Lahr (DE)

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Lahr is a city (44,884 inhabitants end 2015) in western Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is the second largest city in Ortenau (district) after Offenburg. Historically, a District seat in the Grand Duchy of Baden, province of Offenburg.

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Postmarks in Germany

Postmarks in German Empire

After 31 December 1871.

Postmarks of Grand Duchy of Baden

LAHR was a District (Kreis), code 79; a sub-office (Postablage) was LAHR-SELBACH.

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Covers

Rings cancel in March 1863 to Paris, with mixed issues. Sold 4,600 SF in 1994
DC cancel in June 1870 to Constantinopel, with mixed issues. Sold 1,300 SF in 2000
1 Kr, circle on 10 August 1871 and red Chargé (registered).
3 & 7 kr, late DC cancel to Constantinopel on 13 September 1871. Sold 5,200 SF in 2000.