Ottoman Empire provinces of Bosnia and Herzegovina were military administered by Austria-Hungary as decided by the Congress of Berlin (1878), before their annexation in 1908. There is no country name (only the Habsburg coats of arms) before the landscapes issue in 1906.
Issue 1879-1894 (lithographed) Edit
1 kreuzer, cancelled with blue pencil. Mi1I.
3 kr, cancelled. Perforated 12²x13. Mi3I.
10 kr, cancelled ETAPPENPOSTAMT. Michel 5I. Perforated 12x12 1/4. Mi5I.
25 kr, cancelled K.und K. MILIT. POST. Mi7I.
25 kr, cancelled K.U.K.MILIT.POST XI
BANJALUKA in 1882. Mi7I. Issue 1894-1899 (typographed) Edit
Values 1/2 kr to 20 kr.
1 kreuzer, cancelled KuK MILIT. POST XXXII. Perforated 10². Mi1IIL.
1 kr, cancelled K.undK. MILIT.POST XXX
Konjica in 1896, perforated 10². Mi1IIL.
2 kr, cancelled
MOSTAR in 1898. Mi2II.
20 kr, cancelled at
Bosanska Gradiška in 1896. Mi8II.
20 kr, frame cancelled K.und K. MILIT. POST
Mostar in 1897. Mi8II. Issue 1900-1901 Edit
Currency Heller and Kronen, numerals below. Normally perforated 12².
1 heller, perforated 12². Mi10.
2 h, perforated 13x13². Cancelled at
3 heller, cancelled SARAJEVO FILIALE in 1905. Mi12.
6 h, perforated 12². Mi14.
10 h, perforated 12². Mi15.
10 h, cancelled K und K MILIT. POST VIII -
TRAVNIK in 1903. Mi15.
10 h, cancelled K und K MILIT. POST VII -
KISELJAK in 1906. Mi15.
20 h. Cancelled in 1901 at K.U.K.MILIT.POST 3
20 h, cancelled K.U.K.MILIT.POST IX
JAJCE and blue pencil in 1902. Mi16.
30 h. Cancelled at
40 h. Cancelled GELD-ANWEISUNG II in 1901. Mi19.
50 h, perforated 12². Cancelled KuK MILITAIR. Mi20.
1 Krone issue 1900. Mi21.
2 Kronen, perforated 12². Cancelled at
SARAJEVO in 1902. Mi22.
Issues 1901-1906 Edit
20 heller issue 1902, cancelled at
Glamoč in 1906. Mi24.
35 heller ultramarine issue 1901, cancelled at
Teslić in 1903. Mi26.
40 heller issue 1903. Mi27.
45 heller issue 1905. Mi28.
Issue 1906 Landscapes Edit
First issue with the country name (in German). Landscapes (engraved) design by
Koloman Moser. Values 1 heller to 5 Kronen (Michel N° 29-44). Usually perforated 12².
1 h, cancelled
K und K MILIT.POST ZVORNIK XX in 1909.
Mostar, cancelled at DOL.TUZLA in 1907.
5 h. View of
10 h. View of
20 h. View of
Nerenta river and Mostar bridge.
Sarajevo, cancelled K.U.K.MILIT.POST VIII TRAVNIK in 1907
30 h Post distribution with a mule
35 h. View of
Pliva Lakes, near Jajce.
40 h, vue of a postal car with horses.
45 h, vue of a Sarajevo bazar.
50 h, vue of a military postal car
1 Krone. Vue of a commercial quarter and mosque of
2 Kronen. Vue of the St Lucas tower of
Issue 1910 Edit
For the 80 years of Franz Joseph 1830-1910, modified pictorial issue. Values 1 heller to 5 kronen.
25 h, Sarajevo Mosque. Bridge cancelled. Mi52.
30 h, Postman with a mule. Cancelled POSTANWEIS(UNG). Mi53.
Issues 1912 Edit
K.u K. Militär Post on 4 October. Engraved by F. Schirnböck on a Koloman Moser design.
12 heller, Pictorial view of
60 heller, Pictorial view of Konjic and the bridge on the Neretva. Mi62.
5 h, cancelled ...ZAHLUNG at
TUZLA in 1917. Mi67. Journal stamps 1913 Edit
Non-perforated 4 values (2 to 20 heller), Bosnian dressed girl. This model has been re-used in Yugoslavia.
War issues 1914-1916 Edit
Charity issues (overprints).
1914 red overprint, 12 heller (10+2 for charity). Mi90.
1916 blue overprint, 12 heller (10+2 for charity). Mi96.
1916 Charity stamp for the disabled soldiers of WWI, 5 heller. Engraved, design by Alfred Cossmann. Mi97.
1916 10 heller. Cancelled at SARAJEVO I in July 1916. Mi98.
Issues 1916-1917 Edit
3 h to 10 Kr. Mi99-116.
80 heller, cancelled KuK MILIT.POST in XII.16, Mi111
Week of the widows and orphans, 10+2 heller, Mi119
Issue 1917 - 3d year after Sarajevo murder Edit
10 h Concept of the church for Sophie, cancelled SARAJEVO 28-6-1917. Mi121.
40 h Franz-Ferdinand and Sophie. Mi123.
Engraved, design by A. Cossmann. Values 3 h to 10 kronen. Text
Bosnien-Hercegovina, K u K Militär Post.
2 kronen, cancelled at
Avtovac Issue July1918 for the victims of war Edit
Design by Alfred Cossmann. Portraits Charles Ier and
Zita. Text K u K Militärpost- Karlfonds
The only representation of Empress Zita
Issue 11 November 1918 Edit
Overprints for use in the new State of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, Bosnia and Herzegovina region.
Cyrillic overprint on 50 heller issue 1910, cancelled at
Postage due issues 1904-1916 Edit
First Issue 1904, 200 heller, cancelled at
MAGLAJ in 1904
Issue October 1916, 5 heller, cancelled Etappenpostamt
MITROVICA am KOSOVO in June 1918. Last modified on 22 February 2014, at 16:05