Warcovers :: 1919-1938


Military postal history, censor covers

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1919 cover RUSSIA to Canada. FPO 201 p/m. British Military Mission

1919 (Nov) cover from RUSSIA to Canada with d/r. FPO 201 p/m. - British Military Mission, Vladivostok. To 'Mrs Omar P Brown'. Canadian Contingent: 4000 troops. Ref: 319-124.

Price: £85.00
1919 cover RUSSIA to GB. APO PB1 p/m. oval 'X 11' censor. "Syren" Force

1919 (Feb) cover from RUSSIA to GB with d/r. APO PB1 p/m. and oval 'X 11' censor. From 'L/Cpl. AJ Barnard, 4/2 Field Coy RE, "Syren". Syren Force Campaign in North Russia. (Murmansk) was reached on 24 June 1918 to Oct. 1919. Provisional "Honour" envelope. Crease. Ref: 315-123.

Price: £120.00
1919 cover SIBERIA to USA with boxed AEF SIBERIA CENSORED h/s.

1919 cover from SIBERIA to USA with US POSTAL AGENCY / SIBERIA p/m. and boxed AEF SIBERIA CENSORED h/s. Corner missing. Ref: 310-156.

Price: £60.00
1919 cover TURKEY to USA. FPO Y p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR label

1919 (April) cover from TURKEY to USA with d/r. FPO Y p/m. and PASSED BY CENSOR (1364) label to rear. Also weak boxed CENSORED BY / MILITARY AUTHORITY h/s. Army of the Black Sea. Ref: 312-158.

Price: £35.00
1919 cover Western Front to GB. APO S.106 p/m. censored. '2/Lt. RW Macfarlane Grieve'

1919 cover Western Front to GB with d/r. APO S.106 p/m. and censored. From '2/Lt. RW Macfarlane Grieve'. Addressed to 'Captain Macfarlane Grieve, The Black Watch'. Ref: 307-023.

Price: £10.00
1919 cover Western Front to GB. FPO D.50 p/m. censored. 'Brennan RFA'

1919 cover from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO D.50 p/m. and censored. From 'T. Brennan RFA, 204525 Sig'. Ref: 312-033.

Price: £4.00
1919 FIELD SERVICE PC GERMANY to 's/s Ascunion de Larrinaga, Italy'

1919 (Jan) FIELD SERVICE PC from GERMANY with d/r. APO S.65 p/m. to 'Mr Shotton, s/s Ascunion de Larrinaga, c/o British Consul, Savona, Italy' and redirected to USA with GALVESTON receipt p/m. [Feb. 21st] Military Transport. Ref: 317-146.

Price: £35.00
1919 Pc CZECHOSLOVAKIA to 'KuK Feldpostamt Nr. Praha'. bisect adhesives

1919 Pc from CZECHOSLOVAKIA to 'KuK Feldpostamt Nr. Praha' with 2 No. Austria diagonally bisceted adhesives cancelled by d/r. PRAHA and Kral Vinohrad p/m's. with '20' in mss. Postage due - 20 h. [Czechoslovakia existed from Oct. 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire] Ref: 320-057.

Price: £20.00
1919 PPC (Hospital Ship "Flandre") TURKEY to 'S. Postal 144, France'

1919 PPC (Hospital Ship "Flandre") from TURKEY to 'S. Postal 144, France' with s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES p/m. and part d/r. HOPITAL "FLANDRE" cachet. From 'Constantinople. A bord de la "Flandre". Ref: 308-154.

Price: £45.00
1919 PPC CROATIA to Switzerland. ZAGREB p/m. boxed cenzura 8 h/s.

1919 PPC from CROATIA to Switzerland with part s/r. ZAGREB p/m. and boxed Pregedala vojna cenzura 8 h/s. Ref: 307-083.

Price: £20.00
1919 PPC FRANCE to 'Queen Elizabeth Camp'. boxed DRO / QMAAC / BOULOGNE h/s.

1919 PPC from FRANCE to 'Queen Elizabeth Camp, Vendrone' with boxed DRO / QMAAC / BOULOGNE h/s. [Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps] From 'Indian Post Office No. 7 Unit Bombay'. Ref: 315-030.

Price: £15.00
1919 PPC FRANCE. APO S.7 p/m. censor 'Sgt Major FC Russell RAF'

1919 PPC (Marseille) from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.7 p/m. and censor. From 'Sgt Major Frank Russell RAF'. F/O FC Russell resigns his commn. Nov. 13th 1923. Royal Air Force. Ref: 317-136.

Price: £9.00
1919 PPC GB to Belgium. "R" WING CDN. Corps Camp. Orderly Room, WITLEY

1919 (June) PPC from GB to Belgium with GODALMING m/c. and boxed "R" WING / CDN. Corps Camp / Orderly Room / WITLEY h/s. Also s/r. ANDENNE receipt p/m. From 'Canadian Camp, Witley, Surrey'. Creased. Ref: 319-088.

Price: £9.00

1919 (Nov) PPC (Duren) from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO AD3 p/m. [Allocated: 3rd. Tank Group] and oval ORDNANCE OFFICER / 3rd. CORPS TROOPS No. h/s. Ref: 307-079.

Price: £30.00
1919 PPC NORWAY to GB. Royal Navy Minesweeper. Northern Barrage Clearance

1919 (9th. Sept) PPC from NORWAY to GB with poor RFHMS m/c. From 'Dowdeswell', Royal Navy Minesweeper with the Northern Barrage Clearance. The North Sea Mine Barrage, also known as the Northern Barrage, was a large minefield laid easterly from the Orkney Islands to Norway. Royal Navy minesweeping efforts involved 421 vessels manned by 600 officers and 15,000 men from 1 April to 30 Nov. 1919. Twelve Lapwing class minesweepers and 18 submarine chasers were available. Strauss declared the barrage cleared on 30 Sept. 1919. Ref: 319-079.

Price: £30.00
1919 PPC SALONICA to France with BASE NAVALE h/s.

1919 (Jan) PPC from SALONICA to France with s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES p/m. and d/r.MARINE NATIONAL / BASE NAVALE h/s. From 'Dr A Lesson. MEDICIN de la MARINE. Greece. Navy. Ref: 314-139.

Price: £9.00
1919 PPC's Airships "Commandant Coutelle" + "Capitaine Ferber"

1919 PPC's Airships at EPINAL, France showing Le Dirigeable "Commandant Coutelle" and "Capitaine Ferber". Message but no postmark. Soil. Ref: 308-139.

Price: £10.00
1919 Registered cover IRAQ to Switzerland. PASSED CENSOR D h/s.

1919 (Nov) Registered cover from IRAQ to Switzerland with s/r. BAGHDAD p/m. and IRAQ IN BRITISH OCCUPATION o/p. to adhesives. Also d/r. PASSED CENSOR D h/s. Mesopotamia. Opening edge fault. Ref: 312-112.

Price: £30.00
1919 Telegraph Bonn, GERMANY with 'BRITISH / 18 / CENSORSHIP' h/s.

1919 Telegraph from Bonn, GERMANY with d/r 'BRITISH / 18 / CENSORSHIP' h/s. [German Weimar Republic] Folded with 'Kaiserl. Deutsche / Telegraphie' label used as seal. Ref: 318-139.

Price: £20.00
1919 unused OHMS PC 'Application by a Soldier for British War Medal Riband'

1919 unused 'OFFICIAL PAID' OHMS PC 'Application by a Soldier for British War Medal Riband'. Ref: 318-068.

Price: £8.00