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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
1916 cover TASMANIA to USA. circ. CH 1 Crown PASSED BY CENSOR h/s + OBC label

1916 (April) 'COMMERCIAL' cover from TASMANIA to USA with strip of 3 x 1d. Australia red adhesives and circ. CH 1 Crown PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. Also OPENED BY CENSOR label. HOBART / TASMANIA m/c. Ref: 305-015.


Price: £60.00
1916 cover to 'RA Harris, Sussex Yeomanry' RETURNED TO ENGLAND h/s.

1916 (May) cover to 'Trooper RA Harris, 1 Sussex Yeomanry, Headquarters, Expeditionary Force' with boxed ADDRESSEE RETURNED TO ENGLAND / BASE MEF h/s. Also d/r. BAPO Z p/m. [EGYPT] and redirected to 'NASRIEH HOSPITAL'. [1st Sussex Yeomanry: by 8 Jan. 1916 the Regiment was evacuated from GALLIPOLI and moved to Mudros, and after a short stay the unit embarked for Egypt in Feb. 1916] NB: Opens out and corner missing. Ref: 307-130.


Price: £20.00
1916 cover USA to 'Tasmania', Australia. CL 2 / PASSED BY CENSOR

1916 (Nov) cover from USA to 'Tasmania', Australia with s/r. CL 2 / PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. [Launceston] and OPENED BY CENSOR label in red. Roughly opened. Ref: 308-113.


Price: £30.00
1916 cover W. Front to '2/W India Regt., Exped. Force, Duala, Kamerun, W. Africa'

1916 cover from the Western Front to 'Lieut. VC Green, 2/W India(n) Regt., Exped. Force, Duala, Kamerun, W. Africa' and redirected to 'London' with d/r. FPO 23 dated 27th. Feb. Also s/r. Sierra Leone p/m. dated 15th. April and London m/c. dated 3rd. May. [Cameroon, West Africa] Ref: 317-035.


Price: £100.00
1916 cover Western Front to GB. FPO H.X p/m. ANZAC Corps

1916 (Dec) cover from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO H.X p/m. and tri. censor 2554 h/s. [Allocated to 1/III Lond. RFA] Signed by 'RCM Mayne'. ANZAC Corps. Ref: 308-117.


Price: £9.00
1916 covers MESOPOTAMIA to GB. Indian FPO 309 p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1916 covers from MESOPOTAMIA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 309 p/m. and PASSED BY CENSOR / No. 3-A. Br: Genl; Hosp: I.E.F. "D" h/s. IRAQ. Worn and faults. Ref: 311-061.


Price: £15.00
1916 Field Service PC EGYPT to GB. FPO 125 p/m. 'Charles T Trevor'

1916 Field Service PC from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO 125 p/m. From 'Charles T Trevor'. Ref: 308-114.


Price: £9.00
1916 Honour Envelope W. Front to GB. FPO 93 p/m. WAR FUND Charity label

1916 (April) Honour Envelope from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 93 p/m. tying NATIONAL PHILATELIC WAR FUND Charity label. Also unused copy. Ref: 314-102.


Price: £50.00
1916 Honour Envelope Western Front. FPO C. 8 p/m. Mission Militaire Francaise

1916 Honour Envelope from the Western Front to France with d/r. FPO C. 8 p/m. and Mission Militaire Francaise / FRANCAISE POSTAGE h/s. Allocated to 8th. Cavalry Bde., 3rd Cavalry Div. Ref: 304-107.


Price: £9.00
1916 illustrated cover [Your King & Country NEEDS YOU] GB to Switzerland.

1916 illustrated cover [Your King & Country NEEDS YOU. A call to Arms] GB to Switzerland with GLASGOW p/m. and OBC 468 label. Ref: 304-024..


Price: £15.00
1916 PC FRANCE to GB. FPO AD3 p/m. censor 1508. '29th. Casualty Clearing Stn.'

1916 PC from FRANCE to "Motor Cycling", GB with d/r. FPO AD3 p/m. and censor 1508 h/s. From 'RB Roe, Capt. RAMC. 29th. Casualty Clearing Station, BEF, France'. [Located Gezaincourt Sep 15 - Apr 17. Somme department, Hauts-de-France, Northern France] Ref: 313-080.


Price: £9.00
1916 photograph SP 2157 Badly damaged battlecruiser SEYDLITZ, Battle of Jutland

1916 photograph SP 2157: Badly damaged battlecruiser SEYDLITZ, Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. The ship was hit by one torpedo and eight 15 inch shells (five of which hit below the waterline) and eight 12 inch shells. She was badly flooded, this being exacerbated by steaming too quickly, 5329 tons of water were taken on board causing a list of 8 degrees to port meaning the ship was nearly lost. Ref: 307-024.


Price: £10.00
1916 POW cover SWITZERLAND. d/r. FELDPOST / POSTE DE CAMPAGNE p/m.

1916 POW cover from SWITZERLAND with d/r. FELDPOST / POSTE DE CAMPAGNE p/m. and Internlerungsbureau Luzern h/s. Folded. Ref: 301-038.


Price: £10.00
1916 PPC 'Disabled Service / WAR SEAL' label tied WORCESTER m/c.

1916 PPC [21st Birthday] with 'Disabled Service / WAR SEAL' label tied by d/r. WORCESTER m/c. Contribute one half penny to The War Seal Foundation. Ref: 301-107.


Price: £25.00