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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2371 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY - World War II Civilian Mails 1939 to 1945

Description: 1939 usage of Straits KGVI 2c Postal Card endorsed "From GA Bayley, Cocos Keeling Island" on the face & with brief telegraph message headed "Cocos 29th Sept 1939", uprated for airmail to England with 2c & 10c pair tied by Singapore cds of 30SE/1939, very fine 'PASSED BY/ 7 /CENSOR' cachet in violet. An important item, being the earliest WWII Cocos-related cover & the only one posted in the first month of the war. [David Flaat's similar uprated Postal Card from a month later sold for $1955]

Listed in: Postal Stationery - Postal Cards , Postal Stationery , GREAT BRITAIN , Flight Covers - Imperial Airways , Flight Covers Commercial , Telegraph Stamps , Censored Mail , Military World War II , Postal History , MALAYA Straits Settlements , COCOS ISLANDS , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 1500.00T

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Item was sold for: $14,500.00T