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1917 cover and letters 'CENTRAL MEDICAL WAR COMMITTEE'. Military Service

1917 printed cover and 2 letters from the 'CENTRAL MEDICAL WAR COMMITTEE' - regarding to be considered for Military Service in RAMC. - Dr. FW Ritson. Ref: 321-055.


Price: £18.00
1917 cover BARBADOS to 'Mr. DE Chase, Barbados Citizen Contingent, London'

1917 (Nov) cover from BARBADOS to 'Mr. DE Chase, Barbados Citizen Contingent, c/o AE Aspinall Esq, London' and redirected to 'Cadet Chase, RFC, Frith Hill Barracks, Blackdown, Hants'. One adhesive with 'WAR TAX' o/p. [Royal Flying Corps] The Barbados Citizens’ Contingent Committee was formed about the end of November 1915. the first two contingents which left Barbados in the 31st December 1915 and 5th April 1916, On arrival of the men in London, they were received by Mr AE Aspinall of the West India Committee, who put them in touch with various recruiting centres, and assisted them in joining their respective regiments. Special reference must be made to Mr Aspinall, to whom a large tribute of praise is due for all the trouble taken by him with the men sent over from Barbados, and for his ready help and sympathy extended to them on all occasions.

Date of departure: 05 Sept. 1917. No of men: 1. In charge of: D E Chase. Name of steamer: SS Crown of Cadiz.

Chase, 2nd lieut D E Royal Air Force Prisoner of War. Returned to UK.
Faults. Ref: 321-120.


Price: £200.00
1917 cover GB to 'Private CF Powell' redirected to '1/4th. Essex Regt, EGYPT'

1917 (15th. June) cover from GB to 'Private CF Powell' and redirected to '1/4th. Essex Regt, Cairo, EGYPT' with BASE OFFICE ARMY PO Z / RLO receipt p/m. to rear. (6th. July) Ref: 321-080.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover GB to Sergt. FA Day, 12th. Batt The King's L'pool Regt'. "Hospital"

1917 cover from GB to Sergt. FA Day, 12th. Batt The King's L'pool Regt. BEF, France' with "Hospital" in mss. and poor d/r. FPO p/m. to rear. Ref: 321-005.


Price: £12.00
1917 cover SWITZERLAND. COLONEL RIVETT-CARNAC late Aide-de Camp to the King h/s.

1917 cover from SWITZERLAND to GB with OPENED BY CENSOR 4271 label and "for Censor" COLONEL RIVETT-CARNAC late Aide-de Camp to the King h/s. Ref: 321-155.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover W. Front to CHINA. APO S.19 p/m. 'S' h/s. Special censorship

1917 (17th. Oct.) cover from the Western Front to Hankow, CHINA with d/r. APO S.19 p/m. and EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label tied by 3492 h/s. Also s/r. 'S' h/s.- Special censorship. Self censored by 'Rowland'. Also d/r. BRITISH POST OFFICE / HANKOW receipt p/m. (27th. Dec.) Ref: 321-142.


Price: £150.00
1917 cover with s/r. PASSED / CENSOR h/s. Gould 6A1 - HMS Gibraltar

1917 cover with LONDON m/c. and s/r. PASSED / CENSOR h/s. Gould 6A1 - HMS Gibraltar. [From 1915 as a depot ship for the 10th Cruiser Squadron on Northern Patrol, based in the Shetland Islands] Roughly opened. Ref: 321-065.


Price: £10.00
1917 PC SERBIA - British Red Cross Censure Militaire

1917 PC 'British Red Cross' from SERBIA, to Alger, with s/r. 'BIZERTE / TUNISIE / 27.4.17' p/m. and boxed handstamp 'CENSURE/MILITAIRE' in violet. Ref: 321-156.


Price: £65.00
1917 PPC FRANCE to GB. S.5 p/m. PASSED NAVAL CENSOR h/s. RNAS

1917 (Oct) PPC from FRANCE to GB with part d/r. S.5 p/m. and polygon PASSED NAVAL CENSOR h/s. RNAS [Royal Naval Air Service] From 'AJ Wheeler No. 224013 Mess 23, Ecole d 'Aviation Brit, Vendome, France'. Ref: 321-034.


Price: £15.00
1917 PPC [German patriotic anthem] AUSTRIA with d/r. STEYR p/m.

1917 PPC [German patriotic anthem] from AUSTRIA with d/r. STEYR p/m. Es braust ein Ruf wie Donnerhall: The watch on the Rhine (There's a shout like Donnerhall) Corner nick. Ref: 321-089.


Price: £9.00
1918 (11th. Feb) cover PALESTINE to GB. FPO D 60 p/m. censor 2985 h/s.

1918 (11th. Feb.) cover from PALESTINE to GB with s/r. FPO D 60 p/m. and tri. censor 2985 h/s. Located: HUJ. Ref: 321-078.


Price: £30.00
1918 (Dec) PPC from GERMANY to USA. US APO 746 p/m. and censored.

1918 (Dec) PPC from GERMANY to USA with US APO 746 p/m. and censored. Ref: 321-103.


Price: £6.00
1918 (March) illustrated cover ADEN to India. Special censor h/s.

1918 (March) illustrated cover [Aden Tobacco Co] from ADEN to 'Camp Ahmednagar', India with part d/r. (ADEN) CAMP p/m. and Special censor h/s. [Backwards S] Also d/r. PASSED CENSOR 2 BOMBAY h/s. and d/r. AHMEDANGAR receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 321-143.


Price: £200.00
1918 (Oct) PPC real photo TANGANYIKA to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m.

1918 (Oct) PPC real photo from TANGANYIKA to GB endorsed "On Active Service"with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m. '1918 Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year 1919'. EAST AFRICA. From 'Ron S'. Ref: 321-024.


Price: £65.00
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: 321-164.


Price: £15.00
1918 Patriotic PPC "Well, What about it". BRISTOL WAR BONDS m/c

1918 Patriotic PPC "Well, What about it" [Germany] with BRISTOL WAR BONDS m/c. Patriotic Publishing. Ref: 321-159.


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 PPC [En Alsace - Vive la France] FRANCE to 'Marseille'. ALBA p/m.

1918 PPC [En Alsace - Vive la France] from FRANCE to 'Marseille' with d/r. ALBA p/m. Ref: 321-076.


Price: £7.00
1918 real photographs: RAF 'Avo Spider' and 'Handley Page 0/400 Bomber' etc.

1918 real photographs: RAF 'Avo Spider' and 'Handley Page 0/400 Bomber'. [1/. The Pilot and Forward Observer in a Handley Page 0/400 Bomber of No. 207 Squadron at Ligescourt Aerodrome, 25 Aug. 1918. From IWM collection. 2/. The Avro 531 Spider was a British fighter aircraft built by Avro during WW1. It did not proceed past the prototype stage. First flight: April 1918. (Frank Yeoman Coll.) 3/. Also larger real photo captured? two seater German biplane. (190 x 140 mm) with '85' on propeller] Ref: 321-111.


Price: £15.00
1919 (March) PPC [Mons] BELGIUM to South Africa. FPO H.22 p/m. censor 2910 h/s.

1919 (March) PPC [Mons] from BELGIUM to South Africa with d/r. FPO H.22 p/m. and censor 2910 h/s. Also d/r. WINTERTON / NATAL receipt p/m. South African soldier 'Hector' awaiting repatriation. Ref: 321-112.


Price: £20.00