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NEW GUINEA 1940 censored envelope with enclosure to New Zealand franked 1d paying unsealed printed matter rate tied "RABAUL" c.d.s. 21 DE 40. Boxed "Passed by Censor/T.N.G. No. 2" struck in violet.
NEW GUINEA

1940 censored envelope with enclosure to New Zealand franked 1d paying unsealed printed matter rate tied "RABAUL" c.d.s. '21 DE 40'. Boxed "Passed by Censor/T.N.G. No. 2" struck in violet.

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BERMUDA 1911 Coronation Aerial flight envelope in purple-brown carried by air from London to Windsor then by ordinary mail to Bermuda via New York. Franked 1d adhesive tied by the special cancellation SP 9 1911 A rare destination.
BERMUDA

1911 Coronation Aerial flight envelope in purple-brown carried by air from London to Windsor then by ordinary mail to Bermuda via New York. Franked 1d adhesive tied by the special cancellation 'SP 9 1911' A rare destination.

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ST KITTS 1943 censored airmail envelope from Curacao to the U.S.A. OPENED BY EXAMINER BB 90 seal applied in transit BB 90 inserted in manuscript.
ST KITTS

1943 censored airmail envelope from Curacao to the U.S.A. 'OPENED BY EXAMINER BB 90' seal applied in transit 'BB 90' inserted in manuscript.

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PAPUA 1940 censored envelope addressed to Bristol. Franked 2d adhesive tied SAMARAI c.d.s. 4 JA 40 With a complete strike of the PASSED BY CENSOR/ ....Asst. Censor. cachet struck in violet.
PAPUA

1940 censored envelope addressed to Bristol. Franked 2d adhesive tied 'SAMARAI' c.d.s. '4 JA 40' With a complete strike of the 'PASSED BY CENSOR/ ....Asst. Censor. cachet struck in violet.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1956 envelope from The Bahamas 6d adhesive tied oval POST OFFICE WEST END GRAND BAHAMAS d/s addressed to Trinidad. Straight line Missent to British Guiana struck in violet. Manuscript Opened in Error initialed below.
BRITISH GUIANA

1956 envelope from The Bahamas 6d adhesive tied oval 'POST OFFICE WEST END GRAND BAHAMAS' d/s addressed to Trinidad. Straight line 'Missent to British Guiana' struck in violet. Manuscript 'Opened in Error' initialed below.

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ASCENSION 1944 censored cover to the U.S.A. Via Miami From a Corporal in the 1st Composite Sqdn. Franked U.S. 6c adhesive tied A.P.O. 877 d/s JAn 20 1944 With enclosed note After receipt of this notice do not address any further correspond-ence or mail to me at APO 777, c/o PM, Miami, Florida Boxed censor cachet 13011 initialed. Corner damage at top right on opening.
ASCENSION

1944 censored cover to the U.S.A. 'Via Miami' From a Corporal in the 1st Composite Sqdn. Franked U.S. 6c adhesive tied 'A.P.O. 877' d/s 'JAn 20 1944' With enclosed note 'After receipt of this notice do not address any further correspond-ence or mail to me at APO 777, c/o PM, Miami, Florida' Boxed censor cachet '13011' initialed. Corner damage at top right on opening.

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MAURITIUS 1945 taxed airmail envelope from Tamatave Madagascar on arrival two vertical pairs 2c and a single 20c adhesive applied paying the manuscript charge tied "GENERAL POST OFFICE MAURITIUS" c.d.s. 24 DE 45 Unusual usage.
MAURITIUS

1945 taxed airmail envelope from Tamatave Madagascar on arrival two vertical pairs 2c and a single 20c adhesive applied paying the manuscript charge tied "GENERAL POST OFFICE MAURITIUS" c.d.s. '24 DE 45' Unusual usage.

