Warcovers :: 1919-1938

1919-1938

Military postal history, censor covers

1918-22 Russian Revolutionary   1920 Russo-Polish   1935-6 Italo-Ethiopian   1936-9 Spanish Civil
1919 Third Afghan   1920-22 Greek-Turkish   1877-8 Russo-Turkish   1937-9 Chinese-Japanese

 

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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 (May) real photo PPC [ELI Bay] New ZEALAND to GB. LONDON RFHMS m/c.

1920 (May) real photo PPC [ELI Bay, Pelorus Sound] from New ZEALAND to GB with LONDON RFHMS m/c. Royal Navy. Ref: 313-077.


Price: £9.00
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 to 'Mr Semmens, ERA, HMS "Gannet". 1926 cover to 'Mrs. Semmens, Russia'

1920 ps cover from GB to 'Mr. CW Semmens, ERA, HMS "Gannet" and 1926 cover from CEYLON to 'Mrs. Semmens, Russia' with d/r. MOCKBA receipt p/m. to rear. Roughly opened. Ref: 311-048.


Price: £15.00
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
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 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
1920 Registered cover TURKEY to France. Tresor et Postes 506 p/m.

1920 Registered cover from TURKEY to France with s/r. Tresor et Postes 506 p/m. From 'par Constantinople (Turquie)'. Ref: 311-135.


Price: £15.00
1920's unused real photo PPC MALTA - A Fairy 'Flycatcher' being prepared for take off

1920's unused real photo PPC from MALTA? - A Fairy 'Flycatcher' being prepared for take off with mounted Vickers machine gun. Ref: 311-015.


Price: £15.00
1921 American YMCA cover CZECHOSLOVAKIA to Austria with Postage Dues

1921 American YMCA cover from CZECHOSLOVAKIA to Austria with Postage Dues. From 'Morava'. Folded. Ref: 313-053.


Price: £15.00
1921 PPC [To the Front Lines by Barge at Dunkirk] GLASGOW m/c.

1921 YMCA PPC [To the Front Lines by Barge at Dunkirk] with GLASGOW m/c. BARGE No. A.s. 174. Ref: 311-107.


Price: £6.00
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 (Aug) PPC of 'HM Destroyer "LIBERTY" with d/r. SOUTHALL p/m.

1922 (Aug) PPC of 'HM Destroyer "LIBERTY" with d/r. SOUTHALL p/m. mss .. "arrived here quite safe". Ref: 312-075.


Price: £6.00
1922 cover GB to 'The Royal Scots, att. Somaliland Camel Corps'

1922 (May) cover from GB to 'Alan S Jackson Esq., Lieut. The Royal Scots, att. Somaliland Camel Corps., British Somaliland, via Aden' with s/r. KILMACOLM p/m. and d/r. BERBERA / SOMALIA receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 311-147.


Price: £90.00