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Lot #2133

ALBANIA Italian Occupation of Albania

1942 (6 July) Prisoner of War card from the Italian Annexed Territory of Kosovo, franked with 15q Occupation adhesive, tied by "Gjilan" cds and addressed to Stalag IID in Germany, sent by a civilian to a Kosovar POW in Stargard, with boxed Censor handstamp, v.f. (When Yugoslavia was conquered by the Axis in April 1941, it was divided mainly between Italy and Germany. Kosovo was included mainly in the Italian controlled area and was united to fascist Albania between 1941 and 1943. After the Axis invasion, the greatest part of Kosovo became a part of Italian-controlled Greater Albania). A very rare card, ex-Schafer collection

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