WALLIS & FUTUNA ISLANDS: 1942 (Apr 28) USA Southern Pacific Lines cover to Wallis Island (!) endorsed "Air Mail to Honolulu" with Air 10c Map block of 4 tied by Oakland CA duplex, sent via Sydney where censored & on arrival taxed with Wallis & Futuna 'FRANCE/LIBRE' Postage Dues 15c pair - on reverse - 60c pair & 1fr (Cat £500+ as used singles) tied by 'PROTECTORAT FRANCAIS/22/SEPT/-4/WALLIS' cds in violet, horizontal fold across the 15c pair & vertical fold clear of the stamps. A very rare cover.
Auction Category: FRENCH COMMUNITY
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