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1st Anniversary of the Generalgouvernement

On 26 October 1940, the Generalgouvernement issued this set to commemorate the 1st Anniversary of the Generalgouvernement.

The stamps depict scenes of the Wołyń resettlement, the movement of ethnic Germans from the former Polish province of Wołyń upon its transfer to the Soviet Union under the terms of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact:

  • MiNr. 56 — Marie Eppler
  • MiNr. 57 — farm woman
  • MiNr. 58 — farmer
The surcharge was for the benefit of the Führer’s Culture Fund.

The stamps were printed in sheets of 50.

For stamps of the same design as MiNr. 58, see the 1940 Winterhilfswerk set.

Set Date(s)

26 October 1940

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

1st Anniversary of the Generalgouvernement

On 26 October 1940, the Generalgouvernement issued this set to commemorate the 1st Anniversary of the Generalgouvernement.

The stamps depict scenes of the Wołyń resettlement, the movement of ethnic Germans from the former Polish province of Wołyń upon its transfer to the Soviet Union under the terms of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact:

  • MiNr. 56 — Marie Eppler
  • MiNr. 57 — farm woman
  • MiNr. 58 — farmer
The surcharge was for the benefit of the Führer’s Culture Fund.

The stamps were printed in sheets of 50.

For stamps of the same design as MiNr. 58, see the 1940 Winterhilfswerk set.

Set Date(s)

26 October 1940

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)