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KOLN

1886 Arms in ellipse


(Reduced sizes)

  2 p blue

Surcharged
  '2' (red) on 2 p blue

1886 Arms in a circle

2 p orange

  2 p red
  2 p brown
  2 p orange

1887 Control stamp, inscription 'PRIVAT - BRIEF - VERKEHR CONTROL'

  1 M black

This stamp was also used in Frankfurt a/M.

1887 Woman 'Colonia'

2 p orange "COLONIA"
(Head in circle, with pearls)


(Head in ellipse, no pearls, reduced size)

  2 p orange (head in ellipse, no pearls)
  2 p orange (head in circle, with pearls)

1894 Value in circle, inscription 'KOELNER PRIVATPOST'


(Reduced size)

  10 p green

1897 Arms of Koln, inscription 'KOLNER PRIVAT-POST'

2 p blue


(Reduced size)

  2 p blue
  2 p violet
  2 p violet on red (exists imperforated)

Postcards, example:

 

Circular Beforderung

1888 Woman's head, inscription 'CIRCULAR BEFORDERUNG KOLN'


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p brown
  1 p red and green

I've seen the 1 p brown imperforate and perforated, the 1 p red and green only perforated.

1889 Triangular stamp with head of Mercury, inscription 'INTERN. BRIEF & CIRCULAR VERKEHR KOLN'


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p blue
  2 p red

 

Some parcel stamps were issued for the 'EXPRESS PACKET VERKEHR' Arthur Vrancken Koln in the values 5 p grey, 10 p red, 20 p bleu, 30 p lilac and 50 p brown:


(Arthur Vrancken Coln)


KONIGSBERG

This city is nowadays situated in Russia.

1894 Arms of Konigsberg, inscription 'HANSA PRIVATSTADTBR-BEFORDERUNG', no city name indicated


(Reduced size)

  2 p blue
  3 p red
  10 p brown

1897 Large stamp with head of emperor William I, inscription 'JUBILAUMS-MARKE HANSA Konigsberg i/Pr'

  3 p brown, gold and blue
  3 p black, gold and blue

Similar stamps were issued for Breslau.

1899 Sitting woman, inscription 'PRIVATSTADT BRIEF BEFORDERUNG HANSA', no city name indicated

  3 p lilac

KREFELD (see Crefeld)


LEIPZIG

Privat Brief Verkehr Leipzig

1886 Arms of Leipzig, inscription 'PRIVAT - BRIEF -VERKEHR LEIPZIG'

2 p blue and yellow 3 p blue and yellow

  2 p blue and yellow
  3 p blue and yellow

I have seen postal stationery in the design of the 2 p with inscription 'Privat-Post Leipzig'.

1886 Various designs, inscription 'PRIVAT BRIEF VERKEHR LEIPZIG'

 

  2 p black
  3 p black
  5 p black
  10 p black

These stamps exist in 2 p green, 3 p violet, 5 p red and 10 p blue. They were prepared, but not issued.

 

Courier Leipzig

1892 Inscription 'COURIER', number, no city name indicated


(reduced size)

  2 p grey
  3 p brown

Surcharged (1892)

  3 (red or green) on 2 p grey

 

1892 Postman on horse ('Reitender Bote'), inscription 'COURIER LEIPZIG'

  2 p brown
  2 p grey on yellow
  2 1/2 p lilac
  3 p blue
  3 p blue on yellow
  4 p brown
  5 p lilac
  5 p red on yellow
  15 p green

Overprinted with a violet 'star'

  2 p grey
  2 p brown
  2 p grey on yellow
  2 1/2 p brown
  3 p brown
  3 p blue
  3 p blue on yellow
  4 p brown
  5 p lilac
  5 p red on yellow
  15 p green
  3 (red) on 2 p grey (unissued?)
  3 (green) on 2 p grey (unissued?)

Overprinted 'H.B.'

  2 p brown
  2 p grey on yellow
  2 1/2 p lilac
  3 p blue
  3 p blue on yellow
  4 p brown
  5 p lilac
  15 p green

Overprinted 'H.B.' and surcharged

  '1' (red) on 2 p brown
  '1' (red) on 2 p grey on yellow
  '1' (violet) on 2 p grey on yellow
  '2' (violet) on 3 p blue

Other overprints exist with 'LC' in fancy letters (three types, sorry no pictures available yet).


