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The GermanStamps.net Collection

Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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German East Africa

1896 / 1899 Krone / Adler Overprints

In April 1896, a second set of overprints was issued for use in German East Africa. These overprints featured a diagonal surcharge as opposed to the earlier horizontal surcharge, and for the first time, included the name of the colony.

Set Date(s)

April 1896 / 1899

Watermark(s)

None

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Certificate(s)

1896 / 1899 Krone / Adler Overprints

In April 1896, a second set of overprints was issued for use in German East Africa. These overprints featured a diagonal surcharge as opposed to the earlier horizontal surcharge, and for the first time, included the name of the colony.

Set Date(s)

April 1896 / 1899

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)