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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 POW PC GERMANY to Canada. 'Lieut C Guild, RAF'. Fort Orff, Ingolstadt

1918 (1st. Dec) POW PC from GERMANY to Canada with LONDON PAID m/c. [14th. Dec] From 'Lieut C [Carl] Guild, RAF'. Fort Orff, Ingolstadt. [He was shot down and captured, 15th. Sept. In a previous letter from France he stated "If I am taken prisoner by the Hun, watch for sentences in my letters from Hun land. The capital letters in each sentence put together will give some information, sometimes"] Royal Air Force. Creased. Ref: 310-116.

Price: £75.00

1918 (July) PPC "HANDS OFF" with FPO 'a' m/c. and d/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS COLOSSUS h/s. [Dreadnought battleship - transferred to Rosyth in April 1918. She was present at the surrender of the German fleet on 21 November 1918.] Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 302-147.

Price: £30.00
1918 PPC 'Easter Greetings from Doberitz' GERMANY to GB. Camp censor h/s

1918 PPC 'Easter Greetings from Doberitz' from GERMANY to GB with Camp censor h/s. From 'Pte A. Ord, 1st. Gordon Highrs'. Doberitz Prisoner of War Camp. Card by CAT RNVR. NB: Repaired and faults. Ref: 311-111.

Price: £9.00
1918 PPC 'With The British Forces MACEDONIA' Royal Engineers

1918 unused PPC 'With The British Forces MACEDONIA' with Royal Engineers crest. From 'Arthur Ledby. 25.VIII.18'. Ref: 307-120.

Price: £15.00
1918 PPC (Coldstream Guards) Hutton Henry Camp to 'Isle of Man'

1918 PPC [Coldstream Guards] with s/r. CASTLE EDEN p/m. from 'Private JA Mitchell, 46th Company, Hutton Henry Camp, Wingate, County Durham' to Isle of Man. IOM soldier. PPC by 'Violet Roberts'. Ref: 308-140.

Price: £10.00
1918 PPC (Royal Artillery) 'Preston Aux Hospital, ANGMERING, Sussex'

1918 PPC (Royal Artillery) with s/r. Angmering Station p/m. From 'Preston Aux. Hospital, Nr. Wothing, ANGMERING, Sussex'. Ref: 312-110.

Price: £15.00
1918 PPC CORFU to GB. APO SX 14 p/m. censor 7/179 h/s. - Convalescent Camp

1918 (18th. May) PPC from CORFU to GB with d/r. APO SX 14 p/m. and censor 7/179 h/s. - Convalescent Camp. Ref: 307-098.

Price: £60.00
1918 PPC GB to 'RN Anderson ERA, Devonport' redirected to 'HMS Essex'

1918 (Aug) comic PPC from GB to 'RN Anderson ERA, RN Camp, Devonport' [ERA: Engine Room Artificer] and redirected to 'HMS Essex' with MIDDLESBOROUGH / WAR BONDS m/c. Ref: 302-117.

Price: £9.00

1918 (Sept) PPC [The Camp] from GB to Canada with part d/r. FARNHAM p/m. and oval CANADIAN SEGREGATION CAMP h/s. From 'Frensham Pond Camp'. [Segregation Camps were established in England where troops arriving from Canada were assembled for a period of quarantine, [28 days] instead of being sent direct to their Regimental depots. Their training was continued, and they were not a menace to the trained troops by reason of infectious diseases imported from civil life] Ref: 312-080.

Price: £20.00
1918 PPC GERMANY 'Feldpost' Kaiseritche Marine p/m. Wilhelmshaven

1918 PPC from GERMANY endorsed 'Feldpost' with circ. Kaiseritche Marine / Briefstempel p/m. From German Imperial Navy, Wilhelmshaven - Technical Officers Candidates' School. Folded. Ref: 302-110.

