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Japan (Bando Prison Camp) 1917 registered money letter to Shanghai bearing three label tied with usual unclear violet Prisoner of War handstamps, Shanghai I.J.P.O. arrival backstamp; vertical filing crease affecting one label, rare.

Japan

Covers and stamps / Japan / Prisoner of War

(Bando Prison Camp) 1917 registered money letter to Shanghai bearing three label tied with usual unclear violet Prisoner of War handstamps, Shanghai I.J.P.O. arrival backstamp; vertical filing crease affecting one label, rare.

£525

China (German Post Offices – Prisoner of War) 1916 (17/3) stampless registered cover to Wilsnack bearing Tientsin a date stamp, blue registration handstamp at left overstruck by free handstamp, double ring Shanghai China (U.S. Postal agency) Registered date stamp on Mar 29 partly overlaid by censor label, New York transits of 2nd and 3rd of May and arrival of 16th June.China (German Post Offices – Prisoner of War) 1916 (17/3) stampless registered cover to Wilsnack bearing Tientsin a date stamp, blue registration handstamp at left overstruck by free handstamp, double ring Shanghai China (U.S. Postal agency) Registered date stamp on Mar 29 partly overlaid by censor label, New York transits of 2nd and 3rd of May and arrival of 16th June.

China

Covers and stamps / China / German Post Offices / Censored mail / Prisoner of War

(German Post Offices – Prisoner of War) 1916 (17/3) stampless registered cover to Wilsnack bearing Tientsin a date stamp, blue registration handstamp at left overstruck by free handstamp, double ring Shanghai China (U.S. Postal agency) Registered date stamp on Mar 29 partly overlaid by censor label, New York transits of 2nd and 3rd of May and arrival of 16th June.

£245

South Africa (Orange Free State) 1901 Prisoner of War cover to Green Point franked by two V.R.I. overprinted  ½d. on ½d., Censor Prisoners of War and Censor Prisoners of War/ Green Point cachets on front, Bloemfontein and arrival backstamps.South Africa (Orange Free State) 1901 Prisoner of War cover to Green Point franked by two V.R.I. overprinted  ½d. on ½d., Censor Prisoners of War and Censor Prisoners of War/ Green Point cachets on front, Bloemfontein and arrival backstamps.

South Africa

Covers and stamps / Orange Free State / Prisoner of War

(Orange Free State) 1901 Prisoner of War cover to Green Point franked by two V.R.I. overprinted ½d. on ½d., Censor Prisoners of War and Censor Prisoners of War/ Green Point cachets on front, Bloemfontein and arrival backstamps.

£65

Portugal (Prisoner of War) 1918 (18 Jun) 1c Ceres postal stationery card to Rastadt, Germany cancelled by fine Santarem cds, Censura N39 handstamp and four-line violet Commission Portugaise/ des/ Prisonniers de Guerre/ LISBONNE; good condition for these.

Portugal

Covers and stamps / Portugal / Censored mail / Postal Stationery / Prisoner of War

(Prisoner of War) 1918 (18 Jun) 1c Ceres postal stationery card to Rastadt, Germany cancelled by fine Santarem cds, Censura N39 handstamp and four-line violet Commission Portugaise/ des/ Prisonniers de Guerre/ LISBONNE; good condition for these.

£75

Australia (Prisoner of War) 1940s 7d. postal stationery air letter to Switzerland cancelled P.O.W. P.O. Cowra N.S.W. Aust. cds and below this three-line APPROVED FOR TRANSMISSION/ BY CAMP COMMANDANT/12A/7 handstamp, senders details on reverse; fine condition.

Australia

Covers and stamps / Australia / Prisoner of War

(Prisoner of War) 1940s 7d. postal stationery air letter to Switzerland cancelled P.O.W. P.O. Cowra N.S.W. Aust. cds and below this three-line APPROVED FOR TRANSMISSION/ BY CAMP COMMANDANT/12A/7 handstamp, senders details on reverse; fine condition.

£75

SOUTH AFRICA (Prisoner of War) 1915 ½d postal stationery card to Germany with framed three-line PRISONER OF WAR handstamp overstruck POST FREE/P.C./PRISONERS OF WAR handstamp and below this straight-line

SOUTH AFRICA (Prisoner of War)

Covers and stamps / South Africa / Prisoner of War

1915 ½d postal stationery card to Germany with framed three-line 'PRISONER OF WAR' handstamp overstruck 'POST FREE/P.C./PRISONERS OF WAR' handstamp and below this straight-line "PASSED BY CENSOR".

£65

Portugal Colonies - Mozambique 1917 1c Ceres postal stationery card to Switzerland bearing double-ring P.O.W. cachets, dispatch hexagonal cancel at centre and black South African censorship

Portugal Colonies - Mozambique

Covers and stamps / Portuguese Colonies / Mozambique / Censored mail / Postal Stationery / Prisoner of War

1917 1c Ceres postal stationery card to Switzerland bearing double-ring P.O.W. cachets, dispatch hexagonal cancel at centre and black South African censorship

£115

Portuguese Colonies - Mozambique 1917 stampless cover to South Africa bearing blue double-ring P.O.W. cachet, dispatch hexagonal cancel below and red South African censorship; light vertical filing crease.

