Lot Number: 417

(Madagascar) Censored Lignes Aeiennes Militaires (LAM) airmail, Tananarive to Djibouti (French Somali Coast) via Linde, Nairobi, and Mogadishu, Red Cross printed cover franked 12F (4F ordinary +8F air) sealed Madagascar censor tape tied madagascar censor mark, pus two others including black boxed 'G1'

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Date: 1944, Aug 15
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Madagascar

Description: Censored Lignes Aeiennes Militaires (LAM) airmail, Tananarive to Djibouti (French Somali Coast) via Linde, Nairobi, and Mogadishu, Red Cross printed cover franked 12F (4F ordinary +8F air) sealed Madagascar censor tape tied madagascar censor mark, pus two others including black boxed 'G1'
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Lot Number: 14

(Collections) Ecuador, six interesting early airmail flights including  1932 Military F/F Latacunga-Otavalo Mu81 750u; 1932 Guayaquil to Spain fine 'CorreoAereo/Panagra' hs canc violet two bar jusqu'a at New York;1933 Panagra cover Quito-Scotland fine red "Correo Aereo/Panagra" hs; 1940 Quito-New York  rated $2.50 inc 2c Rural Workers Ins Fund and 5c PO Rebuilding Fund; 1943 F/F Quito-Ipiales, Colombia and 1944 Quito-Philadelphia Miami censor seal. Some great multicolour frankings, fine. Image.

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Est. price: £35.00
Category: Collections

Description: Ecuador, six interesting early airmail flights including 1932 Military F/F Latacunga-Otavalo Mu81 750u; 1932 Guayaquil to Spain fine 'CorreoAereo/Panagra' hs canc violet two bar jusqu'a at New York;1933 Panagra cover Quito-Scotland fine red "Correo Aereo/Panagra" hs; 1940 Quito-New York rated $2.50 inc 2c Rural Workers Ins Fund and 5c PO Rebuilding Fund; 1943 F/F Quito-Ipiales, Colombia and 1944 Quito-Philadelphia Miami censor seal. Some great multicolour frankings, fine. Image.
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Lot Number: 436

(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.

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Date: 1940, Jul 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: 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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Lot Number: 437

(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.

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Date: 1941, Oct 11
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: 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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Lot Number: 231

(France) WWII censored airmail France to French Congo, Lussac Les Chateaux to Pointe Noire, via Cotonou 21/3 and Brazzaville 1/5, franked 4F overseas ordinary + 4F50 airmail surcharge, sealed 'Controle Postal/ France Libre Afrique Francaise' censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor mark, also black circular ‘Afrique Territorial Francaise'  and small 'A/3' in circle censor marks. nice routing. Image.

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Date: 1942, Mar 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: France

Description: WWII censored airmail France to French Congo, Lussac Les Chateaux to Pointe Noire, via Cotonou 21/3 and Brazzaville 1/5, franked 4F overseas ordinary + 4F50 airmail surcharge, sealed 'Controle Postal/ France Libre Afrique Francaise' censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor mark, also black circular ‘Afrique Territorial Francaise' and small 'A/3' in circle censor marks. nice routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 230

(France) WWII uncensored airmail Marseille to Lome, Togo, bs 15/2, franked 1F50 overseas postage and 3F50 air, ms 'AoF', likely Reseau Aerienne Francaise to Dakar, then Aeromaritime to Lome. Uncommon wartime destination with interesting routing. Image.

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Date: 1942, Feb 9
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: WWII uncensored airmail Marseille to Lome, Togo, bs 15/2, franked 1F50 overseas postage and 3F50 air, ms 'AoF', likely Reseau Aerienne Francaise to Dakar, then Aeromaritime to Lome. Uncommon wartime destination with interesting routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 227

(France) WWII censored airmail Toulouse to Jadotville, Belgian Congo, bs 28/6.via Marseille Gare Avion 5/6 and Elizabethville 27/6, franked 2F50 overseas postage and 9F air, canc Toulouse cds, sealed plain brown censor tape tied by black 'Censure Congo Belgique' censor mark. Interesting wartime item with good routing. Image.

