CCSG Auction Lot Listing

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CCSG Auction Lot Listing

Postby dannmayo » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:17 pm

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CCSG Auction No. 203
Closing Date for bids Tuesday 3rd September 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 GB - SOUTH AFRICA BOER WAR 1901 (Jan 10) Plain envelope addressed to Baakins Bay, Cape Colony & forwarded in blue crayon to Beaufort West, Cape Colony, bearing GB QV 1d lilac tied Chiselhurst cds & with violet circular PASSED BY CENSOR with initials in centre & with Beaufort (1 Feb) arrival cds on reverse [2322] £4.00
2 SOUTH AFRICA BOER WAR AUSTRALIAN CONTINGENT 1901 (Jul 10) Plain creased, stained, carelessly opened & part of back flap missing envelope endorsed Stamps Not Available together with mostly family business letter over 12 sides of paper headed Platrand & written by 466 Pvt. Henry Carr Whitehead, 1st N.S.W. Mounted Rifles to Lewisham, Sydney cancelled single ring ARMY P.O. 44 /S. AFRICA (27 Jul) cds & on reverse Petersham, NSW (3 Sep) transit cds Dreadful condition but scarce see http://alhresearch.tripod.com/Light_Hor ... hi-to-wil/ [2390] £25.00
3 SOUTH AFRICA BOER WAR AUSTRALIAN CONTINGENT REGISTERED 1901 (Oct 28) GB Queen Victoria 2d Registered envelope with faults & adhesive excised together with mostly family business letter written over 10 sides of paper headed Holland Farm, Orange River Colony, that may not belong & sent by 466 Pvt. Henry Carr Whitehead, 1st N.S.W. Mounted Rifles to Lewisham, Sydney, cancelled double ring FIELD POST OFFICE 41 / BRITISH ARMY S. AFRICA (27 Jul) cds & with blue crayon 635 & black 1209 & with on reverse octagonal ARMY POST OFFICE / V. R. / STANDERTON / NATAL FIELD FORCE (28 Oct) + Durban Natal (1 Nov) & Registered / Sydney (2 Dec) transit marks Scarce see http://alhresearch.tripod.com/Light_Hor ... hi-to-wil/ [2391] £35.00
4 SOUTH AFRICA BOER WAR 1902 (May 9) Plain envelope to Grahamstown bearing C.O.G.H. 1d tied oval unclear numeral with Craigbonnie cds alongside & with violet oval PRESS CENSOR / 10 Jun 1902 / PASSED & with Bedford (10 Jun) transit cds & Grahamstown (11 Jun) squared circle arrival on reverse [2323] £4.00
5 GREAT BRITAIN MILITARY CAMPS Picture postcards (3) 1907 York Minster bearing ED V11 ½d tied Strensall Camp / York duplex, 1918 Airship on Convoy Duty bearing GV 1½d tied Prees Heath Camp / Winchester cds, 1915 Photo card entitled At Sutton Veny, How 1 Camp is Planned with details & marked Copyright by A Vowles bearing GV ½d tied Sutton Veny Camp / Wilts cds. 3 items & very nice group [2366] £15.00

WWI
6 AUSTRALIA A.I.F forces in FRANCE 1916 (Dec 4) Field Service Post Card imprinted (93871) Wt. W3497-293 4,500m. 8/16 J.J.K. & Co., Ltd (Daynes FC 9d) with some staining to Cygnet, Tasmania from A.I.F. soldier cancelled FPO 10.X cds located Guedecourt, Somme. During this 2nd security period FPO 10.X was used by the Australian 13th Brigade on the Western Front [2350] £15.00
7 AUSTRALIA A.I.F. FORCES in EGYPT 1916 Pair stampless picture postcards to Cygnet, Tasmania entitled Thebes Ramesseum showing ruins dated 2 Jan 1916 & endorsed On Active Service No Stamps Available & headed Intermediate Base Camp Egypt other dated 18 May 1916 entitled Cairo-native Street with blue triangular Passed By Censor / Crown / No 3297 handstamp [2351] £10.00
8 AUSTRALIA A.I.F forces in FRANCE 1917 (Jul 5) Plain stampless envelope damaged top left endorsed Post Card Only to Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, from A.I.F. soldier cancelled A.P.O. S.W.2 75 cds used at Harfleur at Australian Base Depot & with violet oval Passed Field Censor / 920 hand stamp [2348] £20.00
9 AUSTRALIA A.I.F forces in FRANCE 1917 (Jul 13) Plain stampless envelope endorsed On Active Service with small opening faults to Cygnet, Tasmania, cancelled FPO 1.Y cds & with violet oval Passed Field Censor / Crown / 1477 hand stamp. During this 4th security period FPO 1.Y was used by the Australian 13th Brigade on the Western Front [2370] £30.00
10 AUSTRALIA A.I.F. FORCES OVERSEAS Plain Stampless censored envelopes (5) to Sandy Bay, Tasmania, from Western front 3 with good interesting letters one from Convalescent hospital, Honour envelope with letter from 1st Div attached 2nd Field Ambulance, past 4 days have treated about 3,000 wounded, YMCA envelope with GB GV 1d tied partial Hurdcott Camp, 4 loose letters 2 written on different styles of YMCA paper or Australian Red Cross paper plus one plain paper from Capt. Chisholm, A. Co., HQ Batt., 10th Brigade thanking sender for parcel that has been distributed among his men.5 plain, honour & YMCA envelopes + loose YMCA letters (2) Red Cross & one plain paper 11 items [2346] £25.00
11 AUSTRALIA A.I.F forces in FRANCE 1917 (Oct 3) Plain stampless roughly opened envelope endorsed On Active Service to Inspector of Roads, Cygnet, Tasmania, from A.I.F. soldier cancelled A.P.O. S.75 cds located Frevent & with red oval Passed Field Censor / 1408 hand stamp [2347] £6.00
