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[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
[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
[20448]  BOER WAR - AUSTRALIA…BOER WAR VICTORIA CONTINGENT..  1900 (Dec 11)
[20448]  BOER WAR - AUSTRALIA…BOER WAR VICTORIA CONTINGENT..  1900 (Dec 11)
[20448] BOER WAR - AUSTRALIA…BOER WAR VICTORIA CONTINGENT.. 1900 (Dec 11) Plain stampless envelope to Lara, Victoria endorsed On Active Service - No Stamps cancelled crisp Field Post Office British Army S. Africa with no number cds with on reverse loose type Lara /Victoria arrival datestamp for Jan 1901. ................................................................................................ Fine item from a smaller contingent
US$200
[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
[19909]  EGYPT - GB …BRITISH ARMY of OCCUPATION ..  1898 (Dec 29)
[19909]  EGYPT - GB …BRITISH ARMY of OCCUPATION ..  1898 (Dec 29)
[19909] EGYPT - GB …BRITISH ARMY of OCCUPATION .. 1898 (Dec 29) Plain envelope to Kings Cross, London endorsed along the top 4202 Pte. H Paynter, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Alexandria & countersigned Army of Occupation, Egypt bearing 5m tied Alexandrie /D cds for the military concession rate. ................................................................................................ A detachment of the 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers formed a Maxim machine gun section for the Nile Expedition leaving Cairo July 1898, fighting at the battle of Omdurman, Sudan 2 September 1898 & returning to Egypt later the same month ...Ex Firebrace
US$250
[18990]  SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON….BOER WAR POW MOUNT LAVINIA….  1901 (Dec 29)
[18990]  SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON….BOER WAR POW MOUNT LAVINIA….  1901 (Dec 29)
[18990] SOUTH AFRICA - CEYLON….BOER WAR POW MOUNT LAVINIA…. 1901 (Dec 29) Plain envelope to Boer POW at Diyatalawa forwarded to Mount Lavinia Camp bearing Transvaal 1d tied Pretoria cds & with black triangular Passed /Press /Censor /Pretoria hand stamp & on reverse Durban /Natal + Diyatalawa (26 Jan 02) transit cds
US$170
[18596]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 22)
[18596]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 22)
[18596] GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED… 1912 (Oct 22) Plain envelope to Imperial Ottoman Bank, Monastir bearing GB ED V11 4d tied London /28/ EB rubber cds & with black framed bi-lingual Retour hand stamp & London (5 Dec) cds & with on reverse Stamboul /Arrivee (30 Oct) smudged cds with alongside black unframed rare Cause De Guerre hand stamp applied at Constantinople .............................................................. The 1st Balkan war commenced when Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece & Montenegro mobilized with the Montenegrins declaring war against Turkey on 8 Oct 1912 followed by the others on 18 Oct. An Armistice followed on 3 December & a peace treaty was signed in London on 30 May 1913 with Turkey being the losers.
US$500
[18595]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 21)
[18595]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 21)
[18595] GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED… 1912 (Oct 21) J. N. D'Andria, Bradford printed envelope registered to H. B. M. Vice Consul, Uskub bearing GB ED V11 2½d tied Bradford date stamp & with rare black unframed Cause De Guerre & framed Retour both applied in Constantinople plus violet Undelivered for reason Stated /To be Returned to Sender /at the address Shown on cover & with red crayon Bradford with on reverse partial Stamboul (30 Oct) cds .......................................................................................... The 1st Balkan war commenced when Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece & Montenegro mobilized with the Montenegrins declaring war against Turkey on 8 Oct 1912 followed by the others on 18 Oct. An Armistice followed on 3 December & a peace treaty was signed in London on 30 May 1913 with Turkey being the losers.
US$500
[18594]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 30)
[18594]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 30)
[18594] GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED… 1912 (Oct 30) J. N. D'Andria, Bradford printed envelope with light vertical crease registered to Messrs. Perko Parkatschofff & Stoianoff, Uskub bearing GB GV 1d in combination with GB ED V11 pair 2½d tied Exchange B.O. /Bradford cds & with R /Bradford 1 /No 237 registered label with black boxed bi-lingual "Retour" & blue crayon 22223 & with partial M. - No. 75 /Officially Sealed label tied by manuscript "Rec'd For,n in GB & hooded circle Registered /London 1 /LB (22 Nov) & on reverse Exchange B.O. /Bradford (30 Oct) despatch + oval Registered 2d /Bradford (30 Oct) + hooded circle Registered /London E.C. /60 (30 Oct) + Stamboul /Arrivee (4 Nov) + hooded circle Registered /London /1 /LB (22 Nov) + hooded circle Registered /London E.C. /39 (22 Nov) transit & single ring Bradford (23 Nov) arrival back date stamps.............................................. The 1st Balkan war commenced when Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece & Montenegro mobilized with the Montenegrins declaring war against Turkey on 8 Oct 1912 followed by the others on 18 Oct. An Armistice followed on 3 December & a peace treaty was signed in London on 30 May 1913 with Turkey being the losers.
