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[19286]  NIGERIA - USA…WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL  1942 (Apr 21)
[19286]  NIGERIA - USA…WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL  1942 (Apr 21)
[19286] NIGERIA - USA…WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL 1942 (Apr 21) Atlantic West Africa Co Ltd printed envelope endorsed Pan-American Airways to Atlantic Refining Co, Philadelphia bearing GV1 definitives 2 x 1/3 + 1/- making 3/6 airmail rate tied Lagos cds & with Nigeria / Opened By / Censor label tied violet 6 sided Passed By Censor / 12 / Nigeria & with triangular L/2 hand stamps & on reverse boxed Atlantic West Africa Co. Ltd hand stamp of sender
US$130
[18305]  GOLD COAST - NIGERIA…WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL…  1941 (Sep 9)
[18305]  GOLD COAST - NIGERIA…WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL…  1941 (Sep 9)
[18305] GOLD COAST - NIGERIA…WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL… 1941 (Sep 9) Airmail envelope to The American Consul, Lagos GV1 Christiansborg Castle 6d tied Sekondi /Gold Coast cds & with violet hexagonal Passed By Censor /8 /Gold Coast plus mauve half circle Censor hand stamp & on reverse Lagos slogan (13 Sep) arrival date stamp
US$130
[18035]  CAMEROUNS - GB …WW1 REGISTERED CAPTURED GERMAN STATIONARY…  1915 (Sep 29)
[18035]  CAMEROUNS - GB …WW1 REGISTERED CAPTURED GERMAN STATIONARY…  1915 (Sep 29)
[18035] CAMEROUNS - GB …WW1 REGISTERED CAPTURED GERMAN STATIONARY… 1915 (Sep 29) Longer 197 x 115mm Sofort zu Offen printed stampless captured envelope registered to Frodsham cancelled captured German Duala /(Kamerun) (7 Oct) cds & with blank R /No 15 registration label with manuscript Duala inserted plus blue crayon 13 at upper left & with violet unframed Director /Posts and Telegraphs handstamp with manuscript M. McGilvray 29/9/15 above & on reverse Plymouth (12 Nov) + Warrington (13 Nov) transit cds ..................................... R. J. Maddocks In The Postal Arrangements of the Anglo French Cameroons Expeditionary Force 1914-16 Chaper 4.4 pages 184-188 discusses registered mail & does not record any items with Registration labels...this item is a twin to the cover illustrated on page 186 but with a registered label
US$900
[17669]  FRANCE - FRENCH EQUITORIAL AFRICA ...1942 VICHY & ALLIED CENSORSHIP....  1942 (Sep 16)
[17669]  FRANCE - FRENCH EQUITORIAL AFRICA ...1942 VICHY & ALLIED CENSORSHIP....  1942 (Sep 16)
[17669] FRANCE - FRENCH EQUITORIAL AFRICA ...1942 VICHY & ALLIED CENSORSHIP.... 1942 (Sep 16) Plain envelope together with letter to Administrechen des Colonier a Aboudeia , Dakar & forwarded to Fort Lamy bearing Petain 1.50f tied Bourjoin /Isere cds with Controle Postale label tied oval Ouvert /Par les /Autorite des Controle h/s in black with alongside circular Controle Postale /Afrique /Equatoriale /Francaise /Commission E h/s + similar for Commission G h/s both in black & A/2 in small circle h/s with PC90 Opened By Examiner label tied losenge Crown /Passed / PP 25 h/s applied in Nigeria with on back St. Therse of Lisieux label tied A.E.F. Tchad )17 Mar 43) ............Creases & other faults to an interesting item originating in Vichy France & in transit 182 days with censorship by Free French in AEF & British in Nigeria
US$170
