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Auction: 231 - Lot number: 1206 << Previous   Next >>

Description: REINFORCEMENT CONVOYS: EIGHTH REINFORCEMENT: PPCs (one a patriotic type) with boxed 'NZ MILITARY POST OFFICE/ 26NOV1915/ TROOPSHIP No 35' ('Willochra') & '.../14DEC1915/TROOPSHIP No 36' ('Tofua') both in blue, posted en route from Colombo to Alexandria, very fine strikes in blue or violet of boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR/...' h/s (not recorded by John Firebrace). [There were another 35 Reinforcements sent to Europe but the Eighth was the last that provided troops for the Gallipoli Campaign] (Qty 2)

Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - The Troopships

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

Estimate: AUD$ 150.00

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $115.00