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1915 (March) Telegraph from GERMANY. Aachen to Muenchen

1915 (March) Telegraph from GERMANY. Aachen to Muenchen. [Munich] 240 x 195 mm. NB stuck down. Ref: 310-070.


Price: £9.00
1915 (May) cover to 'Brig. Gen Hon. W.D. Sclater-Booth, RA Mess, Shoeburyness

1915 (May) cover to 'Brig. Gen Hon. W.D. Sclater-Booth, RA Mess, Shoeburyness' [Essex] with very weak m/c. and oval WAR CABINET h/s. [Colonel Hon. Walter Dashwood Sclater-Booth gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Royal Horse Artillery. He fought in WW1, where he was mentioned in despatches and wounded. He was decorated with the award of Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1915. He gained the rank of Honorary Brigadier-General] "The Honourable Walter Dashwood Sclater-Booth, Lieut.-Colonel, Royal Horse Artillery (L Battery)." The decorationwas awarded for action with L Battery near Andriegnes, 24 Aug. 1914, when attached Hon. W. D. Sclater-Booth. to the 2nd Cavalry Brigade. He was wounded on 1 Sept. following this at Nery. Ref: 313-043.


Price: £15.00
1915 (May) Field Service PC W. Front to GB. FPO 2M p/m. North Midland Division

1915 (May) Field Service PC from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 2M p/m. North Midland Division. Ref: 315-093.


Price: £7.00
1915 (Oct) PPC [French Hospital Ship "CEYLAN"] from SALONICA

1915 (Oct) PPC [French Hospital Ship "CEYLAN"] from SALONICA. Message only to rear ". Present at Gallipoli. Dardanelles. Ref: 318-127.


Price: £25.00
1915 circa. cover GB to 'Capitaine Doumayrou, Etat Major de Ministre fe la Guerre', France.

c.1915 cover from GB to 'Capitaine Doumayrou, Etat Major de Ministre de la Guerre, Paris, France' with d/r. AMBASSADE DE FRANCE, LONDRES, L'ATTACHE MILITAIRE h/s. and large red seal to rear. [Captain Doumayrou French liasion officer at the War Office assigned to Kitchener. He was an excellent linguist and spent much of his time during 1916 writing regular reports both to the French War Minister and to Kitchener to June 1916] Ref: 321-067.


Price: £45.00
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 AUSTRIA to GB. British POW at Kirchberg Camp. Red Cross censor

1915 cover from AUSTRIA to GB with LONDON PAID m/c. and Red Cross censor h/s. From 'G. Clarkson' - British POW at Kirchberg Camp. [Camp at Kirchberg an der Wild in Lower Austria for Enemy Aliens and Internment. The castle served as an internment camp for prisoners of war] Ref: 321-027.


Price: £35.00
1915 cover FRANCE to GB. APO 78 p/m. French censor 'VERIFIE / 4.1.15' h/s.

1915 (Jan) cover from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO 78 p/m. [Stationary Post Office, DUNKIRK] and French censor 'VERIFIE / 4.1.15' h/s. Roughly opened. Ref: 317-093.


Price: £10.00
1915 cover GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP,

1915 cover from GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP, INDIA and redirected to 'Dera Ismail Khan' with d/r. TANK and DERA ISMAIL-KHAN p/m's to rear. [North West Frontier Province] Part flap missing. Ref: 316-116.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover GB to 'Private A. Russell, E Coy, 5th. Black Watch, BEF, France'

1915 (May) cover from GB to 'Private A. Russell, E Coy, 5th. Black Watch, BEF, France' with d/r. FPO 24 p/m. and boxed UNABLE TO TRACE h/s. to rear. Also in mss .. "Hospital". Ref: 322-050.


Price: £12.00
1915 cover GB to 'Pte. AC Darkin, 1 Battalion Welsh Fusiliers'. FPO 22 p/m.

1915 (Jan) cover GB to 'Pte. AC Darkin, 1 Battalion Welsh Fusiliers' with d/r. FPO 22 p/m. [Western Front: March] to rear and "Hospital" in mss. Also s/l. NOT AT 7 CLEARING HOSPITAL h/s. with boxed UNABLE TO TRACE h/s. NB: Faults. Ref: 321-001.


Price: £12.00
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 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: 322-104.


Price: £15.00
1915 Flags PC FRANCE to GB. FPO T.6 p/m. '1/1 South Midland Division'

1915 'Flags' PC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. FPO T.6 p/m. From 'Dr. Alf Arnold, No. 981. 1/1 Warwick Battery, 1/1 South Midland Division, South Mid. Brigade, RFA, Expeditionary Force, France'. Ref: 317-158.


Price: £8.00
1915 Honour Envelope W. Front to France. FPO D.51 p/m. Mission Militaire Francaise

1915 Honour Envelope from the Western Front to France with d/r. FPO D.51 p/m. and tri. censor h/s. Also Mission Militaire Francaise / FRANCAISE POSTAGE h/s. From '51st Division angalaise, Sectur postal No. 2'. French interpreters and personnel. Roughly opened.. Ref: 315-126.


Price: £8.00
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: 321-083.


Price: £9.00