CCSG Auction Lot Listing

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CCSG Auction Lot Listing

Postby dannmayo » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:14 pm

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CCSG Auction No. 202
Closing Date for bids Tuesday 4th June 2019

NOTE This auction priced in POUNDS STERLING, with overseas winners invoiced in Dollars or Euros

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Abbreviations: AM = air mail, b/s = backstamped, bcm = blue crayon mark of US Censorship at bottom left, c. = cover, cld = cancelled, co3s = cover opened out 3 sides, (CoA) = Coat of Arms, CS = Censor Station, fkd = franked, h/s = handstamp, m/s = manuscript, nc = not censored, o/w = otherwise, pbt = plain brown tape, pc = postcard, pm = postmark, ppc = picture postcard, ps = postal stationery, RX = International Red Cross, s = surface mail, sf = serif letters, s/l = single line, st = resealing label slit open, t = censor re-sealing tape/label, w/ = with, w/o = without, [ .. ] = CCSG type numbers.
The number after the description [xxx] is the vendor’s reference.
Quality: XF = extra fine, VF = very fine, F = fine, VG = very good, G = good, P = poor.

Lot # Description Reserve in GB£

Pre WWI
1 ADEN CAMP - GB 1907 (Aug 14) Coloured picture postcard showing Landing Pier Towahi-Aden showing ships & Motor vehicles to Newton Abbot bearing India pair EDV11 ½a tied Aden-Camp cds & with alongside Aden (14 Aug) transit date stamp [2294] £3.00
2 BOER WAR – GB WORCESTERSHIRE REGT 1901 (Aug 5) Plain envelope to Birmingham endorsed from 1210 Pte Hadley, D Coy, 1st Worc. Regt., S. Africa bearing GB Victoria 1d lilac tied Field P.O. / British Army S. Africa / 10 & on reverse Birmingham (31 Aug) arrival cds [2011] £4.00
3 GERMANY - FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR 1870 (Dec 7) Plain Stampless envelope carelessly opened on reverse but complete with letter endorsed Feldpostbrief to soldier in 1st Inf Division, 3rd Armee cancelled Mainz cds [1989] £10.00
4 GB - ISLE OF WIGHT MILITIA 1877 (Oct 22) ½d Stationary card creased to Capt Gordon-Watson, Artillery Militia, Isle of Wight & forwarded to Windsor from Capt Vaughan stating "cannot attend annual Artillery Militia dinner" cancelled Ross, Herefordshire 651 duplex & with ink ½ presumably charge to forward but not collected & with single ring Ryde (22 Oct) & London (22 Oct) transit & on reverse Windsor (22 Oct) arrival cds [1919] £9.00
5 INDIA – GB ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS 1906 (Sep) Postcard entitled Calcutta The Jain Temple, Manicktollah to Northampton from A. E. Gregory, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Kuldana, Murree Hills bearing 1a tied Kuldana cds [2000] £8.00
6 INDIA [OHMS GOVERNOR of BOMBAY] 1888 (Jun 23) On Her Majesty's Service Only, Head Clerk to the Private Secretary to His Excellency the Governor of Bombay printed envelope used within Bombay bearing 1a Overprinted OHMS tied Bombay's / V squared circle & on reverse thimble Bombay / 3rd Dely arrival cds [2001] £8.00
7 MOROCCO - GIBRALTAR – GB HMS LONDON at TETUAN 1910 (Jun 4) Picture postcard of Lyngenfjord to Kevingham near Norwich headed 34 Mess, HMS London, Tetuan Bay Morocco bearing Gibraltar EDV11 1d tied Gibraltar cds " We are at Gibraltar but this is a view I got at Norway" [2004] £7.00

WWI
8 ASCENSION 191? Blue CENSORED handstamp (C is faint) on cover to GB. £50.00
9 BELGIUM - GB 1916 (Mar 25) Pre-printed Army & Navy Co-operative Society, Limited, London stampless envelope with vertical crease & imprinted 66-SO1909. 9/10/14 cancelled just readable Field Post Office T.X.2 cds & with red 6 sided PASSED FIELD CENSOR / Crown / 3200 handstamp (CM4) used by 2nd CANADIAN DIVISIONAL Train in St. Eloi area. T.X.2 was only used 27 Mar - 1 Jun (65 days) in St. Eloi area with Proud listing this as Not Seen [2285] £4.00
10 BELGIUM - GB 1916 (May 12) Plain stampless envelope with long vertical tear through postmark & smaller one to top left to London cancelled Field Post Office T.X.3 cds & with red 6 sided PASSED FIELD CENSOR / Crown / 3677 handstamp (CM4) used by 2nd CANADIAN Divisional Train in St. Eloi area & with on reverse London (15 May) arrival date stamp. .T.X.3 was only used 27 Mar - 1 Jun (65 days) with Proud listing this as Not Seen [2284] £3.00
11 BULGARIA - SWITZERLAND 1914 (Oct 31) Stampless envelope front to Geneva cancelled vernacular Cyrillic cds & with red circular Cyrillic Bulgarian RED CROSS alongside oval Bulgarian Cyrillic hand stamps & with small label with manuscript annotations inserted with red crayon & P around one of them believed to be search labels to locate addressee. Despite being an envelope front an interesting & colourful item the red crayon "P" probably indicting Prisoner [1983] £7.00
12 CANADA - BERMUDA 1917 (Feb 25) Plain envelope to Bailey's Bay bearing Canada GV 3 x 1c tied Toronto date stamp & with pink circular P.C. / Bermuda (type CM 15) censor & on reverse Hamilton (9 Mar) transit date stamp [1848] £22.00
13 DENMARK - USA 1915 (Dec 29) Plain envelope to Detroit bearing strip 4 x 5 ore tied Farborg cds. Intercepted in GB & with black on white Opened By Censor/576 label partly overlaying adhesives [1995] £3.00
14 DENMARK - ITALY 1916 (Mar 3) 10 ore Stationary post card to Spilimbergo endorsed via Bergen, London, Paris cancelled Kobenhaven roller date stamp & with black framed Bologna Posta Estera / Verificato Per Censura / 60 hand stamp [1994] £9.00
15 DENMARK – FRANCE 1916 (Apr 21) 5 ore STATIONARY envelope to Boulogne sur Mar uprated with additional strip 5 x 3 ore tied Kobenhaven roller date stamp & with black on buff Controle Postal Militaire label tied black oval Ouvert / Par Autorite Militaire / 15 hand stamp & on reverse violet unframed 40 hand stamp & Calais [29 Apr] transit cds [1996] £6.00
16 EGYPT - GB 1915 (May 23) Sepia stampless picture postcard showing Memphis-Statue of Ramses under the palms (sic) to Horsham cancelled Indian FPO 311 cds located Suez & allocated for use by hospitals with red circular PASSED BY CENSOR / INDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE handstamp [2291] £8.00
17 EGYPT 1915 (Dec 24) Egypt 2m on 1m surcharged STATIONARY envelope to Capt. Newland, INDIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL, Citadel, Cairo cancelled very poor date stamp & with on reverse Indian FPO28 (25 Dec) cds located Ismailia [2292] £18.00
18 FRANCE HOSPITAL 1914 (Sep 1) Stampless picture postcard showing town scene of Foix (Ariege)] to Aixe cancelled Foix / Ariege cds & with black unframed 17th CORPS D'ARME HOPL. TEMP. No 4 FOIX / 1 E SEPT 1914 handstamp & Aixe (5 Sep) arrival cds [2276] £3.00
