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1945 B.O.F.I.C. - 1945 registered Size G 3d envelope overprinted E.A.F. to Italy, sent air mail and censored, with a 1/- 2d and 3d added, all overprinted E.A.F. cancelled MOGADISH RACCOMANDATED 26.6.45. Egyptian censor tape has been applied to the left, tied by an Egyptian 107 Censor cachet.  A violet A. V. 2 handstamp is on the font of the cover. A scarce item.
1945 B.O.F.I.C.
1945 registered 'Size G' 3d envelope overprinted E.A.F. to Italy, sent air mail and censored, with a 1/- 2d and 3d added, all overprinted E.A.F. cancelled MOGADISH RACCOMANDATED 26.6.45. Egyptian censor tape has been applied to the left, tied by an Egyptian '107 Censor' cachet. A violet A. V. 2 handstamp is on the font of the cover. A scarce item.
£1150.00
Reference: K3259

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1948 B.O.F.I.C. - 1948 envelope to Denmark with Forces Air Mail at the top with a 20c on 2d overprinted B.M.A. ERITREA cancelled ASMARA ERITREA, FORCES, 16.10.48. A Kobenhavn 28.10.48.arrival cancel is on the front, on the back is a London 26 OCT 48 transit cancel. Uncommon destination for mail from there.
1948 B.O.F.I.C.
1948 envelope to Denmark with 'Forces Air Mail' at the top with a 20c on 2d overprinted B.M.A. ERITREA cancelled ASMARA ERITREA, FORCES, 16.10.48. A Kobenhavn 28.10.48.arrival cancel is on the front, on the back is a London 26 OCT 48 transit cancel. Uncommon destination for mail from there.
£140.00
Reference: K3255

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1942 B.O.F.I.C.  - 1942 locally used envelope with M.E.F. overprinted 2d, 1d, 5d, 2d and 3d, all cancelled with a captured Italian datestamp ASMARA 2. 3. 42.  A. O. This was the first day of use of these stamps in Eritrea and the day the civil postal service was resumed. These stamps were overprinted at the Army Printing Services in Cairo. Philatelic but uncommon.
1942 B.O.F.I.C.
1942 locally used envelope with M.E.F. overprinted 2d, 1d, 5d, 2d and 3d, all cancelled with a captured Italian datestamp ASMARA 2. 3. 42. A. O. This was the first day of use of these stamps in Eritrea and the day the civil postal service was resumed. These stamps were overprinted at the Army Printing Services in Cairo. Philatelic but uncommon.
£90.00
Reference: K3254

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1944 B.O.F.I.C.  - 1944 registered air mail envelope to LEBANON, franked with an M.E.F. overprinted 2/6d cancelled TESSENEI 11.10.44. At the lower left is a registration label with TESSENEI handstamp inserted. A Beyrouth 21 X 44 arrival cancel is on the back. An unusual destination.
1944 B.O.F.I.C.
1944 registered air mail envelope to LEBANON, franked with an M.E.F. overprinted 2/6d cancelled TESSENEI 11.10.44. At the lower left is a registration label with TESSENEI handstamp inserted. A Beyrouth 21 X 44 arrival cancel is on the back. An unusual destination.
£250.00
Reference: K3219

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1949 B.O.F.I.C. - 1949 registered air mail cover to SWEDEN, franked with B.M.A. ERITREA overprinted 65c, 50c, 10c and 20c, all cancelled ASMARA  CENTRO 23.2.49. An unusual destination for mail from Eritrea.
1949 B.O.F.I.C.
1949 registered air mail cover to SWEDEN, franked with B.M.A. ERITREA overprinted 65c, 50c, 10c and 20c, all cancelled ASMARA CENTRO 23.2.49. An unusual destination for mail from Eritrea.
£90.00
Reference: K3218

