Germany-Empire 1872 Kreuzer used

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Description

  • Issue Date : 1 January - 1 June 1872
  • Designed by : H.G. Schilling
  • Printed by :
  • Print Process : Typo, eagle embossed
  • Perforations : 13²:14
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 7-11, 23-28, 30

Kreuzer currency (south). The postmarks of earlier types are called Nachverwendete Altdeutschland Stempel.

Arms Type I (small shield - issued in January - April)

1 kr

1 kr DC Baden type at GAILINGEN Mi7
1 kr DC Baden type at SCHOPFHEIM Mi7
1 kr circle at WORMS in March 1872 Mi7
1 kr triple DC Baden type at ST.BLASIEN
1 kr T&T type circle (Hesse) at WORMS in 1873 Mi7

2 kr

Reddish-brown; re-issued in April 1872 in orange (Mi15, beware of forged postmarks).

T&T type circle (Hesse) at BIBLIS Mi8
DC with cross Baden type at EMMENDINGEN Mi8
Baden type circle at APPENWEIER Mi8
Antiqua T&T type at MAINZ-BAHNHOF 28/9 5-6 V
FREIBURG in 1873 Mi8a
2 kr orange at ADELSHEIM, Mi15 issued in April

3, 7 & 18 kr

3 kr at WALLDÜRN (Baden) Mi9
7 kr at NEUHAUS AM RENNWEG in 1872 Mi10
7 kr at GIESSEN (Hesse) in 1872 Mi10
7 kr (with 2 kr), Baden type cancel at BONNDORF Mi10
18 kr grey-brown, T&T type with crosses in 1872, at WORMS Rheinhessen, Mi11
18 kr, T&T type circle at BENSHEIM Mi11

Arms Type II (large shield - issued in June)

1 kreuzer

Pale green to deep green (rare shade).

1 kr green DC Baden type at ETTENHEIM, Mi23
1 kr green Antiqua circle in 1873 at COBURG in Bavaria Mi23a
1 kr green Grotesk circle in 1874 at VILLINGEN in Baden Mi23a

2 kreuzer

Rare truly used: quoted by Yvert at 2,750 € in 2005, versus 600 € for unused.

Antiqua TuT type circle at REINHEIM in Hesse. 1872? Mi24
Antiqua TuT type circle at SCHOTTEN in Hesse. 1873?
Circle in August 1874 at WORMS in Rheinhessen. Sold 1,700 DM in 1974.
Baden type at KROTZINGEN. 1872? Mi24
Circle in May 1874 at DARMSTADT in Hesse. Sold 3,100 DM in 1980.
Circle in May 1874 at STÜHLINGEN in Baden. Sold 2,600 DM in 1983.
Circle at HUNGEN in June 1874 in Hesse. Sold 2,900 DM in 1981.
Circle at PFULLENDORF, in September in Baden. Lot sold 1,200 SF in 2001.
Circle at Zell am Harmersbach (DE) in Baden. Sold 2,400 DM in 1984. Mi24
2 kr frame at FREIBURG in October 1874 in Baden.

3 kreuzer

3 kr DC Baden type cancel. Mi25
3 kr Railway type cancel in Hesse.
3 kr Antiqua circle cancel in 1873 in Hesse.

7 to 18 kreuzer

Triple 7 kr in ZELL I/W Baden. Mi26
9 kr red-brown, circle at NIERSTEIN in Rheinhessen. Mi27
18 kr grey-brown, frame FRANKFURT A.M., sold 2,200 SF in 1985. Mi28
18 kr grey-brown, circle OFFENBACH A.M. in Hesse in 1874.