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1915 circa. Stereo view cards 'Canadian Troops at Quebeq Wharf' + 'IEF at Sea'

c.1915 Stereo view cards 'Canadian Troops at Quebeq Wharf' and 'Indian Expeditionary Force at Sea 9368'. [Stereoscope cards] Ref: 307-001.


Price: £6.00
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
1915 cover + letter FRANCE to 'American Womens Hospital, Paignton'. APO S.15 p/m.

1915 cover and letter from FRANCE to 'American Womens Hospital, Paignton, S Devon' with d/r. APO S.15 p/m. [Bruyere Camp] and tri. censor 965 h/s. From 'No. 5 General Hospital'. [No 5 General at Rouen Aug 14 – Sep 14 and Feb 15 – Mar 19] 'American Womens Hospital: some 7,000 soldiers were treated here, nursed back to health in the luxurious surroundings of what many of them referred to as "a cinema palace". Ref: 313-079.


Price: £25.00
1915 cover EGYPT to 'Pte. PC Timms, 1st. Bn. Royal Berkshire Regt., France'

1915 (Sept) cover from EGYPT to 'Pte. PC Timms, "D" Company, 1st. Bn. Royal Berkshire Regt., 6th. Infantry Brigade, 2nd. Division, BEF, France' with MARSEILLE m/c. to rear. [Private TIMMS, P C. Service Number 7963. Died 25 Jan. 1917, SOMME, France. Aged 32. 1st Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment] Ref: 307-019.


Price: £20.00
1915 cover EGYPT to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE G p/m. censored

1915 cover from EGYPT to GB with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE G p/m. and circ. PASSED BY CENSOR / INDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE 113 cachet in blue. Ref: 306-125.


Price: £18.00
1915 cover FRANCE to 'Seine with 10c + 5c Red Cross Charity Sower stamp

1915 (Feb) cover from FRANCE to 'Seine' with 10c + 5c Red Cross Charity Sower stamp and special circ. p/m. Also s/r. FONTENAY Is BOIS receipt p/m. to rear. Edge tear. Ref: 303-003.


Price: £25.00
1915 cover PERAK to India. PARIT BUNTAR p/m. PASSED / LETTER CENSOR h/s.

1915 (March) cover from PERAK to India with d/r. PARIT BUNTAR p/m. and boxed PASSED / LETTER CENSOR h/s. Malaya. Trimmed opening edge. Ref: 306-054.


Price: £35.00
1915 cover Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10

1915 cover from the Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10 (Dover) Also LONDON m/c. Ref: 305-007.


Price: £15.00
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 cover VIETNAM to 'Monsieur Grossin Colonel de Gendarmerie, France

1915 (Mar) cover from VIETNAM to 'Monsieur Grossin, Colonel de Gendarmerie, France with d/r. LAO-KAY / TONKIN p/m. Also s/r. SARTHE receipt p/m. to rear. NB: Paper remains. Ref: 314-103.


Price: £35.00
1915 cover W. Front to GB. FPO 73 p/m. '7th. Northamptonshire (Transport Section)'

1915 cover from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 73 p/m. and tri. censor 2109 h/s. Endorsed to rear '7th. Northamptonshire (Transport Section)'. Censored by "RL Howett". Ref: 312-082.


Price: £6.00
1915 cover W. Front to MALTA. FPO (D)50 p/m. censored

1915 cover from the Western Front to MALTA with part d/r. FPO (D)50 p/m. and tri. censor 754. From 'Saul Manduca'. Maltese contingent. Self censored. Ref: 307-137.


Price: £25.00
1915 cover Western Front to 'Major HB Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA'

1915 (Jan) cover from the Western Front to 'Major H.B. Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA, 27th. Division' with d/r. FPO D.9 p/m. and censor 65 h/s. Also tied EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label. [Harold Bruce Dresser. A special reservist disembarked 17th Aug. 1914 and on 19th Aug. 1915 given command of 148 Battery RFA. (Royal Field Artillery) Serving on the Western Front until early 1916. Dresser was mentioned in despatches on 25th Oct. 1917. He was awarded a Distinguished service order [DSO] in the new year’s honours for 1918] Folded. Ref: 305-065.


Price: £15.00
1915 Hand painted PPC AUSTRIA. CATTARO p/m. 'SM Dampfer VII, Marine Feldpost'

1915 Hand painted PPC of "ROSCHEN" sailing ship from AUSTRIA with d/r. ERCEGNOVI-CASTELNUOVO DI CATTARO p/m. and very faint cachet - 'SM Dampfer VII, Marine Feldpost'. [Austrian Auxiliary Ships SM Dampfer VII: 1914 ex- Amphitrite] Austro-Hungarian Forces card. Ref: 306-057.


Price: £30.00
1915 Honour envelope Western Front to 'Capt AV Poyser, No 26 Gen. Hospital, BEF'

1915 (14th. May) Honour envelope from the Western Front to 'Capt. A.V. Poyser, No 26 General Hospital, BEF, France' with d/r. FPO T.37 p/m. and censored. [Officer of the 9th Battalion Perham Down, around April 1915: Lieut A.V. Poyser (RAMC)] Folded. Ref: 312-036.


Price: £6.00
1915 Italian Forces PC with POSTA MILITARE / 29th. Division p/m.

1915 Italian Forces PC [Zona di Guerra] with d/r. POSTA MILITARE / 29th. Division p/m. Ref: 304-020.


Price: £9.00
1915 leaflet 'DIRECTIONS FOR USE AND CARE OF TUBE HELMETS'

1915 leaflet 'DIRECTIONS FOR USE AND CARE OF TUBE HELMETS': RESPIRATOR GASMASK. [IWM Catalogue number LBY K. 43692] The 'old' pattern "Smoke Helmets" were handed in and soldiers received the new issue "Tube Helmet." Ref: 308-006.


Price: £10.00
1915 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Rupert Robin' died 10th. April 1915

1915 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Rupert Robin' died 10th. April 1915 and one for 'Junling Karl Beer' a little soiled. [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: 307-059.


Price: £10.00
1915 OHMS cover GALLIPOLI to 'Commdr. T.H. Roberts Wray, RNVR, RND Depot'

1915 (Dec) OHMS cover from GALLIPOLI to 'Commdr. T.H. Roberts Wray, RNVR, RND Depot, Crystal Palace, Sydenham' with d/r. FPO p/m. and censor 2/2564 h/s. - allocated to 2 NAVAL BDE. HQ. 2 NL Bde. According to Jerrold (THE ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION pub. 1927) the RND were withdrawn from Gallipoli on 8th Jan. 1916.
[ROYAL NAVY MEDALS - HONOURS & GALLANTRY AWARDS. Officer of the said Most Excellent Order: Commander Thomas Henry Roberts-Wray, R.N.V.R. Executive Officer, R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace] Folded. Ref: 313-155.


Price: £20.00
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