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[20567]  PORTUGUESE COLS - SWITZERLAND…..WW1 LOURENCO MARQUES POW…  1916 (Jul 17)
[20567]  PORTUGUESE COLS - SWITZERLAND…..WW1 LOURENCO MARQUES POW…  1916 (Jul 17)
[20567] PORTUGUESE COLS - SWITZERLAND…..WW1 LOURENCO MARQUES POW… 1916 (Jul 17) Plain stampless envelope to Basel edorsed along top from German civil Internee cancelled 6 sided Lourenco Marques Central datestamp & with violet oval PRIVINCIA DE MOCAMBIQU /LOURENCO MARQUES /SERVICE DE PRISONNIERS DE GUERRE & blue unframed PASSED CENSOR handstamps & on reverse red on white bi-lingual South African Opened By Censor / 99 label tied Basel (19 Aug) arrival cds ................................................................................................. A very nice item
US$350
[20524]  SWITZERLAND - MALTA…WW1 POW MAIL with TAXE HANDSTAMP…  
1914 (Nov 20)
[20524]  SWITZERLAND - MALTA…WW1 POW MAIL with TAXE HANDSTAMP…  
1914 (Nov 20)
[20524] SWITZERLAND - MALTA…WW1 POW MAIL with TAXE HANDSTAMP… 1914 (Nov 20) Bureau International de la Paix a Bern printed envelope to The Commander of War Camp Malta endorsed Service des Prisonniers de Guerre cancelled Bern 1 machine datestamp with integral red cross symbol & with red circular Passed By Censor /Crown /No 1076 & unframed black Maltest "T" tax handstamp which was not collected. ............................................................................................... Censor 1076 was one of a block of 12 between 1074 -1085 that was issued & used in Malta from 19 Oct - 17 Nov 1914
US$175
[20422]  SWITZERLAND - USA…WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in BERMUDA ...   1941 (Dec 1)
[20422]  SWITZERLAND - USA…WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in BERMUDA ...   1941 (Dec 1)
[20422] SWITZERLAND - USA…WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in BERMUDA ... 1941 (Dec 1) Printed airmail envelope with edge faults & framed Uber-Via with manuscript Basel 2 inserted registered to San Marcos, Texas bearing 1941 Airmail single 2f tied St. Gallen 4 /Kaufhaus cds & with matching R /St Gallen 4 label intercepted by British in Bermuda with PC90 Opened By /Examiner 6048 /Form 167 label ( Flynn CL 9b CCSG CL 10b) & unframed violet Released By Post Office Inspector /On Authority of Censrship Officer handstamp & on reverse red unframed 48591 filing number, oval New York Ny /Reg'y Div (3 Jan) transit & San Marcos, Tex /Registered (5 Jan) arrival datestamps, ............................................................................................... Interesting item Examiner 6048 is recorded censoring mail in Bermuda 7 Jan 41 to 3 Feb 42 ...Ref Peter Flynn Intercepted in Bermuda
US$100
[20421]  SWITZERLAND - GREECE…WW1 GREEK CENSORSHIP & V for VICTORY ...   1919 (May 5)
[20421]  SWITZERLAND - GREECE…WW1 GREEK CENSORSHIP & V for VICTORY ...   1919 (May 5)
[20421] SWITZERLAND - GREECE…WW1 GREEK CENSORSHIP & V for VICTORY ... 1919 (May 5) Plain envelope to Athens bearing 1908-11 pair & corner marginal single 12c tied Lausanne 1 cds & with bi-lingual Censure Hellenique re-sealing label tied unframed vernacular Greek censor with below "V" for victory patriotic handstamp. ............................................................. Attractive item
US$50
[20389]  MEXICO - SWITZERLAND …WW2 SWISS CONSUL for ITALIAN CIVIL INTERNEES  1943 (Feb 8)
[20389]  MEXICO - SWITZERLAND …WW2 SWISS CONSUL for ITALIAN CIVIL INTERNEES  1943 (Feb 8)
[20389] MEXICO - SWITZERLAND …WW2 SWISS CONSUL for ITALIAN CIVIL INTERNEES 1943 (Feb 8) Printed air mail envelope to Department for Italian Civil Internees, Geneva from Roberto Ferrera, Swiss Consulate General, Caretaker for the interests of Italian Internees bearing Mexico pair Airs 20c & single 50c making 90c rate tied Servicio Aereo /Mexico cds & with transparent Examined By /322 tape & on reverse Lisbon (24 Apr) transit datestamps. ............................................................................................... Interesting item from the Swiss Consul General in Mexico to the caretaker of Italian civil internees interests in Geneva
US$150
[20391]  NETHERLAND EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND…WW 2 CENSORED to RED CROSS..  1940 (Oct 18)
[20391]  NETHERLAND EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND…WW 2 CENSORED to RED CROSS..  1940 (Oct 18)
[20391] NETHERLAND EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND…WW 2 CENSORED to RED CROSS.. 1940 (Oct 18) Ned Indies pre-addressed printed airmail envelope to Red Cross, Geneva bearing Queen Wilhelmina 35c tied Palembang cds & with black on brown Censuur Batavia label tied red circular Het Nederlandsch Indische-Roode Kruis & with red Dev /1 within circle hand stamps
US$100
[20390]  NETHERLAND EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND…WW 2 CENSORED to RED CROSS..  1940 (Oct 21)
[20390]  NETHERLAND EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND…WW 2 CENSORED to RED CROSS..  1940 (Oct 21)
[20390] NETHERLAND EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND…WW 2 CENSORED to RED CROSS.. 1940 (Oct 21) Ned Indies pre-addressed printed airmail envelope to Red Cross, Geneva endorsed by KLM to Bagdad bearing Queen Wilhelmina 35c tied weak Magelang cds & with black on brown Geopend Door Censuur label tied red circular Het Nederlandsch Indische-Roode Kruis & with Dev /10 within circle hand stamps
