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Europe/Other : Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

 

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06 Mar 2021
10:53:56am
Anybody have any idea what this cover commemorated?

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06 Mar 2021
11:14:53am
re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

Not sure if this relates.
https://schack.se/forbundet/swedish-chess-federation/
The postmark date of 25/6/1944 was the day of operation overlord (D Day)

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06 Mar 2021
11:19:56am
re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

D-Day was 6 June

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06 Mar 2021
11:24:42am
re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

Thanks Sheepshanks. I see now that it is a chess cover. The image of the chess knight is blurry but identifiable (now) super-imposed over the silhouette of the building.

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06 Mar 2021
11:27:45am
re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

The 1944 Swedish chess tournament was held on that date in Lidköping

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06 Mar 2021
07:45:25pm
re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

Dave, you are quite correct, I should have read this article not just gone by the link title.
https://www.dday-overlord.com/en/battle-of-normandy/days/25-june-1944

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06 Mar 2021
10:53:56am

Anybody have any idea what this cover commemorated?

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"BuckaCover.com - 80,000 covers priced 60c to $1.50- 7,000 new covers coming October 6."

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06 Mar 2021
11:14:53am

re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

Not sure if this relates.
https://schack.se/forbundet/swedish-chess-federation/
The postmark date of 25/6/1944 was the day of operation overlord (D Day)

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DaveSheridan

06 Mar 2021
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re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

D-Day was 6 June

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BuckaCover.com - 80,000 covers priced 60c to $1.50 - Easy browsing 500 categories
06 Mar 2021
11:24:42am

re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

Thanks Sheepshanks. I see now that it is a chess cover. The image of the chess knight is blurry but identifiable (now) super-imposed over the silhouette of the building.

Roy

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"BuckaCover.com - 80,000 covers priced 60c to $1.50- 7,000 new covers coming October 6."

www.Buckacover.com
bobgggg

Past President Cortlandt Stamp Club

06 Mar 2021
11:27:45am

re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

The 1944 Swedish chess tournament was held on that date in Lidköping

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sheepshanks

06 Mar 2021
07:45:25pm

re: Sweden 1944 cover - what was the special event?

Dave, you are quite correct, I should have read this article not just gone by the link title.
https://www.dday-overlord.com/en/battle-of-normandy/days/25-june-1944

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