WW1 Cover HQ Desert Mounted Brigade FPO HM to Capt Gatt Royal Malta Artillery Egypt 1918
Clearly a contrived philatelic item - with scarce and superb examples of the Field Post Office HM datestamp.
Embossed Halfpenny cover uprated with 1/2d cut out from a stationary card addressed in pencil headed ON ACTIVE SERVICE, to:
Captain W. R. Gatt RFA
c/o Roy Malta Artillery
(signed WR Gatt to base)
Cancelled with the d/r FIELD POST OFFICE H.M. datestamp 11 FE 18 - issued and used by HQ Desert Mounted Corps, this date at Khurbet Deiran in Palestine.
Condition as shown: Excellent
ID: MT 30448