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U.S.
Covers

During WWII

Featuring the collection of Steven Roth

  Recent Additions are listed first in each category

The Prexy cover page also includes some WWI era items

 Contents


Featured Cover

          
                     1945, #811(pair), APO 523 (Iran) to APO 758 (UK)
                            to Akron (twice forwarded)  OX 23 applied
                                                          $135




Additional Categories


WWII Airmail

C21, 22, Sacramento-Calcutta, forwarded to NYC, apparently two ocean transits, 1940, WWII_A0127

#603(coil), 830x2-Indai, 1942, WWII_A0126

1941 Axis censored air:St Paul - Italy, WWII_A_119

#815 x 4, Air, Columbia, MO - Brazil, remailed w/ Brazil #608, WWII_A_120

#829, to Jamaica, 1943, WWII_A_121

#819, on 6ct air ent, IA - Calcutta, WWII_A_102

#812(pr) on 6ct air ent., Boston (Harvard Naval cc) - Honolulu, '41, WWII_A_115

#815 (pays SD) on 6ct air ent., APO 502 - NYC, '43, WWII_A_116

#825 (pays SD) on 6ct air ent., APO 57 (scarce) - NH, '52, WWII_A_117k

Famous Am. Poets (compl.) + E15 on Waikiki Crosby cvr, HI - PA, '43, WWII_A_118

#830, Dec 3, 1941 - GB, WWII_A_59

#804,810, 820, "WD Essential Official Air Mail", Honolulu - AZ, WWII_A_53

#811x5, "Ninth Air Force", APO - Chicago, WWII_A_55

#855 + var. commems, Glen Cove - Sweden, WWII_A_47

#806x10, - Haiti, WWII_A_50

C29, NYC - Costa Rica, WWII_A_60

C25, BRM, two covers, WWII_A_62

C25,6, Patriotics, two covers, WWII_A_64

C25, Unusual Patriotic, flag design, WWII_A_61

C29 x2, Dramatic Patriotic, Navy/Honolulu, WWII_A_66

C25, Patriotic, Serviceman search, WWII_A_67

C25, OPA, penalty, WWII_A_54

C25,E15, Navy FPO - Brooklyn, 1944, SD/Air, WWII_A_68

C28, #831, NYC - GB, SD/Air, WWII_A_63

C26 x2, NYC - Am Zone, 1947, WWII_A_65

Aerogram, CA -  British Zone,  - "Civil Censor", 1947, WWII_A_71

832, C8(2), C22, 12 x rate, DC-CZ WWII_A0A2

#815, 825(2), 832, C30(2) – India, WWII_A_03

C29, 30 – Manila, WWII_A_05

C25, #807 – Sierra Leone, WWII_A_09

C27(9) – Sweden, WWII_A_10

#933, C29, RFP -C30 added – Holland, WWII_A_11

C26(4) on 6ct air ent Crete; C29, 808, 901 on 3ct ent. - UK, WWII_A_12

C30 – Sweden; C27(2), C30 – UK, GB due added, WWII_A_14

C30(4), C31(2), #815, 825 – India, 1944, WWII_A_18

Censored To Majorca: Lovely multi-franking, Mar 12, 1945, WWII_A_20

To Tel-Aviv, two covers w/ C22, C29, WWII_A_22

C26(5), C30 – Palestine, WWII_A_23

To Palestine: C29, C31 on Illus. Hotel cover; C30, #825(2), WWII_A_24

#634(2), 825(3), C25 TX – Jerusalem, WWII_A_25

#825, 832, C29, C30(2) – Argentina, WWII_A_26

C27, C30 – Argentina, RTS, WWII_A_27

To Argentina, C29(pairs): San Francisco & Mount Airy, PA, WWII_A_28

C29, C30, #810, registry to Argentina; C30, C31 to Uruguay, WWII_A_31

C29(pairs) to Uruguay & Chile, WWII_A_33

C30 – Barbados, WWII_A_35

C27 solos: to Cuba & from APO 384 (Jamaica), WWII_A_38

To Uruguay: #815(3), 900(2), C25, '41; #698(2), 815(4), Indy, 1939, WWII_A_40

C27, C28, Treasury/Official Business, uncensored to Caracas, WWII_A_41

C25 – RetForPostage – 5X C25 added, Chicago, '43, WWII_A_42

C28 on Airmail promo cvr – Costa Rica, 45; C29(2), reg. - Argentina, WWII_A_43

#814(pair), C25 on 6ct air ent., LVAMP student -MN, WWII_A_44

 

