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Auction: 221 - Lot number: 600 << Previous   Next >>

Category: AUSTRALIAN POWs IN THAILAND

Description: Red Cross Envelope with Three Thin Bars from South Australia with Melbourne censor cachet unusually in blue, to Changi where redirected to "Nak" (= Nakon Prakom), unidentified camp censor cachet in violet, endorsed "Sept 42" - presumably the date of the letter - & "N Pakon 14th March 45" indicating a total transit time of 30 months! [Built in January 1944 & housing about 8000 patients, Nakom Paton was the principal POW hospital camp in Thailand]

Listed in: Medical & Health , Redirected Mail , SINGAPORE , MALAYA , Transport - railways & trains , Red Cross , SOUTH AUSTRALIA , Postal Stationery , Censored Mail , Military & Censor Mail , Prisoners of War , Postal History , Military World War II , AUSTRALIA , Japan Occupation , Thailand , Free Mail

Estimate: AUD$ 300.00T

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Item was sold for: $230.00T