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PASEWARK - Type 1c - District name DANZIGER NIEDERUNG.  Type 3

PIECKEL - Type 1b - District name KREIS MARIENBURG WESTPR.  Type 3.

SCHIEWENHORST - Type 1c - District name DANZIGER NIEDERUNG.

PRAUST 1 — Type 2a — The 1 is between two stars in the base.  Type 3

PRAUST 2 - Type 1a - District number 2 above date. Time at the base.  Type 3.

PROBBEPNAU - No postmarks seen. Pröbbernau was incorporated into Germany (East Prussia) on 24th. December 1920, but Danzig stamps remained valid until 31st. March 1921. Billig records the district name as Frische Nehrung.

RAMBELTSCH - No postmarks yet seen. This office closed on 3Oth. June 1921. Billig records the district name as Kreis Dirchau.
SCHIEWENHORST - Type 1c - District name DANZIGER NIEDERUNG.  Type 3.

SCHNBAUM - Type 2a.  -  -  Type 3.

SCHOENEBERG - Type 2b - District name WEICHSEL.  Type 3.

SCHWINTSCH-HINTERFELD - Type lc - SCHWINTSCH at top, HINTERFELD under the segment. Type 3, variant a, name in two lines. Became a Poststelle under Praust on lst. October l938

SIMONSDORF - Type 2b - District name WESTPR.  Type 3.

SOBBOWITZ - Type 2d - District name Kreis DIRSCHAU.  Type 3.

STANGENWALDE - Type 1c - District name WESTPR.  Type 3. Occurs in both black and dark violet.
STEEGEN - Type 1b - District name DANZIGER NIEDERUNG.  Type 3.
STRASCHIN-PRANGSCHIN - Type 1b - STRASCHIN at top, PRANGSCHIN across centre.
Type 3, Variant a, name in two lines.
STRIPPAU - Type 1c - District name KREIS BERENT.  Type 3.

STUTTHOF - Type 2b — District name Danziger Niederung. No stars.  Type 3 — Without code letter and also with code letter a.

 TIEGENHAGEN - Type 3 is the only postmark yet encountered. Michel lists Tiegenhagen as a Poststelle under Tiegenhof.

TIEGENHOF - Type 1a - Without time in the base.
Type 2a - One example only found, dated March 1924.
Type 2c - With code letter b.
Type 3 - No code letter. Diameter 29 mm. Time in 12-hour system.
Type 3 - With code letter A. Diameter 28 mm. Time expressed in 24-hour system. Earliest date seen 7th. March 1934.

TIEGENORT - Type 2a.  -  -  Type 3.

TRUTENAU - Type lb - District name DANZIGER NIEDERUNG. This office closed on 3Oth. November 1923

WERNERSDORF - Type 2a.  -  -  Type 3.

 

Danzig Report   Nr. 8 - March - April - 1976, Page 9.


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