Erfurt (DE)

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Erfurt is the capital city (210,118 inhabitants end 2015) of Thuringia. Together with neighboring cities Weimar and Jena it forms the central metropolitan area of Thuringia. Erfurt is an old Germanic settlement. The town is first mentioned in 742 under the name of "Erphesfurt".

It was a District in the Prussian Province of Saxony, with postal code 386.

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Postmark in Germany (reunified)

Postmarks in the German Democratic Republic

Special postmarks

Erfurt 1, 17-07-1975
Erfurt 1, 17-01-1983
"5010 Erfurt 1", 17-01-1983
Souvenir envelope to "25 years of Antarctic-research of the GDR", postmarked at "5010 Erfurt 1", 09-06-1984
Souvenir envelope to "90th anniversary of birth of Ivan D. Papanin", postmarked at "5010 Erfurt 1", 26-11-1984
Souvenir envelope to the XI stamp exhibition of the distict of Erfurt, postmarked at "5010 Erfurt 1", 14-07-1985
"Erfurt 1", 12-04-1986
Special postmark to the German Antarctic Expedition of 1912; postmarked in "5010Erfurt 1", 07-05-1986
Souvenir envelope to 75 years Second German Antarctic Expedition of 1911-12; postmarked at "5010 Erfurt 1", 07-05-1986

Postmarks in German Empire

Circle ERFURT 1a in 1886
ERFURT 1 in 1912
Bridge ERFURT 6 in 1911
Michel No. 163, empty bridge at "Erfurt", 07-10-1921
Michel No. 541, postmarked at "Erfurt 1", 18-09-1934
Michel No. 574, postmarked at "Erfurt 1", 29-08-1935

Postcard

In 1912.

Postmark in North German Confederation

Since 1 January 1868.

Postmarks in Prussia Saxony province

Kreis ERFURT used a postal code 386, Erfurt district.

Covers

3 Sgr stationery (1861) + 3 Sgr (1858), frame ERFURT PACKKAMER (R3 Feuser 80.-) Sold 1,100 SF in 1998.