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Period 22. 1 - 4 Nov 1923
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Foreign Printed Matter /Ausland Drucksache.

Rate:Porto:- 40 Million Marks.

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OPD Hamburg - Lucerne, Switzerland foreign printed matter dated 1.11.23. first day of rate. MEF Michel 310. Correct rate.Reverse stamps canceled using emergency roller. This was done at the sorting office to prevent any unfranked stamps being re-used. Use of this stamp in November 1923 as a MEF is very scarce. Only a handful are recorded to exist.

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Distance Postcard / Fernpostkarte.

Rate:Porto:- 40 Millionen Marks

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Correctly rated Vaihingen, OPD Stuttgart- Mannheim with not so common Vaihingen Stattsbahnhof ( city railway) cancel dated 2.11.23. Mif Michel 310 and the Rosette design Michel 315 Wa.

Distance Letter / Fernbrief.

Rate:Porto:- 100 Million Marks.

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OPD Frankfurt- Ostheim letter dated 3.11.23. this being one day later than the recorded last known date of use for Michel 310 from OPD Frankfurt. Correct MiF rate applied. Such overlapping frankings are also known as "tappeten frankatur" (carpet tile franking).

Distance Letter / Fernbrief.

2nd weight 21-100g/ 2.Gewicht 21-100g

Rate:Porto:- 140 Milliarden Marks.


Postage Due/ Nachporto

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Second weight letter from Cottbus, OPD Stettin - Berlin dated 2.11.23. with MiF totalling 128 Million Marks, thus a shortfall of 12 Million Marks. The insufficient postage applied was spotted at the sorting office and they applied a "Porto" (postage due) cancel. From the sender the shortfall plus a 50% surcharge for the missing amount was collected. Sender paid the extra fees of 18 Million Marks, (12 Million + 50%) and this was noted by handwritten figures in blue crayon.

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