The Mariana Islands became a German protectorate June 18, 1899. German 1889 stamps were overprinted "Marianen" at both 48-
and 56-degree angles, with the former being scarce to rare.
#17-29 1901 Kaiser's Yacht In 1901 stamps picturing the Kaiser's yacht, "Hohenzollern" were issued for Germany's colonies; typographed, engraved and without watermark. Values in Pfennig and Reichmarks. The stamps are similar to the stamps of the other colonies.
#30-31 1916 Kaiser's Yacht Issue Two of the 1900 stamps were re-issued in 1916 on watermarked paper with a "lozenges" pattern.