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C. Use of Vichy Issues after switch of loyalty from Vichy

Identifying Vichy issues (sans RF) relies on distinguishing them from their Third Republic predecessors (with RF).

Algeria: The registered letter was sent from L’Arba on September 27, 1943, The unusual triangular label “Remboursement” (Reimbursement) pays the added 2 hundred and 24 centimes plus .80 centimes remboursement fee.

At the left, the mail was addressed to neutral Switzerland, posted in Kouea, Algeria on March 1, 1943, and censored by the Germans before forwarding to the International Red Cross.