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[20542]  PALESTINE - GB …RAF HONOUR ENVELOPE..  1944 (Aug 16)
[20542]  PALESTINE - GB …RAF HONOUR ENVELOPE..  1944 (Aug 16)
[20542] PALESTINE - GB …RAF HONOUR ENVELOPE.. 1944 (Aug 16) R.A.F. form 1645 Honour envelope imprinted C & Co (B) Ltd (Daynes RE 5a) to Exeter bearing GB 1d + 3d + 6d all overpruinted M.E.F. & tied Field Post Office 148 cds & with violet RAF Censor 364 (Type R 11) .............................................................................................. A nice combination of RAF Honour envelope & GB M.E.F. overprints
US$130
[20503]  KENYA - GB..WW2 EAST AFRICAN CENSORED HONOUR ENVELOPE…  1945 (Jan 22)
[20503]  KENYA - GB..WW2 EAST AFRICAN CENSORED HONOUR ENVELOPE…  1945 (Jan 22)
[20503] KENYA - GB..WW2 EAST AFRICAN CENSORED HONOUR ENVELOPE… 1945 (Jan 22) A.F.W. 3078 On Active Service East African green on white Honour envelope 136 x 108mm imprinted D.P. & S.S - 5356 - 1/43 - 15,000 (Daynes EAE 3a that he states measures 145 x 110) by airmail to Helston, Cornwall bearing KUT 1/- & 30c tied E.A. / A.P.O. ? cds & with RAF /Censor /182 (Type R12) Unit censor & framed Deputy Chief Field Censor /Received from A.P.O. /22 Jan 1945 /Returned to A.P.O. (Daynes EA F3) handstamps & on reverse E.A. /A.P.O. 2 (23 Jan) transit cds ..... Fine item locally printed with low print run of only 15,000 & scarce especially from an RAF unit
US$200
[20502]  KENYA - GB..WW2 EAST AFRICAN CENSORED HONOUR ENVELOPE…  1945 (Jan 18)
[20502]  KENYA - GB..WW2 EAST AFRICAN CENSORED HONOUR ENVELOPE…  1945 (Jan 18)
[20502] KENYA - GB..WW2 EAST AFRICAN CENSORED HONOUR ENVELOPE… 1945 (Jan 18) A.F.W. 3078 On Active Service East African green on cream Honour envelope 160 x 127mm imprinted D.P. & S.S - 5388 - 1/43 - 12,000 (Daynes EAE 2) by airmail to Helston, Cornwall bearing KUT 1/- & 30c tied E.A. / A.P.O. ? cds & with RAF /Censor /182 Unit censor (Type R12) & framed Deputy Chief Field Censor /Received from A.P.O. /18 Jan 1945 /Returned to A.P.O. (Daynes EA F3) handstamps & on reverse E.A. /A.P.O. 89 (19 Jan) transit cds. ................................................................................................ Fine item locally printed with low print run of only 12,000 & scarce especially from an RAF unit
US$200
[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
[20337]  GB - CANADA…WW2 RAF FORCES in TUNISIA on RE-USED ENVELOPE…  1942 ( Dec 19)
[20337]  GB - CANADA…WW2 RAF FORCES in TUNISIA on RE-USED ENVELOPE…  1942 ( Dec 19)
[20337] GB - CANADA…WW2 RAF FORCES in TUNISIA on RE-USED ENVELOPE… 1942 ( Dec 19) Plain envelope originally used from Bournemouth to Dewsbury with adhesive neatly removed & with plain white label affixed over address & re-used to Toronto from 1646805 AC2 Barker JA cancelled F.P.O. 632 (22 Apr) cds recorded used in Tunisia from 1 Dec 42 - 13 Aug 43 & with violet 8 sided star RAF Censor 481 (type R 14)partly overlaid by Army Form W. 3424 /Opened /By /Censor label imprinted 51- 4786 tied by red Passed By Base Censor /26 Apr 1943 /R.A.F. handstamp. ................................................................................................ Canadian Air Force personel were certainly attached to the RAF. Type R14/481 is not listed among the 30 recordings of R/14 by Colley used in Tunisia & with only 20 recordings of Type R19 that was applied at Base HQ in Algeria this is a significant RAF censored item
US$200
[20147]  SOUTH AFRICA - EAST AFRICA...WW2 3d LETTERCARD to A.M.E.S. ...   1942 (Feb 22)
[20147]  SOUTH AFRICA - EAST AFRICA...WW2 3d LETTERCARD to A.M.E.S. ...   1942 (Feb 22)
