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World War 1

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1916 uprated ps PC KENYA to South Africa. NE POSTAL CENSOR MOMBASSA

1916 uprated 3 cent ps PC from KENYA to South Africa endorsed On Active Service' with circ. MOMBASSA p/m. and N.E. / POSTAL CENSOR / MOMBASSA h/s. From 'Kilindini, BEA'. East Africa. Ref: 316-112.


Price: £50.00
1917 cover GB to Denmark. tied 'War Victim's Relief Fund' label

1917 (March) cover from GB to Denmark with OPENED BY / CENSOR 4746 label. Also tied 'War Victim's Relief Fund' label to rear. Ref: 319-086.


Price: £50.00
1918 Registered cover PALESTINE to Switzerland. APO SZ 45 p/m.

1918 Registered cover from PALESTINE to Switzerland with s/r. APO SZ 45 p/m. canc. 2 Piastres adhesive and tied EBC label. Also FPO GM1 and APO SZ 22 transit p/m's. NB: Surface fault. Ref: 310-145.


Price: £50.00
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
1915 cover (July) HMS Agamemnon to GB. RFHMS m/c. Also DARDANELLES PPC

1915 cover (July) from HMS Agamemnon [crest to flap] to GB with LONDON RFHMS m/c. Dardanelles. Also PPC endorsed "HMS Agamemnon. Taken by a French officer of the French Cruiser "Republic". [Agamemnon returned to the Dardanelles in June 1915 and left Jan. 1916] Ref: 314-071.


Price: £65.00
1917 (April 12th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news.

1917 (April 12th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news. [Extel: Exchange Telegraph company] 6.58 Situation in Asia Minor. 7.46 Hospital Ship torpedoed "GLOUCESTER CASTLE". 7.52 Hospital Ship mined "SALTA". [160 x 285 mm. folded] Extel was founded in 1872, laying of the first telegraphic cable on the Atlantic seabed, to electronically connect London and New York, to transmit business intelligence. This was extended in 1913 to include the collecting and distributing of news worldwide. During World War I, Britain's telegraph communications were almost completely uninterrupted. Ref: 316-142.


Price: £65.00
1917 (Nov) cover to 'Pte. EF Dickson, Otago Battalion, NZEF'. DECEASED h/s.

1917 (19th. Nov) cover to 'Pte. EF Dickson, Otago Battalion, NZEF, Sling Camp' and redirected to "France" with s/l. DECEASED h/s. [Private DICKSON, EDMUND FRANCIS. Service Number 49349. Died 28th. Nov. 1917. 2nd Bn. Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F. BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY (N.Z.) MEMORIAL, POLYGON WOOD, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium ] Ref: 308-054.


Price: £65.00
1917 PC SERBIA - British Red Cross Censure Militaire

1917 PC 'British Red Cross' from SERBIA, to Alger, with s/r. 'BIZERTE / TUNISIE / 27.4.17' p/m. and boxed handstamp 'CENSURE/MILITAIRE' in violet. Ref: 321-156.


Price: £65.00
1918 (Oct) PPC real photo TANGANYIKA to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m.

1918 (Oct) PPC real photo from TANGANYIKA to GB endorsed "On Active Service"with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m. '1918 Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year 1919'. EAST AFRICA. From 'Ron S'. Ref: 321-024.


Price: £65.00
1918 cover (Jewish Hungarian Charity) PALESTINE to Switzerland. APO SZ 44

1918 Registered cover from PALESTINE to 'Affaires Israelites', Switzerland with s/r. APO SZ 44 p/m. (The Jewish Hungarian Charity Congregation Shomre Hahom of Jerusalem) Also small EXAMINED / BY / CENSOR label to rear. Ref: 318-129.


Price: £65.00
1918 PPC MAURITIUS to GB. RFHMS + PASSED NAVAL CENSOR h/s. HMS Suffolk

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 ps PPC BELGIAN CONGO to GB. BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m.

1918 (Dec) postal stationary PPC [Les Canons defendant la Kalemie] from BELGIAN CONGO to GB endorsed 'OAS' with d/r. KALEMIE p/m. and EST AFRICAIN ALLEMAND OCCUPATION BELGE o/p. Also d/r. BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m. [Tanganika] From 'Spr. A Baker, RE Tels. Details Camp' at 'Kalemie' on the western shore of Lake TANGANIKA. mss .. "Arrived here yesterday & hope to sail for Durban on the 1st.". East Africa. Ref: 320-146.


Price: £65.00
1915 cover SW AFRICA to GB. ARMY BASE PO 6 p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1915 (Jan) cover from SW AFRICA to GB with d/r. ARMY BASE PO 6 / SOUTH AFRICA p/m. [Walvis Bay] and bilingual boxed PASSED BY CENSOR / BASE 6 h/s. Also deleted Tax mark and s/r. LONDON PAID p/m. Ref: 313-030.


Price: £75.00
1915 PC MALTA to Austria. oval FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR - MALTA h/s.

1915 (28th. March) PC from MALTA to Austria with oval FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR - MALTA / PC h/s. From 'Louis Witte, Verdala Barracks, Island of Malta'. Ref: 308-043.


Price: £75.00
1916 'Feldpostbrief' cover BULGARIA to Switzerland. German Military Mission

1916 'Feldpostbrief' cover from BULGARIA to Switzerland with d/r. Feldpoststation Nr. 176 p/m. and circ. DEUTSCH SANITATSEXPEDITION F. BULGARIEN / ABT. SKOPIE. From Hospital at 'USKUB'. German Military Mission. Ref: 310-146.


Price: £75.00
1916 PPC ISLE of MAN. ALIEN'S DETENTION CAMP / CENSORED / KNOCKALOE, IOM

1916 illustrated PPC from the ISLE of MAN to 'Somerset' with oval ALIEN'S DETENTION CAMP / CENSORED / KNOCKALOE, IOM h/s. From 'John Dechart, Peel, IOM'. Folded. Ref: 310-115.


Price: £75.00
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
1916 (22nd. June) PPC GREECE to GB. boxed CENSORED 'British Naval Blockade'

1916 (22nd. June) PPC [Volo] from GREECE to GB with 8 bar dumb p/m. and boxed CENSORED h/s. [possibly Gould 5A 12] 'British Naval Blockade of Greece'. - 6th. June 1916: "Pacific blockade" of Greece by Entente Powers begins. 22nd June 1916: "Pacific blockade" of Greece suspended. Ref: 312-053.


Price: £85.00
1916 (Feb) Telegraph East AFRICA 'UNION DEFENCE FORCES'

1916 (Feb) East AFRICA Telegraph from 'QM, 2nd SAR, Vua' to 'Mr Hopkins, Transport Office, Vua' [Lake Nyassa] regarding "forward by next available boat" to 'Fort Hill' and 'Karonga' with 2nd SOUTH AFRICAN RIFLES h/s. East Africa Campaign. Ref: 319-119.


Price: £85.00
1917 (March) cover from the Western Front to Bermuda with d/r. FPO H.8 p/m.

1917 (March) cover from the Western Front to Bermuda with d/r. FPO H.8 p/m. and censor 443? h/s. Also s/r. P. C. / Bermuda h/s. and HAMILTON receipt m/c. to rear. From 'LAC Bluck'. Bermuda Contingent. Ref: 314-077.


Price: £85.00