Villingen-Schwenningen (DE)

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Villingen-Schwenningen is a city (81,128 inhabitants end 2013) in the Schwarzwald-Baar district in southern Baden-Württemberg, Germany, created in 1972. Historically on the border of Grand Duchy of Baden (Villingen) and in the Kingdom of Württemberg, at an altitude of 704 m.

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Postmarks in Germany

Postmarks in German Empire

After 31 December 1871.

Circles at VILLINGEN in 1874.
Bridges at VILLINGEN *(BADEN)b in 1922.
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Schwenningen

Bridge at SCHWENNINGEN (NECKAR)g in 1924.
Circle at SCHWENNINGEN (NECKAR) in 1933.

Postmarks of Grand Duchy of Baden

VILLINGEN was a District, code 148. Sub-offices (Postablagen) were opened at KLENGEN, KÖNIGSFELD (im Schwarzwald), MARBACH and MÖNCHWEILER. The postmark DE VILLINGE is known since 1773 (DE VILLINGEN in 1785).