19 FRANCE – GB 1915 (Mar 4) CORRESPONDANCE MIITAIRE printed French stampless post card showing flags of 6 Allies with vertical cease to Maidstone & datelined No 1 Field Ambulance, 1st Canadian Exped. Force cancelled Field Post Office ?.X cds & with red boxed PASSED BY / Crown/ No 2432 CENSOR handstamp (CM2) that was issued to 3rd Canadian Field Ambulance& used probably in the Armentieres area [2281] £4.00
20 FRANCE - GB 1915 (Mar 21) Plain stampless envelope to London cancelled Field Post Office 2.X cds & with red boxed PASSED BY / Crown / No 2408 CENSOR handstamp (CM2) issued to 7th Canadian Battalion (British Columbia) 2nd Canadian Brigade & used in Armentieres area [2280] £4.00
21 FRANCE - CANADA 1915 (Dec ??) Plain stampless envelope with vertical crease to Upper Stewiache, Col. Co N.S. cancelled Field Post Office 3.X cds & with red triangular PASSED BY CENSOR / Crown /No 921 handstamp ([CM3) used by 3rd Canadian Brigade at Wulverghem & with Canadian 2c + 1c red War Tax (SG 231) affixed & tied Halifax N.S. [15 Jan] date stamp. Mail to Canada from troops OAS was carried free to Canadian Port of entry where a 2c or 2c + 1c War Tax was added at no cost by the Canadian P.O. for accounting purposes [2290] £7.00
22 FRANCE - GB 1916 (Jul 16) On Active Service A.F.W. 3078 printed stampless Honour envelope to London cancelled FPO T.X cds used by 1st Canadian Divisional Train in France located somewhere north of Givenchy area during the advance to Belgium [2052] £12.00
23 FRANCE - GB 1916 (Sep 2) Plain stampless envelope to Stoney Stratford, Bucks cancelled Field Post Office 1.X cds used by the 1st Canadian Brigade located on the Somme & with dirty blue 6 sided PASSED FIELD CENSOR 1878 handstamp (CM4) [2279] £4.00
24 FRANCE – GB 1916 (Sep 26) YMCA printed envelope to Bath bearing France Red Cross Fund pair 10c+5c (SG C352) tied Army Post Office R.X cds & with red 6 sided PASSED FIELD CENSOR / Crown / 1358 handstamp (CM4) used by 1st Canadian Divisional Railhead in Somme area & listed Not seen by Proud [2289] £15.00
25 FRANCE - SWITZERLAND 1917 (Jul 23) Plain envelope to POW Bureau IRC Geneva bearing France 25c tied Moosch / Alsace cds & with violet oval Ouvert / 52 / Par Autorite Militaire with small star inserted handstamp & blue crayon / & 0 & on reverse same blue crayon DA Frenl (French?) plus violet unframed 25 hand stamp together with another Ouvert 52 with small star & Geneva (5 Aug) arrival date stamp. Interesting item, the blue crayon markings clearly for directional purposes [1985] £9.00
26 FRANCE - CANADA 1917 (Jul 25) Canadian YMCA over Maple leaf printed stampless envelope to Solicitors in Winnipeg cancelled Army P.O. 3 machine date stamp & with red oval PASSED FIELD CENSOR / Crown / 3425 handstamp (CM5) used by Base Army P.O. at Boulogne [2287] £5.00
27 FRANCE - GB 1917 (Sep 27) Red Cross printed stampless envelope to Lieut. C. L. Clarke, 14th Canadian Reserve, DIBGATE CAMP, Shornecliffe, c/o 174th Canadian Highlanders, Kent cancelled Army Post Office S.11 cds & with violet oval PASSED FIELD CENSOR / Crown / 1314 handstamp (CM5) & with initials of censoring officer Capt. E.F. Pinnington an Anglican Chaplain with Canadian Exped Force attached to the Canadian General Hospitals in the Etaples area [2282] £5.00
28 FRANCE 1918 (Feb13) Black & white stampless picture postcard entitled Brest - Le Cours Dajot et le Goulet to Sub Cmdr. H Gray c/o Ordnance Officer Australian Camp Troops, France cancelled Army Post Office S. 5 located Paris & with violet oblong Crown PASSED BY CENSOR No. 1065 handstamp (CM6) & with alongside Field Post Office HX (15 Feb) arrival date stamp used by Canadian Divisional HQ & with ink Rec'd 16 Feb 1918. Very unusual [2296] £5.00
29 FRANCE - CANADA 1918 (Apr 7) Plain stampless envelope to Toronto cancelled Field Post Office C. 2 cds & with violet framed oblong Crown PASSED BY CENSOR No 2898 handstamp (CM6) issued to 2nd Canadian Brigade& used for only 5 months 1 Feb - 31 Jul in Lens area [2283] £4.00
30 FRANCE - GB 1918 (Jun 9) Plain stampless envelope to Rev. Pollard, London & with manuscript C. Anderson June 11, 1918 cancelled Field Post Office 5.X cds & with red oblong boxed Crown PASSED BY CENSOR No 2511 handstamp (CM6) used by 5th Canadian Brigade in Lens area. Proud lists this not Seen [2286] £5.00
31 GERMANY - USA 1915 - 1916 Pair envelopes to Madison Wisc or Chicago first bearing Bavaria 20pf from Munich with other bearing Germania 20pf tied Merzig (Saar) cds both with red circular Auslandstelle Coln-Deutz / Frie Gegeben & latter with additional Kaiserliche Bahnpost / 10 label. 2 items both are worn [1973] £1.00
32 GB - SERBIA 1914(Nov 23) Plain envelope registered to BRITISH LEGATION, Nish endorsed Via Salonique bearing GV 2½d & 2d tied Edgware Road cds & with Paddington 3 / No 101 Registration label & on reverse Registered 4 / WDO (23 Nov) + Edgware Road No 7 (23 Nov) & Niche (?? ???) arrival cds with manuscript Parti Retour and Greek transit (5 Dec) London Registered (27 Dec) & registered 1/ WDO (28 Dec) datestamps. The addressing is untidy but an Interesting returned item. [1934] £20.00
33 GB - CHANNEL ISLANDS FORCES in FRANCE 1915 (Jan 19) Plain Stampless postcard to Vale, Guernsey cancelled Army Post Office 30 cds located Armentiers, France & with square framed CM2 Censor 1462 [2043] £9.00
34 GB - CHANNEL ISLAND NAVAL MAIL 1915 Plain stampless envelope to St. Peter Port cancelled in transit London (25 Feb) date stamp with alongside partial RECEIVED FROM (HM SHIP) / NO CHARGE TO (BE RAISED) & with violet P. C. within circle (Gold 6D50) of HMS Dreadnought. HMS Dreadnought served as Flagship of 4th Battle Squadron based at Scapa Flow & her only action was on 18 March 1915 when she rammed & sank the German Submarine U-27 with all hands lost [2044] £15.00
35 GB - SWITZERLAND 1916 (Nov 11) Plain envelope to Madame la Princesse Emgalitscheff, Beau Rivage Palace Hotel, Lausanne bearing GV 2 x 1d & ½d partly overlaid by Opened By / Censor / 4189 label & Referred to higher Censor with manuscript 309 applied in blue crayon & with on back Lausanne (20 Nov) arrival cds Interesting item [2036] £5.00
36 GB – NETHERLANDS 1917 (Jul 28) Plain envelope to Breda bearing GV 2 x 1d & single ½d tied JERSEY cds & with OPENED BY / CENSOR / 1409 label & black framed CENSUUR / GEPASSEERD handstamp & on reverse Breda (13 Aug) arrival cds [2039] £15.00
37 GREAT BRITAIN [AIR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY] 1917 (Sep 7) Coloured postcard showing "An Orkney Forest" with text on card obliterated by indelible pencil to Slough bearing GB ½d tied F.P.O. a Krag date stamp & with black circular A.C.C. / CENSORED (Gould 3A 40) [2082] £8.00
38 GB - CHANNEL ISLANDS FORCES in FRANCE 1917 (Oct 19) Stampless postcard of romantic floral design to Vale, Guernsey endorsed from A. B. 255461, 321 (Q) Coy RE cancelled Army Post Office S. 20 (22 Oct) cds located Wissant, France & with framed oblong CM6 Censor 5248 3 day delay between writing & date of cancel [2041] £5.00
