Type VI - Date-time with Post-Office number

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In 1892 all the Post, Telegraph, and Pneumatic offices in Wien were renumbered. Appropriate cancels were made for the pneumatic offices, which took until 1893, after which all the older cancellers were (in theory!) withdrawn. The new type is a single circle with at the top WIEN followed by the delivery district number; in the centre is the time-date arrangement in a straight line; at the bottom is the Post Office Number flanked by ornaments and often followed by an 'r'. In some examples, the bottom number etc is in a straight line, not an arc.

5 Heller Jubilee postcard, with added 30 Heller adhesive to make up the Express rate. Posted 6 June 1916 from Station 11 Bräunerstrasse to Station 76 Südbahnhof. Type VI cancel WIEN 10/2 76 r (still in use some 20 years after issue), alongside two 1/1 WIEN 11 / 6.6.16.-4 / * j * normal cancels (Stohl A2477p) and a 1/1 WIEN 11 / -6.VI.16.510 / * 7a * pneumatic cancel.

The abbreviations CR & Z were used for the Telegraph-Centrale, E for Effektenbörse (Stock Exchange), and P for Produktenbörse. Many of these cancellers were replaced within the usage period, with the result that the ornaments flanking the Post Office Number were changed. [Genzler has here a "List of Types so far identified, and their offices"; without explanation or illustration.]

There are many subtypes of these cancellers, having different values of circle diameter, height of the Post Office Number, height of the 'r', and relative location of the 'r'. The ornaments flanking the number have the largest variations. The most likely explanation of these is that the canceller was repaired, or a replacement was made which didn't exactly match the original. Comments like  "r" 3, 4mm high  mean that that cancel has two subtypes; in one the "r" is 3mm high and in the other 4mm.

Type Text Comment K/S ON
VI-02WIEN 1/1 C.R.Telegrafen Centrale; no 'r'R0004aZ
VI-04WIEN 1/1 C.R. r"C.R." 4, 5mm highR0004bZ
VI-06WIEN 2/4 P rP = ProduktenbörseR0018a36
VI-08WIEN 1/1 E rE = BörseR0007a,b7
VI-10WIEN 1/1 R rR = ReichsratgebäudeR0001aR
VI-12WIEN 1/1 2 r"r" 3, 4mm high R0006a2
VI-14WIEN 1/1 10 rRathausR0009a,b10
VI-16WIEN 1/1 11 r"r" 3, 5mm high R0010a11
VI-18WIEN 1/1 13 r"r" 3, 5mm high R0011a13
VI-20WIEN 1/1 15 r"r" 4mm highR0012a-e15
VI-22WIEN 2/1 23 r R0013a23
VI-24WIEN 2/1 24 r K7794a24
VI-26WIEN 2/7 24 r R0014a24
VI-28WIEN 20/2 24 r R0014b24
VI-30WIEN 2/2 27 r"r" 3, 4mm high R0015a27
VI-32WIEN 2/2 28 r"r" 3, 4mm high R0016a28
VI-34WIEN 2/3 34 r R0017c34
VI-36WIEN 3/1 40 r R0019a40
VI-38WIEN 3/4 41 r R0020a,b41
VI-40WIEN 3/2 45 r"45" 4˝, 5mm high R0022a45
VI-42WIEN 3/3 49 r R0023a49
VI-44WIEN 4/1 50 r R0024a50
VI-46WIEN 4/2 53 r"53" 4, 5˝mm highR0025a,b53
VI-48WIEN 5/1 54 r R0026a54
VI-50WIEN 5/2 55 r R0027a55
VI-52WIEN 6/1 57 r"r" 4, 5mm high R0028a,b57
VI-54WIEN 6/1 59 r K7808a59
VI-56WIEN 6/2 59 r R0029a59
VI-58WIEN 7/1 60 r"r" 2, 3˝mm wideR0030a60
VI-60WIEN 7/2 62 r R0031a62
VI-62WIEN 7 62 rmissing "/2"R0031b62
VI-64WIEN 7/1 63 r7/1 until 1892K7811a63
VI-66WIEN 7/3 63 r7/3 from 1892R0032a63
VI-68WIEN 8/1 64 r"64" 4, 5, 6mm high R0033a,b64
VI-70WIEN 9/1 66 r R0034a66
VI-72WIEN 9/1 68 rAlso 9/ ie missing ‘1’R0035a,b68
VI-74WIEN 9/4 69 r K7815a69
VI-76WIEN 9/2 71 r"r" 4, 5mm high R0037a71
VI-78WIEN 10/1 74 R0039a74
VI-80WIEN X/1 74 rRoman figuresR0039b74
VI-82WIEN 10/2 76 r"76" 5, 7mm wide R0041a,b,c76
VI-84WIEN 10 76 rStraight or curved ornamentsR0041d76
VI-86WIEN 10/2 77 r R0042a77
VI-88WIEN 11/1 79 r R0043a79
VI-90WIEN 12/1 82 r R0044a82
VI-92WIEN 12/2 85 r K7821b85
VI-94WIEN 15/1 100 r K7822c100
VI-96WIEN 15/2 101 r K7823b101
VI-98WIEN 15/1 101 rPost district altered in 1898R0048a,b101
VI-100WIEN 16/1 102 r"102" 4, 5mm high R0049a,b,c102
VI-102WIEN 16/2 104 r R0050a104
VI-104WIEN 17/1 105 r R0051a,b105
VI-106WIEN 17/1 105  105
VI-108WIEN 18/1 110 r"r" 4, 5mm highR0053a,b110
VI-110WIEN 19/1 117 r R0055a117
VI-112WIEN 14/2 127 r"r" 3, 4mm high R0057a,b,c127
VI-114WIEN 3/3 128 r K7830b128
VI-116WIEN 3/4 128 rPost district altered in 1898R0058a128
VI-118WIEN 2/5 129 r"r" 3, 4mm high R0059a129
VI-120WIEN 20/1 129 rNew Bezirk & Post district.R0059b,c129
VI-122WIEN 20 129 rMissing post districtR0059d129
VI-124WIEN 18/1 111 r R0054a111
VI-126WIEN 9/1 69 r R0036a69



25h Postcard. New 1907 design, no text. Type VI cancel from Station 110 on 17-8-07 at 9.30; type VIII arrival cancel of Station 10 arriving at 10.10am

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