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First Slovak Republic (1939-1945): varieties of postage stamps


12 September 1939. Commemorative issue: Jozef Murgaš. Printed in photogravure on regular and watermarked papers.

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
60 halierov, dark purple
1 Colored dot on Murgaš’s forehead. Slovakia 1939 Jozef Murgas postage stamp error dot on forehead 43
2 Colored dot on oak leaf below Murgaš’s portrait. Slovakia 1939 Jozef Murgas postage stamp error dot on oak leaf 53
3 Colored line on the building below wireless telegraphy antenna, connecting the door and the roof. Slovakia 1939 Jozef Murgas postage stamp error spot on building 87
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20 March 1942. Definitive issue: Andrej Hlinka. Printed in photogravure on watermarked paper.

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
1.20 koruna, dark purple
1 White spot on the left borderline, next to the numeral 1. Slovakia 1942 Andrej Hlinka postage stamp error white dot next to the left denomination ?
2 White dot ablove letter N in KORUNA. Slovakia 1942 Andrej Hlinka postage stamp error white dot above N 64
3 The second letter O in SLOVENSKO damaged to the right. Slovakia 1942 Andrej Hlinka postage stamp error letter O in SLOVENSKO damaged 71
4 Flower-shaped spot on Hlinka’s collar and neck. Slovakia 1942 Andrej Hlinka postage stamp error spot on neck 85
5 Thick line above Hlinka’s eyebrow. Slovakia 1942 Andrej Hlinka postage stamp error spot above eyebrow 91
6 Letter R in KORUNA regular and curved at the bottom.
(Appears on multiple fields in a sheet, could be a type.)
Slovakia 1942 Andrej Hlinka postage stamp error two types of letter R in KORUNA Various
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8 February 1943. Charity issue: for the children. Printed in photogravure on watermarked paper.

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
50 + 50 halierov, dark green
1 White dot on letter V in SLOVENSKO. Slovakia 1943 charity for children postage stamp error letter V in SLOVENSKO damaged 29
70 halierov + 1 koruna, red
1 Red spot on nurse’s apron. Slovakia 1943 charity for children postage stamp error spot on apron of the nurse 70
80 halierov + 2 koruna, dark blue
1 A stripe on woman’s shoe broken. Slovakia 1943 charity for children postage stamp error line on shoe broken 87
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5 September 1943. Inauguration of railway line Strážske-Prešov. Printed in photogravure on watermarked paper.

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
70 halierov, dark lilac
1 Colored dot below letter N in SLOVENSKO. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error dot below N in SLOVENSKO 16
2 Colored spot (a baloon) in the sky between the church and the fortification. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error spot in the sky 20
3 Large color disturbance between the church and the fortification. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error color disturbance 40
4 White spot on top of the second letter S in SLOVENSKO. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error white spot on S in SLOVENSKO 56
5 Two colored spots next to the church the tower (birds). Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error dots near church tower 70
6 The gutter on the right part of the church falling off. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error line on the roof of the church 89
80 halierov, dark blue
1 Circle on the line below the railway map. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error steam train line broken 89
2 koruna, red brown
1 Colored dot below letter N in SLOVENSKO. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error colored dot below N in SLOVENSKO 10
2 Two colored dots below letters N and S in SLOVENSKO. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error colored dots below NS 17
3 Breached frame above numerals 4 and 3 in 1943. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error white line above 1943 48
4 Colored drop on the first pillar of the bridge. Slovakia 1943 railway postage stamp error spot on the pillar 50
5 Colored smudge below coat of arms (the rocket). Slovakia 1943 railway stamp error 67
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Postage dues


24 August 1941. Letter and posthorn.

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES Field number
10 halierov, brown
1 Vertical line at the base of numeral 1. Slovakia 1942 postage due stamp error line next to 10 ?
1 koruna, red
1 Vertical line on top of letter K in Ks. Slovakia 1942 postage due stamp error line above letter K in KS ?

 

Bibliography


  1. Michel Osteuropa 2005/2006, Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, ISBN 3-87858-684-1