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[20491]  MADAGASCAR - SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 RAF CENSOR...   1944 (Jan 18)
[20491]  MADAGASCAR - SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 RAF CENSOR...   1944 (Jan 18)
[20491] MADAGASCAR - SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 RAF CENSOR... 1944 (Jan 18) Plain stampless envelope with light horizontal crease to Johannesburg cancelled E.A. /APO 53 & with framed RAF Censor 369 (type R11). ................................................................................................ RAF censors from Madagascar are not common Colley records R11/369 used 21 Sep 1943 - 15 Aug 1944 located Diego Suarez & probably 265 Sqn, RAF
US$100
[20489]  MADAGASCAR - GB…WW2 CENSORED BLUE on PINK LIGHTWIEGHT AMLC...   
1943 (Feb 12)
[20489]  MADAGASCAR - GB…WW2 CENSORED BLUE on PINK LIGHTWIEGHT AMLC...   
1943 (Feb 12)
[20489] MADAGASCAR - GB…WW2 CENSORED BLUE on PINK LIGHTWIEGHT AMLC... 1943 (Feb 12) Blue on Pink lightweight flimsy AMLC to 895503 LACW Spurr N, WAAF Personnel Parachute Section, RAF Boscombe Down & forwarded in red ink to RAF Errol, Perthshire with red Kenya & Uganda 25c Meter cancelled E.A. /A.P.O. 53 cds + with framed Passed By Base Censor / E.A. /No 111-02 (Daynes EA B4) & Amesbury /Salisbury, Wilts (19 Mar) transit cds. ................................................................................................ These flimsy 25c AMLC are difficult from E.A. mainland & decidedly very scarce from Madagascar
US$280
[20494]  MADAGASCAR…WW2 AIR DROP LEAFLET...   Circa 1942-3 Beautifully coloured Communication Officielle du Governement des Etats-Unis au sujet de Madagascar (135 x 215mm)
[20494]  MADAGASCAR…WW2 AIR DROP LEAFLET...   Circa 1942-3 Beautifully coloured Communication Officielle du Governement des Etats-Unis au sujet de Madagascar (135 x 215mm)
[20494] MADAGASCAR…WW2 AIR DROP LEAFLET... Circa 1942-3 Beautifully coloured Communication Officielle du Governement des Etats-Unis au sujet de Madagascar (135 x 215mm) with above US Winged Eagle with drop down flag over chest carrying Holly & Arrows in each foot dropped over France with message to the People of France explaining that the invasion & occupation of Madagascar is only for the duration of the war & will be returned to France after Victory. ................................................................................................ After the Japanese attacked Ceylon in April 1942 the British felt Madagascar, part of Vichy France could be a base from which the Japanese could cut Allied shipping & supply routes around the Cape of Good Hope. Operation "Ironclad" launched on 5 May with first landing taking place at Diago Suarez & by October the island was secured with the French capitulating 6 Nov 42 it was felt the people of France should have their minds put to rest hense the Air Drops
US$125
[20484]  GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA..  1916 (Apr 5)
[20484]  GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA..  1916 (Apr 5)
[20484] GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA.. 1916 (Apr 5) Printed stampless "Thank You for Parcel" card from Cpl. David Moss, 1st Lincoln Regt., Lager 2, Rennbahn, Munster to R.D. Fletcher, Custom House, Swatow cancelled Munster date stamp & with blue Rennbahn Camp censor & red Munster censor. Intercepted by British in Hong Kong with on reverse violet framed P.B.C. hand stamp alongside Swatow (25 Jun) arrival cds & on face red ink endorsement "Tengyueh via Bhamo", sent down to Rangoon & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon (Davis Type 58) alongside Rangoon GPO /Sorting (11 Jul) transit & Tengyueh (21 Jul) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ A remarkable item 107 days in transit which Davis in Burma Postal History p153 makes reference to this card.... Lager 2 was Rennbahn, Munster racecourse see... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_prisoner-of war_camps_in_Germany#VII_Army_Corps_(Munster) .... There were four camps: Münster I was outside the city in open farming country, Münster II was at the racecourse, Münster III was a former Army barracks, and Münster IV was reserved for Russian prisoners.
