American and British sectors a common postal service with its own stamps was
started. The French designed stamps for the French Zone and in the Soviet Zone
several General Post Offices issued their own stamps. From February 1946 stamps
were issued for use in the American, British and Soviet Zones. The French did
not join this postal service and decided to issue stamps for the three occupied
lands and the
Capital: Berlin (de jure) / Frankfurt (American zone) / Bad Oeynhausen (British zone) /
Baden-Baden (French zone)
Government: military occupation
Area: 353.460 km²
Population: 65.137.274 (29 October 1946)
Currency: Reichsmark (100 Reichspfennig)
UN country code: -
Internet TLD: -
Dialling code: -
Member of: no international organizations
For more stamps see:
Germany (Allied occupation) in Wikipedia.
The flag of Occupied Germany in Flags of the World.
designer: Alfred Goldammer
a post card was issued with this stamp image in a value of 12 (pfennig)
1 24 portrait of Heinrich von Stephan, text "HEINR. v. STEPHAN † 1897"
(cat. Michel 963/SG 949/Yvert 53)
2 75 portrait of Heinrich von Stephan, text "HEINR. v. STEPHAN † 1897"
(cat. Michel 964/SG 950/Yvert 54)
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last revised: 1 September 2010