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PROVISORY ZAQATALA (Zagatala district of Azerbaijan SSR) — a local edition of 1922, the revaluation of plying stamps — handwritten digits of the new value, green or red ink on stamps of Azerbaijan Soviet socialist Republic 1921 various values.

The CONGO [Zaire], Republic of Zaire (before 1971, the Democratic Republic of the Congo) is a country in Central Africa. The first stamps with new name of the state came into circulation in December 1971. In 1972, standard series Congo reissued with the new name of the state. In 1974 the first unit in 1975 — official stamps — overprint abbreviation of public service at standard brands.

Zaire postage stamp

ZAIRE — 1967 the monetary unit, equal to 100 Makuta =1000 Sangi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, then Zaire.

ZAKYNTHOS [Italian Zante, Zante] — one of the Ionian Islands, occupied by Italy in 1941. On the stocks of stamps of Greece were hand-made overprint (Italian) in a rectangular frame, "Military occupation Zante 1-5-XIX". After the capitulation of Italy in 1943, the island was occupied by German troops. On stamps of Italy hand-made overprint (Greek) two colors "Greece 2.X.43". 29.10.43 withdrawn and replaced by stamps of Greece.

ZAMBEZIA [Zambezia] is a province of the Portuguese colony of Portuguese East Africa, formed by the amalgamation in 1893 of the provinces of Quelimane and tete. The first mark (newspaper) issued in 1893. Since 1895 have been issued with stamps of the colonial type with the name of the province. Production continued until 1917, although in 1913, the province was again divided into Quelimane and tete, which had its own stamps. Brand 3амбезии in 1920, replaced by stamps of Mozambique.

ZAMBIA [Zambia] the Republic of Zambia is a country in Central Africa, the former British colony of Northern Rhodesia. Independence proclaimed 24.10. 1964. The day of the proclamation of independence, issued a series of commemorative and definitive stamps with the new name of the state. Since the stamps are being released regularly. In 1970 issued the first block, in 1964 postage due stamps. A series of commemorative stamps and a section dedicated to the Moscow Olympics.

ZANZIBAR [Zanzibar] — an island off the East coast of Africa. Since 1890 a British protectorate. 10.12.1963 Declaration of independence. With 12.01.1964 — Republic. In April 1964 merged with Tanganyika. Since 1965 part of Tanzania. First stamps — overprint-the name of the island on stamps of British India was published in 1895. In 1896, issued stamps with original drawings. The first commemorative stamp issued in 1936 postage stamps — since 1930. After the proclamation of the Republic on stamps of previous releases overprint made by hand and printed words (Swahili) "Republic". In 1965-67 years out own stamps with the inscription (English) "Zanzibar. Of Tanzania". Since 1968, the brand appeal of Tanzania.

ZAOSTROVIE PROVISORY (Olonets province) — local issue of 1920, the revaluation of plying brands in the ratio 1:100, — handwritten in red ink "RUB". the postage stamps of Russia 1; 2; 3; 5; 10 and 20 kopecks.

TERRINES, Richard Germanovich (1869-1938) was a printmaker. In 1899-1919 he worked in St. Petersburg in the expedition of storing state papers academic painter, senior painter, technical and artistic Director. 3арриньш is the author of the drawings of the first stamps of Soviet Russia, many brands of pre-revolutionary Russia.

ZAWIERCIE EDITION [Zawiercie, Poland]. During the 1st world war the city mail in January 1916, had issued their own stamps (10 and 20 Finikov). There are control with individual printings protective mats have without them. Withdrawn after 4 days on the orders of German occupation authorities.

ZEMSTVO MAIL — the postal service created by district councils to forward correspondence within the counties, delivery to counties with state mail and transfer to the state mail. 3емская mail at extremely underdeveloped network of institutions of the state addresses, especially in the outlying provinces of Russia, carried out its functions in those areas where it was absent. 3емская mail arose with the need for provincial governments to have regular mail communication within the counties. At the same time 3емская mail served population, delivering for a fee or for free private e-mail correspondence. Government and the provincial office correspondence 3емской the mail for free. First 3емская mail was established in the Vetluzhsky district, Kostroma province. She began working 26.03.1865. During the first 5 years 3емские mail organized in 65 counties. By 1901 3емская mail functioned in 243 districts of 33 provinces. 3емская mail continued to operate in a number of counties until the beginning of 1918, when it was liquidated along with other territorial authorities.

Next, you will learn about 3емской mail, producing signs of postal payment.

Alatyrsky district Zemstvo mail (Simbirsk province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence from the district centre of the city of Alatyr were sent to township Board 2 times a week. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps of 1 and 2 kopecks. with the rectangular frame of the signs typesetting and the word "Alatyr Zemstvo mail". Mark 1 kop. is known in 3 copies. There are many counterfeits of both brands. Since 1874 accepted cash letter, which was paid for in cash.

Brand Zemstvo mail alatyrsky district

Alexandria County Zemstvo post (Kherson province). Open 01.01.1870. Correspondence from the County center Alexandria went to the County once a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps. The first editions of the Zemstvo postage stamps are round. In 1906 the post office is closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail Alexandria County

Anan County Zemstvo post (Kherson province). Opened in 1875. Correspondence was delivered to 21 County Board of County town centre Ananiev at 2 trails 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps in the First 5 COP. stamps are round. Stamps issued in 1880 printed on the reverse side of the official forms of the court bailiff. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough).

Brand Zemstvo mail Anan County

Ardatovsky district Zemstvo mail (Nizhny Novgorod province). Open 13.01.1878. Correspondence was delivered 2 times a week from the district centre of the town of Ardatov in the township Board of the County. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 3 and 5 kopecks "Paid" (red) stamps were sold in the townships, and "debt" (blue) is paid by the recipient of the correspondence. Brand first releases have image of provincial and district coats of arms. In 1902-16 years the stamps were printed at the expedition of storing state papers and local printing houses. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text) and a round Zemstvo postage stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail Ardatovsky district

Arzamas uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Nizhny Novgorod province). Open 20.02.1873. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Arzamas in the 19th volost boards of the County 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps. Mark, shown in catalogs as No. 1 (1874), presumably a trial. In the years 1885-90 stamps were made to County district Council on the hectograph. Since 1890 the stamps were printed at the expedition of storing state papers. All brands have an image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched with ink and a circular stamp.

Brand Zemstvo mail Arzamas district

Star of the County Zemstvo post (Saratov province). Open 06.04.1866. Correspondence sent from coachmen Zemstvo postal stations. Taken official and private correspondence, which is delivered free. In 1867 opened the receipt of cash letters. E-mail has become a weekly go from a district center of the city of Atkarsk 22 township Board. With 01.01.1872 introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 2 kop., and in connection with fee increases with 01.01.1873 in 1886 3 kop. (the"Marks" shown in the directories at No. 1 and 2 1869-1872 years, are the labels by the County government.) For all brands of the image of provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text) and by using round stamps. With 01.01.1887 forwarding all correspondence was free.

