Postal History from Finland 1889 - 1918

Foreign postmarks on Finnish Stamps

IZ+ FINLANDIA  (IZ FINLANDIA = From Finland) Used in St. Petersburg for  un-cancelled incomming TPO mail (1899 to 1908)

and in Tallinn, Estonia, in 1907 on incomming shipsmail from Helsinki.


on postcard dated Helsinki to England - the stamps are cancelled with Saint Petersburg figure postmark #7

Ring-type used in Russia

All stamps of m/1891 were valid in all of Russia, so they can be found as here a 1k wrapper used in locally in Reval in 1896

Cover with 7 kop Ringype stamp locally used in St. Petersburg in August 1891.