Warcovers :: 1919-1938

1919-1938

Military postal history, censor covers

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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 BELGIUM to 'Scottish Church Canteen, Germany' censored

1919 (27th Aug) PPC from BELGIUM to 'Miss Annie Stout, c/o YMCA, Scottish Church Canteen, Germany' with APO S40 m/c. and censor 7159. From 'ss "West Gambo" c/o Red star Line, Antwerp, Belgium'. [SS West Gambo 1919-1941. Operated as commercial cargo ship in the custody of the U.S. Shipping Board] Ref: 304-123.


Price: £15.00
1919 PPC BELGIUM to GB. APO S.115 p/m. '83 Squadron RAF Nivelles'

1919 (Aug) PPC from BELGIUM to GB with d/r. APO S.115 p/m. and censor 607? h/s. From 'AC2 E Thomas, 83 Squadron RAF Nivelles, Belgium'. Equipped with FE2b's it crossed to France in February/March 1918, and was engaged in night bombing (mainly against railway targets) and reconnaissance role. Royal Air Force. Ref: 302-081.


Price: £25.00
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. 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: 300-110.


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: 302-049.


Price: £9.00
1919 PPC GERMANY to GB. FPO AD3 p/m. ORDNANCE OFFICER / 3rd. CORPS TROOPS

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: 302-016.


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: 297-151.


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 Letter 'American Expeditionar Force' to France. Mixed Franking

1919 (Jan) Registered Letter [2d. Black] from the 'American Expeditionary Force' to France with d/r. MILITARY POSTAL EXPRESS SERVICE / No. 747 / REGISTERED p/m. and d/r. CENSORED h/s. Uprated with mixed Franking. Ref: 304-045.


Price: £60.00
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: 301-116.


Price: £20.00
1920 (April) PPC [Caire] EGYPT to GB. APO / ABBASSIA p/m.

1920 (April) PPC [Caire] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. APO / ABBASSIA p/m. Ref: 297-129.


Price: £10.00
Market price: £20.00 save 50%
1920 (Dec) cover GB to 'CN Ellen Esq. DFC, Royal Air Force, Cairo, Egypt'

1920 (Dec) cover from GB to 'CN Ellen Esq. DFC, Headquarters, Egyptian Group, Royal Air Force, Cairo, Egypt' with part d/r. Indian FPO 68? receipt p/m/. to rear. [Air Commodore C N Ellen (03233) 18 Sep 1920: HQ Middle East awaiting disposal. 2 Oct 1920: U/T Pilot, Egypt Group. 1 Apr 1921: Pilot, No 45 Sqn.] Ref: 301-114 .


Price: £20.00
1920 (Feb) OHMS cover South RUSSIA to GB with d/r. ARMY POST OFFICE BMSR 1 p/m

1920 (Feb) OHMS cover from South Russia to GB with d/r. ARMY POST OFFICE BMSR 1 p/m. Located: Novorossiysk. [British Military Mission SOUTH RUSSIA] Countersigned by 'AJ Robert Lt. RAOC'. [The Royal Army Ordnance Corps] Ref: 304-036.


Price: £150.00
1920 (Nov) real photo PPC "on board a Mine Sweeping Trawler, E. Scottish Coast"

1920 (Nov) real photo PPC "Reader helping his Chaplin on board a Mine Sweeping Trawler, E. Scottish Coast, during the War (By special permission of C. in Chf.) this photo taken". From 'Hubert K Kealett Cornish with LONDON m/c. and oval ROYAL NAVAL / SCRIPTURE READING SOCIETY h/s. Addressed to 'The Right Honourable The Earl of Selbourne KG, GCMG'. [NORTH SEA MINE BARRAGE: The Royal Navy resumed minesweeping operations spring 1920, continuing to clear sunken mines from fishing grounds, and maintaining a destroyer patrol to track down mines that had broken free of their moorings and gone adrift] Ref: 306-055.


Price: £45.00
1920 circa. cover IRAQ to GB. BASRA Masonic Lodge

c.1920 cover 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' from IRAQ to GB with d/r. BASRA p/m. canc. adhesives with IRAQ IN BRITISH OCCUPATION o/p. From AUG W DYER. Acting Scribe E, Chapter "Chaldea" 3820, BASRA. Masonic Lodge. [The Royal Arch Chapter was consecrated in 1919] Roughly opened. Ref: 306-12.


Price: £15.00
1920 cover EGYPT to 'Lieut ECL Favell, POW Camp, Bilbeis'

1920 cover from EGYPT to 'Lieut ECL Favell, POW Camp, Bilbeis' with s/r. CAIRO p/mn. and circ. BILBIS receipt p/m. to rear. British POW Camp. NB: Flap missing. Ref: 302-143.


Price: £15.00
1920 cover KENYA to 'c/o Lt Col Grega, 2 KAR, Tabora'. MOMBASSA p/m.

1920 cover from KENYA to 'c/o Lt Col Gregg, 2 KAR, Tabora' [King African Rifles] with circ. MOMBASSA / BRIT E. AFRICA p/m. canc. 10 cent adhesive. Also d/r. DARESSALAAM p/m. to rear. Ref: 298-104.


Price: £20.00
1920 cover TURKEY to France. TRESOR ET POSTES 506 B p/m.

1920 cover [Constantinople] from TURKEY to France [25 cent RATE] with s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES 506 B p/m. Ref: 309-145.


Price: £12.00