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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1966 'Forces Air Mail' cover GERMANY to GB. FPO 972 p/m. '1 DERR, BFPO 29'

1966 'Forces Air Mail' cover from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 972 p/m. From 'Cpl. G. Hunt, HQ Coy, Reece Pln., 1 DERR, BFPO 29'. MINDEN. [DERR: Division of Emergency and Remedial Response] Ref: 314-034.

Price: £4.00
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
1967 cover GB to Jorden. boxed SURCHARGE OWING h/s. JERUSALEM transit p/m

1967 cover from GB to Jorden. boxed SURCHARGE OWING h/s. and JERUSALEM transit p/m. to rear 6th. May 1967. 1 month prior to Third Arab–Israeli War - 5th. to 10th. June 1967. Ref: 305-053.

Price: £15.00
1968 Air Mail cover BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1040 p/m. 'RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'

1968 Air Mail cover from BAHRAIN to GB [4d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 1040 p/m. From 'C/T Wallace J, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf. Flap torn. Ref: 313-023.

Price: £25.00
1970 circa. flimsy covers INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES adhesives. King Neptune

c.1970 flimsy covers with INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES adhesives showing King Neptune with Trident. Different colors. One with JALESWAR p/m. NB: Condition mixed. Ref: 313-024.

Price: £10.00
1971 cover INDIA with '793 TPT PL (GREF)' h/s. General Reserve Engineer Force

1971 handmade 'Schedule' cover from INDIA with '793 TPT PL (GREF)' h/s. General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) form the parent cadre of the Border Roads Organisation. Indian Army. Ref: 303-008.

Price: £6.00
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
1973 Registered Letter GERMANY to 'Dusseldorf, BFPO 34'. FPO 328 p/m. BFPO 20'

1973 uprated Registered Letter from GERMANY to 'Dusseldorf, BFPO 34' with d/r. FPO 328 p/m. From BFPO 20'. Ref: 315-024.

Price: £6.00
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 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