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1945 real photo PPC 'Class 180 HMS ROYAL ARTHUR' Shore Establishment

1945 real photo PPC 'Class 180 HMS ROYAL ARTHUR' Shore Establishment with 1946 oval STEWARDS DIVISION / LYNEHAM RN CAMP h/s. to rear. NB: Corner damaged. Ref: 309-115.


Price: £9.00
1945 Registered cover 'BLA' to GB. FPO 483 p/m. shield censor 11859 h/s.

1945 (Feb) Registered cover from 'BLA' to GB with d/r. FPO 483 p/m. and shield censor 11859 h/s. Candian Force British Liberation Army. Ref: 313-132.


Price: £9.00
1939 (Sept) PPC NETHERLANDS to Rotterdem endorsed 'Militair'. Commondo unit

1939 (Sept) PPC from the NETHERLANDS to Rotterdem and endorsed 'Militair' with APLEDOORN slogan m/c. From 'Covalsci Commando' unit. Ref: 310-061.


Price: £10.00
1939 (Sept.) PPC BERMUDA to USA. s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR 3 BERMUDA h/s

1939 (Sept.) PPC from BERMUDA to USA with slogan m/c. and s/r. PASSED BY CENSOR 3 BERMUDA h/s. Also WORCESTER receipt m/c. to picture side (14th. Sept.) Ref: 309-045.


Price: £10.00
1939-45 POW cover GB to Germany. POW Camp No. 79 Great Britain h/s.

1939-45 POW cover from GB to Germany with s/r. POW Camp No. 79 Great Britain h/s. - Moorby Camp, Ravensby, Nr. Boston. Lincs. Ref: 313-088.


Price: £10.00
1940 British Official Photograph No. P. 179. 'First picture of the new COVENATER'

1940 British Official Photograph No. P. 179. 'First picture of the new COVENATER cruiser tank, described as an "armoured greyhound". Full typed details to rear. 200 x 100 mm. Ref: 301-072.


Price: £10.00
1940 cover PALESTINE to GB. FPO 164 p/m. tied AFW 3312 label

1940 cover from PALESTINE to GB with d/r. FPO 164 p/m. and boxed PASSED BY CENSOR No. 1645 h/s. Also AFW 3312 EXAMINED BY BASE CENSOR label tied by tri. 4 EXAMINER h/s. Folded. Ref: 307-128.


Price: £10.00
1941 (Jan) Air Mail cover GREECE to GB endorsed 'Via Egypt' censored

1941 (Jan) Air Mail cover from GREECE to GB and endorsed 'Via Egypt'. Censored. in Greece and Egypt with 3rd. April 1941 receipt mark. [Over 2 months transit] Ref: 304-106.


Price: £10.00
1941 (May) real photo PPC 'HMS ARGUS'. Greenock to Gibraltar

1941 (May) real photo PPC 'HMS ARGUS'. Notes to rear regarding journey from Greenock to Gibraltar - March to May. [HMS Argus, British aircraft carrier that served in the Royal Navy. In March 1941, the carrier loaded a dozen Hurricane IIs and three Skuas and delivered them to Gibraltar on 29 March, She returned to the UK on 11 April and loaded six replacement Swordfish as well as six Swordfish of 812 Squadron for self-defence. After a brief refit, Argus sailed on 14 April for Gibraltar to transfer the replacements to Ark Royal. She arrived on 24 April and began a two-week refit after the aircraft were transferred. The ship was back in the UK, loading another batch of Hurricanes bound for Gibraltar. Three Fulmars of 800X Squadron were also embarked to protect the ship against the Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condors that patrolled the Bay of Biscay and the Eastern Atlantic. The carrier arrived on 31 May and disembarked all her aircraft, including 800X Squadron. On her return to the UK she began a refit] Ref: 311-105.


Price: £10.00
1941 cover + letter AFRICA to Germany. Feldpost 05638

1941 cover and letter from AFRICA to Germany with s/r. FELDPOST p/m. From Feldpost 05638 - Machine Gun Battalion 2 in the 15th Panzer Division. Ref: 308-133.


Price: £10.00
1941 Honour Envelope EGYPT to GB. FPO 173 p/m. 10 Mills Letter Rate

1941 (April) Honour Envelope from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO 173 p/m. and censor 347 h/s. [10 Mills Letter Rate: Scarce] Ref: 312-131.


Price: £10.00
1941 Honour Envelope [Urdu] MIDDLE EAST to GB. FPO p/m. censor 2722 h/s.

1941 Air Mail Honour Envelope [Urdu] from the MIDDLE EAST to GB [10d. RATE] with d/r. FPO p/m. and tri. censor 2722 h/s. Faults. Ref: 309-085.


Price: £10.00
1942 (Aug) Telegram EGYPT to 'QMTGL, IRAQ' with CAIRO p/m.

1942 (Aug) Telegram from EGYPT to 'Captain FE Richmond-Coggan, QMTGL, IRAQ' with d/r. CAIRO p/m. and d/r. PTB / GHQ ME receipt p/m. Ref: 308-082.


Price: £10.00
1942 (Feb) Official Photograph No. RUS. 1123 'The Soviet Baltic Fleet in action'

1942 (Feb) Official Photograph No. RUS. 1123 'The Soviet Baltic Fleet in action' - Russian minesweeper which destroyed 20 antennae mines during a single sweep. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 308-073.


Price: £10.00
1942 (Sept) cover from GB to 'Gunner Batt DJ, Royal Artillery, APO 1515'

1942 (Sept) cover from GB to 'Gunner Batt DJ, Royal Artillery, APO 1515' with boxed IT IS REGRETTED THAT / THIS ITEM COULD NOT BE / DELIVERED AT THE / ADDRESS STATED h/s. Ref: 308-088.


Price: £10.00
1942 Air Mail cover KENYA to GB. EA APO p/m. RAF censor R11/25 h/s.

1942 Air Mail cover from KENYA to GB with part d/r. EA APO p/m. and RAF censor R11/25 h/s. NB: Folded. Ref: 309-054.


Price: £10.00
1942 Air Mail covers CEYLON to GB. RAF censors

1942 Air Mail cover and letter from CEYLON to GB with RAF censor R10/955'B' h/s. From 'Arthur Taylor, RAF Ceylon'. Flap loose and faults. 1945 Air Mail cover from Ceylon to 'IOW' with RAF censor R17/451 h/s. From 'A/C Mack, RAF'. Ref: 311-130.


Price: £10.00
1942 Air Mail Honour Envelope EGYPT to USA. EPP 84 p/m. 22 Mills RATE

1942 Air Mail Honour Envelope from EGYPT to USA [22 Mills RATE] with s/r. EPP 84 p/m. and censored. Honour Envelopes to USA were not subject to the Army concessionary rate. Required to pay full postage. CAIRO transit m/c. to rear. [20th. June] Includes extract from the NY Times 10-25-42 inside. Ref: 312-107.


Price: £10.00
1942 circa. 'Greetings from SUDAN' card. Native Police mounted on camels

1942 circa. 'Greetings from SUDAN' card. Native Police mounted on camels. Used as scouts and guards at RAF Base Wadi Seidna. Message to rear with surface fault. Ref: 313-010.


Price: £10.00
1942 cover NEWFOUNDLAND to USA. US Naval Operating Base censored

1942 cover from NEWFOUNDLAND to USA with US NAVY p/m. and circ. Passed by Naval Censor h/s. From US Naval Operating Base. Ref: 309-088.


Price: £10.00