BOER WAR (ST HELENA)

Ref: 11324
  • £395.00

1901 1d stationery card with long message from a German Prisoner of War in Broad Bottom Camp addressed to Germany cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'MY 25 01' 'PRISONER OF WAR BROAD BOTTOM CAMP / CENSOR; initialed in red manuscript 'A.W.P. This reputed to be the earliest known use of the 'A.W.P.' censorship in red. Receiving cancellation on the front.