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: 368

(World War II ) Scarce 'NAVAL ISSUE' air letter from RN barracks, Colombo, Ceylon to England, franked 3d canc 'PO Maritime/Mail, red boxed censor hs signed by censor.

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Date: 1944, Feb 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: World War II

Description: Scarce 'NAVAL ISSUE' air letter from RN barracks, Colombo, Ceylon to England, franked 3d canc 'PO Maritime/Mail, red boxed censor hs signed by censor.
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Lot Number: 367

(World War II ) Scarce 'NAVAL ISSUE' air letter from RN barracks, Colombo, Ceylon to England, franked 3d canc 'PO Maritime/Mail, blue boxed censor hs signed by censor.

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Date: 1943, Dec 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: World War II

Description: Scarce 'NAVAL ISSUE' air letter from RN barracks, Colombo, Ceylon to England, franked 3d canc 'PO Maritime/Mail, blue boxed censor hs signed by censor.
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Lot Number: 366

(World War II ) Christmas 1943 Airgraph Illustrated with spitfires flying over palm trees, sent from the Desert Air Force, CMF to England, black boxed RAF censor 12, and Dickinsons logo on cover . Nice item with envelope.

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Date: 1943, Jun 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: World War II

Description: Christmas 1943 Airgraph Illustrated with spitfires flying over palm trees, sent from the Desert Air Force, CMF to England, black boxed RAF censor 12, and Dickinsons logo on cover . Nice item with envelope.
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Lot Number: 362

(World War II) 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: World War II

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: 361

(World War II) 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: £25.00
Category: World War II

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: 302

(Singapore) F/F Pan Am FAM 14 extension Singapore to San Francisco, bs, censored airmail cover, 21x11cm, franked 1$50, fine F/F cachet.

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

Description: F/F Pan Am FAM 14 extension Singapore to San Francisco, bs, censored airmail cover, 21x11cm, franked 1$50, fine F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 261

(Philippines) Double 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: £20.00
Category: Philippines

Description: Double 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: 256

(Palestine) Censored registered (label) airmail cover Tel Aviv to US, bs NY 23/11, Springfield 24/11, franked 115 mils (100 mils/1/2 oz + 15 mils registration), US New York censor seal, even though entering via Miami.

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Date: 1944, Nov 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Palestine

Description: Censored registered (label) airmail cover Tel Aviv to US, bs NY 23/11, Springfield 24/11, franked 115 mils (100 mils/1/2 oz + 15 mils registration), US New York censor seal, even though entering via Miami.
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Lot Number: 242

(Morocco) WWII censored airmail, Rabat to Tripolitania, plain cover ms 'Avion', addressed to B.P.M.6, HQ of the Free French Armoured Division, franked 1F canc Rabat cds and 'Un Seul But La Victoire' (only one goal Victory), sealed green/blue Morocco tape tied by pointed oval 'YB' (Rabat) censor mark. See Mitchell B., Journal of France and Colonies Philatelic Society, Dec 2003.

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Date: 1944, Jun 20
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Morocco

Description: WWII censored airmail, Rabat to Tripolitania, plain cover ms 'Avion', addressed to B.P.M.6, HQ of the Free French Armoured Division, franked 1F canc Rabat cds and 'Un Seul But La Victoire' (only one goal Victory), sealed green/blue Morocco tape tied by pointed oval 'YB' (Rabat) censor mark. See Mitchell B., Journal of France and Colonies Philatelic Society, Dec 2003.
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Lot Number: 241

(Malta) World War II, forces censored concessionary mail to England, no arrival ds, unfranked imprint etiquette air cover, canc Valetta/Malta dr cds, ms "On Active Service", violet Malta triangle with crown "Passed By Censor/No 119" censor mark.

