Kassel (DE)

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Kassel (Cassel until 1928) is a city (194,087 inhabitants end 2013) located on the Fulda River in northern Hesse. It is the administrative seat of the District of Kassel and the Kreis of the same name. Historically in the Electorate of Hesse.

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Postmarks in Germany

Meter cancels

Meter cancel 2007

Postmarks in Allied Occupied Germany

Kassel 1

(16) KASSEL 1 cc
KASSEL 1 b 7.12.45 Kreisgitterbogen
First Day RPD Kassel 27. 7. 1945

Kassel 2

KASSEL 2 (p)

Kassel 7

KASSEL 7 30.11.45.
KASSEL 7 be 15.11.45.

Postmarks in German Reich

Circle CASSEL Thurn and Taxis type in June 1872.
Thurn and Taxis type in December 1872.


Card with CASSEL *2C in 1896.

Postmark in North German Confederation

Since 1 January 1868.

Postmarks by Thurn und Taxis

CASSEL used a postal code 14 in the District of Niederhessen. Sub-offices: Guntershausen, Hoof and Mönchehof.

4 rings 14 and circle with a 1865 issue.


4 rings 14 and DC on a 16,5 Sgr, 1860 cover to Java. Sold 8,000 SF in 2001.