Germany-West 1952 Thurn & Taxis Stamp Centenary

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 25th October 1952
  • one value
  • Printed by: A Bagel, Düsseldorf
  • Print process: litho
  • watermark wavy lines
  • stamp format height 27½mm x width 33mm
  • Perforations: 13 x 13.25

Centenary of the Postage Stamps of Thurn and Taxis

  • The Thurn and Taxis postal service dates back several centuries. Its first stamps were released on 1st January 1852. The service, with its 302 Post-stations and Houses, was sold to Prussia on 1st July 1867, for 3 million Thaler

10pf ~ Karriol (postman riding trap) of 1846, after old print

Sheet Stamp