The GCCG was founded in 1968, and has been in continuous operation since 1973. We have more than 220 members, principally in the United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom, with members in several other countries. We publish our quarterly journal, VORL�UFER, in English.
There are two major study groups for the German Colonies - the Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Sammler deutscher Kolonialpostwertzeichen (based in Germany (x) and the German Colonies Collectors Group (GCCG), based in the U.S. The GCCG is a Study Group of the Germany Philatelic Society, and an Affiliate of the APS.
Topics include occupied countries, Legions, propaganda postcards, revenues, NSDAP and other membership dues stamps, poster stamps, Cinderellas and labels, ration stamps, concentration camp and Holocaust postal history, censored mail, Governments in Exile, WWII fieldpost and POW postal history.
This group is open for discussion on all stamps, covers and postal history of Germany up to 1933. Topics include German States, Colonies, Empire, Plebiscites, Saar, Danzig, World War I occupations, Allied occupation after WW I, and the Weimar Republic.
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º FCGI - Forschungsgemeinschaft Kanalinseln und Insel Man