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Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. Sale: 836

Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
THE DR DAVID BALL COLLECTION - WWII PERIOD MAILS

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 725
Symbol:

image POSTAGE PAID MARK ON MAIL TO ENGLAND; c1939/40 env. to Manchester with airmail label affixed and framed "POSTAGE/1/3/PAID" in Red, along with fine purple distinctive H.M.S Alcantara (in Malta) triangular "[Crown]/PASSED BY CENSOR" mark. Fine. Ex Daynes and sold in our Nov. 2007 sale for £220. Cross Reference: AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, MILITARY - WWII, NAVAL MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:47:44 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 727
Symbol:

image FOREIGN FORCES IN MALTA; Trio with Oct. 1943 env. to California from the ship Komiza (Yugoslavia) with double-ring "RECEIVED FROM H.M.SHIPS" UDC applied in Malta on front - Ex Daynes and sold in our Nov. 2007 sale for £240 plus May 1943 envs. to Polish Forces in Scotland franked Malta KGVI 2½d or 4½d & printed Polish Field Post Letter Seal labels and with Polish Naval & Field Force datestamps on front. (3 covers) Cross Reference: POLAND, YUGOSLAVIA, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, NAVAL MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:48:28 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 728
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image RAF CENSORED MAIL; Group inc. 1940 airmail envs. to Surrey endorsed 'ON ACTIVE/SERVICE' and with oval "HEADQUARTERS.R.A.F/MEDITERRANEAN, MALTA" d.s. and "RECEIVED FROM/H.M.SHIPS" h.s. on front, two with framed "PASSED BY/R.A.F/CENSOR No 5" h.s. also on front, 1941 env. to Australia franked KGVI 4½d with framed "RAF/CENSOR/69" h.s. on front, Apr. 1942 airmail env. to Alexandria franked KGVI 2d & 1½d and "RAF/CENSOR/4" h.s. on front, Aug. 1943 Forces Letter Card to Manchester with FPO/188 with "RAF/CENSOR/283" h.s. on front, and other related examples. (34 items) Cross Reference: AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, MILITARY - WWII, POSTAL STATIONERY (Image)

Opening GBP 420.00
Sold...GBP 420.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:49:07 EST
Sold For 420

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 731
Symbol:

image ARMY MAILS INC. TAXED, CENSORED & REGD; Range inc. Feb. 1940 airmail envs. to England, prior to censorship marks and franked KGVI 3d & 1d taxed with British p.dues on front, 1943 defective env. to Malta ex USA franked 8c Prexie with Army PO official seals and censor tape on all sides with ".....CERTIFIED/MISSING." and framed "IT IS REGRETTED.....ADDRESSEE IS REPORTED MISSING." h.s. on front with FPO/188 cds on rear, June 1943 printed 'H.M.FORCES OVERSEAS/DUTY FREE CONCESSION FOR GIFTS SENT/TO THE UNITED KINGDOM" franked GB KGVI 1/- pair tied by Army cancel, Aug. 1943 Honour env. to R.A.S.C. (Algeria) with FPO/188 cds on front with 'EXAMINER AB/12' censor tape at left used by Naval Base censors at Malta and other related examples. (56 items) Cross Reference: MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, POSTAGE DUE STAMPS & COVERS, PARCEL POST LABELS, INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS (Image)

Opening GBP 440.00
Sold...GBP 440.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:50:15 EST
Sold For 440

