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1909 uprated Registered Letter GB to 'Capt AM Delaware, BERMUDA'

1909 uprated Registered Letter from GB to 'Capt AM Delaware ASC, Headquarters, Prospect, BERMUDA' with 'A & N CSL / No. 13 Dept' wax seal. [Army and Navy] Part d/r. BERMUDA receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 306-101.


Price: £45.00
1911 unused real photo PPC. The Vickers Airship No. 1 Mayfly broke in two

1911 unused real photo PPC. The Vickers Airship No. 1 Mayfly broke in two. [His Majesty's Airship No. 1 was designed and built by Vickers, Sons and Maxim at their works in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, as an aerial scout airship for the Royal Navy When it was moved from its shed in Cavendish Dock to conduct full trials on 24 September 1911, it broke in two] Photograph by 'J Parker, Barrow-in-Furness'. Ref: 307-077.


Price: £25.00
1913 (Nov) PPC PERSIAN GULF to GB. LONDON 173 p/m. 'HMS Swiftsure, East Indies'

1913 (Nov) PPC [Photo of Crew] from the PERSIAN GULF to GB with d/r. LONDON 173 p/m. From 'HMS Swiftsure, East Indies'. On 26 March 1913 to became flagship of the East Indies station until 1915. Captain Raymond A. Nugent served from 25 April, 1913 – 14 April, 1914. [New Cemetery, Eastern Cove, Khor Jabber, Oman. 'IN MEMORY OF CORP. P.E. SWINERD R.M.L.I. OF H.M.S. SWIFTSURE E. INDIES WHO DIED 17TH NOVEMBER 1913 AGED 29 YEARS ERECTED BY HIS SHIPMATES AS A TOKEN OF THEIR ESTEEM AND AFFECTION R.I.P.] Ref: 311-051.


Price: £85.00
1914 (Aug.) real photo PPC MEXICO to USA. USS GEORGIA p/m. 'Vera Cruz, Mexico'

1914 (Aug) real photo of sailors PPC from MEXICO to USA with USS GEORGIA p/m. at 'Vera Cruz, Mexico'. [In 1914 she cruised in Mexican waters to protect American interests during the MEXICAN REVOLUTION in the troubled Vera Cruz-Tampico area] Ref: 314-026.


Price: £25.00
1914 (Nov) PPC (Aden) HMAT Orvieto to Australia. PASSED h/s.

1914 (28th. Nov) PPC (Aden - ss Salsette) from HMAT Orvieto to Australia with MELBORNE m/c. and PASSED h/s. HMAT Transport A3 to Egypt and then Gallipoli. From 'HSD' to Dad 'Dickinson'. Herbert Spencer Dickinson enlisted with the 5th Infantry Battalion and was allocated the rank of private. Departed Melbourne aboard HMAT Orvieto on 21 Oct. 1914. After serving with his unit at Gallipoli, he was transferred in Feb. 1916 to the 57th Infantry Battalion and sent to the Western Front in France. Dickinson was quickly promoted through the ranks, gaining his first promotion to Lance corporal in Sept. 1914 and becoming a captain by May 1916. Whilst serving with the 57th Infantry Battalion he was mentioned in the despatches of General Douglas Haig on 9 April 1917. Dickinson was killed in action at Polygon Wood in Belgium on 25 September 1917. He was 25 years old. Herbert Dickinson is buried at The Huts Cemetery, Belgium. Ref: 307-114.


Price: £100.00
1914 (Sept) cover Royal Navy to GB. 'F.H. Gerty, Nav. Sec.' Naval Secretary

1914 (Sept) cover Royal Navy to GB with s/r. dumb p/m. and redirected. From 'F.H. Gerty, Nav. Sec.' - Naval Secretary. [WESTERN FRONT - NAVAL MENTIONS ARMY DESPATCHES dated 14 Jan. 1915. Name of whom I recommend for gallant and distinguished service in the field. Fleet Paymaster F. H. Gerty, Royal Navy (retired)] Re-used OHMS envelope. Ref: 319-073.


Price: £25.00
1914 (Sept. 15th) real photo PPC 'HM Submarine "D.1". SCARBOROUGH p/m.

1914 (15th. Sept) real photo PPC 'HM Submarine "D.1" with d/r. SCARBOROUGH p/m. [H.M. Submarines D1. Pennant No.: I.71. Complement: 25 [3 Officers, 22 Ratings] May 1914 - July 1915. 8th Flotilla. Oct. 1912 - Oct. 1914 Lt. Cdr. A.D. Cochrane. D1 was the first British submarine to be fitted with diesel instead of petrol engines] Ref: 312-071.


