WEST GERMAN STAMPS
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West Germany  1949 - 1990
Bundesrepublik Deutschland

A  Simplified  Illustrated  List
Updated: 8 July 2024

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West German Stamps are Consecutively Numbered
West Germany
Opening of West German Parliament, Bonn
September 1949
1
stamp
10pf.  Parliament Building Construction
2
stamp
20pf.  Parliament Building Construction
West Germany
First German Stamps
September 1949
3
stamp
10+2pf.  Bavaria's 1849 1k. Stamp
4
stamp
20pf.  Bavaria's 1849 3k. Stamp
5
stamp
30pf.  Bavaria's 1849 6k. Stamp
West Germany
Universal Postal Union: 75th Anniversary
October 1949
6
stamp
30pf.  Old G.P.O. & Ständehaus, Berne
West Germany
Welfare: Humanitarians (1)
December 1949
7
stamp
8+2pf.  St. Elisabeth von Thuringia
8
stamp
10+5pf.  Paracelsus von Hohenheim
9
stamp
20+10pf.  Friedrich Froebel
10
stamp
30+15pf.  Johann H. Wichern
West Germany
Johann Sebastian Bach: Composer (1695-1750)
July 1950
11
stamp
10+2pf.  J. S. Bach's Seal
12
stamp
20+3pf.  J. S. Bach's Seal
West Germany
Posthorn
June 1951+
13
stamp
2pf.  Apple Green
14
stamp
4pf.  Yellow-Brown
15
stamp
5pf.  Bright Purple
16
stamp
6pf.  Orange
17
stamp
8pf.  Grey
18
stamp
10pf.  Green
19
stamp
15pf.  Violet
20
stamp
20pf.  Carmine
21
stamp
25pf.  Plum

22
stamp
30pf.  Blue
23
stamp
40pf.  Purple
24
stamp
50pf.  Blue-Grey
25
stamp
60pf.  Red-Brown
26
stamp
70pf.  Yellow
27
stamp
80pf. Rose-Red
28
stamp
90pf.  Yellow-Green
West Germany
St. Mary's Church: 700th Anniversary
August 1951
  29
stamp
10+5pf.  Wall Paintings of Figures
30
stamp
20+5pf.  Wall Paintings of Figures
 
West Germany
National Philatelic Exhibition, Wuppertal
September 1951
  31
stamp
10+2pf.  Stamps under Magnifier
32
stamp
20+3pf.  Stamps under Magnifier
 
West Germany
Welfare: Humanitarians (2)
October 1951
33
stamp
4+2pf.  St. Vincent de Paul
34
stamp
10+3pf.  Friedrich von Bodelschwingh
35
stamp
20+5pf.  Elsa Brändström
36
stamp
30+10pf.  J.H. Pestalozzi
West Germany
Wilhelm Röntgen: First Nobel Prize for Physics (1845-1923)
December 1951
37
stamp
30pf.  Wilhelm Röntgen
West Germany
Leonardo da Vinci: Polymath (1452-1519)
April 1952
38
stamp
5pf.  'Mona Lisa'
West Germany
Lutheran World Federation Assembly, Hanover
July 1952
39
stamp
10pf.  Martin Luther
West Germany
Nicolaus Otto's Gas Engine: 75th Anniversary
July 1952
40
stamp
30pf.  Otto's Gas Engine Diagram
West Germany
German National Museum: Centenary
August 1952
41
stamp
10+5pf.  Nuremberg Madonna
West Germany
Rehabilitation of Heligoland
September 1952
42
stamp
20pf.  Trawler off Heligoland
West Germany
Youth Hostels' Fund
September 1952
  43
stamp
10+2pf.  Boy Hikers
44
stamp
20+3pf.  Girl Hikers
 
