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[20484]  GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA..  1916 (Apr 5)
[20484]  GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA..  1916 (Apr 5)
[20484] GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA.. 1916 (Apr 5) Printed stampless "Thank You for Parcel" card from Cpl. David Moss, 1st Lincoln Regt., Lager 2, Rennbahn, Munster to R.D. Fletcher, Custom House, Swatow cancelled Munster date stamp & with blue Rennbahn Camp censor & red Munster censor. Intercepted by British in Hong Kong with on reverse violet framed P.B.C. hand stamp alongside Swatow (25 Jun) arrival cds & on face red ink endorsement "Tengyueh via Bhamo", sent down to Rangoon & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon (Davis Type 58) alongside Rangoon GPO /Sorting (11 Jul) transit & Tengyueh (21 Jul) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ A remarkable item 107 days in transit which Davis in Burma Postal History p153 makes reference to this card.... Lager 2 was Rennbahn, Munster racecourse see... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_prisoner-of war_camps_in_Germany#VII_Army_Corps_(Munster) .... There were four camps: Münster I was outside the city in open farming country, Münster II was at the racecourse, Münster III was a former Army barracks, and Münster IV was reserved for Russian prisoners.
US$1125
[20483]  BURMA - CHINA…WW1 CENSORED..  1916 (Nov 22)
[20483]  BURMA - CHINA…WW1 CENSORED..  1916 (Nov 22)
[20483] BURMA - CHINA…WW1 CENSORED.. 1916 (Nov 22) Plain envelope to Tengyueh bearing on reverse India 2a 6p tied Bhamo cds with alongside Rangoon GPO /Sorting (4 Nov) transit & Tengyueh (3 Dec) arrival cds & with on face violet triangular Passed /Censor / 1 / Rangoon handstamp. ................................................................................................ Scarce & attractive mail
US$275
[20482]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Jan 4)
[20482]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Jan 4)
[20482] BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU... 1887 (Jan 4) India ½a Postal Stationary envelope to General Marter A.D.C., Jhansi.cancelled 19mm single ring Minboo cds & with on reverse single ring Rangoon (7 Jan) transit & Jhansi (14 Jan) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ Neat item to high ranking officer during Pacification period after the end of the 3rd Burma War
US$250
[20481]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Mar)
[20481]  BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU...  1887 (Mar)
[20481] BURMA - INDIA …3rd BURMA WAR PACIFICATION PERIOD from MININMU... 1887 (Mar) India ½a Postal Stationary envelope to Secunderabad from Leiut Smith, 67th Regt.cancelled 19mm single ring Myinmu cds & with n reverse Secunderabad (13 Mar)arrival cds. ................................................................................................ Postal Guide of April 1887 at the end at the end of the 3rd Burma War show that civil post offices had been opened at 9 locations including Myinmu all of these had previously been Military posts in July 1886 and were again garrisoned during the Pacification period. Nice military item from this village that was later burnt by dacoits in May 1888
US$350
[20478]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1896 (Nov 14)
[20478]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1896 (Nov 14)
[20478] BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA... 1896 (Nov 14) India ½ a Stationary envelope with a couple of light creases to Frank Rose Fraser Esquire, Lahore tied 25mm single ring Monywa cds located 136 Km north of Mandalay on the banks of River Chindwin & on reverse Single ring Rangoon code W (17 Nov) transit 7 Lahore Dely (22 Nov) arrival cds...
US$40
[20477]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1900 (May 5)
[20477]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA...  1900 (May 5)
[20477] BURMA - GB …INDIAN STATIONARY from MONYWA... 1900 (May 5) India One Anna on 2a 6p Stationary envelope to Henry S. King & Co., London tied 25mm single ring Monywa cds located 136 Km north of Mandalay on the banks of River Chindwin & on reverse Single ring Rangoon (8 May) + partial Sea Post Office (10 May) transit & London E.C. hooded circle /AA (2 Jun) arrival. ............................................................................................... Postal rates were reduced in 1899 due to the introduction of Imperial Penny Postage in India
US$50
[20473]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN POSTAL STATIONARY WRAPPER...  1898 (Feb 9)
[20473]  BURMA - GB …INDIAN POSTAL STATIONARY WRAPPER...  1898 (Feb 9)
[20473] BURMA - GB …INDIAN POSTAL STATIONARY WRAPPER... 1898 (Feb 9) India 1a Postal Stationary Wrapper to Messrs, Bates, Hendy & Co., Newspaper Agents, London uprated with pair India 1a tied single ring Rangoon coded V cds. ............................................................................................. These Wrappers were issued 1895 in India with less than 25% being used in Burma
US$130
[20472]  BURMA - INDIA …INSURED ARTICLE ACKNOWGEDGMENT at START OF 3rd BURMA WAR...  1885 (Nov 9)
[20472]  BURMA - INDIA …INSURED ARTICLE ACKNOWGEDGMENT at START OF 3rd BURMA WAR...  1885 (Nov 9)
[20472] BURMA - INDIA …INSURED ARTICLE ACKNOWGEDGMENT at START OF 3rd BURMA WAR... 1885 (Nov 9) Insured Article Acknowledgment, To be Returned by Office of Delivery to sender printed card in red to Jeypore cancelled by 19mm single ring Rangoon 3rd Dely thimble cds & on reverse 25mm single Jeypore (26 Nov) arrival cds. .............................................................................................. The 3rd Burma war was underway with Mandalay being occupied by the Britsh on 26 Nov 1885 & despite this being civil commercial mail it is good collateral material for the war.
