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1900 (Aug) uprated ps PC BOER War to New Zealand. APO 45 / S. AFRICA p/m.

1900 (Aug) uprated ps PC from the BOER War to New Zealand with s/r. APO 45 / S. AFRICA p/m. Also attractive WELLINGTON slogan receipt p/m. From 'A Nevill Haynes, Copl'. Mixed franking. [First overseas conflict to involve New Zealand troops. New Zealand contingent] Ref: 316-002.


Price: £145.00
1900 cover BOER War to GB. APO 21 p/m. 'JS Craig Lieut. 2/ Cheshire Regt.'

1900 (Dec) cover from the BOER War to GB with s/r. APO 21 p/m. From 'JS Craig Lieut. 2/ Cheshire Regt.'. [During the South African War, The Cheshire Regiment raised three volunteer service companies. [VSC] On 17th Feb. 1900, the 1st VSC comprising three officers – Captain S Thornley, Lieutenant J Bates and Lieutenant John Stirling Craig, embarked for South Africa aboard SS Gascon] NB Corner creaded and tear. Ref: 316-049.


Price: £15.00
1901 PPC CHINA to Germany. TONGKU / DEUTSCHE POST p/m.

1901 German 'Feld-Postkarte' PPC from CHINA to Germany with s/r. TONGKU / DEUTSCHE POST p/m. German Army. [Hand illustrated] Ref: 316-104.


Price: £30.00
1903 cover CHINA. Postal services for German Forces. TIENTSIN p/m.

1903 cover from CHINA endorsed "Militaria". Postal services for German Forces with s/r. TIENTSIN / DEUTSCHE POST p/m. and s/r. TONGKU / DEUTSCHE POST receipt p/m. Also circ. OSTAS. BESATZUNG-BRIGADE h/s. [Eastern Garrison Brigade] post Boxer War period. NB: Surface fault and folded. Ref: 316-109.


Price: £30.00
1908 cover + note SOUTH POLE to New Zealand. (HMS) "Nimrod"

1908 cover and note 'from the neighbourhood of the SOUTH POLE' to New Zealand with s/r. BRIT. ANTARCTIC EXPD. p/m. canc. 1d. adhesive with KING EDWARD VII LAND o/p. Note endorsed " 31 Dec. 1907 via South Pole per (HMS) "Nimrod". Also WELLINGTON receipt m/c. to rear [8th March 1908] Ref: 316-110.


Price: £150.00
1913 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Kohat, NWFP, India'

1913 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Kohat, NWFP, India' with d/r. KOHAT / DEP receipt p/m. to rear. [British Officers in the Indian Army on 1st Jan. 1912, he was listed as a Captain with the 56 Rifles. He graduated at the Staff College in Quetta and was appointed Brigade Major in Nov.1908, then became DAQMG, DAA and QMG India, holding those staff appointments at Kohat and Simla until Oct. 1914. awarded the Delhi Durbar 1911 Medal as a Lieutenant-Colonel with the 56th Rifles as Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-Master-General, Kohat Brigade] Ref: 316-083.


Price: £15.00
1914 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara'

1914 cover from GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara, NWFP, India' with d/r. FORT LOCKHART receipt p/m. to rear. [British Officers in the Indian Army on 1st Jan. 1912, he was listed as a Captain with the 56 Rifles. He graduated at the Staff College in Quetta and was appointed Brigade Major in Nov.1908, then became DAQMG, DAA and QMG India, holding those staff appointments at Kohat and Simla until Oct. 1914. awarded the Delhi Durbar 1911 Medal as a Lieutenant-Colonel with the 56th Rifles as Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-Master-General, Kohat Brigade] Ref: 316-084.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP,

1915 cover from GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP, INDIA and redirected to 'Dera Ismail Khan' with d/r. TANK and DERA ISMAIL-KHAN p/m's to rear. [North West Frontier Province] Part flap missing. Ref: 316-116.


Price: £15.00
1915 PPC EGYPT to GB with FPO 1.Y p/m. censored 'Mounted Brigade'

1915 (30 Apr) PPC from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO 1.Y p/m. and censored. 'Mounted Brigade'. Also d/r. BAPO Z p/m. Early date - arrived 29th April. Ref: 316-119.


Price: £18.00
1916 (Sept) cover TANGANYIKA to China. Indian FPO 343 p/m. censored

1916 (Sept) cover from TANGANYIKA to China endorsed 'via N.Y.K line' with d/r. Indian FPO 343 p/m. to rear and weak boxed PASSED BY / POSTAL CENSOR h/s. Dar-es-Salem, East Africa. From 'RE Gordon'. [Captain Ronald Eagleson Gordon, Royal Engineers. 1918 New Year Honours (MC) Military Cross - won in G.E.A. and received Afghanistan NWF 1919 bar.] NB: Creased and corner missing. Ref: 316-021.


