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BAVARIA 1919-1920 (Germany)

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1919 Stamps of Germany overprinted "Freistaat Bayern"

On Germania type

  2 1/2 p grey
  3 p brown
  5 p green
  7 1/2 p orange
  10 p red
  15 p violet
  20 p blue
  25 p orange and black on yellow
  35 p brown
  40 p red and black
  75 p green and black
  80 p red and black on red

On large sized stamps of Germany

  1 M red
  2 M blue
  3 M violet
  5 M black and red

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
2 1/2 p to 25 p vc vc  
35 p vc c  
40 p c c  
75 p c c  
80 p c c  
1 M c *  
2 M c c  
3 M c c  
5 M c *  

I have seen some postal stationery (Postanweisung) with the same design printed on it. I have seen the values 15 p violet and 25 p light brown (a value non-existing in the postal stamps!).

 

1920 Various designs, 'Abschiedsausgabe' or 'Farewell issue'

Ploughing

5 p green

  5 p green
  10 p orange
  15 p red

Woman

  20 p violet
  30 p blue
  40 p brown

Sowing

  50 p red
  60 p blue
  75 p red

All the above stamps have watermark 'horizontal wavy lines' and perforation 14 x 14 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
5 p vc vc Imperforate: ***
10 p vc c Imperforate: ***
15 p vc vc  
20 p vc vc Two types, differing in the '20'
Imperforate: ***
30 p c vc  
40 p vc vc  
50 p c c Imperforate: ***
60 p c c Imperforate: ***
75 p c c  
Madonna with child

  1 M red and grey
  1 1/4 M blue and brown
  1 1/2 M green and brown
  2 1/2 M black and brown

The stamps in the values 1 M to 2 1/2 M have watermark 'Vertical wavy lines' and perforation 11 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
1 M c c  
1 1/4 M c c  
1 1/2 M c c  
2 1/2 M c c Exists printed in two different methods
Goddess and arms


Two imperforate 5 M stamps

  3 M blue
  5 M orange
  10 M green
  20 M black

The stamps in the values 3 M to 20M have watermark 'Vertical wavy lines' and perforation 11 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
3 M c * Imperforate: ***
5 M * * Imperforate: ***
10 M * * Imperforate: ***
20 M * ** Imperforate: **

Overprinted "Deutsches Reich" to be used in Germany

Ploughing

  5 p green
  10 p orange
  15 p red

Woman

  20 p violet
  30 p blue
  40 p brown

Sowing

  50 p red
  60 p blue
  75 p red
  80 p blue

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
5 p vc vc Imperforate: ***
10 p vc vc Imperforate: ***
15 p vc vc  
20 p vc vc Only one type
Imperforate: R
30 p vc vc Imperforate: ***
40 p vc vc  
50 p vc vc  
60 p vc vc  
75 p vc c  
80 p vc c  
Madonna with child

  1 M red and grey
  1 1/4 M blue and brown
  1 1/2 M green and brown
  2 M black and brown
  2 1/2 M black and brown (overprinted in red)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
1 M c vc  
1 1/4 M c vc  
1 1/2 M c c  
2 M vc c Without overprint: ***
2 1/2 M c c Exists printed in two different methods
Goddess and arms

  3 M blue
  4 M red
  5 M orange
  10 M green
  20 M black

The overprint on the values 3 M to 20 M exists in two types differing in the 'R' of 'Reich' (the second type with a fatter 'R' is rarer).


(Type 1 and type 2)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
3 M c *  
4 M * * Imperforate: ***
Without overprint: ***
5 M c *  
10 M * *  
20 M * *  

The values 80 p, 2 M and 4 M were not officially issued without overprint, yet they do exist:


(Non issued stamps without overprint)


Advertising label of the Canadian stamp shop 'Marks Stamp Co, 462 Spadina Ave Toronto' in a similar design, but with country name and value omitted. Probably issued around the same time as the Bavarian stamps.


Another advertisement label, but now for S.Kelen&Co from Budapest.


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