1944 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES

Ref: DR17736
  • £275.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Japanese Occupation). 1944. Registered 'Dai Nippon' postal stationery card 3 1/2c olive-grey upgraded with 'Japanese Occupation' SG 10, 20c olive tied by Sarangan date stamp '6th March 44' with matching registration label, addressed to the Javanese Bank, Djakarta with Djakarta '9/3' and Djakartakota '10/3' and circular Japanese Occupation arrival in violet 'March 18' with framed 'Ket'etsuzumi' (censored) on face.
Very rare registered postal stationery card from the Japanese Occupation. The German woman and children around 400 were housed in the "Scoola Djerman" (German School), they departed for Germany in 1946.
The card is written in Malay by an Indonesian lady married to a German who was captured in 1940 and deported in in 1942 to Suriname.
Ex Paul Buluterman's Internment Camp collection and illustrated in his book 'Nederlnds Indie in Oorlog" page 44.