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Lot# 2017 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 2017 Turkey

    British POW Mail 1916 (June 11): British Red Cross Society POW card with handstamped "FOR P.W. TURKEY ONLY" at top, with circular "Postage Free" cachet below, written from Nuneaton to Changri Camp (No. 24) by 2nd. Lt. W.W.A. Phillips of the 24th Punjabis, "Prisoner of War - Kut Garrison" with framed Turkish Censor cachet also on front; together with a card from Changri Camp to the sender of the above card, with Censor on reverse and Nuneaton arrival (Feb 17, 1918). Scarce pair.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF