1941 GB – AUSTRALIA…WW2 TWO OCEAN CENSORED AIRMAIL with solo 5/-… [19716]

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1941 (Sep 19) Plain envelope endorsed “By Clippper Airmail” to Tasmania forwarded to Melboourne & again to Warburton Vic bearing GV1 single 5/- tied Storrington cds & with red on white 6 Opened By Censor label (CCSG L6-6a) tied violet diamond 6 /Passed /By /Censor /4 hand stamp (similar to CCSG H6-2b number 4 not recorded), red ink re-direction to Melbourne (12 Mar 42) & with Re-Addressed By Bank of New South Wales, Melbourne label imprinted W 506 to Warburton & on reverse Hobart (7 Mar) transit date stamp …………………………………………………………………..
Scarcer censorship & mailed at 5/- rate for airmail across the Atlantic, across USA & across the Pacific was the most expensive & supposedly fastest & safest route available, however this item posted before Japan entered the war & delivered after Pearl Harbour was clearly snarled up due to this event

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