Switzerland forwarded, underpaid, censored 1941


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Airmail envelope franked with 3x 30c small definitive cancelled d/r cds WINTERTHUR 13 June 1941 with registered label; readdressed to BRECHIN then PERTH; DUNDEE registration label over Winterthur label; h/s ‘5d’, ‘6d’ to pay’ and boxed “UNPAID”; opened and re-sealed by censor “OPENED BY EXAMINER 5858”; tied by oval d/s 11 July; on reverse SWISS censor’s label & PO registration notice + b/s LONDON registered 8 July, Brechin 12 July 1941. A spectacularly ‘busy’ and rare cover