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STAMPS – SIX USED – COLONIAL GERMAN SOUTHWEST AFRICA

SKU: 22-100

$30.00

This is a lovely set of six used postage stamps from colonial German Southwest Africa. The German colony Deutsch-Südwestafrika (DSWA) was administered by Germany from 1884 into 1915. With WW I’s onset, the territory was taken over by British (South African) forces. The stamps, which are cancelled, depict Kaiser Wilhelm II’s royal yacht, the S.M.Y. Hohenzollern, in vivid colors. The set consists of three cancelled ten-pfennig (green) stamps and three cancelled five pfennig (red) stamps.

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This is a lovely set of six used postage stamps from colonial German Southwest Africa. The German colony Deutsch-Südwestafrika (DSWA) was administered by Germany from 1884 into 1915. With WW I’s onset, the territory was taken over by British (South African) forces. The stamps, which are cancelled, depict Kaiser Wilhelm II’s royal yacht, the S.M.Y. Hohenzollern, in vivid colors. The set consists of three cancelled ten-pfennig (green) stamps and three cancelled five pfennig (red) stamps.

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This is a lovely set of six used postage stamps from colonial German Southwest Africa. The German colony Deutsch-Südwestafrika (DSWA) was administered by Germany from 1884 into 1915. With WW I’s onset, the territory was taken over by British (South African) forces. The stamps, which are cancelled, depict Kaiser Wilhelm II’s royal yacht, the S.M.Y. Hohenzollern, in vivid colors. The set consists of three cancelled ten-pfennig (green) stamps and three cancelled five pfennig (red) stamps.