Island, 1939, 213
Printed matter letter sent from Reykjavik to Copenhagen 11 Dec. 1939 bearing a 7 aur heering issue. This letter was sent with »Brúarfoss« or »Gullfoss« which anchored at Kirkwall as mailed was ceased and sent for censorship in Liverpool, where the letter received the boxed “RELEASED BY CENSOR”, stamped on front and reverse. The letter is illustrade in Hopballe book page 125.
Island, 1942, 212
Letter from APO 810, Iceland 25 March 1942 to Chicago, IL, USA. Mixed franking with Icelandic 5 aur codfish (AFA 212) and US 3¢, tied by machine cancel “AMERICAN BASE FORCES / A.P.O. 810/ MAR25 / 1942”. Sent by Lt. F. A. Bryner, CO I -10th Inf. Mixed frankings are unsual, although the Iceland stamp were superfluous.
Island, 1942, 216
Letter from APO 810, Iceland 25 March 1942 to Michigan, USA. Mixed franking with Icelandic 10 aur herrings and US 3¢, tied by machine cancel “AMERICAN BASE FORCES / A.P.O. 810/ MAR25 / 1942”. Sent by K. P. Coan, 1st. LT. 46th F.A.Bn. Mixed frankings are unsual, although the Iceland stamp were superfluous.
Registered OAT letter sent from Reykjavik to NY, New York 11 January 1943, bearing a total postage of 460 aur. Airmail surcharge to the US, New York, 2x180 aur = 360 aur, plus 60 aur letter rate up to 20 gram and 60 aur registration fee, 480 aur. Apparently underfranked by 20 aur. Small imperfections.
Censored letter from Reykjavik to Manchester MARCH 1942, with stamps missing and stamped “DAMAGED BY - SEA WATER”.