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B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1944 10d B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1944 10d 'EAF' rate censored cover to UK used at EA/APO 74.

1944 (1.III.) cover addressed to UK bearing GB 5d pair overprinted 'E.A.F.' and cancelled by E.A./A.P.O. 74 from troops stationed at Mogadishu and with violet PASSED/BY MILITARY/CENSOR/No.442 h/s at lower left.

£75.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 5s on 5/- red mint with RE-ENTRY TO LEFT FRAME AND LION.  SG E24.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 5s on 5/- red mint with RE-ENTRY TO LEFT FRAME AND LION. SG E24.

1950 5s on 5/- red in fine mint condition showing RE-ENTRY TO LION AND LEFT FRAME. Ex Murray Payne stock. SG E24.

£20.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 2sh50c 0n 2/6d U/M with RE-ENTRY TO LION.  SG S30.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 2sh50c 0n 2/6d U/M with RE-ENTRY TO LION. SG S30.

1950 2sh50c on 2/6d yellow green in unmounted mint condition showing RE-ENTRY TO LION. Ex Murray Payne stock. SG S30.

£15.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 5s on 5/- red U/M with RE-ENTRY TO LEFT FRAME AND LION.  SG S31.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 5s on 5/- red U/M with RE-ENTRY TO LEFT FRAME AND LION. SG S31.

1950 5s on 5/- red in unmounted mint condition showing the MAJOR RE-ENTRY TO LEFT FRAME AND LION. Ex Muscotts stock. SG S31.

£20.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 60m on 2/6d mint with RE-ENTRY TO UNICORN.  SG T24.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 60m on 2/6d mint with RE-ENTRY TO UNICORN. SG T24.

1950 60m on 2/6d yellow green in fine mint condition showing the MAJOR RE-ENTRY TO UNICORN. Ex Murray Payne stock. SG T24.

£25.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 120m on 5/- red mint with RE-ENTRY TO LION.  SG T25.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 120m on 5/- red mint with RE-ENTRY TO LION. SG T25.

1950 120m on 5/- red in fine mint condition showing STRONG RE-ENTRY TO LION. Ex Murray Payne stock. SG T25.

£25.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 120m on 5/- mint with T GUIDE MARK ABOVE POSTAGE. Row 5/3.  SG T12.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 120m on 5/- mint with T GUIDE MARK ABOVE POSTAGE. Row 5/3. SG T12.

1948 120mal on 5/- red 'arms' adhesive fine mint showing the T GUIDE MARK above the 'T' in postage from Row 5/3. Recorded by Gerry Bater but unrecorded on this value. SG T12.

£85.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- used with T GUIDE MARK ABOVE POSTAGE. Row 5/3.  SG M20.B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- used with T GUIDE MARK ABOVE POSTAGE. Row 5/3. SG M20.

1947 5/- red 'arms' adhesive fine used showing the T GUIDE MARK above the 'T' in postage from Row 5/3. Recorded by Gerry Bater but unrecorded on this value. SG M20.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1942 use of US 6c orange PSE to USA used at B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1942 use of US 6c orange PSE to USA used at 'APO 617' at Guru Eritrea.

1942 (SEP.8.) use of 6c orange US postal stationery envelope addressed to USA cancelled by U.S.ARMY POSTAL SERVICE/APO cds and marked origin on reverse as APO 617 which was at Gura in Eritrea at this time. US troops in Eritrea.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK.  SG M20.B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK. SG M20.

1947 5/- red in very fine mint condition showing the 'T GUIDE MARK IN KINGS HAIR' . SG M20.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK.  SG M20.B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK. SG M20.

1947 5/- red 'arms' adhesive in fine mint condition showing the 'T GUIDE MARK IN KINGS HAIR (with double upright). SG M20.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK.  SG M20.B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1947 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK. SG M20.

1947 5/- red in very fine mint condition showing the 'T GUIDE MARK IN KINGS HAIR' with crosspiece from Row 5/1. SG M20.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 2sh50c on 2/6d fine mint with MAJOR RE-ENTRY. Row 1/7.  SG E23.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 2sh50c on 2/6d fine mint with MAJOR RE-ENTRY. Row 1/7. SG E23.

