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World War 1

Censored postcards, Naval censors

WW1:   -   Coronel & Falklands - Naval Battle  -  Western Front (Somme / Verdun) -  Dardanelles / Gallipoli  - Jutland Battle  - Emden sunk  - Airship / Zeppelin  - Hospital / Hopital ships   - Lusitania sunk  - RFC -  Lenin / Pershing / Kitchener  - Tank  -  U-boat / Submarine  -  POW  -  Occupation 



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1918 'Xmas' PPC's INDIA to GB. COLOBAR / BOMBAY p/m. COLABAR DUE h/s.

1918 (Jan) 'Xmas' PPC's from INDIA to GB with d/r. COLABAR / BOMBAY p/m. and half moon COLOBAR DUE h/s. Also Taxed 2d. ISR. From 'Colaba War Hospital, Bombay'. Cards depict 'Men of SHUSH' and 'Landing stage AHWAZ'. (Iran) Corner missing and faults. Ref: 305-034.

Price: £20.00
1918 (11th. Feb) cover PALESTINE to GB. FPO D 60 p/m. censor 2985 h/s.

1918 (11th. Feb.) cover from PALESTINE to GB with s/r. FPO D 60 p/m. and tri. censor 2985 h/s. Located: HUJ. Ref: 304-013.

Price: £30.00
1918 (30th. March) cover EGYPT to GB. APO SZ10 p/m. s/l. SALVED LETTER h/s.

1918 (30th. March) cover from EGYPT to GB with s/r. APO SZ10 p/m. and s/l. SALVED LETTER h/s. Also GR OFFICIALLY SEALED IN THE POST OFFICE label - RLB-No. 54. On April 11th, the British liner S/S Kingstonian, on a voyage from Alexandria to Marseille with troops and equipment, was torpedoed by the German submarine UB-68, at Carloforte Roads. The captain beached her nearby. On April 29th 1918, while the Navy tug HMS Dalkeith was repairing Kingstonian, the German submarine UB-48 torpedoed and sunk both of them. Wreck cover. Ref: 306-048.

Price: £95.00
1918 (31st. Aug) Field Service PC. RFHMS p/m. "on Hospital Ship"

1918 (31st. Aug) Field Service PC to 'Scotland' with RFHMS p/m. mss .. "I am on Hospital Ship with sick on board. Will post on arrival in Blighty". From 'Lindsay Duff'. NB: Very heavy fold. Ref: 303-142.

Price: £30.00
1918 (April) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope [S.538] d/r. LONDON p/m.

1918 (26th. April) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope [S.538] with d/r. LONDON p/m. canc. 1d. adhesive. From 'H. Rendell'. Folded. Ref: 303-085.

Price: £15.00
1918 (Aug) cover EGYPT to GB. FPO D.5(3) p/m. censor 7/774 h/s.

1918 (Aug) cover from EGYPT to GB with poor d/r. FPO D.5(3) p/m. and censor 7/774 h/s. Redirected with BATH / WAR BONDS slogan m/c. Ref: 314-012.

Price: £9.00
1918 (Dec) Honour Envelope PALESTINE to GB. FPO SZ 59 p/m.

1918 (Dec) Honour Envelope from PALESTINE to GB with s/r. FPO SZ 59 p/m. Tul Keram. Ref: 312-106.

Price: £25.00
1918 (Dec) PPC from GERMANY to USA. US APO 746 p/m. and censored.

1918 (Dec) PPC from GERMANY to USA. US APO 746 p/m. and censored. Ref: 304-060.

Price: £6.00
1918 (Dec) ps PPC [Munitions Column on march] from TANGANIKYA to GB

1918 (Dec) postal stationary PPC [Munitions Column on march] from TANGANIKYA to South Africa and endorsed 'OAS' with d/r. BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m. canc. Congo Belge / EST AFRICAIN ALLEMAND OCCUPATION BELGE o/p. From 'James E Hubbard Capt. EAPC'. mss .. "Dar es Salaam Xmas 1918". East Africa. Ref: 309-037.

Price: £45.00
1918 (Dec) YMCA cover from GB to Australia with d/r. AIF CAMP PO 4 p/m.

