Postmarks of Lower Saxony

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Postmarks or cancellations placed in the territory of the modern federal state (Land) of Lower Saxony (Germany).

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Information based on Hans Grobe Handbuch (1975)

Before the Empire of Germany[edit]

Kingdom of Hanover (Königreich Hannover)[edit]

Blue cancellations were in use in the Kingdom of Hanover since 1852.

Duchy of Brunswick (Herzogtum Braunschweig)[edit]

Own post authority (Posthoheit) before 1868.

Grand-duchy of Oldenburg (Grossherzogtum Oldenburg)[edit]

Own post authority (Posthoheit) before 1868.

During the Empire of Germany (Deutsches Reich)[edit]


  1. Altdeutschland Spezial-Katalog und Handbuch, Hans GROBE, 1975, p.164.

Web links[edit]

See for Postmarks in the Kingdom of Hanover.