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Neo-Nazis have left Germany's Deutsche Post rather red-faced after using its "design-your-own" stamp service - Plusbrief Individuell - to issue a limited edition Rudolf Hess stamp. While Deutsche Post apparently monitors Plusbrief Individuell - which launched in February and promises to deliver pre-franked, personalised …

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Alien

I have only one thing to say.

Phony Hess.

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Alien

Vunderbar

I could soon be receiving pictures of dicks, dorks and drugs on my international mail... hope no-one sends anything to manchester museum... (currently covering up mummified genitalia in case of offence).

Is there intelligent life on Earth?

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Pfennig Black

I'm guessing if these are valid stamps they are now hot collectors items.

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Anonymous Coward

Sounds like a nice idea...

...for people who want to use this service in good faith. I suppose there's always a risk in a free country that people will abuse their freedoms, but it's a small price to pay.

I hope the irony isn't lost on the neo-nazis.

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@Mark Johnson

Best post of the year

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Sam
Coat

Got to ask

Was it airmail?

The flying jacket, ta.

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@GameCoder

Pfenning Black? Presumably not. Pfennig Aryan, perhaps.

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Coat

Unintended consequences..

So, did Rudolph Hess like to be licked on his backside then?

The lab coat with the pliers, please.

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Anonymous Coward

Ah, those fun loving Nazi pranksters...

...no doubt they think they are real wits. I guess they're half right.

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Pirate

Bomber Harris

...I wonder if they would accept a photo of "Bomber Harris"

or the St Pauls in the Blitz photo?

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Joke

they could do it in the States too

... a photo of "that stain" - the presidential seal of approval.

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Joe

"But those 20 envelopes won't affect German democracy."

But how can we be sure? Perhaps Germany will become a Nazi dictatorship again due to the existence of twenty - a whole twenty, god help us! - Rudolph Hess stamps.

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Joke

Here we go again.

I foresee hordes of jackbooted philatelists invading Poland to sequester its valuable reserves of 3 zloty commemoratives.

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Tim
Boffin

Pfennig Black / Aryan

Surely its Pfennig Schwartz!

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Boffin

RE: Pfennig Black / Aryan

Schwarz to be more accurate still? Nice try though. However, as someone noted earlier, surely Pfennig Weiß would be more suitable. Perhaps even Pfennig Kaukasisch...?

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@Tim

May the schwartz be with you!

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What a bloody good idea

I'm off to buy a stack of Alex Salmond stamps right now.

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@ Andy Livingstone

What do you want from Mr Samond in return?

Remember, philately will get you nowhere!

;-)

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@Pat Dougan

See Braveheart.

Cry Freedom.

You get to keep Pa' Broon.

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It's been done better

There were some American artists that pre-upped the Neo-Nazis: check out their work here: http://www.badpressbooks.com/mhdl.html

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@Mark Johnson

"I suppose there's always a risk in a free country that people will use their freedoms."

Fixed that typo for you.

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Anonymous Coward

jackbooted philatelists?

That's an image that will probably wake me up screaming, tonight...

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@ Daniel Wilkie

I see your schwartz is as big as mine!

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Paris Hilton

Surely

If you are going to lick any ones rear .....

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Better late than never

THIS KIND OF THING SHOULD BE STAMPED OUT! Sorry but it had to be said.

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