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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1847 l/s's BELGIUM to 'Monsieur Fiott capitaine de Marines britanique, a Liege'

1847 l/s's from BELGIUM to 'Monsieur Fiott capitaine de Marines britanique, la Station a Liege' with d/r. LIEGE p/m. British Naval Marine. Ref: 317-021.


Price: £20.00
1863 ps cover [9 Kreuzer] GERMANY to '11th. Inf. Reg. in Trient, Sud Tirol'

1863 ps cover [9 Kreuzer] from GERMANY to 'Herr Stiasny KK Capelll meister im 11th. Inf. Reg. in Trient, Sud Tirol'. Stamp embossed in upper right corner. Two lines of inscription in small capitals across the upper right corner 'NEUN KREUZER POST-COUVERT'. Thurn & Taxis Postal stationary. Modern-day South Tyrol, an autonomous Italian province. NB: Stuck down. Ref: 317-022.


Price: £20.00
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
1900 (Jan) cover from GB to Russia regarding BOER WAR news.

1900 (25th. Jan) cover from GB to Russia regarding BOER WAR: Good news from the War, although a great number killed. However General Warren has gained ground and fought a terrible battle. (The Battle of Spion Kop 23-24th Jan) "Warren only 20 miles from Ladysmith" endorsed to flap. [From Sir Alfred Milner, British statesman and colonial administrator] The Second Boer War broke out Oct. 1899. Ref: 314-005.


Price: £20.00
1900 unused PPC BOER War. Queen Victoria as Sphinx Albion + Chamberlain

1900 unused PPC BOER War. Queen Victoria as Sphinx Albion and Chamberlain. Postal card in protestation of the English war against Transvaal. Mortality - Humanity - Liberty. Ref: 313-026.


Price: £20.00
1901 Registered Letter BOER War to Natal. FPO 41 British Army S. Africa

1901 (Sept) Registered Letter from the BOER War to Natal with d/r. FPO 41 British Army S. Africa p/m. Trimmed. Ref: 314-091.


Price: £20.00
1908 cover SUDAN to GB with 'IX SUDANESE' crest to flap

1908 (April) cover from SUDAN to GB with d/r. KHARTOUM p/m. and 'IX SUDANESE' crest to flap. Major religious uprisings occurred during April 1908. Also s/r. LONDON receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 319-129.


Price: £20.00
1911 cover FRANCE to 'Le Col. Grossin, Commandant la 4th Legion de Gendarmerier'.

1911 cover from FRANCE to 'Le Colonel Grossin, Commandant la 4th Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans'. From 'President de la Republique' and h/s. in red. Hinge remains. Ref: 309-117.


Price: £20.00
1912 (Feb) cover VIETNAM to 'Madame Grossin, France. TONKIN p/m.

1912 (Feb) cover from VIETNAM to 'Madame Grossin, France with d/r. TONKIN p/m. INDO-CHINE adhesives. Probably from 'Colonel Grossin, Commt. la 4th. Legion de Gendarmerier'. Also s/r. SARTHE receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 315-130.


Price: £20.00
1912 cover SENEGAL to 'Commt. la 4th. Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans'

1912 (Aug) cover from SENEGAL to 'Colonel Grossin, Commt. la 4th. Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans' [France] with s/r. DAKAR p/m. Redirected with s/r. LE MANS / SARTHE p/m. and s/r. SENONCHES receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 313-119.


Price: £20.00
1912 ps cover VIETNAM to 'Paul Grossin, Colonel de Gendarmerie, France

1912 ps cover from VIETNAM to 'Monsieur Paul Grossin, Colonel de Gendarmerie, 4th. Legion, France with d/r. HAIPHONG / TONKIN p/m. to rear. 5c INDO-CHINE postal stationary envelope. Also s/r. SARTHE receipt p/m. to rear. NB: Flap missing. Ref: 314-105.


