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1943 Air Mail cover South AFRICA to Italy redirected to Stalag VIIC, Germany

1943 Air Mail cover from South AFRICA to 'Sergt. GDW Steyn, Camp 85, PM 3450', Italy and redirected first with 'C.C.N 82 / PM 3200' h/s. and then to Stalag VIIC, Germany. Also tied UC8 censor label and German Camp h/s. Ref: 322-009.


Price: £35.00
1943 POW l/s. GERMANY to GB. 'Edward Johnson' at Milag und Milag Nord

1943 POW l/s. GERMANY to GB. 'Edward Johnson' at Milag und Milag Nord. On 15th. April 1940 Edward Johnson, Merchant Mariner on SALMON POOL seized by German forces at Saudafjord, north of Stavanger,in Boknfjord. 34 were interned from SALMONPOOL and 4 returned. Seized and taken as a prize. Steamer renamed PUTZIG for German service. Ref: 322-087.


Price: £35.00
1943 YMCA cover CYPRUS to GB. FPO 726 p/m. censor 7394 h/s.

1943 YMCA cover from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 726 p/m. and censor 7394 h/s. Also circ. Egypt censor h/s. Light fold. Ref: 322-159.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover EGYPT to GB. 'By Naval Bag'. OPENED BY / NAVAL CENSOR label

1944 cover from EGYPT to GB endorsed 'By Naval Bag' and OPENED BY / NAVAL CENSOR label [Daynes RNL 240] tied by boxed PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR h/s. Endorsed 'Port Said'. Folded. Ref: 322-070.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover SUDAN with US APO 608 p/m. Commanding Officer, Wadi Seidna

1944 cover from SUDAN to 'Public Works Dept.' with US APO 608 p/m. with d/r. FPO 718 transit p/m. [10th. July] and KHARTOOM receipt m/c. [11th. July] From 'Commanding Officer, Wadi Seidna AES'. Ref: 322-129.


Price: £35.00
1946 POW l/s. GB to Argentina. POW Camp 33 33. Dancer's Hill, South Mimms, Barnet

1946 (May) POW l/s. GB to Argentina with poor s/r. POW Camp (33) h/s. to rear. From Camp 33, Dancer's Hill, South Mimms, Barnet. Also 'BF' Transorma marking and receipt p/m. to rear July 18th. Ref: 322-127.


Price: £35.00
1948 POW cover LIBYA to Germany with TRIPOLI p/m. canc. 9d. 'MEF' o/p.

1948 (April) POW cover from LIBYA to Germany with TRIPOLI p/m. canc. 9d. adhesive with 'MEF' o/p. From '2747 Indep. German PW Working Coy, Tripoli/Libya, MELF I. POW: Prisoner of War. Ref: 322-119.


Price: £35.00
1975 cover IRELAND to 'Brian Holmes, Long Kesh, Co. Antrim'. IRA Prisoner

1975 cover from IRELAND to 'Brian Holmes, Long Kesh, Co. Antrim'. IRA Prisoner [Brian Holmes was interned without charge in Long Kesh.] Ref;322-043.


Price: £35.00
1915 circa. cover with Krag machine, straight bars, large X. Gould MA 18

c.1915 Royal Navy cover with Krag machine, straight bars and large X - Gould MA 18 - probably from Liverpool, the base of Northern Patrol. NB: Faults. Ref: 322-011.


Price: £40.00
1917 circa. cover "Transport A9. SS Shropshire" to Australia. Passed h/s.

c.1917 cover from "Transport A9. SS Shropshire" to Australia endorsed 'On Active Service' with Passed h/s. - civil mark used at Melbourne. NB: Flap repaired. Ref: 322-152.


Price: £45.00
1918 ps cover AUSTRALIA to 'Australian Munitions Worker, c/o High Commissioner'

1918 (March) ps (ONE PENNY] cover from AUSTRALIA to 'Mr. C.W. Evans, Australian Munitions Worker, c/o High Commissioner of Australia, London'. Clive Evans was an electrical engineer who left Melbourne Nov. 1917 in a party of 226 Munition Workers aboard the "Demosthenes" and arrived Glasgow 31st. Dec. 1917. Roughly opened. Ref: 322-107.


