1942 Cherbourg France airmail Cover Waffen SS Foreign Legion Stamp to Volunteer

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  • Item Category: Stamps
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 06,2013
  • Channel: Online Auction
Up for auction is a beautiful airmail cover from Cherbourg, France to a sergeant Leon Pitnereres, a French volunteer with the Waffen SS fighting on the Eastern Front against the Red Army. Also cancelled in Levast. Stamp on cover is the privately issued propaganda semi postal stamp issued by the LVF, Action Committee for the Legion of French VOlunteers Against Bolshevism, it was designed to raise money for the French SS soldiers. it had no postal significance but could be put on mail for propaganda and recrutiing purposes. This cover has the propaganda stamp on it (note it has a regular postage stamp on it to actually pay the postage) . Extremely rare on cover. Beautiful stamps and cancels. Postmarked May 11, 1942. In excellent condition. Priced to sell.
Shippingwill be a flat $2.00 within the continental U.S. for USPS mail. Overseas airmail shipping is $3.00. Questions? Please contact me at: azteccollectables at . Check out myother online auctions of rare and vintage stamps. My e bay store, Aztec Collectables, has a fine and growing selection of unique covers, stamps and postcards. Please make pay arrangements within 72 hours of winning the auction. I will combine shipping on multiple wins, if you want combined shipping wait until I invoice you.

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