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The GermanStamps.net Collection

Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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WWII Occupation - Kurland

Kurland Overprints

In April 1945, Germany ran out of stamps issued for civilian use in the Kurland Pocket, and were forced to use overprinted German definitives and feldpost stamps.

In Michel, gum varieties are given major catalog numbers, while overprint varieties are given minor catalog numbers.

Set Date(s)

20 April 1945

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)

Kurland Overprints

In April 1945, Germany ran out of stamps issued for civilian use in the Kurland Pocket, and were forced to use overprinted German definitives and feldpost stamps.

In Michel, gum varieties are given major catalog numbers, while overprint varieties are given minor catalog numbers.

Set Date(s)

20 April 1945

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Certificate(s)