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Portugal (Azores) 1916 (Dec) stampless envelope to Sevilla, Spain with various cachets including ornate oval-framed DEPOSITO/ DE/ CONCENTADOS ALEMAES/ NA/ ILHA TERCEIRA front and back, violet four-line Mission Portugaise/ des/ Prisonniers de Guerre/ LISBONNE, two censor tapes at left side. A fine early item showing unusually fine quality handstamps throughout.Portugal (Azores) 1916 (Dec) stampless envelope to Sevilla, Spain with various cachets including ornate oval-framed DEPOSITO/ DE/ CONCENTADOS ALEMAES/ NA/ ILHA TERCEIRA front and back, violet four-line Mission Portugaise/ des/ Prisonniers de Guerre/ LISBONNE, two censor tapes at left side. A fine early item showing unusually fine quality handstamps throughout.

Portugal

Covers and stamps / Azores / Portugal / Censored mail / Prisoner of War

(Azores) 1916 (Dec) stampless envelope to Sevilla, Spain with various cachets including ornate oval-framed DEPOSITO/ DE/ CONCENTADOS ALEMAES/ NA/ ILHA TERCEIRA front and back, violet four-line Mission Portugaise/ des/ Prisonniers de Guerre/ LISBONNE, two censor tapes at left side. A fine early item showing unusually fine quality handstamps throughout.

£195

Portugal (Azores) 1918 (22 Agos) 1c. Ceres postal stationery card to Berlin, the message datelined from Angra, endorsed at top “Correspondencia de prisioneiros d. guerra” with local red censor cachets and violet German cachet at top upside down.

Portugal

Covers and stamps / Azores / Portugal / Censored mail / Postal Stationery / Prisoner of War

(Azores) 1918 (22 Agos) 1c. Ceres postal stationery card to Berlin, the message datelined from Angra, endorsed at top “Correspondencia de prisioneiros d. guerra” with local red censor cachets and violet German cachet at top upside down.

£245

Portugal (Azores) 1918 stampless envelope to “Bureau International Paix, Section civile” at Berne, Switzerland with faint Angra despatch cds bottom right, reddish violet two line dated CENSURADO, censor tape at left tied front and back by ‘203’ cachet, reverse with senders details and ornately framed oval DEPOSITO/ DE/ CONCENTADOS ALEMAES/ NA/ ILHA TERCEIRA; fine.Portugal (Azores) 1918 stampless envelope to “Bureau International Paix, Section civile” at Berne, Switzerland with faint Angra despatch cds bottom right, reddish violet two line dated CENSURADO, censor tape at left tied front and back by ‘203’ cachet, reverse with senders details and ornately framed oval DEPOSITO/ DE/ CONCENTADOS ALEMAES/ NA/ ILHA TERCEIRA; fine.

Portugal

Covers and stamps / Azores / Portugal / Censored mail / Prisoner of War

(Azores) 1918 stampless envelope to “Bureau International Paix, Section civile” at Berne, Switzerland with faint Angra despatch cds bottom right, reddish violet two line dated CENSURADO, censor tape at left tied front and back by ‘203’ cachet, reverse with senders details and ornately framed oval DEPOSITO/ DE/ CONCENTADOS ALEMAES/ NA/ ILHA TERCEIRA; fine.

