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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Nov 16, 19
Edited on:Nov 16, 19
Postmark: Nov 16, 1916
Origin: Gablonz An Der Neisse, Bohemia, AUSTRIA
Destination: Copenhagen, DENMARK

Austria 10 heller rose (115) and 30h olive green (119) both tied by "Gablonz a.d. Neisse 16 XI 15" circular datestamp on 1916 censored double rate cover to Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen  21 Nov. 1916 arrival backstamps. Corner card of Alex. Strauss & Co., Gablonz a.n. Bohemia.

Red "K.u.k. Zensurstelle Tetschen Zensuriert!" two-line censor marking applied at Tetschhen, Bohemia (in Sudetenland). Tetschen is now called Decin, in the Czech Republic. It is located in NW Bohemia, at the confluence of the rivers Elbe and Ploucnice, near the border with Germany.

Gablonz is now called Jablonec nad Nisou (German: Gablonz on der Neisse) and in located in northern Bohemia (in Sudetenland), in the Czech Republic. In the 19th Century the town became prosperous and wealthy, as Gablonz traders made good use of the foreign market. A steady supply of a wide range of glass and artificial jewelry products flowed out of the town.

This cover is an example of the UPU international double rate of 40 heller for letters weighing over 20 grams, up to 40 grams. The UPU single letter rate was 25 heller for up to 20 grams. See Cover ID 27883 for a single rate example going to Copenhagen. See Cover ID 22077 for a single rate cover going to China.

Owner's ID: 2216
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