Loerrach (DE)

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Lörrach (pronunciation: [ˈlœrax]) is a city (49,303 inhabitants end 2015) in southwest Germany, in the valley of the Wiese, close to the French and the Swiss borders. It is the capital of the district of Lörrach in Baden-Württemberg. The largest industry is the Milka chocolate factory. Historically in the Grand Duchy of Baden, head of one province.

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Postmarks in Germany

Postmarks in German Empire

After 31 December 1871.

Postmarks of Grand Duchy of Baden

LÖRRACH district used code 84. Sub-offices (Postablagen) were opened at HAAGEN and STETTEN.

5 rings 84 in red + frame dated 19 June, 1851.
DC type on 1862 issue.


Haagen ( Alemannic : Haage ) is a northern part of the district town of Lörrach.

Oval POSTABLAGE HAAGEN on a 1862 issue.


3 kreuzer blue on 1861 letter with 5-ring cancel and a Lörrach box