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1919-1939 Interwar period

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1937 Spanish Civil War interrupted mail returned to Palestine, rare censor mark
Spanish Civil War interrupted Palestine mail: 19 Jan 1937 postmarked registered surface mail cover, sent from TRIESTE Italy (return addressed to TEL AVIV Palestine) to BARCELONA Spain (corrected by the sender to "Spagna" in Italian), franked 2.75 Lira (on back) & tied by 3x strikes of the TRIESTE-3 postmark on back (20:00 time stamp) + registry label & "REGISTERED" handstamp on front; backstamped ...
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1937 Spanish Civil War airmail Mallorca-Germany via Italy + Pro-Paro tax stamp
Spanish Civil War airmail: 25 Jan 1937 postmarked air mail cover sent from PALMA DE MALLORCA (Balearic Islands) to BRESLAU (Wroclaw) Germany, franked 1.25 pesetas + 10c Nationalist local issue Pro-Paro adhesive tax stamp (vertically misperforated at left-center) & tied by 3x strikes of the local postmark; routing endorsed "by air to Rome" in Spanish (manuscript) & French (red typewriting at base);...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00

Red Cross, Displaced Persons Camps & Postage Exempt Civilian Mail

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1951 censored airmail cover Israel-EAST BERLIN, full tabbed 1st Airmails stamp
1950 1st airmail to Russian Zone: 8 FEB 1951 "Lacol" austerity period stationary airmail cover from JERUSALEM to old age home in "RUSSIAN ZONE" BERLIN "Germany" (East Germany) franked 40pr at the FA-2a period rate to Europe using left marginal full tabbed 40pr (Ba #34) tied by single strike of local postmark, with Israeli "zayin" censor cachet on front; handwritten arrival 14-II-51 on front; slit ...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1967 Belgian airmail Jordanian JLEM; withheld & forwarded to Israel by Red Cross
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 13 JUNE 1967 [airmail] cover from BRUSSELS to JERUSALEM "JORDAN", franked 7F & tied by local machine cancel; as of 7 June locale part of Israel, but cover routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 19 JUN 67 AMMAN transit: between June-Aug 1967 Jordan accumulated all mail received for newly Israeli-conquered territories & then delivered them via Red ...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1967 War Red Cross delivered Spanish airmail to Jordanian JERUSALEM now Israel
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 21 JUNE 1967 airmail cover from PAMPLONA Spain to JERUSALEM "JORDAN", meter franked 12Pts & tied by local postmark; as of 7 June locale part of Israel, but cover still routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 25 JUN 67 AMMAN transit: between June-Aug 1967 Jordan accumulated all mail received for newly Israeli-conquered territories & then delivered ...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00

Terror & Hijack Mail

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1974 British airmail Australia ex hijacked BA-870 flight; Pilot signed + rare IM
Pilot Signed Hijack mail - 1974 BA870 Hijack: 19 NOV 1974 airmail air letter ex NEATH Britain to HAMERSLEY (Perth) Australia pre-franked 6d & tied by machine slogan cancel; this was part of a shipment of mail originating in UK between 16-20 Nov. & carried by British Airways flight 870, en-route to Brunei via Calcutta & Singapore when hjacked on evening 21 Nov. by 4 members of Abu Nidal...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00

