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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 Feldpost PC '22nd. Inf. Div' to Germany. KuK Feldpostexp. p/m. returned

1917 Feldpost PC '22nd. Inf. Div' to Germany. KuK Feldpostexp. p/m. and returned with d/r. MUNCHEN transit p/m. Ref: 320-007.


Price: £6.00
1917 Field Service PC FRANCE to Ireland. Indian FPO 19 p/m. and censored

1917 Field Service PC from FRANCE to Ireland with d/r. Indian FPO 19 p/m. and censor 2679 h/s. Faults. Ref: 315-092.


Price: £8.00
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 Letter Card Salisbury Plain with BULFORD CAMP p/m. '143 Section H.A.M.T.'

1917 Letter Card Salisbury Plain with d/r. BULFORD CAMP p/m. From '143 Section H.A.M.T., Bulford' with 9 pictures of the area including 'YMCA Hut, No. 1 Larkhill Camp'. Ref: 322-021.


Price: £12.00
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: 322-085.


Price: £9.00
1917 PC 'British Red Cross Society (Hereford and District Branch)' HEREFORD m/c

1917 (July) PC 'British Red Cross Society (Hereford and District Branch)' with HEREFORD m/c. Ref: 317-005.


Price: £6.00
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: 321-156.


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 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: 318-086.


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 (RMS 'ATHENTIC') to New Zealand. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 20

1917 (Jan) PPC (RMS 'ATHENTIC') to New Zealand with s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 20 NZ h/s. New Zealand Troopship "Athentic". Ref: 315-145.


Price: £45.00
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 FRANCE to GB. S.5 p/m. PASSED NAVAL CENSOR h/s. RNAS

1917 (Oct) PPC from FRANCE to GB with part d/r. S.5 p/m. and polygon PASSED NAVAL CENSOR h/s. RNAS [Royal Naval Air Service] From 'AJ Wheeler No. 224013 Mess 23, Ecole d 'Aviation Brit, Vendome, France'. Ref: 321-034.


Price: £15.00
1917 PPC GB to 'Pte. J Reeves, No. 2 Platoon, 48 Labour Coy, BEF, France'

1917 PPC from GB to 'Pte. J Reeves, No. 2 Platoon, 48 Labour Coy, BEF, France' and redirected to 'c/o O.C., IV Cavalry Division'. Ref: 317-003.


Price: £6.00
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: 320-103.


Price: £12.00
1917 PPC GERMANY. KAIS DEUTSCHE MARINE SCHIFFSPOST p/m. 'SMS Westfalen'

1917 (Aug) comic PPC [Prost Rest Kamerad] from GERMANY with s/r. KAIS DEUTSCHE MARINE SCHIFFSPOST p/m. From 'SMS Westfalen' and censored. [SMS Westfalen was one of the Nassau-class battleships, the first four dreadnoughts built for the German Imperial Navy. The ship remained in port (Kiel) for the majority of 1917] Ref: 317-067.


Price: £15.00