Ref: DR17753
  • £550.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Protection Camp Mail). 1941. Netherlands East Indies postal stationery card 3 1/2c grey written from Salatiga Protection Camp dated '28th April 1941' with Beschermingskamp voor/ Duitsche Vrouwen/ Salatiga/ Beheerder' hand-stamp and cancelled Salatiga '28/4', addressed to Soerabaja, routed via Medan with 'Gecensureerd' in carmine on face.
The Salatiga Protection Camp hosted 43 German women and 51 children. Mail from this camp is very rare.
Ex Paul Bulterman's Internment Camp collection and illustrated in "Nico de Weijer's' wonderful book on Netherlands Indies censorship and Internment Camp Mail on page 202.