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Object | Accession Number: 1995.117.1

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    Brief Narrative
    Special commemorative edition philatelic booklet issued for the third anniversary of the establishment of the General government in Poland. Retrieved [found] by Arthur W. Scharfeld, while stationed in former occupied Germany after the Holocaust.
    issue:  approximately 1943 August-1943 September
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Diane Scharfeld Isaacs
    insert, recto: "For the Third Year Anniversary of the NSDAP in the Generalgouvernement/With a Surcharge for the Cultural Fund of the Fuehrer"
    "EDITION 13. AUGUST 1943/14. SEPTEMBER 1943"/"Design Walter Kreb Cracow"/"Printing Screen-Process-Intaglio and Embossed Printing by the Stateprintinghouse Vienna"

    Physical Details

    Exchange Media
    Postage stamps
    Object Type
    Postage stamps (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    folded, vertically, cardboard cover, imprinted center with Nazi National Insignia; imprinted at bottom "DEUTSCHE POST OSTEN/GENERALGOUVERNMENT"; single page adhered to interior of cover printed with: "ZUM DREIJAEHRIGEN BESTEHEN DER NSDAP/IM GENERALGOUVERNMENT/Mit Zuschlag Fuer den Julturfond des Fuehrers/AUSGABE 13. AUGUST 1943/und 14. SEPTEMBER 1943/Entwurf Walter Kreb Krakau/Druck Rastertiefdruck und Praegedruck/der Staatsdruckerei Wien"; below are five adhesive postage stamps representing Lublin, Krakau [Cracow], Radom, Warschau [Warsaw] and Lemberg [Lvov], each originally drawn and printed in color with embossed seal of Nazi National Insignia center; back of cover imprinted "DP/OSTEN"
    overall: Height: 8.120 inches (20.625 cm) | Width: 5.750 inches (14.605 cm)
    overall : paper, ink, adhesive

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    Administrative Notes

    The postage stamp was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995 by Diane Scharfeld Isaacs, the daughter of Arthur W. Scharfeld.
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