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[20325]  GB - NETHERLANDS… REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSOR to ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION POW…  1916 (Sep 25)
[20325]  GB - NETHERLANDS… REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSOR to ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION POW…  1916 (Sep 25)
[20325] GB - NETHERLANDS… REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSOR to ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION POW… 1916 (Sep 25) Mourning stampless envelope registered to Seaman Frogson, Benbow Batt. RN Division Interned in Grand Hotel des Bains, Katwijk Aanzee cancelled Registered / Sutton datestamp & with matching registration label No 368 & Opened By /Censor/1148 label tied oval War Office/Postal Censor wax seal (CCSG WS 1) with on reverse Katwijk Aan Zee (30 Sep) arrival cds. ............................................................................................... Very unusual being allowed to pass without tax despite being registered. As at 2000 the CCSG record 18 WS 1 wax seal censors although more have certainly survived.
US$230
[20400]  EGYPT - GERMANY..GERMAN NAVY S.M.S. GNEISENAU…  1910 (Nov 30)
[20400]  EGYPT - GERMANY..GERMAN NAVY S.M.S. GNEISENAU…  1910 (Nov 30)
[20400] EGYPT - GERMANY..GERMAN NAVY S.M.S. GNEISENAU… 1910 (Nov 30) Coloured picture postcard of Port Said to Halle bearing Germania 5pf tied Kais.Deutsche /Marine /Schiffspost /No 22 allocated to S.M.S. Gneisenau. .............................................................................................. Early in WW1 as part of the German fleet menacing allied shipping in the South Atlantic that on 1 Nov 1914 took part in the defeat of the British Naval force at the battle of Coronel where the British lost HMS Good Hope & Monmouth together with 1500+ sailors.
US$50
[20398]  KIAUTSCHOU - GERMANY…GERMAN NAVY SMS LEIPZIG…  1905 (Oct 19)
[20398]  KIAUTSCHOU - GERMANY…GERMAN NAVY SMS LEIPZIG…  1905 (Oct 19)
[20398] KIAUTSCHOU - GERMANY…GERMAN NAVY SMS LEIPZIG… 1905 (Oct 19) Coloured picture postcard of Japanese Geisha girl to Berlin bearing Kiautschou 2c tied Kais.Deutsche /Marine /Schiffspost /No 21 allocated to S.M.S. Leipzig as part of te East Asian Squdadron looking after German interests in the area. ................................................................................................ Later on 1 Nov 1914 SMS Leipzig took part in the defeat of the British Naval force at the battle of Coronel where the British lost HMS Good Hope & Monmouth together with 1500+ sailors however on the 8 Dec at the Battle of Falkland Islands she was chased down by HMS Glasgow who opened fire, got hit by Leipzig & withdrew leaving HMS Cornwall & Kent to batter her remorsely until Capt. Haun scuttled his ship
US$70
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[20397] GREAT BRITAIN …WW1 HMS KENT BATTLE of FALKLANDS… 1915 Coloured picture postcard showing Valparaiso, Government Building to London bearing GB GV ˝d tied Mute oval rugby style cancel & with black circular Passed /HMS Kent /Censor. ................................................................................................ After the Naval battle of Falklands the Dresden escaped & evaded the searching British ships for months but was spotted by HMS Kent off the Chilian coast on 8 March, Kent intercepted a message from Dresden calling for a collier to meet at Juan Fernandez island, Kent summoned HMS Glasgow & they entered Cumberland Bay on 14 March. Dresden pointed her guns at the British vessels & Glasgow opened fire, the crew of Dresden scuttled her. HMS Kent apparently called at Valparaiso to put injured & wounded ashore on the 15 March.
