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Gallery » Danzig Report 149 - October, November, December 2010 » Danzig - One of History's Battlegrounds

Danzig - One of History's Battlegrounds:

This is another reprint from the past; An articke from the "Stamp Collector"
Magazine of May, 1972, mailed by Duke Day.

This duality of the postal system created a unique situation with, e.g., mail boxes with German and Polish inscriptions in the same city.
Naz antagonism was growing to such an extend that postal authorities in Poland and Danzig, to avois complications, issued regular stamps of Poland with the overprint "Port Gdansk" without any special designs of Danzig stamps, very often for propaganda purposes.

Danzig Report Nr. 149 - 2010, page 4.

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