Warcovers :: 1919-1938

1919-1938

Military postal history, censor covers

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1920 l/s. EGYPT to GB redirected. Postage Due. Royal Air Force

1920 lettersheet from EGYPT endorsed 'OAS' to GB and redirected to BELGIUM. Taxed with part Postage Due. From Royal Air Force, Alexander. mss .. "first time since I joined the RFC I find myself in hospital". Ref: 305-123.


Price: £20.00
1920 PPC EGYPT to GB. BAPO K p/m. 20th BRIGADE / RFA h/s.

1920 (Feb) PPC (Malta) from EGYPT to GB with s/r. BAPO K p/m. and oval 20th BRIGADE / ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY h/s. Ref: 304-138.


Price: £10.00
1920 PPC's real photo HMS Coventry - Allied Naval Commission KIEL

1920 unused photos PPC's - 'HMS Coventry "Visiting Admiral's Motor on board" 23rd Jan '20. Allied Naval Commission' and 'en-route to Kiel, through Kiel canal'. Ref: 300-116.


Price: £12.00
1920 PPC's TURKEY to Malta. 'RFA "Perthshire", c/o British Naval Mail Officer'

1920 (Nov) PPC's from TURKEY to Malta endorsed 'HM Ships' with d/r. receipt p/m. From 'Joseph Cassar, RFA "Perthshire", c/o British Naval Mail Officer, Constantinople'. The other from 'Giuseppe Cassar'. [RFA Perthshire. Royal Fleet Auxillary Stores Supply Ship. 1920 she was converted into a Stores Ship there and carried naval stores to the Bosphorus during the ALLIED OCCUPATION with an RFA Crew. 24 Jan. 1920 sailed Malta to Constantinople arriving on 29 Jan. 1920] NB: Faults. Ref: 306-001.


Price: £45.00
1921 Registered cover TURKEY to France. Tresor et Postes 506-B p/m.

1921 Registered cover [Constantinople] from TURKEY to France with s/r. Tresor et Postes 506-B p/m. Folded. Ref: 310-144.


Price: £15.00
1921 Registered Letter GB to 'Major E de L Greenwood, Kingston, Ont. CANADA'

1921 (Feb) Registered Letter from GB to 'Major E de L Greenwood, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ont. CANADA' with s/r. KINGSTON receipt p/m. Also oval BANK OF CANADA wax seal. Ref: 308-076.


Price: £10.00
1921-23 PPC's LEBANON to France. Tresor et Postes 600 p/m.

1921 and 1923 PPC's from LEBANON to France endorsed 'Armee du Levant' with s/r. Tresor et Postes 600 p/m. and one with d/r. LE FOYER DU SOLDAT h/s. Official welfare organization. French Intervention: The Mandate Period. Ref: 307-132.


Price: £15.00
1922 (14th. Nov) PPC TURKEY to GB. FPO 14 p/m. Army of the Black Sea

1922 (14th. Nov) PPC (Constantinople) from TURKEY to GB with s/r. FPO 14 p/m. [Earlier recording than Proud] Army of the Black Sea. Special 1 1/2d. Forces RATE. Ref: 305-048.


Price: £45.00
1922 cover IRAQ Occupation to GB. Masonic Lodge BASRAH

1922 cover 'CHAPTER "CHALDEA" No. 3820 EC' from IRAQ to GB with d/r. poor p/m. canc. adhesives with IRAQ IN BRITISH OCCUPATION o/p. From RA Ellis Scribe E IWT Dockyard, BASRAH. Masonic Lodge. Faults. Ref: 306-128.


Price: £15.00
1922 cover IRAQ to GB. Lodge Mesopotamia No 3820 EC

1922 printed cover from IRAQ to GB with d/r. BASRAH p/m. canc. adhesives with IRAQ IN BRITISH OCCUPATION o/p. From Lodge Mesopotamia 3820, EC. Masonic Lodge. Mesopotamia largely modern day IRAQ. Soiled. Ref: 303-114.


Price: £15.00
1922 Telegraphs form KUWAIT / MTD p/m. Military Telegraph Dept.

