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[20521]  CYPRUS - PALESTINE ….INTERNED JEWISH DETAINEES..  1947 (Nov 18)
[20521]  CYPRUS - PALESTINE ….INTERNED JEWISH DETAINEES..  1947 (Nov 18)
[20521] CYPRUS - PALESTINE ….INTERNED JEWISH DETAINEES.. 1947 (Nov 18) Plain envelope to Tel Aviv from Jewish Internee Mara Han in Special Internment Camp 66 bearing Cyprus 2p tied XYLOTYMBOU / CYPRUS skeleton cds. .............................................................................................… A series of 12 Internment Camps were set up & operated between August 1946 to January 1949 to intern & house Jewish immigrants that had immigrated or attempted to immigrate into Mandatory Palestine in violation of Brish policy..
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
[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
[20450]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Nov 17)
[20450]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Nov 17)
[20450]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Nov 17)
[20450]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Nov 17)
[20450]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Nov 17)
[20450] SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS… 1879 (Nov 17) Crested military envelope with small portion gone left of centre at top complete with original letter & typed transcript headed Cape Town1Nov 17- 1879 to Miss Houison Crauford, Edinburgh from her brother Lieut. Houison Crauford 91st Foot (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) bearing C.O.G.H. seated Hope 6d tied Cape Town/Cape Colony (18 Nov) cds & with manuscript No 36 Rec'd Dec 11th with on reverse Cramond cds ................................................................................................ On 11 Jan 1879 British troops invaded & after a series of battles a Peace Treaty was signed 1 Sep with Zululand being annexed by the British 1 Jan 1887 & later to Natal on 1 Dec 1887. Houison Crauford later went on to serve in the Chinese Expeditionary Force (C.E.F.) during the Boxer war
US$350
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS…  1879 (Oct 5)
[20449] SOUTH AFRICA - GB …ZULU WARS… 1879 (Oct 5) Crested military envelope roughly opened complete with original letter & typed transcript headed Cape Town on S.S. City of Venice to Miss Houison Crauford, Edinburgh from her brother Lieut. Houison Crauford 91st Foot (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) bearing C.O.G.H. seated Hope 6d tied Cape Town/Cape Colony (7 Oct) cds & with manuscript No 30 Rec'd Oct 29th with on reverse Cramond (13 Oct) & superb scarce Edinburgh & Carstairs Sorting Tender (29 Oct) transit cds. ............................................................................................... On 11 Jan 1879 British troops invaded & after a series of battles a Peace Treaty was signed 1 Sep with Zululand being annexed by the British 1 Jan 1887 & later to Natal on 1 Dec 1887. Lieut Houison Crauford later went on to serve in the Chinese Expeditionary Force (C.E.F.) during the Boxer war
US$450
[20367]  JAPAN - GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA…HERERO WAR…  1904 (Sep 20)
[20367]  JAPAN - GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA…HERERO WAR…  1904 (Sep 20)
[20367] JAPAN - GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA…HERERO WAR… 1904 (Sep 20) Picture postcard showing snow scene with female & umbrella to Andonga, Outjo, German SWA bearing Chrysanthemum pair 2 sen tied Japanese vernacular cds with alongside partial (75%) Nagasaki /Japan (21 Sep) cds. .............................................................................................. An extraordinary destination posted in the middle of the Herero War (Jan 1904 - Nov 1905) when the Herero's had risen against the German colonialists
US$350
[20379]  KOREA …INTERNAL MAIL to FRENCH LEGATION…  1905 (Apr 18)
[20379]  KOREA …INTERNAL MAIL to FRENCH LEGATION…  1905 (Apr 18)
[20379] KOREA …INTERNAL MAIL to FRENCH LEGATION… 1905 (Apr 18) U.P.U. postcard showing 3 Korean females to Capitaine Bertrand, Interpreter at the French Legation in Chemulpo bearing 1903 Falcon 2r tied Seoul cds. ..........................................................................Scarce Legation mail
US$300
