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Auction: 231 - Lot number: 1192 << Previous   Next >>

Description: MAIN BODY & FIRST REINFORCEMENT: Ceylon PPC endorsed "HMNZT No 10/24.11.14" ('Arawa') with boxed d/s of next day & superb strike of the rare seriffed 'CENSOR/NEW ZEALAND' cachet (unlisted by John Firebrace) in violet. Message states "...Dr Webb died on 18th Nov concussion of the brain...Expect to receive lots of letters when we arrive at our destination about Christmas. No news from NZ yet". [It is speculated that the censor h/s was supplied in Egypt. Message suggests the writer expected he was en route to Europe]

Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - The Troopships

Listed in: unusual origins or destinations , EGYPT , PICTURE POSTCARDS , Military & Censor Mail , Military - WWI Gallipoli (ANZAC) , Ship Mail , Military World War I , Postal History , NEW ZEALAND

Estimate: AUD$ 300.00

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $230.00