Oldenburg 1862 Oval Coat of Arms

From Stamps of the World

Description

  • Issue Dates : 1862-1863 (1867 for Michel)
  • Designed by : E. Schilling
  • Print Process : Typo & embossed
  • Perforations : rouletted 113/4 or 10
  • Catalogue Michel Nos 15-19 A-B

Stamps

The wide rouletted was issued in 1867 (1863 for Grobe).

1/3 Groschen pale green
1/2 Groschen orange, wide rouletted Mi16B
1/2 Groschen orange, eng rouletted, pair at RASTEDE. Mi16Aa.
1 Gr & 1/2 Groschen, frame at Cloppenburg (DE). Mi17B + Mi16Aa

1 Groschen

1 Groschen carmine, unused
1 Gr narrow rouletted, frame at FRIESOYTHE Mi17A
1 Gr wide rouletted frame at APEN. Mi17B
1 Gr wide rouletted, DC at LASTRUP. Mi17B
1 Gr & 2 Gr at BLEXEN

2-3 Groschen

2 Groschen blue
3 Groschen pale brown

Stationery - Post-couvert

1 Groschen envelope cut, blue DC. Mi U6 or U10.

Covers

1/2 Groschen in the 2 shades from a cover to Jever, sold 1,850 DM in 1981. Mi16Aa, Mi16Ab
1/2 Gr frame at SANDE, sold 180 SF in 1998. Mi16Aa
3 Gr frame at OLDENBURG, sold 280 SF in 1998. Mi19A


Wide (10) rouletted

Last Oldenburg issue, valid only 1 year in 1867. Rare truly used!

1/3 Groschen on a cover from FRIESOYTHE, sold 13,000 SF in 2001. Mi15B
1/2 Groschen on a cover from FRIESOYTHE, sold 2,600 SF in 1998. Mi16B
1 Groschen, DC at HUDE (rare) on 13 November 1867. Sold 8,400 DM in 1985. Mi17B
2 Gr, frame at VECHTA. Sold 1,600 SF in 2001. Mi18B
3 Gr, frame at APEN. Mi19B