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Yugoslavia, Provisional Issues for Zagreb


Stamps of the Independent State of Croatia of the Croatian Scenery Issue (Krajobrazi) overprinted in letterpress with new values and a new country name: DEMOKRATSKA FEDERATIVNA JUGOSLAVIJA. Stamps were issued on 20 June 1945 and were valid until 31 October 1945.

A. Varieties of basic stamps

DEFINITIVE STAMPS Recorded paper types for Zagreb issue Stamps overprinted Varieties of basic stamps
0.25 kuna, brick red: Ozalj offset 3.000.000 Link
0.50 kuna, slate blue: Jajce thin 4.000.000 Link
offset
1 kuna, Prussian green: Velebit offset 5.000.000 Link
2 kuna, carmine: Zagreb offset 5.000.000 Link
3.50 kuna, brown carmine: Trakoščan thin 100 Link
offset 5.000.000
5 kuna, blue: Zemun offset 3.000.000 Link
12.50 kuna, violet black: Veliki Tabor thin 3.000.000 Link

 

Stamps of the third issue of postage dues stamps of the Independent State of Croatia, issued in 1943/44 were used for provisional issue for Zagreb.

POSTAGE DUES Recorded paper types for Zagreb issue Stamps overprinted Varieties of basic stamps
0.50 kuna, blue and gray regular white 1.000.000 Link
1 kuna, blue and gray regular white 1.000.000 Link
2 kuna, blue and gray regular white 1.000.000 Link
5 kuna, blue and gray regular white 1.000.000 Link
6 kuna, blue and gray regular white 1.000.000 Link

 

B. Definitive issue: varieties of overprints

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
1 Bump on the lowest canceling bar to the left.
200 kuna overprint.
Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint error
2 Letters DEMO in DEMOKRATSKA larger and deformed.
40 kuna overprint.
Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint DEMO in DEMOKRATSKA larger

 

COINCIDENTAL VARIETIES
1 Gone through paper print. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint gone through paper print
2 Color spills. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint color spill Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint spilled color
3 Colored dots, probably spills. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint colored dot Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint colored dot Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint colored dot
4 Shifted overprint. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint shift Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage stamp overprint shift

 

C. Postage dues: varieties of overprints

COINCIDENTAL VARIETIES
1 Gone through paper print. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage due stamp overprint gone through paper print Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage due stamp overprint gone through paper print
2 Color spills and smears. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage due stamp overprint color spill Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage due stamp overprint smear Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage due stamp messy overprint
3 Colored dots, probably spills. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage due stamp overprint dots
4 Shifted overprint. Yugoslavia 1945 Zagreb postage due stamp shifted overprint

 

Bibliography


  1. Katalog poštanskih maraka jugoslovenskih zemalja (1991), Jugomarka (Belgrade), YU ISSN 0351-4447