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Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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Danzig

Sloping Overprints

On 20 August 1920, Danzig issued this set of overprints of the German Germania series. The stamps have a black bar obscuring the previous words “DEUTSCHES REICH”, and a sloping “Danzig” overprint. This series is known as the “Schrägdrucke” or “Schrägaufdrucke” (sloping overprints).

Set Date(s)

20 August 1920

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Sloping Overprints

On 20 August 1920, Danzig issued this set of overprints of the German Germania series. The stamps have a black bar obscuring the previous words “DEUTSCHES REICH”, and a sloping “Danzig” overprint. This series is known as the “Schrägdrucke” or “Schrägaufdrucke” (sloping overprints).

Set Date(s)

20 August 1920

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)