1940 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES

Ref: DR17706
  • £125.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Red Cross - Egypt). 1940. Netherlands East Indies Red Cross Air Mail envelope written from 'Tikole, Lembok' addressed to 'Au Bureau International de la Croix Rouge/ Palais du Conseil General, Geneve (Suisse) bearing Netherlands Indies SG 408, 35c violet tied by Batavia date stamp '30th Nov 40' with 'Door Censuur Geopend' label tied by circular 'Het Nederlandsch Indische/ Roode Kruis' in carmine on face and reverse, endorsed 'Per K.L.M. tot Iraq' with 'Postes Egyptiennes/ Zagazig' seal in blue. Interesting item.
Ex Paul Bulterman and mentioned in his book "Nederlands Indie in Oorlog" page 233.