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[*] posted on 8/20/2006 at 06:20
Postal mark or censor mark 1914-1918 ?


Hi,
on this PS postcard one can find three postmarks which are very interesting and which were applied during its four year stay in Petrograd during the war from August 1914 to July 1918. There is in blue ВОЭВРАШАЕТСЯ ПО ВОЕННЫМЪ ОБСТОЯТЛЬСТВАМЪ (Returned because of war), and in lilac ОБРАТНО ОТПАВИТЕЛМО ПО ОБСТОЯТЛЬСТВАМЪ ВОЕННАГО ВРЕМЕН * (Return Delivery temporarily impossible because of war) following Speeckaert (Russian postal censorship 1914 - 1918, page 158). However, there is a third postmark, this time again in blue which I cannot read completely and which I do find neither in the Speeckaert nor the Skipton book. It reads something like З?????? ПО ВОЕННЫМЪ Ц Н ??? . Can anybody give me a hint.
Thanks in advance,
Thomas Berger

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[*] posted on 8/20/2006 at 06:58


The mark reads: ЗАДЕРЖАНО ВОЕННОЙ ЦЕНЗУРОЙ, i.e. "detained (or delayed) by military censorship".
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[*] posted on 8/20/2006 at 07:44


Thank you very much for the fast response!
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