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Federal Republic of Germany: definitive issues Palaces and Castles


CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf., Schloss Glücksburg Sheet Roll Booklet
Field Cover Inner cover Sheet
Ia Germany, plate error on postage stamp Schloss Glücksburg Additional line on the tree top Horizontal pair with 10 pf. Additional line on the tree top below letters D and E in BUNDESPOST. 1
Ib Germany, plate error on postage stamp Schloss Glücksburg Additional line on the tree top Horizontal pair with 30 pf. 1
II Germany, plate error on postage stamp Schloss Glücksburg Second and third horizontal lines joined Horizontal pair with 30 pf. Second and third horizontal lines right to the first tower from the left joined with vertical line. 1
III Germany, plate error on postage stamp Schloss Glücksburg Indentation on frame Horizontal pair with 30 pf. Indentation on frame above numeral 10. ?
IV Germany, plate error on postage stamp Schloss Glücksburg Indentation on the lower right frame Horizontal pair with 30 pf. Indentation on the lower right frame. ?
30 pf., Burg Ludwigstein, Werratal Sheet Roll Booklet
Field Cover Inner cover Sheet
I Germany, plate error on postage stamp Burg Ludwigstein Outline of the bush damaged Horizontal pair with 10 pf to the left and to the right. Outline of the bush to the right from the window damaged. 2 or 6
II Germany, plate error on postage stamp Burg Ludwigstein Line in the bush broken Line in the bush above letter W in LUDWIGSTEIN broken. ? ? ?
50 pf., Wasserschloss Inzlingen Sheet Roll Booklet
Field Cover Inner cover Sheet
I Germany, plate error on postage stamp Colored dot on the left frame Horizontal pair with 10 pf to the left. Colored dot on the left frame next to the numeral 5. 4
80 pf., Schloss Wilhelmstahl Sheet Roll Booklet
Field Cover Inner cover Sheet
Ia Germany, plate error on postage stamp Missing dots above windows Horizontal pair with 50 pf to the left. Dots above widows on the first floor to the right missing, top horizontal line of the staircase below the windows to the right broken. 4 or 8
Ib Germany, plate error on postage stamp Missing dots above windows Dots above the first and the fourth widow on the first floor to the right missing, as well as the dot above the fourth window to the left. 1
Ic Germany, plate error on postage stamp Missing dots above windows Dots above the first and the fourth widow on the first floor to the right missing. 91
II Germany, plate error on postage stamp The lowest horizontal line shorter Horizontal pair with 50 pf to the left. The lowest horizontal line to the left from the first round window shorter. 8
III Germany, plate error on postage stamp Dot between the third and the fourth horizontal line Horizontal pair with 50 pf to the left. Dot between the third and the fourth horizontal line to the left from the first round window. 4

 

