Today in Postal History


German East Africa to Germany
May 11, 1904

This picture post card went into the mail in Dar-Es-Salaam.
Dar-Es-Salaam is on the east coast of Africa in what is now Tanzania.
The picture appears to be a coastal road.
It appears to be a typical traveler's postcard to the friends back home.

The cover has one CDS for Dar-Es-Salaam and a single receiver
for its destination of Steglitz, a neighborhood is southwestern Berlin.
It arrived in Steglitz on May 29.

The cover was franked with a 3 pesa green
Kaiser's Yacht Hohenzollern issued in 1900 (Scott 12).


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