Sas van Gent (NL)

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Sas van Gent is a town in the Netherlands. It is located in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Terneuzen and lies about 30 km south of Vlissingen on the border with Belgium. The Ghent-Terneuzen Canal passes through Sas van Gent, and at that point there was a lock in the canal. The name of the village, Sas van Gent, means sluice of Ghent.


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Postmark Examples[edit]

Postmark Sas van Gent 1951. Postage stamp in Stampset: Stampset.png
Letter card sent from Hulst (weak dispatch cancel) to Sas van Gent (dark arrival cancel). Dates 21 September 1904. Note that Gent is sometimes spelled as Gend.
Letter card sent from Maastricht to Sas van Gent, 1907.

Machine cancels[edit]

Meter cancel Sas van Gent, 1980.
Meter cancel Sas van Gent, 1982.
Meter cancel Sas van Gent, 1999.
Meter cancel Sas van Gent, 1991.