for Collectors of German Stamps and German Postal History
German Philatelic Society (USA)
26 Chapters in USA and 4 Chapters in Canada, 13 study groups covering the following
Bavaria, Buildings, Colonies, Danzig, GDR, Early Empire, Handoverprints, Inflation Period, Notopfer, Plebescites/Memel/Saar, Stadtpost (City Posts), Third
Reich, WW-II Eastern Occupation
Germany and Colonies Philatelic Society (UK)
Caters for every aspect of German philately, beginners, general collectors, advanced and specialised levels.
Regional Groups - London, Farnborough,Tyne Tees, South Coast, Midlands, North West, Scotland, South West
Study Groups - Third Reich, Danzig, German Seals, Buildings, Postcards, Zeppelins, Stadtposts, German Colonies
TPO & Seapost Society
For collectors of TPO and RPO postmarks and covers, sea post and paquebot marks, ship and packet letters, and other maritime postal history.
Study Group of the Collectors of German Colonial Stamps
German POs in China, German POs in Morocco, German POs in Turkey,
German New Guinea, German East Africa, German South West Africa,
Cameroon, Caroline Islands, Kiaochow, Mariana Islands, Marshall
Islands, Samoa, Togo together with the Sea Post and Naval Ships Post of
New Issues of Germany stamps
Selected pages on Germany Stamps and Germany Postal History
British Forgeries of the Stamps and
Banknotes of the Central Powers
SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.) During the course of the First World War, the British counterfeited
eight stamps of three enemy nations. These were the 5, 10 and 25 heller
stamps of Austria, the 5, 10 and 15-pfennig stamps of Bavaria, and the
10 and 15-pfennig stamps of Germany. It is assumed that these stamps
were forged to be used to mail pro-Allied propaganda behind enemy lines.
Catapult Mail to Germany
Catapult mail was one of several schemes used to speed mail across the
oceans before airplanes could make the trips.
German War Letters
German War Letters, Research Projects, Postal Censorship, Bibliography etc
THE BLÜM CASE
In September 2006 a German court sentenced a Bensheim stamp dealer to jail in a spectacular forgery case.
CAMP STAMPS & FORGERIES
4,400 men were interned on this former horse racecourse in Ruhleben at
the start of WW1. On 19 July 1915 Albert Kamps started the Ruhleben
Express Delivery, RXD, and issued postage stamps.
Miniture Sheet issued on 18.12.1945 for Thuringia (Thuringen) under Soviet Russian administration
Books on Germany Stamps and Germany Postal History
1886-1986 A Century of German
by Edwin Drechsel, 1987, 114 pp German offshore and domestic Sea and Ship Post marks, 263 markings, brief useful background information
The Berlin Rohrpost
by Neil Smart, 64pp
Deutsche Vorphilatelie, Katalog der Grenzübergangs
Peter Feuser and Werner Münzberg, 1991, 118pp German Transit Markings that were applied in Germany. In German with English introduction.
G.R.I. The Postage Stamps of the German Colonies occupied by the British, 1914-1918 >
by Robert M. Gibbs, 1988, 290 pages New Guinea and the Marshall Islands, Cameroons, Mafia, Samoa, Togoland. The stamps and postal history.
German Colonies and Post Offices Abroad - Catalogue of Postmarks (English Edition)
by the German Colonies Study Group, 2019, 240pp The English Edition is a translation of the 18th Edition of the German edition. Contains details of every German Post Office abroad with illustrations of postmarks and other postal markings.
German / English Philatelic Dictionary
German Philatelic Society, 2005, 298pp
German Military Units and Field Post Numbers connected to Norway 1940-1945
by Erik Lørdahl, 346pp, 2001 An extensive database of
fieldposts of German units during the occupation of Norway in WW II.
Included are army units, naval units and air units that were based in
Norway. The text is presented in Norwegian, English and German.
German Occupation of Belgium 1914-1918
by R T Harrison, publ Belgian Study Circle, 1986, 69pp
German Seepost Cancellations 1886-1939 Part 1, European, North & South Atlantic Routes
by Cockrill and Arno Gottspenn, 1986, 116 pp
German Seepost Cancellations 1886-1939 Part 2, African, Asian & Australasian Routes
by Cockrill and Arno Gottspenn, 1987, 116 pp
Handbook of the Mail in the Concentration Camps 1933-1945
by Sam Simon, 1973, 136pp
by D S Patton, published by Robson Lowe, 1963, 56 pp
Hyper-Inflation in Germany 1923. Postal History & List of Rates from 1906-1923
by Gerhard Binder, 2003, 47pp
Philately of the German Pacific Colonies
by Sherman Pompey, 1968, 29pp
Polish Inter-Camp Post in Germany
by M. Perzynski, 25pp, 1958
Post Office List of Polish Territories administered by Prussia and Germany prior to 1944
by T M Gordon, 1974, 39pp
Postage Rates of Germany 1906 - 1923
edited by Diana Manchester, 1991, 36 pp A guide to the Inflation Period, covers most rates except foreign packages.
The Postal History of German East Africa
by K Pennycuick, edited by Proud, 1989, 223 pp
Postwar Years of Germany 1945-48, Postal History
by Dr H F & W Stich, 1994, 272 pp An excellent work on the turmoil following the war; crammed with information.
SS Hitler Stamps
by Wolfgang Baldus A philatelic study on a
disputed stamp issue. This study deals with the American forgeries and
parodies of the German 6 and 12 pfennig Hitler head stamps that were
produced for propaganda purposes during World War II. Genuine stamps
and copies from the disputed issue are compared in enlarged
The Stamps of Germany Third Reich
by A Harper & W. Scheck, circa 1970, 181 pp
The Third Reich, Concentration
Camp and Ghetto Mail System Under the Nazi Regime
by Henry Kahn, publ Judaica Historical Philatelic Society, 1966, 29pp