12 AUSTRALIA A.I.F forces in FRANCE 1918 (Apr 10) Field Service Post Card imprinted Wt. W1566-R1619-18539 8000m. 6-17. C. & Co., Grange Mills. S.W. (Daynes FC 11c) with diagonal crease & small stains to Cygnet, Tasmania from A.I.F. soldier cancelled FPO 198 cds located Corbie, Somme. During this 5th security period FPO 198 was used by the Australian 10th Brigade on the Western Front [2359] £15.00
13 AUSTRALIA FORCES in FRANCE SCENE of ACTION 1918 (Jun 21) Single page letter only written on YMCA with the British Expeditionary Force printed paper to Lelia from her brother Roy H. Hall, headed "Orleans the Scene of Action, France" with interesting content "have never received a parcel or Paper from Tasmania" "Just fancy it is over 12 months since I left Tasmania I hope this war is over before another 12 months have past". He got his wish [2369] £2.00
14 AUSTRALIA A.I.F forces in FRANCE 1917 (Dec 4) Plain stampless envelope endorsed On Active Service & complete with letter to Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, from A.I.F. soldier cancelled FPO 3.C (10 Dec) cds located Messines & with violet oblong Passed by Censor / No 4596 hand stamp together with 3 sided letter headed Somewhere in France. During this 4th security period FPO 3.C was used by the Australian 3rd Brigade on the Western Front [2349] £20.00
15 CANADA, 1918 Canadian civil censor tape partly (about 20%) covering Amherst Internment Camp censor handstamp on cover to Germany £30.00
16 CUBA - USA 1918(Aug 26) National City Bank of New York, West Indian Branch, Havana, Cuba printed env [central vertical crease] to New York fnkd 3c perf NCB tied Havana d/s & w/black on white Opened By / Censor / No label tied circ Passed By Censor / 5000 h/s in violet [690] £4.00
17 FRANCE - G.B Undated plain env to New Cross, London endorsed from Edmund Martin, Interprete-Base-Anglaise bearing 25c tied Mute 7 Horizional bars & w/black on white Opened By / Censor / 610 label [CCSG type 4] [1204] £3.00
18 GERMANY - USA 1915 Pair items [1] Dutch Xmas Greeting card to Chicago bearing 10pf tied Flensberg / 2 cds to Chicago [2] envelope complete with letter to Buffalo bearing pair 10pf tied Cassel date stamp & both with red circular Auslandstelle Coln-Deutz / Frie Gegeben handstamp. [2305] £4.00
19 GB - AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN FORCES in GB 1917 (Apr 8) Plain envelope together with letter to Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, from A.I.F. soldier bearing GB GV 1d tied Durrington Camp B.O. / Salisbury cds [2345] £8.00
20 GB - AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN FORCES in GB 1917 (May 16) plain envelope bearing GB GV 1d & 1918 (Jun 16) envelope bearing 1d & ½d to Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, both with letters from A.I.F. soldier at No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, Salisbury & cancelled Hurdcott Camp cds [2352] £8.00
21 GB - AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN FORCES in GB 1917 (Sep 30) Australian YMCA printed envelope to Port Cygnet, Tasmania, from A.I.F. soldier bearing GB GV 1d tied Durrington Camp B.O. / Salisbury cds [2343] £8.00
22 GB - AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN FORCES in GB 1917 Pair Plain envelopes one with 80% back flap gone, other fine to Sandy Bay, Tasmania, from A.I.F. soldier bearing GB GV 1d tied Durrington Camp B.O. / Salisbury cds [2344] £6.00
23 GB - AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN FORCES at HURDCOTT CAMP in GB 1918 Group 5 YMCA envelopes to Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, from A.I.F. soldier & all bearing GB GV 1d tied Hurdcott Camp cds, 2 with letters on YMCA paper, other 3 endorsed Post card only [2353] £20.00
24 GREAT BRITAIN PICTORIAL SERIES R.E CARD with POEM 1916 (Jun 30) Series R.E. pictorial postcard showing R.E. badge with rafts & pontoon construction & patriotic poem regarding defeating the Hun to Penryn, Cornwall headed Edinburgh but with part message “But as you know how we are fixed on the island for buying anything” bearing GV ½d tied Western D.O. Edinburgh cds Very nice card [2367] £15.00
25 GREAT BRITAIN [CANADIAN FORCES-SALONIKA] 1916 (Nov 15) Glossy black & white Daily Mail picture postcard entitled Decorating a Canadian on the Field of Battle showing Canadian soldier receiving DCM to Offenham, Nr. Evesham, bearing ½d tied faint but readable Chattenden / Rochester d/s & w/interesting content "about 45 of us are detailed for Salonica, I do expect we shall get any leave" [1238] £2.00
26 GB - CHANNEL ISLANDS 1918 (July) Photographic postcard entitled The lads who are "Doing there Bit" - Guernsey, July, 1918 showing group of Soldiers, Sailor, etc in group photograph outside building [2342] £20.00
27 GB - CHANNEL ISLANDS 1915 Unused postcard with drawing of "Unsere Burg, Camp - Jersey" [2341] £30.00
