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GERMAN EMPIRE
STAMPS
1875

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MICHEL 31 to 36
"PFENNIGE" WITH FINAL 'E'

Issued: 1st Jan 1875 to 1879. Regular issue numerals. Realm or Imperial Eagle in oval under a crown with ribbons (Krone/Adler). Denomination in "PFENNIGE", not to be confused with Michel 39 through Michel 44, the 1880 issue, which is denominated in "PFENNIG" without the trailing 'E'. Michel 31 and 32 Typography, Michel 33 thru 36 combined Typography and Embossed. Sheet 10x5 + 10x5 (horizontal gutter in between), perf 13½:14¼.

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Mi 31
3pf
light blue green, emerald green.
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Mi 32
5pf
medium to bright grey lilac.
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Mi 33
10pf
medium to bright lilac red.
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Mi 34
20pf
pale to dark ultramarine.
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Mi 35
25pf
medium red lilac brown.
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Mi 36
50pf
yellow grey, pale grey.
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MICHEL 37
REGULAR ISSUE for INTERNAL USE

Issued: 1st Jan 1875 to 1900. Regular issue for internal use. Numeral in oval. Printed typography on sheets (5x10)(vertical gutter between), perf 14¼:13½.

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Mi 37
2 Mark
violet purple
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MICHEL 9 to 18
TELEGRAPH STAMPS
(New Issue in Mark)

Issued: Jan 1875. Rosette pattern. Denomination and Mark currency printed in black or red. Perf K13½x14½. Note these telegraph stamps are inscribed "TELEGRAPHIE DES DEUTSCHEN REICHS" and should not be confused with the 1869 North German Confederation Telegraph Stamps which are inscribed "NORDDEUTSCHE BUNDES TELEGRAPHIE".

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Mi 9
3Pf
blue, black
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Mi 10
5Pf
blue, black
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Mi 11
10Pf
blue, black
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Mi 12
25Pf
blue, black
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Mi 13
40Pf
blue, black
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Mi 14
50Pf
blue, black
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Mi 15
80Pf
blue, black
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Mi 16
1 Mark
blue, red
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Mi 17
2 Mark
blue, red
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Mi 18
3 Mark
blue, red
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