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WWII Occupation - Croatia (NDH)

4th Yugoslavian Overprints

On 10 May 1941, the NDH issued a fourth set of overprints of Yugoslavian stamps (MiNr. 439-440).

The stamps were printed in 5×5 sheets, with 16 stamps and 9 labels per sheet. Due to the use of varying perforations, MiNr. 39 can be found in four varieties, and MiNr. 40 in five.

  • “A” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on all sides
  • “B” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on three sides, L 11 1/2 at right
  • “C” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on three sides, L 9 at right
  • “D” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on three sides, L 9 1/4 at right
  • “E” Suffix — L 11 1/2 on all sides (MiNr. 40 only)
The sheets are cataloged as follows:
  • “A” Suffix — All five columns are perf K 11 1/2 (all stamps are “A” suffix)
  • “B” Suffix — Perf K 11 1/2 except rightmost vertical perf is L 11 1/2 (stamps in columns 1-4 are “A”, stamps in last column are “B”)
  • “C” Suffix — Perf K 11 1/2 except rightmost vertical perf is L 9 (stamps in columns 1-4 are “A”, stamps in last column are “C”)
  • “D” Suffix — Perf K 11 1/2 except rightmost vertical perf is 9 1/4 (stamps in columns 1-4 are “A”, stamps in last column are “D”)
  • “E” Suffix — All five columns are perf L 11 1/2 (all stamps are “E” suffix) (MiNr. 40 only)

In addition MiNr. 39 can be found with an engravers mark, “S” between the bush and window (position 9).

Engraver’s Mark on MiNr. 39 I (right)

Set Date(s)

10 May 1941

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

4th Yugoslavian Overprints

On 10 May 1941, the NDH issued a fourth set of overprints of Yugoslavian stamps (MiNr. 439-440).

The stamps were printed in 5×5 sheets, with 16 stamps and 9 labels per sheet. Due to the use of varying perforations, MiNr. 39 can be found in four varieties, and MiNr. 40 in five.

  • “A” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on all sides
  • “B” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on three sides, L 11 1/2 at right
  • “C” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on three sides, L 9 at right
  • “D” Suffix — K 11 1/2 on three sides, L 9 1/4 at right
  • “E” Suffix — L 11 1/2 on all sides (MiNr. 40 only)
The sheets are cataloged as follows:
  • “A” Suffix — All five columns are perf K 11 1/2 (all stamps are “A” suffix)
  • “B” Suffix — Perf K 11 1/2 except rightmost vertical perf is L 11 1/2 (stamps in columns 1-4 are “A”, stamps in last column are “B”)
  • “C” Suffix — Perf K 11 1/2 except rightmost vertical perf is L 9 (stamps in columns 1-4 are “A”, stamps in last column are “C”)
  • “D” Suffix — Perf K 11 1/2 except rightmost vertical perf is 9 1/4 (stamps in columns 1-4 are “A”, stamps in last column are “D”)
  • “E” Suffix — All five columns are perf L 11 1/2 (all stamps are “E” suffix) (MiNr. 40 only)

In addition MiNr. 39 can be found with an engravers mark, “S” between the bush and window (position 9).

Engraver’s Mark on MiNr. 39 I (right)

Set Date(s)

10 May 1941

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)