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[17894]  NED EAST INDIES [WW2 VELDPOST/MONEY CARD  1942 (Feb 24)
[17894]  NED EAST INDIES [WW2 VELDPOST/MONEY CARD  1942 (Feb 24)
[17894] NED EAST INDIES [WW2 VELDPOST/MONEY CARD 1942 (Feb 24) Dutch Indies printed Money Order [Imprint ST-6237-40] bearing Queen Wilhelmina 80c tied Veldpost /Sopteerkantor/B cds & with boxed Veldpost /Distributiekt 105 h/s with below unframed 24 Feb 1942 hand stamp all in black alongside unframed Censuur /Gepassered /B h/s in red with original address deleted in red crayon & forwarded with on reverse Soerabaja [27 Feb] + Soerabaja/Simpang [2 Mar] transit cds with on face unframed 18 May 1942 arrival hand stamp in violet. ............................................................................................... This is extremely late Veldpost as the Dutch Indies had surrendered to the Japanese on 9 March. .............................................................................................. The invasion in early 1942 was swift and complete. By January 1942, parts of Sulawesi and Kalimantan were under Japanese control. By February, the Japanese had landed on Sumatra where they had encouraged the Acehnese to rebel against the Dutch. On 27 February, the Allied navy's last effort to contain Japan was swept aside by their defeat in the Battle of the Java Sea.From 28 February to 1 March 1942, Japanese troops landed on four places along the northern coast of Java almost undisturbed. The fiercest fighting had been in invasion points in Ambon, Timor, Kalimantan, and on the Java Sea. In places where there were no Dutch troops, such as Bali, there was no fighting. On 9 March, the Dutch commander surrendered along with Governor General Jonkheer A.W.L. Tjarda van Stankenborgh Stachouwer ....................http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_occupation_of_Indonesia#The_invasion
US$200
[19798]  KOREA - JAPAN….JAPANESE MILITARY OCCCUPATION..  1905 (Nov 23)
[19798]  KOREA - JAPAN….JAPANESE MILITARY OCCCUPATION..  1905 (Nov 23)
[19798] KOREA - JAPAN….JAPANESE MILITARY OCCCUPATION.. 1905 (Nov 23) [38.11.23] Red on Buff Japanese Post Card to Japan from Occupation Force soldier cancelled vernacular Tegu /Chosen date stamp. ............................................................................................... During the Russo - Japanese War (Feb 1904 - August 1905) with the Russians withdrawing towards Harbin in early March 1905 that marked the end of the land fighting. The Japanese then apparently on 1 April withdrew the Field Post Offices in Korea in favour of using the conventional Japanese Postal System in Korea.
US$50
[19797]  KOREA - JAPAN….JAPANESE MILITARY OCCCUPATION..  1905 (Dec 21)
[19797]  KOREA - JAPAN….JAPANESE MILITARY OCCCUPATION..  1905 (Dec 21)
[19797] KOREA - JAPAN….JAPANESE MILITARY OCCCUPATION.. 1905 (Dec 21) [38.12.21] Plain stampless envelope to Japan from Japanese soldier cancelled vernacular Hoeryeong /Chosen date stamp & with orange unframed Military Mail handstamp. ................................................................................................ During the Russo - Japanese War (Feb 1904 - August 1905) with the Russians withdrawing towards Harbin in early March 1905 that marked the end of the land fighting. The Japanese then apparently on 1 April withdrew the Field Post Offices in Korea in favour of using the conventional Japanese Postal System in Korea.
