GE B49-57u Wagner Opera

GE B49-57u Wagner Opera

Code: GEB000049-57u



Product Description

Wagner was Hitler's favorite composer and much of the 3rd Reich's official music came from Wagner's operas. Nine stamps, each representing a different Opera. Among them, -Das Rheingold, Siegfried, Lohengrin a nd Parsifal.- Printed early in Hitler's Reign on Swastika watermarked paper. Very scarce. This is a popular set sought after by German, and topical, collectors alike. Very low printing figures, only 265,000 sets printed the lowest of all the 3rd Reich's commemorative stamp sets. 1933 set of 9.