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[20520]  CYPRUS - PALESTINE ….INTERNED JEWISH DETAINEES..  1947 (Jul 13)
[20520]  CYPRUS - PALESTINE ….INTERNED JEWISH DETAINEES..  1947 (Jul 13)
[20520] CYPRUS - PALESTINE ….INTERNED JEWISH DETAINEES.. 1947 (Jul 13) Plain envelope with light vertical crease to Tel Aviv from Jewish Internee in Special Internment Camp 64 bearing Cyprus 2p tied XYLOTYMBOU / CYPRUS skeleton cds. ............................................................................................... A series of 12 Internment Camps were set up & operated between August 1946 to January 1949 to intern & house Jewish immigrants that had immigrated or attempted to immigrate into Mandatory Palestine in violation of British policy..
US$200
[20484]  GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA..  1916 (Apr 5)
[20484]  GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA..  1916 (Apr 5)
[20484] GERMANY - CHINA - BURMA - CHINA…..WW1 RENNBAHN RACECOURSE CAMP POW FORWARDED & RE-ROUTED via BURMA.. 1916 (Apr 5) Printed stampless "Thank You for Parcel" card from Cpl. David Moss, 1st Lincoln Regt., Lager 2, Rennbahn, Munster to R.D. Fletcher, Custom House, Swatow cancelled Munster date stamp & with blue Rennbahn Camp censor & red Munster censor. Intercepted by British in Hong Kong with on reverse violet framed P.B.C. hand stamp alongside Swatow (25 Jun) arrival cds & on face red ink endorsement "Tengyueh via Bhamo", sent down to Rangoon & with violet circular Passed By Censor /Arms /Rangoon (Davis Type 58) alongside Rangoon GPO /Sorting (11 Jul) transit & Tengyueh (21 Jul) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ A remarkable item 107 days in transit which Davis in Burma Postal History p153 makes reference to this card.... Lager 2 was Rennbahn, Munster racecourse see... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_prisoner-of war_camps_in_Germany#VII_Army_Corps_(Munster) .... There were four camps: Münster I was outside the city in open farming country, Münster II was at the racecourse, Münster III was a former Army barracks, and Münster IV was reserved for Russian prisoners.
US$1125
[20327]  GB -HOLLAND..WW1 REGISTERED INSURED POW MAIL from I.O.M.  1916(Mar 30)
[20327]  GB -HOLLAND..WW1 REGISTERED INSURED POW MAIL from I.O.M.  1916(Mar 30)
[20327]  GB -HOLLAND..WW1 REGISTERED INSURED POW MAIL from I.O.M.  1916(Mar 30)
[20327] GB -HOLLAND..WW1 REGISTERED INSURED POW MAIL from I.O.M. 1916(Mar 30) GB 3d Brown registered stationary envelope to Rotterdam uprated with 5d & ½d tied The Camp Knockaloe/Peel cds & with Registration & Value Declared labels & manuscript "Insured for twenty pounds" from POW in Camp 4, Compound 3 Hut 1 with oval Aliens Detention Camp /Censored /Knockaloe I.O.M. handstamp partly overlaid by rare oval Postkantoor /Vlissingen /Queenborough wax seal & on reverse framed Folkestone /Vlissingen (2 Apr) datestamp & Rotterdam arrival (3 Apr) arrival cds. ................................................................................................ Mails to Holland were mostly carried by Zeeland Steamship Co. sailing between Flushing to Folkstone or Queenborough. On outbreak of war Queenborough was closed to Dutch steamships but other routes remained open, further changes to routes took place under Admiralty orders during 1915 & 1916. In Feb & Mar 1916 the Zeeland sailings were temporarily suspended & outward letter mails were carried by Great Eastern Railway steamers, the Zeeland sailing recommenced in April. A rare item....Ref; Mark: "British Censorship of Civil mails during WW1 1914-19, & Imperial & Foreign Mails sea conveyance during war 1914-18
US$2750
[20325]  GB - NETHERLANDS… REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSOR to ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION POW…  1916 (Sep 25)
[20325]  GB - NETHERLANDS… REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSOR to ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION POW…  1916 (Sep 25)
[20325] GB - NETHERLANDS… REGISTERED CENSORED with WAX SEAL CENSOR to ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION POW… 1916 (Sep 25) Mourning stampless envelope registered to Seaman Frogson, Benbow Batt. RN Division Interned in Grand Hotel des Bains, Katwijk Aanzee cancelled Registered / Sutton datestamp & with matching registration label No 368 & Opened By /Censor/1148 label tied oval War Office/Postal Censor wax seal (CCSG WS 1) with on reverse Katwijk Aan Zee (30 Sep) arrival cds. ............................................................................................... Very unusual being allowed to pass without tax despite being registered. As at 2000 the CCSG record 18 WS 1 wax seal censors although more have certainly survived.
