1941..USA – NETHERLAND…WW2 INTERCEPTED by CENSORS in BERMUDA… [20619]

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1941 (Jan 17) USA 1c Jefferson postal card (UX 27) to Leeuwarden uprated with additional Roosevelt 5c tied Chicago date stamp. Intercepted by British censors in Bermuda & with scarce violet unframed PASSED /BY / EXAMINER /Crown / No /6 Gibraltar type handstamp (Type H 10A) & with partial circular Gepruft /Eagle Swastika /Obercommando der Wehrmacht hand stamp …..The Gibraltar Censor Station using H 10A was greatly reduced in size upon the entry of Italy into the war in June 1940 as the effectiveness as a Base in which to intercept mail was greatly reduced with most of the examiners being transferred elsewhere mainly to the West Indies station…Ref Flynn in Intercepted in Bermuda p. 75 they are very scarce with very few known

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