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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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
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
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 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
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
1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1019 p/m.

1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 1019 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1965 (April) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Flap damaged. Ref: 315-058.

Price: £15.00
1973 cover BRUNEI to GB. FPO 51 p/m. 'Berahas Camp, BFPO 605'

1973 'Forces Air Mail' cover from BRUNEI to GB with d/r. FPO 51 p/m. From 'Major P Bakmand, Royal Brunei Malay Regt., Berahas Camp, BFPO 605'. SE Asia. Ref: 308-137.

Price: £15.00
1981 Air Mail 'Forces Mail' N. IRELAND to Devon. BFPO 27 OFFICIAL PAID m/c.

1981 Air Mail 'Forces Mail' from N. IRELAND to Devon with BFPO 27 OFFICIAL PAID m/c. Located Lisburn. Free postage concession for Forces in Northern Ireland. Ref:: 313-061.

Price: £15.00
1983 'Forces Mail' cover BELIZE to GB. FPO 188 p/m. 'BFPO 12, Belize'

1983 'Forces Mail' cover from BELIZE to GB with d/r. FPO 188 p/m. From 'BFPO 12, Belize'. Ref: 310-090.

Price: £15.00
1993 (May) OHMS cover HONG KONG to GB. Royal Marines on HMS TAMAR

1993 (May) OHMS cover from HONG KONG to GB with d/r. BRITISH FORCES PO HONG KONG 4 p/m. and boxed HMS TAMAR. [British Royal Navy's base in Hong Kong from 1897 to 1997] Royal Marines. Also 1995 cover from Hong Kong with weak boxed HMS Starling h/s. Ex. Swarbrick. Ref: 315-163.

Price: £15.00
1994 cover BRUNEI to GB. FPO 635 p/m. From 'Evans, Tuker Lines, Seria, BFPO 11

1994 (Aug) cover from BRUNEI to GB with d/r. FPO 635 p/m. From 'Evans, Tuker Lines, Seria, BFPO 11. Ex. Swarbrick. Note to rear 'From RM student on Jungle Warfare Course (TTB). Ex. Swarbrick. Ref: 314-142.

Price: £15.00
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
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