Germany-Third Reich 1936 Race for the Brown Ribbon in Munich

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  • Label : "Deutsche Reichspost"; 1936; semi-postal charity stamp as block issue to the "3rd Derby for the Brown Ribbon" in Munich-Riem; issue of 1 stamp


Stamp datas:

  • Issue date : 22 June 1936
  • Catalogue number : Michel: No. Block4X (stamp No. 621); Yvert & Tellier: No. BF6; Scott: No. B90
  • Color : dark brown to dark siena
  • Watermark : Germany No. 4X (crosses (swastikas) with cross legs to left (sun direction)) and block frame watermark with inscriptions
  • Nominal value : 42 + 108 (Reichspfennig)
  • Postage validity : to 31 December 1937 (other source 31 March 1937)
  • Designed by : Richard Klein (1890-1967)
  • Printed by : "Reichsdruckerei", Berlin
  • Print process : Recess printing on hand-made paper
  • Perforation : Harrow perforation, Ks 14
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp: 30.0 x 25.0 mm
- cutted format of the block: 148.0 x 155.0 mm
  • Variants :
- stamp imperforate
- stamp with mirror-inverted watermark


Mint block

Michel No. Block 4X, mint

Postmarked block

Charity block issue to the 3rd Race for the Brown Ribbon" in Munich-Riem 1936, postmarked at "Munich", 18-07-1937