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6th Winterhilfswerk Street Collection

This series was issued on 29 March 1940 to commemorate the 6th Winterhilfswerk Street Collection campaign. The 1940 Street Collection campaign was organized by the Arbeitsfront.

A special cancel was available in 76 towns from 29-31 March 1940.

The cards are identical to the 1939 Winterhilfswerk cards (MiNr. P285), but with an inscription along the centerline — “6. Reichstraßensammlung 29.-31. März 1940 / Schaffende sammeln – Schaffende geben / Abgabepreis 15 Rpf” (6th National Street Collection, 29-31 March 1940 / Workers Collect – Workers Contribute / Sales price 15 Rpf).

The cards depict:

Commemorative Cancel

Set Date(s)

29 March 1940

6th Winterhilfswerk Street Collection

This series was issued on 29 March 1940 to commemorate the 6th Winterhilfswerk Street Collection campaign. The 1940 Street Collection campaign was organized by the Arbeitsfront.

A special cancel was available in 76 towns from 29-31 March 1940.

The cards are identical to the 1939 Winterhilfswerk cards (MiNr. P285), but with an inscription along the centerline — “6. Reichstraßensammlung 29.-31. März 1940 / Schaffende sammeln – Schaffende geben / Abgabepreis 15 Rpf” (6th National Street Collection, 29-31 March 1940 / Workers Collect – Workers Contribute / Sales price 15 Rpf).

The cards depict:

Commemorative Cancel

Set Date(s)

29 March 1940