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Auction: 231 - Lot number: 1196 << Previous   Next >>

Description: MAIN BODY & FIRST REINFORCEMENT: 1915 Egyptian PPC with a largely superb strike of the unusual & rare 'Expeditionary Force/Loose Letter/HMNZT-No 4' cachet (Firebrace #10/13) used aboard Troopship No 4 ('Tahiti'), 'PT CHALMERS/11JA15/NZ' cds & superb strike of 'TO PAY/d/DEFICIENT POSTAGE' for the single deficiency (that we expect is very scarce) applied because not endorsed "OAS" but cancelled with the 1850s small 'DUNEDIN'-in-bars h/s, soiling mostly on the view side. Ex Gordon Darge. [From the return of the First Convoy to New Zealand]

Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - The Troopships

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

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00

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Item was sold for: $380.00