Portuguese Colonies - Mozambique

Covers and stamps / Portuguese Colonies / Mozambique / Censored mail / Prisoner of War

1917 stampless cover to South Africa bearing blue double-ring P.O.W. cachet, dispatch hexagonal cancel below and red South African censorship; light vertical filing crease.

£95

Egypt 1919 (12 FE) ‘Prisoners of War’ stampless printed envelope to Morogoro, East Africa, redirected to Germany with Field Post Office GM date stamp (GHQ of Egyptian Expeditionary Forces), red framed CENSOR with further three-line framed censor handstamp in same ink below.Egypt 1919 (12 FE) ‘Prisoners of War’ stampless printed envelope to Morogoro, East Africa, redirected to Germany with Field Post Office GM date stamp (GHQ of Egyptian Expeditionary Forces), red framed CENSOR with further three-line framed censor handstamp in same ink below.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Germany / Egypt / British East Africa / Censored mail / Prisoner of War

1919 (12 FE) ‘Prisoners of War’ stampless printed envelope to Morogoro, East Africa, redirected to Germany with Field Post Office GM date stamp (GHQ of Egyptian Expeditionary Forces), red framed CENSOR with further three-line framed censor handstamp in same ink below.

£55

JORDAN: (Prisoner of War) 1944 cover to JERUSALEM bearing single franking 10m. with long bilingual address

JORDAN: (Prisoner of War)

Covers and stamps / Jordan / Censored mail / Red cross / Prisoner of War

1944 cover to JERUSALEM bearing single franking 10m. with long bilingual address "By war organisation/of the/British Red Cross/and order of St John.....", violet censor cachet at left, Amman backstamp; some slight faults but unusual item.

£75

Denmark 1946 (11.4.) envelope to Odense with ‘Interneret Brev’ label tied by Esbjerg B. cds, red Red Cross cachet at left; fine and fresh showing outer frame of dots on each side.Denmark 1946 (11.4.) envelope to Odense with ‘Interneret Brev’ label tied by Esbjerg B. cds, red Red Cross cachet at left; fine and fresh showing outer frame of dots on each side.

Denmark

Covers and stamps / Denmark / Red cross / Prisoner of War

1946 (11.4.) envelope to Odense with ‘Interneret Brev’ label tied by Esbjerg B. cds, red Red Cross cachet at left; fine and fresh showing outer frame of dots on each side.

£75

Netherland Indies After WW2, the Netherlands were given permission to establish a post office in ‘Beatrix Kamp’, Singapore, where ex-Dutch POW’s of the Japanese were housed following their release. This cover dated 13 MAR 1946 airmail to Leiden, showing the K 10 Gr handstamp applied to show under 10gr and thus available for free postage, Netherlands Postoffice Singapore cds.

Netherland Indies

Covers and stamps / Netherland East Indies / Singapore / Prisoner of War

After WW2, the Netherlands were given permission to establish a post office in ‘Beatrix Kamp’, Singapore, where ex-Dutch POW’s of the Japanese were housed following their release. This cover dated 13 MAR 1946 airmail to Leiden, showing the K 10 Gr handstamp applied to show under 10gr and thus available for free postage, Netherlands Postoffice Singapore cds.

£65

Jamaica Undated circa 1940 P.O.W. cover to Germany bearing four-line violet Postal Censor/ Jamaica/ Passed/ (6) handstamp and German censor cachet and tape on reverse; fine condition

Jamaica

Covers and stamps / Jamaica / Censored mail / Prisoner of War

Undated circa 1940 P.O.W. cover to Germany bearing four-line violet Postal Censor/ Jamaica/ Passed/ (6) handstamp and German censor cachet and tape on reverse; fine condition

£65

Malta Undated stampless WW1 cover to “Comite des Prisonniers de Guerre, Geneva” bearing fine double-oval  ‘FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR _ MALTA’ which is partially overstruck by Post Free P.C. Prisoners of War, the sender’s details on reverse as from “Camp de St Clement”. Also coming with small printed note from censor detailing letter instructions.Malta Undated stampless WW1 cover to “Comite des Prisonniers de Guerre, Geneva” bearing fine double-oval  ‘FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR _ MALTA’ which is partially overstruck by Post Free P.C. Prisoners of War, the sender’s details on reverse as from “Camp de St Clement”. Also coming with small printed note from censor detailing letter instructions.

Malta

Covers and stamps / Malta / Prisoner of War

Undated stampless WW1 cover to “Comite des Prisonniers de Guerre, Geneva” bearing fine double-oval ‘FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR _ MALTA’ which is partially overstruck by Post Free P.C. Prisoners of War, the sender’s details on reverse as from “Camp de St Clement”. Also coming with small printed note from censor detailing letter instructions.

£175