1950 2sh.50c on 2/6d yellow green in very fine mint condition showing the MAJOR RE-ENTRY to the shield and left frame line from Row 1/7. SG E23.

£120.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1946 2/6d B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1946 2/6d 'EAF' U/M with MAJOR RE-ENTRY. Row 5/2. SG S9.

1946 2/6d yellow green overprinted E.A.F. in a unmounted mint bottom marginal example showing the MAJOR RE-ENTRY from Row 5/2. SG S9.

£150.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 5s on 5/- red with T GUIDE MARK.  SG S20.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 5s on 5/- red with T GUIDE MARK. SG S20.

1948 5s on 5/- red in very fine mint condition showing 'T GUIDE MARK IN KINGS HAIR' (with double upright). SG S20.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 5s on 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK.  SG T12.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 5s on 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK. SG T12.

1948 5s on 5/- red in very fine mint condition showing 'T GUIDE MARK IN KINGS HAIR' (with double upright). SG T 12.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 5s on 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK.  SG T12.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 5s on 5/- red fine mint with T GUIDE MARK. SG T12.

1948 5s on 5/- red in very fine mint condition showing 'T GUIDE MARK IN KINGS HAIR' with crosspiece. SG T 12.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 120m on 5/- fine mint with INVERTED T GUIDE MARK.  SG T25.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 120m on 5/- fine mint with INVERTED T GUIDE MARK. SG T25.

1950 120m on 5/- red in very fine mint condition showing ' T GUIDE MARK IN KINGS HAIR INVERTED' and with strong re-entering on lion from Row 5/2 pane 10. Scarce. SG T25.

£85.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1943 Telegraph envelope bearing MEF 1d + 2/6d used at SIDI RAFA.B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1943 Telegraph envelope bearing MEF 1d + 2/6d used at SIDI RAFA.

1943 (NO.11.) use of black on pink pre-printed 'AMMINISTRAZIONE DELLE POSTE/E DEI TELEGRAFI' envelope bearing MEF 1d and 2/6d values tied SIDI RAFA/BEDA LITTORIA with 'Code 2'. GBOS type C12.

£80.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1944 1/3d rate B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1944 1/3d rate 'ZA/26820' censored cover to Italy used at TRIPOLI.

1944 (21.10.) cover addressed to Italy bearing 5d 'MEF' strip of three tied TRIPOLI/CORRISP.E. PACCHI with black on grey 'Mod.24R.' Italian type airmail label and with scarce black on salmon P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ ZA26820 censor label at right edge.

£85.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 18m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 18m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1950 (17.5.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'B.A.' 18 mal adhesive tied by TRIPOLI/CORRIS.E. PACCHI ('R') cds (GBOS type T4) used normally for packets and parcels.

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 5m rate local cover used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 5m rate local cover used at TRIPOLI.

1950 (18.12.) local cover to Tripoli Police Head Quarters bearing 'B.A.' 1mal and 2 mal pair making up the scarce inland 5 mal rate cancelled by TRIPOLI/CORR.E.PACCHI cds (GBOS type T5).

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 18m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 18m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1950 (21.6.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'B.A.' 6mal and 12mal adhesives tied by TRIPOLI/ CORR.E.PACCHI cds (GBOS type T5).

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1950 (17.11.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'B.A.' 12 mal adhesive tied by TRIPOLI/CORR.E. PACCHI cds (GBOS type 5). Complete with original letter.

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 28m registered cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 28m registered cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1950 (30.3.) registered cover to UK bearing 'B.A.' 4mal and 24mal (letter rate 18m plus 10m registration) cancelled by TRIPOLI (GBOS type T1) cds with black boxed PER VIA AEREA/ PAR AVION h/s at left.

£50.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1949 (27.9.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'BMA' 6mal adhesive pair making up the 12mal rate tied by TRIOPLI/CORRISP ze PACCHI cds (GBOS type T9).

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1949 (5.2.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'BMA' 2mal and 10mal adhesives making up the 12mal rate tied by TRIOPLI/CORRISP ze PACCHI cds (GBOS type T9).

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPLOI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPLOI.

1949 (11.3.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'BMA' 1m(x4), 2m (x2) and 4m adhesives making up the 12 mal rate tied by TRIOPLI/CORRISP ze PACCHI cds (GBOS type T9).