WWII Surface Mail

#804, 806(pr) on interesting cover to Jerusalem, WWII_S_08

#810(2), 825 – all perfins, reg. to Bombay, '45, WWII_S_14

#803(blk 9), 809(blk 4), Rochester, NY – Shanghai, WWII_S_17

#811(pair), APO 523 (Iran), twice forwarded, OX 23 applied, Akron, OH, WWII_S_18

 

WWII Military Mail

Naval Training Film mailer, Prexies, Charleston Naval base, WWII_M_104

WS "Minuteman 'Maximum Card'" Patriotic, '42, WWII_M_103

C25, Corpus Christie, TX air station, "Pull the Rip-Cord" novelty, WWII_M_102

#820, CnC, Atlantic Fleet cc, "V" killer on penalty env, WWII_M_101

Mail From French Warships (RF): From  Richelieu  Montcalm, Terrible, Richelieu

#825,  NY -  Jerusalem, multi censors, 1942,  WWII_M_57

APO 256, Content; APO 689, WWII_M_01

Patriotic to Sweden; APO 256, WWII_M_02

Redirected to USSS Sirius; from USMC, WWII_M_03

Brazil, APO 675, WWII_M_04

New Caledonia souvenir photos, WWII_M_05

Under Orders”, WWII_M_10

RTS: MIA; “No Record”, WWII_M_12

AK civilian mail-censored to Toronto; APO 860 w/#817, WWII_M_17

APO 557 “Blue Env.”; WA to RAAF Sgt in UK, RFP, WWII_M_18

Sp. Delivery: Jefferson Barracks, MO; Harrisville, MI, C25 bklt pane, WWII_M_26

Okinawa, APO 235, after the battle, WWII_M_27

C29 from Honolulu, WWII_M_35

C29(2) to Honolulu, WWII_M_37

Air, Sp. Delivery: Ewa, HI (DPO) -CA, WWII_M_39

#823 solo, 2 covers: domestic & HI (censored), WWII_M_41

C30, #823, Puerto Rico to NY; Reg Philatelic w/permit, air to CA Camp, WWII_M_43  View Permit

C29(4), Honolulu to NYC, WWII_M_44

C25, #817 on penalty env, WWII_M_46

C11, 803(2) on patriotic, APO 616; #803(pair) on 5ct air ent, WWII_M_47

#839, 845 (coils) on M.O.B. Air cover, WWII_M_49

#814(pr), E15 on Sp. Delivery from APO 953(Hickham), WWII_M_53

C25(blk) from APO 850 (Puerto Rico), WWII_M_54

 

Unusual Censor Actions

#815, Chicago, Dec 1, 1941, addr Manila, turned around, RTS after Pearl Harbor, View

#825, 831, Mar, '41, Pelham, NY-Australia, Not Opened by Censor, View

Oroville, CA-Egypt, censor returns "penpal" mail, View

#835, Honolulu censor on real photo PPC->OK, View

Dallas to Poland, right after Nazi invasion, very early censor, View

Black bordered: “US Examiner..” View

 

By Surface - Service Suspended-To Asia, Africa

#807 on 3ct entire, Portland, OR to Shanghai, WX105, 11/26/41 View


By Surface - Service Suspended-To Europe

#810, DC to Tassin, France, 6/25/42 View

#810, Annapolis to Holland, 12/18/41 View

Two to France:  #872 uncensored, 11/16/40; #810, Mt Vernon, NY to France, 5/1/40 View

