German Colonies Philatelic Mail

by W. E. Davis and J. K. Doyle

Colonial Mail Created for Collectors

 

In 1974, Ludwing Meyer wrote an article for Vorlaufer (8:18-21) entitled “Colonial Mail Created for Collectors”. Norman Clowes extended this listing of philatelic addresses in 1980 in his article “Colonial Mail Created for Collectors Second edition” (Vorlaufer 46:8-10) Col. Davis was working on another updated at the time of his death in 1983. In 1980 Kevin Doyle added a few more names ot the list (Vorlaufer 80:424-426).
Name Address Area
Allemagne, H J Vladivostock, Russia GNG
Antelmann, Bruno Berlin PPO postcards
Arnould, Adrien Aurnhammer, Heinrich Metz

Treuchtlinger or Weissenburg a S.

general Lamu
Becker, Frank G Marshall Islands
Beddin, A Hannover general
Berdoz, Alfred Bergmann (Apothecary) Lucerne, Switzerland general general
Bickel, Otto Munchen Samoa, GNG
Blatter, Fr. Berne, Switzerland Occupation
Bohmer, Alfred Bollinger, A Oppeln

Bushs‐Aarau Switzerland

GEA (Marangu), GSWA Togo Occupation
Bom, Carl Leipzig general (overfranked)
Bridge, P Ipswich, England Togo Occupation
Bronnie,Heinrich Brown,J Amani Institute GEA New York, NY GEA wartime
Buess, K F Pforzheim general
Burmester, H W & Co Hamburg general
Busch, Herbert Cooper, W A GSWA

San Francisco, USA

GSWA 1915‐23

Samoa

Dahmann, Hans Neutassfurt Kamerun
Dahmann, Johannes Charlottenburg general (normal franking)
Deutsche Kolonialhaus Dittmer, Max Bertin Hamburg PPO postcards GNG
Ditz, Wilhelm Lubeck general
Domnick, Capt. Mrs C Marshall Islands, Atollpost
Dorn, Max Etscheit.D Hamburg general     Karolinen, Atollpost
Eucken, C Fr Ostfriesland general, ship letters
Eurich, Dr Frankfurt general
Ewens, Messrs

Fabricus, Oblt. Der Gerichrat

London, England Darmstadt Occupation NWPI occupation (Pacific area)
Fabricus Oblt zur See S M S Condor occupation (Pacific area)
Feldwebel, Janczyk Mundeck Kamerun (ove franked)
Foster, Rev R Freyse, Gustav Malvern, England Hannover occupation (general) general (overfranked)
Fritz, C Jrl Alzey Marianen
Fry,Maj J‐P Rabaul GNG occupation (Pacific area)
Fulnfstuck, Max

Germania Ring (Collectors Society)

Dresden Berlin general general
Goetze, Alfred Muansa GEA GEA (overfranked)
Grecht, J Basel, Switzerland Samoa Occupation
Grosvenor, Mrs Gulenken London, England Kusaie Wartime General Karolinen
Hecht, Bruno Eisfeld general
Hentschel Muskau general mixed, double franking
Hertzog, Rudolph Heyde, Leutnant Berlin general general
Heyne,E (Miss E H) Marshall Islands
Huch, Hauptmann Wiesbaden general, China GSrH I
Jeschke, Captain Kalz, August  

Wilmersdorf/ Berlin

Marshall Islands general
Kaspar, Sanitats Sgt GEA (overfranked)
Kiderlen,Paul Ulm Morocco
Kinze, fulius Knopf, Dr. Med Kotschenbroda/Dreden Goldberg general (overfranked) African colonies
Kay, Mrs Paula Bohemia general (normal franking)
Kdster, Pau Leipzig general
Kohler, Oswald Kosack, Philipp Colditz Berlin general general
Kronik, Anton Wien, Austria general, Picture postcards
Landgraf, F A Chemnitz general (overfranked)
Ichman, Alfred Liebert, Hermann Paris, France Erlau Kamerun, Togo Occupation China, GEA
Mahlstedt, August Hamburg general (overfranked)
Mahlstedt, Th Hamburg Samoa
Manneschmidt, Gouv. Sckretir Marsh, Oswald  

London, England

GEA (overfranked) GNG Occupation
Maus, Oberleutnant D J China, Kiautschou, double frankings
Metz, A M Nurnberg general (overfranked)
Meyer, Herman Meyer, Postmeister W Domnit/Elbe Hannover‐Hainholz general Samoa
Morbitz, H Dresden Marianen
Norenberg, B Bilstein general
Noske, Curt R Pabst, H Borna/Leipzig Wiesbaden general(usually normal franking) China, Kiautschou
Pfaff, S Bremen general (overfranked)
Plocke, Franz Berlin general
Pope, E H Rathsack, Albert Rhyl, United Kingdom Togo Occupation GEA (overfranked)
Redwitz, Ferd Stuttgart general (Pacific Area)
Reiahard, Fred Berne, Switzerland occupation
Reuss, Apoth Richter, Georg Schorndorf Berlin Pacific Area China
Roesener, R Mainz Lamu, GNG
Rtekholt, Prof Dr. K general, GSWA
Ruf, Willy

von Salzmann, General

Rabaul GNG Wesel occupation (Pacific area) China, GWSA
Schecker, Adolf Hameln Postal Stationery
Schierhom, Friederich Erfurt general
Schmidt,R S M S Mowe GNG

Originally published in Vorlaufer #108 December 2013. Used by permission of The German Colonies Collectors Group,
Daniel Warren Editor