Showing items in category Ceylon, sorted by newest listed first.
|CEYLON - 1919 1/5c (X6) 'War Stamp' franked cover sent locally from COLOMBO.|
1919 (circa) local cover addressed to the 'Rice Distribution Department' at Colombo bearing a fine strip of six of the 1c/5c bright magenta adhesive overprinted 'War Stamp' and cancelled by COLOMBO roller strike dated DEC.15.
|CEYLON - 1945 'OAS' stampless cover to UK used at FPO/No.161.|
1945 (FEB.9.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active service' and cancelled by FPO/No.161 cds used by troops stationed in Kandy, Ceylon. Two file puch holes at left edge and struck by violet triangular FIELD/CENSOR/65 h/s and circular UNIT CENSOR/X 152 strike which is counter signed by the Lieutenant.
|CEYLON - 1942 (circa) use of censored FORMULA AIR MAIL/LETTER CARD by troops in Ceylon.|
1942 (circa) use of dark blue on blue FORMULA type AIR MAIL/LETTER CARD addressed to UK bearing GV 5c violet block of four cancelled by unclear cancel with violet 'diamond' type PASSED BY/5/IND.FD/CENSOR/UNIT/G h/s and with triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/CENSOR strike alongside. Indian troops stationed in Ceylon.
|CEYLON - 1939 censor cover to South Africa with rare 'G' coded label.|
1939 (DEC.1.) cover addressed to South Adrica bearing 20c adhesive tied by CHRISTMAS MAILS/ COLOMBO slogan strike and with scarce black on white OPENED BY/CENSOR/G label at left edge. Morenweiser type 3K. A scarce early censor cover and unrecorded with 'G' coding.
|CEYLON - 1942 Indian military censored cover to UK.|
1942 (SEP.16.) cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' but bearing 25c adhesive pair tied by INDIAN SECTION OFFICE No.9 cds's with violet 'diamond' type PASSED BY/5 IND.FD/ CENSOR/UNIT/G h/s and with triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/CENSOR/C170 strike alongside. Indian troops stationed in Ceylon.
|CEYLON - 1941 cover to India with PASSED/BY/MILITARY CENSOR h/s.|
1941 (MR.15.) use of O.H.M.S. envelope (134x109mm) addressed to the 'Embarkation Commandant of Army Headquarters at Madras in India' bearing 6c adhesive pair tied COLOMBO/FOREIGN cds with scarce red PASSED/BY/MILITARY CENSOR handstamp at left and signed at lower left by the Lieutenant. FORT SAINT GEORGE b/s.
|CEYLON - 1941 meter mark cover to UK with WAR PURPOSERS CONTRIBUTION (V-for victory) label.|
1941 (17.XII.) use of pre-printed commercial cover addressed to UK cancelled by red COLOMBO- 015 Cts/POSTAGE/CEYLON/REVENUE meter marking with HELP FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY/ WAR PURPOSES CONTRIBUTION/10 CENTS perforated label at lower left overprinted 'V' for victory in red and cancelled by COLOMBO d/r cds.
|CEYLON - 1941 meter mark cover to South Africa with WAR PURPOSES CONTRIBUTION label.|
1941 (20.VI.) stampless cover addressed to South Africa cancelled by red COLOMBO - 0.15 POSTAGE REVENUE meter mark handstamp with blue and yellow on white perforated 10c WAR PURPOSES CONTRIBUTION/HELP FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY patriotic label at lower left tied by COLOMBO/4 cds.
|CEYLON - 1942 'OAS' cover to UK with 'Indian 5th FD' censor mark.|
1942 (JLY.7.) stampless cover addressed to UK marked 'On Active Service' cancelled by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.9 wavy lined strike on reverse side used by the Indian troops stationed at Colombo. (Proud type M1). Black PASSED BY/5 IND FD/CENSOR/UNIT/G strike and triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/CENSOR/C161 strike applied in 'red' ink.
|CEYLON - 1940 (circa) use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross envelope to UK by RAF.|
1940's use of black on white (A.F.W.3078) ACTIVE SERVICE-GREEN ENVELOPE addressed to UK (small piece of reverse flap missing) bearing 50c adhesive tied by RAF POST cancel with violet crested RAF/CENSOR/465 h/s at lower left. RAF uses are scarcer.