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MANNHEIM

1886 Privat Brief Verkehr

1 p black 'Privat Brief Verkehr"

  1 p black
  2 p blue

Overprinted with large red '2' (1887)

  '2' on 2 p blue

1886 Hansa Privat-post fur Stadtbriefe, perforated or imperforated

2 p red "Hansa Privat-post fur Stadtbriefe"

  2 p red

 

1887 New design, inscription "PRIVAT - BRIEF - VERKEHR MANNHEIM"


(Reduced size)

  2 p red
  3 p brown

 

1894 Arms of Mannheim, lying stamp, inscription "PRIVAT - BRIEF - VERKEHR MANNHEIM"

  2 p blue
  3 p orange

 

1895 Statue with horse, inscription "STADT BRIEF - VERKEHR MANNHEIM"

Image obtained thanks to Rainer Schulz

  2 p violet
  3 p orange

 

1895 Castle with statue

  2 p violet (2 types, exists imperforate)
  3 p red
  3 p orange (exists imperforate)
  5 p brown

 

1897 Emperor William I, inscription "JUBILAUMSS - MARKE Stadtbriefverkehr Mannheim"

  3 p brown, blue and gold

 

Postcards, example:

A website on the local post in Mannheim can be found at: http://www.briefmarken-mannheim.de/Sammler-Echo/Privatpost/privatpost.html (in German).


MERCUR, for more issued click here.


(Example of MERCUR stamps)


MEERANE

1893 Stamps of Leipzig, overprinted "Meerane"

  2 p brown
  2 p grey on yellow
  3 p blue
  3 p blue on yellow
  5 p red on yellow

MEISSEN

1890 Stamp of Hamburg overprinted "Th.H.Munch Meissen i.S."

  2 p olive

 

1890 Stamp of Heidelberg overprinted "Th.H.Munch Meissen i.S."

  1 p black
  1 p blue
  2 p black
  2 p red
  3 p violet
  3 on 5 p green
  3 on 10 p orange

 

1890 Stamp of Mannheim overprinted "Th.H.Munch Meissen i.S."

  2 p orange

 

1890 Stamp of Strassburg overprinted "Th.H.Munch Meissen i.S."

  1 p red
  1 p green
  2 p blue
  2 p orange

 

1890 Inscription "C.u.D.B. Meissen"

  2 p black on red
  3 p black on red
  5 p black on red
  10 p black on red

Stamps with inscription "Visiermarke STADTRAT ZU MEISSEN", "Visirmarke RATH ZU MEISSEN" or "Rath zu Meissen" are fiscal stamps.


Fiscal stamps for Meissen


MERSEBURG

The stamps of Leipzig were also used in Merseburg, they also exist overprinted with a horse in a circle.


METZ

1886 Arms with letter in the middle


(2 p with network overprint)

  1 p black
  2 p blue
  2 p blue (with red network overprint)


(Surcharged stamps, reduced sizes)

The 2 p blue with network overprint exists surcharged with 1 1/2, 2 1/2, 5, 10, 15 and 20 p.

 

1887 Arms of Metz

  1 p black

 

1887 Value in shield


(Reduced sizes)

  1/2 p yellow
  1 1/2 p orange
  2 1/2 p green
  5 p violet
  10 p orange
  15 p brown
  20 p lilac
  5 M silver
  10 M gold


(Reduced size)

The 1 1/2 and 2 1/2 p stamps exist surcharged with 5, 10, 15, 20 p, 5 M and 10 M.

 

1887 Large stamp, inscription "METZ Vom Empfanger Zahlbar"


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

  3 p blue
  5 p red
  15 p violet

 

1888 Value in ellipse

  1/2 p yellow
  1 p black
  1 1/2 p yellow
  2 p black on yellow
  2 1/2 p green
  5 p lilac
  10 p blue
  15 p brown
  20 p red


(Postal stationery of Metz)

STADTBRIEF BEFORDERUNG

 

1896 Value with star, inscription "STADT BRIEF BEFORDERUNG"

  2 p brown
  3 p blue

These stamps in different colours (2 p blue and 3 p brown) were issued in Colmar and Freiburg.


M.GLADBACH

1897 Inscription "VERKEHRS - ANSTALT HANSA", Mercury in circle, no city name indicated

  2 p blue
  3 p orange

 

1897 "JR" in circle, inscription "GLADBACHER COURIER"


(Reduced size)

  2 p green
  3 p blue

 

1898 Flower


(Reduced size)

  3 p red
  3 p blue
  10 p blue

 

1899 Value in ellipse, inscription "GLADBACHER COURIER JOSEPH RICHARD M.GLADBACH"

 

  2 p green
  3 p blue

Some parcel stamps exist with inscription "EXPRESS PACKET VERKEHR M.GLADBACH". I've seen the values 5 p green, 10 p red, 20 p blue, 30 p lilac and 50 p black.


