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World War 1

Censored postcards, Naval censors

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1915 Tobacco PC Western Front to GB. Indian FPO 9 p/m. censor 181

1915 Tobacco PC from the Western Front to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 9 p/m. and tri. censor 181 h/s. From 'Dr. H Jarvis, 59th. Batty'. Ref: 317-150.


Price: £12.00
1915-18 real photo PPC Western Front to GB. poor FPO D.8 p/m. censor 4846

1915-18 real photo PPC from the Western Front to GB with poor d/r. FPO D.8 p/m. and censor 4846 h/s. [Division concert parties mirrored the Pierrot troupes: The standard dress of ruffles and skull cap was thus a common feature of military concert parties] Ref: 306-025.


Price: £12.00
1916 (21st. Aug) PPC FPO a m/c. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. 'HMS Marlborough'

1916 (21st. Aug) PPC with FPO a m/c. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C222. 'HMS Marlborough' - On 18th. Aug. 1916, the Germans again sortied, this time to bombard Sunderland; Scheer hoped to draw out Beatty's battlecruisers and destroy them. British signals intelligence decrypted German wireless transmissions, allowing Jellicoe enough time to deploy the Grand Fleet in an attempt to engage in a decisive battle. Ref: 310-029.


Price: £12.00
1916 cover FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. with CENSORED / JD McC h/s.

1916 (Aug) cover with s/r. FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. and CENSORED / JD McC h/s. - Gould 3A19: 1 of 3 Hospital ships. [Commander. JD McCulloch] Ref: 310-140.


Price: £12.00
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 ps PC BULGARIA from Residant in Occupied Territory. censored

1916 postal stationary PC from BULGARIA with s/r. NEGOTINE and PARATCHIN arrival marks. From Residant in Occupied Territory and censored in KARLOVA. Ref: 305-110.


Price: £12.00
1917 cover SWITZERLAND to GB. British POW interned in MURREN

1917 cover from SWITZERLAND to GB with d/r. MURREN p/m. and LONDON PAID m/c. From British POW interned in MURREN with OPENED BY CENSOR PW 178 label. Ref: 307-113.


Price: £12.00
1917 cover W. Front to New Zealand. FPO TW5 p/m. New Zealand Division

1917 (Aug) cover from the Western Front to New Zealand with d/r. FPO TW5 p/m. and censored. New Zealand Division. Ref: 315-089.


Price: £12.00
1917 PPC [Suffolk Regt] with FELIXSTOWE / SUFFOLK p/m.

1917 PPC [Suffolk Regt] with s/r. FELIXSTOWE / SUFFOLK p/m. and circ. CLAYDON / IPSWICH receipt p/m. From 'Albert Waspa'. Ref: 316-108.


Price: £12.00
1914 (Dec) cover CIRENAICA to Italy. TOLLMET p/m. d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s.

1914 (Dec) cover from CIRENAICA [Libya] to Italy with d/r. TOLLMET / CIRENAICA p/m. and d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s. [Cyrenaica is the eastern coastal region of Libya.] NB: Corner nick. Ref: 305-016.


Price: £15.00
1914 and 1918 PPC's Aot 1914 (Ordre du Jour du Roi) and Novembre 1918

1914 and 1918 PPC's FRANCE: Aot 1914 (Ordre du Jour du Roi) - August 1914 (Agenda of the King) and Novembre 1918 (Cardinal MERCIER). Message to rear dated 1919, but not postaly used. Ref: 304-062.


Price: £15.00
1914 circa. PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] 'HMS New Zealand' to GB. RFHMS p/m.

c.1914 PPC [HMS New Zealand in Action] from 'HMS New Zealand' to GB with RFHMS p/m. From 'Jim Adams'? Ref: 314-071.


Price: £15.00
1914 cover GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara'

1914 cover from GB to 'c/o Major CH Villiers-Stuart, 56th Rifles FF, Fort Lockhart, Samara, NWFP, India' with d/r. FORT LOCKHART receipt p/m. to rear. [British Officers in the Indian Army on 1st Jan. 1912, he was listed as a Captain with the 56 Rifles. He graduated at the Staff College in Quetta and was appointed Brigade Major in Nov.1908, then became DAQMG, DAA and QMG India, holding those staff appointments at Kohat and Simla until Oct. 1914. awarded the Delhi Durbar 1911 Medal as a Lieutenant-Colonel with the 56th Rifles as Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-Master-General, Kohat Brigade] Ref: 316-084.


Price: £15.00
1914 illustrated cover ALGERIA to 'Col. Commandant la Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans'

1914 (Dec) illustrated cover from ALGERIA to 'Monsieur Grossin, Colonel Commandant la Legion de Gendarmerier, Le Mans' [France] with s/r. ORAN p/m. [2nd. Compagnie de Cavaliers de Remonte. Detachement d'Oran] NB: Paper remains to rear. Ref: 315-125.


Price: £15.00
1914 Obituary Prayer Cards for German Soldiers: Death cards

1914 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Peter Oftermaier' died 12th. Oct. 1914 and one for 'Max Eder' died 12th. Dec. 1914. Both died in France. [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: 309-032.


Price: £15.00
1914 PPC MADAGASCAR to France. TAMATAVE p/m. 'Troops de l'Afrique'

1914 (Oct) PPC (Diego-Suarez) from MADAGASCAR to France with d/r. TAMATAVE / MADAGASCAR p/m. and weak Republic cachet. From 'Troops de l'Afrique Oriental'. Ref: 312-149.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 cover 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland. PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s.

1914-18 cover from 'HMS Minotaur' to Scotland with dumb m/c. and PASSED BY / CENSOR / A.R.U h/s. - Gould 3A5. AR Upton Surgeon. Also real photo of ship. Faults. Ref: 313-096.


Price: £15.00
1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier 'Res. Inf. Regiment Nr. 5'

1914-18 German 'Feldpost' parcel label to soldier: 'Adolf Hofer, Res. Inf. Regiment Nr. 5'. Ref: 312-043.


Price: £15.00
1915 (Aug) 'Flags' l/s. Western Front to GB. FPO D.12 p/m. censor 1676 h/s.

1915 (Aug) French 'Flags' l/s. from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO D.12 p/m. and tri. censor 1676 h/s. From 'No. 3586. Leo. A. Potter'. Ref": 310-004.


Price: £15.00
1915 (Jan) PC FRANCE to GB. Indian FPO 16 p/m. censored. '2nd. Black Watch'

1915 (Jan) PC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 16 p/m. and censored. From 'Pte. P. Bradly, 2nd. Black Watch'. Ref: 313-005.


Price: £15.00