The second Lublin Issues
Fischer 20-29 | Michel 20-28 | Scott 30-32, 34-36, 38, 37, 39, 40, respectively | Year of issue 1918 | Pre-war Poland
Austro-Hungarian military field postage stamps with the portrait of emperor Karl I overprinted with the Polish eagle.
Karl I overprinted with the Polish eagle
The eagle is the coat of arms of Poland.
Karl I was the last emperor of the Austro-Hungarian double monarchy.
Lublin is a city in Poland from which these stamps were issued.
K(aiserliche) und K(önigliche) Feldpost = Emperial and Royal field post.
HAL = from Halerzy, Polish currency, derived from the Austrian Heller.
The original Austro-Hungarian military field post stamps
The Lublin issues Part 1 (Fischer 17-19)
Stamps and the postal history of Austria
The Austro-Hungarian army 1914-18 for collectors of its postal items by John Dixon-Nuttall
Karl of Austria
Coat of arms of Poland
Army post office
Lublin cancellations of Fischer 26 and 24