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C of A - Postal History
1942POW Envelope from a POW in Hong Kong to his wife "Hong Kong Evacuee/Hong Kong Liaison Officer/ Sydney"; 1943 from Brazil endorsed ".../Toronto/Canada" on the flap to "Hong Kong Liaison Officer/For Hong Kong Evacuees/Sydney", non-contemporary note "Gripsholm" on the reverse; and 1943 surface & 1944 airmail covers to London to Friends Committee for Refugees & Aliens or the Jewish Refugees Committee.
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WWII CIVIL CENSORSHIPQUEENSLAND: Group with wide variety of Brisbane labels one maroon/white (recorded 10 days only) & cachets including 'RELEASE' [sic] x2, one with boxed 'PRIVILEGED MAIL/GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND/...' cachet, two with American Forces red/grey labels & defaced machine cancels (one excised & covered by part of a second label !), range of destinations including Penang, Denmark with huge 'OAT' cachet, Ireland, India, Singapore & France censored in Ireland (!), also inwards mail from Singapore, Persia, Papua, New Guinea including 1941 mission cover from Madang with '1 /NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR/ 7' cachet and Australian & American Forces covers with '1'-in-circle h/s, plus Townsville x20 with various '1/2' labels & cachets, one with boxed 'UNIT POSTAL STATION/S57' d/s used at Thursday Island, generally fine to very fine.
Airmail covers to Australia from Germany (noted Berlin 1955 formular aerogramme with 60pf Building, and 1956 registered with 90pf Building x3), Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Israel, USA, Brazil in quantity including registered, Singapore, etc, a few with tax & instructional markings, also some Australian domestic mail.