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 732
Symbol:

image CIVIL CENSORSHIP MAIL; Range with Mar. 1940 PPC to Rome franked 1½d with octagonal censor mark on front, Apr. 1940 env. to Manchester franked KGVI 1½d with "PASSED BY CENSOR" h.s. on front and rear, July 1941 env. to Fiji franked KGVI 2½d with triangular "No.1/PASSED BY CENSOR" h.s. on front, Aug. 1944 airmail env. to USA franked KGVI 1/- (3), 2/6d, 6d (2), 3d & 2½d with 'EXAMINER dd/30" censor tape at left and oval "O.A.T" h.s. on front, Oct. 1944 airmail env. to USA franked KGVI 2/- + 1/6d with Notabile reg. label and oval "O.A.T" h.s. tieing 'EXAMINER DD/26' censor tape at left. (40 cards, covers or fronts + few stamps) Cross Reference: MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - WWII, REGISTERED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:50:43 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 733
Symbol:

image CRASH MAIL FROM THE LIBERATOR: Trio with Oct. 1942 defective env. to NY franked KGVI 2d & ½d with censor tape at left and framed "DAMAGED BY SEA-WATER" (type B) h.s. on front and London GPO official seal on rear, Oct. 1942 'On Active Service' env. to England with Valetta cds and framed "DAMAGED BY SEA WATER" (type C) also with London GPO official seal on rear and Oct. 1942 env. (with contents) to Manchester endorsed 'On Active Service' with framed "DAMAGED BY/SEA WATER" (type A) h.s. on front and with a matched London GPO OHMS Returned Letter Section ambulance env. to Manchester with the same h.s. on front. (4 covers) Cross Reference: OFFICIAL MAIL, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS, CRASH/WRECK MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 340.00
Sold...GBP 340.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:51:24 EST
Sold For 340

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 735
Symbol:

image MANUSCRIPT GREEN CROSS 'LABEL'; Dec. 1942 airmail env. to Malta ex London franked KGVI 2½d pair tied by Stratford EC UDC, headed 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' at top and with ms. Green framed cross below airmail label and further endorsed 'A.' (authorised) below and accepted due to a temporary shortage of the label. The earliest of the three examples believed to exist. Important exhibition item. Cross Reference: AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - WWII, OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 360.00
Sold...GBP 360.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:52:00 EST
Sold For 360

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 737
Symbol:

image GREEN CROSS LABEL ON MAIL TO MALTA; 27 Mar. 1943 env. (few defects) to Malta ex London franked GB KGVI 2½d tied by "HOLLOWAY/N.7." machine cancel with rare green printed cross 'Weight/Not to exceed half ounce' label also tied by same machine cancel. Unusual example of mail to a civilian. Cross Reference: MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, MILITARY - WWII, OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:52:32 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 739
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS GROUP; Quartet with Oct. 1940 front to Plymouth franked KGVI 1½d undeliverable with framed "Gone Away/629" h.s. on front, June 1942 env. to H.M.S Maori (in Malta) ex England with 2½d meter mark on front with "UNDELIVERED FOR REASONS/STATED/ON ADMIRALTY INSTRUCTION/RETURN TO SENDER"; recipient killed when this ship sunk a few months earlier, and two post WWII items inc. Oct. 1945 env. to England with Tel Aviv reg. label with London GPO repair tape all around and endorsed 'Damaged by Fire Malta' on front & Jan. 1947 env. to USA franked 2½d with "DAMAGED BY SEA WATER" h.s. on front. (4 covers) Cross Reference: AIR MAIL COVERS, INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS, CRASH/WRECK MAIL, NAVAL MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 180.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:53:12 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 740
Symbol:

image EARLY IMPROVISED LETTER CARD; 1 Apr. 1942 Air Mail env. to Cornwall endorsed 'LETTER CARD' below franked KGVI 3d tied by Malt double-ring cds and the earliest known date of an emergency use of an air mail env. following the destruction of supplies caused by the sinking of the Breconshire five days earlier, plus a PPC of this ship. (2 items) Cross Reference: AIR MAIL COVERS, POSTAL STATIONERY, PICTURE POSTCARDS (Image)

