Republican Postal History of the Spanish Civil War
Republican field post card with double censor and franchise of the 145 Brigada Mixta in red, "CORREOS / 145 BRIGADA / ESTAFETA DE CAMPAÑA". Both censor marks in violet, "CENSURA / DE / GUERRA" and different shapes. Text dated on September 5, 1938.
Republican 145 Brigada Mixta field post cover with military cancel reading “CORREOS / 145 BRIGADA MIXTA / ESTAFETA CAMPAÑA”. Sent by the soldier Jaume Vallcorba to his wife Francesca Sabé in Mollet del Vallès. With content dated on October 18, 1938.
Spain, Civil War, Republican field post card with censor & postmark from the 145 Brigada Mixta in blue, reading “CORREOS / 145 BRIGADA / ESTAFETA DE CAMPAÑA”. Sent by the soldier Jaume Vallcorba to his wife Francesca Sabé in Mollet del Vallès, and dated December 16, 1938.
Franchise mark "DIRECCIÓN GENERAL DE SEGURIDAD - SECRETARÍA GENERAL" on cover to Roquetes. Returned to sender with Roquetes arrival backstamp dated on December 8, 1937, and Barcelona re-entry of December 9, 1937.
Post card from Casa de Reforma in Cehegín to Valencia, with censor mark of Cehegin labor camp in violet reading "CASA DE REFORMA - CEHEGIN / *CENSURADA* / CONTESTE EN TARJETA POSTAL". Unreadable date on the postmark but text on the back dated on February 19, 1938.
Post card from San Miguel de los Reyes prison in Valencia to 4º Batallón de Fortificaciones, 4ª Compañía, a detachment of the same prison where the inmates were forced to build fortifications for the Army. Censor mark "D.P. Nº 1 - VALENCIA / CENSURA". No postmarks, stamp cancelled with handwritten lines, but text on the back dated on September 7, 1938.
Post card franked with 25c Edifil 749 and Valencia postmark dated on March 7, 1939, sent to Mariano Ballester Navarro, in "C. de T. de San Miguel" in Orihuela, this is Campo de Trabajo (labor camp) in Orihuela, which was in San Miguel seminar in that city. Censor Mark "D.P. Nº 1 - VALENCIA / CENSURA".