[Above: Booklet titled: 'What Germany lost in her colonies'.]


[Above: This is a member of a German Youth Group in Africa.]


[Above: This book is called 'Raubstaat England' or 'The Robber State England'.]


[Above: Postcard. 'Auch hier liegt unser lebensraum' = 'Here also lies our living space']

[Above: Text from back of postcard with quote from Adolf Hitler.]


[Above: Postcard. 'Mitteldeutsche kolonialschau' = 'Central German colonial show', 9-29 through 10-13-1940]


[Above: Postcard.]

[Above: Postcard reverse. Used in Vienna showing Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring and Freikorps and Kolonialbund leader Ritter von Epp, used 6-14-1940]


[Above: Postcard. 'Wie lange noch ohne kolonien?' = 'How long without colonies?']


[Above: Postcard. 'Der Reichskolonialbund ruft auch Dich! ' = 'The Reichskolonialbund also calls you!']


[Above: Here is a postcard with a Reichskolonialbund label attached.]


[Above: Here is an envelope with Reichskolonialbund postmarks.]


[Above: Postcard showing lost German colonies.]


[Above: 1938 Colonial Day cancel.]


[Above: Postcard from the 1939 German Colonial Exhibition.]


[Above: Postcard from the 1937.]




[Above: Postcard.]



[Above: Postcard.]


[Above: Postcard. Note the scarification on his face]


[Above: Postcard.]


[Above: Postcard.]


[Above: 1934 German postage stamps mourning Germany's lost colonies.]


[Above: Stamp booklet for the German East Africa stamps - front.]

[Above: Stamp booklet for the German East Africa stamps - back.]


[Above: 1910 stamp booklet (2 marks) for the German Southwest Africa stamps - back.]


[Above: Official postage stamps from German East Africa. These are rare 'Specimen' versions. Circa 1901.]


[Above: Part of stamp sheet from German South-West Africa showing title selvage. Circa 1901.]


[Above: Half pane from a German East Africa stamp booklet showing advertising.]


[Above: Half pane from a German East Africa stamp booklet showing advertising.]


[Above: Half pane from a German East Africa stamp booklet showing advertising.]


[Above: A pane from a German East Africa stamp booklet showing advertising.]


[Above: Stamps from private German East African Sea Post. Because the private contract expired these stamps were never used. Circa 1892.]

[Above: Rare stamp sheet for the above stamps.]


[Above: German East Africa fiscal revenue.]

[Above: German East Africa fiscal revenue.]

[Above: German East Africa fiscal revenue.]

[Above: German East Africa fiscal revenue.]


[Above: German East Africa official postal stationery. Crude and rare.]


[Above: German postal administration in Swahililand, Lamu/Zanzibar. Circa 1889. Extremely rare!]


[Above: German postal administration in Swahililand. Circa 1889. The so-called Malakote issue. This is a private issue, pure fantasy, yet still quite rare and pricey.]

[Above: German postal administration in Swahililand. Circa 1889. The so-called Malakote issue. This is a private issue, pure fantasy, yet still quite rare and pricey.]


[Above: This is a postal vignette that basically says 'The goal of our enemy is to rob our colonies'.]


[Above: These are German stamps from the 1920s but with a private overprint.
The top stamps say: 'Give Germany back her colonies'. The bottom row says: 'Germany is not viable without colonies'.]


[Above: Three high dollar postage stamps from German Kiautschou.]


[Above: In 1884, Germany declared a region including present-day Togo as a protectorate called Togoland. Like all of her possessions and colonies, the Versailles Treaty stripped it away and gave it France.]


[Above: Here is an incredible envelope from the German colony of Togo (the stamps were issued in 1897-1899). It was stolen from Germany by French and English troops on August 26, 1914. - FRONT.]

[Above: Here is an incredible envelope from the German colony of Togo - BACK.]


[Above: This is an unaddressed envelope showing the postage stamps of the German African colonies.]


[Above: These are 'Mourning' vignettes for each of Germany's colonies stolen from them with the Versailles Treaty.]


[Above: More 'Mourning' vignettes, this time for each of Germany's regions stolen from them with the Versailles Treaty.]


[Above: This is a 'Mourning Sheet'.]


[Above & below: Pages showing the Mourning stamps with pictures and descriptions.]


[Above: This is a five cent coin (about the size of an American nickel) from Kiauchau, 1909. This was a German leased territory beginning in 1898. The Bay of Kiauchau is south-east of Peking (Beijing). Although it was officially leased by the Chinese government for 99 years, it was stolen from Germany with the rest of its territories. On November 7, 1914 it was forced to surrender.]


[Above: This is a copper German East African coin from 1890.]


[Above: This is a silver one Rupie German East African coin from 1890.]


  • The following are 'notgeld' notes (emergency money) from 1922...

    [Below: German East Africa (today Tanzania & Burundi) - FRONT]

    [Below: German East Africa (today Tanzania & Burundi) - BACK]


    [Below: Kiauchau (today China) - FRONT]

    [Below: Kiauchau (today China) - BACK]


    [Below: German New Guinea (today New Guinea)- FRONT]

    [Below: German New Guinea (today New Guinea) - BACK]


    [Below: Samoa - FRONT]

    [Below: Samoa - BACK]


    [Below: German Southwest Africa (today Namibia) - FRONT]

    [Below: German Southwest Africa (today Namibia) - BACK]


    [Below: Togo (today Togolese Republic) - FRONT]

    [Below: Togo (today Togolese Republic) - BACK]


    [Below: Cameroon (today Republic of Cameroon) - FRONT]

    [Below: Cameroon (today Republic of Cameroon) - BACK]


    [Below: The Caroline Islands & The Mariana Islands (today the Carolina Islands are divided between the Federated States of Micronesia in the eastern part, and Palau at the extreme western end. The Mariana Islands are divided into two jurisdictions of the United States: the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and, at the southern end of the chain, the territory of Guam.) - FRONT]

    [Below: The Caroline Islands & The Mariana Islands (today the Carolina Islands are divided between the Federated States of Micronesia in the eastern part, and Palau at the extreme western end. The Mariana Islands are divided into two jurisdictions of the United States: the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and, at the southern end of the chain, the territory of Guam.) - BACK]