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WEIMAR REPUBLIC
STAMPS
1919

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MICHEL 105 and 106
WAR DAMAGE ASSISTANCE
(für Kriegs-beschädigte)

Issued: 1st May 1919. The Germania series of definitive stamps features actress Anna Führing (1866-1929) in the role of Germania. The design was the work of engraver Paul Eduard Waldraff who depicts Germania wearing an octagonal imperial crown and carrying a sword and olive branch. These stamps have a rhombus/diamond watermark and are perforate 14:14¼. This stamp has a black 'für Kriegs-beschädigte' overprint.

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Mi 105
10Pf + 5Pf
red to dark red
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Mi 106
15Pf + 5Pf
black-grey-violet
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MICHEL 107 to 110
NEW GERMAN NATIONAL ASEMBLY
(Deutsche Nationalversammlung in Weimar)

Issued: 1st Jul 1919. These stamps were issued to celebrate the new WEIMAR REPUBLIC and are reflective of the nations desire to grow into a healthy country after the devastation of the Frist World War. No Watermark and perforated 13:13¾. There was also a private postcard Michel P115 issued to commemorate the event.

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Mi 107
10Pf
red
The tree symbolises Germany's strength to overcome difficulties
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Mi 108
15Pf
brown blue
The new shoots signify the new Weimar government
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Mi 109
25Pf
green / red
This stamp signifies the building of a new nation
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Mi 110
30Pf
violet / red
This stamp signifies the building of a new nation
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MICHEL 111 and 112
AIRMAIL
(Deutsche Flugpost)

Issued: Nov 1919. The design of these stamps features a posthorn and a biplane. They were designed by Mathey and printed at the Government Printing Office. Printed Typography on sheets 5x10, with no Watermark and perforate 14¾:14¼.

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Mi 111
10Pf
Red Orange
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Mi 112
40Pf
Black Opal Green with Bluish Green
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04-Jul-2020 08:57