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28.02.2012 - An unusual combination
February may be the traditional carnival month, but that still does not explain why the German post decided to grant the Oetker company in Bielefeld the use of a somewhat mysterious meter mark. Not

February may be the traditional carnival month, but that still does not explain why the German post decided to grant the Oetker company in Bielefeld the use of a somewhat mysterious meter mark. Not so much the meter mark itself – which is rather commonplace – but the fact that Germans post allowed a combination with some kind of special hand stamp celebrating the birthday of 250th birthday of August Oetker, founder of the famous German food products supplier. Perhaps it is the first time that such a combination has been used. Anyway, stamp collectors will certainly be interested. Anyone wishing to obtain more information can give it a try and contact press officer Astrid Wolffram (Email: wolffram@felzmann.de)