Two-Color Posthorns

Weimar Postage Stamps

Watermark 2Waffles

Watermark 2
Waffles

This set depicting a two-color posthorn design was issued on staggered dates from June (MiNr 205) to December (MiNr 209) of 1922.

The flat plate and rotary press printings can be distinguished by subtle variations.  The flat plate printings have thicker lettering, larger stars in the oval, and thicker cords on the posthorn.

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Printing differences in text

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Printing differences in posthorn

Also, MiNr 209 P can be found with a quatrefoil watermark (MiNr 209 P Y).

Quatrefoils
Watermark

For similar designs, see MiNr 171-173, 191-193, and 224-232.