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1916-17 Registered Letters Western Front to GB. APO R.37 p/m. censored

1916-17 Registered Letters [2d.] from the Western Front to GB with d/r. APO R.37 p/m. and censored. Ref: 316-066.


Price: £6.00
1916-17 Registered Letters Western Front to GB. FPO 6 and 110 p/m's.

1916-17 Registered Letters from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 6 and 110 p/m's. One with d/r. APO R. 37 p/m. to year. Both censored. Ref: 319-060.


Price: £6.00
1916-18 Registered Letters Western Front to GB. FPO 137 and 139 p/m's.

1916-18 Registered Letters from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 137 and 139 p/m's. Both censored and one with d/r. APO R.46 p/m. to rear. Date missing to centre of one strike. Ref: 319-059.


Price: £6.00
1916-18 Registered Letters [2d.] FRANCE to GB. APO S.8, S.17 and S.11 p/m

1916-18 Registered Letters [2d.] from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.8, S.17 and S.11 p/m. and censored. [5 No.] Ref: 316-067.


Price: £9.00
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 (April 12th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news.

1917 (April 12th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news. [Extel: Exchange Telegraph company] 6.58 Situation in Asia Minor. 7.46 Hospital Ship torpedoed "GLOUCESTER CASTLE". 7.52 Hospital Ship mined "SALTA". [160 x 285 mm. folded] Extel was founded in 1872, laying of the first telegraphic cable on the Atlantic seabed, to electronically connect London and New York, to transmit business intelligence. This was extended in 1913 to include the collecting and distributing of news worldwide. During World War I, Britain's telegraph communications were almost completely uninterrupted. Ref: 316-142.


Price: £65.00
1917 (April 14th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news

1917 (April 14th.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news. [Extel: Exchange Telegraph company] 12.4 King to become Colonel in Chief of RFC. 12.6.French Official. 12.35 German sailors to work. 1.7 American Agricultural production. 1.15 Russian Congrats to America. 2.26 Fire at Silvertown. 6.19 Vatican's Yellow Book on War. Americas Military Power. 6.36. Argentine vessel sank: Monteprotegida. [Monte Protedigo: 4th April 1917: The barquentine was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off the Isles of Scily by SM UC-30 ]

Extel was founded in 1872, laying of the first telegraphic cable on the Atlantic seabed, to electronically connect London and New York, to transmit business intelligence. This was extended in 1913 to include the collecting and distributing of news worldwide. During World War I, Britain's telegraph communications were almost completely uninterrupted.†Ref: 316-126.


Price: £35.00
1917 (April 1st.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news

1917 (April 1st.) EXTEL teleprint of 'General News' and War news. [Extel: Exchange Telegraph company] 7.57 Barrow Strike. 8.47 France. 10.7 Lord Cheylemire. 10.41 General Cadorna. 10.52 French Official. 11.8 Silver paper money for Italy. 11.24 USA & Austria. Existence of a State of War with Germany *** MIDNIGHT 12.22 Cardinal Gasperri. [155 x 245 mm. folded] Extel was founded in 1872, laying of the first telegraphic cable on the Atlantic seabed, to electronically connect London and New York, to transmit business intelligence. This was extended in 1913 to include the collecting and distributing of news worldwide. During World War I, Britain's telegraph communications were almost completely uninterrupted. [***On April 2, 1917, Wilson asked a special joint session of Congress to declare war on the German Empire, Congress voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917] Ref: 316-139.


Price: £45.00
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 (Aug.) PPC MESOPOTAMIA to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE / (MEF) p/m.

1917 (Aug.) PPC [Shipping Shalt-El-Arab, Basra] from MESOPOTAMIA to GB with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE / (MEF) p/m. Creased. Ref: 312-047.


Price: £7.00
1917 (Dec) cover GB to 'Capt. AB Ashby, 3/4 Queens, BEF, France'

1917 (Dec) cover GB to 'Capt. AB Ashby, 3/4 Queens, BEF, France'. [3/4th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment] Ref: 317-100.


Price: £6.00
1917 (Dec) cover S. AFRICA to 'Intendantur der Schutztruppe, Windhuk'

1917 (Dec) cover from South AFRICA to 'An die fruhere Intendantur der Schutztruppe, Windhuk' with d/r. OMARURU p/m. and tied bilingual Opened by Censor 100 label. [Commissariat Protection Force: maintenance of public order and security. Responsibilities included the conquest of non contractual acquired colonial territories, the suppression of uprisings, border security and assurance of expeditions. For warfare against other colonial forces they were neither trained nor equipped] Occupation period Omaruru. Ref: 315-116.


Price: £30.00
1917 (Dec) Registered Letter from the Western front to GB with d/r. FPO 121 p/m

1917 (Dec) Registered Letter from the Western front to GB with d/r. FPO 121 p/m. and censor 4301 h/s. Ref: 315-100.


Price: £6.00
1917 (Feb) PPC [Messina, Italy] to 'Paris' with CUIRASSE LORRAINE h/s. Battleship

1917 (Feb) PPC [Messina, Italy] to 'Paris' endorsed "Correspondence Militaire" with CUIRASSE LORRAINE h/s. French Battleship. Ref: 307-008.


Price: £25.00
1917 (July) cover with APO (HD) M.8 p/m. Home Defence. Swaffen, Norfolk

1917 (July) cover with s/r. APO (HD) M.8 p/m. Home Defence. Swaffen, Norfolk.? Addressed to 'Pte. L Sackett, Civil Service Rifles, Hazely Down Camp, Winchester'. Ref: 318-011.


Price: £10.00
1917 (June) Registered cover W. Front to GB. FPO T.32 p/m. censor 959 h/s.

1917 (June) Registered cover from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO T.32 p/m. and censor 959 h/s. Ref: 307-067.


Price: £5.00
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 1TĘ, 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) cover from the Western Front to Bermuda with d/r. FPO H.8 p/m.

1917 (March) cover from the Western Front to Bermuda with d/r. FPO H.8 p/m. and censor 443? h/s. Also s/r. P. C. / Bermuda h/s. and HAMILTON receipt m/c. to rear. From 'LAC Bluck'. Bermuda Contingent. Ref: 314-077.


Price: £85.00
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 (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