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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
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 (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
1975 cover AUSTRALIA to 'HMS Hermes'. From 'HM/SM ODIN, BFPO Ships'

1975 cover from AUSTRALIA to 'HMS Hermes, BFPO Ships' [6c RATE] with Artamon m/c. and boxed NAVAL POSTAGE / CONCESSION RATE h/s. From 'HM/SM ODIN, BFPO Ships'. Aircraft Carrier to Submarine. Ref: 313-017.


Price: £9.00
1967 OHMS cover HMS WILKIESTON to Singapore. BRITISH FLEET MAIL 9 p/m.

1967 (Dec) OHMS cover from HMS WILKIESTON to Singapore with d/r. BRITISH FLEET MAIL 9 p/m. Coastal Minelayer. Ref: 320-059.


Price: £9.00
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 (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
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
1954 real photo PPC [HMT Empire Ken] from MALTA to GB. FPO 266 p/m. 'Luqa'

1954 (Aug) real photo PPC [HMT Empire Ken] from MALTA to GB with d/r. FPO 266 p/m. located 'Luqa'. Troopship. Ref: 313-072.


Price: £12.00
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
1953 circa. Air Mail cover MALTA to GB. MARITIME MAIL m/c. 'Camarata'

c.1953 Air Mail cover from MALTA to GB [2 1/2d. RATE] with MARITIME MAIL m/c. From 'Cpl. Haybittle, Royal Naval Barracks, Camarata, Malta'. Ref: 319-052.


Price: £4.00
1952 cover EGYPT to GB. FPO 190 p/m. RB Boom Defence Office, ADABIYA h/s.

1952 cover from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO 190 p/m. and oval RB Boom Defence Office, ADABIYA h/s. to rear. Ref: 320-064.


Price: £9.00
1949 cover + letter 'HMAS "LABUAN" to 'HMAS "QUICKMATCH" Antarctic Research

1949 (March) cover and letter from 'HMAS "LABUAN" to 'HMAS "QUICKMATCH" with s/r. A.N.A.R.E. MACQARIE / AUST p/m. Also Australian National Antarctic / Research Expedition h/s. HMALST 3501, later known as the HMAS Labuan. Key Antarctic voyages: Despite challenging conditions and limits to its abilities, the ship completed seven voyages with ANARE from 1947 to 1951. [ANARE: 'Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition' at Macquarie Island] Her Majesty’s Australian Landing Ship Tank (HMALST) Ref: 320-028.


Price: £50.00
1949 (Jan) Forces Air Mail cover ADEN to GB. ADEN p/m. 'HMS Pelican'

1949 (Jan) Forces Air Mail cover from ADEN to GB with d/r. ADEN p/m. From 'W Kempton, HMS Pelican'. [1948-1950: Flotilla duties including patrols, visits and Fleet AD Flotilla Exercise Programs in continuation.
During the patrols 40 ships were intercepted and only 4 reached their destination. Guardship ware provided at Alexandria, Aqaba and Trieste] Ref: 316-081.


Price: £15.00
1945 real photo PPC 'Class 180 HMS ROYAL ARTHUR' Shore Establishment

1945 real photo PPC 'Class 180 HMS ROYAL ARTHUR' Shore Establishment with 1946 oval STEWARDS DIVISION / LYNEHAM RN CAMP h/s. to rear. NB: Corner damaged. Ref: 309-115.


Price: £9.00
1945 cover PHILIPPINES to USA. 'USS Barataria'. PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR

1945 (Jan) Air Mail cover from the PHILIPPINES to USA with US NAVY p/m. and s/r. PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR h/s. From USS Barataria (AVP-33) a United States Navy Barnegat-class seaplane tender. The Philippines campaign. Jan. 1945, Barataria tended the Consolidated PBY-5A Catalinas of Patrol Bomber Squadron 71 (VPB-71) as they carried out night time "Black Cat" strikes against shore installations and shipping along the coast of China and conducted anti-submarine patrol missions. Based first at Cabalitan Bay. Ref: 314-099.


Price: £10.00
1945 cover NEWFOUNDLAND to 'Edward John Butters, HMS Turquoise, c/o FMO Aberdeen'

1945 cover from NEWFOUNDLAND to 'Seaman Edward John Butters, HMS Turquoise, c/o FMO Aberdeen'. [Armed boarding vessel used by the British navy during WW2 for anti-submarine training] Ref: 316-080.


Price: £15.00
1945 cover INDIA to 'NP 1738, c/o BFMO, England'. NAVAL PARTY

1945 (Dec) cover INDIA to 'NP 1738, c/o BFMO, Reading, England'. Naval Party 1738 - ROYAL KATHERINE 01.09.45 – 04.46. [HMS Royal Katherine was the Headquarters Flag Officer Western Germany between 1945 and 1946] Ref: 321-141.


Price: £9.00
1945 cover FRANCE to 'British Liason Staff, FS Gloire, Post Navale'

1945 (June) cover from FRANCE to 'Cadet RW Young, British Liason Staff, FS "Gloire", Post Navale'. Gloire was a French light cruiser of the La Galissonnière class. Refit at Algiers to 17 June. Ref: 308-105.


Price: £20.00