South Africa

Ref: G5517
  • £38.00

c1943 censored cover to a P. O. W. in Italy, c/o the Red Cross in Rome, with a vertical pair of 1d’s and 1½d’s, paying an air mail 5d rate, cancelled by triangular ‘JH’ cancels of JOHANNESBURG. Bilingual censor tape is at the left and a blue straight line SOUTH AFRICAN PRISONER OF WAR h/s has been applied to the front of the cover. Unusual.