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Date: 1940, Jun 2
Est. price: £30.00
Category: France

Description: WWII censored airmail Toulouse to Jadotville, Belgian Congo, bs 28/6.via Marseille Gare Avion 5/6 and Elizabethville 27/6, franked 2F50 overseas postage and 9F air, canc Toulouse cds, sealed plain brown censor tape tied by black 'Censure Congo Belgique' censor mark. Interesting wartime item with good routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 228

(France) Uncensored WWII transatlantic airmail from Vichy France to Mexico, bs 22/8, via Lisbon 10/8, airmail etiquette cover addressed to Sinola, Mexico, franked 2F postage and 17F air, ms 'Par Clipper'. Good routing, see image.

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Date: 1941, Aug 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: Uncensored WWII transatlantic airmail from Vichy France to Mexico, bs 22/8, via Lisbon 10/8, airmail etiquette cover addressed to Sinola, Mexico, franked 2F postage and 17F air, ms 'Par Clipper'. Good routing, see image.
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Lot Number: 229

(France) Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.

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Date: 1941, Sep 18
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.
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Lot Number: 233

(France) Censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, airmail etiquette and 3x 2F stamps tied by Lyon/19th Sep/42 cds, sealed by GB PC90 OBE 3565 censor tape, ms 'To Marseille et Lisbon, by rail to Lisbon then by BOAC to Poole/Bristol.. Correctly rted 4F postage and 2F air surcharge. Image.

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Date: 1942, Sep 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, airmail etiquette and 3x 2F stamps tied by Lyon/19th Sep/42 cds, sealed by GB PC90 OBE 3565 censor tape, ms 'To Marseille et Lisbon, by rail to Lisbon then by BOAC to Poole/Bristol.. Correctly rted 4F postage and 2F air surcharge. Image.
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Lot Number: 139

(Bolivia) WWII dual censored cover Bolivia to GB, Oruro to London, sealed Miami and Carribean censors.

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Date: 1942, Feb 12
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Bolivia

Description: WWII dual censored cover Bolivia to GB, Oruro to London, sealed Miami and Carribean censors.
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Lot Number: 195

(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: 144

(Brazil) World War II dual censored commercial air cover to England, via Miami 24/10 and New York 26/10, franked 5400r Brazil machine canc, typed 'Via Aerea - Estados Unidos', Lh sealed white EB 6861 (New York) and Rh sealed by OBE 5686 (Bermuda) censor tapes. tied by boxed D../57 censor mark, Rh sealed PC 90 OBE 2205 (JAMAICA) censor tape. Image.

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Date: 1942, Oct 12
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Brazil

Description: World War II dual censored commercial air cover to England, via Miami 24/10 and New York 26/10, franked 5400r Brazil machine canc, typed 'Via Aerea - Estados Unidos', Lh sealed white EB 6861 (New York) and Rh sealed by OBE 5686 (Bermuda) censor tapes. tied by boxed D../57 censor mark, Rh sealed PC 90 OBE 2205 (JAMAICA) censor tape. Image.
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Lot Number: 698

(Ephemera) Do X flying over the harbour at Rio de Janeiro une 1931, classic B&W photocard. Verso dual censored correspondence 20/5/1944 New York bearing two Brazil and one US censor marks. Image.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Do X flying over the harbour at Rio de Janeiro une 1931, classic B&W photocard. Verso dual censored correspondence 20/5/1944 New York bearing two Brazil and one US censor marks. Image.
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Lot Number: 290

(GB External) British Prisoner of War Post/Kriegsgefangenenpost/Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, franked imprint 2 1/2d KGVI airmail letter sheet sent  to an aircrew sargeant in the RAF at Stalag Luft 1 via Stalag Luft 3,  blue tablet "Air Mail/Par Avion", with important warning about the POW number, blue/white,  bottom flap,violet framed German 'Gepruft/114' and British red heaxagonal censor marks. Image.

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Date: 1944, Aug 23
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: British Prisoner of War Post/Kriegsgefangenenpost/Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, franked imprint 2 1/2d KGVI airmail letter sheet sent to an aircrew sargeant in the RAF at Stalag Luft 1 via Stalag Luft 3, blue tablet "Air Mail/Par Avion", with important warning about the POW number, blue/white, bottom flap,violet framed German 'Gepruft/114' and British red heaxagonal censor marks. Image.
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Lot Number: 39

