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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 Covers

          
                     1945, #811(pair), APO 523 (Iran) to APO 758 (UK)     Dec  8, 1941, DC, the day we declared war
                            to Akron (twice forwarded)  OX 23 applied
                                                       




Additional Categories


WWII Airmail

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

CE2, Dec 8, 1941, DC, View

1941 Axis censored air:St Paul - Italy, WWII_A_119

#829, to Jamaica, 1943, WWII_A_121

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

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

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

10ct Fam. Ams-Germany: C24 added for deficiency, View; C24 included, View

C29, NYC - Costa Rica, WWII_A_60

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

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

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

C27(9) – Sweden, WWII_A_10

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

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

C30x2, #815 to Tel-Aviv, WW A 21b

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

#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(pairs) to Uruguay & Chile, WWII_A_33

C27 solo: from APO 384 (Jamaica), WWII_A_38

#698(2) added later to 815(4), Indy, 1939, WWII_A_40

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

 

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

#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

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

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

New Caledonia souvenir photos in pack, WWII_M_05

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

 

Unusual Censor Actions

#634.720.OR-Sudetenland, early Nazi censor, View

Jan, '42, Naval Air Station, Sitka, AK, early Army censor, View

#857(2nd day, Blk of 10)-Ireland, Irish censor, View

#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

C24, two covers: to Holland, Italy, with RTS labels, View

#894, three diff. HI Naval station pmks, early '42, View

NFL-Brooklyn, franked by NFL Caribou & U.S. #901, View

1942, US WW2 Patriotic, Iceland-Kokomo, View

#804, 806, IA, '44, Hitler's image: "Unmailable", View

#815, 832, C30-India, "Insurance" H/S, View

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

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

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


Non-Europe Destinations, FAM22 - Via Atlantic

#831, C29 -India, forwarded there, View


Airmail to the Middle East

Airmail to Palestine

#810(pr), C24x2, NYC-Tel Aviv, via Hong Kong, 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

C24, Alameda-Finland, 7/16/40, Finish Censor, View

C24, Windsor, CT to Greece, View

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

To Denmark: C24, Pittsburgh, 2/10/41, View

DC to Sweden, forwarded to Finland on multi-franked cover, 1/6/44 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 Iceland, #846x5, 928blk (UN), View

To Romainia: #820, C24, 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

                    C30x2, Very Fancy Addr., 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

              #820, C24, Mexico, NY, 11/10/42 RTS before posted suspension, View

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

                                      #804, 826, 824, OK, 12/7/40, View

                                       #810, 814, 820 on UX27, View

Airmail to England, France or Germany

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

C31, 815-Cameroun, View

#811x12->India, View


The Pacific:

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

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

#815. 825x3.IN-JavaView

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

 #815, 831x2 pay $110, earlier rate to Johannesburg, View

To The Western Hemisphere

 #888, Knoxville-V.I., View

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

#814, 924, air-San Salvador

Patriotic Air to Uruguay, #824pr, RTS censor label, View

Brockton, MA newspaper ad, Air to Mexico, #810pr, 815, RTS, View

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

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

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

 

To/From: POWs, Internees, Clandestine Matters

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

Fort Missoula, MT, Examiner's Mark, View

Japanese POW
(from Burma Campaign), formula pc to Sapporo, View

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

#830, Trinidad, CO, German POW, View

C24, Missoula, MT Detention Camp-Italy, View

From Coolidge, AZ Internment Camp, 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

#806 on UX27, Apr 20 ('40), Hitler's birthday, View

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

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

 

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, Little Rock, AR - Australia View

 

In Search of Servicemen


#905, "Not at USS Comfort"; #896, Patriotic, very busy search; Cripple Creek, CO - "Hunter Field Georgia Combat Crew Section", View

Mobile, very busy, three pointing hands, View
 

WWII Patriotics

Liberty Bell, SD from NY DPO, View

"Two Navy" , NC - Italy, '41, View

"Curtains (for the Axis)", TX son to army major, View

End of WWII

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

Masonic-Russian Zone, View



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