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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2400 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY - 1941-46 World War II Military Administration

Description: ROYAL AIR FORCE PO 301: 1945 (Sep 3) usage of Forces Air Letter with message headed "99 Squadron/RAF/Ceylon Air Forces", to GB with unusually fine 'RAFPOST 301/7SEP45' cds & 'RAF/CENSOR/165' cachet in violet used on Cocos, minor blemishes. [The war ended on 2.9.1945. The writer states "...I am not in Ceylon as you have been thinking, I am on...the Cocos Islands...midway between Australia and Ceylon...We are OK now for entertainment..."]

Listed in: Postal Stationery - Formular Issues , Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes , Postal Stationery , Airmail Covers - Flying Boats , Postal History , Free Mail , Flight Covers Commercial , CEYLON , INDIA , Military - Air Force , Military World War II , AUSTRALIA , COCOS ISLANDS , MALAYA Straits Settlements

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

Type: PS Get Help on this Item

Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Online Bidding for Lot: 2400

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Item was sold for: $525.00T