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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. 30Aug.1852 made Lieutenant and on 22March1858 made Commander. [One of Shannon's Officers, Shannon's Naval Brigade: 2nd China War 1856-60] Ref: 322-128.


Price: £60.00
1866 cover + letter to 'Captain TM Kelsall RN' with COLCHESTER p/m.

1866 cover and letter to 'Captain TM Kelsall RN' with COLCHESTER p/m. [Commander THEOPHILUS MOULTRIE KELSALL, R.N. - He entered the Royal Navy ca. 1851, rose to the rank of Captain and commander of several Royal Navy ships, and he retired in 1870. Served on HMS "Phoebe" from 26.09.62 to 29.06.66. Commander 11.04.66. Mediterranean] Ref: 322-037.


Price: £25.00
1870 l/s's FRANCE. Civilian mail in un-occupied area during FRANCO-PRUSSIAN War

1870 (Sept. - Oct.) printed l/s's [3 No.] from Lille, FRANCE to 'Boulogne'. Civilian mail in un-occupied area during FRANCO-PRUSSIAN War: July 19, 1870 May 10, 1871. Ref: 322-114.


Price: £20.00
1885 (June) cover from 'HMS "PILOT" to Plymouth.

1885 (June) cover from 'HMS "PILOT" to 'Retd. Howard Hay, Plymouth' with s/r. WEYMOUTH p/m. [Captain (retired) Howard Fitzgerald Hay, Captain of H.M.S. Pilot from 17 Mar, 1885] Ref: 322-018.


Price: £15.00
1907 ps l/s. South AFRICA to Germany. 'SMS Sperber'. CAPE TOWN m/c.

1907 (May) ps l/s. from South AFRICA to Germany with CAPE TOWN / CGH m/c. From 'SMS Sperber' - ("His Majesty's Ship SperberSparrowhawk") was an unprotected cruiser built for the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), Sperber was reassigned to Southwest Africa, On 27 Jan. 1907, Sperber was present in Lom for the opening of the first railroad line in German Togoland] NB: Adhesive missing. Ref: 322-106.


Price: £15.00
1911 PPC 'The Battle of Stepney. The Ararchists' House on Fire'

1911 PPC 'The Battle of Stepney. The Ararchists' House on Fire' with d/r. BIRMINGHAM p/m. [Jan 19th] The Siege of Sidney Street, known as the "Battle of Stepney", was a notorious gunfight in London's East End on 3 January 1911. Ref: 322-148.


Price: £15.00
1911 PPC Real photo of Soldiers Khartoum, SUDAN. KHARTOUM p/m

1911 PPC [Real photo of Soldiers] from SUDAN to GB with s/r. KHARTOUM p/m. From 'Geo Woodhead'. Ref: 322-141.


Price: £15.00
1913 (Nov) real photo PPC AUSTRIA to 'Pisku' with d/r. BRUNECK p/m.

1913 (Nov) real photo PPC [Soldiers on hillside] from AUSTRIA to 'Pisku' (Czech Republic) with d/r. BRUNECK p/m. Ref: 322-078.


Price: £10.00
1913 PPC LIBYA to Italy. POSTA MILITARE / CIRENAICA p/m. Italo-Turkish War

1913 (July) PPC from LIBYA to Italy with d/r. POSTA MILITARE / CIRENAICA p/m. Italian Forces, Italo-Turkish War. Also s/r. UFFICIO TELEGRAFICIO / ZAJIA HANIA h/s. Ref: 322-090.


Price: £18.00
1914 (5th. Aug) unused PPC 'German "SS Franz. Horn" captured off Dover'

1914 (5th. Aug) unused PPC 'German "SS Franz. Horn" captured off Dover'. Ref: 322-086.


Price: £9.00
1914 (Dec) cover CIRENAICA to Italy. TOLLMET p/m. d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s.

1914 (Dec) cover from CIRENAICA [Libya] to Italy with d/r. TOLLMET / CIRENAICA p/m. and d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s. [Cyrenaica is the eastern coastal region of Libya.] NB: Corner nick. Ref: 322-077.


Price: £15.00
1914 (Nov.) real photo PPC AUSTRIA with barred MORZG p/m. Regiment Prag Nr. 8

1914 (Nov.) real photo PPC [Soldiers] from AUSTRIA with barred MORZG p/m. and s/l. Infanterie Regiment Prag Nr. 8 h/s. Ref: 322-079.


Price: £10.00
1914 circa. cover GB to 'Major L.E. Kirwan, IEF B, c/o A.G. Base, Bombay'

c.1914 cover from GB to 'Major L.E. Kirwan, IEF B, c/o A.G. Base, Bombay' with s/r. SANHURST p/m. [Indian Expeditionary Force B consisted of the 27th (Bangalore) Brigade from the 9th (Secunderabad) Division and an Imperial Service Infantry Brigade, a pioneer battalion, a mountain artillery battery and engineers were sent to Tanganyika with the task of invading German East Africa] Ref: 322-061.


Price: £15.00
1914 PPC [Orient Line] 'HM Tansport (3)' ss Orvieto to Australia.

1914 PPC [Orient Line. ss Orvieto Smoking Room] from 'HM Tansport (3)' ss Orvieto to Australia. Left Albany 1st. Nov. 1914. [Later ss Orvieto was converted into a Minelayer, laying mines in the north sea 10-11th. Sept. 1915] Ref: 322-151.


Price: £35.00
1915 (Aug) real photo PPC [Soldiers] with s/r. BORDON / HANTS p/m.

1915 (Aug) real photo PPC [Soldiers] with s/r. BORDON / HANTS p/m. mss .. "march out to the large common ten miles away from here to be received by the King & .. other Generals .. more troops about thirty thousands .. hot .. as if they were dead". Ref: 322-083.


Price: £12.00
1915 (March) cover BELGIUM to GB. s/r. APO 5A p/m. censor 2454 h/s.

1915 (2nd. March) cover from BELGIUM to GB endorsed 'OHMS' with s/r. APO R 5A p/m. [skeleton**] and censor 2/2454 h/s. Located 'Ypres area'. Also d/r. EDINBURGH receipt p/m. to rear. (4th. March 1915) Ref: 322-031.


Price: £15.00
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
1915 cover GB to 'Private A. Russell, E Coy, 5th. Black Watch, BEF, France'

1915 (May) cover from GB to 'Private A. Russell, E Coy, 5th. Black Watch, BEF, France' with d/r. FPO 24 p/m. and boxed UNABLE TO TRACE h/s. to rear. Also in mss .. "Hospital". Ref: 322-050.


Price: £12.00
1915 cover Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10

1915 cover from the Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10 (Dover) Also LONDON m/c. Ref: 322-071.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover Western Front to 'Major HB Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA'

1915 (Jan) cover from the Western Front to 'Major H.B. Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA, 27th. Division' with d/r. FPO D.9 p/m. and censor 65 h/s. Also tied EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label. [Harold Bruce Dresser. A special reservist disembarked 17th Aug. 1914 and on 19th Aug. 1915 given command of 148 Battery RFA. (Royal Field Artillery) Serving on the Western Front until early 1916. Dresser was mentioned in despatches on 25th Oct. 1917. He was awarded a Distinguished service order [DSO] in the new years honours for 1918] Folded. Ref: 322-104.


Price: £15.00