[20147] SOUTH AFRICA - EAST AFRICA...WW2 3d LETTERCARD to A.M.E.S. ... 1942 (Feb 22) South Africa 3d bi-lingual Active Service Letter Card to 1173961 Cpl. Barlow N.H., A.M.ES (Air Ministry Experimental Station) Reserve Pool, RAF Middle East, c/o APO Durban & forwarded in red crayon 303, 6/2/42 B cancelled Capetown 4 (Feb 23) cds & with bi-lingual UC8(Small) Opened By Censor with pencil 110 label with contents relating to "Happy to hear you are in Middle East & Not Singapore" "Capetown is getting warm & quite nervous of the Japs & had several trial black outs""Hope we don't get bombed""Petrol rationing has started" card with pencil Rec' 10/4/42. ............................................................................................... AMES units were normally Radar Stations & 303 AMES was located in East Africa Feb 1942 to May 1943
US$150
[20144]  ITALY - SOUTH AFRICA...WW2 SOUTH AFRICAN FORCES 3d AIR LETTER with PRINTED HONOUR CERTIFICATION...   1944 (Jun 16)
[20144]  ITALY - SOUTH AFRICA...WW2 SOUTH AFRICAN FORCES 3d AIR LETTER with PRINTED HONOUR CERTIFICATION...   1944 (Jun 16)
[20144] ITALY - SOUTH AFRICA...WW2 SOUTH AFRICAN FORCES 3d AIR LETTER with PRINTED HONOUR CERTIFICATION... 1944 (Jun 16) Army Form W. 3077. A blue triangle Air Letter with printed Honour certification to Aliwal North from 330049 L/Bdr Collitt W.G., 19th 68th Battery, 7th 23 Regt., which was part of 6th S.A. Armoured Div. bearing War Economy half size 3d tied APO -U- MPK /5 (18 Jun) located S. Pietro (North of Orvieto) & with partial violet oval Air School & ink Not at Air Force Camp plus Crown over Shield Passed By Censor No 5637 & bold Aliwal North (28 Jun) arrival cds
US$80
[16045]  CYPRUS - IRAQ...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP…  1944 (Nov 30)
[16045]  CYPRUS - IRAQ...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP…  1944 (Nov 30)
[16045] CYPRUS - IRAQ...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP… 1944 (Nov 30) Plain envelope to Imperial Bank, Baghdad bearing GB 10d tied FPO 164 cds & with violet diamond RAF /Censor /198 (Type R12) & with violet 16 within circle h/and stamps & on reverse partial No 7 Advance Base Post Office (5 Dec) + Baghdad (5 Dec) civil P.O. transit date stamps & unframed violet 6 Dec 1944 & pencil 27-4-45 received & answered markings. ............................................................................................... Colley only records 6 examples of R12/198 & all are cancelled FPO 164
US$130
[16037]  CYPRUS - GB...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP…  1943 (Dec 6)
[16037]  CYPRUS - GB...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP…  1943 (Dec 6)
[16037] CYPRUS - GB...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP… 1943 (Dec 6) Plain envelope by airmail to Norwich & forwarded to London N.W. 1 with various manuscript annotations regarding "No Known" bearing GB 10d tied FPO 164 cds & with violet circular Deputy Chief Field Censor & Square RAF /Censor /697 (Type R11) & with London [31 Dec & 6 Jan] transit date stamps in an attempt to deliver. ............................................................................................... R11/697 Not recorded in Censorship of RAF 1918-1956 By Colley & Garrard
US$200
[16034]  CYPRUS - GB...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP…  1941 (Oct 24)
[16034]  CYPRUS - GB...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP…  1941 (Oct 24)
[16034] CYPRUS - GB...WW2 RAF CENSORSHIP… 1941 (Oct 24) Active Service Honour A.F. W3078(M.E....576/PMEO-5,000,000-3/41] to Sutton, Surrey bearing GB 2 x 10d tied FPO 291 cds & with red 6 sided framed RAF /Censor /294 (Type R9] hand stamp. ............................................................................................... FPO 291 is scarce recorded by Proud only from 23.07.41 to 03.11.41 & with Colley recording RAF R9/294 allocated to No 259 Wing RAF
US$170
[20052]  NEW CALEDONIA - GB …WW2 CENSORED OFFICIAL AUSTRALIAN REP. to RAF MEDMENHAM…  1942 (Jun 22)
[20052]  NEW CALEDONIA - GB …WW2 CENSORED OFFICIAL AUSTRALIAN REP. to RAF MEDMENHAM…  1942 (Jun 22)