#815, C29, CA to Italy, '42, View

807,899(2), NYC to Paris, 9/16/42  View


By Air - Service Suspended - To Europe

#820(pair), Baltimore to Italy, 12/5/41 View

Non-Europe Destinations, FAM22 - Via Atlantic

#831, C29 -India, forwarded there, View



Airmail to the Middle East

Airmail to Palestine

C24, #810, NYC to Palestine, 1940, via Hong Kong, View

C22, 29, Columbus, OH-Palestine, w/ content in German, View

C25(4), C27(3), Chicago-Tel Aviv, 1944, View

C29,31, Spokane, WA to Herslia; View

  

Airmail to Europe (not England, France or Germany)

To Czech: #808,25,C23, Cleveland, OH, 9/11/40; View

To Prague: #892(2),C23(2)+, Portland, OR, 11/4/40; C30, Chicago, 10/20/41 View

C24, Akron, OH to Prague, 7/16/40 View

#817(2) on 6ct air entire, Chicago, 7/10/40 View

#830, NYC to Denmark, 10/16/40 View

To Denmark: C24, Pittsburgh, 2/10/41; #825,C7, Hoboken, NJ, 5/17/40 View

To Denmark: #817(2) on 6ct air entire, two covers: NYC 6/21/40 & Metuchen, NJ 7/12/40 View

DC to Sweden, forwarded to Finland on multi-franked cover, 1/6/44 View

 C7(2),23,24, Blue Point, NY to Holland, 6/14/41 View

To Italy

#815,C21, NYC, 6/25/40  View

#796,C19, Los Angeles, scarce rate, 9/2/38 View

Others

8/28/39; #830, Detroit to Poland, WX130 on rev., 12/23/40 View

To Lisbon: C24, NYC, 1/2/41, View

To Spain: C25,6,prexies, NYC to Spain, registry, 10/30/44, View

To Spain: C24, Elgin, IL, 9/20/40, View

To Sweden: #810,829, Oakland, CA, 12/4/42; C24, Westerly, RI, 7/23/41 View

To Sweden: C24, Denver, Mourning Cover, 5/25/42, View

To Sweden: C24(pair), WX105(pr) on rev, Albany, NY, 12/13/41 View

To Switzerland: C7,9, Cornwall, NY, 7/18/40;  #744,C20, NYC, 12/13/40 View

To Switzerland: C24, NYC, 12/22/41;  #813-4,899,C23(2), NYC, 12/13/41 View

Prexies to Switzerland: #815,825(3), NYC, 9/14/42, View

 

Airmail to England, France or Germany

“Phony War” mail to Germany: #640,806,815,794(2), Chicago, 12/11/39 View

C25(blk+sgl), Fort Sheridan, IL(boxed killer) to England, 7/15/41 View

To England: C25,27,28, Franklin, MA, 9/11/41 View

To England: #830, NYC, View

To France: #815,20, NYC, 4/25/41, Vichy censor View

To France: C24, Punta Gorda, FL, 7/8/41, Vichy censor View

To France: C24, NYC, 5/2/42 View

To Germany: #815(3) on UX27, Middleboro, MA, 9/4/40 View

To Germany during period of no Allied censor: #808,C21 on 6ct air entire, Chicago, 7/1/40  View

To Germany: C8(pair), San Benito, TX, 10/26/40; #820(2); Effingham Falls, NH, 6/16/41 View

To Germany: #807(3),842(5),879(2),882, Chicago, 9/1/40 View

 

Airmail to China, Hong Kong

To China

C21, 22, #820(registry), neat Oregon cover to Shanghai, View

C20 x3, Berkeley, CA to Kwangtung, 3/23/37 View

C9,20,22, Lincoln, NE to Ningpo, Registered w/ r-receipt, Forwarded, 11/15/37 View

#815,25(3), Glendale (sanitarium cc) to Shanghai, 7/8/40 View

 

Airmail To Asia, Africa (no China/Hong-Kong)

To Australia: C6, 632,634(2), 3 domestic zones + sea, NYC, 11/29/24, View

Forwarded from N.Z.: #812,C9(2),C22 on 3ct entire, San Francisco, 10/15/41, Auckland transit View

To Africa:

To Morocco, 1944, #815(3) applied then C30, 905 added, then one stamp fell off in transit, View

