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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1955 cover GB to East Africa redirected to MALTA. FPO 121 and 256 p/m's

1955 cover from GB to 'L/Cpl. BD Fitzgerald', East Africa and redirected to MALTA with d/r. d/r. COMMAND WORKSHOP / KAHAWA h/s. and d/r. FPO 121 and 256 p/m's to rear. Ref: 320-009.


Price: £10.00
1956 (May) Air Letter ADEN to GB. ADEN m/c. 'SS Kenya round C. Guardefui'

1956 (May) Air Letter from ADEN to GB with ADEN m/c. From 'SS Kenya round C. Guardefui'. Cape Guardafui (Somali) SS Kenya (British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd) Ref: 318-076.


Price: £10.00
1958 (May 2nd) PPC real photo ADEN to GB with FPO 937 p/m.

1958 (May 2nd) PPC [real photo of Crater] from ADEN to 'Aeronautical Inspector Directorate' endorsed 'Forces Air Mail' with s/r. FPO 937 p/m. dated 2nd May - State of Emergency declared. Ref: 313-140.


Price: £10.00
1963 Air Mail cover Christmas Island to GB. with s/r. BFPO / CHRISTMAS ISLAND p/m.

1963 Air Mail cover from Christmas Island to GB with s/r. BFPO / CHRISTMAS ISLAND p/m. From 'L/Cpl. Thornton, 73 Christmas Island Sq. RE, BFPO 170'. Ref: 320-017.


Price: £10.00
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
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
1971-82 mint FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED / LETTERs / RECOMMANDE. 11 No.

1971-82 mint FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED / LETTERs / RECOMMANDE. 11 different values. Daynes RE 19-29. NB: More than one set for sale. Ref: 316-055.


Price: £10.00
1983 PPC LEBANON to Norway. UNITED NATIONS / INTERIM FORCE p/m.

1983 (Jan) PPC [Beirut] from LEBANON to Norway with s/r. UNITED NATIONS / INTERIM FORCE IN LEBANON p/m. Ref: 321-165.


Price: £10.00
1946 (23rd. Jan) cover MALAYA to GB. 'On Active Service'. Security No. 614 p/m.

1946 (23rd. Jan) cover from MALAYA to GB endorsed 'On Active Service' with d/r. Security No. 614 p/m. to rear. [Singapore] From 'Sgt. D. O Blandon'. Roughly opened. Ref: 316-037.


Price: £12.00
1946 ps Forces Letters from GB to LS Daillie, Officer MN, s/s "Empire Glory",

1946 (Nov) ps Forces Letters from GB to LS Daillie, Officer MN, s/s "Empire Glory", c/o GPO London, Mombasa, EAST AFRICA'. Merchant Navy. [The Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) ] Ref: 318-066.


Price: £12.00
1946 Registered Letter CYPRUS to GB. FPO 164 p/m. 'Major HM Williamson MBE'

1946 (June) Registered Letter from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 164 p/m. From 'Major HM Williamson MBE, CHG Cyprus Sub Dist, Cyprus Forces Section, MEF 3'. Ref: 321-144.


Price: £12.00
1947 POW l/s's GB to USA. POW No. 54 h/s. - 'Droitwich, Worcestershire'

1947 POW l/s's from GB to USA with s/r. POW No. 54 GREAT BRITAIN h/s. - 'Droitwich, Worcestershire'. [Longbridge Camp, Hampton Lovett, Droitwich, Worcester] Flap missing to one and faults. Ref: 317-110.


Price: £12.00
1953 Air Letter SUDAN to E Africa. FASHER p/m. 'Western Arab Corps'

1953 (Nov) uprated ps Air Letter from SUDAN to East Africa with circ. FASHER p/m. From 'Major H Hook, Western Arab Corps, El Fasher, Darfur, Sudan'. Sudan Defence Corps. Ref: 316-120.


Price: £12.00
1954 real photo PPC [HMT Empire Ken] from MALTA to GB. FPO 266 p/m. 'Luqa'

1954 (Aug) real photo PPC [HMT Empire Ken] from MALTA to GB with d/r. FPO 266 p/m. located 'Luqa'. Troopship. Ref: 313-072.


Price: £12.00
1958 UNEF Air Letter Suez EGYPT to Sweden '1 Komp SWED BN'

1958 (Jan) UNEF Air Letter from Suez, EGYPT to Sweden with UNITED NATIONS EMERGENCY FORCE m/c. From '1 Komp SWED BN' - Swedish Battalion. Ref: 314-138.


Price: £12.00
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
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
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