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1949 (21.1.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'BMA' 4 mal adhesive strip of three making up the 12 mal rate tied by TRIOPLI/CORRISP ze PACCHI cds (GBOS type T9).

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1949 cover addressed to UK bearing 'BMA' 12mal adhesive tied by TRIPOLI/CORRIS.ze.PACCHI cds (GBOS type T9).

£25.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 22m rate registered cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 22m rate registered cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1949 (28.11.) registered cover addressed to UK (ex small part of reverse flap edge' bearing 'BMA' 4mal and 18mal adhesives tied by TRIPOLI 1 'sub' Post Office cds used at Sciara El Kumiet PO paying the 12 mal rate plus 10 mal registration and struck at left by black PER VIA AEREA h/s.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1948 4 1/2d rate B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1948 4 1/2d rate 'POW' cover to Germany from the working camp at Benghazi.

1948 (15.3.) cover addressed to Germany bearing MEF 2d and 2 1/2d 'light colour' adhesives tied by BENGHAZI/AIR MAIL cds. (Small part of reverse flap torn away). Struck on the front by red two lined POW/AIR MAIL h/s and with violet GERMANY strike below. A scarce cover from a prisoner of war held at the P.W. Working Coy at Benghazi.

£200.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1945 stampless B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1945 stampless 'OAS' cover to UK used at FPO 658 at Tobruk.

1946 (NO.25.) airmail cover addressed to UK marked 'O.A.S.' and cancelled by FIELD POST OFFICE/658 cds. Sent from RAF El Adem with FPO 658 being used at Tobruk.

£55.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1943 6d rate cover to UK used at FPO 582 from Al Adem Civilian Camp.B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1943 6d rate cover to UK used at FPO 582 from Al Adem Civilian Camp.

1943 (OC.2.) use of cover addressed to UK sent from a inmate at the R.A.F. Al Adem German Civilian Camp at Tobruk and bearing 'GB' 3d pair tied by F.P.O./582 cds's. A nice piece of concentration camp mail.

£85.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1944 philatelic cover used at SHAHA:T.B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1944 philatelic cover used at SHAHA:T.

1944 (21.10.) philatelic unaddressed bearing 1d, 2d and 2 1/2d 'M.E.F.' adhesives with additional 1/2d, 1d and 3d 'M.E.F.' postage dues cancelled by rare SHAHA:T/CYRENAICA cds's.

£120.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1945 stampless censored postcard to USA from APO 685 at Benghazi.B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1945 stampless censored postcard to USA from APO 685 at Benghazi.

1945 (APR.21.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Sailing boat on Nile' cancelled by U.S.ARMY POSTAL SERVICE/APO 685 cancel used at Benghazi and struck by violet boxed PASSED BY/US 15676/ARMY EXAMINER censor handstamp at lower left.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1944 3d rate censored letter card to UK used at FPO 33 at Tobruk.B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1944 3d rate censored letter card to UK used at FPO 33 at Tobruk.

1944 (JA.10.) use of blue on cream FORMULA 'Air Mail/Letter card' addressed to UK bearing GB 3d adhesive tied by FIELD POST/33 cds with violet boxed RAF/CENSOR/739 h/s at lower left used during the Armistice Period. FPO 33 was stationed at Tobruk.

£40.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1944 censored airgraph from RAF Benina in Benghazi.B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1944 censored airgraph from RAF Benina in Benghazi.

1944 (28.JUN.) airgraph to UK from RAF Benina at Benghazi struck by crested boxed RAF/ CENSOR 56 h/s.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPLOI.
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 12m rate cover to UK used at TRIPLOI.

1948 (12.12.) cover addressed to Scotland bearing 'BMA' 2m and 10m adhesives making up the 12 mal rate tied by TRIPOLI/CORR.E.PACCHI cds.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 10mal rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 10mal rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1948 (13.DE.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'BMA' 10mal adhesive cancelled by TRIPOLI/ CORRISP ze PACCHI cds (GBOS type T9).

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1947 5d rate cover to USA used at TRIPLOI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1947 5d rate cover to USA used at TRIPLOI.

