1940 COLOMBIA – GERMANY…WW2 INTERCEPTED by BRITISH & HELD for DURATION of WAR… [18587]

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1940 (Nov 28) Plain envelope to Solingen endorsed “Via Japan – Siberia” bearing 10c + 2 x 2c + 2 x 5c + 1c + ½c making 25½c rate & with 1940 Anti Tuberculouis 1c tied violet boxed Bogata date stamp & with routing instructions ignored & intercepted by British with PC90 Opened By /Examiner 5545 label applied in Bermuda with diagonal red crayon lines indicating Condemned & leaving fragment of Yellow PC 93 Condemned label on reverse with face showing Zeruck Post von /der Zensur freigegeben. /Etwaige Antwortsendungen /muusten den gegenwartigen /Bestimmungen entsprechen label basically saying the German Censors were not responsible for the delay…………..Interesting item with some minor faults showing a change in route resulting in allied interception & Condemning the item prior to releasing at wars end

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