Stamp Stories from around the world

Many stamp collectors love to collect variants, so-called plate errors on stamps. Some hate it and call the small “dots” for “flyspeck”. But even small plate errors can increase the value of stamps dramatically. Today’s stamp is from the Allied occupation of Germany after the Second World War (1946). It is a very good example of how “flyspeck” can increase the value of a stamp more than 100 times. Here from 0.30 € to €40.