1947 (28.8) cover to USA bearing 5d 'MEF' adhesive tied by fine bridge type TRIPOLI No.1 cds (GBOS type T13) with violet circular '7' marking at lower left.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1947 1/6d rate cover to USA used at TRIPLOI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1947 1/6d rate cover to USA used at TRIPLOI.

1947 (11.2.) commercial cover to USA bearing MEF 6d strip of three making up the 1/6d 1/2oz letter rate tied TRIPOLI/CORRIS.E.PACCHI cds with violet '7' censor strike denoting the cover was free of censorship.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1946 1/8d rate registered cover to Italy used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1946 1/8d rate registered cover to Italy used at TRIPOLI.

1946 (16.10.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing MEF 5d strip of four adhesives paying the 1/8d rate cancelled by TRIPOLI cds (GBOS type T1) with black boxed PER VIA AEREA/PAR AVION h/s and violet ringed '7' censor mark to indicate it was free from censorship.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1946 1/3d rate cover to India used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1946 1/3d rate cover to India used at TRIPOLI.

1946 (19.11.) cover addressed to Bombay in India bearing MEF 3d and 1/- adhesives making up the 1/3d letter rate cancelled by TRIPOLI/CORRISP.E.PACCHI cds and struck by violet circular '7' h/s denoting the cover was free of censorship.

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1944 2/6d rate B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1944 2/6d rate 'PASSED/ ZA/43' censored cover to Transvaal.

1944 (22.1) cover to Transvaal bearing MEF 6d & 9d pairs (SG 16+17) tied by TRIPOLI/ CORRISP E. PACCI cds with black on light blue-green MOD.24 R/PAR AVION label with doughnut 'M' & violet octagonal crowned PASSED/ZA/43 censor h/s's.

£75.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1944 B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1944 'PASSED ZA/43' censored 5d rate folded document from TRIPOLI.

1950 (29.3.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'B.A.' 18 mal adhesive tied by TRIPOLI/CORRIS.E. PACCHI ('R') cds (GBOS type T4).

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1943 philatelic cover with MEF set to 2/6d used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1943 philatelic cover with MEF set to 2/6d used at TRIPOLI.

1943 (1.6.) unaddressed 'Direzione Dei Servizi Postali Ed Elettrici' official (MOD.423) cover bearing the Harrison short series to the 2/6d value (SG M11-19) tied on the first day of issue by TRIPOLI/CORRIS.E.PACCHI cds. The 5/- and 10/- values were not issued until 1947.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1943 local censored cover with MEF short set to 2/6d used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1943 local censored cover with MEF short set to 2/6d used at TRIPOLI.

1943 (4.9.) registered local cover bearing MEF 1d to 2/6d short set (the 5/- and 10/- not being issued until 1947) tied by TRIPOLI CORRISPONDENZE E PACCHI/R cds (GBOS type 1) with violet crowned octagonal PASSED/ZA/41 censor h/s applied. Vertical fold but an interesting use on the first full day of the Armistice period. The previous day Italy had surrendered to the Allies and as a result the status of the former colonies altered. Scarce POSTA AEREA R TRIPOLI D/AFRICA b/s.

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1945 use of (ex 3d removed) RPSE to Italy used at MERCA/SOMALIA.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1945 use of (ex 3d removed) RPSE to Italy used at MERCA/SOMALIA.

1945 (OC.29.) use of (ex 3d green/EAF) registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Italy bearing 2d, 3d and 1/- adhesives tied by MERCA POST OFFICE/SOMALIA cds. The envelope has light folds and the pre-stamp '3d' has been removed. Fault but scarce use.

£50.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 22mal registered rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1949 22mal registered rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1949 (10.8.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing 'BMA' 4mal and 18mal adhesives tied by TRIPOLI CORRISPONDENCE E. PACCHI/(R') cds (GBOS type T1) paying the 12 mal rate plus 10 mal registration and struck at left by black boxed PER VIA AEREA/PAR AVION h/s.

£50.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 6d rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 6d rate cover to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1948 (10.6.) commercial cover addressed to UK bearing MEF 1d block of six tied TRIPOLI/ CORRIS.E.PACCHI cds.

£40.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 65c/8d rate cover to Italy used at ADI UGRI.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 65c/8d rate cover to Italy used at ADI UGRI.

