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1903 Inscription 'FREI DURCH ABLOSUNG NR 21' (for Prussia)

  2 p grey
  3 p brown
  5 p green
  10 p red
  20 p blue
  25 p orange and black on yellow
  40 p red and black
  50 p violet and black 

These stamps have perforation 14.

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 p c c  
3 p c c  
5 p vc c  
10 p vc vc  
20 p vc vc  
25 p c c  
40 p c c  
50 p c c  

 

1905 Inscription 'FREI DURCH ABLOSUNG Nr 16' (for Baden)

  2 p grey
  3 p brown
  5 p green
  10 p red
  20 p blue
  25 p orange and black on yellow 

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 p *** ***  
3 p * *  
5 p * *  
10 p c c  
20 p c c  
25 p *** ***  

 

1920 Numbers, inscription 'DIENSTMARKE'

With number '21' in the corners (for Prussia)

  5 p green
  10 p red
  15 p brown
  20 p blue
  30 p red on yellow
  50 p lilac
  1 M red

These stamps have perforation 14 and watermark 'Lozenges' ('Rauten').

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  
10 p c c  
15 p vc vc  
20 p c vc  
30 p c vc  
50 p c vc  
1 M * c  
Without number in the corners

  5 p green
  10 p red
  10 p orange
  15 p brown
  20 p blue
  30 p red on yellow
  40 p red
  50 p lilac
  60 p red
  75 p blue
  1 M red
  1.25 M blue on yellow
  2 M blue
  3 M brown on red
  5 M brown on yellow
  10 M green on red
  20 M blue on red
  50 M violet on red
  100 M red on red

These stamps have perforation 14 and watermark 'Lozenges' ('Rauten') or 'Crossed lines' ('Waffeln').

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
Watermark 'Lozenges'
5 p c c  
10 p red vc vc  
10 p orange vc * 1920
15 p vc vc Exists imperforate
20 p vc vc  
30 p vc vc  
40 p vc vc 1920
50 p vc vc  
60 p vc vc 1921
1 M vc vc  
1.25 M vc vc 1920
2 M * c 1920
3 M vc vc 1922?
5 M vc vc 1920
10 M vc vc 1922?
Watermark 'Crossed Lines'
75 p vc c 1922?
2 M vc vc 1922
10 M vc c 1922?
20 M vc vc 1922?
50 M vc vc 1922?
100 M vc vc 1922?
Surcharged (1923)

  '5 Tausend' on 5 M brown on yellow
  '20 Tausend' on 30 p red on yellow
  '75 Tausend' on 50 M violet on red
  '100 Tausend' on 15 p brown
  '250 Tausend' on 10 p red
  '400 Tausend' on 15 p brown
  '800 Tausend' on 30 p red on yellow
  1 Mill on 75 p blue
  2 Mill on 10 p red
  5 Mill on 100 M red on 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
Watermark 'Crossed Lines'
5 T on 5 M vc c  
20 T on 30 p vc c  
75 T on 50 M vc c  
100 T on 15 p vc c  
250 T on 10 p vc c  
400 T on 15 p vc c  
800 T on 30 p vc c  
1 Mill on 75 p vc c  
2 Mill on 10 p vc c  
5 Mill on 100 M vc c  
Watermark 'Lozenges'
800 T on 30 p c *  


Inverted '100 Tausend' surcharge on a 15 p stamp.


10 p stamp with 'C.G.H.S.' overprint

These stamps (with and without '21') overprinted 'C.G.H.S.' see under Upper Silesia.


(Stamp with forged cancel?)

Postal stationery: I have seen a 10 p red postcard (Postkarte) in the '21' design.

 

1920 Stamps of Bavaria and Wurttemberg overprinted 'DEUTSCHES REICH' click here.

 

Strictly spoken the official stamps of Wurttemberg were also issued under the German Empire, click here for these stamps.

 

1923 Stamps of Germany overprinted 'Dienstmarke' in fancy letters

  20 M lilac
  30 M olive
  40 M green
  200 M red
  300 M green
  400 M brown
  500 M red
  100 Mill grey
  200 Mill brown
  2 Milld brown and green
  5 Milld orange and brown
  10 Milld green
  20 Milld green and brown
  50 Milld 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
20 M vc c  
30 M vc c  
40 M vc c  
200 M vc c  
300 M vc c  
400 M vc c  
500 M vc c  
100 Mill c *  
200 Mill c *  
2 Milld c *  
5 Milld c *  
10 Milld * *  
20 Milld * *  
50 Milld * *  

 

1923 New currency, postage stamps, overprinted 'Dienstmarke' diagonally in fancy letters

  3 p brown
  5 p green
  10 p red
  20 p blue
  50 p orange
  100 p lilac

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 p c c  
5 p c vc  
10 p c vc  
20 p * vc  
50 p * c  
100 p * *  

 

1924 Postage stamps of 1924 (eagle) with diagonal overprint 'Dienstmarke' in fancy letters

  3 p brown
  5 p green
  10 p red
  20 p blue
  30 p lilac
  40 p olive
  50 p orange

 

1924 Postage stamps of 1924 (Stephan) with overprint 'Dienstmarke' in fancy letters horizontally

  60 p brown
  80 p blue

 

1927 Value in an ellipse, inscription 'Dienstmarke'

  3 p brown
  4 p light blue (1931?)
  4 p dark blue
  5 p green
  6 p olive-green (1931?)
  8 p dark-green
  10 p red
  10 p orange-red (1929)
  10 p lilac (1930)
  10 p brown (1933)
  12 p orange (1931?)
  15 p orange-red
  15 p red (1929)
  20 p green
  20 p grey (1930)
  30 p olive
  40 p lilac
  60 p brown

 

1934 Swastika, inscription 'Dienstmarke Deutsches Reich'

  3 p light brown
  4 p blue
  5 p light green
  5 p dark green (1942)
  6 p black
  6 p violet (1942)
  8 p orange
  10 p brown
  12 p red
  15 p brown
  20 p blue
  30 p olive
  40 p lilac
  50 p orange
  50 p green (1942)

 

1938 Statue with eagle

  1 p black
  3 p brown
  4 p blue
  5 p light green
  5 p dark green (1942)
  6 p black
  6 p violet (1942)
  8 p orange
  12 p red
  16 p grey
  16 p green (1942)
  24 p green
  24 p light brown (1942)
  30 p olive
  40 p lilac


Overprint 'Kreis Glauchau', issued after 1945 as a local stamp: click here for more information.


Local 'Regierung' overprints

1923 Wiesbaden 'Regierung' overprint

Three types of 'Regierung' overprints exist for Wiesbaden. Twenty different stamps received this overprint. Most overprints are in black color (except some proofs in green, red or violet colour).

 

1923-24 Frankfurt 'Regierung' overprint

(Sorry, no image available yet, if anybody has an image, please contact me!)

A violet 'Regierung' overprint was applied in Frankfurt on the values 5 Mill., 2 Milld, 5 Milld, 10 Milld, 10 Milld on 20 Mill, 5 p, 10 p and 20 p.


Stamps for official railway letters

1874 Inscription 'Frei laut Entschadigungs Conto.'

  (-) black on yellow (2 types, size of inscription different)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Used Remarks
(-) black on yellow *** On letter: ***

I know that forgeries of these labels exist. For example, the next forgery was made by Peter Winter:


(Peter Winter forgery)


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