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: 305-117.

Price: £15.00
1955 Wrapper GB to 'Arab Legion, JORDAN'. ARMY SIGNALS p/m.

1955 Wrapper from GB to 'Major JS Barker RE, Arab Legion, JORDAN' and redirected with d/r. FPO 575 p/m. [Jordan] Also circ. ARMY SIGNALS (ZKA code) p/m., AMMAN and SOUK EL GHARB p/m's to rear. Included is 'Queens Regulations for the Army 1955' publication. Ref: 302-096.

Price: £25.00
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: 303-051.

Price: £15.00
1956 (May) Air Letter ADEN to GB. ADEN m/c. 'SS Kenya round C. Guardefui'

1956 (May) Air Letter from ADEN to GB with ADEN m/c. From 'SS Kenya round C. Guardefui'. Cape Guardafui (Somali) SS Kenya (British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd) Ref: 301-012.

Price: £10.00
1956 OHMS Registered covers AUSTRALIA. MIL. PO INGLEBURN p/m.

1956 OHMS Registered covers from AUSTRALIA to 'Railway Transport Officer, Army Section, Sydney' with s/r. MIL. PO INGLEBURN / NSW AUST. p/m. Ref: 302-118.

Price: £9.00
1956-57 'Forces Letters' CYPRUS to GB. FPO 220 p/m. 'Swallow S(WD)A, RASC'

1956-57 'Forces Letters' from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 220 p/m. From 'John Swallow S(WD)A, RASC, BFPO 53'. [WD Analyst. Royal Army Service Corps] Cyprus Guerrilla War 1954-59. Ref: 308-033.

Price: £10.00
1957 cover ADEN to GB. FPO 937 p/m. '1st Camerons, BFPO 69'

1957 'Forces Air Mail' cover from ADEN to GB with part s/r. FPO 937 p/m. From 'Pte Wright. K, 11 Pltn. "D" Coy, 1st Camerons, BFPO 69'. 1st Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlander. Aden Emergency (1957/58) Ref: 308-157.

Price: £9.00
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
1958 (Feb) Air Mail cover MALTA to GB. '893 Squadron, HMS Ark Royal'

1958 (Feb) Air Mail cover from MALTA to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. From 'KA Millett, 893 Squadron, HMS Ark Royal' - Aircraft Carrier at Malta 7th. Feb. 1958. NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 310-063.

Price: £9.00
1958 (May 2nd) PPC real photo ADEN to GB with FPO 937 p/m.

1958 (May 2nd) PPC [real photo of Crater] from ADEN to 'Aeronautical Inspector Directorate' endorsed 'Forces Air Mail' with s/r. FPO 937 p/m. dated 2nd May - State of Emergency declared. Ref: 313-140.

Price: £10.00
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
1958 OHMS cover KOREA to 'Hong Kong, BFPO 1'. FPO 766 p/m. Certified Official

1958 (Feb) OHMS cover from KOREA to 'Hong Kong, BFPO 1' with d/r. FPO 766 p/m. and boxed Certified Official h/s. Ref: 314-014.

Price: £8.00
1958 UNEF Air Letter Suez EGYPT to Sweden '1 Komp SWED BN'

1958 (Jan) UNEF Air Letter from Suez, EGYPT to Sweden with UNITED NATIONS EMERGENCY FORCE m/c. From '1 Komp SWED BN' - Swedish Battalion. Ref: 314-138.

Price: £12.00
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
1959 cover LEBANON to GB. Beyrouth p/m. CPG der CBUME / Orderly Room p/m.

1959 (Oct) cover from LEBANON to GB with s/r. Beyrouth p/m. and circ. CPG der CBUME / Orderly Room p/m. [Canadian Postal Corps / Canadian Base Units Middle East] Canadian Officers in the UNEF Maintenance area at RAFAH. [United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF)] Ref: 313-070.

Price: £9.00
1959 real photograph PPC GB to Germany, BFPO 19. Bi-plane Ref: NC 30127

1959 real photograph PPC from GB to 'Germany, BFPO 19' without stamp. Bi-plane Ref: NC 30127. Published by Coopers Buildings L'pool. [No. 1194] Ref: 303-038.

Price: £6.00
1959 uprated REGISTERED Letter GERMANY to 'Dusseldorf, BFPO 34'. FPO 978 p/m

1959 (July) uprated REGISTERED Letter from GERMANY to 'Dusseldorf, BFPO 34' with d/r. FPO 978 p/m. Ref: 307-010.

Price: £9.00
1959-66 reused covers with different RAF Re-Directed labels. One to RAF Aden.

1959-66 reused covers with different RAF Re-Directed labels. One to 'BFPO 69' - RAF Aden. Ref: 308-023.

Price: £9.00
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
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