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Auction: 232 - Lot number: 419 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal History - Civil Censorship - World War II

Description: 1944-45 Air Letter Censorship: District 2 (NSW) comprising KGVI 7d Air Letters to England with Sydney provisional red/white 'half-labels' x2 cancelled '3OCT/1944' & '8OCT1944' respectively and with specially-produced '2 Opened by Censor' red/yellow labels x3 (one early use '19OCT/1944' on Air Letter with admonition), also '10MAY/1945' cover to UK with red/yellow label unusually used to seal back flap of envelope, plus Great Britain KGVI 6d 'AIR LETTER' of '5FE/45' from RAAF serrviceman to Guyra, NSW re-sealed with full-size regular white '2/OPENED BY CENSOR' label. [John Little records only two usages of Sydney red/white 'half-labels' on Air Letters as 'fore-runners' to the later red/yellow labels]. (Qty 7)

Listed in: AUSTRALIA , NEW SOUTH WALES , Military - Air Force , GREAT BRITAIN , Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes , Postal Stationery , Flight Covers Commercial , Censored Mail

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $380.00T