Austria-Empire 1863 Newspaper

From Stamps of the World


  • Issue Date: 1863
  • Print Process: Typography on embossed paper
  • Perforations: Imperforate
  • Watermark: ZEITUNGS-MARKEN since 1 June 1864
  • Catalogue Michel N°29

Double-eagle, various grey-lilac shades. Valid until 31 August 1869 in most provinces. Truly used are less frequent than unused.


Lilac (1.05 kr) unused

Used stamps

The shades are the result of ageing; stamps were printed violet (Ferchenbauer).

Grey used in Poland.
Grey brown,decorated DC at SZOMOLNOK in Slovakia.

Lilac shades

Linear in frame at MYSLENICE in Poland
Linear at PODHORCE in Ukraine.
Circle at Krzeszowice (PL) in Poland
Lilac used in Slovakia.
Lilac used at Zrenjanin (RS) in Serbia.
Lilac decorated circle at Uhniv (UA) in Ukraine.