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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
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 Calliope' North Sea. s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1917 (Xmas) real photo PPC from 'HMS Calliope' Somewhere on the North Sea. with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. and s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. [Sept. 1917: Calliope helped to sink four German trawler minesweepers in the North Sea off the coast of Jutland.] Ref: 304-136.


Price: £15.00