1916 G B – USA… WW1 REGISTERED & with 2 STYLES WAX SEAL CENSORSHIP.. [20441]

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1916 (Feb 6) Plain envelope registered to The Salem Stamp Agency, Salem, Mass bearing GB GV 5d tied smudged oval Registered date stamp & with R/London W.C. 52 /No 472 Registration label & Opened By /Censor / 953 label tied front & back by 100% dark red framed War Postal Censor /Office (CCSG WS 3) wax seals & on reverse additional 100% framed P.C. (CCSG WS 4b) wax seal & violet Divided Circle K /24 plus New York (24 Feb) transit & Salam Mass (25 Feb) arrival cds.
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Interesting combination item & as at 2000 the CCSG record 2 examples of WS 3 used 2 Jun 1917 – 20 Jul 1918 & 2 examples of WS 4b used Jan – Oct 1917 in both cases this extends the dates of use

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