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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 897 << Previous   Next >>


Description: REUNION: WWII censor covers comprising four with French 'CONTROLE POSTAL MILITAIRE\ Little #FLi - three affixed face down with the text to the envelope - tied by 'CONTROLE/ILE/DE LA/REUNION/POSTAL' #CFii (rated 9) or octagonal '[crown]/PASSED/ZC/ ' #CBii (rated 9), three also with French 'A/1'-in-circle or 'A/2'-in-circle both #CFi (rated 7), on Aug 1944 to Jan 1945 air covers to South Africa (3, two registered) or GB; double-circle 'CONTROLE/ILE/DE LA/REUNION/POSTAL' #Fi in red on October 1939 air cover to Madagascar; British 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/ZC ' #LBi (rated 9) & 'BRITISH CENSORSHIP' #LBii (rated 9) labels tied to 1944 registered philatelic covers by octagonal '[crown]/PASSED/ZC/ ' L#CBii (rated 9); octagonal '[crown]/PASSED/Z / ' #CBi and similar '...ZC/ ' #CBii h/s (both rated 9) superb strikes tying 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/ ZC ' labels #LBi (rated 9). [Réunion was technically occupied by the British & administered from Madagascar. However, no military force of any description landed there!] (Qty 9)


Estimate: AUD$ 750.00T

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