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The Knapp Collection of Airmail Flights

World War II Covers
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Lot 1066

Worldwide, 1940-45, World War II covers, nine covers from as far afield as China, Straits Settlements and New Caledonia; Censored covers from Malaya, China, Australia, India and Egypt (Unit Censor), several registered; V-Mail sheet to Holland from a Dutch prisoner of the Japanese (on colorful Dutch-language exhibit page); two pre-F14 Service covers from Malaya to New York (flown via Qantas and BOAC via Singapore and Honolulu; plus a 1940 New Caledonia cover with Albert Goldman, New York City Postmaster, label stating that the article had been held in France by German officials and was now (in 1945!) being released by French authorities, Very Fine, an interesting look at wartime mails.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $600.
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