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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 956 << Previous   Next >>

Category: GREAT BRITAIN - Military - World War II

Description: Covers with named ships' cachets comprising oval 'HMS TITANIA/30SEP1939/SHIPS OFFICE' superb strike in blue; triple-oval 'COMMANDING OFFICER/6NOV1941/CARLISLE' superb arrival d/s in rosine; 2-line 'PASSED CENSOR/HMS NORTHERN SUN' on Nov & Dec 1939 covers; oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/27SEP1939/HMS SUFFOLK' in blue; oval 'HMS CHALLENGER/30NOV1939/ACCOUNTAN...' in rosine; straight-line 'HMS DIANTHUS' in blue; manuscript "Passed by Censor/HMS Harmattan" (?); boxed 'CHAPLAIN/SEP1939/HMS ARK ROYAL'; 'MAIL OFFICE/ 4JAN1939/HMS EXETER' b/s on cover from Chile; 1944 'CHAPLAIN/HMS EXCELLENT' in black; & 'MAIL OFFICE/1DEC1945/HMS MANXMAN' in blue. Desirable group. [By March 1940, all cachets that identified a ship were supposed to be withdrawn or modified by removing the ship's name] (Qty 14)

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

Estimate: AUD$ 600.00T

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