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Mozambique Company pictorials 2c, 3c, 3 x 24c, 25c, 30c plus added E. Africa and Uganda, 2 x KUT, 2 Transvaal, 1 Cape of Good Hope, all cancelled large bridged cds BEIRA; to London 24 March 1931, no b/s; a colourful mixture

Reference: 1186

Mozambique Company pictorials 4c, 6c, 8c, 12c, 25c, 2 esc, plus added 2 Transvaal, 1 Orange Free State, 1 Kenya, 1 E. Africa & Uganda, 1 S. Africa (added values uncancelled); from Beira to London, 13 July 1931; no b/s; a colourful mixture

Reference: 1185
Portugal to GB 1941 censored

$1, 50c, 25c (SG 914, 918, 924) on plain envelope cancelled bridged d/r cds PORTO 3e SECTOR 15 March 1941, to Ware, Herts; sealed with censor's tape 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 3472"; sealed on reverse by anti-TB label

Reference: 1156
Portugal to GB 1941 censored

3 x $1 pictorial and 50c definitive cancelled with octagonal d/r CORREIO DE PORTO, Airmail 6 May 1941, to Ware, Herts; opened and resealed by censor with tape "Opened by Examiner 2355"

Reference: 1155
Portugal to Cuba 1942 censored

Portugal 10c, 30c, 15c, 1$, 5$ on airmail envelope cancelled C.T.T. LESARADORES(?), LISBOA 'razor blade' style d/r cds 16 May 1942; British censor's tape 'Opened by Examiner 1712; b/s ocatogal d/s LISBON 17 MAY 42; violet cachet "Ministerio de Communicaciones Cuba 2"

Reference: 986
Portugal to Birmingham

2 x 1 esc Caravel on envelope, m/s "Par Avion" from Agueda to Birmingham, 1 August 1944; cancelled with 'razor blade' type cds; blue crayon cross for registration; on reverse 3 x International Exhibition 80c (and another one lost); Lisboa transit d/s; English censor 'opened by Examiner 786'; despite faults an interesting wartime cover

Reference: 967
Portugal to London 1896 with charity label

Portugal 50rs grey-blue cancelled double ring cds (slightly shaken) alongside decorative label '7th Centenary of St Antoine Festival, 12-30 June 1895'; from Oporto to London 15 May 1896; on reverse VF red London EC L AC hooded cds 17 May 1896

Reference: 876
GB to Azores 1971

GB Machin 5p violet on plain envelope from Huddersfield to Ponta Delgada, Azores; h/s Ausente/Parti boxed h/s (also on reverse); h/s "RETOUR À L'ENVOYEUR/DEVOLVIGO AO REMETENTE"; h/s "UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER"; red h/s "O NAVIO NÃO SE ENCONTRA NEM É ESPERADO NESTE PORTO"; b/s Correios Ponta Delgada 24 July 1971

Reference: 697
Portugal to Halsingborg 1943 Censored

2 x 1.75 Lusidas cancelled octagonal d/s Correio Aereo Lisboa, on envelope Lisbon to Halsingborg, Sweden 27 January 1943; German "Geöffnet" censor tape tied to envelope with Swastika cachets; inspectors' marks 2213, 2215, 6022 (red) & 62 (blue); on reverse red IV in circle; a spectacular censored cover

Reference: 670
Portugal Printed Matter

5c Portuguese Legion + 30c definitive cancelled Correios de Porto bridged 'razor blade' type d/r cds; on envelope with m/s "Impressos - Printed matter" (P.P. rate 35c) from Oporto to London, 15 March 1940; VF "shield" type British crowned censor cachet T.30; no censor tape as unsealed printed matter; no b/s

Reference: 668
Portugal to Sweden 1941

3 x 1.00 esc Rowland Hill, 2 x 5c, 1 x 40c on business envelope; cancelled d/r bridged cds C.T.T. Lisboa; by air to Göteborg, Sweden 16 August 1941; on reverse German censor tape with swastika cachets; small inspector's h/s 37 in circle and small red boxed 2418; attractive WW2 cover

Reference: 667
GERMAN PS CARD FRANKED WITH PORTUGAL DEFINITIVES TO GERMANY 1943

German 15pf Reply Paid Hindenburg PS card with Portugal Lusidas issue 10, 15, 50, 80c definitives cancelled 18 March 1943 Lisboa Central 3o Sector 'razor blade' type cds; German censor's cachet & inspector's red h/s 3545 and red / blue h/s 17, L6: a scarce combination with long message (possibly coded?)

