Wuppertal-Elberfeld (DE)

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Elberfeld is a municipal subdivision of the German city of Wuppertal; it was an independent town until 1929, with 173.235 inhabitants at the time. Now in the Stadtbezirke Elberfeld, Elberfeld-West and Uellendahl-Katernberg.

See other page Wuppertal (DE) for Wuppertal history before 1929.

Postmarks Examples

Federal Republic of Germany

Meter cancels (all periods)

Wuppertal-ELBERFELD Meter cancel 1938
Wuppertal-ELBERFELD-1 Meter cancel 1964

Allied Occupied Germany Postmarks

WUPPERTAL-ELBERFELD 1 a 14.3.46.-17-18
WUPPERTAL-ELBERFELD 6 a 26.4.46

Special Cancels

Commemorative cancel in 22-23 Jun 1946.

Cards and Covers

WUPPERTAL-ELBERFELD 2te PHILATELISTEN-TAGUNG 22-23 Juni 1946

German Empire Postmarks

Horseshoe on the small shield 1872 issue.
Hufeisen on the large shield 1872 issue.
Bridges ELBERFELD in 1902.
Bridge at ELBERFELD 2 in 1906.
Straightline cancel
ELBERFELD 1 in 1920
Bridges at ELBERFELD 2 end 1922.
ELBERFELD during the 1923 inflation.
Bridge ELBERFELD in 1927.

Cover

Commercial cover to Vohwinkel with 25 M on 23-12-22.

Postmarks in Prussia Rhineland province

ELBERFELD Kreis used a Postal code 373, District Düsseldorf.

Covers

Cover from Elberfeld to Constantinopel with 7 Sgr in railway HOLZMÜNDEN-DÜSSELDORF in February 1867. Sold 2,000 SF in 2000.