1940 FRANCE – USA…WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL & FORWARDED… [20828]

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1940 (Sep 14) Printed airmail envelope to Madam Pernikoff pour Madam Chapiro, 967 East Broadway, Woodmere L.S., New York forwarded to 115 Central P/C Way & then again to 1040 ParK Ave., Apt 14A, NYC bearing Ceres irregular block 3 + vertical pair 2f50 making rate of 12f50 tied Valence /Drome cds & with PC 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 1529 label & with on reverse Woodmere N.Y. (3 Oct) transit date stamp ….12 British Examiners arrived Bermuda in late June ’40 followed by further 108 in August Ref Flynn, Intercepted in Bermuda. …Flynn records 7 examples of Examiner 1529 from 21 May ’41 to 25 Mar ’43 used in Bermuda. This is early use of Examiner 1529 & is believed applied in Bermuda as it is logical to travel direct to Lisbon rather than to fly to the UK for examination only to return to Lisbon to catch the clipper ..Interesting item.

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