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1897 Krone / Adler Overprints

The first stamps produced especially for the German colony in Kamerun were overprinted versions of German Empire issues.

This series was first available for use in Kamerun in April 1897.

Plate flaws exist on the underlying 3 Pf, 10 Pf, and 25 Pf stamps.

MiNr. 1 Plate Flaw I — broken scroll (right)

MiNr. 3 Plate Flaw III — short foot on 'P' (right)

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw II — break in 'I' (right)

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw III — damaged 'I' (right)

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw IV — dot next to lower left scroll (right)

Set Date(s)

April 1897 / 1899

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)

1897 Krone / Adler Overprints

The first stamps produced especially for the German colony in Kamerun were overprinted versions of German Empire issues.

This series was first available for use in Kamerun in April 1897.

Plate flaws exist on the underlying 3 Pf, 10 Pf, and 25 Pf stamps.

MiNr. 1 Plate Flaw I — broken scroll (right)

MiNr. 3 Plate Flaw III — short foot on 'P' (right)

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw II — break in 'I' (right)

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw III — damaged 'I' (right)

MiNr. 5 Plate Flaw IV — dot next to lower left scroll (right)

Set Date(s)

April 1897 / 1899

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)