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Date: 1943, Apr 8
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Malta

Description: World War II, forces censored concessionary mail to England, no arrival ds, unfranked imprint etiquette air cover, canc Valetta/Malta dr cds, ms "On Active Service", violet Malta triangle with crown "Passed By Censor/No 119" censor mark.
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Lot Number: 223

(India) WWII censored registered (label) airmail cover, BOMBAY to PHILADELPHIA, bs 16/3, via Miami 14/3, sealed India censor tape (removed) was tied by India hexagonal DHC (Bombay) censor mark. Franked 2R 14 1/2 annas (2R 11 1/2 total air mail rate + 3 annas registration, Flown BOAC to Lisbon via Cairo and Gibraltar, then Pan Am FAM 18 to New York.

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Date: 1945, Feb 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) airmail cover, BOMBAY to PHILADELPHIA, bs 16/3, via Miami 14/3, sealed India censor tape (removed) was tied by India hexagonal DHC (Bombay) censor mark. Franked 2R 14 1/2 annas (2R 11 1/2 total air mail rate + 3 annas registration, Flown BOAC to Lisbon via Cairo and Gibraltar, then Pan Am FAM 18 to New York.
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Lot Number: 221

(India) WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner double rate cover franked  31 annas (2x14 + 3 reg fee), sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark, Nibble lower rh corner.

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Date: 1941, Nov 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner double rate cover franked 31 annas (2x14 + 3 reg fee), sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark, Nibble lower rh corner.
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Lot Number: 363

(World War II) BOMBAY to JOHANNESBURG, WWII high franked censored airmail carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked  24 x 2annas 6pies, sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark.

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Date: 1941, Nov 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: World War II

Description: BOMBAY to JOHANNESBURG, WWII high franked censored airmail carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked 24 x 2annas 6pies, sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark.
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Lot Number: 222

(India) WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 24x11cm, sealed red/white ISouth Africa censor tape, black India triangular censor mark, red 'Written in English' hs, franked  7R (KGVI  2Rx3 and 1R) + 14 annas.  Correctly franked 112 annas for inclusive x7 weight franking.

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Date: 1941, Nov 8
Est. price: £60.00
Category: India

Description: WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 24x11cm, sealed red/white ISouth Africa censor tape, black India triangular censor mark, red 'Written in English' hs, franked 7R (KGVI 2Rx3 and 1R) + 14 annas. Correctly franked 112 annas for inclusive x7 weight franking.
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Lot Number: 224

(India) India to LIBERATED CZECHOSLOVAKIA via UK, airmail cover addressed to Jicin (Czech) franked India 24 1/2 annas in Lahore, Indian PC 90 censor seal tied hexagonal Crown/Passed/DHB/4 = Karachi, also initialled ? Military  ***Censor/**136 partially hidden by censor seal. On 5 May 1945, in the last moments of the war in Europe, the Prague uprising (Czech: Prazske povstani) began. It was an attempt by the Czech resistance to liberate the City of Prague.

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Date: 1945, Apr 24
Est. price: £60.00
Category: India

Description: India to LIBERATED CZECHOSLOVAKIA via UK, airmail cover addressed to Jicin (Czech) franked India 24 1/2 annas in Lahore, Indian PC 90 censor seal tied hexagonal Crown/Passed/DHB/4 = Karachi, also initialled ? Military ***Censor/**136 partially hidden by censor seal. On 5 May 1945, in the last moments of the war in Europe, the Prague uprising (Czech: Prazske povstani) began. It was an attempt by the Czech resistance to liberate the City of Prague.
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Lot Number: 220

(India) WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked  8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..

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Date: 1941, Sep 4
Est. price: £75.00
Category: India

Description: WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked 8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..
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Lot Number: 205

(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: £20.00
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: 369

(World War II) Czechoslovak Red Cross London to Cochabamba, Bolivia, bs, plain cover franked KGVI 2/6d +1/-., sealed Bermuda OBE 4275 censor tape. Correctly rated for 3/6d for carriage all the way by air to South America via Lisbon, New York and OAT by US internal/external airmail service.

