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CREFELD

Express Compagnie Crefeld

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.

Postat stationary in this design exists, I have seen 3 p green with inscription "Crefelder Privat-Post POSTKARTE".

 

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 

 

Express Brief Beforderung Crefeld

1886 Letter in ellipse

2 p green

  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)

I have seen postal stationery of this company, 2 p black in the 'small envelope' type; the inscription reads: "CREFELDER EXPRESS - BRIEF - BEFÖRDERUNG CORRESPONDENZKARTE. An in Crefeld Strasse, Hausnummer".

 

Crefelder Express Brief Beforderung

1892 Letter in circle

3 p red

  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.


CRIMMITSCHAU

Some of the stamps of Leipzig (jumping horse) were also used in Crimmitschau

1893 Stamps of Leipzig (jumping horse) overprinted "Crimmitschau" in violet

  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

 

1893 Wheel with wings, inscription "Courier Crimmitschau"

  2 p green
  3 p red

DAHLEN

Some of the stamps of Leipzig (jumping horse) were also used in Dahlen.

1893 Stamps of Leipzig (jumping horse) overprinted with anchor in circle

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

DANZIG

Danziger Privat-Stadtpost und Verkehrs-Anstalt

1886 Inscription "HANSA" and "Danziger Privat-Stadtpost und Verkehr-Anstalt"


Different types exist (5?); look at the position of "Pri" and the ornament under the "H" of "HANSA".


(Reduced sizes)

  2 p blue on yellow
  2 p red on yellow (slightly different type, with inscription "Nur für Drucksachen" at the left)
  10 p red and green

Overprinted with bar on "Privat-Stadtpost"

  2 p red on yellow

 

1886 Postage due stamp, inscription "fehlende Francatur 2 1/2 fach Porto."


(Reduced size)

  5 p black on green

Overprinted with bar on "Privat-Stadtpost"

  5 p black on green

 

1887 Value in ellipse


(Reduced size)

  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":

 

HANSA, Danziger Stadt-Brief Spedition

1890 Staff of Mercury with wings, rouletted or perforated

  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":


(Reduced size)

 

COURIER/MERKUR Privat-Stadtbrief Beforderung

1897 Arms of Danzig

  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".

I've seen postal stationary in the above design ("MERKUR") in the value 4 p blue ("Karten-Brief").


DARMSTADT

1895 Inscription "PRIVAT BEFORDERUNG DARMSTADT", pigeon with letter


(Reduced sizes)

  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

 

1897 Inscription "STADTBRIEF BEFORDERUNG DARMSTADT", pigeon with letter

  3 p orange

 

1899 New design, '3' now below in the middle

  3 p orange

Surcharged
  15 on 3 p orange
  25+10 on 3 p orange

 

1899 Lion with shield


(Reduced size)

  2 p violet
  3 p red

Surcharged
  10 on 3 p red

These stamps exist with overprint 'Mark' or '50 Mark'

 

1895 Inscription "HESS'SCHE STADT-BRIEF BEFORDERUNG DARMSTADT"

2 p violet

  2 p violet
  10 p red

I have seen postal stationary "Correspondenz-Karte" in the 2 p violet design.


DESSAU

1896 Inscription "COURIER BRIEFBEFORDERUNG" value in "PFENNIGE", no city name indicated

  2 p green (exists with smaller value)
  3 p red
  10 p brown
  12 p grey
  14 p brown

 

1897 New design, value in circle, inscription "COURIER BRIEFBEFORDERUNG DESSAU", value in "PFENNIGE"

  2 p green
  3 p red

DORTMUND

1895 Inscription "COURIER - POST", man on horse, no city name indicated

  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".

 

1895 Same design, man on horse but inscription "BRIEFBEFORDERUNG COURIER", no city name indicated


(Reduced sizes)

  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)


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