Lot# 232 - Auction 284 - 290
Royal Navy in the Great War 1914/18: The collection of Royal Navy covers primarily bearing British adhesives (but even a Zanzibar usage) with covers linked to postcards of the ship concerned, with variety of handstamps and Censor cachets including the following ships: HMS (or HMHS) Agadir, Agincourt, Amazon, Assistance, Attentive, Barham, Benbow, Birkenhead, Blonde, Broke, Calliope, Campania, Canada, Chester, Collosus, Commonwealth, Conqueror, Crescent, Cumberland, Curacoa, Cyclops, Daffodil, Donegal, Edinburgh Castle, Emperor of India, Empress, Forth, Hecla, Hercules, Hindustan, Illustrious, Imperieuse (2), Inconstant, Iron Duke, Ivernia, King Edward VII, King George V, Laconia, Lion (4), Liverpool, Lucia, Lurcher, Malaya, Manners, Menelaus, Natal, Neptune, Nomad, Nottingham, Oak, Powerful, Princes Royal, Queen Mary, Repulse, Royal Oak (2), St. Vincent (3), Satellite, Superb, Takada, Thames, Tempest, Thunderer, Tiger (2), Valiant (2), Vanguard, Vindex, Vulcan (an Express cover), Warspite, Yarmouth, Zetland, Hospital Ship HMHS Gascon with oval violet cachet, Shore Depot at Crystal Palace cover, Recruiting Offices in Leicester and Newcastle covers, cover from Plymouth Naval Hospital, 1915 cover with 1 d. red from Ryde with "PRISONERS OF WAR / H.M.T. LAKE MANITOBA" cachet. The whole with myriad photographs and cards, relevant press cuttings, an excellent lot. Ex collection Keith Tranmer.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,100 CHF
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