US$100
[20334]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE …  1945 (Mar 25)
[20334]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE …  1945 (Mar 25)
[20334]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE …  1945 (Mar 25)
[20334] GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE … 1945 (Mar 25) GB GV1 2˝d Stationary envelope uprated with additional 2˝d tied Farnham /Surrey datestamp by airmail to 149009 Lieut. Barnsdale, 111D /V11A, Oflag 79 with PC90 continuous Crowns /Opened By /Examiner /1867 label & with blue crayon X deleting address with on reverse violet framed This Letter has Been Returned By the Swiss Post Office who were unable o Reforward it to Germany because of the Interruption of Communications hand stamp. ............................................................................................... Item with a few spot marks
US$50
[20198]  SWITZERLAND - GREECE …WW1 RED CROSS to SERBIAN
[20198]  SWITZERLAND - GREECE …WW1 RED CROSS to SERBIAN
[20198] SWITZERLAND - GREECE …WW1 RED CROSS to SERBIAN'S ON CORFU… 1917 (Jan 12) Stampless plain postcard to Corfu with vernacular cyrillic arrival (18 May) cds & with violet unframed Croix Rouge Serbe, Bureau de Consignements, Geneva cachet with blue crayon initials alongside plus black vernacular cyrillic Censor No 1 handstamp & with small Newspaper cutting pasted on message side. ...............................................................................................…. Austro-Hungary considered that Serbia was compliant in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand & invaded the country late July 1914 paving the way for WW1. The allies particularly the French aided Serbia but some sources state Serbia lost 1.1m people from a total population of 4.5m, including 26% of the military force of 420,000 with civilian deaths attributed to epidemics of Typhus, Spanish flue, resistance against the Axis powers & starvation
US$100
[20156]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND... WW2 RED CROSS O.A.T.  1945 (Sep 15)
[20156]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND... WW2 RED CROSS O.A.T.  1945 (Sep 15)
[20156] SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND... WW2 RED CROSS O.A.T. 1945 (Sep 15) Bi-lingual S.A. Red Cross Society, P.O. Box 8726, Johannesburg printed envelope by airmail to International Red Cross, Geneva bearing South African War Economy half size Bantams Pair 3d & 2 x 6d tied Johannesburg datestamp & with red on white bi-lingual UC8 (Small) Opened By Censor label with pencil 127 & tied violet Arms B & with red worn oval O.A.T. hand stamp
US$80
[20155]  SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY & FORWARDED to GERMANY... WW2 POW MAIL via RED CROSS GENEVA..  1943 (Sep 16)
[20155]  SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY & FORWARDED to GERMANY... WW2 POW MAIL via RED CROSS GENEVA..  1943 (Sep 16)
[20155] SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY & FORWARDED to GERMANY... WW2 POW MAIL via RED CROSS GENEVA.. 1943 (Sep 16) Plain envelope by airmail to Sergt. Harold Harper, South African POW, POW Camp 54 P.M. 3300 with red crayon Stalag V11 A, Prv 8929 & violet Nicht im Stalag V11 A bearing South African War Economy half size Bantams 3d & 6d tied East London cds & with red on white bi-lingual UC8 (Small) Opened By Censor label tied violet Arms B & with red circular International Red Cross /Geneva transit cachet. ............................................................................................... The Italians surrendered on 8 Sept 1943 & the Germans were quick in transporting allied POW's held by the Italians to Germany that resulted in some confusion over mail, nice item
US$150
[20112]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED to RED CROSS…  1915 (Sep 8)
[20112]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED to RED CROSS…  1915 (Sep 8)
[20112] SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED to RED CROSS… 1915 (Sep 8) Plain envelope to International Red Cross, Geneva bearing GV 2˝d tied Johannesburg machine & with bi-lingual Opened By Censor label & blue circular Passed Censor /C.9. handstamp with below blue crayon initials O.G. & on reverse blue oval Censor / 21 Sep 1916 /Capetown & Geneva (15 Oct) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ Clearly held & released by censorship after 13 days...unusual
US$70
[20111]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED to PEACE BUREAU in BERN…  1916 (Apr 12)
[20111]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED to PEACE BUREAU in BERN…  1916 (Apr 12)
[20111] SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED to PEACE BUREAU in BERN… 1916 (Apr 12) Plain envelope to International Peace Bureau, Bern bearing GV pair 1d & single ˝d tied Johannesburg cds & with violet unframed Passed /Censor handstamp
US$40
[20109]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED DOUBLE RATE to AARGAU…  1916 (Nov 24)
[20109]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED DOUBLE RATE to AARGAU…  1916 (Nov 24)
[20109] SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 CENSORED DOUBLE RATE to AARGAU… 1916 (Nov 24) Plain envelope to Aargau bearing GV strip 4 x 1d & single 1d tied Johannesburg South Africa machine & with bi-lingual Opened By Censor /21 label plus violet unframed Passed /Censor handstamp.
