Sneek (NL)

From Stamps of the World
Loading map...

Sneek is a city southwest of Leeuwarden and seat of the former municipality of Sneek in the province of Friesland (Netherlands). As for 2011 it is part of the municipality Súdwest Fryslân. The city has approximately 33,000 inhabitants. Sneek is situated in Southwest-Friesland, close to the Sneekermeer and is well known for its canals, the Waterpoort (Watergate, the symbol of the city), and watersport (Sneekweek). Sneek is one of the Friese elf steden for iceskating (Eleven cities).

Read more @

Postmark Examples

Postmark Sneek, 1852. First issue of the Netherlands. Stampset Stampset.png
Coded Postal Obliterator nr 99 (= Sneek). c.1872. Stampset Stampset.png
Postmark Sneek 1873. Stampset Stampset.png
Postmark Sneek, 1882. Stampset Stampset.png
Postmark SNEEK 1888. Stampset Stampset.png
Postal Order Stamp Sneek 1894. Stampset Stampset.png
Coded Postal Obliterator nr 99 (= Sneek). c.1891. Stampset Stampset.png
Postmark Sneek, 1899. Stampset Stampset.png
Postmark Sneek, 1900. Stampset Stampset.png
Postmark Sneek, 1907. Stampset Stampset.png
Postmark Sneek, 1916. Stampset Stampset.png
Cancel SNEEK 1928 on roller issue of 1927, depicting Queen Wilhelmina
This cancelation is from a BuBa or Business Balie (in English: Business Counter or Business Point). This kind of office is mostly located in an industrial/commercial area where business mail is collected and handled. The company dealing with this mail is Royal TNT, sometimes called TNT Post or TNT Express or PostNL

Meter cancels

Meter Cancel SNEEK 1980
Meter Cancel SNEEK 1984
Meter Cancel SNEEK 1984
Meter Cancel SNEEK 1989