1943 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES

Ref: DR17657
  • £175.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Prisoner of War in Java). 1943. 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, Ken' etsuzumi' (Java Prisoner of War Camp, Censored) in red, written from 'M. van de Scheer, No 1-8074, Dutch, Djawa C.R. (Batavia Djakarta) addressed to C.J. van de Scheer, Bat 15209' with framed 'Ken' etszumi' (censored) in violet with oval "Asanuma" censor in carmine with hand-struck 'Jawa hon' (Java POW Headquarters) and endorsed 'P Baroe' (Pakenbaroe) in blue crayon, indicating 'van der Scheer' had been transferred to Sumatra.
Ex Paul Bulterman's Prisoner of War collection.