Six vinar newspaper tax stamp of Vienna print



Press A. Reisser in Vienna printed newspaper tax stamps only once. Six vinar stamps of Vienna print were issued on 15 November 1919 in circulation of 103.000 stamps (according to A. Jug, mentioned in Fleck, 1947: 480).

Print plates

Schematic drawing, a reconstruction of the second print plate
Reconstruction of the 2nd print plate
Complete 6 vinar sheets of Vienna print:

  • sheet A (left side)
  • sheet B (right side)

Six vinar stamps were printed together with 2 vinar stamps with the second printing plate. The original plate doesn’t exisit, according to reconstruction by Fleck and Bar it consisted of 480 stamps in the following layout:

Types and varieties

Types on sheet B Field number
I SHS newspaper stamp plate error: Small gray dot on the left border approx. 1 cm from the top Small gray dot on the left border approx. 1 cm from the top 1, 21, 41, 61, 81
II SHS newspaper stamp plate error: Gray dot above letter Ж in ДРЖАВА, numeral 6 with shorter turn and letters SH in SHS thicker Gray dot above letter Ж in ДРЖАВА, numeral 6 with shorter turn and letters SH in SHS thicker 4, 24, 44, 64, 84
III SHS newspaper stamp plate error: Bottom ornament on the left broken Bottom ornament on the left broken 5, 25, 45, 65, 85
IV SHS newspaper stamp plate error: Numeral 6 damaged Numeral 6 damaged 9, 29, 49, 69, 89
V SHS newspaper stamp plate error: Small line next to numeral 6 on the right side Small line next to numeral 6 on the right side 18, 38, 58, 78, 98
VI SHS newspaper stamp plate error: Thin oval line over Mercury's body and damaged frame on the left side Thin oval line over Mercury’s body and damaged frame on the left side 19, 39, 59, 79, 99
Constant varieties on sheet B
VII SHS newspaper stamp plate error: White dot on the ornament on the left side White dot on the ornament on the left side 40
Possible constant varieties (on sheet B)
1 SHS newspaper stamp plate error: Gray dot below the frame on the bottom Gray dot below the frame on the bottom 12

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