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Third Reich Feldpost

Airmail Permission Stamp

On 18 April 1942, the Third Reich first issued this stamp for air military post packages. The 1942 issues (MiNr. 1 A) are found in three varieties — smooth gum (x), horizontally-rippled gum (y), and vertically-rippled gum (z).

The 1943 issues (MiNr. 1 B) feature rougher, sawtooth perforations, and are found in two varieties — smooth gum (x) and horizontally-rippled gum (y).

Imperforate varieties also exist in two gum types — smooth gum (x) and horizontally-rippled gum (y).

For the British forgery of this issue, see the Feldpost Airmail Forgery.

Set Date(s)

18 April 1942 / 1943

Watermark(s)

None

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Airmail Permission Stamp

On 18 April 1942, the Third Reich first issued this stamp for air military post packages. The 1942 issues (MiNr. 1 A) are found in three varieties — smooth gum (x), horizontally-rippled gum (y), and vertically-rippled gum (z).

The 1943 issues (MiNr. 1 B) feature rougher, sawtooth perforations, and are found in two varieties — smooth gum (x) and horizontally-rippled gum (y).

Imperforate varieties also exist in two gum types — smooth gum (x) and horizontally-rippled gum (y).

For the British forgery of this issue, see the Feldpost Airmail Forgery.

Set Date(s)

18 April 1942 / 1943

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)