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Fredericia (Denmark)

Issued stamps from 1888 to 1890.

Statue of a soldier


(Reduced size)

I have also seen a 5 o brown and 6 o lilac.

Different design:

I have seen a similar stamp 5 o red perforated, with again a slighly different design (text written in ellipse):


(issued 1888)


(10 o brown on green, surcharged with violet '2')

 

Goteborg (Sweden)

1888 Picture of a man, inscription 'GOTEBORGS STADSPOST'

  1 o blue
  2 o green
  3 o red

1888-1890 Goteborg Privata Lokalpost

Besides the 3 o blue and 5 o blue shown above, I have also seen a yellow stamp in this triangular design with stars in the three corners instead of the value.


(Reduced size, image obtained thanks to Lasse Hult)

This stamps exists with several surcharges, examples:


(Images obtained thanks to Lasse Hult)

Grimstad (Norway)

1887 Sailship


(Image obtained with permission from Dr. Reinhard Meyer's website)


(Reduced size)

  1 o orange
  2 o green
  5 o red 
  7 o brown
  10 o lilac

These stamps were merely issued for stamp collectors. Stamps which are cancelled to order exist in great quantities. More information can be found on the website of Dr. Reinhard Meyer: http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).

Hammerfest (Norway)

1888 Mountain

10 o brown

  2 o grey
  4 o red
  8 o blue
  10 o brown

Surcharged

'2' on 10 c brown '4' inverted overprint on 8 c blue

  '2' (red) on 10 o brown
  '4' (red) on 8 o blue (exists with inverted overprint or inverted '4' only)

Postmarks: 'HAMMERFEST * BYPOST *' in a circle or in a double circle. No date was indicated. It seems that the government cancels (2 rings) also were used occasionally ('HAMMERFEST', date in the center and star below). By the way, cancelled stamps are very rare, most cancelled stamps are cancelled to order. More information can be found on: http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).

Helsinki (Finland)


(reduced sizes)

For local issues of Helsingfors and Tammerfors click here.

Holmestrand (Norway)

1888 Value in ellipse

  2 o gold on blue (proof)
  3 o black on green
  3 o black on blue
  3 o black on yellow
  3 o red on yellow
  5 o gold on yellow
  5 o black on green
  5 o black on blue
  5 o black on yellow
  5 o black
  10 o red on blue (exists with '10' inverted)
  10 o black on green
  10 o black on blue
  10 o black on yellow
  10 o black
  10 o red on yellow

Postcards (Inscription 'Brev-Kort' or 'Konvolutter for HOLMESTRANDS BYPOST') with a similar impression exist: 3 o blue and 5 o red.

1888 House on the beach(?)

  3 o red
  4 o blue
  10 o green 

Imperforate stamps were not issued regularly.

Cancels: A cicular postmark with inscription 'HOLMESTRAND BYPOST' in violet. More info can be found on: http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).

Holte Landpost (Denmark)

Issued stamps from 1870 to 1873.

1870:

 


(Reduced size)

The above stamp with design '2B' in the center (colour of the stamp brown) was issued in 1870.

1872:


(Reduced size)


(I've been told that this is a forgery of a proof, that can be recognized by the larger 'H'; known in 6 different colours)

 

Horsens (Denmark)

Issued stamps from 1883 to 1889.

Inscription 'H T B P' in the corners, inscription 'HORSENS TELEFON-OG BYPOST', value


(Reduced sizes)

  1 o yellow 
  1 o orange
  2 o green
  3 o blue
  3 o green
  5 o lilac
  10 o red

I have seen the 2 o green and 5 o lilac in two types (the '2' and '5' are different).

Surcharged


(Reduced sizes)

  '1' on 5 o lilac
  '2' on 5 o lilac
  '2' on 10 o red (three types of overprint)
Other values might exist (I've even seen two types of overprint se-tenant).

Overprinted 'Horesens Telefon og Bypost.':

Inscription 'HORSENS BYPOST BREVMAERKE'


(Reduced size)

I have seen this stamp (3 o red) surcharged with 'H T B P' in the corners and a large '1' on the central '3' (stamps of old owner Bagger taken over by new owner Melgaard, issued 1886). A similar overprint '3' in an ellipse also exists (issued 1883). I have also seen a large '5' overprint on this stamp:


(I've been told that this stamp is a forgery, I have no further information)

Hortens (Norway)

1882 Anchor (arms), 4 types

  5 o blue

Cancels: Hortens Bypost used the government cancels: 'HORTEN' with date, 3 types exist: 'HORTEN' large in one ringcancel, 'HORTEN' smaller in one ringcancel and 'HORTEN' and star in two rings cancel. All 3 types have the date indicated. More info: http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).

