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1912 Head of emperor Francis Joseph, inscription 'K.u.K. MILITAR POST BOSNIEN HERCEGOVINA'

2 h blue

  1 h olive
  2 h blue
  3 h red
  5 h green
  6 h black
  10 h red
  12 h green
  20 h brown
  25 h blue
  30 h red

Slightly different design

40 h violet

  35 h green
  40 h violet
  45 h brown
  50 h blue
  60 h red
  72 h blue

Larger sizes
  1 K lilac on yellow (design as 2 h)
  2 K black on blue (design as 2 h)
  3 K red on green (design as 40 h)
  5 K violet on grey (design as 40 h)
  10 K blue on grey (design as 2 h)

Surcharged
  '1915 7 Heller' (red) on 5 h green
  '1915 12 Heller' (blue) on 10 h red
  '1916 7 Heller' (red) on 5 h green
  '1916 12 Heller' (blue) on 10  red

Overprinted '1918' in red

"1918" on 2 h blue

  2 h blue

All the above stamps have perforation 12 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 hcc 
2 hcc 
3 hcc 
5 h*c 
6 h** 
10 h*vc 
12 h*c 
20 h***c 
25 h**c 
30 h*c 
35 h*c 
40 h***c 
45 h*** 
50 h**c 
60 h**c 
72 h****** 
1 KR* 
2 K**** 
3 KR*** 
6 KRR 
10 KRRRR 

1915 overprint

7 h on 5 hc* 
12 h on 10 h** 
1916 overprint
7 h on 5 h** 
12 h on 10 h**Inverted overprint: R
1918 overprint
2 hcc 

These stamps, overprinted 'KRALJEVSTVO S.H.S.', in latin or cyrillic caracters, issued for Yugoslavia see under Yugoslavia issues for Bosnia and Herzegowina.

 

1914 Girls head, for newspapers

  2 h blue
  6 h lilac
  10 h red
  20 h green

The imperforated stamps were newspaper stamps of Bosnia, later in 1919 perforated stamps (12 1/2) were used as postage stamps in Yugoslavia.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 hcc 
6 h** 
10 h*c 
20 h*c 

See under Yugoslavia for surcharged stamps of this issue.

 

1916 War invalids fund

10 (+2) h blue, "Girl leading blind man" 15 (+2) h brown "Crippled man"

  5 (+2) h green
  10 (+2) h red
  10 (+2) h blue (1918)
  15 (+2) h brown (1918)

These stamps are perforated 12 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 h** 
10 h red** 
10 h blue** 
15 hcc 

 

1916 Emperor Francis Joseph, value in the middle at the bottom, inscription 'KuK MILITAR POST BOSNIEN HERCEGOVINA'

  3 h grey
  5 h green
  6 h violet
  10 h brown
  12 h blue
  15 h red
  20 h brown
  25 h blue
  30 h green
  40 h red
  50 h green
  60 h red
  80 h brown
  90 h lilac

Other design

  2 K red on yellow
  3 K green on blue
  4 h red on green
  10 K violet on grey

Overprinted 'WITWEN UND WAISENWOCHE'

15 h red "WITWEN UND WAISENWOCHE"

  10 (+2) h yellow
  15 (+2) h red

These stamps have perforation 12 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
3 hcc 
5 h** 
6 h** 
10 h** 
12 h** 
15 hcc 
20 h** 
25 h** 
30 h** 
40 h** 
50 h** 
60 h** 
80 h*** 
90 h*** 
2 K** 
3 K**** 
4 K****** 
10 KRR 
Witwen und Waisenwoche
10 hcc 
15 hcc 

 

1916 Express stamps, Mercury, inscription 'MILITARPOST EILMARKE'

5 h green "MILITARPOST EILMARKE"

  2 h red
  5 h green

These stamps have perforation 12 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 hcc 
5 h** 

These stamps with overprint 'CENTESIMI' can be found here.

 

1917 Inscription 'K.u.K. Militarpost 28 juni 1914'

10 h violet 15 h red 40 h blue

  10 (+2) h violet
  15 (+2) h red
  40 (+2) h blue

These stamps have perforation 12 1/2, the 15 h also exists perforated 11 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 hcc 
15 hcc 
40 hcc 

 

1917 Emperor Charles I, inscription 'BOSNIEN HERZEGOVINA K.U.K. MILITAR POST'

15 h red

  3 h olive
  5 h green
  6 h violet
  10 h brown
  12 h blue
  15 h red
  20 h brown
  25 h violet
  30 h green
  40 h olive
  50 h green
  60 h red
  80 h blue
  90 h lilac
  2 K red on yellow
  3 K green on blue
  4 K red on green
  10 K violet on grey

