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3rd Philatelic Exposition in Zagreb

This series was issued on 13 September 1943 to commemorate the 3rd Philatelic Exposition in Zagreb, which opened 8 September 1943.

The stamps depict the Old St. Mary’s Church and Cistercian Monastery, in Zagreb.

MiNr. 115 and 117 were printed in 4×10 sheets. MiNr. 116 was printed in a minisheet.

MiNr. 115 and its overprint, MiNr. 117, can be found with an engraver’s mark, a small “S” in the window above the door.

MiNr. 115 I & MiNr. 117 I — Engraver’s Mark

MiNr. 116 can also be found with an engraver’s mark, an “S” on the sign to the left of the door.

MiNr. 116 I — Engraver’s Mark

Perforation varieties exist, including imperforate and partially imperforate copies.

MiNr. 117 can also be found with an inverted overprint.

Also shown is an FDC of MiNr. 115.

Set Date(s)

12 September 1943

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

3rd Philatelic Exposition in Zagreb

This series was issued on 13 September 1943 to commemorate the 3rd Philatelic Exposition in Zagreb, which opened 8 September 1943.

The stamps depict the Old St. Mary’s Church and Cistercian Monastery, in Zagreb.

MiNr. 115 and 117 were printed in 4×10 sheets. MiNr. 116 was printed in a minisheet.

MiNr. 115 and its overprint, MiNr. 117, can be found with an engraver’s mark, a small “S” in the window above the door.

MiNr. 115 I & MiNr. 117 I — Engraver’s Mark

MiNr. 116 can also be found with an engraver’s mark, an “S” on the sign to the left of the door.

MiNr. 116 I — Engraver’s Mark

Perforation varieties exist, including imperforate and partially imperforate copies.

MiNr. 117 can also be found with an inverted overprint.

Also shown is an FDC of MiNr. 115.

Set Date(s)

12 September 1943

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)