US$350
[20429]  URUGUAY - GB…WW2 CENSORED to SECTION G., ADMIRALTY ..  1944 (Feb 15)
[20429]  URUGUAY - GB…WW2 CENSORED to SECTION G., ADMIRALTY ..  1944 (Feb 15)
[20429] URUGUAY - GB…WW2 CENSORED to SECTION G., ADMIRALTY .. 1944 (Feb 15) English Club, Montevideo printed envelope with vertical crease to Signals Dept., Section G, Admiralty, Whitehall, London bearing 1943 General Jose Artigas 1c + 2c + 3c + 5c & 1940 General Jose Artigas 8c + 10c making a 29c rate tied Montevideo slogan datestamp & with PC90 Opened By /Examiner 978 label
US$80
[20362]  MALAYA - JAPAN …WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL SHIP to SHIP MAIL from MALAYA…  1916 (Apr 5)
[20362]  MALAYA - JAPAN …WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL SHIP to SHIP MAIL from MALAYA…  1916 (Apr 5)
[20362] MALAYA - JAPAN …WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL SHIP to SHIP MAIL from MALAYA… 1916 (Apr 5) [5.4.17] Coloured stampless picture postcard showing Clock Tower & Hong Kong Shanghai Bank, Beach Street, Penang to Tetuzo Honma, Engineer, Warship Kashima, 3rd Fleet from Sho Maeda, Warship Niitaka with unframed Gunji Yubin & below orange oval censors chop of Shinhara ................................................................................................. InterestIng WW1 item from HIJMS Niitaka, 1st Special Fleet serving in the Indian ocean & based at Singapore from 28 Apr 1915 to 13 Nov 1917
US$130
[20340]  HONG KONG - NEW ZEALAND …H.M.S. POWERFUL & REDIRECTED MAIL..  1906 (Jan 8)
[20340]  HONG KONG - NEW ZEALAND …H.M.S. POWERFUL & REDIRECTED MAIL..  1906 (Jan 8)
[20340] HONG KONG - NEW ZEALAND …H.M.S. POWERFUL & REDIRECTED MAIL.. 1906 (Jan 8) Coloured picture postcard of Casemates Barracks, Gibraltar to S. H. Holt, AB No 21 Mess, H.M.S. Powerful, Australian Station or elewhere & forwarded in blue crayon to Wellington, NZ bearing HK EDV111 4c (top left pulled perf) tied Victoria /Hong Kong cds & with single ring Hong Kong /K.B. index F (8 Jan) Webb type B transit cds...
US$170
[20338]  GREAT BRITAIN…WW2 HMS DEVONSHIRE…  1939 (Oct 28)
[20338]  GREAT BRITAIN…WW2 HMS DEVONSHIRE…  1939 (Oct 28)
[20338] GREAT BRITAIN…WW2 HMS DEVONSHIRE… 1939 (Oct 28) Crested HMS Devonshire envelope showing rampart Lion in the crest to lfracombe bearing GV1 dark colours 1˝d tied London /Received From /H.M. Ships datestamp & with unframed blue Passed By Censor with initials inserted. ............................................................................................... Within the next couple of month's for security purposes it was not permitted to use Crested envelopes & Censor handstamps showing Ships names.
US$80
[20332]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 HMS ROBERTS REDIRECTED & DAMAGED BY SEA WATER…  1942 (Oct 13)
[20332]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 HMS ROBERTS REDIRECTED & DAMAGED BY SEA WATER…  1942 (Oct 13)
[20332]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 HMS ROBERTS REDIRECTED & DAMAGED BY SEA WATER…  1942 (Oct 13)
[20332]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 HMS ROBERTS REDIRECTED & DAMAGED BY SEA WATER…  1942 (Oct 13)
[20332] GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 HMS ROBERTS REDIRECTED & DAMAGED BY SEA WATER… 1942 (Oct 13) Plain envelope bearing GV1 1d tied Bow E.3 Post Early in the day slogan to A/B. R.D.F., F.H. Doody P/JX 275914, HMS Roberts, c/o GPO London, redirected in blue crayon to HMS Victory & red ink R.N.A.S. Yeovilton, Somerset 15/3/43 & with violet boxed Damaged By Sea - Water with on reverse Liverpool (30 Mar '43) arrival date stamp. ............................................................................................... Item comes with details of ship & activities during 1942..
US$600
[20318]  GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY..  1918 (Jun 1)
[20318]  GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY..  1918 (Jun 1)
[20318]  GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY..  1918 (Jun 1)
[20318] GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY.. 1918 (Jun 1) Picture postcard of HMS Bristol naval rating addressed to 200016 Sgt. H.L. Bowden, D Coy 4th Batt., Somerset Light Infantry, Mesopotamia Expeditonary, c/o Indian Office, London from British POW No 1160, Smn Bugler, E.B. White, No 1 Coy R.N. Division, Gefangenen Lager Doberitz, Germany cancelled partial Doberitz cds & with blue fancy framed 16 /Doberitz /Gepruft /A + violet circular Post Free /P.C. /Prisoner of War handstamps & faint red London F.S. (3 Jul)arrival machine datestamp. ........................................................................................... Nice ingoing card from Royal Naval Div. POW to Mesopotamia Exped. Force.