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376] KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP... 1960 (Mar 28) Stampless special printed stationary for use from & too Detention Camps imprinted G.P.K. 2930-100,000-11/56 to native prisoner at Kamiti Prison Detention Camp, P.O. Box 19 Kiambu Down prison (this was a maximun security camp) from Manyani Special Detention camp cancelled Manyani Camp (29 Mar) with alongside violet framed Postal Frank /H.M. Prison /Manyani (Kenya) & unframed Censored handstamps. ................................................................................................ Rare camp to camp mail between native prisoners during the Mau Mau rebellion that first kindled itself in Aug 1952 & by Oct troops from Britain had been flown in & a State of Emergency was declared on the 20th lasting until December 1959 by which time 10,000 Mau Mau members were dead & 80,000 suspects detained. Problems & sporadic attacks continued even after Kenya was granted independence mainly instigated by the Meru tribe people
US$500
[18313]  VIET NAM - INDIA..INTERNATIONAL SUPERVISION & CONTROL...  1966 (Jul 1)
[18313]  VIET NAM - INDIA..INTERNATIONAL SUPERVISION & CONTROL...  1966 (Jul 1)
[18313] VIET NAM - INDIA..INTERNATIONAL SUPERVISION & CONTROL... 1966 (Jul 1) Plain envelope to Capt. S.R. Das Gupta, Embarkation Headqurters, Fort William, Calcutta bearing India 15np Overprinted ICC tied F.P.O. 742 cds located Saigon with on back partial Calcutta (4 Jul) arrival cds .
US$200
[18864]  PALESTINE - GB…1936 PALESTINE UPRISING …  1936 (Dec 1)
[18864]  PALESTINE - GB…1936 PALESTINE UPRISING …  1936 (Dec 1)
[18864] PALESTINE - GB…1936 PALESTINE UPRISING … 1936 (Dec 1) Plain envelope with small part flap gone by airmail to Folkstone bearing GB ED V111 2 x 1½d tied Field Post Office 18 cds located at Bethlehem between 11 Oct - 19 Dec 1936. ............................................................................................... A full scale uprising in April 1936 by Palestinian Arabs against British colonial rule in mandated territory resulted in Britain sending more troops and an Army Postal unit via H.M.T "Dorsetshire" where FPO 12 opened on board and a further 10 FPO's between numbers 15 - 26 on arrival the first opening on 1 October with the last closing on 10 January 1937 after problems had subsided by the end of 1936 only to reoccur again in September 1937.
US$170
[19921]  BORNEO - GB …MALAYA - INDONESIA CONFRONTATION ..  1966 (Aug 8)
[19921]  BORNEO - GB …MALAYA - INDONESIA CONFRONTATION ..  1966 (Aug 8)
[19921] BORNEO - GB …MALAYA - INDONESIA CONFRONTATION .. 1966 (Aug 8) Plain airmail envelope with small creases endorsed Forces Air Mail to Mexborough, York's from 23981511 Fus. Cook, SP Coy, A Pny. Pl., I.R. War. F, BFPO 670 bearing GB QE2 Wilding 4d tied FPO 1035 cds located British Borneo. ................................................................................................. April 1963 Guerrilla forces attacked the police station at Tebudu, Sarawak. Cross border raids continued & by September 5 Battalions of 17th Gurkha Div. were drafted in tasked with patrolling & controlling almost 1000 miles of mostly thick jungle frontier & hampered by a refusal to allow cross border operations. 12 months later Indonesian paratroops landed in Malaya, although quickly rounded up, Britain increased defence of the region with additional British, Australian & NZ troops being & allowed cross border operations to take place. In August 1966 Indonesia's General Suharto signed an agreement that brought ended the conflict
US$40
[19867]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1908 (Apr 1)
[19867]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1908 (Apr 1)
[19867] GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ... 1908 (Apr 1) Plain Feldpostkarte deleted in ink to Berlin bearing pair D.S.W.A. ship 5 pf tied Kanus /Deutsch Sudwest Afrika date stamp & with violet circular Kaiserl. Schutztruppe fur Sudwestafrika /Soldatenbrief /Stempel /3 Ersatzkompagnie unit hand stamp & Berlin (18 May) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ The free postage concession for troops was withdrawn from 1 Jan 18...These wars commenced 12 Jan 1904 the result of disgruntlement among the indigenous tribes people & Samuel Maharero the chief of the Hottentot tribe killling 123 German soldiers & settlers near Okahandjar & initially with Germany only having 766 troops the upper hand was with the tribesmen until Germany drafted in 14,000 additional troops under General Von Trotha who was completely & utterly ruthless & had by Mar 1908 virtually destroyed the indigenous tribes people.
