Germany-Third Reich 1934 Hindenburg - III

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  • Label : "Deutsche Reichspost"; 1933/1934; definitive stamps of the issue "Hindenburg-medaillion - III"; motive with a medaillion of Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934, 2nd Reichspräsident) after a template by Karl Goetz; supplementary values and color changings; watermark Germany No. 4 (swastikas); issue of 17 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Issue Date : December 1933 and Jan/Feb/Apr/May/Sep 1934
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel No. 512-528; Yvert & Tellier: No. 483-498; Scott: No. 415-429, 431
  • Watermark: Germany No. 4 (swastikas)
- type "4X" - cross legs to left (sun shape)
- type "4Y" - cross legs to right (moon shape) (rarely)
  • Postage validity : to spring 1945
  • to the stamps :
- 1 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 512 - black - 04 Deember 1933
- 3 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 513 - (dark) brown ochre - January 1934
- 4 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 514 - grey blue to slate blue - February 1934
- 5 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 515 - emerald green - February 1934
- 6 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 516 - black green- February 1934
- 8 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 517 - yellowish red to vermilion - February 1934
- 10 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 518 - (dark) red brown - February 1934
- 12 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 519 - red - February 1934
- 15 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 520 - (dark) brownish lilac to (dark) red lilac - April 1934
- 20 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 521 - dark light blue to cyan blue - April 1921
- 25 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 522 - violet ultramarine to lilac ultramarine - April 1934
- 30 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 523 - (dark) brown olive - February 1934
- 40 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 524 - (dark) lilac purple - February 1934
- 50 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 525 - black green / grey black - September 1934
- 60 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 526 - (dark) rosa lilac to (dark) amarilla / grey black - May 1934
- 80 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 527 - (dark) ultramarine / grey black - February 1936
- 100 (Rpf.) - Michel No. 528 - blackish yellow orange / grey black - September 1934
  • Designed by : Karl Goetz (1875-1950)
  • Printed by : "Reichsdruckerei", Berlin
  • Print Process : Letterpress on coated paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14 : 14¼
  • Stamp size : printed area of a single stamp: 18.5 x 22.0 mm
  • Variants :
- se-tenants from booklets
- gutter pairs and advertisement fields from booklets


Definitive stamps of the issue "Hindenburg-medaillion - III"
(issue of 17 stamps)

Unused stamps

Michel No. 512, 1 Rpf., mint
Michel No. 513, 3 Rpf., mint
Michel No. 515, 5 Rpf., mint
Michel No. 516, 6 Rpf., mint
Michel No. 519, 12 Rpf., mint
Michel No. 520, 15 Pf., mint
Michel No. 526, 60 Rpf., mint
Michel No. 527, 80 Rpf., mint
Michel No. 528, 100 Rpf., mint

Used stamps

See the page Germany-Third Reich Hindenburg 1933-1936.


12 - 15 RPfg

12 Pfg carmine, bridge at UNNA (Westphalia) in August 1934. Mi519
Circle at REMSCHEID 2 on 31-12-35
12 Pfg, bridge at NAUGARD (Poland ) in 1937.
12 Pfg, bridge at ERMSLEBEN (Saxony-Anhalt) in 1938. Mi519
in 1939 (wrong name)
Michel No. 520, 15 Pf., postmarked

20 RPfg

Michel No. 521, 20 Pf., postmarked
Michel No. 521, postmarked in "Tambach-Dietharz" (Thuringia), 1935
Michel No. 521, 20 (Rpf.)., postmarked at "Elbing" ("Elblag" in Poland)

25 - 50 RPf

25 pfg Violet ultramarine at Geldern (DE) in 1939. Mi522
25 Pfg ultramarine, blue cancel at WIESBADEN in 1940.
30 Pfg deep-olive at HEINICKENDORF OST1 in 1936.
30 Pfg at WITTENBERG (ELBE) in 1936.
Michel No. 523, 30 (Rpf), postmarked at "Reinickendorf"
Michel No. 523, 30 (Rpf.), postmarked
Michel No. 523, 30 (Rpf.), postmarked at "Wittenberg", 1936
40 Pfg lilac-purple at MELSUNGEN in 1941. Mi524
Michel No. 524, postmarked in "Friedrichshafen" (Württemberg), 29-09-1934
Michel No. 525, 50 (Rpf.), postmarked

Covers, cards, and postal souvenirs

Postal stationery card (PSC) to Michel No. 516 from February 1934