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Warsaw Ghetto postage stamp, value 20, never issued

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.839

Warsaw ghetto stamp marked 20 issued by the Warsaw Ghetto Resistance Organization (Żydowski Zwia̜zek Wojskowy). The Warsaw Ghetto in Poland existed from October 12, 1940, to May 16, 1943, when the Ghetto was liquidated by German forces. The stamps were manufactured in an effort to establish a ghetto mail office by the underground, but were not issued for use. This stamp is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
1941 April  (creation)
Geography
creation : Warsaw (Poland)
Language
Polish
Classification
Exchange Media
Category
Postage stamps
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:25
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