28 INDIA - GB 1917 (May 8) Sepia stampless picture postcard (Faults to bottom left) showing Feroz Shaha's Pillar, Delhi to Wolverhampton endorsed On Active Service cancelled Bombay GPO & w/London / Paid / 18 Ju 17 transit d/s in red [1229] £3.00
29 IRAQ - CHRISTMAS GREETINGS 1917(Nov 9) Coloured stampless picture postcard entitled With Best Wishes for Xmas and the New Year showing British soldier with Persian Donkey Man within circle surmounted by Union Jacks to Mereclough, Nr. Burnley, cancelled partial Base Office d/s [1230] £2.00

Interwar
30 AUSTRALIA A.I.F forces in GERMANY 1919 (Mar 27) Plain stampless envelope endorsed O.A.S to Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, from 22096 F.L Ray together with letter written on 2 souvenir picture postcards of Cologne, Partie am Hauptbahnhof & Dom, St. Martin und Stapelhaus plus neat 69 x 110 real photograph of writer mounted on horseback endorsed on back Thuin Belgium from yours truly cancelled FPO T.? (1 Apr) cds. Part message says “I landed here yesterday & are off back to Brussels tomorrow”, nice pair cards & great photograph [2371] £25.00

WWII
31 AUSTRALIA - GB POW HORSE SHOE ROUTE 1941 (Mar 7) Plain envelope endorsed "By Airmail via South Africa" to family member, West Wideham, Kent from Kurt Ephraim, Hut 19, Camp 8 bearing Hermes 1/6 tied GPO Sydney cds & with violet unframed PRISONER OF WAR POST used by Cowra camp & PASSED BY CENSOR S.107 handstamps. This would travel Air to South Africa and then sea to destination on the horseshoe route [2339] £40.00
32 AUSTRALIA - GB [PATRIOTIC AIRMAIL] 1941 (Nov 19) longer airmail envelope with vertical crease to Messrs. United Kingdom Corporation, London, forwarded in manuscript to Fenchurch St. bearing Australia Hermes 2 x 1/6 making 3/- rate tied GPO Sydney / Air / N.S.W. cds & with boxed double rimmed Do Not Discuss / Troops Movements hand stamp in blue partly overlaid by red on white Opened By Censor / 2 dot label tied unframed S.49 hand stamp in violet [1876] £7.00
33 AUSTRALIA RED CROSS NOTIFICATION of RECEIVED PARCEL 1943 (Jun 3) Pre-printed addressed POW AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY HQ ADMINISTRATION, Bureau for Wounded, Missing & POW notification card that POW Parcel has been received & is being dealt with for despatch with card 137 x 83mm imprinted B.28 6M / 15/2/43 to Muckadilla, Qld, bearing Queen Elizabeth 1½d Green tied Melbourne (4 Jun) date stamp. Haynes & Pope, WA The Forces POW & Censor Mail states on p.367 only 7115 A.I.F. soldiers & 1476 Airmen held as POW in Europe [2337] £45.00
34 AUSTRALIA TATURA POW CAMP 1943 (Apr) Plain envelope endorsed "Business Letter" to Hon. Secretary, Australian Jewish Welfare Society, Melbourne, from Jewish Community "B' Compound, 2 Camp, Tatura, Victoria, bearing GV1 2½d tied violet Melbourne cds & with violet diamond 3 PASSED BY CENSOR 122 & 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 122 handstamps. The 2½d adhesive was not necessary but there was confusion over postal rates among many Internees & POW [2340] £30.00
35 AUSTRALIA - SOUTH AFRICA 1944 (May 2) Plain envelope registered to Cape Town bearing GV1 definitive block 4 x 3½d on 3d tied Cumnock / N.S.W. cds & with matching registration label No.194 & red on white 2 / Opened By Censor label tied violet framed 2 / Passed / By / Censor / 3 hand stamp & with on reverse partial Cumnock / N.S.W (2 May) despatch + GPO Sydney 03 / N.S.W. (3 May) transit cds [1509] £5.00
36 AUSTRALIA RED CROSS NOTIFICATION of RECEIVED PARCEL 1944 (Aug 4) Pre-printed addressed POW AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY HQ ADMINISTRATION, Bureau for Wounded, Missing & POW notification card that POW Parcel has been received & is being dealt with for despatch with card 148 x 83mm imprinted B.28 10M / 25/2/44 to Muckadilla, Qld bearing Queen Elizabeth 1½d Green (Removed) tied partial Melbourne (4 Jun) date stamp. Haynes & Pope, WA The Forces POW & Censor Mail states on p.367 only 7115 A.I.F. soldiers & 1476 Airmen held as POW in Europe [2338] £15.00
37 BELGIUM – GB CANADIAN FORCES-N.W. EUROPE 1944 (Nov 6) Plain stampless envelope to Reading from Dvr. A. J. Wagner cancelled Field Post Office 683 cds used by 1st Canadian Army Base Post Office located in North West Europe between Sep - Dec 1944 & with violet circular RELEASED BY / 6 NOV 1944 / BASE CENSOR handstamp (Daynes B 403) [2316] £4.00
38 BELGIUM – GB CANADIAN FORCES 1944 (Oct 19) Plain stampless envelope to Southampton cancelled Field Post Office 432 cds used by 2nd Canadian Infantry Division located Scheldt area & with Crown over Shield PASSED BY CENSOR No 110596 handstamp Nice item of advancing Allied forces [2314] £10.00
39 BERMUDA – USA 1940 (Jul 17) Plain envelope by airmail to Wakeman, Ohio, bearing 1936 GV issue 6d, & 1938 GV1 issue 2d (SG 112) & 1d tied St. Georges cds & with Green circular PASSED BY CENSOR / 23 / BERMUDA handstamp 2d light blue & Sepia SG 112 is a difficult stamp [2376] £9.00
