Showing items in category Ceylon, sorted by newest listed first.
|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.
|CEYLON - 1942 use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope to UK.|
1942 use of green on buff (AF-3078) ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope addressed to UK and cancelled by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE/DELY cds dated 5.OC.42 and with black triangular PASSED BY UNIT CENSOR/C135 h/s and violet PASSED BY BASE CENSOR UNIT/J strike. At left is black on white ARMY FORM W.3424/OPENED/BY/CENSOR label with 891/PMEO/3/3.000.000-5/41 label.
|CEYLON - 1940 (circa) use of ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope to UK.|
1940's use of green on yellowish buff (AFW-3078) ACTIVE SERVICE green cross military envelope addressed to UK and bearing 50c adhesive tied by INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE/DELY cds with black boxed PASSED BY h/s at left and black triangular PASSED BY UNIT CENSOR mark.
|CEYLON - 1942 cover to UK censored by '5th India FD' unit censor mark.|
1942 cover addressed to UK bearing 50c adhesive tied by light INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE/DELY cds with violet PASSED BY/5 IND.FD/CENSOR/UNIT/G strike and black triangular PASSED/BY UNIT/ CENSOR/C 158 strike at left. Complete with the original contents.