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Thurn and Taxis to Prague
November 11, 1864

This neat little cover was sent from Frankfurt am Main in the Southern District.

The stamp is the 9 kreuzer bister imperf of 1862 (Scott 55).

The target cancel with 220 in its center was the
obliterator numeral (Stempelnummer)
assigned to Frankfurt.
It is a large number (grosse Ziffern) three ring cancel.
I cannot identify the type.
he N. M. under the date is probably the abbreviation for Nachmittag (afternoon).*

The destination was Prague.
There are no receiving marks on the front.

*Thanks to Phil for the supplementary information above.


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