39 GB - AUSTRALIA 1918 (Mar 14) Australian Commonwealth Military Forces YMCA printed stampless envelope to Adelaide endorsed On Active Service Abroad cancelled faint A.I.F. Camp P.O. / 3 cds located Fovant Camp and with manuscript May 9th 1918 date of arrival [2053] £15.00
40 GB - USA 1918 (Mar 28) D. W. Bel l& Co, Milton Street, London E.C. crested envelope to New York bearing 1d tied London E.C. / Buy National / WAR BONDS / Now slogan date stamp & with black on white Opened By/Censor / 1589 label [CCSG type 5] [2035] £6.00
41 GB - NAVAL MAIL to CHANNEL ISLANDS GUERNSEY undated postcard entitled Princes St. Looking East from R.S.A. Galleries, Edinburgh with corner scuffs showing Tram & Tram lines cancelled Mute circular 8 bar Naval cancel with interesting comment "No doubt you do find rather a job writing Ellen's love letter, it is almost like taking her young man out for tea" Intriguing!! [2040] £6.00
42 GB 191? (Probably 1916 based on sailing date) Boxed RELEASED BY THE/BRITISH MILITARY AUTORITIES and GB censor tape 1403 on attractive cover from US to Germany, docketed via Sweden, SS Stockholm. No indication of when released. £18.00
43 INDIA 1915 (Apr 8) Glossy photographic picture postcard of The memorial Jhansi to Sergt. Parkes, Remount Depot, Mhow from a fellow soldier bearing India ½a tied unclear Jhansi cds & with alongside Mhow /Dely (10 Apr) arrival cds with interesting message "I'll mention you in Despatches" [2278] £5.00
44 INDIA 1917 (Jul 17) Glossy photographic picture postcard showing group soldiers from 21st Lancers Depot relaxing at Khanspur near Ghora Dhaka in the Murree Hills of NORTH WEST FRONTIER which of course is now Pakistan. Nice card not postally used [2293] £6.00
45 NORWAY FELTPOST 1915 (Dec 22) Black & white photographic post card showing Snow covered mountainous hillside datelined Tofteland 22 Dec 15 to Kristiania" bearing Posthorn 5 ore tied Feltpost Kontor No 8 cds [2038] £15.00
46 PORTUGAL – GB 1917 (May 22) Picture postcard of Lisbon - Avenida 5 d'Outubre bearing 2c tied Lisbon date stamp & with blue oval Censura / 21 May 1917 / No 26 hand stamp [2007] £4.00
47 SIERRA LEONE 1917 Local straight-line censor handstamp on picture postcard (Hammock Bridge) from Freetown to GB £30.00
48 SPAIN - FRANCE 1916 (Nov) Miquel. S. en Cta, San Adrian printed envelope to Rothrist, Argovie bearing 15c & 10c tied smudged Barcelona cds & with black on buff CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label tied black oval OUVERT 203 PAR AUTORITE MILIAIRE & violet oval 3 within boxed frame & unframed 42 hand stamps & on reverse Rothrist Station (19 Nov) arrival cds. Attractive [2275] £6.00
49 SWITZERLAND - MALTA 1915 (Aug 21) Comite International de la Croix - Rouge Geneva Agence des Prisonniers de Guerre printed envelope to The Officer in Command, Prisoners of War Camp Malta cancelled Geneve 1 machine date stamp with integral red cross symbol within bars. [2057] £35.00
50 SWITZERLAND - USA 1916 (Jan 20) Kern & Cie. S.A., Aarau printed envelope with horizontal crease registered to New York bearing Helvetia 50c tied Aarau / Filiale cds with matching Registration label No 944 & intercepted by French with CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE label tied oval OUVERT / 204 / PAR I' AUTORITE ILITAIRE & alongside red unframed 96572 handstamps with on back New York transit & arrival date stamps [2232] £4.00
51 TURKEY - SWITZERLAND 1916 (Jun 23) WRAPPER to Lausanne bearing 10p tied Yoiyoda (Galata) cds & with red boxed Turkish vernacular censor hand stamp & on reverse oval Eugenidi & Cie / Constantinople senders hand stamp in violet & Lausanne (4 Jul) arrival cds [2008] £6.00
52 TURKEY, LEVANT, AUSTRIA 1916 Fine strikes ofg the Beyruit star and crescent and circular Feldkirch censor handstamps on cover from Beirt to Switzerland £30.00
53 USA - AUSTRALIA 1917 (Apr 16) ppc entitled Birds eye view of Gatun Locks showing Atlantic Coast Entrance to Panama Canal to Childer, Queensland bearing Washington Franklin 2 x 1c tied Santa Fe Springs (20 Apr) duplex & with red circular PASSED CENSOR / 17 MY 17 / BRISBANE handstamp [2298] £5.00
54 USA 1918 (Feb 27) Unused photographic card of "Office of Company D, 1st US Engineers in a dugout at Beaumont dated 27 Feb 1918" [2003] £5.00
55 US, PHILIPPINES 1919 Manila censor handstamp 1814 on cover to US. Long letter from a female to her girlfriend, in the vein of “This is truly a man's country. We are the only unmarried girls on the island save one thirteen year old child.” £20.00

Interwar
56 BELGIUM - CANADA 1919 (Mar 1) Canadian YMCA printed stampless envelope roughly opened left side to Moose Jaw, Sask. cancelled Field Post Office 6.P cds & with smudged boxed Crown PASSED BY CENSOR No 35?8 handstamp (CM6) used by 6th Canadian Brigade in Belgium & listed Not seen by Proud [2288] £8.00
57 FRANCE - USA 1919 (Oct 10) Stampless picture postcard entitled le Chateau, Boulogne Sur Mer to Columbus OH cancelled faint green blue circular G.S.V.A.D. / 10.OCT 1919 / MOTOR UNIT ETABLES handstamp [2277] £7.00
58 GB - CHANNEL ISLANDS FORCES in BELGIUM 1919 (Sep 24) Stampless postcard of Ostende - Place Leopold to St. Peter Port, Guernsey cancelled Army Post Office S. 107 (25 Sep) cds located Poperlinghe, Belgium & with framed oblong CM6 Censor 582 [2042] £8.00
59 PORTUGUESE COLS - GERMANY 1919 (Jan 23) Portuguese 1c printed Stationary card overprinted Acores to Bremen endorsed Correspondencia de Prisioneiro de Guerra from GERMAN INTERNEE at Angra do Heroismo cancelled Angra Heroismo (15 Feb) cds & with red unframed Censurado / 13 Feb 1919 & poor oval filigree Deposito de Concentrados Alemaes Ilha Terceira handstamps, Blue green ink stain to bottom right that is more pronounced on the message side. [2063] £50.00
60 PALESTINE - FRANCE 1919 (Aug 21) Plain envelope untidily trimmed by scissors on opening & horizontal crease to Aveyron bearing Palestine E.E.F. 2 x pairs 1m brown + pair 3m Yellow Brown making a 10m rate tied bi-lingual BEYROUTH cds with on reverse Aveyron (6 Sep) arrival cds. British Military authorities permitted civilians in Lebanon to use Palestine E.E.F. stamps from 21 Oct 1918 until ? Sep 1920 a short period of only 23 months & examples are becoming difficult to find. [2058] £35.00
61 PALESTINE - GB from F.P.O. GM2 1919 (May 6) Envelope FRONT registered to London bearing E.E.F. blocks 4 x 1m + 2m + 3m + 4m + 5m tied skeleton Field Post Office GM 2 cds & with R / 42 registration label tied partial F.P.O. GM 2 for same day. This is an envelope front that previously has been severed & later pieced back together using archival tape on the reverse [2062] £10.00
