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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:May 28, 18
Edited on:May 28, 18
 
Postmark: Jan 1, 1916
Origin: Plzeň, Bohemia, AUSTRIA
Destination: Eger, Bohemia, AUSTRIA
 
Description:

Austria 1908 issue 5 heller green (#113) tied by Plzeň circular datestamp on picture postcard to Eger, datelined Plzeň 1/1 1916.  "K.u.K. Militärzensurstelle" (Imperial and Royal Miltary Censorship Office) straightline handstamp. 

Picture side shows a soldier of the Austro-Hungarian Army dropping off a letter at a mailbox on a cold winter day with snow covering the ground.

Plzeň, also called Pilsen in English and German, is a city in western Bohemia, currently in the Czech Republic. Plzeň was the location of the world-famous Škoda Works, which became the most important and influential engineering company in the country and a crucial supplier of armaments to the Austro-Hungarian Army.  By 1917 the Škoda Works employed over 30,000 workers.

Owner's ID: 1983
 
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For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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