Postmarks of Austria-Hungary

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Cancellations or Postmarks stamped during the 1867-1918 period within the borders of the former Austria-Hungary territory. The postmark should be clearly identifiable, so that the current country can be identified (in brackets). The 24 provinces and districts (as of 1850) are used as structure.

Cisleithania[edit]

In German: Österreichische Reichshälfte.

Bohemia[edit]

See the main, exhaustive gallery Postmarks of the Czech lands.

Bukovina - Bukowina[edit]

Northern part[edit]

The Northern part of the Bukovina province (districts of Czernowitz, Kotzmann, Storozynetz and Wisnitz) is now in Ukraine.

Southern part[edit]

The Southern part of the Bukovina province (districts of Gurahumora, Kimpolung, Radautz, Sereth and Suczawa) is now in Romania.

Carinthia - Kärnten[edit]

The Austrian part[edit]

The Italian part[edit]

The Malborghet region (South of the Villach district) was attributed to Italy after WWI.

Carniola - Krain[edit]

Coastal Province (Austrian Littoral)[edit]

The Croatian part[edit]

The Italian part[edit]

Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region.

Dalmatia (Kingdom)[edit]

Galicia - Galizien[edit]

This large province has been split after WWI between Poland and Ukraine. See the main galleries Postmarks of Ukraine, 1850-1919 and Postmarks of Poland, 1850-1919.

Lower Austria - Niederösterreich[edit]

See the main, exhaustive gallery Postmarks of Austria, sections Lower Austria and Vienna.

Moravia[edit]

See the main, exhaustive gallery Postmarks of the Czech lands.

Salzburg[edit]

See the main, exhaustive gallery Postmarks of Austria

Austrian Silesia - Schlesien[edit]

See the main, exhaustive gallery Postmarks of the Czech lands for the part in Czechoslovakia.

The autonomous town of Bielitz has been attributed to Poland after WWI

Styria - Steiermark[edit]

See the main, exhaustive gallery Postmarks of Austria

The Austrian part[edit]

The Slovenian part[edit]

The southern districts (Bezirkshauptmannschaften) Cilli, Luttenberg, Marburg, Pettau, Rann and Windisch-Graz were attributed to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes after WWI. See the article List of historical German names for places in Slovenia in Wikipedia for more precise data.

Tyrol - Tirol[edit]

The Austrian part[edit]

Only 8 of the 21 Tiroler Bezirkshaupfmannschaften joined the Republic of Austria after WWI.

The Italian part (South Tyrol) - Südtirol[edit]

Upper Austria - Oberösterreich[edit]

See the main, exhaustive gallery Postmarks of Austria

Vorarlberg[edit]

Transleithania[edit]

In German: Ungarische Reichshälfte.

Hungary (Kingdom)[edit]

Includes the 2 Military Frontier (Border) Districts since 1871, and the Mur Island.

Sorted by cancellation date

Postmarks of postoffices opened before the creation of Hungarian stamps in 1871. Based on the Müller 1930 catalog.

Direction Igazgatosag of PEST[edit]

Central Hungary in 1930

KK Franz Joseph issue 1867 used before first Hungarian issue[edit]
Stamps of the Kingdom of Hungary (Pest)[edit]

Direction of OEDENBURG[edit]

Western Hungary in 1930.

KK Franz Joseph issue 1867 used before first Hungarian issue[edit]


Stamps of the Kingdom of Hungary (Sopron)[edit]


Direction of GROSSWARDEIN (Nagy Varad)[edit]

Eastern Hungary in 1930.

Former Military Frontier - Militärgrenze[edit]

Mur Island - Murinsel[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Northern part of the Kingdom, attributed to Czechoslovakia after WWI. See the exhaustive gallery in Postmarks of Slovakia.

Attributed to (the Great) Romania after WWI[edit]

Not part of the Transylvania province

Attributed to Austria after WWI[edit]

Burgenland.

Croatia-Slavonia (Kingdom)[edit]

Includes Syrmia.

Sorted by cancellation date

Military Frontier (until 1871) - Militärgrenze[edit]

Complete Hungarians sovereignty on January 1, 1871.


Temes District - Temeser Banat[edit]

Split between Serbia and Romania.

Transylvania - Siebenbürgen[edit]

Postdirektionsbezirk Grosswardein, now in Romania.

Voivodina - Woiwodschaft Serbien[edit]