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1918 PPC GB to 'RN Anderson ERA, Devonport' redirected to 'HMS Essex'

1918 (Aug) comic PPC from GB to 'RN Anderson ERA, RN Camp, Devonport' [ERA: Engine Room Artificer] and redirected to 'HMS Essex' with MIDDLESBOROUGH / WAR BONDS m/c. Ref: 319-137.


Price: £9.00
1918 PPC GERMANY 'Feldpost' Kaiseritche Marine p/m. Wilhelmshaven

1918 PPC from GERMANY endorsed 'Feldpost' with circ. Kaiseritche Marine / Briefstempel p/m. From German Imperial Navy, Wilhelmshaven - Technical Officers Candidates' School. Folded. Ref: 319-132.


Price: £9.00
1918 PPC HIJMS Yakumo during Operation in Indian Ocean to Truk Islands

1918 PPC [Singapore] from HIJMS Yakumo during Operation in Indian Ocean to Truk Islands. From Captain Tosu of Cruiser Yakumo in transit to South Pacific Islands To: Account Officer, Temporary Guard Unit of South Pacific Islands. mss .. “Thank you for your new year greeting. I suppose that you had difficulty during long service in South Pacific. I wish you may be fine. 6th February”.  In February 1917, HIJMS Yakumo under 1st Special Fleet which bases were in Singapore and Cape Town served to secure route of Indian Ocean began patrolling the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, searching for German commerce raiders.

Tamaki Tosu: from 1st December 1917 to 25th September 1918 during WWI, he served as Captain of HIJMS Yakumo. During the time, he was also Staff of 1st Special Fleet. 

HQ was at Tonowas (Dublon) Island of Truk Islands from December 1914 to 1918, when naval administration ended. Ref: 310-076.


Price: £125.00
1918 PPC MAURITIUS to GB. RFHMS + PASSED NAVAL CENSOR h/s. HMS Suffolk

1918 (8th. July) PPC from MAURITIUS to GB with boxed RFHMS and PASSED / NAVAL / CENSOR h/s. Gould 5D16 - HMS Suffolk. Also s/r. LONDON receipt p/m. (30th. Aug.) [Mauritius located in Indian Ocean off East Africa] HMS Suffolk: Aug. 1917 she became flagship of the China Station and in Nov. 1918 deployed to Vladivostok. Ref: 312-079.


Price: £65.00
1918 PPC Royal Navy with CENSOR 'O' Royal Marine Artillery

1918 (Oct) Picture postcard to GB with RECEIVED FROM HM SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED m/c. and s/l. CENSOR 'O' - RMA [Royal Marine Artillery] From 'Malk Avery'. Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 313-114.


Price: £15.00
1918 PPC with PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C139. Mullion B - Air Base

1918 (Jan) PPC with PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C139. Mullion B - RNAS Airship Base and s/r. GREAT WESTERN TPO / EDINB. EAST p/m. From 'Oscar Thorp'. The site of RNAS Mullion, a major WW1 airship station and military airfield. It opened in June 1916 and was initially known as the Lizard Airship Station. It was used as a base for coastal patrols to counter the German submarine campaign. It covered a 320 acre site and included two very large airship hangars and mooring blocks, aircraft sheds incl. 6 Bessonneau hangers, a hutted camp and workshops. Was used as a base for non-rigid Coastal Class C2 and C9 airships as well as for fixed-wing aircraft. [Royal Naval Air Service] Ref: 321-037.


Price: £100.00
1918 unused real photo PPC 'HMS WEYMOUTH, Torpedoed, Durazzo 2nd Oct. 1918'

1918 unused real photo PPC 'HMS WEYMOUTH, Torpedoed, Durazzo 2nd Oct. 1918'. HMS Weymouth was a Town-class light cruiser. She was damaged by a torpedo from the Austro-Hungarian submarine SM U-31 (or U-28) on 2nd. October 1918: Second Battle of Durazzo. A large portion of her stern was blown off and four crew member were killed. Ref: 320-004.


Price: £20.00
1919 circa. PPC Royal Navy LONDON to 'Birmingham'. RFHMS in red. Gould RA 46

c.1919 PPC from LONDON to 'Birmingham' with RFHMS in red [Line above and below] Gould RA 46. Royal Navy. Ref: 321-101.


Price: £15.00
1919 PPC (Hospital Ship "Flandre") TURKEY to 'S. Postal 144, France'

1919 PPC (Hospital Ship "Flandre") from TURKEY to 'S. Postal 144, France' with s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES p/m. and part d/r. HOPITAL "FLANDRE" cachet. From 'Constantinople. A bord de la "Flandre". Ref: 308-154.


