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Auction: 231 - Lot number: 1217 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1915 (June 18) use of Egyptian PPC to Ireland with 'HEADQUARTERS/...' cds & British-pattern 'PASSED BY/[crown]/No 2237/CENSOR' cachet in rosine, message - which should have been heavily censored - states "...We are in the trenches not 100 yds from the enemy...Saw the Triumph sunk sometime ago by a submarine...", corner crease. With PPC of HMS 'Triumph' & small over-exposed photo inscribed on reverse "...chasing the submarine that sank the Triumph [on 5.5.1915] and Majestic" [two days later]. (Qty 3 items)

Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - The Gallipoli Fiasco

Listed in: Military & Censor Mail , NEW ZEALAND , Postal History , Military World War I , EGYPT , TURKEY , Military - WWI Gallipoli (ANZAC) , MIDDLE EAST , PICTURE POSTCARDS , Military - Navy , Disaster , GREAT BRITAIN

Estimate: AUD$ 200.00

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Item was sold for: $360.00