40 BERMUDA - GB…WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL.. 1940 (Sep 24) Hotel Bermudiana printed slightly grubby looking envelope to Camborne, Cornwall bearing 1938 GV1 issue 1½d & 1d tied Hamilton Bermuda Aquarium One of the World’s Best slogan showing Penguin & with red on white P.C. 102 OPENED BY CENSOR 77 label (CCSG CL 2)...A little unusual as these labels were mainly used on transit mail [2397] £10.00
41 BERMUDA - USA [AIRMAIL & SURFACE MAIL] 1940 Pair plain envelopes both to Canal Fulton, Ohio, one by airmail (24 Oct) bearing 1938 issue Pair 3d Black & red & single Coronation 1½d, other (5 Nov) bearing 1938 issue 3d black & red both tied St. Georges cds & both with Green circular PASSED BY CENSOR / 23 / BERMUDA handstamp [2377] £12.00
42 BERMUDA - USA 1940 Pair plain envelopes both to Wakeman, Ohio, first (12 Mar) bearing 1936 GV issue 2½d & other (10 Jun) bearing 1938 GV1 issue 2½d both tied St. Georges / Come to Bermuda / The Isles of Rest slogan & both with Green circular PASSED BY CENSOR / 23 / BERMUDA handstamp Nice pair with different Reigns of same design stamps [2378] £12.00
43 BERMUDA - SWITZERLAND 1941 (Jan 20) Plain envelope with glue stains to reverse Registered to Steffisburg bearing 1938 GV1 issue 1d & 1/- tied Hamilton cds & with green circular PASSED BY CENSOR / 8 / BERMUDA & black unframed Steffisburg - Station handstamps with on reverse partial oval Registered / London (5 Jan) transit & Steffisburg / Station (10 Jan) arrival date stamps [2379] £8.00
44 BERMUDA - USA 1941 (Jan 20) Plain envelope with vertical crease to Canal Fulton, Ohio, bearing HALF PENNY on 1d tied St. Georges cds & with Green circular PASSED BY CENSOR / 23 / BERMUDA handstamp [2375] £4.00
45 BERMUDA - USA 1941 (Jan 21) Plain envelope to Pittsburgh bearing HALF PENNY on 1d tied St. Georges cds & with Green circular PASSED BY CENSOR / 23 / BERMUDA handstamp [2374] £6.00
46 BERMUDA - USA…WW2 AIRMAIL with RED CROSS labels.. 1941 (Jul 16) Printed Airmail envelope to Canal Fulton, Ohio bearing 1938 GV1 issue block 4 x 3d with marginal inscription tied St. Georges cds & with green & red on white Bermuda Red Cross labels to face & reverse [2388] £7.00
47 BERMUDA - USA 1942 (Feb 21) Printed black unframed large V with inside For Victory Bermuda with on reverse "There'll Always be an England" caption below Union Jack with Bulldog on guard printed patriotic envelope with vertical crease to Mystic, Conn. bearing 1938 GV1 issue 7½d tied St. Georges cds & with blue on white B.C. 1. OPENED BY EXAMINER 206 label (CCSG CL 4) [2386] £5.00
48 BERMUDA - GB 1942 (Mar 30) Printed Airmail envelope with vertical crease to Pte. George Stone, c/o 11 Broad St., Griffithstown, Mon, bearing 1936 GV issue 1/6 & 1938 GV1 issue 3d tied Hamilton cds & with P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER C/8110 label (CCSG CL6aa) It was not permitted to send mail direct from overseas direct to a serving soldiers Unit location as a security measure [2383] £6.00
49 BERMUDA - USA 1942 (Oct 6) Bulldog Standing over large V printed Patriotic envelope with light vertical crease by airmail to Mystic, Conn. bearing 1938 GV1 issue 7½d tied St. Georges cds & with P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER C/8165 label (CCSG CL6a) [2384] £7.00
50 BERMUDA - GB 1943 (Mar 1) Printed Airmail envelope to Camborne, Cornwall bearing 1936 GV issue 1/6 & 1938 GV1 issue 3d tied Hamilton cds & with P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER C/8166 label (Similar format to CCSG CL6 but P of P.C. over N, Thicker & longer type with OBE 78mm & C/8166 at 22.5mm) [2381] £10.00
51 BERMUDA - GB 1943 (May 25) Plain envelope by airmail to Aberdeen from 137631 F/Lt. D.S. Duncan, Met Office, R.A.F.T.C.U. bearing 1936 GV issue 6d & 1938 GV1 issue 6d & 1/- tied Warwick cds & with P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER C/8153 label (Similar format to CCSG CL6 but P of P.C. over N, Thicker & longer type with OBE 78mm & C/8153 at 22.5mm) [2385] £15.00
52 BERMUDA - GB 1944 (Mar 18) Printed Airmail envelope carelessly opened along top to Honorary Secretary, Royal Masonic Hospital, Ravenscourt Park, London W.6 bearing 1936 GV issue 1/6 & 1938 GV1 issue 3d tied Hamilton cds & with P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER C/8107 label (CCSG CL6) [2382] £5.00
53 BERMUDA - GB 1944 (Aug 15) Printed Airmail envelope to Wimbledon, London bearing 1936 GV issue 1/6 & 1938 GV1 issue 3d tied Hamilton cds & with P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER C/8134 label (CCSG CL6) [2380] £3.00
54 BELGIUM, PORTUGAL, GERMANY, 1943 3 different Publibel postcards to OCA, 10 Rua do Loretto, Lisbon (undercover address for food parcels to Belgium), each with German censor handstamp on face, one with secret ink test smear on back. Attractive £60.00
55 BOFIC, TRIPOLITANIA, 1945 (March) tape similar to CCSG Ty. IV, but different typeface and alignment of PC90 over M rather than I, £ ZA/42034, on cover to Italy. Cover cleanly opened through tape £25.00
