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1886 Arms and number with wings in ellipse, inscription 'EXPRESS COMPAGNIE CREFELD'
2 p blue 3 p red
I have seen both values rouletted, the 3 p red also perforated 11 1/2.
1886 Pigeon carrier in ellipse, inscription 'CREFELDER EXPRESS COMPAGNIE'
(Type I, type II perforated and imperforate, reduced sizes)
2 p black (two types, letters smaller or larger) Smaller size and corners with ornaments
(1 p green, two types, reduced sizes)
1 p green (two types, with or without ornaments below '1') 2 p black
1886 Letter in ellipse
2 p green
This stamps exists rouletted or perforated 11 1/2. Specialists distinguihs two types with smaller and larger envelope:
(The two types of this stamp, reduced sizes)
This company never seems to have delivered any letter!
('Ungultig' overprint, (='not valid'), reduced size)
1892 Letter in circle
2 p yellow 2 p brown 2 p red 3 p red 3 p blue (solid background) 3 p blue (lines behind letter)
I have seen these stamps cancelled with a black or violet circular date cancel, also with a large blue cross.
Some Parcel stamps of Jos.Schilbers exist, they were issued in 1886; 5 p green, 10 p red, 20 p blue, 30 p lilac and 50 p brown.
Some of the stamps of Leipzig (jumping horse) were also used in Crimmitschau
2 p brown 2 p grey on yellow 2 1/2 p brown 3 p blue 3 p blue on yellow 5 red on yellow
2 p green 3 p red
Some of the stamps of Leipzig (jumping horse) were also used in Dahlen.
2 p grey on yellow 3 p blue on yellow 5 p red on yellow
2 p blue on yellow 2 p red on yellow (slightly different type, with inscription at the left) 10 p red and green Overprinted with bar on 'Privat-Stadtpost' 2 p red on yellow
5 p black on green Overprinted with bar on 'Privat-Stadtpost' 5 p black on green
2 1/2 p blue on grey (inscription 'STADTPOST') 2 1/2 p brown (inscription 'STADTBRIEF')
Piece of an envelope with cancel of the 'Danziger Privatpost':
1 p grey 1 p brown 2 p orange 2 p red
The 1 p blue and 2 p brown exist with erroneous inscription 'BRIEE' instead of 'BRIEF':
2 p blue (inscription 'COURIER') 2 p blue (inscription 'MERKUR') 3 p red (inscription 'COURIER') 3 p red (inscription 'MERKUR') 5 p orange (MERKUR) 10 p brown (COURIER)
These stamps exist with overprint 'Control-Stempel "Merkur"' or with cancel like overprint 'CONTROLL STEMPEL MERKUR'.
2 p blue 2 p grey 2 p grey (little bit smaller size) 3 p orange 3 p orange (little bit smaller size) 5 p green Overprinted 'AUSHILFS-AUSGABE' and surcharged 2 on 5 p green 3 on 5 p green 10 on 5 p green 15 on 5 p green
3 p orange
3 p orange Surcharged 15 on 3 p orange 25+10 on 3 p orange
2 p violet 3 p red Surcharged 10 on 3 p red
These stamps exist with overprint 'Mark' or '50 Mark'
2 p violet 10 p red
2 p green (exists with smaller value) 3 p red 10 p brown 12 p grey 14 p brown
2 p green 3 p red
2 p red 3 p brown 5 p green Blue line to cover the word 'POST'
2 p red 3 p brown 5 p green
The authorities did not allow the use of the word 'POST'.
2 p red (2 types) 3 p brown (4 types) 5 p green
(Two of the types of the 3 p; the word 'BRIEFBEFORDERUNG' has a different size)