1915 GREAT BRITAIN – CHINA…WW1 CENSORED… [19218]

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1915 (Nov 2) Mourning envelope to Hotel Kalu, Shanghai endorsed “Via Siberia” bearing 1d & with black on greyish-blue G Arms R /Opened By Censor label obscuring cancellation ……………This censor label differs in size to any recorded by the CCSG measuring overall135 x 44mm with G Arms R being 40 x 10mm & OBC being 48 x 3mm & it is believed this was applied by the British in Shanghai who commenced censoring on 7 May 1915

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