West Germany
Carl Schurz in America: Centenary
September 1952
45
stamp
20pf.  Schurz & Globe
West Germany
Welfare: Humanitarians (3)
October 1952
46
stamp
4+2pf.  Elizabeth Fry
47
stamp
10+5pf.  Dr. Carl Sonnenschein
48
stamp
20+10pf.  Theodor Fliedner
49
stamp
30+10pf.  Henry Dunant
West Germany
Thurn & Taxis Stamp Centenary
October 1952
50
stamp
10pf. Postman, 1852
West Germany
German Telephone Service: 75th Anniversary
October 1952
51
stamp
30pf.  Johann Philipp Reis
West Germany
Road Safety Campaign
March 1953
52
stamp
20pf.  Road Accident Victim
West Germany
Science Museum, Munich: 50th Anniversary
May 1953
53
stamp
10+5pf.  Owl on Gear Cog
West Germany
Henri Dunant: Founder of the Red Cross (1828-1910)
May 1953
54
stamp
10pf.  Red Cross & Compass
West Germany
Commemorating Prisoners of War
May 1953
55
stamp
10pf.  Prisoner of War
West Germany
Justus von Liebig: Chemist (1803-1873)
May 1953
56
stamp
30pf.  J. von Liebig
West Germany
Transport Exhibition, Munich
June 1953
57
stamp
4pf.  Rail Transport
58
stamp
10pf.  Air Transport
59
stamp
20pf.  Road Transport
60
stamp
30pf.  Sea Transport
West Germany
International Philatelic Exhibition
July 1953
61
stamp
10+2pf.  Gateway, Thurn & Taxis Palace
62
stamp
20+3pf.  Telecommunications Building
West Germany
Welfare: Humanitarians (4)
November 1953
63
stamp
4+2pf.  August Francke
64
stamp
10+5pf.  Sebastian Kneipp
65
stamp
20+10pf.  Johann Senckenberg
66
stamp
30+10pf.  Fridtjof Nansen
West Germany
President Theodor Heuss
January 1954
67
stamp
2pf.  Olive-Green
68
stamp
4pf.  Orange-Brown
69
stamp
5pf.  Mauve
70
stamp
6pf.  Brown
71
stamp
7pf.  Turquoise-Green

72
stamp
8pf.  Grey
73
stamp
10pf.  Emerald
74
stamp
15pf.  Blue
75
stamp
20pf.  Carmine
76
stamp
25pf.  Brown-Purple

77
stamp
30pf.  Pale Blue
78
stamp
40pf.  Reddish Purple
79
stamp
50pf.  Slate-Black
80
stamp
60pf.  Brown
81
stamp
70pf.  Yellow-Olive
82
stamp
80pf.  Deep Rose-Red
83
stamp
90pf.  Green

  84
stamp
1DM.  Olive-Green
85
stamp
2DM.  Lavender
86
stamp
3DM.  Crimson
 
West Germany
Paul Ehrlich & Emil von Behring: Bacteriologists
March 1954
87
stamp
10pf.  Ehrlich & Behring
West Germany
The Gutenberg Bible: 500th Anniversary
May 1954
88
stamp
4pf.  Gutenberg & Printing Press
West Germany
Martyrdom of Saint Boniface: 1200th Anniversary
June 1954
89
stamp
20pf.  Sword-pierced Mitre
West Germany
Welfare: Humanitarians (5)
December 1954
90
stamp
7+3pf.  Käthe Kollwitz
91
stamp
10+5pf.  Lorenz Werthmann
92
stamp
20+10pf.  J. F. Oberlin
93
stamp
40+10pf.  Bertha Pappenheim
West Germany
Carl Friedrich Gauss: Mathematician (1777-1855)
February 1955
94

10pf.  C. F. Gauss
West Germany
Re-establishment of Lufthansa Airways
March 1955
95

5pf.  'Flight'
96

10pf.  'Flight'
97

15pf.  'Flight'
98

20pf.  'Flight'
West Germany
Oskar von Miller: Electrical Engineer (1855-1934)
May 1955
99

10pf.  O. von Miller
West Germany
Friedrich Schiller: Poet & Philosopher (1759-1805)
May 1955
100

40pf.  Schiller
West Germany
Postal Motor Transport: 50th Anniversary
June 1955
101

20pf.  Motor Coach (1906)
West Germany
Baden-Württemberg Agricultural Exhibition, Stuttgart
June 1955
  102

7pf.  Arms of Baden-Württemberg
103

10pf.  Arms of Baden-Württemberg
 
West Germany
Cosmic Research
June 1955
104

20pf.  'Earth & Atom'
West Germany
Expulsion of Germans from beyond the Oder-Neisse Line: Tenth Anniversary
August 1955
105

20pf.  Refugees
West Germany
The Battle of Lechfeld: 1000 th. Anniversary
August 1955
106

20pf.  Orb & Arrows
West Germany
West European Postage Stamps Exhibition
September 1955
  107

10+2pf.  Magnifying Glass & Carrier Pigeon
108

20+3pf.  Magnifying Glass & Carrier Pigeon
 
West Germany
Railway Timetable Conference
October 1955
109

20pf.  Railway Signal
West Germany
Adalbert Stifter: Poet & Painter (1805-1866)
October 1955
110

10pf.  Stifter Monument
West Germany
United Nations Day
October 1955
111

10pf.  United Nations Emblem
West Germany
Welfare: Humanitarians (6)
November 1955
112

7+3pf.  Amalie Sieveking
113

10+5pf.  Adolph Kolping
114

20+10pf.  Dr. Samuel Hahnemann
115

40+10pf.  Florence Nightingale
West Germany
Numeral Stamp
December 1955
116

1pf.  Numeral "1" within Ornate Scrolls

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German Reunification officially took place on 3rd October 1990, and became known as German Unity Day

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