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

LAMENSTEIN - Type 1c - District name KREIS DIRSCHAU. Type 3. Became a Poststelle under Praust from 1st. October 1938.

LANGENAU - Type 2b - District name Kreis DANZIGER HOHE. Type 3. Became a Poststelle under Praust from 1st. October 1938.

LIESSAU - Type 2d. - District name WEICHSEL. Type 3. Seen in bright violet in September 1922

LOEBLAU - No postmarks yet seen.

MARIENAU - Type 1c - District name KREIS MARIENBURG WESTPR. Type 3.

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

MEISTERSWALDE - Type 2a.  -  -  Type 3. Both occur in violet during 1922-3. Became a Poststelle under Praust on 1st. October1938.

MIELENZ - Opened on 1st. October 1922 to replace Kleinmontau. Used Type 3 only.
NEUKIRCH - Type 2b - District name Kreis MARIENB. WPR. Type 3. Michel lists Neukirch as a Poststelle under Schoeneberg

NEUMUNSTERBERG - Type 1c - District name WEICHSEL-HAFF-KANAL. Type 3.

NEUTEICH - Type 2b - District name WESTPR. Code letter a, after WESTPR. Type 3. Without code letter and also with code A.

NICHELSWALDE - Type 2a.  -  -  Type 3.

OHRA - Postmark as Type 3, but base reads Kreis DANZIGER HÖHE. This mark was Probably taken over from the German authorities, as the earliest date I have is 29th. July 1920. It may well have served as the basis for the standard Danzig type 3. The “H” of OHRA is 2-3/4mm. tall and 2-1/2 mm. wide. Type 3. The “H” is 2-3/4 mm. tall and 3 mm. wide. Type 3, with code letter A. The “H” is 3-1/2 mm. tall and 2-3/4 mm. wide. From 1934, probably at the beginning of the year, Ohra became part of the Danzig metropolitan area and used postmarks inscribed DANZIG-OHRA. The earliest date I have for these is April 1934 and the latest date I have for an OHRA postmark is October 1933.

OLIVA - Type 2d - District name WESTPR. Code letter a, after WESTPR. Type 3, code letters c and d.  During 1926, Oliva became part of the Danzig metropolitan area, using postmarks inscribed DANZIG-OLIVA. The earliest date I have for these is September 1926 and the latest for OLIVA is January 1926.

OLIVA - GLETTKAU - Type 1c - District name WESTPR. Michel lists this office as a Poststelle under Danzig-Oliva.

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

PALSCHAU - Type 1a - With time at base.  -  -  Type 3.

 

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


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