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1905 Imperforate Yacht Issue

1905 Imperforate Yacht Issue

Upon the printing of the 1905 / 1919 Yacht Issues, a single imperforate sheet was printed of the 2 Cent issue for the archive of the Reichsdruckerei (Reich Printing Works). The sheet remained in the archive until 1997, when it was broken-up and released for public auction.

Pisa Provisional

Pisa Provisional

In 1902, the steamer Pisa of the Sloman Line ran short of 5 Pfennig postage and was forced to use provisional means to note the payment of the proper postage.

1900 Yacht Issue 2 Pfennig Proof

1900 Yacht Issue 2 Pfennig Proof

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.