1950 (21.12.) cover addressed to Italy bearing 'B.A.Eritrea' 65c on 6d adhesive tied by ADI UGRI/ ERITREA cds. A nice 65c rating cover to Italy.

£75.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 50c rate use of B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 50c rate use of 'FORMULA' air letter to USA used at ASMARA.

1950 (11.8.) use of dark blue on greyish FORMULA air letter addressed to USA bearing 10c/1d B.A.Eritrea adhesives (x5) tied ASMARA/ERITREA. A fine and scarce genuine use.

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1949 65c/8d rate cover to Italy used at MASSAUA.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1949 65c/8d rate cover to Italy used at MASSAUA.

1949 (26.6.) cover addressed to Italy bearing the BMA/Eritrea 65c/8d adhesive tied by MASSAUA ERITREA/ARRIVI cds (GBOS type E31) with bilingual BY AIR MAIL label at left. DUBINO arrival b/s.

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 6d rate use of B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 6d rate use of 'FORMULA' air letter to UK used at ASMARA.

1948 (19.3.) use of FORMULA 'Air letter' addressed to UK (genuine use) bearing 6d M.E.F. adhesive tied by ASMARA CENTRO/CORRISPONDENCE E.E.PACCHI cds. The air letter with tear from opening affecting one of the folds.

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 7d rate B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 7d rate 'FORMULA' air letter to Sweden used at ASMARA.

1948 (24.4.) use of dark blue on greyish FORMULA type AIR LETTER addressed to Sweden with genuine message inside bearing 1d and 2d (x3) 'MEF' adhesives tied ASMARA CENTRO cds's.

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1948 B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1948 'MEF' short set to 2/6d to UK used at TOBRUK.

1948 (26.FE.) airmail cover addressed to UK bearing the MEF short set to 2/6d (SG M11-19) tied by TOBRUK/CYRENAICA cds's with the 2/6d showing the RE-ENTRY TO LIONS RIGHT EYE. Row 4/6.

£125.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1942 4d rate B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1942 4d rate 'PASSED YY/2' censored cover to Kenya used at MOGADISCIO.

1942 (17.6.) commercial cover addressed to Kenya bearing 2 1/2d 'MEF' dark colour vertical pair tied MOGADISCIO/SOMALIA with scarce octagonal crowned PASSED /YY/. h/s at left with red '2' inserted in red crayon. OPENED BY EXAMINER label at left edge by the wording on reverse ripped away from opening.

£225.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 censored cover to UK with dark colour set cancelled B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 censored cover to UK with dark colour set cancelled 'EGYPT/PREPAID 96'.

1943 (NO.29.) cover addressed to UK (some light tone spots) bearing the 1d to 5d 'MEF' dark colour adhesives (13.5mm settings) each tied by EGYPT/PREPAID 96 cancels with violet crowned circular PASSED BY CENSOR/No.1498 h/s applied and violet DEPUTY CHIEF FIELD CENSOR strike applied. The location of 'No.96' is unknown with this cover likely transmitted to Egypt for forwarding.

£150.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 1d scarlet U/M B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 1d scarlet U/M 'I/41, plate 48 stop' block of 18. SG M1.

1942 1d scarlet mint block of 18 in unmounted mint condition showing the 'I/41 plate 48 stop' control in left margin. These stamps are rare in controls and with margins attached. Unlisted with this control according to GBOS handbook. SG M1.

£225.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 stampless censored postcard to UK used at FPO 232.B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 stampless censored postcard to UK used at FPO 232.

1943 (MR.2.) stampless use of coloured postcard addressed to UK marked 'Spr.Macnaughton- Western Desert' cancelled by FIELD POST OFFICE/232 cds with violet crested boxed RAF/ CENSOR/12 h/s below. Some edge creasing and with ST.FILLANS/PERTH arrival. A scarce early RAF censored item of this conflict in Libya.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 10c on 1d pale scarlet mint (crease)  with MISPLACED OVERPRINT.  SG E2.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 10c on 1d pale scarlet mint (crease) with MISPLACED OVERPRINT. SG E2.

1948 10c on 1d pale scarlet in mint condition but with ironed out vertical fold at left showing the scarce MISPLACED OVERPRINT. Margin attached with hinge. David Brandon certificate. SG E2.

