Bulgaria 1896 Postal Cards Prince Boris III

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Issued in 1896 with the imprinted heraldic lion issue of 1889. The cards were issued to commemorate the baptism of Prince Boris III. Boris III would become King and Tsar of Bulgaria, following the abdication of his father Ferdinand I. Boris himself would go on to figure in WWII. More at Boris III of Bulgaria The cards were issued in a variety of values and colours.

UPU Postal Cards[edit]

Mint 5 Stotinki Green - Design in Light Blue. Internal Postal Card. Date in Bulgarian. For use within Bulgaria.
Used 5 Stotinki Green - Design in Salmon Pink. Postmarked Sofia - local postcard rate. Internal Postal Card. Date in Bulgarian.
Mint 10 Stotinki Red - Design in Violet. Postmarked Sofia - International rate UPU Postal Card. Date in French.
Used 10 Stotinki Red - Design in Burnt Umber. Postmarked Sofia to Germany. UPU Postal Card. Date in French. International postcard rate.