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1923 cover with Scott #O49 official stamp and imprinted eagle on backflap.  Nice postwar inflation period cover.

world-war-2-stalag-7-a-prisonerof-war-letter-to-france WORLD WAR II STALAG VII-A PRISONER OF WAR LETTER TO FRANCE

Clean prisoner of war letter with full Stalag VII-A red stamp. Upper left box indicates the letter was being sent to an unoccupied area.  Shortly after the beginning of World War II in September 1939, a POW camp called Stalag VII A was established north of Moosburg. Originally it was planned for 10,000 prisoners, but at the end of the war more than 70,000 Allied soldiers were detained in the main camp. A total of 150.000 POWs passed through Stalag VII A. This letter is from a French prisoner back to France. 

bermuda-1953-wrapper-in-pristine-condition BERMUDA -- 1953 H&G 11 WRAPPER IN PRISTINE CONDITION

Fresh as the day it was printed.

russia-1961-taras-shevchenko-cachet-first-day-cover RUSSIA -- 1961 TARAS SHEVCHENKO CACHET FIRST DAY COVER

Clean, unaddressed cover showing Shevchenko memorial statue. Taras Shevchenko was a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure. His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature and, to a large extent, the modern Ukrainian language. Shevchenko is also known for many masterpieces as a painter and an illustrator. In 1847, he was politically convicted for writing in the Ukrainian language, promoting the independence of Ukraine and ridiculing the members of the Russian Imperial House.

paris-france-1941-world-war-II-censor-cover FRANCE - PARIS 1941 WORLD WAR II CENSOR COVER

December 1941 cover from Societe Francaise d'Asurance company with German censor seal and red handstamp marks. Scott #339 stamp.

zurich-switzerland-1843-customs-inspection-mark-on-form-for-goods-to-wohlen SWITZERLAND - ZURICH 1843 STAMPED CUSTOMS INSPECTION FORM FOR GOODS GOING TO WOHLEN

Oval customs inspection mark on this document from Zurich to Wohlen.

ernakulam-india-1914-censor-cover-to-boston-via-president-line-ship INDIA - ERNAKULAM 1914 CENSOR COVER TO BOSTON VIA PRESIDENT LINE SHIP

Nice early Ernakulam India handstamp postmark along with World War I censor mark on this cover to Boston. 

turku-finland-1915-cover-to-california-with-russia-stamp-and-censor-seal FINLAND - TURKU 1915 CENSOR COVER TO DEL MAR CALIFORNIA WITH RUSSIA STAMP AND CENSOR SEAL

Russian stamp (Scott #79) on this World War I era cover from Finland to California along with Russian censor strip. 

switzerland-1916-censor-express-mail-cover-to-toscana-italy-via-milan SWITZERLAND - 1916 CENSOR EXPRESS COVER TO TOSCANA ITALY VIA MILAN

Nice World War I cover from Switzerland to Italy via express mail.  Censor tape and censor #99 marks along with Milan route mark on front and additional route marks on reverse.  Express sticker. Very attractive cover.

new-york-city-1905-cover-to-germany-scott-#302-and-u385 NEW YORK CITY 1905 COVER TO GERMANY WITH SCOTT #302 AND U385

Cover is from Lazard Freres, 10 Wall Street, NYC, the renowned financial firm.  Traveled via ship Teutonic and has stamp marking to that effect.