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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1955 ps [4c + 2c] PC MALAYA to 'K Lumpor' BATU GAJAH p/m.

1955 postal stationary PC [PERAK 4c + 2c] from MALAYA to Kuala Lumpar with s/r. BATU GAJAH p/m. From 'Mortar Platoon, 3/Malay Regt. Batu Gatah Camp, Perak'. Ref: 322-143.

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 Registered Air Mail cover CYPRUS to GB. FPO 514 p/m. 'REME'

1961 Registered Air Mail cover from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 514 p/m. From 'c/o Command Workshop REME, BFPO 53, Cyprus'. Ref: 321-025.

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
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: 322-096.

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 POW l/s. GB to Italy. 200 POW Camp h/s. Abergavenny, Mon. Wales

1946 POW l/s. from GB to Italy with s/r. 200 POW Camp h/s. - Llanover, Abergavenny, in Wales. Great Britain. Corner fault. Ref: 310-157.

Price: £18.00
1946 (May) Air Mail cover BATAVIA to GB. RAFPOST 209 p/m.

1946 (May) Air Mail cover from BATAVIA [NEI] to GB with d/r. RAFPOST 209 p/m. From 'South East Asia Air Forces'. Ref: 308-141.

Price: £20.00
1947 Air Mail cover JAVA, NEI to GB. 'OAS' Overweight with "Zeepost 12gr"

1947 cover from JAVA, NEI to GB [20 cent RATE] endorsed 'On Active Service' and d/r. SOERABAIA p/m. Air Mail crossed through: Overweight with "Zeepost 12gr" in mss. Also boxed CTR DEVIEZEN / SOERABAJA h/s. NB: Stuck down. Ref: 320-135.

Price: £20.00
1947 cover JAVA to Germany. Opened by (ALLI)ED CENSORSHIP (NETH) label

1947 cover from JAVA to Germany endorsed "Sea Mail" with d/r. SOERABANG p/m. and Opened by / (ALLI)ED CENSORSHIP (NETH) / L 2362-46 C2 label tied by circ. ACM / 3002 h/s. Ref: 311-148.

Price: £20.00
1948 cover GB to Tel Aviv. NO SERVICE h/s. ARAB-ISRAELI War

1948 (30th APril) cover from GB to Tel Aviv with POST PAID m/c. and boxed NO SERVICE / RETURN TO SENDER h/s. ARAB-ISRAELI War. Ref: 308-146.

Price: £20.00
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