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World War 1

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1914 (Sept) ps Field Service PC Western Front to GB. FPO 11 p/m. 'A. Arnold'

1914 (Sept) ps Field Service PC from the Western Front to GB with s/r. FPO 11 p/m. From 'A. Arnold'. Also unused example. Ref: 313-009.


Price: £10.00
1914 (Xmas Day) PPC EGYPT to GB. PORT SAID p/m. 'WH Radcliffe, 2nd. Lieut.'

1914 (Xmas Day) PPC [Assiut] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. PORT SAID p/m. From 'WH Radcliffe, 2nd. Lieut.' mss .. "operating from Pt. Said". Ref: 312-094.


Price: £6.00
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 + letter GERMANY with CELLE p/m. embossed '2 Hannov. Inf-Regt. Nr. 77'

1914 cover and letter from GERMANY with d/r. CELLE p/m. with embossed '2 Hannov. Inf-Regt. Nr. 77' letterheading. NB: Trimmed. Ref: 317-023.


Price: £9.00
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 covers Western Front to GB. LONDON 207 p/m. 'W.U. Armstrong X.R.H.'

1914 (Nov. and Dec.) covers from the Western Front to GB with d/r. LONDON 207 p/m. and London OFFICIAL PAID m/c. From 'W.U. Armstrong X.R.H.' [The 10th Royal Hussars was based in South Africa at the start of the war, returned to the UK and then landed at Ostend Oct. 1914 as part of the British Expeditionary Force for service on the Western Front] Ref: 317-052.


Price: £9.00
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 POW cover GB to France. POST FREE 'Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth'

1914 (Dec) POW cover from GB to 'Lieutenant Colonel Francois Bellanger', France with s/r. LONDON OFFICIAL PAID p/m. and part circ. POST FREE h/s. Also s/r. P.C h/s. From 'Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth'. Ref: 306-080.


Price: £45.00
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 PPC to '6th. Hants Battery RFA, Portsmouth Park'. BOURNEMOUTH p/m

1914 (Oct.) PPC to 'Driver W. Harding, 6th. Hants Battery RFA, Portsmouth Park, Nr. Cosham' with d/r. BOURNEMOUTH p/m. Patriotic card by 'Fredk. C. Senior. Aug. 1914. Ref: 317-001.


Price: £9.00
1914 PPC to 'Sgt. & Mrs. Currey, 16 HM Prison Staff Qrs., Aldershot'

1914 PPC [Real photo 'SOMERSET RHA] to 'Sgt. & Mrs. Currey, 16 HM Prison Staff Qrs., Marlborough Lines, Aldershot' with d/r. EGHAM p/m. Ref: 313-006.


Price: £6.00
1914 PPC [Orient Line] 'HM Tansport (3)' ss Orvieto to Australia.

1914 PPC [Orient Line. ss Orvieto Smoking Room] from 'HM Tansport (3)' ss Orvieto to Australia. Left Albany 1st. Nov. 1914. [Later ss Orvieto was converted into a Minelayer, laying mines in the north sea 10-11th. Sept. 1915] Ref: 305-130.


Price: £35.00
1914 real photo PPC "Clearing up" 10th. Royal Fusiliers, Reed Hall Camp, Colchester"

1914 (Sept) real photo PPC "Clearing up" 10th. Royal Fusiliers, Reed Hall Camp, Colchester" with COLCHESTER m/c. Ref: 310-036.


Price: £6.00
1914 unused PPC 'HMS VENERABLE. Took part in defence of the Belgium Coast'

1914 unused PPC Roll of Fame - 'HMS VENERABLE. Took part in defence of the Belgium Coast, Oct. 1914'. Ref: 304-031.


Price: £10.00
1914 unused real photo PPC 'HMS "AMPHION". Sunk by a German mine North Sea'

1914 unused real photo PPC 'HMS "AMPHION". Sunk by a German mine in the North Sea'. 6th. Aug. 1914. Ref: 306-027.


Price: £10.00
1914-15 covers FRANCE to India. BAPO 3 p/m. boxed censor 1988 + 2098 h/s's

1914-15 covers from FRANCE to India with poor d/r. BAPO 3 p/m. and boxed censor 1988 + 2098 h/s's. To 'Mrs. S.T. Afcar'. Also s/r. BALLYEUESE receipt p/m'. NB: Faults. Ref: 307-005.


Price: £6.00
1914-15 POW cover GB to USA. 'George Mayer, Alexandra Palace'. s/r. 'P.C.' h/s.

1914-15 printed POW cover from GB to USA with s/r. POST FREE / P.C. / PRISONER OF WAR h/s. and No charge for postage Prisoner / of War Mail New York, N.Y. h/s. From 'Company Leader George Mayer, Alexandra Palace'. [George Mayer was interned as an enemy alien in Alexandra Palace, London from 1915-1916. He was a Czech national who came to England in the 1890s. He entered 'service' and became butler to the aristocracy. It is believed that he was asked to serve personally King Edward VII when the monarch was entertained at the German and/or French embassies] Ref: 313-051.


Price: £35.00
1914-17 real photo unused PPC 'French Battleship "DANTON Owers Southsea'

1914-17 real photo unused PPC 'French Battleship "DANTON. Owers Southsea'. Ref: 306-012.


Price: £7.00