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World War 1

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WW1:   -   Coronel & Falklands - Naval Battle  -  Western Front (Somme / Verdun) -  Dardanelles / Gallipoli  - Jutland Battle  - Emden sunk  - Airship / Zeppelin  - Hospital / Hopital ships   - Lusitania sunk  - RFC -  Lenin / Pershing / Kitchener  - Tank  -  U-boat / Submarine  -  POW  -  Occupation 

 

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1918 cover SIERRA LEONE to GB. FREETOWN p/m. PASSED BY CENSOR

1917 (May) cover from SIERRA LEONE to GB with s/r. FREETOWN p/m. and s/l. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. in black with half oval '1' h/s. West Africa. Ref: 303-137.


Price: £30.00
1918 cover ST HELENA to GB. War Tax One Penny. PASSED BY CENSOR h/s.

1918 (Sept) cover from ST. HELENA to GB with War Tax One Penny o/p. to 1d. adhesive. Also boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. [island in the South Atlantic Ocean] Ref: 313-120.


Price: £100.00
1918 cover SUDAN to GB with tri. PASSED BY CENSOR SUDAN h/s.

1918 (April) cover from SUDAN to GB with tri. PASSED BY CENSOR SUDAN h/s. Faults. Ref: 305-045.


Price: £15.00
1918 cover to '2nd. Lieut. R.H. Coysh, 3rd. Bn. Gloucester Regt., Milstead Camp, Kent'

1918 cover to '2nd. Lieut. R.H. Coysh, 3rd. Bn. Gloucester Regt., Milstead Camp, Kent'. [2/Lieutenant Reginald Henry COYSH. The Gloucestershire Regiment] Ref: 303-006.


Price: £5.00
1918 cover USA to 'American Expeditionary Force' redirected to Hospital Ship

1918 (Nov) cover USA to 'Private AH Pageinkopf, Park Battery, 5th. Corp. Artillery Park, American Expeditionary Force' redirected to 'Ship's Hospital Transport Ascanius" with boxed APO 727 / Forwarded to h/s. to rear. Ref: 306-076.


Price: £45.00
1918 cover VIETNAM to 'le Colonel Grossin, France'. THAT-KHE / TONKIN p/m.

1918 cover from VIETNAM to 'le Colonel Grossin, France' with d/r. THAT-KHE / TONKIN p/m. From 'le Capt. O'Kelly, Cmd. la porte de That-Khe' with d/r. cachet. Also d/r. HAIPHON transit p/m. to rear and receipt p/m. NB: Paper remains. Ref: 314-104.


Price: £45.00
1918 cover with Royal Navy CENSOR 'O' 17 HMS Termagant

1918 (March) cover with circ. LONDON p/m. to Isle of Man with s/l. CENSOR 'O' No. 17. HMS Termagant Destroyer. [On 23 April 1918 a force drawn from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines launched one of the most daring raids in history, to block the ZEEBRUGGE Canal, thereby denying U-boat access] Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 311-128.


Price: £20.00
1918 covers S. AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian General Hospital

1918 covers from South AFRICA to 'Capt. W Bryars RAMC, No. 23 Indian General Hospital, Mesopotamian Exped. Force' Ref: 312-059.


Price: £25.00
1918 covers to 'Capt. UB Gilbert, RAF' + 'No. 2 Wireless School, RAF Penshurst'

1918 (April - May) covers to 'Capt. UB Gilbert, RAF' and one redirected 'No. 2 Wireless School, RAF Penshurst'. [On 8 Nov. 1917, No. 2 Wireless School was formed at Penshurst. It operated a variety of aircraft, including Airco DH.6, Avro 504K, Avro 504N, Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c and B.E.2e, Sopwith Camel and Sopwith Snipe. Aircrew attended the school for a one-week-long course in wireless telephony procedure. "FLIGHT GLOBAL" 30th. May 1918: The following are granted temp, comms. as 2nd Lieuts : U. B. Gilbert (Lieut. R.G.A.,S.R.)] Ref: 309-053.


Price: £15.00
1918 Honour Envelope MESOPOTAMIA to India. IFPO 339 / 7TH DESP p/m.

