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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 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 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 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 [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 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 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 unused PPC - HMS Theseus in North Sea action Oct. 15, 1914

1914 unused PPC - HMS Theseus in North Sea action Oct. 15, 1914. Theseus rejoined 10th Cruiser Squadron, which on 15 Oct. 1914 was on patrol off Aberdeen, deployed in line abreast at intervals of about 10 nautical miles. Theseus was unsuccessfully attacked by the German submarine U-17. NB: Hinge remains to rear. Ref: 303-030.


Price: £9.00
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
1914-15 covers FRANCE to India. BAPO 3 p/m. boxed censor 1988 + 2098 h/s's

1914-15 covers from FRANCE to India with poor d/r. BAPO 3 p/m. and boxed censor 1988 + 2098 h/s's. To 'Mrs. S.T. Afcar'. Also s/r. BALLYEUESE receipt p/m'. NB: Faults. Ref: 307-005.


Price: £6.00
1914-15 POW cover GB to USA. 'George Mayer, Alexandra Palace'. s/r. 'P.C.' h/s.

1914-15 printed POW cover from GB to USA with s/r. POST FREE / P.C. / PRISONER OF WAR h/s. and No charge for postage Prisoner / of War Mail New York, N.Y. h/s. From 'Company Leader George Mayer, Alexandra Palace'. [George Mayer was interned as an enemy alien in Alexandra Palace, London from 1915-1916. He was a Czech national who came to England in the 1890s. He entered 'service' and became butler to the aristocracy. It is believed that he was asked to serve personally King Edward VII when the monarch was entertained at the German and/or French embassies] Ref: 313-051.


Price: £35.00
1914-16 unused PPC of 'VISCOUNT KITCHENER'

1914-16 unused PPC of 'VISCOUNT KITCHENER'. [Died: 5 June 1916, HMS Hampshire] Ref: 303-021.


Price: £5.00
1914-17 real photo unused PPC 'French Battleship "DANTON Owers Southsea'

1914-17 real photo unused PPC 'French Battleship "DANTON. Owers Southsea'. Ref: 306-012.


Price: £7.00
1914-17 unused PPC 'Just a Card' HMS IMPLACABALE

1914-17 unused PPC 'Just a Card' HMS IMPLACABALE. [During WW1 Implacable was assigned to operations with the Dover Patrol, then she served in the Dardanelles Campaign, in support of the Allied landings at Gallipoli. Apart from a brief spell in England in March/April 1916 for a refit, she remained in the Mediterranean until June 1917] Ref: 303-028.


Price: £7.00
1914-18 cover 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland. PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s.

1914-18 cover from 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland with dumb m/c. and PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s. - Gould 3A5. AR Upton Surgeon. Also real photo of ship. Faults. Ref: 313-096.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 cover GB to 'Serg. T Roudel, R.A.M. Corps' GERMANY

1914-18 cover from GB to 'Serg. T Roudel, R.A.M. Corps., British Prisoner of War' with boxed POW / INFORMATION BUREAU / BERLIN h/s. - GERMANY. Also circ. POST FREE / PC h/s. and Zurck Aufenthalt Suit nicht ermittelt h/s. [Royal Army Medical Corps] Ref: 306-121.


Price: £75.00
1914-18 cover TURKEY to Germany. Turkish member of I Seebataillon

1914-18 cover from TURKEY to Germany with boxed censor h/s. and circ. red paper seal to rear. From Turkish member of German I Seebataillon in Kiel. [German Navy] A small number of Turkish Officers were trained in Germany during WW1. Ref: 313-147.


Price: £45.00
1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier 'Res. Inf. Regiment Nr. 5'

1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier: 'Adolf Hofer, Res. Inf. Regiment Nr. 5'. Ref: 312-043.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier: 'Inf. Regiment 163, 3 Bataillon'

1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier: 'Hans Muhlertz, 12 Kompany, Inf. Regiment 163, 3 Bataillon'. Faults. Ref: 312-044.


Price: £10.00
1914-18 PPC MACEDONIA to France. 19th Regiment

1914-18 PPC [Admiral Jellicoe] from MACEDONIA to France with d/r. 101st Bie DE 240T / 19 REG D'ARTILLERIE cachet. mss .. "Macedoine". Ref: 303-122.


Price: £9.00