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This is an official collector card for the"Winterhilfswerk" (Winter Relief) Street Collection Campaign organized by the Arbeitfront (Worker's Union) with a special postmark cancel which was available in 76 towns from March 29-31, 1940. - Reverse of card is blank.
K.d.F. Sammlergruppen / Abgabepreis: 20 RPF.
(Official Collector Card / Tax Rate: 20 Reichspfennig)
Schaffende Sammeln-Schaffende geben
6.W.H.W.-Reichs Strassensammlung 29.-31.3.1940
(Workers Collect - Workers Contribute)
(6th W.H.W. Street Collection Campaign)
It is stamped with a semi-postal stamp. Semi-postals are postage values with surcharges added for cultural donation and are denoted by a "B" # in the Scott Catalogs.
** This surtax was used for the Winter Relief Fund.
POSTAGE - Scott# B161 - "Drachenfels on the Rhone"
DENOMINATION: 4 pfennig + 3 pfennig / Gray-black / Issued 1939
POSTMARK: MANNHEIM 2 / 31.3.1940 - (March 31, 1940)