Warcovers :: 1919-1938

1919-1938

Military postal history, censor covers

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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 Obselete FORCES Registered Letter uprated 'Postage Three Pence'

1922 (Feb) Obselete FORCES Registered Letter uprated with 'Postage Three Pence' die and s/r. QUEEN STREET p/m. Obselete envelopes, origionally issued for British Forces entitled to the war-time "free postage" concession were uprated pending the new issue of envelopes. Ref: 313-141.


Price: £50.00
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 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 SYRIA to '93 Sanitary Corps, R. Medical Corps, Kantara, EGYPT'

1923 cover from SYRIA to 'Staff Sergt. Jocher, 93 Sanitary Corps, R. Medical Corps, Kantara, EGYPT' with LEVANT French adhesive and T.E.O. PIASTRE o/p. Also circ. KANTARA receipt p/m. to rear. Folded. Ref: 313-106.


Price: £12.00
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. [NWFP: The North-West Frontier (now: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) region of the British Indian Empire] Ref: 314-118.


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
1923 PPC LEBANON to '19th RTA, Alep'. Tresor et Postes 615 p/m.

1923 PPC [Baalbek] from LEBANON to '2nd Bataillon, 19th RTA, Alep' [SYRIA] with s/r. Tresor et Postes 615 p/m. (receipt) French Intervention: The Mandate Period. Ref: 311-133.


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
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 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
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 cover FRANCE to 'Homs, Syrie, Secteur Postal 612' redirected

1926 cover from FRANCE to 'Homs, Syrie, Secteur Postal 612' and redirected with s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES 600, 612, 615 and 625 p/m's to rear. Revolt subdued 1926. NB: Opens out. Ref: 311-134.


Price: £15.00
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 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