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1914 unused real photo PPC 'HMS "AMPHION". Sunk by a German mine North Sea'

1914 unused real photo PPC 'HMS "AMPHION". Sunk by a German mine in the North Sea'. 6th. Aug. 1914. Ref: 306-027.


Price: £10.00
1914 unused PPC 'HMS VENERABLE. Took part in defence of the Belgium Coast'

1914 unused PPC Roll of Fame - 'HMS VENERABLE. Took part in defence of the Belgium Coast, Oct. 1914'. Ref: 304-031.


Price: £10.00
1914 real photo PPC "Clearing up" 10th. Royal Fusiliers, Reed Hall Camp, Colchester"

1914 (Sept) real photo PPC "Clearing up" 10th. Royal Fusiliers, Reed Hall Camp, Colchester" with COLCHESTER m/c. Ref: 310-036.


Price: £6.00
1914 PPC [Orient Line] 'HM Tansport (3)' ss Orvieto to Australia.

1914 PPC [Orient Line. ss Orvieto Smoking Room] from 'HM Tansport (3)' ss Orvieto to Australia. Left Albany 1st. Nov. 1914. [Later ss Orvieto was converted into a Minelayer, laying mines in the north sea 10-11th. Sept. 1915] Ref: 305-130.


Price: £35.00
1914 PPC to 'Sgt. & Mrs. Currey, 16 HM Prison Staff Qrs., Aldershot'

1914 PPC [Real photo 'SOMERSET RHA] to 'Sgt. & Mrs. Currey, 16 HM Prison Staff Qrs., Marlborough Lines, Aldershot' with d/r. EGHAM p/m. Ref: 313-006.


Price: £6.00
1914 PPC MADAGASCAR to France. TAMATAVE p/m. 'Troops de l'Afrique'

1914 (Oct) PPC (Diego-Suarez) from MADAGASCAR to France with d/r. TAMATAVE / MADAGASCAR p/m. and weak Republic cachet. From 'Troops de l'Afrique Oriental'. Ref: 312-149.


Price: £15.00
1914 POW cover GB to France. POST FREE 'Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth'

1914 (Dec) POW cover from GB to 'Lieutenant Colonel Francois Bellanger', France with s/r. LONDON OFFICIAL PAID p/m. and part circ. POST FREE h/s. Also s/r. P.C h/s. From 'Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth'. Ref: 306-080.


Price: £45.00
1914 Obituary Prayer Cards for German Soldiers: Death cards

1914 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Peter Oftermaier' died 12th. Oct. 1914 and one for 'Max Eder' died 12th. Dec. 1914. Both died in France. [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: 309-032.


Price: £15.00
1914 illustrated cover ALGERIA to 'Col. Commandant la Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans'

1914 (Dec) illustrated cover from ALGERIA to 'Monsieur Grossin, Colonel Commandant la Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans' [France] with s/r. ORAN p/m. [2nd. Compagnie de Cavaliers de Remonte. Detachement d'Oran] NB: Paper remains to rear. Ref: 315-125.


Price: £15.00
1914 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara'

1914 cover from GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara, NWFP, India' with d/r. FORT LOCKHART receipt p/m. to rear. [British Officers in the Indian Army on 1st Jan. 1912, he was listed as a Captain with the 56 Rifles. He graduated at the Staff College in Quetta and was appointed Brigade Major in Nov.1908, then became DAQMG, DAA and QMG India, holding those staff appointments at Kohat and Simla until Oct. 1914. awarded the Delhi Durbar 1911 Medal as a Lieutenant-Colonel with the 56th Rifles as Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-Master-General, Kohat Brigade] Ref: 316-084.


Price: £15.00
1914 circa. PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] 'HMS New Zealand' to GB. RFHMS p/m.

c.1914 PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] from 'HMS New Zealand' to GB with RFHMS p/m. From 'Jim Adams'? Ref: 314-071.