62 SWITZERLAND - CEYLON 1919 (Jun 4) Incoming coloured picture postcard entitled "Schweiz - Partie bei Schuls-Tarasp" to Kurunegala bearing William Tell 10c tied St. Gallen cds & with violet circular Passed / Colombo / Censor hand stamp & partial Kurunegala (29 Jun) arrival cds. Kurunegala a smaller place with a population of 30315 in 2011 [2005] £6.00
63 ADEN - GB 1928 (Mar 4) Plain envelope to Harrogate bearing India GV 2a tied belted ADEN-CAMP cds [2295] £4.00
64 GREAT BRITAIN - USA 1932 (Nov 23) Plain envelope with letter to Group Capt. Fiennes, RAF, HM AIR ATTACHE, British Embassy, Washington bearing 1½d tied Farnborough cds [2010] £4.00
65 PALESTINE - EGYPT 1922 (May 9) Picture Postcard entitled "Mount of Ascension. Garden of Gethsemane" to Mataria bearing E.E.F. 1m & 5m overprinted Palestine & tied Jerusalem cds & with single ring belted Mataria (10 May) arrival cds. Mataria is a district in the northern region of Greater Cairo, east of the Nile [2066] £20.00
66 PALESTINE 1927 Mandate period 2m Printed Papers WRAPPER to Haifa tied by smudged Tel Aviv cds & with violet unframed SPECIMEN hand stamp [2059] £35.00
67 PALESTINE - GB 1929 (Nov 1) Plain envelope endorsed S/S Graz to Francis Field, Sutton Coldfield bearing 6p + 4p + pair 2p tied faintish violet S.S. GRAZ / LLOYD TRIESTINO cds [2270] £80.00
68 PALESTINE - TEL AVIV 1935 (Dec 12) The Workers Cooperative Loan & Saving Society Ltd., bi-lingual printed envelope REGISTERED to Tel Aviv bearing 6 x 3m & single 2m tied Mahne Yehuda BO / Jerusalem code A cds & with partial Jerusalem 8 No 221 registration label & on reverse Mahne Yehuda BO / Jerusalem (12 Dec) dispatch cds oval Registered / 12 DE 35 /Tel Aviv arrival Proud does not record single ring Mahne Yehuda code B cds [2271] £45.00
69 PALESTINE 1936 (Apr 26) Plain envelope used locally bearing British Mandate new currency 2m & 3m tied Tel Aviv MC cds with on reverse pencilled TEL AVIV MEDICAL CONGRESS black p'mk. Proud states: The author has the above postmark but has not been able to find any information [2273] £75.00
70 SPANISH MOROCCO 1937 Cover from Puerto Real to military address in Ifni with To be Censored at destination label and Tetuan censor tape. Cover slightly reduced at top and opened through censor tape £35.00
71 U.S.A. - PALESTINE 1928 (Mar 25) U.P.U. U.S.A. 3c McKinley REPLY POSTAL CARD pre addressed & printed to Schiff Trust & Saving Bank, Chicago from Jakob Cohen confirming receipt of $25 cancelled single ring Tel Aviv cds (Proud D 7) Scarcer item [2272] £70.00

WWII
72 ADEN - GB 1939 (Oct 30) Plain envelope worn & 60% back flap gone to Darlaston, S. Staffs., bearing Aden GV1 2a & ½a tied Aden cds & with violet circular type R1 Crown PASSED BY R.A.F. CENSOR No. 65 handstamp. R1 / 65 RAF Censor is recorded by Colley 20 Nov 1939 to 24 June 1940 this pre-dates the earliest recorded by 3 weeks. All R1 RAF censors with the exception of the B.E.F. in France during the misnamed Phoney war are becoming more difficult to locate [2233] £10.00
73 ARGENTINA - HOLLAND 1939 (Nov 11) Pictorial envelope showing DOVE OF PEACE carrying envelope in flight to Holland bearing 20c tied Buenos Aires cds & intercepted in Britain with PC 66 / OPENED BY CENSOR / 305 label. A pretty item [2234] £3.00
74 AZORES 1943 Angra censor tape on cover from Angra do Heroismo to Lisbon. 1/2” x 1/4” piece missing from top corner of cover £15.00
75 AUSTRALIA 1940 (Dec 20) Plain flimsy lightweight stampless envelope to Melbourne from Leoplold Spruch, Internee No 35224, INTERNMENT CAMP 3, TATURA with violet framed PASSED BY CENSOR V 91 & SERVICES OF PRISONERS OF WAR handstamps. Very flimsy paper with some faults including 15mm tear at top from opening [2231] £7.00
76 AUSTRALIA – GB 1942 (Sep 8) C.I.S. The sign of Security printed pre addressed Co-Operative Insurance Society Ltd., envelope with vertical crease REGISTERED to C.I.S. office in Manchester bearing Kookaburra 6d & GV1 definitive 1½d green tied Manly / N.S.W. cds & with matching Registration label No 3550 & red on white 2 / OPENED BY CENSOR label in 2 opposing lines tied violet unframed PASSED BY CENSOR / S.326 hand stamp & with on reverse Manly / N.S.W. (8 Sep) despatch + GPO Sydney / R.S. / N.S.W. Aust (9 Sep) transit cds [2235] £5.00
77 AUSTRALIA Plain stampless envelope to Melbourne from Isidor Stern E 40745, Hut 13 Camo 2, TATURA with violet framed PASSED BY CENSOR V 91 & SERVICES OF PRISONERS OF WAR plus unframed Approved for Transmission by Camp Commandant 2 / No; 18 handstamps & on reverse red on white 3 Opened by Censor label in 2 opposing lines tied by censor V 91 handstamp [2230] £10.00
78 AUSTRALIA 1943 Cover to Capt. Robertson, Australian POW captured at Rabaul, in Zensuji camp from his wife with Australian and Japanese censorship £35 .00
79 BRITISH HONDURAS - USA c1943 Wilson's Commission Agency, Belize printed postcard corner crease to bottom right to California "Sun Gold" Food Products, Los Angeles & forwarded locally on arrival bearing 2c tied poor cds & with violet circular US CENSORSHIP EXAMINED By hand stamp with 3398 inserted in manuscript (Mayo C5-1) [2274] £3.00
80 BULGARIA - AUSTRIA 1941 (Oct 7) Black & white photographic picture post card entitled Sofia Boul. "Marie Louise" which is a beautiful Street scene to Wien bearing pair Boris 111 tied bi-lingual Sofia (8 Oct) cds & with red 4 line Obercommando der Wehrmacht / Eagle / Gepruft roller (Riemer G-22) hand stamp + unframed violet 1012 + 1004 + green 201581 hand stamps [2236] £5.00
81 BURMA - USA 1941 (Jan 2) MAIDEN VOYAGE SS Executor American Export Lines printed pictorial envelope to Waterbury, Conn bearing 1a Commemoration /Postage Stamp / 6th May 1840 on 2a6p tied Rangoon cds & with violet circular Posted on the High Seas / Maiden Voyage /S.S. / Executor / 1940 & triangular Passed / Censor / 7 / Rangoon hand stamps & typed on reverse. Date of Sailing November 4, 1940 - Date of receipt of mail - February 24, 1941. [1993] £6.00
82 BURMA 1945 (21 Dec), Typed censor tape similar to CCSG Ty. 4A but with different spacing, tied by Ty. 4B handstamp, DGB/1, on cover from Rangoon to London. Rare. £40.00
83 BOLIVIA 1944 2 covers to Argentina from Sucre (bisect stamp franking well tied) and Potosi with different censor handstamps on back. I believe there were left over from the Chaco War £40.00
84 CEYLON - GB 1940 (Apr 9) Plain envelope by airmail to Southsea bearing 3c + 15c + 30c + 50c + 2c making correct 100c rate tied China Bay cds & with red circular Passed By / RAF / Censor / No 88 handstamp [type R1]. Scarce censor [1928] £16.00
85 CEYLON – GB 1942 (Aug 21) Harrisons & Crossfield Ltd., Colombo printed envelope endorsed "By Airmail" to Crowborough & forwarded to Tunbridge Wells with Colombo 100 cents meter cancel & with L/33 OPENED BY CENSOR label with L / applied in blue green ink [2302] £4.00
86 CEYLON - GB 1944 (Mar 31) Active Service Honour envelope [B P – 450 / G686- 3.6.42 - 5,00,000] endorsed By Airmail to Cardiff bearing Ceylon 1r tied TEMPORARY Indian FPO C cds & with violet triangular Field Censor / 57 & circular Unit Censor / X 154 / India hand stamps. The month & Year on date stamp is difficult to read [1969] £4.00
