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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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1914 (12th. Sept) PPC [HMS Monarch] SHEFFIELD m/c. 'Hillsborough Barracks'

1914 (12th. Sept) PPC [HMS Monarch] with SHEFFIELD m/c. From 'Driver Tom Morris No.1169. RFA, No. 87 Battery, No. 59 Battery, Hillsborough Barracks, Sheffield'. Ref: 321-035.

Price: £8.00
1914 (Aug. 19th) PC GB to Germany. UNDELIVERABLE / L.P.S h/s. Outbreak of War

1914 (19th Aug) PC from GB to Germany with UNDELIVERABLE / L.P.S h/s. Not delivered due to the outbreak of War. Printed message refers to: 'Proclamation of the 2nd of August, 1914'. Ref: 317-048.

Price: £25.00
1914 (Aug. 29th) cover GB to USA. German POW at Dorchester Camp

1914 (29th. Aug.) cover from GB to USA with LONDON p/m. and boxed PC / MO5 (H) h/s. [MO5: Military Intelligence. Section H: Postal Censorship] From 'Fredrick Manttels, POW Camp, Dorchester. Very early POW Mail. NB: Tear. Ref: 308-052.

Price: £100.00
1914 (Aug.) real photo PPC MEXICO to USA. USS GEORGIA p/m. 'Vera Cruz, Mexico'

1914 (Aug) real photo of sailors PPC from MEXICO to USA with USS GEORGIA p/m. at 'Vera Cruz, Mexico'. [In 1914 she cruised in Mexican waters to protect American interests during the MEXICAN REVOLUTION in the troubled Vera Cruz-Tampico area] Ref: 314-026.

Price: £25.00
1914 (Dec) cover CIRENAICA to Italy. TOLLMET p/m. d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s.

1914 (Dec) cover from CIRENAICA [Libya] to Italy with d/r. TOLLMET / CIRENAICA p/m. and d/r. COMANDO TAP h/s. [Cyrenaica is the eastern coastal region of Libya.] NB: Corner nick. Ref: 322-077.

Price: £15.00
1914 (Dec) cover East AFRICA to GB. MOMBASSA p/m. "censored Chinke"

1914 (Dec) cover from East AFRICA to GB with circ. MOMBASSA p/m. to rear and in mss. "censored Chinke RG" (R. Gordon) Also 'T' mark annulled. Censor Station at Mombasa established by 1st. March 1915. Redirected NOTTING HILL 15th Jan. 1915. [Captain Ronald Eagleson Gordon, Royal Engineers. 1918 New Year Honours (MC) Military Cross - won in G.E.A. and received Afghanistan NWF 1919 bar.] Ref: 320-051.

Price: £35.00
1914 (Dec. 16th) 'gift-parcel' PC FRANCE to GB. APO 44 p/m. '19th. Field Ambulance'

1914 (Dec. 16th) 'gift-parcel' PC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. APO 44 p/m. and censor 1973 h/s. From 'Pte. C. Bateson, 19th. Field Ambulance, 19th. Brigade, C Sec.' [19th. FA originally attached to 19th Brigade; 6th Division for 5 days in Oct 14; 2nd Division Aug 15 – Nov 15] Ref: 315-016.

Price: £10.00
1914 (Nov) cover W. Front to 'Ireland'. APO 17 p/m. censor 129 h/s.

1914 (Nov) cover from the Western Front to 'Dr. C.V.H. Nesbitt, Ireland' with s/r. APO 17 p/m. and censor 1/129 h/s. [In 1914 the secretary was C V H Nesbitt M.D of Shanes Park Golf Club, Randalstown, County Antrim] Ref: 319-007.

Price: £8.00
1914 (Nov) PPC 'German Eagles Going Cheap' LEWISHAM m/c.

1914 (11th. Nov) PPC 'German Eagles Going Cheap' with LEWISHAM m/c. [WW1 PROPAGANDA ANTI-GERMAN: Deriding the German Eagle - national symbol.] Ref: 318-133.

