Warcovers :: 1945 onwards

1945 onwards

Forces postal history, United Nations 

1945-9 Indonesian War of Independence   1948- Arab-Israeli   1956 Suez   1967 Arab-Israeli 6 day
1945-54 French Indo-China   1948-60 Malayan War of Independence   1959-74 Vietnam   1982 Falklands
1946-9 Greek Civil   1950-3 Korean   1965 Indo-Pakistan      

 

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1945 (May) cover 'HMS COFER' to USA. US NAVY p/m. censored

1945 (May) Air Mail cover from 'HMS COFER' to USA with US NAVY p/m. and censored. USS Cofer, a Buckley-class destroyer escort of the United States Navy. On 2 May 1945 as the group swept the straits to prepare for motor torpedo boat operations off Cape Djoeata, concealed shore batteries sank YMS-481. According to the Final Muster Roll from the YMS-481, Cofer destroyed the batteries and rescued 18 survivors of YMS-481. [The Battle of Tarakan was the first stage in the BORNEO campaign of 1945. [1 May 21 June 1945] Djoeata was located on Tarakan's NW coast. (Tarakan Island, Netherlands East Indies)] Ref: 296-104.


Price: £45.00
1946 (April) cover 'BLA' to Isle of Wight. FPO 870 p/m. RAF crest to flap

1946 (April) cover from 'BLA' to Isle of Wight with d/r. FPO 870 p/m. and RAF crest to flap [Royal Air Force - British Liberation Army in Belgium] Ref: 287-010.


Price: £10.00
1946 (Dec) real photos JAPAN: rebuilding after Atomic Bomb

1946 (Dec) real photos of JAPAN: rebuilding after Atomic Bomb. [5 No.] 150 x 100 mm. Large one dated Jan 1947. Faults. Ref: 298-120.


Price: £10.00
1946 (July) cover GB to USA. 'GPO Glasgow, Polish Camp No. 4'

1946 (July) cover from GB to USA with d/r. DOUGLAS p/m. From 'GPO Glasgow, Polish Camp No. 4' Scotland. ARMY UNITS IN POLISH RESETTLEMENT CORPS CAMPS. Displaced Person Camp. Ref: 298-098.


Price: £9.00
1946 (March) Red Cross 'MESSAGE - EXPRESS' form Camp 305, EGYPT to Italy

1946 (March) Red Cross 'MESSAGE - EXPRESS' form from Camp 305, MEF, EGYPT [Camp 305 Tell El Kebir] to Italy with circ. Red cross cachet. Ref: 288-028.


Price: £10.00
1946 (May) Air Mail cover BATAVIA to GB. RAFPOST 209 p/m.

1946 (May) Air Mail cover from BATAVIA [NEI] to GB with d/r. RAFPOST 209 p/m. From 'South East Asia Air Forces'. Ref: 291-127.


Price: £20.00
1946 (Nov) POW PC FRANCE to USA. Camp cachet. Depot 132, Troucais Allier

1946 (Nov) POW PC from FRANCE to USA with d/r. Camp cachet. From Depot 132, Troucais Allier. Ref: 291-010.


Price: £10.00
1946 Air Mail cover EGYPT to 'Camp 5, Southern Rhodesia' Internment

1946 (May) Air Mail cover from EGYPT to 'Paolo Croce, T. 8516, Camp 5, Southern Rhodesia' - Fort Victoria, Internment Camp. Folded. Ref: 291-095.


Price: £35.00
1946 Air Mail cover MALAYA to GB. RAFPOST 309 p/m. Singapore

1946 (July) Air Mail cover from MALAYA to GB with d/r. RAFPOST 309 p/m. - Singapore. From 'AC Davis'. Part flap missing. Ref: 294-110.