US$650
[18593]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 28)
[18593]  GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED…  1912 (Oct 28)
[18593] GB - TURKEY…1912 1st BALKAN WAR SERVICE SUSPENDED… 1912 (Oct 28) J. N. D'Andria, Bradford printed envelope registered to Messrs. Perko Parkatschofff & Stoianoff, Uskub bearing GB GV 2d in combination with GB ED V11 2½d tied Exchange B.O. /Bradford cds & with R /Bradford 1 /No 97 registered label with blue crayon "Retour" & 22077 with on reverse Exchange B.O. /Bradford (28 Oct) despatch + oval Registered 2d /Bradford (28 Oct) + hooded circle Registered /London E.C. /60 (28 Oct) + unclear Stamboul/Arrivee (2 Nov) + Constantinople 1 /Osterr Post (2 Nov) transit + hooded circle Registered /London E.C. /39 (26 Nov) arrival back date stamps................................................................................... The 1st Balkan war commenced when Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece & Montenegro mobilized with the Montenegrins declaring war against Turkey on 8 Oct 1912 followed by the others on 18 Oct. An Armistice followed on 3 Decemberr & a peace treaty was signed in London on 30 May 1913 with Turkey being the losers.
US$300
[18567]  INDIA…CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE INDIAN FORCES...  1901 (Jul 24)
[18567]  INDIA…CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE INDIAN FORCES...  1901 (Jul 24)
[18567] INDIA…CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE INDIAN FORCES... 1901 (Jul 24) India ¼ anna printed stationary card uprated with additional QV 3 x 3 pies all overprinted C.E.F. tied F.P.O. No 9 cds located at Yangtsun to Chisham Bucks & with Base Office /B (24 Jul) + Base Office (6 Aug) transit cds............Scarce item
US$650
[18566]  INDIA…CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE INDIAN FORCES...  1901 (Jun 26)
[18566]  INDIA…CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE INDIAN FORCES...  1901 (Jun 26)
[18566] INDIA…CHINA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE INDIAN FORCES... 1901 (Jun 26) India ½ anna printed stationary envelope uprated with additional QV ½ anna both overprinted C.E.F. tied F.P.O. No 14 cds to Capt. Whitworth, 26th Baluchies, Wei Hai Wei, North China & redirected in red ink to Quettta with on reverse Base Office /B (29 Jun) + boxed D.L.O. /Bengal (31 Jul & 1 Aug) transit date stamps & Quetta /Dely (5 Aug) arrival cds............Scarce item
US$750
[18515]  GB - IRELAND …EAST INDIA COMPANY DOCUMENT relates to 2nd SIKH WAR 1848-9  1852 (Mar 30)
[18515]  GB - IRELAND …EAST INDIA COMPANY DOCUMENT relates to 2nd SIKH WAR 1848-9  1852 (Mar 30)
[18515]  GB - IRELAND …EAST INDIA COMPANY DOCUMENT relates to 2nd SIKH WAR 1848-9  1852 (Mar 30)
[18515] GB - IRELAND …EAST INDIA COMPANY DOCUMENT relates to 2nd SIKH WAR 1848-9 1852 (Mar 30) East India Company Form of Enquiry After a Soldier in the East-India Company's Service from the mother of Thomas Browne of Dublin, Killed at the battle of Moultan on 27 December 1848 the purpose being to obtain his battle Medal to Ellen Browne, Dublin cancelled blue Leadenhall St. Paid with brown losenge P.D. /MR 30 /1852 + circular DO /3. Mar 30/1852 date stamps ...... Item with stains & strengthened with brown tape but never the less an interesting item relating to this war
US$250
[17617]  INDIA - GB ....1895 SOLDIERS LETTER from MURREE HILLS...  1895 (Sep 18)
[17617]  INDIA - GB ....1895 SOLDIERS LETTER from MURREE HILLS...  1895 (Sep 18)
[17617]  INDIA - GB ....1895 SOLDIERS LETTER from MURREE HILLS...  1895 (Sep 18)
[17617]  INDIA - GB ....1895 SOLDIERS LETTER from MURREE HILLS...  1895 (Sep 18)
[17617] INDIA - GB ....1895 SOLDIERS LETTER from MURREE HILLS... 1895 (Sep 18) Plain envelope complete with letter to Miss M. Weeks, Barnes, Surrey & countersigned by Commanding officer with letter headed 18/9/95 Pte John Weeks, 3rd Rifle Brigade, Gharial, Murree Hills bearing India 1a tied Gharial (24 Sep) cds & with on back Sea Post Office (28 Sep) transit & Barnes S.W (16 Oct) arrival cds