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GAMBIA 1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. 2 JUN 1933 With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.
GAMBIA 1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. 2 JUN 1933 With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.
GAMBIA 1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. 2 JUN 1933 With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.
GAMBIA

1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. '2 JUN 1933' With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1942 censored envelope from Knoxville to Trinidad. Black UNCLAIMED & violet RETOUR on the obverse. On the reverse, violet two-line NOT CALLED FOR/NON RECLAME and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH TRINIDAD" c.d.s. struck in red.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1942 censored envelope from Knoxville to Trinidad. Black UNCLAIMED & violet RETOUR on the obverse. On the reverse, violet two-line NOT CALLED FOR/NON RECLAME and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH TRINIDAD" c.d.s. struck in red.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

1942 censored envelope from Knoxville to Trinidad. Black 'UNCLAIMED' & violet 'RETOUR' on the obverse. On the reverse, violet two-line 'NOT CALLED FOR/NON RECLAME' and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH TRINIDAD" c.d.s. struck in red.

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GIBRALTAR 1942 censored envelope from APO 512 (Gibraltar) franked US 6c adhesive tied "U S ARMY POSTAL SERVICE APO" d/s 1942 OCT 19. Censor cachet bottom left countersigned. Addressed to the USA.
GIBRALTAR

1942 censored envelope from APO 512 (Gibraltar) franked US 6c adhesive tied "U S ARMY POSTAL SERVICE APO" d/s '1942 OCT 19'. Censor cachet bottom left countersigned. Addressed to the USA.

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NEW GUINEA 1932 envelope to the USA franked 2 x d and a single 3d Air Mail adhesives tied "TALASEA" c.d.s. 31 AUG 32 in violet.
NEW GUINEA

1932 envelope to the USA franked 2 x d and a single 3d 'Air Mail' adhesives tied "TALASEA" c.d.s. '31 AUG 32' in violet.

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CYPRUS 1929 FF envelope franked 1p adhesive tied "LIMASSOL" 9 JY 29 c.d.s. Via Constantinople to Sweden. Scarce.
CYPRUS

1929 FF envelope franked 1p adhesive tied "LIMASSOL" '9 JY 29' c.d.s. 'Via Constantinople' to Sweden. Scarce.

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1945 censored envelope addressed to Texas. Franked 25c 15c & 1c adhesives tied "BELIZE" c.d.s. AP 14 45 Straight line "TOO LATE" struck in black.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1945 censored envelope addressed to Texas. Franked 25c 15c & 1c adhesives tied "BELIZE" c.d.s. 'AP 14 45' Straight line "TOO LATE" struck in black.

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JAMAICA 1918 local Myers advertising envelope. Franked 1d adhesive and Red Cross label overprinted JAMAICA tied "MYERS WHARF" c.d.s. JA 18 1918
JAMAICA

1918 local 'Myers' advertising envelope. Franked 1d adhesive and 'Red Cross' label overprinted 'JAMAICA' tied "MYERS WHARF" c.d.s. 'JA 18 1918'

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LEEWARD ISLANDS 1946 1 1/2d stationery envelope addressed to Ohio U.S.A. Uprated 2d, 1/2d & 6d adhesives paying the Air Mail fee, tied "ST JOHNS" c.d.s. JY 18 46 Rare stationery used
LEEWARD ISLANDS

1946 1 1/2d stationery envelope addressed to Ohio U.S.A. Uprated 2d, 1/2d & 6d adhesives paying the Air Mail fee, tied "ST JOHNS" c.d.s. 'JY 18 46' Rare stationery used

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SOUTH AFRICA 1942 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) some light tones additional 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives used from Pretoria to Australia. On the reverse is a fine strike of the scarce "DIRECTOR OF INTERNMENT CAMPS" cachet struck in violet.
SOUTH AFRICA 1942 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) some light tones additional 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives used from Pretoria to Australia. On the reverse is a fine strike of the scarce "DIRECTOR OF INTERNMENT CAMPS" cachet struck in violet.
SOUTH AFRICA

1942 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) some light tones additional 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives used from Pretoria to Australia. On the reverse is a fine strike of the scarce "DIRECTOR OF INTERNMENT CAMPS" cachet struck in violet.

