Greek telegram form “Υπόδ. ΣΤ.” (Mod. VI; no printer's details) with message from Metsovon, Epirus cabled via Athens to relative at Piraeus.
Telegram origin “Εκ ΜΕΤΣΟΒΟΥ” effaced with blue crayon by the Army censor, and replaced by abbreviated “Τ.Τ. 212” [(Greek) Postal Sector 212, C’ Army Corps] on top of the form.
Sender’s instruction informed for his unit’s new address effective that day [19 February 1941].
Censored on arrival in Athens and stamped with Greek “ΛΟΓΟΚΡΙΣΙΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ” 20mm marking in violet, in transit to Piraeus. A 3-line marking “ΕΛΗΦΘΗ ΕΞ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ” [Received from Athens] was applied at final destination, followed by d.r. “ΠΕΙΡΑΙΕΥΣ / ΤΗΛ. & ΤΗΛΕΓΡ. ΚΕΝΤΡΟΝ” [Piraeus Telephone & Telegraph Office] date-stamp 20 II (20 February).
Condition: Very good; see scans.
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