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Object ID

2016.1.16

Object Name

Postcard, Picture

Date

1940

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Description

Front: Photograph of harbor in foreground with city in background,'OLD HARBOUR AND MODEL YACHT POND, GUERNSEY' at bottom ; Back:Orange postage stamp cut diagonally, text stamped in purple

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Bisected British stamps were permitted briefly after the German occupation of the Channel Islands. After the occupation stamps were scarce since Britain stopped sending stamps.

Dimensions

3 5/8 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Bisected, Stamp, Guernsey, Occupation, Channel Islands

German Occupation of Guernsey, One of the Channel Islands, Postcard with British Bisect

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