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Auction: 231 - Lot number: 1313 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1945 (Mar 28) airmail cover to USA with 6c 20c & 30c & fine strike of the very rare diamond 'PASSED BY CENSOR/ No 1/SEYCHELLES' cachet, rare 'BY AIR TO LONDON/PAR AVION A LONDRES' jusqu'a h/s (40x8mm) & red bars applied at London, light horizontal fold clear of the stamps & markings. The rate was reduced to 56c on 28.3.1945. [The censor h/s is unlisted by Hopson & McCloy; only one other example recorded, on 19.8.1943. The jusqu'a h/s was almost certainly applied at Nairobi but is unlisted by Jan ter Welle]

Auction Category: SEYCHELLES - Military - World War II

Listed in: Military & Censor Mail , Censored Mail , Postal History , Military - Air Force , Flight Covers Commercial , Airmail Covers - Flying Boats , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , Sport - Fishing , Fauna - marine life , Fauna - animals , Airmails - Jusqu'a Markings , GREAT BRITAIN , SEYCHELLES , Military World War II

Estimate: AUD$ 600.00T

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Item was sold for: $460.00T