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French Memel Stamps Train Cancels (Bahnpost)

 
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Posted 07/04/2020   5:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add perf12 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
A little run down of some French Memel stamps with different train cancels.There were several lines running during the French administration of Memel.Interburg-Memel,Pogegen-Schmalleningken,Pogegen Laugszargen (no train number in cancel);and some shorter lines.These are not easy to find on the Merson or Sower stamps.Most of what I have is in the windows below.














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Edited by perf12 - 07/05/2020 08:07 am

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Posted 07/04/2020   6:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Calstamp to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Perf 12.

Nice selection. Thanks for sharing.

Appreciate the background narrative you included.

Jim
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Very nice!

It must have taken you some time to accumulate that many.
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Posted 07/06/2020   10:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nigelc to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hello perf12,

Very nice!

I'm used to seeing similar railway postmarks on German and Saar stamps but I've not seen them before on stamps from Memel.

I shall look out for these.

Thanks for sharing them with us.

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