Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Stamp Community Forum
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

One for those who know German stamps  
 

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Pillar Of The Community
Australia
1722 Posts
Posted 12/22/2010   8:31 pm  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add jimjamtwo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I haven't been able to identify the following three stamps. They all look to me like German official stamps but that's as far as I can go.

Does anyone know what they are?







All information greatly appreciated!
Send note to Staff

Pillar Of The Community
United States
2547 Posts
Posted 12/22/2010   8:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Russ to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
1 Wurttemberg official 1906-21 scott O22, 2 Upper Silesia official 1920-21 scott O40, 3 Germany official 1920-21 scott O7
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Australia
1722 Posts
Posted 12/22/2010   8:59 pm  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jimjamtwo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks, Russ!

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Australia
426 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   06:26 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add peterethio to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The second one (C.G.H.S. overprint) has a lot of varieties:
overprint reading up
overprint reading down
overprint reading left to right
overprint inverted
and various combinations of double overprints
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Australia
1722 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   2:37 pm  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jimjamtwo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the info, peterethio.

BTW what does C.G.H.S. stand for?
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
5531 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   2:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cjd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Commission de Gouvernement Haute Silésie

[edit to add missing "e"]
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by Cjd - 12/23/2010 2:51 pm
Pillar Of The Community
United States
6391 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   2:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add khj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
French = Commission de Gouverment Haute Silésie
English = Government Commission for Upper Silesia
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
6391 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   2:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add khj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Collin beat me to it!
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Australia
1722 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   2:52 pm  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jimjamtwo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Are any of these overprinted stamps worth anything?

Sometimes a certain variety of overprint is rare.

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Canada
4085 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   2:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi Jim

Not worth much I'm afraid.

In the Michel 2005/06 yours is € 0.80 if MNH
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by lithograving - 12/23/2010 3:00 pm
Pillar Of The Community
Australia
1722 Posts
Posted 12/23/2010   3:45 pm  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jimjamtwo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for looking it up, litho!
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!
New Forum Topics Recently Active Forum Topics
  The Edward VII Issue of Canada: A detailed study by George C. Marler
  New member have a stamp for grabs
  Having trouble with Czechoslovakia stamp
  Holiday Windows perf errors
  New Edition of Michel Zeppelin Catalog Coming Soon
  Canada C-1 sheets of 50
  Norway 1932 Scott #154-157 2 sets, mh and used
  Sudden Appearance of POP-UP AD
  I fined that lot what do you think it is possible
  Has the APS started to accept Paypal yet?
  Come to Wiscopex '17!
  Come to Baypex Green Bay '17!
  Come to Stampfest '17!
  1938 Jamaca Scott 116b Watermark Sideways cv $9000 does anybody know?
  Difficulty Purchasing the USA Star coils
  Cancel to order - why are they worth so little
  Don't know which choices to make
  When does the hobby become a business?
  Help me identify (2) mystery Mexico Stamps?
  Does anyone know what this 3 cent stamp is from 1909 ?
  What kind of features do you expect from digital (philatelic) publications?
  Principality of Trinidad stamps -Principauté de Trinidad
  Scott numbering system
  Another Ebay auction that is too good to believe
  Is this a improperly perforated South Australia one penny

  Norway 1932 Scott #154-157 2 sets, mh and used
  Black and White Stamps
  danish classics, show them to me.
  Australian Kookaburra Variety, Scott 139, ACSC 150d
  Prephilatelic covers - any interest? Show - tell - ask - explain!
  Collecting by Engraver
  The Stamps of Turkey : On Steiner Pages.
  BRIDGES,BRIDGES,BRIDGES! on stamps
  Having trouble with Czechoslovakia stamp
  The Edward VII Issue of Canada: A detailed study by George C. Marler
  Has the APS started to accept Paypal yet?
  New member have a stamp for grabs
  Whats in your Library?
  Scouting stamps from around the world
  Curious about Webstore anyone heard of or tried it?
  Holiday Windows perf errors
  North and South Korean Stamps
  perf punch on back of stamp
  New sub-forum for the 'I Inherited some stamps' posts
  New Edition of Michel Zeppelin Catalog Coming Soon
  Denmark Scott 597 & 598 , printed photogravure or offset ?
  What kind of features do you expect from digital (philatelic) publications?
  BEARS on Stamps... Minus Polar Bears!
  Difficulty Purchasing the USA Star coils
  Let's see your most recently purchased stamps

Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2017 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2007 - 2014 Stamp Community Forums Go To Top Of Page
It took 0.75 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05