Price: £45.00
1916 PPC EGYPT to '31 General Hospital, Port Said' HMHS "Letitia"

1916 (Oct) PPC from EGYPT to '31 General Hospital, Nursing Staff QAMNS, Port Said' with circ. ALEXANDRIA p/m. and circ. dumb cross censor h/s. Also Signature cachet 'Charles Luke Lieut Col IMS / Officer Commanding Troops / HM Hospital Ship "LETITIA". From HMHS "Letitia" HOSPITAL ship. Sunk Aug 1917. Ref: 316-121.


Price: £100.00
1916 PPC EGYPT to GB. AUST DIV FPO p/m. CASUALTY

1916 PPC from EGYPT to GB with weak s/r. 2nd. AUST DIV FPO p/m. and PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. From 'Pte S Shave, 1178. 9th Inf. Aus Imp. Force'. KIA in 1917. Casualty: YPRES Memorial. Ref: 316-124.


Price: £25.00
1916 Red Honour Envelope MESPOTAMIA to GB. Indian FPO 36 p/m.

1916 (Aug) Special Red Honour Envelope [AF A.2043] from MESPOTAMIA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 36 p/m. and circ. PASSED CENSOR D h/s. Late use of Daynes type SPE 1. From 'Adgt. 55 FAB'. [Field Artillery Brigade] Folded. Ref: 316-141.


Price: £245.00
1916 uprated ps PC KENYA to South Africa. NE POSTAL CENSOR MOMBASSA

1916 uprated 3 cent ps PC from KENYA to South Africa endorsed On Active Service' with circ. MOMBASSA p/m. and N.E. / POSTAL CENSOR / MOMBASSA h/s. From 'Kilindini, BEA'. East Africa. Ref: 316-112.


Price: £50.00
1916-17 Registered Letters Western Front to GB. APO R.37 p/m. censored

1916-17 Registered Letters [2d.] from the Western Front to GB with d/r. APO R.37 p/m. and censored. Ref: 316-066.


Price: £6.00
1916-18 Registered Letters [2d.] FRANCE to GB. APO S.8, S.17 and S.11 p/m

1916-18 Registered Letters [2d.] from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.8, S.17 and S.11 p/m. and censored. [5 No.] Ref: 316-067.


Price: £9.00
1917 (April 12th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news.

1917 (April 12th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news. [Extel: Exchange Telegraph company] 6.58 Situation in Asia Minor. 7.46 Hospital Ship torpedoed "GLOUCESTER CASTLE". 7.52 Hospital Ship mined "SALTA". [160 x 285 mm. folded] Extel was founded in 1872, laying of the first telegraphic cable on the Atlantic seabed, to electronically connect London and New York, to transmit business intelligence. This was extended in 1913 to include the collecting and distributing of news worldwide. During World War I, Britain's telegraph communications were almost completely uninterrupted. Ref: 316-142.


Price: £65.00
1917 (April 14th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news

1917 (April 14th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news. [Extel: Exchange Telegraph company] 12.4 King to become Colonel in Chief of RFC. 12.6.French Official. 12.35 German sailors to work. 1.7 American Agricultural production. 1.15 Russian Congrats to America. 2.26 Fire at Silvertown. 6.19 Vatican's Yellow Book on War. Americas Military Power. 6.36. Argentine vessel sank: Monteprotegida. [Monte Protedigo: 4th April 1917: The barquentine was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off the Isles of Scily by SM UC-30 ]

Extel was founded in 1872, laying of the first telegraphic cable on the Atlantic seabed, to electronically connect London and New York, to transmit business intelligence. This was extended in 1913 to include the collecting and distributing of news worldwide. During World War I, Britain's telegraph communications were almost completely uninterrupted. Ref: 316-126.


Price: £35.00
1917 (April 1st.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news

1917 (April 1st.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news. [Extel: Exchange Telegraph company] 7.57 Barrow Strike. 8.47 France. 10.7 Lord Cheylemire. 10.41 General Cadorna. 10.52 French Official. 11.8 Silver paper money for Italy. 11.24 USA & Austria. Existence of a State of War with Germany *** MIDNIGHT 12.22 Cardinal Gasperri. [155 x 245 mm. folded] Extel was founded in 1872, laying of the first telegraphic cable on the Atlantic seabed, to electronically connect London and New York, to transmit business intelligence. This was extended in 1913 to include the collecting and distributing of news worldwide. During World War I, Britain's telegraph communications were almost completely uninterrupted. [***On April 2, 1917, Wilson asked a special joint session of Congress to declare war on the German Empire, Congress voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917] Ref: 316-139.


Price: £45.00
1917 CHINA Submarine Telegraph Service receipt form. TIENTSIN Station

1917 (March) CHINA 'The Submarine Telegraph Service' receipt form, TIENTSIN Station. Austro-Hungarian Post Offices: for telegram from Austrian Detachment to Peking, with ''K. u. k. Marine detachement Tientsin'' straight line handstamp and 'Chinese Telegraph / Tientsin' oval h/s. in violet. Ref: 316-134.





Price: £145.00