(Collections) World War II careful selection of eight censored airmail covers including 1941 India to South Africa via the horseshoe route franked 2R 10 annas; 1941 New Zealand-England two ocean 'all the way by air' franked 5/9d; (3); 1943 Middle East Forces Christmas card postmarked Field Post Office S6 on Active Service; 1942 Sierra Leone registered to Liverpool hexagonal 'Passed/QQ2 censor mark; 1943 dual censored Martinique-USA with British and US censor tapes; 1943 US to Switzerland with Caribbean censor tape and 'Return to Sender/No Service available; also dual censored La Paz to Birmingham and 1941 Brisbane to Johannesburg. 
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Est. price: £45.00
Category: Collections

Description: World War II careful selection of eight censored airmail covers including 1941 India to South Africa via the horseshoe route franked 2R 10 annas; 1941 New Zealand-England two ocean 'all the way by air' franked 5/9d; (3); 1943 Middle East Forces Christmas card postmarked Field Post Office S6 on Active Service; 1942 Sierra Leone registered to Liverpool hexagonal 'Passed/QQ2 censor mark; 1943 dual censored Martinique-USA with British and US censor tapes; 1943 US to Switzerland with Caribbean censor tape and 'Return to Sender/No Service available; also dual censored La Paz to Birmingham and 1941 Brisbane to Johannesburg. Image.
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Lot Number: 239

(French Reunion) Free French Forces Aeriennes Francaises Libres, F/F Reunion to Madagascar, carried on the reopening of the Reunion-Madagascar-Algeria service, registered (label) cover mail franked 6F, red framed ‘Forces Francaises Combat antes/Reunion-Madagascar/ 20 December 1943’, black circular ‘Controle Postale’ censor mark.

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Date: 1943, Dec 22
Est. price: £35.00
Category: French Reunion

Description: Free French Forces Aeriennes Francaises Libres, F/F Reunion to Madagascar, carried on the reopening of the Reunion-Madagascar-Algeria service, registered (label) cover mail franked 6F, red framed ‘Forces Francaises Combat antes/Reunion-Madagascar/ 20 December 1943’, black circular ‘Controle Postale’ censor mark.
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Lot Number: 192

(China) An example of the use of the Horseshoe Route and the American-African Air Ferry Servce to carry a letter from China to the USA, Chungking to Philadelphia, missionary cover franked $11.60 canc Chungking cds, blue/black airmail etiquette tied by Chungking cds, sealed Lagos B&W PC90/OBE censor tape, typed 'By BOAC to Lagos, Nigeria/Thence by P.A.A. to destination'. The cover is correctly rated for carriage 'All the Way By Air' likely CNAC to Calcutta, then BOAC to Lagos via Alexandria and Khartoum, then transfer to American-African Ferry Service to Miami and onward by US internal air service to Philadelphia. This route operate from 1/6/43 to 15/3/1944, see Boyle pp766,767.

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Date: 1943, Jun 1
Est. price: £85.00
Category: China

Description: An example of the use of the Horseshoe Route and the American-African Air Ferry Servce to carry a letter from China to the USA, Chungking to Philadelphia, missionary cover franked $11.60 canc Chungking cds, blue/black airmail etiquette tied by Chungking cds, sealed Lagos B&W PC90/OBE censor tape, typed 'By BOAC to Lagos, Nigeria/Thence by P.A.A. to destination'. The cover is correctly rated for carriage 'All the Way By Air' likely CNAC to Calcutta, then BOAC to Lagos via Alexandria and Khartoum, then transfer to American-African Ferry Service to Miami and onward by US internal air service to Philadelphia. This route operate from 1/6/43 to 15/3/1944, see Boyle pp766,767.
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Lot Number: 344

(Gold Coast) World War II censored air cover to Switzerland, plain cover franked 5/6d, typed "African/American Air Service to Switzerland/via New Yo", sealed with red/black "Passed by Censor/5/Gold Coast" censor tape, also red hexagonal ''PBC/9/Gold Coast' censor mark. Correctly rated for the "twice across the Atlantic" route - FAM22 to New York, then Pan Am back to Lisbon, then KLM/BOAC to London, see Boyle p709. A nice TransPacific and TransAtlantic item.

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Date: 1944, Dec 23
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: World War II censored air cover to Switzerland, plain cover franked 5/6d, typed "African/American Air Service to Switzerland/via New Yo", sealed with red/black "Passed by Censor/5/Gold Coast" censor tape, also red hexagonal ''PBC/9/Gold Coast' censor mark. Correctly rated for the "twice across the Atlantic" route - FAM22 to New York, then Pan Am back to Lisbon, then KLM/BOAC to London, see Boyle p709. A nice TransPacific and TransAtlantic item.
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Lot Number: 578

(Singapore) Censored Singapore to UK etiquette airmail, correctly rated 55c for 1/2oz, fine strike triangular 'Passed For Transmission/74' censor mark. Some rough opening verso only, see scan.