Opening GBP 110.00
Sold...GBP 110.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:53:33 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 741
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image NAVAL LETTER CARDS GROUP; Range inc. Jan. 1944 KGVI 2½d POW Air Mail lettersheet to Germany, addressee was the Navigator of a Swordfish (operating from H.M.S Illustrious at Malta) captured by an Italian gunboat in Valona (Albania) on 13/14 Mar. 1941, 1943/44 Air Mail Letter Cards to Natal each franked GB KGVI 3d all datelined H.M.S Phoenicia Malta, 1943 Air Letters franked GB KGVI ex England to Lieut Cmdr Platt in Malta and later Algiers and other related examples. (37)Cross Reference: MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, MILITARY - WWII, MILITARY - P.O.W. MAIL, NAVAL MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 95.00
Sold...GBP 100.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:54:09 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 742
Symbol:

image IMPROVISED LETTER CARD; 2 May 1942 home-made folded wrapper to Scotland endorsed 'in lieu of/AIR MAIL LETTER-CARD' at top with triangular "No 82/PASSED BY CENSOR" h.s. on front plus 23 July 1942 front to London franked KGVI 2½d & ½d with similar endorsement. Unusual. (2 items) Cross Reference: MILITARY - WWII, AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, POSTAL STATIONERY (Image)

Opening GBP 240.00
Sold...GBP 240.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:54:27 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 743
Symbol:

image SCARCE AIR MAIL LETTERCARD HANDSTAMP; 17 Aug. 1942 improvised letter-sheet to England franked KGVI 4d tied by Valetta cds with "AIR MAIL/LETTER CARD" h.s. and triangular "No 85/PASSED BY CENSOR" h.s. on front. Contents state '....I suppose you have read all about the convoy to MALTA, believe me it is all the papers say it is, in fact I think it is a miracle for anything to arrive here by sea....' Scarce example of the handstamp.Cross Reference: AIR MAIL COVERS, POSTAL STATIONERY, MILITARY - WWII, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 200.00
Sold...GBP 200.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:55:00 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 749
Symbol:

image NAVAL MAIL TO ENGLAND INC. AIRMAIL & REGD; Range with Nov. 1939 airmail env. to Cheltenham franked Air Mail KGV 6d pair + KGVI 6d all uncancelled and with "LONDON I.S./H.M.SHIPS" cds and s/l "PASSED BY CENSOR" h.s. on front, Mar. 1940 airmail env. to Sydney franked KGVI 1/- + 3d tied by Air Mail Malta cds with tombstone "FROM H.M.SHIP" censor mark on front, Oct. 1941 airmail env. to Plymouth franked 'HELP THE RELIEF FUND' ½d label, Aug. 1945 KGVI 4d reg. envs. to Bolton franked 2/6d or 10/- and with printed "M.M." prefix reg. labels affixed, and other related examples. (21 covers/cards) Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, POSTAL STATIONERY, NAVAL MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 260.00
Sold...GBP 260.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:56:45 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 750
Symbol:

image SURFACE & INTERNAL NAVAL MAIL; Range with Dec. 1940 'On Active Service' env. to Essex franked KGVI 2½d redirected to Ottawa with s/l "PASSED BY CENSOR" and tombstone censor on front and censor tape at right with additional Canadian censor mark on front, Mar. 1942 unfranked env. to Wales from N.H.Owen, Carpenter on the Deucalion (sunk later that year in Malta) when in Batavia and censor tape at left ms. endorsed 'BA' and possibly amongst the last boats to leave there (for Australia) following the Japanese invasion, Feb. 1943 env. to USA franked KGVI 6d, 3d & ½d tied by "POST OFFICE/MARITIME MAIL" cachet and with censor tape at left, Dec. 1945 env. (Matchless insignia on rear flap) to Valetta endorsed 'O-A-S' with British Fleet Mail/136 cds on front and 3d p.due tied to front as free service had ended, and other related examples. (46 cards/covers + few stamps) Cross Reference: NAVAL MAIL, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, INDONESIA, NETHERLANDS COLONIES (Image)

