Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST"

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Description

  • Issue Dates : 1 January - July 1900 (30, 40 and 80 Pfg in December 1899)
  • Designed by : P. Waldraff
  • Printed by :
  • Print Process : Typo
  • Perforations : 14
  • Watermark: none
  • Catalogue Michel N°53-62

Valid only until 31 December 1902.

Paul Waldraff's design was based on the actress Anna Führing in costume dressed as Germania, the allegorical representation of Germany.

Stamps

Unused

Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 2pf.jpg
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 3pf.jpg
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 10pf unused.jpg
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 25pf.jpg
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 30pf.jpg
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 40pf.jpg
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 50pf.jpg
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 80pf.jpg

Used

Used?
In 1902 at AACHEN
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 3pf used.jpg
Leipzig in 1901
In 1900 at BORKEN.
In 1901 at MÜNSTER.
In 1901 at Berlin W (?) 6.
Germany-Empire 1900 Definitives - Germania - "REICHSPOST" 10pf.jpg
10 pfg in 1900 at SCHIRMECK, Alsace France in 1900. Mi56
10 pfg in 1901 at PFORZHEIM
10 pfg in 1902 at LOSHEIM, (North Rhine-Westphalia)
20 pfg Ultramarine, circle at NACHRODT in 1900
20 pfg Blue in 1901
25 pfg
30 pfg
Bridge at Rastatt (Baden-Württemberg), 10-1900
40 pfg
50 pfg
Bridge at Dresden-Neustadt (DE) (Saxony) 15.9.00. Mi61
Bridge at Altena (North Rhine-Westphalia) 07-03-1901
80 pfg Bridge cancel in Saarland in 1901
Circle at Berlin O 27 on 22-06-1901

Used by German Foreign Post Offices

The 2 images here have been surcharged in Para currency, they do not belong to this issue.

Michel No. 13I, circle at Beirut (then Turkish Empire), 23-05-1902
Michel No. 13I, circle at Beirut (then Turkish Empire), 23-11-1904

Usage

3pf used on postal card sent from AACHEN Germany to ARNHEIM Netherlands. Sender tried to send as the cheaper "Drucksache" Paper-rate, but as the card has a photo it was not allowed and taxed the underpaid postcard rate double.