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MALTA 1918 YMCA envelope addressed to London. Franked 1d adhesive tied "LONDON / RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED" machine d/s. On the front is a strike of the scarce oval "PASSED BU CENSOR H.M. SEAPLANE STATION" struck in black initialed. On the reverse boxed "R.N.SEAPLANE STATION / MALTA / Ref No" dated cachet in black MAY 1918
MALTA 1918 YMCA envelope addressed to London. Franked 1d adhesive tied "LONDON / RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED" machine d/s. On the front is a strike of the scarce oval "PASSED BU CENSOR H.M. SEAPLANE STATION" struck in black initialed. On the reverse boxed "R.N.SEAPLANE STATION / MALTA / Ref No" dated cachet in black MAY 1918
MALTA

1918 'YMCA' envelope addressed to London. Franked 1d adhesive tied "LONDON / RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED" machine d/s. On the front is a strike of the scarce oval "PASSED BU CENSOR H.M. SEAPLANE STATION" struck in black initialed. On the reverse boxed "R.N.SEAPLANE STATION / MALTA / Ref No" dated cachet in black 'MAY 1918'

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GIBRALTAR 1933 registered Zeppelin envelope addressed to Brazil franked 1/- & 1 1/2d adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s 22 SP 33 Zeppelin cachets on the front & back.
GIBRALTAR 1933 registered Zeppelin envelope addressed to Brazil franked 1/- & 1 1/2d adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s 22 SP 33 Zeppelin cachets on the front & back.
GIBRALTAR

1933 registered Zeppelin envelope addressed to Brazil franked 1/- & 1 1/2d adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s '22 SP 33' Zeppelin cachets on the front & back.

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ITALY 1952 airmail envelope addressed to Italy from the U.S.A. Carried on Linee Aeree Italiane I-LUCK Douglas DC6 When attempting an instrument landing in heavy fog at Milan the aircraft crashed five miles short of the runway and was destroyed by fire. The envelope was placed in an ambulance cover which bears the four line crash cachet in violet.
ITALY

1952 airmail envelope addressed to Italy from the U.S.A. Carried on Linee Aeree Italiane I-LUCK Douglas DC6 When attempting an instrument landing in heavy fog at Milan the aircraft crashed five miles short of the runway and was destroyed by fire. The envelope was placed in an ambulance cover which bears the four line crash cachet in violet.

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GIBRALTAR 1933 registered airmail card addressed to Brazil franked 1/- & Three Half pence adhesive tied "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s 25 JY 33 Carried on the 4th South American Zeppelin flight with cachets in red struck on the front.
GIBRALTAR

1933 registered airmail card addressed to Brazil franked 1/- & Three Half pence adhesive tied "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s '25 JY 33' Carried on the 4th South American Zeppelin flight with cachets in red struck on the front.

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NEW GUINEA 1941 censored missionary envelope to Ohio U.S.A. franked 3d adhesive tied "MADANG" c.d.s. 29 AU 41 Censor seal overstamped "Passed by Censor / T.N.G. No.16" struck in violet.
NEW GUINEA 1941 censored missionary envelope to Ohio U.S.A. franked 3d adhesive tied "MADANG" c.d.s. 29 AU 41 Censor seal overstamped "Passed by Censor / T.N.G. No.16" struck in violet.
NEW GUINEA

1941 censored missionary envelope to Ohio U.S.A. franked 3d adhesive tied "MADANG" c.d.s. '29 AU 41' Censor seal overstamped "Passed by Censor / T.N.G. No.16" struck in violet.

