1933 Friedrich The Great

Third Reich Postage Stamps

In 1933, the Third Reich released the Friedrich the Great issues in booklet form, or Markenheftchen (MH).  The booklets consist of the following panes, or Heftchenblättern (H-Bl.):

  • One H-Bl. 74 consisting of MiNr 479 (x6)
  • One H-Bl. 75 consisting of MiNr 480 (x5) and text field (x1)

The panes are separated by an interleave containing the text “Alles für Deutschland”.

The booklets and panes have numerous varieties.

Panes

  • A — perforation between rows extends through margin
  • B — perforation between rows does not extend through margin

Booklets

  • MH 32.1 — H-Bl. 74 A, H-Bl. 75 A
  • MH 32.2 — H-Bl. 74 B, H-Bl. 75 B
  • MH 32.3 — H-Bl. 74 A, H-Bl. 75 B
  • MH 32.4 — H-Bl. 74 B, H-Bl. 75 A

In addition, the booklets can be further subdivided by length of the staple:

  • .1 — 15.5 mm
  • .2 — 17 mm
  • .3 — 19 mm

The booklet panes can also be found in the uncut booklet pane sheets, or Markenheftchenbogen (MHB).