Germany-Third Reich 1936 Charity - Modern buidings

From Stamps of the World
  • Label : "Deutsche Reichspost"; semi-postal charity stamps of the issue "Modern buildings"; stamp motives after templates by Georg Fritz (1884-1967); issue to the benefit of the "Winterhilfswerk" (WHW); issue of 9 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Issue date :
21 September 1936 (Michel No. 634, 637, 638, 639, 641)
26 October 1936 (Michel No. 635, 636, 638, 640, 642)
  • Colors :
dark olive brown - grey black - emerald green - dark green - dark orange brown -...
... - dark brown red - black lilac - black blue - violet
  • Watermark : Germany No. 4 (crosses (swastikas))
  • Nominal values :
3+2 - 4+3 - 5+3 - 6+4 - 8+4 (Reichspfennig)
12 + 6 - 15 + 10 - 25 + 15 - 40+35 (Reichspfennig)

(The surcharge was for the "Winterhilfswerk" (WHW).)

  • Postage validity : to 30 June 1937
  • Designed by : Georg Fritz (1884-1967)
  • Printed by : "Reichsdruckerei", Berlin
  • Print process : Recess printing
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Stamp size : printed area of a single stamp without signature line: 26.0 x 21.5 mm
  • Variants :
- Michel type "y" = horizontal ripped gum ("x" = vertical)
- 3+2 (Rpf.) also imperforate


Semi-postal charity stamps of the issue "Modern buildings"
(issue of 9 stamps)

Michel No. 634y, mint
Michel No. 634y, postmarked at "Stettin", 23-10-1936
Michel No. 635, mint
Michel No. 635, postmarked
Michel No. 636, mint
Michel No. 636, postmarked
Michel No. 637, mint
Michel No. 637, postmarked
Michel No. 638, mint
Michel No. 638, 8+4 (Rpf.), postmarked at "Berlin-Charlottenburg 2", 31-12-1936
Michel No. 639, mint
Michel No. 639, postmarked on 10-02-1937
Michel No. 640, mint
Michel No. 640, postmarked
Michel No. 641, mint
Michel No. 641, postmarked
Michel No. 642, mint
Michel No. 642, postmarked


Stamp motives:
- 3+2 (Rpf.): "Reichsautobahn"
- 4+3 (Rpf.): "Reichsluftfahrtministerium", Berlin
- 5+3 (Rpf.): Nazi-Memorial, Nürnberg
- 6+4 (Rpf.): Bridge over the Saale
- 8+4 (Rpf.): "Deutschlandhalle", Berlin
- 12+6 (Rpf.): Alp road near the "Mauthäusl"
- 15+10 (Rpf): "Führerhaus" in Munich
- 25+15 (Rpf.): Bridge at the "Mangfall"
- 40+35 (Rpf.): "Haus der Deutschen Kunst" in Munich