Sunday, May 8, 2011

Cancel for May 8: Hamburg-Bremen Fire Insurance Company

BURG-BREME
MAY
8
1899
E  INS.  CO.

The Hamburg-Bremen Fire Insurance Company was ordered to discontinue business by the President of the United States in 1918 under the Trading with the Enemy Act."  Public pressure and this act led to the end or a major change in brand and character of many German and German-American businesses in the United States during World War I.


Hamburg-Bremen Fire Insurance Company Calendar


Hamburg-Bremen Fire Insurance Company postal cover
though dateless, the stamp dates the cover near the 1898 revenues period of use

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