Varieties and types of postage stamps issued in Federal Republic of Germany between 1995 and 1999


12 January 1995. The city of Gera: 1000th anniversary. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Lantern above the entrance on the left with thick vertical line. 8

 

12 January 1995. German paintings of the 20th century. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Red star in the sky next to the tower to the left. 7
II Cat with red whiskers. 8 (partially)

 

9 March 1995. General Convention on Climate, the first conference. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Tiny dot above letters H and E in DEUTCHE. ?

 

6 April 1995. Free city of Regensburg, 750th anniversary. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Thin horizontal line on the burden of the man on the left. 1
II Vertical line above the burden of the man on the left. 9
III Dot next to the letter H in REICHSSTADT to the left. 10

 

6 April 1995. Freedom of expression. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Thin white horizontal line on the lower part of the eye in height of letters E and I in FREIHEIT. 6

 

5 May 1995. Centenary of Schiller Society. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Year mark 1995 below the frame blurred. 1

 

5 May 1995. Liberation of concentration camps, 50th anniversary.

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Tiny dot between letters R and N in KONZENTRATIONSLAGERN.

 

8 June 1995. For the children: dogs. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Small spot in the field above letters L and A in DEUTCHLAND. 10

 

6 July 1995. 100th anniversary from birth of Carl Orff.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
100 pf., multicolored Field number
I Germany stamp plate flaw Colored dot on right man’s boot. Colored dot on right man’s boot. 10

 

11 January 1996. Friedrich von Bodelschwingh. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Colored spot on the upper lip. 9 (partially)

 

7 March 1996. German paintings of the 20th century.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
100 pf., Max Pechstein Field number
I Germany postage stamp plate flaw Thin curved line above numeral 1 in 1955. Thin curved line above numeral 1 in 1955. 8
II Germany postage stamp plate flaw Vertical wavy line parallel to the upper left corner, additional dots above girls derrière. Vertical wavy line parallel to the upper left corner, additional dots above girl’s derrière. 9

 

11 April 1996. German scenery.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
100 pf., Holsteinische Schweiz Field number
I Germany postage stamp plate flaw Holsteinische Schweiz Green spot above treetops. Green spot above treetops. 10

 

3 May 1996. EUROPA: Famous women.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
80 pf., multicolored Field number
I Germany postage stamp plate flaw Red spot above the third flower. Red spot above the third flower. ?
100 pf., multicolored Field number
I Germany postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot in the center of the head. Colored dot in the center of the head. 2

 

13 June 1996. 350th anniversary from birth of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
100 pf., multicolored Field number
I Germany postage Leibniz stamp plate flaw Small circle on the rightmost vertical line of the sketch. Small circle on the rightmost vertical line of the sketch. 2

 

12 September 1996. UNESCO world cultural heritage – Bamberg.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
100 pf., multicolored Field number
I Germany stamp plate flaw Red spot on the church wall before the left window. Red spot on the church wall before the left window. 4

 

6 March 1997. Post-war German architecture.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
I Germany stamp plate flaw Curved line on top of the first building on the lower left side of the souvenir sheet. Curved line on top of the first building on the lower left side of the souvenir sheet.

 

10 March 1997. 1000th anniversary from founding of the city of Straubing.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
100 pf., multicolored Field number
I Germany stamp plate flaw Rooftop lines on left and on the right side of the white tower thicker. Rooftop lines on left and on the right side of the white tower thicker. 4

 

8 April 1997. UNESCO World Heritage: Augustusburg and Falkenlust Castles. Printed in sheets of 10 (2X5).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Roof of the upper building damaged (different stages). 4 (partially)

 

28 August 1997. German paintings. Printed in sheets of 10 (2X5)

CONSTANT VARIETIES
110 pf, multicolored Field number
I Green dot between tops of three conifers to the left. 4 (partially)

 

9 October 1997. Welfare: water mills and windmills. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
110 + 50 pf., windmill
I Brown dot below letter N in DEUTSHCLAND. 2 (partially)
110 + 50 pf., water mill
I Blue dot on the roof, above the trees on the left. 9 (partially)

 

6 November 1997. Christmas. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
100 + 50 pf., The three Wise Men
I Red dot in front of the nose of the first Wise Man. 4 (partially)
110 + 50 pf., Birth of Christ
I Thin line on letter S in DEUTSCHLAND. 3 (partially)
II Thin line in letter D in DEUTSHCLAND. 4 (partially)

 

22 January 1998. The city of Nördlingen, 1100th anniversary. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I White spot on the first tower from the right. 4 (partially)

 

22 January 1998. UNESCO World Heritage: Cistercian Monastery Maulbronn. Printed in sheets of 10 (5X2).

CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
I Red spot in the lower part of the letter S in UNESCO. 4 (partially)

 

20 August 1998. Cultural heritage.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
110 pf, multicolored Field number
I Germany, postage stamp plate error: Black dot on the leaves Black dot on the leaves on the low right side. 7 (partially)
POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
1 Germany, postage stamp error: Magenta circle on the low right side Magenta circle on the low right side. ?

 

Bibliography


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