Warcovers :: 1919-1938

1919-1938

Military postal history, censor covers

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1925 cover MOROCCO to Luxemberg. TRESOR ET POSTES / Tafessassel

1925 (Dec) cover from MOROCCO to Luxemberg with d/r. TRESOR ET POSTES / Tafessassel p/m. canc. 1fr. adhesive with 'Protectorate Francaise o/p. Also s/r. Postes aux Armees / Khenifra p/m. Ref: 304-141.


Price: £20.00
1925 Military Wrapper ADEN 'Aden Brigade Staff Officer' h/s.

1925 (Sept) Military Wrapper from ADEN with d/r. ADEN p/m. canc. Half Anna adhesive with 'SERVICE' o/p. and 'Clerk / Aden Brigade Staff Officer' h/s. Ref: 298-117.


Price: £45.00
1926 (July 31st) ps PC USA with SEATTLE WASH / AIR MAIL SAVES TIME m/c.

1926 (July 31st) ps PC [One Cent] from USA with SEATTLE WASH / AIR-MAIL SAVES TIME m/c. Ref: 301-018.


Price: £6.00
1926 real photo 'HMS TITANIA Footbal team, China Station' HONG KONG.

1926 real photo 'HMS TITANIA Footbal team, China Station' - a Royal Navy Submarine Depot Ship. [Titania fielded a football team in the HONG KONG Second Division League and the team won the championship in the 1921/22 and 1923/24 seasons.] Ref: 304-038.


Price: £10.00
1926 real photo PPC LEBANON. ARMEE FRANCAISE DU LEVANT h/s.

1926 real photo PPC from LEBANON with d/r. ARMEE FRANCAISE DU LEVANT / Place de BEYROUTH cachet. mss .. "Beyrouth, le 29 Avril 1926 sur la Place des Martyrs ou est moss burlingue". NB: Repaired. Ref: 309-143.


Price: £12.00
1927 (March) Telegram from 'King George Vth. and Queen Mary' to 'Earl of Arran'

1927 (March) Telegram from OHMS Buckingham Palace, 'King George Vth. and Queen Mary' to 'Earl of Arran' with s/r. MOUNTNESSING receipt p/m. NB: Corner missing. Ref: 303-002.


Price: £35.00
1927 (Oct) OHMS Air Mail cover IRAQ to GB. Air Headquarters BAGHDAD

1927 (Oct) large OHMS Air Mail cover from IRAQ to 'RAF Records', GB with LOWER BAGHDAD p/m. and Air Headquarters BAGHDAD h/s. NB: Repaired. Ref: 302-068.


Price: £20.00
1927 cover and letter GB to '440 Flight, HMS Hermes' PENANG, Malaya

1927 (Sept) cover and letter from GB to 'F/O FC Rowland, 440 Flight, HMS Hermes' with 'PENANG' [Malaya] in mss to rear. January 1927: A tri-service 'Shanghai Defence Force' is hurriedly despatched from the United Kingdom to protect European nationals and their property in Shanghai from Chinese communist forces. The aircraft carrier HMS Hermes spent the years 1927 to 1929 in the China station during the conflict between the communists and Chiang Kai-shek's nationalist armies. Ref: 306-100.


Price: £45.00
1927 Registered cover CHINA to 'EF Bowen, HMS Emerald, Shanghai'

1927 (April) Registered 'Shanghai Times' cover from CHINA to 'EF Bowen, HMS Emerald, Shanghai' with circ. SHANGHAI p/m. ER Bowen: Engine Room Artificer. British Light Cruiser HMS Emerald bombaded Nanking on 24th March 1927. HMS Emerald was serving in China in the Yangtse area when the Nanking incident took place in March 1927 during the capture of Nanking, by the National Revolutionary Army (NRA) in their Northern Expedition. Foreign warships bombarded the city defending the foreign residents against rioting and looting. Ref: 307-133.


Price: £75.00
1927-33 AUSTRIA Grave registration form + Tramway ticket. 'Klein'

1927-33 AUSTRIA Grave registration form [Israel - Jewish Community Vienna, New cemetery] and Vienna urban Tramway ticket with photo [valid up to 2 sections] for 'Klein' family. Ref: 302-056.


