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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
1916 PPC with PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "Lord Nelson" h/s.

1916 June PPC (Real photo) to GB with LONDON m/c. and PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS "Lord Nelson" h/s. mss .. "this is a picture of band playing while coaling ship". From 'FA Payne'. [Lord Nelson became flagship of the Eastern Mediterranean Squadron 1916-18] Edge nick. Ref: 302-103.


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 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 Registered Letter PALESTINE to Egypt. APO SZ 27 p/m. censor 755

1917 Registered Letter from PALESTINE to Egypt with s/r. APO SZ 27 p/m. and censor 7/755 h/s. Also d/r. BAPO Z and circ. MILITARY / POST OFFICE / ALEXANDRIA receipt p/m. Ref: 302-124.


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 (31st. Aug) Field Service PC. RFHMS p/m. "on Hospital Ship"

1918 (31st. Aug) Field Service PC to 'Scotland' with RFHMS p/m. mss .. "I am on Hospital Ship with sick on board. Will post on arrival in Blighty". From 'Lindsay Duff'. NB: Very heavy fold. Ref: 303-142.


Price: £30.00
1918 cover SIERRA LEONE to GB. FREETOWN p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR

1917 (May) cover from SIERRA LEONE to GB with s/r. FREETOWN p/m. and s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. in black with half oval '1' h/s. West Africa. Ref: 303-137.


Price: £30.00
1918 PPC "HANDS OFF" PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS COLOSSUS

1918 (July) PPC "HANDS OFF" with FPO 'a' m/c. and d/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS COLOSSUS h/s. [Dreadnought battleship - transferred to Rosyth in April 1918. She was present at the surrender of the German fleet on 21 November 1918.] Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 302-147.


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