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26th June 1991

Europe 56

  Slovenia Sc100  

perf 10½, no wmk, lithographed
Printed at the Delo Printing Works, Ljubljana

Description   Scott# SG# Mi# Y&T#  
5 dinar multi   100 134      

Scott begins numbering at 100.
Gibbons starts the listing in WW2 with Italian Occupation issues (SG1-SG61) and the German Occupation issues SG65-SG133), see below. In the independent listing from 1991, Gibbons also notes that "stamps inscribed 'REPUBLIKA SLOVENIJA' were private productions".

Slovenia became part of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later Yugoslavia) in 1918. Issues for Slovenia within Yugoslavia are listed there in the catalogues. When Yugoslavia broke up, Slovenia held a referendum and declared independence on 25th June 1991.

Yugoslavia N36
Italian Occupation
Italian Lubiana
German Occupation
1941 Yugoslavia Sc-N1
Slovenia SG1
1944 Yugoslavia Sc-N18
Slovenia SG23
1944 Yugoslavia Sc-N36
Slovenia SG65

Occupation Issues

Germany annexed parts of Slovenia in 1941 and thereafter German stamps were used. Italy occupied the capital (Ljubljana) and beyond as the Province of Lubiana. When Italy ended hostilities, Germany took over the province and renamed it Laibach.
Italy overprinted Yugoslavian stamps denominated in Yugoslav currency; Germany overprinted Italian stamps denominated in Italian currency.
Scott lists these as Ljubljana under Yugoslavia

Sources: ScC, SGP3.

Images from David Olson, Delcampe, TB.

FI ref: 744 Page credit: NB

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