US$80
[19865]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1905 (Sep 3)
[19865]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1905 (Sep 3)
[19865] GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ... 1905 (Sep 3) Stampless postcard entitled D.S.W. Afkika Ovambofrauen showing topless native ladies & dated 3.9.05 to Dresden cancelled Hasuur /Deutsch Sudwest Afrika (18 Sep) date stamp & with Dresden (27 Nov) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ These wars commenced 12 Jan 1904 the result of disgruntlement among the indigenous tribes people & Samuel Maharero the chief of the Hottentot tribe killling 123 German soldiers & settlers near Okahandjar & initially with Germany only having 766 troops the upper hand was with the tribesmen until Germany drafted in 14,000 additional troops under General Von Trotha who was completely & utterly ruthless & had by Mar 1908 virtually destroyed the indigenous tribes people.
US$130
[19864]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1906 (Feb 18)
[19864]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1906 (Feb 18)
[19864] GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ... 1906 (Feb 18) Plain stampless envelope endorsed Feldpostbrief to Berlin cancelled Gobabis /Deutsch Sudwest Afrika date stamp & with violet circular Kaiserl. Schutztruppe fur Sudwestafrika /Soldatenbrief /Stempel /Etappenlazarett /Gobabis unit hand stamp of Base Hospital, Gobabis & on reverse Berlin (2 Aug) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ These wars commenced 12 Jan 1904 the result of disgruntlement among the indigenous tribes people & Samuel Maharero the chief of the Hottentot tribe killling 123 German soldiers & settlers near Okahandjar & initially with Germany only having 766 troops the upper hand was with the tribesmen until Germany drafted in 14,000 additional troops under General Von Trotha who was completely & utterly ruthless & had by Mar 1908 virtually destroyed the indigenous tribes people.
US$150
[19863]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1906 (Dec 27)
[19863]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1906 (Dec 27)
[19863] GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ... 1906 (Dec 27) Plain stampless envelope endorsed Feldpostbrief to Glogau cancelled Gochas /Deutsch Sudwest Afrika date stamp & with violet circular Kaiserl. Schutztruppe fur Sudwestafrika /Soldatenbrief /Stempel /Sud-Artillerie /5 Batterie unit hand stamp & on reverse Glogau (27 Jan 1907) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ These wars commenced 12 Jan 1904 the result of disgruntlement among the indigenous tribes people & Samuel Maharero the chief of the Hottentot tribe killling 123 German soldiers & settlers near Okahandjar & initially with Germany only having 766 troops the upper hand was with the tribesmen until Germany drafted in 14,000 additional troops under General Von Trotha who was completely & utterly ruthless & had by Mar 1908 virtually destroyed the indigenous tribes people.
