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World War 1

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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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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
1915 PPC MALTA to GB endorsed 'HM Transport No. 787 Hanley'. MALTA p/m.

1915 (Sept) PPC from MALTA to GB endorsed 'HM Transport No. 787 Hanley' with s/r. MALTA p/m. [Royal Fleet Auxiliary HANLEY: Pennant No: Y 3.787. 21 July 1915 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a collier. 30 May 1917 torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-87, 95 miles west of Bishops Rock] Ref: 307-032.


Price: £35.00
1915 PPC South AFRICA to 'Delagoa Bay'. ARMY BASE PO 6A p/m. censored

1915 (Feb) PPC from South AFRICA to 'Delagoa Bay' with d/r. ARMY BASE PO 6A p/m. [Northern Force - Occupation Period] and boxed POSTAGE FREE / BASE 6 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. From 'Hugh Edwards, 2nd. Batt. Train Scottish'. mss .. "Was in action a few days ago, felt awful". Also diamond LORENCO MARQUES receipt p/m. [Mozambique, East Africa] Faults. Ref: 315-158.


Price: £35.00
1915 real photo PPC 'G. Sabelli Henriot Monoplane 50 hp'. BOURNMOUTH m/c.

1915 real photo PPC 'G. Sabelli Henriot Monoplane 50 hp' with BOURNMOUTH m/c. Ref: 307-078.


Price: £35.00
1916 (Feb) PPC [Egypt] ADEN to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m.

1916 (20th. Feb) PPC [Egypt] from ADEN to GB with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m. From 'W Compten'. Ref: 312-141.


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 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 Registered PPC TURKEY to Germany. Turkish censor 32 h/s.

1916 Nov) Registered PPC from TURKEY to Germany with circ. PERA p/m. and boxed Turkish censor 32 h/s. Overprinted adhesives from 1914 and 1916. Also circ. WIESBADEN p/m. Ref: 301-085.


Price: £35.00
1917 (March) cover from FRANCE to Canada with poor APO 3 m/c. and censor 2556 h/s.

1917 (March) cover from FRANCE to Canada with poor APO 3 m/c. and censor 2556 h/s. Also HALIFAX m/c. on 2 cent WAR TAX adhesive. [To read 1T˘, meaning that the stamp carried both its face value and the added tax of 1 cent] and tied OPENED BY CENSOR. '6115' label to rear. Printed 'No. 3 CANADIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (McGill)' in red to flap. [From 1916-1919, the hospital was located in Boulogne, France] Ref: 307-096.


Price: £35.00
1917 (March) PPC EGYPT to GB. FPO 3DY p/m. 3rd. Dismounted Brigade, WFF

1917 (14th. March) PPC [Malta] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. FPO 3DY p/m. and tri. PASSED BY CENSOR No. 3401. 3rd Dismounted Brigade, Western Frontier Force. [FIELD POST OFFICE] Ref: 312-092.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover GB to 'Private CF Powell' redirected to '1/4th. Essex Regt, EGYPT'

1917 (15th. June) cover from GB to 'Private CF Powell' and redirected to '1/4th. Essex Regt, Cairo, EGYPT' with BASE OFFICE ARMY PO Z / RLO receipt p/m. to rear. (6th. July) Ref: 304-015.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover INDIA to USA. PESHAWAR p/m. censored 'The Kings' crest

1917 cover from INDIA to USA with d/r. PESHAWAR p/m. and d/r. PASSED CENSOR 14 h/s. Also Postage Due p/m. and 'The Kings' [Liverpool Regt] crest to flap. NWF - North West Frontier. Ref: 298-118.


Price: £35.00
1917 cover SWITZERLAND. COLONEL RIVETT-CARNAC late Aide-de Camp to the King h/s.

1917 cover from SWITZERLAND to GB with OPENED BY CENSOR 4271 label and "for Censor" COLONEL RIVETT-CARNAC late Aide-de Camp to the King h/s. Ref: 304-128.


Price: £35.00