By Category: World War II

Lot Number: 359
Date: 1940, May 31
Est. price: £35.00
Category: World War II

Description: World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon', airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 360
Date: 1941, Apr 21
Est. price: £30.00
Category: World War II

Description: British Prisoner of War Post/Kriegsgefangenenpost/Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, unused air letter sheet, blue tablet "Air Mail/Par Avion", important warning about the POW number, blue/white, franked imprint 2 1/2d KGVI, bottom flap.
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Lot Number: 361
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: 362
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: 363
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: 364
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
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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Lot Number: 366
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: 367
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: 368
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: 369
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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