Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
1939/07/15 Provisional issue. Czechoslovak stamps then in circulation overprinted BÖHMEN u. MAHREN / ČECHY a MORAVA in photogravure.
Stamps were printed in sheets of 100.
Note: some overprint forgeries are made in letterpress.
|I||Dot missing after the letter u in BÖHMEN u. MAHREN. This error appears also on 5 h., 10 h., 1 Kč. (red lilac), 1.20 K., 2.50 K. stamps.||?|
Possible constant varieties (not mentioned in literature)
|A||Umlaut on letter O in BÖHMEN missing.|
|B||8ÖHMEN instead of BÖHMEN. In literature this error is mentioned to appear on 30 h., 40 h., 1Kč. (red lilac), 1.60 K., 2 K. and 3 K. stamps.|
1939/1942 Definitive issue: fruits and scenery.
Stamps depicting fruits printed in photogravure, perforation comb 14. Stamps depicting scenery printed in line engraving, perforation 12½.
4 K., dark blue
Note: this typology does not correspond to the one in the literature.
1943/05/28 Death of the Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich.
Printed in photogravure, perforation 13½ : 13¾.
|I||1842 instead of 1942||11|
|II||White bump on top of the head||9., 19., 29., 39., 49.|
- Michel Deutschland-Spezial 2005, Band 1: 1849 bis April 1945. Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, ISBN 3-87858-144-0