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World War 1

Censored postcards, Naval censors

WW1:   -   Coronel & Falklands - Naval Battle  -  Western Front (Somme / Verdun) -  Dardanelles / Gallipoli  - Jutland Battle  - Emden sunk  - Airship / Zeppelin  - Hospital / Hopital ships   - Lusitania sunk  - RFC -  Lenin / Pershing / Kitchener  - Tank  -  U-boat / Submarine  -  POW  -  Occupation 

 

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1916 (Jan) cover PENANG to 'Madras'. s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / No. 11 h/s.

1916 (Jan) cover from PENANG to 'Madras' with s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / No. 11 h/s. and small s/r. '6' h/s. Baker MH8. NB: Opening edge trimmed. Ref: 305-010.


Price: £20.00
1916 (June) 'YMCA' BED 6d. receipt at Victoria Hut. 'Priv Webster H'

1916 (June) 'YMCA' BED 6d. receipt at Victoria Hut. 'Priv Webster H'. Where Stationed France. Regiment Gren. Faults. Ref: 308-003.


Price: £10.00
1916 (June) cover + letters to Lieut HM Fothergill, HMS Marlborough'. JUTLAND

1916 (June) cover and letters. One to Lieut HM Fothergill, HMS Marlborough' dated 3rd. June seeing if he is all right. The other letter dated 4th. June from Fothergill on HMS Marlborough. mss … "we had a fight with the Huns and I don't think they will worry us again". Battle of JUTLAND 31 May to 1 June 1916. [Commander "Tom" [Henry Maclean] Fothergill spent six years in the battleship Marlborough, covering the entirety of WW1. Decorations were conferred by the Russian Government on Officers of the Grand Fleet for distinguished service rendered in the Battle of Jutland: Order of St. Anne. NB: Envelope very roughly opened. Ref: 312-054.


Price: £35.00
1916 (June) cover EGYPT to 'Capt. Gatt, 11 DAC, 11 Div, EEF'. 1ST LH BDE p/m.

1916 (June) cover from EGYPT to 'Capt. Gatt, 11 DAC, [Divisional Ammunition Column] 11 Div, EEF' with circ. 1ST L.H. BDE / DETAILS FPO p/m. [1st. Light Horse Brigade] and tri. censor 3147 h/s. [ANZAC HQ. and B. DETS HQ] Capt. Gatt - Maltese Contingent. Ref: 307-050.


Price: £35.00
1916 (Oct.) PPC [ss "DJEMNAH"] SALONICA to France. Tresor et Postes 198 p/m.

1916 (Oct.) PPC [ss "DJEMNAH"] from SALONICA to France with d/r. Tresor et Postes 198 p/m. Probably just sailed from "MUDROS" - mentioned in message. From 'Secteur Postal 409, CEO'. [ss Djemnah sunk 14.7.18] Ref: 309-016.


Price: £20.00
1916 circa. unused advertising PPC. Transport "KARROO" A.10

c.1916 unused advertising PPC. Transport "KARROO" A.10 for WG Deuchar - Agent, 12-14 Loftus St. Sydney, Australia. Ref: 306-112.


Price: £9.00
1916 cover AUSTRALIA to USA. ALELAIDE m/c. PASSED censor h/s.

1916 cover from AUSTRALIA to USA with ALELAIDE / SOUTH AUSTRALIA m/c. and s/l. PASSED censor h/s. Adhesive damaged. Ref: 301-081.


Price: £9.00
1916 cover EGYPT to 'Captain WR Gatt, Royal Fied Artillery, El Ferdan'. BAPO Z p/m.

1916 cover from EGYPT to 'Captain WR Gatt, Royal Fied Artillery, 11th. Division Ammunition Train, El Ferdan' with d/r. BAPO Z p/m. and tri censor 3388 censor h/s. Maltese Contingent. Ref: 313-012.


Price: £25.00
1916 cover EGYPT to GB with FPO 93 p/m censored

1916 cover from EGYPT to GB with FIELD POST OFFICE 93 p/m. and PASSED BY CENSOR No. 3254 h/s. [16th West Yorks]. Ref: 312-115.


Price: £9.00
1916 cover EGYPT to GB. FPO A.N.13 p/m. tri. censor 3274 h/s.

1916 (May) cover from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO A.N.13 p/m. and tri. censor 3274 h/s. - 13 AUSTRALIAN Brigade, Egypt. Ref: 303-132.