US$230
[20389]  MEXICO - SWITZERLAND …WW2 SWISS CONSUL for ITALIAN CIVIL INTERNEES  1943 (Feb 8)
[20389]  MEXICO - SWITZERLAND …WW2 SWISS CONSUL for ITALIAN CIVIL INTERNEES  1943 (Feb 8)
[20389] MEXICO - SWITZERLAND …WW2 SWISS CONSUL for ITALIAN CIVIL INTERNEES 1943 (Feb 8) Printed air mail envelope to Department for Italian Civil Internees, Geneva from Roberto Ferrera, Swiss Consulate General, Caretaker for the interests of Italian Internees bearing Mexico pair Airs 20c & single 50c making 90c rate tied Servicio Aereo /Mexico cds & with transparent Examined By /322 tape & on reverse Lisbon (24 Apr) transit datestamps. ............................................................................................... Interesting item from the Swiss Consul General in Mexico to the caretaker of Italian civil internees interests in Geneva
US$150
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376]  KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP...  1960 (Mar 28)
[20376] KENYA.. MAU MAU REBELION PRISON CAMP to PRISON CAMP... 1960 (Mar 28) Stampless special printed stationary for use from & too Detention Camps imprinted G.P.K. 2930-100,000-11/56 to native prisoner at Kamiti Prison Detention Camp, P.O. Box 19 Kiambu Down prison (this was a maximun security camp) from Manyani Special Detention camp cancelled Manyani Camp (29 Mar) with alongside violet framed Postal Frank /H.M. Prison /Manyani (Kenya) & unframed Censored handstamps. ................................................................................................ Rare camp to camp mail between native prisoners during the Mau Mau rebellion that first kindled itself in Aug 1952 & by Oct troops from Britain had been flown in & a State of Emergency was declared on the 20th lasting until December 1959 by which time 10,000 Mau Mau members were dead & 80,000 suspects detained. Problems & sporadic attacks continued even after Kenya was granted independence mainly instigated by the Meru tribe people
US$500
[20371]  JAMAICA - GB...WW2 REGISTERED DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL to DUTCH FREE FORCES...  1943 (Dec 10)
[20371]  JAMAICA - GB...WW2 REGISTERED DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL to DUTCH FREE FORCES...  1943 (Dec 10)
[20371]  JAMAICA - GB...WW2 REGISTERED DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL to DUTCH FREE FORCES...  1943 (Dec 10)