Brand Zemstvo mail atkarsky district

Okhtyrka district Zemstvo mail (Kharkov province). Open 01.04.1872. Correspondence sent from the County town centre of Okhtyrka in the township Board and Zemstvo officials. To pay for private correspondence issued Zemstvo stamps 5 kop. stamps are represented On the County coat of arms. Green stamps — "paid" and blue a "debt".

Brand Zemstvo mail Okhtyrka district

Balashov uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Saratov province). Open 15.04.1876. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the town Balashov in the Northern and southern part of the County once a week (1879 — 2 times). To pay for the delivery of private letters was used Zemstvo postage stamp 4 kop. They were printed at the private press of Saratov. On stamps the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). Canceled since 1882.

Brand Zemstvo mail Balashov district

Bakhmut County Zemstvo post (Ekaterinoslav province). Open 20.03.1901. Correspondence sent from the County center town of Bakhmut (now Artemovsk) in 20 parishes once a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps, which were printed at the expedition of storing state papers. The stamps depicts the coat of arms of the County. The post office is closed at the end of 1909.

Mark mail Zemstvo Bakhmut County

Bezhetsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Tver province). Open 01.07.1872. Correspondence sent weekly from the district center of the town of Bezhetsk in 27 points of the County. Shipping private letters were paid Zemstvo stamps 3 kop. Stamps were printed in local tipogr. The figure was compiled from marks of typesetting. On the stamps of 1894 the picture of provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough), as well as round and oval stamps. In 1897 the post office is closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail Bezhetsky County

Belebeevsky district Zemstvo mail (Ufa province). Open 15.08.1890. The mail is sent in 4 tracts from the district centre of the city of Belebey in the township Board. Shipping private letters were paid Zemstvo stamps 1; 2; 5 (for registered letters) COP. On the Zemstvo stamps of most releases — picture of the County coat of arms. All the stamps were printed in private printing houses. Known number of test grades 1897-1902 year. Imperforated copies of the post had not walking. The cancellation was made oval and round stamps. In 1908, owing to the late receipt of stamps from printing simple letters were sent without them.

Mark mail Zemstvo Belebey district

Belozersky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Novgorod province). Open 27.09.1866. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Belozersk on 2 routes in 16 counties. Forwarding private correspondence was paid. In 1868, introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps. The stamps were printed in local tipolitografia, and from 1893 to 1901 — in the expedition of storing state papers. Most brands with a picture of the County coat of arms. There are a large number of varieties in shades of color, characteristics of plates, the location in the sheet, the up zubtsovku and others. In 1908, in connection with the change in Zemstvo postal rates a number of grades received a new stamp of face value (3 COP.). Brand quenched ink (strikethrough) and round dies of different diameter with dates or name of departure correspondence.

Brand Zemstvo mail Belozersky district

Berdyansk uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Taurida province). Open 18.09.1867. First delivered Treasury and the provincial office correspondence which went from the County town centre of Berdyansk, 2 times a week for 2 territorial highways. To pay for forwarding private correspondence with 15.04.1872 introduced Zemstvo postage stamp, 10 kop. stamp On the County coat of arms. Since the introduction of the 730 stamps were pasted by the County Council to letters addressed to the County, and only 10 sold in the townships. In this regard, Zemstvo stamps were canceled, and letters were sent free. The famous trial of the brand (black) with teeth and without teeth.

Brand Zemstvo mail Berdyansk uyezd

Bobrovsky County Zemstvo post (Voronezh province). Open 30.09.1872. Correspondence sent from the County town centre Bobrova 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps, which were printed in private printing houses. The figure was compiled from the curly decorations and signs typesetting, all have the inscription "Bobrovskaya Zemstvo post" and the denomination "3 copecks". Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). In 1880 the post office is closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Bobrovsky district

Bogorodsky uyezd Zemstvo mail (Moscow province). Open 01.01.1867. Correspondence sent from the County town centre of Bogorodsk (now Noginsk) 2 times a week in all the parish of the County. To 01.07.1867 accepted only Treasury correspondence and from that time private. To pay for the shipment of private correspondence was used Zemstvo stamp envelopes and parcels Zemstvo stamp, and in 1871 and Zemstvo stamps. Envelopes and stamps were divided into "paid" (blue) and "debt" (red). Stamp the envelopes had a face value of 5 or 10 COP., parcels — 5 kop. stamps were issued from 1871 to 1896, and the values of 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 8; 10 and 20 kop. Stamps issued prior to 1888, have a picture of provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text) and various round stamps. The post office is closed in 1898.

Brand Zemstvo mail Bogorodsky district

Bogucharsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Voronezh province). Opened in 1868. Correspondence sent from the County the centre of Sochi in the township Board 2 times a week. Forwarding private correspondence was paid. Since 1871 for its payment have been introduced Zemstvo stamps 5 kop. Stamps were made from the County government with a hand stamp with an impression of black color "At Boguchansk. district 5 kopecks". Known counterfeits made purple or black paint. With Sep 1873 all correspondence will be sent free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail Bogucharsky County

Moscow County Zemstvo post (Tambov province). Open 01.01.1866. Delivered official and private correspondence 24.07.1872 correspondence sent from the County centre of Borisoglebsk 2 times a week. For the delivery of private correspondence was a set fee of Zemstvo stamps. The stamps were printed in private printing (non-embossed printing). Form marks — round, in the center — the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). With 01.01.1882 mail delivery was free.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Borisoglebsky district

Borovichsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Novgorod province). Open 01.08.1866. The correspondence from the district center of the city Borovichi went for 6 territorial tracts in the 17 volost boards 2 times a week. The Zemstvo postage stamps to pay for delivery of private correspondence introduced in 1869. Part of a private correspondence, such as Newspapers and magazines for teachers of rural schools, delivered free. The stamps were printed in private tipolitografia. They are very varied in shape (square, rhombic and other) and the level of performance. Most have a picture of the County coat of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough), as well as oval and round stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail Borovikovskogo County

Bronnitsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Moscow province). Opened in 1868. Shipment private shipment was paid, why enter Zemstvo stamp marked envelopes and Zemstvo postage stamps cost 5 kopecks., which were printed in the private press. In the center and in the corners of the picturesque fields of the figure shows the value "5 K" and oval the inscription "Zemstvo mail Bronnitsy County." Stamps of the same image are printed on envelopes. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough).

Brand Zemstvo mail Bronnitsy County

Bugulma uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Samara province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence sent from the County town centre, Bugulma on 3 routes in the township Board 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence have been paid. 01.01.1880 open to accept cash correspondence, and 01.01.1882 introduced Zemstvo postage stamp. The stamps were printed in the County of lithographic printing, and since 1899 in private printing houses. On stamps 1899-1915 years placed the provincial coat of arms. Brands of these editions have a large number of editions and varieties. In the years 1894-1907 they did a test stamp double digits. In 1915 in connection with the change in Zemstvo postal rates released new stamps 3 kop. Stamps were extinguished by ink (strikethrough), as well as round and oval stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail Bugulma uyezd

Buguruslan uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Samara province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Buguruslan on 4 routes in the township Board 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence have been paid. Since 1879, introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps, which were printed in private printing houses. Vypuski 1879 have the perforationsmade by the sewing machine, and 1881 — a very large up zubtsovku 6 1/2. In the years 1897-1916 delivery of private correspondence, paid for cash (3 kopecks for each letter or package) with the issuance of a receipt for payment and receiving of mail. In 1916 the newly applied brand. They were printed at the expedition of storing state papers with the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Quenched ink (strikethrough text) and a round postal stamp.

