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Auction: 231 - Lot number: 1204 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - The Troopships

Description: REINFORCEMENT CONVOYS: SEVENTH REINFORCEMENT: Cover and three PPCs with boxed 'NZ MILITARY POST OFFICE/8NOV1915/ TROOPSHIP No 30' ('Maunganui'; manuscript "Censored/...") & '.../10NOV1915/TROOPSHIP No 31' ('Tahiti') both from Colombo, '.../18OCT1915/TROOPSHIP No 32' (in blue; message headed "SS Aparima 32") from Albany WA, and '.../15NOV1915/TROOPSHIP No 33' ('Navua') from Colombo. Ex Gordon Darge. [Troopships 30-34 departed 9.10.1915 & arrived at Suez 27.11.1915. Assigning numbered datestamps to particular ships was of little purpose. The numbering remained chronological, meaning that if a ship made more than one voyage, a different number was assigned for each voyage] (Qty 4)

Listed in: NEW ZEALAND , Postal History , Military World War I , Ship Mail , Military - WWI Gallipoli (ANZAC) , Military & Censor Mail , PICTURE POSTCARDS , Postmarks , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , CEYLON

Estimate: AUD$ 200.00

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Item was sold for: $180.00