Price: £25.00
1914 circa. PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] 'HMS New Zealand' to GB. RFHMS p/m.

c.1914 PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] from 'HMS New Zealand' to GB with RFHMS p/m. From 'Jim Adams'? Ref: 314-071.


Price: £15.00
1914 unused real photo PPC 'HMS "AMPHION". Sunk by a German mine North Sea'

1914 unused real photo PPC 'HMS "AMPHION". Sunk by a German mine in the North Sea'. 6th. Aug. 1914. Ref: 306-027.


Price: £10.00
1914-17 real photo unused PPC 'French Battleship "DANTON Owers Southsea'

1914-17 real photo unused PPC 'French Battleship "DANTON. Owers Southsea'. Ref: 306-012.


Price: £7.00
1914-18 cover 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland. PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s.

1914-18 cover from 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland with dumb m/c. and PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s. - Gould 3A5. AR Upton Surgeon. Also real photo of ship. Faults. Ref: 313-096.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 cover TURKEY to Germany. Turkish member of I Seebataillon

1914-18 cover from TURKEY to Germany with boxed censor h/s. and circ. red paper seal to rear. From Turkish member of German I Seebataillon in Kiel. [German Navy] A small number of Turkish Officers were trained in Germany during WW1. Ref: 313-147.


Price: £45.00
1914-18 PPC SENEGAL to GB with CENSORED h/s. Gould 4A 202 - reversed 'N'

1914-18 PPC [Senegal] from SENEGAL to GB endorsed 'OAS' with s/l. CENSORED h/s. Gould 4A 202 - reversed 'N' [Senegal VC Post Office] Troopship calling at Dakar to re-fuel. Ref: 306-033.


Price: £50.00
1914-18 PPC [Please put plenty of Spirt into it] with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m.

1914-18 PPC [Please put plenty of Spirt into it] with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. Royal Navy. Ref: 320-069.


Price: £6.00
1915 (27th. Nov) cover boxed 'CENSORED IN SHIP' h/s. Gould 5E10 HMS Russell

1915 (27th. Nov) cover with s/r. FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. and boxed 'CENSORED IN SHIP' h/s. - Gould 5E10 HMS Russell [6th. Nov. 1915 "Russell" was sent from Belfast to the Mediterranean to support the Dardanelles Campaign. Russell took up her duties at the DARDENELLES in Dec. 1915] Faults. Ref: 307-069.


Price: £10.00
1915 (June - Oct) real photo PPC's 'HMS Prince George, DARDANELLES' censored

1915 (June - Oct) real photo PPC's from 'HMS Prince George, DARDANELLES'. One with RFHMS m/c. and two with CENSORED / W.H.M. h/s. (William Herbert Moundrell) Includes unused real photo of "X.2" Gun Crew. Cards from Arthur Brothwell Gunner. Ref: 312-052.


Price: £150.00
1915 (May) PPC 'HMS CONQUEROR' to London. RFHMS m/c. 'Arthur H Court'

1915 (May) PPC 'HMS CONQUEROR' to London with RFHMS m/c. From 'Arthur H Court Sig., HMS Conqueror'. [Conqueror rejoined the Grand Fleet in March 1915 and Jellicoe's ships swept the central North Sea on 17–19 May and 29–31 May 1915 without encountering any German vessels] Bells' card. Ref: 306-038.


Price: £15.00
1915 (Oct) PPC [French Hospital Ship "CEYLAN"] from SALONICA

1915 (Oct) PPC [French Hospital Ship "CEYLAN"] from SALONICA. Message only to rear ". Present at Gallipoli. Dardanelles. Ref: 318-127.


Price: £25.00
1915 cover (July) HMS Agamemnon to GB. RFHMS m/c. Also DARDANELLES PPC

1915 cover (July) from HMS Agamemnon [crest to flap] to GB with LONDON RFHMS m/c. Dardanelles. Also PPC endorsed "HMS Agamemnon. Taken by a French officer of the French Cruiser "Republic". [Agamemnon returned to the Dardanelles in June 1915 and left Jan. 1916] Ref: 314-071.


Price: £65.00
1915 Hand painted PPC AUSTRIA. CATTARO p/m. 'SM Dampfer VII, Marine Feldpost'

1915 Hand painted PPC of "ROSCHEN" sailing ship from AUSTRIA with d/r. ERCEGNOVI-CASTELNUOVO DI CATTARO p/m. and very faint cachet - 'SM Dampfer VII, Marine Feldpost'. [Austrian Auxiliary Ships SM Dampfer VII: 1914 ex- Amphitrite] Austro-Hungarian Forces card. Ref: 306-057.


Price: £30.00