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German States are also listed here.

German States
State First Issue Sequence # Notes
Baden 1st May 1851 6
Bavaria 1st November 1849 1
Bergdorf 1st November 1861 16
Bremen 10th April 1855 12
Brunswick 1st January 1852 8
Hamburg 1st January 1859 14
Hanover 1st December 1850 5
Holstein 1st March 1864 17
Lübeck 1st January 1859 15
Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1st July 1856 13
Mecklenburg-Strelitz 1st October 1864 19
North German Confederation 1st January 1868 20, a, b
Oldenburg 5th January 1852 9
Prussia 15th November 1850 3
Saxony 29th June 1850 2
Schleswig 10 March 1864 18
Schleswig-Holstein 15th November 1850 4
Thurn & Taxis, North and South 29th January 1852 10 & 11
Württenberg 15th October 1851 7

German Colonies
Colony ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Cameroun (Kamerun) 327 14th April 1897 4  
Caroline Islands 348 12th October 1899 7  
German East Africa 295 1st July 1893 1  
German New Guinea 322 1897 2  
German South-West Africa 325 March 1897 3  
Kiauchau        
Mariana Islands 349 18th November 1899    
Marshall Islands 328 28th May 1897 5  
Samoa        
Togo 329 June 1897 6  

German Offices Abroad
Location ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
         
         
China 332 1st March 1898 2  
         
         
         
Morocco 350 20th December 1899 3  
         
         
         
Turkey 216 25th January 1884 1  
         
         
         
         
         

German Occupation Issues
Location First Issue Sequence # Notes
Albania 1943    
Alsace and Lorraine 10th September 1870 3  
       
Estonia WW1 4th March 1918    
Estonia WW2 1941    
       
Holstein 1st March 1864 1  
Latvia WW1 1919    
Latvia WW2 July 1941    
Lithuania WW1 1916
Lithuania WW2 23rd June 1941
Luxembourg 1st October 1940    
Macedonia 28th October 1944    
Montenegro 22nd November 1943
Poland (WW1) 12th May 1915    
Poland (WW2) 1st December 1939    
Schleswig 10th March 1864 2  
Serbia 5th June 1941    
Slovenia 5th January 1944
       
       
       
       
Ukraine 14th November 1943    
       

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