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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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 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER. GERMANY to GB. FPO 209 p/m

1959 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 209 p/m. From '4th. Signal Regt., BFPO 15'. Daynes RE 10a. G2 size. NB: Opens out. Ref: 319-069.


Price: £20.00
1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/-. GERMANY to GB. FPO 813 p/m

1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 813 p/m. From '94 Locating Regt. RA, BFPO 23'. Daynes RE 10a. G2 size. NB: Opens out. Ref: 320-024.


Price: £20.00
1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER. LIBYA to GB. FPO 147 p/m

1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from LIBYA to GB with d/r. FPO 147 p/m. From 'REME, BFPO 55'. Daynes RE 10a. G2 size. NB: Opens out. Ref: 319-067.


Price: £20.00
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
1962 FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER 1/9d Blue. GERMANY to GB

1962 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/9d Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 463 p/m. From 'BFPO 32'. Daynes RE 14. NB: Opens out. Ref: 322-033.


Price: £20.00
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
1965 (Feb) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 234 p/m.

1965 (Feb) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from BAHRAIN to GB with d/r. FPO 234 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1965 (Feb) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 316-004.


Price: £20.00
1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. d/r. FPO 234 p/m

1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 234 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1965 (March) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Flap damaged. Ref: 314-066.


Price: £20.00
1982 cover FALKLANDS to GB. PORT STANLEY p/m. HMS HYDRA h/s. Hospital ship

1982 (8th. May) cover from the FALKLANDS to GB with s/r. PORT STANLEY p/m. [26th. July] and d/r. HMS HYDRA h/s. Hospital Ship: 8th. May at Ascension Island. [Ten-week war between Argentina and the UK from 2nd. Apr. 1982 – 14th. June 1982] Ref: 311-072.


Price: £20.00
1946 POW l/s. GB to Italy. 200 POW Camp h/s. Abergavenny, Mon. Wales

1946 POW l/s. from GB to Italy with s/r. 200 POW Camp h/s. - Llanover, Abergavenny, in Wales. Great Britain. Corner fault. Ref: 310-157.


Price: £18.00
1946 'Security' Air Letter BURMA to GB. RAF POST 157 p/m. 'RAF Mingaladon, Rangoon'

1946 'Security' Air Letter from BURMA to GB with d/r. RAF POST 157 p/m. From 'RAF Mingaladon, Rangoon'. [Postwar Occupation Duties: the transport squadrons saw the largest amount of work, evacuating POWs and internees and supplying garrisons and the civilian population] Ref: 315-036.


Price: £15.00
1946 Air Letter LEBANON to GB. FPO 141 p/m. 'British Security Mission'

1946 (April) Air Letter from LEBANON to GB with d/r. FPO 141 p/m. From 'Sgt. Jerry, HQ British Security Mission, Syria & Lebanon, Beirut, MEF'. Ref: 317-057.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover + letter GERMANY to 'Bernhars Wessels, Lager: LB IV. CRCP, BELGIUM'

1946 cover and letter from GERMANY to 'Bernhars Wessels, Lager: LB IV. CRCP, BELGIUM' witth d/r. ELZE (HAN) p/m. [German prisoners of war in Belgian mining camp. LB IV, Winterslag: about 1,700 men Aug. 1945. Mine "Charbonnage de Winterslag"] Ref: 318-101.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover + letter redirected twice with 'RAF Form 1674' label. RAF Hunsdon

1946 (Feb) cover and letter to 'LAC Murdock RG' and redirected twice with 'RAF Form 1674' label with boxed RAF Station Hunsdon / RAF POST OFFICE p/m. mss .. "Glasgow Feb. 22nd. ... We have wild North-West gales and a lot of damage to shipping. A large Naval Ship is aground in Garelock (GARE LOCH) having dragged her anchors and a Food Ship went on to The GANTUCKS off Dunoon". [Ship "Ponce de Lyon". The Liberty ship ran aground at The Gantocks, off Dunoon, Argyllshire, Scotland. 11th. Feb. 1946] NB: Flap missing. Ref: 319-025.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover ESTONIA to Germany. BAMBERG p/m. 'Estonian Camp 6'

1946 cover from ESTONIA to Germany with d/r. BAMBERG p/m. and Bazahlt [Paid] h/s. From 'Estonian Camp 6' - Displaced Persons Camp. Ref: 316-137.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover GB to 'Captain Gostting, RAMC, c/o ADMS, South Palestine District'

1946 (June) cover from GB to 'Captain Gostting, RAMC, c/o ADMS, South Palestine District' and redirected to 'Tel Aviv, Room MI'. - Military Intelligence? [1946 Arab-Jewish Conflict] Ref: 309-080.


Price: £15.00
1946 cover GREECE to 'Sjt Con. Coumbis, RHQ 40th. RTR, CMF'. Greek Civil War

1946 (March) cover from GREECE to 'Sjt Con. Coumbis, RHQ 40th. RTR, CMF'. Greek Civil War. [Regimental HQ, 40th. Royal Tank Regiment, Central Mediterranean Force] Served in Greece during the Civil War. Ref: 314-083.


Price: £15.00
1946 POW l/s. KENYA To Italy. 'No. 3 Italian Evacuee Camp, NANYUKI'

1946 POW l/s. from KENYA To Italy with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and boxed P/W EAST AFRICA 047 h/s. From 'Civilian ARDIZZONE, Salvatore, No. 3 Italian Evacuee Camp, NANYUKI'. Ref: 317-115.


Price: £15.00
1946 POW l/s. KENYA to Italy. POW / EAC p/m. 'No. 4 Italian Evacuee Camp'

1946 POW l/s. from KENYA to Italy with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and censored. From 'No. 4 Italian Evacuee Camp, Mackinnon Road'. Italian POW camp at Mackinnon Road (60 miles from Mombasa). East Africa. Faults. Ref: 315-074.


Price: £15.00