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
20 pfg Ultramarine, circle at NACHRODT in 1900
20 pfg Blue in 1901
25 pfg
30 pfg
Bridge at Rastatt (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), 10-1900
40 pfg
50 pfg
Bridge at Dresden-Neustadt (DE) (Saxony) 15.9.00. Mi61
Bridge at Altena (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) 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.