Postal History from Finland 1889 - 1918
Finnish Postmarksthe Early part ....
One Row Cancellations, used at 39 postofficies, 1812 to 1847
Cyrillic one-line Helsingfors postmark used 1840
Cyrillic one-line Åbo postmark used 1842
Low Box Cancellations, used at 36 postofficies, from 1847 to 1882
Low box postmark from Björneborg
Low box postmark from Helsingfors, on cover to Germany
High Box Cancellations, used at 13 postofficies, from 1851 to 1889
High box postmark from Åbo
High box postmark from Nystad
Large Single Ring Cancellation, experimental postmark, used at 3 postofficies, 1856 to 1869
Large ring Helsingfors postmark on cover to Jakobstad in October 1859.
Small Single Ring Cancellation, used at 85 postofficies, from 1860 to 1893
Single ring postmark from Uleåborg on official cover from April 1871