Stamp Day Overprints


These cards are Deutsches Reich P308 overprinted for use in German-occupied Ukraine.


Commemorative Cancel

This series was issued on 11 January 1942 to commemorate Stamp Day.  The cards can be found on two types of stock — cream-colored (a) and chamois-buff colored (b).

The cards depict various military departments:

  • /01 — Afrika Korps
  • /02 — Deutsche Feldpost
  • /03 — Kriegsmarine
  • /04 — Organisation Todt

The commemorative postmark was used for only one day, 11 January 1942.