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1944 Registered cover franked with Sc B258, B262, B263, B266 and B267 of the 1944 War Heroes Day set
Lot 246
Philatelically prepared cover franked with five values of the 1944 Hero Memorial Day set (Sc B258, B262, B263, B266 and B267). The sender asked the postal clerk to “Please stamp neatly.”
Posted in Mainz, 3 May 1944 and addressed to Staff Paymaster A. Dutz at the Metz Ration Depot.
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Mainz is in southwestern Germany a few miles east of Frankfort am Main at 270 feet above sea level. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, opposite and below the influx of the Main. Historically, it was the first ecclesiastical city of Germany, and long known for its wines and high quality leather goods. During the Third Reich, Mainz was in the State of Hesse with a Statthalter (governor) appointed by Hitler in 1935. The population in 1940 numbered 143,000, but is unknown for 1944.
Type: Postal History, Cover
Condition: Used
Period: 1940-1959
Topic: Militaria
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