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Lot# 229 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 229 Great Britain

    Great War 1914/18: Collection with range of covers/cards (51 used + further cards) including early usages from the B.E.F. in September 1914, 1914 defence of Antwerp card mailed at Brugge and another (Oct 15, 1914) from Zonnebeke, Camp Postmarks with 1917 'Curragh Camp' card, 1916 'Bovingon Camp' cover, 'Morn Hill Camp / Winchester' cover, 1917 card from 'Sand Hill Camp /& Wilts.', 1916 illustrated Christmas card from POW held in "Ruhleben bei Spandau", 1917 Field Service card with "FIELD POST OFFICE / T.W.3" cds used by the Australian Division Train, 1915 card from German POW to another German POW on HMT Manitoba (off Ryde) with oval "Alien's Detention Camp / Douglas I.O.M." cachet and arrival of "HMT Lake Manitoba" in red; cards with cachets "Britsh Red Cross & Order of St. John" (three different), Propaganda leaflets dropped over German lines by Balloon (2) etc.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF