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FALKENSTEIN

1888 Control stamps, also valid in Auerbach i.V.

  100 p brown
  100 p red
  150 p orange
  150 p green
  200 p violet
  200 p blue
  200 p brown
  500 p yellow
  500 p grey
  1000 p red
  1000 p yellow

Many other stamps were issued, with inscription 'EXPRESS PACKET VERKEHR', 'DRUCKSACHEN', 'EILBOTE', 'ANWEISUNG', 'WAAREN-PROBE', 'Auftrag' and 'Eingeschrieben'


FLENSBURG

1897 Head of Mercury, inscription 'PRIV. STADT - BRF - u.. PCKT - BEFORDERUNG MERCUR', with cross below Mercury, perforated

 


(Reduced sizes)

  1 1/2 p green
  2 1/2 p orange (1899)
  3 p red
  10 p blue

I have seen a postcard 2 1/2 p red, in the same design, the inscription reads: 'Privat-Stadtbrief- und Packet-Beforderung Mercur-karte'.

1897 As before, but now with star below Mercury, perforated

1 1/2 p green, Flensburg/Trier

  1 1/2 p green
  3 p red

The 3 p red and a 2 p green in the same design were also used in Trier.

 


FRANKFURT am Main

Privat-Brief-Verkehr

1886 Eagle

2 p black

  2 p black
  2 p blue

Surcharged
  '2' (red) on 2 p blue


(Non issued red '2' on 2 p black, reduced sizes)


(Some forged red '2' overprints on 2 p black, reduced sizes)

Envelopes in similar design:


(Reduce size)

1887 Eagle in a circle


(Reduced sizes)

  2 p red
  2 p brown
  2 p orange

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

  1 M black
This stamp was also used in Koln.

1887 Man standing in front of cathedral of Frankfurt


(Reduced size, with cancel on part of envelope)

  2 p green
  2 p red

1887 Woman's head in circle, inscription 'FRANKOFURTIA'

2 p orange "Frankofurtia"


(Typical cancel: 'FRANKFURTER PRIVAT-POST')

  1 p violet
  2 p orange
  2 p grey

1888 Number, inscription 'EINGESCHRIEBEN'

  12 p brown

1898 Woman standing in front of cathedral of Frankfurt


Image obtained from www.privatpost-merkur.de (Reduced size)

  2 p orange

 

Druksachen - Circular Beforderung

1886 Inscription '1 Pfg. P.C.B. Frankfurt am Main.', perforated or imperforated


(Reduced size)


(Two stamps, one with error: omitted 'M' in 'Main', reduced sizes)

  1 p black on yellow

Overprinted with 'Noth Curs' in violet, black or blue


(Reduced size)

  1 p black on yellow

A postcard with a similar design:


(Zoom-in of the above postcard)

 

1887 View of Frankfurt, inscription 'DRUCKSACHEN & CICULAR BEFORDERUNG FRANKFURT a/M', slightly different views, perforated or imperforated


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p brown on blue
  1 p violet on grey
  1 p blue

Surcharged with value and crosses


(Reduced size)


(bisected stamp, reduced size)

  1 M on 1 p blue on red
  5 M on 1 p blue on red
  10 M on 1 p blue on red

Overprinted with 'Noth Curs' in violet, black or blue


(Reduced size)

  1 p brown on blue

Values removed and surcharged with value (1891)


(Reduced size)

  '2 Pf.' on brown
  '5 Pf.' on green
  '10 Pf.' on blue
  '25 Pf.' on violet
  '50 Pf.' on red
  1 M on brown
  5 M on silver
  10 M on gold

I have seen postal stationery in similar designs with inscription 'Privat - Circular - Beforderung Frankfurt a.M., Bornheim, Sachsenhausen.'.