Price: £20.00
1811 entire to 'Col Macpherson, Cluny'. From 'James Macpherson, Sergeant 92nd Regt'

1811 (Jan.) entire to 'Colonel Macpherson, Cluny'. From 'James Macpherson, Sergeant 92nd Regt. recruiting Edinb'. mss. .. "your kind promise of recommending me for a commission in either the Abedeen or Invennes Milita .. recommendation of me to Colonel Cameron of the 92nd Regt., I was appointed Serjeant in 1804 .. my age is 26 unmarried". Faults. Ref: 312-064.
[John Cameron of Fassiefern. Born Inerscadale 1771; served on Corsica 1796; served in Irish rebellion 1798; served at Helder 1799; served in Egypt 1801; Major in 92nd Foot5 April 1801; brevet Lieutenant-Colonel 25 April 1808; Lieutenant-Colonel23 June 1808; commanded 1/92nd Foot 1809 to 1815; served at Walcheren1809; served in Peninsula October 1810 to April 1814, wounded four times; commanded brigade in 2nd Division in Peninsula June and July 1813; brevet Colonel 4 June 1814; wounded and thrown from horse at Quatre Bras 1815, died shortly afterwards]


Price: £25.00
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
1894 cover GERMANY to 'His Grace The Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace'

1894 (Sept) cover from GERMANY to 'His Grace The Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxen, England' and redirected to 'Deepdean, Dorking' with OXFORD, WOODSTOCK and DORKING p/m's to rear. Ref: 318-096.


Price: £25.00
1901 circa. ps "Argus" Newspaper wrapper BOER WAR. Lt. Col. Money, SAF Force

c.1901 ps "Argus" Newspaper wrapper from the BOER WAR to Lt. Col. Money, 1st. Northumberland Fusiliers, SAF Force and redirected to '1st. Battalion NF'. [Siege of Lichtenburg 3rd Mar 1901: The latter part of the year and into 1901 the 1st Battalion was the last remaining unit under Lord Methuen and was still involved in endless treks. By February 300 of them were garrisoned at Lichtenburg along with 200 Yeomanry troops, and the battalion CO, Colonel Charles Money commanded the town. On 3rd March 1500 Boers under de la Rey attacked the place. The assault lasted from 3am until midnight but failed in their attempt. Two officers and 13 men were killed, 20 wounded. Seven other ranks were mentioned for bravery in dispatches] Ref: 312-001.


Price: £25.00
1901 cover BOER War to GB. FPO 1 p/m. '1st. York & Lancaster Regt., Ingogo'

1901 (Jan) cover from the BOER War to GB with d/r. FPO 1 p/m. From 'Band Serjeant DC Baoyery, 1st. York & Lancaster Regt., Ingogo, Natal, SA'. Also s/r. PLYMOUTH receipt p/m. to rear. Slight foxing. Ref: 317-006.


Price: £25.00
1902 Registered cover BOER War to GB. 'F Madan Lieut 74th Sqd. IY'

1902 Registered uprated ps cover from the BOER War to GB with KIMBERLEY p/m. and boxed PBC h/s. From 'F Madan Lieut 74th Sqd. IY'. [Imperial Yeomanry - British Army] Ref: 314-129.


Price: £25.00
1906-11 PPC's EUROPE to 'Guy Ellison Esq, X Lincolnshire Regiment, Aldershot'

1906-11 PPC's [15 No.] from EUROPE to 'Guy Ellison Esq, X Lincolnshire Regiment, Aldershot'. One with d/r. ALDERSHOT receipt p/m. July 1911. (Four not addressed to Camp) From Switzerland, Germany, France and Italy. [Major Guy Moreton Ellison 1st Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. (1883-?): Entered Lincolnshire Regiment, 1902; Captain, 1913; Major, 1917. MONS [AUG. 23RD, 1914] It was in Cuesmes that Captain Ellison of the Lincolnshire fired the first shot by the Regiment in the war, at a German aero plane which flew over the village] Ref: 318-074.


Price: £25.00
1901 PPC CHINA to Germany. TONGKU / DEUTSCHE POST p/m.

1901 German 'Feld-Postkarte' PPC from CHINA to Germany with s/r. TONGKU / DEUTSCHE POST p/m. German Army. [Hand illustrated] Ref: 316-104.


Price: £30.00
1903 cover + letter GB to 'Capt JJT Perkins, POW, The Castle, Cape Town' redirected

1903 cover and letter from GB to 'Capt JJT Perkins, Prisoner of War, The Castle, Cape Town, South Africa' and redirected to P of War Worcester'. Also s/r. CAPE TOWN and WORCESTER receipt p/m's to rear. [Captain J. J. T. Perkins, Western Rifles, to be a Commandant of Prisoners of War, graded as a Deputy-Assistant Adjutant-General. Dated 2nd March, 1900. Staff in Africa] Ref: 318-032.


Price: £30.00