£475

South Africa (Boer War) 1901 (19 Feb) cover from Barberton to Green Point Camp, franked with Transvaal 1900 1d. rose-red and green overprinted ‘V.R.I.’, addressed to the elusive “Mr A Gunning/ Tent No.14 (Transvaales)/ Greenpoint, Cape Town”, censored on departure with large double-lined violet oval ‘Burgher Camp/ Barberton’ with “censored” and initials at centre, sent via Pretoria (24.2.) to Green Point Camp (1.3.) where it was censored on arrival, redirected north to Ladysmith camp where it was again censored and rectangular ‘PASSED/ S.O.P NATAL/ CENSOR/ P. of W.’ and triangular ‘PASSED/CENSOR P. OF W.’ Applied, from there sent to Diyatalawa Camp CEYLON where three separate censors have applied their violet oval handstamp. One censor en route has improvised some tape handstamping it ‘On H Majesty’s Service’ (folded out for display). An extraordinary redirected cover, showing eight censor marks on face, having travelled through FOUR camps. Remarkable and probably unique.South Africa (Boer War) 1901 (19 Feb) cover from Barberton to Green Point Camp, franked with Transvaal 1900 1d. rose-red and green overprinted ‘V.R.I.’, addressed to the elusive “Mr A Gunning/ Tent No.14 (Transvaales)/ Greenpoint, Cape Town”, censored on departure with large double-lined violet oval ‘Burgher Camp/ Barberton’ with “censored” and initials at centre, sent via Pretoria (24.2.) to Green Point Camp (1.3.) where it was censored on arrival, redirected north to Ladysmith camp where it was again censored and rectangular ‘PASSED/ S.O.P NATAL/ CENSOR/ P. of W.’ and triangular ‘PASSED/CENSOR P. OF W.’ Applied, from there sent to Diyatalawa Camp CEYLON where three separate censors have applied their violet oval handstamp. One censor en route has improvised some tape handstamping it ‘On H Majesty’s Service’ (folded out for display). An extraordinary redirected cover, showing eight censor marks on face, having travelled through FOUR camps. Remarkable and probably unique.

South Africa

Covers and stamps / Ceylon / South Africa / Transvaal / Boer War / Censored mail

(Boer War) 1901 (19 Feb) cover from Barberton to Green Point Camp, franked with Transvaal 1900 1d. rose-red and green overprinted ‘V.R.I.’, addressed to the elusive “Mr A Gunning/ Tent No.14 (Transvaales)/ Greenpoint, Cape Town”, censored on departure with large double-lined violet oval ‘Burgher Camp/ Barberton’ with “censored” and initials at centre, sent via Pretoria (24.2.) to Green Point Camp (1.3.) where it was censored on arrival, redirected north to Ladysmith camp where it was again censored and rectangular ‘PASSED/ S.O.P NATAL/ CENSOR/ P. of W.’ and triangular ‘PASSED/CENSOR P. OF W.’ Applied, from there sent to Diyatalawa Camp CEYLON where three separate censors have applied their violet oval handstamp. One censor en route has improvised some tape handstamping it ‘On H Majesty’s Service’ (folded out for display). An extraordinary redirected cover, showing eight censor marks on face, having travelled through FOUR camps. Remarkable and probably unique.

£895

South Africa (Cape of Good Hope - Basutoland) 1901 internal Cape Colony cover franked 1d. ‘Hope’ tied Leribe C.G.H. cds, two blue PR handstamps and part of ‘Opened Under Martial Law’ tape at top.

South Africa

Covers and stamps / Basutoland / Cape of Good Hope / South Africa / Censored mail

(Cape of Good Hope - Basutoland) 1901 internal Cape Colony cover franked 1d. ‘Hope’ tied Leribe C.G.H. cds, two blue PR handstamps and part of ‘Opened Under Martial Law’ tape at top.

£65

Bolivia (Chaco War) c.1932 envelope reduced at right to  Cochabamba bearing oval Franca Moraya handstamp in blue-violet, reverse with straight-line CENSURADA and oval cachet Corregimiento/ Moraya/ Del Canton plus arrival cds.

Bolivia

Covers and stamps / Bolivia / Censored mail

(Chaco War) c.1932 envelope reduced at right to Cochabamba bearing oval Franca Moraya handstamp in blue-violet, reverse with straight-line CENSURADA and oval cachet Corregimiento/ Moraya/ Del Canton plus arrival cds.

£75

Italian Occupations (Corfu) 1942 pair of censored covers to Athens franked ‘ISOLE JONIE’ overprinted postage issues in combination with Greek Postal Staff Anti-tuberculosis 10 lepta, one cover with five such values and a 10c. Isole Jonie, the other with  50 on 10 lepta together with Isole Jonie 20c. and 30c.Italian Occupations (Corfu) 1942 pair of censored covers to Athens franked ‘ISOLE JONIE’ overprinted postage issues in combination with Greek Postal Staff Anti-tuberculosis 10 lepta, one cover with five such values and a 10c. Isole Jonie, the other with  50 on 10 lepta together with Isole Jonie 20c. and 30c.Italian Occupations (Corfu) 1942 pair of censored covers to Athens franked ‘ISOLE JONIE’ overprinted postage issues in combination with Greek Postal Staff Anti-tuberculosis 10 lepta, one cover with five such values and a 10c. Isole Jonie, the other with  50 on 10 lepta together with Isole Jonie 20c. and 30c.