87 CEYLON - GB 1944 (Sep 10) Stampless envelope endorsed OAS to The Observer Office, Rochdale from 619646 LAC T. Taylor cancelled RAF POST / COLOMBO belted cds & with RAF Censor / 483 (Type R17) handstamp. Although Colley records this, he was unable to provide any dates of use as of the date of his updated book on USB device. [1982] £12.00
88 CEYLON - GB 1945 (Apr 14) Stampless Security: Think-Before You Write air letter to Reigate FROM 727 Company RASC (Ceylon MT) cancelled temporary belted FPO B cds & with violet circular Unit Censor / X 279 with India removed. Mentions have just moved here [1992] £7.00
89 CEYLON - GB 1945 (Apr 17) Stampless Airmail envelope endorsed OAS to Edinburgh cancelled belted Indian FPO 161 cds located Kandy & with violet triangular Field Censor / 178 & circular Unit Censor / X 520 with India removed [1991] £5.00
90 COSTA RICA 1941 Unusual internal censorship, on cover addressed to the younger brother of the head of the Costa Rican Communist Party prior to the time when the Calderon government made an alliance with the Communists £20.00
91 DENMARK - USA 1940 (Jan 1) Plain envelope with small piece gone top centre by airmail to Burbank CA bearing pair 1k & 10o tied Copenhagen/16 cds & with on reverse German Obercommando der Wehrmacht code . . E . . censor label tied faint violet circular Eagle Swastika & with small 90 within box handstamps [1981] £12.00
92 DENMARK - AUSTRIA 1941 (Feb 20) Lemche, Ellinorsvej 43, Charlottenlund envelope by airmail to Wien bearing 30ore + 20 on 15ore & 40 on 30ore tied Copenhagen date stamp & on reverse Geoffnet / Obercommando der Wehrmacht 5 dot censor label tied faint scarcer red circular Eagle Swastika (Riemer B-3a Abb 37) hand stamp [2018] £10.00
93 DUTCH EAST INDIES 19?? Almost certainly WWII mimeographed Censor enclosure form for returning cover with stamps enclosed (“27” inserted in ink). No cover with it. Rare £25.00
94 FRANCE - GB 1939 A. Le Mercier, Commerce de Porcs, Kerivoal printed envelope to Whitstable, Kent bearing Ceres 3f tied partial ??? mper R.P. / Finistere date stamp & with plain white resealing label tied pointed oval OUVERT WB 350 PAR L'AUTORITE MILITAIRE hand stamp. These early labels only had a relatively short life during the so called Phoney War until Germany invaded the low countries on 10 May 1940 [2241] £4.00
95 FRANCE - SWITZERLAND 1945 (Mar 20) Plain envelope to RED CROSS Agency for POW's in Geneva bearing Iris pair 2f chocolate tied Saint Cirq Lapopie cds & with black on buff Controle label tied black pointed oval Ouvert / LYZ / Par les Autorites de Controle & with on reverse tiny violet unframed 27. Scarcer mail from smaller towns to Red Cross [1828] £12.00
96 GERMANY - SWEDEN 1941 (Jul 23) Plain envelope to female in Sandarne, Sweden from FELDPOST 26123H allocated to Harbour Commandant at Caen, France bearing Hindenburg 2 x 20pf tied Feldpost “b” & Censored in Berlin. Feldpost mail to overseas destinations is rare although this appears to be quite a large correspondence [1990] £25.00
97 GERMANY - RUSSIAN EASTERN FRONT 1943 (Nov 18) Plain stampless envelope together with letter to Weimunster & endorsed from soldier at FP 38638E allocated to 4th Coy, Grenadier Regt 474, 254 Inf. Div. 18th Army Group located Leningrad area & cancelled circ Feldpost/d (21 Nov) cds [1988] £12.00
98 GERMANY - SWITZERLAND 1945 (Mar 31) Plain postcard to Zurich bearing Hitler head 16 Pf tied Augsburg / 1 cds & with scarcer red Zensurstelle / d / Gepruft (Riemer D-11) hand stamp. Scarcer German censor with Gepruft encased at bottom only used Oct 1944 to Apr 45 this being late use & scarce [2243] £25.00
99 GOLD COAST - GB 1941 (Mar 11) Plain envelope with vertical crease to London S.W. 1 bearing Gold Coast GV1 Christiansborg Castle 1d & ½d tied Takoradivihar / Gold Coast cds & with black on buff GOLD COAST / OPENED BY CENSOR label tied red hexagonal PASSED BY CENSOR / 8 / GOLD COAST handstamp [2242] £3.00
100 GB - HOLLAND 1939 (Nov 3) Uncensored Montgomerie & Workman Ltd., London EMERGENCY ADDRESS, 1st Floor, Port of London Authority Building, Trinity Square printed envelope to Amsterdam bearing 1d & 1½d tied London F. S. /M date stamp. Neat item [2009] £3.00
101 GB - USA [PRINTED PAPER RATE] 1940 (Nov 7) Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, London printed envelope to Furness Pacific Ltd., Los Angeles cancelled London 1d Paid meter cancel & with blue lozenge Crown PASSED Crown Passed / T.72 hand stamp [CCSG 2B3(T)] [2201] £4.00
102 GB - ISLE OF MAN CIVIL INTERNEE in CAMP "O" 1941 (Oct 24) Plain envelope opened carelessly & repaired with cellotape to 59058 Carlo Fodrio, House No 50, "O" Camp, Isle of Man, c/o Chief Postal Censor, Liverpool with c/o etc deleted in pencil bearing 2½d tied Lytham St. Annes / Lancs date stamp & with PC 90 Opened By / Examiner 4087 label imprinted 51 - 8959 - W.H.H. Ltd. + violet oval Headquarters Post Office / 29 Oct 1941 / Intern. Camps Douglas I.O.M. [1832] £15.00
103 GB - USA 1942 (Jun 19) Machinery, 17 Marine Parade, Brighton printed larger envelope 225 x 115mm to Glendale CA bearing 2½d tied Brighton & Hove date stamp & with violet boxed EXAMINED BY CENSOR / POSTAL SECTION / MINISTRY OF INFORMATION (CCSG H18A) with blue crayon 216 inserted, item creased & with tears plus small piece gone from top but presentable [1936] £4.00
104 GB - BELGIUM 1945 (Jan 1) Plain postcard to Liege from Soldat Dubois, 12 Coy CTA, 172 Coller Lane, Bradford bearing GB 2d tied Bradford machine date stamp (3 Jan) & with violet lozenge Crown / PASSED / P.102 hand stamp with manuscript 35 added presumably to confirm message written in Belgian. Nice item of Allied Free Forces [2297] £20.00
105 GUATEMALA - USA to ORCHID SOCIETY1942 (May 2) Plain envelope by airmail to Cambridge, Mass. from Coban bearing colourful combination of Captains Palace 15c, 4c overprinted Expreso & 2c overprinted Construccion / 1942 / Un Centavo tied mute wavy line canceller & on reverse Guatemala (2 May) wavy lined slogan & with black on white Examined By / 2030 label applied at San Antonio. Very nice looking item [2266] £4.00
106 HAITI - USA 1944 (Sep 20) Plain envelope registered to Sterling National Bank & Trust Co., New York endorsed Par Avion & with blue handstamp of Mr. d' onofrio, Foreign Department bearing 1g & 50c with on reverse additional 15c & 5c tied St Marc cds & with framed R with manuscript 4329 alongside & Sous-Secretariat D'Etat/A L'Information et a la Police Generale / OUVERT PAR LA CENSURE label tied partial violet circular Republique D'Haiti /Informations et Police Generale hand stamp & on opposite side US transparent Examined By / 3508 tape with on reverse New York [24 Sep & 26 Sep] transit & New York [27 Sep] arrival date stamps [2267] £10.00
