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Auction: 227 - Lot number: 1215 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW ZEALAND - Postal History

Description: 1916 (Mar) cover endorsed "...Motuihi...Prisoner of war!" on the flap, to Germany with 'From Prisoner of War/Free' h/s (typed?) at lower-left & superb 'PASSED BY THE/MILITARY CENSOR/N.Z.' h/s in violet, with the enclosed letter headed "Motuihi 2.3.1916". Exc Gordon Darge. [The 2-line Free marking appears to be produced by the same typewriter as the address & the enclosed letter! This suggests that the inmates were responsible for the endorsement! NB: Startup & Proud's illustration at page 47 is a caricature only] (Qty 2 items)

Listed in: Postal History , NEW ZEALAND , Germany , Censored Mail , Prisoners of War , Military World War I , landscape - Islands

Estimate: AUD$ 250.00

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Item was sold for: $600.00