MALTA 1943 Cover Green Cross label

Stock Code: P190015311

1943 (3 JNE) incoming airmail cover from Great Britain, endorsed 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' and addressed to 'Lieutenant E.R. Tyler, C Company, 11th Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers, Malta', franked at 1s3d by GB 1937-47 1s bistre-brown and 1941-42 3d pale violet, tied by READING machine cancel, with airmail and 'Green Cross' (type GXL-3) labels at upper left (the latter tied). A very fine and scarce usage. [N.B. Although franked at the Empire Air rate of 1s3d, letters to Malta bearing the 'Green Cross' label were given priority conveyance, either by submarine or military aircraft, at surface mail rates (2½d per ounce), the official airmail service having been suspended in 1940.]


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