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Object ID

2015.2.158

Object Name

Envelope

Date

8-16-1936

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Description

Front: Tan envelope with two rows of four stamps with Olympic events on them, and a black circular hand stamp between them. Includes a red and white pasted stamp in bottom left, and white pasted paper with typewritten and written information.

Back: Two black circular hand stamps.

Sent from the 1936 Olympic Games to stamp collector Leonhard Berger of Karlsruhe, this envelope has all eight official Deutsches Reich Olympische Spiele 1936 postage stamps and official cancellations from the Olympic Village.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

Nazi Philatelic 1936 Olympic Games Postage Stamps on Registered Cover. Third Reich registered cover with Deutsches Reich Olympische Spiele 1936 postage stamps designed by Max Eschle for the 1936 Olympic Games. The envelope was sent to stamp collector Leonhard Berger of Karlsruhe and has event cancellations form the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. the original red border registration sticker is in the lower left corner. This envelope has all eight official Deutsches Reich Olympische Spiele 1936 postage stamps and four 35 mm round event cancellations from the Berlin Olympisch Dorf or Olympic Village dated 16 August 1936. The registration sticker is from the special post office at the Berlin Olympic Village.

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 8 1/2"

Keywords

Stamps, Olympics, Games, Stadium, Berlin, Village, Karlsruhe, Leonard Berger

Envelope with Deutsches Reich 1936 Olympics Stamps

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