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1917 PPC 'HMS Marlborough' to GB. 8 bar dumb p/m. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s.

1917 (30th. Aug) PPC [Comic] 'HMS Marlborough' to GB with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Fred Spurgin - All dressed up and no place to go'. [Iron Duke-class battleship. Toward the end of 1917, the Germans began using destroyers and light cruisers to raid the British convoys to Norway; this forced the British to deploy capital ships to protect the convoys] Ref: 318-086.

Price: £18.00
1917 cover with s/r. PASSED / CENSOR h/s. Gould 6A1 - HMS Gibraltar

1917 cover with LONDON m/c. and s/r. PASSED / CENSOR h/s. Gould 6A1 - HMS Gibraltar. [From 1915 as a depot ship for the 10th Cruiser Squadron on Northern Patrol, based in the Shetland Islands] Roughly opened. Ref: 321-065.

Price: £10.00
1917 cover + letter Netherlands Indies to GB. 'ss Tasmanian Transport No. 1432'

1917 cover and letter from Netherlands Indies to GB with d/r. Soerabaia p/m. and OBC 290 label. From 'JFA Ford, Wireless Operator, RNT ss Tasmanian Transport No. 1432, c/o GPO London'. Worn. Ref: 314-111.

Price: £20.00
1917 (Sept) Military PC MALTA to Japan. Japanese Destroyer 'MOMO' censored

1917 (6th. Sept) Military PC from MALTA to Japan and censored. From Japanese Destroyer 'MOMO'. [The Malta squadron reinforced with the destroyers Kashi, Hinoki, Momo and Yanagi. The four 'Momo’ type cruiser including Yanagi arrived in Malta in August 1917 as the 15th Flotilla with cruiser 'Izumo' to add to the Japanese contribution to convoy protection in the Mediterranean. As the tempo of anti-submarine operations in the Mediterranean accelerated, Japanese sailors temporarily manned two British gunboats, which they designated the Tokyo and Saikyo, and two British destroyers, renamed the Kanran and Sendan] From 'Saito, Destroyer Momo'. To 'Ensign Pay Officer Yoshikawa & Ensign Pay Officer Gondo, c/o Sasebo Marine Corps'. Ref: 313-001.

Price: £350.00
1917 (Feb) PPC [Messina, Italy] to 'Paris' with CUIRASSE LORRAINE h/s. Battleship

1917 (Feb) PPC [Messina, Italy] to 'Paris' endorsed "Correspondence Militaire" with CUIRASSE LORRAINE h/s. French Battleship. Ref: 307-008.

Price: £25.00
1916 unused real photo PPC 'HMS MONARCH' Battleship

1916 unused real photo PPC 'HMS MONARCH' firing guns - Battleship by 'Stephen Crabb, Southsea'. Operated in the North sea early 1916. Ref: 312-021.

Price: £9.00
1916 PPC with PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "Lord Nelson" h/s.

1916 June PPC (Real photo) to GB with LONDON m/c. and PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "Lord Nelson" h/s. mss .. "this is a picture of band playing while coaling ship". From 'FA Payne'. [Lord Nelson became flagship of the Eastern Mediterranean Squadron 1916-18] Edge nick. Ref: 319-127.

Price: £30.00
1916 PPC Hospital Ship "AQUITANIA" AAMC Details, Parkhouse Camp

1916 PPC [HM Hospital Ship "AQUITANIA"] with d/r. PARKHOUSE CAMP SALISBURY 2 p/m. From 'AAMC Details, Parkhouse Camp No. 2, Salisbury, Wilts'. Australian Army Medical Corps. mss .. "arrived in England yesterday'. Ref: 317-144.

Price: £25.00

1916 PPC from FRANCE to GB with part s/r. VENDOME p/m. and polygon PASSED NAVAL CENSOR h/s. RNAS [Royal Naval Air Service] From 'H. Hart, Mess 1, Ecole d 'Aviation, Naval Britannique, Vendome, France'. Ref: 321-033.

Price: £15.00
1916 PPC EGYPT to '31 General Hospital, Port Said' HMHS "Letitia"

1916 (Oct) PPC from EGYPT to '31 General Hospital, Nursing Staff QAMNS, Port Said' with circ. ALEXANDRIA p/m. and circ. dumb cross censor h/s. Also Signature cachet 'Charles Luke Lieut Col IMS / Officer Commanding Troops / HM Hospital Ship "LETITIA". From HMHS "Letitia" HOSPITAL ship. Sunk Aug 1917. Ref: 316-121.