(Stamp used in Delitzsch, reduced size)

LP overprint

These stamps exist with fancy overprints (LP in fancy letters in 3 types inred, violet, blue or black and a star like pattern in violet).

Horse stamps used in other cities:

Overprinted with 'Oscar Naumann' to be used in Altenburg
  2 p brown
  2 p grey on yellow
  2 1/2 p lilac
  3 p blue
  3 p blue on yellow
  5 p red on yellow

Overprinted with anchor in ellipse to be used in Dahlen
  2 p grey on yellow
  3 p blue on yellow
  5 p red on yellow

Overprinted 'OTTO COLLER APOLDA' to be used in Apolda
  2 p brown
  2 p grey on yellow
  3 p blue
  3 p blue on yellow
  5 p red on yellow


(Stamp used in Wurzen, overprinted with a rose)

 

1893 Number, inscription 'LEIPZIG COURIER'

  2 p red
  3 p blue

Number stamps used in other cities:

Overprinted with 'Oscar Naumann' to be used in Altenburg  


(Reduced size)

  2 p red
  3 p blue

LIPSIA, Stadtbrief Beforderung

1893 Head of Lipsia, inscription 'STADTBRIEFBEFORDERUNG LIPSIA'


(Reduced size)

  2 p blue
  2 p violet
  2 1/2 p red
  3 p green
  5 p orange
  10 p brown

1893 King Albert, inscription 'JUBILAUMS- MARKE 1893 LIPSIA'


(Reduced size)

  3 p green and brown

1894 Lipsia with arms of Leipzig, perforated


(Reduced size)

3 p green, unissued

  2 p violet (lion in left part of arms)
  2 p violet ('L' in left part of arms)
  2 1/2 p red
  3 p green (lion in left part of arms)
  3 p green ('L' in left part of arms)
  5 p orange
  15 p blue

The 2 p and 3 p with 'L' imperforated (see picture above) are unissued stamps.

1897 Emperor Maximilian and vue of Leipzig, perforated


(Reduced size)

  3 p blue


(Postcard in a similar design)

PARCEL STAMPS:


(Reduced size)

Some parcel stamps were issued by Albert Meyer, from 1886 to 1923, an example is shown above.


(Some cancels used by Albert Meyer)

Also parcel stamps with inscription 'PACKET EXPRESS VERKEHR' exist.

In 1909 a new local postal service was being set up, the 'VEREIN STADTBRIEFBEFORDERUNG', however this was not very succesfull. A stamp of this company (the following values exist: 1 p brown, 2 p green, 2 1/2 p blue, 2 1/2 p yellow, 3 p violet, 5 p blue and 10 p red).


(Reduced size)


LIEGNITZ

1896 Inscription 'EXPRESS STADTBRIEF BEFORDERUNG EXPRESS', a letter in the center of a triangle, no city name indicated, the design is the same as the stamps of Halle

  3 p red

The stamps in the same design from Halle were also used in Liegnitz. The same design, but with inscription 'COURIER' was used in Hagen.


LIMBACH

Some parcel stamps were issued in Limbach, A first serie with inscription 'EXPRESS PACKET VERKEHR DICK & STUTZ LIMBACH Sa' in the values 5 p bue, 10 p blue, 20 p green, 30 p yellow, 45 p lilac, 50 p brown, 70 p red and 100 p blue was issued in 1891.


('G' on Dick & Stutz of Limbach, reduced size)

These stamps exist overprinted with a 'G' to be used in Goesnitz (see picture above).


(Reduced size)

Another company issued parcel stamps in this town in 1891 with inscription 'OTTO KOHLER'S EXPRESS PACKET VERKEHR LIMACH SA' in the values 5 p blue, 10 p red, 20 p brown, 30 p grey and 50 p green.


LLOYD

Deutsche Privat-Post, see Berlin.


LUBECK

for local issues of Lubeck click here.


LUDWIGSHAFEN

1895 Stamps of Mannheim, overprinted 'L'HAFEN'

  2 p blue

1896 Head, inscription 'LUDWIGSHAFEN PRIVAT STADTPOST'

  2 p blue
  10 p brown

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