Saturday, 27 May 2017
Germany - Saarbrücken - Philatelie-Shop (datestamp)
Deutsche Post has established special philately windows in 26 major post offices throughout the country. Each uses a datestamp with the letters 'ps' in it to distinguish it from normal datestamps. The letters ps stand for Philatelie-shop.
The Philatelie-Shop in Saarbrücken can be found in the shopping mall just opposite central station. The address for postmark requests is: Am Hauptbahnhof 16-18, 66111 Saarbrücken, Germany. Opening hours: Mo-Fr 9.00-18.00 h., Sat 9.00-13.00 h.
For the envelope I used the new definitive 90 cent stamp from the flower series, issued on 11 May 2017 that I bought at the Philatelie-Shop in Essen on the first day of issue. The priority label was put there by the Philatelie-Shop.
Date sent: 11 May 2017
Date postmark: 13 May 2017
Date received: 16 May 2017
Number of days: 5
Envelope in collection: 53