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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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
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
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
1986 cover + letter CYPRUS to GB. FPO 1054 p/m. 'HQ British Forces, BFPO 53'

1986 cover and letter from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 1054 p/m. From 'HQ British Forces, BFPO 53'. Ref: 315-023.


Price: £6.00
1983 Air Mail cover THAILAND to GB. FPO 1005 p/m. 'BFPO 5'

1983 (Sept.) Air Mail cover from THAILAND to GB with d/r. FPO 1005 p/m. From 'BFPO 5' with oval BRITISH EMBASSY / BANGKOK h/s. to rear. Small insert inside: Mr MJ Cross, Room WH 135, FCO'. Ref: 317-039.


Price: £9.00
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
1982 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED / LETTERs / RECOMMANDE. 90p value

1982 uprated FORCES OVERSEAS / REGISTERED / LETTERs / RECOMMANDE. 90p value 'BAOR' to GB with d/r. FPO 351 p/m. Daynes RE 27. From 'HQ BAOR, BFPO 40'. CTO: Cancelled to order. NB: More than one for sale. Scan is typical of envelope ie. representative. Ref: 316-057.


Price: £4.00
1982 OHMS cover GIBRALTAR d/r. FPO 123 p/m. FHQ GIBRALTAR BFPO 52 h/s.

1982 (April) OHMS cover from GIBRALTAR with d/r. FPO 123 p/m. and Central Registry FHQ GIBRALTAR BFPO 52 h/s. Ref: 319-036.


Price: £4.00
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
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 + 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 '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 (May) cover + Easter card ARGENTINA to 'Islas Malvinas' FALKLANDS

1982 (10th. May) cover and handmade Easter card from ARGENTINA to 'Islas Malvinas' [Falkland Islands] Occupation of Falklands by Argentine soldiers. The Argentine authorities asked the civilian population to send a greetings card to a soldier. [2nd. April 1982 Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands until the surrender on 14th. June 1982] Ref: 316-115.


Price: £75.00
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
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 (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
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 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
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
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