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Date: 1940, Dec 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Censored Singapore to UK etiquette airmail, correctly rated 55c for 1/2oz, fine strike triangular 'Passed For Transmission/74' censor mark. Some rough opening verso only, see scan.
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Lot Number: 571

(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: £50.00
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: 328

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services, inauguration of a new service from Liverpool to Belfast, plain cover franked 5 1/2d to include air fee of  3d and inland postage of 2 1/2d, censored under wartime restrictions.  Airmail from Northern Ireland gave no advantage over surface mail.

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Date: 1941, Sep 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services, inauguration of a new service from Liverpool to Belfast, plain cover franked 5 1/2d to include air fee of 3d and inland postage of 2 1/2d, censored under wartime restrictions. Airmail from Northern Ireland gave no advantage over surface mail.
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Lot Number: 289

(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 12
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: 343

(Gold Coast) WWII censored F/F, Gold Coast to USA via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami service, Accra to New York, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 3/6d for Gold Coast-US mail, ms "Pan-American Air Mail", fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, sealed buff/black 'Gold Coast/OBE' censor tape tied by red hexagonal PBC/9/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am to Miami, then US internal air service to final destination. A nice wartime item.

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Date: 1941, Dec 24
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: WWII censored F/F, Gold Coast to USA via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami service, Accra to New York, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 3/6d for Gold Coast-US mail, ms "Pan-American Air Mail", fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, sealed buff/black 'Gold Coast/OBE' censor tape tied by red hexagonal PBC/9/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am to Miami, then US internal air service to final destination. A nice wartime item.
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Lot Number: 342

(Gold Coast) Early WWII airmail cover posted in Accra on May 15, 1940 to England,  franked 1/3d verso, red hexagonal 'Passed by Censor/6/Gold Coast' censor mark. Correctly rated 1/3d for carriage by BOAC via Khartoum and Cairo, or Aeromaritime/Air France via Dakar and Paris. Both these services terminated when Italy entered the war  in June 1940.

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Date: 1940, May 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Early WWII airmail cover posted in Accra on May 15, 1940 to England, franked 1/3d verso, red hexagonal 'Passed by Censor/6/Gold Coast' censor mark. Correctly rated 1/3d for carriage by BOAC via Khartoum and Cairo, or Aeromaritime/Air France via Dakar and Paris. Both these services terminated when Italy entered the war in June 1940.
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Lot Number: 664

(WW II APO) World War II censored cover flown from Aitape, New Guinea (APO 25) to US, 6c PSE, canc "US Army Postal Service/7 BPO " , signed and "Passed by Army Examiner/29477" hs. Around this time

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Date: 1944, Dec 29
Est. price: £6.00
Category: WW II APO

Description: World War II censored cover flown from Aitape, New Guinea (APO 25) to US, 6c PSE, canc "US Army Postal Service/7 BPO " , signed and "Passed by Army Examiner/29477" hs. Around this time
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Lot Number: 138

(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: £20.00
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: 426

(Martinique) World War II double censored airmail cover, Fort de France to Philadelphia, USA, franked 8f, rh sealed brown censor tape tied by pointed oval "Ouvert Par l'Autorite Militaire" censor mark, and lh sealed by B&W US EB 4192 (Miami) censor tape, also 'Censore Militaire/2/Martinique' toothed circle censor mark verso.

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Date: 1943, Aug 25
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Martinique

Description: World War II double censored airmail cover, Fort de France to Philadelphia, USA, franked 8f, rh sealed brown censor tape tied by pointed oval "Ouvert Par l'Autorite Militaire" censor mark, and lh sealed by B&W US EB 4192 (Miami) censor tape, also 'Censore Militaire/2/Martinique' toothed circle censor mark verso.
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Lot Number: 113

(Belgian Congo) WWII censored F/F LEOPOLDVILLE TO JOHANNESBURG, Leopoldville to Durban, via Elisabethville, 15/3, high franking registered (label) commercial corner cover franked eight stamps 33F (one damaged, see scan), black framed "1er depart laison aerienne/Congo-Afrique du Sud/***** Mars 1941", large unidentified black "C.R." hand stamp verso. Scarce item.

