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6.3 MAIL WITHIN THE FREE CITY
Officially, mail within the Free City could be sent only through the Free City Post. Even for its own local mail the Polish Post had to use the Free City Post. Only in cases where mail was sent poste restante through the Free City Post to the Polish Post Office local mail was handled by the Polish Post.
Above: Free City postcard sent by Polish Post Office No 1 through the Free City Post, to Zoppot, according to the rules. DANZIG 5 machine cancel with slogan BENUTZT DIE KRAFTPOST DANZIG-MARIENBURG (WESTPR) VISUMFREI 8.1.30 POLSKI URZĄD P.-T. No 1 GDAŃSK n cds 8.1.30 cds and a handstamp on the reverse informing that a cheque could be collected within 14 days at the Polish Post Office.
Below: Free City postcard sent through the Free City post from Zoppot to "Gdańsk — Polish Post — Poste restante". For the poste restante service the Polish Post in Gdańsk raised 10 groszy postage due with a Polish stamp. ZOPPOT (FREIE STADT DANZIG) cds 13.5.35 and POLSKI URZĄD P.-T. GDAŃSK 1 s arrival cds 14.5.35.
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The Polish Post in the Free City of Gdańsk 1920 - 1939, Page 76.
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