' from Batavia to England, no arrival ds, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1G85 canc Batavia/10.5.41 cds, sealed black/brown 'Door Censuur Geopend/Di Boeka Oleh Censurr' NEI censor tape tied by black 'Censuur' in circle on front and red 'DEV/24' in circle NEI censor marks front and verso, also red 'Ec.C' censor mark, and resealed with B&W GB PC90 OBE 2216 censor tape. Also, and importantly, a small violet "KNILM/ Trans *****8/PAA to USA and onward transmission" hs, and fine strike larger violet "KNILM to Manila/P.A.A. to U.S.A. & onward air transmission" hs. Carried by KNILM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air service to New ork, Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon, and European air service to England. A well documented WWII item in fine condition.

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(Netherlands East Indies) WWII dual censored cover flown by air 'Two Ocean/All the Way by Air' from Batavia to England, bs 5/9, via Honolulu 09/8 transit cds, registered (label) cover franked 2G 5c canc Batavia cds, sealed black/brown 'Door Censuur Geopend' NEI censor tape tied by red NEI censor mark also red '....Geteekend/Gecensureed'  and red 'Ec.C' NEI censor marks, and resealed with B&W GB/Caribbean PC90 OBE 31842216 censor tape, typed 'KLM/Trans-Tasman/PAA to USA/Onward air transmission'. Carried by KNILM to Sydney, via Trans Tasman to Auckland, Pan Am FAM9 to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon, and European air service to England. A well documented WWII item with great routing. Two small non invasive closed top edge tears. Do not detract, see image.

Netherlands East Indies, 1941, Jul 31
WWII dual censored cover flown by air 'Two Ocean/All the Way by Air' from Batavia to England, bs 5/9, via Honolulu 09/8 transit cds, registered (label) cover franked 2G 5c canc Batavia cds, sealed black/brown 'Door Censuur Geopend' NEI censor tape tied by red NEI censor mark also red '....Geteekend/Gecensureed' and red 'Ec.C' NEI censor marks, and resealed with B&W GB/Caribbean PC90 OBE 31842216 censor tape, typed 'KLM/Trans-Tasman/PAA to USA/Onward air transmission'. Carried by KNILM to Sydney, via Trans Tasman to Auckland, Pan Am FAM9 to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon, and European air service to England. A well documented WWII item with great routing. Two small non invasive closed top edge tears. Do not detract, see image.

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(Netherlands East Indies) 
WWII censored air all the way 'Two Ocean' airmail,  Batavia to London, via Honolulu 26/8 and New York 29/8, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover, franked 1G 15c, red 'Censureed/5' NEI censor mark on front. Flown KNLIM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A well documented WWII item in fine example of KNILM/PAA "two ocean" mail service via Manila; suspended after Pearl Harbour in Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

Netherlands East Indies, 1941, Aug 15
WWII censored air all the way 'Two Ocean' airmail, Batavia to London, via Honolulu 26/8 and New York 29/8, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover, franked 1G 15c, red 'Censureed/5' NEI censor mark on front. Flown KNLIM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A well documented WWII item in fine example of KNILM/PAA "two ocean" mail service via Manila; suspended after Pearl Harbour in Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

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(Netherlands East Indies) World War II dual censored Macassar to London,  registered (label) cover franked G1.15  typed 'I.W. to Durban', sealed brown  NEI censor tape, tied by large red circular 'Deviezen/Censur' censor marks front and verso,  and Bermuda B&W OBE 978, flown KNILM to Manila/Sydney/Singapore, then Pan Am to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York,  FAM 18 to Lisbon, and KLM/BOAC to England. This "two ocean" mail was suspended after Pearl Harbour on Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

Netherlands East Indies, 1941, Oct 11
World War II dual censored Macassar to London, registered (label) cover franked G1.15 typed 'I.W. to Durban', sealed brown NEI censor tape, tied by large red circular 'Deviezen/Censur' censor marks front and verso, and Bermuda B&W OBE 978, flown KNILM to Manila/Sydney/Singapore, then Pan Am to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, FAM 18 to Lisbon, and KLM/BOAC to England. This "two ocean" mail was suspended after Pearl Harbour on Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

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