Reference: 549
PORTUGAL ADVERTISING COVER 1953

5e, 1.50e, 10c Knight definitives cancelled CTT Restauradores 18 June 1953 on advertising envelope 'Por Aviao' to London; no back stamps; some faults to envelope

Reference: 437
PORTUGAL SEIXAL TO LIVERPOOL 1943

3 x 1$00 + 50c definitives cancelled d/r 'razor blade' type cds Seixal 14 April 1943 on airmail envelope to Liverpool; opened & resealed with British Censor's PC90 label 'Opened by Examiner 770'; on reverse Lisbon octagonal d/s 4 April 1943; attractive cover

Reference: 435
PORTUGAL OHBMS ENVELOPE TO LONDON CENSORED 1943

Envelope inscribed 'On His Britannic Majesty's Service' MS 'Por Aviao Via Lisboa', franked with 2 x 1$75 commemorative cancelled F.... 14 January 1943(?); British PC90 censor's label 'Opened by Examiner 537'; b/s Lisbon octagonal d/s; some tears to envelope

Reference: 434
PORTUGAL WW2 COVER LISBON TO UK CENSORED 1940

Rowland Hill portrait issue 4 x 40c + 15c, &
1.75 Lusiadas, cancelled CTT Restauradores-Lisboa 18 August 1940, endorsed 'by airmail'; opened by the British censor & re-sealed with tape 'opened by Examiner 1134'; Lisbon transit on reverse 19 August 1940, to Steventon, Abingdon but without arrival d/s

Reference: 346
NATAL BUSINESS ENVELOPE FROM THE BOER WAR ERA

A pair of Natal 1d carmine on a long business envelope, 8 September 1900 to Portuguese Lourenço Marques, with Portuguese T5c charge mark; b/s Durban 8 September & Lourenço Marques 13 September 1900; unusual item for the period

Reference: 329
FRANCE FIRST FLIGHT COVER TO HORTA 1939

Airnail envelope with 5 francs Carcassonne & 1fr 25 Peace cancelled Marseille-Gare-Avion 24 May 1939, to New York; with large red cachet '1er Service postal Aérien France-Etats-Unis', and endorsed First Flight Marseille to Horta in the Azores; on reverse the arrival datestamp of Horta 26 May 1939

Reference: 215
LETTER PORTUGAL TO FRANCE 1865 WITH FRENCH ENTRY MARK

Envelope with contents dated 15 July 1865 from Lamego, Portugal to Valreas, France; boxed h/s Lamego & scarce French cachet d'entrée par ambulant 'Portugal St J. de Luz 3 Amb 1' in red, and on reverse sundry Portuguese & French transit datestamps. The contents include a cloth sample

Reference: 199
PORTUGAL: 1939 TRANSATLANTIC AIR MAIL COVER TO USA USING FIRST FLIGHT TO AZORES.

1939 airmail cover to Hot Springs, ARK with the stamps cancelled by partial LISBOA postmark dated 2.MAI.39. There is also an airmail cachet and a partial HORTA postmark.

Reference: 272H
PORTUGAL: 1943 CENSORED COVER TO SWITZERLAND.

1943 censored cover to Bruttisellen. The stamps are cancelled by a partial LISBOA CENTRAL machine postmark dated 2.6.43.
It has been opened and resealed by German censor label.

Punch-hole!

Reference: 271H
PORTUGAL: WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL COVER TO ENGLAND.

WW2 censored airmail cover to Hull with stamps cancelled by a feint LISBOA postmark dated 17.JUL.?

Reference: 037H