US$150
[20471]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY REGISTERED MOULMEIN to BOMBAY...  1878 (May 28)
[20471]  BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY REGISTERED MOULMEIN to BOMBAY...  1878 (May 28)
[20471] BURMA - INDIA …INDIAN STATIONARY REGISTERED MOULMEIN to BOMBAY... 1878 (May 28) India blue ½a Stationary envelope registered to Bombay & uprated with on reverse India 4a tied 25mm single ring straight lined Moulmein cds (Davis & Martin 31) with alongside fine framed Registered /Moulmein with manuscript date & other annotations inserted, alongside single ring R /Bombay Jun 3/Dely 4 arrival cds plus on face green crayon 780. ................. The Moulmein registered handstamp was used between 1876 - 1878 & the cancellation Davis & Martin type 31mm was used infrquently from 1875 to 1885 from Burmese Disbursing offices & is very scarce
US$200
[20464]  BURMA -DENMARK …WW1 CENSORED in INDIA & TAXED at STAGEN …  1918 (Apr 30)
[20464]  BURMA -DENMARK …WW1 CENSORED in INDIA & TAXED at STAGEN …  1918 (Apr 30)
[20464] BURMA -DENMARK …WW1 CENSORED in INDIA & TAXED at STAGEN … 1918 (Apr 30) Plain envelope with some staining & veertical crease to Stagen bearing India GV 1a tied Rangoon GPO /Sorting cds & with T within dotted circle & manuscript 24 applied at Stagen overlaying violet circular Passed Censor /23 /Bombay & on reverse black on buff Arms /Opened By Censor (Baker BYL 5a) label & Stagen (10 Jul) arrival cds. .............................................................................................. 1a paid the empire rate foreign mail required 2a 6p hence the tax
US$100
[20463]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jan 10)
[20463]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jan 10)
[20463] BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED … 1916 (Jan 10) Plain envelope with wear to edges to South Hamilton, Mass bearing combination India EDV11 pair 1a & single GV ½a tied poor Moulmein /Sorting cds & with black on buff 97mm Arms /Opened By Censor. /Rangoon label with red crayon 1 & on reverse Rangoon R.M.S. /Set 1 (11 Jan) despatch. ............................................................................................... All WW1 Burmese censor labels are difficult & Davis & Martin do not record this colour combination of black on Buff label......
US$180
[20461]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jul 24)
[20461]  BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED …  1916 (Jul 24)
[20461] BURMA -USA …WW1 CENSORED … 1916 (Jul 24) American Baptist Mission High School, Mandalay printed envelope to Boston bearing India GV pair 1a & single ½a tied Mandalay R.S. cds & with green on pinkish buff 77mm Arms /Opened By Censor. /Rangoon label & on reverse Mandalay GPO /Sorting (25 Jul) transit. .................................................................................................All WW1 Burmese censor labels are difficult & Davis & Martin state these labels are well worth preserving
US$200
[20459]  BURMA -EGYPT - GB …WW1 CENSORED to PORT SAID & FORWARDED…  1915 (Dec 2)
[20459]  BURMA -EGYPT - GB …WW1 CENSORED to PORT SAID & FORWARDED…  1915 (Dec 2)
[20459] BURMA -EGYPT - GB …WW1 CENSORED to PORT SAID & FORWARDED… 1915 (Dec 2) Balthazar & Son, Rangoon printed envelope to Port Said & forwarded to Holland Park, London & marked "To Await Arrival" bearing India GV 1a tied Rangoon R.M.S. /Set 1 cds & with black on yellowish buff 77mm Arms /Opened By Censor. /Rangoon label & on reverse Port Said (19 Jan 1916) transit cds ................................................................................... All WW1 Burmese censor labels are difficult & Davis & Martin state these labels are well worth preserving
US$150
[20457]  BURMA - USA …WW1 to BOSTON from TAVOY CENSORED at BOMBAY…  1916 (Oct 7)
[20457]  BURMA - USA …WW1 to BOSTON from TAVOY CENSORED at BOMBAY…  1916 (Oct 7)
[20457] BURMA - USA …WW1 to BOSTON from TAVOY CENSORED at BOMBAY… 1916 (Oct 7) Plain envelope to Boston bearing India GV 2a 6p tied Tavoy cds & with violet circular Passed Censor /19 /Bombay handstamp ……….Apparently from 1915 till at least December 1918 all mail Entering, Passing Through or Leaving Burma was subject to Censorship, interestingly this appears to have slipped through Rangoon censorship but was caught in transit at Bombay
US$150
[20456]  BURMA - USA …WW1 from KEMMENDINE to BOSTON CENSORED at RANGOON…  1915 (Aug 9)
[20456]  BURMA - USA …WW1 from KEMMENDINE to BOSTON CENSORED at RANGOON…  1915 (Aug 9)
[20456] BURMA - USA …WW1 from KEMMENDINE to BOSTON CENSORED at RANGOON… 1915 (Aug 9) Plain envelope to Boston bearing India GV 2a & ½a tied Kemmendine cds & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon ( Davis & Martin 58 ) & on reverse Rangoon R.M.S. /Sor /Set 1 (9 Aug) belted transit cds .....
