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1917 cover + letter Netherlands Indies to GB. 'ss Tasmanian Transport No. 1432'

1917 cover and letter from Netherlands Indies to GB with d/r. Soerabaia p/m. and OBC 290 label. From 'JFA Ford, Wireless Operator, RNT ss Tasmanian Transport No. 1432, c/o GPO London'. Worn. Ref: 314-111.


Price: £20.00
1917 cover BARBADOS to 'Mr. DE Chase, Barbados Citizen Contingent, London'

1917 (Nov) cover from BARBADOS to 'Mr. DE Chase, Barbados Citizen Contingent, c/o AE Aspinall Esq, London' and redirected to 'Cadet Chase, RFC, Frith Hill Barracks, Blackdown, Hants'. One adhesive with 'WAR TAX' o/p. [Royal Flying Corps] The Barbados Citizens’ Contingent Committee was formed about the end of November 1915. the first two contingents which left Barbados in the 31st December 1915 and 5th April 1916, On arrival of the men in London, they were received by Mr AE Aspinall of the West India Committee, who put them in touch with various recruiting centres, and assisted them in joining their respective regiments. Special reference must be made to Mr Aspinall, to whom a large tribute of praise is due for all the trouble taken by him with the men sent over from Barbados, and for his ready help and sympathy extended to them on all occasions.

Date of departure: 05 Sept. 1917. No of men: 1. In charge of: D E Chase. Name of steamer: SS Crown of Cadiz.

Chase, 2nd lieut D E Royal Air Force Prisoner of War. Returned to UK.
Faults. Ref: 304-086.


Price: £200.00
1917 cover CANADA to 'Hon C Hope-Manley, Gren. Gds' redirected to 'BEF'

1917 (Oct) cover [Government House, Ottawa] from CANADA to 'Hon C Hope-Manley, Gren. Gds, Pall Mall, London' and redirected to 'Guards Division Employment Company, BEF'. 3 cent Confederation adhesive issued 15.9.1917. Folded. Ref: 311-127.


Price: £18.00
1917 cover FRANCE to GB. APO S.18 p/m. censor 1940. 'Machine Gun' crest

1917 cover from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.18 p/m. and censor 1940 h/s. Also 'Machine Gun' crest to flap. Ref: 302-119.


Price: £9.00
1917 cover GB to 'Cpl. PT Turner, Australian I Force, France' with "Killed" in mss.

1917 (June) cover from GB to 'Cpl. PT Turner 2048, 48th. Batt., Australian I Force, France' with "Killed" in mss. Also boxed ABPO / DECEASED h/s. and d/r. AUSTN. IMP. FORCE / POST OFFICE p/m. to rear. [TURNER, PERCY THOMAS. Rank: Corporal. Service No: 2048. Date of Death: 12/06/1917. Regiment/Service:
Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 48th Bn. Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE)] Ref: 306-077.


Price: £40.00
1917 cover GB to 'Private CF Powell' redirected to '1/4th. Essex Regt, EGYPT'

1917 (15th. June) cover from GB to 'Private CF Powell' and redirected to '1/4th. Essex Regt, Cairo, EGYPT' with BASE OFFICE ARMY PO Z / RLO receipt p/m. to rear. (6th. July) Ref: 304-015.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover GB to Canada. OBC 6088 label. 2 cent WAR TAX adhesive

1917 (May) cover from GB to Canada with OBC 6088 label and WINNIPEG m/c. on 2 cent WAR TAX adhesive. [To read 1T˘, meaning that the stamp carried both its face value and the added tax of 1 cent] Ref: 309-161.


Price: £15.00
1917 cover GB to Denmark. tied 'War Victim's Relief Fund' label

1917 (March) cover from GB to Denmark with OPENED BY / CENSOR 4746 label. Also tied 'War Victim's Relief Fund' label to rear. Ref: 302-047.


Price: £50.00
1917 cover GB to Pte. LM Harrison, 182nd. Machine Gun Coy, BEF, FRANCE'

1917 cover from GB to Pte. LM Harrison, 182nd. Machine Gun Coy, BEF, FRANCE' and boxed PRESENT LOCATION / UNCERTAIN h/s. Redirected to 'Hospital, Cpl. SW' with d/r. FPO p/m. to rear. Ref: 314-107.