Note the striking resemblance with the "C.NORRENBERG BONN" parcel stamps (last image)


MULHAUSEN

1895 Large arms of the Herion family, inscription "Herions Stadt- Brief- Packet Beforderung", perforated

  2 p red
  3 p blue

Surcharged in red or blue (old values removed)

  '15' on black
  '20' on blue
  '25' on red

These stamps were also used in Augsburg.


(With cancel from Augsburg?)

 

1895 Smaller arms of the Herion family, inscription "Herions Stadt- Brief- Packet Beforderung" perforated


(Reduced size)

  2 p red
  3 p blue

These stamps were also used in Augsburg.

 

1896 Inscription "Mulhauser Stadt Briefverkehr Geld Packet Beforderung"

  2 p red
  3 p blue

 

1896 Inscription "Mulhauser Stadt Briefverkehr Geld Packet Beforderung", new design

  2 p red
  3 p blue

Surcharged
  'Drei Pfg. E-R' on 2 p red

MULHEIM

1893 Inscription "MULHEIMER PRIVAT POST"

  2 p blue

1896 Inscription "MULH. PRIVAT BRIEFE - BEFORDERUNG"

  2 p blue
  2 p green (1899)

 

Packet Verkehr

1888 As stamp of Great Britain of 1887 (1/2 p), inscription "PACKET VERKEHR MULHEIM DEUTZ KOLN", perforated or imperforate


(Reduced sizes)

  5 p brown
  10 p grey
  15 p red
  20 p yellow
  30 p violet
  40 p red
  50 p green
  100 p blue

Surcharged
  '40' on 15 p red
  '40' on 20 p yellow
  '50' on 15 p red
  '50' on 20 p yellow

 

1888 Postage due stamps, as 1888 issue but overprinted "unfrankirt" and colour changed, perforated or imperforate


(Reduced sizes)

  5 p red
  10 p red
  15 p red
  20 p red
  30 p red
  40 p red
  50 p red
  100 p red

One stamp in each sheet did not contain the overprint 'Unfrankirt', example:


Unoverprinted 30 p red.

 

1888 Larger size, inscription "MULHEIM - DEUTZ - KOLN PACKET VERKEHR", perforated or imperforated


(Reduced sizes)

  5 p violet ("5" in different color?)
  10 p brown
  15 p yellow
  20 p red
  30 p grey
  40 p blue
  50 p red
  100 p green

 

1888 Postage due stamps, as before, but colours changed and overprinted "unfrankirt" in red


(Perforated, reduced size)

  5 p black on yellow
  10 p black on yellow
  15 p black on yellow
  20 p black on yellow
  30 p black on yellow
  40 p black on yellow
  50 p black on yellow
  100 p black on yellow

MUNCHEN

1896 Courier Privat Stadtpost, no city name indicated

1 1/2 p blue

  1 1/2 p blue (3 types)
  6  blue
  10 p green


(Other type, see circle around the head)

Postcards in the values 1/12 p blue, 2 1/2 p blue, 3 p blue, 5 p(?) blue and 6 p blue exist:


(reduced size)


Proof for a local envelope? Inscription "Probe", "LOCAL MARKE" and "FREI MARKE"


MUNSTER

1897 As stamps of Kiel, inscription "STADTBRIEF BEFORDERUNG COURIER", but with middle left and right ornament changed (arrow removed)

  2 p green
  3 p red


(Similar stamp for Kiel)

The stamps 2 p green and 3 p red of Kiel were also used in Munster. The stamps 2 p brown on green, 3 p blue on green and 10 p yellow on green of Dusseldorf were also used in Munster. All these stamps look alike, their usage in Munster can only be determined by the cancel ("COURIER MUNSTER").


NAUMBURG

Some stamps of Leipzig were used in Naumburg, they also exist overprinted with a fancy 'NC' (1893).


NEUENHEIM

Example of a postcard:


(Reduced size)

For stamps with inscription "NEUENHEIM HEIDELBERG" see under Heidelberg.


NETZSCHKAU

The stamps of Leipzig were used overprinted with "N" in Netzschkau.


NUREMBERG (Nurnberg)

1895 Inscription "COURIER PRIVAT STADTPOST" no city name indicated

1 1/2 p blue

  1 1/2 p blue

This stamp is one of the more common local issues of Germany. A postcard 1 1/2 p blue (eagle) exist.

 

Parcelstamps with inscription "PACKETFAHRT GES. NUERNBERG FUERTH" exist in the values 5 p green, 10 p red, 20 p blue and 40 p brown. Example:


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