Early Censorship in Danzig - 1939 by Curt Hosny
Danzig Report No.89’s cover showed an example of an early censored cover This group will show other types of early censorship methods in Danzig: a “forerunner”, two “last-day” covers, an “Abschied Serie” (farewell series) and examples of hand-cut censor tape.
Illustration 1: Correctly franked cover from Danzig on 6 Sept 1939 to Aalborg, Denmark.
Illustration 2: rear of cover shows handwritten inked line Auslandbriefuber wachungsstelle, meaning: Foreign letter controller (supervisor/overseer) place (control for foreign currency.)
Aalborg backstamp in dated 14.9.39.
Danzig Report Vol. 1 - Nr. 90 - January - February - March - 1996, Page 21.
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