World Postmarks Identification Help please!

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and wrote: 20 Apr 2023 02:41
David Benson wrote: 20 Apr 2023 01:31 It is the mark of the local letter carrier (postman),

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Hello David,
If that is the case, the Postman would also have written the text.
Text and "Posthorn" are exactly in same color of ink.
I think the "Posthorn" is an internal Company identification
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The text is written by a typewriter using a textile ribbon on the machine.
Not by some handstamp.
Violet colour was very average back then and is just coincidence.
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Its not know that in German Reich ,a Postman confirms the delivery of a "Eilbote" Postcard with a Posthorn stamp.
If so, I would like ,please,to see another example of a Postcard or Letter.
And finally ,if such Posthorn stamp was real in use, to confirm the delivery ,how do you call that in the German Philetelic jargon??Maybe .....
Postbotelieferungsnachweisstempel??

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and wrote: 20 Apr 2023 02:41
David Benson wrote: 20 Apr 2023 01:31 It is the mark of the local letter carrier (postman),

David B.
Hello David,
If that is the case, the Postman would also have written the text.
Text and "Posthorn" are exactly in same color of ink.
I think the "Posthorn" is an internal Company identification
Mark.
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I wonder how a writing machine can have the same ink of a pad used for manual marks....

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Thanks for all the help David, Mark ,ligneN and andy66.

:) Some helpful information, I originally thought it was a postage meter like the earlier rare Norway types below. I will go with it being a mark from the letter carrier :D .
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andy66 wrote: 20 Apr 2023 05:32
and wrote: 20 Apr 2023 02:41
David Benson wrote: 20 Apr 2023 01:31 It is the mark of the local letter carrier (postman),

David B.
Hello David,
If that is the case, the Postman would also have written the text.
Text and "Posthorn" are exactly in same color of ink.
I think the "Posthorn" is an internal Company identification
Mark.
Best Regards.
I wonder how a writing machine can have the same ink of a pad used for manual marks....

:?
Finally it's easy Luigi!!
Because all Germans in that time used for their correspondence "VOLKSTINTE". Volkstinde was a success story like the "VOLKSEMPFÄNGER" and later "VOLKSWAGEN" .The famous so-called "VOLKSPRODUKTE".
Germans were in that time very inventive and Iam sure you know that.
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and wrote: 20 Apr 2023 19:55
andy66 wrote: 20 Apr 2023 05:32
and wrote: 20 Apr 2023 02:41
David Benson wrote: 20 Apr 2023 01:31 It is the mark of the local letter carrier (postman),

David B.
Hello David,
If that is the case, the Postman would also have written the text.
Text and "Posthorn" are exactly in same color of ink.
I think the "Posthorn" is an internal Company identification
Mark.
Best Regards.
I wonder how a writing machine can have the same ink of a pad used for manual marks....

:?
Finally it's easy Luigi!!
Because all Germans in that time used for their correspondence "VOLKSTINTE". Volkstinde was a success story like the "VOLKSEMPFÄNGER" and later "VOLKSWAGEN" .The famous so-called "VOLKSPRODUKTE".
Germans were in that time very inventive and Iam sure you know that.
The express card dates from1913. No Volkssomething and Nzee-products on the horizon.
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Hi all, can anyone assist or point me in the right Web page direction for the below :?:
I thought maybe a railway cancel or telecom.
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Micky wrote: 24 Jan 2022 17:57 Good afternoon all.

A recent purchase . Boston, this one has R.CROSS in the inner circle, Is it rail crossing :?: or am I miles off the target. I've been unsuccessfull in google search.

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Number-O-Ne wrote: 14 Jan 2024 07:18
Micky wrote: 24 Jan 2022 17:57 Good afternoon all.

A recent purchase . Boston, this one has R.CROSS in the inner circle, Is it rail crossing :?: or am I miles off the target. I've been unsuccessfull in google search.

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R Cross = Roxbury Crossing Station of Boston.
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Hi all, here is another new one for me.

I have put the front and back together as one picture hope this is ok. Does anyone know what the second image represents, large C with day & month with year below, maybe just a Censor date stamp thought I ask anyway.
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Micky,

My understanding is that the red large C is a New York delivery datestamp.
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AMark wrote: 21 May 2024 05:59 Micky,

My understanding is that the red large C is a New York delivery datestamp.
Ok cool, I wouldn't have worked that out, thanks AMark. :)
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Good evening all, below cancel I believe is Nanyuki of Kenya, I have been unable to locate anything on a unframed type (due to my location and limited search with no google).
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A google search says “Nanyuki is a town in central Kenya. It's known as a gateway to Mount Kenya and the wilderness of Mount Kenya National Park.”

Google images suggest it as a very small rural town.
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Rockyman44 wrote: 21 Jun 2024 03:02 A google search says “Nanyuki is a town in central Kenya. It's known as a gateway to Mount Kenya and the wilderness of Mount Kenya National Park.”

Google images suggest it as a very small rural town.
Thats more than I could find, thanks Rockyman44 :)
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Kenya Post Offices,

https://www.pbbooks.com/cr27.htm

Nanyuki 1920 0n01 37e04

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Thank you David :D , website now bookmarked.
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Would love some help on this.
I know it is South Georgia and I believe it to be 1933 (or possibly 1932)
But I'd love it if anyone can help me pin this date down!!!!
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I'm going for the year 1932, but the rest of the date eludes me.
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Possibly 13 DEC 1932?????
I have straightened it so the postmark is horizontal.
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I like 12 DEC 1932.

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From Wikipedia
The ship's maiden voyage took place from December 1929 to May 1931 and consisted of a hydrographic survey of the South Sandwich Islands. From October 1932 until May 1933 she operated in the Antarctic, calling at South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Similar voyages took place from 1934 to 1939 during which she supplied the British Graham Land expedition. Her last voyage before the onset of war was from September 1937 to May 1939. In December 1935 and January 1936, the ship was involved in a successful rescue of American polar explorer and aviator Lincoln Ellsworth and his English copilot Herbert Hollick-Kenyon after their aircraft ditched in the Ross Sea near the Bay of Whales
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Thanks all.

I also found this info on another google search, so I think we are on the money with the date.

Now to figure how it got to Australia!!!!!!!
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