Trinidad

Ref: G4817
  • £95.00

1939 censored cover to St Eustatius, a tiny Dutch Island in the Caribbean, with a 6c cancelled PORT OF SPAIN 18 OCT 39. The cover was opened by the censor and brown tape with a violet straight line OPENED BY CENSOR h/s applied. A TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ASSISTANT CENSOR POSTAL triple ring violet cachet was also applied. (Miller CH2 – rated 8) Willemstad 1.11.39 and St Eustatius 8.11.39. transit and arrival cancels are on the back. A very scarce cover to this small island in the Dutch West Indies – the first time I have had mail going there.