US$250
[17522]  FRANCE-GB..FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AID TO SICK & WOUNDED...  1871 (Feb 4)
[17522]  FRANCE-GB..FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AID TO SICK & WOUNDED...  1871 (Feb 4)
[17522]  FRANCE-GB..FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AID TO SICK & WOUNDED...  1871 (Feb 4)
[17522]  FRANCE-GB..FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AID TO SICK & WOUNDED...  1871 (Feb 4)
[17522]  FRANCE-GB..FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AID TO SICK & WOUNDED...  1871 (Feb 4)
[17522]  FRANCE-GB..FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AID TO SICK & WOUNDED...  1871 (Feb 4)
[17522] FRANCE-GB..FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AID TO SICK & WOUNDED... 1871 (Feb 4) Small stampless envelope 112 x 70mm together with letter (transcription included) to Capt. Inglefield, U.S. Club, London England via Ostend from H.M.I., cancelled boxed K. PR.Feld-Post /Relais No 44 /8-2 date stamp of the Prussian Military unit & rated 6 in manuscript with on back 3 different London (13 Feb) arrival cds ...................................................The content of the letter makes reference to 500 lbs allowed every 2 weeks for the Hospitals, the writer hoping to go with a Red Cross convoy with a small store for all...The town is over run with troops & lagerments with the content impyling the writer is involved with the Wounded & Refugees. It clear that this is written by a female member of National Society for Aid to Sick & Wounded, which was to be re-named British Red Cross in 1905. By 17 Sept 1870 there were 110 people, including 16 Nurses working in the field during this war that lasted 17 July 1870 - 10 May 1871....Referenced from various internet sites with further reseach possibly proving beneficial
US$200
[17156]  USA-INDIA...1898 POSTAL CARD with 1c EXPOSITION to 5th LANCERS in INDIA..  1898 (Dec 29)
[17156]  USA-INDIA...1898 POSTAL CARD with 1c EXPOSITION to 5th LANCERS in INDIA..  1898 (Dec 29)
[17156] USA-INDIA...1898 POSTAL CARD with 1c EXPOSITION to 5th LANCERS in INDIA.. 1898 (Dec 29) USA 1c John Morgan Richards, Antikamnia & Codeine tablets pictorial advertising Postal card to Dr. Greany, 5th Lancers, Hyd. Contgt. India forwarded in manuscipt to Bolarum uprated with 1c Exposition tied St. Louis MO machine d/s & with Sea Post Office /A [23 Jan 99] + Hyderabad /3rd Dely /Deccan [29 Jan] + Hyderabad /Deccan [30 Jan] + Hyderabad /1-P.M. /Deccan [30 Jan] transit d/s + Bolarum /2nd Dely [30 Jan] arrival d/s ................................ Unusual combination & destination
US$300
[16322]  INDIA...SECOND AFGHAN WAR..  1880 (Apr 15)
[16322]  INDIA...SECOND AFGHAN WAR..  1880 (Apr 15)
[16322] INDIA...SECOND AFGHAN WAR.. 1880 (Apr 15) ½a blue Stationary env to Peshawar written in two styles of native script tied Jelalabad L within bars duplex & w/two good luck talismatic manu marks of six pointed stars in black ink & w/on rev circular Kyber S.O. [19 Apr] transit d/s + Peshawar [19 Apr] arrival d/s...................Torn open LHS but scarce local native usage during campaign..
US$450
[17004]  INDIA-GB ..1895 to SARK & FORWARDED to GUERNSEY from CHITRAL RELIEF FORCE..  1895(Jul 22)
[17004]  INDIA-GB ..1895 to SARK & FORWARDED to GUERNSEY from CHITRAL RELIEF FORCE..  1895(Jul 22)
[17004] INDIA-GB ..1895 to SARK & FORWARDED to GUERNSEY from CHITRAL RELIEF FORCE.. 1895(Jul 22) India 2a6p printed stationary envelope to Hyde Park, London forwarded to Hotel Dicart, Sark, Channel islands & again to Gardener Royal Hotel Guernsey cancelled belted FPO 5A located Dargai & with Kensington 38 duplex [19 Aug] transit d/s & Guernsey thimble [22 Aug] arrival d/s ..............Military campaign mail to or from the Channel islands is extremely elusive & scarce..
US$350
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