Warcovers :: 1919-1938

1919-1938

Military postal history, censor covers

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1928 Air Mail cover GB to '70 Squadron, RAF, Baghdad, IRAQ'

1928 (Nov) Air Mail cover from GB to IRAQ [5 1/2d. RATE] with LETCHWORTH m/c. To 'Wing Commander John de Loury MC, 70 Squadron RAF, Hinaidi, Baghdad, IRAQ'. with part d/r. BAGHDAD receipt p/m. The Squadron took part in operations against rebel tribesmen and insurgents on the Turkish frontier and received Victorias shortly before the famous evacuation of Kabul in 1928. Part flap missing. Ref: 312-119.


Price: £50.00
1928 cover EGYPT to 'ETC Mess, Suez' with motto 'Oceanus non Dissociat'

1928 cover from EGYPT to 'ETC Mess, Suez' with motto 'Oceanus non Dissociat' to flap - The ocean does not separate. From Cable & Wireless which was originally Eastern Telegraph Co. Roughly opened. Ref:314-007.


Price: £6.00
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 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
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
1931 circa. PC and photo. [Officer with Medals] MANCHURIA to Japan

c.1931 Military PC and photo from MANCHURIA to Japan. High ranking Officer [Colonel?] with 4 Campaign Medals: Order of Rising Sun etc. [Japanese invasion of Manchuria, Republic of CHINA, began on Sept. 18, 1931 - 27 Feb. 1932] Ref: 304-111.


Price: £20.00
1931 cover CHINA to GB endorsed 'per "General Lee"

1931 cover from CHINA to GB endorsed 'per "General Lee" with poor s/r. p/m. Ref: 304-053.


Price: £15.00
1931 cover Royal Navy to GB. RFHMS m/c. 3d. Postage Dues

1931 cover from Royal Navy to GB with LONDON / RFHMS m/c. and redirected with 2 x 3d. Postage Dues canc. BRISTOL p/m. Also 'PRO GLORIA QUID' crest to flap. [Royal Coat of Arms] NB: Heavy folds. Ref: 310-111.


Price: £6.00
1932 'Saorstat Eireann' Official Paid cover CORK to Dublin. 10th Infantry Reserve Battalion

1932 printed 'Saorstat Eireann' Official Paid cover from CORK to "Reservist" in Dublin with CORCAIGH slogan m/c. and 10th Infantry Reserve Battalion Cork h/s. [Saorstat Eireann - The Irish Free State established in 1922] Also boxed RETURN TO SENDER h/s. with d/r. SR SHEAMUIS / A CLIAIH p/m. to rear. Imprint: A.F. 419. Closed filing hole. Ref: 313-069.


Price: £25.00
1932 Air Mail cover GB to '47 Bomber Squadron, RAF, Khartoum, Sudan'

1932 (March) Air Mail cover from GB to '47 Bomber Squadron, RAF, Khartoum, Sudan' [9d. RATE] Also s/r. SHELLAL-PALEA receipt p/m. to rear. 1927-1941: Supporting Sudan Defence Force. Oct. 1927 - May 1940: Khartoum. NB: Folded. Ref: 307-101.


Price: £15.00
1932 card 'SP 615. Armee du Levant' with real photos ALEP

1932 card [PC size] '1st Regiment de Spahis Marocains. SP 615. Armee du Levant'. Opens out with real photos of ALEP - Le quarter Ving. En operation ABOUNDOUHOUR 1931. Also Birouac du Regiment Le groupe motorise. Ref: 306-102.


Price: £15.00
1932 cover GB to 'HQ Defence Force, Shanghai, China' ARMY SIGNALS p/m.

1932 (22nd. Dec) cover from GB to 'Captain Philip Catt, HQ Defence Force, Shanghai, CHINA' with circ ARMY SIGNALS / F HO code p/m. [28th. Jan. 1933] and SHANGHAI receipt m/c. [25th. Jan. 1933] Also weak oval HEADQUARTERS cachet. Redirected to 'SNC'. Capt PH Catt of the Scots Guards. Creased. Ref: 302-058.


Price: £90.00
1933 (19th. Sept.) cover with d/r. FPO 7 p/m. UK Manoeuvers, Salisbury Plain

1933 (19th. Sept.) cover with d/r. FPO 7 p/m. - UK Manoeuvers, Salisbury Plain from the 10th. to 23rd. September 1933. Ref: 311-016.


Price: £25.00
1933 (Dec) ps cover [Three halfpence] CHINA to GB. FPO 1 p/m.

1933 (Dec) ps cover [Three halfpence] from CHINA to 'Tomlin', GB with d/r. FPO 1 p/m. [Tientsin] endorsed 'via Suez'. Postal stationary. Ref: 308-152.


Price: £30.00
1933 Air Mail cover SUDAN to GB. 47 Squadron Royal Air Force

1933 Air Mail cover from SUDAN to GB with s/r. KHARTOUM p/m. and '47 SANS PEUR' crest to flap - 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force: January 1933, continuing its operations in support of the Sudan Defence Force and floatplane patrols over the Red Sea. RAF. [Earlier unofficial motto - 'Without fear'] Ref: 308-132.


Price: £20.00