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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Germany-1875-3 Early Postage Stamps-Illustrated

Shown below are three of the stamps issued in Germany in 1875. Part of a set with values from 3 Pfennige to 50 Pfennige. The same designs were issued again in 1880 however the "E" at the end of Pfennige was dropped from this issue, and some of the colours were changed. The 3 and 5 Pfennige stamps bore the value in the middle summounted by the imperial crown, the higher values from 10 to 50 Pfennige bore the German Imperial Eagle embossed on the paper.

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