Postal History from Finland 1889 - 1918


Censorship in Finland during WW1

Oulu - Uleåborg

October 1914 - March 1917

One Oulu censor tapes with city name excist - only one known day of use, 8. VI.1916 - very scarce.
Neutral tapes of both type A and type B were used


Censortape type A used at Oulu


Censortape type B used at Oulu



17 different censor stamps found used at Oulu, here are examples:



Oulu censorstamp type 1 used 17. Oct. 1914



another subtype of Oulu censorstamp type 1, this one without date, used 24. Oct. 1914



Oulu censorstamp type 3 (subtype with inverted 'N' i left side) used 15.Feb. 1915



Oulu censorstamp type 10 used 11. Mar. 1916




Oulu censorstamp type 11 used 19. Sept. 1916




Oulu censorstamp type 14 and type 17 used 25. Oct. 1916




Oulu censorstamp type 16 and type 17, and censortape type B on EXPRESS cover sent from Kemijärvi to Hämeenlinna; Letterrate 25p and express rate 50p.