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Description: MILITARY: Interesting group including Great Britain OHMS cover with two re-addressing labels & 'ARMY/S -- C/SIGNALS' b/s plus the enclosed card with superb per favor strike of a similar 'GHQ' cds; 1917 Wilson cover from Cyprus with '[flag] DON'T/FORGET/THE SAFE ARRIVAL/OF THIS LETTER/IS DUE TO/THE BRITISH NAVY' label with John Walker imprint, & 1921 PPC from Italy with similar label with the imprint replaced by 'JOIN THE NAVY LEAGUE/...'; Crete 1918 merchants' covers with 'OPENED BY/CENSOR/ 1 ' label & '[lion]/PASSED/AEGEAN/POSTAL/ CENSOR/SYRA' h/s, or similar label with '3' h/s & boxed 'CENSORED' h/s; Russia c.1945 cover to Washington DC per diplomatic bag with Russian stamps uncancelled & superb strike of the American 'PASSED BY/O.N.I./NAVAL CENSOR' (= Office of Naval Intelligence) h/s in blue, 'EXAMINED BY/ 3 ' labels on the flap; and South Africa World War I group comprising oval 'CHIEF CENSOR/18JAN1916/CAPETOWN' b/s in blue, superb 'PASSED/21/11/ CENSOR' in blue, oval 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE/AIF DEPOT/THE CASTLE/CAPE TOWN/SOUTH AFRICA' light strike in purple on PPC, boxed POW h/s, & boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR/BASE 6/DOORGELATEN DOOR CENSOR' (stamp removed); condition variable. (Qty 12 items)

Listed in: THEMATICS & TOPICALS , Military & Censor Mail

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

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