|Lot No: 616|
Date: 1938, Jun 3
Description: Censored Spanish Civil War airmail, Palma Majorca to England, no arrival ds, commercial corner cover franked 2P35, fine strike red uncommon "Par Avion Jusqu'a Roma" applied in Palma, red two line "Censura Militar/Palma de Mallorca" censor mark, violet "Saludo a Franco/Arriba Espana" propaganda hs. Great Britain had no official postal relationship with the Nationalist (Franco) government and, hence, with Palma de Mallorca. But those in the know used the Italian Ala Littoria seaplane Cadiz-Mellila-Mallorca-Rome airmail route serving Nationalist areas of Spain.