Kiobenhavn (Kopenhagen, Denmark)

The Kopenhavns Bypost used stamps from 1880 to 1889.

3 o orange

Cathedral
  1 o brown
  2 o red
  3 o blue
  3 o orange
  4 o green
  5 o brown

New design, inscription 'BUDDE UDLEIES',imperforated or perforated

'Kjobenhavn Bypost' written in an arc
  3 o lilac 
  5 o brown (imperforate, maybe a postal stationery?)

New design, inscription 'BUDDE UDLEIES', imperforated or perforated, 'Kjobenhavn' in inner circle 'BYPOST' written straight


(Reduced size, imperforate)

  3 o lilac

1887 Inscription 'CIRCULAIRE MARKE'

  2 o blue

Other stamp:

Cancels: the most common cancel on the Kopenhagen stamps is a 3 rings cancel, but other cancels exist.

Adams Expres


(Adams Expres Kiobenhavn 1891)

Adams Expres operated from 1888 to 1891. I have also seen another design with 'ore 20 ore' in an ellipse, inscription 'ADAMS EXPRES KOBENHAVN'.


(Reduced size)

Postal stationery:


(Cut from an envelope?)

1885 Kjobenhavns Telefon-Kiosker


(Images obtained thanks to Lasse Hult, reduced sizes)

 

Kolding (Denmark)

The Kolding Bypost issued stamps from 1887 to 1889.

The above stamp also exists in brown (imperforate). I have also seen the red stamp imperforate and the green stamp perforated.

I have seen another stamp in a different design with a flying bird, inscription 'ACCORDMAERKE': 2 o brown.

Kragero (Norway)

1886 Island, Perforated

  2 o green
  5 o brown
  7 o orange
  10 o red

Imperforated stamps were not issued, but are proofs (?), examples:

Genuine used stamps of Kragero are very rare. For more information on the stamps of Kragero see: http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).

 

Kristianssund (Norway)

For stamps with inscription 'Christanssund' (with a 'C') or 'Chr. Sunds Bypost' see under Christianssund.

1879 Number, inscription 'KRISTIANSSUNDS BYPOST M. ANDRESEN & Co', perforated


(Image obtained with permission from Dr. Reinhard Meyer's website)


(Image obtained thanks to Lasse Hult)

  4 o blue (with and without dot behind 'M')
  7 o lilac

Postcard in the same design, example:


(Reduced size)

A similar postcard with value 2 o blue exists.

1879 Portrait of a man (Mads Andresen), perforated


(Image obtained with permission from Dr. Reinhard Meyer's website)

  1 o black and lilac
  2 o black and lilac
  4 o black and red
  5 o black and yellow
  7 o black and green
  10 o black and lilac

Cancelled stamps of this serie cannot exist, since they were issued after the Bypost has stopped its services.

Postal stationery:

A similar postcard with value 2 o red exists.

For more information see: http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).

Levanger (Norway)

1888 Man (St. Olaf)

  2 o lilac
  4 o red
  8 o green
  10 o orange 

These stamps seem to have been issued mainly for stamp collectors. Genuinely used stamps are very rare, many stamps are cancelled to order. More information can be found on http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).

Malmo (Sweden)

1888 Inscription 'Malmo Gamla Stadsbudsexpedition Bud Uthyres'

Image obtained thanks to Lasse Hult

  10 o violet and green
  25 o lilac and black
  35 o yellow and blue
  40 o green and red
  50 o brown and blue
  75 o blue and grey
  1 Kr red and brown

Smaller size and partly changed colours
  10 o green
  25 o blue (see image above)
  35 o brown
  40 o red
  50 o yellow
  75 o blue and grey
  1 Kr red and brown

1926 Inscription 'MALMO PRIVATA LOKALPOST':


(Reduced sizes)

Mandal (Norway)

1886 Tree


(Reduced size)

  1 o red
  2 o brown
  5 o green
  7 o brown
  10 o grey

Some essays seem to exist: 10 o blue and 10 o orange (I have never seen these essays). Cancels: a one ring cancel with inscription 'MANDALS BYPOST' with the date in the middle. These stamps seem to have been issued mainly for stamp collectors. Genuinely used stamps are very rare, many stamps are cancelled to order. More information can be found on http://www.nordische-staaten.de/laender/Norwegen/Bypost/bypost.html (in German).


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