Brand Zemstvo mail Buguruslan County

Buzuluk uyezd Zemstvo mail (Samara province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence sent from the County center in the city of Buzuluk in 49 municipalities of the County 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence have been paid. With 01.01.1871 open to accept cash letters. In 1876 introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps in 3 COP., and began accepting private parcels. Stamps were made in private lithographs. Releases 1889-1908 years have perforations made by the sewing machine. From 1907 all the stamps have a picture of the County coat of arms. Brand extinguished in ink or pencil (strikethrough), as well as round and oval stamps.

Mark mail Zemstvo Buzuluk district

Valdai uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Novgorod province). Opened in 1869. Rural mail was delivered by drivers of postal stations, accompanied by the messengers of the Zemstvo. Delivery charges of private correspondence and Zemstvo postage stamps introduced in September 1871. The stamps were printed at the private lithographic. The same pattern marks different parts of the coat of arms of the County and to the font. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough).

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Valdai district

Valkovsky district Zemstvo mail (Kharkov province). Inaugurated in 1893. Correspondence sent from the County centre of Valka in 16 townships of the County 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps with the same type of pattern: in the center of the oval of the face value, the edges of the inscription "Valkovska Zemstvo postage stamp". Since 1904, only used stamps 5 kop., since, in addition to private letters, all other correspondence was exempt from payment. Brand quenched round postal stamp.

Brand Zemstvo mail valkovskoy district

Vasiliskova County Zemstvo post (Nizhny Novgorod province). Open 01.01.1871. Forwarding private correspondence paid Zemstvo stamps 5 kop. Stamps represent colorless embossed stamp of the coat of arms of the County and have the inscription "Vasilisoj Zemstvo mail 5 to.". Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). In connection with the opening in several counties of new institutions of the state postal rural mail since 1881, was closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail Vasiliskova County

Veliky Ustyug uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Vologda province). Until 1896 in County operated rural mail at the police office. Zemstvo mail for sending official and private correspondence opened 01.01.1896. The shipping was free. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in Veliky Ustyug tot'ma, Larscom, Nikolsky, and Solvychegodsk-Krasnoborskiy highways. With 10.04.1903 shipping private correspondence was paid, and was introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 2 kop. Stamps have a picture of the County coat of arms; were printed at the expedition of storing state papers. Quenched rectangular stamps. With 01.01.1907 mail delivery was once again free.

Brand Zemstvo mail Veliky Ustyug district

Velsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Vologda province). Since 1876 in County operated rural mail between the district centre of the city Velsk and its outskirts — Ust edge (8 parishes), went once a week and deliver simple and cash correspondence 07.02.1886 to pay for the delivery of private correspondence introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop., which were published in Moscow in the private press. They depict the provincial coat of arms. Since 1902 the stamps were printed at the expedition of storing state papers and had the pattern not only of provincial, but also the County emblem. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text and labeling date), as well as stamps round, oval and rectangular shapes.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Velsk district

'odniprovs'kyi district Zemstvo mail (Ekaterinoslav province). Open 14.05.1866. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in the parish representative of the County and back once a week. With 01.12.1866 to pay for the shipment of private correspondence introduced Zemstvo postage stamp 4 kop. Stamps were manufactured at private printing presses. They had a rectangular, square or oval, the value "4 kop." and the inscription "Sochi County rural mail". Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). 1877, mail forwarding free.

Brand Zemstvo mail'odniprovs'kyi district

Verkhoturskiy uyezd Zemstvo post (Perm province). Open 01.01.1873. Correspondence sent once a week on the Alapayevsk, the TRANS-Ural VSMPO and highways of the County town centre Verhotursky (now Verkhoturye) in the township Board of the County. With 01.01.1881 for sending money and registered letters and parcels set fee, and 01.01.1889 introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps of 2 and 10 kopecks 1893 stamps have a picture of provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough), and oval stamps. The post office is closed in 1911.

Brand Zemstvo mail Verkhotursk district

Vesyegonsk uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Tver province). Open 01.02.1871. At first the mail was sent once a week, since 1874 — 2 times from the district centre of the city of ves'egonsk Zemstvo on the highway in the direction to the city of Red Hill township for 22 boards. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps. They all have an image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Since 1895 in connection with the change in Zemstvo postal rates stamps were issued in 3 and 10 kop. Stamps were printed in private printing houses, as well as in the expedition of storing state papers (1912), quenched with ink (strikethrough text and labeling dates), various stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Vesyegonsk uyezd

Vetluzhskiy County Zemstvo post (Kostroma province). Open 26.03.1865. Correspondence sent once a week on 4 routes from the district centre of the city Vetluga. Correspondence was forwarded free of charge. With 26.03.1908 to pay for the delivery of private correspondence introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 1; 2; 3; 5; 10 and 20 kop. Stamps multi color, with a picture of the County coat of arms. Known from numerous specimens of all brands. Brand quenched different stamp round shape.

Brand Zemstvo mail the Vetluga district

Volchansk uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Kharkov province). Opened in 1868. Correspondence went from the city of Volchansk in the County with drivers Zemstvo postal stations. From 1868 1870год private correspondence was forwarded to the district stamp the envelopes. The County government were placed manually place a stamp on the flap of the envelope. In the center of the stamp, nominal value "the price of 5 kopecks", and the edges are the words "envelope Volchanskiy district, the County Council". 1872 introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps rhombic shape with an image in the center of a wolf on the sides the words "Zemstvo post of Volchansky district". Brand quenched ink (strikethrough) or round stamps. At the end of 1883, the fee for the shipment of private correspondence was canceled and she was sent for free.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Volchansky district

Volsky district Zemstvo mail (Saratov province). Opened in 1871. Correspondence went 2 times a week from a district center in the town of Volsk in 18 of volost boards. Was taken private and simple cash letters and parcels. All correspondence was delivered free of charge. In 1885 a shipment of private correspondence began to be paid for Zemstvo stamps 3 kop. Stamps were printed in Guernsey the printing of Saratov. Have a picture of provincial and district coats of arms. In September 1887 due to the combining of Zemstvo mail the state Zemstvo postage stamps cancelled. Since 1897, the land was re-opened mail and set fee for sending private letters is a simple, monetary and custom — introduced Zemstvo postage stamp. Stamps are drawing the same image, the first Zemstvo stamps, but the new format — less.

Brand Zemstvo mail Volsky district

Vyatka uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Vyatka province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence went 2 times a week for 2 routes from the district centre of the city of Vyatka (now Kirov). The mailing was free. With 01.02.1898 for the delivery of private correspondence the payment and issued Zemstvo stamps 2 kop. the Diamond-shaped stamps were printed in the private press. They depict the provincial coat of arms. The second issue of stamps was printed in 1905 Goode in the expedition of storing state papers. Brand quenched stamp rhombic shape labeled "Vyat. from. z. mail." The post office is closed at the end of 1912.

