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1898 56° Krone / Adler Overprints

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

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

Set Date(s)

December 1898

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

1898 56° Krone / Adler Overprints

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

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

Set Date(s)

December 1898

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)