£55.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1942 B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1942 'Censor 1' registered cover to Egypt with 2 1/2d MEF strip of four.

1942 (15.9.) use of registered cover addressed to Egypt bearing a fine strip of four of the 2 1/2d 'dark colour' 'M.E.F.' adhesive (SG M3) tied ASMARA CENTRO/RACCONANDATE and struck on the front and reverse sides by violet-blue circular PASSED BY/1/PASSATO PER CENSURA h/s's. (GBOS type EH5a). Complete with 'Sebastiano Cilio' certificate.

£265.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Ethiopia) - 1950 4d GB used on cover to UK at BASE P.O./4 used in Ethiopia.B.O.F.I.C. (Ethiopia) - 1950 4d GB used on cover to UK at BASE P.O./4 used in Ethiopia.

1950 (MY.21.) cover addressed to UK marked 'Forces Air Mail' and bearing GB 4d adhesive tied BASE POST OFFICE/4 with black d/r B.M.M.TO ETHIOPIA/POST OFFICE rubber h/s at lower left and marked on reverse 'BMM Ethiopia'. Scarce.

£120.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 50c on 6d mint with torn paper flaw at top edge.  SG E7.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 50c on 6d mint with torn paper flaw at top edge. SG E7.

1948 50c on 6d purple in fine mint condition showing the surface of the top edge of the stamp missing. Lilkely to be a fault during printing from being adhered to the above sheet as there is no apparent damage to the paper. This is not however a printing flaw as the edges of the design can clearly been seen under a glass. SG E7.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1943 9d olive green B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1943 9d olive green 'I/41' plate 2 mint block of six. SG S7.

1943 9d deep olive green adhesive in a fine mint 'I/41' Plate 2 (no stop) cylinder block of six. SG S7.

£40.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 1d to 5d blocks of four on cover to Nairobi, Kenya.B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 1d to 5d blocks of four on cover to Nairobi, Kenya.

1943 (22.10.) cover addressed to Nairobi in Kenya bearing fine blocks of four of the 1d to 5d 14mm 'MEF' issue (SG M1-5) each cancelled by ASMARA CENTRO cds's.

£120.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 2 1/2d ultramarine scarce B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 2 1/2d ultramarine scarce 'marginal' U/M block of 15. SG M3.

1942 2 1/2d ultramarine 'MEF' adhesive in a fine unmounted mint block of 15 with left margin still intact. These are scarce stamps with margins as they were removed for overprinting. SG M3.

£75.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1941 B.O.F.I.C. (Cyrenaica) - 1941 'FPO No.24' censored cover to India.

1941 (DE.3.) cover addressed to India bearing Indian 8as adhesive tied by FPO/No.24 cds used by Indian troops at the Giarabub Oasis in Cyrenaica. Violet boxed PASSED/BY/UNIT/521/CENSOR h/s at lower left.

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 set of 13 fine mint.  SG E1-E12.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1948 set of 13 fine mint. SG E1-E12.

1948 'B.M.A. Eritrea' series of 13 in fine mint condition. SG E1-E12.

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 set of 13 fine mint.  SG E13-E25.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1950 set of 13 fine mint. SG E13-E25.

1950 'B.A. Eritrea' series of 13 in fine mint condition. SG E13-25.

£40.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1951 set of 7 fine mint.  SG E26-E32.B.O.F.I.C. (Eritrea) - 1951 set of 7 fine mint. SG E26-E32.

1951 'B.A.Eritrea' series of 7 in fine mint condition. SG E26-E32.

£30.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 set of 11 fine mint.  SG S10-S20.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 set of 11 fine mint. SG S10-S20.

1948 'B.M.A.Somalia' series of 11 in fine mint condition. SG S10-S20.

£18.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 set of 11 fine mint.  SG S21-S30.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 set of 11 fine mint. SG S21-S30.

1950 'B.A.Somalia' series of 11 in fine mint condition. SG S21-S30.

£15.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 1m and 2m local first day cover.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 1m and 2m local first day cover.