US$100
[19261]  JAPAN…1919 FORCES in SIBERIA…  1918 (Dec 26)
[19261]  JAPAN…1919 FORCES in SIBERIA…  1918 (Dec 26)
[19261] JAPAN…1919 FORCES in SIBERIA… 1918 (Dec 26) [7.12.26] Plain postcard to Shiga from Japanese soldier, 68th Infantry, 7th Company cancelled FPO 8 cds located at Chita & with red unframed Military Mail hand stamp & on reverse hand illustration of Japanese & also Red Cross flags .................................................................................... The writer states he has been in Hospital for the last 60 days & will not be discharged this year.. Rasmussen records FPO 8 used 5 Oct 18 - 30 Jan 19 by 68th Inf. at Chita
US$150
[19260]  JAPAN…1919 FORCES in SIBERIA…  1919 (Oct 4)
[19260]  JAPAN…1919 FORCES in SIBERIA…  1919 (Oct 4)
[19260] JAPAN…1919 FORCES in SIBERIA… 1919 (Oct 4) [8.10.4] Military postcard to Gifu from Japanese soldier, 68th Infantry, 6th Company cancelled FPO 2 cds located at Nikolsk & with smudged red unframed Military Mail hand stamp …….Rasmussen states FPO 2 was used 29 April -28 September 1919 by 68th Inf. at Nikolsk this extends that date
US$150
[18888]  KOREA - JAPAN…RUSSO JAPANESE WAR HOSPITAL SHIP KOUUN-MARU..  1905 (Oct 26)
[18888]  KOREA - JAPAN…RUSSO JAPANESE WAR HOSPITAL SHIP KOUUN-MARU..  1905 (Oct 26)
[18888] KOREA - JAPAN…RUSSO JAPANESE WAR HOSPITAL SHIP KOUUN-MARU.. 1905 (Oct 26) Coloured picture postcard entitled "The Swaroff as seen from the Mikasa wrapped in Smoke" to Hiroshima datelined from "Hospital Ship Kouun-Maru anchored at Yongampo, Korea" & cancelled vernacular Liaotung Commissariat FPO 12 (10 Oct) cds located Antungnsien, Manchuria & with red unframed Military Mail hand stamp plus Hiroshima (31 Oct) arrival cds .......................... On the 7 February 1905 a party of 2 Doctors & 22 Nurses from the 38th RRelief Squad transferred from the H.S. Dairen-Maru to H.S. Kouun-Maru which then made a total of 23 trips Dairen-Yokahama-Tadotsu-Unjina carrying a total of 6653 sick or injured soldiers with the last day of there voyages being 24 January 1906
US$450
[18353]  NED. EAST INDIES…JAPANESE OCCUPATION..  1942 (Aug 11)
[18353]  NED. EAST INDIES…JAPANESE OCCUPATION..  1942 (Aug 11)
[18353] NED. EAST INDIES…JAPANESE OCCUPATION.. 1942 (Aug 11) Singer Sewing Machines Co. printed envelope with addressee name partly scratched out & obliterated with glue to company offices at Tiga Belata bearing Malaya Straits Settlements pair 5c Overprinted by Japaneses in red Medan cds with red boxed Japanese hand stamp alongside
US$250
[18352]  KOREA - JAPAN…REGISTERED MILITARY MAIL..  1913 (Oct 29)
[18352]  KOREA - JAPAN…REGISTERED MILITARY MAIL..  1913 (Oct 29)
[18352]  KOREA - JAPAN…REGISTERED MILITARY MAIL..  1913 (Oct 29)
[18352] KOREA - JAPAN…REGISTERED MILITARY MAIL.. 1913 (Oct 29) [2.10.29] Plain envelope registered to Aichi-Ken from T. Fujimoto, Chunchon Guard unit, Kangwon Province bearing 3x 3s + single 1s tied Chunchon vernacular cds & with red on white registration label alongside red boxed Military Mail hand stamp ................................................ Note:- The letter is complete and a scanned image can be provided if required.
US$150
[18323]  INDO-CHINE - FRANCE..WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION PERIOD...  1942 (Sep 30)
[18323]  INDO-CHINE - FRANCE..WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION PERIOD...  1942 (Sep 30)
[18323] INDO-CHINE - FRANCE..WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION PERIOD... 1942 (Sep 30) Plain envelope used locally bearing Indo-Chine Emperor Bao Dai 6c rose tied Saigon Central /Cochinchine cds …..By July 1941 the Japanese were in complete occupation of Indo-Chine but allowed the French Vichy to administer the territory as a puppet regime
US$250
[18047]  CAROLINE Is - GERMANY …WW2 CENSORED under JAPANESE CONTROL…  1940 (Sep 26)
[18047]  CAROLINE Is - GERMANY …WW2 CENSORED under JAPANESE CONTROL…  1940 (Sep 26)
[18047] CAROLINE Is - GERMANY …WW2 CENSORED under JAPANESE CONTROL… 1940 (Sep 26)[15.9.26] Japanese Mounted Warrior 2 sen stationary card to Germany & forwarded on arrival datelined H. Rittman, Palau, Nan Yo Japan & uprated with additional marginal pair 4 sen making 10 sen rate tied vernacular (27 Sep) cds & with blue circular C within circle alongside red Obercommando der Wehrmacht /Eagle Swastika handstamps .............................The Caroline Islands were purchased in 1899 by Germany from Spain. Japan occupied the islands during WW1 & were granted a League of Nations over them in 1920 until the end of WW2 after which they became a Trust Territory of the USA until Independence.....Censored mail from the Japanese period is seldom offered & rare.