C30(2), St Louis-Belgian Congo; Multi-searched, RTS, 1940, View

#825, 831, NYC to Cameroun, 6/26/42 View

C22, 27, Marshfield, WI to Cameroun, 2/16/42 View

C30(4), Ithaca, NY to Cameroun, 3/16/42 View


The Pacific:

To New Guinea, 1944, #828(pr) applied after short pay via C26(3), View

#639, C21(2) on 1ct entire, Lakeside, CA to Manila, 6/6/39  View

C21 (pair), Guam to CT, 3/25/40 View

FAM14 first flight (San Francisco-Honolulu-Macao), 4/21/35; C22, Honolulu/Philippine Mil. Br, to LA, 11/17/38 View

C21: HI to IL, 2/3/39; Palo Alto to HI, “ping-pong”, 8/8/38 View

From Honolulu to Philadelphia: C21(2), 6/24/40; C21, 3/6/41, ‘Savings Bonds “S.O.N.  View

From/To Honolulu: #825, San Francisco, 6/9/42; #823,C29, Registry, 9/7/43   View

To Philippines: C22, Los Angeles, 11/23/37 View

To Philippines: C20(3), San Francisco, 1/28/37, View

To South Africa

C30 (2), Greenville, SC, ca 1941 View

 

To The Western Hemisphere

 

To Buenos Aires: #810,C9(3)C21, NYC registry, 12/1/39; C21(2), Wilkes-Barre, 12/12/41 View

C21 (2), Berkeley, CA to San Martin, Argentina, 8/6/40 View

Other Americas

#914(pair), Springfield, MA to Bahamas, 3/11/45; C21(pair), NYC, View

#645,827,C23, to United Fruit, 3/39 View

To Canal Zone: #825, Tampa to United Fruit, 10/23/42; C28, Pittsburgh, 3/13/42 View

C22, Newark, NJ to Havana, 5 X rate, 4/24/42;  View

C27, NYC to Saba, 3/25/43 View

C27, Vieques, PR to NYC, 10/4/42 View

 

To/From: POWs, Internees, Clandestine Matters

Airmail:

#807 (3), 835 (7), Bronx to Jewish woman in Berlin, 7/31/40 View

#830, To British POW via Geneva, View

From Camp @ Cooledge, AZ-ND, View

Australian POW-Cleveland, View

Surface:

From Camp @ Cooledge, AZ-Buffalo; From DC - Fort Missoula, MT, View

Camp Sibert, AL, '44 (unlisted PO), German U-Boat POW camp, View

Card, Salt LC  to POW, Germany, ‘45 View

To German POW-McClellan, AL, View

(Free) from GI at Camp: McClean, TX POW camp, 1943 View

 
Surface to Europe

#842, NYC to Holland, 10/15/40, great PPC, View

To Czech: #861,864(2), Oakland, CA, 3/25/40 View

#887, Bronxville, NY to Brussels, 11/5/40 View

To Denmark: #867, Cambridge, MA, 3/26/40; #804(2),874, Madison, WI, PPC, 5/22/40 View

#810, NYC (neat French Legion c/c), 8/8/39 to Paris, View

#806,858, Detroit to Hungary, 1/1/40; #810, patriotic c/c, Charlotte, NC to Italy, 7/7/41 View

  

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Surface to Middle East

#810, Miles City, MT to Turkey, 11/24/41, View

#806,7, NYC to Beirut View

#806,7, NYC to Tel-Aviv, 7/7/40 View

  

Surface to Asia, Africa

#862, interesting early censor, to Australia View

 

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In Search of Servicemen

#804 (2), 905 (2), State College, PA, “No Record”, etc, 9/22/44; #905(2), Pottstown, PA,  “…APO not Attached to PO at Miami”7/43 View

C25, w/ “Missing” h/s:  Boston, 1/45 View

C25, w/ “Missing” ms.: Tacoma, WA, 11/43  View

#905, Charlotte, NC, 7/44, “Missing” (typed label) View

 

End of WWII

#831, ETC, Large wrapper addr Gen MacArthur while in Japan, View

AMG to Brooklyn, View

Masonic-Russian Zone, View



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