56 BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1940, local boxed censor handstamp on Schooner Yankee cover from Gizo to US £20.00
57 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - GB 1943 (Jun 26) Crested stampless envelope to Latin American Section, London Transcription Service, BBC, London with blue oval British Legation / 26 Jun 1943 / Ciudad Trujillo hand stamp & unframed 5 Jul 1943 arrival endorsed on reverse BY TRANS ATLANTIC SPECIAL DIPLOMATIC AIR MAIL & with flap closed by complete perfect black British Legation / Arms / Santo Domingo wax seal. Scarce wartime air service [2364] £20.00
58 FRANCE - GB 1944 (Sep 20) France Petain 1.20f Stationary post card UPRATED with strip 3 x 50c to Brighton tied Paris 42 (21 Sep) cds with sad message about death of mother & daughter & with violet lozenge Crown / Passed / P.73 hand stamp [1618] £5.00
59 FRANCE – SWITZERLAND MODIFIED ADDRESS 1945 (Mar 23) Clercq-Dupire printed envelope to Kleiderfabrick Baden, Bale with Bale deleted & Baden underlined bearing various issues 2 x 1f 50 + 2 x 50c making 4f rate tied Roubaix roller machine date stamp & with black on buff Controle resealing label tied pointed oval Ouvert / LYY / Par Les Autorites de Controle hand stamp in black & with on back unframed 650 & 76 hand stamps in violet & red respectively. Odd that address is amended in such a manner [1418] £5.00
60 GERMANY - HOLLAND 1941 (Jul 29) Plain envelope to Gouda bearing Hindenburg 25pf tied Strubel (Bz Breslau) cds & with Obercommando der Wehrmacht / Eagle above Swastika 4 dot code C label [Riemer C-55] tied red Gepruft / Obercommando der Wehrmacht (Riemer C-20) machine handstamp [2318] £3.00
61 GERMANY - BELGIUM 1944 (May 5) German 6pf Hitler Head Stationary post card to Grand Charleroi cancelled Taucha (Bz Leipzig) (8 May) cds & with red smudged circular Obercommand der Wehrmacht / Eagle Swastika / C / Gepruft & violet 38 within small box hand stamps [1710] £7.00
62 GB 1940 (May 8) Longer window envelope sent Printed Matter overseas bearing GV1 definitives pair 1½d tied Chesham & Amersham / Bucks date stamp & with PC 66 Opened By / Censor / 1060 label plus violet framed NO SERVICE / RETURN TO SENDER hand stamp with on back G Arms R / OFFICIALLY SEALED in the / Returned Letter Section / London Postal Region label & London E.C. / D (23 May) arrival date stamp. The only area at war at this date was the European mainland & this is postmarked just 2 days before Germany invaded & quickly overran the Low Countries and France [1536] £5.00
63 GB - INDIA 1941 (Feb 17) Plain envelope by airmail to Quetta bearing GV1 definitives 1/- & 3d tied Cheltenham Glos / 1 cds & with black framed NOT OPENED BY / CENSOR / 1 - H applied at Peshawar [1531] £3.00
64 GB-CANADA 1944 (Feb 9) The Salvation Army, Canadian Army Overseas printed envelope to Toronto from B 80703 Pte. W.C.J. Paine, 10 C.I. B. Coy RCASC cancelled single ring F.P.O.-D.C.A. 4 cds used by 4th Canadian Armoured Division in UK until landing Normandy July 1944 & on reverse violet boxed 10th CDN INF. BDE COY / R.S.A.S.C. CA (O) / FEB 9 1944 / ORDERLY ROOM handstamp [2315] £5.00
65 GREECE - USA 1945 (Sep 14) Ant. Is. Kamfonas, Import - Export Representations, Athens printed envelope to Newton Upper Falls, Mass. bearing on reverse 20d & 5d tied vernacular Athens cds & with black on white bi-lingual Opened By Examiner No 1687 label tied violet circular bi-lingual Greek Censor hand stamp [2311] £3.00
66 GREECE - GB 1945 (Nov 14) C .B. Econnomou, 40a Winston Churchill St., Athens printed envelope to commercial address in London W.1. bearing pair 40d tied vernacular Athens / Airmail cds & with black on white bi-lingual Opened By Examiner No 1656 label tied faint violet circular bi-lingual Greek Censor handstamp [2312] £2.00
67 GREECE – GB TRIPLE CENSORED POSTCARD 1944 (Nov 25) Et. Dialismas & Co., printed postcard to Griffin & Tatlock Ltd., London W.C.2, bearing pair 2d overprinted Apaxmai Neai tied Athenai (6 Mar 45) cds & with blue boxed bi-lingual Greek Censor / 224 + unframed 2-, 266 applied in Egypt + lozenge Crown / Passed / T.125 with manuscript 2039 inserted hand stamps plus interesting message giving respect & admiration to Mr. Churchill & the great allies of Great Britain. Very nice 3 country censored item with Egyptian censor unreported by CCSG as at 2000 but similar although larger to CCSG type 24 that has 4 digits after the dash [1537] £5.00
68 HAITI - USA DOUBLE 1944(Jun 29) A La Caravella, Port -Au-Prince airmail envelope by REGISTERED AR to New York endorsed Recommandee / Avis de Reception in type bearing on reverse 20c, 15c & 1g tied faint Port Au Prince cds & on face manuscript 1453 & Initials below & with Sous-Secretariat D'Etat / A L'Information et a la Police Generale / Ouvert Par La Censure label tied partial similar worded violet handstamp & on opposite side US transparent Examined By / 5577 tape with on reverse violet unframed 8061 handstamp & New York [3 Jul] transit + New York (Canal St. Sta) [5 Jul] arrival date stamps [2321] £5.00
