Detail: Lot 269

Lot No: 269
Date: 1944, Jan 24
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: British Prisoner of War Post/Kriegsgefangenenpost/Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, addressed to an army sapper at Camp M-Stammlager IVF J2, Germnay, blue tablet "Air Mail/Par Avion", with important warning about the POW number, blue/white, franked imprint 2 1/2d KGVI airmail letter sheet. The two thick lines across the writing inside indicate that the letter has been tested chemically for hidden messages. The camp was situated at Cheminitz, Saxony and held mainly French troops captured during the battle of France, and British captured in North Africa. Nice item.

Bid:
(GB External) British Prisoner of War Post/Kriegsgefangenenpost/Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, addressed to an army sapper at Camp M-Stammlager IVF J2, Germnay, blue tablet "Air Mail/Par Avion", with important warning about the POW number, blue/white, franked imprint 2 1/2d KGVI airmail letter sheet.
The two thick lines across the writing inside indicate that the letter has been tested chemically for hidden messages.  The camp was situated at Cheminitz, Saxony and held mainly French troops captured during the battle of France, and British captured in North Africa. Nice item.
(GB External) British Prisoner of War Post/Kriegsgefangenenpost/Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, addressed to an army sapper at Camp M-Stammlager IVF J2, Germnay, blue tablet "Air Mail/Par Avion", with important warning about the POW number, blue/white, franked imprint 2 1/2d KGVI airmail letter sheet.
The two thick lines across the writing inside indicate that the letter has been tested chemically for hidden messages.  The camp was situated at Cheminitz, Saxony and held mainly French troops captured during the battle of France, and British captured in North Africa. Nice item.