Showing items in category Br Occupation of former Italian cols., newest first
1948 envelope to Tunbridge Wells, England, endorsed 'Forces Mail' and 'Air Mail' bearing a G.B. 2½d overprinted E.A.F. tied by a MOGADISHU SOMALIA 12 MY 48 datestamp. A violet double ring 'Posts and Telegraphs, Somalia' handstamp is at the lower left of the cover.
|1951 B.O.F.I.C. |
1951 air letter to Liverpool, England franked with a B. A. TRIPOLITANIA 24 M.A.L. on 1/-, tied by the type II CASTEL BENITO, TRIPOLI 5. 2. 51 datestamp. A scarce canceller.
1948 envelope to England franked with a G.B. 1/- overprinted M.E.F. paying the double airmail rate, cancelled by the very scarce AGEDABIA CYRENAICA 39. 6. 48 datestamp with another strike alongside (with the '3' in '39' changed by pencil to '1' by the postal clerk) An Arabic cachet is on the front of the cover, on the reverse is a Benghazi 22 JUN 1948 transit c..d.s. Fine and a very scarce cancellation.
1948 envelope used internally bearing a G.B. 2d and 1d overprinted M.E.F. tied by a good strike of the scarce SLITEN MISURATI 4.6.48. cancellation.
1944 censored airmail envelope to Dagabur, Somalia, bearing a 1d, 1/- and 2½d, overprinted M.E.F., cancelled ASMARA 31.5.44. A rare boxed PASSED YY/ 1 violet censor strike is on the front as well as censor tape at the left. A very unusual cover used internally within Africa.
1944 censored envelope to Tripoli from Napoli, (2. 7. 44.) underfranked with an Italian 50c stamp on the reverse, and taxed on arrival with a 2d Postage Due overprinted M. E. F. Part of the backflap is missing, otherwise a very scarce commercial usage of this postage due.