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Up to 1914

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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 (Dec) PPC LIBYA to Corino. POSTA MILITARE / BENGASI p/m

1912 (Dec) PPC [Bengasi] from LIBYA to Corino with d/r. POSTA MILITARE / BENGASI p/m. [Italo-Turkish War: September 29, 1911 October 18, 1912] Ref: 313-113.


Price: £7.00
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 circa. real photo PPC 'Steamer "TITANIC" with ESSEX p/m.

c.1912 real photo PPC [Regent Series] of 'White Star Steamer "TITANIC" which sank on April 15th 1912' with s/r. ESSEX p/m. From 'Ongar'. NB: Most of adhesive removed and faults to photo. Ref: 313-139.


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 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 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
1913 (Feb) PPC [Misurata] LIBYA to Tripoli. POSTA MILITARE / BU SCEIFA p/m.

1913 (Feb) PPC [Misurata] from LIBYA to Tripoli with s/r. POSTA MILITARE / BU SCEIFA p/m. [Italo-Turkish War: September 29, 1911 October 18, 1912] Ref: 311-117.


Price: £8.00
1913 (Nov) PPC PERSIAN GULF to GB. LONDON 173 p/m. 'HMS Swiftsure, East Indies'

1913 (Nov) PPC [Photo of Crew] from the PERSIAN GULF to GB with d/r. LONDON 173 p/m. From 'HMS Swiftsure, East Indies'. On 26 March 1913 to became flagship of the East Indies station until 1915. Captain Raymond A. Nugent served from 25 April, 1913 14 April, 1914. [New Cemetery, Eastern Cove, Khor Jabber, Oman. 'IN MEMORY OF CORP. P.E. SWINERD R.M.L.I. OF H.M.S. SWIFTSURE E. INDIES WHO DIED 17TH NOVEMBER 1913 AGED 29 YEARS ERECTED BY HIS SHIPMATES AS A TOKEN OF THEIR ESTEEM AND AFFECTION R.I.P.] Ref: 311-051.


Price: £85.00
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 MADAGASCAR to 'Commandant la 4th. Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans'

1913 (Feb) cover from MADAGASCAR to 'Monsieur le Colonel Grossin, Commandant la 4th. Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans' [France] with s/r. TANANARIVE p/m. and s/r. LE MANS / SARTHE receipt p/m. to rear. NB: Part flap missing Ref: 313-118.


Price: £35.00
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