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Stamps (801)
[ postage | semipostal ]

Sheets (46)

All collections (8)

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Name: Oman (OM)
What: country

The Sultanate of Oman is an Arab state on the southeast coast of Arabia. A post office was opened in Muscat in 1864, under the administration of British India, continuing under Pakistani control in 1947 and then Great Britain, until the Sultan's government took over postal operations in 1966.

Areas: Commonwealth, Middle East

Stamps issued from 1944 to present

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1990: 340 ; to 2010: 500 ; to date: 570



Watermarks used: Colnect-2443-105-King-George-VI-back.jpgcrown & GVIR, mult stars, Colnect-2445-891-Welsh-Dragon-back.jpgSt Edwards crown & E2R, Colnect-2430-538-International-Geographical-Congress-back.jpgSt Edwards crown mult, Colnect-2443-862-Queen-Elizabeth-II---Predecimal-Wilding-back.jpgTudor crown & E2R

Currencies used: 192p=16a=1r (Indian rupee (par)), 100np=1r (Gulf rupee), 64b=1r (Omani Indian rupee), 1000b=1r (Omani rial)

Overprints: Oman (19)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Oman
Commons Stamps of Oman
Skap Oman
WNS Oman
WSA Oman
as thing

Catalogs:
WNS
Michel
Stanley Gibbons
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier
Colnect codes

Cross-references

Related albums
WSA Oman BOB
WSA Oman Postage


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue):
Years 1955 to 2019
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Years 1944 to 1954
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