1939

1939 was an interesting year for German stamp collectors with forty-one stamps being issued, including fourteen definitives from Danzig – incorporated into the Reich in the autumn of 1939 – which were provided with overprints. Notable issues included the three-stamp set featuring German automobiles, which has become a popular with thematic collectors.

17th February 1939, Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung in Berlin (International Automobile Exhibition in Berlin)
Sondermarken (Commemoratives)
Three values: 6+4Rpf., 12+8Rpf., 25+10Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 686-688)

4th April 1939, Reichsberufswettkampf (Reich Job Competition)
Sondermarken (Commemoratives)
Two values: 6Rpf., 12Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 689-690)

13th April 1939, 50. Geburtstag von Adolf Hitler (50th Birthday of Adolf Hitler)
Sondermarke (Commemorative)
One value: 12+38Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 691)

22nd April 1939, Reichsgartenschau 1939 in Stuttgart (Reich Garden Show in Stuttgart)
Sondermarken (Commemoratives)
Two values: 6+5Rpf., 15+5Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 692-693)

30th April 1939, Tag der Arbeit (Day of Work)
Sondermarke (Commemorative)
One value: 6+19Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 694)

18th May 1939, Nürburgring-Rennen (Nürburgring Race)
Sondermarken (Commemoratives)
Three values: 6+4Rpf., 12+8Rpf., 25+10Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 695-697; as 686-688 with overprint “Nürburgring-Rennen”)

18th June 1939, 70 Jahre Deutsches Derby – Rennen um Das Blaue Band in Hamburg (70th Anniversary of the German Derby – Blue Riband race, Hamburg)
Sondermarke (Commemorative)
One value: 25+10Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 698)

12th July 1939, 6. Rennen um das Braune Band von München Riem (6th Running of the Brown Riband, München-Riem), Mi. Nr. 699
Sondermarke (Commemorative)
One value: 42+108Pf (Mi. Nr. 699)

25th July 1939, Tag der Deutschen Kunst (Day of German Art)
Sondermarke (Commemorative)
One value: 6+19Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 700)

25th August 1939, Beabsichtigter Reichsparteitag in Nürnberg (Intended Party Day in Nürnberg)
Sondermarke (Commemorative)
One value: 6+19Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 701; as 694 with overprint “Reichs Parteitag 1939”)

15th September 1939, Kameradschaftsblock der Deutschen Reichspost (Deutsche Reichspost Comrades’ Block)
Sondermarken (Commemoratives)
Twelve values: 3+2RPf., 4+3Rpf., 5+3Rpf., 6+4Rpf., 8+4Rpf., 10+5Rpf., 12+6Rpf., 15+10Rpf., 16+10Rpf., 20+10Rpf., 24+10Rpf., 25+15Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 702-713)

18th September 1939, Wiedereingliederung von Danzig in das Deutsche Reich (Reintegration of Danzig into the German Reich
Sondermarken (Commemoratives)
Two values: 6Rpf., 12Rpf. (Mi. Nr. 714-715)

28th September 1939, Danziger Freimarkenserie mit Aufdruck (Danzig Definitive Overprints)
Dauermarken (Definitives)
Fourteen values: 3Rpf., 4Rpf. (on 35Pf.), 5Rpf., 8Rpf., 10Rpf., 12Rpf. (on 7Pf.), 15Rpf., 20Rpf., 25Rpf., 30Rpf., 40Rpf., 50Rpf., 1RM (on 1G), 2RM (on 2G) (Mi. Nr. 716-729)

27th October 1939, Winterhilfswerke (Winter Relief Fund) – Bauwerke (Historic Buildings and Sites)
Sondermarken (Commemoratives)
Nine values: 3+2Rpf., 4+3Rpf., 5+3Rpf., 6+4Rpf., 8+4Rpf., 12+6Rpf., 15+10Rpf., 25+15Rpf., 40Rpf+35. (Mi. Nr. 730-738)

1st November 1939, Auslands-Zeitungsmarke (Foreign Newspaper Stamp)
Zeitungsmarken (Newspaper Stamps)
Two values: 5Rpf., 10Rpf. (Mi. Nr. Z738-Z739)

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