Warcovers :: Up to 1914

Up to 1914

Campaign covers, Field Post Office

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1902 ps PC S. AFRICA to 'Lieut. Arthur Hagwell, The Royal Regiment of Skaraborg, Sweden'

1902 ps PC S. AFRICA to 'Lieut. Arthur Hagwell, The Royal Regiment of Skaraborg, Skahl, Karlstad, Sweden' with oval PASSED CENSOR / JOHANESBURG h/s. with receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 313-062.


Price: £10.00
1904 real photo PERHAM DOWN CAMP. d/r. FIELD POST OFFICE p/m.

1904 real photo of PERHAM DOWN CAMP with. d/r. FIELD POST OFFICE p/m. From 'Sgt. Godsen'. Ref: 321-006.


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: 320-087.


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
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: 320-155.


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
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
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: 321-093.


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
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 TANGANIKA to Germany. DAR-ES-SALAAM DEUTSCHE OSTAFRIKA p/m.

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
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
1910 circa. unused real photo PPC 'ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS' Womens Band

c.1910 unused real photo PPC 'ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS' Womens Band. Published Greenock. Ref: 320-081.


Price: £15.00
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 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: 320-145.


Price: £15.00
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: 315-131.


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: 316-083.


Price: £15.00