1940..GERMANY – USA..WW2 AIRMAIL INTERCEPTED by CENSORS in BERMUDA [20617]

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1940 (Oct 10) Printed commercial envelope with name obscured by Censors label by airmail to American Express, New York bearing Hindenburg 5pf + 2 x 15pf + 3 x 50pf making a 185pf rate tied Berlin cds & with mauve RECEIVED /AMERICAN EXPRESS /Clock style pointing to 9 / Oct 24 arrival & on reverse Geoffnet / Obercommando der Wehrmacht . . e . . label (Riemer E – 53) tied violet circular Eagle Swastika (Riemer E – 2a) plus 3 x small violet boxes with 270, 294 & 224 inserted. Intercepted by British censors in Bermuda & with red on white PC 102 OPENED BY / CENSOR. /143 label (Type CL 2) …..These P.C. 102 labels are scarce & Flynn in Intercepted in Bermuda does not record any use of Examiner 6143. A lovely item that is visual as well as scarce

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