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Name: Russian offices in the Levant (RU-L)
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

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 400 ; to 1990: 200



Watermarks used: %25D0%259C%25D0%25B0%25D1%2580%25D0%25BA%25D0%25B8_%25D0%25A0%25D0%25BE%25D1%2581%25D1%2581%25D0%25B8%25D0%25B8-%25D0%25B2%25D0%25BE%25D0%25B4%25D1%258F%25D0%25BD%25D0%25BE%25D0%25B9_%25D0%25B7%25D0%25BD%25D0%25B0%25D0%25BA_-3.gifCyrillic EZGB & wavy lines; some types unwatermarked

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

Overprints: Russian offices in the Levant (113)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Levante

Catalogs:
Michel

Cross-references
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Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
WSA Russia Russian Empire and Pre-USSR


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