Postal History from Finland 1889 - 1918
Censorship in Finland during WW1
Oulu - UleåborgOctober 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.