Luebeck 1859 First issue

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  • Issue Date: 1 January 1859
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process: Litho by H.G. Rahtgens (Lübeck)
  • Perforations: none
  • Watermark: rosettes (flowers)
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 1-5

The 1/2 and 1 Sch are not to be confused with the 1862 issue (more usual unused).

Unused stamps[edit]

1 Sch orange, sold 650 SF in 2001. Mi2.
4 Sch dark green, probably genuine. Mi5a.

Used stamps[edit]

Truly used stamps are rare. Beware of forgeries!

1 Sch red-orange, 4 lines cancel. Mi2.
1 Sch, luxus, sold 3,200 DM in 1982.
2 Sch red-brown. Sold 650 SF in 1977. Mi3.
2 Sch red-brown. Linear BAHNHOF. Mi3.
4 Sch

Covers[edit]

1/2 Sch on Streifband, DC LUEBECK. Sold 26,000 DM in 1985.
2² Sch, 4 lines, side DC cancel LUEBECK.
4 Sch, 4 lines, side DC cancel LUEBECK on 21/4.