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Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes: The Provisional Issue of 1922/24


 

Overprinting of Charity stamps of 1921 with new value was done by State Printing Works in Belgrade in letterpress technique. The stamps were in use until 31 December 1928. Unsold stamps were available for collectors between 15 November 1933 and 14 December 1934. Unsold copies were destroyed in May 1935. The basic stamps were printed in sheets of 100 by the American Bank Note Co.

There were several print runs in the period between 1 July 1922 and 1 May 1922:

Print runs and colors of overprint
Denomination Run Circulation Color of overprint Destroyed in May 1935
1 din on 10+10 para, carmine October 1922 1.400.000 dark red 1.842
January 1924 12.100.000 black
1 din on 15+15 para, brown 1 May 1924 2.700.000 black 1.231
1 din on 25+25 para, light blue 1 July 1922 1.800.000 black (with or without metalic shine) 1.765
January 1924 13.400.000
3 din on 15+15 para, brown 5 November 1923 1.850.000 dark green 1.813
15 November 1923 black green
February 1924 7.850.000 blue green
8 din on 15+15 para, brown 1 July 1922 1.480.000 dark green 6.575
20 din on 15+15 para, brown 1 July 1922 1.197.000 dark green 10.009
30 din on 15+15 para, brown 1 July 1922 702.300 dark blue 140.066

 

Constant varieties of overprints

CONSTANT VARIETIES OF OVERPRINTS APPEARING ON MULTIPLE VALUES
Description 1 d. 10+10 1 d. 15+15 1 d. 25+25 3 d. 15+15 8 d. 15+15 20 d. 15+15 30 d. 15+15
ДЧН. instead of ДИН. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: ДЧН instead of ДИН Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: ДЧН
Dot after din missing. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot missing after din Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot missing behind din
Dot after ДИН missing. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot missing behind ДИН Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot missing after din Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Missing dot after ДИН
Dot on letter i in din missing. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot missing on i in din Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: i in din without dot Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot on i in din missing Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot on the letter i in din missing Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Dot on the letter i missing
ain. instead of din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: ain instead of din
dln. instead of din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: dln instead of din

 

CONSTANT VARIETIES OF OVERPRINTS Field number
I 3 din Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Misplaced dot behind din Misplaced dot after din. ?
I 8 din Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: 9 instead of 8 din Overprint error: 9 instead of 8 din. 11
I 20 din Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Number 2 in 20 with flat base Number 2 in 20 with a flat base. 8, 66, 75
I 30 din Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Open number 3 in 30 (Cyrillic letter Z) Open numeral 3 in denomination (Cyrillic letter Z). 5, 19, 77, 92

 

POSSIBLE CONSTANT OR COINCIDENTAL VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
1 din on 10+10 para, carmine
1 Deformed letter n in din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed n in din.
2 Horizontally deformed overprint ДИН. 1 din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Horizontally deformed overprint Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Horizontally deformed overprint
3 Printer’s block under ДИН. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed n in din.
1 din on 15+15 para, brown
1 Dot on letter i in din halved, letter n narrow. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: dot on letter i halved Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: dot on letter i halved 1 din
1 din on 25+25 para, light blue
1 Deformed letter Н in ДИН. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed Н in ДИН.
2 Deformed letter Д in ДИН. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed Д
3 A comma instead of a dot after din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Comma instead of dot Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Comma instead of dot Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: comma behind din
4 Letters i and n in din damaged. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: letters i n damaged
3 din on 15+15 para, brown
1 Deformed letters ИН in ДИН. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed letters ИН in ДИН
2 The first vertical line of Н in ДИН short.  Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed letter Н in ДИН
3 The second vertical line of Н in ДИН. short. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed letter Н in ДИН in ДИН Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed letter Н in ДИН in ДИН
4 The second vertical line of Н in ДИН. short and dot above i in din. missing. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed letter Н in ДИН in ДИН Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed letter Н in ДИН in ДИН
5a Printer’s block after ДИН in a form of an exclamation mark (several phases). Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Printers block after ДИН in a form of an exclamation mark Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: printers block after din
5b Printer’s block after ДИН in a form of an exclamation mark, dot missing after ДИН. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Printers block after ДИН in a form of an exclamation mark
5c Printer’s block after ДИН., dot above i in din. missing. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Printers block after ДИН.
6 Printer’s block after 3 (several phases). Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: printers block after 3 Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Printers block after 3 Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: short printers block
7 Two printer’s blocks after ДИН., one after 3 and one after din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: two Printers blocks after ДИН., one after 3 and one after din.
8 Missing dot after din and a printer’s block below Д. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Missing dot behind din and a printers block below Д
9 Deformed numeral 3. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Deformed number 3
8 din on 15+15 para, brown
1 Printer’s block after din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Printers block behind din.
30 din on 15+15 para, brown
1 Big dot after din. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: big dot after din

 

COINCIDENTAL VARIETES
1 Horizontally imperforate on top. Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Horizontally imperforate on top
2 Horizontally shifted overprint, one black box (example from the border of the sheet).
Horizontally shifted overprint, two black boxes.
Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Horizontally shifted overprint, one black box Yugoslavia postage stamp overprint error: Horizontally shifted overprint, two black boxes

 

Bibliography


  1. Katalog poštanskih maraka jugoslovenskih zemalja (1991), Jugomarka (Belgrade), YU ISSN 0351-4447
  2. Novak, Dragan: Priručnik maraka jugoslovenskih zemalja (1948), Tome 8, Filatelistički savez Hrvatske (Zagreb)