Interesting Japanese postmark

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Here is an interesting looking postmark on very common definitive stamp from Japan.


Japanese postmark

With little help from my online friends, I have found out, that the top line says very likely Tokyo. Nevertheless, the purpose / meaning of this postmark is still very much a mystery. All I can say that it is far from normal.

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