Detail: Lot 486

Lot No: 486
Date: 1941, Jun 20
Est. price: £18.00
Category: World War II

Description: Horseshoe Route World War II censored air cover to Manchester, no arrival ds, franked 1G 75c canc Batavia cds, typed 'Per Luchtposts Via Durban', sealed brown "Door Censur Geopend" NEI censor tape tied by black circle "Censur 20/6/41"censor mark, also fine strike red oval 'Ec.C' NEI censor mark and Egypt black censor hs Likely KLM to Cairo then BOAC over the "Horseshoe" route, see Boyle p 820-828. Non invasive ironed vertical crease and little rough opening verso, does not detract, see scan.

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(World War II) Horseshoe Route World War II censored air cover to Manchester, no arrival ds, franked 1G 75c canc Batavia cds, typed 'Per Luchtposts Via Durban', sealed brown "Door Censur Geopend" NEI censor tape tied by black circle "Censur  20/6/41"censor mark, also fine strike red  oval 'Ec.C' NEI censor mark and Egypt black censor hs Likely KLM to Cairo then BOAC over the "Horseshoe" route, see Boyle p 820-828. Non invasive ironed vertical crease and little rough opening verso, does not detract, see scan.
(World War II) Horseshoe Route World War II censored air cover to Manchester, no arrival ds, franked 1G 75c canc Batavia cds, typed 'Per Luchtposts Via Durban', sealed brown "Door Censur Geopend" NEI censor tape tied by black circle "Censur  20/6/41"censor mark, also fine strike red  oval 'Ec.C' NEI censor mark and Egypt black censor hs Likely KLM to Cairo then BOAC over the "Horseshoe" route, see Boyle p 820-828. Non invasive ironed vertical crease and little rough opening verso, does not detract, see scan.