Warcovers :: Up to 1914

Up to 1914

Campaign covers, Field Post Office

1854-6 Crimea   1861-7 Franco-Mexican   1880-1 First Boer   1911-2 Italo-Turkish
1856-60 Second Opium   1870-1 Franco-Prussian   1883-5 Chinese-French   1912-3 Balkan
1857-8 Indian Mutiny   1877-8 Russo-Turkish   1894-5 Chinese-Japanese   1899-1901 Second Boer
1861-5 American Civil   1878-80 Second Afghan   1898 Spanish-American   1900-1 Boxer Rebellion



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1908 PPC [Campaign in Maroc] MOROCCO to France. CASABLANCA p/m.

1908 PPC [Campaign in Maroc] from MOROCCO to France with circ. CASABLANCA p/m. French Forces. Ref: 309-090.

Price: £9.00
1892 cover GB to 'Royal Irish Rifles, Inquisitor's Palace, MALTA'

1892 cover from GB to 'Rev. WF Socsbie, Chaplain to the Forces, Royal Irish Rifles, Inquisitor's Palace, MALTA' [Used as Military Hospital] with s/r. MALTA receipt p/m. to rear. Part flap missing. Ref: 302-048.

Price: £10.00
1900 circa. Real photo ABERDEEN: 'Castle Street & Bay-View No. 1' Horse drawn Tram

c.1900 'Velox' Real photo ABERDEEN: 'Castle Street & Bay-View No. 1' Horse drawn Tram. 145 x 90 mm. NB: Edge nick. Ref: 303-027.

Price: £10.00
1900 cover BOER WAR to 'Colonel Germon', GB. CAPE TOWN p/m. '6521 27 IY'

1900 (July) cover from the BOER WAR to 'Colonel Germon', GB with d/r. CAPE TOWN p/m. 'From 6521 27 I.Y' - Imperial Yeomanry. Folded. Ref: 304-014.

Price: £10.00
1902 cover IRELAND to 'Pte. Thos. Kearney, Army Post Office Corps, Capetown'

1902 (July) cover from IRELAND to 'Pte. Thos. Kearney, Army Post Office Corps, Capetown' [2d. RATE] with d/r. DUBLIN p/m. South Africa, Boer War.Ref: 311-044.

Price: £10.00
1904 cover BERMUDA to GB '60th Regiment' crest HAMILTON p/m.

1904 [April 21st] cover from BERMUDA to GB endorsed 'Via New York' with d/r. HAMILTON p/m. and '60th Regiment of Foot' crest to flap. Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Also d/r. WIMBORNE receipt p/m. to rear. [May 3rd] Ref: 300-129.

Price: £10.00
1906 (Oct) PPC [HMT "PLASSY"] EGYPT to GB. PORT SAID p/m. PAQUBOT h/s.

1906 (Oct) PPC [HMT "PLASSY"] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. PORT SAID p/m. and boxed PAQUBOT h/s. Troopship Plassy seriously damaged 25th. Sept. 1906. Ref: 307-049.

Price: £10.00
1907 PPC [HMT "Plassy"] EGYPT to GB. Port Said p/m. Troopship 'Red Sea'

1907 (March) PPC [HMT "Plassy"] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. Port Said p/m. From Troopship in the 'Red Sea'. Ref: 303-031.

Price: £10.00
1911 PPC IRELAND to 'England'. CURRAGH CAMP p/m. '20th. Hussars, Curragh Camp'

1911 (July) PPC [Killarney] from IRELAND to 'England' with s/r. CURRAGH C(AMP) p/m. From Bert Coleman. '6998 'A' Squadron, 3rd. Troop, 20th. Hussars, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Ireland'. mss .. "Troops away in Dublin now with King George". [George V visited Ireland for five days as part of his accession tour in July 1911, he was greeted with such rapture that commentators at the time suggested he might have solved the crisis over Home Rule at a stroke] Ref: 311-042.

Price: £10.00
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: 305-022.

Price: £10.00
1906 (Jan) cover and 9 page letter BURMA to GB. 'The Devonshire Regiment'

1906 (Jan) cover and 9 page letter from BURMA to GB with poor d/r. RANGOON p/m. and 'The Devonshire Regiment' crest to envelope and letterheading. Interesting content. NB: Faults. Ref: 311-041.

Price: £12.00

1911 (Nov) PPC [Tripoli] from LIBYA to Torino with d/r. POSTA MILITARE / TRIPOLITANIA p/m. Franked 5c TRIPOLI DI BARBERIA adhesive. [Italo-Turkish War: September 29, 1911 October 18, 1912] Ref: 303-138.

Price: £12.00
1912 PPC ADEN to GB '64 Coy RGA, Aden'

1912 PPC (Gibraltar) from ADEN to GB with part d/r. ADEN p/m. From 'WG Gent Br, 64 Coy RGA, Aden' [Royal Garrison Artillery] Ref: 298-123.

Price: £12.00
1913-14 PPC real photo of 'St Peter's Flying Corps'

1913-14 unused PPC real photo of 'St Peter's Flying Corps. WE Knuts + IT Coll-ar'. Huntingdon? Ref: 304-126.

Price: £12.00
1857 part entire GB to SWEDEN. Harriet Grote to 'Madame Nils von Koch'

1857 part entire from GB to SWEDEN. From Harriet Grote [nee Lewin, author and wife of George Grote, historian of Greece and radical] to 'Madame Nils von Koch' [sister Francis Lewin, wife of Nils Samuel von Koch, Swedish Justice Minister] Interesting contents incl. "G(orge) has been offered 3 seats [Parliament] if he would but stand, but he is firm in his resl(ution) to stick to Plato & Co". Ref: 308-126.

Price: £15.00
1870 printed l/s. FRANCE. Civilian mail during FRANCO-PRUSSIAN War

1870 (Oct) printed l/s. from FRANCE to Boulogne with d/r. LILLE p/m. Civilian mail in un-occupied area during FRANCO-PRUSSIAN War. [From July 19, 1870 May 10, 1871] Ref: 304-118.

Price: £15.00
1886 cover + letter LONDON to 'Captain WS Scott, Warwick'

1886 (Oct) cover and letter from LONDON to 'Captain (William) WS Scott, Warwick'. mss ... "a few lines of requests to the Sols. (Mr. Wm. Forsters of Frere & Co) & ask whether the Deed of Settlement determined the future division of the Trust Fund out of which the 10,00 was taken, as you do soon find in her Will any provision to prevent your brother George from getting the 10,000.. ". [About 1.2 million today] From Brownlow Maitland, 41 Montagu Square, London. Faults. Ref: 304-044.

Price: £15.00
1890 mint PC CHINA. Shanghai Local Post Card. One Cent

1890 mint PC CHINA. Shanghai Local Post Card. One Cent. Shanghai China Municipality 1 c Local Postcard Postal Stationery. NB: Corner nick. Ref: 301-023.

Price: £15.00
1898 Registered Letter QUETTA to '1st Hampshire Regt, Mooltan'

1898 Registered Letter from QUETTA to '1st Hampshire Regt, Mooltan' with s/r. MOOLTAN receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 306-106.

Price: £15.00
1900 cover S. AFRICA to 'David Fourie, POW, Simonstown, Cape Cape Colony'

1900 cover from South AFRICA to 'David Fourie, POW, Simonstown, Cape Colony, via Delagoa Bay' with OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW label. Boer POW. Boer War. NB: Part rear missing. Ref: 309-092.

Price: £15.00