Remscheid (DE)

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Remscheid is a city (113,703 inhabitants inhabitants end 2019). in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is, after Wuppertal and Solingen, the third largest municipality in Bergisches Land, being located on the northern edge of the region, on the south side of the Ruhr area.

Postmarks in Germany

Postal codes 42801-42899.

Meter cancels

Meter cancel 1933
Meter cancel 1962
Meter cancel 1971
Meter cancel 1976

Allied Occupied Germany

Remscheid belonged to RPD Düsseldorf, PLZ 22a, in the British Zone of occupation.

Remscheid 1

Early Usage REMSCHEID 1 b 05.7.45.-13
REMSCHEID 1 a 25.9.45.-17
Fragment REMSCHEID 1 c 07.2.46.-13

Remscheid 6

REMSCHEID 6 o 4.2.46.-12

Postmarks in German Empire

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Lüttringhausen is a district (17.108 inhabitants end of 2008) of Remscheid.

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Circle in 1874.

The Prussian LÜTTRINGHAUSEN post office used the code 899, Kreis of Lennep, district of Düsseldorf.

Postmarks in North German Confederation (1868-1871)


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The REMSCHEID-HASTEN post office opened in January 1864.

Frame REMSCHEID-HASTEN in 1868 on a stationery cut.

Postmarks in Prussia Rhineland province

REMSCHEID Kreis used a Postal code 1228 in Düsseldorf district.