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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 959 << Previous   Next >>

Category: GREAT BRITAIN - Military - World War II

Description: 1941 (Sep 19) cover to a fusilier at Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, overall soiling & with 'DAMAGED AS A RESULT/OF ENEMY ACTION' h/s in violet, with the original letter which has minor waterstains. [On 20/9/1941, the ferry "Portsdown" struck a mine en route to the Isle of Wight & sank. Our vendor states that he knows of only one other example]

Listed in: Disaster , Ship Mail , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , landscape - Islands , Military & Censor Mail , Censored Mail , GREAT BRITAIN , Military World War II

Estimate: AUD$ 350.00T

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