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GERMANY (Local Issues) BOCHUM

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Warning! Most of the stamps of Bochum were issued merely for stamp collectors!

1886 Inscription "EXPRESS PACKET-VERKEHR CHR. MENNE BOCHUM", perforated or imperforated

  20 p grey
  25 p green
  30 p red
  50 p brown

 

1887 Inscription "PRIVAT - BRIEF - VERKEHR BOCHUM", book

2 p blue "Book"

  2 p blue

 

1886 Diamond like stamp, number in center, weel with wings below


(Reduced size)

  2 p orange

 

1887 Book, different design

  2 p blue and red

 

1887 Value in ellipse


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p red
  3 p red
  5 p red

 

1887 Book, new design

5 p red

  1 p violet
  2 p green
  3 p blue
  5 p red

These stamps exist on yellow or white paper. The perforation is 12 1/2.

 

1887 Larger stamp, value in center

  1 p green
  2 p red
  3 p blue
  5 p red

The first stamps were printed on rough yellowish paper and were perforated 10 1/2. The later stamps were printed on smooth white paper and were perforated 11 1/2.

 

1887 Book, different design, book in half of a circle


(Reduced size)

  1 p blue
  2 p red
  3 p green
  5 p violet

 

1887 Mercury carrying letter, perforated or imperforated

5 p blue

  1 p green
  2 p lilac
  3 p red
  5 p blue

 

1887 Head of Mercury, diamond shaped stamps, imperforated or perforated

  1 p blue and red
  2 p violet and red
  3 p green and red
  5 p brown and red

 

1887 Pigeon carrying letter

10 p red, "Dove with letter"

  1 p green
  2 p lilac
  5 p blue
  10 p red

 

1887 Man on bicycle, perforated or imperforate

  1 p green
  2 p black and yellow
  3 p red
  5 p brown and blue
  10 p violet and blue
  20 p red and green

 

1887 Mercury standing on the earth, perforated or imperforate


(Reduced sizes)

  2 p violet and blue
  2 p violet (only perforated)
  5 p brown and yellow
  10 p red and green
  20 p brown and blue

Stamps in other colours are proofs, examples:


(10 p red, 2 p green and 2 p violet imperforate)

 

1887 Horse, perforated or imperforate

  1 p red
  2 p blue
  3 p red and black
  5 p black and orange
  10 p brown and blue
  20 p brown and black


(Misprint?)

I have seen many of such 'misprints', they could be essays.

 

1888 Head, perforated or imperforate


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p green
  2 p yellow
  3 p brown
  5 p blue
  10 p violet
  20 p red

Stamps in other colours exist, they are proofs, examples:


(Reduced sizes)

 

1888 Statue

  20 p blue
  25 p red
  30 p green
  50 p violet
  1 M orange

 

1888 Crown and flag, commemorating the death of Emperor William I


Image obtained from http://www.privatpost-merkur.de (Reduced size)

  2 p black and gold
  3 p black and gold
  5 p black and gold
  10 p black and gold

 

1888 Flower, commemorating the death of Emperor Frederic III


Image obtained from http://www.privatpost-merkur.de (Reduced size)

  1 p black and violet
  2 p black and violet
  3 p black and violet
  5 p black and violet
  10 p black and violet

 

1889 Book (arms) with eagle on top


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p brown on yellow
  2 p red
  3 p green
  5 p blue
  10 p grey
  20 p brown

 

Postal stationery, example:


('PRIVAT BRIEF VERKEHR BOCHUM 2' in a circle, reduced size)


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