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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Prisoners of War



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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Postal History






289

C

B

1940s three stampless covers to New York from the German Camp Leader (lagerfuehrer) at Tatura Camp 1 (2) or 4.

75.00

No longer available

C of A - Military - World War II






295

CPS

Interesting bundle of POW postcards (mostly) and lettersheets mostly to Germany and including a few items posted after the war ended including an April 1947 item from Loveday (South Australia), mostly good to fine. (31)

600.00

$1,050.00T




297

PS

A/B

1941 postcards for POW use comprising two different types "I am quite well..." with completely different versions of the German text (both with minor blemishes) & "I have received a parcel from you..." (very fine), all unused and rare thus. (3)

400.00

$340.00T




300

PS

A

1945 use of POW postcard between German POWs in Western Australia & Victoria, '.../No 16 PW Camp Marrinup WA' cachet on the face. Rare inter-camp usage.

300.00

$525.00T




301

PS

A-

1945 (Sep) local usage of POW Postal Card pre-stamped with 'MURCHISON PW GROUP' h/s on reverse but posted TO a German officer at the Camp from a POW at "Graytown near Nagambie" (site of a small woodcutting camp). Rare local usage.

150.00

$240.00T




302

PS

C

1946 (Dec) very late usage of 6d POW Postal Card to Germany apparently pre-stamped with '13 POW GROUP MURCHISON' h/s on reverse as it was posted at sea - endorsed "Schiff Orontes" alongside pronted 'Camp' - with 'PASSE FREE/OF POSTAGE' h/s, filing-holes at left, a few blemishes & the writing has faded. A remarkable post-war usage. [With letter from Phil Collas speculating the Orontes was used to return repatriated POWs to Germany]

150.00

No longer available


Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Prisoners of War



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