US$250
[17446]  ITALY-GB...NAVAL HOSPITAL at PALERMO...  1916 (Feb 2)
[17446]  ITALY-GB...NAVAL HOSPITAL at PALERMO...  1916 (Feb 2)
[17446] ITALY-GB...NAVAL HOSPITAL at PALERMO... 1916 (Feb 2) Stampless coloured picture postcard entitled "Palermo - Politeama Garibaldi" to Edinburgh cancelled on arrival London /Received From H.M. Ship /No Charge to be Raised h/s in black & with triangular Passed /By Censor /4 /Crown h/s in violet
US$100
[20007]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT MARKING..  1915 WW1 undated YMCA of Tasmania (Emery PSYE.7)
[20007]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT MARKING..  1915 WW1 undated YMCA of Tasmania (Emery PSYE.7)
[20007] AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT MARKING.. 1915 WW1 undated YMCA of Tasmania (Emery PSYE.7) stampless envelope to Port Cygnet, Tasmania endorsed On Active Service & with violet unframed A.I.F. /Passed By Censor No ........ Hand stamp with red crayon 20 inserted (Emery MCM.2/L. ................................................................................................ Emery states PSYE.7 was used in Australia, this clearly shows useage on Transorts also... Number 20 per the Naval lists is recquistioned Transport "Hororata" that sailed with 12th Inf. Bn. in April 1915 (Reinforcement No 5) & Sept 1915 (Reinforement No 9) thus dating this item
US$170
[20006]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT MARKING..  WW1 undated plain stampless envelope to Bream Creek, Tasmania endorsed On Active Service & with violet unframed A.I.F. Passed By Censor No ........ with ink E.R.W inserted (Not listed Emery & measuriing 87 x 3 mm)
[20006]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT MARKING..  WW1 undated plain stampless envelope to Bream Creek, Tasmania endorsed On Active Service & with violet unframed A.I.F. Passed By Censor No ........ with ink E.R.W inserted (Not listed Emery & measuriing 87 x 3 mm)
[20006] AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT MARKING.. WW1 undated plain stampless envelope to Bream Creek, Tasmania endorsed On Active Service & with violet unframed A.I.F. Passed By Censor No ........ with ink E.R.W inserted (Not listed Emery & measuriing 87 x 3 mm) together with circular CL. 1 /Crown /Passed By /Censor hand stamp applied at Launceston
US$150
[20004]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT WRITTEN at SEA..  1916 (Nov 25)
[20004]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT WRITTEN at SEA..  1916 (Nov 25)
[20004]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT WRITTEN at SEA..  1916 (Nov 25)
[20004]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT WRITTEN at SEA..  1916 (Nov 25)
[20004]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT WRITTEN at SEA..  1916 (Nov 25)
[20004]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT WRITTEN at SEA..  1916 (Nov 25)
[20004] AUSTRALIA.. WW1 TRANSPORT WRITTEN at SEA.. 1916 (Nov 25) Salvation Army Camp and Institute printed envelope (Emery PSE. 15) with part lost top left when opened to Sandy Bay, Tasmania cancelled on arrival London 2 Jan 1917 date stamp & with violet unframed A.I.F. /Passed by Censor (Emery MCM. 2) hand stamp with manuscript 11 ? containing letter written on pictorial For God, King and Empire, The Australian YMCA with the Australian Imperial Forces paper showing Kangaroo & Ostrich together with poem on plain paper that has had parts blacked out by censor.......
US$170
[19667]  GREECE-GB…BRITISH NAVAL FORCES during GREEK CIVIL WAR...  1946 (Oct 7)
[19667]  GREECE-GB…BRITISH NAVAL FORCES during GREEK CIVIL WAR...  1946 (Oct 7)
[19667] GREECE-GB…BRITISH NAVAL FORCES during GREEK CIVIL WAR... 1946 (Oct 7) Plain stampless envelope to Leominster cancelled FPO 782 (9 Oct)cds located in Athens at this date & with violet oval Head of British Naval Mission /7 - Oct 1946 /Greece hand stamp .................................................................................................The 2nd of the Greek civil wars at the termination of WW2 commenced in May 1946 when Communist followers abstained from voting in February & a Royalist majority was returned. The Communist guerrilla's who had been underground after the agreement of February 1945 at the end of the first hostilities surfaced & reopened warfare that eventually was put down in November 1949.
