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lot # 228 - europe Great Britain

Price: CHF 200.00
Tuesday May 31, 2022 09:00 Europe/Zurich
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Great War 1914/18: Album of covers/cards (27 used items + further cards) with interesting range of Instructional markings including Xmas Day 1914 cover from "Army Post Office / 33", taxed and Censored and mailed to "Puntas Arenas, Straits of Magellan", stampless 1914 cover with framed "Posted by WOUNDED SOLDIER / 2nd. WESTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL" in red and another with circular cachet of "2nd. Western Hospital / Manchester / Posted by a Wounded Soldier" in violet, 1916 card to USA with framed "Picture Post-cards addressed to / Neutral countries are returned / by the Censor" in violet, 1915 cover at ½ d. rate to Germany with "UNDELIVERABLE / (ENEMY COUNTRY) / RETURN TO SENDER" in black and another similarly marked to Turkey, 1916 cover to Switzerland with "OPENED BY CENSOR / RETURN TO SENDER" label in blue, covers to Germany and Bulagaria with "UNDELIVERABLE / LPS" handstamps (London Postal Service); 1916 reg'd cover to Switzerland Resealed with "WAR OFFICE / POSTAL CENSOR" in red wax, 1918 cover to Russia with framed "SERVICE SUSPENDED", 1917 cover to British Naval seaman interned in Holland, British POW in Langensalza camp card etc.

Catalogue 284: Europe & Overseas


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