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1817 entire JAMAICA to 'New York' endorsed 'Brig Margaret. Capt. George Bell'

1817 (March) entire from JAMAICA to 'New York' endorsed 'Brig Margaret. Capt. George Bell'. From 'Campbell Ellis, Falmouth, Jamaica' regarding "One hundred Puncheons of Rum". Faults. Ref: 310-087.


Price: £65.00
1838 entire Indian Navy Fund re: Death of Lt. Thomas Clendon, Indian Navy

1838 (May) entire from the Indian Navy Fund, London to 'Geo Clendon, Deal' regarding the Death of Lt. Thomas Clendon, Indian Navy. [Thomas was a Lieutenant, Bombay Marine Midshipman May 19 1819, 2nd Lieut Nov 10 1824. From Oct 1819 to Dec 1824 he served … Died 1838.] Ref: 310-001.


Price: £35.00
1868 cover to 'Lieutenant Keppel Stephenson RA, North Forts, Liverpool'

1868 (Feb) cover with LONDON p/m. to 'Lieutenant Keppel Stephenson RA, North Forts, Liverpool'. [1852/54 – North Fort constructed on the Mersey, Kirkdale] Also s/r. LIVERPOOL receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 310-028.


Price: £9.00
1875 cover GB to 'Col. WW Taylor, Commandant, 5th Bombay Native Infantry, India'

1875 cover from GB to 'Col. WW Taylor, Commandant, 5th Bombay Native Infantry, Belgaum, Bombay, India' with s/r. BELGAUM receipt p/m. to rear. [Colonel W. W. Taylor Commanding. Regiment was under his command from 1864 to 1868, and in March left for Abyssinia, returning to Belgaum, and in May marched to Poona, where it was in 1877] Cover franked 1/- Plate 11 with 1d. Plate 162 paying the Late Fee; confirmed by the boxed L1 in red. Ref: 310-043.


Price: £50.00
1914 (14th. Sept) ps PC circ. dumb p/m. 'HMS Temeraire' Dreadnought battleship

1914 (14th. Sept) ps PC with circ. dumb p/m. From 'HMS Temeraire' - Bellerophon-class dreadnought battleship. Ref: 310-060.


Price: £15.00
1914 real photo PPC "Clearing up" 10th. Royal Fusiliers, Reed Hall Camp, Colchester"

1914 (Sept) real photo PPC "Clearing up" 10th. Royal Fusiliers, Reed Hall Camp, Colchester" with COLCHESTER m/c. Ref: 310-036.


Price: £6.00
1915 (Aug) 'Flags' l/s. Western Front to GB. FPO D.12 p/m. censor 1676 h/s.

1915 (Aug) French 'Flags' l/s. from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO D.12 p/m. and tri. censor 1676 h/s. From 'No. 3586. Leo. A. Potter'. Ref": 310-004.


Price: £15.00
1915 (March) Telegraph from GERMANY. Aachen to Muenchen

1915 (March) Telegraph from GERMANY. Aachen to Muenchen. [Munich] 240 x 195 mm. NB stuck down. Ref: 310-070.


Price: £9.00
1915 PPC FRANCE to GB. BAPO 2 p/m. 'B Company, Queen Victoria Rifles, BEF'

1915 (Feb) PPC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. BAPO 2 p/m. [Rouen] and censor h/s. From 'Fred No. 2342. B Company, Queen Victoria Rifles, BEF'. [9th. London Regt] QVR on April 17th. 1915 took part an attack on Hill 60. Ref: 310-048.


Price: £5.00
1915 PPC [Real photo 'Sobraon Barracks, Colchester'] Western Front to GB. FPO T.18 p/m.

1915 PPC [Real photo 'Sobraon Barracks, Colchester'] from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO T.18 p/m. and weak tri. censor h/s. Ref: 310-038.


Price: £10.00
1915 printed PC 'Autumn Goal delivery at York and Assizes at Leeds'. YORK m/c.

1915 (26th. Oct.) printed PC 'Autumn Goal delivery at York and Assizes at Leeds' with YORK m/c. Ref: 310-034.


