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1915 leaflet 'DIRECTIONS FOR USE AND CARE OF TUBE HELMETS'

1915 leaflet 'DIRECTIONS FOR USE AND CARE OF TUBE HELMETS': RESPIRATOR GASMASK. [IWM Catalogue number LBY K. 43692] The 'old' pattern "Smoke Helmets" were handed in and soldiers received the new issue "Tube Helmet." Ref: 308-006.


Price: £10.00
1915 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Rupert Robin' died 10th. April 1915

1915 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Rupert Robin' died 10th. April 1915 and one for 'Junling Karl Beer' a little soiled. [Death cards are single or folded notes that list the most important life information about the deceased and are generally distributed to mourners during a memorial service] Religious scene with injured solders to rear. Faults. Ref: 307-059.


Price: £10.00
1915 PPC FRANCE to '2nd. Cavalry Div., BEF'. FPO G p/m. 'No. 4 Stationary Hospital'

1915 PPC from FRANCE to 'Lc Cprl. WC Williams MTASC, 2nd. Cavalry Div., BEF' with d/r. FPO G p/m. and tri. censor h/s. From 'No. 4 Stationary Hospital' - Saint OMER. Ref: 307-027.


Price: £10.00
1915 PPC USA to GB. SAVANNAH m/c. 'SS TANIS' h/s. Merchant ship

1915 (Feb) PPC from USA to 'Liverpool', GB with SAVANNAH m/c. and 'SS TANIS' h/s. Merchant ship. ss TANIS, 27 Nov. 1915, sunk by gunfire 3 miles North from Zembra Island TUNISIA, captured by submarine U 33 (Konrad Gansser) NB: Adhesive missing. Ref: 301-119.


Price: £10.00
1915 PPC [Real photo 'Sobraon Barracks, Colchester'] Western Front to GB. FPO T.18 p/m.

1915 PPC [Real photo 'Sobraon Barracks, Colchester'] from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO T.18 p/m. and weak tri. censor h/s. Ref: 310-038.


Price: £10.00
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 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 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 SERBIA to Hungary. KuK Feldpostamt / Belgrade canc. 10h Military Post issue

1916 PPC from SERBIA to Hungary with d/r. KuK Feldpostamt / Belgrade p/m. canc. 10h Military Post issue Mi27. Also Reserve Hospital Brcko in Belgrade h/s. Ref: 309-026.


Price: £10.00
1916 PPC with PARK HILL CAMP / WOSWESTRY p/m. '2839 Pte. R Davies, 3/7 RWF'

1916 PPC [Good Luck, SERBIA] with d/r. PARK HILL CAMP BO / OSWESTRY p/m. From '2839 Pte. R [Bob] Davies, 3/7 RWF, Park Hall Camp'. [The Royal Welch Fusiliers] Ref: 303-058.


Price: £10.00
1917 (10th. Jan) printed 'Feldpostbrief' cover + letter. GERMANY to 'Eastern Front'

1917 (10th. Jan) printed 'Feldpostbrief' cover and letter from GERMANY to 'Eastern Front' with d/r. HANNOVER p/m. Ref: 309-036.


Price: £10.00
1917 cover + letter HUNGARY to Italy. Officers Camp at Ostffyasszonyfa, censored

1917 cover and letter from HUNGARY to Italy and censored. From Officers Camp at Ostffyasszonyfa. [POW Camp in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy from 1915 to 1918. The building of the camp started in the spring of 1915 and was under the authority of the nearby Nagysimony. NB: Cover damaged. Ref: 301-043.


Price: £10.00
1917 cover Western Front to India. FPO D.20 p/m. censor 3717 h/s.

1917 cover from the Western Front to India with d/r. FPO D.20 p/m. and censor 3717 h/s. Part flap missing. Ref: 312-041.


Price: £10.00
1917 covers to 'UB Gilbert, 140 Siege Battery, BEF, France' + 'No 2 Red Cross Hospital'

1917 (June - Sept) covers from the Western Front to 'UB Gilbert, 140 Siege Battery, BEF, France' and 'No 2 Red Cross Hospital, c/o APO 2' and redirected to GB. Covers with d/r. FPO H.18 and APO S43 and S65 p/m's. All censored. [XIVth Corps Heavy Artillery Casualties to Officers dated Sept. 1917: 2nd Lieutenant U. B. Gilbert, 140th Siege Battery was take sick on 7 Sept. 1917 and invalided to England on 25 Sept. 1917. Officer Urban Baly Gilbert 2nd Lt RGA (later Lt and A/Capt). Posted to France 9/11/16. Service record held at the National Archives: Reference WO 339/38897] Faults. Ref: 309-052.


Price: £10.00
1917 printed 'Feldpostbrief' cover + letter GERMANY to 'Eastern Front' HANNOVER p/m

1917 (Jan) printed 'Feldpostbrief' cover and letter from GERMANY to 'Eastern Front' with d/r. HANNOVER p/m. Ref: 305-055.


Price: £10.00
1917 Registered cover AUSTRIA to Steyr. FP 511 p/m. 3rd. Flying Company h/s.

1917 Registered cover from AUSTRIA to Steyr with d/r. KuK FP 511 p/m. and weak Luftfahrtruppen, Fliegerkompagnie Nr. 3 - 3rd. Flying Company h/s. Ref: 311-018.


Price: £10.00
1918 cover + letter FRANCE to USA. US APO 706 p/m. CENSORED 30 h/s.

1918 (April) cover and letter from FRANCE to USA with US APO 706 p/m. and PASSED AS CENSORED 30 h/s. From 'Billy Browne, Co. H., 161st. Inf, AEF'. Ref: 308-065.


Price: £10.00
1918 cover GB to 'Lieut WS Gross, No. 13 Field Ambulance, BEF, France'

1918 (17th. June) cover GB to 'Lieut WS Gross, No. 13 Field Ambulance, BEF, France' with PRESENT LOCATION / UNCERTAIN h/s. and d/r. FPO 101 p/m. to rear. [The Lancet: 20th. July 1918. Lieut. W. S. Gross, R.A.M.C. - Wounded] NB: Folded and faults. Ref: 301-120.


Price: £10.00
1918 cover ITALY to Austria. FP 488 p/m. 'Reservespital "Lukavac" Spitalspostkanziel'

1918 cover from ITALY to Austria with d/r. KuK Feldpostamt 488 p/m. and 'Reservespital "Lukavac" Spitalspostkanziel' h/s. Ref: 311-014.


Price: £10.00