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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 (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 (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 (July) PPC 'HMS Benbow' to GB. 8 bar dumb p/m. CENSOR No. 2 / HMS BENBOW

1918 (July) PPC from 'HMS Benbow' to GB with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. and d/r. CENSOR No. 2 / HMS BENBOW h/s. Ref: 311-028.

Price: £8.00
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 BUY NATIONAL WAR BONDS m/c. CEN(MS)SOR h/s.

1918 cover with London BUY NATIONAL WAR BONDS m/c. and CEN(MS)SOR h/s. - Royal Navy: "Marshal Soult", monitor based at Dover. Ref: 304-139.

Price: £15.00
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
1918 cover with Royal Navy CENSOR 'O' 17 HMS Termagant

1918 (March) cover with circ. LONDON p/m. to Isle of Man with s/l. CENSOR 'O' No. 17. HMS Termagant Destroyer. [On 23 April 1918 a force drawn from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines launched one of the most daring raids in history, to block the ZEEBRUGGE Canal, thereby denying U-boat access] Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 311-128.

Price: £20.00
1918 PPC Botley Station 'MM 2nd US Naval Aviation' censored

1918 PPC real photo [Botley Station, Botley, Hants] with s/r. CENSORED /US NAVAL FORCES EUROPE h/s. From 'Harry A Benson, MM 2nd US Naval Aviation'. Foxing spots. Ref: 315-139.

Price: £15.00
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 (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
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: 304-055.

Price: £15.00
1919 PPC (Ascania) RUSSIA to GB. FRHMS m/c. On Active Service

1918 (Dec.) PPC [Cunard Line "Ascania"] from RUSSIA to GB with LONDON FRHMS m/c. and s/l. On Active Service h/s. Naval. mss .. "we are at present in Russia going to Constant. then to Alex". "Ascania" was wrecked in June 1918. Royal Navy or MN. Ref: 304-121.

Price: £25.00
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 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 (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 (April) real photo PPC 'HMS "QUEEN ELIZABETH" with d/r. RYDE p/m.

1920 (April) real photo PPC of 'HMS "QUEEN ELIZABETH" with d/r. RYDE p/m. mss .. "arrived safely". [From 1919 to 1924 she was the flagship of the Atlantic Fleet] Ref: 312-074.

Price: £9.00
1920 (May) real photo PPC [ELI Bay] New ZEALAND to GB. LONDON RFHMS m/c.

1920 (May) real photo PPC [ELI Bay, Pelorus Sound] from New ZEALAND to GB with LONDON RFHMS m/c. Royal Navy. Ref: 313-077.

Price: £9.00
1920 (Nov) real photo PPC "on board a Mine Sweeping Trawler, E. Scottish Coast"

1920 (Nov) real photo PPC "Reader helping his Chaplin on board a Mine Sweeping Trawler, E. Scottish Coast, during the War (By special permission of C. in Chf.) this photo taken". From 'Hubert K Kealett Cornish with LONDON m/c. and oval ROYAL NAVAL / SCRIPTURE READING SOCIETY h/s. Addressed to 'The Right Honourable The Earl of Selbourne KG, GCMG'. [NORTH SEA MINE BARRAGE: The Royal Navy resumed minesweeping operations spring 1920, continuing to clear sunken mines from fishing grounds, and maintaining a destroyer patrol to track down mines that had broken free of their moorings and gone adrift] Ref: 306-055.

Price: £45.00