Stamps of Bavaria
Sorted according to the MICHEL Briefmarken-Katalog Deutschland 1993/94. See the Gallery Postmarks of Bavaria for a description of the cancellations.
Page in creation.
- 1 Kingdom of Bavaria
- 1.1 1 November 1849 issue
- 1.2 1850-1862 issues
- 1.3 1862 issue
- 1.4 1867-1868 issues - Wappenausgabe
- 1.5 1870-1873 issues
- 1.6 1875 issues
- 1.7 1876-1878 issues
- 1.8 1881 issue
- 1.9 1888-1900 issues
- 1.10 1911 March 10, 90th Anniversary of Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
- 1.11 1914-1916 issues
- 1.12 Official stamps
- 2 Republic
- 3 References
Kingdom of Bavaria
1 November 1849 issue
Typographed (Buchdruck), design (Stecher) by Franz Max Joseph Seitz, based on a drawing of Johann Peter Haseney.
Paper with vertical silk wire. Colour shades.
1867-1868 issues - Wappenausgabe
Coats of arms designed by J.P. Riess, non-perforated. Typographed (Buchdruck), embossed (Prägedruck) with silk wire (Seidenfaden). Issue delayed by the 1866 war. The 7 kreuzer value was needed when the tarif for heavy letters (foreign destination) was raised from 6 kr.
3 kr issue 1867, pink, closed millwheel cancelled 590 from WITTELSHOFEN. Mi15
3 kr issue 1867, pink, open millwheel 739 from ENSHEIM. Mi15
Vertical waves filigrane. First perforated issue.
2 Mark. Cancelled at Wilhermsdorf in 1897. Mi44
5 Pfennig lilac issue 1878, filigrane waves, cancelled LICHTENFELS. Mi45a
Vertical waves as filigrane. Typographed and embossed. 3 Pfg to 1 Mark.
5 Pfg. Cancelled at SPEYER. Mi48
Horizontal waves as filigrane. Typographed and embossed. 3 Pfg to 5 Mark.
1911 March 10, 90th Anniversary of Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
Photolithography on coloured paper. Design by Prof. A. von Kaulbach.
1 Mark. Mi86II, cancelled ZIRNDORF on 31-01-1914. Mi86II.
Portrait of King Ludwig III of Bavaria (1913-1918) by Prof. W. Firle (1859-1929). Photogravure Rastertiefdruck by F.A. Bruckmann. There are two issues, differing by the printing quality, paper, shades etc.
For the Railway services Für Eisenbahnbehörden
1908 overprint on 1900 issue with letter E. Valid until 30-06-1912.
20 Pfennig ultramarine,, cancelled at HOF am Saale (Upper Franconia) on 29-04-08. MiD4
1 March 1919 Volkstaat Bayern
Issue 1916 with overprint Volkstaat Bayern (People State of Bavaria). Also issued non-perforated 4 March 1920. Values 3 Pfg to 20 Mark.
6 August 1919 Freistaat Bayern
Issue 1916 with overprint Freistaat Bayern (Free State of Bavaria). Also issued non-perforated 4 March 1920. Values 3 Pfg to 20 Mark.
- BAYERN Spezialkatalog, Kreuzerausgaben, Peter Sem GmbH, Bamberg, 1985.