1936 Olympic Torchbearer 12pf + 6pf carmine-red, complete unopened coil roll of 300 stamps with approx. 30 coil joins, showing lead strip with imprinted and manuscript information: “Olympiamarken 300 Stück zu 12 + 6 Rpf / (ms “25./6. 36”) Wert: 54 RM (ms “14909”)”“Schlußstreifen zu 4 Marken=blättchen” (handstamped number & signature)
Note: The German Post office made the coil by cutting sheets into strips of ten, and then connecting the strips by coil joins or tabs on the reverse, these coils were made especially for vending machines.
An important item for the Berlin Olympic connoisseur & major rarity