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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1949 cover JORDAN to GB. CENSORSHIP Amman PASSED h/s.

1949 (Nov) cover from JORDAN to GB and redirected with boxed 'Return to Sender / Address insufficient IS h/s. Also part boxed CENSORSHIP / Amman / PASSED h/s. to rear Ref: 314-126.


Price: £25.00
1953 cover HONG KONG to France. 'Cdt Amyot d'Inville' Minesweeping sloop

1953 (Nov) Air Mail cover from HONG KONG to France with Hong Kong slogan m/c. Froim 'Cdt Amyot d'Inville' - French Minesweeping sloop: actually used as anti-submarine ship, convoy escort and patrol vessel. NB: Trimmed opening edge. Ref: 320-123.


Price: £25.00
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
1958 uprated Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] CYPRUS to GB. FPO 113 p/m

1958 uprated Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 113 p/m. From '26 Sqdn., A Flight, RAF Regt., BFPO 53'. [The Cyprus Emergency (Guerrilla War) was a conflict fought in British Cyprus between 1955 and 1959] Daynes RE 9d. Ref: 321-020.


Price: £25.00
1959 uprated Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] CYPRUS to GB. FPO 123 p/m

1959 uprated Air Mail Overseas Registered Letter [6d. + 6d.] from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 123 p/m. From '1153 Marine Craft Unit, Royal Air Force, Akrotiri, Cyprus, BFPO 53'. [The Cyprus Emergency (Guerrilla War) was a conflict fought in British Cyprus between 1955 and 1959] Daynes RE 9d. Ref: 321-021.


Price: £25.00
1960 cover CONGO to Ireland. 'Irish Contingent, ONUC' United Nations

1960 (Sept) Air Mail cover from the CONGO to 'Curragh Camp', Ireland with s/r. ORGANISATION DES NATIONS UNIES AU CONGO p/m. From 'Irish Contingent, ONUC' - United Nations Operation in the Congo from July 1960. Ref: 309-158.


Price: £25.00
1964-65 covers GB to 'Corporal BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, Bahrein, BFPO 63'

1964-65 Air Mail covers and letters [6 No.] from GB to 'Corporal BH Beal, Ground Eqpt. Section, RAF Muharraq, Bahrein, BFPO 63' with different adhesives. [3d. and 6d. RATES] BAHRAIN, Persian Gulf. Ref: 316-044.


Price: £25.00
1965 'Air Mail' cover BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1019 p/m. 'RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'.

1965 'Air Mail' cover from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 1019 p/m. From 'Flt. Lt. DJ Bentley, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Ref: 314-050.


Price: £25.00
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 'Forces Air Letter' BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 170 p/m. 'HQ AFG, Jufair, Bahrain'

1970 (Sept) 'Forces Air Letter' from BAHRAIN to GB [4d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 170 p/m. From 'WO. JW Gillham, HQ AFG, Jufair, Bahrain, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf. Ref: 318-050.


Price: £25.00
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
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 (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: 318-124.


Price: £25.00
1946 cover and letter LIBYA to Italy. TRIPOLI p/m. canc. adhesives with MEF o/p's.

1946 (March) Air Mail cover and letter from LIBYA to Italy with d/r. TRIPOLI p/m. canc. adhesives with MEF o/p's. [1s. 3d. RATE] Also BMA/T/1 OBE /176 censor label. British Military Administration Tripolitania. Occupied Tripolitania. NB: Torn. Ref: 315-124.


Price: £30.00
1948 (Oct) cover MALAYA to GB. SINGAPORE p/m. 'BMA MALAYA' o/p.

1948 (Oct) 'Forces Air mail' covers and letters from MALAYA to GB with poor SINGAPORE m/c. canc. adhesives with 'BMA MALAYA' o/p. Newspaper cutting: 'Star Tiger wrecked by parcel bomb'. mss .. "Monte Harris has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for storing explosives.......to be used against enemies of the Jews. I am enclosing a news cutting which give the information and goes to show that Monte Harris - as I have always maintined is a Jew. How could anyone possibly mistake him for anything else beats me". From 'Dvr Smith LIP, 992 Coy RASC, Lee Soon'. Malayan Emergency 1948-60. Forces mail at 10 cent concession rate. Ref: 318-119.


Price: £30.00
1958 (Sept) cover + letter JORDAN to S. Africa. FPO 137 p/m. Jordanian Crisis

1958 (Sept) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from JORDAN to S. Africa with d/r. FPO 137 p/m. Located Aman - Jordanian Crisis: July to Oct. 1958. From 'Lt-Col. ACA Mackinnen, MBE. Commanding, 1st. Bn. The Cameronians (Scotish Rifles) BFPO 73. Ref: 314-018.


Price: £30.00
1960 (March) Air Mail cover RAF GAN to GB. FPO 129 "Blackwell" p/m.

1960 (March) Air Mail cover from RAF GAN to GB with s/r. Forces Post Office 129 "Blackwell" p/m. From 'Sgt. Maisey D., RAF Gan, BFPO 180'. Ref: 320-018.


Price: £30.00
1961 (July) 'Airmail' cover British CAMEROONS to GB. FPO 573 p/m.

1961 (July) 'Airmail' cover British CAMEROONS to GB [3d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 573 p/m. - KUMBA. Terrorist activity on the borders leading to Plebicite Feb. 1961. Ref: 309-124.


Price: £30.00
1961 Air Mail cover BRITISH CAMEROUNS to GB. FPO 573 p/m

1961 (April) Air Mail cover from BRITISH CAMEROUNS to GB with d/r. FPO 573 p/m. KUMBA. Ref: 309-140.


Price: £30.00