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Lot# 5128 - Auction 274-283

  • Lot# : 5128 Chile

    1918 (May 27): Prisoner of War concessionary rate cover to the German 'Hilfsverein' in Stockholm, endorsed 'Tasefrei' and mailed with 'Talcahuano' cds in black. Reverse with name of P.O.W. Seaman Paul Flaiter of the 'SMS Dresden' (scuttled off Robinson Crusoe Island in 1915). Reseal British "OPENED BY / CENSOR/ P.W. 674" on reverse (run by female staff only in London) with Stockholm arrival (Aug 8) above. Scarce and fine.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF