Warcovers :: 1945 onwards

1945 onwards

Forces postal history, United Nations 

1945-9 Indonesian War of Independence   1948- Arab-Israeli   1956 Suez   1967 Arab-Israeli 6 day
1945-54 French Indo-China   1948-60 Malayan War of Independence   1959-74 Vietnam   1982 Falklands
1946-9 Greek Civil   1950-3 Korean   1965 Indo-Pakistan      



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1946 cover GERMANY to 'Camp Deggendorf, Bavaria' NURNBERG m/c. War Crimes

1946 (Jan) 'American Red Cross' cover [Form 539] from GERMANY to 'Mrs. Ida Lowenstein, Camp Deggendorf, Bavaria' with NURNBERG m/c. From 'Cpl. Charles Dreyfuss, Office of the US Chief Council, APO 124A'. War Crimes: Office of the United States Chief of Counsel For Prosecution of Axis Criminality. Nuremberg, Germany (1945-1946) Ref: 311-025.

Price: £35.00
1946 l/s. KENYA to Italy. boxed P/W EAST AFRICA h/s. 'P/W Camp Ndarugu, THIKA'

1946 l/s. from KENYA to Italy with boxed P/W EAST AFRICA h/s. From 'P/W Camp Ndarugu, THIKA' with s/r. POW / 360 /EAF h/s. Also d/r. TREVISO receipt p/m. Ref: 315-073.

Price: £35.00
1946 POW PC from GB to S Africa. POW CAMP 701/A9 h/s. RAF Station, Hednesford,

1946 (Feb) POW PC from GB to 'M199288 Camp POW, South AFRICA with POW CAMP 701/A9 h/s. - "Special" Camp, RAF Station, Hednesford, Staffordshire. Satellite camp A9. Ref: 314-078.

Price: £35.00
1950 cover GOLD COAST to GB. OPON VALLEY h/s. 'Contrary to Regulations' h/s.

1950 (Dec) cover from the GOLD COAST to GB [3d. RATE] with d/r. OPON VALLEY p/m. and 'Contrary to Regulations' h/s. to rear. West Africa. Ref: 316-078.

Price: £35.00
1950 Registered Letter 'BAOR' to GB. FPO 813 p/m. 3d. blacked out, 4d. inserted

1950 uprated Registered Letter Air Mail from 'BAOR' to GB with d/r. FPO 813 p/m. Daynes: RE6 3d. blacked out, 4d. inserted to rear. [Light green Four Pence] From 'Office of Hig Commissioner, Wahnerheide, BAOR 19'. Ref: 316-053.

Price: £35.00
1975 cover IRELAND to 'Brian Holmes, Long Kesh, Co. Antrim'. IRA Prisoner

1975 cover from IRELAND to 'Brian Holmes, Long Kesh, Co. Antrim'. IRA Prisoner [Brian Holmes was interned without charge in Long Kesh.] Ref;322-043.

Price: £35.00

1982 (16th. May) cover from the FALKLANDS to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. [8th. June] and boxed RFA SIR LANCELOT h/s. May 1982 - Special Forces HQ in San Carlos water. [Ten-week war between Argentina and the UK from 2nd. Apr. 1982 – 14th. June 1982] NB: Folded. Ref: 310-092.

Price: £35.00
1946 cover and letter LIBYA to Italy. TRIPOLI p/m. canc. adhesives with MEF o/p's.

1946 (March) Air Mail cover and letter from LIBYA to Italy with d/r. TRIPOLI p/m. canc. adhesives with MEF o/p's. [1s. 3d. RATE] Also BMA/T/1 OBE /176 censor label. British Military Administration Tripolitania. Occupied Tripolitania. NB: Torn. Ref: 315-124.

Price: £30.00
1948 (Oct) cover MALAYA to GB. SINGAPORE p/m. 'BMA MALAYA' o/p.

1948 (Oct) 'Forces Air mail' covers and letters from MALAYA to GB with poor SINGAPORE m/c. canc. adhesives with 'BMA MALAYA' o/p. Newspaper cutting: 'Star Tiger wrecked by parcel bomb'. mss .. "Monte Harris has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for storing explosives.......to be used against enemies of the Jews. I am enclosing a news cutting which give the information and goes to show that Monte Harris - as I have always maintined is a Jew. How could anyone possibly mistake him for anything else beats me". From 'Dvr Smith LIP, 992 Coy RASC, Lee Soon'. Malayan Emergency 1948-60. Forces mail at 10 cent concession rate. Ref: 318-119.

