This is the exceptionally rare and complete SPECIMEN set with double hole-punch cancels!
A great set that depicts various now-historical scenes from Apolda. I've translated the little sayings under each note.
A: Apolda, it's well known, is sometimes also called Gramont.
B: In a castle, plainly so, ruled the Vice-Count's old family
C: Now trade and industry rule here; Apolda's reputation reaches over the sea
D: Many wool articles are manufactured, with a spinning loom, a hyperactive woman [Raschel], and a round stool.
E: Many a bell, big and small, is surely from Apolda.
F: Dachsunds, Poodles, Pinschers, Dobermanns, one can buy at the dog market.