News Archive 2014
New Stamp Issue
Sarajevo 1914 - 2014
On June 28, 1914, the Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, which was the final event that precipitated World War I.
On the day of issue, the special post office will be cancelling mail items with two special first-day postmarks.
Postmark 1 featuring Sophie:
When? 28 June 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where? Artstetten/Innenhof Palace, Schlossplatz 1, 3661 Artstetten
Postmark 2 featuring Francis Ferdinand
When? 28 June 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Where? Customs office, Stadtgrabenstraße 33, 8490 Bad Radkersburg