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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1972 POW cover GERMANY to 'Major Walter Reder, Gaeta, Italy' - Nazi War Criminal

1972 Prisoner of War cover from GERMANY to 'Major Walter Reder, Gaeta, Italy' - Nazi War Criminal with s/r. SALZBURG p/m. Reder was commander of the SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 36. This unit was given the task of anti-partisan warfare in Northern Italy and was largely responsible for the Marzabotto massacre. In 1948 he was extradited to Italy and tried by Italian military court in Bologna. In October 1951, Reder was sentenced to life imprisonment at Gaeta fortress prison. Ref: 308-060.


Price: £25.00
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
1975 cover AUSTRALIA to 'HMS Hermes'. From 'HM/SM ODIN, BFPO Ships'

1975 cover from AUSTRALIA to 'HMS Hermes, BFPO Ships' [6c RATE] with Artamon m/c. and boxed NAVAL POSTAGE / CONCESSION RATE h/s. From 'HM/SM ODIN, BFPO Ships'. Aircraft Carrier to Submarine. Ref: 313-017.


Price: £9.00
1975-88 covers to GB with different d/r. FPO p/m's. 443, 710, 776 and 1061

1975-88 covers [4 No.] to GB with different d/r. FPO p/m's. 443, 710, 776 and 1061. Ref: 307-0003.


Price: £4.00
1976 Air Mail cover JAPAN to GB. FPO 1006 p/m. British Embassy, Seoul

1976 Air Mail cover from JAPAN to GB endorsed 'By BFPO' with d/r. FPO 1006 p/m. with s/r. British Embassy / Seoul h/s. Ref: 312-091.


Price: £6.00
1979-82 OHMS 'Official Paid' covers. One with FPO 965 p/m. Courier Services h/s.

1979-82 OHMS 'Official Paid' covers [3 No.]. One with d/r. FPO 965 p/m. and boxed Director of Postal and Courier Services h/s. Also RAF West Drayton and RAF Finningley h/s's to others. Ref: 308-041.


Price: £5.00
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
1981 Parcel label CYPRUS. 1501 UNFICYP AUSCON a LARNACA

1981 Air Mail Parcel label from CYPRUS: Militaire d'Autriche, 1501 UNFICYP AUSCON a LARNACA. Austria Contingent. United Nations. Folded. Ref: 308-143.


Price: £9.00
1981 unused PPC 'The sinking of the "LUSITANIA" - 1915'

1981 unused PPC 'The sinking of the "LUSITANIA" - 1915'. Manx Postal Museum Card No.3. Ref: 312-063.


Price: £3.00
1982 (15th. May) cover + letter ASCENSION Is. to GB. FPO 777 p/m.

1982 (15th. May) cover and letter from ASCENSION Is. to GB with d/r. FPO 777 p/m. [Main staging post for Falklands Conflict. In use from April 1982 to 1989] Letter from 'Chief Steward'. Ref: 311-071.


Price: £25.00
1982 (16th. May) cover FALKLANDS to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. RFA SIR LANCELOT

1982 (16th. May) cover from the FALKLANDS to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. [8th. June] and boxed RFA SIR LANCELOT h/s. May 1982 - Special Forces HQ in San Carlos water. [Ten-week war between Argentina and the UK from 2nd. Apr. 1982 – 14th. June 1982] NB: Folded. Ref: 310-092.


Price: £35.00
1982 (June) Aerogramme CANADA to UK 'via Falklands' RTS

1982 (June) Aerogramme from CANADA to UK endorded 'via Falklands' with boxed RETURN TO SENDER h/s. and s/r. PORT STANLEY / FALKLAND ISLANDS p/m. [Falklands War May to June 1982] Ref: 301-096.


Price: £25.00
1982 cover 'Islas Malvinas' [FALKLAND Islands] to Argentina.

1982 cover from the FALKLAND Islands to Argentina with boxed CORRESPONDENCIA DEL SOLDADO / SIN CARGO h/s. [Soldiers Mail / Post Free] From '3rd. Section, RIL Patricios, Islas Malvinas'. Argentine Soldiers Mail. Falklands War. Creased & trimmed. Ref: 307-127.


Price: £65.00
1982 cover + letter ARGENTINA to 'Comando de Infanteria de Marina, Las Malvinas'

1982 (29th April) cover and letter from ARGENTINA to 'Comando de Infanteria de Marina, Las Malvinas' [Falkland Islands] Occupation of Falklands by Argentine soldiers. NB: Opening edge missing. Ref: 309-155.


Price: £80.00
1982 cover FALKLAND Is. to Argentina. CORRESPONDENCIA DEL SOLDADO / SIN CARGO

1982 cover from the FALKLAND Islands to Argentina with boxed CORRESPONDENCIA DEL SOLDADO / SIN CARGO h/s. [Soldiers Mail / Post Free] From 'Bahia Blanca, Puerto Rivha, Islas Malvinas 9409'. [FPO] Argentine Soldiers Mail. Falklands War. Opening trimmed. Ref: 311-116.


Price: £65.00
1982 cover FALKLANDS to GB. PORT STANLEY p/m. HMS HYDRA h/s. Hospital ship

1982 (8th. May) cover from the FALKLANDS to GB with s/r. PORT STANLEY p/m. [26th. July] and d/r. HMS HYDRA h/s. Hospital Ship: 8th. May at Ascension Island. [Ten-week war between Argentina and the UK from 2nd. Apr. 1982 – 14th. June 1982] Ref: 311-072.


Price: £20.00
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
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: 304-140.


Price: £10.00
1992 cover USS CAYUAGA to GB. US NAVY / USS CAYUAGA (LST 1186) p/m.

1992 (Oct) Air Mail cover from USS CAYUAGA to GB with US NAVY / USS CAYUAGA (LST 1186) p/m. From 'Robert Barker, USS Cayuaga, FPO AP 96662-1807'. [US and Coalition Forces in Somalia, 1992-1994. Cayuga became part of Naval Battle Force, Somalia, under Rear Admiral Arthur K. Cebrowski, in Oct.– Nov. 1993] Ref: 307-028.


Price: £6.00
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