[OC] Covers: Censored:
British West Indies WWII censored mail: A fascinating collection of mainly commercial covers, censored at origin or in transit through various islands including a number of previously unrecorded usages, items inc. Antigua late use of IB/246 label; Bahamas G & IG labels; Barbados H/19; Bermuda interrupted mail ex Curacao & Mexico; scarce Caymans pair with different D41 censors; Dominica R/60; Grenada SS/2; much Jamaica including large airmail item (1940) with KGV 10/- (also 1/- value with fault); St Kitts scarce large 3-ring crown mark in red (1939); Trinidad IE labels etc.
Well-annotated and identified by Miller reference the lot includes a copy of British Empire Civil Censorship Devices of WWII (2006) and Wikes handbook on Trinidad & Tobago censorship.
(77 covers and two books)
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