1861-1865 American Civil War - Confederate States of America

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4-5 Feb 1861 1st day of Confederacy/Civil War mail cover using Union US Postage
Independent States & CSA Use of US Postage > Georgia & South Carolina - 1st Day of the Confederacy: Feb. 4 1861 (1st Day of Confederacy) docketed cover from SAVANNAH Georgia to CHARLESTON South Carolina, franked 3c per period (US) domestic letter rate using US #26 dull red Washington Type III stamp, tied by round grid obliterator & FEB 5 [1861] local circular date-stamp in field (1st full day of t...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1 June 1861 1st Day Confederate Postal service MOBILE-MACON Civil War mail cover
1st Day of the Confederate Postal System: stampless JUN 1 1861 postmarked cover from MOBILE Alabama to Dr. W. Hopkins of MACON Mississippi, tied by near-full strike of full-dated double ringed datestamp & boxed PAID 5 handstamp (CSA cat type B - similar but slightly different "5" digit); professionally rebacked with original cover backside; most of the original gum is intact - possibly mailed unse...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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20 June 1861 Interim Independent/Confederate East Tennessee Civil War mail cover
Interim Independent / Confederate Tennessee era mail: stampless "MONTVALE Tenn 20th JUNE 1861" manuscript dated cover to "Hon. Howell Cobb, RICHMOND, Virginia", with manuscript notation at top right "Pd 5 Cts".Interesting postal history: the Confederacy suspended Federal mail service within its borders as of 1 June - but not in Tennessee, whose government had not yet passed an Ordinance of Secessi...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1861 US Civil War southbound across lines Private Express LOUISVILLE-MACON mail
Southbound Across-the-Lines Private Express mail: JUL 30 1861 postmarked 3c star-die (POD US watermarked) envelope (US #U27) from LOUISVILLE Kentucky to J. F. Dickinson of MACON Georgia, carried by the Adams Express Company, which tied its full-dated ADAMS EX. CO. circular datestamp to the embossed frank; the manuscript "2/-" near the frank was shorthand for the total express charge to pay over an...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1861 Civil War Prize Court captured blockade-runner SOUTH CAROLINA-CUBA cover
Civil War 'Prize Court' captured "blockade-runner" mail: stampless AUG 15 [1861] postmarked cover from PENDLETON South Carolina to "Emilio Puig, Care of Spanish Consul, CHARLESTON S.C.", tied by full single strike of local circular datestamp in blue & [postage] PAID 5 handstamp (CSA type C) at top right. The year of dispatch is confirmed by the rate paid: on 1 July 1862 the domestic letter rate wa...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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4 May 1862 Confederate States Navy USS VIRGINIA/MERRIMACK drop-letter rate cover
Confederate States Navy "MERRIMACK" / drop-letter rate mail: MAY 4 [1862] postmarked outer lettersheet (light-blue lined writing paper) to Mrs. H. Ashton Ramsay, Care of D?Arcy Paul, Esq., PETERSBURG [Virginia], franked 5 cents using a single blue CSA 4-2 stamp with large to full margins, affixed with red sealing wax & tied by single strike of local postmark in blue.The postage paid reflects t...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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Louisiana PATTERSONVILLE Confederate Army Reserve Corps couriered military mail
Confederate Army couriered mail: dateless/stampless cover addressed to "Captain Wm. Devlin, Com'dg C.S.R. Corps, PATTERSONVILLE, La [Louisiana]", with manuscript directive at lower left "Per Courier" & endorsement at top "Official | Hd. Qrs En'g. Officer | Psh of St. Mary". Opened roughly at right (piece missing); opened on all 3 sides for display.The cover was sent from the Headquarters of the En...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00

1870 Franco-Prussian War

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Aug 1870 Franco-Prussian War incoming Martinique-PARIS cover with 3 color franks
Franco-Prussian War era incoming overseas mail: 9 AUG 1870 stamped folded letter from ST. PIERRE (Martinique) to PARIS, franked 70c using 3-color French Colonial frankings (Mi 3, 4, 5) tied by 3 strikes of the local MQE initialled lozenge obliterators + 'paid to destination' red PD cachet; front-stamped 27 AUG 1870 arrival - about a week before the downfall of the Second Empire & the establishment...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00

1899-1902 Second Boer War

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1901 Boer War franked & censored cover POW at RAGAMA camp Ceylon to HUMANSDORP
Second Boer War (1899-1902) mail: 25 JULY 1901 plain envelope from RAGAMA prisoner of war camp in Ceylon to addressee in HUMANSDORP in Cape Colony "South Africa", franked 6c, opened and sealed by censor using vertical black on pink E. Arms R. /Opened Under Martial Law label tied by oval camp censor cachet, then frank tied by RAGAMA CAMP skeleton postmark, same day COLOMBO transit (postmark on fron...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00

