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Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I

Description: POWs in GERMANY:1915-18 mail c/- the British GPO in London or the Australian Red Cross in London comprising covers x4 all with a KGV 1d red, Postal Cards 1d Roo, 1d Fullface & 1d Sideface, and "Star" 1d Envelopes x5, all forwarded under cover to various camps & all but two with camp censor cachets applied on arrival; and mail to POWs sent directly to the camps in Germany comprising covers x2 each with a KGV 1d red, a PPC with the stamp removed (probably by the camp censor), Postal Card 1d Sideface (uncancelled, redirected internally: was the recipient paroled?), and "Star" 1d Envelope (uncancelled), all but the Postal Card without the required POW superscription but all with camp censor cachets applied on arrival, generally fine to very fine; also a 1915 British pamphlet 'COMMUNICATION WITH PRISONERS OF/WAR INTERNED ABROAD'. (Qty 18)

Listed in: Military World War I , AUSTRALIA , Germany , GREAT BRITAIN , Postal Stationery , Prisoners of War , Postal History , Censored Mail , Military & Censor Mail

Estimate: AUD$ 700.00T

Type: CPS Get Help on this Item

Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item

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Online Bidding for Lot: 328

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Item was sold for: $525.00T