1950 (FEB.6.) pre-printed 'First Day Cover' addressed locally bearing 1m on 1/2d and 2m on 1d pair (SG T14+15) tied by TRIPOLI CORRISPONDENZE E PACCHI/(P) parcels cds. GBOS type T2. A scarce strike.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 1m and 4m local first day cover.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 1m and 4m local first day cover.

1950 (FEB.6.) pre-printed 'First Day Cover' addressed locally bearing 1m on 1/2d and 4m on 2d (SG T14+17) tied by TRIPOLI CORRISPONDENZE E PACCHI/(P) parcels cds. GBOS type T2. A scarce strike.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 1m and 3m local first day cover.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1950 1m and 3m local first day cover.

1950 (FEB.6.) pre-printed 'First Day Cover' addressed locally bearing 1m on 1/2d pair and 3m on 1 1/2d (SG T14+16) tied by TRIPOLI CORRISPONDENZE E PACCHI/(P) parcels cds. GBOS type T2. A scarce strike.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 15c on 1 1/2d plate 187 fine mint block of six.  SG S11.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 15c on 1 1/2d plate 187 fine mint block of six. SG S11.

1948 15c on 1 1/2d pale red brown (B.M.A./Somalia) plate 187 fine mint corner marginal block of six. Scarce. SG S11.

£50.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 40c on 5d B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 40c on 5d 'L/42' plate 3 fine mint block of six. SG S15.

1948 40c on 5d brown (B.M.A./Somalia) 'L/42' (with bar) plate 3 fine mint corner marginal block of six. Scarce. SG S15.

£50.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 75c on 9d plate 5 fine mint block of six.  SG S17.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 75c on 9d plate 5 fine mint block of six. SG S17.

1948 75c on 9d deep olive green (B.M.A./Somalia) plate 5 fine mint corner marginal block of six. Scarce. SG S17.

£65.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 1s on 1/- plate 16 fine mint block of six.  SG S18.B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1948 1s on 1/- plate 16 fine mint block of six. SG S18.

1948 1s on 1/- bistre brown (B.M.A./Somalia) plate 16 fine mint corner marginal block of six. Scarce. SG S18.

£40.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 40c on 5d B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1950 40c on 5d 'L/42' plate 3 fine mint block of six. SG S26.

1950 40c on 5d brown (B.A./Somalia) 'L/42' (with bar) plate 3 fine mint corner marginal block of six. Scarce. SG S26.

£50.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1947 1/3d rate local cover used at MISURATA.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1947 1/3d rate local cover used at MISURATA.

1947 (6.11.) cover addressed locally to Tripoli bearing MEF 6d+9d tied by MISURATA cds GBOS type T39).

£55.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1946 2/6d green B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1946 2/6d green 'M.E.F.' U/M pair WITHOUT MAJOR RE-ENTRY. SG M19.

1946 2/6d yellow-green adhesive overprinted M.E.F. in a fine unmounted mint bottom left corner marginal pair from an early plate WITHOUT the MAJOR RE-ENTRY from Row 5/2. SG M19.

£60.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 6m rate postcard to Italy used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 6m rate postcard to Italy used at TRIPOLI.

1951 (17.5) use of picture postcard to Italy depicting 'Tripoli, A view of the Harbour' bearing 6m on 3d adhesive (SG T19) tied by TRIPOLI/CORR.E.PACCHI cds. (GBOS type T5).

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 6m rate postcard to UK used at TRIPOLI.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 6m rate postcard to UK used at TRIPOLI.

1951 (16.4.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Castle Square at Tripoli' bearing 'B.A.' 6mal adhesive tied by TRIPOLI/CORR.E.PACCHI cds. (GBOS type T5).

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 6m rate postcard to Egypt used at TRIPOLI No.2.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 6m rate postcard to Egypt used at TRIPOLI No.2.

1951 (29.10.) use of picture postcard addressed to Egypt depicting 'Tripoli Lungomare' and bearing 'B.A.' 3mal adhesive pair tied by TRIPOLI No.2 'sub' Post Office cds (GBOS type T14).

£40.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 14m rate B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 14m rate 'AV2' cover to Switzerland.

1951 (11.9.) cover addressed to Switzerland bearing 1m,3m and 10m adhesives making up the 14 mail rate tied TRIPOLI with violet A.V.2 strike below showing the cover was transferred to another Postal Authority on route.

