1941 LIBYA – ERITREA…ITALIAN COLONIES to MILITARY at ASMARA SERVICE SUSPENDED… [18503]

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1941 (Feb 20) Airmail envelope to Italian soldier at Posta Militaire N 2 at Asmara bearing Libia 75c in combination with Tripolitania 1 Lira overprinted Libia tied Tripoli cds & with black framed Al Mittente /Non Potuto Recapitare /Per Eventi Bellici hand stamp roughly translates Return to Sender Cannot Deliver Due to War Events …………………………………….. Rare item ingoing to the Eritrea Campaign that commenced 12 Jan 41 with Asmara falling to the Allies on 1 April…..There was no cover from this campaign in the Robert Johnson Service Suspended collection presented & auctioned by Cavendish on 3 June 2015

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