US$1125
[20483]  BURMA - CHINA…WW1 CENSORED..  1916 (Nov 22)
[20483]  BURMA - CHINA…WW1 CENSORED..  1916 (Nov 22)
[20483] BURMA - CHINA…WW1 CENSORED.. 1916 (Nov 22) Plain envelope to Tengyueh bearing on reverse India 2a 6p tied Bhamo cds with alongside Rangoon GPO /Sorting (4 Nov) transit & Tengyueh (3 Dec) arrival cds & with on face violet triangular Passed /Censor / 1 / Rangoon handstamp. ................................................................................................ Scarce & attractive mail
US$275
[20487]  MADAGASCAR - KENYA …WW2 BRITISH CENSOR..  1945 (Mar 20)
[20487]  MADAGASCAR - KENYA …WW2 BRITISH CENSOR..  1945 (Mar 20)
[20487] MADAGASCAR - KENYA …WW2 BRITISH CENSOR.. 1945 (Mar 20) Stampless O.A.S. envelope to Nairobi cancelled E.A. /A.P.O. 53 cds located Diego Saurez & with violet Crown over Shield Passed /Censor /No 9164 with censoring officers signature. ................................................................................................ APO 53 was the Base P.O. at Diego Saurez & used for almost 3 years but still seems to be elusive
US$130
[20486]  MADAGASCAR…WW2 FRENCH CENSOR on AIRGRAPH ENVELOPE..  1943 (Jul 9)
[20486]  MADAGASCAR…WW2 FRENCH CENSOR on AIRGRAPH ENVELOPE..  1943 (Jul 9)
[20486] MADAGASCAR…WW2 FRENCH CENSOR on AIRGRAPH ENVELOPE.. 1943 (Jul 9) Stampless Posts & Telegraphs Department, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika printed Airgraph envelope only (no airgraph) with framed G /11 (CCSG FH V11) hand stamp & on reverse Controle Posta Militaire (CCSG FL 111) label tied pointed oval Ouvert /Par /Autorit'e Militaire 9CCSG FH 1V) with Diego Suarez (7 Jul) dispatch & Tananarive (15 Jul) transit cds. ................................................................................................ The CCSG as at 2000 records earliest recorded date of G /11 (CCSG FH V11) as 31 May 1944 this extends that date to 7 Jul 1943 with this used in the period where apparently British & or French censorship existed simultaneously...Pity that the airgraph itself has not survived but still an interesting item with the price reflected wih missing content
US$70
[20485]  MADAGASCAR - KENYA …WW2 BRITISH CENSOR..  1943 (Mar 13)
[20485]  MADAGASCAR - KENYA …WW2 BRITISH CENSOR..  1943 (Mar 13)
[20485] MADAGASCAR - KENYA …WW2 BRITISH CENSOR.. 1943 (Mar 13) Stampless O.A.S. envelope to Kinangop cancelled E.A. /A.P.O. 59 cds located Tananarive 15 Oct 42 - 15 Aug 43 & with red framed Passed /By Military /Censor /E.A. No. 1/127 (Daynes EA 4A) & on reverse E.A. /A.P.O. 88 (17 Mar) + Naivasha (18 Mar) transit & Kinangop (18 Mar) arrival cds. ................................................................................................. APO 59 used for only 10 months at Tananarive is scarce
US$200
[20434]  URUGUAY - USA… REGISTERED PICTORIAL DONALD DUCK & GOOFY DISNEY QSL CARD ..  1949 (Nov 5)
[20434]  URUGUAY - USA… REGISTERED PICTORIAL DONALD DUCK & GOOFY DISNEY QSL CARD ..  1949 (Nov 5)
[20434] URUGUAY - USA… REGISTERED PICTORIAL DONALD DUCK & GOOFY DISNEY QSL CARD .. 1949 (Nov 5) Coloured pictorial CX3CS /Uruguay card showing Donald & Pluto hitch hiking under road sign registered to Radio Magazines Inc., New York bearing 4th American Regional Conf. 3c + Rio-Santa Lucia Bridge 2 x 10c & 1932 General Jose Artigas 2 x 20c & single 2c plus Correos /Postal emblem overprint on 5 milesimo tied unreadable cancel & with torn on application C. Uruguay /No 26872 /Expedicion Exterior registration label with ink 26872 encircled alongside with label tied violet oval U.S. Customs /Free of Duty /AJP /Port of New York handstamp. .............................................................................................. An interesting & colourful card
US$30
[20482]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Jan 4)
[20482]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Jan 4)
