1938 Two airmail covers from the same firm Bryan Smyth & Co printed envs both to Sweden bearing combination of Burma ovptd on India defins one cvr tied Telephone slogan, other RANGOON GPO CDS's, couple of gum marks otherwise sound. (2).
1940 (27 Mar) printed airmail registered cover from Netherlands Trading Society Rangoon to Zurich bearing ½a, 8a & 1r defins tied RANGOON GPO CDS's and PASSED CENSOR RANGOON /3 triangle h/s in green and regd etiquette R 315 RANGOON, a little roughly opened otherwise sound and intr.
1945 Military Envelope 1a brown postal stationary envelope with BRITISH MLY ADMN / BURMA POSTAGE / TWO 2 ANNAS. boxed handstamp alongside and then signed in blue ink either by the postmaster. Very fine unused.
Cheques and money orders a seldom seen collection of 20 items mainly in very good condition from EDVII-GV various amounts stamped PAID, many fancy designs, India stamps used as revenues, fancy trade cachets, printed revenue etc, scarce and very interesting lot.
Japanese Occupation: 1942 5r on 30s turquoise (Torii Shrine) PAIR on 1a P/S small piece with second stamp showing surcharge omitted variety, tied TWANTE CDS cancel, superb and fine. SG J56/56d Cat £352.
Japanese Occupation: 1943 Japanese Special Service Post Printed envelope to the Admission Comander bearing set of 3 imperf Independence Day each cancelled special commemorative postmark as presented to officials, these are noted as rare in SG footnote below SG J87.
Japanese Occupation: AIR DROP LEAFLETS five examples printed in red, black or blue native language with some translation including OH OUR DEAR BURMESE FRIENDS There is no way of living together with the Japanese... ONLY BLAME THE JAPANESE FOR THE DAMAGE DONE TO YOUR SACRED PLACES, interesting. (5). Ex Gerald Davis.
Mint collection on leaves with useful incl 1937 set to 15r, 1938 set to 2r, 1945 BMA set to 10r, 1946 Set to 10r, 1947 Interim Govt set to 10r, officials 1937 to 1a, 1939 set to 8a, 1956 set to 10r, etc STC £660+. (107).
Stockpages with a useful mint / unmounted mint range incl better noted 1938 GVI 1r, 2r, 5r & 10r (cat £195), official 1939 5r & 10r (cat £166), 2a6p claret m (cat £30), Interim ovpts, 1943 Burmese Govt issues in mint blocks of 10, 1949 UPU set 6 U/M (6 sets), Mly Admin set 16 etc. Useful ranges.
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