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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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
1902 cover BOER War to GB. APO p/m. 'S. African Light Horse' crest

1902 cover from the BOER War to GB with s/r. APO p/m. and 'S. African Light Horse' crest to flap. South African Light Horse (Natal Squadron) features three feathers over a cross this with central 1899 and SALH in the four arms. The bottom scroll Usiba Enjaloh Ngapambele, Motto in Zulu. Ref: 312-123.

Price: £12.00
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
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: 315-147.

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: 318-081.

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 BOER War to GB. APO 21 p/m. 'JS Craig Lieut. 2/ Cheshire Regt.'

1900 (Dec) cover from the BOER War to GB with s/r. APO 21 p/m. From 'JS Craig Lieut. 2/ Cheshire Regt.'. [During the South African War, The Cheshire Regiment raised three volunteer service companies. [VSC] On 17th Feb. 1900, the 1st VSC comprising three officers Captain S Thornley, Lieutenant J Bates and Lieutenant John Stirling Craig, embarked for South Africa aboard SS Gascon] NB Corner creaded and tear. Ref: 316-049.

Price: £15.00
1900 PPC (Theatre de la Guerre. L'oncle Paul, le kanguroo boxant) FRANCE

1900 PPC (Theatre de la Guerre: L'oncle Paul, le kanguroo boxant) from FRANCE with d/r. PARIS p/m. and COMPIEGNE receipt p/m. BOXER WAR. Ref: 314-096.

Price: £15.00
1902 cover BOER WAR to GB. HARRISMITH ORC p/m. 42nd. Black Watch

1902 cover from the BOER WAR to GB with s/r. HARRISMITH / ORC p/m. [Orange River Colony o/p. to adhesive. Also '42 Nemo me Impure Lacessit crest to flap - 42nd. Black Watch. Redirected to 'Houseboat "Nautilus", Windsor'. Ref: 319-150.

Price: £15.00

1903 PPC from TANGANIKA to Germany with s/r. DAR-ES-SALAAM DEUTSCHE OSTAFRIKA p/m. canc. 3 PESA adhesive. East Africa. Ref: 315-133.

Price: £15.00
1905 PPC [Russo-Japanese War: Port Arthur] AUSTRIA to Ukraine

1905 PPC [Russo-Japanese War: Port Arthur] AUSTRIA to Ukraine. Panzerschiffe "Zesarwitsch" u "Retwisan" in der Nacht des 9 Februar 1904. Grubby. Ref: 306-049.

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: 305-070.

Price: £15.00
1908 PPC (SS City of Paris) INDIA to GB. EXPERIMENTAL PO D-41 p/m

1908 (Dec) real photo PPC (SS City of Paris) from INDIA to GB with s/r. EXPERIMENTAL PO D-41 p/m. mss "SS City of Paris. Maiden Vovage Oct 18th. Nov 13th. - 1908". Ref: 304-132.

Price: £15.00
1908 PPC's ITALY to Ireland. FERROVIA p/m. 'S.S. Cretic' Steamship Ocean Liner

1908 PPC's [3 No. Soldiers] from ITALY to Ireland with FERROVIA m/c. From 'S.S. Cretic, Naples' - Steamship Ocean Liner. Ref: 311-104.

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: 305-127.

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: 305-113.

Price: £15.00