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The GermanStamps.net Collection

Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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German Southwest Africa

1898 / 1899 Krone / Adler Overprints

In October 1898, a second printing of German Southwest Africa overprints came into use. The overprint was changed to “Deutsch-Südwestafrika” from the prior overprint “Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika”.

Plate flaws exists on the underlying 3 Pf and 25 Pf stamps.

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw I — broken scroll (right)

MiNr. 9 Plate Flaw II —break in 'I' (right)

MiNr. 9 Plate Flaw IV — dot next to lower left scroll

In addition, an overprint flaw exists on MiNr. 10.

MiNr. 10 Overprint Flaw I — overprint shifted upward (example shown not from this collection)

Set Date(s)

October 1898 / 1899

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)

1898 / 1899 Krone / Adler Overprints

In October 1898, a second printing of German Southwest Africa overprints came into use. The overprint was changed to “Deutsch-Südwestafrika” from the prior overprint “Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika”.

Plate flaws exists on the underlying 3 Pf and 25 Pf stamps.

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw I — broken scroll (right)

MiNr. 9 Plate Flaw II —break in 'I' (right)

MiNr. 9 Plate Flaw IV — dot next to lower left scroll

In addition, an overprint flaw exists on MiNr. 10.

MiNr. 10 Overprint Flaw I — overprint shifted upward (example shown not from this collection)

Set Date(s)

October 1898 / 1899

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)