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Date: 1941, Mar 10
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: WWII censored F/F LEOPOLDVILLE TO JOHANNESBURG, Leopoldville to Durban, via Elisabethville, 15/3, high franking registered (label) commercial corner cover franked eight stamps 33F (one damaged, see scan), black framed "1er depart laison aerienne/Congo-Afrique du Sud/***** Mars 1941", large unidentified black "C.R." hand stamp verso. Scarce item.
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Lot Number: 98

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Victoria to Grenwich, Conn,  underpaid plain cover franked 3/10d (2/-, 1/4d, and 6d), airmail etiquette tying Victoria cds, sealed red/white Australian 3 OBC censor tape, tied by violet boxed 'Passed By/Censor/V 69 (Melbourne) censor mark. Underated for the 4/- trans Pacific clipper service to the US hence black hexagonal 'T26/ 2/3C' censor mark (exceptionally fine strike). Carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. This service opened on 17/7/40 after Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed the 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.

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Date: 1941, Sep 11
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Victoria to Grenwich, Conn, underpaid plain cover franked 3/10d (2/-, 1/4d, and 6d), airmail etiquette tying Victoria cds, sealed red/white Australian 3 OBC censor tape, tied by violet boxed 'Passed By/Censor/V 69 (Melbourne) censor mark. Underated for the 4/- trans Pacific clipper service to the US hence black hexagonal 'T26/ 2/3C' censor mark (exceptionally fine strike). Carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. This service opened on 17/7/40 after Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed the 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.
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Lot Number: 36

(Collections) Singapore WWII, six censored 1940 airmail covers including  FPO SP 501 to UK rated 55c naval tombstone censor; FPO SP 501 to UK rated 55c RAF censor; Singapore to UK franked $1+5c x2 ‘passed by framed naval censor’ with two ‘Malaya Patriotic Fund’ labels verso (the cover has some corner damage but labels intact); Singapore to UK rated 55c opened by Singapore censor; OHMS cover to RAF Ruislip Depot, certified and signed army censor mark, Singapore to UK rated 55c with fine strike unusual violet framed 'No 1898' alongside crown military censor mark. Image.

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Est. price: £40.00
Category: Collections

Description: Singapore WWII, six censored 1940 airmail covers including FPO SP 501 to UK rated 55c naval tombstone censor; FPO SP 501 to UK rated 55c RAF censor; Singapore to UK franked $1+5c x2 ‘passed by framed naval censor’ with two ‘Malaya Patriotic Fund’ labels verso (the cover has some corner damage but labels intact); Singapore to UK rated 55c opened by Singapore censor; OHMS cover to RAF Ruislip Depot, certified and signed army censor mark, Singapore to UK rated 55c with fine strike unusual violet framed 'No 1898' alongside crown military censor mark. Image.
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Lot Number: 236

(French Cameroons) Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to Edinburgh, franked 11f, sealed Cameroon censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also Nigeria violet triangle sensor Mark and black circular ‘Territoire du Cameroun Controle’ hs, ms  ‘Via Lagos’. Likely flown BOAC or Sabena to Lagos, then BOAC West Coast route to England via at Lisbon. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1943, Jun 28
Est. price: £30.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to Edinburgh, franked 11f, sealed Cameroon censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also Nigeria violet triangle sensor Mark and black circular ‘Territoire du Cameroun Controle’ hs, ms ‘Via Lagos’. Likely flown BOAC or Sabena to Lagos, then BOAC West Coast route to England via at Lisbon. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 563

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to London, bs 8/4/44, franked 4f ordinary + 12f airmail surcharge, sealed Cameroon ‘Controle Postal Militaire censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also sealed GB sensor Examiner 1299 (London) censor tape, also black ‘Controle/Territoire du Cameroun’ censor mark. Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos, likely by Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1944, Mar 10
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to London, bs 8/4/44, franked 4f ordinary + 12f airmail surcharge, sealed Cameroon ‘Controle Postal Militaire censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also sealed GB sensor Examiner 1299 (London) censor tape, also black ‘Controle/Territoire du Cameroun’ censor mark. Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos, likely by Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 235

