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Auction: 23028 - Stamps and Covers of India and South East Asia
Lot: 189

Prisoner of War Mail

World War I
1916 (22 Nov.) "prisoners of war letter"

"On Postal/Service" at top left and "From Prisoners of War Camp, Thayetmyo,/Burma, India" at foot, addressed to Galata and redirected to Tchtip (Stip) Macedonia (then Bulgaria), showing circular "censorship stamp/Passed by Commandant/Date..../Signature or Initials/Camp thayetmyo/burma" in blue (Davis Fig. 54), "KOMP" censor cachet in red with Galata datestamp on reverse. Very rare. Photo

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