Project Description

Domestic sent post card with perfin “AB” in the stamp. The letter is franked correctly with 7 øre, which was the rate for domestic post card from January 1st 1919 to September 30th 1919. The stamp is cancelled February 12th 1919 with a Whole letter cancelation machine, exact this is not mentioned in Flemming Hansen book “Helstempling 1904 – 1932 for Københavnslokalområde” but it’s properly a machine from Sylbe & Pondorf. The oval shape of the imprint shows that the feed of the postcard has stopped in the forward move while the stamp roller still was running.

A12 Alfred Benzon

Alfred Benzon
Ny Østergade 4
1101 Kjøbenhavn K

GPD.Jn.IIIA 07.1891. Nr. 3780

“AB” has been seen used in the period from September 1891 to September 1953

Needles

37

Known positions

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Green indicates the Perfin position on the current item.

Alfred Benzon was a Chemical factory founded in 1849. Today the company is a part of Nomeco