The Collection

Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

The Collection

Menu Album Pages

On a regular basis, I receive requests for copies of the album page designs that I use for the physical collection. Unfortunately, I had not been able to provide copies because of the inclusion of catalog numbers on my personal pages, and I don’t have permission to include the catalog numbers.

So, I’m beginning the process of re-creating the pages without catalog numbers. As I complete that process for the individual collecting areas, links to the pages will be posted on this page.

For most collecting areas, pages will be available in four versions — a basic version that consists of only major variants, a specialized version that includes minor variants, and versions of each with black & white stamp photos in the boxes. For examples, see below.

Specialized With Stamp Photos

Specialized Without Stamp Photos

Basic Without Stamp Photos

Most pages will also be available in Letter and A4 sizes.

Third Reich pages are also available without symbols of the Third Reich in order to allow use in Germany without running afoul of German law (§86 & §86a StGB).

All PDFs are printable, but not editable. If you, the individual user, require specific customizations to accommodate stamps that don’t fit in the boxes (or you need additional boxes), minor customizations might be possible on a case-by-case basis, depending on the extent of the changes requested.

Due to the number of photos included on the pages, some of the files are very large (200MB+). If you would like a copy but can’t download files that large, please send me a note. It’s possible to custom generate a smaller file, though with some reduction in the quality of the photos.

For any questions, requests, or if you spot an error, use the “Send Report to Admin” link at the bottom of the page.

25 Sep 2021 - corrected typo on p. 32 of Kiautschou Postmarks.
30 Aug 2021 - added Kiautschou Postmarks and new versions of Deutsch-Neuguinea Postmarks, Karolinen Postmarks, Marianen Postmarks, Marshall-Inseln Postmarks, and Samoa Postmarks. Design changes were to create enough blank space on the pages to allow mounting of postcard-sized items.
30 Aug 2021 - corrected errors in Deutsches Reich (1872-1918) [Specialized p. 17, incorrect color on second stamp, Specialized p. 33, colors on last two stamps swapped].
8 Jul 2021 - added Marianen Postmarks and Samoa Postmarks.
7 Jul 2021 - added Marshall-Inseln Postmarks.
5 May 2021 - updated all Bohemia & Moravia pages to add better image on p. 13.
25 Apr 2021 - updated German East Africa Specialized p. 28 to remove varieties that were incorrectly included.
22 Apr 2021 - added Karolinen Postmarks.
22 Apr 2021 - updated all Generalgouvernement pages to correct an omission on p. 29.
20 Apr 2021 - added StGB-compliant versions of Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) , Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Officials, Generalgouvernement, and Feldpost in letter size.
18 Apr 2021 - added German New Guinea Postmarks.
9 Apr 2021 - updated the Specialized versions of all the German Colonies to include better demos of all plate flaws.
24 Mar 2021 - corrected typo in Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) pages [Specialized p. 61, Basic p. 54].
3 Jan 2021 - added Deutsches Reich (1919-1932) Officials.
12 Dec 2020 - added revised versions of all German Colonies pages, adding plate and overprint flaws to all Specialized pages, and making minor edits to few Basic pages to fix spacing/alignment/spelling errors.
12 Nov 2020 - added A4 and StGB-compliant versions of Generalgouvernement; made minor formatting edits to all pages other than Colonies & PO Abroad to correct minor formatting inconsistencies discovered when building those pages.
7 Nov 2020 - corrected typographical error on title pages of all German PO Abroad in China, Morocco, & Turkey.
2 Nov 2020 - added German PO Abroad in China, Morocco, & Turkey.
18 Oct 2020 - fixed box-size error on Deutsch-Neuguinea (German New Guinea) British Occupation Registration Labels page [Specialized p. 14; Basic p. 10].
11 Sep 2020 - added pages for all of the German Colonies.
18 Aug 2020 - updated all Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Officials Basic versions to correct a duplicate entry on p. 5.
14 Aug 2020 - updated all Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Officials versions. Updates consist of numerous minor formatting alterations to ensure consistency with newly updated Deutsches Reich pages.
11 Aug 2020 - updated all Feldpost versions. Updates consist of correction to Christmas Inselpost page and numerous minor formatting alterations to ensure consistency with newly updated Deutsches Reich pages.
10 Aug 2020 - added Deutsches Reich (1919-1932); added updated versions of all Deutsches Reich (1872-1918) and Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) pages.  Updates consist of numerous typographical corrections, addition of graphical watermarks, and numerous formatting alterations to ensure consistency across all three Deutsches Reich eras.
27 Jul 2020 - corrected typos in Deutsches Reich (1872-1918) [Specialized pp. 11-13].
20 Jun 2020 - added Deutsches Reich (1872-1918) & Deutsches Reich (1872-1918) Officials.
27 Apr 2020 - added A4 and StGB-compliant versions of Feldpost (WWII); minor cosmetic/spacing edits to previously uploaded versions of Feldpost (WWII); corrected typo on Kuban Bridgehead page of Feldpost (WWII) [Specialized p. 13, Basic p. 12].
25 Apr 2020 - added WWII Occ. - Albania; added Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Officials A4 and StGB-compliant versions.
12 Feb 2020 - added Bohemia & Moravia; updated Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) A4 cover pages.
10 Feb 2020 - added A4 versions of Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Basic & Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Specialized - StGB Compliant.
30 Jan 2020 - corrected misc typos/errors in Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) [Specialized pp. 9, 26, 31, 36, 37, 46, 50, 52, 58, 60, 63, 77, 91, 146, 147; Basic pp. 23, 28, 33, 39, 43, 45, 51, 53, 56, 84, 137, 138].
19 Jan 2020 - added A4 versions of Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Specialized & Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Specialized - StGB Compliant.
14 Dec 2019 - added Generalgouvernement
17 Nov 2019 - re-uploaded new versions of all prior files.  These are considerably larger in size, but should print at a much higher quality.
16 Nov 2019 - added German New Guinea.
16 Nov 2019 - added Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) Officials.
12 Nov 2019 - modified Deutsches Reich (1933-1945) [Specialized p. 116, Basic p. 109].