Freiburg im Breisgau (DE)

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Freiburg im Breisgau is a city (218,043 inhabitants end 2012) in Baden-Württemberg, on the western edge of the Black Forest. It is spread over 153 km², and divided in 28 districts. MUNZINGEN joined the city in 1973. The city is known as Freiburg im Bresgau to distinguish it from Fribourg (CH) in Switzerland which in turn is sometimes extended to Freiburg im Üechtland to differentiate the two.

Postmarks in Germany

In 1989.

Meter cancels

Meter cancel in 1961.
Meter cancel in 1965.
Meter cancel in 1966.
Meter cancel in 1990.
Meter cancel in 1995.
Meter cancel in 1996.
Meter cancel in 1999.
Music Bertram, 4 Aug 2000

Postmarks in German Empire

After 31 December 1871.

FREIBURG *(BREISGAU)1 v on postal card of 1921 paying the 60pf rate to Chicago, USA.
1894 FREIBURG *(BREISGAU)1 i
Bridge FREIBURG *(BREISGAU)1 in 1912.
Simpler bridge FREIBURG *(BREISGAU)1 in 1921.
Circle FREIBURG in BADEN in 1873.
Frame FREIBURG in BADEN STADTPOST in 1874.
Circle FREIBURG (BREISGAU) 1 in 1887.

ST GEORGEN (before 31 March 1938)

Bridge ST GEORGEN in 1915.

Postmarks of Grand Duchy of Baden

Freiburg was a District, code 43. FREIBURG sub-offices (Postablagen) were opened at Buchenbach, Burg, Ebnet, Höllsteig, Hugstetten, Kirchzarten, Oberhöllsteig, Oberried, St-Georgen, Umkirch and Wasenweiler. The postmark DE FREYBOURG is known since 1723 (later DE FREYBURG, DE FREIBURG).

43
DC Grotesk in 1862 ca.
DC Grotesk in 1866 ca.

MUNZINGEN

MUNZINGEN used the code 97.

Red 97, sold 2,600 DM in 1979.

SANKT GEORGEN

SANKT GEORGEN Postexpedition used the code 124. It joined Freiburg in 1938.