Price: £9.00
1917 cover initialed 'G.W.R' [King George V] to 'Mrs George Rendel, London'

1917 (Nov) cover hand addressed and initialed 'G.W.R' [King George V] to 'Mrs George Rendel, London'. Initialed 'GWR' in the period shortly after change of name to Windsor. Embossed Royal crest to flap. King George V (reigned 1910-1935). Ref: 306-085.


Price: £40.00
1917 cover KENYA to GB 'RE signals Service c/o Telegraphs'

1917 (JUly) cover from KENYA to GB endorsed 'On Active Service' with circ. NAIROBI / BRITISH EAST AFRICA p/m. From 'RE signals Service c/o Telegraphs, Daressalam'. Faults. Ref: 303-124.


Price: £15.00
1917 cover PALESTINE to GB. APO SZ14 p/m. tri. censor h/s.

1917 (Oct) cover from PALESTINE to GB with s/r. APO SZ14 p/m. and weak tri. censor h/s. Ref: 308-118.


Price: £9.00
1917 cover S. Africa to New Zealand with PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1917 cover from South Africa to New Zealand with s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. [57 x 7 mm. South African civil] and circ. AHDRIA receipt p/m. to rear. Part flap missing. Ref: 314-134.


Price: £8.00
1917 cover SWITZERLAND to GB. British POW interned in MURREN

1917 cover from SWITZERLAND to GB with d/r. MURREN p/m. and LONDON PAID m/c. From British POW interned in MURREN with OPENED BY CENSOR PW 178 label. Ref: 307-113.


Price: £12.00
1917 cover SWITZERLAND. COLONEL RIVETT-CARNAC late Aide-de Camp to the King h/s.

1917 cover from SWITZERLAND to GB with OPENED BY CENSOR 4271 label and "for Censor" COLONEL RIVETT-CARNAC late Aide-de Camp to the King h/s. Ref: 304-128.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover TURKEY to Germany. FELDPOST / MIL. MISS. / KONSTANTINOPLE p/m

1917 cover from TURKEY to Germany with circ. FELDPOST / MIL. MISS. / KONSTANTINOPLE p/m. and Militar-Mission / Feldpost Konstantinople h/s. Also 2Pf Deutsche Feldpost label to rear. Ref: 302-139.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover W. Front to CHINA. APO S.19 p/m. 'S' h/s. Special censorship

1917 (17th. Oct.) cover from the Western Front to Hankow, CHINA with d/r. APO S.19 p/m. and EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label tied by 3492 h/s. Also s/r. 'S' h/s.- Special censorship. Self censored by 'Rowland'. Also d/r. BRITISH POST OFFICE / HANKOW receipt p/m. (27th. Dec.) Ref: 304-113.


Price: £200.00
1917 cover Western Front to India. FPO D.20 p/m. censor 3717 h/s.

1917 cover from the Western Front to India with d/r. FPO D.20 p/m. and censor 3717 h/s. Part flap missing. Ref: 312-041.


Price: £10.00
1917 covers to 'UB Gilbert, 140 Siege Battery, BEF, France' + 'No 2 Red Cross Hospital'

1917 (June - Sept) covers from the Western Front to 'UB Gilbert, 140 Siege Battery, BEF, France' and 'No 2 Red Cross Hospital, c/o APO 2' and redirected to GB. Covers with d/r. FPO H.18 and APO S43 and S65 p/m's. All censored. [XIVth Corps Heavy Artillery Casualties to Officers dated Sept. 1917: 2nd Lieutenant U. B. Gilbert, 140th Siege Battery was take sick on 7 Sept. 1917 and invalided to England on 25 Sept. 1917. Officer Urban Baly Gilbert 2nd Lt RGA (later Lt and A/Capt). Posted to France 9/11/16. Service record held at the National Archives: Reference WO 339/38897] Faults. Ref: 309-052.


Price: £10.00
1917 FRANCE original parchment 'GALANT CONDUCT' report. Signed 'RP Lee', Major General

1917 (5-6th. May) from FRANCE original parchment 'GALANT CONDUCT' report 'No. G/233G'. [60 x 100 mm.]Signed 'R.P. Lee', Major General, Commanding 18th. Division regarding 'L/Cpl. A. Lavender. 8th. (S) BN. Royal Sussex Regt. (Pioneers) at 'Cherisy'. Fighting on Hindenburg Line 3rd. May. Spike holes. Ref: 312-020.


Price: £25.00