Wartime outbound civilian mail: Sept-Oct 1939 comm cv on Etz Hayim Yeshiva stationary (marked "return postage guaranteed") ex JERUSALEM to SILUTE "Lithuania", missing frank (probably Ba108 15m for surface rate) which removed; as of 23-03-39 locale part of German-annexed Memelland (not Lithuania), hence processed by Wehrmacht censor ("Auslandsbriefprüfstelle | Königsberg (Pr)") which approved it (straight line "Von der Wehrmacht zugelassen" IM); b/s 30.10.39 KONIGSBURG transit (cachet on front) & next day HEYDEKRUG (Silute) arr. - but as address unknown, label applied & RETURNED TO SENDER in spite of WWII(!): received via HAIFA (i.e. by sea, not rail) where opened/sealed by Sacher-unlisted H. No. 9 Q9a red/pink label, tied by dbl rectangle H9 h/s (Sach-Q21) known used April 1940 & marked by local IM's "Return To" & " Undelivered For..." (Sach L10/L12). Slit open at bottom; frayed edges. Rare - possibly unique - handling.
Wartime air mail from Trinidad: 25 MAR 1943 reg. a/m cv ex TRINIDAD to HAIFA, franked 86c (front/back) & tied by 3 strikes of local REGISTRATION GPO pmk on front + 1x on back; opened/resealed by Examiner 1572 - probably local as Trinidad + Bermuda were 2 main censorship locations for Imperial international mail & tied by Trinidad "IE" censor mark; lacking US transit marks, cv probably carried south by Pan-Am Carribean route via GEORGETOWN British Guyana, where connected to transatlantic FAM-22 route bet. NATAL - FISHERMAN'S LAKE - LAGOS (b/s 6 AP 43 REG LAGOS transit + "half moon" D-shaped censor on front); then possibly by air via BOAC to CAIRO, where censored on front; here via BOAC to BEYROUTH (b/s 20 IV 43 transit) where front stamped "NON CONTROLE" (i.e. not opened by censor) & by rail to HAIFA (b/s next day REG HAIFA arr.) where passed H31 censor (aligns w/period of Sacher's LKD of use). Slit open at left.