Italian Occupations

Covers and stamps / Corfu / Italian Occupations / Censored mail / Combination covers

(Corfu) 1942 pair of censored covers to Athens franked ‘ISOLE JONIE’ overprinted postage issues in combination with Greek Postal Staff Anti-tuberculosis 10 lepta, one cover with five such values and a 10c. Isole Jonie, the other with 50 on 10 lepta together with Isole Jonie 20c. and 30c.

£125

Italian Occupations (Corfu) 1942 pair of censored registered covers from Kerkyra, franked at 2L.25 rate with ‘ISOLE JONIE’ (Ionian Islands) overprinted issues, Italian censorship at sides, Athens arrival backstamps.Italian Occupations (Corfu) 1942 pair of censored registered covers from Kerkyra, franked at 2L.25 rate with ‘ISOLE JONIE’ (Ionian Islands) overprinted issues, Italian censorship at sides, Athens arrival backstamps.

Italian Occupations

Covers and stamps / Corfu / Italian Occupations / Censored mail

(Corfu) 1942 pair of censored registered covers from Kerkyra, franked at 2L.25 rate with ‘ISOLE JONIE’ (Ionian Islands) overprinted issues, Italian censorship at sides, Athens arrival backstamps.

£115

Germany (Danzig Intercepted Mail) 1914 ‘spider and web’ illustrated envelope from Russia to London, intercepted by authorities in Danzig with three-line violet handstamp dated 8.12.1914 and circular cachet applied, sealing tape at top, manuscript “march 23rd 1920” arrival date. Envelope opened-out for display.Germany (Danzig Intercepted Mail) 1914 ‘spider and web’ illustrated envelope from Russia to London, intercepted by authorities in Danzig with three-line violet handstamp dated 8.12.1914 and circular cachet applied, sealing tape at top, manuscript “march 23rd 1920” arrival date. Envelope opened-out for display.

Germany

Covers and stamps / Germany / Danzig / Censored mail / Interrupted Mail

(Danzig Intercepted Mail) 1914 ‘spider and web’ illustrated envelope from Russia to London, intercepted by authorities in Danzig with three-line violet handstamp dated 8.12.1914 and circular cachet applied, sealing tape at top, manuscript “march 23rd 1920” arrival date. Envelope opened-out for display.

£125

Turkey (Eastern Anatolia) 1921 envelope to Istanbul franked Ministry of Finance 5 piastre rose overprinted Ottoman Posts 1337 and tied Malatya native date stamp, at centre good strike of blue negative Malatya censor, arrival backstamps; a couple of slight stains and torn backflap, good clear cancels.Turkey (Eastern Anatolia) 1921 envelope to Istanbul franked Ministry of Finance 5 piastre rose overprinted Ottoman Posts 1337 and tied Malatya native date stamp, at centre good strike of blue negative Malatya censor, arrival backstamps; a couple of slight stains and torn backflap, good clear cancels.

Turkey

Covers and stamps / Turkey / Anatolia / Censored mail / Negative Seals

(Eastern Anatolia) 1921 envelope to Istanbul franked Ministry of Finance 5 piastre rose overprinted Ottoman Posts 1337 and tied Malatya native date stamp, at centre good strike of blue negative Malatya censor, arrival backstamps; a couple of slight stains and torn backflap, good clear cancels.

£125

Turkey (Greek Occupation) 1921 envelope franked on reverse 1914 20pa red  (10) tied by Brousse 2 bilingual cds, Greek censor cachet at top; two vertical filing creases and some slight perf toning.Turkey (Greek Occupation) 1921 envelope franked on reverse 1914 20pa red  (10) tied by Brousse 2 bilingual cds, Greek censor cachet at top; two vertical filing creases and some slight perf toning.