[20052] NEW CALEDONIA - GB …WW2 CENSORED OFFICIAL AUSTRALIAN REP. to RAF MEDMENHAM… 1942 (Jun 22) Commonwealth of Australia, Official Representative, New Caladonia printed envelope to R.A.F. Station, Medmenham, Marlow, Bucks bearing 1939 local motives issue Capt. Cook & Ship 2.50f tied Noumea /Nouvelle Caledonie cds & with violet circular Censure Alliee /Nouvelle Caledonie /6 hand stamp & black on white Examied By / 1634 label applied in San Francisco ............................................................................................... R.A.F. Medmenham was based at Danesfield House specialising in photographic intelligence.....
US$80
[19931]  ITALY - GB … YUGOSLAVIA BOSNIA WAR OPERATION DENY FLIGHT ...   1993 (Sep 14)
[19931]  ITALY - GB … YUGOSLAVIA BOSNIA WAR OPERATION DENY FLIGHT ...   1993 (Sep 14)
[19931] ITALY - GB … YUGOSLAVIA BOSNIA WAR OPERATION DENY FLIGHT ... 1993 (Sep 14) Pictorial British Forces Mail "Bluey" Aerogramme to F/Sgt F.W. Plowman, CH CLK, RAF West Drayton, Middx from F8195755 Cpl. P. Mason, MT Section, 25 (F) Sqd. Detachment, Operation Deny Flight, BFPO 569 bearing GB Machin 18p tied small single ring FPO ? cds & with on reverse Forces Post Office 70 cds with interesting content giving location as Gioia da Colle, Bari Province, Details of his work shifts, names of units and his gripes. ................................................................................................ Operation Deny Flight 12 Apr 1993 - Jul 1995 was a UN no fly zone over Bosnia including Close Air Support for troops & carrying out coercive Air Strikes against selected targets in Bosnia based out of Italy ...
US$30
[19917]  SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Oct 18)
[19917]  SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Oct 18)
[19917]  SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Oct 18)
[19917] SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" .. 1990 (Oct 18) British Forces "Bluey" pictorial Aerogramme with inner section complete but detached showing Mediterranean, Red Sea, Indian Ocean & Persian Gulf blockades to Winchester from F8195755 Sac Mason, RAF MT Section, Op Granby, BFPO 641 datelined Somewhere in Saudi & cancelled Field Post Office 190 cds & with black unframed Multinational Force & circular Multinational Force with Camel & rider in centre on back Crown over circular motif with Eagle in centre. ................................................................................................ Between 2 - 4 August 1990 Iraqi Military forces invaded Kuwait, Coalition forces were built up in Saudi Arabia & action commenced 17 Jan 1991 initially with Air strikes & Bombardments followed with a ground Force assault on 24 Feb that lasted exactly 100 hours of intense & fast moving combat after which a cease fire was called prior to an Armistice negotiated on 3 March ...........................................................................genuine mail is scarce
US$80
[19916]  GB - SAUDI ARABIA.…1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Sep 8)
[19916]  GB - SAUDI ARABIA.…1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Sep 8)
[19916] GB - SAUDI ARABIA.…1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" .. 1990 (Sep 8) British Forces "bluey" Aerogramme to F 8195755 Sac Mason, RAF Detachment, MT Section, Dharan, BFPO 641 cancelled Walsall slogan ..... ................................................ Between 2 - 4 August 1990 Iraqi Military forces invaded Kuwait, Coalition forces were built up in Saudi Arabia & action commenced 17 Jan 1991 initially with Air strikes & Bombardments followed with a ground Force attack on 24 Feb that lasted exactly 100 hours of intense & fast moving combat after which a cease fire was called prior to an Armistice negotiated on 3 March ....genuine mail is scarce
US$40
[19915]  GB - IRAQ …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "DESERT STORM" ..  
