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('Vereinigtes DIENST-MANNS- Institut', genuine bogus issue, reduced sizes)
('BRESLAU Dienstmann' genuine bogus stamps)
Some stamps with inscription 'BRESLAU Dienstmann' and 'BRESLAU DIENSTMANNS Institut' exist, both in the values 1/2 sgr black on yellow, 1 sgr black on red, 1 1/2 sgr black on green, 2 sgr black on blue, 2 1/2 sgr black on orange and 5 sgr black on lilac (or red). These stamps were issued for stamp collectors, so can be considered as a bogus issue. Nevertheless, forgeries exist:
(Forgeries, with the word 'BRESLAU' in thinner letters)
(Forgeries, with the word 'BRESLAU' in smaller letters)
I don't know who made these forgeries.
The stamps 2 p blue (inscription 'HAMBURG' or 'STADTBRIEF' at the bottom), 10 p red and 10 M green (value in center) of Hamburg were also used in Breslau.
Like Hamburg stamp but other value:
2 p green (inscription 'STADTBRIEF' at the bottom)
Like Hamburg stamp, design slightly changed (Woman's head, inscription 'HAMMONIA STADTBRIEFBEFORDERUNG
2 p blue
1893 value in circle
1 1/2 p blue 2 1/2 p orange
1893 Arms of Breslau in circle
1 p blue 1 1/2 p blue 1 1/2 p grey 2 1/2 p red 2 1/2 p orange 10 p brown
Specialists distinguish two types with smaller or larger inscription of the values 1 1/2 p, 2 1/2 p and 10 p:
(1 1/2 p two types)
Envelopes in the same design:
1897 Commemorative stamp of Emperor William I inscription 'JUBILAUMSMARKE HANSA Pr.Stb.B.i. Breslau 1797 1897'
(No value inscription, reduced size)
2 1/2 p brown, gold and blue 2 1/2 p black, gold and brown (2 1/2 p, no value inscription) black, gold and brown
Similar stamps were issued for Konigsberg.
1897 Jewish new year, inscription 'STADTBRIEF BEFORDERUNG HANSA' and jewish text
1 1/2 p green
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1 p green (Zeitung Drucksachen Beforderung, no 'Breslau' indicated) 2 p blue (Stadtbrief Beforderung Breslau)
1896 Pigeon with letter
(2 1/2 p, reduced sizes)
3/4 p green 1 1/2 p violet 2 1/2 p red (Neue Stadtpost) 2 1/2 p red (Neue Privat Stadt Briefbeforderung)
1896 Posthorn, inscription 'BRESLAUER STADT POST COURIER'
(2 1/2 p two types and 10 p, reduced sizes)
(The 2 types of the 1 p, reduced sizes)
1 p green (2 types, plane background and lines) 2 1/2 p brown (2 types, plane background and lines) 10 p blue
The type with the lines was issued in 1897.
Overprinted with red bar 2 1/2 p brown 10 p grey Overprinted with red bar and surcharged '2 1/2' on 10 p grey
(Label, inscription 'COURIER BRESLAUER STADT-POST Schweidnitzer - Str.31.')
In 1886 some parcel stamps were issued by Arnold Freund, in the values 5 p green, 10 p blue, 30 p red and 50 p orange:
(Arnold Freund, reduced sizes)
These stamps exist with overprint 'H.KIENITZ GORLITZ' (issued in 1887 in Gorlitz):
Also, in 1890 parcel stamps were issued by V. Sobiepanski in the values, 5 p red, 10 p blue, 20 p green, 30 p yellow and 50 p brown.
The Breslauer Packetfahrt Gesellschaft issued stamps in 1896 till 1906 in three different designs and many values: