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WWII Occupation - Kotor

Italian Overprints

In January 1944, the German military administration issued this set of stamps for use in Kotor. The stamps are overprints of Italian issues.

Michel catalogs 5 overprint types:

  • Type I — normal “ä” & normal “w”
  • Type II — larger “ä” & normal “w”
  • Type III– normal “ä” & larger “w”
  • Type IV — larger “ä” & larger “w”
  • Type V — normal “ä” & smaller “w”

Set Date(s)

January 1944

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Italian Overprints

In January 1944, the German military administration issued this set of stamps for use in Kotor. The stamps are overprints of Italian issues.

Michel catalogs 5 overprint types:

  • Type I — normal “ä” & normal “w”
  • Type II — larger “ä” & normal “w”
  • Type III– normal “ä” & larger “w”
  • Type IV — larger “ä” & larger “w”
  • Type V — normal “ä” & smaller “w”

Set Date(s)

January 1944

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)