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Yugoslavia Unaddressed
August 20, 1950

This colorful first day cover was prepared by Stamp Club of Dubrovnik.
The stamps were issued to commemorate the
international chess matches held in Dubrovnik on August 20-21.

There are four special Dubrovnik first day CDS which
include words like Chess Olympids and Philatelic First Day.
Help on translation would be appreciated.

The cover has a small photo of the Dubrovnik harbor as part of the cachet.

The complete set of multicolored stamps are Scott 300-304.

Dubrovnik is a on the Adriatic coast in what is now Croatia about 150 km south of Sarajevo.
Dubrovnik has been a tourist destination for years.

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