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World War 1

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1915 PPC BERMUDA to GB. Bermuda censor. British stamps not accepted. Postage Due

1915 PPC from BERMUDA to GB with tri. Passed Postal Censor Bermuda h/s. British adhesives not accepted. 2d. Postage Due applied. Ref: 304-030.


Price: £30.00
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 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 PPC (Hospital Ship "REWA") PLYMOUTH m/c. PASSED BY CENSOR

1916 PPC (Hospital Ship "REWA") with PLYMOUTH m/c. and weak boxed PASSED BY CENSOR / RN HOSPITAL PLYMOUTH h/s. - Gould 2A18. mss .. "arrived here yesterday". Ref: 301-113.


Price: £30.00
1916 PPC LEMNOS Island (Greece) to AUSTRALIA. BAPO (Y) p/m.

1916 [Jan] PPC (Sydney) from "LEMNOS" Island (Greece) to AUSTRALIA with d/r. BAPO (Y) p/m. and censor 2/2926 h/s. From 'Pt. J Dawson, Lemnos'. GALLIPOLI. Ref: 309-147.


Price: £30.00
1917 (April) PPC 'Easter Greetings' GERMANY to GB. Doberitz POW Camp.

1917 (April) PPC 'Easter Greetings' from GERMANY to GB with Camp censor h/s. and LONDON PAID m/c. From Royal West Kent Regt. Doberitz Prisoner of War Camp. Card by 'E Bell, KO Scottish Borderers'. Ref: 312-142.


Price: £30.00
1917 (Dec) cover S. AFRICA to 'Intendantur der Schutztruppe, Windhuk'

1917 (Dec) cover from South AFRICA to 'An die fruhere Intendantur der Schutztruppe, Windhuk' with d/r. OMARURU p/m. and tied bilingual Opened by Censor 100 label. [Commissariat Protection Force: maintenance of public order and security. Responsibilities included the conquest of non contractual acquired colonial territories, the suppression of uprisings, border security and assurance of expeditions. For warfare against other colonial forces they were neither trained nor equipped] Occupation period Omaruru. Ref: 315-116.


Price: £30.00
1917 POW cover Isle of Man to Holland. tied OPENED BY CENSOR PW 167 label

1917 POW cover from Isle of Man to Holland with tied OPENED BY CENSOR PW 167 label to rear. From 'Knockaloe Camp I, Peel'. Ref: 308-093.


Price: £30.00
1917 PPC EGYPT to GB. APO SZ26 p/m. and CAT / TPO p/m. censored

1917 PPC [Tantah] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. APO SZ26 p/m. and part s/r. CAT / TPO p/m. Travelling Post Office. Also tri. censor 3703 h/s. Ref: 310-137.


Price: £30.00
1917 uprated Registered Letter MALTA to GB with tri. censor

1917 uprated Registered Letter from MALTA to GB with tri. 4175 censor h/s. and Opened under Martial Law label. Worn and spike holes. Ref: 306-108.


Price: £30.00
1918 (11th. Feb) cover PALESTINE to GB. FPO D 60 p/m. censor 2985 h/s.

1918 (11th. Feb.) cover from PALESTINE to GB with s/r. FPO D 60 p/m. and tri. censor 2985 h/s. Located: HUJ. Ref: 304-013.


Price: £30.00
1918 (1st. June) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope from HMS Queen Elizabeth

1918 (1st. June) 'Royal Navy' Honour envelope from HMS Queen Elizabeth with LONDON m/c. and unframed CENSORED h/s. Charged at the 1d. per 4oz Sailors rate. From 'J Earnest Thompson'. Opening faults. Ref: 315-079.


Price: £30.00
1914 (5th. Oct.) cover 'Prisoner of War'. Ex. FJ Field collection 'German Airman'

1914 (5th. Oct.) cover to 'Shanley Spooner' and endorsed 'Prisoner of War' with s/r. LONDON OFFICIAL PAID p/m. Also s/r. P.C. h/s. Ex. FJ Field collection who states from a German "Airman". Very early POW mail. Ref: 308-050.


Price: £35.00
1914 (Nov) cover SAMOA to New Zealand endorsed 'On Active Service'

1914 (Nov) cover from SAMOA to New Zealand endorsed 'On Active Service' with poor s/r. (APIA) p/m. and 'SAMOA' o/p. to ONE PENNY adhesive. [NZ force captures GERMAN Samoa 29th. Aug. 1914. The wireless station was protected by a German-officered constabulary of a few dozen men] Folded and toned. Ref: 301-084.


Price: £35.00
1914 (Sept) ps Field Service PC W. FRONT to GB. FPO 45 p/m. redirected.

1914 (Sept) postal stationary Field Service PC from the Western FRONT to GB with d/r. FPO 45 p/m. and redirected. From 'Reggie Harland' [Captain HARLAND, REGINALD WICKHAM. Died 30th. Oct. 1914. Aged 31. 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Buried at PLOEGSTEERT CHURCHYARD. Hainaut, Belgium. Of The Lodge, Harefield, Uxbridge, Middlesex.] Ref: 308-001.


Price: £35.00
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
1914-15 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
1914-18 Regimental Silk PPC of the Northumberland Fusiliers

1914-18 Regimental Silk PPC of the Northumberland Fusiliers by "LA PENSEE", Paris. Message to rear. Ref: 307-118.


Price: £35.00
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 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