1943 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES

Ref: DR17712
  • £175.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Prisoner of War in Java). 1943. Netherlands East Indies Japanese Occupation 'Dai Nippon' postal stationery card 3 1/2c grey printed reply section headed 'Kartoepos Dengan Balasan Telah Dibajar' written from Djakarta, endorsed 'Tawanan Militair' (Military Prisoner) addressed to 'H. Obenhuyun, No 10767 (B), Sergeant 2nd class, Java' with framed 'Furyo Yubin' (Prisoner of War Post) and hand-struck 'Prisoner of War' in carmine, not listed by David Tett in his book Dutch Indies 'Paradise Lost.'
Very few Japanese Occupation reply cards known.
Ex Paul Bulterman's Prisoner of War collection.