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MICHEL P43Published 28th Dec 1899. Format 140 x 90mm. Special postcard issued to celebrate the turn of the century. The value stamp is a pre-printed Germania 5Pf stamp inscribed "REICHSPOST", with decorations (laurel branches around the value stamp). The design on the lefthand side depicts the year "1900", in front of a sun emerging from the clouds. This card exists with 'Wohnungstype" I and II as well as other minor variations. See Official Postcards for more information on the different variations.