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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - Red Cross
JAPAN:ZENTSUJI: 1942 POW Envelope printed in blue & red to NSW with Camp censor cachet in violet & standard Japanese cds, 'CROWS NEST/24AP43' arrival cds & redirected within Sydney, undeliverable and attempted return via Red Cross with Swiss boxed trilingual 'Retour-Zuruck/Service postal suspendu/...' h/s, also POW Postal Card printed in black & red on buff with 'ZENTSUZI' Error (very fine), plus inwards mail comprising three plain envelopes, Red Cross envelope with Thick Bar, blue/white envelope with hand-drawn Christmas card, and Red Cross blue/white lettersheet, all from NSW or Victoria.
MALAYA - CHANGI: Inwards mail including Red Cross Envelopes with Three Thin Bars x3 or Thick Bar x5 (one with Japanese Red Cross cachet in rosine), Red Cross blue/white Postal Card with camp censor Ta chop; and by air plain covers at 5d rate x2 (one shortpaid 1d) & blue/white Postal Card uprated with 4d Koala with camp censor Kinoshita chop; well above-average condition. Some with transit times of between 9 & 18 months noted.
MALAYA - CHANGI: All-different identified camp censor cachets on inwards mail comprising plain cover with unnecessary 2½d payment (with the original enclosure), Red Cross Envelopes with Thick Bar x2, Red Cross blue/white Postal Card; and by air postcards red/white or blue/white x2 different types (one overpaid with 5½d Emu), minor blemishes.
MALAYA - CHANGI: All-different POW Postal Stationery sent inwards comprising Red Cross Postal Cards blue/white x2 & black/white, Envelopes blue/white (with letter), black/white, or red/white with Three Thin Bars (with letter) or Thick Bar, and Lettersheets red/white or blue/white; POW Relatives Association Envelope; and generic-issue Postal Card blue/white, Envelope red/white & Airmail Envelope blue/white; six sent by air, a few are remarkably fine.
NETHERLANDS INDIES - JAVA:1944 plain envelope from WA with Perth machine cancel, Melbourne censor label & cachet; blue/white postcard to Camp "X", Red Cross envelopes x3, one received after 23 months, one with faint endorsement on face "Received 1.4.45 Koshu Mount/Siam" after 26 months transit!, the last to a member of "G" Force captured on Java & sent to Singapore & from there to Japan and repatriated per HMS "Formidable" which is endorsed on the face.
ALLIED OCCUPATION: Selection including Rhineland Red Cross set CTO, Soviet Zone Portraits marginal set each with Plate Number '4', Doves 1mk to 5mk x6 sets with various District Handstamps, '36/Michendorf' District Handstamp in Violet on von Stephan 24pf block of 10 & Hannover Fair blocks of 10; etc, Cat €3000+.
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GERMANY - Occupied & Plebiscite Territories
WORLD WAR II GERMAN OCCUPATION ISSUES: 1944 Red Cross Overprints Mi 29-35 tied to philatelic cover by bilingual '.../22VIII44/CETINJE' cds, Cat €1500 for used. Offered "as is".
DUBAI:1963 airmail covers to "The Residency/Mukalla/Via Aden" with Red Cross 20np Dhow pair or Red Cross 40np Camels tied by hexagonal d/s, 'BRITISH POLITICAL/AGENCY/DUBAI/TRUCIAL STATES' cachet in violet, bilingual 'MUKALLA' arrival b/s. Very scarce.
NEW ZEALAND - Postal History
1916-18covers to Apia with Auckland meters x3 comprising ½d on window-face envelope, 1½d single and 1½d plus circular 1d added, the latter two sealed with ½d 'Auckland Provincial Wounded Fund' labels (one with minor fault), also two covers with KGV 1½d black (both stamps faulty), all with boxed Censor 2 or 3 cachets of Apia on face in green or violet, some blemishes but overall fine.