1849-1937 "MAIL SENT FROM ADEN": Collection of about 90 covers, postcards and postal stationery items, from 1849 pre-philatelic cover to 13th March 1937 last day (of Indian adhesives used in Aden) cover, with a lot of interesting ship mail items, registered mail (including postal stationery registered envelopes), specials like military mail (soldiers' covers and p/s envelope), maritime disaster mail, many p/s double cards, lovely picture postcards etc., with various Aden cancellations and postmarks, and a lot of destinations like Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, France, GB and Channel Islands, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hongkong, Italy, Japan, Java, Luxemburg, Mexico, Mozambique, Natal, New Zealand, Palestine, Portugal, Rhodesia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia and Zanzibar. A RECOMMENDABLE POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION OF ADEN.
1915-1945 ADEN CENSOR: Specialized collection of 41 covers and postcards bearing various types of Aden censor marks, from first types (single line handstamps) during WWI to RAF censor marks during WW II, with covers from Indian F.P.O.s (Sheikh Othman, Aden) bearing circled "Passed Censor Aden" handstamps of various types/colours, covers with large "P" handstamps of Chief Censor's Office Aden, two WW II Airgraphs with RAF censor h/s, several WW II covers franked by Aden adhesives and with censor stripes and various censor handstamps, a telegram envelope used registered to Berbera with rect. framed "CENSOR/ADEN" h/s in violet and many other special items.
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