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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1951 'Radio Ham' PC ERITREA to GB with US APO 843 p/m

1951 (July) 'Radio Ham' Postcard from ERITREA to GB with US APO 843 p/m. Pin holes. Ref: 314-137


Price: £8.00
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 Air Mail cover JORDAN to CANADA. FPO 121 p/m. Lincolnshire Regt crest

1952 (March) Air Mail cover endorsed 'Forces Air Mail' from JORDAN to CANADA [1s. 3d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 121 p/m. From 'MELF 10' with X Royal Lincolnshire Regiment crest to flap. Following the election in Feb. 1952, rioting broke out, resulting in all political parties being banned. Ref: 318-155.


Price: £20.00
1952 cover MAURITIUS to GB. COMMANDING OFFICER / MNVF h/s

1952 (Dec.) Air Mail cover from MAURITIUS to GB bearing 'KGVI' 15 cent adhesives tied by PORT LOUIS p/m. Fine violet boxed FORCES AIR MAIL / COMMANDING OFFICER/M.N.V.F. h/s at left. A rare strike from the Mauritius Naval Volunteer Force. [M.N.V.F.] NB: Folded. Ref: 306-110.


Price: £20.00
1952 SARAWAK Government Telegraphs from London. BINTULU / SARAWAK p/m.

1952 (June) SARAWAK Government Telegraphs from London with d/r. BINTULU / SARAWAK p/m. [Bintulu is a coastal town on the island of Borneo in the central region of Sarawak] Weak printing. Ref: 314-082.


Price: £9.00
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
1953 Air Mail OHMS cover GIBRALTAR to GB. FPO (475) p/m. Engineer Regt h/s.

1953 Air Mail OHMS cover from GIBRALTAR to 'Colonel DM Day, DCE, HQ Eastern Command', GB with d/r. FPO (475) p/m. and oval Engineer Regt h/s. Ref: 319-039.


Price: £6.00
1953 circa. Air Mail cover MALTA to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. 'Camarata'

c.1953 Air Mail cover from MALTA to GB [2 1/2d. RATE] with MARITIME MAIL m/c. From 'Cpl. Haybittle, Royal Naval Barracks, Camarata, Malta'. Ref: 319-052.


Price: £4.00
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
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 'Forces Letters' GB to 'Commander PAV Lloyd-Bostock RN, HMS Birmingham'

1955 'Forces Letters' from GB to 'Commander PAV Lloyd-Bostock RN, HMS Birmingham' [8 No] and 2No. from 'HMS Birmingham' to GB. [In 1955 transferred to the Mediterranean Fleet, where she was the flagship of the 1st Cruiser Squadron] Ref: 318-062.


Price: £25.00
1955 (April) Air Mail cover KENYA to GB. FPO 1057 p/m. MAU MAU Rebellion

1955 (April) 'Forces Air Mail' cover from KENYA to GB with d/r. FPO 1057 p/m. MAU MAU Rebellion 1952-59. FPO 1057 was attached to 39 Brigade. Located Nanyuki to Dec. 1955. From 'Ridgeway Pte., 1/KOYLI, BFPO 10'. East Africa. Ref: 318-052.


Price: £25.00
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 (Sept) cover from JAPAN to 'Hq Sq Sec, 1503rd ATW, APO 226'. TOKYO m/c.

1955 (Sept) cover from JAPAN to 'Hq Sq Sec, 1503rd ATW, APO 226' with TOKYO meter mark. Also ARMY-AIR FORCE POSTAL SERVICE APO 500 m/c. to rear. Tokyo. Ref: 315-102.


Price: £5.00
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 '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
1956 (April) Forces Air Mail KENYA to GB. FPO 256 p/m. GHQ East Africa h/s.

1956 (April) Forces Air Mail from KENYA to GB with d/r. FPO 256 p/m. and boxed GHQ East Africa h/s. to rear. Located Nairobi. Ref: 318-037.


Price: £6.00
1956 (Aug) PPC IRAQ to GB. FPO p/m 'RAF Habbaniya, BFPO 611'

1956 (Aug) PPC from IRAQ to GB with d/r. FPO p/m. From 'S/L Sheasby, RAF Habbaniya, BFPO 611'. [Royal Air Force] mss .. "The crisis will restrict our site seeing on the return journey" - SUEZ crisis. Ref: 317-143.


Price: £9.00
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