107 HUNGARY - AUSTRIA 1944 (Sep 2) Hungary 18f STATIONARY card to Vienna cancelled Budapest & with Zensurstelle / Gepruft roller censor (Riemer G-26a used only between Sept 1944 – Feb 1945) [2006] £8.00
108 INDIA - GB 1939 (Oct 5) Plain envelope by airmail to Bexhill on Sea from Major G. Plover, Station Supply Depot, PESHAWAR bearing GV1 Dak Runner 2 Anna & Mail Plane 12 Anna tied boxed Use the Air Mail & Save Time / Peshawar slogan date stamp & with red triangular PASSED CENSOR 3 PESHAWAR handstamp [2300] £10.00
109 INDIA - GB 1940 (Feb 20) Crested The Kings envelope to Stockport endorsed on reverse from Pte Gleave HQ Coy, Roberts barracks NWFP bearing Dak Bullock Cart 2½a tied Mall Road / Peshawar cd & with red triangular Passed / Censor / 1 / PESHAWAR [CCSG 1H] handstamp [1997] £7.00
110 INDIA - GB 1940 (Aug 4) Plain envelope by airmail to A.J. Henderson, c/o Misses Henderson, Malvern & forwarded to Colchester bearing India Mail Plane 12a & Dak Runner 2a tied DARJEELING cds & with smudged over inked mauve triangular PASSED / CENSOR / 27 hand stamp with Malvern (12 Apr) date stamp for forwarding [2244] £8.00
111 INDIA - IRELAND1942 (Nov 27) India 4a printed Airmail STATIONARY post card to Londonderry from 129929 Sgt. Bresland, 20th Field Battery, R.A.S.C. c/o Army Base P.O., India cancelled Indian Section Base Office No ?? (unclear) cds & with triangular FIELD / CENSOR / 22 / INDIA + circular UNIT CENSOR / A 187 / INDIA hand stamps both in violet & black lozenge Crown over PASSED / DHB 9 hand stamp [2245] £7.00
112 INDIA - TURKEY VIA EGYPT 1943 (May 13) Plain envelope to Istanbul bearing GV1 3½ Anna tied Mahableshvar cds & with PC90 Opened By Examiner label tied blue unframed DHC / 63 & black lozenge Crown / Passed / DHC 37 hand stamps + with violet unframed T. 4353 hand stamp applied in Egypt & on back violet unframed 9856 hand stamp & Istanbul (3 Jul) arrival date stamp [2299] £22.00
113 INDIA 1940 (May) CCSG Ty. 8A1 tape, ungummed, affixed by staples, with Ty. 3A Karachi handstamp, on airmail cover from Khairkaram (sp?) to GB. £10.00
114 INDIA 1945 Bombay censor plus handstamp POSTAL APPRISAL BRANCH/ PASSED arms/BOMBAY CUSTOMS HOUSE on airmail cover from Egypt £10.00
115 INDIA 1942 (June) CCSG Ty. 6 handstamp, DHQ (then = Madura, 10 points) in incoming cover from Ceylon to Severakottai. Cover opened through tape and has small pieces out at top and bottom £10.00
116 JAMAICA, GERMANY 1943 POW parcel acknowledgment postcard with Jamaica D/5 censor handstamp and Berlin machine censor, Landsmann BDM1.1. 2 punch holes for filing at bottom, otherwise fine £30.00
117 KENYA - INDIA 1942 (May 29) Plain envelope by airmail to Sgt. J.A. Duthy, c/o Messr's Begg Dunlop & Co., Calcutta & forwarded in red ink to RAF Jamshedpur, Tatanaga B.N.P. bearing KUT GV1 Lake Naivasha 1/- + Jinja bridge by Rion Falls 30c tied Nakuyu / Kenya cds & with OPENED BY CENSOR / N 121 label (CCSG 11C) with hand struck N 121 inserted tied black lozenge Crown over PASSED DHA hand stamp & on reverse Calcutta GPO (6 Jun) transit cds & boxed Buy Defence / Savings Certificates / Delivery / 9 Jun 1942 / Jamshedpur arrival date stamp [2246] £5.00
118 KENYA - GB 1943 (Feb 19) Plain stampless envelope to Glasgow cancelled EA APO 87 cds & with violet framed PASSED BY BASE CENSOR EA No 11/01 handstamp & on reverse small violet A.13 within circle handstamp [2303] £7.00
119 MADAGASCAR 1940 Highly unusual censor tape error: gummed on printed side, on cover from Tananarive to French military address (SP 610) in the Levant £25.00
120 NETHERLANDS - USA 1941(May 10) Plain envelope to Longview, Washington containing two unused post cards of House at Doorn showing gardens & lake bearing 2½c tied Doorn cds paying the PRINTED MATTER RATE & with large German red circular Ab censor hand stamp ([Riemer B-30a Abb 64) [2268] £3.00
121 NETHERLANDS – GERMANY 1941 (Dec 24) Postcard giving Xmas & New Year greetings & showing Trams & car on Traffic Island to Berlin bearing 2½c tied Amsterdam slogan date stamp & with red circular Obercommando Der Wehrmacht Eagle code "C" handstamp (Riemer C-5d) & violet small boxed 39 & 40 handstamps plus red crayon M45 [2265] £2.00
122 NETHERLANDS - GERMANY 1942 (Mar 24) Netherlands 5c printed STATIONARY post card to Berlin cancelled Naarden cds & with red circular Obercommando der Wehrmacht /Eagle Swastika / C 61 / Gepruft handstamp + small violet boxed 39 & also 40 censor handstamps [2229] £20.00
123 NED EAST INDIES - GB 1940 (Apr 6) Het Bijbelhuis, Bandoeng printed airmail envelope to British & Foreign Bible Society, London E.C.4 bearing Queen Wilhelmina 25c & 20c tied BANDOENG / SEINT VIA RADIO fancy triangular styled date stamp & with PC 66 OPENED BY CENSOR 3146 label [2248] £5.00
124 NED. EAST INDIES - USA from SUMATRA 1942(Jan 5) International Rubber Co. printed envelope to Company Office in New York bearing 10c & 5c tied Kisaran cds & with black on brown Door Censuur Geopend label tied red circular Deviezen / Censuur / 4 hand stamp overlaid by plain brown label tied blue circular Passed By / Censor hand stamp with manuscript 1561 inserted in ink & on reverse black circular Censuur /6.1.42 / 32 hand stamp [1980] £6.00
125 NEW ZEALAND - IRELAND 1942 (Oct 21) Plain envelope with light vertical crease by airmail to Belfast bearing NZ Arms 2/6d brown tied Auckland C.I. slogan & with Opened By Censor in New Zealand label tied violet circular PASSED BY CENSOR N. Z. / 105 handstamp [2249] £10.00
126 NEW ZEALAND - USA 1944 (Jul 26) Plain envelope to Cleveland, Ohio bearing Centenary ½d & 2½d chocolate & slate tied Christchurch slogan & with violet lozenge Crown over PASSED DDA 11 handstamp. The Centenary 2½d SG 560 is very scarce with minimum SG Cat in 2007 of GBP 21 as a loose stamp [2247] £9.00
127 NEW ZEALAND 1945 (May 14) Pictorial stampless Crown over Laurel leaves with flying bird, R.N.Z.A.F. printed envelope to Mrs. McDonald, Wellington from NZ 413575 F/Lieut R.A. McDonald cancelled partial R.N.Z.A.F. / NZ APO cds & with violet framed Censored / R.N.Z.A.F. / Signature & rank with manuscript signature of Lieut McDonald plus another similar envelope from same writer to Capt. K.M. McDonald, 2nd Field Ambulance Coy, R.N.Z.A. Barracks, Fort Dorset, Wellington without cancellation but with manuscript Censored By R.A. McDonald. 2 items [2264] £10.00
128 NORWAY - USA 1940 (May 10) Plain envelope to Hollywood CA bearing Norway rampant Lion 30 ore tied Oslo cds & with Gepruft Obercommando der Wehrmacht Eagle swastika label(Riemer B-51) tied red circular Obercommando der Wehrmacht / Eagle Swastika / Briefstempel - Geoffnet hand stamp (Riemer B-2a). Scarcer German censorship [1819] £5.00
