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Booklet 3 I B

Booklet 3 contains twenty 5 Pf stamps (MiNr. 25) and ten 10 Pf stamps (MiNr. 26).

It can be found in four varieties:

  • MH 3 I A — ads on all covers, “C” on front, perf. margin on panes
  • MH 3 I B — ads on all covers, “C” on front, no perf. margin on panes
  • MH 3 II A — no ads on inside covers, no “C” on front, perf. margin on panes
  • MH 3 II B — no ads on inside covers, no “C” on front, no perf. margin on panes

All have five panes of stamps, separated by five advertising dividers:

  • three panes (H-Bl. 12) of 6 x 5 Pf
  • one pane (H-Bl. 13) of 2 x 5 Pf and 4 x 10 Pf
  • one pane (H-Bl. 14) of 6 x 10 Pf

The MH 3 I varieties were issued in mid-1913, and the MH 3 II varieties on 1 June 1914.  MH 3 I was only sold at the Philatelic Sales window in Berlin.  MH 3 II was sold in German Southwest Africa.

Set Date(s)

Mid-1913

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)

Booklet 3 I B

Booklet 3 contains twenty 5 Pf stamps (MiNr. 25) and ten 10 Pf stamps (MiNr. 26).

It can be found in four varieties:

  • MH 3 I A — ads on all covers, “C” on front, perf. margin on panes
  • MH 3 I B — ads on all covers, “C” on front, no perf. margin on panes
  • MH 3 II A — no ads on inside covers, no “C” on front, perf. margin on panes
  • MH 3 II B — no ads on inside covers, no “C” on front, no perf. margin on panes

All have five panes of stamps, separated by five advertising dividers:

  • three panes (H-Bl. 12) of 6 x 5 Pf
  • one pane (H-Bl. 13) of 2 x 5 Pf and 4 x 10 Pf
  • one pane (H-Bl. 14) of 6 x 10 Pf

The MH 3 I varieties were issued in mid-1913, and the MH 3 II varieties on 1 June 1914.  MH 3 I was only sold at the Philatelic Sales window in Berlin.  MH 3 II was sold in German Southwest Africa.

Set Date(s)

Mid-1913

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)