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ANTIGUA 1962 postcard addressed to London franked 3c & 12c adhesives tied "ST JOHNS" c.d.s. 21 MY 62 Oval "O.A.T. / F.S." cachet struck in black applied in London.
ANTIGUA

1962 postcard addressed to London franked 3c & 12c adhesives tied "ST JOHNS" c.d.s. '21 MY 62' Oval "O.A.T. / F.S." cachet struck in black applied in London.

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NEW GUINEA 1935 envelope to Canada franked single 1/2d and a horizontal strip of three 1d overprinted Air Mail adhesives tied "BRISBANE" c.d.s. 15 AP 35 Boxed "PAQUEBOT" below.
NEW GUINEA

1935 envelope to Canada franked single 1/2d and a horizontal strip of three 1d overprinted 'Air Mail' adhesives tied "BRISBANE" c.d.s. '15 AP 35' Boxed "PAQUEBOT" below.

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NEW GUINEA 1936 airmail envelope to the UK 1/- 2/- The 3d adhesive has been washed off,adhesives tied "WAU" c.d.s. 5 AUG 36 The envelope was carried from Australia on Imperial Airways G-ABFA "SCIPIO" Short S.17 Kent Class. Boxed "DAMAGED BY SEAWATER" struck in black. The aircraft coming from Alexandria to Brindisi had engine trouble making a forced landing in the Mirabella Bay. The only recorded cover from New Guinea.
NEW GUINEA

1936 airmail envelope to the UK 1/- 2/- The 3d adhesive has been washed off,adhesives tied "WAU" c.d.s. '5 AUG 36' The envelope was carried from Australia on Imperial Airways G-ABFA "SCIPIO" Short S.17 Kent Class. Boxed "DAMAGED BY SEAWATER" struck in black. The aircraft coming from Alexandria to Brindisi had engine trouble making a forced landing in the Mirabella Bay. The only recorded cover from New Guinea.

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AUSTRALIA 1938 airmail envelope Via New Guinea addressed to the USA franked 5d head tied "AIR MAIL SYDNEY" c.d.s. 27 MY 38 additional uncancelled New Guinea 5d & 6dadhesives. On the reverse instructional label It is regretted that the provisions of the Postal Convention do not permit of the desired indirect routing of this article
AUSTRALIA 1938 airmail envelope Via New Guinea addressed to the USA franked 5d head tied "AIR MAIL SYDNEY" c.d.s. 27 MY 38 additional uncancelled New Guinea 5d & 6dadhesives. On the reverse instructional label It is regretted that the provisions of the Postal Convention do not permit of the desired indirect routing of this article
AUSTRALIA

1938 airmail envelope 'Via New Guinea' addressed to the USA franked 5d 'head' tied "AIR MAIL SYDNEY" c.d.s. '27 MY 38' additional uncancelled New Guinea 5d & 6dadhesives. On the reverse instructional label 'It is regretted that the provisions of the Postal Convention do not permit of the desired indirect routing of this article'

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NEW GUINEA 1940 multi franked registered censored envelope addressed to the U.K. Adhesives tied "RABAUL" c.d.s. 8 JUL 40 Boxed "Passed by Censor/ T.N.G. No 8" struck in violet. "TOWNSVILLE" transit cancellation on the reverse.
NEW GUINEA

1940 multi franked registered censored envelope addressed to the U.K. Adhesives tied "RABAUL" c.d.s. '8 JUL 40' Boxed "Passed by Censor/ T.N.G. No 8" struck in violet. "TOWNSVILLE" transit cancellation on the reverse.

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ANTIGUA 1964 postcard addressed to Israel 24c adhesive tied "ST JOHNS" slogan d.s 10 FEB 1964 Boxed "O.A.T./F.S" struck in violet.
ANTIGUA

1964 postcard addressed to Israel 24c adhesive tied "ST JOHNS" slogan d.s '10 FEB 1964' Boxed "O.A.T./F.S" struck in violet.

