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1896 Inscription 'HANSA Stadtpost', no city name, number
2 p blue 3 p red
1897 Arms of Bromberg, inscription 'HANSA Stadtpost' no city name indicated
2 p blue 3 p red
The 2 p exists in two types, with and without a stop behind the word 'Stadtpost'.
For stamps of Cassel, see under Kassel.
Stamps of Hammonia Hamburg were also used in Chemnitz: 2 p blue (inscription 'HAMBURG'), 2 p blue (inscription 'STADTBRIEF'), 2 p green, 10 p red, (all standing woman type), 1 M green (Drucksachen), 2 p blue and 2 p olive (woman's head).
The above stamps also exist overprinted with the arms of the city in black, inscription 'HAMMONIA CHEMNITZ' in an ellipse with arms in the center:
1884 Number, inscription 'HAMMONIA BRIEFBEFORDERUNG CHEMNITZ'
2 p blue 2 p green 2 p red 2 p brown on brown Overprinted with arrow with wings
2 p blue (overprint black or red) 2 p green 2 p red
The same overprint as for the Hamburg stamps was used again, this time to cancel the stamps that were sold to stamp dealers. Even inverted overprints exist. The overprint exists in black and red for the 2 p blue and in black and blue for the values 2 p green and 2 p red:
I have seen reprints of the 2 p green stamp (also with the arrow and Hammonia Chemnitz overprint).
1887 Hammonia stamps of Hamburg, overprinted with arrow with wings
2 p blue (standing woman, overprint black or red) 10 p red (standing woman) 1 M green ('drucksachen') 2 p blue (woman's head, overprint black or red) 2 p olive (woman's head) 2 p green (standing woman, overprint black or red)
1887 Woman's head, inscription 'BRIEFVERKEHR HAMMONIA CHEMNITZ'
2 p blue and orange 10 p green and red 12 p red and green 20 p blue and brown 50 p black and silver 1 M gold and black
1887 Value, inscription 'BRIEFBEFORDERUNG HAMMONIA CHEMNITZ'
2 p red 2 p black 3 p green 3 p red on yellow 3 p black (issued June 1888 to commemorate the death of Emperor Friedrich) 10 p green 12 p grey and red 15 p brown and green
I don't know what the following stamp is:
1889 30'th birthday of Emperor William I, head of emperor, inscription 'HAMMONIA CHEMNITZ'
Image obtained from www.privatpost-merkur.de (Reduced size)
2 p green 3 p green
I have seen with 'Briefkarte' in the design: 2 p green, 2 p blue, 2 p orange and 2 p brown
With 'Eilkarte' I have seen the value 10 p lilac.
The following stamps were prepared, but never put into use:
Mail coach: 5 p black 10 p black 15 p black 20 p black 30 p black 40 p black 50 p black 75 p black Train: 1 M black 2 M black 3 M black 5 M black 10 M black
For stamps of Coblenz see under Koblenz.
(Printed on Mikado paper, reduced sizes)
Some labels with inscription 'Privat - Beforderung' were issued in 1888. They are the same for Colln a. E, Spaar and Oberspaar, only the cityname is different.
1896 Inscription 'STADT BIEF BEFORDERUNG'
2 p blue 3 p brown
The 2 p blue was also used in Freiburg. Stamps in the same design, but with different colours were used in Metz.
1897 Inscription 'STADT POST COLMAR ELSASS', arms, perforated or imperforated
2 p green 3 p red 15 p yellow