US$2500
[17992]  PALAU Is -JAPAN….WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL…..  1915 (Feb 15)
[17992]  PALAU Is -JAPAN….WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL…..  1915 (Feb 15)
[17992]  PALAU Is -JAPAN….WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL…..  1915 (Feb 15)
[17992]  PALAU Is -JAPAN….WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL…..  1915 (Feb 15)
[17992] PALAU Is -JAPAN….WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL….. 1915 (Feb 15)[4.2.1] Illustrated pictorial letter sheet showing Cherry Tree from Japanese soldier/sailor to Japan cancelled very scarce vernacular Naval Ship Postal Agency No 5 cds located Palau Island with alongside another vernacular Japanese cds dated 18th Feb .................................... In early  1915 Japanese forces captured & occupied the German Colonies in the South Pacific mail is very scarce..................................... Note:- The letter is continuous it is NOT split but is too long for my scanner bed so is done in two halves.
US$2500
[17982]  CAROLINE Is - JAPAN...WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL...   1918 (Oct 20)
[17982]  CAROLINE Is - JAPAN...WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL...   1918 (Oct 20)
[17982] CAROLINE Is - JAPAN...WW1 JAPANESE NAVAL MAIL... 1918 (Oct 20) [7.10.20] Black & white picture postcard showing Schoolchildren in front of Palao girls Elementary school to Achibuki-Cho, Kobe city from sailor cancelled Palau Naval Service Postal Agency cds & with orange unframed vernacular Japanese censor hand stamp & Sannomiya (10 Nov) [7.11.10] transit cds ...........Exceptional & rare item from Japanese Military P.O. during WW1 with "I inform you of my safety from Palau Islands E 134 x N 7.5 degree" in message
US$2500
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[17817] MANCHUKUO...JAPANESE OCCUPATION CENSORED... 1944-45 envelope written in Japanese script bearing Manchukuo Japanese characters 10f [SG 157] tied vernacular cds & with scarce black on blue & white Manchukuo Empire Government Police Office Censor label & on back tiny unframed 215 hand stamp in violet
US$400
[17812]  CHINA...JAPANESE OCCUPATION NORTH CHINA INTERNAL MAIL...  1944 (Jul 2)
[17812]  CHINA...JAPANESE OCCUPATION NORTH CHINA INTERNAL MAIL...  1944 (Jul 2)
[17812] CHINA...JAPANESE OCCUPATION NORTH CHINA INTERNAL MAIL... 1944 (Jul 2) envelope used internally bearing vertical pair Sun Yat-sen 18c overprinted North China in black & further overprinted 4th Anniv. of Establishment of North China Political Council in red (SG 173) tied by vernacular Chinese cds
US$230
[17809]  NORTH KOREA - JAPAN...POST RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR MILITARY STATIONARY...  1906 (Aug 5)
[17809]  NORTH KOREA - JAPAN...POST RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR MILITARY STATIONARY...  1906 (Aug 5)
[17809] NORTH KOREA - JAPAN...POST RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR MILITARY STATIONARY... 1906 (Aug 5)[5.8.39] Japanese red on pink Military postal card to Ota Tax Office, Gifu Prefecture from soldier with 52 -3 Infantry, Genson Guard Force cancelled vernacular Genson (now Wonsan) cds & with smudged unreadable Japanese arrival cds ......................Late use of this scarce card after end of Russo-Japanese war from Genson (Wonsan) North Korea.
