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World War 1

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1918 cover ITALY to Austria. FP 488 p/m. 'Reservespital "Lukavac" Spitalspostkanziel'

1918 cover from ITALY to Austria with d/r. KuK Feldpostamt 488 p/m. and 'Reservespital "Lukavac" Spitalspostkanziel' h/s. Ref: 311-014.


Price: £10.00
1918 cover MESOPOTAMIA to India. BASE POST OFFICE / MEF p/m.

1918 (Dec) cover from MESOPOTAMIA to India with d/r. BASE POST OFFICE / 4TH DESP / MEF p/m. and d/r. PASSED / D /CENSOR h/s. From 'CR Watkins, Chief Collector of Customs, MEF'. Ref: 310-155.


Price: £40.00
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: £25.00
1918 cover SIERRA LEONE to GB. FREETOWN p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR

1917 (May) cover from SIERRA LEONE to GB with s/r. FREETOWN p/m. and s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. in black with half oval '1' h/s. West Africa. Ref: 320-154.


Price: £30.00
1918 cover SIERRA LEONE to GB. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1918 (Mar) cover [Nippon Yusen Kaisha - NYK: Japan 's largest shipping company] from SIERRA LEONE to GB and redirected with s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. No. 1. h/s. Also HALIFAX WAR BONDS m/c. receipt. Roughly opened. Ref: 316-125.


Price: £40.00
1918 cover South AFRICA to 'SS Kaga Maru, c/o NYK Agent, Lourenco Marques'

1918 (June) cover from South AFRICA to 'SS Kaga Maru, c/o NYK Agent, Lourenco Marques' with d/r. WYNBERG p/m. and s/r. PASSED CENSOR C. L/98 h/s. From 'RE Gordon Capt. RE'. Also LOURENCO MARQUES receipt p/m. to rear 29.6.18. [Captain Ronald Eagleson Gordon, Royal Engineers. 1918 New Year Honours (MC) Military Cross - won in G.E.A. and received Afghanistan NWF 1919 bar.] Nippon Yusen Kaisha Ship, NYK Shipping. Corner missing. Ref: 320-054.


Price: £35.00
1918 cover ST HELENA to GB. War Tax One Penny. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1918 (Sept) cover from ST. HELENA to GB with War Tax One Penny o/p. to 1d. adhesive. Also boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. [island in the South Atlantic Ocean] Ref: 313-120.


Price: £100.00
1918 cover to '2nd. Lieut. R.H. Coysh, 3rd. Bn. Gloucester Regt., Milstead Camp, Kent'

1918 cover to '2nd. Lieut. R.H. Coysh, 3rd. Bn. Gloucester Regt., Milstead Camp, Kent'. [2/Lieutenant Reginald Henry COYSH. The Gloucestershire Regiment] Ref: 320-074.


Price: £5.00
1918 cover VIETNAM to 'le Colonel Grossin, France'. THAT-KHE / TONKIN p/m.

1918 cover from VIETNAM to 'le Colonel Grossin, France' with d/r. THAT-KHE / TONKIN p/m. From 'le Capt. O'Kelly, Cmd. la porte de That-Khe' with d/r. cachet. Also d/r. HAIPHON transit p/m. to rear and receipt p/m. NB: Paper remains. Ref: 314-104.


Price: £45.00
1918 cover with Royal Navy CENSOR 'O' 17 HMS Termagant

1918 (March) cover with circ. LONDON p/m. to Isle of Man with s/l. CENSOR 'O' No. 17. HMS Termagant Destroyer. [On 23 April 1918 a force drawn from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines launched one of the most daring raids in history, to block the ZEEBRUGGE Canal, thereby denying U-boat access] Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 311-128.


Price: £20.00
1918 covers S. AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian General Hospital

1918 covers from South AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian General Hospital, Mesopotamian Exped. Force' Ref: 312-059.


