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1857 (Aug) cover GB to 'Lt Col Gosling, Comg 10th Reg M.N.I., Rangoon'

1857 (Aug) cover and letter from GB to care of 'Lt Col Gosling, Comg. 10th. Regt. M.N.I., Rangoon, [BURMA] via Calcutta' [Madras Native Infantry] with d/r. CAL receipt p/m. (Oct). Post Paid 1/-. INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59. 10th Madras Native Infantry. From 1796 there was always a lieutenant colonel on strength, but as he often served away from the unit the list below shows the senior officer present, who actually commanded: 10th Madras Native Infantry: Lt Col Henry Charles Gosling (Maj Gen) c.1857 -1866. NB: Flap missing. Ref: 302-120.


Price: £100.00
1858 (Oct) letter Field Marshal Sir John Michel to Brigadier Parke. INDIAN MUTINY

1858 (Oct) letter Field Marshal Sir John Michel to Brigadier Parke. INDIAN MUTINY. Autograph Letter Signed ‘J.Michel MG’‚ to Brigadier William Parke‚ during the campaign against Tantia Topee‚ responding to Parke’s note that he will not be sending any guns‚ giving alternative orders. 1 page 7 x 4 inches‚ disinfection slit‚ upper left corner torn‚ otherwise good. Annotated: Recd. 7.45 AM 2d. Oct. Bhopal. [Rajputana Field Force‚ Central India] 1 October [1858]. Field Marshal Sir John Michel: from August 1858‚ took command of the troops in Rajputana. Michel writes: “... if you can send two guns‚ with a good many extra horses - pray do with the cavalry toward Chetai. Cripple two other guns for this purpose ...”
Brigadier William Parke (1822-1897) commanded the 2nd Brigade of the Rajputana Field Force‚ including a column of light and irregular cavalry which included 100 of the 72nd (Duke of Albany’s Own) Highlanders mounted on camels.


Price: £150.00
1882 Teligraphes EGYPT. Sir EB Malit KCB. British occupy Cairo

1882 (Sept. 19th) Teligraphes EGYPTIENS from Sir EB Malit KCB, Alex. to Beaman, Brit Consulate Cairo. British occupy Cairo on 15th Sept. and Egyptian army dissolved 20th Sept. "EGYPT 19 Sept 1882. Malit Alex. To Beaman, Brit Consulate Cairo. Following for Gibson will you assist Rousell & take as much work off his hands as possible. I have informed Lord Grenville that I have asked you to transact indespensible domains business until Couterous arrival. Remaining in charge of Rousell’s duty till his return in November & was then asked by French Armies tralon to accept charge of their business in Alexandria – This I had to refuse as I can’t not give up my engagement in the L… & Settlement Depot. Gibson."

 
Telegraph. Ref: 302-067.


Price: £65.00
1892 cover GB to 'Royal Irish Rifles, Inquisitor's Palace, MALTA'

1892 cover from GB to 'Rev. WF Socsbie, Chaplain to the Forces, Royal Irish Rifles, Inquisitor's Palace, MALTA' [Used as Military Hospital] with s/r. MALTA receipt p/m. to rear. Part flap missing. Ref: 302-048.


Price: £10.00
1893 (Aug) cover + letter HMS AURORA to 'General Harrist, Cheltenham'

1893 (Aug) cover and letter from HMS AURORA, Rathmullen to 'General Harrist, Cheltenham'. mss .. "Did you read bathing accident in Standard on 31st Inst. Genl. B's son drowned in trying to save daughter - I must write to Burton". [BURTON FAMILY TOMB: "In loving memory of Geoffrey, Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, youngest son of General E.F. Burton and Georgiana his wife. Drowned saving his sister's life at Happisburgh, Norfolk 29th August 1893 Aged 18 years] Ref: 302-046.


Price: £20.00
1893 (May) cover + letter HMS AURORA. PLYMOUTH p/m. to 'General Harrist'

1893 (May) cover and letter from HMS AURORA with PLYMOUTH p/m. to 'General Harrist, Cheltenham'. mss .. "Went to hospital with typhoid .. state of drains on board". Royal Marine Barracks, Plymouth letter heading. Tear. Ref: 302-060.


Price: £10.00
1894 (16th. Nov.) ps PC [10 L] GREECE to GB. 'HMS Rodney, Vols, Greece'

1894 (16th. Nov.) ps PC [10 L] from GREECE to GB with poor p/m. From 'HMS Rodney, Vols, Greece'. Battleship. [Posted to the Mediterranean Fleet from May 1894 until 1897] Ref: 302-018.


Price: £35.00
1895 (Feb) ps [2 1/2d.] cover GB to 'Capt. WE Binney RMLI, HMS "Howe", Malta.

