1945 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES

Ref: DR17656
  • £225.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Prisoner of War in Java). 1945. Prisoner of War postal stationery card with pre-printed 'Jawa Furyo Shuyosho' (Java Prisoner of War Camp) in brackets 'Furyo Shuyosho' (Prisoner of War Post) with boxed 'Jawa Furyo Shuyosho, Ket' etsuzumi' (Java Prisoner of War Camp, Censored) in red written from 'J. de Bruin, No 19098, Belanda (Dutch), Tjideng' and dated '29th Sept 2605', addressed to 'A.J. de Bruin, No 42167, Java CQ 111 (Bandoeng) with circular seal of "Sakai" in orange and endorsed 'C3' in blue crayon indicating location in camp. Very few known. (The example illustrated by David Tett on page 167 is not correct).
Card written in Malay. Lovely item of Prisoner of War mail to POW Camp.
Ex Paul Bulterman's Prisoner of War collection.