12Gr Copernicus memorial
‘Yacht issue’ stamps
10Pf postal stationery card .
A bit of fun
1938 Anschluss propaganda card
2Z Hindenburg overprint
5Z official stamp
A fantasy 10ct
Occupation of Czechoslovakia
Internal camp post
Austrian Post Office
Saar: Marian year
Saarland 1.10.57 Winter Charity
10Z buildings definitive
Land Registry fee stamp
Commercial cover to Brazil
Inflation – July 1923
Danzig 5M definitive
Deutsche Nothilfe 40+35Rpf
Cover from Schwerin to Eriwitz
Memel – Court writ of summons
South America flight 1938
Commemorating Zeppelin landings
First Graf Zeppelin flight to
Olympic village to New York
Orient Flight around the Eastern Mediterranean
1934 Christmas flight to
Last flight of the Hindenburg
1938 Anschluss commemorative
First Anniversary of General Government
FRAMA ‘Automat’ machine stamps
Missing inflation overprint
1 Billion Mark stamp
Stamp shortage at Olpe
Regional post-office overprints
625 stamps used on one letter
DDR 225th anniversary of the birth of Mozart (1756-1791)
Bundesrepublik 75th anniversary of the ‘Blue Riband’ by the passenger ship ‘SS Bremen’
DDR Leipzig Spring Fair
Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society
The year 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the first year of operation of the Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society following the amalgamation of the Germany & Colonies Stamp Club (established 1947) and the Stockton German Study Group (1960).
The G&CPS celebrated its inaugural year in 1964 with the first Germania Posta philatelic exhibition held in Stockton.
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