1895 (Feb) ps [2 1/2d.] cover from GB to 'Capt. W.E Binney RMLI, HMS "Howe", Malta with OXFORD p/m. [1895 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet] Folded. Ref: 302-001.


Price: £25.00
1900 ps cover INDIA to 'HMS Eclipse, Harbour, Bombay'

1900 (Feb) postal stationary cover from INDIA to 'Henry A Malaher RN, HMS Eclipse, Harbour, Bombay' with circ. BOMBAY p/m. [H.M.S. Eclipse was commissioned in 1897 for the Royal Navy. From 1898-99 Eclipse was flagship of the East Indies Station, based in Bombay] Ref: 302-102.


Price: £15.00
1901 cover + Letter CHINA to France. 'Corps Expeditionnaire de Chine'

1901 (Feb) cover and letter from CHINA to France with circ. MARINE FRANCAISE h/s. From 'Corps Expeditionnaire de Chine'. French Forces: Boxer Rebellion. Ref: 302-112.


Price: £65.00
1901 cover BOER WAR to Canada. 'CW Terry' Canadian Contingent

1901 (Aug) cover from the BOER WAR to Canada with s/r. WINBURG p/m. and censors. From 'CW Terry' - Canadian Contingent. Ref: 302-097.


Price: £60.00
1902 cover BOER WAR to GB. HARRISMITH ORC p/m. 42nd. Black Watch

1902 cover from the BOER WAR to GB with s/r. HARRISMITH / ORC p/m. [Orange River Colony o/p. to adhesive. Also '42 Nemo me Impure Lacessit crest to flap - 42nd. Black Watch. Redirected to 'Houseboat "Nautilus", Windsor'. Ref: 302-136.


Price: £15.00
1908 cover SUDAN to GB with 'IX SUDANESE' crest to flap

1908 (April) cover from SUDAN to GB with d/r. KHARTOUM p/m. and 'IX SUDANESE' crest to flap. Major religious uprisings occurred during April 1908. Also s/r. LONDON receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 302-106.


Price: £20.00
1909 circa. unused PPC's (5 No.) from FRANCE: Chamonix Winter Sports

1909 circa. unused PPC's (5 No.) from FRANCE: Chamonix Winter Sports. Action shots of skiers and tobogganing. Ref: 302-041.


Price: £6.00
1910 circa. unused PPC's FRANCE and Germany. English Cargo ship + Water-Boat

1910 circa. unused PPC's (4 No.) from FRANCE and Germany: NANTES - [d'Aiguillon, Cargo anglais] English Cargo ship and Water-Boat [S MART]. Hamburg: Wormann dampfer [Steamboat] in Hafen and Uhlenhorster Fahrhaus. [Taxi] Ref: 302-040.


Price: £6.00
1914 (Sept) cover Royal Navy to GB. 'F.H. Gerty, Nav. Sec.' Naval Secretary

1914 (Sept) cover Royal Navy to GB with s/r. dumb p/m. and redirected. From 'F.H. Gerty, Nav. Sec.' - Naval Secretary. [WESTERN FRONT - NAVAL MENTIONS ARMY DESPATCHES dated 14 Jan. 1915. Name of whom I recommend for gallant and distinguished service in the field. Fleet Paymaster F. H. Gerty, Royal Navy (retired)] Re-used OHMS envelope. Ref: 302-005.


Price: £25.00
1915 Field Service PC's FRANCE to GB. Indian FPO 13 p/m.

1915 (May) Field Service PC's from FRANCE to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 13 p/m. From 'W Bland'. Ref: 302-111.


Price: £9.00
1916 'Comforts' PC EGYPT to GB. FPO W1 p/m. Western Frontier Force

1916 Jan. 'Comforts for Troops Fund' PC from EGYPT to GB with s/r. FPO W1 p/m. - Western Frontier Force. From 'Dr. C Wicks, Notts RHA'. [Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery] Tape to rear. Ref: 302-105.


Price: £35.00
1916 (Feb) Telegraph East AFRICA 'UNION DEFENCE FORCES'

1916 (Feb) East AFRICA Telegraph from 'QM, 2nd SAR, Vua' to 'Mr Hopkins, Transport Office, Vua' [Lake Nyassa] regarding "forward by next available boat" to 'Fort Hill' and 'Karonga' with 2nd SOUTH AFRICAN RIFLES h/s. East Africa Campaign. Ref: 302-092.


Price: £85.00
1916 PPC with PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "Lord Nelson" h/s.

1916 June PPC (Real photo) to GB with LONDON m/c. and PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "Lord Nelson" h/s. mss .. "this is a picture of band playing while coaling ship". From 'FA Payne'. [Lord Nelson became flagship of the Eastern Mediterranean Squadron 1916-18] Edge nick. Ref: 302-103.


Price: £30.00