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GB Polish censor cachet & seal 1920

GB Polish censor cachet & seal 1920

GB KGV 4d and ½d cancelled ‘Strangeways Manchester’ 29 January 1920 to Warsaw; registration label Manchester 22; opened by Polish censor and sealed with tape and large octagonal Polish censor cachet; at a time of Polish frontier conflicts(?); m/s and h/s on reverse

German parcel card 1920 to Switzerland

German parcel card 1920 to Switzerland

Parcel card franked with 5 mark pictorial (and a second missing one) on front + 5 mark, 2 x 75pfg, 20pfg and 10pfg on reverse; registration label, m/s charge marks, green customs h/s; red h/s ‘Statistik -,05 Cts’; ‘Zollamtlick’ h/s in violet (inspected by customs); from Schmölln to Lucern 3 April 1920; despite the stamp lost during inspection(?), a spectacular postal cover.

Australia to Hollywood, 1920

Australia to Hollywood

KGV King’s Head 3 x 1½d brown cancelled by slogan m/c d/s, from Australia to Lasky Studios, Hollywood; m/s “from USS Ventura 16/3/20”, “Urgent and Confidential, Please forward”; no b/s; small faults

Hungarian internal airmail, 1920

Hungarian internal airmail

10 fillar red on buff PS card with added adhesive 10 korona overprinted “Legi Posta 8 Korona” in red; Szombathely to Budapest 8 December 1920, cancelled Szombathely 2 (2 different cds) and Budapest 42 bridged cds; first internal airmail in Hungary

VENEZUELA ENVELOPE REGISTERED & FORWARDED TO USA 1919-20

VENEZUELA ENVELOPE REGISTERED & FORWARDED TO USA 1919-20

envelope with 3 x 25c Bolivar portrait (+4th on reverse)12 December 1919, registered to Rochester USA & forwarded to New Haven; with imprint ‘”Manzanares” via La Guayra’ registered h/s of Carupano & La Guaira, h/s ‘Forwarded from Rochester NY’; b/s New York, Rochester, New Haven 4, 6, 7, 9 January 1920: an interesting ‘busy’ cover

FRANCE 20C BORDEAUX TYPE 3 REPORT 1 FOUR MARGINS

FRANCE 20C BORDEAUX TYPE 3 REPORT 1 FOUR MARGINS

20c Bordeaux issue medium blue shade, type 3 report 1 (YT 46B) on folded flimsy letter from Béziers to Aurillac 8 February 1871, 4 good margins, 1 a base marginal, lightly cancelled GC 472, b/s Touluse 9 February 1871; the usual filing crease but well clear of the stamp, a neat clean cover of the FP War period

BRITISH FORCES WITH FRENCH LED FORCE IN THE CONGO EMERGENCY 2003

BRITISH FORCES WITH FRENCH LED FORCE IN THE CONGO EMERGENCY 2003

French ‘no value’ stamp cancelled ‘Bureau Postal Interarmées 628’ 31 July 2003, on a British Airmail envelope, to Totnes; from the French-led force restoring order in the Bunia region of the Congo. This was the first EU military operation outside Europe and without Nato, with a British contingent of Engineers; notes on the operation are included: very scarce and the only example I have seen