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During the First World War Austro-Hungarian forces occupied parts of Italy in the Friuli-Veneto area.
The first issue, on 1st June 1918 consisted of no less than 19 overprinted Austro-Hungarian Military Post stamps. Three values are known with different perforations.
7 centesimi on 6 heller violet
43 centesimi on 40 heller olive bistre
A second issue of October 1918 was prepared but not issued owing to the surrender of Austro-Hungarian forces.
6 centesimi on 5 heller red
On July 16, 1918, the town of Udine resolved to issue a stamp for their correspondence delivery service.
On July 20, it issued a stamp that is effectively a postage due. It was canceled by a linear stamp, "Annullato" and/or with a stamp in two circles with the words "Municipio di Udine" and the coat of arms of the town in the centre, both being rubber stamped in purple
5 centesimi black on green paper
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