US$100
[20455]  BURMA - EGYPT - GB …WW1 CENSORED at RANGOON & FORWARDED …  1915 (Dec 24)
[20455]  BURMA - EGYPT - GB …WW1 CENSORED at RANGOON & FORWARDED …  1915 (Dec 24)
[20455] BURMA - EGYPT - GB …WW1 CENSORED at RANGOON & FORWARDED … 1915 (Dec 24) Balthazar & Son, Rangooon printed envelope to Bibby Steamers, Port Said, manuscript "Try Leicestershire" & with ink instructional 'To Await Arrival Failing which send to 62 Holland Park, London" bearing India GV 1a tied Rangoon R.M.S. /Set-1 cds & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon ( Davis & Martin 58 ) & on reverse Rangoon R.M.S. /Set1 (27 Dec) belted cds & Port Said /8 transit cds .....
US$130
[20453]  BURMA - USA …WW1 from BASSEIN CENSORED at RANGOON…  1915 (Sep 11)
[20453]  BURMA - USA …WW1 from BASSEIN CENSORED at RANGOON…  1915 (Sep 11)
[20453] BURMA - USA …WW1 from BASSEIN CENSORED at RANGOON… 1915 (Sep 11) Plain envelope to Boston bearing combination of India ED V11 pair 1a & GV ½ as tied Bassein Burma cds & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon ( Davis & Martin 58) & on reverse Rangoon R.M.S. /Sor /Set 1 (26 Oct) belted transit cds ...
US$80
[20452]  BURMA - USA …WW1 from MAYMYO CENSORED at RANGOON…  1915 (Oct 24)
[20452]  BURMA - USA …WW1 from MAYMYO CENSORED at RANGOON…  1915 (Oct 24)
[20452] BURMA - USA …WW1 from MAYMYO CENSORED at RANGOON… 1915 (Oct 24) A. B. M. English Grl's High School, Moulmein printed envelope endorsed Maymyo Oct 24, 1915 to South Hamilton, Mass. bearing India GV 2as 6ps tied poor Maymyo (25 Oct) cds & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon (similar to Davis & Martin 58 but with no star on right side) & on reverse Rangoon R.M.S. /Sor /Set 1 (26 Oct) belted transit cds ....
US$80
[20451]  BURMA - INDIA …WW1 CENSORED to NORTH WEST FR0NTIER…  1915 (Jul 2)
[20451]  BURMA - INDIA …WW1 CENSORED to NORTH WEST FR0NTIER…  1915 (Jul 2)
[20451] BURMA - INDIA …WW1 CENSORED to NORTH WEST FR0NTIER… 1915 (Jul 2) Balawazdeen Bolakee Khan & Co., General Fruts Merchants & Commission Agents, printed postcard to Peshawar bearing India EDV11 3 pie tied Rangoon R.M.S. Set 1 /Sor ( 3 Jul) belted cds & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon (Davis & Martin 58) & Peshawar (12 Jul) arrival. ................................................................................................ The R.M.S. cds is similar to Davis & Martin 72 but with "No" after R.M.S. removed
US$100
[19657]  BURMA - TURKEY…WW1 TURKISH POW…  WW1 Prisoners of War, No Stamp Required printed envelope to Constantinople addressed in Turkish & with parial faint violet circular Censorship Stamp /Passed by Commandant /date /Signature or Initials /Camp Thayetmyo /Burma hand stamp (Davis type 54)
[19657]  BURMA - TURKEY…WW1 TURKISH POW…  WW1 Prisoners of War, No Stamp Required printed envelope to Constantinople addressed in Turkish & with parial faint violet circular Censorship Stamp /Passed by Commandant /date /Signature or Initials /Camp Thayetmyo /Burma hand stamp (Davis type 54)
[19657] BURMA - TURKEY…WW1 TURKISH POW… WW1 Prisoners of War, No Stamp Required printed envelope to Constantinople addressed in Turkish & with parial faint violet circular Censorship Stamp /Passed by Commandant /date /Signature or Initials /Camp Thayetmyo /Burma hand stamp (Davis type 54) & with black framed vernaclar Turkish censor & Constantinople arrival cds & with on reverse violet A within circle ......................................................... Any mail from or too WW1 Turkish POW's in Burma are very difficult and during my long career in postal history I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of items that I've handled.
US$650
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