Postal History from Finland 1889 - 1918


1908 Second Letterpress Issue (Helsinki plates)

Date of issue: se below
Invalidated: 14. May 1911
Printing plates delivered Lillius & Hertzberg, Helsinki
Letterpres from Finlands Stämpelkontors Trykkeri
Comb perforated (A) 14¼ x 14 and (B) 14¼ x 14¾,
printed in sheets of 100 (double-sheets)



Issued
number
of prints
perforation
number
printed
10p 8. July 1908 6 B & A 36,5 mill.
20p 11. August 1909 3 B & A 19,6 mill.









Cover sent from Helsinki to Turku in April 1911
Letter rate of 20 pen meet by mixed franking of a 10 pen of 1908 issue and a 10 pen of 1911 issue.
This combination can be found January - May 1911 but is rarely seen.





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Opdateret d. 5. Mar. 2010