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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 1006 << Previous   Next >>

Category: MALTA

Description: 1939-43 covers with censor labels 'OPENED BY CENSOR' 50mm long LTM#T2A (rated 10) & 60mm long #T2B (rated 10) on 1939 covers to Holland or Switzerland; red/white 'Opened by/Censor.' #T5Bb (rated 8) on 1940 advertising cover to GB; 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER 22/MALTA' #T6B (rated 10) on cover to the USA; 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER 16/MALTA' #T6C (rated 8) on 1940 front to Egypt; red/white 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER.' #7A (rated 8) on 1940 cover to Egypt; 'EXAMINER' Smaller #T7B (rated 7) on cover to the USA; 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER DD 28' with Small Code as #T8A2 but on white stock on cover to GB & '.../DD 31' (both rated 6+) on smaller cover to the USA so reduced by hand at the left to fit!; 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER DD40' #8B (rated 5) on cover to North Africa; '.../DD 39' with Larger Code #9A (rated 9) on 1942 cover to the USA; and sans serif 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER DD 27' with printer's imprint at lower-left #9C (rated 10; stated to be the only recorded example) - split on opening - on undated "green" honour envelope to GB. A rare & desirable group. (Qty 12)

Listed in: Military World War II , Censored Mail , Flight Covers Commercial , landscape - Islands , MALTA

Estimate: AUD$ 1000.00T

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item

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