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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”.

The copy of MiNr. 9 a shown above features a plate flaw ("II"), a split in the top of the "I" in "REICHSPOST".

MiNr. 9 a — Plate Flaw II, split in top of "I"

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”.

The copy of MiNr. 9 a shown above features a plate flaw ("II"), a split in the top of the "I" in "REICHSPOST".

MiNr. 9 a — Plate Flaw II, split in top of "I"

Set Date(s)

October 1898 / 1899

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)