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Concentration Camp Dachau

This September 6, 1933, formular post card from Otto Max to his wife was the earliest type of concentration camp inmate stationery and the earliest camp censor mark.

The red printed text reads as follows:

CONCENTRATION CAMP DACHAU
Excerpt from the Camp Regulations:
Prisoners may receive one package with up to 10 pounds of laundry per month (foodstuffs, tobacco items, etc., excluded), likewise one letter and one card. Violations result in rejection [of the letter, card, or package]. Oral authorization is not permitted.
The Camp Commander

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