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N039977 CIVIL IDENTIFICATION CARD. (Kennkarte)

BACKGROUND: The "Kennkarte" was the basic identification card in use during the Third Reich era, first introduced in July of 1938. They were normally obtained through a police precinct and had the corresponding issuing office and official's stamps to them. Every German citizen was issued one, and was expected to produce it when confronted by officials.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: A light grey oilcloth, half-fold, "Kennkarte" (Identity-card), whose closed cover measures 10.5cm x 14cm. Its cover features a black, spread-winged eagle with a wreathed, mobile swastika in its talons, with "Deutsches Reich," in Gothic script, above it and "Kennkarte" beneath. The first interior page has eleven blocks to it which relate the bearer's district, identity number, name, birth date and place, occupation, unalterable and alterable identifying features, and "Bemerkungen" (Observations). To the facing page is a black and white photograph of the bearer, right and left forefinger-prints, and official stamps and signatures. An administration fee stamp is to this page, as well as a office stamp. The kennkarte comes housed in a 11cm x 17cm bi-fold cover that has silver embossed details to which the eagle has been "de-nazified".

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