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Object ID

2019.2.132

Object Name

Postcard

Date

3-6-1941

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Description

Envelope with four architectural themed postage stamps in brown, blue, red, and green and a fifth postage stamp of Winston Churchill in upper right corner. “LEIPZIG RECHMESSESTADT” stamped three times in black ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Caricature of Churchill, appearing somewhat dour, smoking a cigar, with a spitfire seeming to be falling from the sky behind him. Letters “WC” to Churchill’s left. Known as the Matthes card, vertical spine of card has the printer’s address: “Verlag Paul R. Matthes, Leipzig, etc.”

Dimensions

4 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Winston Churchill, Propaganda Stamp

Subcollection

1939-1941: Concentration:Ghettos, Einsatzgruppen (Mobile Killing Squads); WWII in Europe

Postcard with Propaganda Stamp of Churchill

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