Brand Zemstvo mail Vyatka district

Hadiach County Zemstvo post (Poltava province). Open 01.01.1884. Correspondence went 3 times a week from the district centre of the city of Hadiach in 18 counties. The private delivery of letters, parcels and notifications of the post office paid Zemstvo stamps 3 and 6 kop. In stamps (except the last issue) the emblem of the County. Until 1902 the stamps were printed in private printing houses, and then in the expedition of storing state papers. Until 1892 all the stamps imperforated. Brand quenched round stamp with the name of settlements. Date of reception of correspondence into the stamp ink.

Brand Zemstvo mail Hadiach County

Gdov uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (St. Petersburg province). Open 03.03.1870. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Gdov in the County once a week. The delivery of private correspondence have been paid. In 16 localities of correspondence received and issued Zemstvo postal workers. With 16.03.1873 taken the money and registered items. With 16.04.1874 introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 2 kop. stamps On the figure of the ornament, the name of the County mail and denomination. The stamps were printed in different tipolitografia. Quenched ink (by strikethrough or by labeling the name of the village), as well as a round stamp.

Brand Zemstvo mail Gdov district

Glazovsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Vyatka province). Opened in December 1867. Correspondence went from the city of Glazov in the County for tracts 3 times a week. Free sent as official and private correspondence. From April, 1869, introduced a payment for sending private correspondence of Zemstvo stamps which were used until September, 1870. From October 1870 at 31.12.1887 payment in cash subject to shipment only cash letters, and 01.01.1888 again Zemstvo stamps all private correspondence. Since 1898 the stamps depicted the provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough) and stamps round, oval and rectangular shapes.

Brand Zemstvo mail Glazovsky district

The Gryazovets district Zemstvo mail (Vologda province). Open 16.01.1873. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in Gryazovets township Board of the County once a week. The beginning was made simple, and since 1898 also valuable money and correspondence. To pay for the shipment of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 2 (until 1881), then a 4, and since 1898 in 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6 and 7 kopecks In 1873-80 years stamps were made from the County government with a hand stamp. Drawing — round, in the center of the provincial and district coats of arms. Since 1881, the brand has picture mail issues (rural postman, mail attributes). Since 1902 the stamps were printed at the expedition of storing state papers and in the local tipogr afiyah. Quenched ink (strikethrough text, labeling the date or the names of the Zemstvo employee), as well as round, oval and single-line stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Gryazovets district

Dankovskiy district Zemstvo mail (Ryazan province). Opened in 1873. Correspondence sent from the County town centre Dankova and delivered in 26 townships of the County 2 times a week. To pay for the shipment of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. Stamps of the first edition (1873-83 years) rhombic shape. In the figure, the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. The stamps were printed in a private printing house in Moscow, 1904, in the expedition of storing state papers. Quenched ink (strikethrough), as well as round and oval stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail of dankovskiy district

Demyansk uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Novgorod province). Open 01.01.1866. Rural mail was delivered by drivers of postal stations in the township Board of the County. The delivery of private correspondence have been paid. In 1868 to pay for the delivery of private letters introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. Stamps with the image of the provincial and district coats of arms were made to County district Council with a hand stamp. Quenched ink (strikethrough). In 1878 the charge for the delivery of private correspondence is canceled.

Brand Zemstvo mail Demyansk uyezd

Demetrius County Zemstvo post (Kursk province). Open 01.01.1871. Correspondence sent from the County town centre Dmitriev, in the parish of the County through the Berezina, and Maryanska Generalissimo highways. To pay for the delivery of private letters and packages in 1871 issued Zemstvo stamps 3 kop. Stamps have a picture of the round form with the state emblem in the center of the circumference "Dmitriev, zemsk. Council. 3 COP. ser." Stamps have no teeth and the sheet are divided into lines. Quenched ink (strikethrough). In 1874 the post office is closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Dmitrievsky district (Kursk)

Dmitrovsky district Zemstvo post (Moscow province). Open 01.06.1874. Correspondence sent from the County centre of Dmitrov in most of volost boards 2 times a week. Delivered official and private correspondence. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. "paid" and "debt". "Paid" stamps (red and blue) are diamond shaped. If they were used as unpaid, ink was placed the inscription "not paid". "Debt" of the brand (brown and green) have a rectangular shape. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). Mail worked until 1878.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Dmitrievsky district (Moscow)

Dnipro district Zemstvo mail (Taurida province). Open 01.07.1867. Correspondence sent from the County town centre aleshki (now tsiurupynsk) on Kakhovka and Chaplynka 2 times a week. With 1868 was delivered not only state-owned land, but private correspondence. Her delivery was paid Zemstvo stamps is 5 kopecks listed in the directory of mark, allegedly issued in 1866, presumably a trial. The stamps were printed at the private press in Kherson. The first editions have a rectangular frame, inside of which the inscription "Zemstvo stamp for letters 5 K. the Dnieper, of the County." The picture of the last issues (1885-90 years) is the County emblem. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). There are numerous counterfeit brands first editions and trial of the brand 1885-90 years. 01.01. 1895 all correspondence, except parcels weighing over 5 pounds, were sent free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail Dniprovskiy district

Donetsk district Zemstvo post (the don Cossacks). Open 29.09.1878. In the district Zemstvo post was 9 points for the reception and delivery of official and private correspondence that was sent from the district center Kamenka village (now Nizhniy Novgorod) in Zemstvo postal items 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps in 1/2; 5 COP., introduced 01.01.1879 and pre 01.01.1880. In the center and at the corners of the stamps, nominal value and the inscription "Donetsk Zemstvo mail O. V. D." Brand quenched ink (strikethrough).

Brand Zemstvo mail the Donetsk region

Dukhovshinsky County Zemstvo post (Smolensk province). Open 01.01.1873. Correspondence sent from the County town centre of Dukhovshchina in the township Board with Hiking rasselenie. To collect correspondence at 16 volost boards were used mailboxes. Since 1876, the mail was delivered by horseback messengers. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps. They were divided into "paid" (blue) and "debt" (red). On stamps in a rectangular frame, the inscription "Mark Dukhovschinsky Zemstvo mail" and the value (3 or 6 COP.). Mark, shown in catalogs, No. 1 (1873), presumably a trial. There are a number of counterfeits. Brand quenched ink (labeling the date of admission correspondence). Since 1882 copies of all correspondence delivered free.

Brand Zemstvo mail Dukhovshinsky County

Egorievsk uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Ryazan province). Opened in may 1868. Correspondence sent from the County center city Yegoryevsk in the township Board of the County once a week as a delivery man. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. — "paid" (blue) and "debt" (gray). Brand first releases (1868-77 years) — rhomboid, and was published in private printing houses. Shown in catalogs brand No. 3 and 4 (1872) presumably a trial. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough).

