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Heinrich Koehler Auktionen

lot # 6189 - europe faroe islands

Monday Sep 20, 2021 09:00 Europe/Berlin
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1942, 23.9 and 30.9., Caravelle 20ø tied by cds. "THORSHAVN 30.9.42" to cover to Reykjavik, locally censored on 8. October 1942 and closed with neutral brown tape with dateline cancel and straightline "Thorshavn" alongside. The letter then awaited a departure by a fishing boat to Iceland. However, the first post departure was, via England as the letter is also subsequently censored in England with "P.C. 90 4268" closing strip. And Christian X. 50ø tied by cds. "THORSHAVN 23.9.42" to registered cover to Reykjavik,  censored in England and closed with "P.C. 90 5695" closing strip, the local British censorship straight-line is very rare and only known on a few covers

Michel DK262, 210
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