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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Dec 4, 17
Edited on:Dec 4, 17
 
Postmark: May 1, 1871
Origin: Nagy Szombat, HUNGARY
Destination: Trentschin, HUNGARY
 
Description:

Austria-Hungary 2 kreuzer yellow Franz Josef postal card used within the Kingdom of Hungary. "Nagy Szombat 1/5 71" circular datestamp, to Trentschin (Hungary). It is datelined on back "Tyrnau 1 Mai 871".
This postal card was used by both Austria and Hungary, both independent postal administrations within the Dual Monarchy, until Hungary issued its own stamps and postal stationery in various denominations starting in May and June of 1871. Afterwards used by Austria alone. The Hungarian issue of this postal card and stamps ceased to be valid for use within Hungary after 31 July 1871.

Nagy Szombat (German: Tyrnau) is now known as Trnava, in western Slovakia, on the Trnávka river. Formerly in Kingdom of Hungary.

Trentschin (that is the German spelling; it is Trencsén in Hungarian) is now known as Trenčín, in western Slovakia, of the central Váh River Valley, near the Czech border. The city was formerly in Trencsén County, Kingdom of Hungary.

The printed inscription at top on back "Raum für schriftliche Mittheilungen" means Room For Written Messages.

Owner's ID: 1756
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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