Brand Zemstvo mail yegoryevsky district

The Yekaterinburg uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Perm province). Opened in 1872. Correspondence sent from Zemstvo postmen of the County of the city centre of Yekaterinburg (now Sverdlovsk) in most of volost boards. With 01.01.1895 to pay for the delivery of private correspondence introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 2 kop. for ordinary letters, and 5 kop. for registered letters, money letters and parcels. On stamps of provincial and district coats of arms. Stamps are printed in Ekaterinburg in private of chromolithography. The second edition in 1907. Brand quenched stamps oval. In 1913 the post office is closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Ekaterinburg district

County Ekaterinoslav Zemstvo post (Ekaterinoslav province). Opened in 1869. With 01.01.1872 started forwarding service, and 15.02.1872 private correspondence and introduced Zemstvo postage stamp 5 kopecks. they depict the County emblem with the letter "E" and the date "1787". Stamps were made in a private printing in the city of Ekaterinoslav (now Dnepropetrovsk). Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). Since 1876, the mail forwarding was free.

Brand Zemstvo mail Ekaterinoslav County

Yelets County Zemstvo post (Orel province). Open 01.01.1874. Correspondence went 2 times a week for 4 tracts of the County-level city center, Yelets 32 Zemstvo postal item, where it was installed mailboxes. To pay for the shipment of private correspondence was introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. With 01.01.1875 denominations of stamps increased to 5 kopecks were issued Zemstvo stamp the envelopes with the same value that was used prior to 1877. On stamps picture of the County coat of arms. From 1875 to 1892 the stamps were stegolepis with a hand stamp. There are a number of remakes and counterfeits. 1893 stamps were printed at the expedition of storing state papers. Quenched ink (strikethrough), as well as a round stamp.

Brand Zemstvo mail eletski County

Yelizavetgrad district Zemstvo mail (Kherson province). Open in April 1868. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Elizavetgrad (now Kirovograd) in 57 counties and 5 cities of the County 2 times a week. Forwarding private correspondence to 1870 were paid Zemstvo stamps is 5 kopecks (3 COP. held in favor of the Zemstvo and 2 kopeks in favor of the offices of the volost boards for the reception and distribution to the population of correspondence). Brand first releases have a pattern of round shaped with a picture of the County coat of arms. Subsequent releases include brand 2; 5; 10 and 20 kop. Stamps was extinguished by ink (by strikethrough or by labeling the names of the Zemstvo postal employee), as well as stamps of different shapes. Zemstvo post office is closed in 1902.

Brand Zemstvo mail Yelizavetgrad district

Zadonsk uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Voronezh province). Open 03.03.1878. Correspondence sent from the County town centre of Zadonsk parish in the County once a week. Forwarding private correspondence was paid for Zemstvo stamps. Brand first releases (1878-87 years) have the registration number prostaglandina ink when taking a cutting pass, which served as a receipt. In 1887 stamps of 1, 3 and 5 kopecks were issued with the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. The last edition (1914) dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Zemstvo institutions. Stamps have the date of the "1864-1914" and the coat of arms of the Voronezh province.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Zadonsky district

Zemlyansky County Zemstvo post (Voronezh province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence from the County the center of the village Zemlyansky was delivered three rasselenie in the County. Private mail is forwarded for a fee. With 01.01.1879 introduced Zemstvo postage stamps in 5 and 8 kop. Stamps have provincial and district coats of arms. Quenched ink (crossing or labeling dates). 1882 correspondence was delivered free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail Zemlyansky County

Zenkovsky district Zemstvo mail (Poltava province). Open 01.01.1878. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in Zinkiv district in three areas 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 1; 2 and 3 kopecks figure most brands are composed of signs typesetting. They were printed in private printing houses in Poltava. Part of the stamps has a picture of the County coat of arms. Since 1901, the stamps were printed also in the expedition of storing state papers. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text, labeling the date, the names of the Zemstvo officer or name of municipality).

Brand Zemstvo mail Zenkovsky district

Zolotonosha uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Poltava province). Open 01.01.1880. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Cherkassy in the County. Shipping private correspondence was to be paid for: for letters and parcels — 2 kopecks (from 1891 -3 kopeks), for cash correspondence — 10 kopecks 1897 started accepting registered mail. To pay for the transmission of correspondence was used, Zemstvo postage stamp. They were printed in private printing houses, and since 1902 — and in the expedition of storing state papers. All stamps have the picture of the County coat of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough) and postal stamps of different shapes.

Brand Zemstvo mail zolotonis'kyi district

Irbit uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Perm province). Open 01.01.1872. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in the Kamyshlovsky Irbit, Tyumen and Verkhoturye tract 26 volost boards 2 times a week. With 01.01.1875 to pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamp. Stamps of the first issue printed at the private press of Irbit. That pattern is made up of signs typesetting. In 1893 in Moscow printed a new brand in 2 and 10 kopecks. with the pattern of provincial and district coats of arms. Brand 4 and 8. — mail order. Brand quenched with a pencil or ink (strikethrough), as well as a round stamp.

Brand Zemstvo mail Irbitsky district

The Taurage County Zemstvo post (Vologda province). Open 11.03.1871. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in the city 39 volost boards 2 times a week. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. of the First editions (1871-78 Gogov) is made with a hand stamp. In 1879-89 years made a number of remakes. Since 1879 the stamps were printed in private printing houses, and from 1903, in the expedition of storing state papers. Many have an image of the provincial and district coats of arms. In 1896 to pay for the shipment of parcels issued stamps 1 kop. With 1884 and used Zemstvo stamp the envelopes. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text and labeling date), as well as round, square, rectangular, oval and single-line stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Taurage County

The Kazan County Zemstvo post (Kazan province). Open 01.01.1870. Correspondence was delivered to 20 volost boards and in the boundaries of Kazan. Sent official and private correspondence. With 01.04.1870 forwarding private emails paid. From April 1870 introduced Zemstvo stamp envelopes (sold for 6 kopecks a piece), and 07.06.1895 — Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. Stamps were printed using the lithographic technique. In the center there is the coat of arms of Kazan, around and below the inscription "Kazan Zemstvo rural post office. 3 COP.". Since July 1896, the fee for the forwarding of private letters was abolished.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Kazan uyezd

Kamyshlovskogo district Zemstvo post (Perm province). Open 01.07.1871. Initially, did not work regularly. Was delivered to the Treasury correspondence and a small number of private letters and Newspapers. With 01.07.1903 the mail is sent from the County town centre in the Siberian Kamyshlov, Shadrinsk and Iset tract 2 times a week. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamp. On stamps the sheaf, flail and sickle; quenched ink (strikethrough), as well as rectangular and oval stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail kamyshlovskogo district

Kasimov uezd Zemstvo mail (Ryazan province). Open 01.02.1869. Correspondence sent from the County center the city of Kasimov in the township Board of the County 2 times a week. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. Stamps of the first edition (1869-70 years) rhombic shape. Mark no par value, shown in the catalogues under the number 2 (1870), presumably a trial. In the years 1871-75 the correspondence sent free of charge. In 1875 the newly established fee and put stamps 3 kop. round and square shape. All brands were manufactured at private printing presses. Quenched ink (strikethrough).

