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1898 45° Krone / Adler Overprints

In March 1898, Germany issued the first set of overprints for use in China. The underlying stamps are German Krone / Adler Issues. The "China" overprint is at a 45° angle, as opposed to the 56° overprint of the December 1898 overprints.

Like the underlying Krone / Adler Issues, there are numerous color variants of several of the values.

Set Date(s)

March 1898

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

1898 45° Krone / Adler Overprints

In March 1898, Germany issued the first set of overprints for use in China. The underlying stamps are German Krone / Adler Issues. The "China" overprint is at a 45° angle, as opposed to the 56° overprint of the December 1898 overprints.

Like the underlying Krone / Adler Issues, there are numerous color variants of several of the values.

Set Date(s)

March 1898

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)