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1939 German WEAPONS TRAINING PLAYING CARDS - "Schwere Infanterie-Waffen",

1939 German armed forces WEAPONS TRAINING PLAYING CARDS - "Schwere Infanterie-Waffen", (Heavy Infantry Weapons) C.1 to C.4. These playing cards were designed to help in weapons and equipment training and were produced with the assistance of the OKH. 97 x 68 mm. cards with a printed repeating blue and white checkered pattern to the backs. Part of a set. Ref: 316-026.


Price: £10.00
1939-45 Registered parcel wrapper SYRIA to GB. Free French censor

1939-45 Registered parcel wrapper from SYRIA to GB with s/r. BEYROUTH p/m. and circ. Free French censor h/s. mss. .. "This tin contains Hair grips". Ref: 316-101.


Price: £10.00
1940 (Aug) Air Mail cover IRAQ to GB. Habbaniya p/m. RAF censor R2/287 h/s.

1940 (Aug) Air Mail cover from IRAQ to GB [75 fils (1/3d) RATE] with s/r. Habbaniya p/m. and RAF censor R2/287 h/s. [Dates Recorded: 7/6/40 to 22/1/41] From 'J Breiley, Senior CS Mess, Habbaniya'. Ref: 317-025.


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

1940 British Official Photograph No. P. 179. 'First picture of the new COVENANTER cruiser tank, described as an "armoured greyhound". Full typed details to rear. 200 x 100 mm. Ref: 318-106.


Price: £10.00
1941 (8th. Feb) 'Notification of Capture' PC EGYPT to Italy. CENSURA 49 h/s.

1941 (8th. Feb) 'Notification of Capture' PC from EGYPT to Italy with d/r. CENSURA 49 h/s. From 'Antonio Maiorani, aunit: Divisione Cizene. Camp N3, Egypt. Also d/r. MORRO D'ORO recept p/m. Ref: 317-081.


Price: £10.00
1941 (Feb) 'Notification of Capture' PC EGYPT to Italy. CENSURA h/s. Camp N3

1941 (Feb) 'Notification of Capture' PC from EGYPT to Italy with d/r. CENSURA 106 h/s. From 'Stefano Mariani, Sergente Maggiore. Unit: 4th. Controaerei. Camp N3, Egypt. Ref: 317-080.


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: 321-135.


Price: £10.00
1941 Air Mail cover GB to 'Lieut. Colonel MB Shier, 10th Gurkha Rifles, NWFP'

1941 Air Mail cover from GB to 'Lieut. Colonel MB Shier, 10th Gurkha Rifles, attached The Sham Shere Dal Regt., Thal, Kurram, NWFP. India' with d/r. THAL receipt p/m. to rear. [Shumshere Dal Regiment?] Ref: 319-027.


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 cover NEW ZEALAND to 'Geo: KS Monk, Ordinary Seaman' redirected to HMS Harrier

1941 Air Mail cover NEW ZEALAND to 'Geo: KS Monk, Ordinary Seaman, First New Zealand Draft, London' and redirected to HMS Harrier with tied Censor label. [HMS Harrier: Minesweeper of the Halcyon class based Harwich for East Coast minesweeping duties] Ref: 317-046.


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
1941 uprated ps PC SWITZERLAND to Ireland. 'Flugpost' Two censor h/s's.

1941 uprated ps PC from SWITZERLAND to Ireland endorsed 'Flugpost' [Air Mail] with two censor h/s's. Ref: 318-058.


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