Brand Zemstvo mail Kasimov district

Kashirsky district Zemstvo post (Tula province). Open 01.02.1906. Correspondence sent from the County town centre, secondary school in the County on three routes 2 times per week. With 15.07.1907 for the delivery of private correspondence set fee and introduced Zemstvo postage stamp. Stamps were manufactured in the expedition of storing state papers, they depict the coat of arms of the County; quenched ink (strikethrough text and labeling the date of admission correspondence), and a rectangular stamp. With 15.10.1907 all correspondence will be sent free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Kashirsky district

Kirillovsky district Zemstvo post (Novgorod province). Open 01.01.1870. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the town of Kirillov in the County 2 times a week. Originally paid for delivery of private parcels and money correspondence, as letters were sent free. In 1871, introduced payment for the delivery of all correspondence to Zemstvo stamps, in the years 1881-98 carried out 6 issues of stamps. Since 1898 all private correspondence was delivered free of charge, but in 1901, the Board restored and re-issued stamps were printed they local printers. Since 1883 the stamps have a picture of the County coat of arms; quenched ink (strikethrough), and oval stamps. With 01.01.1910 their production discontinued.

Brand Zemstvo mail One County

Kologrivskogo County Zemstvo post (Kostroma province). Opened in 1869. Correspondence went from the town of Kologriv in the County for 2 routes once a week. Forwarding all correspondence was free. With 01.01.1888 for private correspondence introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 2 kop. Stamps were printed in provincial printing in Kostroma, they depict the County coat of arms. Quenched ink (strikethrough text and labeling the date of admission). With 01.04.1891 all correspondence will be sent free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail Kologrivskogo County

The Kolomna uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Moscow province). Opened in 1870. Correspondence sent from the County center Kolomna on Chukovskomu and Malyn route once a week. Private mail sent with a charge of 5 kopecks 1871 introduced Zemstvo postage stamp. They were divided into "paid" (red) and "debt" (blue). Since 1889, issued stamps in 1, 2, 3 and 5 kopecks, with the words "paid" or "debt". Drawing some brands of round or octagonal shape. The stamps depict the coat of arms of Kolomna district; quenched ink (strikethrough text) and the stamps are round in shape. Since 1903 the fee for the delivery of letters was abolished. Paid shipping by registered and money letters (2 COP.), magazines and Newspapers (1 copy a pack).

Brand Zemstvo mail Kolomna district

Konstantinograd uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Poltava province). Opened in 1913. Correspondence sent from the County town centre Konstantinograd (now Krasnograd) to 16 points County. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 1; 2; 3; 6; 10 and 30 kopecks. They were printed in the private press and in the expedition of storing state papers. For all brands — the picture of the County coat of arms. Stamps was extinguished a round stamp with the date.

Brand Zemstvo mail Konstantinograd County

Korchevsky County Zemstvo post (Tver province). Open 26.01.1876. Correspondence was delivered from the district centre of the city Korcheva 6 volost boards with drivers Zemstvo postal stations. For the delivery of private correspondence have been charged. Used Zemstvo postage stamps 2 kop.; have a pattern, the same pattern Zemstvo stamps Gdov uyezd (1875, 1876) — in the center oval with the number "2" and circles above and below the inscription "Korchevsky County. Zemstvo mail". Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). In 1911 the post was closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail Korchevsky County

Krapivnitskogo County Zemstvo post (Tula province). Open 01.01.1870. Correspondence sent from the County town centre Nettle in the 23 township Board 2 times a week. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence the County Council has produced a Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. with the emblem of the County. Brand is not quenched, and their use was controlled for registration numbers. With 01.01.1873 payment Zemstvo stamps were cancelled.

Brand Zemstvo mail Krapivnitskogo County

Krasninsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Smolensk province). Open 15.03.1888. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in the County of the red 4 times in a week. With 01.01.1891 started accepting private correspondence and introduced Zemstvo postage stamp. The first stamps had a round shape. Stamps of 1891 — with the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. In 1912, the 100th anniversary of the Patriotic war of 1812 came out stamps dedicated to her subjects. The stamps were printed by way of multicolour lithography in numerous variants, (without teeth, with corners of different colors, on different paper grades and so on). Quenched ink (strikethrough) and stamps.

Stamps Zemstvo mail Krasninskoe County

Krasnoufimsk uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Perm province). Opened in may 1871. Correspondence went 2 times a week in the Eastern part of the County and on the Siberian highway to Utkinskaya plant. Shipping all correspondence was free. With 01.02.1893 shipping private correspondence was paid for Zemstvo stamps. The stamps were printed in private printing houses in Moscow. On stamps the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Subsequent editions were printed in the printing-house of Perm governorate Board and the expedition of storing state papers, quenched stamps oval.

Brand Zemstvo mail Krasnoufimsky district

Kremenchug district Zemstvo mail (Poltava province). Opened in 1875. Correspondence sent from the County of the city centre of Kremenchug in the township Board 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 3 kop. Stamps were printed in the printing house of Poltava provincial government. All have a picture of the County coat of arms. Quenched ink (labeling date and place of receiving the correspondence) and stamps. 1915 private correspondence was delivered free of charge, except for registered letters, packets and parcels.

Brand Zemstvo mail Kremenchug County

Kobeliats'kyi district Zemstvo mail (Poltava province). Open 22.03.1903. Correspondence from the city of Kobeliaky went with a coachmen Zemstvo postal stations. The delivery of private letters and parcels paid for Zemstvo stamps. The stamps were printed by private printers and the printing house of Poltava provincial government. All have an image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched the oval and round stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail kobeliats'kyi district

Kozelets uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Chernigov province). Open 16.02.1867. Correspondence was sent from the district centre of town Kozelets 2 trails 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 3 kop., registered letters — 2 stamps 3 kop. Stamps were printed in private printing houses. Quenched and round ink stamps and seals. Since 1889, forwarding private correspondence was free. The post was closed in 1911.

Mark mail Zemstvo Kozelets district

Tinkers County Zemstvo post (Vyatka province). Open 22.06.1869. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the town of Kotelnich (now Kotelniki) 25 volost boards once a week. To pay for the delivery of private letters introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps — "paid" (red) and "debt" (yellow). Brand had a detachable coupon, which was a receipt about accepting or sending letters. In 1873-92 years was not applied, and the envelopes were placed the seal of a district Council or township Board. 01.08.1892 with the newly introduced fee for the delivery of private correspondence of Zemstvo stamps, with 01.01.1896 ordinary mail is forwarded free of charge. 1899 Zemstvo stamps paid for shipping registered mail, and since 1908 — and the simple letters and parcels. Directories specified in grade No. 1 (1869) presumably a trial. Brand quenched ink (crossing) different stamps, round and rectangular stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail Tinkers County

Kuznetsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Saratov province). Opened in 1869. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Kuznetsk in the parish of the County. With 01.01.1880 introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 5 kop. In the centre of the circle marks in the figure "5" and the words "Zemstvo mail. Five kopecks, Saratov province. The Kuznetsk district". From 1898 simple private letters were sent free of charge, and in connection with the reduction of fees for registered letters and parcels issued stamps 3 kop., which had the image of provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched with ink and pencils (strikethrough), as well as round and oval stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail of Kuznetsk district

Kungur uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Perm province). Open 15.01.1871. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Kungur in most of volost boards Back and Goroblagodatskoye route 2 times a week. With 01.01.1890 to pay for the delivery of private letters and packages were used Zemstvo postage stamps of the 1 and 2 kop. Stamps have a picture of provincial and district coats of arms. In 1891 issued stamps in 5 and 10 kopeks, and in 1893-96 was the new grade 1 and 2 kopecks. All of them were printed in private printing houses. Brand quenched oval stamps. Since 1898 all correspondence will be sent free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail kungurskoe County

Laishevsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Kazan province). Open 12.03.1869. Correspondence sent from the County center the city of Laish and 2 territorial highways in the southern and Northern areas 2 times a week. Taken simple, money mail and parcels. For the delivery of private correspondence have been charged. With 10.05.1896 to pay for the delivery of private correspondence (simple and registered letters and parcels) introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps of 3 kopeks a picture similar to picture brands Bugulma uyezd, Samara lips. Printed in the private press. Quenched ink (crossing or labeling dates), as well as round and oval stamps. From late 1904 the shipping charge was cancelled, but left the insurance fee for the shipment of private cash letters.

