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Category: COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY - 1941-46 World War II Military Administration

Description: INWARDS MAIL: 1944 (Nov 24) civilian 6d aerogramme from GB to "35th British Gen Hosp/RAMC/South East Asia Command", redirected to "Island X/oc tps/Brown" (= Occupying Troops) & flown to Cocos per Catalina flying boat, stained at the base from 'sticky' tape reinforcement. [NB: West Island was sometimes referred to as 'Brown's West Island']

Listed in: Redirected Mail , unusual origins or destinations , Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes , Postal Stationery , GREAT BRITAIN , Medical & Health , Airmail Covers - Flying Boats , Postal History , Free Mail , Flight Covers Commercial , CEYLON , INDIA , Military - Air Force , Military World War II , AUSTRALIA , COCOS ISLANDS , MALAYA Straits Settlements

Estimate: AUD$ 600.00T

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Item was sold for: $26,000.00T