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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1964-65 covers GB to 'Corporal BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, Bahrein, BFPO 63'

1964-65 Air Mail covers and letters [6 No.] from GB to 'Corporal BH Beal, Ground Eqpt. Section, RAF Muharraq, Bahrein, BFPO 63' with different adhesives. [3d. and 6d. RATES] BAHRAIN, Persian Gulf. Ref: 316-044.


Price: £25.00
1964 (June) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1057 p/m.

1964 (June) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 1057 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1964 (May) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Flap damaged and edge missing. Ref: 316-003.


Price: £20.00
1964 'Forces Air Letters' CYPRUS to GB. FPO 164 p/m. MARITIME MAIL m/c.

1964 'Forces Air Letters' from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 164 p/m. and MARITIME MAIL m/c. From 'c/o Postal Agency, Episkopi Village'. Ref: 310-055.


Price: £8.00
1963 OHMS cover LIBYA to GB. FPO 86 p/m. RAF El Adem, BFPO 56

1963 Air Mail OHMS cover from LIBYA to GB with s/r. FPO 86 p/m. and RAF El Adem, BFPO 56 h/s. Guerrilla War. Ref: 308-123.


Price: £9.00
1963 cover GB to 'BFPO 63' redirected with FPO 1057 p/m. Bahrain

1963 (Oct) Air Mail cover from GB to 'BFPO 63' and redirected back to 'RAF Leconfield, Yorks' with d/r. FPO 1057 p/m. to rear. BAHRAIN, Persian Gulf. Ref: 315-150.


Price: £15.00
1963 Air Mail cover ADEN to GB. FPO 1048 p/m. 'Royal Scots Greys, BFPO 1'

1963 (Nov) Air Mail cover from ADEN to GB with d/r. FPO 1048 p/m. From 'Sgt. Kirby, 'C' Sqn., Royal Scots Greys, BFPO 1'. The Scots Greys were deployed to help with the Aden Emergency. The regiment remained in Aden until 1963, helping to guard the border with Yemen [Aden Emergency: 14 Oct. 1963 – 30 Nov. 1967] Ref: 312-085.


Price: £9.00
1963 (Dec) OHMS cover BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1057 p/m.

1963 (Dec) OHMS cover from BAHRAIN to 'Royal Air Force, Hospital, Ely, Cambs' with d/r. FPO 1057 p/m. and CERTIFIED OFFICIAL h/s. Persian Gulf. Ref: 315-149.


Price: £12.00
1962 cover CANADA to GB. FPO 1035 p/m. '1st. Bn. RWF, BFPO 620, Canada'

1962 'Forces Air Mail' cover from CANADA to GB with d/r. FPO 1035 p/m. From 'Fus. Cowdrey K, 1st. Bn. RWF, BFPO 620, Canada'. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Typed notes incl. regarding BFPO 620: 'Exercise "Pondjump 11", Camp Wainwright, Alberta, Canada'. Ref: 313-081.


Price: £9.00
1962 'Forces Air Mail' PPC ADEN to GB. FPO 1056 p/m. 'RAF Khormaksar, BFPO 69'

1962 'Forces Air Mail' PPC from ADEN to GB with d/r. FPO 1056 p/m. From 'J/T Ford-Brown R.H, RAF Khormaksar, BFPO 69'. Ref: 310-047.


Price: £15.00
1961 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- GERMANY to GB

1961 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 177 p/m. From 'HQ Northag, BFPO 40'. Daynes RE 10. NB: Opens out. Ref: 316-060


Price: £20.00
1961 UNEF AIR LETTER. United Nations CONGO to Sweden

1961 (Oct) UNEF AIR LETTER from the CONGO to Sweden with s/r. ORGANISATION DES NATIONS UNIES p/m. From 'Swed BN ONUC, Leopoldville'. [Opération des Nations Unies au Congo] Africa. Ref: 314-125.


Price: £15.00
1961 circa. 'US Savings Bonds' l/s. USA to APO 925, US Forces. JAPAN TAXE PERCUE h/s.

c.1961 'US Savings Bonds' l/s. from USA to APO 925, US Forces with s/r. BUREAU DE POSTES / TOKYO JAPAN / TAXE PERCUE h/s. Ref: 315-104.


Price: £6.00
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
1961 (May) Air Mail cover GREECE to GB. 'HMY Brittania, c/o GPO London'

1961 (May) Air Mail cover GREECE to GB. From 'CPO.WTR. P Barrett, HMY Brittania, c/o GPO London'. [The Royal Yacht Britannia: Principal Voyage. GREECE and TURKEY: With the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, visits to Greece and Turkey in May 1961] Ref: 301-019.


Price: £9.00
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
1960 cover CONGO to Ireland. 'Irish Contingent, ONUC' United Nations

1960 (Sept) Air Mail cover from the CONGO to 'Curragh Camp', Ireland with s/r. ORGANISATION DES NATIONS UNIES AU CONGO p/m. From 'Irish Contingent, ONUC' - United Nations Operation in the Congo from July 1960. Ref: 309-158.


Price: £25.00
1959-66 reused covers with different RAF Re-Directed labels. One to RAF Aden.

1959-66 reused covers with different RAF Re-Directed labels. One to 'BFPO 69' - RAF Aden. Ref: 308-023.


Price: £9.00
1959 uprated REGISTERED Letter GERMANY to 'Dusseldorf, BFPO 34'. FPO 978 p/m

1959 (July) uprated REGISTERED Letter from GERMANY to 'Dusseldorf, BFPO 34' with d/r. FPO 978 p/m. Ref: 307-010.


Price: £9.00
1959 Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] LIBYA to GB. FPO 174 p/m. 'RAF Idris'

1959 Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] from LIBYA to GB with d/r. FPO 174 p/m. From 'RAF Idris, BFPO 57'. [In 1952 the station was renamed RAF Idras at the request of the Libyan government. The station was used as a staging post for flights from the UK to the middle east and far east. It was also used in the 1950s as a base for aircraft using the Libyan desert bombing ranges for practice] Daynes RE 9d. NB: Fault to rear. Ref: 316-052,


Price: £20.00
1959 cover LEBANON to GB. Beyrouth p/m. CPG der CBUME / Orderly Room p/m.

1959 (Oct) cover from LEBANON to GB with s/r. Beyrouth p/m. and circ. CPG der CBUME / Orderly Room p/m. [Canadian Postal Corps / Canadian Base Units Middle East] Canadian Officers in the UNEF Maintenance area at RAFAH. [United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF)] Ref: 313-070.


Price: £9.00