US$130
[19855]  ARGENTINA - FALKLAND ISLANDS…... FALKLANDS WAR PROPAGANDA NAVAL MAIL…  1982 (May 10)
[19855]  ARGENTINA - FALKLAND ISLANDS…... FALKLANDS WAR PROPAGANDA NAVAL MAIL…  1982 (May 10)
[19855] ARGENTINA - FALKLAND ISLANDS…... FALKLANDS WAR PROPAGANDA NAVAL MAIL… 1982 (May 10) Centro Naval Y Union Trabajo printed envelope to 9409 Islas Malvinas bearing 1700p overprinted Las Malvinas Son Argentinas tied Buenos Aires cds & with red pictorial framed Vuelo Conmenorativo Islas Malvinas Republica Argentina showing soldiers hoisting Argentine flag & with 9409 Islas Malvinas (26 May) arrival cds.......... Nice propaganda item but probably philatelic. ................................................................................................ The Falkands War commenced with the Argentine invasion on 2 April & ended 74 days later with the surrender of the Argentine forces on 14 June.
US$30
[17749]  ARGENTINA - GERMANY.. GERMAN GRAF SPEE POW with SPECIAL CENSOR TREATMENT...  1942 (Jun 9)
[17749]  ARGENTINA - GERMANY.. GERMAN GRAF SPEE POW with SPECIAL CENSOR TREATMENT...  1942 (Jun 9)
[17749] ARGENTINA - GERMANY.. GERMAN GRAF SPEE POW with SPECIAL CENSOR TREATMENT... 1942 (Jun 9) Printed airmail envelope to Kiel from sailor an Internee from Graf Spee on Isla Martin Garcia bearing 1.25p & 20c tied Isla Martin Garcia/Argentina cds & with PC90 Opened By/Examiner 3520 label plus subjected to special censorship with brown continuous Crowns label to 2 other sides & with Geoffnet /Obercommando der Wehrmacht code B label tied Eagle Swastika hand stamp
US$650
[19825]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …WW2 NAVY LEAGUE WAR FUND PATRIOTIC LABEL...  1943 (Jan 29)
[19825]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB …WW2 NAVY LEAGUE WAR FUND PATRIOTIC LABEL...  1943 (Jan 29)
[19825] SOUTH AFRICA - GB …WW2 NAVY LEAGUE WAR FUND PATRIOTIC LABEL... 1943 (Jan 29) Longer plain envelope to London bearing Ship definitive 1d & War Effort reduced size Bantam 3d alongside Our Freedom is Secured by the British Navy Help the Navy League War Fund patriotic label all tied Johannesburg date stamp. ............................................................................................... A less common label tied by postmark
US$150
[19749]  SPAIN - GB..WW2 REDIRECTED with INTERIM LABEL to NAVAL CAPTAIN..  1940 (Apr 22)
[19749]  SPAIN - GB..WW2 REDIRECTED with INTERIM LABEL to NAVAL CAPTAIN..  1940 (Apr 22)
[19749] SPAIN - GB..WW2 REDIRECTED with INTERIM LABEL to NAVAL CAPTAIN.. 1940 (Apr 22) Plain envelope to Cadet Captain R.S. Forest R.N., Edinburgh & forwarded to R.N. Dartmouth bearing Franco pair & single 10c + 40c making a 70c rate tied Minas de Riotinto /Huelva cds & with Interim Opened By /Examiner label with ink 435 (CCSG type 1) & on reverse Edinburgh (5 May) transit date stamp ................................................................................................. These interim CCSG type 1 labels without PC 90 or printed Examiner number are recorded used for an 8 week period between April - May 1940 when the transition from PC 66 Opened By Censor to PC90 Opened By Examiner was taking place ................................................................................................. Minas de Riotinto a smaller place in Huelva province southern Spain had a population of only 4221 in the census of 2008
US$80
[19805]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB…WW2 FLEET MAIL OFFICE, DURBAN with PAQUEBOT …  "1944 (Feb 6)
[19805]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB…WW2 FLEET MAIL OFFICE, DURBAN with PAQUEBOT …  "1944 (Feb 6)
[19805] SOUTH AFRICA - GB…WW2 FLEET MAIL OFFICE, DURBAN with PAQUEBOT … "1944 (Feb 6) Air Mail Letter Card to Kent from 20031 P.O. Wren O.B.Smith, Fleet Mail Office, Durban bearing War Effort reduced size Bantam 6d tied black circular Paquebot (7 Feb) cds with blank top portion ........................................................................................ In my experience less than 1% of surviving wartime mail is written by serving females "
US$50
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