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BENNECKENSTEIN 1921 "Am I a Stone?" complete + RARE Robert Ball envelope! German Notgeld

$ 39.95

These notes tell the quite humorous legend of how the town got its name. There was once an old woman who, tired from traveling with a heavy burden through the woods, crouched down to rest. A hunter came along and, thinking she was a stone on which he could rest, sat down on her. Upset, she woke up and asked him (in dialect): "Benn eck en Stein?" (Bin ich ein Stein? - "Am I a stone?"). As the hunter didn't understand her dialect, he thought that was the name of the town, and it stuck!

CONDITION: notes AU/UNC, envelope is in exceptional condition

  • All notes guaranteed genuine. You will receive exactly the notes in the photos.
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