Home CD index CD volume 1 index CD volume 2 index
Preview of Stamps Catalogue CD : VOLUME 1

WURTTEMBERG Official Stamps, Part 1

Return To Catalogue - Wurttemberg Official Stamps, part 2 - Wurttemberg - Other German States -Germany

Note: on my website many of the pictures can not be seen! They are of course present in the cd's;
contact me if you want to purchase them.


WURTTEMBERG, OFFICIAL STAMPS, INSCRIPTION: "PORTO PFLICHTIGE DIENSTSACHE"

1875-1921 Inscription "PORTO PFLICHTIGE DIENST- SACHE"

10 p red 10 p orange 20 p blue 25 p brown and black 1 M 25 p green 2 M blue

  2 p grey
  2 1/2 p grey
  3 p brown
  5 p violet
  5 p green
  7 1/2 p orange
  10 p red
  10 p orange
  15 p brown
  15 p violet
  20 p blue
  20 p green
  25 p orange
  25 p brown and black
  35 p brown
  40 p red
  50 p brown
  60 p green
  1 M 25 green
  2 M grey
  3 M brown

These stamps exist without watermark and with watermark crosses and circles (used from 1906 onwards). They have perforation 11.

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 * * With or without watermark
2 1/2 p c c With watermark
3 p * c With or without watermark
5 p violet *** * Without watermark
5 p green c vc With or without watermark
7 1/2 p c c With watermark
10 p red c vc With or without watermark
10 p orange c c With watermark
15 p brown * * With watermark
15 p violet c c With watermark
20 p blue * c With watermark
20 p green c c With watermark
25 p orange * * With or without watermark
25 p brown and black * * With watermark
35 p * * With watermark
40 p c c With watermark
50 p c c With watermark, two shades of brown were issued
60 p c c With watermark
1 M 25 c c With watermark
2 M * * With watermark
3 M * c With watermark

I have seen a postal stationery of 5 p violet, 5 p green, 15 p violet in the same design. I have also seen a postcard with an impression of a 2 p grey, overprinted with three horizontal bars and a further impression of a 3 p brown just next to this 2 p.

 

These stamps exist with overprint 'Probe zur Frankatur nicht verwendbar' in fancy letters, they were made for educational purposes.


With overprint 'Probe zur Frankatur nicht verwendbar' in fancy letters


Special cancel 'STUTTGART No 1 1819 1919 25 SEPTEMBER W.VERFASSUNGS-TAG'. I've also seen this cancel on the 1919 overprinted with 'Volksstaat Wurttemberg' stamps.

 

1906 Overprinted with a crown and "1806-1906"

  2 p grey
  3 p brown
  5 p green
  10 p red
  25 p orange

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 *** *** Without watermark
3 p ** ** Without watermark
5 p ** ** Without watermark
10 p ** ** Without watermark
25 p *** *** Without watermark

Most of these stamps are cancelled to order for stamp collectors. Imperforate stamps exist.


Inverted overprint on a 10 p stamp


Forged overprint made by the stamp forger Fournier (image taken from a 'Fournier Album of Philatelic Forgeries')

 

1916 Overprinted '25 Pf.'

  '25 Pf.' on 25 p orange

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
25 p on 25 p *** *** With or without watermark (R)

 

1919 Overprinted with large '2' in blue

  '2' on 2 1/2 p grey

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 on 2 1/2 p c c With watermark

 

1919 Overprinted "Volksstaat Wurttemberg"

3 p brown 10 p red 15 p violet 20 p blue 25 p brown and black

  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 brown and black
  35 p brown
  50 p 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
All stamps with watermark
2 1/ 2 p c c  
3 p ** **  
5 p c c  
7 1/2 p * *  
10 p c c  
15 p c c  
20 p c c  
25 p * *  
35 p * *  
50 p c c  
Overprinted "Deutches Reich" in fancy letters

  5 p green
  10 p red
  15 p violet
  20 p blue
  50 p 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
All stamps with watermark
5 p * *  
10 p * *  
15 p * *  
20 p * *  
50 p * *  

 

1923 Inflation period, previous stamps surcharged

Surcharged in 'Mark'
  '5 Mark'  on 10 p orange
  '10 Mark' on 15 p violet
  '12 Mark' on 40 p red
  '20 Mark' on 10 p orange
  '25 Mark' on 20 p green
  '40 Mark' on 20 p green
  '50 Mark' on 60 p green
  '60 Mark' on 1.25 M green
  '100 Mark' on 40 p red
  '200 Mark' (red) on 2 M grey
  '300 Mark' (blue) on 50 p red
  '400 Mark' (blue) on 3 M brown
  '1000 Mark' on 60 p green
  '2000 Mark' on 1.25 M green

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
All stamps with watermark
5 M on 10 p c c  
10 M on 15 p c c  
12 M on 40 p * *  
20 M on 10 p c c  
25 M on 20 p c c  
40 M on 20 p c c  
50 M on 60 p c c  
60 M on 1.25 M c c  
100 M on 40 p c c  
200 M on 2 M c c  
300 M on 50 p c c  
400 M on 3 M c c  
1000 M on 60 p * *  
2000 M on 1.25 M * *  
Surcharged in 'Tausend'

  '5 Tausend' on 10 p orange
  '20 Tausend' on 40 p red
  '50 Tausend' on 15 p violet
  '75 Tausend' on 2 M grey
  '100 Tausend' on 20 p green
  '250 Tausend' on 3 M brown

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
All stamps with watermark
5000 on 10 p * *  
20000 on 40 p * *  
50000 on 15 p * *  
75000 on 2 M * *  
100000 on 20 p * *  
250000 on 3 M c c  
Surcharged in 'Millionen'

  '1 Million' on 60 p green
  '2 Millionen' on 50 p red
  '5 Millionen' on 1.25 M green

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
All stamps with watermark
1000000 on 60 p c c  
2000000 on 50 p c c  
5000000 on 1.25 M * c  
Surcharged in 'Milliarden'

  '4 Milliarden' on 50 p red
  '10 Milliarden' on 3 M brown

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
All stamps with watermark
4,000,000,000 on 50 p ** **  
10,000,000,000 on 3 M ** **  

 

1923 Surcharged only with a number (just after the inflation period)

  '3' on 25 p orange
  '5' on 25 p orange
  '10' on 25 p orange
  '20' on 25 p orange
  '50' on 25 p orange

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
All stamps with watermark
3 p on 25 p * *  
5 p on 25 p c c  
10 p on 25 p c c  
20 p on 25 p * *  
50 p on 25 p ** **  

Stamps - Timbres-Poste - Briefmarken

Copyright by Evert Klaseboer