The Disinfected Mail Study Circle (DMSC)

Forum for collectors of disinfected mail

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  • daniela.vogt

    Wrote a comment on Andre’s wall.
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    Dear Andre, I am new in "disinfected" mail, and probably it will not become my focus, even though I find it highly interesting. I am collecting thematic and would need for "Disinfection" a thematic piece related to it. I have now a "disinfected letter"…
  • pt.philatelia

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    Hello,

    Good Afternoon,

    Attached a picture from a Letter sent from Funchal (12.12.1855) to Paris (27.12.1855). It was sent from Funchal to Lisbon via s.s. D. Maria from Companhia de Navegação Luso-Brasileira on his return from South America. When it arrived…
  • Hedy

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    Letter written on Oct. 14, 1831 in Christiana (Oslo, Norway) with postmark of Stromstad (Oct. 15, Sweden) "via Helsingborg" (Denmark) to Hamburg (Oct. 21, Royal Swedish and Norwegian Post Office in Hamburg).

    The receiver is Fred. Huths agent in Hamburg.

  • Andre

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    Letter written on Oct. 14, 1831 in Christiana (Oslo, Norway) with postmark of Stromstad (Oct. 15, Sweden) "via Helsingborg" (Denmark) to Hamburg (Oct. 21, Royal Swedish and Norwegian Post Office in Hamburg).

    The receiver is Fred. Huths agent in Hamburg.

  • Hedy

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    Dear Hedy,
    I agree with you, this letter was most likely disinfected at/near Perpignan when crossing the border into France.
    Best regards,
    André
  • Andre

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    1847, letter sent from Prizren to Pest disinfected first at Raska, quarantine station in Serbia and after that at Semlin.
  • Andre

    Replied to the thread Yellow Fever Barcelona 1804.
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    Dear Hedy,
    I agree with you, this letter was most likely disinfected at/near Perpignan when crossing the border into France.
    Best regards,
    André
  • Hedy

    Posted the thread Raska and Semlin quarantines.
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    1847, letter sent from Prizren to Pest disinfected first at Raska, quarantine station in Serbia and after that at Semlin.
  • Hedy

    Posted the thread Yellow Fever Barcelona 1804.
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    Letter sent on 12 October 1804 from Barcelona to Port Maurice (Porto Maurizio). Endorsed via Girona. Barcelona was suffering from yellow fever. It was douse in vinegar for disinfection. I suppose that the disinfection took place near Perpignan. Other…
  • Hedy

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    an interesting link regarding this topic:

    https://postalmuseum.si.edu/ex…es-dangerous-mail/anthrax