District of LILLE.
District of LILLE counted 30 post offices from 1852 to 1876.
was the most important District in a postal point of view.
It was the only District where a post office (LILLE) had district post
offices (FIVES, MOULINLILLE, LILLE ST MARTIN, WAZEMMES). Most of these
post offices were formerly independant.Indeed, in 1857, the city of
LILLE need place to grow outside here fortifications.This growth need
the annexation of some neighbourg towns.
It is not a very easy District to collect.Except
LINSELLES,LOOS, WAMBRECHIES, all the post office stations are difficult.
The late main post offices like BAUVIN, LOMME, THUMERIES are
The linear stamps in association with the small figures cancels
(FOURNES, HALLUIN, TEMPLEUVE) are scarce too.
Special mention to the type 22 of FIVES: never seen!
List of post offices in the
District of LILLE: