Germany-Third Reich 1936 Leisure Congress Hamburg

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  • Label : "Deutsche Reichspost"; 1936; commemorative stamps of the issue to the "World Congress for Leisure and Relaxation 1936" in Hamburg; stamp motive (identical for both stamps) shows an allegory with a woman with a white dove and a man with a hammer after a template by Sepp Semar (1901-1971); issue of 2 stamps


Stamp datas:

  • Issue date : 30 June 1936
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 622, 623; Yvert & Tellier: No. 577, 578; Scott: No. 477, 478
  • Colors : blackish blue green - brown carmine
  • Watermark : Germany No. 4 (crosses (swastikas))
  • Nominal values : 6 - 15 (Reichspfennig)
  • Postage validity : to 31 December 1937
  • Designed by : Sepp Semar (1901-1971)
  • Printed by : "Reichsdruckerei", Berlin
  • Print process : Photogravure on coated paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Stamp size : printed area of a single stamp: 19.5 x 24.0 mm


Stamps

Michel No. 622, mint
Michel No. 622; postamrked at "Frankfurt (Main), 07-1936
Michel No. 623, mint
Michel No. 623, postmarked