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Auction: 236 - Lot number: 1355 << Previous   Next >>

Category: SEYCHELLES - Postal History - Military - World War II

Description: 1944 vice-regal cover with printed crown on the flap & endorsed by the Governor "WM Logan/Govt House/Seychelles", to GB with 9c x2 paying surface rate tied by cds of JY27/44 but 2c 30c & 50c added to make up 1r airmail rate & cancelled AU2/44. These envelopes with the printed crown on the flap were a local expedient when the Governor's stationery was exhausted: this & the next lot represent a new discovery not recorded by Hopson & McCloy. [Privileged mail was not subject to censorship. Three squadrons of Catalinas arrived 27.7.1944, one plane departing 3.8.1944]

Listed in: Military & Censor Mail , Airmail Covers - Flying Boats , GREAT BRITAIN , Vice-Regal (Governors') Mail , Flight Covers Commercial , Fauna - animals , Fauna - marine life , Military - Air Force , SEYCHELLES , Military World War II

Estimate: AUD$ 300.00T

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Item was sold for: $230.00T