Wunsiedel (DE)

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Wunsiedel is the seat of the district of Wunsiedel in Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, in northeast Bavaria. The town (9,203 inhabitants end 2015) became well known for its annual Luisenburg Festival.

It used stamps issued by the Bavaria (Bayern) State until 1920.

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Germany Bundespost


Meter cancels

Meter cancel 2006

Allied Occupation

To be confirmed.

German Empire era

Bavaria State era

Until 31 March 1920.

A post office opened in 1810. W. used numerals 398 and 600 (since 1856ca) within a mill wheel (Mühlrad).

Fingerhut on the first issue (1949, Mi4I). Sold 3,100 DM in 1983.
DC on the Republic Freistaat Bayern in 1919.

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