Brand Zemstvo mail Laishevo district

Lebedinsky County Zemstvo post (Kharkov province). Open 07.01.1884. Correspondence sent from the County center the city of Swan in all township Board daily, and with the end of the year — 3-4 times per week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid stamps 5 kopecks. up To 1887 stamps were made by printing house of Kharkiv province, and since 1887 in the expedition of storing state papers. Stamps have a picture of the County coat of arms. Since 1899 the delivery of ordinary letters began to be paid for stamps 3 kop., order — 2 marks 3 COP., and open letters — mark 2 marks On the remains of the COP. 5 kop. was made overprint "2" (2 COP.). Brand quenched stamps round, oval and rectangular shapes.

Brand Zemstvo mail Lebedinsky County

Lebedyanskiy County Zemstvo post (Tambov province). Open 01.01.1872. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city Lebedyan, in the township Board. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 5 kop. stamps of the First rectangular or oval are the words "Mark Lebedyansky Zemstvo mail" and the denomination "5 kopecks", since 1888 — the image of a floating Swan. Brand quenched ink (crossing or labeling dates), and oval stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail Lebedyanskiy County

Livny uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Orel province). Open 01.01.1870. Correspondence sent from the County to the city centre of Livny in 4 tracts in the township Board 2 times a week. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence in 1871 introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps of 3 kopeks a round shape. Since 1873, the fee increased to 5kopecks., in connection with which part of the stamps of the 1st issue was overrated (the inscription of the denomination "5 K."). Soon followed the release of the new stamps is 5 kopecks with the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. 1893 stamps were printed at the expedition of storing state papers; quenched ink (labeling the date of reception of correspondence or the name of the village), as well as seals and stamps round shape. The post office is closed in 1911.

Brand Zemstvo mail Livenskogo County

Lokhvitsa uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Poltava province). Open 20.07.1899. Correspondence sent from the County town centre in Lokhvytsia township Board. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps. Their shape, dimensions, printing methods, drawing, and numerous overprints made by hand, are very diverse. For all brands the image of the coat of arms of the County.

Mark mail Zemstvo Lokhvitsa uyezd

Lubny County Zemstvo post (Poltava province). Open 20.02.1879. The correspondence was delivered on 3 tracts of the County town centre Lubny in most townships of the County 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 5 kop. Stamps of the first releases were in the center row for sequence number check. The room was stamped with ink. The stamps were printed in private printing, latest edition (1903) — the expedition of storing state papers; quenched ink (strikethrough text) and a round stamp.

Stamp Zemstvo Lubny mail County

Luga uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (St. Petersburg province). Open 01.01.1870. Correspondence sent from the County town centre of Luga, 27 volost boards 2 times a week. The Zemstvo postage stamps is 5 kopecks introduced 01.03.1870. In 1886 the value lowered to 3 kopecks., in 1894 increased to 7 kopeks, but in a number of parishes continued to be used stamps 3 kop. Stamps have a picture of the coat of arms of Pskov Viceroyalty and the County coat of arms. Specified in the directories mark the release of 1869 is alleged to trial. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text, labeling the date or the names of the Zemstvo postal employee), and oval stamps. In addition to brands in Luga County since 1886 was used Zemstvo stamp envelopes (2 issues).

Brand Zemstvo mail Luga County

Lgovskiy County Zemstvo post (Kursk province). Open 01.07.1884. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Lgov in the parish of in the County Shirkovo-Gorodensky, Zaseymskogo-Ivanovo and Zaseymskogo-Ponsamy highways. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps is 5 kopecks. They were made in private tipolitografia, and since 1901 — in the expedition of storing state papers. All stamps — image of provincial and district coats of arms. Brand quenched with ink and a circular stamp.

Brand Zemstvo mail Lgovskiy County

Malmyzhskiy district Zemstvo mail (Vyatka province). Opened in October 1869. Correspondence went 2 times a week from the County town centre in Malmyzh township Board of the County. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence was used Zemstvo postage stamps 2 kop. Stamps were printed in private printing houses. They had the inscription "Zemsky Malmyzhskaya County mail. 2 kopecks Per Lot." All stamps — imperforated. Mark, shown in the catalogues under the number 1 (1869), presumably a trial. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). Since 1898 all correspondence will be sent free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail Malmyzhskiy district

Maloarkhangel County Zemstvo post (Orel province). Opened in 1871. Correspondence went 2 times a week from the County town centre in maloarkhangel'sk township Board. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps. On stamps of the first issue of the denomination is not specified, manufactured by a manual imprint of the stamp in the center of which the image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Known counterfeits of all editions. Since 1878 private correspondence was delivered free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail maloarkhangel County

Mariupol uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Ekaterinoslav province). Opened in 1871. Correspondence went 2 times a week from the district centre of the city of Mariupol (now Zhdanov) in 24 settlements of the County. To pay for the delivery of private correspondence introduced Zemstvo postage stamps, which were printed in the private press. They depict the coat of arms of the County. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). The post was closed in 1878.

Brand Zemstvo mail the Mariupol County

Melitopol uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Taurida province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence went 2 times a week from the district centre of the city of Melitopol in the township Board. Forwarding private correspondence paid Zemstvo stamps 3 kop. Stamps of the first releases like state, which led to their replacement labels of the other figures and with the words "Zemstvo Brand Melitopol mail". Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). In 1878 the post was closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail Melitopol district

Morshansky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Tambov province). Open 01.01.1870. Correspondence was delivered 2 times a week from a district center in the town of Morshansk in all township Board district (4 territorial tracts: Tambov-Kozlovsky, Shatsky, Korensko-Savior and Kirsanov-Tambov). Taken official and private correspondence, which is delivered free. With 01.01.1872 the payment for the delivery of private letters, and from 1876 — Zemstvo postage stamp. Listed in the catalogs of mark, 1875, presumably a trial. All stamps until 1902 were printed in local printing houses. They are very diverse in designs. The latest editions were printed at the expedition of storing state papers. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough text) and various round stamps.

