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Auction: 23026 - Stamps and Covers of the World
Lot: 1609

Somaliland Field Force
Fourth Expedition
F.P.O. 48

Eil Dab: 1903 (30 Dec.) stampless Thorp envelope to Macclesfield marked "Field Service, No stamps available, H.W.B. Thorp Capt., KOYLI, Somali F.F" with unframed "T" and U.K. "1d./f.b.", the reverse bears a good strike of the type D6 F.P.O. No.46 c.d.s., part Base Office Berbera, Aden (7.1) and Macclesfield (17.1); vertical crease and some tone spotting. Photo

At this time Eil Dab was made the advance base with a view to attacking the Mullah's force at Jidbali. It is thought that the Capt. Thorp was part of the garrison at Galadi, which was recalled to Eil Dab,

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