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1968 - W. Germany - "Olympic Games" Postage Stamp Series

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This is a 1968 series of semi-postal stamps issued in West Germany representing "Olympic Athletes"- (Semi-postals) are postage values with surcharges added for cultural donation and are denoted by a "B" # in the Scott Catalogs. -- Issue date June 6, 1968
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STAMP #1 - Scott# B434 - "Freiherr Langen - Equestrian" - 10 pfennig + 5 pfennig
STAMP #2 - Scott# B435 - "Rudolf Harbig - Runner" - 20 pfennig + 10 pfennig
STAMP #3 - Scott# B436 - "Helene Mayer - Fencer" - 30 pfennig + 15 pfennig
STAMP #4 - Scott# B437 - "Carl Diem - Sports Organizer" - 50 pfennig + 25 pfennig
** The surtax was used for the Foundation for the Promotion of the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich - All four stamps are in MNH OG (Mint No Hinge, Original Gum) condition.

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