Bavaria 1876 Coat of Arms

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Description[edit]

  • Issue Dates : 1 January 1876 - 1879
  • Designed by : J.P. Riess
  • Printed by : J.G. Weiss
  • Print Process : Typo, embossed
  • Perforations : 11²
  • Watermark: horizontal wide waves (Wz.2)
  • Catalogue numbers Michel 37-46

First issue in the new currency (1 Mark = 100 Pfennig) in the Kingdom of Bavaria. Valid until 31 January 1893, or 30 June 1912 (5,10 & 20 Pfg).

Used stamps[edit]

3 Pfennig green Mi37b
5 Pfennig bluish green Mi38
10 Pfennig rose Mi39. The most usual value.
20 Pfennig ultramarine Mi40
25 Pfennig brown, large Grotesk thin letters, Mi41
50 Pfennig red Mi42
50 Pfg ziegelrot, large Grotesk letters Mi42
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1 Mark issue 1879 Mi43
2 Mark Mi44

Issue September 1878[edit]

5 Pfg lilac Mi45a
50 Pfg deep brown Mi46