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Stamp on Wilhelm Leschhorn Messwerkzeug- Gesellschaft M.B.H

Article about: Hi Forum I have this envelope (unfortuntey wthout the letter), it isnot muh but a piece of history. My question is that I cannot read all the Words in the round approval stamp: Überkommando

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    Hi Forum
    I have this envelope (unfortuntey wthout the letter), it isnot muh but a piece of history. My question is that I cannot read all the Words in the round approval stamp: Überkommando der… , with Nazi Eagel in the mittel, Brieffstempel

    Just a litl bout the envelpoe:

    Wilhelm Leschhorn Messwerkzeug- Gesellschaft M.B.H
    Envelope dated 16.1.41, posted from Wilhelm Leschhorn in Germany to a Danish Company “Firma Jernbane Vaerkstedet Aarhus/ Dänemark 4972”, Compay Railway Workshop Aarhus (post districtnr 4972)
    German poststamp with eagle: 005 Deutsche Reicpost
    Round poststamp: Frankfurt (Maim), 16.1.41, Stadet Des Deutschen Handwerks
    Round approvel stamp: Überkommando der… , with Nazi Eagel in the mittel, Brieffstempel
    Logo text:
    Wilhelm Leschhorn
    Messwerkzeug- Gesellschaft M.B.H
    Frankfurt A. Main
    Lehren, Messwerkzeuge
    Vorrichtungen
    Zählapparate, Bohr-, Fräs-, Schneidwerkzeuge, Qualitätswerkzeuge
    Inspite of the war there was still some written communication between factories in Garmany and Denmark.
    Leschhorn factory still exists today.
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    Hi John, it is the stamp of the OKW. Oberkommando der Wehrmacht.

    I always like these items which show a company's factory.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Hi Ade
    Thank you very much, yes it is offcourse OKW stamp (Oberkommando der Wehrmacht) :-)
    Regards
    John

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