Exchange chain letter. Used stamps. English and German
language. Send 10 stamps, 5 copies. Europe, 1936.
How to increases your stamp collektion.
was started the hope of adding stamps to your collection. Within
make out 5 copies of this letter leaving off the top name and
adding your own at the bottom.
Mail the 5 copies to five of your stamp collecting friends.
you omit the
name at the top send that person 10 used stamps (Commemoratives
air mail preferred) from your duplicates. In turn as your
name will reach
the top you will receive 15625 letters containing 156 250
stamps . A large
number of These may be duplicates or common stamps but
a good number
may be additions to your collection.
If you have correspondents in other countries than your own mail a copy
to them. Thus
you will benefit by stamps from all countries by the time
your name reaches
If you will continue these series it will benefit a great many
at no cost, excepting postage, as well as benefiting your self.
If you do not wish to continue, please return to last address
on the list
Max Hebbel, Borgmästeregatan 6 Malmoe Sweden
Karl Haas, Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Hermannstr. 52 Germany
Adolf Siegle, Stuttgart 13, Teckstr, 12 Germany
Rudolf Link, Stuttgart- W ,Rötestr.6 German
Eppler Zürich 1, Spitalgasse 4 Switzerland
Gerh. Spring, Zürich 7 ,Steinwiesstr. 18,Switzerland
Carbon copies of typed
letters: one in English, one in German (same 6 names at bottom). Both contained
in envelope postmarked in Zurich on November 4, 1936. No return address.
Addressed to Monsieur R. W. Wettlaufer, 98 Church St. Kitchener, Ont. Canada.
Keystrokes preserved - most error corrected. Ebay lot 5544271996 closing
12/22/04. First (z1) of two closely related stamp exchange letters mailed
from Zurich in Nov. 1936. For the German version of this letter see xg1936-11_stamps_s10n6q5.
Provided by Brian Cutler. Entered by DWV, 1/3/2005.
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