1918 Honour Envelope from MESOPOTAMIA to India with d/r. Indian FPO 339 / 7TH DESP p/m. and d/r. PASSED CENSOR D in red. From 'Major'. Ref: 311-162.


Price: £20.00
1918 illustrated cover FRANCE to GB. APO R17 p/m. censor 1142 h/s.

1918 (Nov) illustrated cover from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO R17 p/m. and censor 1142 h/s. NB: Flap missing, folded and edge nick. Ref: 311-139.


Price: £15.00
1918 l/s. AUSTRIA to Hungary s/r. Wilfleinsdorf p/m. Postal Money Order

1918 printed l/s. from AUSTRIA to Hungary with s/r. Wilfleinsdorf p/m. 'TERTI VEVENY - Postal Money Order and K and k Agriculture and Forestry h/s. A Kezbesito Igazolasa - Couriers Confirmation. Ref: 302-130.


Price: £9.00
1918 l/s. FRANCE to GB. APO S.104 p/m. censor 6762. '37 Casualty Clearing Station'

1918 (Nov) l/s. from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO S.104 p/m. [HQ Independent Force, RAF] and censor 6762 h/s. Printed letter from '37 Casualty Clearing Station, BEF, France'. Ref: 310-104.


Price: £40.00
1918 OHMS 'Voter' PC Western Front to GB. FPO H.18 p/m. '22nd Motor Amb Convoy'

1918 OHMS 'Voter' PC from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO H.18 p/m. From 'Pte. David Treharne, 22nd Motor Amb. Convoy RAMC'. Countersigned by 'L. Holdsworth Lieut. ASC'. Ref: 312-035.


Price: £9.00
1918 Patriotic PPC "Well, What about it". BRISTOL WAR BONDS m/c

1918 Patriotic PPC "Well, What about it" [Germany] with BRISTOL WAR BONDS m/c. Patriotic Publishing. Ref: 304-133.


Price: £15.00
1918 POW l/s. GERMANY to GB. GUSTROW p/m. Camp censor h/s. PC 24 slip inside

1918 POW l/s. from GERMANY to GB with d/r. GUSTROW p/m. and boxed Camp censor h/s. Also OPENED BY / CENSOR. P.W. 1352 label to rear. From '9th Kings Royal Rifles' with part of letter blacked out by the censor. Includes a Postal Censorship 24 slip inside. Faults. Ref: 313-086.


Price: £125.00
1918 POW PC GERMANY to Canada. 'Lieut C Guild, RAF'. Fort Orff, Ingolstadt

1918 (1st. Dec) POW PC from GERMANY to Canada with LONDON PAID m/c. [14th. Dec] From 'Lieut C [Carl] Guild, RAF'. Fort Orff, Ingolstadt. [He was shot down and captured, 15th. Sept. In a previous letter from France he stated "If I am taken prisoner by the Hun, watch for sentences in my letters from Hun land. The capital letters in each sentence put together will give some information, sometimes"] Royal Air Force. Creased. Ref: 310-116.


Price: £75.00
1918 PPC "HANDS OFF" PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS COLOSSUS

1918 (July) PPC "HANDS OFF" with FPO 'a' m/c. and d/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / HMS COLOSSUS h/s. [Dreadnought battleship - transferred to Rosyth in April 1918. She was present at the surrender of the German fleet on 21 November 1918.] Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 302-147.


Price: £30.00
1918 PPC 'Easter Greetings from Doberitz' GERMANY to GB. Camp censor h/s

1918 PPC 'Easter Greetings from Doberitz' from GERMANY to GB with Camp censor h/s. From 'Pte A. Ord, 1st. Gordon Highrs'. Doberitz Prisoner of War Camp. Card by CAT RNVR. NB: Repaired and faults. Ref: 311-111.


Price: £9.00
1918 PPC 'With The British Forces MACEDONIA' Royal Engineers

1918 unused PPC 'With The British Forces MACEDONIA' with Royal Engineers crest. From 'Arthur Ledby. 25.VIII.18'. Ref: 307-120.


Price: £15.00