129 PALESTINE-GB-GERMANY 1941-1943 2 covers and a postcard from GB (42, cover) and Palestine (41 postcard, 43 cover) to British Civil Internee No. 48, Karl Mosbacher, at Ilag VIII and Ilag VIIIZ Tost. Covers with letters enclosed. 3 different Ilag VIII and VIIIZ camp censor handstamps, one partly over space on postcard from which stamps were removed £40.00
130 PALESTINE 1939 (Dec) Early permit and Jerusalem censor handstamps on unsealed printed matter cover £10.00
131 PANAMA, CANAL ZONE 1944 Manuscript censorship permit marking that indicates a license issued by the Republic of Panama, on cover from Panama City to Costa Rica, with Canal Zone censor tape. The only example I have seen of this licensure (which had no postal censorship in WWII as far as I know) £20.00
132 PAPUA & NG - AUSTRALIA 1939 (Nov 13) Plain envelope to Canberra bearing Papua & N.G. 1939 Air 2d tied Port Moresby / Papua cds & 1944 (Sep 25) Airmail envelope to Hobart bearing Australia 2d & 1d tied AFPO / No 74 located Port Moresby & unusually with blue From H.M. Ship Naval Tombstone Censor h/s [1970] £5.00
133 PARAGUAY - GB 1944 (Oct 28) Antebi E. Hijos, Asuncion printed envelope by airmail to Austin Motor Co. Ltd., Longbridge Works, Birmingham bearing President Ortiz 2 x 10 peso + President Alessandori 4 x 30 peso making 140 peso rate tied Correo Aereo Asuncion / Paraquay cds in violet & with PC90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 7629 label & on reverse Lisbon (19 Nov) transit cds. Attractive & colourful [2250] £6.00
134 ROUMANIA - GERMANY 1940 (May 30) Cartea Romaneasca S.A., Bucuresti printed envelope to Unna in Westfalen bearing 1939 pictorial Pair 8 lei with C R PERFORATED indents tied Bucuresti / Gara de Nord slogan date stamp & with Geoffnet / Obercommando der Wehrmacht .. g.. label (Riemer G -53a) tied Eagle Swastika roller (Riemer G -20) hand stamp in red. Riemer states the label was not used till June 1940 & the hand stamp till November, I guess that by the time the cover reached Vienna it was June but this is early use of both label & hand [2251] £12.00
135 ST. HELENA 1944 CCSG Ty IIIC tape, manuscript 1/VV all on back of cover to US £80.00
136 SAN SALVADOR - USA 1945 (Aug 9) Dr. Erwin Kosak printed airmail envelope to Recter Mineral Trading Corp., New York bearing 8c & pair 15c tied violet Correo Aereo / Salvador date stamp & w/transparent EXAMINED BY 50104 tape [2252] £2.00
137 SOUTH AFRICA 1944 (Nov 2) Plain fragment i.e. top half of front of plain envelope by airmail to ASSISTANT CUSTODIAN OF ENEMY PROPERTY bearing 3d + 4d + 1/- tied bi-lingual Capetown cds & with bi-lingual violet Passed by Censor hand stamp. NOTE This is NOT a complete cover [1643] £5.00
138 SOUTH AFRICA 1940 Cover from German civil internee with Baviaansport POW frank and 2-line civil censor handstamp, to Korea (then part of the Japanese Empire). Highly unusual origin-destination item £50.00
139 SPAIN - GB 1941 (Dec 1) Plain envelope roughly opened along top by airmail to London SW1 bearing Franco 20c & pair 1p tied Palafrugell cds & with black on brown CENSURA GUBERNATIVA / BARCELONA label tied by blue unframed 272 on face violet framed Censura Gubernativa / Barcelona on back plus additional unframed 285 on face & with PC90 OPENED BY / EXAMINER 536 label [2253] £3.00
140 SPAIN - DENMARK 1942 (Feb 10) Plain envelope to Copenhagen with blue oval LEGATION Royale De Denmark at Madrid hand stamp bearing 70c & 5c tied Madrid date stamp & with on reverse black boxed MADRID / C.G. / EXTENA hand stamp & on face Ad within circle + unframed 20 + 4 within circle & boxed 30 hand stamps all in shades of bluish violet. Unusual Legation mail that has been looked at but not opened and allowed to pass [2254] £9.00
141 SPAIN - DENMARK 1942 (May 29) Deusche Northern Pulp Co. S.A., Madrid printed envelope to Copenhagen bearing pair 40c tied Madrid date stamp & with Plain Brown resealing label almost totally overlaid by Geoffnet / Obercommando der Wehrmacht / . . d . . label [Riemer D-59] tied violet circular Eagle Swastika [Riemer D-3] hand stamp & with on face unframed 1 + boxed 31 & 37 within frame or circle hand stamps all in blue plus red boxed 2425 & 2441 hand stamps. The Germans doing a thorough job as always despite addressed to a country they occupied [2255] £6.00
142 SPAIN - GB 1944 (Feb 14) Guillermo S. Ramsden, Bilbao printed envelope with small piece gone top left & vertical crease by airmail to The Power Flexible Tubing Co. Ltd., London bearing Franco pair 1 pts & 25c tied Bilbao cds & with violet unframed 304 + oval Censura Gubernativa de Comunicaciones / Arms / Bilbao hand stamps & PC90 continuous Crowns / Opened by / Examiner / 337 label [1815] £3.00
143 SPAIN - GB 1945 (Jul 23) Madina S.L.-Ingenieros printed airmail envelope to Power Flexible Company, London bearing Spain 1939 Air 2pts & Franco 25c tied Bilbao (23 Jun) cds & with plain brown re-sealing label tied black framed Censura / 22 Jun 45 / E with on opposite side PC90 continuous Crowns / Opened by / Examiner / 6617 label [1803] £6.00
144 SWITZERLAND - AUSTRIA 1940 (Aug 19) Picture postcard entitled "Lle de Salagnon et les Dents du Midi" to Wien bearing Swiss Landscapes 20c tied Lausanne slogan date stamp & with violet unframed Autorise oficellement le 26.3.1940 / Contormement a I'ACS du 3.10.1939 & circular dark violet Gepruft Obercommando der Wehrmacht / Eagle swastika (Riemer E-2a) + series of violet 207, 294, 242, 276 within small boxed hand stamps showing the examiner tables that item passed through [1801] £5.00
145 SWITZERLAND - GB 1940 (Oct 16) Plain envelope with vertical crease by airmail to W. H. Smith & Son Ltd, Railway Station, Margate bearing Swiss Helvetia Seated 60c tied Chur cds & with PC90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 637 label [2256] £4.00
146 SWITZERLAND - GB 1942 (Jan 23) Dr. G.V. Zurich printed envelope by airmail to Imre Lukacs, Crowborough bearing Swiss historical types William Tell 60c tied Zurich 2 Fraumunster cds & with unframed Geneve instructional for airmail routing + PC90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 6664 label [2257] £6.00
147 TRINIDAD 1941 CCSG (2016) handstamp Ty. CH 5.1 (“CENOSR” error) tying plain brown tape on cover from San Fernando to US.  Back flap tear £12.00
148 TRIPOLITANIA 1945 (Mar) PC 90 tape (as CCSG Ty IV except P over M rather than over I) ZA/42034, on cover from Tripoli to Italy £25.00
149 VENEZUELA - GB 1941 (Jul 5) Printed airmail envelope to Falmouth bearing Airs 75c + 5c + 25c + Pair 10c + definitives 5c & pair 10c making 150c rate tied violet Maracaibo cds & with partial PC90 OPENED BY EXAMINER label with Examiner portion missing [2258] £2.00
150 USA - GB 1940 (Dec 24) Plain envelope to New Ashford, Kent bearing Prexie pair 1½c tied Del Rio, Texas date stamp & with violet binocular T/N.Y. // Centimes 20 / 2 Tax hand stamp & PC90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 6836 label. No Tax collected perhaps a belated Xmas gift by the authorities [2259] £3.00