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STRAITS SETTLEMENTS 1935 envelope from Holland addressed to a passenger on board Dutch ship in Singapore On arrival 12c postage due applied tied "SINGAPORE" c.d.s. and boxed "CHARGE NOT COLLECTED/FRESH STAMP REQUIRED" struck in violet.  The envelope has then been redirected.
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS

1935 envelope from Holland addressed to a passenger on board Dutch ship in Singapore On arrival 12c postage due applied tied "SINGAPORE" c.d.s. and boxed "CHARGE NOT COLLECTED/FRESH STAMP REQUIRED" struck in violet. The envelope has then been redirected.

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PITCAIRN ISLAND 1937 envelope stationery "R.M.S.RANGITANE" addressed to Entebbe redirected to Kampala. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. 16 DE 37 Great destination.
PITCAIRN ISLAND 1937 envelope stationery "R.M.S.RANGITANE" addressed to Entebbe redirected to Kampala. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. 16 DE 37 Great destination.
PITCAIRN ISLAND

1937 envelope stationery "R.M.S.RANGITANE" addressed to Entebbe redirected to Kampala. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. '16 DE 37' Great destination.

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NEW GUINEA 1939 multi franked censored envelope adhesives tied "RABAUL" c.d.s. 13 DEC 38 Censor seal at left with boxed "Passed by Censor/ T.N.G. No.8" struck in violet.
NEW GUINEA

1939 multi franked censored envelope adhesives tied "RABAUL" c.d.s. '13 DEC 38' Censor seal at left with boxed "Passed by Censor/ T.N.G. No.8" struck in violet.

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SOUTH AFRICA 1911 Kenilworth - Muizenberg illustrated flight card franked 1/2d adhesive tied "FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN AERIAL POST/ KENILWORTH" c.d.s. DEC 276 11 with receiving cancellation.
SOUTH AFRICA

1911 Kenilworth - Muizenberg illustrated flight card franked 1/2d adhesive tied "FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN AERIAL POST/ KENILWORTH" c.d.s. 'DEC 276 11' with receiving cancellation.

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JAMAICA 1916 envelope to London franked 1d adhesive in combination with Red Cross label tied "SPANISH TOWN" c.d.s. JA 12 16
JAMAICA

1916 envelope to London franked 1d adhesive in combination with Red Cross label tied "SPANISH TOWN" c.d.s. 'JA 12 16'

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Canada 1954 airmail envelope to Vancouver Canada adhesives tied "AMSTERDAM CENTRAL" c.d.s. 5 1V 1954" Two line "SALVAGED FROM / T.C.A. WRECK" The aircraft crashed at Moose Jaw with inspectors cancellation on the reverse.
Canada 1954 airmail envelope to Vancouver Canada adhesives tied "AMSTERDAM CENTRAL" c.d.s. 5 1V 1954" Two line "SALVAGED FROM / T.C.A. WRECK" The aircraft crashed at Moose Jaw with inspectors cancellation on the reverse.
Canada

1954 airmail envelope to Vancouver Canada adhesives tied "AMSTERDAM CENTRAL" c.d.s. '5 1V 1954" Two line "SALVAGED FROM / T.C.A. WRECK" The aircraft crashed at Moose Jaw with inspectors cancellation on the reverse.

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GOLD COAST 1941 censored cover to Curacao 3d adhesive tied "TAKORADI WHARF"  c.d.s. 12 SEP 1941 On the reverse is a scarce Spitfire label in blue tied by the receiving cancellation.
GOLD COAST 1941 censored cover to Curacao 3d adhesive tied "TAKORADI WHARF"  c.d.s. 12 SEP 1941 On the reverse is a scarce Spitfire label in blue tied by the receiving cancellation.
GOLD COAST

1941 censored cover to Curacao 3d adhesive tied "TAKORADI WHARF" c.d.s. '12 SEP 1941' On the reverse is a scarce 'Spitfire' label in blue tied by the receiving cancellation.

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