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GB Polish censor cachet & seal 1920

GB KGV 4d and ½d cancelled 'Strangeways Manchester' 29 January 1920 to Warsaw; registration label Manchester 22; opened by Polish censor and sealed with tape and large octagonal Polish censor cachet; at a time of Polish frontier conflicts(?); m/s and h/s on reverse

Reference: 1130
Persia multi-franked cover to Beyrouth

8 pictorials and 3 portrait issues franked front and back cancelled Teheran; by airmail from Polish Red Cross; sealed with local language Censor's tape; tied by circular violet cachet 'Anglo-Soviet-Persian Censorship No 3 & similar cyrillic on reverse; arrival cds Beyrouth 6 December(?) 1944; a spectacular franking

Reference: 1110
1944 Polish Railway Conference

Block of 4 x 18 zloty Railway Conference issue (SG 629) with marginal inscriptions; cancelled d/r cds Tarnow 5 December 1944; to Barnsley, no b/s; scarce stamps, minor faults to back of envelope

Reference: 1087
1939 Occupied Poland Red Cross to Hungary

German 5 pfg Hindenburg PS card with added 10 pfg; red h/s 'Polski Czerwony Krzyz Okreg Krakowski' (Polish Red Cross, Krakow); cancelled Krakow 2 December 1939; Visegrad, Hungary arrival cds 9 December 1939; small faults to lower corner but a nice Red Cross item

Reference: 1079
USA to Polish Forces censored 1941

USA 5c MacDowell portrait cancelled s/r cds 13 May 1941 on envelope to Polish sergeant; forwarded, opened, and resealed roughly by British Censor's tape; h/s oval cachet BIURO POCZTOWE 1 KORPUSU 19 July 1941 & 23 July 1941; no b/s; some age wear

Reference: 927
Polish forces in GB 1945 censored

Polish Warsaw Rising issue 1944 1+2 zlt on registered envelope to Polish Forces CMF 125, with special boxed cancellation POLSKA MARYNARKA WOJENNA AGENCJA POCZTCWA (also on registered label); opened by British Censor Examiner 1586; b/s Poczta Polowa(?) 132, 26 May 1945; scarce combination

Reference: 899
USA to England 1943 censored

US 5c occupied countries issue, Poland (marginal) + 2 x 2c Defence Definitives; from Brooklyn to South Shields, 31 July 1943; opened and resealed by British Censor 'Opened by Examiner 5231'; no b/s

Reference: 898
Russian Poland 1913

Russian 7 kopek and 3 kopek Arms type issues cancelled d/r cds Lodz 3; to Zwickau, 14 February 1913; registered; b/s Zwickau 1 March 1913
�20.00

Reference: 807
USA Special Delivery 1943

2 x 5c occupied Poland commemorative + 2 x 3c Jefferson; m/s 'Air Mail special delivery' from Sacramento to La Jolla, 21 November 1943; cancelled large s/r cds duplex 1; violet h/s 'Fee claimed by office of first address'; b/s La Jolla received 22 November 1943

Reference: 789
German occupation of Russian Poland

PPC of a village in Russian Poland when occupied by the Germans, from Garwolin to Breslau, fine bridged cds Garwolin 20 September 1916; military cachet '4 Comp. Landst-Bataillon, Strisgau'; clear cachets

Reference: 785
France Film Festival 1946 to Warsaw

Cannes Film Festival Air Day; Gandon 2fr and 15fr cancelled s/r cds 'Festival du Film, Cannes', with green festival labels and boxed cachet, to Warsaw Poland 22 September 1946; s/r cds Warszawa 10 October 1948; b/s Warsaw 2 28 September 1948; and a 2nd light Warsaw d/s; presumably returned

Reference: 716
WWI German Occupation of Poland Czenstochau

Germania issue oveprinted Russissche Polen 3,5,10,20,50 pfgs, and similar issues overprinted Gen-Gouv Warschaw 2½,7½,15 pfgs (SG 1-5,6, 9, 11) on large brown envelope used within Czenstochau; with Czenstochau violet censor cachet;, no backstamp: philatelic franking but a fine scarce assembly

Reference: 613
POLAND PICTORIAL POSTAL CARD TO GERMANY 1946 WITH US CENSOR

Poland 1.50 zloty pictorial PS card with added 1.50 pictorial, imperf, cancelled Luban, to Bad Manheim, with US Civil Censorship Passed 20579 cachet on front, a neat clean combination

Reference: 213