Mainz (DE)

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The city of Mainz (exonym: Mayence) is the capital (204,268 inhabitants end 2013) of Rhineland-Palatinate. Historically, the capital of the Electorate of Mainz at the time of the Holy Roman Empire, and of the Grand Duchy of Hesse.

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Postmarks in Germany

Meter cancels (after 1945)

Meter cancel Mainz, 1990.
Meter cancel Mainz, 2001.
Meter cancel Mainz, 2007.
Meter cancel Mainz, 2008.

Postmarks in German Empire (1872-1945)

Circle MAINZ 1 in 1875.
Michel No. 100a, empty bridge at "Mainz", 02-11-1917
Bridge in 1927
Bridge in 1922

Slogan Postmarks

1929 Nimm dir einen Fernsprechanschluß! Er spart Zeit und Geld

Meter Postmarks (before 1945)

Kwak Advertising Meter Cancel 1935
Kwak Advertising Meter Cancel 1935


Antiqua MAINZ-BAHNHOF T&T type on 1872 issue.
MAINZ 3 in 1897.

Postmarks in North German Confederation

Since 1 January 1868.

TT type cancel in 1868.

Postmarks in Prussia

Since 1 July 1867. Kreis Mainz, District Hessen.

Travelling post office MAINZ-COELN, linear L3, 30 points Feuser.

Postmarks by Thurn und Taxis

It used a postal code 134, District of Rheinhessen, Grand-Duchy of Hesse.

Linear MAINZ on the first issue (1852).
4 Rings 134 on the 1853 issue.