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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

What years? Which dates?

 

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Foire Commerciale Officielle
Luxembourg
Cancels

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Luxembourg-Ville’s annual Foire Commerciale Officielle, held in August, began in 1922 with 642 exhibitors under tents.  And each year a distinctive rectangular cancel was used, presumably for mail posted at the fair.

But who knows for how many years and on which days in August the distinctive cancel was used?

Here are a couple examples—one from 1922, the first year of the fair, and another from 1930.  Who has a complete set?

 

15 August 1922

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To Stettin, Germany
(today:  Szczecin, Poland)
20c postal card rate
to Germany

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24 August 1927

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To Harburg An Elbe, Germany
40c postal card rate 
to Germany

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16 August 1930

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To Brussels, Belgium
Viewcard rate to Belgium for cards with
not more than 5 words of manuscript text.

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