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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1901 Registered Letter BOER War. ARMY PO 50 / S. AFRICA p/m.

1901 Registered Letter from the BOER War with s/r. ARMY PO 50 / S. AFRICA p/m. abd tri. PASSED PRESS CENSOR / PRETORIA h/s. Also s/r. CRADDOCK receipt p/m. to rear. NB: Roughly opened. Ref: 313-142.


Price: £9.00
1904 circa. unused 'New Year Greeting' PPC from JAPAN: Himeji Castle

c.1904 unused 'New Year Greeting' PPC from JAPAN: Himeji Castle - a relic of the Russo-Japanese War memorial. Ref: 304-066.


Price: £9.00
1908 PPC [Campaign in Maroc] MOROCCO to France. CASABLANCA p/m.

1908 PPC [Campaign in Maroc] from MOROCCO to France with circ. CASABLANCA p/m. French Forces. Ref: 309-090.


Price: £9.00
1913 (Feb) PPC HMT REWA to GB with d/r. LONDON 176 p/m. 'Port Said'

1913 (Feb) PPC from HMT REWA to GB with d/r. LONDON 176 p/m. Troopship. From 'Port Said'. [In Feb. 1913 the transport “Rewa” entered the Suez Canal carrying the 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment homeward bound from Karachi] Ref: 313-071.


Price: £9.00
1892 cover GB to 'Royal Irish Rifles, Inquisitor's Palace, MALTA'

1892 cover from GB to 'Rev. WF Socsbie, Chaplain to the Forces, Royal Irish Rifles, Inquisitor's Palace, MALTA' [Used as Military Hospital] with s/r. MALTA receipt p/m. to rear. Part flap missing. Ref: 302-048.


Price: £10.00
1900 cover BOER WAR to 'Colonel Germon', GB. CAPE TOWN p/m. '6521 27 IY'

1900 (July) cover from the BOER WAR to 'Colonel Germon', GB with d/r. CAPE TOWN p/m. 'From 6521 27 I.Y' - Imperial Yeomanry. Folded. Ref: 304-014.


Price: £10.00
1900 cover GB to 'Sir Alfred Milner, The Governor of Cape Colony, Cape Town'

1900 (April) cover from GB to 'Sir Alfred Milner, The Governor of Cape Colony, Cape Town' with d/r. CAPE TOWN receipt p/m. to rear. [British statesman and colonial administrator] The Second Boer War broke out Oct. 1899. NB: Very roughly opened. Ref: 313-027.


Price: £10.00
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
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: 303-031.


Price: £10.00
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
1891 cover + letter from Royal Marine William Kay, HMS Tauranga. WEYMOUTH p/m

1891 (2nd. April) cover and letter from Royal Marine William Kay on board HMS Tauranga, Portland with WEYMOUTH p/m. Trouble with mail. [HMS Tauranga was a Pearl-class cruiser of the Royal Navy. Vessel was originally named Phoenix. She was launched on 28 Oct. 1889. Renamed on 2 April 1890, as Tauranga as part of the Auxiliary Squadron of the Australia Station. She arrived in Sydney on 5 Sept. 1891] Ref: 313-082.


Price: £12.00
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
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
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: 301-023.


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