US$450
[17800]  JAPAN -USA...NIPPONOPHONE Co. to LOS ANGELES CENSORED...  1940 (Oct 11)
[17800]  JAPAN -USA...NIPPONOPHONE Co. to LOS ANGELES CENSORED...  1940 (Oct 11)
[17800] JAPAN -USA...NIPPONOPHONE Co. to LOS ANGELES CENSORED... 1940 (Oct 11) Nipponophone Company Ltd., Western Music Division Tokyo printed envelope to Los Angeles bearing 1st Showa 20s tied unclear cds & with Plain white re-sealing label with small red on white Japanese Censor label tied on back circular venacular Japanese censor hand stamp
US$400
[17760]  BURMA - JAPAN...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION of BURMA...  1945(Feb 27)
[17760]  BURMA - JAPAN...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION of BURMA...  1945(Feb 27)
[17760] BURMA - JAPAN...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION of BURMA... 1945(Feb 27)[27.2.20] Japanese reply portion of red Military Star post card to Gifu city, Japan from soldier with Kawase Party “Mori” 3751 Unit Burma EF with boxed Military mail hand stamp with circular red censor chop of Kawase inserted & partial rare unframed “KO KU” h/and stamp for Airmail to Gifu City arriving 5 Aug 45 ............These postcards, free and prepaid, were a rare privilege and only issued periodically during this difficult period for the Japanese & he mentions quite correctly that communications are a problem and states “I suppose that ordinary postcards have not reached you many times, airmail may be better
US$600
[17757]  BURMA - JAPAN...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION of BURMA with TENKENZUMI CENSOR...  1944 (Jun 20)
[17757]  BURMA - JAPAN...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION of BURMA with TENKENZUMI CENSOR...  1944 (Jun 20)
[17757] BURMA - JAPAN...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION of BURMA with TENKENZUMI CENSOR... 1944 (Jun 20) Red Special Military Airmail Star post card to Shizouka Prefecture, Japan from soldier Mamiya Party “Hayashi” 3629 Unit = 51st Field High Artillery Battalion Burma EF & wiih scarce boxed Tenkenzumi (Checked) hand stamp with below orange circular censors chop of Yokobayashi ..........The Tenkenzumi hand stamp was used in Manchuria but it appears that this was brought to Burma the usage of it being very rare
US$650
[17752]  NEW GUINEA - JAPAN...WW2 OCCUPATION FORCES in EASTERN NEW GUINEA...  1944 (Feb)
[17752]  NEW GUINEA - JAPAN...WW2 OCCUPATION FORCES in EASTERN NEW GUINEA...  1944 (Feb)
[17752] NEW GUINEA - JAPAN...WW2 OCCUPATION FORCES in EASTERN NEW GUINEA... 1944 (Feb) Orange Japanese Military printed Dove & Helmet Stationary card to Rinnosuke Kurokawa, Shibakiri, Kanie Town, Kaifu-Gun, Aichi Prefecure from Masao Kurokawa, Isozaki Party, "Mou " 6081 Unit, 1st Battery of Independant Field Search, 18th Army, Eastern New Guinea, South Sea E. F. with boxed Censored hand stamp with oval orange chop of Noguchi inserted & additionally censored with oval chop of Isoaki & endorsed "Arrived 6th Apr Showa 19th year" = 1944 ............The 18th Japanese Naval Army was activated on 7 August 1943 to take over from the 17th Army in Eastern New Guinea during the period of the US counter offensive
US$330
[16955]  JAPAN-PHILIPPINE Is...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION..  1942 (Apr 14)
[16955]  JAPAN-PHILIPPINE Is...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION..  1942 (Apr 14)
[16955] JAPAN-PHILIPPINE Is...WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION.. 1942 (Apr 14)[17.4.14] Coloured picture postcard entitled "Kawaguchiko, Fuji" to Japanese soldier Tsunoda Party, 1015 Expeditionary Force occupying Philippine Is bearing New Year Greeting 2s tied Shizuoka Gotenba d/s & with boxed Military h/s in black with orange circular censor chop of Lieut. Sanjo inserted
US$350
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