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Argyll Etkin Ltd Sale: 49

WORLD WAR ONE
World War One
Sale No: 49
Lot No: 331
Symbol:

G.B - Censorship. 1914-18 Covers and cards including green or blue "RETURNED TO SENDER / BY THE CENSOR" labels (4, one with scarce cachet "POSTAL CENSORSHIP / Newspapers, Magazines, / Books and other printed publica / tions can only be forwarded to / neutral European Countries ....."); various censor enclosure slips (10, one on heavily censored letter from a British P.O.W); boxed "Picture post-cards / are returned / by the censor" (6, three types), etc. (26).

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 380.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 380

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 332
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G.B - Belgian Refugees. 1916-17 Cards comprising postcard from the Belgian Consulate in Sunderland to the Earls Court Refugee Camp with "WAR REFUGEES CAMP / EARLS COURT, S.W / GONE AWAY - LEAVING NO ADDRESS" charged ½d due upon return; stampless cover with Elisabethville single ring c.d.s; and printed "BIRTLEY ELISABETHVILLE / Administration du Village" envelope with 2d tied by double ring Elisabethville c.d.s. (3).

Opening GBP 100.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 333
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1914 (August) Forces mail comprising covers and cards charged 1d upon arrival in G.B (4, one with straight line "PASSED BY CENSOR", three with Advance or Army Base P.O c.d.s); postcard from Edinburgh to a soldier in the A. & S. Highlanders endorsed "Prisoner in Germany" with "P.C" and Darmstadt P.O.W. Camp censor; and 1d Field Service postcard from a British P.O.W in Germany. Also a 1914 (Oct 6) postcard from a British soldier in Antwerp, with Wilryck c.d.s. (7).

Opening GBP 100.00
Sold...GBP 85.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 85

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 334
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1915-19 British forces mail including O.H.M.S Returned Postal Packet cover with violet boxed "REISSUED FREE / OF CHARGE / ARMY POSTAL SERVICE R.L.O / E.E.F" and "Army R.L.O, E.E.F / Undelivered for reason stated / Return to Sender" with enclosed note "Foodstuffs have been withdrawn from parcel (sent to Lt. R. Raynor) and distributed for the benefit of troops"; Army Postal Service E.E.F and M.E.F postcards acknowledging letters; delayed mail with various "Delayed" explanatory cachets (5); compulsory registered cover with cachet; postcard to Bermuda, etc. (21).

Opening GBP 160.00
Sold...GBP 270.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 270

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 335
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Cat No: Collection

Undeliverable Mail. 1914-18 Covers and cards from G.B to British soldiers abroad, mainly to the B.E.F but including items to Salonica, Egypt, Malta and Mesopotamia, all returned with various explanatory cachets. An interesting collection. (53).

Opening GBP 200.00
Sold...GBP 370.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 370

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 337
Symbol:

image Aden. 1918 Stampless O.A.S cover to India with F.P.O 324 c.d.s of Sheikh Othman on the reverse, twice censored with large "P" containing "B105" in black and violet diamond type "PASSED BY / CENSOR / F 217 / ADEN / FIELD FORCE", fine and very scarce. Photo on Page 58. (Image1)

Opening GBP 200.00
Sold...GBP 170.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 338
Symbol:

image KUT/South Africa. 1918 (July 7) Cover franked 3d from London to "Sergt A. Wilson, 3rd Brigade Reinforcements, 9th South African Infantry, c/o Base Post Office, Kilindini, B.E.A" with violet boxed "RETURNED TO POST OFFICE / BY MILITARY AUTHORITIES / AS UNDELIVERABLE / R.L.S., L.P.S." applied in London, the reverse with very scarce violet "Returned from German East / Africa undelivered" probably applied at the South African Base P.O at Kilindini. Only five examples of this cachet were recorded in a 2009 EASC census. Minor soiling and edge faults, the flap with a 3cm opening tear clear of the cachet. Photo on Page 58. (Image1)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 160.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 339
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image KUT - Censorship / Internee Mail. 1918 (Feb 8) Stampless P.O.W envelope sent by an internee from East Africa held in Ahmednagar Camp, India, addressed to his wife at Mnyussi, violet boxed censor cachet applied at Ahmednagar, censored upon arrival with rare yellow "OPENED / under / MARTIAL ALW" label showing the error "ALW" for "LAW", tied by violet circular "PASSED CENSOR / C / E.A" with a Tanga arrival c.d.s (Dec 21). Just two examples of this "ALW" error label were recorded by Bill Clark in his book on East African Censorship. Photo on Page 58. (Image1)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 300.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 340
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image Malta/Dardanelles. 1915 Covers to soldiers with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (5) all returned with various Base M.E.F explanatory cachets, two with "BASE ARMY POST OFFICE / RLO" skeleton datestamps; cover to a nurse on the Hospital Ship "Asturius" redirected to Malta, Egypt and Mesopotamia with the cachets "UNABLE TO TRACE AT MALTA", boxed "NOT SALONICA FORCE / A.P.O. X" and "UNABLE TO TRACE / BASE Y M.E.F"; and O.A.S postcard from Malta with violet "HOSPITAL ENGLAND" and circular O.A.S Medt. Red Cross cachet, London and R.E Postal Section R.L.O datestamps. (7). Photo on Page 58. (Image1)

Opening GBP 200.00
Sold...GBP 440.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 440

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 341
Symbol:

Mesopotamia. 1917 O.A.S Covers and cards mainly with Indian F.P.Os, two unusually to Japan, various cachets and censors including "S.M.T.O / Passed Censor / I.E.F 'D'", "PASSED BY CENSOR / No. 3-A. Br: Genl: Hospl: I.E.F. 'D'" (2) and triangular "BRITISH / GENERAL / CENSORED / DEPOT", also an unused "Special Post Card" with large sideways "D" in yellow for use from India to Indian troops serving in Mesopotamia. (33).

Opening GBP 300.00
Sold...GBP 1,200.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1200
Sale No: 49
Lot No: 344
Symbol:

Naval Mail. 1914-18 Covers and cards (22) and fronts (5) from British naval forces, various censors, mainly "CEN-SOR" types with letters or numbers within a central circle used by the Dover Command (20, with 17, 46, 47, 61, G.M, M.S, M, TEB, PM1, BV13, COM, DEP, etc), also "TRANSPORT / CENSOR / COLOMBO", "CENSORED / W.K.C. Grace" and oval "H.M.H.S / WARILDA". (27).

Opening GBP 150.00
Sold...GBP 280.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 280


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