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Show your German pride with this stunning rainbow of 50 vintage German postage stamps from the early 1960s all featuring famous Germans. These stamps were first issued in 1960 during the Allied Control Commission occupation of Germany. They come in a variety of colors and denominations from 5pf. - 80pf (West Deutsche Mark).

The Deutsche Bundespost Berlin (German Federal Mail of Berlin) was the governmental agency to provide mail and telecommunication services for West Berlin. This civil service agency was in operation from 1949-1990. These are very historic stamps marking a brief and somewhat chaotic period of German postal history.

The famous Germans featured on these stamps are as follows:

5pf. - Albertus Magnus
7pf. - St. Elizabeth of Thuringia
10pf. - Albrecht Dürer
15pf. - Martin Luther
20pf. - Johann Sebastian Bach
40pf. - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
60pf. - Friedrich von Schiller
70pf. - Ludwig van Beethoven
80pf. - Heinrich von Kleist
90pf. - Franz Oppenheimer
1DM - Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
2DM - Gerhart Hauptmann

All of these stamps are cancelled and off paper. There may be some minor imperfections but they only add authentic antique character; overall these are in wonderful condition! These stamps have postmarks from all over West Germany.

Not only can these stamps be appreciated by philatelic collectors & enthusiasts, they can also be used for decorative paper crafting, card making, collages, scrapbooking, journaling, jewelry making and more! Sorting and organizing stamps offers endless hours of soothing relaxation for both the young and old. Getting your kids into stamps at a young age will help them to be better organized in the future.

I have seen crafters and designers using these beautiful historic miniatures to create wedding cake pendants, wedding invitations, bridal shower invitations and greeting cards.

If you are looking for something in particular please convo me for me details on a custom order.

Please note the quantity available for this listing. If you would like to purchase more than one set of these stamps, you will receive a mixture containing similar stamps. If you order more than one set, you may receive some duplicates but I will try to include as many unique stamps as possible.

On The Rhine 50 Vintage 1960s Famous Germans Deutsche Bundespost Berlin Postage Stamps Germany Worldwide Rainbow Philately


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  • Vintage Supply from the 1960s
  • Primary color: Rainbow
  • Secondary color: Blue
  • Holiday: Christmas
  • Occasion: Wedding
  • Materials: paper, stamps, postage stamps, vintage postage stamps, vintage paper, old stamps, used stamps, antiques, german stamps, european stamps, west german stamps, beethoven stamps, german history
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