Austro-Hungarian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire 1903 French Currency

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  • Issue Date: March 1903 - September 1904 (2 & 4 Fr)
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process: overprint on Austrian 1899-1901 issues. Centime values with varnish bars.
  • Perforations: several
  • Granite paper
  • Catalogue N°s Ferchenbauer/Michel 1-7

Officially for use by Austrian post-offices in Crete, but in fact were needed to face the French post in the Turkish Empire. Valid until 31 December 1908.

See for the unused Stamps: Austro-Hungarian Post Offices in Crete 1903 Stamps of Austria Overprinted

Used stamps

50 c pair unidentified location