Nationalist Postal History of the Spanish Civil War
Cover from Bobadilla to Seville franked with block of Republican Edifil 657. Unlisted censor mark “Comandancia militar de” and “Censura” handwritten after it. Stamps cancellation being “Bobadilla” handwritten across the block. Very rare.
CTV, Division Flechas Negras cover to Palermo, with Ufficio Postale Speciale 8, dated March 3, 1938, with Frecce Nere mark, and Italian tax mark and stamp. Palermo arrival backstamp and letterhead on the back "Agredir para Vencer / División de Asalto / Flechas Negras / Oficiales". Rare.
CTV, Brigata Inflessibile air mail cover to Arezzo with Italian franking and Uffiº Postale Speciale 5 postmark dated on March 23, 1938, with letterhead on the back "740 Bgt. Inflessibile / Impetu intumpo / Fiamme Nere" and Arezzo arrival postmark. Rare.
Condor Legion cover to Dresden sent through the German embassy via Berlin, where it was franked with a 12p German stamp to disguise its Spanish origin. Extremely rare piece. The sender, Kurt Boye, belonged to the 8th Battery of Flak Abteilung (8./F88, anti aircraft artillery).
Cover to Torrelavega with Bilbao censor mark Heller B68.49 and HISMA Ltda letterhead. HISMA was a fake company stablished in Tanger by Fernando de Carranza and Johannes Bernhardt, directly controlled by the German Nazi Party, and it was responsible for the airlift used to move the rebel troops to Jerez and Sevilla airstrips.
Cover from Almonacid de la Sierra to Consuenda, with Zaragoza local Allepuz 6. Label on the back with inscription "Certifico: Que en esta localidad no existen sellos para la venta, Almonacid, 7 Enero 1937" (certificate of the lack of stamps for sale), signed by the major and with the seal of the town council.