Augsburg (DE)

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Augsburg is a city (276,542 inhabitants end 2013) in the south-west of Bavaria, Souabia. It was a Free Imperial City in the 1276-1803 period. It is divided in 17 Districts.

It used stamps issued by the Bavaria (Bayern) State until 1920.

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Germany Bundespost

1953

Meter cancels (all periods)

Meter cancel Augsburg 1978.
Meter cancel Augsburg 1985.

Allied Occupied Germany

1946-1949

AUGSBURG 2 cf 29.6.49. 12

1945-1946

Augsburg belonged to RPD Augsburg/München, PLZ 13b, in the American Zone.

AUGSBURG 1 e 22.1.46.-18
13b AUGSBURG 2 bv 08.3.46.-18
AUGSBURG 5 19.1.46. 17-18
AUGSBURG 8 b 15.4.46. 17-18 Gitterbogen oben und unten
AUGSBURG 2 an 11.9.45.-12 machine cancel

German Empire era

Railway

Augsburg-Lindau Bahnpost Z644 in 1930.

Bavaria State era

Until 31 March 1920.

A Royal post office (k.b. Oberpostamt) opened in 1808. AUGSBURG used numerals 18 and 28 (after 1856) within a mill wheel (Mühlrad).

18 on the first Bavaria issue (1849).
28 in open mill wheel in 1856ca.
AUGSBURG I on a 1870 issue.
Violet circle AUGSBURG P.A. in 1872.
Grotesk circle AUGSBURG 2 (?) on first pfennig (1876) issue.
Circle at AGSBURG 1 in 1918.

Sub-offices

AUGSBURG V in 1886, exp. 10 Vor. (on a 1881 issue).

District VIII - Pfersee

Pfersee is now District VIII, incorporated in 1911. At its opening in 1865, it used the code 853.

Circle in 1894, exp. 6-7 Nm.

Covers

18 kr with closed mill wheel 18 and a DC (as Oberpostamt) 28 AUG 1856. Sold 3,800 DM in 1983.
5 Schillinge (1856) stationery to München, resent to Augsburg. Sold 7,600 DM in 1985.