- Brief Narrative
- One postage stamp from a collection consisting of postage stamps of varying values issued by the Deutsches Reich.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of John Shields
- Object Type
Postage stamps (lcsh)
- Physical Description
- Postage stamp made of paper, rectangular in shape with scalloped edges and approximately 1 1/16 inches (2.6 cm) tall by 7/8 in (2.2 cm) wide in size. An inked rectangle with white image and inscription is found on one side. The ink is blue in color and the inked rectangle is smaller in size than the paper itself leaving an ink free boarder around the edge. “Deutsches Reich” is found along the top edge of the inked square while “1000000 M” is found on the bottom edge of ink square. “1 MILLION” is found in the center of image with in a circle. The interior of the circle is also decorated with a sunburst pattern. Outside this circle and towards the postage stamp’s corners are four musical horns. The areas around these horns and outside the circle are detailed with shading. Adhesive is found on the other side. The image from the other side is faintly seen in reverse on adhesive side.
- overall: Height: 1.060 inches (2.692 cm) | Width: 0.880 inches (2.235 cm)
- overall : Paper, Ink, Adhesive
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- No restrictions on access
- Conditions on Use
- No restrictions on use
Keywords & Subjects
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The postage stamp was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by John Shields.
- Record last modified:
- 2023-12-04 08:49:34
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Also in John Shields collection
The collection consists of postage stamps of varying values issued by the Deutsches Reich. Some of the stamps depict Hitler's profile.