• thumb_img source_img
  • thumb_img source_img
  • thumb_img source_img
  • thumb_img source_img

WWII/Holocaust 1943 BRESLAU police prison cv from LASKOWITZ to PRAGUE + letter

1 Reviews Add your review

Product Availability : Product in stock

Base price $0.00
Sales price $0.00

WWII/Holocaust era camps > Breslau/Wroclaw police prison: 9/1943 thick civilian cover from BRESLAU POLIZEIGEFANGNIS (police prison; return addressed! to Wohlager [residential camp] Markstadt 2 near Breslau) to PRAGUE "Protectorate Bohmen und Mahren", franked 12pf using Hitler definitive stamp with upper price tab & tied by unclear strike of the local civilian postmark; contains original 2-page letter in Czech dated 25 Sept. 1943. Markstadt (also known as 'Laskowitz') was one of the largest Jewish forced-labor camps run by "Organization Schmelt" (run by SS-Oberfuehrer Albrecht Schmelt), a forced-labor operation from 1940-44 wherein camps were built next to factories where war materials were manufactured; the camp held 3-4000 Jewish males and a number of females, and is generally believed to have operated from March/April 1942 until 25 March 1944; barracks for civilian Poles, Czechs, French, and Germans were outside the gate, as were the officers’ quarters. Researchers emphasize that Markstadt was not a subcamp of the Gross-Rosen concentration camp, nor was it a Reichsautobahn (RAB) camp, and it was not the same camp as Funfteichen. As the sender references a return address to the camp it may be that the Breslau police prison functioned as the postal channel for the camp.


( ! ) Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in /home/histhbag/JerusalemStamps.com/templates/luxauction/html/vmcustom/auction/default.php on line 20
Call Stack
#TimeMemoryFunctionLocation
10.0011369888{main}( ).../index.php:0
20.06613017944JApplicationSite->execute( ).../index.php:49
30.06613017944JApplicationSite->doExecute( ).../cms.php:261
40.267912282528JApplicationSite->dispatch( ).../site.php:230
50.268412284592JComponentHelper::renderComponent( ).../site.php:191
60.270412371840JComponentHelper::executeComponent( ).../helper.php:380
70.270912417440require_once( '/home/histhbag/JerusalemStamps.com/components/com_virtuemart/virtuemart.php' ).../helper.php:405
80.285913125120VirtueMartControllerProductdetails->execute( ).../virtuemart.php:125
90.286013125120VirtueMartControllerProductdetails->display( ).../legacy.php:702
100.290113299848VirtueMartViewProductdetails->display( ).../productdetails.php:55
110.420218038608VirtueMartModelCustomfields::displayProductCustomfieldFE( ).../view.html.php:94
120.422818153624VirtueMartCustomFieldRenderer::renderCustomfieldsFE( ).../customfields.php:831
130.423018154824JEventDispatcher->trigger( ).../customfield.php:58
140.423018155280plgVmCustomAuction->update( ).../dispatcher.php:159
150.423018155280plgVmCustomAuction->plgVmOnDisplayProductFEVM3( ).../event.php:69
160.424918161664plgVmCustomAuction->renderByLayout( ).../auction.php:191
170.426118254416include( '/home/histhbag/JerusalemStamps.com/templates/luxauction/html/vmcustom/auction/default.php' ).../vmplugin.php:703
Post-Auction Direct Sale $180.00
Buy it Now
1 124
Track this lot?
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Breslau/Wroclaw police prison: 9/1943 thick civilian cover from BRESLAU POLIZEIGEFANGNIS (police prison; return addressed! to Wohlager [residential camp] Markstadt 2 near Breslau) to PRAGUE "Protectorate Bohmen und Mahren", franked 12pf using Hitler definitive stamp with upper price tab & tied by unclear strike of the local civilian postmark; contains original 2-page letter in Czech dated 25 Sept. 1943. Markstadt (also known as 'Laskowitz') was one of the largest Jewish forced-labor camps run by "Organization Schmelt" (run by SS-Oberfuehrer Albrecht Schmelt), a forced-labor operation from 1940-44 wherein camps were built next to factories where war materials were manufactured; the camp held 3-4000 Jewish males and a number of females, and is generally believed to have operated from March/April 1942 until 25 March 1944; barracks for civilian Poles, Czechs, French, and Germans were outside the gate, as were the officers’ quarters. Researchers emphasize that Markstadt was not a subcamp of the Gross-Rosen concentration camp, nor was it a Reichsautobahn (RAB) camp, and it was not the same camp as Funfteichen. As the sender references a return address to the camp it may be that the Breslau police prison functioned as the postal channel for the camp.