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Can German Stamps (Not Cancelled) from the Deutsche Mark era still be used for postage?

I discovered I still have modern German stamps, uncanceled, in German Mark denominations. They were supposed to be used before the introduction of the Euro, but that ship has sailed. Can they be traded for Euro Stamps? German Marks (currency and coins) can still be traded for Euros at the German Federal Bank at a rate of 1.95583 DM to 1 Euro. I thought maybe stamps have some kind of special conversion too.

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  • HydrantHydrant Posts: 3,367 ✭✭✭✭✭

    My guess would be no.

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 19,678 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'd also guess no but it is just a guess.

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  • HorseHorse Posts: 676 ✭✭✭✭

    @DeutscherGeist said:
    I discovered I still have modern German stamps, uncanceled, in German Mark denominations. They were supposed to be used before the introduction of the Euro, but that ship has sailed. Can they be traded for Euro Stamps? German Marks (currency and coins) can still be traded for Euros at the German Federal Bank at a rate of 1.95583 DM to 1 Euro. I thought maybe stamps have some kind of special conversion too.

    Guess not really DeutscherGeist then for asking this.

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  • JBKJBK Posts: 8,182 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not an unreasonable question since while pre-euro French coins are demonized I believe old stamps are still valid.

    Not sure in DM German stamps. I think Deutsche Post has an English website and maybe some answers can be found there.

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