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World War 1

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1915 (May) cover to 'Brig. Gen Hon. W.D. Sclater-Booth, RA Mess, Shoeburyness

1915 (May) cover to 'Brig. Gen Hon. W.D. Sclater-Booth, RA Mess, Shoeburyness' [Essex] with very weak m/c. and oval WAR CABINET h/s. [Colonel Hon. Walter Dashwood Sclater-Booth gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Royal Horse Artillery. He fought in WW1, where he was mentioned in despatches and wounded. He was decorated with the award of Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1915. He gained the rank of Honorary Brigadier-General] "The Honourable Walter Dashwood Sclater-Booth, Lieut.-Colonel, Royal Horse Artillery (L Battery)." The decorationwas awarded for action with L Battery near Andriegnes, 24 Aug. 1914, when attached Hon. W. D. Sclater-Booth. to the 2nd Cavalry Brigade. He was wounded on 1 Sept. following this at Nery. Ref: 313-043.


Price: £15.00
1915 (May) PPC 'HMS CONQUEROR' to London. RFHMS m/c. 'Arthur H Court'

1915 (May) PPC 'HMS CONQUEROR' to London with RFHMS m/c. From 'Arthur H Court Sig., HMS Conqueror'. [Conqueror rejoined the Grand Fleet in March 1915 and Jellicoe's ships swept the central North Sea on 17–19 May and 29–31 May 1915 without encountering any German vessels] Bells' card. Ref: 306-038.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP,

1915 cover from GB to 'GDC Beaver Esq', att. 97th. Deccan Infty., Tank, NWFP, INDIA and redirected to 'Dera Ismail Khan' with d/r. TANK and DERA ISMAIL-KHAN p/m's to rear. [North West Frontier Province] Part flap missing. Ref: 316-116.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10

1915 cover from the Royal Navy to 'London' with RFHMS violet rubber mark Gould RA 10 (Dover) Also LONDON m/c. Ref: 305-007.


Price: £15.00
1915 cover Western Front to 'Major HB Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA'

1915 (Jan) cover from the Western Front to 'Major H.B. Dresser, 148th. Battery, 20th. Bde, RFA, 27th. Division' with d/r. FPO D.9 p/m. and censor 65 h/s. Also tied EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label. [Harold Bruce Dresser. A special reservist disembarked 17th Aug. 1914 and on 19th Aug. 1915 given command of 148 Battery RFA. (Royal Field Artillery) Serving on the Western Front until early 1916. Dresser was mentioned in despatches on 25th Oct. 1917. He was awarded a Distinguished service order [DSO] in the new year’s honours for 1918] Folded. Ref: 305-065.


Price: £15.00
1915 PPC BELGIUM to Germany. Kaiserlichiche Deutsche Seewarte

1915 (May) PPC [Ostende] from BELGIUM to Germany with KD Feldpostexp / der 1. Marine Div p/m. and Kaiserlichiche Deutsche Seewarte h/s. Northern German Marine Observatory. Ref: 307-115.


Price: £15.00
1915 Registered cover INDIA to Holland. NAGPUR p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR 16 BOMBAY

1915 (Feb) Registered cover from INDIA to Holland with d/r. NAGPUR p/m. and d/r. PASSED BY CENSOR 16 BOMBAY h/s. Also OPENED BY CENSOR label with d/r. UTRECT receipt p/m. Ref: 305-052.


Price: £15.00
1915 Registered Honour Envelope EGYPT to GB. BASE APO Z MEF label

1915 Registered Honour Envelope from EGYPT to GB with d/r. BAPO Z p/m. and BASE APO Z MEF label. Also 2d. extra postage to rear. Faults. Ref: 308-090.


Price: £15.00
1916 (April) cover + letter 'HMS Lord Clive' with CEN(LC)SOR h/s.

1916 (April) cover and letter from 'HMS Lord Clive' with part s/l. CEN(LC)SOR h/s. Signed by 'Sir 'JM Alleyne'. During first part of 1916 Lord Clive was used to support British light forces, minefields and net defenses in the Channel. Ref: 315-156.


Price: £15.00
1916 (Jan) PPC's EGYPT to GB. LUXOR p/m. boxed LUXOR CONVALESENT DEPOT

1916 (Jan) PPC's from EGYPT to GB with s/r. LUXOR p/m. and boxed LUXOR CONVALESENT DEPOT h/s. (Firebrace NHC 32) Ref: 315-082.


Price: £15.00
1916 cover S. AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian Gen. Hospital, AMARA, Mesopotamia'

1916 (May) cover from South AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian General Hospital, AMARA, Mesopotamian Exped. Force' with DURBAN m/c. and poor receipt p/m. to rear. Ref: 314-054.


Price: £15.00
1916 covers MESOPOTAMIA to GB. Indian FPO 309 p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1916 covers from MESOPOTAMIA to GB with d/r. Indian FPO 309 p/m. and PASSED BY CENSOR / No. 3-A. Br: Genl; Hosp: I.E.F. "D" h/s. IRAQ. Worn and faults. Ref: 311-061.


Price: £15.00
1916 illustrated cover [Your King & Country NEEDS YOU] GB to Switzerland.

1916 illustrated cover [Your King & Country NEEDS YOU. A call to Arms] GB to Switzerland with GLASGOW p/m. and OBC 468 label. Ref: 304-024..


Price: £15.00
1916 PPC [Cairo] EGYPT to GB. FPO D.54 p/m. censor 2847 h/s.

1916 (Feb) PPC [Cairo] from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO D.54 p/m. and censor 2847 h/s. [Allocated 1/2 E. Ang. Fd. Amb] Ref: 307-117.


Price: £15.00
1916 PPC [Wreck of French boat, Mombassa] KENYA to GB. BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m.

1916 PPC [Wreck of French boat, Mombassa] from KENYA to GB with par d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE B / IEF p/m. East Africa. Ref: 311-108.


Price: £15.00
1917 (17th. Oct) PPC German East AFRICA to GB. 'Arthur Pearson, Mtore'

1917 (17th. Oct) PPC from German East AFRICA to GB. From 'Arthur Pearson, Mtore' - British soldier at tiny outpost. mss .. "There is no post were I am now". No postmark. Ref: 305-050.


Price: £15.00
1917 (Mar) 'PARCEL POST' label from FRANCE. APO S.23 p/m

1917 (Mar) 'PARCEL POST' label from FRANCE with d/r. APO S.23 p/m. canc. One Shilling adhesive. Ref: 305-139.


Price: £15.00
1917 (May) cover AUSTRALIA to USA. oval PASSED / 4TH MD / CENSOR h/s.

1917 (May) cover from AUSTRALIA to USA with oval PASSED / 4TH MD / CENSOR h/s. (Humphreys A 2) applied at Adelaide. NB: Trimmed opening edge - adhesives damaged. Ref: 309-066.


Price: £15.00
1917 circa. unused PPC 'LA FRONTE TEDESCA'. Corpo Ameicano YMCA

c.1917 unused Italian PPC 'LA FRONTE TEDESCA'. [The German Front] Corpo Ameicano YMCA card for use of Italian Army. Ref: 313-046.


Price: £15.00
1917 cover + letter HIMALAYAS, India to GB. 'Station Hospital, NAINI TAL'.

1917 cover and letter from the HIMALAYAS, India to 'Rev. R Scrimgeour', GB. From 'GFH Gerling, Station Hospital, NAINI TAL'. mss .. "ordinary duty in the Battalion". Faults to envelope. Ref: 311-081.


Price: £15.00