[20482] BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU... 1887 (Jan 4) India ˝a Postal Stationary envelope to General Marter A.D.C., Jhansi.cancelled 19mm single ring Minboo cds & with on reverse single ring Rangoon (7 Jan) transit & Jhansi (14 Jan) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ Neat item to high ranking officer during Pacification period after the end of the 3rd Burma War
US$250
[20481]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Mar)
[20481]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Mar)
[20481] BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU... 1887 (Mar) India ˝a Postal Stationary envelope to Secunderabad from Leiut Smith, 67th Regt.cancelled 19mm single ring Myinmu cds & with n reverse Secunderabad (13 Mar)arrival cds. ................................................................................................ Postal Guide of April 1887 at the end at the end of the 3rd Burma War show that civil post offices had been opened at 9 locations including Myinmu all of these had previously been Military posts in July 1886 and were again garrisoned during the Pacification period. Nice military item from this village that was later burnt by dacoits in May 1888
US$350
[20478]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1896 (Nov 14)
[20478]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1896 (Nov 14)
[20478] BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA... 1896 (Nov 14) India ˝ a Stationary envelope with a couple of light creases to Frank Rose Fraser Esquire, Lahore tied 25mm single ring Monywa cds located 136 Km north of Mandalay on the banks of River Chindwin & on reverse Single ring Rangoon code W (17 Nov) transit 7 Lahore Dely (22 Nov) arrival cds...
US$40
[20477]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1900 (May 5)
[20477]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1900 (May 5)
[20477] BURMA - GB …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA... 1900 (May 5) India One Anna on 2a 6p Stationary envelope to Henry S. King & Co., London tied 25mm single ring Monywa cds located 136 Km north of Mandalay on the banks of River Chindwin & on reverse Single ring Rangoon (8 May) + partial Sea Post Office (10 May) transit & London E.C. hooded circle /AA (2 Jun) arrival. ............................................................................................... Postal rates were reduced in 1899 due to the introduction of Imperial Penny Postage in India
US$50
[20473]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN POSTAL STATIONARY WRAPPER...  1898 (Feb 9)
[20473]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN POSTAL STATIONARY WRAPPER...  1898 (Feb 9)
[20473] BURMA - GB …INDIAN POSTAL STATIONARY WRAPPER... 1898 (Feb 9) India 1a Postal Stationary Wrapper to Messrs, Bates, Hendy & Co., Newspaper Agents, London uprated with pair India 1a tied single ring Rangoon coded V cds. ............................................................................................. These Wrappers were issued 1895 in India with less than 25% being used in Burma
US$130
[20472]  BURMA - INDIA …INSURED ARTICLE ACKNOWGEDGMENT at START OF 3rd BURMA WAR...  1885 (Nov 9)
[20472]  BURMA - INDIA …INSURED ARTICLE ACKNOWGEDGMENT at START OF 3rd BURMA WAR...  1885 (Nov 9)
[20472] BURMA - INDIA …INSURED ARTICLE ACKNOWGEDGMENT at START OF 3rd BURMA WAR... 1885 (Nov 9) Insured Article Acknowledgment, To be Returned by Office of Delivery to sender printed card in red to Jeypore cancelled by 19mm single ring Rangoon 3rd Dely thimble cds & on reverse 25mm single Jeypore (26 Nov) arrival cds. .............................................................................................. The 3rd Burma war was underway with Mandalay being occupied by the Britsh on 26 Nov 1885 & despite this being civil commercial mail it is good collateral material for the war.