69 INDIA - GB 1941 (Jul 27) India GV1 14 Anna Airmail stationary envelope to Lingfield Surrey from Miss D.M. Orton, C.M.S. HOSPITAL, Kashmir, cancelled Pahlgam cds & with red on brown Arms / Opened By Censor label tied black triangular Passed By / Censor / B 65 hand stamp & with on reverse black 72 within circle hand stamp. Nice item from higher altitude Hospital [1630] £4.00
70 INDIA – USA 1945 (Mar 6) Plain envelope by airmail to M/S Bates Manufacturing Co., Augusta bearing India GV1 2r + 8 + 3½a making 2r 11½a rate tied Bazar Gate / Bombay cds & with violet octagonal C over 4 handstamp tied transparent Examined By / 6371 tape. This rate paid the Trans-Africa route BOAC to Lagos via Cairo & onwards by Panam to Miami [1826] £10.00
71 INDIA CCSG Ty. 2B handstamp (scarce, 9 points) tying red/brown tape on cover return addressed Calcutta, stamped but no postmark £6.00
72 IRELAND - INDIA 1940 (May 18) Plain envelope by airmail to Brooke Bond India Ltd., Calcutta & forwarded to Officers Training School marked "To Await Arrival" bearing GB GV1 5d & 1940 Centenary 1½ + 2½ + 1d + 2d + 3d making the 1/3 air rate tied Helen's Bay / Belfast cds & with black framed Not Opened By / Censor & on reverse Calcutta GPO (28 May) transit date stamp [1777] £8.00
73 MALAYA 1939 CCSG Ty. 2A handstamp tying full Em. 193 tape, (CCSG Ty. 3, 9 points) on surface mail cover from Singapore to US £12.00
74 NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES, 1940 1Gld. Semi postal on FDC to US with local censor handstamp and patriotic label as cachet (tied by offset smudge from receiving postmarking machine) £15.00
75 NED. WEST INDIES - USA 1943 (Apr 1) Printed airmail envelope to Washington DC bearing Curacao Air 35c tied Curacao / Willemstad cds & with Arms / Geopend Door / Censuur Curacao label tied violet 11 within circle & on opposite side transparent Examined By / 30659 tape [1772] £4.00
76 NETH. WEST INDIES - USA 1944 (Mar 9) Printed airmail envelope registered to Los Angeles bearing 15c & 40c tied Willemstad cds & with red on white R / Curacao Willemstad / No registration label w/010307 inserted in black, blue Gezien / Curacao / Censuur & transparent Examined / 30276 tape & on reverse blue unframed 6697, with red ink 4 below, Miami / Fla (11 Mar & 15 Mar) + Los Angeles / Parcel Post (16 Mar]) transit & Los Angeles, Calif / Terminal Annex (16 Mar) arrival cds [1872] £3.00
77 NEW CALEDONIA INTERNAL MAIL from SMALLER TOWNS to HOUAILOU 1944 Pair envelopes to Houailou bearing a variety of issues tied Pounerihouen or Poindimie / Nouvelle Caledonie cds & both with Houailou arrival cds on reverse. Scarce wartime mail between smaller towns [2372] £40.00
78 NEW CALEDONIA INTERNAL MAIL from LA FOA to HOUAILOU 1945 (Jul 3) Printed airmail envelope to Houailou bearing Palms 85c & 65c tied La Foa cds & with on reverse Voh (4 Jul) Bourail, Kone, Pouembouts & Poya (all 6 Jul) transit cds.Attractive item between smaller towns [2373] £25.00
79 NEW ZEALAND - GB 1940 (Jun 9) Plain envelope with original letter to L. S. Bambery c/o New Zealand House, Strand London & forwarded in red ink to 20 Linden Gardens, London W 2 bearing Abel Tasman 2d tied Dunedin North (17 Jun) cds & with Opened and Passed by Censor / in New Zealand label (CCSG L1) tied violet circular PASSED BY CENSOR N.Z. / 57 hand stamp with on reverse London EC (30 Jul) transit d/s [2324] £10.00
80 NEW ZEALAND - GB 1942 (Jul 5) Plain envelope with original letter to L. S. Bambery c/o New Zealand House, Strand London & forwarded in red ink to 99 Barrowgate Rd., Chiswell W 4 bearing definitive 2d tied Waitati (6 Jul) c /s & with Opened and Passed by Censor / in New Zealand label (CCSG L2) tied violet circular PASSED BY CENSOR N.Z. / 69 hand stamp with on reverse London EC (17 Sep) transit d/s [2325] £7.00
81 PAPUA, 1940, Local red/white tape, rouletted on Schooner Yankee cover mailed from Post Moresby £19.00
82 SOUTH AFRICA - GOLD COAST HIGH RATE to GOLD DREDGING Co 1942 (May 22) Plain larger 243 x 150mm envelope to Zano Gold Dredging Ltd. Insu, bearing War Effort Sud-Afrika & South Africa horizontal pairs ½d + 1d + 1½d + 3d + 4d + 6d + single 2d & 1/- (making a total postal rate of 3/10) all tied Seepoint / Seepunt / 3 cds. Interesting item to unusual destination with Gold mining connection with the War Effort in pairs like this being highly regarded in catalogues [2320] £8.00
83 SOUTH AFRICA 1942 (Oct 15) Plain larger 228 x 150mm envelope with some removable foxing & vertical crease clear of adhesives registered to Utting & Fairbrothers Ltd. Cape Town bearing War Effort Sud-Afrika & South Africa horizontal pairs ½d + 1d + 1½d + 2d + 3d + 4d + 6d + single 1/- in combination w/Bantams Sud-Afrika & South Africa horizontal marginal pairs inscribed Make National Security Your Own ½d + 1½d + 6d together w/Bantams 3d horizontal marginal pair inscribed Certificates making 5/10 rate all tied Cape Town / Kaapstad / 97 cds & with matching registration label No 8735. Clearly philatelic but the War Effort & Bantams in pairs like this are highly regarded in catalogues [2319] £15.00
