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Argyll Etkin Ltd Sale: 49

Worldwide Stamps and Covers
1941-45 Forces Mail & Internee Mail
Sale No: 49
Lot No: 1497

image 1941 (July) Reused O.H.M.S Air Mail cover endorsed "From O.C 2/15th Pb. R, c/o Base Postal Depot Bombay", addressed to the Commanding Officer of the 10/15th Punjab Regt in India, franked 25c cancelled by the very scarce "F.P.O 50C" c.d.s, triangular "PASSED BY / CENSOR / No. 3099" and Ambala arrival c.d.s (Aug 5), Indian Section Base Office backstamp (July 28). Also a single 25c stamp with partial 1941 (June 23) Indian Section Base Office c.d.s. The rare F.P.O 50C used at Kuching by the Sarawak Defence Forces, an earlier use than recorded by Proud. (2). Photo on Page 236. (Image1)

Opening GBP 300.00
Sold...GBP 460.00

Closed..Mar-10-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 460

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 1498

image c.1943 Type 2 Borneo P.O.W card, on thin brown card with six pre-printed phrases on reverse, unusually with these crossed out and a 107 word message written, contrary to regulations but allowed by the Japanese on this occasion, sent to England by "Mrs H. Broodbank, British Born, Kuching, Sarawak, N. Borneo". Handstamped violet "Borneo Prisoners of War Camp" and boxed "Censored" unusually with two red censor chops (Kubo + Suga?) and a British P.W Censor. Usual minor edge creases and a vertical fold but much finer than most of the few recorded examples of this card. Also a 1945 (Sep 11) letter from Hilda Broodbank at Kuching on Australian Comforts Fund notepaper (no cover), the first letter written after her release. (2). Photo on Inside Back Cover. (Image1)

Opening GBP 500.00
Sold...GBP 650.00

Closed..Mar-10-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 1499

image 1945 (Dec 5) Stampless Australian Comforts Fund envelope to England, endorsed "Liberated Civilian" with "FIELD POST OFFICE / 034" c.d.s applied at Kuching, return address of "Mother Clotilda, St. Teresas Convent, Kuching". This F.P.O used at Kuching Sept. 1945 - Jan 1946. A fine and rare use from Kuching, unusual on a stampless cover sent by a liberated internee. Photo on Page 236. (Image1)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 320.00

Closed..Mar-10-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 320
Sale No: 49
Lot No: 1500

image 1945 (Nov 6) Cover from Labuan (or Sandakan?) to Kuching with Australia 3d cancelled "FIELD POST OFFICE / 037", a second strike on the front, recorded by Proud used at Labuan (June - 1st Oct 1945) then probably at Sandakan (26 Nov 1945 - Jan 1946). Also three covers with Australian stamps cancelled by Kuching c.d.s with italic "1945" year date, including November 6th First Day Cover franked 1d, 3d, 6d and 1/-. (4). Photo on Page 236. (Image1)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 250.00

Closed..Mar-10-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 250

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