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Large-Shield Eagles

This series was issued beginning 1 June 1872, except MiNr. 21 and 27 (1 November 1872). The stamps feature an embossed image of the German Reichsadler, or Imperial Eagle, with a large shield in the center.

The stamps are denominated in Groschen (MiNr. 16-22) and Kreuzer (MiNr. 23-28).

For similar small-shield eagle issues, see MiNr. 1-11 and MiNr. 16-17. For surcharged issues, see MiNr. 29-30.

Set Date(s)

1 June / 1 November 1872

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Large-Shield Eagles

This series was issued beginning 1 June 1872, except MiNr. 21 and 27 (1 November 1872). The stamps feature an embossed image of the German Reichsadler, or Imperial Eagle, with a large shield in the center.

The stamps are denominated in Groschen (MiNr. 16-22) and Kreuzer (MiNr. 23-28).

For similar small-shield eagle issues, see MiNr. 1-11 and MiNr. 16-17. For surcharged issues, see MiNr. 29-30.

Set Date(s)

1 June / 1 November 1872

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)