Emergency Field Message Overprints
Algerian definitives of 1936 surcharged and overprinted E.F.M.
In 1943 the Algerian 5 centime red violet and the 1.75 franc henna brown definitives showing a view of Ghardaia were surcharged 30 frs and overprinted "E.F.M." (Emergency Field Message) to be used to pay cable tolls for American and Canadian military personnel.
"Algeria." Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue. 2005.
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