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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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 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: 287-085.'


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 (Dec) real photos JAPAN: rebuilding after Atomic Bomb

1946 (Dec) real photos of JAPAN: rebuilding after Atomic Bomb. [5 No.] 150 x 100 mm. Large one dated Jan 1947. Faults. Ref: 315-146.


Price: £10.00
1946 (Jan) Registered Letter [3d.] AUSTRIA to GB. FPO 385 p/m.

1946 (Jan) Registered Letter [3d.] from AUSTRIA to GB with d/r. FPO 385 p/m. Ref: 316-062.


Price: £10.00
1946 (Nov) POW PC FRANCE to USA. Camp cachet. Depot 132, Troucais Allier

1946 (Nov) POW PC from FRANCE to USA with d/r. Camp cachet. From Depot 132, Troucais Allier. Ref: 308-085.


Price: £10.00
1946 cover + letter ITALY to GB. FPO 751 p/m. Prospectus £2 1/2% Defence Bonds

1946 cover and 'Lloyds Bank', letter from ITALY to GB with d/r. FPO 751 p/m. Enclosing Prospectus for £2 1/2% Defence Bonds to Colonel RH Sayer OBE, DCM, RAPC. Ref: 312-083.


Price: £10.00
1946 POW l/s. FRANCE to USA. Depot 141, FEYZIN (Isere) censored

1946 (Oct) POW l/s. from FRANCE to USA with d/r. Camp cachet. From Depot 141, FEYZIN (Isere) and censored. Ref: 308-083.


Price: £10.00
1946 POW l/s. GB to Italy. POW Camp No. 74, Racecourse Camp, Tarporley

1946 POW l/s. from GB to Italy with s/r. POW Camp No. 74 Great Britain h/s. - Racecourse Camp, Tarporley, Cheshire. Also d/r. TORCHIAROLO receipt p/m. Ref: 316-127.


Price: £10.00
1946 POW PC GB to Italy. POW CAMP No. 122 - Hatch End, Middlesex

1946 POW PC from GB to Italy with circ. POW CAMP No. 122 GREAT BRITAIN h/s. - Oxley Lane Camp, Hatch End, Middlesex. Ref: 309-153.


Price: £10.00
1947 (Feb) cover BURMA to GB. Indian FPO 197 p/m. 'Major General Chioma'

1947 (Feb) cover from BURMA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 197 p/m. [Rangoon, HQ Burma Command] From 'Major General Chioma' - probably Commanding General of one of the West African Divisions which formed XXXIII Corps] Ref: 311-093.


Price: £10.00