[20371] JAMAICA - GB...WW2 REGISTERED DOUBLE CENSORED AIRMAIL to DUTCH FREE FORCES... 1943 (Dec 10) Airmail envelope registered to Royal Dutch Troops, P.O. Box 237, London E.C.1 bearing Bananas 3 x 3d + definitive 2 x 1d making strange 11d rate tied Gibraltar Camp cds & with matching Registration label No 3625 from civil internee Ch. v.d. Wichen, Gibraltar Camp 11, Kingston & with PC90 / Opened By / Examiner 622 preceeded with blue crayon D/ & on opposite side continuous Crowns /Opened By /Examiner /1415 labels with on reverse oval Kingston Jamaica /Registered (10 Dec) & New York (14 Dec) despatch & transit datestamps. ................................................................................................ After France fell in 1940 it was felt the Germans could advance through Spain threatening Gibraltar & denying the allies access to the Mediterranean. British authorities decided to evacuate as many as possible of the civilian population of Gibraltar to safer zones, mostly to the UK but 25 Oct 40 a group of 1104 of these evacuees arrived at Kingston with a further 400 evacuees arriving Port Arthur on 15 Dec 40. These evacuees were deemed Wards of the Crown & were not allowed to follow crafts or professions for pay nor could they reside anywhere other than the camp. All the able males were mbilised into the Pioneer Corps & as such acted as guards for the POW & Internment Camp. Ref..The Military Mail of Jamaica by Derek Sutcliffe 1982........ Scarce item between family members via Undercover address P.O. Box 237, with one interned & the other fighting with the Allied Free Dutch Forces 
US$450
[20345]  GERMANY - GB.....POST WAR REPATRIATED POW from RUSSIAN ZONE OCCUPATION…  1947 (Mar 14)
[20345]  GERMANY - GB.....POST WAR REPATRIATED POW from RUSSIAN ZONE OCCUPATION…  1947 (Mar 14)
[20345]  GERMANY - GB.....POST WAR REPATRIATED POW from RUSSIAN ZONE OCCUPATION…  1947 (Mar 14)
[20345]  GERMANY - GB.....POST WAR REPATRIATED POW from RUSSIAN ZONE OCCUPATION…  1947 (Mar 14)
[20345] GERMANY - GB.....POST WAR REPATRIATED POW from RUSSIAN ZONE OCCUPATION… 1947 (Mar 14) Printed stampless airmail envelope complete wth letter endorsed POW mail to Erwin Baumann, B 228558, Racecourse Camp, No 74 POW Camp, Tarporley, Cheshire cancelled Belsnitz (Erzgebi) (15 Mar) cds & with red crayon deleting address + blue crayon 23 & very fine violet unframed Addressee /Repatriated /Return to Sender handstamp
US$130
[20352]  ITALY - NEW ZEALAND.. WW2 N.Z POW…  1942 (Mar 1)
[20352]  ITALY - NEW ZEALAND.. WW2 N.Z POW…  1942 (Mar 1)
[20352]  ITALY - NEW ZEALAND.. WW2 N.Z POW…  1942 (Mar 1)
[20352]  ITALY - NEW ZEALAND.. WW2 N.Z POW…  1942 (Mar 1)
[20352] ITALY - NEW ZEALAND.. WW2 N.Z POW… 1942 (Mar 1) Posta di Prigioniero di Guerra printed letter sheet to Oamaru N.Z. from 15640 Pte. W. G. Bell in Camp 52 which was located Chiavari cancelled Posta Militare / N. 3100 (7 Mar) cds & with red circular Comando Campo Concentramento Prigioneri Di Guerra /Camp N. 52 /P.M. 3100 + violet circular 234 over 1 + black A within frame. Verificato Per Censura label tied black circular Ufficio Censura Posta Estero handstamp ...