Price: £25.00
1916 cover FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. with CENSORED / JD McC h/s.

1916 (Aug) cover with s/r. FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. and CENSORED / JD McC h/s. - Gould 3A19: 1 of 3 Hospital ships. [Commander. JD McCulloch] Ref: 310-140.


Price: £12.00
1916 cover FRANCE to 'Bureau de la teligraphic, Calais'. redirected FPO G p/m.

1916 cover from FRANCE to 'Lieutenant Colonel Schmit, Bureau de la teligraphic, Calais' and redirected to 'Wireless GHQ, BEF' with d/r. FPO G p/m. Also s/r. TRESOR ET POSTES 2 p/m. to rear. Ref: 313-013.


Price: £9.00
1916 cover FRANCE to 'Lady Victoria Hicks Beach, EGYPT'. APO 2 m/c.

1916 (March) cover from FRANCE to 'Lady Victoria Hicks Beach, Nurses Empire Club, Cairo, EGYPT' with APO 2 m/c. and censor 1541 h/s. Also circ. CAIRO receipt p/m. to rear. [On 23 April 1916, Michael Hugh Hicks-Beach was seriously wounded, and according to one account, was rescued by Corporal William Castle, who ‘under heavy Turkish fire placed [him] across his horse and galloped six miles to safety’. However, he died of his wounds and was buried alongside his wife, Marjorie. She had gone out to Egypt in late 1915 to visit her husband, accompanied by his sister, 'Lady Victoria Hicks-Beach'. With German U-boats targeting passenger vessels in the Mediterranean, Marjorie and Victoria were forced to stay longer than planned in Cairo. Victoria helped in running the British Empire Nurses’ Club and remained in Cairo until she was able to secure transport home in mid-May 1916] Hinge remains. Ref: 310-112.


Price: £35.00
1916 cover FRANCE to GB. '17 Region Hopital Compre No. 64, Chateau St Rone'

1916 (March) cover from FRANCE to GB with s/r. The. GARONE p/m. and d/r. '17 Region Hopital Compre No. 64, Chateau St Rone / Le Medicin Chef' cachet. From 'M. Lucle, Infirmiere, Hopital Comp. No. 64'. Ref: 307-063.


Price: £6.00
1916 cover GB to 'Pte J Johnson, 2nd Royal Scots, BEF, France' FPO 1

1916 cover from GB to 'Pte J Johnson, 14 Platoon, 2nd Royal Scots, BEF, France' with d/r. FPO 1 p/m. Also "Wounded" and "Hospital" in mss. with boxed PRESENT LOCATION / UNCERTAIN h/s. Roughly opened. Ref: 305-133.


Price: £10.00
1916 cover GERMANY to 'POW, Knockaloe Aliens Camp, Peel, Isle of Man'

1916 cover from GERMANY to 'POW, Knockaloe Aliens Camp, Peel, Isle of Man' with d/r. BERLIN p/m. and weak oval ALIEN'S DETENTION CAMP / CENSORED / KNOCKALOE, IOM h/s. German Prisoner of War. Ref: 258-050.


Price: £25.00
1916 cover GIBRALTAR to GB. OPENED BY CENSOR 1769 label.

1916 cover from GIBRALTAR to GB with weak d/r. GIBRALTAR p/m. and OPENED BY CENSOR 1769 label - torn. Ref: 304-120.


Price: £20.00
1916 cover MALAYA to India. PASSED BY CENSOR / MADRAS h/s.

1916 cover from MALAYA to India with d/r. SEREBAN p/m. and circ. PASSED BY CENSOR / MADRAS h/s. Also s/r. '4' censor h/s. NB: Repaired and trimmed. Ref: 306-120.


Price: £12.00
1916 cover MALAYSIA to India. KAMPAR p/m. OPENED BY CENSOR h/s. Perak

1916 cover from MALAYSIA to India with d/r. KAMPAR p/m. and plain resealing label with OPENED BY CENSOR h/s. Perak. 4 cent Straits Settlement adhesive. NB: Trimmed opening edge. Ref: 307-035


Price: £30.00
1916 cover S. AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian Gen. Hospital, AMARA, Mesopotamia'

1916 (May) cover from South AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian General Hospital, AMARA, Mesopotamian Exped. Force' with DURBAN m/c. and poor receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 314-054.


Price: £15.00