Austria, Offices abroad
Offices in the Turkish Empire
1st June 1867
|Sc #1, orange||Sc #1a, yellow|
Perforated 9½, watermark BRIEF-MARKEN, coarse print, typographed.
Printed by Vienna State Printing Works.
|2 soldi orange||1||1||SG "yellow to orange"|
|2 sld yellow||1a|
|Sc2-7 other values with colour and shade variations.|
Offices in Crete
|Description||Date †||Scott ‡||SG||Mi||Y&T|
|Stamps of Austria surcharged in black, perf 12½, 13½|
|5 centimes on 5 heller blue||1||F1|
|10c on 10c rose||2||F2|
|25c on 25h ultra||3||F3|
|50c on 50h grey||4||F4|
|1 franc on 1 krone carmine rose||5||F5|
|2f on 2k grey-lilac||1904||6||F6|
|4f on 4k green||1904||7||F7|
† Year of issue, where other than 1903.
‡ Scott notes numerous perf variants.
Gibbons  states that although stamps surcharged in French denominations are generally regarded as for use in Crete, they were sold and used in many offices in the Turkish Empire.