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Auction 227 Lot Number 327 - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I
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Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I

Description: German Merchant Seaman Friedrich Schock correspondence from his internment at Liverpool Camp, NSW including his Diary (in German) with entry of 11.08.14 stating taken POW at Newcastle, 1913-14 covers from Germany to him aboard ship x3, 1915-17 postcards to him with Lt-Col Sands cachets x4 and 1918 Federal Commission of Land Tax OHMS envelope with letter requesting tax returns for last three years (!) plus 1919 letter from his employer FA Vinnen & Co, Bremen that he will be paid wages only up until their ship was seized, various other letters to & from him without envelopes including one on 'CONCENTRATION CAMPS AUSTRALIA/PRISONER OF WAR LETTER' stationery (with photo apparently removed by censor), unused 'PRISONER OF WAR LETTER/FREE' envelope, panoramic Liverpool Camp fold-out postcard plus small book of postcards & photographs from prior voyages & captivity including Hockey Club "Germania", Liverpool team photo, condition mixed but generally fine. Fascinating material with enough here to build a One-Frame Exhibit. (Qty Qty)

Listed in: Military World War I , AUSTRALIA , NEW SOUTH WALES , Official mail , Postal Stationery , PICTURE POSTCARDS , Germany , Postal History , Censored Mail , Military & Censor Mail

Estimate: AUD$ 750.00

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $2,100.00