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World War 1

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1917 front DOMINICA to USA endorsed 'via Bermuda' with s/r. P.C. / BERMUDA h/s.

1917 front from DOMINICA to USA endorsed 'via Bermuda' with s/r. DOMINICA / GPO p/m. and circ. P.C. / BERMUDA h/s. From 'Roseau, Dominica, BWI'. NB: FRONT. Ref: 314-035.


Price: £6.00
1917 front NAVAL MAIL OFFICE-DOVER. RE-SEALED UNDER CENSORSHIP label

1917 (May) front with NAVAL MAIL OFFICE-DOVER. RE-SEALED UNDER / CENSORSHIP label tied by d/r. LONDON p/m. and s/l. CEN(41)SOR h/s. - RNAS Monitor. Label Imprint: [3097] 21707/M2613 5000 8/16T G&S 112. NB: FRONT, repaired. Ref: 312-056.


Price: £100.00
1917 Honour envelope from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 8 p/m

1917 Honour envelope from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 8 p/m. and tied AFW 3312 censor label. Also boxed 'Contains Fr.10 in Notes' h/s. applied at BAPO 3 - Postal Regulating Dept, Boulogne. Not Compulsory Registered. Although Military mail qualified for Free postage, valuable items & money was still subject to a Registration Fee. This item was not Registered or Surcharged. Ref: 306-098.


Price: £50.00
1917 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Lorenz Stettmer'

1917 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Lorenz Stettmer' died 21st. July 1917 and one for 'Johann Walter' with surface faults. [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: 305-035.


Price: £9.00
1917 OHMS cover PALESTINE to Egypt. oval INTELIGENCE (MAPS) SECTION h/s.

1917 (Aug) OHMS cover from PALESTINE to 'Survey of Egypt, Cairo' with s/r. FPO GM1 p/m. and oval GENERAL STAFF / INTELIGENCE (MAPS) SECTION h/s. Ref: 306-082.


Price: £35.00
1917 PC SERBIA - British Red Cross Censure Militaire

1917 PC 'British Red Cross' from SERBIA, to Alger, with s/r. 'BIZERTE / TUNISIE / 27.4.17' p/m. and boxed handstamp 'CENSURE/MILITAIRE' in violet. Ref: 304-129.


Price: £65.00
1917 POW cover Isle of Man to Holland. tied OPENED BY CENSOR PW 167 label

1917 POW cover from Isle of Man to Holland with tied OPENED BY CENSOR PW 167 label to rear. From 'Knockaloe Camp I, Peel'. Ref: 308-093.


Price: £30.00
1917 POW l/s. Scotland to Germany. 'Stobs near Hawick' OPENED BY CENSOR label

1917 POW l/s. from Scotland to Germany with OPENED BY CENSOR / PW 510 label to rear. From 'Edmund ERNST, Prisoner of War, Stobs near Hawick'. Ref: 305-013.


Price: £25.00
1917 PPC 'Economy Means "GOING SHORT" in War-time wear much less

1917 PPC 'Economy Means "GOING SHORT" - every girl should economize, and in War-time wear much less' with HARROGATE m/c. Ref: 306-026.


Price: £9.00
1917 PPC 'HMS Marlborough' to GB. 8 bar dumb p/m. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s.

1917 (30th. Aug) PPC [Comic] 'HMS Marlborough' to GB with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Fred Spurgin - All dressed up and no place to go'. [Iron Duke-class battleship. Toward the end of 1917, the Germans began using destroyers and light cruisers to raid the British convoys to Norway; this forced the British to deploy capital ships to protect the convoys] Ref: 301-030.


Price: £18.00
1917 PPC (Happy Christmas) SALONICA to '36th Stationary Hospital, EEF'

1917 PPC (Happy Christmas from the Balklans) from SALONICA to '36th Stationary Hospital, EEF' with d/r. APO SX6 p/m. and censor 7/105 h/s. Force to Force. Ref: 311-153.


Price: £15.00
1917 PPC (Happy Christmas) SALONIKA to GB. APO SX6 p/m.

1917 PPC (Happy Christmas from the Balkans) from SALONIKA to GB with d/r. APO SX6 p/m. and censor 391 h/s. Located: Vertekop. Ref: 310-149


Price: £15.00
1917 PPC EGYPT to GB. APO SZ26 p/m. and CAT / TPO p/m. censored

1917 PPC [Tantah] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. APO SZ26 p/m. and part s/r. CAT / TPO p/m. Travelling Post Office. Also tri. censor 3703 h/s. Ref: 310-137.


Price: £30.00
1917 PPC GERMANY to GB. 'Pte. James Brown, Stuttgart, Germany' POW censored

1917 PPC [Real photo 'French-Algerian'] from GERMANY to GB with LONDON PAID m/c. and censored. From 'Pte. James Brown, Stuttgart, Germany' POW. Ref: 303-062.


Price: £12.00
1917 PPC Inns of Court 'OTC The Devil's Own'. BERKHEMPSTEAD p/m.

1917 PPC Inns of Court, London 'OTC - The Devil's Own' with part d/r. BERKHEMPSTEAD p/m. The regiment (motto The Devils Own) was an Officer Training Corps, preparing newly recruited officers for the horrors of the front line. Ref: 302-078.


Price: £15.00
1917 PPC KIRKWALL with oval CENSORED / HOXA h/s

1917 circa. PPC of KIRKWALL to Lincoln with circ. dumb p/m. and light oval CENSORED / HOXA h/s. - Gould 2B15. Artillery Unit - HOXA entrance channel to Scapa Flow. Navy. Naval. Ref: 301-097.


Price: £25.00
1917 PPC MESOPOTAMIA to GB. Indian FPO 329 p/m. CENSORED D h/s

1917 [Nov] PPC (Durban) from MESOPOTAMIA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 329 p/m. [Located: Basra-Magil] and circ. CENSORED / D h/s. over. mss .. "we landed in Mespot .. on 19th Oct". [modern-day Iraq] Ref: 309-146.


Price: £45.00
1917 PPC TANGANYIKA to GB. Indian FPO 343 p/m. boxed DARESSALAM censor

1917 (April) PPC from TANGANYIKA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 343 p/m. and boxed PASSED BY / POSTAL CENSOR / DARESSALAM h/s. [Type 23. Hoffman] German East Africa. DAR ES SALAM. Ref: 313-028.


Price: £45.00
1917 PPC with d/r. APO (HD) 46 p/m. Home Defence, Black Heath Camp, Ipswich

1917 PPC (Ipswich) with d/r. APO (HD) 46 p/m. - Home Defence, Black Heath Camp, Ipswich [From May to Sept. 1917]. Ref: 313-020.


Price: £15.00
1917 PPC with PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "WOOLWICH" h/s.

1917 PPC (Edinburgh) with circ. 8 bar dumb p/m. and boxed PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "WOOLWICH" h/s. Royal Navy Depot ship. Naval. Ref: 310-131.


Price: £20.00