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1914 (Dec) cover CIRENAICA to Italy. TOLLMET p/m. d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s.

1914 (Dec) cover from CIRENAICA [Libya] to Italy with d/r. TOLLMET / CIRENAICA p/m. and d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s. [Cyrenaica is the eastern coastal region of Libya.] NB: Corner nick. Ref: 305-016.


Price: £15.00
1914 and 1918 PPC's Aot 1914 (Ordre du Jour du Roi) and Novembre 1918

1914 and 1918 PPC's FRANCE: Aot 1914 (Ordre du Jour du Roi) - August 1914 (Agenda of the King) and Novembre 1918 (Cardinal MERCIER). Message to rear dated 1919, but not postaly used. Ref: 304-062.


Price: £15.00
1914 circa. PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] 'HMS New Zealand' to GB. RFHMS p/m.

c.1914 PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] from 'HMS New Zealand' to GB with RFHMS p/m. From 'Jim Adams'? Ref: 314-071.


Price: £15.00
1914 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara'

1914 cover from GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara, NWFP, India' with d/r. FORT LOCKHART 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: 316-084.


Price: £15.00
1914 illustrated cover ALGERIA to 'Col. Commandant la Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans'

1914 (Dec) illustrated cover from ALGERIA to 'Monsieur Grossin, Colonel Commandant la Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans' [France] with s/r. ORAN p/m. [2nd. Compagnie de Cavaliers de Remonte. Detachement d'Oran] NB: Paper remains to rear. Ref: 315-125.


Price: £15.00
1914 Obituary Prayer Cards for German Soldiers: Death cards

1914 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Peter Oftermaier' died 12th. Oct. 1914 and one for 'Max Eder' died 12th. Dec. 1914. Both died in France. [Death cards are single or folded notes that list the most important life information about the deceased and are generally distributed to mourners during a memorial service] Religious scene with injured solders to rear. Faults. Ref: 309-032.


Price: £15.00
1914 PPC MADAGASCAR to France. TAMATAVE p/m. 'Troops de l'Afrique'

1914 (Oct) PPC (Diego-Suarez) from MADAGASCAR to France with d/r. TAMATAVE / MADAGASCAR p/m. and weak Republic cachet. From 'Troops de l'Afrique Oriental'. Ref: 312-149.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 cover 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland. PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s.

1914-18 cover from 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland with dumb m/c. and PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s. - Gould 3A5. AR Upton Surgeon. Also real photo of ship. Faults. Ref: 313-096.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier 'Res. Inf. Regiment Nr. 5'

1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier: 'Adolf Hofer, Res. Inf. Regiment Nr. 5'. Ref: 312-043.


Price: £15.00
1915 (Aug) 'Flags' l/s. Western Front to GB. FPO D.12 p/m. censor 1676 h/s.

1915 (Aug) French 'Flags' l/s. from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO D.12 p/m. and tri. censor 1676 h/s. From 'No. 3586. Leo. A. Potter'. Ref": 310-004.


Price: £15.00
1915 (Jan) PC FRANCE to GB. Indian FPO 16 p/m. censored. '2nd. Black Watch'

1915 (Jan) PC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 16 p/m. and censored. From 'Pte. P. Bradly, 2nd. Black Watch'. Ref: 313-005.


Price: £15.00
1915 (May) cover to 'Brig. Gen Hon. W.D. Sclater-Booth, RA Mess, Shoeburyness

1915 (May) cover to 'Brig. Gen Hon. W.D. Sclater-Booth, RA Mess, Shoeburyness' [Essex] with very weak m/c. and oval WAR CABINET h/s. [Colonel Hon. Walter Dashwood Sclater-Booth gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Royal Horse Artillery. He fought in WW1, where he was mentioned in despatches and wounded. He was decorated with the award of Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1915. He gained the rank of Honorary Brigadier-General] "The Honourable Walter Dashwood Sclater-Booth, Lieut.-Colonel, Royal Horse Artillery (L Battery)." The decorationwas awarded for action with L Battery near Andriegnes, 24 Aug. 1914, when attached Hon. W. D. Sclater-Booth. to the 2nd Cavalry Brigade. He was wounded on 1 Sept. following this at Nery. Ref: 313-043.


Price: £15.00
1915 (May) PPC 'HMS CONQUEROR' to London. RFHMS m/c. 'Arthur H Court'

1915 (May) PPC 'HMS CONQUEROR' to London with RFHMS m/c. From 'Arthur H Court Sig., HMS Conqueror'. [Conqueror rejoined the Grand Fleet in March 1915 and Jellicoe's ships swept the central North Sea on 1719 May and 2931 May 1915 without encountering any German vessels] Bells' card. Ref: 306-038.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP,

1915 cover from GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP, INDIA and redirected to 'Dera Ismail Khan' with d/r. TANK and DERA ISMAIL-KHAN p/m's to rear. [North West Frontier Province] Part flap missing. Ref: 316-116.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10

1915 cover from the Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10 (Dover) Also LONDON m/c. Ref: 305-007.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover Western Front to 'Major HB Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA'

1915 (Jan) cover from the Western Front to 'Major H.B. Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA, 27th. Division' with d/r. FPO D.9 p/m. and censor 65 h/s. Also tied EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label. [Harold Bruce Dresser. A special reservist disembarked 17th Aug. 1914 and on 19th Aug. 1915 given command of 148 Battery RFA. (Royal Field Artillery) Serving on the Western Front until early 1916. Dresser was mentioned in despatches on 25th Oct. 1917. He was awarded a Distinguished service order [DSO] in the new years honours for 1918] Folded. Ref: 305-065.


Price: £15.00
1915 PPC BELGIUM to Germany. Kaiserlichiche Deutsche Seewarte

1915 (May) PPC [Ostende] from BELGIUM to Germany with KD Feldpostexp / der 1. Marine Div p/m. and Kaiserlichiche Deutsche Seewarte h/s. Northern German Marine Observatory. Ref: 307-115.


Price: £15.00
1915 Registered cover INDIA to Holland. NAGPUR p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR 16 BOMBAY

1915 (Feb) Registered cover from INDIA to Holland with d/r. NAGPUR p/m. and d/r. PASSED BY CENSOR 16 BOMBAY h/s. Also OPENED BY CENSOR label with d/r. UTRECT receipt p/m. Ref: 305-052.


Price: £15.00
1915 Registered Honour Envelope EGYPT to GB. BASE APO Z MEF label

1915 Registered Honour Envelope from EGYPT to GB with d/r. BAPO Z p/m. and BASE APO Z MEF label. Also 2d. extra postage to rear. Faults. Ref: 308-090.


Price: £15.00
1916 (April) cover + letter 'HMS Lord Clive' with CEN(LC)SOR h/s.

1916 (April) cover and letter from 'HMS Lord Clive' with part s/l. CEN(LC)SOR h/s. Signed by 'Sir 'JM Alleyne'. During first part of 1916 Lord Clive was used to support British light forces, minefields and net defenses in the Channel. Ref: 315-156.


Price: £15.00