£55.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 14m rate B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 14m rate 'AV2' cover to Switzerland.

1951 (13.10.) cover addressed to Switzerland bearing various 'B.A.' adhesives making up the 14mal rate tied by TRIPOLI cds (GBOS type T5) with violet A.V.2. Mark applied to indicate it had been transferred to another Postal Authority on route.

£55.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 14m rate B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1951 14m rate 'AV2' cover to Switzerland.

1951 (22.9.) cover addressed to Switzerland bearing various 'B.A.' adhesives making up the 14mal rate tied by TRIPOLI cds (GBOS type T5) with violet A.V.2. Mark applied to indicate it had been transferred to another Postal Authority on route.

£55.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 1/2d emerald B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 1/2d emerald 'Postage Due' PLATE 'G40' U/M block of six. SG MD1.

1942 1/2d emerald 'Postage Due' in a fine unmounted mint 'G 40' plate block of six. SG MD1.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1946 2/6d B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1946 2/6d 'EAF' U/M pair WITHOUT MAJOR RE-ENTRY. SG S9.

1946 2/6d yellow-green adhesive overprinted E.A.F. in a fine unmounted mint bottom left corner marginal pair from an early plate WITHOUT the MAJOR RE-ENTRY from Row 5/2. SG S9.

£80.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1946 2/6d B.O.F.I.C. (Somalia) - 1946 2/6d 'EAF' U/M with MAJOR RE-ENTRY. SG S9.

1946 2/6d yellow-green adhesive overprinted E.A.F. in unmounted mint condition showing the MAJOR RE-ENTRY from Row 5/2. SG S9.

£150.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 5s on 5/- red U/M with BENTLEY KETTLE major re-entry.  SG E11.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 5s on 5/- red U/M with BENTLEY KETTLE major re-entry. SG E11.

1948 5s on 5/- red 'BMA Eritrea' overprint adhesive in unmounted mint condition showing the BENTLEY KETTLE variety from Row 4/2. A major re-entry but unlisted by SG. SG E11.

£175.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 6d purple MEF in a very fine K/42 PLATE 25 block of six. SG M16. B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 6d purple MEF in a very fine K/42 PLATE 25 block of six. SG M16.

1943 6d purple adhesive overprinted MEF in a very fine K/42 PLATE 25 marginal block of six. SG M16. Scarce 'K' coding.

£35.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 9d deep olive green  mint R/45 PLATE 2 block of six.  SG M17.
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1943 9d deep olive green mint R/45 PLATE 2 block of six. SG M17.

1943-47 9d deep olive green adhesive overprinted MEF in a very fine mint R/45 PLATE 2 corner marginal block of six. SG M17.

£45.00
B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 1d scarlet mint block of six B.O.F.I.C. (MEF) - 1942 1d scarlet mint block of six 'ROUND/SQUARE' stops.

1942 1d scarlet fine mint block of six mounted on the top centre stamp only and showing the rare ROUND STOPS/SQUARE STOPS in vertical se-tenant pairs. One stamp with black printing smudge. A nice piece. SG M6b.

£400.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 1l on 1/2d B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 1l on 1/2d 'Postage Due' U/M with MISSING STOP. SG TD1a

1948 1l on 1/2d emerald 'Postage Due' in a very fine unmounted mint pair with one stamp showing the MISSING STOP AFTER A. Complete with David Brandon certificate. SG TD1a.

£75.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 2l on 1d B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 2l on 1d 'Postage Due' U/M with MISSING STOP. SG TD2a.

1948 2l on 1d carmine 'Postage Due' in a very fine unmounted mint marginal pair with one stamp showing the MISSING STOP AFTER A. SG TD2a.

£40.00
B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 air letter genuinely used to UK.B.O.F.I.C. (Tripolitania) - 1948 air letter genuinely used to UK.

1948 blue on cream AIR LETTER imprinted 'Govt. Press-G349-100,000-3-48' at bottom addressed to UK and bearing 6 mail pair making up the 12 mal rate and cancelled by TRIPOLI/CORR.E.PACCHI cancel dated 13.6.1950. This being a scarce genuine use of this first air letter type printed at the Government Press in Tripolitania. A genuine use with full message.

£120.00