Austria-Empire 1890 Definitives - Emperor Franz Josef I

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  • Issue Date: 1 September 1890
  • Designed by:
  • Engraving by:
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process: Typography or Engraving (Gulden values) on granite paper
  • Perforations: various
  • Watermark: none
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 50-62, Yvert 46-57, 59

Portrait of Franz-Joseph in oval, for use in Cisleithania countries (see Category:Austria-Empire). The 1 to 15 kreuzer values have been printed on 3 different papers, transparent until 1894.

Unused stamps

1 kr
2 kr
5 kr
10 kr
12 kr
15 kr
50 kr

Used stamps

2 kr Fingerhut at RAASE, Czech Silesia. Transparent paper in 1892, Mi51x.
2 kr circle at NIEDERLINDEWIESE Czech Silesia
2 kr circle at JCICI in 1899 in Croatia.
3 kr in 1899 in Vienna, with Expedition 6-7N.

5 kreuzer

Antiqua Fingerhut at LOPATYN in Ukraine.
Circle at BESKO in Poland
Circle at LOBZOW in 1894 in Poland.
Circle at EINSIEDEL in 1895 in Czechia

10 - 12 kr

12 kr used in Ukraine.

15 - 30 kr

15 kr lilac, circle at SOLOTWINA in 1894 in Ukraine.
15 kr reddish-lilac, Schraffen at CLES in 1897 in Italy.
20 kr in 1891
24 kr
30 kr

50 kr

50 kr
50 kr at BIELITZ BAHNHOF in 1891 in Poland.

Gulden values

1 Gulden blue in Vienna.
2 Gulden carmine, bilingual at ZADAR in 1890 in Croatia.