[16850]  SPANISH GUINEA-GB.. WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED from FERNANDO POO  1941(Aug 28)
[16850]  SPANISH GUINEA-GB.. WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED from FERNANDO POO  1941(Aug 28)
[16850] SPANISH GUINEA-GB.. WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED from FERNANDO POO 1941(Aug 28) Plain envelope to London bearing 2 X 40c tied Bara Guinea Espanola datestamp with boxed Censure Militar handstamp in blue tied by Nigeria/Opened By/Censor label (partly torn away on reverse) tied by hexagonal Passed by Censor/12/Nigeria handstamp in violet & triangular L/1 handstamp in black with on reverse Lagos [9 sep] transit datestamp ..................Censored mail from here is very elusive
US$230
[16270]  NIGERIA-GB...CAMPAIGN MAIL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE..  1905(Nov 12)
[16270]  NIGERIA-GB...CAMPAIGN MAIL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE..  1905(Nov 12)
[16270]  NIGERIA-GB...CAMPAIGN MAIL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE..  1905(Nov 12)
[16270]  NIGERIA-GB...CAMPAIGN MAIL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE..  1905(Nov 12)
[16270]  NIGERIA-GB...CAMPAIGN MAIL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE..  1905(Nov 12)
[16270]  NIGERIA-GB...CAMPAIGN MAIL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE..  1905(Nov 12)
[16270] NIGERIA-GB...CAMPAIGN MAIL WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE.. 1905(Nov 12) Plain env to London c/w two letters written 12th & 19th on 2nd Northern Nigeria Regt. Lokoja headed paper& env bearing Northern Nigeria 1d tied partial Lokoja [20 Nov] d/s ............................Interesting content in letters about going up country to Nafada w/details of carriers etc & written during tribal Pacification period
US$550
[16127]  NIGERIA-CANADA ...WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in BRAZIL  1945(Mar 5)
[16127]  NIGERIA-CANADA ...WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in BRAZIL  1945(Mar 5)
[16127] NIGERIA-CANADA ...WW2 REGISTERED AIRMAIL CENSORED in BRAZIL 1945(Mar 5) printed airmail env [25% of back flap gone] registered to Montreal bearing 2/6 & 1/3 tied oval Registered/Obubra Nigeria d/s & w/matching Registration label No 191 & w/transparent S.P./Aberta Pela Censura label tied boxed P.A./928 h/s of Porto Allegre in black & w/large Montreal [5 May] d/s & w/on rev Registered Obubra [5 Mar] despatch d/s Registered Enugu [6 Mar] registered Lagos [10 Mar] Natal [19 Apr] & Montreal [5 May] transit d/s & faint Montreal [7 May] arrival d/s...............Travelling by road & rail to Lagos via Enugu & then FAM 22 to Brazil & onwards to Canada arriving destination 7 May.
US$400
[16125]  NIGERIA-GAMBIA...WW2 CENSORED & REUSED to GB..  1945(Feb 8)
[16125]  NIGERIA-GAMBIA...WW2 CENSORED & REUSED to GB..  1945(Feb 8)
[16125] NIGERIA-GAMBIA...WW2 CENSORED & REUSED to GB.. 1945(Feb 8) Plain stampless env to Cape St. Mary's, Gambia cancelled Ilesha/Nigeria & w/on rev Lagos [10 Feb] transit d/s. On arrival Gambia forwarded to Glasgow w/plain white address label tied FPO 109 located at Bathurst & w/Crown over Shield Censor 7128 h/s in violet.............I have no explanation as to why this interesting item should have been allowed through the mails twice without payment or any form of taxation.