US$150
[20471]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY REGISTERED MOULMEIN to BOMBAY...  1878 (May 28)
[20471]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY REGISTERED MOULMEIN to BOMBAY...  1878 (May 28)
[20471] BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY REGISTERED MOULMEIN to BOMBAY... 1878 (May 28) India blue ˝a Stationary envelope registered to Bombay & uprated with on reverse India 4a tied 25mm single ring straight lined Moulmein cds (Davis & Martin 31) with alongside fine framed Registered /Moulmein with manuscript date & other annotations inserted, alongside single ring R /Bombay Jun 3/Dely 4 arrival cds plus on face green crayon 780. ................. The Moulmein registered handstamp was used between 1876 - 1878 & the cancellation Davis & Martin type 31mm was used infrquently from 1875 to 1885 from Burmese Disbursing offices & is very scarce
US$200
[20464]  BURMA -DENMARK …WW1 CENSORED in INDIA & TAXED at STAGEN …  1918 (Apr 30)
[20464]  BURMA -DENMARK …WW1 CENSORED in INDIA & TAXED at STAGEN …  1918 (Apr 30)
[20464] BURMA -DENMARK …WW1 CENSORED in INDIA & TAXED at STAGEN … 1918 (Apr 30) Plain envelope with some staining & veertical crease to Stagen bearing India GV 1a tied Rangoon GPO /Sorting cds & with T within dotted circle & manuscript 24 applied at Stagen overlaying violet circular Passed Censor /23 /Bombay & on reverse black on buff Arms /Opened By Censor (Baker BYL 5a) label & Stagen (10 Jul) arrival cds. .............................................................................................. 1a paid the empire rate foreign mail required 2a 6p hence the tax
US$100
[20463]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jan 10)
[20463]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jan 10)
[20463] BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED … 1916 (Jan 10) Plain envelope with wear to edges to South Hamilton, Mass bearing combination India EDV11 pair 1a & single GV ˝a tied poor Moulmein /Sorting cds & with black on buff 97mm Arms /Opened By Censor. /Rangoon label with red crayon 1 & on reverse Rangoon R.M.S. /Set 1 (11 Jan) despatch. ............................................................................................... All WW1 Burmese censor labels are difficult & Davis & Martin do not record this colour combination of black on Buff label......
US$180
[20461]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jul 24)
[20461]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jul 24)
[20461] BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED … 1916 (Jul 24) American Baptist Mission High School, Mandalay printed envelope to Boston bearing India GV pair 1a & single ˝a tied Mandalay R.S. cds & with green on pinkish buff 77mm Arms /Opened By Censor. /Rangoon label & on reverse Mandalay GPO /Sorting (25 Jul) transit. .................................................................................................All WW1 Burmese censor labels are difficult & Davis & Martin state these labels are well worth preserving
US$200
[20457]  BURMA - USA …WW1 to BOSTON from TAVOY CENSORED at BOMBAY…  1916 (Oct 7)
[20457]  BURMA - USA …WW1 to BOSTON from TAVOY CENSORED at BOMBAY…  1916 (Oct 7)
[20457] BURMA - USA …WW1 to BOSTON from TAVOY CENSORED at BOMBAY… 1916 (Oct 7) Plain envelope to Boston bearing India GV 2a 6p tied Tavoy cds & with violet circular Passed Censor /19 /Bombay handstamp ……….Apparently from 1915 till at least December 1918 all mail Entering, Passing Through or Leaving Burma was subject to Censorship, interestingly this appears to have slipped through Rangoon censorship but was caught in transit at Bombay
US$150
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