Turkey

Covers and stamps / Greece / Turkey / Censored mail

(Greek Occupation) 1921 envelope franked on reverse 1914 20pa red (10) tied by Brousse 2 bilingual cds, Greek censor cachet at top; two vertical filing creases and some slight perf toning.

£75

China (Incoming WW1 censored mail) 1918 stampless envelope from Lumbres, France addressed to Hankau cancelled Army Post Office S.19 double-ring cds of 14 Nov, censor tape and two different handstamps applied together with circular framed ‘S’ (special treatment as overseas mail) and on reverse very fine strike of British Post Office Hankow cds of DE 29. A fine cover coming from the Western Front.China (Incoming WW1 censored mail) 1918 stampless envelope from Lumbres, France addressed to Hankau cancelled Army Post Office S.19 double-ring cds of 14 Nov, censor tape and two different handstamps applied together with circular framed ‘S’ (special treatment as overseas mail) and on reverse very fine strike of British Post Office Hankow cds of DE 29. A fine cover coming from the Western Front.

China

Covers and stamps / China / Censored mail / Military

(Incoming WW1 censored mail) 1918 stampless envelope from Lumbres, France addressed to Hankau cancelled Army Post Office S.19 double-ring cds of 14 Nov, censor tape and two different handstamps applied together with circular framed ‘S’ (special treatment as overseas mail) and on reverse very fine strike of British Post Office Hankow cds of DE 29. A fine cover coming from the Western Front.

£295

Turkey (Internee Mail) 1943 (15.2.)  stampless free envelope addressed to Occupied France via the Red Cross bearing red framed ‘SERVICES/ des belligerant internes’, Beyoglu Istanbul despatch, double-ring crescent moon and star circular handstamp, violet Marine Francaise/ Service A La Mer ‘anchor’ illustrated handstamp, German Ab civil censorship. Senders details on reverse as from French Sailor from Minesweeper. Fine condition.

Turkey

Covers and stamps / Turkey / Censored mail / Internee Mail

(Internee Mail) 1943 (15.2.) stampless free envelope addressed to Occupied France via the Red Cross bearing red framed ‘SERVICES/ des belligerant internes’, Beyoglu Istanbul despatch, double-ring crescent moon and star circular handstamp, violet Marine Francaise/ Service A La Mer ‘anchor’ illustrated handstamp, German Ab civil censorship. Senders details on reverse as from French Sailor from Minesweeper. Fine condition.

£75

ALBANIA (Italian Occupation) 1941 censored cover to Halle, Germany franked 15q. and 30q. tied Tirana Posta Auropa date stamp, censor tape at left with handstamp front and back, German civil Censor roller cancel at base.

ALBANIA

Covers and stamps / Albania / Italian Occupations / Censored mail

(Italian Occupation) 1941 censored cover to Halle, Germany franked 15q. and 30q. tied Tirana Posta Auropa date stamp, censor tape at left with handstamp front and back, German civil Censor roller cancel at base.

£65

Italy (Libia) 1916 cover addressed to Serbian Relief Fund, Hospital, Corfu, franked 5c. and two 10c. tied R.Nave Libia cds, red censorship at top, Italian at right and Serbian at base, reverse with further despatch and Italian censor plus unclear arrival; fine tripe censored cover.Italy (Libia) 1916 cover addressed to Serbian Relief Fund, Hospital, Corfu, franked 5c. and two 10c. tied R.Nave Libia cds, red censorship at top, Italian at right and Serbian at base, reverse with further despatch and Italian censor plus unclear arrival; fine tripe censored cover.

Italy

Covers and stamps / Italian Colonies / Serbia / Libya / Corfu / Censored mail / Hospital

(Libia) 1916 cover addressed to Serbian Relief Fund, Hospital, Corfu, franked 5c. and two 10c. tied R.Nave Libia cds, red censorship at top, Italian at right and Serbian at base, reverse with further despatch and Italian censor plus unclear arrival; fine tripe censored cover.

£135

Italy (Libia) 1916 cover to Geneva, Switzerland bearing single franking overprinted 25c. tied by fine strike of Marsasusa (Cyrenaica) cds, with violet censor cachets and tape at top.Italy (Libia) 1916 cover to Geneva, Switzerland bearing single franking overprinted 25c. tied by fine strike of Marsasusa (Cyrenaica) cds, with violet censor cachets and tape at top.

