NAMIBIA, GERMAN SOUTHWEST AFRICA, postcards captured and used by occupying South African forces.  Both are to a Miss I. Thompson in Cape Town by members of "No. 5158 2nd Y.S. B.C.O.Y.   "on active service" in place of a stamp:

a) b&w of a military band, inkstamp: POSTAGE FREE BASE 6 PASSED BY CENSOR, cancel: ARMY BASE P.O. 6 SOUTH AFRICA 15.FEB. 15 8--AM.  Cancel is double stamped & a bit hard to read, small spindle hole, 3 gouges 6, 4, and 4mm, none of the faults in a serious spot, otherwise VF+ and nice looking 85.00

b) tinted photo of district courthouse, Swakopmund, inkstamp PASSED BY CENSOR DOORGELATEN DOOR CENSOR, cancel: 5 12.MAR.15.8--AM.  6mm black ink circle upper left corner of face, corners a bit worn, otherwise XF and nice, 85.00

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