Postage Stamps used in the German Marshall Islands
by Dirk H.R. Spennemann

The cancellers consisted of a wooden-handled metal unit with interchangeable single digits for the dates and a single double-digit slug for the year. A contemporary illustration can be found below.

[Source: Friedemann, Albert (1909) Marianen, Stempel Saipan mit abgeschnittenen Neunen von 1900. Friedemann's Philatelistische Berichte 21, pp. 325-326.]

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Spennemann, Dirk H.R. (2002). Postage Stamps used in the German Marshall Islands. Cancels--Cancellers
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Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.

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