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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 958 << Previous   Next >>

Category: GREAT BRITAIN - Military - World War II

Description: - companion lot of 'PASSED BY CENSOR' handstamps all-different selection of straight-line (15), boxed (12, three incorporating 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE') & unframed 2-line (3) types, also triangular & circular (with ship's name excised) types, & a boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR/PRS.' (= Press Censor) type, four more signed by the censors (one impressive type noted as being from Jamaica) and one inscribed 'PASSED BY CENSOR/(SD) HG HUNT'; crude woodcut types, two with Postage Due d & 1d one of which additionally has woodcut 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE/NO STAMPS AVAILABLE' h/s; also 'PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR' handstanps including boxed h/s from Singapore on 1939 cover, variety of inscriptions including 'CENSORED ONBOARD HM SHIPS' in blue or rosine, 'From HM Ships/Passed by Censor', 'PASSED/SHIPS/CENSOR' & 'PASSED BY THE NAVAL CENSOR/ EDO CROMARTY' etc, two on Forces Aerogrammes (one a Blue Triangle type); generally fine. An exceptional foundation for creating an important collection. (Qty 56)

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

Estimate: AUD$ 1500.00T

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item


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