Thurn and Taxis 1852-1858

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Description

  • Issue Dates: 1 January 1852 - 1858
  • Designed by: C. Naumann
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process: Typo on coloured paper
  • Perforations: none
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 1-10, Yvert 1-6, 32-35

First issue. The distance between stamps was so small that (partially) cut stamps are common.

SilberGroschen currency

1/4 Sgr issue, red-brown 1854 sub-issue, unused Mi1
1/4 Sgr issue 1854, rings 248 at Vacha, Thuringia, sold 260 SF in 1998. Mi1
1/3 on grey-brown issue 1858
1/2 on grey-green issue 1852
1 Sgr on deep blue, DC at RINTELN in November 1852 Mi4
DC at BLANKENHAIN (Thuringia) in 1852.
2 Sgr on rose, 4 Rings Mi5
2 Sgr with margin, 4 Rings 38 at Lichtenau, Hesse. Sold 240 SF in 1998. Mi5
3 Sgr on yellow, unused Mi6

New colour in December 1853

1 Sgr on pale blue, used 291 at Gera. Mi11

Covers

3 Sgr at HANAU on a 22 NOV 1852 cover. Note the 2 different postmarks.
1 Sgr (1853) & 1/4 Sgr (1854) on cover to Marburg, with 4 rings 25 & circle with year 1859 at GREBENSTEIN. Sold 320 SF in 1998.
Mixed franking in 1860 with a 1/2 Sgr issue 1852 & 1 Sgr of 1853.
3 Sgr issue 1852, on cover from IENA to Hungary in 1861, CHARGE, RECOMANDIRT. Sold 700 SF in 2000.

Kreuzer currency

1k on green, unused Mi7
3k, first issue day 1 JAN 1852.
3k luxus with page corner, circle in 1852 at Bingen. Mi8
3k on deep blue, used 220. Mi8
6k on pale rose, linear used at MAINZ. Mi9
6k on pale rose, used 175 at Ems. Mi9
9k on yellow, used 104 at Darmstadt. Mi10

New colour in December 1853

3 kr on grey-blue, used 134 at Mainz. Mi12

Covers

DC on 3 & 1 kr in 1853 (Mi8&7) from WORMS to Offenbach. Sold 300 SF in 1998.