84 SPAIN - HOLLAND 1942(Mar 25) Represaciones Generales Para el Norte de Espana, Oviedo printed envelope to Leiden bearing 5c tied smudged Oviedo cds & with Geoffnet / Obercommando Der Wehrmacht / d / Geoffnet label tied circular Eagle Swastika hand stamp in violet & with 32 within circle & boxed 3 in blue plus unframed B & boxed 2409 in red [1893] £3.00
85 SYRIA - GB 1942(Jan 31) Active Service Honour envelope by airmail to Barnes bearing GB 10d tied faint but readable FPO 61 cds & with violet triangular PASSED BY CENSOR 2439 & circular Chief Field Chief Censor handstamps & 1943(May 11) Airmail envelope to Cardiff bearing block 4 GB 2½d tied FPO 61 c ds & with violet Crown over circle PASSED BY CENSOR 2122 handstamp. 2 covers nicely showing the change-over of censorship types [2308] £6.00
86 SWITZERLAND - GB 1940 (Apr 26) Hauptpostfach 645 Case Poste Prinncipale Zurich printed envelope Registered to Kellet, Woodman & Co. Ltd., Bradford bearing 60c METER hand stamp tied Zurich 1 / Briefannahme cds & with matching registration label No 236 & PC 90 / Opened By / Examiner 5236 label [1892] £3.00
87 TUNISIA - GB 1944 (Feb 17) Printed airmail envelope to Messrs. Ovadia Haber, Manchester bearing 10f tied Tunis Colis Postaux Port / Tunisie cds & with black on pink Conntrole label tied pointed oval Ouvert / VA 29 / Autorites de Controle & on opposite side PC90 Opened By / Examiner 2310 label with on reverse red VA23 within circle [1719] £3.00
88 US 1945 (June) Privileged Mail handstamp 3020 (only number assigned to Los Angeles) on attractive airmail cover from Rubber Development Corporation, Mexico DF to Dept. Of Agriculture Emergency Rubber Project in LA. As noted by the GAO in 1944, “the Rubber Development Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, which in turn is owned by the United States, it properly may be regarded as an "independent establishment" of the Government within the meaning of that term appearing in the act of July 20, 1942. “ For an interesting tie-in that this Project has to Japanese-American relocatees, see https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... 180955923/ £12.00
89 USA FORCES in BERMUDA 1941 (Nov 18) USA Jefferson 1c stationary postal card (UX27) to New York cancelled American Base Forces A.P.O. 802 [2389] £4.00

POST WORLD WAR 2
90 ANGUILLA - GB 1969 BRITISH FORCES during ANGUILLAN REVOLT 1969 (Jun 11) Airmail envelope to John Lister Ltd., London bearing GB Machin 5d tied F.P.O. 1046 located on the tiny island. Anguilla a tiny island of approx. 50 square miles revolted in 1969 & proclaimed themselves a Republic under Ronald Webster as President, Britain despatched Para troops & Marines landing un-opposed on 19 & 31 March the rebel leaders signed a truce. British troops were withdrawn & replaced by 40 Police officers from London [2354] £30.00
91 AUSTRIA – GB BRITISH OCCUPATION FORCES 1946 Pair Stampless OAS envelopes to Rotherham both endorsed from soldier D Coy 1st West York's, BTA, CMF dated 16 Sep or 20 Nov & cancelled FIELD POST OFFICE 525 (16 Sep) located Villach or FIELD POST OFFICE 710 (20 Nov) located Vienna [2317] £12.00
92 BRUNEI - GB BRITISH FORCES on EXERCISE 1971 (Aug 8) Coloured picture postcard entitled Masjid Omar Ali Saifuddin, Brunei to Southgate, London bearing GB Machin 9p tied FPO 51 located Brunei with text stating On exercise at the moment and enjoying the cooler climes of Brunei [2363] £12.00
93 CHRISTMAS Is. 1957 (Jun 15) Plain airmail envelope endorsed Forces Air Mail to Calne, Wilts bearing GB Wilding 2½d tied B.F.P.O. Christmas Island cds & endorsed on reverse No 186 from 5/- Bond, c/o BFPO 170 British NUCLEAR TESTS were conducted from 1952-57 on Australian territories at Maralinga, Emu Field & Monte Bello Is. followed by 9 tests on Christmas Is. during 1957-58. Some of these were considerably more powerful than those dropped on Nagasaki & Hiroshima with little regard being given to protective clothing, ingestion of contaminated food & water, adequate danger warnings to indigenous peoples or for that matter troops. [2362] £10.00
94 EGYPT - GB 1952 (Apr 30) Plain envelope endorsed "Forces Air Mail" to London from P. Dickson, B.R.C.S., c/o D.D.M.S., HQ B.T.E., MELF 14 bearing GB GV1 definitive 2½d tied F.P.O. 551 cds located Moascar [2355] £4.00
95 FRANCE - GB 1959 (Sep 21) Coloured comic picture postcard to GENERAL C.G. Charlton, CB, CMG, DSO, DL, Rye Street Hospital, Bishops Stortford simply signed Wingate bearing GB 2½d tied F.P.O. 951 located Fontainebleau HQ Area together with envelope to Family Favourites, London bearing same 2½d tied F.P.O. 951 cds 2 items [2357] £5.00
