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This is German addressed postal card for the "Cologne Carnival". #P276 This is a publicity card isssued on December 31, 1938 and only sold in Cologne (Koln) and at the philatelic counter in Berlin. Print in green ink.
POSTAGE: Kolner Karnaval - Deutsches Reich / 6 pfennig / green
POSTMARK: KOLN Karnaval 1939 / Dated - 16.2.39.-19
- Singendes, klingendes, lachendes - (Singing, Sounding, Laughing)
- Commemorative postmark only used Feb. 16 & Feb. 19-21, 1939
REVERSE: Cologne Cathedral - (German: Kölner Dom) is a Gothic church started in 1248 and completed in 1880. It claims to house the relics of the Three Magi.
It was designated a World Heritage Site in 1996.
CARD PRINTER: Abgabepreis 15 Pf. - Druck: DuMont Schauberg, Koln