US$250
[16122]  NIGERIA-CAMEROUN...WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED & FORWARDED..  1941(Sep 17)
[16122]  NIGERIA-CAMEROUN...WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED & FORWARDED..  1941(Sep 17)
[16122] NIGERIA-CAMEROUN...WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED & FORWARDED.. 1941(Sep 17) Plain env to Sakbayeme, Edea & forwarded to Eseka bearing 3d tied Talata Mafara d/s & w/ hexagonal Passed By Censor/12/Nigeria h/s in violet alongside Tri L/5 censor h/s in violet & poor double rimmed circ Camerouns censor h/s in black & w/on rev black on white Nigeria/Opened By/Censor label & Ousau/Nigeria [18 Sep] Lagos [20 Sep] Edea/Camerouns [14 Oct & 17 Oct] transit d/s & Eseka/Cameroun [17 Oct] arrival d/s
US$170
[16124]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 ALL ROUND CENSORSHIP…  1942 (Mar 5)
[16124]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 ALL ROUND CENSORSHIP…  1942 (Mar 5)
[16124] NIGERIA - USA...WW2 ALL ROUND CENSORSHIP… 1942 (Mar 5) Plain envelope to Roscrucian Fellowship, Oceanside CA bearing strip 3 x 1d tied Jos cds & opened along 3 sides by censors with black on white Nigeria /Opened By /Censor label & plain white labels to other 2 sides all tied by blue hexagonal Passed By Censor /10 /Nigeria hand stamps .............The Roscrucian fellowship were known Nazi sympathisers that probably contributed to the severe censorship
US$170
[16123]  NIGERIA - USA..WW2 CENSORED & TAXED then DELETED..  1941 (Aug 2)
[16123]  NIGERIA - USA..WW2 CENSORED & TAXED then DELETED..  1941 (Aug 2)
[16123] NIGERIA - USA..WW2 CENSORED & TAXED then DELETED.. 1941 (Aug 2) Plain envelope to Grace & Truth, Seattle with blue crayon annotation "Wants Biible + Literature & what we Believe " bearing on reverse strip 3 x 1d tied Eket cds & with on face black unframed "T" deleted in blue crayon & with black on white Nigeria /Opened By /Censor label & black hexagonal Passed By Censor /20 /Nigeria hand stamp & on reverse Calabar (2 Aug) & Port Harcourt (5 Aug) transit cds
US$70
[16121]  NIGERIA - SIERRA LEONE...WW2 CENSORED to SHIPPING LINE….  1941 (Apr 29)
[16121]  NIGERIA - SIERRA LEONE...WW2 CENSORED to SHIPPING LINE….  1941 (Apr 29)
[16121] NIGERIA - SIERRA LEONE...WW2 CENSORED to SHIPPING LINE…. 1941 (Apr 29) Plain envelope with 4 small worm pin holes to E.O. Farmer, c/o U.A.C. Ltd (Shipping,) Freetown bearing 2d & ˝ d tied Lagos cds & with black on white Nigeria /Opened By /Censor label tied partial red hexagonal Passed By Censor /12/Nigeria hand stamp & on reverse Freetown (12 May) arrival cds.............. Scarcer censored mail within West Africa
US$170
[16545]  KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV]  1940(Aug 14)
[16545]  KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV]  1940(Aug 14)
[16545] KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV] 1940(Aug 14) OHMS large size [44cm x 115cm] env originally registered to Officer Commanding, EA Pay (Office) Nairobi w/blue on white R/Mombasa/6354 registration label & boxed Postal Frank/L. Shoolman/Government Coast Agent/Mombasa h/s in violet & w/circular APS EAF [14 Aug] arrival d/s. Previous address deleted in blue crayon & envelope then severed & reduced to 22cm x 15cm for re-use utilising OHMS Economy labels to Regimental Paymaster, C.O Southern Brigade, Lagos, Nigeria bearing KUT 50c tied APO-U-MPK/2 d/s [14 Aug] despatch d/s & w/Lagos/Nigeria [27 Sep] arrival d/s................... [Paper was scarce thus the mutilation & re-use of a large envelope on the day of arrival & with nice use of South African APO-U-MPK/2 that only arrived in East Africa on 23 May 1940]
US$100
[16128]  CAMEROUN [LOCAL USE-PRINTED MATTER]  1952(Dec 16)
[16128]  CAMEROUN [LOCAL USE-PRINTED MATTER]  1952(Dec 16)
[16128] CAMEROUN [LOCAL USE-PRINTED MATTER] 1952(Dec 16) Plain env to Toko bearing ˝d (damaged prior to entering mails) tied Victoria/Cameroun d/s
US$20
[13828]  CAMEROUNS-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED]  1943(Jun 18)
[13828]  CAMEROUNS-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED]  1943(Jun 18)
[13828] CAMEROUNS-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED] 1943(Jun 18) Printed airmail env to Worcester, Mass bearing front & rev 2.50f (7) & 1f [making 18.50f rate] tied Lum/Camerouns d/s & w/Controle Posta Militaire label tied pointed oval Ouvert/Par/L[Autorite Militaire h/s in black & w/circ Controle Postal/Territorie du Camerouns/Commission A h/s in black, small tri censor h/s in violet w/blank centre applied in Nigeria & USA transparent cello tape which has fallen off
US$130
[18311]  FRENCH LEVANT - SENEGAL…WW2 CENSORED in NIGERIA & RECEIVED WITH MISSING STAMP…  1943 (Mar)
[18311]  FRENCH LEVANT - SENEGAL…WW2 CENSORED in NIGERIA & RECEIVED WITH MISSING STAMP…  1943 (Mar)
[18311] FRENCH LEVANT - SENEGAL…WW2 CENSORED in NIGERIA & RECEIVED WITH MISSING STAMP… 1943 (Mar) Plain envelope to Kaolask bearing French Levant 2f tied partial belted Poste Aux Armees /F.F.L. /B.C.M. 1 located Beyrouth with alongside red crayon mark & manuscript Recuavec Timbre Manquant (Received with Stamp Missing) where another adhesive has been removed together with blue unframed hand stamp & with violet circular C Cross Lorraine M hand stamp & PC 90 Opened By Examiner label tied mauve losenge Crown /Passed /PP 13 hand stamp applied in Nigeria & on reverse Poste Aux Armees /F.F.L. 1 (18 Mar) + Brazzaville (25 Apr) transit + blue Naban /Senegal (13 month unclear) transit + on face Kaolack /Senegal (13 Aug) arrival cds ... some markings are a little unclear but a wonderful item of Free French mail.
