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Hungary - 2022 SMS Leitha Monitor Entered Service 150 Years Ago, Red-Numbered, Imperf. S/S (MNH)

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SMS LEITHA MONITOR Entered Service 150 Years Ago, Special Edition, Red-Numbered, Imperf. Souvenir Sheet; only 4,000 copies issued.

SMS LEITHA (LAJTA MONITOR) is the oldest Austro-Hungarian warship which is still afloat. In 2010 the vessel was ceremonially renamed the LAJTA MONITOR SHIP MUSEUM. 

The ship was deployed several times during the First World War; For more than 70 years, from the 1920s until 1994, was used as an elevator ship for river control on the Danube.

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