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French Zone of Occupation, general issues


1945/1946 Definitive issue. Coats of arms and German poets.

Constant varieties

3 pfennig Field number
I Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Notch in shield in the lower left part Notch in shield in the lower left part 6
II Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Upper left corner damaged Upper left corner damaged 43, 93
III Tip of lion's mane thicker Tip of lion’s mane thicker 46
5 pfennig Field number
I Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Notch on the lower horn Notch on the lower horn 2
II Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Lower left corner and L of LOUIS damaged Lower left corner and L of LOUIS damaged 63
III Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Upper right corner damaged Upper right corner damaged 99
8 pfennig Field number
I Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: F in BRIEFPOST damaged F in BRIEFPOST damaged 53
II Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Upper borderline of coat of arms damaged Upper borderline of coat of arms damaged 56
15 pfennig Field number
I Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Vertical line in coat of arms short Vertical line in coat of arms short 95
30 pfennig Field number
I Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: PRANÇAISE instead of FRANÇAISE PRANÇAISE instead of FRANÇAISE 72
II Germany (French Occupation Zone) stamp plate error: Black stain in the lower left part of coat of arms Black stain in the lower left part of coat of arms 100

Sheets


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Complete sheets of stamps
1 pfennig 20.8.46
3 pfennig 14.8.46
5 pfennig 2.9.46
8 pfennig 25.7.46, 31.7.46
12 pfennig 22.7.46
15 pfennig 5.9.46
20 pfennig 13.9.46
24 pfennig 16.7.46
30 pfennig 5.9.46

Bibliography


  1. Michel Deutschland-Spezial 2005, Band 2: Ab Mai 1945 (Alliierte Besetzung bis BRD), Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, ISBN 3-87858-145-9