Price: £100.00
1916 PPC (Hospital Ship "REWA") PLYMOUTH m/c. PASSED BY CENSOR

1916 PPC (Hospital Ship "REWA") with PLYMOUTH m/c. and weak boxed PASSED BY CENSOR / RN HOSPITAL PLYMOUTH h/s. - Gould 2A18. mss .. "arrived here yesterday". Ref: 318-136.

Price: £30.00
1916 photograph SP 2157 Badly damaged battlecruiser SEYDLITZ, Battle of Jutland

1916 photograph SP 2157: Badly damaged battlecruiser SEYDLITZ, Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. The ship was hit by one torpedo and eight 15 inch shells (five of which hit below the waterline) and eight 12 inch shells. She was badly flooded, this being exacerbated by steaming too quickly, 5329 tons of water were taken on board causing a list of 8 degrees to port meaning the ship was nearly lost. Ref: 307-024.

Price: £10.00
1916 cover FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. with CENSORED / JD McC h/s.

1916 (Aug) cover with s/r. FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. and CENSORED / JD McC h/s. - Gould 3A19: 1 of 3 Hospital ships. [Commander. JD McCulloch] Ref: 310-140.

Price: £12.00
1916 circa PPC [G. Canara, Las Palmas] to GB. PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. 'HMS Essex'

1916 circa PPC [G. Canara, Las Palmas] Canary Islands to GB with part m/c. and PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C137. 'HMS Essex' Stationed in Canary Islands from Jan. 1916. From 'Norman Rowe'. Ref: 321-064.

Price: £20.00
1916 (Feb) comic PPC boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. 'HMS St. Vincent'

1916 (Feb) comic PPC with dumb m/c. and boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. From 'HMS St. Vincent'. [Was the lead ship of her class of 3 dreadnought battleships. The fleet departed for a cruise in the North Sea on 26 Feb. 1916] Ref: 321-063.

Price: £12.00

1916 (April) PPC from BELGIUM to GB with RFHMS m/c. and s/r. BRITISH MISSION / Flag / BELGIAN HQ h/s. Also weak s/l. CEN(COM)SOR h/s. - [Royal Naval Air Service Command] HQ of Belgium Army. Squadrons of the British RNAS sometime operated from Ten Bogaerde (Koksijde). These units operated along the Belgian coast against the installations of the German Navy. [Koksijde is a town and a municipality in Belgium. It is located on the North Sea coast in the southwest of the Flemish province of West Flanders] Ref: 308-031.

Price: £100.00
1916 (April) cover + letter 'HMS Lord Clive' with CEN(LC)SOR h/s.

1916 (April) cover and letter from 'HMS Lord Clive' with part s/l. CEN(LC)SOR h/s. Signed by 'Sir 'JM Alleyne'. During first part of 1916 Lord Clive was used to support British light forces, minefields and net defenses in the Channel. Ref: 315-156.

Price: £15.00
1916 (22nd. June) PPC GREECE to GB. boxed CENSORED 'British Naval Blockade'

1916 (22nd. June) PPC [Volo] from GREECE to GB with 8 bar dumb p/m. and boxed CENSORED h/s. [possibly Gould 5A 12] 'British Naval Blockade of Greece'. - 6th. June 1916: "Pacific blockade" of Greece by Entente Powers begins. 22nd June 1916: "Pacific blockade" of Greece suspended. Ref: 312-053.

Price: £85.00
1916 (21st. Aug) PPC FPO a m/c. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. 'HMS Marlborough'

1916 (21st. Aug) PPC with FPO a m/c. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C222. 'HMS Marlborough' - On 18th. Aug. 1916, the Germans again sortied, this time to bombard Sunderland; Scheer hoped to draw out Beatty's battlecruisers and destroy them. British signals intelligence decrypted German wireless transmissions, allowing Jellicoe enough time to deploy the Grand Fleet in an attempt to engage in a decisive battle. Ref: 310-029.

Price: £12.00
1915 unused PPC 'In the Dardanelles' British Battleship firing at a Fort

1915 unused PPC 'In the Dardanelles' British Battleship firing at a Fort. [HMS Queen Elizabeth Shelling Forts, Dardanelles. the attack on the Narrows, Gallipoli, 18th March, 1915] Ref: 321-082.

Price: £8.00