96 GERMANY – USA ALLIED OCCUPATION US ZONE 1947 (Aug 26) Plain envelope to Buffalo, New York bearing 3 x numeral 25pf tied Munchen cds & with red US CIVIL CENSORSHIP / 2 Stars / 27.8.47 MUNICH roller handstamp with 4 Stars between wavy lines. (Stich & Stich type 14) 2327 £8.00
97 GERMANY – USA ALLIED OCCUPATION US ZONE 1947 Pair envelopes to New York both bearing numeral 75pf tied Neuberg Donau (Feb 25) or Starnberg (May 30) cds & both with red US CIVIL CENSORSHIP / MUNICH between 2 wavy lines with date & Star beneath (Stich & Stich type 13) [2328] £4.00
98 GERMANY - GB 1952 (Sep 2) two envelopes one endorsed "Forces Air Mail" other with Air Mail etiquette to Jays Ltd., London bearing GB GV1 definitive 2½d or pair 1½d tied F.P.O. 128 cds located Berlin 2 items [2356] £6.00
99 GERMANY 1984-86 Group 4 x OHMS envelopes, 3 Certified Official all to HQ RAF Germany with various Unit cachets & all different FPO date stamps, plus plain envelope to same destination from HQ 33 Armoured Brigade cancelled Forces Post Office 49 cds Nice group 5 items [2365] £5.00
100 GREECE - CANADA 1950? (Dec 20) airmail envelope to Edmonton bearing strip 3 x 600d tied Athens cds & with black on white bi-lingual Controle Du Change label tied unframed violet 2 line Cyrillic hand stamp & with black 8 within 19mm circle hand stamp. More unusual to Canada [2310] £3.00
101 GREECE - USA 1948 - 1950 Group 8 Airmail envelopes to various US address's showing 3 different postal rates of 1300d, 1800d (4) & 2600d (3) & all with Bi-lingual CONTROLE DU CHANGE labels tied by violet unframed (7) or framed (1) vernacular handstamps. Five have black 19mm circular with 1, 9, 10 & 20 (2) inserted & one from Piraeus red 29mm circular with 10 inserted handstamps. Nice group [2309] £9.00
102 HAWAII - GB 1961 (Jan 1) Coloured picture postcard entitled Tahitian Dancer by airmail to Family Favourites, London from J/T Roy Ellis, RAF Detachment, Hickam AFB, Honolulu, BFPO 171 bearing GB Wilding 3d tied F.P.O. 1063 cds. Scarce [2360] £10.00
103 IRAQ - GB 1958 (Aug 13) Airmail envelope to Overseas Nursing Association, London S.W.1 bearing 40f & 1f with Arabic overprints tied Mosul City cds & with on reverse violet triangular Arabic censor hand stamp [1898] £5.00
104 ISRAEL - BELGIUM 1949 (Aug 10) Pictorial printed envelope by airmail to Brussels bearing Coin 15pr + National Flag 20pr + Well of Petah Tikvah 2x 40pr making 115pr rate tied Tel Aviv cds & with black on red Hebrew vernacular Opened By Censor label [2326] £7.00
105 ISRAEL - BELGIUM 1949 (Dec 7) Pictorial printed envelope by airmail to Brussels bearing 5s + 5s + 15s + 15s + 40s making 80s rate (The 5s & 15s are different issues) tied Tel Aviv cds & with black on red Hebrew vernacular Opened By Censor label [2306] £5.00
106 ISRAEL-BELGIUM 1950(Jan 5) I.R. Grunwerg, Import Commission & Representation, Tel Aviv printed airmail envelope to Brussels bearing 2 x 3s + 10s + 10s + 15s making 41s rate (The two 10s are different issues) tied Tel Aviv cds & with red on white Hebrew vernacular Opened By Censor label [2307] £4.00
107 JORDAN - GB 1955 (Nov 2) Printed airmail envelope to Oxendales, Manchester from Mrs Parker, c/o 14 Arm. w/s REME, B.F.P.O. 58 bearing QE2 Wilding 2½d tied FPO 201 cds [2361] £15.00
108 LIBYA - GB 1953 (Mar 7) Airmail envelope endorsed "Forces Air Mail" to London bearing GB GV1 definitive 2½d tied F.P.O. 656 cds located Tripoli [2358] £3.00
109 POLAND - GB 1982 Pair covers [a] (Aug 30) plain envelope with vertical crease to London S.W. 17 bearing Polish 2 x10z + 2 x 2.50z + 2z tied smudged cds & [b] (Aug 9) Scarcer Poland 27 zt on 10 zt Air mail stationary envelope to Larkfield, Kent cancelled Warsaw / ZP date stamp both with faint red violet boxed Ocenzurowano hand stamp - 2 items. On 13 Dec 81 MARTIAL LAW was proclaimed & Censorship began on a selective basis until ceasing at 2359 hours 30 Dec 82 although Martial law continued until 22 Jul 83 [2313] £10.00
110 USA - GB 1985 (Oct 9) First Class Mail printed envelope to GB & FORWARDED to RAF Upavon, Pewsey, Wilts cancelled 22c Orangeburg/N.Y. meter cancel & with unusual black unframed Redirected Mail For U.S. on Duty with Her Majesty's Forces hand stamp with on reverse Newbury/Berk's (16 Oct) transit slogan. [2368] £8.00

BOOK
111 LAST COPY of Canada & Newfoundland by Peter Burrows 2010 was £11.00, p&p £2.50 £5.00
112 Trinidad and Tobago by R G Wike 1993 published by Chavril Press – front cover with corner crease and 2 strains on back cover £5.00

Results of Auction #202, 5+1 bidders winning a total of 34 + 1 lots
#2 £4.00 #3 £10.00 #19 £4.00 #25 £9.00 #34 £15.00 #61 £10.00 #70 £35.00
#75 £7.00 #77 £10.00 #78 £40.00 #82 £40.00 #93 £25.00 #102 £15.00 #103 £4.00
#112 £22.00 #117 £5.00 #123 £5.00 #125 £10.00 #129 £40.00 #130 £10.00 #133 £6.00
#139 £3.00 #140 £9.00 #141 £6.00 #142 £3.00 #144 £5.00 #155 £3.00 #156 £20.00
#163 £10.00 #164 £6.00 #166 £6.00 #168 £100.00 #169 £9.00 #170 £12.00
Late bid #38 £20.00
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