These stamps have perforation 12 1/2. A 1 K olive on green was prepared but never issued.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
3 hcc 
5 hcc 
6 h** 
10 hcc 
12 h** 
15 hcc 
20 hcc 
25 hcc 
30 hcc 
40 h*c 
50 h*c 
60 h*c 
80 hcc 
90 h** 
2 K** 
3 K****** 
4 K***** 
10 K**** 

 

1917 Inscription 'K. UND K MILITARPOST KARLFONDS'

15 h red 40 h lilac

  10 (+10) h green
  15 (+10) h red
  40 (+10) h lilac

These stamps are perforated 12 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 hcc 
15 hcc 
40 hcc 


Postage due stamps

1904 Inscription 'MILIT. POST-PORTOMARKE'

  1 h yellow and red on black
  2 h yellow and red on black
  3 h yellow and red on black
  4 h yellow and red on black
  5 h yellow and red on black
  6 h yellow and red on black
  7 h yellow and red on black
  8 h yellow and red on black
  10 h yellow and red on black
  15 h yellow and red on black
  20 h yellow and red on black
  50 h yellow and red on black
  200 h green and red on black

Overprinted 'KRALJEVSTVO SRBA, HRVATA I SLOVENANCA PORTO', in latin or cyrillic caracters, issued for Yugoslavia see Yugoslavia issues for Bosnia and Herzegowina.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 hcc 
2 h*c 
3 hcc 
4 h** 
5 h*c 
6 hcc 
7 h** 
9 h** 
10 h**c 
15 hcc 
20 h**** 
50 h*c 
200 h**** 

Forgeries exist of these stamps

 

1916 Inscription 'MILITARPOST PORTOMARKE'

2 h red "Militarpost portomarke"

  2 h red
  4 h red
  5 h red
  6 h red
  10 h red
  15 h red
  20 h red
  25 h red
  30 h red
  40 h red
  50 h red
  1 K blue
  3 K blue

The perforation of these stamps is 12 1/2. Surcharged with 'Centesimi' they were used for the Austrian military post in Italy.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 hcc 
4 hcc 
5 hcc 
6 hcc 
10 hcc 
15 h** 
20 hcc 
25 h** 
30 h** 
40 h**** 
50 h***** 
1 K**** 
3 K****** 


Click here for YUGOSLAVIA , issues for Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1918 on.


Fiscal stamps

1879 Inscription 'ZEMALISKA VLADA ZA BOSNU ZA HERCEGOVINU'


(September issue)

The following values were issued in July: 2 n, 4 n, 8 n, 17 n, 25 n, 33 n, 42 n, 63 n, 83 n, 1.25, 1.67, 2.08, 3.13, 4.17, 6.25, 8.33, 12.50, 16.67, 20.83, 31.25, 41.67, 62.50 and 83.33. The higher values are very rare, of some of them only a few were sold. The 2 n has the colour red and yellow, all the other red and green.
In September 1897 a slightly different design was issued with larger numbers in the values: 1 n, 2 n, 4 n (image above), 8 n, 10 n, 12 n, 16 n, 20 n, 24 n, 30 n, 36 n, 40 n, 48 n, 64 n and 80 n (all in the colours red with lilac underprint). Also some higher denominations: 1 Fl green, 1Fl20 blue, 1Fl60 lilac, 2Fl40 red, 3Fl20 green, 4 Fl blue, 6 Fl orange, 8 Fl grey, 12 Fl orange, 16 Fl red and 24 Fl violet.

1886 New desing, inscription 'ZEMALISKA VLADA ZA BOSNU HERCEGOVINU'

The following values were issued: 1 n, 2 n, 3 n, 4 n, 5 n, 7 n, 10 n, 12 n, 15 n, 20 n, 25 n, 30 n (all in brown with yellow underprint), 40 n, 50 n, 60 n (these three values in blue with blue underprint), 80 n, 90 n (these two values in red with lilac underprint), 1 Fl, 2 Fl, 3 Fl, 4 Fl, 5 Fl, 6 Fl, 8 Fl, 9 Fl, 10 Fl, 12 Fl, 15 Fl, 20 Fl and 25 Fl (all Fl values in green with green underprint).

1899 As fiscal stamps of Austria, but with arms of Bosnia


(Reduced size)

The following values were issued with inscription '1899': 2 h blue and blue, 4 h red and blue, 6 h green and blue, 8 h brown and blue, 10 h green and blue, 14 h blue and red, 20 h red and red, 26 h green and red, 30 h brown and red, 38 h olive and red, 40 h blue and green, 50 h red and green, 60 h green and green, 64 h brown and green, 80 h olive and green. In larger sizes: 1 K blue and blue, 2 K red and blue, 4 K green and blue, 5 K brown and blue.
In 1912 this serie was re-issued with inscription '1912' (29 values, ranging from 2 h to 50 K), all 'Heller' values have colour red and blue, all higher demoninations have colour green and red.
In 1916 this serie was re-issued again with inscription '1916'. More re-issues might exist (I have no further information)


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