US$270
[15224]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED…  1941 (Sep 23)
[15224]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED…  1941 (Sep 23)
[15224] NIGERIA - USA...WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED… 1941 (Sep 23) Nigeria 3d Registered stationary envelope to Kansas City uprated with additional 3d tied oval Registered /Owerri date stamp & with matching Registration label No 865 & Nigeria /Opened By/Censor label & red hexagon Passed By Censor /14 /Nigeria hand stamp & on reverse oval Registered / Lagos (27 Sep) + New York (29 Nov) transit + Kansas City (1 Dec) arrival date stamps
US$100
[15216]  NIGERIA - SENEGAL… WW2 UNCENSORED AIRMAIL…  1940 (Apr 30)
[15216]  NIGERIA - SENEGAL… WW2 UNCENSORED AIRMAIL…  1940 (Apr 30)
[15216] NIGERIA - SENEGAL… WW2 UNCENSORED AIRMAIL… 1940 (Apr 30) Societe Commerciale de L'Quest Africain Comptoir d printed envelope with Port Harcourt hand stamp inserted by airmail to company office at Dakar bearing GV1 Nigeria 2/6 + 1/3 + 2 x 3d making 4/3 rate tied Port Harcourt cds & on reverse Kano (3 May) + Lagos (6 May) transit & Dakar (9 May) arrival date stamps
US$150
[18153]  MOROCCO - NIGERIA...WW2 CENSORED RED CROSS ENVELOPE …  1944 (Dec 20)
[18153]  MOROCCO - NIGERIA...WW2 CENSORED RED CROSS ENVELOPE …  1944 (Dec 20)
[18153] MOROCCO - NIGERIA...WW2 CENSORED RED CROSS ENVELOPE … 1944 (Dec 20) Croix Rouge Francaise Red Cross Comite de Rabat printed envelope by airmail to Lagos bearing Pair 4f tied Rabat slogan datestamp & with black on white Controle label tied blue pointed oval Ouvert /YB /Par les Autorite de Controle applied at Rabat & with black unframed T tax handstamp deleted in manuscript alongside black triangular L/4 censor handstamp applied in Nigeria..
US$100
[15222]  USA - CAMEROUNS...WW2 CENSORED...  1941 (May 21)
[15222]  USA - CAMEROUNS...WW2 CENSORED...  1941 (May 21)
[15222] USA - CAMEROUNS...WW2 CENSORED... 1941 (May 21) The Louisville Presbyterian Seminary printed envelope to Abong M'bang & forwarded in blue crayon to Yaounde bearing Defence 3c & 2c tied Louisville machine date stamp & with black on brown Ouvert Par L'Autorite Militaire label tied pointed oval Ouvert /Par /Les Autorite Militaire hand stamp in black & with circukar Controle Postal /Commission B /Territoire /Du /Cameroun hand stamp in black & on back Abong M'Bang [6 Aug] transit cds ........Few rumples where application of censor label has stretched paper but a scarce incoming item
US$250
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