c1956 GB-CYPRUS [EOKA EMERGENCY] [15412]

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Undated circa 1956-58 longer E.S. James, Rustington, Sussex printed env to Nicosia bearing 1½d tied mute Triangular/971 h/s & w/Triangle within Circle censor h/s in black…………………… [This censor device was apparently used on incoming printed matter mail during the Eoka emergency that began with problems as early as 1952 but officially started 1 Apr 1955 with a cease fire negociated on 13 March 1959 & Independence granted 16 Aug 1960 with the British retaining 2 Sovereign Base Areas]

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