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1917 (Oct) comic PPC ["War-Fare"] by James Henderson & Son Ltd

1917 (Oct) comic PPC ["War-Fare"] by James Henderson & Son Ltd. with part d/r. p/m. Ref: 312-093.


Price: £6.00
1917 (Oct) PC FRANCE to USA. "Our Boys in France Tobacco Fund" censored

1917 (Oct) PC from FRANCE to USA and censored. "Our Boys in France Tobacco Fund". From 'Cpl. JF Oates, Bat "F", 8th Field Artillery, AM. Exp. Forces'. Corner fault. Ref: 313-052.


Price: £9.00
1917 (Sept) Military PC MALTA to Japan. Japanese Destroyer 'MOMO' censored

1917 (6th. Sept) Military PC from MALTA to Japan and censored. From Japanese Destroyer 'MOMO'. [The Malta squadron reinforced with the destroyers Kashi, Hinoki, Momo and Yanagi. The four 'Momo’ type cruiser including Yanagi arrived in Malta in August 1917 as the 15th Flotilla with cruiser 'Izumo' to add to the Japanese contribution to convoy protection in the Mediterranean. As the tempo of anti-submarine operations in the Mediterranean accelerated, Japanese sailors temporarily manned two British gunboats, which they designated the Tokyo and Saikyo, and two British destroyers, renamed the Kanran and Sendan] From 'Saito, Destroyer Momo'. To 'Ensign Pay Officer Yoshikawa & Ensign Pay Officer Gondo, c/o Sasebo Marine Corps'. Ref: 313-001.


Price: £350.00
1917 BELGIUM War Loan collection card with 1 Mark stamp inside.

1917 BELGIAN War Loan collection card with 1 Mark stamp inside. Deutscher Sparkassenverband Kriegsanleihe-Sparkarte. Belgium. NB: Heavy folds. Ref: 311-040.


Price: £9.00
1917 Certificates for Registered Post EGYPT to 'Singapore' + 'Russia'. BAPO Z p/m

1917 Certificates for Registered Post from EGYPT to 'Singapore' and 'Russia' with d/r. BAPO Z p/m. Certificate of Posting of a Registered Postal Packet. Ref: 314-110.


Price: £8.00
1917 Certificates for Registered Post [3 No.] from EGYPT to AFRICA

1917 Certificates for Registered Post [3 No.] from EGYPT to Togoland, West Africa, Cote d Ivore, French Ivory Coast and Kisumu, British East Africa' with d/r. BAPO Z p/m. Certificates of Posting of a Registered Postal Packet. Ref: 304-110.


Price: £9.00
1917 circa. cover "Transport A9. SS Shropshire" to Australia. Passed h/s.

c.1917 cover from "Transport A9. SS Shropshire" to Australia endorsed 'On Active Service' with Passed h/s. - civil mark used at Melbourne. NB: Flap repaired. Ref: 305-132.


Price: £45.00
1917 circa. unused PPC 'LA FRONTE TEDESCA'. Corpo Ameicano YMCA

c.1917 unused Italian PPC 'LA FRONTE TEDESCA'. [The German Front] Corpo Ameicano YMCA card for use of Italian Army. Ref: 313-046.


Price: £15.00
1917 cover + letter FRANCE to GB. APO S.17 m/c. censor 1508 h/s. 'Pte. A Bryant'

1917 cover and letter from FRANCE to GB with APO S.17 m/c. and censor 1508 h/s. 'Pte. A Bryant, 4th. Brigade, New Camp, (35th. IBD) APO S.17, BEF, France'. Ref: 308-008.


Price: £6.00
1917 cover + letter HIMALAYAS, India to GB. 'Station Hospital, NAINI TAL'.

1917 cover and letter from the HIMALAYAS, India to 'Rev. R Scrimgeour', GB. From 'GFH Gerling, Station Hospital, NAINI TAL'. mss .. "ordinary duty in the Battalion". Faults to envelope. Ref: 311-081.


Price: £15.00
1917 cover + letter HUNGARY to Italy. Officers Camp at Ostffyasszonyfa, censored

1917 cover and letter from HUNGARY to Italy and censored. From Officers Camp at Ostffyasszonyfa. [POW Camp in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy from 1915 to 1918. The building of the camp started in the spring of 1915 and was under the authority of the nearby Nagysimony. NB: Cover damaged. Ref: 301-043.


Price: £10.00
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