1914-1919 WWI era civilian mail

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WWI 1917 local Polish post CIECHOCINEK-WARSAW mail, local charge cachet & frank
WWI era local Polish post: 25 JULY 1917 postmarked touristic picture postcard of Alexandrowo (by George Stilke publishers of Berlin) with German message, from CIECHOCINEK to WARSAW; as of 1915 the Warsaw region of the former area of Congress Poland was occupied by Germany and the zone renamed "General Gouvernement Warschau" (General Governorate Warsaw): the occupying force did not provide any loca...
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1914-1919 WWI era military mail

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1914 WWI Egyptian MILITARY POST OFFICE ALEXANDRIA postmark on British stamp
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: full strike 19 XII 1914 MILITARY POST OFFICE ALEXANDRIA postmark (FB A1) tied to cutout of 1d frank SG337. "Military" PO here was Egyptian civilian post office located near British military establishments....
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1915 WWI early use CM2 British Army censor mark on Force in Egypt military mail
2 May 1915 very early use of the square British army censor mark (CM2) in the postal service of the 'Force in Egypt', here #2288 (Daniel unassigned) tied 1x on front & 1x on back to an On His Majesty's Service (OHMS) postal stationary cover endorsed On Active Service (OAS) & serving as postage-free army mail, postmarked 2 May 1915 from BAPO Z (ALEXANDRIA) using Proud D1 postmark & sent to BIRMINGH...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
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1915 WWI stampless British army cover via Egyptian post on 1st day serving army
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 6 V 1915 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from BACOS (Alexandria) to LONDON, tied by local postmark on earliest known date of use (Firebrace lists this post office as serving British Army as of 6 May) & backstamped 16 V 1915 ALEXANDRIA-B transit; front-stamped 26 MAY 1915 HAMMERSMITH W machine cancel & locally re-routed; very fine....
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1915 WWI Egypt stampless British army OAS cover ex BAPO Z to LONDON
British Force in Egypt WWI military mail: 25 May 1915 postmarked stampless On Active Service (OAS) cover, sent from Base Army Post Office BAPO Z (ALEXANDRIA) to LONDON; slit open at top....
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
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1915 WWI Egypt stampless British military cover, special Army Post Office cachet
MEF British WWI military mail in Egypt: 9 JY 1915 stampless OHMS cover from Army Post Service BAPO Z (ALEXANDRIA) to Base "Y" MUDROS, tied by BAPO Z postmark & blue oval "ARMY POST OFFICE | [crown] | BMEF" cachet (FB-APC1); cover marked "PO Circular"; torn open at back, complete....
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1915 WWI stampless British army cover UK Egyptian PO + earliest dated postmark
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 12 VII 1915 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from CAIRO to BRISTOL tied by local civilian CAIRO-M postmark on earliest known date of use of type; endorsed by officer on front & passed censor; opened at back, peripheral tears to flap edge....
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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1915 WWI stampless British civilian mail Egypt-UK sent postage free & untaxed
Unusual stampless British civilian WWI mail from Egypt: 20 AUG 1915 postmarked color picture postcard (Cairo Citadel) sent from CAIRO to Reverend at STURMINSTER NEWTON (Dorset); bearing no military unit cachets or "on active duty" endorsement & uncensored, simply endorsed "postage free" by the sender & mailed at the Egyptian civilian post office CAIRO-B unfranked and without sanction. At this time...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
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1915 WWI unendorsed British army cover; earliest dated postmark, return address
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 6 IX 1915 stampless OAS color picture postcard of Nile banks CAIRO to LONDON, tied by CAIRO-C postmark type C2 on earliest known date of use; not endorsed by officer but not taxed; unusually sender wrote full military return address....
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