Heroes Memorial Day

Third Reich Postage Stamps

The Third Reich issued this stamp on 10 March 1942 to commemorate Heroes Memorial Day.

Numerous plate flaws exist on this issue.  This particular copy shows plate flaw II — a white dot on the headband, which is commonly accompanied by a white dot on the helmet.  This plate flaw is found at positions 39 and 45 of the 5×10 sheet.

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Plate Flaw II