Austria 1922 - Corn

From Stamps of the World

Description

  • Issue Date : January to November 1922
  • Designed by : W. Dachauer (1881-1951)
  • Print Process : Typography
  • Perforations : 12½

First issue of the Republic of Austria. Symbols of Agriculture Sc, Corn symbol SG Wheat The Stamps of Austria - M C Zinsmeister - Van dahl 1958

Whilst traditionally referred to as the Corn issue, the set actually features an ear of Wheat.

See also:
Austria 1920 -1921 Coat of Arms
Austria 1922 - Hammer
Austria 1922 - Women head

Stamps

Mint (unused)

1/2 Kr issue January 1922
2 1/2 Kr issue January 1922
7 1/2 Kr issue January 1922
12 1/2 Kr issue January 1922
15 Kr issue May 1922
20 Kr issue May 1922
25 Kr issue May 1922
100 Kr issue August 1922
120 Kr issue August 1922
150 Kr issue August 1922
160 Kr issue September 1922
180 Kr issue August 1922
200 Kr issue September 1922
240 Kr issue August 1922
300 Kr issue August 1922
400 Kr issue November 1922
500 Kr issue September 1922, valid until 30 June 1925.
600 Kr issue September 1922
700 Kr issue December 1924
800 Kr issue December 1924

Used

1/2 Kr issue January 1922
2 1/2 Kr issue January 1922
7 1/2 Kr issue January 1922
12 1/2 Kr issue January 1922
15 Kr issue May 1922
20 Kr issue May 1922
25 Kr issue May 1922
100 Kr issue August 1922
120 Kr issue August 1922
150 Kr issue August 1922
160 Kr issue September 1922, 1923 cancel.
180 Kr issue August 1922, 1923 cancel, valid until 1 October 1923.
200 Kr issue September 1922
240 Kr issue August 1922
300 Kr issue August 1922
400 Kr issue November 1922
500 Kr issue September 1922, valid until 30 June 1925. Used at Leoben (AT) in 1923.
500 Kr used in June 1924, railway to Innsbruck (AT) .
600 Kr issue September 1922
700 Kr issue December 1924
800 Kr issue December 1924

Shades

The Netto catalogue lists the following shades for some values.

12 1/2 Kr, olive-grey
normal
12 1/2 Kr, dark olive-green
240 Kr, violet
normal
240 Kr, deep purple
400 Kr, dark green
400 Kr, gray-green
400 Kr, light green

Varieties

7 1/2 Kr, blot to right of numeral
12 1/2 Kr, white blot between integer and fraction
12 1/2 Kr, duplicate frameline on right side

Covers and Postcards

1 Dec 1921
Inland Postcard Rate 5 Kr
Local Letter Rate 7.5 Kr
Inland Letter Rate 10 Kr

1922

16 March 1922
Local letter Vienna
17.5 Kr
The 10 Kr stamp is on the back
1 May 1922
Inland Postcard Rate 12.5 Kr
Local Letter Rate 20 Kr
Inland Letter Rate 25 Kr
2 June 1922
Commercial letter from a bank in Klagenfurt to Graz
25 Kr
21 Aug 1922
Inland Postcard Rate 50 Kr
Local Letter Rate 80 Kr
Inland Letter Rate 100 Kr


18 Sep 1922
Inland Postcard Rate 100 Kr
Local Letter Rate 180 Kr
Inland Letter Rate 200 Kr
19 September 1922
Registered local letter Vienna
480 Kr
20 October 1922
Registered local letter Vienna
480 Kr
All the stamps are on the back.
1 Nov 1922
Inland Postcard Rate 200 Kr
Local Letter Rate 320 Kr
Inland Letter Rate 400 Kr

1923

26 March 1923
Registered commercial local letter Vienna
960 Kr
29 March 1923
Easter postcard from Villach to St Gallen, Switzerland
900 Kr
29 March 1923
Easter postcard from Villach to St Gallen, Switzerland
900 Kr
19 May 1923
Registered local letter Vienna
960 Kr
11 July 1923
Registered letter Vienna to Hollingstedt, Germany
1,040 Kr
A dark green 400 Kr stamp is on the back.
1 Aug 1923
Inland Postcard Rate 300 Kr
Local/Inland Letter Rate 600 Kr
14 November 1923
Registered commercial local letter Vienna
1,600 Kr
28 November 1923
Commercial local letter Vienna
800 Kr
1 Dec 1923
Inland Postcard Rate 500 Kr
Local/Inland Letter Rate 1,000 Kr
7 December 1923
Express registered commercial letter Kematen to Vienna
5,000 Kr
The stamps are on the back.
7 December 1923
Commercial letter Klosterneuburg to Vienna
1,000 Kr
10 December 1923
Registered letter Oeblarn to Vienna
3,000 Kr

1924

28 May 1924
Postcard from Vienna to Obernberg am Inn
500 Kr
View of gardens and museum, Vienna
25 August 1924
Letter from Mariazell to Vienna
1,100 Kr
The stamps are on the back.
1 Dec 1924
Inland Postcard Rate 700 Kr
Local/Inland Letter Rate 1,500 Kr