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1915 PPC South AFRICA to 'Delagoa Bay'. ARMY BASE PO 6A p/m. censored

1915 (Feb) PPC from South AFRICA to 'Delagoa Bay' with d/r. ARMY BASE PO 6A p/m. [Northern Force - Occupation Period] and boxed POSTAGE FREE / BASE 6 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. From 'Hugh Edwards, 2nd. Batt. Train Scottish'. mss .. "Was in action a few days ago, felt awful". Also diamond LORENCO MARQUES receipt p/m. [Mozambique, East Africa] Faults. Ref: 315-158.


Price: £35.00
1915 real photo PPC 'G. Sabelli Henriot Monoplane 50 hp'. BOURNMOUTH m/c.

1915 real photo PPC 'G. Sabelli Henriot Monoplane 50 hp' with BOURNMOUTH m/c. Ref: 307-078.


Price: £35.00
1916 'Comforts' PC EGYPT to GB. FPO W1 p/m. Western Frontier Force

1916 Jan. 'Comforts for Troops Fund' PC from EGYPT to GB with s/r. FPO W1 p/m. - Western Frontier Force. From 'Dr. C Wicks, Notts RHA'. [Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery] Tape to rear. Ref: 302-105.


Price: £35.00
1916 (Feb) PPC [Egypt] ADEN to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m.

1916 (20th. Feb) PPC [Egypt] from ADEN to GB with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m. From 'W Compten'. Ref: 312-141.


Price: £35.00
1916 (June) cover EGYPT to 'Capt. Gatt, 11 DAC, 11 Div, EEF'. 1ST LH BDE p/m.

1916 (June) cover from EGYPT to 'Capt. Gatt, 11 DAC, [Divisional Ammunition Column] 11 Div, EEF' with circ. 1ST L.H. BDE / DETAILS FPO p/m. [1st. Light Horse Brigade] and tri. censor 3147 h/s. [ANZAC HQ. and B. DETS HQ] Capt. Gatt - Maltese Contingent. Ref: 307-050.


Price: £35.00
1916 cover FRANCE to 'Lady Victoria Hicks Beach, EGYPT'. APO 2 m/c.

1916 (March) cover from FRANCE to 'Lady Victoria Hicks Beach, Nurses Empire Club, Cairo, EGYPT' with APO 2 m/c. and censor 1541 h/s. Also circ. CAIRO receipt p/m. to rear. [On 23 April 1916, Michael Hugh Hicks-Beach was seriously wounded, and according to one account, was rescued by Corporal William Castle, who ‘under heavy Turkish fire placed [him] across his horse and galloped six miles to safety’. However, he died of his wounds and was buried alongside his wife, Marjorie. She had gone out to Egypt in late 1915 to visit her husband, accompanied by his sister, 'Lady Victoria Hicks-Beach'. With German U-boats targeting passenger vessels in the Mediterranean, Marjorie and Victoria were forced to stay longer than planned in Cairo. Victoria helped in running the British Empire Nurses’ Club and remained in Cairo until she was able to secure transport home in mid-May 1916] Hinge remains. Ref: 310-112.


Price: £35.00
1916 Registered PPC TURKEY to Germany. Turkish censor 32 h/s.

1916 Nov) Registered PPC from TURKEY to Germany with circ. PERA p/m. and boxed Turkish censor 32 h/s. Overprinted adhesives from 1914 and 1916. Also circ. WIESBADEN p/m. Ref: 301-085.


Price: £35.00
1917 (March) cover from FRANCE to Canada with poor APO 3 m/c. and censor 2556 h/s.

1917 (March) cover from FRANCE to Canada with poor APO 3 m/c. and censor 2556 h/s. Also HALIFAX 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] and tied OPENED BY CENSOR. '6115' label to rear. Printed 'No. 3 CANADIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (McGill)' in red to flap. [From 1916-1919, the hospital was located in Boulogne, France] Ref: 307-096.


Price: £35.00
1917 (March) PPC EGYPT to GB. FPO 3DY p/m. 3rd. Dismounted Brigade, WFF

1917 (14th. March) PPC [Malta] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. FPO 3DY p/m. and tri. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 3401. 3rd Dismounted Brigade, Western Frontier Force. [FIELD POST OFFICE] Ref: 312-092.


Price: £35.00
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 INDIA to USA. PESHAWAR p/m. censored 'The Kings' crest

1917 cover from INDIA to USA with d/r. PESHAWAR p/m. and d/r. PASSED CENSOR 14 h/s. Also Postage Due p/m. and 'The Kings' [Liverpool Regt] crest to flap. NWF - North West Frontier. Ref: 298-118.


Price: £35.00
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 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 printed 'Graphic' The Active Service PC FRANCE to New Zealand. APO S.W.Z p/m

1917 (Oct) printed 'Graphic' The Active Service PC from FRANCE to New Zealand with d/r. APO S.W.Z p/m. and censor h/s. From 'Len Gill'. Ref: 309-067.


Price: £35.00
1917 Red X cover RFHMS m/c. to '6 Light Trench Mortar, France' CENSOR

1917 (Nov) Australian Red Cross cover with RFHMS m/c. to 'Pte. Meddings, 6 Light Trench Mortar, 2nd Division, AIF, France' with d/r. AUSTRALIAN IMP. FORCE / BASE POST OFFICE p/m. and CENSOR / A7 2? h/s. Signature 'WE Chapman'. [The censor mark looks like an Aussie Transport number A72. (SS Beltana) Emery's sailiing lists do not give a good match with the arrival in London or the letter. A possibility is that a Austrlian bound transport met a UK bound ship somewhere en route and they swapped mails] Redirected to England. Ref: 311-160.


Price: £35.00
1918 cover PALESTINE to India. ARMY SIGNALS and FPO HM p/m's

1918 (Dec) cover from PALESTINE to India with d/r. ARMY SIGNALS and FPO HM p/m's. Also 7/1274 censor h/s. and d/r. BAREILLY receipt p/m. [24 Jan 1919] Ref: 311-140.


Price: £35.00
1918 cover S. AFRICA to 'Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force'. DHANUSHKODI p/m.

1918 (4th. Feb) cover from South AFRICA to 'Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force' with Illovo p/m. and d/r. DHANUSHKODI-F transit p/m. to rear. (1st. March) Unusual routing. [Dhanushkodi is an abandoned town at the SE tip of Pamban Island, India and is about 15 miles west of Sri Lanka. (Ceylon)] Ref: 315-067.


Price: £35.00
1918 PPC [Finish Johnny!] SALONIKA to GB. APO SX17 p/m.

1918 (Dec) PPC [Finish Johnny! Xmas 1918] from SALONIKA to GB with d/r. APO SX17 p/m. and censor 7/83 h/s. Salonica. Greece. Ref: 303-136.


Price: £35.00
1918 real photo PPC GB to Germany. oval P/W No. 2344, CATTERICK, YORKS h/s.

1918 real photo of German soldier PPC from GB to Germany with oval P/W No. 2344, CATTERICK, YORKS h/s. Prisoner of War. Ref: 307-033.


Price: £35.00