Detail: Lot 344

Lot No: 344
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.

Bid:
(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.
(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.