US$50
[20334]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE …  1945 (Mar 25)
[20334]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE …  1945 (Mar 25)
[20334]  GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE …  1945 (Mar 25)
[20334] GREAT BRITAIN..WW2 POW & RETURNED BY SWISS POST OFFICE … 1945 (Mar 25) GB GV1 2½d Stationary envelope uprated with additional 2½d tied Farnham /Surrey datestamp by airmail to 149009 Lieut. Barnsdale, 111D /V11A, Oflag 79 with PC90 continuous Crowns /Opened By /Examiner /1867 label & with blue crayon X deleting address with on reverse violet framed This Letter has Been Returned By the Swiss Post Office who were unable o Reforward it to Germany because of the Interruption of Communications hand stamp. ............................................................................................... Item with a few spot marks
US$50
[20318]  GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY..  1918 (Jun 1)
[20318]  GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY..  1918 (Jun 1)
[20318]  GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY..  1918 (Jun 1)
[20318] GB - MESOPOTAMIA EXPED. FORCE from R. NAVAL DIV. POW in GERMANY.. 1918 (Jun 1) Picture postcard of HMS Bristol naval rating addressed to 200016 Sgt. H.L. Bowden, D Coy 4th Batt., Somerset Light Infantry, Mesopotamia Expeditonary, c/o Indian Office, London from British POW No 1160, Smn Bugler, E.B. White, No 1 Coy R.N. Division, Gefangenen Lager Doberitz, Germany cancelled partial Doberitz cds & with blue fancy framed 16 /Doberitz /Gepruft /A + violet circular Post Free /P.C. /Prisoner of War handstamps & faint red London F.S. (3 Jul)arrival machine datestamp. ........................................................................................... Nice ingoing card from Royal Naval Div. POW to Mesopotamia Exped. Force.
US$250
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[20240] AUSTRALIA …WW2 RED CROSS PARCEL ACKNOWLEDGMENT CARD .… WW2 Unused printed Australian Red Cross Acknowledgment card with printed Pre address to Prisoner's Department, Australian Red Cross Society, 36 Grosvenor Place, London S.W. 1. ................................................................................................. These cards were enclosed in P.O.W. parcels with the recipients details on the reverse to be completed & sent to London as acknowledgment of receipt
US$40
[20239]  AUSTRALIA...WW2 RED CROSS PARCEL RECEIVED ACKNOWLEDGEMENT CARD .…  1945 (Feb 17)
[20239]  AUSTRALIA...WW2 RED CROSS PARCEL RECEIVED ACKNOWLEDGEMENT CARD .…  1945 (Feb 17)
[20239] AUSTRALIA...WW2 RED CROSS PARCEL RECEIVED ACKNOWLEDGEMENT CARD .… 1945 (Feb 17) Australian Red Cross Society, Headquarters Administration, The Central Red Cross, Bureau for Wounded, Missing & POW, 120 Flinders St., Melbourne imprinted B.28, 10M/25/2/44 , Your Prisoner of War Parcel has been received and is being dealt with for despatch printed card to Mrs Hints, Albury N.S.W. with Melbourne 1½d meter cancel (20 Feb). .............................................................................................. Nice stationary with large print but not often offered
US$50
[20199]  PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA - NETHERLANDS….WW1 POW…  1916 (Mar 20)
[20199]  PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA - NETHERLANDS….WW1 POW…  1916 (Mar 20)
[20199]  PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA - NETHERLANDS….WW1 POW…  1916 (Mar 20)
[20199] PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA - NETHERLANDS….WW1 POW… 1916 (Mar 20) Alex Dencks, Lourenco Marques printed envelope with manuscript c/o Encampments dos Prisoneiros de Guerra to The Holland Bombay Trading Co., Amsterdam cancelled 6 sided Lourenco Marques /Central date stamp & with blue unframed Passed By Censor & violet oval Provincia de Mocanbique /Lourenco Marques /Service de Prisonniers de Guerre & on reverse blue oval Censored /27 Mar 1916 /Capetown hand stamp & 90% Amsterdam (3 May) arrival cds. ............................................................................................... Choice, scarce & exotic item.