(French Cameroons) Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Maiganga to Malvern UK, franked 2f 50 ordinary + 7f 25 airmail surcharge, via Lagos 25/9/41, sealed Free French and Nigeria censor tapes, the latter tied by nice strike of red hexagonal ‘Passed by Censor 11 Nigeria’ censor mark, also Free French 'Censor Yaounde' censor mark. Uncommon origin, Maiganga is 96 miles southeast of Fort Lamy and Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos. Likely Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1941, Sep 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Maiganga to Malvern UK, franked 2f 50 ordinary + 7f 25 airmail surcharge, via Lagos 25/9/41, sealed Free French and Nigeria censor tapes, the latter tied by nice strike of red hexagonal ‘Passed by Censor 11 Nigeria’ censor mark, also Free French 'Censor Yaounde' censor mark. Uncommon origin, Maiganga is 96 miles southeast of Fort Lamy and Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos. Likely Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 564

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Free French Africa in World War II, censored Pan American Transatlantic airmail, Douala to Cedar Rapids, USA, via Leopoldville 12/10, franked 4f ordinary + 19f airmail surcharge, sealed Miami 30323 censor tape, nice strike straight line ‘Jusqua Destination’ hs and framed printed Par Avion’ cachet. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1945, Oct 5
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, censored Pan American Transatlantic airmail, Douala to Cedar Rapids, USA, via Leopoldville 12/10, franked 4f ordinary + 19f airmail surcharge, sealed Miami 30323 censor tape, nice strike straight line ‘Jusqua Destination’ hs and framed printed Par Avion’ cachet. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 381

(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, 27x12cm, franked 10R 8annas (KGVI 2R x5 + 8a), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor marks. Correctly franked 168 annas for inclusive x12 weight franking. .

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Date: 1941, Aug 5
Est. price: £120.00
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, 27x12cm, franked 10R 8annas (KGVI 2R x5 + 8a), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor marks. Correctly franked 168 annas for inclusive x12 weight franking. .
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Lot Number: 356

(Guam) PAA Pacific Clipper FAM 14-22 Flight Cover, tied 5/9/41 Guam to Singapore, black lozenge F/F censor mark, printed cachet with #C24 stamp on #10 airmail envelope and weak triangular censor 
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Date: 1941, May 9
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Guam

Description: PAA Pacific Clipper FAM 14-22 Flight Cover, tied 5/9/41 Guam to Singapore, black lozenge F/F censor mark, printed cachet with #C24 stamp on #10 airmail envelope and weak triangular censor mark. Image
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Lot Number: 580

(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: 579

(Singapore) F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.
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Lot Number: 626

(Trinidad) WWII uncensored US Military mail,Trinidad to England, no arrival ds, airmail cover, 23x11cm, franked red 272c/Pointe a Pierre/12.1.42  metre postmark, violet 'Private' hs and violet two line 'To New York By Air/and Onward by Air'  hs's front and verso,  typed 'Transatlantic Airmail' and 'Staff, Private Staff/ & Private Market Mail/PTH. 188'. Mail carried by US military aircraft, or under contract to the US military was not censored. Pointe-א-Pierre is a the site of the country's largest oil refinery. Nice WWI item.

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Date: 1942, Jan 12
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Trinidad

Description: WWII uncensored US Military mail,Trinidad to England, no arrival ds, airmail cover, 23x11cm, franked red 272c/Pointe a Pierre/12.1.42 metre postmark, violet 'Private' hs and violet two line 'To New York By Air/and Onward by Air' hs's front and verso, typed 'Transatlantic Airmail' and 'Staff, Private Staff/ & Private Market Mail/PTH. 188'. Mail carried by US military aircraft, or under contract to the US military was not censored. Pointe-א-Pierre is a the site of the country's largest oil refinery. Nice WWI item.
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Lot Number: 430

(Mexico) Pan Am F/F FAM 5, Merida to New Orleans, bs 14/6 'Buy War Savings Stamps and Bonds machine cancel,  Compania Mexicana de Aviacion, SA corner cover, franked 20c, canc Merida cds, sealed US (New York, Philatelic) censor tape tying red/white/blue PAA airmail etiquette. An uncommon cover with an uncommon censor seal

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Date: 1943, Jun 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Mexico

Description: Pan Am F/F FAM 5, Merida to New Orleans, bs 14/6 'Buy War Savings Stamps and Bonds machine cancel, Compania Mexicana de Aviacion, SA corner cover, franked 20c, canc Merida cds, sealed US (New York, Philatelic) censor tape tying red/white/blue PAA airmail etiquette. An uncommon cover with an uncommon censor seal
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Lot Number: 17

(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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