Price: £30.00
1958 (Sept) cover + letter JORDAN to S. Africa. FPO 137 p/m. Jordanian Crisis

1958 (Sept) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from JORDAN to S. Africa with d/r. FPO 137 p/m. Located Aman - Jordanian Crisis: July to Oct. 1958. From 'Lt-Col. ACA Mackinnen, MBE. Commanding, 1st. Bn. The Cameronians (Scotish Rifles) BFPO 73. Ref: 314-018.

Price: £30.00
1960 (March) Air Mail cover RAF GAN to GB. FPO 129 "Blackwell" p/m.

1960 (March) Air Mail cover from RAF GAN to GB with s/r. Forces Post Office 129 "Blackwell" p/m. From 'Sgt. Maisey D., RAF Gan, BFPO 180'. Ref: 320-018.

Price: £30.00
1961 (July) 'Airmail' cover British CAMEROONS to GB. FPO 573 p/m.

1961 (July) 'Airmail' cover British CAMEROONS to GB [3d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 573 p/m. - KUMBA. Terrorist activity on the borders leading to Plebicite Feb. 1961. Ref: 309-124.

Price: £30.00
1961 Air Mail cover BRITISH CAMEROUNS to GB. FPO 573 p/m

1961 (April) Air Mail cover from BRITISH CAMEROUNS to GB with d/r. FPO 573 p/m. KUMBA. Ref: 309-140.

Price: £30.00
1977 (July) cover MALTA to 'Zejtun' with s/r. FPO 112 p/m. 'Blackwell' mark

1977 (July) cover from MALTA to 'Zejtun' with s/r. FPO 112 p/m. 'Blackwell' mark. From 'St. Julians, Malta with circ. receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 322-045.

Price: £30.00
1946 cover BATAVIA, NEI to USA 'Motortransport Bn'

1946 (Jan) cover from BATAVIA, NEI to USA 'Motortransport Bn., R Neth. N-MC c/o British Fleet Mail' with s/r. PORT SAID p/m. Ref: 318-122.

Price: £25.00
1946 Registered cover EGYPT to USA 'RAF Station Aboukir, 24 PTC'

1946 Registered cover from EGYPT to 'American Relief for Poles', USA with s/r. ALEXANDRIE p/m. and oval NEW YORK REG'Y DIV receipt p/m. From 'RAF Station Aboukir, 24 PTC, Egypt'. mss .. 'Polish Forces. (Refugee mail)' Ref: 319-121.

Price: £25.00

1947 PPC real photo (Cunard Whie Star MV "Geogic") from KENYA to GB with oval TRANSIT CAMPS / MOMBASSA h/s. From 'No. 1 Moblie Survey Echelon, c/o Nyali Transit Camp, Mombassa'. mss .. "I disambarked at Mombassa yesterday". East Africa. Ref: 322-144.

Price: £25.00
1949 cover JORDAN to GB. CENSORSHIP Amman PASSED h/s.

1949 (Nov) cover from JORDAN to GB and redirected with boxed 'Return to Sender / Address insufficient IS h/s. Also part boxed CENSORSHIP / Amman / PASSED h/s. to rear Ref: 314-126.

Price: £25.00
1953 cover HONG KONG to France. 'Cdt Amyot d'Inville' Minesweeping sloop

1953 (Nov) Air Mail cover from HONG KONG to France with Hong Kong slogan m/c. Froim 'Cdt Amyot d'Inville' - French Minesweeping sloop: actually used as anti-submarine ship, convoy escort and patrol vessel. NB: Trimmed opening edge. Ref: 320-123.

Price: £25.00
1955 'Forces Letters' GB to 'Commander PAV Lloyd-Bostock RN, HMS Birmingham'

1955 'Forces Letters' from GB to 'Commander PAV Lloyd-Bostock RN, HMS Birmingham' [8 No] and 2No. from 'HMS Birmingham' to GB. [In 1955 transferred to the Mediterranean Fleet, where she was the flagship of the 1st Cruiser Squadron] Ref: 318-062.

Price: £25.00