Price: £25.00
1918 covers to 'Capt. UB Gilbert, RAF' + 'No. 2 Wireless School, RAF Penshurst'

1918 (April - May) covers to 'Capt. UB Gilbert, RAF' and one redirected 'No. 2 Wireless School, RAF Penshurst'. [On 8 Nov. 1917, No. 2 Wireless School was formed at Penshurst. It operated a variety of aircraft, including Airco DH.6, Avro 504K, Avro 504N, Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c and B.E.2e, Sopwith Camel and Sopwith Snipe. Aircrew attended the school for a one-week-long course in wireless telephony procedure. "FLIGHT GLOBAL" 30th. May 1918: The following are granted temp, comms. as 2nd Lieuts : U. B. Gilbert (Lieut. R.G.A.,S.R.)] Ref: 309-053.


Price: £15.00
1918 Honour Envelope MESOPOTAMIA to India. IFPO 339 / 7TH DESP p/m.

1918 Honour Envelope from MESOPOTAMIA to India with d/r. Indian FPO 339 / 7TH DESP p/m. and d/r. PASSED CENSOR D in red. From 'Major'. Ref: 311-162.


Price: £20.00
1918 illustrated cover FRANCE to GB. APO R17 p/m. censor 1142 h/s.

1918 (Nov) illustrated cover from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO R17 p/m. and censor 1142 h/s. NB: Flap missing, folded and edge nick. Ref: 311-139.


Price: £15.00
1918 l/s. AUSTRIA to Hungary s/r. Wilfleinsdorf p/m. Postal Money Order

1918 printed l/s. from AUSTRIA to Hungary with s/r. Wilfleinsdorf p/m. 'TERTI VEVENY - Postal Money Order and K and k Agriculture and Forestry h/s. A Kezbesito Igazolasa - Couriers Confirmation. Ref: 319-146.


Price: £9.00
1918 l/s. FRANCE to GB. APO S.104 p/m. censor 6762. '37 Casualty Clearing Station'

1918 (Nov) l/s. from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.104 p/m. [HQ Independent Force, RAF] and censor 6762 h/s. Printed letter from '37 Casualty Clearing Station, BEF, France'. Ref: 310-104.


Price: £40.00
1918 OHMS 'Registration' PC FRANCE to GB. APO S.9 p/m. 'Harold E Day Major'

1918 OHMS 'Registration' PC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.9 p/m. [Etretat] Signed by 'Harold E Day Major RE'. HAROLD ERNEST DAY Major, Royal Engineers'. [Served in the European War from 1914 to 1918 , and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 18 Feb. 1915]: "Harold Ernest Day, Capt., Royal Engineers." He was created an M.V.O., 1915, and Chevalierde la Legion d'Honneur, 1916. He served as Temporary Major from Feb. 1916, until promoted to Substantive rank 2 Nov. 1916; was employed under the Air Ministry from 14 Oct. 1918; was mentioned in Despatches four times. His D.S.O. was awarded" for services in connection with operations in the field."] Ref: 317-040.


Price: £20.00
1918 OHMS 'Voter' PC W. Front to GB. APO S.63 p/m. '2nd. Lieut. EP Terry RAF'

1918 OHMS 'Voter' PC from the Western Front to GB with d/r. APO S.63 p/m. and censor 243 h/s. Signed by '17867 2nd. Lieut. Ernest Pollden Terry RAF'. [2Lt. RFC and RAF Flight Officer. 5th East Surrey Regt. 4 Balloon Co., 21.03.18. Medals. WO 372/19/193234] Creased. Ref: 319-024.


Price: £35.00
1918 OHMS 'Voter' PC Western Front to GB. FPO H.18 p/m. '22nd Motor Amb Convoy'

1918 OHMS 'Voter' PC from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO H.18 p/m. From 'Pte. David Treharne, 22nd Motor Amb. Convoy RAMC'. Countersigned by 'L. Holdsworth Lieut. ASC'. Ref: 312-035.


Price: £9.00