lot # 5532 - Japan - Besonderheiten
Japan - Besonderheiten: Nanyo (South Sea Mandated Islands), 1914, Tazawa 10 S. (strip-3) canc. "Yoko
Nanyo (South Sea Mandated Islands), 1914, Tazawa 10 S. (strip-3) canc. "Yokosuka 8.2.2" (Feb. 2, 1919) on registered cover via "YOKOHAMA 10.2.19" to Basel/Switzerland. Tied to official business cover with "Yokohama" deleted and replaced by "Yap". Some covers originating form japanese occupied german south sea islands, but postmarked/Handled at Yokosuka p.o. exist. It may be that they were fwd. by the monthly navy supply ship for the South Sea area. Signed and photo cert. Holcombe (1999) who wrongly suggests the cancel may be "Yap"
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