US$1200
[20155]  SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY & FORWARDED to GERMANY... WW2 POW MAIL via RED CROSS GENEVA..  1943 (Sep 16)
[20155]  SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY & FORWARDED to GERMANY... WW2 POW MAIL via RED CROSS GENEVA..  1943 (Sep 16)
[20155] SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY & FORWARDED to GERMANY... WW2 POW MAIL via RED CROSS GENEVA.. 1943 (Sep 16) Plain envelope by airmail to Sergt. Harold Harper, South African POW, POW Camp 54 P.M. 3300 with red crayon Stalag V11 A, Prv 8929 & violet Nicht im Stalag V11 A bearing South African War Economy half size Bantams 3d & 6d tied East London cds & with red on white bi-lingual UC8 (Small) Opened By Censor label tied violet Arms B & with red circular International Red Cross /Geneva transit cachet. ............................................................................................... The Italians surrendered on 8 Sept 1943 & the Germans were quick in transporting allied POW's held by the Italians to Germany that resulted in some confusion over mail, nice item
US$150
[20154]  SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY... WW2 POW MAIL..  1945 (Oct 2)
[20154]  SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY... WW2 POW MAIL..  1945 (Oct 2)
[20154] SOUTH AFRICA - ITALY... WW2 POW MAIL.. 1945 (Oct 2) Italian Corrispondenza di Guerra, P.O.W. 9 stampless printed letter sheet imprinted C.T. Ltd - M7337. L711461 3,000,000. 15/9/43. to Bari from Italian POW cancelled red machine Capetown Post Paid (8 Oct) Post Early slogan & with violet unframed South African bi-lingual Per Airmail /Prisoners of War / Union of South Africa & Passed By Censor on reverse red crayon R. 1252 / n5. ................................................................................................. A very unusual item, Italy had capitulated in Sept. 43 & Bari had been in allied hands for well over a year !!
US$70
[20013]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED..  1917 (Nov 14)
[20013]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED..  1917 (Nov 14)
[20013]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED..  1917 (Nov 14)
[20013] AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED.. 1917 (Nov 14) Service des Prisonniers de Guerre Free printed envelope (Emery PSPE. 5) together with letter on Concentration Camps, Australia POW printed paper (Emery PSPNP. 2) to Norwood, S. Aust. from A.W.R.Decheit, 40/7 cancelled Liverpool /NSW (15 Nov) cds & with violet Censored /R. JW Holman /German Concentration Camps /Liverpool N.S.W (Emery CA. 235) & oval Passed By /4th M.D. /Censor (Humphreys A 2) applied Adelaide hand stamps.
US$250
[20012]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED..  1918 (Feb 20)
[20012]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED..  1918 (Feb 20)
[20012]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED..  1918 (Feb 20)
[20012] AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL DOUBLE CENSORED.. 1918 (Feb 20) Service des Prisonniers de Guerre Free printed envelope (Emery PSPE. 5) together with letter on Concentration Camps, Australia POW printed paper (Emery PSPNP. 2) to Norwood, S. Aust. from A.W.R.Decheit, 40/7 cancelled Liverpool /NSW cds & with violet Censored /R. JW Holman /German Concentraion Camps /Liverpoool N.S.W (Emery CA, 235) & oval Passed By /4th M.D. /Censor (Humphreys A 2) applied Adelaide hand stamps.
US$250
[20011]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL..  1917 (Feb 27)
[20011]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL..  1917 (Feb 27)
[20011]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL..  1917 (Feb 27)
[20011] AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL.. 1917 (Feb 27) Service des Prisonniers de Guerre Free printed envelope (Emery PSPE 7) together with letter on Concentration Camps, Australia POW printed paper (Emery PSPNP. 2) to Norwood, S. Aust. from A.W.R.Decheit, 40/7 cancelled Liverpool /NSW cds & with violet Censored /R. JW Holman /German Concentraion Camps /Liverpoool N.S.W (Emery CA, 235) hand stamp
US$170
[20009]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL..  1917 (Aug 7)
[20009]  AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL..  1917 (Aug 7)
[20009] AUSTRALIA.. WW1 POW CAMP LIVERPOOL.. 1917 (Aug 7) Service des Prisonniers de Guerre Free printed envelope (Emey PSPE 4) to Diamond Creek, Melbourne from 2373 H. Krischki cancelled Liverpool /NSW cds & with violet Censored /R. JW Holman /German Concentraion Camps /Liverpoool N.S.W (Emery CA, 235) hand stamp & with Diamond Creek /Vic (10 Aug) arrival cds
US$170
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