US$170
[19861]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … FIELD HOSPITAL No 6 HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1906 (May 4)
[19861]  GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … FIELD HOSPITAL No 6 HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ...  1906 (May 4)
[19861] GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA - GERMANY … FIELD HOSPITAL No 6 HERERO WARS 1903 - 1907 ... 1906 (May 4) Stampless picture postcard o Hotel O. Gloditzsch, Otjmbingwe flying German flag with soldiers in foreground endorsed Feldpostkarte to Munchen 23 cancelled Gibeon date stamp & with violet circular Kaiserl. Schutztruppe fur Sudwestafrika /Soldatenbrief /Stempel /Feldlazarett No 6 unit hand stamp & Munchen 23 (3 Jun) arrival cds plus 14 within circle postman's mark. ................................................................................................ These wars commenced 12 Jan 1904 the result of disgruntlement among the indigenous tribes people & Samuel Maharero the chief of the Hottentot tribe killing 123 German soldiers & settlers near Okahandjar & initially with Germany only having 766 troops the upper hand was with the tribesmen until Germany drafted in 14,000 additional troops under General Von Trotha who was completely & utterly ruthless & had by Mar 1908 virtually destroyed the indigenous tribes people.
US$170
[19917]  SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Oct 18)
[19917]  SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Oct 18)
[19917]  SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Oct 18)
[19917] SAUDI ARABIA - GB …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" .. 1990 (Oct 18) British Forces "Bluey" pictorial Aerogramme with inner section complete but detached showing Mediterranean, Red Sea, Indian Ocean & Persian Gulf blockades to Winchester from F8195755 Sac Mason, RAF MT Section, Op Granby, BFPO 641 datelined Somewhere in Saudi & cancelled Field Post Office 190 cds & with black unframed Multinational Force & circular Multinational Force with Camel & rider in centre on back Crown over circular motif with Eagle in centre. ................................................................................................ Between 2 - 4 August 1990 Iraqi Military forces invaded Kuwait, Coalition forces were built up in Saudi Arabia & action commenced 17 Jan 1991 initially with Air strikes & Bombardments followed with a ground Force assault on 24 Feb that lasted exactly 100 hours of intense & fast moving combat after which a cease fire was called prior to an Armistice negotiated on 3 March ...........................................................................genuine mail is scarce
US$80
[19916]  GB - SAUDI ARABIA.…1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Sep 8)
[19916]  GB - SAUDI ARABIA.…1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" ..  1990 (Sep 8)
[19916] GB - SAUDI ARABIA.…1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "OPERATION GRANBY" .. 1990 (Sep 8) British Forces "bluey" Aerogramme to F 8195755 Sac Mason, RAF Detachment, MT Section, Dharan, BFPO 641 cancelled Walsall slogan ..... ................................................ Between 2 - 4 August 1990 Iraqi Military forces invaded Kuwait, Coalition forces were built up in Saudi Arabia & action commenced 17 Jan 1991 initially with Air strikes & Bombardments followed with a ground Force attack on 24 Feb that lasted exactly 100 hours of intense & fast moving combat after which a cease fire was called prior to an Armistice negotiated on 3 March ....genuine mail is scarce
US$40
[19915]  GB - IRAQ …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "DESERT STORM" ..  
1990 (Dec 11)
[19915]  GB - IRAQ …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "DESERT STORM" ..  
1990 (Dec 11)
[19915] GB - IRAQ …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES "DESERT STORM" .. 1990 (Dec 11) Plain envelope to Sgt. R.E. Maudeline, Q8 247579, 33 qn (Flt), RAF SHF Detme OPGRAM, BFPO 644 bearing GB Machin 22p tied St. Albans / Herts date stamp & with black framed Inform Your Correspondents of /Your Correct Postal Address Viz /No., Rank, Name , /Refsheet ME /Op Granby, BFPO with ink 637 inserted. ................................................................................................ Between 2 - 4 August 1990 Iraqi Military forces invaded Kuwait, Coalition forces were built up in Saudi Arabia & action commenced 17 Jan 1991 initially with Air strikes & Bombardments followed with a ground Force attack on 24 Feb that lasted exactly 100 hours of intense & fast moving combat after which a cease fire was called prior to an Armistice negotiated on 3 March ....genuine mail is scarce
US$130
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