Italy

Covers and stamps / Italian Colonies / Libya / Censored mail

(Libia) 1916 cover to Geneva, Switzerland bearing single franking overprinted 25c. tied by fine strike of Marsasusa (Cyrenaica) cds, with violet censor cachets and tape at top.

£75

Italy (Libia) 1917 cover to Geneva, Switzerland bearing  overprinted 5c.  and 20 on 15c. tied by fine strike of Marsa Susa (Cyrenaica) cds, with censor tape at left tied front and back two-line Milano/ Posta Estera, regimental cachet at centre, arrival backstamp.Italy (Libia) 1917 cover to Geneva, Switzerland bearing  overprinted 5c.  and 20 on 15c. tied by fine strike of Marsa Susa (Cyrenaica) cds, with censor tape at left tied front and back two-line Milano/ Posta Estera, regimental cachet at centre, arrival backstamp.

Italy

Covers and stamps / Italian Colonies / Libya / Censored mail

(Libia) 1917 cover to Geneva, Switzerland bearing overprinted 5c. and 20 on 15c. tied by fine strike of Marsa Susa (Cyrenaica) cds, with censor tape at left tied front and back two-line Milano/ Posta Estera, regimental cachet at centre, arrival backstamp.

£85

ITALIAN OCCUPATIONS (Macedonia) 1942 cover sent from SKOLPJE to Trieste bearing unique Italian Military cachet ITALIAN OCCUPATIONS (Macedonia) 1942 cover sent from SKOLPJE to Trieste bearing unique Italian Military cachet

ITALIAN OCCUPATIONS

Covers and stamps / Italian Occupations / Macedonia / Censored mail / Military

(Macedonia) 1942 cover sent from SKOLPJE to Trieste bearing unique Italian Military cachet "COMANDO MILITARE/ITALIANO STAZIONE/SKOPLJE" of small Italian military unit at Macedonia, manuscript "Zona sprouvista/francoboli" - NO STAMPS AVAILABLE, censored, transit and arrival cds. Unique, ex. Cihangir (lot 3901)

£95

Romania (Occupation of Odessa) 1943 (10 Apr)  registered express cover to Munich, franked with pair of 12L and strip of three 24L Transnistria issue all tied by ODESA1*RECOMANDATA cds, provisional Odessa boxed registration handstamp below. Munich arrival and censor mark & label applied on arrival. Romania (Occupation of Odessa) 1943 (10 Apr)  registered express cover to Munich, franked with pair of 12L and strip of three 24L Transnistria issue all tied by ODESA1*RECOMANDATA cds, provisional Odessa boxed registration handstamp below. Munich arrival and censor mark & label applied on arrival.

Romania

Covers and stamps / Romania / Russia / Censored mail / Express Mail / Odessa / Registered mail

(Occupation of Odessa) 1943 (10 Apr) registered express cover to Munich, franked with pair of 12L and strip of three 24L Transnistria issue all tied by ODESA1*RECOMANDATA cds, provisional Odessa boxed registration handstamp below. Munich arrival and censor mark & label applied on arrival.

£275

Syria (Ottoman Empire) 1918 picture postcard of Damas to Lausanne franked 10para ‘Off to the Front’ and 20para Post Office tied by Damas bilingual date stamp, to right Beyrouth transit, reverse with Stamboul Depart cancels and censor cachets front and back.Syria (Ottoman Empire) 1918 picture postcard of Damas to Lausanne franked 10para ‘Off to the Front’ and 20para Post Office tied by Damas bilingual date stamp, to right Beyrouth transit, reverse with Stamboul Depart cancels and censor cachets front and back.

Syria

Covers and stamps / Ottoman / Syria / Censored mail

(Ottoman Empire) 1918 picture postcard of Damas to Lausanne franked 10para ‘Off to the Front’ and 20para Post Office tied by Damas bilingual date stamp, to right Beyrouth transit, reverse with Stamboul Depart cancels and censor cachets front and back.

£55