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DUISBURG

1897 Arms of Duisburg, inscription "Brief- Bestellung DUISBURG"


(Reduced size)

  2 p red
  3 p blue
  10 p brown


With cancel

Some stamps of Dusseldorf (see there) with inscription "BRIEF - BESTELLUNG KRAUS" were also used in Duisburg.


DUREN

1895 Mercury standing on globe, inscription "DURENER STADTBRIEF BEFORDERUNGS ANSTALT"

  3 p brown (2 types)

The stamps 2 p blue and 3 p orange of Aachen were also used in Duren. They were cancelled "MERKUR DUREN"

Postcard, example:


(Reduced size)


DUSSELDORF

1894 Number, inscription "STADTBRIEF - BEFORDERUNG COURIER", small crosses in the corners, perforated


(Reduced size)

  2 p brown on green
  3 p blue on green
  10 p yellow on green

All these stamps were also used in Kiel and the 3 p blue on green is also used in Munster. Other stamps in different values and colours can also be found in those two cities.

 

1895 Lion with crown and anchor, inscription "BRIEF - BESTELLUNG KRAUS"


(Reduced size)

  2 p red
  3 p blue
  10 p green

The 10 p green was also used in Duisburg.

 

1896 Lion with crown and letter, inscription "BRIEF - BESTELLUNG KRAUS"

  2 p red
  3 p blue

These stamps were also used in Duisburg.


With cancel "BRIEFBESTELLUNG KRAUS" in double circle

 

1898 Dancing bear, inscription "Kraus Bestellung DUSSELDORF"

  2 p orange
  3 p green

Poscard, example:


(reduced size)

 

1898 Inscription "HANSA Spedition Dusseldorf Strucken & CO."

Spedition Hansa Dusseldorf


Imperforate (reduced size)

  2 p orange

EILENBURG

Some stamps of Leipzig were used in Eilenburg, there also exist stamps of Leipzig overprinted with a small castle and the letters 'H.G.E'.


ELBERF. BARM, click here.


ELBERFELD

1886 Arms, lion in an ellipse, perforated

  2 p blue

Surcharged 

'2' on 2 p blue

  '2' (red) on 2 p blue

 

1887 Arms, lion, perforated

2 p red

  2 p red

ERFURT

1888 Stamp of Frankfurt, overprinted "Erfurt."

  1 p black on yellow
  2 p red on yellow

Surcharged

Misprint with missing value?


(Reduced size)

  5 p on green on grey
  10 p on red on grey
  20 p on violet on grey
  25 p on brown on grey
  50 p on brown on grey

Overprinted "Noth-Curs"
  1 p black on yellow
  2 p red on yellow

 

1888 Cathedral of Erfurt

Image obtained from http://magazzuphil.com

  1 p green
  2 p blue
  5 p red

Surcharged and bisected

Image obtained from http://magazzuphil.com

  '1/2' on 1 p green (at least two types of this surcharge exist)

More stamps in this design:


Image obtained from http://magazzuphil.com

I've seen a 1 M stamp in the above type with a violet overprint (or cancel?) "Privat - Stadtbrief - Beforderung Kl. Schottengasse 1.".

 

1888 Arms of Erfurt

Image obtained from http://magazzuphil.com


(Reduced size)

  1/2 p black
  1 p orange
  1 p yellow
  2 p green
  2 p red
  2 p orange
  2 p green
  2 p brown
  3 p red
  3 p blue
  3 p brown
  5 p blue
  10 p brown
  15 p blue
  20 p violet
  25 p brown
  50 p black on red

Surcharged
  many stamps exist overprinted '1/2'
  '1 1/2' on 1 p yellow
  '2' on 2 p red

Overprinted "Prost Neujahr 1890" in black or red (2 types)


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p orange
  2 p green

 

Postcard in a similar design:


(Zoom-in)

 

1890 Shooting

  2 p brown
  3 p green
  5 p blue
  10 p red
  15 p black on green

 

1890 Mercury, large sized stamp

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

 

COURIER ERFURT

1896 Inscription "COURIER ERFURT"

  2 p green
  3 p red
  3 p orange


(Postcards with same design)

The above postcard has the inscription: "Brief Beforderung "Courier", Erfurt Karten Brief", an attached part states the cost of sending letters.

 

Some stamps of Leipzig were used in Erfurt, they also exist overprinted with 'EC' and a wheel. There also exist two stamps of the 'Thuringer Volksblatt' in the values 2 p green and 3 p red.


ESCHWEILER

1896 Mercury on globe, inscription "VERKEHRS ANSTALT MERKUR", no city name indicated

  3 p red

The stamps of Aachen also seem to have been used in Eschweiler.


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