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Lot# 3516 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3516 Thailand

    1916: Stampless 'On Active Service' cover struck with FIELD POST OFFICE / T2 datestamp (Arras, France), with framed 'Passed By Censor 454' cachet in red, mailed to Raheng, Thailand. Struck with triangular 'T' marking and manuscript '30' (satang) due in crayon. The reverse with array of transit datestamps including Bangkok (June 20), 'Paknampoh' and 'Raheng'; also a 'Baccy' illustrated card from a British FPO with Bangkok arrival cds (April 1916) and taxed at '10' satang.  An extraordinary destination for First World War FPO mail. Rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF