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1919 German Easter Card - Solders Mails Apo/Censor 131

 
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Posted 04/26/2014   3:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add dlawson281 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
The circled 131 do you think it is a censor mark or APO Mark? either way a nice picture postcard.



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Posted 04/27/2014   1:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I believe it is a censor mark. Each censoring officer was allotted a number so that letters could be traced back to the person who allowed, or dis-allowed, a letter / card to go through the mail.

Another option was that a number may have been used at different hours of the day and a record of who was on duty at any given time could be traced back.

Second option is just a guess.

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