Price: £6.00
1915 Prisoner of War cover 'Frith Hill Camp, near Frimley, (Surrey)'

1915 Prisoner of War cover from 'Frith Hill Camp, near Frimley, (Surrey)' with s/r. LONDON OFFICIAL PAID p/m. and circ. 'P.C' censor h/s. Also oval PRISONER OF WAR / INFORMATION BUREAU h/s. Roughly opened. Ref: 310-148.


Price: £25.00
1916 'Feldpostbrief' cover BULGARIA to Switzerland. German Military Mission

1916 'Feldpostbrief' cover from BULGARIA to Switzerland with d/r. Feldpoststation Nr. 176 p/m. and circ. DEUTSCH SANITATSEXPEDITION F. BULGARIEN / ABT. SKOPIE. From Hospital at 'USKUB'. German Military Mission. Ref: 310-146.


Price: £75.00
1916 (21st. Aug) PPC FPO a m/c. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. 'HMS Marlborough'

1916 (21st. Aug) PPC with FPO a m/c. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C222. 'HMS Marlborough' - On 18th. Aug. 1916, the Germans again sortied, this time to bombard Sunderland; Scheer hoped to draw out Beatty's battlecruisers and destroy them. British signals intelligence decrypted German wireless transmissions, allowing Jellicoe enough time to deploy the Grand Fleet in an attempt to engage in a decisive battle. Ref: 310-029.


Price: £12.00
1916 (Feb) ps PC with d/r. RICHMOND CAMP BO / YORKS p/m. to Scotland

1916 (Feb) ps [Halfpenny] PC with d/r. RICHMOND CAMP BO / YORKS p/m. to Scotland. Ref: 310-027.


Price: £5.00
1916 cover FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. with CENSORED / JD McC h/s.

1916 (Aug) cover with s/r. FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. and CENSORED / JD McC h/s. - Gould 3A19: 1 of 3 Hospital ships. [Commander. JD McCulloch] Ref: 310-140.


Price: £12.00
1916 cover FRANCE to 'Lady Victoria Hicks Beach, EGYPT'. APO 2 m/c.

1916 (March) cover from FRANCE to 'Lady Victoria Hicks Beach, Nurses Empire Club, Cairo, EGYPT' with APO 2 m/c. and censor 1541 h/s. Also circ. CAIRO receipt p/m. to rear. [On 23 April 1916, Michael Hugh Hicks-Beach was seriously wounded, and according to one account, was rescued by Corporal William Castle, who ‘under heavy Turkish fire placed [him] across his horse and galloped six miles to safety’. However, he died of his wounds and was buried alongside his wife, Marjorie. She had gone out to Egypt in late 1915 to visit her husband, accompanied by his sister, 'Lady Victoria Hicks-Beach'. With German U-boats targeting passenger vessels in the Mediterranean, Marjorie and Victoria were forced to stay longer than planned in Cairo. Victoria helped in running the British Empire Nurses’ Club and remained in Cairo until she was able to secure transport home in mid-May 1916] Hinge remains. Ref: 310-112.


Price: £35.00
1916 PPC ISLE of MAN. ALIEN'S DETENTION CAMP / CENSORED / KNOCKALOE, IOM

1916 illustrated PPC from the ISLE of MAN to 'Somerset' with oval ALIEN'S DETENTION CAMP / CENSORED / KNOCKALOE, IOM h/s. From 'John Dechart, Peel, IOM'. Folded. Ref: 310-115.


Price: £75.00
1917 'Over-Seas Club' PC with s/r. CENSORED h/s. Gould 6D3 - HMS AJAX

1917 (Sept) 'Over-Seas Club' PC with circ. 8 bar dumb p/m. and s/r. CENSORED h/s. Gould 6D3 - HMS AJAX. From 'W. Veal PO'. Ref: 310-003.


Price: £15.00
1917 PPC (Happy Christmas) SALONIKA to GB. APO SX6 p/m.

1917 PPC (Happy Christmas from the Balkans) from SALONIKA to GB with d/r. APO SX6 p/m. and censor 391 h/s. Located: Vertekop. Ref: 310-149


Price: £15.00