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Date: 1944, Mar 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: World War II

Description: Czechoslovak Red Cross London to Cochabamba, Bolivia, bs, plain cover franked KGVI 2/6d +1/-., sealed Bermuda OBE 4275 censor tape. Correctly rated for 3/6d for carriage all the way by air to South America via Lisbon, New York and OAT by US internal/external airmail service.
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Lot Number: 108

(Egypt) Early post war airmail double rate censored cover Cairo to New York, bs 17/5, via Miami 15/5, franked 205ml (overseas letter 22ml+ 32ml regn + 2x 75ml/5gm air fee, sealed  New York censor tape even thogh entered through Miami.

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Date: 1945, Apr 24
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Early post war airmail double rate censored cover Cairo to New York, bs 17/5, via Miami 15/5, franked 205ml (overseas letter 22ml+ 32ml regn + 2x 75ml/5gm air fee, sealed New York censor tape even thogh entered through Miami.
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Lot Number: 107

(Egypt) Greece Expeditionary Force, censored On Active Service Free Christmas Air Mail, stampless, fine strike FPO/171/9 DE 40, addressed to Scotland, signed over Unit Censor hs.

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Date: 1940, Dec 9
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Greece Expeditionary Force, censored On Active Service Free Christmas Air Mail, stampless, fine strike FPO/171/9 DE 40, addressed to Scotland, signed over Unit Censor hs.
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Lot Number: 95

(Colombia) Dual censored WWII airmail from Colombia to England, franked 85 1/2c canc Correo Aereo/Cali cds, type 'Transatlantico', sealed US New York EB 5688 and Bermuda OBE 709 censor tapes.

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Date: 1943, Nov 9
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Colombia

Description: Dual censored WWII airmail from Colombia to England, franked 85 1/2c canc Correo Aereo/Cali cds, type 'Transatlantico', sealed US New York EB 5688 and Bermuda OBE 709 censor tapes.
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Lot Number: 66

(Belgian Congo) Postponed first flight, Congo to USA, COQUILHATVILLE to NEW YORK, bs 22/12, via Leopoldville 30/10, San Juan 20/12 and Miami 21/12, dual censored registered (label) cover, sealed Congo and US OBE 5630 New York censore tapes. Black boxed black first flight cachet "Depart Leopoldville Novembre 1941 / Depart reposte Decembre 1941" (intended for November F/F, but this was put of until the next month.), also '1ier Liaison Leopoldville-NY', Franked 35F 25c confirming by air via Sabena to Leopoldville, by air via Pan Am FAM 22 to San Juan (UNCOMMON), and on to New York by US internal air service via Miami. Nice item.

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Postponed first flight, Congo to USA, COQUILHATVILLE to NEW YORK, bs 22/12, via Leopoldville 30/10, San Juan 20/12 and Miami 21/12, dual censored registered (label) cover, sealed Congo and US OBE 5630 New York censore tapes. Black boxed black first flight cachet "Depart Leopoldville Novembre 1941 / Depart reposte Decembre 1941" (intended for November F/F, but this was put of until the next month.), also '1ier Liaison Leopoldville-NY', Franked 35F 25c confirming by air via Sabena to Leopoldville, by air via Pan Am FAM 22 to San Juan (UNCOMMON), and on to New York by US internal air service via Miami. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 57

(Australia) Airmail from ships of the Royal Navy, air  letter posted and censored on the ship, then red tomb stone censor mark applied, franked 'British Fleet/12/28 JU/45' (Sydney)  instead of postage stamp, addressed to South Africa. Image.

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Date: 1945, Jun 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: Airmail from ships of the Royal Navy, air letter posted and censored on the ship, then red tomb stone censor mark applied, franked 'British Fleet/12/28 JU/45' (Sydney) instead of postage stamp, addressed to South Africa. Image.
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Lot Number: 56

(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: £10.00
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: 301

(Singapore) WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.

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Date: 1939, Oct 17
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.
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