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1940 German Occupation Luxemburg Official Cover last day of validity for the stamps of Luxembourg during the German Occupation
Lot 1935
German Dienstpost cover with Scott Nos. 159-162, 164, 168-170, 173, and 188 cancelled in Luxembourg-Ville on 30 September 1940, the last day of validity for the stamps of Luxembourg during the German Occupation.
Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Grossherzogtum Luxemburg), is one of the smallest nations in Europe. It is situated in the northwestern sector of the continent, and covers an area of 998 square miles. Its eastern boundary with Germany is formed by the Our, Sure, and Moselle rivers. Its maximum length (north to south) is 51 miles, and its maximum width (east to west) is 35 miles. The population in 1940 was 296,913. The above cover was mailed in the capital city (1940 population, 57,740).
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Luxembourg is divided into two distinct physiographic regions: the Osling which occupies the northern one-third of the country; and the Gutland (Good Land) which makes up the southern two-thirds. The Osling is an eastward extension of the densely forested Ardennes Mountains (average elevation 1,500 feet), whi
Type: Postal History, Cover
Condition: Used
Period: 1940-1959
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