Price: £15.00
1914 and 1918 PPC's Aot 1914 (Ordre du Jour du Roi) and Novembre 1918

1914 and 1918 PPC's FRANCE: Aot 1914 (Ordre du Jour du Roi) - August 1914 (Agenda of the King) and Novembre 1918 (Cardinal MERCIER). Message to rear dated 1919, but not postaly used. Ref: 304-062.


Price: £15.00
1914 (Xmas Day) PPC EGYPT to GB. PORT SAID p/m. 'WH Radcliffe, 2nd. Lieut.'

1914 (Xmas Day) PPC [Assiut] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. PORT SAID p/m. From 'WH Radcliffe, 2nd. Lieut.' mss .. "operating from Pt. Said". Ref: 312-094.


Price: £6.00
1914 (Sept) ps Field Service PC Western Front to GB. FPO 11 p/m. 'A. Arnold'

1914 (Sept) ps Field Service PC from the Western Front to GB with s/r. FPO 11 p/m. From 'A. Arnold'. Also unused example. Ref: 313-009.


Price: £10.00
1914 (Sept) ps Field Service PC W. FRONT to GB. FPO 45 p/m. redirected.

1914 (Sept) postal stationary Field Service PC from the Western FRONT to GB with d/r. FPO 45 p/m. and redirected. From 'Reggie Harland' [Captain HARLAND, REGINALD WICKHAM. Died 30th. Oct. 1914. Aged 31. 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Buried at PLOEGSTEERT CHURCHYARD. Hainaut, Belgium. Of The Lodge, Harefield, Uxbridge, Middlesex.] Ref: 308-001.


Price: £35.00
1914 (Sept) PPC [Field Marshall Earl KITCHNER] with ALDERSHOT p/m.

1914 (Sept) PPC [Field Marshall Earl KITCHNER] with part d/r. MARLEBOROUGH LINES / ALDERSHOT p/m. From 'Walt Eley'. Ref: 304-145.


Price: £12.00
1914 (Sept) cover FRANCE to GB. BAPO p/m. censor 1/69 h/s. LONDON PAID m/c.

1914 (19th. Sept) cover from FRANCE to GB. BAPO + p/m. and censor 1/69 h/s. Also LONDON PAID m/c. dated 23rd. Sept. Worn and flap ,missing. Ref: 315-090.


Price: £9.00
1914 (Nov.) real photo PPC AUSTRIA with barred MORZG p/m. Regiment Prag Nr. 8

1914 (Nov.) real photo PPC [Soldiers] from AUSTRIA with barred MORZG p/m. and s/l. Infanterie Regiment Prag Nr. 8 h/s. Ref: 305-023.


Price: £10.00
1914 (Nov) PPC (Aden) HMAT Orvieto to Australia. PASSED h/s.

1914 (28th. Nov) PPC (Aden - ss Salsette) from HMAT Orvieto to Australia with MELBORNE m/c. and PASSED h/s. HMAT Transport A3 to Egypt and then Gallipoli. From 'HSD' to Dad 'Dickinson'. Herbert Spencer Dickinson enlisted with the 5th Infantry Battalion and was allocated the rank of private. Departed Melbourne aboard HMAT Orvieto on 21 Oct. 1914. After serving with his unit at Gallipoli, he was transferred in Feb. 1916 to the 57th Infantry Battalion and sent to the Western Front in France. Dickinson was quickly promoted through the ranks, gaining his first promotion to Lance corporal in Sept. 1914 and becoming a captain by May 1916. Whilst serving with the 57th Infantry Battalion he was mentioned in the despatches of General Douglas Haig on 9 April 1917. Dickinson was killed in action at Polygon Wood in Belgium on 25 September 1917. He was 25 years old. Herbert Dickinson is buried at The Huts Cemetery, Belgium. Ref: 307-114.


Price: £100.00
1914 (Nov) PPC 'German Eagles Going Cheap' LEWISHAM m/c.

1914 (11th. Nov) PPC 'German Eagles Going Cheap' with LEWISHAM m/c. [WW1 PROPAGANDA ANTI-GERMAN: Deriding the German Eagle - national symbol.] Ref: 301-109.


Price: £20.00