Proof printings of the Yacht Issues were printed on paper with a lozenge watermark.
Following the Reichspost’s selection of the design for the Yacht Issues, several blocks of 16 were printed as proofs. The proofs are in a face value (2 Pf.) and color that were not used on the final, released issues.
Following the occupation of Kamerun by Belgian, British, and French troops, Kamerun Yacht Issues were overprinted “C.E.F.” (Cameroon Expeditionary Force) with new values in Schillings and Pence.
This private postal stationery card is entitled “Schwarze Schönheiten” (Black Beauties), and depicts two native women. It became available for use in January 1908.
This private postal stationery card is entitled “Victoria”, and depicts Victoria, Kamerun. It became available for use in September 1902.
In March 1898, private versions of the 1897 Overprint Postcards became available for use.