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World War 1

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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
1917 cover W. Front to CHINA. APO S.19 p/m. 'S' h/s. Special censorship

1917 (17th. Oct.) cover from the Western Front to Hankow, CHINA with d/r. APO S.19 p/m. and EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label tied by 3492 h/s. Also s/r. 'S' h/s.- Special censorship. Self censored by 'Rowland'. Also d/r. BRITISH POST OFFICE / HANKOW receipt p/m. (27th. Dec.) Ref: 304-113.


Price: £200.00
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 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 + letters Western Front to GB. FPO 70 + D.9 p/m's. Also PC + photos

1917 covers and letters from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 70, D.9 p/m's. and censors h/s. Also PC and three small photos. From 'Eric Bishop'. Faults. Ref: 315-063.


Price: £15.00
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 Field Service PC FRANCE to Ireland. Indian FPO 19 p/m. and censored

1917 Field Service PC from FRANCE to Ireland with d/r. Indian FPO 19 p/m. and censor 2679 h/s. Faults. Ref: 315-092.


Price: £8.00
1917 FRANCE original parchment 'GALANT CONDUCT' report. Signed 'RP Lee', Major General

1917 (5-6th. May) from FRANCE original parchment 'GALANT CONDUCT' report 'No. G/233G'. [60 x 100 mm.]Signed 'R.P. Lee', Major General, Commanding 18th. Division regarding 'L/Cpl. A. Lavender. 8th. (S) BN. Royal Sussex Regt. (Pioneers) at 'Cherisy'. Fighting on Hindenburg Line 3rd. May. Spike holes. Ref: 312-020.


Price: £25.00
1917 front DOMINICA to USA endorsed 'via Bermuda' with s/r. P.C. / BERMUDA h/s.

1917 front from DOMINICA to USA endorsed 'via Bermuda' with s/r. DOMINICA / GPO p/m. and circ. P.C. / BERMUDA h/s. From 'Roseau, Dominica, BWI'. NB: FRONT. Ref: 314-035.


Price: £6.00
1917 front NAVAL MAIL OFFICE-DOVER. RE-SEALED UNDER CENSORSHIP label

1917 (May) front with NAVAL MAIL OFFICE-DOVER. RE-SEALED UNDER / CENSORSHIP label tied by d/r. LONDON p/m. and s/l. CEN(41)SOR h/s. - RNAS Monitor. Label Imprint: [3097] 21707/M2613 5000 8/16T G&S 112. NB: FRONT, repaired. Ref: 312-056.


Price: £100.00
1917 Honour envelope from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 8 p/m

1917 Honour envelope from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO 8 p/m. and tied AFW 3312 censor label. Also boxed 'Contains Fr.10 in Notes' h/s. applied at BAPO 3 - Postal Regulating Dept, Boulogne. Not Compulsory Registered. Although Military mail qualified for Free postage, valuable items & money was still subject to a Registration Fee. This item was not Registered or Surcharged. Ref: 306-098.


Price: £50.00
1917 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Lorenz Stettmer'

1917 Obituary Prayer Card for German Soldier, 'Lorenz Stettmer' died 21st. July 1917 and one for 'Johann Walter' with surface faults. [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: 305-035.


Price: £9.00
1917 OHMS cover PALESTINE to Egypt. oval INTELIGENCE (MAPS) SECTION h/s.

1917 (Aug) OHMS cover from PALESTINE to 'Survey of Egypt, Cairo' with s/r. FPO GM1 p/m. and oval GENERAL STAFF / INTELIGENCE (MAPS) SECTION h/s. Ref: 306-082.


Price: £35.00
1917 PC 'British Red Cross Society (Hereford and District Branch)' HEREFORD m/c

1917 (July) PC 'British Red Cross Society (Hereford and District Branch)' with HEREFORD m/c. Ref: 317-005.


Price: £6.00
1917 PC SERBIA - British Red Cross Censure Militaire

1917 PC 'British Red Cross' from SERBIA, to Alger, with s/r. 'BIZERTE / TUNISIE / 27.4.17' p/m. and boxed handstamp 'CENSURE/MILITAIRE' in violet. Ref: 304-129.


Price: £65.00
1917 POW cover Isle of Man to Holland. tied OPENED BY CENSOR PW 167 label

1917 POW cover from Isle of Man to Holland with tied OPENED BY CENSOR PW 167 label to rear. From 'Knockaloe Camp I, Peel'. Ref: 308-093.


Price: £30.00
1917 POW l/s. Scotland to Germany. 'Stobs near Hawick' OPENED BY CENSOR label

1917 POW l/s. from Scotland to Germany with OPENED BY CENSOR / PW 510 label to rear. From 'Edmund ERNST, Prisoner of War, Stobs near Hawick'. Ref: 305-013.


Price: £25.00
1917 PPC 'Economy Means "GOING SHORT" in War-time wear much less

1917 PPC 'Economy Means "GOING SHORT" - every girl should economize, and in War-time wear much less' with HARROGATE m/c. Ref: 306-026.


Price: £9.00
1917 PPC 'HMS Marlborough' to GB. 8 bar dumb p/m. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s.

1917 (30th. Aug) PPC [Comic] 'HMS Marlborough' to GB with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Fred Spurgin - All dressed up and no place to go'. [Iron Duke-class battleship. Toward the end of 1917, the Germans began using destroyers and light cruisers to raid the British convoys to Norway; this forced the British to deploy capital ships to protect the convoys] Ref: 301-030.


Price: £18.00
1917 PPC (Happy Christmas) SALONICA to '36th Stationary Hospital, EEF'

1917 PPC (Happy Christmas from the Balklans) from SALONICA to '36th Stationary Hospital, EEF' with d/r. APO SX6 p/m. and censor 7/105 h/s. Force to Force. Ref: 311-153.


Price: £15.00