Saturday, November 25, 2017

1945 ZAGREB, Mussolini street

Letter from Zagreb utility company to the agricultural cooperatives. Non-philatelic usage during the six day period of authorized use (from 25 to 30.VI.1945). 

Letter was sent to the address with the street name devoted to fascist Arnaldo Mussolini the brother of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Interestingly, the partisans tolerated such street names for almost two months since Zagreb was liberated.

Later, Mussolini street was renamed to Braća Kavurić street, and in 2006 to Hebrangova street.

1945 Zagreb local provisional issue, letter with 80 kn / 2 kn, 27.VI.1945 Zagreb 1 cancellation.
Certificate Zrinjšćak.