151 USA 1944 (Apr 13) Airmail envelope carelessly opened right side to New York endorsed from Major Fuller 1st CARIBBEAN REGT. bearing USA Transport 10c tied Fort Eustis VA duplex & with blue/green Crown over circle / Passed By Censor / 9898 [2012] £6.00
152 USA-MEXICO 1945(Jan 8) Hotel Kimball printed PICTORIAL ENVELOPE to Mexico bearing strip 5 x 3c Win the War tied Springfield / Mass duplex date stamp & with US transparent Examined By / 7981 tape [2269] £2.00

POST WORLD WAR 2
153 ADEN - GB 1957 (Mar 6) Airmail envelope to London bearing GB 2½d tied FPO 937 cds & endorsed from LAC Thorne, RAF, ADEN PROTECTORATE LEVIES, BFPO 69. Any mail from British soldiers attached to Aden Native units is very scarce [1975] £12.00
154 BURMA 1945 (Sep 16) Plain envelope used locally within Rangoon bearing Burma GV1 1½a overprinted Mily Admin tied Rangoon date stamp & with PC90 OPENED BY EXAMINER label tied on reverse violet lozenge Crown over PASSED / DGB 3 hand stamp [2237] £7.00
155 CANADA - ITALY 1962 (Sep 21) Printed CANADIAN Forces Air Letter to A.W.U. RCAF, CAPO 5047 located Decimomannu, SARDINIA fnkd Canadian Red River Settlement 5c tied CFPO 111 cds with violet oval RCAF Air Weapons Unit / Orderly Room / CAPO 5047 Sardinia Italy with alongside circular clock type Central Registry / AWU Detachment / RCAF Sardinia / Italy [1979] £3.00
156 COLOMBIA 1948 (26 April) REVISADA POL LA CENSURA handstamp on unsealed domestic cover. From La Violencia, the 10-year civil war that began with the assassination of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala on 9 April 1948. Scarce £20.00
157 DENMARK - GB 1945 (Jul 10) Plain envelope by airmail to Kings Cross, London from J.F. Kaszner bearing definitive 50 ore & 20 ore tied Kobenhavn cds & with continuous Udlandspostkontollen Crown Danmark label tied circular Crown /340 / Danmark hand stamp in violet [2238] £4.00
158 DENMARK - GB 1945 (Aug 7) J.F. Kaszner printed envelope by airmail to Kings Cross, London bearing definitive 30 ore & 35 ore tied Kobenhavn cds & with continuous Udlandspostkontollen Crown Danmark label tied circular Crown / 371 / Danmark hand stamp in violet [2239] £4.00
159 DENMARK - GB 1945 (Aug 24) Andersson & Bardram A/S, Kobenhavn printed envelope with light vertical crease to The Power Flexible Tubing Co., Ltd., London N.4 bearing strip 4 x 10 ore tied Kobenhavn cds & with continuous Crown Udlandspostkontrollen Danmark label tied violet circular Crown / 469 / Danmark hand stamp [2240] £5.00
160 FRANCE - GERMANY 1947(Apr 6) Kriegsgefangenenpost / Correspondance de Prisonnaire de Guerre printed letter sheet to Munden in Hanover from German soldier POW & with blue green boxed CENSURE / DEPOT 401 handstamp of Camp d'Auvours [2260] £7.00
161 GERMANY - GB ALLIED OCCUPATION 1945 (Aug 1) Mourning envelope to Crowborough, Sussex from Bonn on Rhine bearing Numeral 75pf & with PC90 continuous Crowns OPENED BY EXAMINER 9009 label tied violet circular MILITARY CENSORSHIP / 19401 / CIVIL MAILS hand stamp. Mourning envelopes are unusual this period [2261] £6.00
162 GERMANY - GB ALLIED CENSORSHIP 1947 (Mar 12) African & Eastern Trading Company (Hamburg) GmbH printed envelope imprinted Druckerel, Ep. 177 Hamburg 2603 | 1000 | 9.46, Klasse A to United Africa Co. Ltd., Manchester cancelled Hamburg / Afrika Import & Export / Messberghof 75pf meter cancel & with PC90 continuous Crowns OPENED BY EXAMINER 7057 label tied violet circular BRITISH CENSORSHIP Crown 2415 GERMANY handstamp [2262] £6.00
163 GERMANY - USA ALLIED OCCUPATION 1947 (Aug 7) Plain envelope to Camden N. Jersey bearing Numeral 75pf tied smudged cds & with black circular US CIVIL CENSORSHIP "B" FFM hand stamp [2263] £10.00
164 GERMANY - ITALY 1963 - 1964 Group 3 Printed Canadian Forces Air Letters one is bi-lingual to Air Weapons Unit RCAF, CAPO 5047 Decimomanno,Sardinia bearing QE11 definiives to 5c tied CFPO 107 (10 Oct 63 at Baden-Soellingen) or CFPO 46 (8 Jun 64 at Werl) cds both with CFPO 111 arrivals & Queen Victoria centenary 5c tied CFPO 106 (2 Feb 63 at Zweibruken) & on face red oval RCAF Air Weapons Unit / Orderly Room / CAPO 5047 Sardinia, Italy handstamp. Nice group 3 items [1986] £6.00
165 GREAT BRITAIN 1946 (Aug 9) Pictorial red, white & blue PATRIOTIC envelope with flags of four nations with V in centre to Inverbervie bearing 1d tied Mill Hill / NW 1 cds [2002] £3.00
166 HONG KONG - GB 1948 (Mar) Airmail envelope with part back flap gone to Lanark bearing 10c tied Hong Kong / 6c cds & with black circular Army Signals handstamp & 1949 (Aug 23) Pictorial airmail envelope showing Chinese flag to Totnes T/21182776 Dvr. Kutchings, A Pln. 8 Coy RASC bearing 20c tied weak Kowloon / Hong Kong cds & on reverse Hong Kong / 2 transit cds. 2 covers [1998] £6.00
167 JAMAICA - GB 1950 (May 16) Plain envelope endorsed Forces Air Mail to Command Secretary, Northern Command, Old Government House, Clifton, York, bearing Jamaica GV1 definitive 1d & 1½d tied Kingston slogan & on reverse violet circular Headquarters / Caribbean Area / Jamaica handstamp [1984] £4.00
168 KOREA 1950 (Postmark appears to be 88 1 10 which would be Jan. 10, 1950), Post Office resealing tape on cover addressed in Chinese characters, franked with Sc. 109 (issued in 1949). A cover with this same tape tied by a censor handstamp, shown on the CCSG website at download/file.php?id=163 sold recently in eBay for $228. £100.00
169 SOUTH AFRICA - GB 1946-7 Trio of uncensored airmail envelopes to Mr & Mrs H. V. de Wieken, London bearing 3d Bantam & 1/- Wildebeest (Aug '46) or Pair 6d & single 3d Bantams (Jun '46) both tied Johannesburg Save meal and Bread slogans plus 6d Orange tree & 3d Groot Schuur tied Johannesburg machine (Oct '47). During WW2 Henry Wieken was a Dutch Free Forces soldier fighting alongside the Allies while Mrs Wieken was a deportee interned in Gibraltar Camp, Jamaica. 3 items [2228] £9.00
170 US 1956 San Francisco Examined and Passed handstamp on printed matter cover from Hong King. An example of intimidation censorship that was written up in CCSG Bulletin 196, pg. 160 £12.00
171 YEMEN ARAB REPUBLIC ca. 1965 Tape made from notebook paper with printed text reading Yemen Arab Republic/Opened Under Censor's Authority. 3 examples recorded, all from Sana'a franked with stamps issued in 1962-63. Cover reduced at left. £65.00


Results of Auction #201, 8 out of 9 bidders winning a total of 27 lots
#2 £40.00 #7 £7.00 #11 £12.00 #12 £6.00 #13 £8.00 #20 £25.00 #26 £16.00
#36 £30.00 #37 £12.00 #52 £58.00 #57 £20.00 #63 £40.00 #64 £15.00 #74 £20.00
#89 £12.00 #99 £4.00 #102 £15.00 #111 £9.00 #115 £8.00 #128 £20.00 #132 £120.00
#135 £18.00 #139 £35.00 #146 £25.00 #148 £88.00 #158 £15.00 #177 £9.00
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