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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - red cross



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Military - World War I




230

C

A-

1915 stampless cover to the Red Cross in Geneva endorsed on the flap "abs Willy Baumeister Prisoner of War/Langwarrin Camp/Australia - Victoria" with Melbourne cds, 'CENSORS OFFICE/GPO/ MELBOURNE' h/s & 'PASSED' h/s all on the face, 'GENEVE' arrival b/s. [Emery at p282 states "...was principally a supply base but housed some POWs". The camp closed in 1915]

500.00

$440.00



C of A - Military - World War II








233

PS

B

German annotated display of POW mail from camps in Australia to Germany (8, with various postcards - one with printed 6d indicium - or lettersheets) or Italy, another used internally, & a beautiful Italian Red Cross POW postcard to an Italian POW in Australia, condition a bit mixed. Also includes four Deutsches Rotes Kreus/Präsidium letters enquiring about the whereabouts of German servicemen. An interesting lot. (Qty 11)

750.00

No longer available




236

PS

B

1943 Red Cross POW Envelope with solid bar at the base, to an Australian soldier in Java, Japanese Red Cross h/s & "chop" both in magenta, a few characteristic blemishes. Very scarce POW destination. [POW mails were exchanged with the neutral Portuguese at Mozambique!!]

250.00

$230.00






237

PS

A-

1945 (June) stampless Italian Red Cross POW postcard between Italian POWs in Italy & Australia, 'GENOVA FERROVIA' cds & oddly with 'PW MIDDLE/EAST 116' transit h/s in violet, 'POW CAMP/MYRTLEFORD, VIC.' h/s applied on arrival in Australia & Australian Censor h/s.

200.00

$190.00



NEW GUINEA




780

C

B/A-

NORTH-WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS PERIOD: 1917 soldier's cover to Victoria with 1d red tied by 'MANUS' cds, Red Cross Queensland imprint at lower-left, very fine '[crown]/PASSED CENSOR/20APR1917/RABAUL' d/s in violet, minor defects. Acquired for $1485 at Macray Watson sale of 11/8/1998. [With the enclosure being three pages of letterhead with 'YMCA/with the/AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITIONARY/FORCES' banner in red & the letter headed "Chief Petty Officer Tucker/Aust Naval Expdty Force/Manus/via Rabaul": "...we are out of civilisation...Bob Whitlaw...has joined the Flying Corps..."]

1500.00

$2,800.00T




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