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Centenary of the Battle of Cocos Island - Maxicard (2)

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Royal Australian Navy
Centenary of the Battle of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Maximum Card
Front of the card is our Battle of Cocos Island Maxicard - Back of card has the 70 cent HMAS Sydney stamps issued by Cocos Island to commemorate the battle + 1 $ HMAS Sydney Cinderella stamp, maxicard is canceled on Sunday 9th November with Garden Island postmark (day of the centenary of the battle)
Only 12 of those maxicards are produced

HMAS Sydney I engaged and destroyed SMS Emden off Cocos (Keeling) Islands on 9th November 1914 in the RAN major naval engagement More info: The Battle of Cocos took place on 9 November 1914 during World War I off the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, in the north east Indian Ocean. The German light cruiser SMS Emden attacked the British cable station on Direction Island and was engaged several hours later by HMAS Sydney I, an Australian light cruiser.

  • Model Number: XX7
  • 7 Units in Stock


This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 09 November, 2014.

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