1990 (Dec 11)
[19915]  GB - IRAQ …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "DESERT STORM" ..  
1990 (Dec 11)
[19915] GB - IRAQ …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "DESERT STORM" .. 1990 (Dec 11) Plain envelope to Sgt. R.E. Maudeline, Q8 247579, 33 qn (Flt), RAF SHF Detme OPGRAM, BFPO 644 bearing GB Machin 22p tied St. Albans / Herts date stamp & with black framed Inform Your Correspondents of /Your Correct Postal Address Viz /No., Rank, Name , /Refsheet ME /Op Granby, BFPO with ink 637 inserted. ................................................................................................ Between 2 - 4 August 1990 Iraqi Military forces invaded Kuwait, Coalition forces were built up in Saudi Arabia & action commenced 17 Jan 1991 initially with Air strikes & Bombardments followed with a ground Force attack on 24 Feb that lasted exactly 100 hours of intense & fast moving combat after which a cease fire was called prior to an Armistice negotiated on 3 March ....genuine mail is scarce
US$130
[19902]  MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON)
[19902]  MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON)
[19902]  MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON)
[19902] MALDIVE ISLANDS (CEYLON) - GB … 1962 RAF FIRE SERVICE on GAN ... 1962 (Sep 22) Printed Forces Air letter to Family Favourites, BBC London from 255833 SAC Pether DG, Fire Service, Royal Air Force, Gan, BFPO 180 bearing QE2 Wilding 3d tied FPO 146 cds
US$50
[19818]  SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 CENSORED to POLISH FLIGHT, RAF @ TRIPLE MILITARY 1/3 AIRMAIL RATE …  1944 (Nov 24)
[19818]  SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 CENSORED to POLISH FLIGHT, RAF @ TRIPLE MILITARY 1/3 AIRMAIL RATE …  1944 (Nov 24)
[19818] SOUTH AFRICA…WW2 CENSORED to POLISH FLIGHT, RAF @ TRIPLE MILITARY 1/3 AIRMAIL RATE … 1944 (Nov 24) Plain envelope by airmail to F/O 115330 L.D.D. Brett, 1586 (Polish) Flight, RAF, CMF bearing Ox Wagon 2/6 & Signaller 1/3 making triple rate for military personnel tied Capetown cds & with bi-lingual UC 8 (Small) Opened By /Censor label tied violet Arms A handstamp. ................................................................................................. This is not a common rate.
US$70
[19782]  YUGOSLAVIA - GB … OPERATION DENY FLIGHT over BOSNIA ...   1994 (May 27)
[19782]  YUGOSLAVIA - GB … OPERATION DENY FLIGHT over BOSNIA ...   1994 (May 27)
[19782] YUGOSLAVIA - GB … OPERATION DENY FLIGHT over BOSNIA ... 1994 (May 27) Pictorial British Forces Mail Aerogramme UN Operation Deny Flight 801 Squadron RAF printed longer envelope to John Daynes, Burnham on Crouch bearing GB Machin 2nd class tied London I.S. /5/ Maritime Mail cds & with black framed Commanding /Officer /19 Jun 1994 /801 Squadron & ink Certified Flown in Sea Harrier 03. 9 Jun 94 close Air Support Mission over Mostar, Southern Bosnia, Flown by Lt. P. Mould 801 NAS on reverse black oval pictorial HMS Ark Royal cachet . ................................................................................................ Operation Deny Flight 12 Apr 1993 - Jul 1995 was a UN no fly zone over Bosnia including Close Air Support for troops & carrying out coercive Air Strikes against selected targets in Bosnia based out of Italy with 801 Sqn. flying Sea Harriers from HMS Ark Royal...Philatelic but how else can you find them !!!
US$40
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