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Description: 1943 (Nov 14) soiled OAS cover to Australia with very fine '[eagle]/RAF/CENSOR/596' cachet used on Seychelles & 3c Tortoise - paying no recorded overseas rate - cancelled in transit at RAF Mombasa with 'EA/APO 81' cds, opened & passed at Sydney. [RAF Seychelles was established in March 1943. Flown per Sunderland flying boat of 230 Squadron, this is believed to be the earliest recorded RAF censor cover from the Seychelles]

Auction Category: SEYCHELLES - Military - World War II

Listed in: Military & Censor Mail , Censored Mail , Postal History , Airmail Covers - Flying Boats , Fauna - marine life , Fauna - animals , AUSTRALIA , KENYA UGANDA & TANGANYIKA , Postmarks , Military - Air Force , unusual origins or destinations , Flight Covers Commercial , SEYCHELLES , Military World War II

Estimate: AUD$ 400.00T

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Item was sold for: $300.00T