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GERMANY (Local Issues) Berlin, part 1

Berliner Packetfahrt Aktien Gesellschaft

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Berliner Packetfahrt Aktien Gesellschaft

1884 Label like stamps


(Reduced sizes)

 

  10 p yellow
  15 p red (larger size)
  15 p red (larger size, with inscription 'Doppel-Packet' below)
  25 p blue

1885 Inscription 'Expressverkehr Berliner Packetfahrt-Gesellschaft', value in circle, circles in the corners


(Reduced sizes, note the special cancels)

  5 p green
  10 p blue
  30 p red
  50 p yellow

1885 Inscription 'BERLINER PACKETFAHRT GESELLSCHAFT', number


(Reduced size)

  10 p violet
  15 p brown
  20 p brown
  25 p lilac

1886 Inscription 'Neue Berl. Omnibus u Packetfahrt Actien Ges. DRUCKSACHEN VERKEHR', exists imperforated


(Reduced sizes)


(Reduced size)

  2 p blue
  2 p brown
  3 p black
  3 p blue

1886 Inscription 'Neue Berl. Omnibus u Packetfahrt Actien Ges. EXPRESSVERKEHR', value in a circle, perforated

  5 p green
  10 p blue
  30 p red
  50 p orange


(Special cancel, reduced size)

1886 Inscription 'Neue Berl. Omnibus u Packetfahrt Actien Ges.', value in an ellipse, perforated

Large size Small size Larger size Small size

  2 p brown
  3 p blue

2 sizes exist of this issue, they are slightly different (for example the corners are rounded in the smaller sized stamps).


(Typical cancel, reduced size)

1886 Inscription 'NEUE BERL. OMNIBUS Uu PACKET FAHRT - ACTIEN - GES.', number in center, with value repeated in the four corners


(Reduced sizes)

  10 p violet
  20 p brown

Two types exist of this issue; with solid background and with dotted background (1887); the sizes of the stamps are also slightly different.

1888 Inscription 'Neue Berl. Omnibus u Packetfahrt Actien Ges. EXPRESSVERKEHR', value in an ellipse, perforated

  5 p green
  10 p blue
  30 p red
  50 p yellow

1888 Dancing bear

  2 p brown
  3 p blue
  10 p grey
  10 p lilac
  20 p green

I've seen 2, 3 and 10 p imperforate.

1889 Emperor William II

  3 p blue and brown

I've seen this stamp imperforate.

1889 Inscription 'EXPRESS' only at the bottom, number

  5 p olive
  10 p orange
  30 p red
  50 p brown
  50 p violet

I've seen the values 5 and 50 p violet imperforate.

1891 Bear, new design

Inscription 'NEUE BERL. OMNIBUS- u. PACKETFAHRT- ACTIEN - GESELLSCHAFT'

  2 p brown
  3 p blue
  10 p lilac
  20 p green

Inscription 'BERLINER PACKETFAHRT ACTIEN - GESELLSCHAFT' (with 'C' in 'ACTIEN')

  1 p yellow
  2 p brown
  3 p blue
  20 p green
  30 p red
  50 p violet

Inscription 'BERLINER PACKETFAHRT AKTIEN - GESELLSCHAFT' (with 'K' in 'AKTIEN')

1 p orange, "Number with bear" 1 p orange, 2 p blue

  1 p yellow
  1 p orange
  2 p brown
  3 p blue
  5 p olive
  10 p lilac
  15 p orange
  20 p green
  30 p red
  50 p violet

With inscription '1900'

  3 p red

Inscription 'BERLINER PACKETFAHRT GESELLSCHAFT' (1904)

  5 p olive
  15 p orange
  20 p green
  30 p red

Inscription 'PACKETFAHRT' (1906)

  5 p brown
  10 p green
  15 p blue
  20 p orange
  30 p olive
  50 p red
  50 p violet (1921)

Several overprints were still issued from 1912 to 1923, but they were only valid for parcels.

A special stamp was issued for the bookshop association in 1896:


('Buchhandler' or bookshop stamp, reduced size)

1896 Woman, diamond like design


(Reduced sizes)

  3 p red
  3 p blue
  3 p green
  3 p violet

1897 Emperor William II

On letter

  3 p orange and blue

Envelopes, examples:


(Reduced view)

Special parcel stamps were issue after 1900 by this company (after letters could only be delivered by the government mail system), examples, stamps with a 'P' in the centre:

 


(Special stamp, 'BERLIN', rectangle with woman and ship)


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