Price: £9.00
1918 PPC HIJMS Yakumo during Operation in Indian Ocean to Truk Islands

1918 PPC [Singapore] from HIJMS Yakumo during Operation in Indian Ocean to Truk Islands. From Captain Tosu of Cruiser Yakumo in transit to South Pacific Islands To: Account Officer, Temporary Guard Unit of South Pacific Islands. mss .. “Thank you for your new year greeting. I suppose that you had difficulty during long service in South Pacific. I wish you may be fine. 6th February”.  In February 1917, HIJMS Yakumo under 1st Special Fleet which bases were in Singapore and Cape Town served to secure route of Indian Ocean began patrolling the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, searching for German commerce raiders.

Tamaki Tosu: from 1st December 1917 to 25th September 1918 during WWI, he served as Captain of HIJMS Yakumo. During the time, he was also Staff of 1st Special Fleet. 

HQ was at Tonowas (Dublon) Island of Truk Islands from December 1914 to 1918, when naval administration ended. Ref: 310-076.

Price: £125.00

1918 (8th. July) PPC from MAURITIUS to GB with boxed RFHMS and PASSED / NAVAL / CENSOR h/s. Gould 5D16 - HMS Suffolk. Also s/r. LONDON receipt p/m. (30th. Aug.) [Mauritius located in Indian Ocean off East Africa] HMS Suffolk: Aug. 1917 she became flagship of the China Station and in Nov. 1918 deployed to Vladivostok. Ref: 312-079.

Price: £65.00
1918 PPC Royal Navy with CENSOR 'O' Royal Marine Artillery

1918 (Oct) Picture postcard to GB with RECEIVED FROM HM SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED m/c. and s/l. CENSOR 'O' - RMA [Royal Marine Artillery] From 'Malk Avery'. Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 313-114.

Price: £15.00
1918 PPC SYRIA to GB. FPO 162 p/m. tri. censor 3351 h/s.

1918 PPC [Sheik of Mussulman] from SYRIA to GB with d/r. FPO 162 p/m. and tri. censor 3351 h/s. Ref: 312-155.

Price: £25.00
1918 PPC to 'Flight 3, 2 Pte. JE Wilson, RAF Halton Camp North, Wendover, Bucks'

1918 PPC to 'No. 269651, Flight 3, 2 Pte. JE Wilson, RAF Halton Camp North, Wendover, Bucks' with s/r. CATSHILL p/m. Ref: 303-039.

Price: £7.00
1918 PPC [En Alsace - Vive la France] FRANCE to 'Marseille'. ALBA p/m.

1918 PPC [En Alsace - Vive la France] from FRANCE to 'Marseille' with d/r. ALBA p/m. Ref: 304-008.

Price: £7.00
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 PPC [Finish Johnny] SALAONIKA to GB. APO SX12 p/m. censor 7/420 h/s.

1918 (Dec) PPC [Finish Johnny] from SALAONIKA to GB with d/r. APO SX12 p/m. and censor 7/420 h/s. Ref: 313-092.

Price: £25.00
1918 PPC [We sleep very con(TENT)edly here] FRANCE to GB. APO S.7 p/m.

1918 (3rd. March) PPC [We sleep very con(TENT)edly here] from Etaples, FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.7 p/m. From 'Will Varnham'. [Lance Corporal VARNHAM, WILLIAM. Service Number 13668. Died 21/03/1918. Aged 32. 7th Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment D C M. (Distinguished Conduct Medal) Husband of Eva Varnham, of Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon] Ref: 311-079.

Price: £20.00
1918 ps cover AUSTRALIA to 'Australian Munitions Worker, c/o High Commissioner'

1918 (March) ps (ONE PENNY] cover from AUSTRALIA to 'Mr. C.W. Evans, Australian Munitions Worker, c/o High Commissioner of Australia, London'. Clive Evans was an electrical engineer who left Melbourne Nov. 1917 in a party of 226 Munition Workers aboard the "Demosthenes" and arrived Glasgow 31st. Dec. 1917. Roughly opened. Ref: 305-074.

Price: £45.00