Lot #: 80582

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WWII Occupied Netherlands: 25 March 1943 official service commercial cover on Reichs Commissioner stationary from office of Reichskommissar for Netherlands (Dr. Arthur Seyss-Inquart) in THE HAGUE to Van Gelder & Sohn paper mill business in AMSTERDAM, tied by machine slogan cancel; tied by "dienstpost" red cachet and special cachet of the Reichskommissar's office. Gently opened at top; minor edge tears taped shut. Among his duties, Seyss-Inquart was responsible for the implementation of anti-Semitic legislation and the deportation of Holland's Jews, and combatting the Dutch resistance.