Warcovers :: Up to 1914

Up to 1914

Campaign covers, Field Post Office

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1911 PPC LIBYA to Torino. POSTA MILITARE / TRIPOLITANIA p/m

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
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: 305-113.


Price: £15.00
1911 Times of India. 'GULF ARMS TRAFFIC. The Fighting at Dabai'

1911 Extract from the Times of India, Jan. 21st 1911: 'GULF ARMS TRAFFIC. The Fighting at Dabai'. Refers to MUSCAT and KOWIT. {Kuwait} Lieutenant Noakes was with the search party in the skirmish at DABAI, Persian Gulf and his conduct was favorably noted by the Admiralty. [Cyril John laugham Noakes RN] Includes a list of 6 British Casualties and 10 wounded. The Arabs lost at least 37 men. [THE DUBAI INCIDENT, 1910: A GUN BATTLE THAT DAMAGED BRITISH RELATIONS WITH THE TRUCIAL COAST] 210 x 350mm. Creased and faults. Ref: 301-139.


Price: £350.00
1911 unused real photo PPC. The Vickers Airship No. 1 Mayfly broke in two

1911 unused real photo PPC. The Vickers Airship No. 1 Mayfly broke in two. [His Majesty's Airship No. 1 was designed and built by Vickers, Sons and Maxim at their works in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, as an aerial scout airship for the Royal Navy When it was moved from its shed in Cavendish Dock to conduct full trials on 24 September 1911, it broke in two] Photograph by 'J Parker, Barrow-in-Furness'. Ref: 307-077.


Price: £25.00
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: 298-100.


Price: £20.00
1912 (May) cover GB to 'Colonel JW Dundee CRE, Peshawar, NWFP, India'

1912 (May) cover from GB to 'Colonel JW Dundee CRE, Peshawar, NWFP, India' and redirected to 'Nathia Gali'. Also s/r. PESHAWAR and NATHIA GALI receipt p/m. to rear. [Hill station in Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan] North West Frontier. Ref: 308-081.


Price: £15.00
1912 cover + card MOROCCO to France. 'General LYAUTEY'

1912 cover and card from MOROCCO to 'Colonel Grossin', France with s/r. CASABLANCA p/m. and circ. Republic cachet. From 'General LYAUTEY'. Hubert Lyautey: Born 17 Nov. 1854 - a career soldier - served in Indochina, Madagascar and Algeria before his appointment as resident general in Morocco in 1912 to 1914. A devoted colonialist and protg of General Gallieni, Lyautey devoted all his energies in Morocco to securing French interests in the newly established protectorate, and was often required to adopt the tried and trusted colonial policy method of 'divide and rule' among the local tribesmen to maintain French dominance. Hinge removed. Ref: 309-118.


Price: £25.00
1912 cover GB to 'Perth'. CAUTION: Compulsary Registered label

1912 cover GB to 'Perth' with s/r. HOREHAM ROAD p/m. and tied 'CAUTION' label: Compulsary Registration label. Charged 4d. Fee levied as "it contains coin". Also d/r. PERTH p/m. and Registered label. [Horam railway station: April 1900 Renamed Waldron and Horeham Road] Ref: 298-096.


Price: £25.00
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
1912 PPC ITALO-TURKISH WAR. Italy to GB.

1912 (Aug) PPC real photo (BATTAGLIE IN LIBYA: 28-7-12) to GB with d/r CAMOGLI p/m. ITALO-TURKISH WAR: September 29th. 1911 October 18th. 1912. Ref: 303-125.


Price: £15.00
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: 297-102.


Price: £20.00
1913 (Mar) ps cover VIETNAM to 'Monsieur Grossin, le Colonel de Gendarmerie, France

1913 (Mar) ps cover from VIETNAM to 'Monsieur Grossin Pierre, le Colonel de Gendarmerie, France with d/r. HANOI / TONKIN p/m. INDO-CHINE postal stationary envelope. Probably from 'Colonel Grossin, Commt. la 4th. Legion de Gendarmerier'. Also s/r. SARTHE receipt p/m. to rear. NB: Paper remains. Ref: 298-101.


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: 305-022.


Price: £10.00
1913 circa PPC real photo 'Belsize truck. London to Berlin. Boys of RFC'

c.1913 unused PPC real photo endorsed in pencil 'Belsize truck. London to Berlin. Boys of RFC'. Royal Flying Corps. Ref: 304-124.


Price: £15.00
1913 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Kohat, NWFP, India'

1913 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Kohat, NWFP, India' with d/r. KOHAT / DEP receipt p/m. to rear. [British Officers in the Indian Army on 1st Jan. 1912, he was listed as a Captain with the 56 Rifles. He graduated at the Staff College in Quetta and was appointed Brigade Major in Nov.1908, then became DAQMG, DAA and QMG India, holding those staff appointments at Kohat and Simla until Oct. 1914. awarded the Delhi Durbar 1911 Medal as a Lieutenant-Colonel with the 56th Rifles as Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-Master-General, Kohat Brigade] Ref: 299-030.


Price: £15.00
1913 PPC GB to '2.M.Sys W Howard, AOC, Tientsin, North CHINA'

1913 PPC [Dover] from GB to '2.M.Sgs W Howard, AOC, Tientsin, North China' [Army Ordnance Corps] with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE B / DELY receipt p/m. CEF: Chinese Expeditionary Force. Ref: 297-088.


Price: £50.00
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: 305-046.


Price: £18.00
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