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1948 B.O.F.I.C. - 1948 envelope to Tunbridge Wells, England, endorsed Forces Mail and Air Mail bearing a G.B. 2d overprinted E.A.F. tied by a MOGADISHU SOMALIA 12 MY 48 datestamp. A violet double ring Posts and Telegraphs, Somalia handstamp is at the lower left of the cover.
1948 B.O.F.I.C.
1948 envelope to Tunbridge Wells, England, endorsed 'Forces Mail' and 'Air Mail' bearing a G.B. 2d overprinted E.A.F. tied by a MOGADISHU SOMALIA 12 MY 48 datestamp. A violet double ring 'Posts and Telegraphs, Somalia' handstamp is at the lower left of the cover.
£70.00
Reference: GW3077

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1951 B.O.F.I.C.  - 1951 air letter to Liverpool, England franked with a B. A. TRIPOLITANIA 24 M.A.L. on 1/-, tied by the type II CASTEL BENITO, TRIPOLI 5. 2. 51 datestamp. A scarce canceller.
1951 B.O.F.I.C.
1951 air letter to Liverpool, England franked with a B. A. TRIPOLITANIA 24 M.A.L. on 1/-, tied by the type II CASTEL BENITO, TRIPOLI 5. 2. 51 datestamp. A scarce canceller.
£135.00
Reference: GW2623

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1948 B.O.F.I.C. - 1948 envelope to England franked with a G.B. 1/- overprinted M.E.F. paying the double airmail rate, cancelled by the very scarce AGEDABIA CYRENAICA 39. 6. 48 datestamp with another strike alongside (with the 3 in 39 changed by pencil to 1 by the postal clerk) An Arabic cachet is on the front of the cover, on the reverse is a Benghazi 22 JUN 1948 transit c..d.s. Fine and a very scarce cancellation.
1948 B.O.F.I.C.
1948 envelope to England franked with a G.B. 1/- overprinted M.E.F. paying the double airmail rate, cancelled by the very scarce AGEDABIA CYRENAICA 39. 6. 48 datestamp with another strike alongside (with the '3' in '39' changed by pencil to '1' by the postal clerk) An Arabic cachet is on the front of the cover, on the reverse is a Benghazi 22 JUN 1948 transit c..d.s. Fine and a very scarce cancellation.
£275.00
Reference: GW2108

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1948 BOFIC - 1948 envelope used internally bearing a G.B. 2d and 1d overprinted M.E.F. tied by a good strike of the scarce SLITEN MISURATI 4.6.48. cancellation.
1948 BOFIC
1948 envelope used internally bearing a G.B. 2d and 1d overprinted M.E.F. tied by a good strike of the scarce SLITEN MISURATI 4.6.48. cancellation.
£220.00
Reference: K1562

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1944  B.O.F.I.C. - 1944 censored airmail envelope to Dagabur, Somalia, bearing a 1d, 1/- and 2d, overprinted M.E.F., cancelled ASMARA 31.5.44. A rare boxed PASSED YY/ 1 violet censor strike is on the front as well as censor tape at the left. A very unusual cover used internally within Africa.
1944 B.O.F.I.C.
1944 censored airmail envelope to Dagabur, Somalia, bearing a 1d, 1/- and 2d, overprinted M.E.F., cancelled ASMARA 31.5.44. A rare boxed PASSED YY/ 1 violet censor strike is on the front as well as censor tape at the left. A very unusual cover used internally within Africa.
£190.00
Reference: K1369

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1944 - 1944 censored envelope to Tripoli from Napoli, (2. 7. 44.) underfranked with an Italian 50c stamp on the reverse, and taxed on arrival with a 2d Postage Due overprinted M. E. F. Part of the backflap is missing, otherwise a very scarce commercial usage of this postage due.
1944
1944 censored envelope to Tripoli from Napoli, (2. 7. 44.) underfranked with an Italian 50c stamp on the reverse, and taxed on arrival with a 2d Postage Due overprinted M. E. F. Part of the backflap is missing, otherwise a very scarce commercial usage of this postage due.
£1100.00
Reference: K0881

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