Burma

Ref: GW3895
  • £450.00

1941 censored cover sent registered air mail to the U.S.A. with a 1R, 9ps, 2As and a KGV 10R all cancelled RANGOON 3 OC 41. The cover has censor tape at the left tied by a violet triangular ‘PASSED CENSOR 48’. Sent by American Clipper, it would have left Singapore 17 October and arrived in Honolulu 1st November as this Clipper flight was badly delayed by adverse weather between Manila and Guam. It arrived in Detroit on November 5th. An exceptionally rare commercial usage of a 10Rs on a cover.