Austria-Empire 1899 Definitives - Emperor Franz Josef I
From Stamps of the World
- Issue Date: December 1899
- Printed by:
- Print Process: Typography (Kronen engraved) on granite paper without varnish bars.
- Perforations: various
- Watermark: none
Portrait of Franz-Joseph, figures on coloured motive, for use in Cisleithania countries. New currency Heller (1/2 kreuzer) - Kronen enforced on 1 January 1900. 15 values valid until 31 October 1908. Unused stamps are less common.
To be distinguished from the 1901 issue with varnish bars protection.