Price: £45.00
1919 PPC NORWAY to GB. Royal Navy Minesweeper. Northern Barrage Clearance

1919 (9th. Sept) PPC from NORWAY to GB with poor RFHMS m/c. From 'Dowdeswell', Royal Navy Minesweeper with the Northern Barrage Clearance. The North Sea Mine Barrage, also known as the Northern Barrage, was a large minefield laid easterly from the Orkney Islands to Norway. Royal Navy minesweeping efforts involved 421 vessels manned by 600 officers and 15,000 men from 1 April to 30 Nov. 1919. Twelve Lapwing class minesweepers and 18 submarine chasers were available. Strauss declared the barrage cleared on 30 Sept. 1919. Ref: 319-079.


Price: £30.00
1919 PPC SALONICA to France with BASE NAVALE h/s.

1919 (Jan) PPC from SALONICA to France with s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES p/m. and d/r.MARINE NATIONAL / BASE NAVALE h/s. From 'Dr A Lesson. MEDICIN de la MARINE. Greece. Navy. Ref: 314-139.


Price: £9.00
1920 (18th. Aug) PPC AUSTRALIA to GB. 'HMS Renown, Sydney'. Royal visit

1920 (18th. Aug) PPC from AUSTRALIA to GB with s/r. LONDON p/m. From 'HMS Renown, Sydney'. Royal visit. mss "Prince is giving a big farewell dinner & dance on board here tonight". Edward, Prince of Wales. Corner bend. Ref: 322-002.


Price: £10.00
1920 (29th. Dec) cover MALTA to GB. LONDON 210 p/m. 'HMS Seraph'

1920 (29th. Dec) cover from MALTA to GB with RFHMS m/c. and d/r. LONDON 210 p/m. [7th. Jan. 1921] From 'D. Hooley AB, HMS Seraph' - "S" class destroyer built for the Royal Navy. Completed: 25th. Dec, 1918. Recommissioned at Malta on 13th. Sept. 1920. NB: Corner missing and folded. Ref: 313-124.


Price: £30.00
1920 cover to 'Mr Semmens, ERA, HMS "Gannet". 1926 cover to 'Mrs. Semmens, Russia'

1920 ps cover from GB to 'Mr. CW Semmens, ERA, HMS "Gannet" and 1926 cover from CEYLON to 'Mrs. Semmens, Russia' with d/r. MOCKBA receipt p/m. to rear. Roughly opened. Ref: 311-048.


Price: £15.00
1920 PPC's real photo HMS Coventry - Allied Naval Commission KIEL

1920 unused photos PPC's - 'HMS Coventry "Visiting Admiral's Motor on board" 23rd Jan '20. Allied Naval Commission' and 'en-route to Kiel, through Kiel canal'. Ref: 317-139.


Price: £12.00
1925 (Aug) cover NEW ZEALAND to 'USS West Virginia, Auckland'

1925 (18th. Aug) cover from NEW ZEALAND to 'Lieut. EH Richardson, USS West Virginia, Auckland' with AUCKLAND slogan m/c. [ASK FOR AND BUY / NEW ZEALAND MADE GOODS] United States Navy Fleet in New Zealand 1925. USS West Virginia – Maryland-class battleship arrived Auckland 11 Aug. departing 25 Aug. 1925. Ref: 317-018.



Price: £10.00
1933 PPC MAJORCA to 'Captain Tony Powers, HMS "CERES", Porto Fino

1933 (March) PPC from MAJORCA to 'Captain Tony Powers, HMS "CERES", Porto Fino, Italy with s/r. PORTO FINO receipt p/m. Real photo of Palma. Ref: 322-012.


Price: £9.00
1934 cover NETHERLANDS to 'HMS Najaden, Karlshrona, Sweden'

1934 cover from the NETHERLANDS to 'Count G. Wachtmeister Kommendor Kapten, HMS Najaden, Karlshrona, Sweden'. Served in the Swedish Navy as a sail training ship. Ref: 315-002.


Price: £9.00
1935 (July) cover GIBRALTAR to USA with USS ARKANSAS p/m. Battleship

1935 (29th. July) cover from GIBRALTAR to USA with USS ARKANSAS p/m. with 'GIBRALTER' over adhesive. Battleship. [The ship carried the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines to Culebra, for a Fleet Landing Exercise No. 1 (FLEX 1) in Jan. 1935. She returned to training cruise duties in June 1935, and she again took the midshipmen to Europe. Among the stops were Edinburgh, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gibraltar, and Funchal] Ref: 310-049.


Price: £9.00
1935 cover CHINA to France. CANONNIERE FLUVIALE "BALNY" h/s. River Gun boat

1935 (14th. March) cover from CHINA to France endorsed 'FM' [Franchise/Militaire] with CANONNIERE FLUVIALE / "BALNY" h/s. Small French River Gun boat serving on the Yangtze river to St.Pierre Ile D'Oleron with d/r. ''MARINE FRANCAISE / SERVICE A LA MER'' cachet. Also 3 line Forces navals en Extreme-Orient / Flottile du Yang-Tsi-Kiang / Canonnier Fluviale "Balny" h/s. French Military Mail from China, Yangtse River Flotilla. Gunboat. Ref: 311-054.


Price: £150.00