Ref: DR17710
  • £225.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Philippines - Ned Indies Red Cross). 1945. Stamp-less envelope written from a liberated Dutch soldier previously in Manilla now in a temporary camp at Menaire on Morotai Island addressed to Soerabaja with oval 'Luchtbeschermings Dienst/ Soerabaja/ Hoofd Sector/ V1' in blue (Air Defense Service Chief/ Sector v1) and circular 'Ned Ind. Roode Kruis/ FD. Soerabaja' on face in carmine.
Very rare item of liberation mail.
Ex Paul Bulterman and illustrated in his book "Nederlands Indie in Oorlog" page 297.