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Lot# 2571 - Auction 274-283

  • Lot# : 2571 Japan

    Japanese Occupation of Cambodia 1941: Group of four picture postcards with Airmail to Japan, despatched between October 10 and November 30, Shōwa 16 (1941), written from the 'Expeditionnairy Corps of French Indochina / Section M. Nakajima / Group 3804" and directed to Saitama nearby Tokyo, franked with 1937 definitive issue 5 s. blue & 10 s. red (Gi 318+322), tied by FPO cds, framed Control handstamp in violet and censorship cachet 'Sato' in red alongside. The only four known cards from Cambodia, French translation for one card included.rnNote: In August 1941 a Japanese garrison of 8'000 servicemen occupied the French protectorate of Cambodia.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF