German East Africa Stamps

First GEA Stamps
#1-5 First GEA Stamps

German East Africa became a German Colony Febuary, 27, 1885. German stamps were used until 1893 when the first German stamps were overprinted with new values horizontally in black.
#6-10 1896 DOA Stamps
    #6-10 1896 "DOA" Stamps
 In 1896 German stamps of 1889 were overprinted, with new values and "Deutsch-Ostafrika" and "Pesa." The new stamps were valid until the "Yacht" stamps were issued in 1901.

#11-21 1901 Kaiser's Yacht Issue
#11-21 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 Pesa and Rupees.

For image of later stamp set see GEA #31-41.

German East Africa 1-5

Price: $150.00

VF LH set. 1889 3-50pf. Germany "eagle" set with new values overprinted horizontally in black. <br>

German East Africa 1-5 Overprinted

Price: $125.00

FVF O.G. set. 1889 3-50pf. Germany "eagle" set with new values overprinted horizontally in black. Slightly disturbed gum.

German East Africa 1-5 used

Price: $120.00

FVF used. 1889 3-50pf. Germany "eagle" set with new values overprinted horizontally in black. Cancels will vary.

German East Africa 1 Used

Price: $35.00

VF Used. 1889 3 pf. Germany "eagle" with "2 Pesa 2" overprinted horizontally in black. "Bagamoyo" Cancel.

German East Africa 2 Hinged

Price: $15.00

Fine no gum. 1889 5 pf. Germany "eagle" with "3 Pesa 3" overprinted horizontally in black.

German East Africa 2 used

Price: $29.95

VF used. 1889 5 pf. Germany numeral with "3 Pesa 3" overprinted horizontally in black.

German East Africa 3

Price: $25.00

FVF LH. 1889 10 pf. Germany "eagle" with "5 Pesa 5" overprinted horizontally in black.

German East Africa 3

Price: $19.50

Fine LH. 1889 10 pf. Germany "eagle" with "5 Pesa 5" overprinted horizontally in black.

German East Africa 3 used

Price: $18.50

VF used. 1889 10 pf. Germany "eagle" with "5 Pesa 5" overprinted horizontally in black. Nice 1897 cancel.

German East Africa 4 Used

Price: $19.50

VF LH. 1889 20 pf. Germany "eagle" with "10 Pesa 10" overprinted horizontally in black.

German East Africa 4 Used

Price: $10.00

VF Used. 1889 20 pf. Germany "eagle" with "10 Pesa 10" overprinted horizontally in black.

German East Africa 4 Small Town Cancel!

Price: $15.00

VF Used. 1889 20 pf. Germany "eagle" with "10 Pesa 10" overprinted horizontally in black. Small town circlar dated cancel.

German East Africa 5 LH

Price: $25.00

VF LH. 1889 50 pf. Germany "eagle" with "25 Pesa 25" overprinted horizontally in black.

German East Africa 5 Used

Price: $19.95

VF Used. 1889 50 pf. Germany "eagle" with "25 Pesa 25" overprinted horizontally in black. Nov. 1894 "Dar-es-Salaam" Ty. 1 cancel.

German East Africa 5 Overprint Variety

Price: $69.50

FVF LH. 1889 50 pf. Germany "eagle" with "25 Pesa 25" With 17.8mm overprint. MI. 5IIa, 120 Euro.

German East Africa 5 Overprint Variety (Copy)

Price: $25.00

FVF used. 1889 50 pf. Germany "eagle" with "25 Pesa 25" With 17.8mm overprint. MI. 5IIa,

German East Africa 6 NH

Price: $6.25

VF NH. 1889 3 pf. Germany "eagle" with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6-10 LH

Price: $35.00

VF LH. 1889 3-50 pf. Germany "eagle" with new values and "Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6-10 Used

Price: $49.50

VF Used set. 1889 3-50 pf. Germany "eagles" with new values overprinted diagonally in black. Includes #6a, grey brown.

German East Africa 6 LH

Price: $1.75

VF LH. 1889 3 pf. Germany "eagle" with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6

Price: $25.00

VF used. 1889 3 pf. Germany dark brown "eagle" with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6a LH

Price: $20.00

VF LH. 1889 3 pf. Germany yellow brown numeral with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6a used

Price: $35.00

VF used. 1889 3 pf. Germany light yellowish-brown numeral with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6b

Price: $8.50

VF LH. 1889 3 pf. gray-brown Germany numeral with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6b used

Price: $8.50

VF used. 1889 3 pf. gray-brown Germany numeral with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 6c used

Price: $135.00

VF used. 1889 3 pf. Germany reddish-brown numeral with "2 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black. Scarce shade.

German East Africa 7 LH

Price: $2.25

VF LH. 1889 5 pf. Germany green numeral with "3 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 7 used

Price: $3.50

VF used. 1889 5 pf. Germany green numeral with "3 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 8

Price: $8.50

FVF NH. 1889 10 pf. Germany carmine "eagle" with "5 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 8

Price: $3.95

VF LH. 1889 10 pf. Germany carmine "eagle" with "5 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 8 Used Color Variety

Price: $350.00

VF Used. 1889 10 pf. Lilac-red Germany "eagle" with "5 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black. MI. 8c, "lilarot." Turns light red orange under flourescent light. Michel 700 Euro.

German East Africa 8 Used

Price: $2.75

Sale! VF Used. 1889 10 pf. Germany carmine "eagle" with "5 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 9

Price: $4.50

VF LH. 1889 20 pf. Germany blue "eagle" with "10 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 9 Used

Price: $3.50

VF Used. 1889 20 pf. Germany blue "eagle" with "10 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 10 LH

Price: $22.50

FVF hinged. 1889 50 pf. Germany red brown "eagle" with "25 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.

German East Africa 10 Used

Price: $17.50

VF Used. 1889 50 pf. Germany red brown "eagle" with "25 Deutsch-Ostafrika Pesa" overprinted diagonally in black.