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071134890
6/1916 WWI unfranked British army cv sent via Egyptian post, w/latest dated pmk
British WWI military mail in Egypt: 8 VI 1916 stampless OAS Savoy Hotel stationary cover from ALEXANDRIA to War Office LONDON, sent by Egyptian civilian post & tied by ALEXANDRIA-F postmark type A1 on last known date of use; free postage approved by officer (Andrew Balfour - possibly the famous Scottish medical officer); backstamped next day transit to military mail at BAPO Z (CAIRO) postmark Prou...
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076134899
WWI unfranked/unendorsed British army cv via Egyptian PO, w/earliest dated pmk
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 7 NOV 1915 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from ALEXANDRIA to LONDON tied by ALEXANDRIA-S postmark type A7 on earliest known date of use; though lacking officer's endorsement for free postage, not taxed; opened roughtly at back, sliver of flap missing....
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065134913
1915 WWI unfranked British army cv, UK via Egyptian PO; EKD postmark + cachet
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: front 1 XI 1915 stampless OAS YMCA/MEF stationary cover (FB YMC22) from Military Hospital in Citadel, CAIRO to AYSHIRE, tied by CAIRO-G postmark on earliest known date of use + "Colonel c/o MHCC" cachet (FB-NHC43) with facsimile signature; vertcal fold at center....
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062134937
1915 WWI stpless British army cv UK via Egyptian PO; early date pmk + date error
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 21 V 1915 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from HELIOPOLIS to CARLISLE tied by local civilian postmark on 10th day of use of this type; backstamped 12 V 1915 CAIRO-A transit (probable mistake in this dateline); slit open at top....
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113780102
11/1916 WWI Egypt French sea mail from French Armenian Legion? PORT SAID to LYON
World War I French forces in Egypt-Palestine / military maritime mail: 19-11-1916 dated stampless picture postcard of the Golden Gate (Old City Jerusalem), published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, bearing short 'good wishes' message in French, from PORT SAID (Egypt) to LYON (France); mailed unfranked as military mail & tied by CORR D'ARMEES | PORT-SAID double-ring date-stamp + near full strike of na...
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111780542
WWI Military mailed/marked Judaica postcard Pozsony/Bratislava Neolog Synagogue
Jewish Synagogues: Hungary > Pozsony (Bratislava, Slovakia) - NEOLOG (Reform) SYNAGOGUE in foreground of city overview in colorized photographic postcard by DM (1915 edition), with Hungarian caption on front. Used as (undated) stampless military mail ("feldpost") written in German & sent to HILDESHEIM Germany, tied by bilingual Hungarian/German boxed field post cachet; pre-printed with 10 fils pri...
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15780543
1915 WWI unfranked British army cv, UK via Egyptian CUSTOMS w/earliest dated pmk
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 13 XII 1915 stampless "honour" envelope from ALEXANDRIA to ABERDEEN tied by ALEXANDRIA DOUANE (customs) postmark type AD1 - rare use on military mail - on earliest known date of use; backstamped same day ALEXANDRIA-E transit; slit open at top....
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16380544
1915 WWI unfranked British army cv, UK via Egyptian PO on 1st date serving army
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 6 V 1915 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from BACOS (Alexandria) to LONDON, tied by local postmark on earliest known date of use (Firebrace lists this post office as serving British Army as of 6 May) & backstamped 16 V 1915 ALEXANDRIA-B transit; front-stamped 26 MAY 1915 HAMMERSMITH W machine cancel & locally re-routed; very fine....
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1916 WWI Egypt franked civilian cv to British army via civilian TPO, w/EKD pmk
British WWI military mail in Egypt: 9 XI 1916 pre-paid Egyptian postal stationary cover from BILBES to 24th Stationary Hospital (MOASCAR), pre-franked by embossed 5m stamp on stationary & tied by 2 strikes of local postmark on earliest known date of use; backstamped by same day CAIRO TPO(?) receipt & next day CAIRO-S transit & CAIRO STATION delivery to APO SZ 10 (Cairo); slit open at top....
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16280546
2/1916 WWI unfranked British army cv to UK via Egyptian post, w/latest dated pmk
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 20 I 1916 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from BULKELEY to BRISTOL, tied by single strike of local postmark on latest known date of use & signed by approving officer; backstamped same day ALEXANDRIA-X arrival; slit open at top, very fine....
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13980547
1915 WWI unfranked British army cv to Ireland via Egyptian PO, EKD pmk & cachet
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 20 XI 1915 stampless OAS picture postcard of Cairo Citadel from Nasrieh Military Hospital CAIRO to SLIGO Ireland, tied by "Commandant NMH" (FB-NHC45) cachet & CAIRO-G postmark on earliest known date of use. Unusual period military mail as not addressed to UK....
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15980548
1914 WWI unfranked British army cv to UK via Egyptian PO; early dated BLUE pmk
Early "Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 5 XII 1914 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from ISMAILIA to ALLOSTOCK(?) tied by local civilian blue postmark on 3rd day of use - this Post Office was working with the British military from 3 DEC; remnants of "Parcel" postal stationary seal on back; bottom tip of flap missing....
