Indochina, Kingdom Cambodia, November 20th, 1936, Michel Nr. IND 209-219; Eleven stamps in nominals of 1C, 2C, 4C, 5C, 10C, 15C, 20C, 30C, 50C, 1= and 2P were issued in perforation 13.

Mixed franking of the 1C Kingdom Cambodia stamp together with the 36C Air Mail stamp paying an overall postage of 37C on an international air mail letter sent from Pnom Penh in Cambodia to France in April of 1938. Saint-Entienne arrival cancels on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 50C Kingdom Cambodia stamp together with the 3C Domestic Scenes II stamp paying an overall postage of 53C on an international air mail letter sent from Pnom Penh to the The Netherlands in September of 1939. World War II was in progress, so the letter was censored by the French military as is evidenced by the various censor cachets and banderole that was used to re-seal the letter.

Mixed franking of the 1P Kingdom Cambodia stamp together with the 3C and 5C Domestic Scenes II stamps paying an overall postage of 1.083C on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to India in February of 1941. This was during the Japanese Occupation of Indochina and hence the letter was censored by the Japanese using the same cachets and banderoles the French used to use. The letter was then routed through Singapore where the letter was not censored as indicated by the rectangular cachet “NOT OPENED BY CENSOR 20”. Upon arrival in India the letter was censored once again but this time by the British as is indicated by the “PASED BY CENSOR 223” cachet and the additional closing banderole used to re-seal the letter.

Mixed franking of the 1P Kingdom Cambodia value together with stamps from the Domestic Scenes II set paying an overall postage of 1.85P on a registered domestic letter sent by the Bank of Indochina in Saigon in August of 1940 to a branch in Vichy. Three stamps carry the Bank of Indochina perrin that was applied to protect from internal theft. This was during World Was II which meant that the letter was subject to censure. However, the bank enjoyed special privileges that exempted it from such censure inside Indochina which was indicated by a red cachet struck in front that read “Banque Privilegied a expedier sans delai Exempt de Censure”. However, the privilege did not extend to other countries and so the letter was censured by the British in Hong Kong as indicted by the black and white censure tape. French arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 1P Kingdom Cambodia stamp together with the 6C Domestic Scenes II stamp paying an overall postage of 1.06P on an international air mail letter sent from Pnom Penh in Cambodia to France in May of 1937. Montabau arrival cancels on the reverse

Registration Nr. 090200

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