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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
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
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 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 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 PPC (RMS 'ATHENTIC') to New Zealand. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 20

1917 (Jan) PPC (RMS 'ATHENTIC') to New Zealand with s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 20 NZ h/s. New Zealand Troopship "Athentic". Ref: 315-145.

Price: £45.00

1917 (Aug) comic PPC [Prost Rest Kamerad] from GERMANY with s/r. KAIS DEUTSCHE MARINE SCHIFFSPOST p/m. From 'SMS Westfalen' and censored. [SMS Westfalen was one of the Nassau-class battleships, the first four dreadnoughts built for the German Imperial Navy. The ship remained in port (Kiel) for the majority of 1917] Ref: 317-067.

Price: £15.00
1917 PPC KIRKWALL with oval CENSORED / HOXA h/s

1917 circa. PPC of KIRKWALL to Lincoln with circ. dumb p/m. and light oval CENSORED / HOXA h/s. - Gould 2B15. Artillery Unit - HOXA entrance channel to Scapa Flow. Navy. Naval. Ref: 318-125.

Price: £25.00

1917 PPC (Edinburgh) with circ. 8 bar dumb p/m. and boxed PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "WOOLWICH" h/s. Royal Navy Depot ship. Naval. Ref: 310-131.

Price: £20.00
1917 Red X cover RFHMS m/c. to '6 Light Trench Mortar, France' CENSOR

1917 (Nov) Australian Red Cross cover with RFHMS m/c. to 'Pte. Meddings, 6 Light Trench Mortar, 2nd Division, AIF, France' with d/r. AUSTRALIAN IMP. FORCE / BASE POST OFFICE p/m. and CENSOR / A7 2? h/s. Signature 'WE Chapman'. [The censor mark looks like an Aussie Transport number A72. (SS Beltana) Emery's sailiing lists do not give a good match with the arrival in London or the letter. A possibility is that a Austrlian bound transport met a UK bound ship somewhere en route and they swapped mails] Redirected to England. Ref: 311-160.

Price: £35.00
1917 YMCA cover HMS "Orion" RFHMS m/c. PASSED / SHIP'S CENSOR h/s.

1917 (Oct) YMCA cover from HMS "Orion" with RFHMS m/c. and d/r. PASSED / SHIP'S CENSOR h/s. 43mm. [Dreadnought battleship consisted of routine patrols and training in the North Sea during WW1] Roughly opened. Ref: 307-100.

Price: £20.00
1917-18 PPC Glasgow to England with 8 bar dumb p/m. (HMS) SEYMOUR

1917-18 PPC from Glasgow to England with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. (HMS) SEYMOUR. From 'D. James … I have left the Seymour. [Following completion, Seymour joined the 11th Destroyer Flotilla of the Grand Fleet at Scapa Flow on 4 Dec. 1916] Ref: 320-058.

Price: £7.00
1918 (30th. March) cover EGYPT to GB. APO SZ10 p/m. s/l. SALVED LETTER h/s.

1918 (30th. March) cover from EGYPT to GB with s/r. APO SZ10 p/m. and s/l. SALVED LETTER h/s. Also GR OFFICIALLY SEALED IN THE POST OFFICE label - RLB-No. 54. On April 11th, the British liner S/S Kingstonian, on a voyage from Alexandria to Marseille with troops and equipment, was torpedoed by the German submarine UB-68, at Carloforte Roads. The captain beached her nearby. On April 29th 1918, while the Navy tug HMS Dalkeith was repairing Kingstonian, the German submarine UB-48 torpedoed and sunk both of them. Wreck cover. Ref: 306-048.

Price: £95.00
1918 (31st. Aug) Field Service PC. RFHMS p/m. "on Hospital Ship"

1918 (31st. Aug) Field Service PC to 'Scotland' with RFHMS p/m. mss .. "I am on Hospital Ship with sick on board. Will post on arrival in Blighty". From 'Lindsay Duff'. NB: Very heavy fold. Ref: 320-157.

Price: £30.00
1918 (8th. June) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope. HMS Queen Elizabeth. LONDON m/c.

1918 (8th. June) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope from HMS Queen Elizabeth with LONDON m/c. and unframed CENSORED h/s. Charged at the 1d. per 4oz Sailors rate to 18th. June. Worn and stuck down. Ref: 316-092.

Price: £20.00
1918 (April) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope [S.538] d/r. LONDON p/m.

1918 (26th. April) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope [S.538] with d/r. LONDON p/m. canc. 1d. adhesive. From 'H. Rendell'. Folded. Ref: 320-117.

Price: £15.00
1918 (Aug) cover with RFHMS and d/r. INVERNESS A.M.O p/m. [Admiralty Mail Office]

1918 (Aug) cover with circ. AMO p/m. [Gould PC 53] and RFHMS h/s. Also s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. [67 x 4.5 mm?] and d/r. INVERNESS A.M.O p/m. [Gould PC 51] to rear (Admiralty Mail Office) Redirected with SALISBURY m/c. Ref: 317-047.

Price: £45.00
1918 (July) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope RFHMS m/c. unframed CENSORED h/s.

1918 (July) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope with RFHMS m/c. and unframed CENSORED h/s. Gould RD3. Opening faults. Ref: 312-105 .

Price: £25.00
1918 cover + letter BERMUDA to GB 'RN Barracks' censored

1918 cover and letter from BERMUDA to GB with part HAMILITON m/c. and s/r. P.C. / BERMUDA h/s. From 'RN Barracks, Bermuda'. Royal Naval. Navy. Ref: 314-127.

Price: £20.00
1918 cover USA to 'American Expeditionary Force' redirected to Hospital Ship

1918 (Nov) cover USA to 'Private AH Pageinkopf, Park Battery, 5th. Corp. Artillery Park, American Expeditionary Force' redirected to 'Ship's Hospital Transport Ascanius" with boxed APO 727 / Forwarded to h/s. to rear. Ref: 306-076.

Price: £45.00