Slovakia declared full independence on 14 March and, on the same day, Germany marched into Bohemia and Moravia. The newly-formed Republic of Slovakia issued her first stamps on 21th March 1939 and remained an independent stamp-issuing territory under German dependence and control until 1945. In May of that year Slovakia was re-incorporated in Czechoslovakia.
Slovakia’s rarest stamp is the 1939 1k carmine with an unusual perf 10 gauge, it is valuable in both mint and used condition. The postal history of this German protection period is interesting and highly sought-after by collectors.
The Slovak Republic issued its first stamps on 1st January 1993, the stamps of Czechoslovakia remaining valid until 30th September.
We offer Slovakia stamps, Slovakia stamp collections, complete Slovakia stamp sets, errors and varieties, proofs, essays, postal history and covers including first day covers for this area. Philatelists should regularly visit this page as our auction lots constantly change so whether you are searching for rare stamps, classic stamps, postmarks and cancellations, specialised collections, estate boxes and anything related to stamp collecting and filling your stamp albums – just keep your eye on us!
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