8th Anniversary of the RAD

Third Reich Postage Stamps

On 26 June 1943, the Third Reich issued this series to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the Reichsarbeitsdienst (Labor Service Corps), or RAD.

The stamps depict various laborers.

The stamps were printed in 10×5 sheets.

Also shown here is a MiNr 850 with a plate flaw — thin shading under the cap bill (Plate Flaw I) — found at positions 4 and 9 of the sheet.

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MiNr 850 Plate Flaw I (right) — thin shading under bill of cap