POSSIBLE CONSTANT OR COINCIDENTAL VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
10 pf., Schloss Glücksburg
1 Letter B in GLÜCKSBURG broken in the middle. Germany postage stamp error Letter B in GLÜCKSBURG broken in the middle
2 Second attic window connected to the frame, 9th wave at the far right broken (top stamp). Germany postage stamp error Second attic window connected to the frame, 9th wave at the far right broken (top stamp)
3 White spot on bottom frame, below letter R in GLÜCKSBURG (bottom stamp). Germany postage stamp error White spot on bottom frame, below letter R in GLÜCKSBURG
4 Second vertical glass of the second window on central building broken. Germany postage stamp error Second vertical glass of the second window on central building broken
5 Ninth wave on far right of the design broken. Germany postage stamp error Ninth wave on far right of the design broken.jpg
6 Colored circle at the end of the horizontal stroke of letter T in BUNDESPOST. Germany postage stamp error Colored circle at the end of the horizontal stroke of letter T in BUNDESPOST
7 Middle and bottom horizontal strokes of first letter E in DEUTSCHE broken. Germany postage stamp error Middle and bottom horizontal strokes of first letter E in DEUTSCHE broken
8 Inscription SCHLOSS GLÜCKSBURG thick. Germany postage stamp error Inscription SCHLOSS GLÜCKSBURG thick
9 Letters EUT in DEUTSCHE connected. Germany postage stamp error Letters EUT in DEUTSCHE connected
10 Colored dot on left frame, close to numeral 1 of denomination value. Germany postage stamp error Colored dot on left frame, close to numeral 1 of denomination value
11 Tree branch right from central tower connected to tree top (bottom stamp).
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Germany postage stamp error Tree branch right from central tower connected to tree top (bottom stamp)
12 Letter B in GLÜCKSBURG broken at the bottom. Germany postage stamp error Letter B in GLÜCKSBURG broken at the bottom
13 Vertical line in central tower broken. Germany postage stamp error Vertical line in central tower broken
14 Triangular form on second roof broken at the bottom. Germany postage stamp error Triangular form on second roof broken at the bottom
15 Roof slates of the second tower cracked. Germany postage stamp error Roof slates of the second tower cracked
16 Spike on the second roof not split in the middle. Germany postage stamp error Spike on the second roof not split in the middle
17 White spot at the top of the central roof hip (the first tower). Germany postage stamp error White spot at the top of the central roof hip (the first tower)
18 Broken window frame on top of the central building. Germany postage stamp error Broken window frame on top of the central building
19 Small indentation on the right vertical line of the central tower. Germany postage stamp error Small indentation on the right vertical line of the central tower
20 Thin vertical line on the bottom vertical line on the left side of the roof. Germany postage stamp error Thin vertical line on the bottom vertical line on the left side of the roof
21 White circle on the second vertical line on the left side of the roof. Germany postage stamp error White circle on the second vertical line on the left side of the roof
40 pf., Schloss Wolfsburg
1 Horizontal line on bell-shaped tower thinner to the right from the window. Germany postage stamp error Horizontal line on bell-shaped tower thinner to the right from the window
2 Window of the top dormer connected with the frame. Germany postage stamp error Window of the top dormer connected with the frame
50 pf., Wasserschloss Inzlingen
1 Fuzzy inscription WASSERSCHLOSS INZLINGEN. Germany postage stamp error Fuzzy inscription WASSERSCHLOSS INZLINGEN
2 The third brick from the top to the right side of the building broken. Germany postage stamp error The third brick from the top to the right side of the building broken
3 Right wall below the second brick from the top broken. Germany postage stamp error Right wall below the second brick from the top broken
4 Bushes between the right frame and the building overinked. Germany postage stamp error Bushes between the right frame and the building overinked
5 Letters B and U in BUNDESPOST connected by a dot. Germany postage stamp error Letters B and U in BUNDESPOST connected by a dot
6 Vertical stroke of the letter E in BUNDESPOST broken in the middle. Germany postage stamp error Vertical stroke of the letter E in BUNDESPOST broken in the middle
7 Overinking: inscription WASSERSCHLOSS INZLINGEN thick on top. Germany postage stamp error Overinking: inscription WASSERSCHLOSS INZLINGEN thick on top
8 Letter B in BUNDESPOST broken in the middle, vertical stroke of letter T thinner on top. Germany postage stamp error Letter B in BUNDESPOST broken in the middle, vertical stroke of letter T thinner on top
9 Top frame below letters SCH in DEUTSCHE thicker. Germany postage stamp error Top frame below letters SCH in DEUTSCHE thicker
10 Horizontal white line in top left corner of the building missing. Germany postage stamp error Horizontal white line in top left corner of the building missing
60 pf., Schloss Rheydt
1 Horizontal line of keystone above the first top window broken. Germany postage stamp error Horizontal line of keystone above the first top window broken
70 pf., Wasserschloss Mespelbrunn
1 Tree top above the first tower next to the left frame broken. Germany postage stamp error Tree top above the first tower next to the left frame broken
2 Second letter S in BUNDESPOST broken. Germany postage stamp error Second letter S in BUNDESPOST broken
80 pf., Schloss Wilhelmsthal
1 The bottom step to the left of the entrance broken. Germany postage stamp error The bottom step to the left of the entrance broken
2 White line over top right reflection in the lake. Germany postage stamp error White line over top right reflection in the lake
3 Stairs distorted and damaged on both sides. Germany postage stamp error Stairs distorted and damaged on both sides
4 Two dots at the top of the first window connected to frame. Germany postage stamp error Two dots at the top of the first window connected to frame
5 Bottom vertical line at the top of the central building slightly shorter. Germany postage stamp error Bottom vertical line at the top of the central building slightly shorter
6 Frame of the bottom right window broken, right frame of the design broken. Germany postage stamp error Frame of the bottom right window broken, right frame of the design broken
7 Vertical and middle horizontal strokes of first letter E in DEUTSCHE broken, hole in roof above last top window, thickening in thin horizontal lines on the first floor, waves in lake broken. Germany postage stamp error Vertical and middle horizontal strokes of first letter E in DEUTSCHE broken, hole in roof above last top window, thickening in thin horizontal lines on the first floor, waves in lake broken
8 Horizontal stroke of letter T in BUNDESPOST thicker at the end, the first window on the second floor of the right side of the building uneven at the bottom. Germany postage stamp error Horizontal stroke of letter T in BUNDESPOST thicker at the end, the first window on the second floor of the right side of the building uneven at the bottom
9 The first two sloping lines of the roof to the left connected by a colored spot. Germany postage stamp error The first two sloping lines of the roof to the left connected by a colored spot
10 Circle-shaped line on left shutter of the first window on the second floor. Germany postage stamp error Circle-shaped line on left shutter of the first window on the second floor
11 The penultimate window on the first floor covered with color. Germany postage stamp error The penultimate window on the first floor covered with color
12 Thin line at the beginning of the first stair to the left. Germany postage stamp error Thin line at the beginning of the first stair to the left
13 White spot on thin lines next to the right frame in height of the second floor. Germany postage stamp error White spot on thin lines next to the right frame in height of the second floor
14 Bottom right window not connected to right frame. Germany postage stamp error Bottom right window not connected to right frame
15 Colored spot on the first dormer window. Germany postage stamp error Colored spot on the first dormer window
16 Vertical stroke of letter T in BUNDESPOST tiner at the bottom. Germany postage stamp error Vertical stroke of letter T in BUNDESPOST tiner at the bottom
120 pf., Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin
1 Vertical fugue above second and third entrance broken. Germany postage stamp error Vertical fugue above second and third entrance broken
280 pf., Schloss Ahrensburg
1 White line separating rectangular-shaped ornament on central building, second line from the bottom, next to the right frame, broken. Germany postage stamp error White line separating rectangular-shaped ornament on central building, second line from the bottom, next to the right frame, broken
2 Vertical line splitting the base of the roof of the third tower. Germany postage stamp error Vertical line splitting the base of the roof of the third tower

 

Bibliography


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