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Italy - Italian offices in the Turkish Empire - Valona

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Stamps (10)

All collections (5)

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Name: Valona
What: offices
Region: Italian offices in the Turkish Empire Country: Italy

Valona, now known as Vlorë, is a port city of southern Albania.

Under Ottoman rule, Italy operated a post office in the city, and in 1914 occupied it.

Areas: Italy, Turkey

Stamps issued from 1909 to 1916

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 10



Watermarks used: Colnect-4724-006-Umberto-I-back.jpgcrown (Italy); some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 40par=40pa=1pia=1pi (Ottoman lira), 100c=1l (Italian lira)

Overprints: Valona (1)



Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Post Abroad - Valona

Catalogs:
Unificato
Michel

Cross-references


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue):
7
1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916