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 POW l/s. KENYA To Italy. POW / EAC p/m. P/W EAST AFRICA 026 h/s.

1946 (Jan) POW l/s. from KENYA To Italy with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and boxed P/W EAST AFRICA 026 h/s. Also crude type 'EVACUEE / CAMP KENYA' h/s. to rear and remains of Censorship label. From 'Civilian Evacuee, No. 3 Italian Evacuee Camp, NANYUKI, Kenya'. Ref: 309-042.


Price: £15.00
1946 POW l/s. TANGANYIKA to Italy. POW / EAC p/m. P/W EAST AFRICA 031

1946 POW l/s. from TANGANYIKA To Italy with d/r. POW / EAC p/m. and boxed P/W EAST AFRICA 031 h/s. From 'Italian Evacuee Camp, TABORA'. Ref: 317-116.


Price: £15.00
1946 Registered Letter 'BAOR' to GB. FPO 252 p/m. 'P/33 Polish Forces, BAOR'

1946 (April) Registered Letter from 'BAOR' to GB with d/r. FPO 252 p/m. From 'R SM M Szumilas, P/33 Polish Forces, BAOR'. Ref: 322-047.


Price: £15.00
1947 cover GERMANY to India. Georgsmarienhütte h/s. tied OBC 6124 PC 90 label

1947 (March) cover from GERMANY to India [ Four x 24 Pfennig RATE] with OBC 6124 PC 90 label tied by s/r. BRITISH CENSORSHIP 1099 h/s. Also Georgsmarienhütte h/s. Faults. Ref: 318-094.


Price: £15.00
1947 Forces Air Mail cover + letter KENYA to GB. GIL GIL p/m. 'Mobile Squadron'

1947 (Aug) Forces Air Mail cover and letter from KENYA to GB with s/r. GIL GIL p/m. and oval 'Mobile Squadron' h/s. From 'Mobile Squadron, 19 Fld, Survey Regt. RE., Gil Gil'. Ref: 318-085.


Price: £15.00
1948 Air Letter GB to 'S/L DW Boatman RAF, British Services Mission, Burma'

1948 (Oct) Air Letter from GB to 'Squadron Leader DW Boatman RAF, British Services Mission, c/o GPO Rangoon Burma' with d/r. receipt p/m. From 'S/L JW Ganaway, Air Ministry (MAI)' Good content. [Establishment of British Services Mission in Burma, 9 Feb. 1948] Ref: 312-072.

The British mission conceded, a small civil war, and the Irrawaddy valley was virtually dominated by the rebels. The only thing that held the rebels back was a shortage of ammunition for their predominantly Japanese weapons. (See Bertil Lintne , Burma in revolt: opium and insurgency since 1948, Boulder, 1994).


Price: £15.00
1948 PPC [Chasseur-bombardier "THUNDERBOLT"] FRANCE to GB.

1948 real photo PPC [LYON Port aerien de Bron Chasseur-bombardier "THUNDERBOLT"] from FRANCE to GB. A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-89788) nicknamed "L' Belleville" of the French Air Force. RAF markings. Ref: 309-114.


Price: £15.00
1949 (Jan) Forces Air Mail cover ADEN to GB. ADEN p/m. 'HMS Pelican'

1949 (Jan) Forces Air Mail cover from ADEN to GB with d/r. ADEN p/m. From 'W Kempton, HMS Pelican'. [1948-1950: Flotilla duties including patrols, visits and Fleet AD Flotilla Exercise Programs in continuation.
During the patrols 40 ships were intercepted and only 4 reached their destination. Guardship ware provided at Alexandria, Aqaba and Trieste] Ref: 316-081.


Price: £15.00
1951 Air Letters + covers GB to Officer LS Daillie, s/s "Commodore Grant" Isreal

1951 ps Air Letters [3 No] and covers [2 No] from GB to Officer LS Daillie, s/s "Commodore Grant", c/o De Zim Cargo Lines, Haifa, Isreal with s/r. HAIFA receipt p/m. to rear. One cover and letter to Algeria. Ref: 318-064.


Price: £15.00
1951 [Aug] PPC (Norderney) FRISIAN Islands to GB. FPO 907 p/m.

1951 [Aug] PPC (Norderney) from the FRISIAN Islands to GB with d/r. FPO 907 p/m. mss .. "Have been spending the August weekend up here. We are right up in the FRISIAN ISLANDS". [The Frisian, or Wadden Islands, are a North Sea archipelago off the coast of the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark] Adhesive damaged. Ref: 318-043.


Price: £15.00
1952 cover + letter MALAYA to GB. SINGAPORE m/c. 'Cpl. Skipper, Radar Section'

1952 cover and letter from MALAYA to GB with SINGAPORE m/c. From 'Cpl. Skipper, Radar Section, Far East Flying Boat Wing, RAF Base, Seletar, Singapore'. [Far East Flying Boat Wing - 'The Kipper Fleet'] Malayan Emergency 1948-60. Forces mail at 10 cent concession rate. Ref: 322-034.


Price: £15.00
1954 cover MALAYA to GB. FORCES PO / SINGAPORE m/c. Malayan Emergency

1954 (Dec) 'Forces' cover from MALAYA to GB with FORCES PO / SINGAPORE m/c. Malayan Emergency 1948-60. Forces mail at 10 cent concession rate Ref: 321-042.


Price: £15.00
1954 uprated Registered Letter EGYPT to GB. FPO 316 p/m. '2059 Seychellois' h/s

1954 uprated Registered Letter [6d KGVI] from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO 316 p/m. with '2059 Seychellois / Artisan Works Company, R.P.C' h/s. From Pte. Georges, Alfred. 2059 Sey. Art. Works. Coy, Valley De Mai Camp, Moascar, MELF10. NB: Opens out. Ref: 320-025.


Price: £15.00
1955 (May) 'Forces Air Mail' cover JORDAN to GB. FPO 575 p/m. 'Arab Legion'

1955 (May) 'Forces Air Mail' cover from JORDAN to GB with d/r. FPO 575 p/m. From 'S/Sgt. J Clarke, Arab Legion, Zerka, Jordan, MELF 2'. Ref: 316-087.


Price: £15.00
1955 ps [4c + 2c] PC MALAYA to 'K Lumpor' BATU GAJAH p/m.

1955 postal stationary PC [PERAK 4c + 2c] from MALAYA to Kuala Lumpar with s/r. BATU GAJAH p/m. From 'Mortar Platoon, 3/Malay Regt. Batu Gatah Camp, Perak'. Ref: 322-143.


Price: £15.00
1956 'Forces Air Mail' cover KENYA to GB. FPO 256 p/m. Mau Mau Rebellion

1956 'Forces Air Mail' cover from KENYA to GB with d/r. FPO 256 p/m. [Mau Mau Rebellion 1952-59] From 'Pte. Edwards, Signals Cadre, HQ Coy, 1st. Btn. KSLI, BFPO 10, Kenya'. Located Nairobi. Ref: 320-097.


Price: £15.00
1959 'Forces Air Mail' cover AUSTRALIA to GB. FPO 1046 p/m. '76 Sqdn., BFPO 151'

1959 'Forces Air Mail' cover from AUSTRALIA to GB with d/r. FPO 1046 p/m. [Edinburgh Field] From 'Sgt. Lawson, 76 Sqdn., BFPO 151'. Ref: 312-002.


Price: £15.00
1961 Registered Air Mail cover CYPRUS to GB. FPO 514 p/m. 'REME'

1961 Registered Air Mail cover from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 514 p/m. From 'c/o Command Workshop REME, BFPO 53, Cyprus'. Ref: 321-025.


Price: £15.00
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