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Description: 1916 Egyptian PPC with racist message headed "Alexandria Jan 1st" with superb Indian-pattern 'PASSED BY CENSOR/FORCE IN EGYPT/ 14 ' cachet in red allocated to No 2 NZ Rifle Brigade as part of the Western Frontier Force. Rare. [On 17.11.1915, a force of New Zealanders Australians & Britons marched into the Libyan Desert to confront the querrelsome Sunussi tribes. The Kiwis were withdrawn at the end of December 1915]

Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - Forces in Egypt

Listed in: Military & Censor Mail , NEW ZEALAND , Postal History , Military World War I , EGYPT , MIDDLE EAST , Military - WWI Gallipoli (ANZAC) , PICTURE POSTCARDS , Postmarks , LIBYA , Racism & Racist Propaganda

Estimate: AUD$ 400.00

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Price : AUD $300.00