Prussia 1857-58 Definitives - King Friedrich Wilhelm IV (type 2)

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Description

  • Issue dates: 1 April 1857-1861
  • Designed by: H.G. Schilling
  • Printed by: State Printing Berlin
  • Print process: Typo
  • Perforations: Imperforated
  • Michel Catalogue Numbers : 6-12

Colour shades.


Stamps

Issued in 1857 (smooth background)

1 Silbergroschen

1Sgr DC Mi6
1Sgr 4-rings 568 at Hagen, Westphalia Mi6a.
1 Sgr 4 rings 573 at HALLE, (Saxony-Anhalt)
1Sgr frame R2 at GLEIWITZ, Poland Mi6a
1SGr 4-rings 1330 at Schleusingen (DE) (Thuringia).
1 Sgr strip of 4, 953 at Minden carmine-rose Mi6b. Sold 1,300 DM in 1983.

2-3 SGr

2Sgr blue, frame R2 at WRESCHEN (Poland) Mi7a
2Sgr frame R2 Mi7
2Sgr, Berlin-Leipzig railway, Mi7b
3Sgr frame R2 at POSEN in Poland, Mi8
3Sgr Bahnpost L3 from GLADBACH) NRW, Mi8a

Combinations

2 Sgr DC Mi7c & 4 Pfg Mi5a. Sold 860 DM in 1983 by Grobe.
2 Sgr Stationery cut + Mi7a & 1 Sgr Mi6b. Rings at Pruem (DE). Sold 680 DM in 1983 by Grobe.
Prussia issues 1856-1857. Circles at Aachen (DE). Mi8a&7b&5a. Sold 1,050 DM in 1983.

Issued on 15 September 1858 (hatched background)

4pf frame cancel Mi9
4pf frame cancel at FREIENWALDE in Poland Mi9a

1 Silbergroschen

1Sgr rose, circle at AACHEN Mi10a
1Sgr_K2 Aachen_Mi10a
1Sgr, DC at MALMEDY
1Sgr carmine, frame R2 cancel sub-issue 1860 Mi10b
1Sgr frame R2 cancel Mi10b
1Sgr, DC at XANTEN
Strip of 4 at 579 Hamm Mi10a

2 Silbergroschen

2Sgr frame cancel Mi11
2Sgr frame cancel Mi11a
2Sgr pair frame at POLN:CRONE, Poland
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2Sgr sub-issue 1860 deep blue Mi11b
2Sgr blackish-blue rare,897 (LÜGDE) Mi11c

3 Silbergroschen

3Sgr circle at KÖNIGSBERG in Russia Mi12
3Sgr DC in COELN Mi12
3Sgr DC in BRESLAU, Poland Mi12a
Pairs
Unused, orange. Sold 240 SF in 1998. Mi12a
DC at HAMBURG BAHNHOF Mi12a

Multiples

3 & 1 & 1/2 SGr, frame at HEILIGENBEIL in Russia.

Covers

3 Sgr & 1 Sgr cancelled at DANZIG in 1861, Mi8a & 10a
3 Sgr on a 3 Sgr stationery (1861), frame at ERFURT. Sold 1,100 SF in 1998.