Sosnowiec

Fischer 1-5 | Michel 1-5 (see I. Ausgaben 1915-1919) | Year of issue 1916

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The city seal of Sosnowiec

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The city seal of Sosnowiec
(a cancellation with date and time was used by the Germans)

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The city seal of Sosnowiec overprinted with a vertical bar

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The city seal of Sosnowiec overprinted with a vertical bar
(a cancellation with date and time was used by the Germans)


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A triangular stamp with the city seal of Sosnowiec in a circle, without denomination


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Glossary

Sosnowiec (also called Sosnowice) is a town near Katowice in south Poland.

Only Germans were allowed to use the date and time cancellations. On 24 July 1916, a triangular closing label was used as local stamp until the abolition of town mail on 6 August 1916.

Translations

Stadt Sosnowice is German for: City of Sosnowice.
Miasto Sosnowiec = City of Sosnowiec.
Kop. is an abbreviation of Kopecks (Russian currency).

See also

Cancellations of Sosnowiec stamps

Weblinks

Sosnowiec