1918 (Dec) YMCA cover from GB to Australia with d/r. AIF CAMP PO 4 p/m. Endorsed in pencil to rear 'Parkhouse Camp, Herts'. Ref: 314-015.

Price: £15.00
1918 (Jan) cover GB to USA. 'Barksdale, Aviation Section, London'. RFC crest to flap

1918 cover GB to USA endorsed 'EH Barksdale, Aviation Section, American Embassy, London' with ST ALBANS m/c. and 'RFC' crest to flap. [Royal Flying Corps] 1st Lt. Eugene Hoy Barksdale, embarked for England 18 Sept. 1917, and received his flying training with the RFC at Oxford and several other aviation schools in England. He accepted his British commission 26 May 1918, at Markse, Yorkshire, and was assigned to the 41st Squadron, RFC in August 1918. He was placed on active duty at the front as a pilot He participated in the Somme and Amiens Offensives early in August 1918 and was wounded 2 September 1918 during the Cambrai Offensive. While on duty with the RFC, he received official credit for destroying three enemy aircraft through aerial combat. He also participated in the ground destruction of five other enemy aircraft. He left the RFC on 15 Oct. 1918, joining the U.S. 25th Aero Squadron until 24 Dec. 1918. Ref: 305-047.

Price: £100.00
1918 (Jan) PPC FRANCE to GB. Indian FPO 19 p/m. and censor 4914 h/s.

1918 (Jan) PPC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 19 p/m. and censor 4914 h/s. Ref: 311-089.

Price: £8.00
1918 (Jan) uprated ps wrapper S. AFRICA to Holland. PASSED BY 99 CENSOR h/s.

1918 (Jan) uprated ps wrapper from South AFRICA to Holland with d/r. VRYBORG / S. AFRICA p/m. and s/r. PASSED BY 99 CENSOR h/s. Used for Newspapers. Ref: 309-006.

Price: £15.00
1918 (July) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope RFHMS m/c. unframed CENSORED h/s.

1918 (July) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope with RFHMS m/c. and unframed CENSORED h/s. Gould RD3. Opening faults. Ref: 312-105 .

Price: £25.00
1918 (July) cover and letter + telegram INDIA to GB. '5th. Cavalry, Lucknow'

1918 (15th. July) cover and letter + telegram from INDIA to GB. From 'Eric Bishop, 5th. Cavalry, Lucknow'. Telegram dated 13th. July with 'PBC9' perfin [Passed by Censor 9: Censors perforated indents are scarce only appearing on telegram forms] mss .. "if you want to wire, the cheap rate is 6d per word - takes a week to arrive". Telegraph. Faults. Ref: 313-041.

Price: £100.00
1918 (July) cover MESOPOTAMIA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 78 p/m.

1918 (July) cover from MESOPOTAMIA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 78 p/m. and poor d/r. PASSED D CENSOR h/s. Ref: 311-167.

Price: £9.00
1918 (July) PPC 'HMS Benbow' to GB. 8 bar dumb p/m. CENSOR No. 2 / HMS BENBOW

1918 (July) PPC from 'HMS Benbow' to GB with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. and d/r. CENSOR No. 2 / HMS BENBOW h/s. Ref: 311-028.

Price: £8.00
1918 (June) cover + telegraph EGYPT to GB. PORT SAID p/m. tied censor labels

1918 (16th. June) cover and telegraph from EGYPT to GB with circ. PORT SAID p/m. and tied censor labels. Telegraph dated 17th. June states "arrived Mediterranean". Also s/r. APO SZ22 p/m. to rear. Faults to envelope. Ref: 313-040.

Price: £15.00
1918 (March) illustrated cover ADEN to India. Special censor h/s.

1918 (March) illustrated cover [Aden Tobacco Co] from ADEN to 'Camp Ahmednagar', India with part d/r. (ADEN) CAMP p/m. and Special censor h/s. [Backwards S] Also d/r. PASSED CENSOR 2 BOMBAY h/s. and d/r. AHMEDANGAR receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 304-114.

Price: £200.00
1918 (Nov) PPC [England unconquerable] SALONICA to GB. APO SX10 p/m.

1918 (Nov) PPC [England unconquerable] from SALONICA to GB with d/r. APO SX10 p/m. [Located ITEA] and censor 7/440 h/s. Ref: 307-051.

Price: £20.00