US$40
[20108]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 AMERIICAN CONSULAR SERVICE CENSORED to RED CROSS…  1916 (Sep 16)
[20108]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 AMERIICAN CONSULAR SERVICE CENSORED to RED CROSS…  1916 (Sep 16)
[20108] SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 AMERIICAN CONSULAR SERVICE CENSORED to RED CROSS… 1916 (Sep 16) American Consular Service printed envelope to Red Cross Society, Geneva bearing pair GV 2˝d tied Capetown machine timed at 11.00 a.m.& pair ˝d tied CapeTown 31 cds timed at 5 p.m. for late fee ?? & with red on white bi-lingual Opened By Censor /99 label with blue circular Passed Censor /C. 14, blue crayon Moynier a' Hospice alongside with unframed dirty blue 195 handstamp below applied in Geneva & on reverse Geneva (16 Oct) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ Gustave Moynier 1826-1910 was Swiss from a wealthy family of shoemakers & was involved with many charitable organisations & Co founder of the International Commission for Relief to Wounded that in 1876 became the International Red Cross...Interesting item.
US$150
[20104]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 REGISTERED & CENSORED to RED CROSS…  1917 (Aug 14)
[20104]  SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 REGISTERED & CENSORED to RED CROSS…  1917 (Aug 14)
[20104] SOUTH AFRICA - SWITZERLAND..WW1 REGISTERED & CENSORED to RED CROSS… 1917 (Aug 14) Plain envelope registered to International Red Cross, Geneva bearing GV 3 x 2d & single ˝d tied Ermelo /Transvaal cds & with framed Ermelo /No. with pencil 6821 alongside & bi-lingual Opened By Censor /21 label tied violet circu lar Passed /21 over 1 /Censor & on reverse Ermelo /Transvaal (14 Aug) despatch + Geneva (29 Sep) arrival cds.
US$100
[18488]  NED. EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND.... WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in SINGAPORE…  1940 (Apr 10)
[18488]  NED. EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND.... WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in SINGAPORE…  1940 (Apr 10)
[18488] NED. EAST INDIES - SWITZERLAND.... WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in SINGAPORE… 1940 (Apr 10) Nederlandsch-Indische Escompto Maatschappij N.V. printed airmail envelope registered to La Chaux-De-Fonds bearing Queen Wilhelmina 50c & 5c tied Bandoeng cds with matching Registered label No 314 & with triangular Passed For /Transmission /102 /Singapore plus H & 38 within circles hand stamps all in violet & with on reverse Chaux-De-Fonds (25 Apr) arrival cds
US$200
[18678]  PALESTINE..WW2 POSTAL STATIONARY ..  1943 (Apr 26)
[18678]  PALESTINE..WW2 POSTAL STATIONARY ..  1943 (Apr 26)
[18678] PALESTINE..WW2 POSTAL STATIONARY .. 1943 (Apr 26) Palestine 8 milliemes Stationary post card uprated with additional 2 milliemes & endorsed written in Polish & datelined Tel Aviv to Jerusalem cancelled single ring Bat Yam (29 Apr) cds
US$100
[18677]  PALESTINE -SWITZERLAND...BRITISH MANDATE ..  1922 (Dec 23)
[18677]  PALESTINE -SWITZERLAND...BRITISH MANDATE ..  1922 (Dec 23)
[18677] PALESTINE -SWITZERLAND...BRITISH MANDATE .. 1922 (Dec 23) Beautiful coloured Gruss Auf Jerusalem picture postcard showing "Grabeskirche von hinten gesehen" & "Garten Gethsemane" to Bern bearing pair EEF 3 milliemes overprinted Palestine tied Jaffa cds
US$80
[19057]  FRANCE - SWITZERLAND…GERMAN OCCUPATION of S.E. FRANCE…  1943 (Aug 7)
[19057]  FRANCE - SWITZERLAND…GERMAN OCCUPATION of S.E. FRANCE…  1943 (Aug 7)
[19057] FRANCE - SWITZERLAND…GERMAN OCCUPATION of S.E. FRANCE… 1943 (Aug 7) Plain envelope to Geneva bearing France Petain 3f & 1f tied Avenue du Prado /Marseille cds & with on reverse Geoffnet /Obercommando der Wehrmacht/. . I . . label (Riemer L-50) tied violet Eagle Swastika code L hand stamp (Riemer L-433). . ............................................................................................... The Germans occupied Marseille although some Italian solders were present they were under the control & working directly for the Germans....Ref Postal history of italian Occupation of S.E. France by David Trapnell (2014)
US$130
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