Price: £20.00
1914 (Nov.) Field Service PC to South AFRICA. From 'Pte. A. Jackson'

1914 (Nov.) Field Service PC to Mr. G. May, Checker SA Railway, Pretoria, South AFRICA. From 'Pte. A. Jackson' and censored by 'JIS Gordon'. Ref: 317-002.

Price: £6.00
1914 (Nov.) real photo PPC AUSTRIA with barred MORZG p/m. Regiment Prag Nr. 8

1914 (Nov.) real photo PPC [Soldiers] from AUSTRIA with barred MORZG p/m. and s/l. Infanterie Regiment Prag Nr. 8 h/s. Ref: 322-079.

Price: £10.00
1914 (Oct. 5th) cover 'Prisoner of War'. Ex. FJ Field collection 'German Airman'

1914 (5th. Oct.) cover to 'Shanley Spooner' and endorsed 'Prisoner of War' with s/r. LONDON OFFICIAL PAID p/m. Also s/r. P.C. h/s. Ex. FJ Field collection who states from a German "Airman". Very early POW mail. Ref: 308-050.

Price: £35.00
1914 (Sept) 'Army Form C. 398' W. Front to GB. APO 10 p/m. censor 100 h/s.

1914 (Sept) 'Army Form C. 398' from the Western Front to GB with s/r. APO 10 p/m. and censor 1/100 h/s. Ref: 319-006.

Price: £15.00
1914 (Sept) cover FRANCE to GB. BAPO p/m. censor 1/69 h/s. LONDON PAID m/c.

1914 (19th. Sept) cover from FRANCE to GB. BAPO + p/m. and censor 1/69 h/s. Also LONDON PAID m/c. dated 23rd. Sept. Worn and flap ,missing. Ref: 315-090.

Price: £9.00
1914 (Sept) cover Royal Navy to GB. 'F.H. Gerty, Nav. Sec.' Naval Secretary

1914 (Sept) cover Royal Navy to GB with s/r. dumb p/m. and redirected. From 'F.H. Gerty, Nav. Sec.' - Naval Secretary. [WESTERN FRONT - NAVAL MENTIONS ARMY DESPATCHES dated 14 Jan. 1915. Name of whom I recommend for gallant and distinguished service in the field. Fleet Paymaster F. H. Gerty, Royal Navy (retired)] Re-used OHMS envelope. Ref: 319-073.

Price: £25.00
1914 (Sept) PPC [Field Marshall Earl KITCHNER] with ALDERSHOT p/m.

1914 (Sept) PPC [Field Marshall Earl KITCHNER] with part d/r. MARLEBOROUGH LINES / ALDERSHOT p/m. From 'Walt Eley'. Ref: 321-169.

Price: £12.00
1914 (Sept) ps Field Service PC W. FRONT to GB. FPO 45 p/m. redirected.

1914 (Sept) postal stationary Field Service PC from the Western FRONT to GB with d/r. FPO 45 p/m. and redirected. From 'Reggie Harland' [Captain HARLAND, REGINALD WICKHAM. Died 30th. Oct. 1914. Aged 31. 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Buried at PLOEGSTEERT CHURCHYARD. Hainaut, Belgium. Of The Lodge, Harefield, Uxbridge, Middlesex.] Ref: 308-001.

Price: £35.00
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 (Sept. 13th) ps Field Service PC FRANCE to GB. ABPO p/m. 'J Davis'

1914 (13th. Sept) ps Field Service PC from FRANCE to GB with d/r. ABPO p/m. From 'J Davis'. Folded and surface fault. Ref: 315-097.

Price: £8.00
1914 (Sept. 15th) real photo PPC 'HM Submarine "D.1". SCARBOROUGH p/m.

1914 (15th. Sept) real photo PPC 'HM Submarine "D.1" with d/r. SCARBOROUGH p/m. [H.M. Submarines D1. Pennant No.: I.71. Complement: 25 [3 Officers, 22 Ratings] May 1914 - July 1915. 8th Flotilla. Oct. 1912 - Oct. 1914 Lt. Cdr. A.D. Cochrane. D1 was the first British submarine to be fitted with diesel instead of petrol engines] Ref: 312-071.

Price: £25.00