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Stamp wallet and 119 postage stamps, issued by Nazi Germany

Date approximately 1940-1944  (issue)
Accession Number 2006.423.1
Language German
Geography issue : Germany
Brief Narrative Set 1: 1 stamp wallet and 23 postage stamps.
a. Wallet is brown cardstock. All printing is black ink, except where noted. Manufactured by: ELBE FILE & BINDER CO., Inc., of Fall River, Massachusetts. Front states: STAMP WALLET; at top, Perforation Gauge. At bottom: Property of / Al Perrin, written in script with blue pen. Back has advertisement for manufacturer. Inside is perforation gauge on left, with shallow pockets on right. Dimensions: 5.44 x 3.44 inches
b. Stamps with the right side profile of Adolf Hitler’s head. Stamps are uncancelled. All stamps have: DEUTSCHES REICH printed at the bottom.
Quantity: 14, Color: teal, Denomination 50, Dimensions: 1.13 x .94
Quantity: 9, Color: brown, Denomination 60, Dimensions: 1.13 x .94

Set 2: 84 postage stamps with the right side profile of Adolf Hitler. Stamps are uncancelled except where noted. All stamps have: DEUTSCHES REICH printed at the bottom.
Quantity: 9, Color: purple, Denomination: 6, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: orange, Denomination: 8, OSTLAND stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: dark brown, Denomination: 10, stamped cancellation in black ink, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: light blue, Denomination: 20, UKRAINE stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions:.94 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: light brown, Denomination: 24, OSTLAND stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 5, Color: navy blue, Denomination: 25, UKRAINE stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions: 1.13 x .94 inches
Quantity: 4, Color: olive green, Denomination: 30, UKRAINE stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions: 1.13 x .94 inches
Quantity: 20, Color: fuschia, Denomination: 40, UKRAINE stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions: 1.13 x .94 inches
Quantity: 26, Color: teal, Denomination: 50, UKRAINE stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions: 1.13 x .94 inches
Quantity: 16, Color: brown, Denomination: 60, UKRAINE stamped in black at bottom, Dimensions: 1.13 x .94 inches

Set 3: 1 bound set of postage stamps
Denomination 12 in upper corners, profile of man’s head in center, Deutsches Reich at bottom. Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches

Set 4: 2 sets of postage stamps packaged as souvenirs
Color: light blue cards. All print is in red, gothic typeface: GENUINE / Stamp of the / Third Reich / SS shield Swastika shield / Souvenir of World war 2. Below text are two stamps in plastic housing. Stamps are navy blue, Denomination: 4, eagle with spread wings holding a wreath with a swastika inside on top of a pedestal in the center of stamp. Top border corners have swastikas. In border: Deutsche / Arbeiterpartei / Nationalsozial / Deutsches Reich. Dimensions: 3.63 x 1.88 inches

Set 5: 15 individual postage stamps
Quantity: 1, Color: red, Denomination: 12 in upper corners, swastika in wreath in center, Dienstmarke / Deutsches Reich at bottom, cancelled with black ink stamp, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: red, Denomination: 10 in upper corners, profile of a woman wearing armor and a wreathed crown in center, DEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, cancelled with black ink circle, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: brown, Denomination: 3 PFENNIG in center medallion, REICHSPOST at bottom, cancelled with black ink circle, Dimensions: .88 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: red, Denomination: 10, REICHSPOST at top, eagle with spread wings in center, PF. 10 PF. at bottom, cancelled with black ink circle, Dimensions: .88 x .81 inches
Quantity: 2, Color: red, Denomination: 12 in upper corners, profile of man’s head in center, Deutsches Reich at bottom, cancelled with black ink circle, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: red, Denomination: 10 in center medallion, Deutsches Reich at top, cancelled with black ink circle, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Denomination: 5 PFENNIG in center medallion, REICHSPOST at bottom, cancelled with black ink circle, Dimensions: .88 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: light green, Deutsches Reich at top, Denomination: 450 / MARK in center medallion, 75 / Tausend stamped on front, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Deutsches Reich at top, Denomination: 30 in center medallion, 8 / Tausend stamped on front, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Deutsches Reich at top, Denomination: 300 / MARK in center medallion, 2 / Millionen stamped on front, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: red, Deutsches Reich at top, Denomination: 200 / MARK in center medallion, 2 / Millionen stamped on front, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: blue, Denomination: 15 in center, Deutsches Reich at top, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: tan, Deutsches Reich at top, Denomination: 50 / Tausend / Mark in center medallion, 50000 MARK at bottom, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Deutsches Reich at top, Denomination: 50 / MILLIONEN in center medallion; 50 000 000 M at bottom, Dimensions: 1 x .81 inches