Mark mail Zemstvo Morshansk County

Nikolsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Vologda province). Opened in 1871. Correspondence sent from the County centre, the city of Nikolsk in the township Board at Ustupski-Gora swampy, Totma and Vyatka-Vokhomsky route once a week. In 1872 established fee for delivery of private parcels, letters and money packages. Since 1884 introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps. In the centre of stamps — coats of arms of the province and the County. Since 1889, the appeal was a new brand, which the County coat of arms replaced the arms of the city of Nikolsk. The stamps were printed in Moscow in private printing, 1913 — the expedition of storing state papers; quenched ink (strikethrough text and labeling the date of admission correspondence), as well as round, rectangular and oval stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail Nicholas County

Novgorod uyezd Zemstvo post (Novgorod province). Open 01.01.1867. With 01.01.1868, in addition to simple taken and money correspondence. Initially, correspondence was sent from Novgorod Pskov highway in the South-Western part of the district, 2 times a week with the opening of the old Russian Railways it was delivered to the station Shimsk. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 3 kop., since 1870 is 5 kopecks. up To 1887 the stamps were printed in provincial and private printing houses in the years 1887-89 at the Board with the hand stamp. In 1889, made of multi-color brand. All stamps depicted the image of the Novgorod coat of arms. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough), and since 1884 stamp. Since 1907, the sending of letters, parcels, Newspapers and magazines were free.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Novgorod district

Novoladozhsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (St. Petersburg province). Open 01.02.1870. Correspondence went from the center of the County town of Novaya Ladoga 4 Zemstvo postal route once a week. Shipping private correspondence paid: ordinary letters, Zemstvo postage stamp 5 kopecks., cash — 25 COP. (also paid for shipment and insurance letters, passports). In 1874 stamps at 25 cents cancelled. From 1870 to 1883 year there were 4 issues of stamps. On the first issue — the image of the provincial, on stamps 1880-83 years — the County coat of arms. Specify the directory on the issuance of stamps in 1867 is wrong. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough) and oval stamp. Since 1885 mail delivery was free.

Brand Zemstvo mail Novoladozhsky uyezd

Novomoskovsk County Zemstvo post (Ekaterinoslav province). Open 01.12.1884. Correspondence sent from the County town centre of Novomoskovsk in 40 townships of the County 3 tract 2 times a week. With 01.01.1896 to pay for the delivery of private correspondence introduced Zemstvo postage stamps 3 kop. Stamps were printed in printing houses in the province of Ekaterinoslav, on them a picture of the County coat of arms. Quenched ink (strikethrough). Stamps cancelled with 01.01.1897.

Brand Zemstvo mail Novomoskovskiy district

Novorzhevsky uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Pskov province). Open 01.01.1891. Correspondence sent from the County town centre of Novorzhev in 8 counties once a week. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 5 kop. stamps On the image of the star and the face value (the number 5). Brand quenched ink (strikethrough). Since 1893 the delivery of private correspondence was free.

Brand Zemstvo mail Novorzhevsky district

Novouzenskiy district Zemstvo mail (Samara province). Open 01.01.1868. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Novouzensk in all township Board 2 times a week. The delivery of private correspondence is paid. With 21.06.1896 introduced the Zemstvo postage stamps of 3 kopeks were Printed at the expedition of storing state papers. On stamps — image of the provincial and district coats of arms. Quenched township stamps and round stamps.

Brand Zemstvo mail Novouzenskiy district

Nolinskogo County Zemstvo post (Vyatka province). Opened in 1867. Correspondence sent from the County centre of the city of Nolinsk in the township Board of the County 2 times a week. In the years 1871-80, the delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps 2 kop. is Known counterfeits. Stamps first issues were printed on colored glossy paper and only edition in 1876 — on white paper. Since 1880, mail delivery free. The fee was levied again in the years 1910-17. Issued stamps in 1; 2; 3; 5 and 6 kopecks. Published in the County and the private press in St. Petersburg. On stamps in 1, 3 and 5 kopeks 1915 image of a flying Swan. Printed from 2 sides of the sheet. Brand quenched ink (strikethrough) and stamp round and oval. Presumably in the 1st half of 1918 in connection with the change in Zemstvo postal rates on stamps 1, 2, 3 and 5 kopecks, hand-made overprints in black or purple the new value of 10; 15; 25; 30 and 50 kopecks In early September 1918, the post was closed.

Brand Zemstvo mail Nolinskogo County

Odessa uyezd Zemskaya Pochta (Kherson province). Open 13.01.1879. Correspondence went 2 times a week from the County of Odessa city centre to the settlements of the County. The delivery of private correspondence, paid Zemstvo stamps: simple letters 5 kopecks., and parcels 2 kop. stamps are represented On provincial and district coats of arms. Zemstvo mail stopped working 01.01.1881, but in 1888 he resumed it. Since that time all correspondence was delivered free of charge.

Brand Zemstvo mail of the Odessa district

ZEMSTVO POSTAL CARDS — the only issue in 1892, in the Pskov district of the Pskov province. Printed on cardboard gray-blue color. Sign of postal payment — local postage stamp in COP. 1 Right frame sticker state postage stamps (when sending a card outside of the County). The use of cards was prohibited by the postal Department of Russia. In 1895, after imprinting of the words "On a government mail forwarded can not be" re-released for the district Zemstvo mail and again was banned.

ZEMSTVO POSTAL PARCELS. Released in 1869 and 1871, only in bogorodskii County, Moscow province. Known 3 dimensions: 460 X 30; 338X30 and 313X28 mm. Have prints Zemstvo stamps is 5 kopecks "paid" (blue) and "debt" (red) color.

ZEMSTVO STAMP ENVELOPES. Released in the 18 districts of Russia. Earlier (in 1867) applied on the Zemstvo post of Bogorodsk district, Moscow province. On the front or back side of the envelopes were pressed figure Zemstvo postage stamps or was the imprint of a hand stamp (volchanskiy, Kazan, Tula, Toropetskiy and Fatezhsky districts). There are a large number of varieties. The greatest number 3емских stamp envelopes issued Tula Dolgiy and Justicialism counties. Okhanskiy (1894) and Totem (1895) Zemstvo mail was produced 3емские stamp envelopes for registered mail.

ZHARKOV EDITION [Zarki, Poland]. During the 1st world war, organized the city mail, and in October, 1918, issued their own stamps with the inscription (Polish) "City mail in Żarki". 28.10.1918 withdrawn on the orders of the occupation authorities of Germany.

ZHUKOVKA PROVISORY (Orel province) — the local issue of 1920, the revaluation of plying brands in the ratio 1:100, — manual paint purple overprint on stamps of Russia: the letters "R R" on the stamp COP. 1, the words "RUB" on stamps 2 and 20 kopecks.

ZIGZAG — stamp the name of the picture watermark on the envelope paper used in the publication of the standard and illustrated stamped envelopes of the USSR in the years 1950-58.

ZIMBABWE [Zimbabwe], Republic of Zimbabwe — gosudarstvo in southern Africa. The former British colony of southern Rhodesia. Independence proclaimed 18.04.1980. Private stamps issued at the same time. The Olympic games in Moscow commemorative stamp.

Postage stamp Zimbabwe

ZLOTY — 1924 the monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 a pittance.