Opening GBP 320.00
Sold...GBP 320.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:57:26 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 751
Symbol:

image NAVAL PAQUEBOT & SHIP MAIL; Range with June 1940 env. to Exmouth franked Malta KGVI 1½d tied by "LONDON FS/PAQUEBOT/POSTED AT SEA" h.s. with "Passed by Censor/Office of Vice/Admiral, Malta" h.s. on rear and initialled adjacent, July 1941 airmail env. to Johannesburg franked GB KGVI 3d (3) + 1d tied by double-ring mute "PAQUEBOT" d.s. (at Durban) and rear with "Passed by Censor/Office of Vice/Admiral, Malta" h.s. on rear and signed below, and other similar examples. Three are ex Daynes (2007). (6 covers) Cross Reference: NAVAL MAIL, PAQUEBOTS, MARITIME MAIL, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:57:46 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 752
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image OFFICIAL HANDSTAMPS GROUP; Small range with 25 Dec. 1939 PC depicting the King & Queen with oval "COMMANDING OFFICER/H.M.S "PANGBOURNE"" (at Malta) d.s. on front, 28 July 1940 airmail env. to Scotland franked KGVI 1/-, 2½d & ½d uncancelled with oval "GENERAL STAFF/MALTA" d.s. and triangular "No.1/PASSED BY CENSOR" h.s. on front, Aug. 1942 'On Active Service' env. to Hampshire with Anchor "ADMIRALTY/WHITEHALL" h.s. and London Official Paid cds on front with "VICE ADMIRAL MALTA" ds. on rear and other related examples. (7 cards/covers)Cross Reference: MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, OFFICIAL MAIL, AIR MAIL COVERS, XMAS CARDS (Image)

Opening GBP 110.00
Sold...GBP 110.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:58:16 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 753
Symbol:

image POSTCARD MAIL; Range with scarce April 1941 forces-rate GB 2d PC to H.M.S Cyclops uprated 1d and with airmail label and censor mark on front, May 1941 1d PC to Melbourne uprated KGVI 6d for the civilian air-mail rate, Dec. 1942 PPC to NZ franked pair 1d with Malta Patriotic label affixed and tied by censor mark, May 1943 forces-rate KGVI 1½d PC to Manchester uprated 1½d with airmail label affixed and censor mark on front, and other similar examples. (9 cards) Cross Reference: POSTAL STATIONERY, AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - WWII, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:58:35 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 754
Symbol:

image POSTAGE PAID MARK ON MAIL TO AUSTRALIA; 23 Jan. 1940 env. to Sydney with airmail label affixed and framed "POSTAGE/2/6/PAID" h.s. at top right and Naval censor mark signed (by K.A.M.Grant) & dated confirming Malta origin whilst the sender was on H.M.S Waterhen. Scarce. Cross Reference: AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, NAVAL MAIL, MILITARY - WWII (Image)

Opening GBP 340.00
Sold...GBP 340.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 12:59:21 EST
Sold For 340

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 756
Symbol:

image SERVICE SUSPENDED MAIL; Range with July 1940 env. to Paris franked KGVI with censor tape at left and framed "NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER" h.s. on front, 1941 airmail env. to Greece franked USA 30c with Malta censor tape at left and "SERVICE SUSPENDED/RETURN TO SENDER" h.s. on front plus two further censored examples to USA or ex Netherlands, latter with "Insufficiently addressed" h.s. on front. (4 covers) Cross Reference: MILITARY - WWII, MILITARY - SERVICE SUSPENDED, AIR MAIL COVERS, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 13:00:04 EST
Sold For 220
Sale No: 836
Lot No: 757
Symbol:

image SUBMARINE MAIL TO ENGLAND; 19 Apr. 1941 unfranked env. to Tiverton endorsed 'AIR MAIL' with tombstone censor mark on front signed and dated by Lt A.Daniell on H.M.S Upright of the 10th Submarine Flotilla and with "RECEIVED FROM/H.M.SHIPS" h.s. also on front. Uncommon. Ex Daynes. Cross Reference: NAVAL MAIL, MILITARY - WWII, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, AIR MAIL COVERS (Image)

Opening GBP 120.00
Sold...GBP 120.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 13:00:30 EST
Sold For 120


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