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WWII War/Propaganda Forgeries

Silver Jubilee Forgery

This is the German parody forgery of the 1935 Great Britain 1/2 penny Silver Jubilee stamp. Changes to the design include Stalin in place of King George V, and “This war is a / Jewsh war” in place of “Silver Jubilee / Half Penny.” The dates have also been changed from the original 1910-1935 to 1939-1944.

The Star of David and hammer and sickle also appear throughout the design.

For more on this issue, see Propaganda and Espionage Philately, by SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.).

Set Date(s)

1944

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)

Silver Jubilee Forgery

This is the German parody forgery of the 1935 Great Britain 1/2 penny Silver Jubilee stamp. Changes to the design include Stalin in place of King George V, and “This war is a / Jewsh war” in place of “Silver Jubilee / Half Penny.” The dates have also been changed from the original 1910-1935 to 1939-1944.

The Star of David and hammer and sickle also appear throughout the design.

For more on this issue, see Propaganda and Espionage Philately, by SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.).

Set Date(s)

1944

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)