|Germany Local Issues (1945-46)||
French Zone, OPD Tübingen
Ravensburg Overprint Types
May 1945. Private overprint, 18 values in 5 types.
|Type 1 - Vertical bar broken near bottom|
|Type 2 - Vertical bar broken near top|
|Type 2a - Both B's narrow|
|Type 2b - Narrow B in DANUBE, wide B in RAVENSBURG|
|Type 2c - Wide B in DANUBE, narrow B in RAVENSBURG|
|Type 2d - Both B's wide|
|Type 2c is Michel Type II (DANUBE
10.4 mm wide). The
others are Michel Type I. The spacing on either side of the
letter 'U' is an easy way to identify these types.
Overprints with an unbroken vertical bar are forgeries !
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