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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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
1956 (May) uprated Registered Letter Air Mail LIBYA to GB d/r. FPO 757 p/m

1956 (May) uprated Registered Letter Air Mail from LIBYA to GB with d/r. FPO 757 p/m. Daynes: RE9 3d. From 'BFPO (55)'. NB: Faults and red tape. Ref: 316-059.


Price: £20.00
1956 covers + letters CYPRUS to GB. FPO 3 m/c. FPO 461 p/m. Guerrilla War

1956 (Oct) covers and letters from CYPRUS to GB with FPO 3 m/c. and d/r. FPO 461 p/m. Guerrilla War 1954-59. From '2 Lieut. CHC Watson, 1st. Bn. Royal Norfolk's, BFPO 53'. [In 1956 Cyprus was used a base for Suez landings] Ref: 318-062.


Price: £20.00
1957 Registered cover VIET-NAM to Long Xuyen 'Military Mail'

1957 Registered [BAO-BAM] cover from VIET-NAM to Long Xuyen endorsed Quan Chu [Military Mail]. From 'KBC 4822, Dai Doe II' - Khu Buu Chinh 4822 (Military Postal Zone) 2nd Company Regional Army Corps 3,8. Ref: 315-142.


Price: £20.00
1958 (April) printed (HMS) 'GAMBIA' cover from the PERSIAN GULF to GB.

1958 (April) printed (HMS) 'GAMBIA' Air Mail from the PERSIAN GULF to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. [In May 1957 HMS Gambia sailed for the Persian Gulf, becoming the last flagship for the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, Vice Admiral Hilary Biggs, and returned to Rosyth on 19 Sept. 1958] Ref: 311-066.


Price: £20.00
1959 Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] LIBYA to GB. FPO 174 p/m. 'RAF Idris'

1959 Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] from LIBYA to GB with d/r. FPO 174 p/m. From 'RAF Idris, BFPO 57'. [In 1952 the station was renamed RAF Idras at the request of the Libyan government. The station was used as a staging post for flights from the UK to the middle east and far east. It was also used in the 1950s as a base for aircraft using the Libyan desert bombing ranges for practice] Daynes RE 9d. NB: Fault to rear. Ref: 316-052,


Price: £20.00
1959 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER. GERMANY to GB. FPO 209 p/m

1959 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 209 p/m. From '4th. Signal Regt., BFPO 15'. Daynes RE 10a. G2 size. NB: Opens out. Ref: 319-069.


Price: £20.00
1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/-. GERMANY to GB. FPO 813 p/m

1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 813 p/m. From '94 Locating Regt. RA, BFPO 23'. Daynes RE 10a. G2 size. NB: Opens out. Ref: 320-024.


Price: £20.00
1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER. LIBYA to GB. FPO 147 p/m

1960 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from LIBYA to GB with d/r. FPO 147 p/m. From 'REME, BFPO 55'. Daynes RE 10a. G2 size. NB: Opens out. Ref: 319-067.


Price: £20.00
1961 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- GERMANY to GB

1961 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/- Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 177 p/m. From 'HQ Northag, BFPO 40'. Daynes RE 10. NB: Opens out. Ref: 316-060


Price: £20.00
1962 FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER 1/9d Blue. GERMANY to GB

1962 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED LETTER value 1/9d Blue from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 463 p/m. From 'BFPO 32'. Daynes RE 14. NB: Opens out. Ref: 322-033.


Price: £20.00
1964 (June) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1057 p/m.

1964 (June) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 1057 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1964 (May) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Flap damaged and edge missing. Ref: 316-003.


Price: £20.00
1965 (Feb) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 234 p/m.

1965 (Feb) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from BAHRAIN to GB with d/r. FPO 234 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1965 (Feb) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 316-004.


Price: £20.00
1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. d/r. FPO 234 p/m

1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 234 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1965 (March) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Flap damaged. Ref: 314-066.


Price: £20.00
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
1946 cover BATAVIA, NEI to USA 'Motortransport Bn'

1946 (Jan) cover from BATAVIA, NEI to USA 'Motortransport Bn., R Neth. N-MC c/o British Fleet Mail' with s/r. PORT SAID p/m. Ref: 318-122.


Price: £25.00
1946 Registered cover EGYPT to USA 'RAF Station Aboukir, 24 PTC'

1946 Registered cover from EGYPT to 'American Relief for Poles', USA with s/r. ALEXANDRIE p/m. and oval NEW YORK REG'Y DIV receipt p/m. From 'RAF Station Aboukir, 24 PTC, Egypt'. mss .. 'Polish Forces. (Refugee mail)' Ref: 319-121.


Price: £25.00
1947 PPC (MV "Geogic") KENYA to GB. TRANSIT CAMPS MOMBASSA

1947 PPC real photo (Cunard Whie Star MV "Geogic") from KENYA to GB with oval TRANSIT CAMPS / MOMBASSA h/s. From 'No. 1 Moblie Survey Echelon, c/o Nyali Transit Camp, Mombassa'. mss .. "I disambarked at Mombassa yesterday". East Africa. Ref: 322-144.


Price: £25.00