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Adolf Hitler

The Third Reich issued this series of definitives depicting Adolf Hitler beginning 1 August 1941. The 42 Pf value was issued much later, in 1944.

Due to their design, these issues are commonly referred to as “Hitler Head” issues.

MiNr. 781-786 are typography on chalky paper, while MiNr. 787 onward are engraved on ordinary paper.

The stamps are similar to the later 20 March 1942/1944 and December 1942 Hitler definitives.

For booklets and sheets of these issues, see here and here.

Set Date(s)

1 August 1941 / 1944

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Adolf Hitler

The Third Reich issued this series of definitives depicting Adolf Hitler beginning 1 August 1941. The 42 Pf value was issued much later, in 1944.

Due to their design, these issues are commonly referred to as “Hitler Head” issues.

MiNr. 781-786 are typography on chalky paper, while MiNr. 787 onward are engraved on ordinary paper.

The stamps are similar to the later 20 March 1942/1944 and December 1942 Hitler definitives.

For booklets and sheets of these issues, see here and here.

Set Date(s)

1 August 1941 / 1944

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)