Price: £9.00
1928 cover IRAQ to GB. LOWER BAGHDAD p/m. '30 Squadron RAF'

1928 (Aug) Air Mail cover from IRAQ to GB with d/r. LOWER BAGHDAD p/m. and '30 Squadron RAF' crest to flap - 30 Ventre a Terre. [IRAQ: 1928-29 Battle Honour] Royal Air Force. Ref: 302-113.


Price: £60.00
1928 cover JORDAN to GB. TRANSJORDEN / FRONTIER FORCE crest to flap

1928 (June) cover from JORDAN to GB with s/r. AMMAN STATION p/m. and TRANSJORDEN / FRONTIER FORCE crest to flap. he [Transjordan Frontier Force (TJFF) was established at Sarafand on 1 April 1926 with a cadre drawn from the Arab Legion] Ref: 304-028.


Price: £20.00
1928 real photo PPC [CADGWITH. 55] with THE LIZARD / CORNWALL p/m.

1928 (Aug) real photo PPC [CADGWITH. 55] with d/r. THE LIZARD / CORNWALL p/m. Ref: 306-061.


Price: £6.00
1929 (Oct) unused real photo PPC 'Zeppelin boven Nederland' LZ 127

1929 (Oct) unused real photo PPC 'Zeppelin boven Nederland' Graf Zepelin LZ 127. Airship. Ref: 305-142.


Price: £10.00
1929 cover GB to 'Lt Cdr DNC Tufnell, DSC, HMS Hermes, CHINA Station'

1929 (June) cover GB to 'Lt Cdr DNC Tufnell, DSC, HMS Hermes, China Station'. Aircraft Carrier. It reached him "Chingwantao 5th July". HMS Hermes (1927 to 1929) was in the China station during the conflict between the communists and Chiang Kai-shek's nationalist armies. Flap missing. Ref: 307-119.


Price: £35.00
1930 (May) Air Mail cover IRAQ to GB. MAGIL p/m. 84 Squadron RAF crest

1930 (May) cover from IRAQ to GB [6 Annas RATE] endorsed 'Air Mail Shaibah-London' with d/r. MAGIL p/m. and 84 Squadron RAF crest to rear. Folded and roughly opened. Ref: 299-035.


Price: £25.00
1930 Air Mail [Cancelled] cover GB to 'Butler RH, 28 (AC) Squadron, Risalphur, India'

1930 Air Mail [Cancelled] cover GB to 'Butler RH, 28 (AC) Squadron, Risalphur, India'. [Royal Air Force] Roughly opened. Ref: 303-061.


Price: £6.00
1930 cover IRAN to 'Squadron Leader PF Fullard DSO MC AFC, Hinaidi'

1930 Air Mail cover from IRAN to 'Squadron Leader PF Fullard DSO MC AFC, Air Headquarters, Hinaidi, Nr Baghdad' [IRAQ] with Poste aerienne adhesives. [WW1 fighter pilot of the Royal Flying Corps. He was the top scoring UK ace to fly Nieuports, scoring 40 victories in 1917] RAF. Ref: 300-107.


Price: £65.00
1931 Air Mail cover GB to East AFRICA. CAMP POST OFFICE - DARESSALAAM p/m

1931 (27th. Feb) Air Mail cover from GB to East AFRICA [7d. RATE] with d/r. BROMSGROVE p/m. and CAMP POST OFFICE - DARESSALAAM receipt p/m. (15th. March) to rear and d/r. MWANZA p/m. First Flight cover. Addressed to 'Southern Brigade Headquarters, Kings African Rifles'. Ref: 303-089.


Price: £30.00
1931 circa. Military PC + photo MANCHURIA to Japan. Japanese Invasion

c.1931 Military PC and photo from MANCHURIA to Japan with censor chop. Officer with sword. Japanese Invasion of Manchuria, Republic of China, began Sept. 1931 - 27th. Feb. 1932. Ref: 309-038.


Price: £20.00