Watermark Ost - any idea?

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Watermark Ost - any idea?

Post by fridgeman » Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:30 pm

Hello dear feldgrau members! Sometime ago i found this piece of paper, together with a rather strange
post war letter. Any idea where this special watermark paper was used, and for what kind of documents?

Maybe someone has seen such watermarks before, or knows of comparable ones. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Watermark Ost - any idea?

Post by fridgeman » Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:33 am

As i dont have recieved any answers yet, i hope its ok to bump the tread once to get some
fresh attention. I know its only a snippet with a cut watermark, but im still very curious
what was the use of such watermarked paper.

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Re: Watermark Ost - any idea?

Post by Hiltraut Tieden » Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:34 pm

I cannot tell you for what purpose it was used, but I found a pretty good comparable one. It does not read "Ost", but "Hartpost", but I am pretty sure it is the same one you posted.
Here is a picture of it. I found it in a pdf file, but I cannot upload it.
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Re: Watermark Ost - any idea?

Post by fridgeman » Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:41 am

Thanks again for your help!

I had only the snippet, and believed it was something with "ost" in the name, but
not with "Post". Now i can search on with more information, as it really seems to be
the same watermark you posted.

May i ask where you found that pdf, and what it was related to?

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Re: Watermark Ost - any idea?

Post by Hiltraut Tieden » Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:59 am

As Feldgrau does not let me post the pdf here, I had sent it to you as PM.

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