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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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
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 (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 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 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
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
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
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 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
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
1964-66 cover North BORNEO to Australia. 'Royal Artillery, BFPO 663'

1964-66 Forces Air Mail cover from North BORNEO to Australia. 10 cents adhesive with 'SABAH' o/p. No postmark. From 'Gnr. Cutts PH, Survey Troop, 22 Loc Bty, 4Lt Regiment Royal Artillery, BFPO 663'. [TAWAU] Ref: 314-093 .


Price: £10.00
1966 'Forces Air Mail' cover GERMANY to GB. FPO 972 p/m. '1 DERR, BFPO 29'

1966 'Forces Air Mail' cover from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 972 p/m. From 'Cpl. G. Hunt, HQ Coy, Reece Pln., 1 DERR, BFPO 29'. MINDEN. [DERR: Division of Emergency and Remedial Response] Ref: 314-034.


Price: £4.00
1966 'MILITARBREV' cover CYPRUS to Sweden. Svenska FN-Bat Cyperen p/m.

1966 (March) 'MILITARBREV' cover from CYPRUS to Sweden with s/r. Svenska FN-Bat Cyperen p/m. [The United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) was established to prevent a recurrence of fighting following intercommunal violence between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. To contribute to the maintenance and restoration of law and order and to facilitate a return to normal conditions] Ref: 307-021.


Price: £12.00
1966 'Royal Archives, Windsor Castle' letter re: 1918 lithograph facsimile by King George V

1966 'Royal Archives, Windsor Castle' letter returning April 1918 lithograph facsimile by King George V sent to members of the American Expeditionary Force. From Registrar to RC Dunn. Ref: 303-068.


Price: £20.00
1967 cover GB to Jorden. boxed SURCHARGE OWING h/s. JERUSALEM transit p/m

1967 cover from GB to Jorden. boxed SURCHARGE OWING h/s. and JERUSALEM transit p/m. to rear 6th. May 1967. 1 month prior to Third Arab–Israeli War - 5th. to 10th. June 1967. Ref: 305-053.


Price: £15.00
1967 handmade 'Movement Order' cover BHUTAN to 'New Dehli, India'. FPO 808 p/m.

1967 handmade 'Movement Order' cover from BHUTAN to 'New Dehli, India' with d/r. FPO 808 p/m. to rear - Located Deothang (South Central BHUTAN) Ref: 314-010.


Price: £8.00
1968 Air Mail cover BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1040 p/m. 'RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'

1968 Air Mail cover from BAHRAIN to GB [4d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 1040 p/m. From 'C/T Wallace J, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf. Flap torn. Ref: 313-023.


Price: £25.00
1970 circa. flimsy covers INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES adhesives. King Neptune

c.1970 flimsy covers with INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES adhesives showing King Neptune with Trident. Different colors. One with JALESWAR p/m. NB: Condition mixed. Ref: 313-024.


Price: £10.00
1971 cover INDIA with '793 TPT PL (GREF)' h/s. General Reserve Engineer Force

1971 handmade 'Schedule' cover from INDIA with '793 TPT PL (GREF)' h/s. General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) form the parent cadre of the Border Roads Organisation. Indian Army. Ref: 303-008.


Price: £6.00
1971 PPC [Arabian Gulf Map] BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 170 p/m.

1971 (Nov) PPC [Arabian Gulf Map] from BAHRAIN to GB with d/r. FPO 170 p/m. Persian Gulf. Ref: 314-051.


Price: £30.00