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Auction: 23028 - Stamps and Covers of India and South East Asia
Lot: 193

Prisoner of War Mail

World War I
1917 (6 May) "Prisoners of War." letter sheet (fragile) to Constantinople, showing light circular "censorship stamp/Passed by Commandant/Date..../Signature or Initials/Camp thayetmyo/burma" in blue (Davis Fig. 54; crossed by light fold) partly overstruck by black Turkish censor h.s. and, on reverse, "Prisoners of War Camp/Thayetmyo, Burma" h.s. in red. Rare, only seven examples known. Photo

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