Modern Buildings

Third Reich Postage Stamps

This series was issued on 21 September 1936 to support the Winterhilfswerk charity program.

The stamps depict:

  • 3+2 Pf — Munich highway
  • 4+3 Pf — Aviation Ministry in Berlin
  • 5+3 Pf — Heroes’ Memorial in Nürnberg
  • 6+4 Pf — Saale Bridge
  • 8+4 Pf — Exhibition Hall in Berlin
  • 12+6 Pf — Mauthausl Alpine Highway
  • 15+10 Pf — Fuhrer’s House in Munich
  • 25+15 Pf — Mangfall Bridge
  • 40+35 Pf — German Art Museum in Munich

For sheets of this issue, see MHB 60.

Also shown is a block of four (MiNr 636 and MiNr 637) on commemorative sheetlet.

Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Germany issued several sets of stamps to benefit the Deutsche Nothilfe and Winterhilfswerke charity programs. In conjunction with these issues, the Reichspost posted advertisements depicting the stamps and encouraging patrons to purchase them for the benefit of the charity.