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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 955 << Previous   Next >>

Category: GREAT BRITAIN - Military - World War II

Description: Admiralty official mail with various printed imprints including 1945 resealing label tied by 'ADMIRALTY' rubber cds used as a cancel; various cachets including vertical-oval 'ADMIRALTY...READING' (lots of ships in Berkshire!), 'CONSULTING SURGEON TO THE NAVY' in red, 'TRAVELLING EXPENSE BRANCH/...' in blue, 'NAVAL SECTION/CENSORSHIP/BELFAST' in blue, oval 'SUPTG ELECTRICAL ENGINEER/SINGAPORE' etc; five registered items including 1943 with 'PORTSMOUTH DOCKYARD' cds, 1941 with 'WHALE ISLAND' cds & 'HMS EXCELLENT/WHALE ISLAND' cachet in green, 1940 with huge 'BY BRITISH PACKET.' h/s in blue & Admiralty registration label; etc; also 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER AG2' Admiralty label on air cover to Canada, Maritime Mail cancel in red. Several items are noted as the only recorded examples. (Qty 14)

Listed in: Military - Navy , Official mail , Military & Censor Mail , Censored Mail , GREAT BRITAIN , Military World War II

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item


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