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World War 1

Censored postcards, Naval censors

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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1915-18 Field Service PC's + covers W. Front to India. 'Pte. E. Zorab, 16 Platoon'

1915-18 Field Service PC's and covers from the Western Front to India with d/r. FPO 25, AT1, G and APO S64 p/m's. From 'Pte. E. Zorab, 16 Platoon, D Company, 13 London Regt., Ex Force'. Also s/r. BALLYEUESE / CALCUTTA receipt p/m. Ref: 307-004.

Price: £20.00
1915-18 real photo PPC Western Front to GB. poor FPO D.8 p/m. censor 4846

1915-18 real photo PPC from the Western Front to GB with poor d/r. FPO D.8 p/m. and censor 4846 h/s. [Division concert parties mirrored the Pierrot troupes: The standard dress of ruffles and skull cap was thus a common feature of military concert parties] Ref: 306-025.

Price: £12.00
1916 'Feldpostbrief' cover BULGARIA to Switzerland. German Military Mission

1916 'Feldpostbrief' cover from BULGARIA to Switzerland with d/r. Feldpoststation Nr. 176 p/m. and circ. DEUTSCH SANITATSEXPEDITION F. BULGARIEN / ABT. SKOPIE. From Hospital at 'USKUB'. German Military Mission. Ref: 310-146.

Price: £75.00
1916 'Flags' PC ALBANIA to Italy. POSTA MILITAIRE p/m.

1916 'Flags' PC from ALBANIA to Italy with part d/r. POSTA MILITAIRE p/m. and COMMANDO D'ARTIGLIERIA / CORPO SPECIALE cachet. Ref: 313-136.

Price: £9.00
1916 'Flags' PC FRANCE to GB. Tresor et Postes 70 p/m. Controle h/s.

1916 'Flags' PC from FRANCE to GB with s/r. Tresor et Postes 70 p/m. and Controle h/s. Ref: 313-014.

Price: £6.00
1916 'Flags' PC Western Front to GB. FPO D.55 p/m. censor 1479 h/s.

1916 'Flags' PC from the Western Front to GB with d/r. FPO D.55 p/m. and censor 1479 h/s. Ref: 307-026.

Price: £6.00
1916 'History and Traditions' card The 7th. Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

1916 'History and Traditions' card of The 7th. Loyal North Lancashire Regt. who have been awarded Honours incl. Lieut. TOL Wilkinson. VC - Victoria Cross. Others awarded DCM, DSO, DCM and Military Cross. Also unused real photo PPC of 'Command Pay Office Staff. Aldershot'. Gum remains. Thomas Orde Lawder Wilkinson VC. Announced in the London Gazette 26 September 1916. “For most conspicuous bravery. During an attack, when a party of another unit was retiring without their machine gun, Lieutenant Wilkinson rushed forward and, with two of his men, got the gun into action, and held up the enemy till they were relieved. Later, when the advance was checked during a bombing attack, he forced his way forward and found four or five men of different units stopped by a solid block of earth, over which the enemy was throwing bombs. With great pluck and promptness he mounted a machine gun on the top of the parapet and dispersed the enemy bombers. Subsequently he made two most gallant attempts to bring in a wounded man, but [in] the second attempt he was shot through the heart just before reaching the man. Throughout the day he set a magnificent example of courage and self-sacrifice.” Ref: 307-110.

Price: £25.00
1916 'Pass' NEWHAVEN Military Area. 62nd P. Coy., Royal Defence Corps

1916 (Sept) 'Pass' NEWHAVEN Military Area with oval Det. 62nd Protection Coy., Royal Defence Corps h/s. The role of the regiment was to provide troops for security and guard duties inside the UK; guarding important locations such as ports or bridges. Newhaven was designated a 'Special Military Area' under the 'Defence of the Realm Regulations', and the Harbour station was closed to the public. East Sussex, Channel coast. Folded. Ref: 308-127.

