Saxony 1863 - 1867 Coat of Arms

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Description

  • Issue Dates : 1 July 1863 - 1867
  • Designed by : von Giesecke and Devrient, Leipzig
  • Printed by : idem
  • Print Process : Embossed typography (with relief)
  • Perforations : 13
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 14-19, Yvert 13-19
  • Valid until 31 December 1867

6 values (3 Pfennige to 5 Neugroschen). Shades.

Unused stamps

3 Pf Mi14
1/2 NGr usual orange shade Mi15c

Oval design

1 NGr rose Mi16
2 NGr blue Mi17
3 NGr reddish-brown Mi18a
5 NGr grey-lilac Mi19d
5 NGr brown-grey Mi19e

Used stamps

3 Pfennige

Grid 18 at Grossenhain (DE) Mi14a
DC in 1864 Mi14
Green, frame at Leipzig (DE) Mi14a

1/2 Neu-groschen

The orange shades are difficult to distinguish.

DC at MEISSEN in 1864 Mi15a
Grid 11 at Altenburg (Thuringia) Mi15
Grid 108 at Wilsdruff (DE) Mi15c
Red-orange, frame cancel at AUERBACH in 1866. Mi15a.
Orange, DC cancel at CHEMNITZ in 1866. Mi15c.
Late use of frame at Meerane (DE). Mi15c

1 - 2 Neu-groschen

1 NGr carmine rose, grid 13 at Schneeberg (DE)
1 NGr, grid 96 at Neusalza-Spremberg (DE)
1 Ngr lilac-rose, grid 145 at Goessnitz (DE) (Thuringia)
1 Ngr rose, frame cancel in 1866. Mi16.
1 Ngr rose, DC at BAUTZEN in 1868.
2 Ngr grid 95 at Muegeln (DE) Mi17
2 Ngr blue, DC in 1864 Mi17

3 Neu-groschen

3 NGr red brown, grid 18 at Grossenhain (DE) Mi18a
3 Ngr brown, grid 17 at Glauchau (DE) Mi18b
3 Ngr brown, 1863 (?) DC at ANNABERG Mi18b
3 Ngr brown, 1864 DC at CHEMNITZ Mi18b
3 Ngr, 1866 DC at LEIPZIG
Frame in 1866 at DRESDEN

5 Neu-groschen

Shades!

5 NGr violet (lilac), grid 19 at Meissen (DE) Mi19b
5 Ngr grey-blue Mi19a See Leipzig (DE) for more postmarks
5 Ngr grey-blue at LEIPZIG P.E. in 1866 Mi19a

Covers

Lattice 11 on a 1863 issue Saxony 1/2 Ngr stamp and ALTENBURG DC postmark (Thuringia), sent to RONNEBURG (District of Saxony-Altenburg).
1 & 2 Neugroschen Mi16-17 (issue 1863) used in ZWICKAU BAHNHOF in 1867.