Bosnia and Herzegovina 1917 3d year after assassination

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue Date: 28 June 1917
  • Designed by: Alfred Cossmann (1870-1951)
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process: Typography
  • Perforations: 12² or 11²
  • Watermark: none

Commemoration of the 3d year after assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie Chotek.

Used stamps

10 + 2 (h) DC First day
Slate - DC First day - perf12² Mi121A
15 + 2 (h)
40 + 2 (h)

Colour Proofs perforated L 13

15 + 2 (h) pale brown
15 + 2 (h) violet
15 + 2 (h) rose
15 + 2 (h) red
40 + 2 (h) dark blue
40 + 2 (h) pale blue
40 + 2 (h) ultramarin
40 + 2 (h) blackgreen
10 + 2 (h) black on card

Imperforated Proofs

40 + 2 (h) imperforated ultramarin
15 + 2 (h) imperforated violet

Varieties and Errors

15 + 2 (h) double print
15 + 2 (h) double print
49 + 2 (h) double print