Germany-Weimar 1922 Airmail - Pigeon-I

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  • Label : "Deutsche Reichspost", airmail stamps of the issue "Wooden Pigeon-I"; stamp motives with a stylized wood pigeon after a template by Ernst Aufseeser (1880-1940); Issue of 1922 with watermark No. 2 (meshes); Mark-values in greater format and with colored netlike underpress; issue of 9 stamps


Stamp datas:

  • Issue date : July 1922
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel 210-218; Yvert & Tellier : PA3-PA11; Scott: C3-C11
  • Nominal values and Colors :
- 25 Pfennig: siena to blackish yellow brown (Michel No. 210)
- 40 Pfennig: orange (Michel No. 211)
- 50 Pfennig: blackish grey lilac to brown violet (Michel No. 212)
- 60 Pfennig: red (Michel No. 213)
- 80 Pfennig: green (Michel No. 214)
- 1 Mark: dark green to blackisk blue green on yellowish green to light green (Michel No. 215)
- 2 Mark: dark carmine to lilac red on light grey (Michel No. 216)
- 3 Mark.: dark violet untramarine on greenish light grey (Michel No. 217)
- 5 Mark: orange on light yellow to light vermilion (Michel No. 218)
  • Watermark : Germany No. 2 (meshes, standing)
  • Postage validity : to 30 September 1923
  • Designed by : Ernst Aufseeser (1880-1940)
  • Printed by : "Reichsdruckerei", Berlin
  • Print process : Letterpress printing
  • Perforations :
- comb perforation, K 13 : 13¾ (Pfennig-values, Michel No. 210-214)
- comb perforation, K 14 : 14¼ (Mark-values, Michel No. 215-218)
  • Stamp Sizes (printed area of a single stamp):
- smaller format : 19.0 x 22.5 mm (Pfennig-values, Michel No. 210-214)
- greater format : 21.5 x 28.0 mm (Mark-values, Michel No. 215-218)


Airmail stamps of the issue "Wooden Pigeon-I"
(issue of 9 stamps)

Mint stamps

25 Pf, mint
40 Pf, mint
50 Pf, mint
60 Pf, mint
80 Pf, mint
1 Mk, mint
2 Mk, mint
3 Mk, mint
5 Mk, mint

Used stamps

25 Pf, postmarked
40 Pf, postmarked
50 Pf, postmarked in 1923
60 Pf, postmarked
80 Pf, postmarked
1 Mk, postmarked
2 Mk, postmarked
3 Mk, postmarked
5 Mk, postmarked


All stamp motives show each a stylized wooden pigeon after a template by Ernst Aufseeser (1880-1940).