Warcovers :: Up to 1914

Up to 1914

Campaign covers, Field Post Office

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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 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
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
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: 314-105.


Price: £20.00
1912 ps PC to 'Capt. FW Steele, Burnley'. INFANTRY BARRACKS, BLACKBURN h/s.

1912 ps PC to 'Capt. FW Steele, Burnley'. From INFANTRY BARRACKS, BLACKBURN h/s. Ref: 321-058.


Price: £4.00
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 (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 (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 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
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 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: 314-095.


Price: £50.00
1915 circa. cover GB to 'Capitaine Doumayrou, Etat Major de Ministre fe la Guerre', France.

c.1915 cover from GB to 'Capitaine Doumayrou, Etat Major de Ministre de la Guerre, Paris, France' with d/r. AMBASSADE DE FRANCE, LONDRES, L'ATTACHE MILITAIRE h/s. and large red seal to rear. [Captain Doumayrou French liasion officer at the War Office assigned to Kitchener. He was an excellent linguist and spent much of his time during 1916 writing regular reports both to the French War Minister and to Kitchener to June 1916] Ref: 321-067.


Price: £45.00