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15280549
2/1919 WWI Egypt British army ppc w/latest known LUXOR & SAN STEFANO postmarks
British WWI-era military mail in Egypt: 17 II 1919 stampless OAS picture-postcard boats on Nile from LUQSOR to ALEXANDRIA, tied by local civilian postmark on latest known date of use; 19 FEB 1919 SAN STEFANO transit (possibly also last known date of use, per consignor - as he noted 23 NOV 18 elsewhere)....
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17580550
1916 WWI unfranked British army cv, UK via Egyptian TPO; EKD postmark + cachet
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 21 I 1916 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from Convalescent Depot LUXOR to STOURPORT tied by "LUXOR" date-bridge civilian postmark on earliest known date of use of this type, endorsed by officer for free mail & marked by LUXOR Convalescent Depot cachet (FB-NHC32); backstamped next day CAIRO-ASSIUT TPO railway mail transit; cut open at ri...
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13480551
3/1916 WWI unfranked British army cv to UK via Egyptian PO w/earliest dated pmk
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 30 MAR 1916 stampless "honour" envelope from SAN STEFANO to SHEFFIELD tied by local civilian postmark on earliest known date of use of this type; per manuscript on back, arrived 19 APR 1916; opened roughly at top, left flap tip missing....
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17780552
2/1916 WWI unfranked British army cv to UK via Egyptian PO w/earliest dated pmk
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 15 II 1916 stampless "honour" envelope from SUEZ to PRESTON tied by local civilian postmark on earliest known date of use of this type; torn open at back, complete....
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09780553
5/1916 WWI Egypt British military mail unrecorded BAPO ZP LOD postmark on piece
British WWI military mail in Egypt: 31 MY 1916 full strike of skeleton single dateline BAPO ZP LOD (local office delivery; ALEXANDRIA) postmark - unlisted in Proud & Firebrace, tied to piece of OHMS cover marked by violet oval "[unclear] TRANSPORT OFFICE | [unclear] Station, Alexandria" cachet (FB unlisted) & next day BAPO Z postmark. Discovery piece: earliest known instance of BAPO ZP postmark, h...
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06380554
6/1916 WWI Egypt British military mail unrecorded BAPO ZP LOD postmark on cutout
British WWI military mail in Egypt: cutout of 4 JU 1916 full strike of single-circle single dateline BAPO ZP LOD (local office delivery; ALEXANDRIA) postmark unlisted in Proud & Firebrace; presumeably a forerunner of the "BAPO Z LOD" postmark. Discovery piece....
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05780555
7/1916 WWI Egypt British army cv earliest known BAPO Z LOD postmark, on cutout
British WWI military mail in Egypt: cutout of 13 JY 1916 full strike of BAPO Z LOD (local office delivery; ALEXANDRIA) Proud-D1 postmark a month and a half before his earliest known date of use & c. 5 weeks before Firebrace's earliest known date of use....
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16080556
12/1917 WWI Egypt British military mail w/unrecorded BAPO Z pmk spelled BISE
British WWI military mail in Egypt: 1 DE 1917 stampless green honour envelope (type 1161(?)/500) from BAPO Z (ALEXANDRIA) to LIVERPOOL, tied by full strike 2-line skeleton date-stamp Proud-D7, here spelled "BISE" instead of "BASE" - this observed by Firebrace on 22 DEC 17, here much earlier & undocumented; opened gently at back, small piece missing of backflap edge....
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15580557
1917 WWI Egypt British army cv ex Fleet Paymaster w/latest dated unit cachet
British WWI military mail in Egypt: 13 NO 1917 local stampless OHMS registered cover from Fleet Paymaster ALEXANDRIA to local Anglo Palestine Bank, tied by scarce BAPO Z (ALEXANDRIA) postmark on front & back + Fleet Paymaster 3 line unframed cachet in blue (FB-SSE32) 4 months after Firebrace's last known date of use; backstamped same day ALEXANDRIA receipt & delivery; large size cover cut down & o...
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15280558
2/1916 WWI Egypt British military mail w/earliest known use of APO SZ 4 postmark
British WWI military mail in Egypt: 11 FEB 1916 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from APO SZ 4 (possibly ISMAILIA) to BOSTON (UK), tied by strike of Proud-D4 postmark 1 year before his earliest known date of use, during period undocumented by Proud & Firebrace (per Proud, Ismalia activities began 15 Feb, per Firebrace on 23rd); not officer-endorsed but passed censor (#3008 - listed in Danie...
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15380559
2/1917 WWI Egypt British military mail with unrecorded APO SZ4 ISMAILIA postmark
British WWI-era military mail in Egypt: 10 FEB 1919 stampless OAS honor envelope (type W 10814/PP 341 Nov/17) from APO SZ 4 (ISMAILIA) to BIRMINGHAM, tied by strike of 2-line skeleton DS unlisted in Proud, with space between SZ and 4; slit open at top....
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15280560
2/1916 WWI Egypt British military cv w/scarce APO SZ 10 pmk + hospital cachet
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 2 FE 1916 stampless OAS British Red Cross Hospital stationary cover from APO SZ 10 (CAIRO) to HOVE, tied by scarce date-bridge postmark Proud-D6 6 months before his earliest known date of use & marked by signed violet oval COMMANDANT | RED CROSS HOSPITAL GIZA (FB-NHC8) cachet 6 days before Firebrace's earliest known date of use (at this time Fir...
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