Price: £18.00
1916 'Song Card' PPC [The Trumpeter] CARLISLE p/m.

1916 'Song Card' PPC [The Trumpeter] with s/r. CARLISLE p/m. Ref: 303-026.

Price: £4.00
1916 (21st. Aug) PPC FPO a m/c. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. 'HMS Marlborough'

1916 (21st. Aug) PPC with FPO a m/c. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C222. 'HMS Marlborough' - On 18th. Aug. 1916, the Germans again sortied, this time to bombard Sunderland; Scheer hoped to draw out Beatty's battlecruisers and destroy them. British signals intelligence decrypted German wireless transmissions, allowing Jellicoe enough time to deploy the Grand Fleet in an attempt to engage in a decisive battle. Ref: 310-029.

Price: £12.00
1916 (22nd. June) PPC GREECE to GB. boxed CENSORED 'British Naval Blockade'

1916 (22nd. June) PPC [Volo] from GREECE to GB with 8 bar dumb p/m. and boxed CENSORED h/s. [possibly Gould 5A 12] 'British Naval Blockade of Greece'. - 6th. June 1916: "Pacific blockade" of Greece by Entente Powers begins. 22nd June 1916: "Pacific blockade" of Greece suspended. Ref: 312-053.

Price: £85.00
1916 (27th. June) soldiers letter from the Front - Interesting content

1916 (27th. June) soldiers letter from the Front - Interesting content regarding items required and result of shell burst. Letter transcribed. NB: Letter only. Ref: 314-016.

Price: £6.00

1916 (April) PPC from BELGIUM to GB with RFHMS m/c. and s/r. BRITISH MISSION / Flag / BELGIAN HQ h/s. Also weak s/l. CEN(COM)SOR h/s. - [Royal Naval Air Service Command] HQ of Belgium Army. Squadrons of the British RNAS sometime operated from Ten Bogaerde (Koksijde). These units operated along the Belgian coast against the installations of the German Navy. [Koksijde is a town and a municipality in Belgium. It is located on the North Sea coast in the southwest of the Flemish province of West Flanders] Ref: 308-031.

Price: £100.00
1916 (Dec) Field Service PC DARDENELLES to 'Lieut, C Casar Torreggiani, Malta'

1916 (Dec) Field Service PC from the DARDENELLES to 'Lieut, C Casar Torreggiani, KOMRM, Malta' with weak d/r. APO SZ3 p/m. From (Capt.) AJ Gatt of the Royal Malta Artillery (RMA). Both Maltese Contingent. [KOMR: King's Own Malta Regiment] Ref: 306-037.

Price: £45.00
1916 (Dec) Honour Envelope SALONIKA to GB. FPO 8Y p/m.

1916 (Dec.) Honour Envelope from SALONIKA to GB with d/r. FPO 8Y p/m. Doiran area. [Double Bar Cross: printed in Dark Green on White Paper] Edge nick. Ref: 311-143.

Price: £25.00
1916 (Feb) PPC EGYPT to GB. FPO 1.Y p/m. 'Sachia'

1916 (Feb) PPC from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO 1.Y p/m. Endorsed from 'Salhia'. Ref: 303-117.

Price: £15.00
1916 (Feb) PPC [Egypt] ADEN to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m.

1916 (20th. Feb) PPC [Egypt] from ADEN to GB with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m. From 'W Compten'. Ref: 312-141.

Price: £35.00
1916 (Feb) ps PC with d/r. RICHMOND CAMP BO / YORKS p/m. to Scotland

1916 (Feb) ps [Halfpenny] PC with d/r. RICHMOND CAMP BO / YORKS p/m. to Scotland. Ref: 310-027.

Price: £5.00
1916 (Jan) cover PENANG to 'Madras'. s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / No. 11 h/s.

1916 (Jan) cover from PENANG to 'Madras' with s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR / No. 11 h/s. and small s/r. '6' h/s. Baker MH8. NB: Opening edge trimmed. Ref: 305-010.

Price: £20.00

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