 

1887 Woman's head, inscription 'DRUCKSACHEN & CIRCULARBEFORDERUNG FRANKFURT a/M', perforated or imperforated

2 p blue Drucksachen Circular Beforderung

  1 p red
  2 p grey
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Overprinted with 'Noth Curs' in violet, black or blue (1887)


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p red
  2 p grey
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Surcharged (1899)
  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 1 M brown
  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 5 M silver
  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 10 M gold

Overprinted 'C.P. 1900' in a rectangle (1900)
  1 p red
  2 p grey
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Overprinted '1886 1901'
  1 M brown
  5 M silver 
  10 M gold

1887 Large number, inscription 'CIRCULAR DRUCKSACHEN BEFORDERUNG FRANKFURT a/m', perforated or imperforated


(reduced view)

  1 p blue

Surcharged
  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 1 p blue (1899)
  '1 M' on 1 p blue (1887)
  '5 M' on 1 p blue (1887)
  '10 M on 1 p blue (1887)

Overprinted 'C.P. 1900' and rectangle (1900)
  1 p blue
  '1 M' on 1 p blue
  '5 M' on 1 p blue
  '10 M' on 1 p blue

1887 Bicycle with cathedral of Frankfurt, perforated or imperforated


(Reduced size)

  1 p blue and red

1887 Triangular stamp, inscription 'FRANKFURT aM 3 FRIEDENSTRS. 5 PRIVAT - CIRCULAR - POST, statue, perforated or imperforated


(Reduced size)

  1 p blue
  2 p green
  3 p red
  5 p yellow
  10 p red
  20 p brown
  50 p lilac
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Overprinted 'C.P. 1900' and rectangle (1900)

  1 p blue
  2 p green
  3 p red
  5 p yellow
  10 p red
  20 p brown
  50 p lilac
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

1888 Value, inscription 'FUR BEFORDERUNG & ABONNEMENT 1 M ERHALTEN FRANKFURT a/M', perforated

  1 M black on red
  1 M black on violet
  1 M black on orange
  1 M black on yellow
  1 M black on blue

1888 View of houses in Frankfurt, perforated or imperforated


(Reduced size)

  1 p red
  2 p blue
  3 p green
  5 p brown
  10 p grey
  20 p yellow
  50 p violet
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

1888 Embossed woman's head, inscription '10 JAHR. STIFTUNGSFEST', perforated

  1 p black
  1 p blue
  1 p green
  1 p red
  1 p violet

1890 Fancy letters in center, inscription 'DRUCKSCHRIFTEN EXPEDITION FRANKFURT A/M'

  25 p black
  50 p green

1890 Arms, inscription 'DRUCKSCHRIFTEN EXPEDITION FRANKFRUT A/M'

  1 M silver
  5 M brown
  10 M gold

1891 Industrial fair, perforated or imperforated, large sized stamp

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

1891 Head of man with moustache

  1/2 p red
  1/2 p blue (1895)
  1 p green
  1 p red (1895)
  1 1/2 p brown
  1 1/2 p green (1895)
  1 M brown
  1 M green (1895)
  5 M silver
  5 M violet (1895)
  10 M gold
  10 M brown (1895)

1900 Inscription 'Circularpost-Francofurtia Gedenkmarke 1400 Johann Gutenberg 1900'

  1 M green
  5 M brown
  10 M grey
  25 M brown
  50 M brown
  100 M gold

 

Postcards, example:

 

Frankfurter Privat Brief Circular Beforderung

1894 Inscription '1 Pfg. E.P.C.B. Frankfurt am Main'

  1 p black

1894 Number, inscription 'Frankfurter Circular- Beforderung F.a.M.

  1 p blue on yellow

1894 As 1894 issue, now with 'Einschreiben' at both sides

  10 p red
  1 M blue
  5 M orange
  10 M silver
  20 M gold

1894 Number with posthorn, perforated


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p blue on yellow

1894 Posthorn, perforated

  10 p blue on yellow ('EINSCHREIBE-BRIEF')
  10 p blue on yellow ('EIL-BRIEF BEFORERUNG')

1895 Inscription 'Frankfurter Privat Circular Beforderung' circle in center, value above and below, perforated

  1 p black on green
  1 p black on orange (exists imperforate)
  1 p green on orange

1895 Inscription 'PRIVAT BRIEF FRANKFURTER CIRCULAR BEFORDERUNG', perforated

  1 p black on green ('FRANKFURTER' on top)
  1 p black on green ('PRIVAT' on top)
  1 p green


(Inscription: 'Postdienst der Frankfurter Messe.', reduced size)


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