1922 part Telegraphs form with d/r. KUWAIT / M.T.D. p/m. [Military Telegraph Department] canc. 2 No. Indian GV 2Rs. adhesives and tied 8 Annas to rear. Persian Gulf. Ref: 307-124.


Price: £65.00
1923 Air Mail cover MOROCCO to France. Tresor et Postes 409 p/m.

1923 [19th. May] Air Mail cover from MOROCCO to France with s/r. Tresor et Postes 409 p/m. and circ. 63rd Regiment de Tirailleurs Marocains cachet. Also s/r. RABAT transit p/m. [22nd. May] Roughly opened to rear. Ref: 300-089.


Price: £30.00
1923 cover IRELAND to Cuba with tri. B.A.C. m/c. Crown PASSED P.128 h/s.

1923 cover from IRELAND to Cuba with tri. B.A.C. m/c. [Baile Atha Cliath] cancelling EIRE 1/2d. adhesive. Also British censor 'Crown PASSED P.128' h/s. and mss. 'T' in pencil - Transatlantic rate was 3d. Ref: 310-075.


Price: £100.00
1923 cover to 'HMPS "Hunnie". 1923 PPC from '"Huntsend" CHANAK Crisis

1923 cover and letter from GB to 'HMPS "Hunnie" and 1923 PPC [Constantinople, TURKEY] from (HMT) "Huntsend" to GB with part s/r. FPO p/m. [Former German "Lutzow"] Both involved in the CHANAK Crisis 1923. Fault to cover. Ref: 302-082.


Price: £25.00
1923 cover WAZIRISTAN to GB. Indian FPO 165 p/m. Field Service

1923 (March) cover from WAZIRISTAN to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 165 p/m. [Khirgi] and boxed FIELD SERVICE / POSTAGE FREE h/s. Also oval No. 23 (INDIAN) MT COMPANY h/s. From Capt C de L Gaussen, MC, RE. - WAZIRISTAN FIELD FORCE. Ref: 297-120.


Price: £100.00
1923 PPC (Alep) SYRIA to France. Tresor et Postes 615 p/m.

1923 (Jan) PPC (Alep) from SYRIA to France with s/r. Tresor et Postes 615 p/m. France took 3 years from 1920 to 1923 to hold full control over Syria and to quell all the insurgencies that broke out. France was assigned the mandate of Syria on 29th. Sept. 1923. Ref: 307-131.


Price: £9.00
1924 cover SYRIA to 'SP 600 B'. TRESOR ET POSTES 615 A p/m.

1924 (Jan) cover SYRIA to 'SP 600 B' [Lebanon] with s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES 615 A p/m. with s/r. Tresor et Postes 600 receipt p/m. to rear. French Forces. Mandate. NB: Trimmed. Ref: 309-144.


Price: £9.00
1924 PPC GB to 'Mr. Frank Rutherford, SS City of Paris' redirected CAMP PO No. 2 p/m.

1924 (Oct) PPC from GB to 'Mr. Frank Rutherford, SS City of Paris, Port Said' and redirected with BOMBAY, RAWLPINDI p/m's and finally d/r. CAMP PO No. 2 p/m. Also in red "RA Mess, Ankara". [Turkey] Steamship Line: Compagnie Gnrale Transatlantique CGT - French Line. Steamship: S.S. Paris II. Date of Departure: 11 Oct. 1924. Route: Le Havre to New York Via Plymouth. Commander: Captain G. Maurras. Ref: 300-003.


Price: £15.00
1925 (April) cover EGYPT to France. CAIRO p/m. Royal Air Force crest to flap

1925 (April) cover from EGYPT to France with d/r. CAIRO p/m. and Royal Air Force crest to flap. Also ASNIERES slogan m/c. to rear. Worn. Ref: 303-092.


Price: £10.00
1925 cover IRAQ to GB 'Royal Dragoon Guards' crest. Baghdad

1925 (Aug) cover from IRAQ to GB with s/r. COLOMBO PAQUEBOT p/m. and 'Royal Dragoon Guards' crest to flap. From 'AD Lye, Baghdad'. Ref: 298-115.


Price: £10.00