Price: £45.00
1922 (14th. Nov) PPC TURKEY to GB. FPO 14 p/m. Army of the Black Sea

1922 (14th. Nov) PPC (Constantinople) from TURKEY to GB with s/r. FPO 14 p/m. [Earlier recording than Proud] Army of the Black Sea. Special 1 1/2d. Forces RATE. Ref: 322-092.


Price: £45.00
1939 (Dec) uprated REGISTERED LETTER from PALESTINE to GB. NABLUS p/m

1939 (Dec) uprated REGISTERED LETTER from PALESTINE to GB with d/r. NABLUS p/m. and PASSED BY CENSOR H.7 h/s. Ref: 322-088.


Price: £45.00
1942 (April) cover ICELAND to GB. FPO 3 p/m. tri. censor 3406 h/s.

1942 (April) cover from ICELAND to GB with d/r. FPO 3 p/m. and tri. censor 3406 h/s. Located Seydisfjordur. Ref: 322-010.


Price: £45.00
1945 (18th. Nov) Air Mail cover LIBYA to Italy. Adhesives with MEF o/p's.

1945 (18th. Nov) Air Mail cover and letter from LIBYA to Italy. Adhesives with MEF o/p's. [1s. 3d. RATE] and OBE ZA/11021 censor label. [Type IV - extends usage] Occupied Tripolitania. Ref: 322-120.


Price: £45.00
1943 (Oct) cover FALKLAND Islands to GB. OFFICIAL PAID. censor 4428

1943 (Oct) cover from the FALKLAND Islands to GB with OFFICIAL PAID m/c. and circ. censor 4428 h/s. Known correspondance from 'Pte. Robinson, A Coy, 11th West Yorkshire Regt.'. NB: Flap missing. Ref: 322-1304.


Price: £50.00
1980 (Aug) Forces Overseas Registered Letter. NEW HEBRIDES to GB. FPO 941 p/m.

1980 (15th. Aug) uprated Forces Overseas Registered Letter from NEW HEBRIDES to GB with d/r. FPO 941 p/m. [Used VANUATU from 1st. to 22nd. Aug. 1980] New Hebrides REVOLT. [The uprising lasted about 12 weeks during Aug. – Sept. 1980. Prior to Vanuatu's independence, the islands were known as the New Hebrides.] NB: Cancelled to order. Ref: 322-035.


Price: £50.00
1854 cover to 'Rear Admiral Hay' from 'Edward March 11th. about Peiping' CHINA

1854 (March) cover to 'Rear Admiral Hay' from 'Edward March 11th. about Peiping' - a former name of Beijing, CHINA. Also circ. LEAMINGTON receipt p/m. to rear. Edward Hay R.N. [Royal Navy] Youngest son of Rear Admiral James Hay. 30 Aug. 1852 made Lieutenant and on 22 March 1858 made Commander. [One of Shannon's Officers, Shannon's Naval Brigade: 2nd China War 1856-60] Ref: 322-128.


Price: £60.00
1916 cover TASMANIA to USA. circ. CH 1 Crown PASSED BY CENSOR h/s + OBC label

1916 (April) 'COMMERCIAL' cover from TASMANIA to USA with strip of 3 x 1d. Australia red adhesives and circ. CH 1 Crown PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. Also OPENED BY CENSOR label. HOBART / TASMANIA m/c. Ref: 322-076.


Price: £60.00
1918 (Jan) cover GB to USA. 'Barksdale, Aviation Section, London'. RFC crest to flap

1918 cover GB to USA endorsed 'EH Barksdale, Aviation Section, American Embassy, London' with ST ALBANS m/c. and 'RFC' crest to flap. [Royal Flying Corps] 1st Lt. Eugene Hoy Barksdale, embarked for England 18 Sept. 1917, and received his flying training with the RFC at Oxford and several other aviation schools in England. He accepted his British commission 26 May 1918, at Markse, Yorkshire, and was assigned to the 41st Squadron, RFC in August 1918. He was placed on active duty at the front as a pilot He participated in the Somme and Amiens Offensives early in August 1918 and was wounded 2 September 1918 during the Cambrai Offensive. While on duty with the RFC, he received official credit for destroying three enemy aircraft through aerial combat. He also participated in the ground destruction of five other enemy aircraft. He left the RFC on 15 Oct. 1918, joining the U.S. 25th Aero Squadron until 24 Dec. 1918. Ref: 322-091.


Price: £100.00