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Auction: 153 - Lot number: 229 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1914 (Oct 26) usage of US 2c Envelope (+ 3c adhesive) to an officer aboard the German Nord Deutscher Lloyd ship SS "Thuringen" at Fremantle (WA), fine strike of the scarce 'C.M.F/RELEASED/ BY CENSOR.' h/s (P&H #5CC1.2; ERD by 2 months) in blue, readdressed in blue pencil to POW barracks on Rottnest Island. [On 26/8/1914, the "Thuringen" was captured by the "Pioneer" off Rottnest Island & brought to Fremantle. The crew were interned on Rottnest Island]

Auction Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I

Listed in: Military World War I , AUSTRALIA , Censored Mail , Military & Censor Mail , postmarks - instructional markings , Prisoners of War , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , Military - Navy , GERMANY , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $1,400.00