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Stamp 1939 DRBM MiNr025 mt B002


Stamp 1939 DRBM MiNr025 mt B002



Stamp of the German "Protektorat Böhmen und Mähren" (= Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia); 1939; definitive stamp DRBM Michel No. 25; The stamp motive shows a view to "Zvikov Castle" (German: "Burg Klingenberg", Czech: "Písecká brána", Latin: "Zuecon") near "Zvikovske Podhrad" (German: "Karlsdorf", Czech: "Písek") at the confluence of the rivers Moldava and Otava. (contemporary territory of the Czech Republic). This castle was built on the place of an older castle of the Celts.; This castle was mentioned in 1255 in a document of the then Bohemian king "Ottokar I Pzemysl" (1155-1230) (King since 1198 as reward for faithful services from Philipp von Schwaben (brother of the anti-emperor to Heinrich IV, Rudolf von Schwaben)).; The protectorate "Bohemia and Moravia" was erected at 15 March 1939.; The initial stamps issued from the government of this protectorate were valid until to the 15 December 1939 (also accepted as mixed frankings). After could only still used the stamps of the German Empire or own stamps which were issued from the government of the protectorate. Reasonable was in each case the "Postal Supervision" (German: "Postaufsicht") of the German Empire. Currency until to 8 May 1945 was 1 koruna (German: "Krone") = 100 haléřů (German: "Heller").; mint stamp
Stamp: Michel: No. 25; Yvert & Tellier: No. 25; Scott: No. 28; AFA: No. 27
Color: violet ultramarine to dark violet blue
Watermark: none
Nominal value: 40 h (Haleru)

Postage validity: from 15 August 1939 until 31 March 1943 date QS:P,+1950-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P580,+1939-08-15T00:00:00Z/11,P582,+1943-03-31T00:00:00Z/11
Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp): 19.5 x 23.5 mm





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