Volchansk is a province (uezd) of the Kharkov government (guberniya), Ukraine.
Original Russian writing – Волчанскъ, German – Woltschansk, English – Volchansk.
Stamps issued: 2.
The first postage stamp was issued in 1872 year.
|1||5 kop.||1872||Litho, no perf., white glue, black, yellow-green and red-purple||1/10|
|2||5 kop.||1883||Litho, 11 perf., white glue, black, orange and light red||0/10|
Sheets or largest known blocks
#1. Full sheets – 8×6.
#2. Full sheets – 8×9.
Covers and stationary
Different covers with special red, blue and black uezd postmarks were in circulation before 1872 year.
Volchansk zemstvo postmarks are very rare. 9 copies with postmarks known for Volchansk #1, two of them is in Postal Museum of Berlin, Germany. Only 3 second issue stamp copies exist with postmarks, one of them is in Postal Museum of Berlin.
Volchansk Zemstvo Bibliography
1. Vitaly Katzman. The Kharkov Province Zemstvo Post, 1868-1918. 2011 (in Russian).