Stationery post card from Santa Úrsula cheka in Valencia, 1937

Reference: CT171

Stationery post card Edifil 76 from Santa Úrsula checka, in Valencia. This was a prison under the DEDIDE administration (Departamento Especial de Información del Estado), later, in 1938, absorbed by the SIM (Servicio de Información Militar). The DEDIDE fought against enemy espionage and sabotage in the Republican zone.

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Stationery post card Edifil 76 from Santa Úrsula checka, in Valencia. This was a prison under the DEDIDE administration (Departamento Especial de Información del Estado); later, in 1938, absorbed by the SIM (Servicio de Información Militar). The DEDIDE fought against enemy espionage and sabotage in the Republican zone.

Santa Úrsula was a monastery in Valencia's city center transformed into a detention center.

Unreadable, partially printed postmark, but text on the back dated in October 9, 1937. Handwritten censor mark "C" in red pencil on the front, below the partial postmark.

Sender's info on the back: "Sta. Úrsula, celda 27".

Extremely rare origin.