115 envelopes, postcards, and letters from Germany with cancelled postage stamps. The chronology of the cancelled postage illustrates the hyperinflation Germany experienced, especially immediately following World War I.
Majority of material found within 1920-1923
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German postal covers collection, 1893-1930, bulk 1920-1923, Special Collections Research Center, William and Mary libraries. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/8412 Accessed May 07, 2021.