Price: £18.00
1946 Air Mail POW l/s. INDIA to Italy. PW Camp 26: Kangra Valley, YOL

1946 (June) Air Mail POW l/s. from INDIA to Italy [8 Anna RATE] with d/r. DELHI p/m. From PW Camp 26: Kangra Valley, YOL. Prisoner of War Post. Ref: 286-110.


Price: £15.00
1946 Certificate 'Appoint an Officer in Our Women's Auxiliary Corps (India)'

1946 Certificate in vellum 'Appoint you to be an Officer in Our Women's Auxiliary Corps (India)' - WAC: Mrs Barbara Featherstone Denness. Rank of 2nd Subaltern. No. 405. Embossed circ. SEAL OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF INDIA. 310 x 440 mm. Ref: 299-149.


Price: £25.00
1946 cover + letter ITALY to GB. FPO 751 p/m. Prospectus 2 1/2% Defence Bonds

1946 cover and 'Lloyds Bank', letter from ITALY to GB with d/r. FPO 751 p/m. Enclosing Prospectus for 2 1/2% Defence Bonds to Colonel RH Sayer OBE, DCM, RAPC. Ref: 295-034.


Price: £10.00
1946 cover and letter LIBYA to Italy. TRIPOLI p/m. canc. adhesives with MEF o/p's.

1946 (March) Air Mail cover and letter from LIBYA to Italy with d/r. TRIPOLI p/m. canc. adhesives with MEF o/p's. [1s. 3d. RATE] Also BMA/T/1 OBE /176 censor label. British Military Administration Tripolitania. Occupied Tripolitania. NB: Torn. Ref: 298-093.


Price: £30.00
1946 cover BATAVIA to Holland. MARINE POSTKANTOOR p/m.

1946 (June) Air Mail cover from BATAVIA to Holland with circ. MARINE POSTKANTOOR / SOERABALA p/m. From 'Repair Sectie, Brigade Staf, RN MC, Batavia, NOI'. Indonesian War of Independence, Ref: 283-083.


Price: £25.00
1946 cover BATAVIA, NEI to USA 'Motortransport Bn'

1946 (Jan) cover from BATAVIA, NEI to USA 'Motortransport Bn., R Neth. N-MC c/o British Fleet Mail' with s/r. PORT SAID p/m. Ref: 283-106.


Price: £25.00
1946 cover BURMA to '3 Squadron RAF, KEEVIL'. Indian FPO 78 p/m.

1946 (June) cover from BURMA to 'AC Scott, CP, 3 Squadron RAF, KEEVIL'. Indian FPO 78 p/m. Opening edge trimmed. Ref: 300-132.


Price: £8.00
1946 cover ESTONIA to Germany. BAMBERG p/m. 'Estonian Camp 6'

1946 cover from ESTONIA to Germany with d/r. BAMBERG p/m. and Bazahlt [Paid] h/s. From 'Estonian Camp 6' - Displaced Persons Camp. Ref: 299-137.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover GB to 'Captain Gostting, RAMC, c/o ADMS, South Palestine District'

1946 (June) cover from GB to 'Captain Gostting, RAMC, c/o ADMS, South Palestine District' and redirected to 'Tel Aviv, Room MI'. - Military Intelligence? [1946 Arab-Jewish Conflict] Ref: 292-008.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover GREECE to 'Sjt Con. Coumbis, RHQ 40th. RTR, CMF'. Greek Civil War

1946 (March) cover from GREECE to 'Sjt Con. Coumbis, RHQ 40th. RTR, CMF'. Greek Civil War. [Regimental HQ, 40th. Royal Tank Regiment, Central Mediterranean Force] Served in Greece during the Civil War. Ref: 297-046.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover S. RHODESIA to USA. oval "NORTON INTERNMENT CAMP SOUTHERN RHODESIA"

1946 (Oct) cover from S. RHODESIA to USA with d/r. NORTON p/m. and oval "NORTON INTERNMENT CAMP / SOUTHERN RHODESIA" h/s. From 'TES 207'. Ref: 298-012.


Price: £45.00