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Commemorative Issues 1943



The Third Reich issued the stamp shown above, at the left, on January 10, 1943 to celebrate Stamp Day. The stamp depicts an antique mail coach.

The stamp shown above, in the middle, was issued on January 26, 1943 to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Assumption of Power by the Nazis. The stamp pictures the Brandenburg Gate with the Nazi emblem above it.


The stamp shown above, at the right, was issued on January 26, 1943 to enable stamp collectors in obtaining commemorative postmarks.


The twelve stamps shown above were issued by the Third Reich on March 21, 1943 for Army Day and Hero Memorial Day.

The stamps from the lowest to the highest denomination depict a submarine, Schutz-Staffel Troops, a motorized marksman, signal corps, engineer corps, grenade assault, heavy artillery, anti-aircraft units in action, dive bombers, parachuting troops, a tank, and a speed boat.

The 5 Pf. and 15 Pf. values also exist imperforate. They are valued at about $70.00 each.


The stamp shown above, at the left, was issued on March 26, 1943 to commemorate the Day of Youth Obligation, when all German boys and girls had to take an oath of allegiance to Adolph Hitler. The stamp pictures two German children in front of the Nazi flag.


The stamp shown above, at the right, was issued on July 27, 1943 to publicize the 10th Running of the Brown Ribbon Race in Munich-Reim. This issue also exists imperforate and is valued at about $300.00. This stamp is also pictured and described in depth in the Horse Racing Stamp Issues page.


The impressive looking set of six stamps shown above was issued on April 13, 1943 to celebrate the 54th Birthday of Adolph Hitler. The 3 Pf. denomination exists imperforate and is valued at about $100.00.


The four stamps shown above were issued on June 20, 1943 to commemorate the anniversary of the Reich Labor Service (RAD). The stamps depict Labor Service corpsmen performing various duties. All values but the 6 Pf. exist imperforate.

The RAD was an institution established by the Third Reich in 1934 to reduce unemployment. Its members provided services for various civic, military, and construction projects.


The two stamps shown above, at the left, were issued on July 27, 1943 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Peter Rosseger, who was an Austrian writer.

The 6 Pf. pictures Rosegger's birthplace in Upper Styria, and the 12 Pf. shows a portrait of Peter Rosegger (1843-1918).


The stamp shown above, at the right, was issued on September 10, 1943 to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Winter Relief program. The stamp pictures a mother and her children.


The two stamps shown above were issued on August 14, 1943 for The Grand Prize of the Freudenau, at the Vienna race track, on August 15, 1943.


The two stamps shown above were issued on October 1, 1943 to honor the German Goldsmiths' Society. The stamps depict a gold figurine of St. George.


The stamp shown above, at the left, was issued on October 24, 1943 to commemorate the 800th Anniversary of the Hanseatic Town of Lubeck. The stamp depicts an ancient view of Lubeck. This issue also exists imperforate and is valued at about $75.00.


The stamp shown above, at the right, was issued on November 20, 1943 to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Munich Beer Hall Putsch and honoring those who died for the Nazi movement. The stamp depicts a Nazi flag bearer, the Nazi emblem, and the inscription "UND IHR HABT DOCH GESIEGT", which translates to "And Despite All, You Were Victorious".




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