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1858 cover GB to 'HM 97th. Regiment, Lucknow, India. Indian Mutiny

1858 (8th. May) cover from GB to 'Captain, HM 97th. Regiment, Lucknow, India with d/r. LUCKNOW receipt p/m. [15th. June]. April 1858 they joined the British forces that lifted the SIEGE of Lucknow. The regiment subsequently took part in minor operations at Fort Nusrutpore, Chanda, Umeerpore and Sultanpore. Indian Mutiny. Three-colour franking. Part flap missing. Ref: 294-086.


Price: £150.00
1859 (13th. Jan) Military entire marked "Service" - "A Force out from Agra". INDIAN MUTINY

1859 (13th. Jan) Military entire marked "Service" with native manuscript postal marking and a note of despatch ("Evg. of 13th. Jan") - "A Force out from Agra. Chuppra". INDIAN MUTINY regarding the position of rebels. From JA Ballard to Brigadier Parke, Kotah or elseware. mss .. "Colonel Somerset took 1 elephant. The rebels abandoned the other 4 during the action but they sneaked away somehow, he had so few men with him". [Peace declared July 8th 1859.] One filing hole repaired. ['CHARIS 1858' embossed paper] Ref: 294-043.


Price: £300.00
1859 cover GB to 'Capt. Rickalds, Commandant Mahairwarra, India'

1859 (Sept) cover [6d. RATE] GB to 'Capt. Rickalds, Commandant Mahairwarra, Local Battalion, Beaur, India' with s/r. INDORE receipt p/m. Ref: 294-117.


Price: £40.00
1863 cover IRELAND to England. CURRAGH CAMP 445 Duplex p/m.

1863 (Nov) cover from IRELAND to England with CURRAGH CAMP 445 Duplex p/m. Permanent Camp in Curragh in Co. Kildare sought in 1864. Ref: 294-107.


Price: £10.00
1900 PPC [HMS Magnifcent] GB to 'c/o The Honble G Lumgair', Mauritius.

1900 PPC [HMS Magnifcent] from GB to 'c/o The Hon'ble G Lumgair', Mauritius with TOTNES p/m. and s/r. receipt p/m. Ref: 294-058.


Price: £10.00
1902 PPC PORTUGAL to Gunboat "Diu" Macau. HONG KONG transit

1902 PPC from PORTUGAL to Canhoeira (Gunboat) "Diu" Macau, Asia with d/r. HONG KONG transit p/m. and circ. MACAU receipt p/m. Ref: 294-090.


Price: £50.00
1904 PPC GB to 'HMS "Sphinx", Persian Gulf' redirected to 'Lapwing'

1904 (June) PPC from GB to 'Mr H Phillips SBA, HMS "Sphinx", Persian Gulf' and redirected to 'Lapwing, Karachai' with s/r. MUSCAT and KARACHI p/m's.

Gunboat diplomacy: At the turn of the century the Royal Navy maintained control of the Persian Gulf with three patrol ships, only one of which - HMS Lapwing [small gunboat]- was on permanent duty. 1904 was the year of the massive Persian oil strike in neighbouring Abadan. [SBA: Sick Berth Attendant, Royal Navy] Ref: 294-079.


Price: £275.00
1905 PPC SWITZERLAND to 'Moudon'. GRENCHEN / SOLOTHURE p/m.

1905 PPC from SWITZERLAND to 'Moudon' . GRENCHEN / SOLOTHURE p/m. Ref: 294-068.


Price: £6.00
1908 PPC's ITALY to Ireland. FERROVIA p/m. 'S.S. Cretic' Steamship Ocean Liner

1908 PPC's [3 No. Soldiers] from ITALY to Ireland with FERROVIA m/c. From 'S.S. Cretic, Naples' - Steamship Ocean Liner. Ref: 294-055.


Price: £15.00
1913 (Feb) PPC [Misurata] LIBYA to Tripoli. POSTA MILITARE / BU SCEIFA p/m.

1913 (Feb) PPC [Misurata] from LIBYA to Tripoli with s/r. POSTA MILITARE / BU SCEIFA p/m. [Italo-Turkish War: September 29, 1911 – October 18, 1912] Ref: 294-082.


Price: £8.00
1914 (3rd. Oct) comic PPC [The Kaiser will drop] with BIRMINGHAM m/c.

1914 (3rd. Oct) comic PPC [The Kaiser will drop] with BIRMINGHAM m/c. Adhesive damaged. Ref: 294-013.


Price: £10.00
1914 real photo PPC [Redan Hill Camp, Aldershot, showing Govt. Railway Sidings]

1914 real photo PPC [Redan Hill Camp, Aldershot, showing Government Railway Sidings & Field Stores] with part ALDESHOT m/c. mss .. "Here is our camp .. In the sheds & Buildings a great many German prisoners are employed, about 4 or 5 hundred". Creased. Ref: 294-060.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 PPC with PASSED CENSOR / HMS "IMPREGNABLE" h/s

1914-18 PPC [Closeburn Castle] with s/r. dumb p/m. and circ. PASSED CENSOR / HMS "IMPREGNABLE" h/s. From 'HMS Impregnable, Devonport'. Ref: 294-088.


Price: £10.00
1915 (Aug) PPC from the DARDANELLES to GB. FPO 30 p/m. censor 2742 h/s.

1915 (Aug) PPC from the DARDANELLES [Turkey] to GB with d/r. FPO 30 p/m. and boxed censor 2742 h/s. Allocated to '8th. WR Regt'. [8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment, landed at Suvla on the 6th Aug at B Beach and moved forward in attack on Lala Baba which it was engaged day and night and heavy losses.] Ref: 294-033.


Price: £50.00
1915 (Dec) PPC LEMNOS Island to GB. APO SZ6 p/m. 'No. 18 Stationary Hospital'

1915 (Dec) PPC from LEMNOS Island to GB with s/r. APO SZ6 p/m. [Rest Camp Protiana, Lemnos, Greece] From 'G.F. Peach, No. 18 Stationary Hospital' - Opened at West Mudros in Aug. 1915 with 624 beds. Moudros was used as a marshalling point for the attack on the Dardanelles. Ref: 294-034.


Price: £25.00
1915 (Jan) cover Royal Navy. boxed PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. Gould 5C17

1915 (Jan) cover from the Royal Navy with LONDON M/c. and boxed PASSED / BY / CENSOR h/s. - Gould 5C17. Base mark? Ref: 294-020.


Price: £6.00
1915 cover W. Front to MALTA. FPO D.50 p/m. censored

1915 cover from the Western Front to MALTA with part d/r. FPO D50 p/m. and tri. censor 754. From 'Saul Manduca'. Self censored. Maltese Contingent. Ref: 294-091.


Price: £25.00
1915 Field Service PC W. Front to Portugal. FPO D20 p/m. censored

1915 (12th. Dec) Field Service PC from the Western Front to Portugal with d/r. FPO D20 p/m. and tri. censor h/s. Also LISBOA receipt m/c. (21st. Dec) Ref: 294-111.


Price: £15.00
1915 patriotic PPC [GO HON! I'm Making Shells] with LONDON m/c.

1915 patriotic PPC [GO HON! I'm Making Shells] with LONDON m/c. Ref: 294-057.


Price: £6.00
1915 PPC [Camp School, Bordon] s/r. BORDON (CAMP) p/m. 'RE Office'

1915 PPC [Camp School, Bordon] with s/r. BORDON (CAMP) / HANTS p/m. From 'RE Office, Bordon Camp'. Ref: 294-054.


Price: £6.00