Set 6: 16 individual postage stamps
Quantity: 1, Color: red, Denomination:12+8 near left edge, soldier and a peasant stand next to each other holding guns on their shoulders, 7LANDESSCHIESSEN•INNSBRUCK / JULI 1944 at top, GROSSDEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: eagle with spread wings, INNSBRUCK / 17.7 1944 / 7. LANDESSCHIESSEN, eagle with spread wings in center, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Denomination:6+4 near leaft edge, soldier and a peasant stand next to each other holding guns on their shoulders; 7LANDESSCHIESSEN•INNSBRUCK / JULI 1944 at top, GROSSDEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: eagle with spread wings, INNSBRUCK / 17.7 1944 / 7. LANDESSCHIESSEN, eagle with spread wings in center, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: purple, Denomination:12+88 near upper right corner, knight is mounted on horse trampling a winged beast, DEUTSCHE GOLD SCHMIEDE- / KUNST at top, DEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, E.R. VOGENAUER JPIWCZYK in bottom border, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: •BAD WILSNACK• / Eisenmoorbad / 09.10.43 heilt -12 / Rheuma•Gicht / Frauenleiden / Ischias, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: olive green, Denomination:6+4 near upper right corner, a knight is mounted on horse trampling a winged beast; DEUTSCHE GOLD SCHMIEDE- / KUNST at top, DEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, E.R. VOGENAUER JPIWCZYK in bottom border, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: •BAD WILSNACK• / Eisenmoorbad / 09.10.43 heilt -12 / Rheuma•Gicht / Frauenleiden / Ischias, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Denomination:6+4 in upper corners, armored knight with sword in center, •ALBERTVS VNIVEERSITAT• / KONIGSBERG<PR>•1544-1944 makes circle around knight, GROSSDEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: KÖNIGSBERG<PR> / 7.7 1944 / JAHRE / ALBERTUS-UNIVERSITÄT, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: purple, Denomination:6+24 in upper right corner, woman stands in front of a Bavarian town, PETER HENLEIN+1542 on left edge, ERFINDER DER TASCHENUHR on right edge, DEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, shield in center, Dimensions: 1.06 x .94 inches; cancellation stamp: NÜRNBERG / 6.6 1942 / 1542 PETER HENLEIN 1942, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: brown, Denomination:12+38 near top right corner, bust of a man with a beard and glasses, 1843 II•DEZEMBER 1943 / ROBERT / KOCH at top, GROSSDEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, E.R. VOGENAUER JPIWCZYK in bottom border, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: WOLLSTEIN / 11.13. 1947 / Lum Tetenken / Bezninger der Seuchen / ROBERT KOCH, in black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: light brown, 3 in center with + in lower left corner and 2 in lower right corner, eagle with spread wings holding a wreath with swastika inside, DEUTSCHES REICH in circle around 3, swastika in center, Dimensions: 1.13 X .88 inches; cancellation stamp: BERLIN / 30.1 1943 / a / Führer befiehl - wir folgen Dir! / 10 JAHRE MACHTÜBERNAHME, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: red, Denomination:54 in lower left corner and +96 in lower right corner, profile of Adolf Hitler in wreath with eagles and swastikas in four corners, GROSSDEUTSCHES REICH at bottom, 15,00 on perforated border, E.R. VOGENAUER JPIWCZYK in bottom border, Dimensions: 1.88 X 1.13 inches; cancellation stamp: AMSTERDAM / 21.4 1944 / ADIHSGILL AND WIRD SIESEN!, G. KLEIN JPIWCZYK in bottom border, eagle with spread wings in center, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: purple, Denomination:12+1ZL near bottom left corner, profile of head of Adolf Hitler in center, 20 APRIL 1943 at top, DEUTSCHES REICH / GERALGOUVERNEMENT at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: GILBURSTAG DES•FÜHRERS / 20. / APRIL / 1943 / KRAKÄU, eagle in center, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: fuschia, head of Copernicus in center, 1 + 1 Z LOTY at top, 24. MAI 1543 at left edge, 24. MAI 1943 at right edge, DEUTSCHES REICH / GERALGOUVERNEMENT at bottom, ROF. FERDINAND LORBER / 24. MAI 1943 / KOPERNIKUS in perforated border at bottom, Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.13 inches; cancellation stamp: *400 TODESTAG DES DEUTSCHEN ASTRONOMEN* / 1943, NIKLAUS / KOPERNIKUS / KRÄKÄU with astrolabe and swastika in center, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Denomination:84+1ZL near bottom left corner, profile of head of Adolf Hitler in center, 20 APRIL 1943 at top, DEUTSCHES REICH / GERALGOUVERNEMENT at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 X 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: GILBURSTAG DES•FÜHRERS / 20. / APRIL / 1943 / KRAKÄU, black ink
Quantity: 1, Color: brown, Denomination:30 +20 near upper left corner, image of Adolf Hitler standing at a podium in center, DEUTSCHES REICH at top, BÖHMEN UND MÄHREN / CECHYA A MORAVA at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: * PRAG 1 * / b / FÜHRERS / GEBURSTAG / 20.IV.1942., swastika and swag at bottom, red ink
Quantity: 1, Color: green, Denomination:60 +40 near upper left corner, image of Adolf Hitler standing at a podium in center, DEUTSCHES REICH at top, BÖHMEN UND MÄHREN / CECHYA A MORAVA at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: * PRAG 1 * / b / FÜHRERS / GEBURSTAG / 20.IV.1942., swastika and swag at bottom, red ink
Quantity: 1, Color: purple, Denomination:1•20 +80 near upper left corner, image of Adolf Hitler standing at a podium in center, DEUTSCHES REICH at top, BÖHMEN UND MÄHREN / CECHYA A MORAVA at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: * PRAG 1 * / b / FÜHRERS / GEBURSTAG / 20.IV.1942., swastika and swag at bottom, red ink
Quantity: 1, Color: blue, Denomination:2•50 +1•50 near upper left corner, image of Adolf Hitler standing at a podium in center, DEUTSCHES REICH at top, BÖHMEN UND MÄHREN / CECHYA A MORAVA at bottom, Dimensions: 1.25 x 1.06 inches; cancellation stamp: * PRAG 1 * / b / FÜHRERS / GEBURSTAG / 20.IV.1942., swastika and swag at bottom, red ink
Provenance The postage stamps were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2006 by Carole Fishkind.
Classification Exchange Media
Category Postage stamps
Object Type Fascism on postage stamps (lcsh)
Materials overall : paper, adhesive, ink
Topical Term World War, 1939-1945--Postal service.
Postal service--Germany--History--20th century.
Postmarks--Germany--History--20th century.
Conditions on Access No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use No restrictions on use
Credit Line United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carole Fishkind
Record Type Object
Physical Description See brief summary
Link to Collection Carole Fishkind collection
2006.423
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