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Name: Russian offices in the Levant (RU-LV)
What: offices
Country: Russia

Russia maintained post offices in various cities of the Ottoman Empire. Later, Wrangel's army and other refugees interned in Turkish territory used specially-overprinted stamps.

Areas: Middle East, Russia, Turkey

Stamps issued from 1863 to 1921


Watermarks used: Colnect-6351-422-Coat-of-Arms-of-Russian-Empire-Postal-Department-with-Crown-back.jpgCyrillic EZGB & wavy lines; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 100kop=100k=1r (Russian ruble), 40par=40pa=1pia=1pi (Ottoman lira)

Overprints: Russian offices in the Levant (113)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Levant

Catalogs:
Michel
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references

Related albums
WSA Russia Russian Empire and Pre-USSR


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