Why Olympic Stamps from 1984 but postmarks are 1987 on these Cards?

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  1. bickerstonehall

    bickerstonehall Moderator Moderator

    Why Olympic Stamps from 1984 but postmarks are 1987 on these Cards?

    Unusual United States German Postcards with Olympic Games Stamps

    Postcards with US Olympic Games Stamps from Three Years before the Postcards were Postmarked!

    UNITED STATES GERMANY BERLIN POSTCARDS WITH 1984 OLYMPIC STAMPS

    Interesting Pair of Postcards from the United States in celebration of the 750th Anniversary of Berlin Germany with both preprinted Stamps and 1984 US Olympic Stamps, but postmarked Berlin, New Hampshire and dated 9 and 10 JUN 1987

    https://www.my-little-auctions.com/...DS-WITH-1984-OLYMPIC-STandS&auction_id=292849
     
  2. DonSellos

    DonSellos Moderator Moderator

    Not sure why, but it looks like the sender added postage to pay the airmail rate from the U.S. to Germany and the Olympic stamps were what he had available. Is there a message on the reverse?

    Don
     
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