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HELIGOLAND

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A valuable cover for the centenary of the battle of Heligoland. This was the first Naval Battle and first British Naval victory of World War I. Superbly illustrated depicting the German cruiser SMS Coln. The battle of Heligoland ended with 3 German cruisers and 1 destroyer being sunk by the British. The cover bears a Heligoland stamp with German Cross cachet inscribed Deutches Reich Heligoland also a Britishstamp with Lions and Crown London postmark with the centenary date of 20/8/14. Originally 100 covers existed, but mostly in collectors hands they are rarely available for sale. Recommended at our price.