Lot Number: 364

(World War II ) Royal Navy printed 'honour' air letter ms 'Air Mail, posted from a Royal Marine, Royal Marine Auxiliary Battalion' Lyness naval camp on Hoy, Orkney to army colleague MEF Forces, franked GB 1/3d, returned address unknown hs,  verso boxed Infantry /20 Nov 1942/Base Depot hs, FPO 12 No 42 dr cds and purple circular Army/Post Office hs tying Bermuda OBE 6336 censor tape, and also sealed with 'Officially Sealed in the Army Post Office' tape. See scan.

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Date: 1942, Nov 12
Est. price: £50.00
Category: World War II

Description: Royal Navy printed 'honour' air letter ms 'Air Mail, posted from a Royal Marine, Royal Marine Auxiliary Battalion' Lyness naval camp on Hoy, Orkney to army colleague MEF Forces, franked GB 1/3d, returned address unknown hs, verso boxed Infantry /20 Nov 1942/Base Depot hs, FPO 12 No 42 dr cds and purple circular Army/Post Office hs tying Bermuda OBE 6336 censor tape, and also sealed with 'Officially Sealed in the Army Post Office' tape. See scan.
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Lot Number: 365

(World War II) Wartime 'Emergency Air Mail' cachet on forces airmail from GB to Southern Rhodesia, 2d PSC with additional 1d, tied Derby machine cancel to Bulawayo, bs 17 Mar 194?, black official Derby 'Air Mail' cachet (used in place of an air mail label). Correctly rated 3d, the special rate for Middle East Forces. Uncommon.

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Date: 1942, Nov 28
Est. price: £30.00
Category: World War II

Description: Wartime 'Emergency Air Mail' cachet on forces airmail from GB to Southern Rhodesia, 2d PSC with additional 1d, tied Derby machine cancel to Bulawayo, bs 17 Mar 194?, black official Derby 'Air Mail' cachet (used in place of an air mail label). Correctly rated 3d, the special rate for Middle East Forces. Uncommon.
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