Stamp Day

Third Reich Postal Stationery

This series was issued on 11 January 1942 to commemorate Stamp Day.

1533cxl

Commemorative Cancel

The cards can be found on two types of stock — cream-colored (a) and chamois-buff colored (b).

The cards depict various military departments:

  • /01 — Afrika Korps
  • /02 — Deutsche Feldpost
  • /03 — Kriegsmarine
  • /04 — Organisation Todt

The commemorative postmark was used for only one day, 11 January 1942, in 133 different towns.